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For the love of God. I am DONE. :dalove:

...Holy balls. Daily Deviation...

Oh my, my 16th birthday is coming up in a month and a half, and this was the first big drawing I had finished in about 5 months time! I should get to work on more stuff before July rolls around...

A big shout out to all of those dedicated watchers who kept up with this WIP. This took in total about 5 months, probably 80+ hours of work. I've never spent this long on a single drawing before, and I'm just kind of shocked that I actually finished it at this point.

This picture was drawn from the awesome gallery of :iconmalvina-frolova:, and here is the picture I referenced off of:… Check out the rest of her gallery, it is beautiful! :heart: The model of the photo is the gorgeous :iconbloodstonished: !!

Ah, success.

Graphite on Bristol board 19x19"

Also, this is my other big drawing I did for my amazing friend Vlad! I did his portrait in January, then started to work on the Freckles drawing! =>…

Here is a picture of me holding the drawing, so you can see how big it is! Lol! =>

Thank you sooooo much for all of your comments/faves on this! I logged onto dA and I had like 1,700 messages overnight!! I appreciate this support so much, and I'll try to reply to all of your comments! :hug: :dalove:

Ok guys I'm not gonna submit a print of this cause it's not my original photo, I just drew it. The photo itself is not copyright to me so i will not sell something that is not originally mine.

For some info on how I drew it and some close ups: :thumb174035562:
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Daily Deviation

Given 2010-06-16
A deep meditation in pencil that yields astonishing results: Freckles, by ~Elvis882. ( Suggested by ArtisnotanAccident and Featured by SRaffa )
DhmisFanArtCreator Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful..! 💜
AlaskaSnow16 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Five months well spent 
I thought it was a photo 
kenfordstubbs Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Speechless really....
MAUZIS Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
very very good !!!
McHaneyIllustration Featured By Owner May 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is beautiful!  I am trying to learn how to achieve that level of detail
BladeWithin Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist

So fantastic.....
Deanna27 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Oh my word... You are an inspiration!
michaelovesfaces Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
LeafyHeart Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
enellopee Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
How can I draw the hair like you!:)
I love your work!
MLS-art Featured By Owner May 8, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
SamanthaMessias Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2013
FANTASTIC work, the detail is phenomenal love the reflection and the emotion in the eyes. amazing drawing.
much love
Sami :)
ArcticIceWolf Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Love those charismatic eyes!
ShesInTheForest Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
One of the most incredible drawings I've ever seen! Definitely worth the five months and 80 hours.
l1quidluck Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
holy crap!!!!!!!! this is a drawing
i'll never be this good :(
Transformers09 Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
LupineLiberator Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012  Professional General Artist
Wait a sec... 2010, your 16th.....
Holy crap monger. You're about the same age as me, then, just a bit older now, I think. And this.... Drawing. Sixteen. What. Just. WHAT. I am not worthy. I am a peon. Your work is so freaking incredible. All of it. :worship: Your skill level... I have no words. None.
soniki360 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012   General Artist
I was extremely impressed, but it was when you mentioned your 16th birthday coming up that killed me. Mind=blown to bits and self-esteem=microscopic shreds. haha I hope this comment doesn't sound bitter xD it's just that you're too amazing and I can't
Don64738 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Holy moly, this is the best I've ever seen!
fedelawwc Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
DAAAAAAAYUM, how did you do the freckles? itīs excellent
Elizeh Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wauw! Speechless..
bleedingcerebrum Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is mindblowing!
FefeXC Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Student Interface Designer
Your work makes me ashamed to even call myself an artist. Your devotion and pure talent is indescribable.
Pencil-of-Power Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
So I opened up the reference picture and then I kept switching the tabs between your drawing and the photo. I was having the time of my life. XD
I am wondering though: How did you manage to scan such a huge picture?
CallieFink Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I scanned it into 9 different pieces and just photoshopped the layers together so there wouldn't be any lines from the different chunks of the picture pieces haha
CasheeFoo Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012
I thought this is a photo... I don't believe. I admire you for every detail :heart:
I-Like-Oranges Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2012
that's amazing!!!!!staring at this drawing for 20 min and can't take my eyes of it!!!!!!!!
imonline Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Featured here [link]
DoctorMisterRobot Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2012
Shockingly beautiful.
ham2maan Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012
nice details..
JubileeMilk Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
This is...leaves me speechless everytime I look at it. You are absolutley amazing!!!! This is just incredable.
CallieFink Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you!!!
JubileeMilk Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
no, thank you for drawing, you are absolutley incredable!
Azzeria Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2012  Professional Photographer
Hi there :wave:

Your beautiful work have gotten selected to the traditional art poll for best work of the week! The top 2 winners gets their work copied to our feature folder, receives a feature, and gets to participate in best of the month. You may find the poll here: [link]

Have a wonderful week!

High Quality Feminine Art
Leguim Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
.............................................................................................sssssssssssssssssssssssssssspechless it's so beautiful! Make me happy! :D
jlowe984 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012
Just wow.
NanaDrawings Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
C'est Magnifique ! (:
BabsAC Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012  Student General Artist
This is without doubt the best portrait I've seen in my whole life!! I love it :O
AleRafa Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh, those eyes! Those fingers! That hair! The scarf! ..........
Unbelievable, fantastic work!
RB-Illustration Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012   Digital Artist
Did you know this person has uploaded your pic on their account for some reason? o___o [link]

That aside, this is amazing! <3
GuitarSadam Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012
Did I already leave a comment here? Don't remember, so I'll say it - this drawing is so amazing, I hardly believe it's not a cheat.
GuitarSadam Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012
Those smudged freckles... mother of god!
Kaos-chosen Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is incredible! I recently(ish) did a portrait with freckles and I couldn't quite get the hang of it, what you've done here is absolutely incredible. the eyes, the lips, the clothing, the hair, the fingers, how you've drawn the focus so's all amazing! :D well deserved of a DD! :)
Mishkina Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
CallieFink Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you!
Barbaram698 Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012   General Artist
This is fantastic! I love your work!
CallieFink Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you!
Wisienka15 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
o God! Like real person!
CallieFink Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
PierrotAly-101 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2012
This is amazing. :D
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June 8, 2010
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