Artist Shares Her Step-by-Step Process To Creating Hyperrealistic Pencil Portraits #ArtTuesday

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Sometimes it can be just as enthralling to see the artistic process as it is to view the final result (looking at you Bob Ross). Emma Towers-Evens shares her step by step method on her social media posts. More via My Modern Met:

As a self-taught artist, she has been honing her skills in pencil drawing since her teenage years. Now, she is well known for rendering celebrity and commission portraits in mind-boggling detail. The finished works resemble black-and-white photographs of the subjects, containing the fine texture of the skin, hair, and even makeup.”Each drawing takes somewhere in the region of 60-110 hours to complete, and I estimate there can be anywhere between 200,000 to 500,000 individual pencil strokes making up each drawing,” Towers-Evans tells My Modern Met.

See more, check out her site and Instagram


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