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Old Posted Jul 22, 2017, 10:59 AM
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Philadelphia Skyline in Colored Pencil

First time I've ever posted in this section of the forum! I used to do a lot of photography, but in the back of my mind, I always wanted to improve my drawing skills, since I had loved it during my art classes as a kid and thought I would be able to develop a talent with some practice.

After working on various non-urban drawings for a few years, I gained confidence to attempt a super-detailed drawing of the Liberty Place complex in Philadelphia, using one of my own photos as a reference.

It took 7 months and 233 hours of drawing time, and this is the result, which I actually finished almost a year ago now.

And a phone pic with the pencils to show the size.

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Old Posted Jul 23, 2017, 5:24 AM
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Dang, that's good! Had you not stated it was drawn I would have thought it was an actual photo.
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Old Posted Oct 17, 2017, 11:21 PM
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This is amazing! Would love to see more like this!
Renderings, Animations, VR
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