FacesOfHollywood's Profile

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Hey, everyone! I'm Leah, I'm 22 years old and I've been drawing for about as long as I can remember. My love for ink drawings started when I was in high school and has continued to grow ever since. When I was bored in class and didn't have my drawing pencils, I began using a simple ink pen to doodle which eventually developed into drawing an ink portrait of Marilyn Monroe for my art class.

That art project has grown into this shop - FacesOfHollywood - and combines ink and the Golden Age of Hollywood.

Many, many hours go into drawing these portraits and since they are done with ink there's no coming back from a mistake. I use pencil to create the correct outlines and proportions, but if I slip up while shading it's over. So, you can be assured that lots of time and dedication go into each portrait. Averagely, it takes about 1-2 pens to…

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  • Female
  • Born on January 31
  • Joined September 11, 2011

Favorite materials

Ink Pens, Drawing Pencils, Strathmore Paper

About

Hey, everyone! I'm Leah, I'm 22 years old and I've been drawing for about as long as I can remember. My love for ink drawings started when I was in high school and has continued to grow ever since. When I was bored in class and didn't have my drawing pencils, I began using a simple ink pen to doodle which eventually developed into drawing an ink portrait of Marilyn Monroe for my art class.

That art project has grown into this shop - FacesOfHollywood - and combines ink and the Golden Age of Hollywood.

Many, many hours go into drawing these portraits and since they are done with ink there's no coming back from a mistake. I use pencil to create the correct outlines and proportions, but if I slip up while shading it's over. So, you can be assured that lots of time and dedication go into each portrait. Averagely, it takes about 1-2 pens to complete a full portrait depending on the size and contrast. Once they are finished, I have them copied and printed at a local location.

If you have any questions or if you would like to see a certain famous face in the listings, please feel free to contact me. Thanks for shopping around!

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