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Love Hurts by NicksPencil Love Hurts by NicksPencil
This is my entry (and a possible prize) for the Love Competition at :iconbritishpencil-paint:

Reference picture used is by *MissSouls-stock

A range of graphite pencils from B to 8B used on A3 heavy weight smooth cartridge paper.
As always, many thanks to all who are kind enough to view, comment, critique or fave my work - your support is most appreciated :iconbummy2:

All artwork is copyright of Nick Williams (NicksPencilArt) and cannot be used without prior permission.
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NightGlitch Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013
This is so awesome and theres loads of detail !
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NicksPencil Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you :)
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musiclover0001 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
There is so much detail... I love this piece! It must have taken forever, but it turned out so well! Great job!
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NicksPencil Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you :)
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TheLarii Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Has been featured here: thelarii.deviantart.com/journa… :)
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NicksPencil Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks you very much - so kind :D
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Daws3 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013   General Artist
Cute heart shaped tear :) the texture on her lips is sublime!
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NicksPencil Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much :D
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mariana-a Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You did an excellent work with the expression and the hair
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:iconnickspencil:
NicksPencil Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you :)
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Alikamoon Featured By Owner May 21, 2013  Student Digital Artist
great job!!
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NicksPencil Featured By Owner May 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much :)
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Melody-in-the-Air Featured By Owner May 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow this is so gorgeous~~~~
your pencil work is amazing!
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NicksPencil Featured By Owner May 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much :)
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smoochum302 Featured By Owner May 14, 2013
Im always amazed at those who can draw with pencils, I always smudge up everything XD

I cant even imagine how long that hair took!
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NicksPencil Featured By Owner May 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks very much :D
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walkthecreativepath Featured By Owner May 12, 2013  Professional General Artist
So emotional.
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:iconnickspencil:
NicksPencil Featured By Owner May 12, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you :D
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Methos-DIW Featured By Owner May 8, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
This is great! ^^ Great job!!
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:iconnickspencil:
NicksPencil Featured By Owner May 8, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you :)
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:iconmethos-diw:
Methos-DIW Featured By Owner May 9, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
You' re welcome =)
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:iconcryingcoyote:
CryingCoyote Featured By Owner May 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow! Amazing! How many years have you been drawing like this? It's a beautiful style, I love all of your gallery :D
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NicksPencil Featured By Owner May 7, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you. I've been drawing for a couple of years now after a break of over 25 years. The style of this picture was an attempt at a new technique (for me at least) in which I used circulism to obtain the skin texture.
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CryingCoyote Featured By Owner May 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Interesting.. I may have to try something like that too later on
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GenerationGoodbye Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2013
This is a very very awesome work! I love the shading and the reflections of this one! I hope you win the competition! This is a very great work and very expressive!
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NicksPencil Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much :D
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LilaeaBluecoat Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013
Beautiful! Really good work on the hair and lips!
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NicksPencil Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks Nathalie :hug:
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Morphy1397 Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2013  Student
This is a beautiful portrait! Great work, especially the hair. I also love the heart shaped teardrop. Well done! :)
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NicksPencil Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much :)
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Morphy1397 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2013  Student
My pleasure! =)
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LensLove78 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2013  Student Photographer
Your work was featured here [link]
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NicksPencil Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much :)
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PutYourBraveFaceOn Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013
Yay! I’m very glad to announce you that your artwork has been chosen to be amongst the best deviations :iconwinner-plz: submitted to our :iconforeverartgroup: in the month of February 2013. You can check it out here: Featured & here: Hall Of Fame . :clap: P.S. Please, don’t forget to show us some love :heart: by :+fav:ing the Blog. :thanks: If you had seen this Blog faster than we got to announce it to you, even better! :thumbsup:
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NicksPencil Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much :)
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LoveringArts Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2013
Such a breathtaking emotive portrait , that eye looks far beyond the viewer ... Sensational Art
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:iconnickspencil:
NicksPencil Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for your thoughts :)
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TheSignmaker Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2013
Hey there, great work! Overall very good work, but I really love the hair and the skinstructure. Chapeau! :bow:
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:iconnickspencil:
NicksPencil Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you :)
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:iconzdenosuchy:
ZdenoSuchy Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very goooooood drawing!
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NicksPencil Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you :)
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ShanghaiSarah Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2013
Beautiful work! Amazing details!
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NicksPencil Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you :)
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AngelasPortraits Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Lovely, especially her hair:hug:
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NicksPencil Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you dear :D
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Justa-Watcher49 Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2013
So love the detail and shading. Great contrast and a beautiful portrait!
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NicksPencil Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you :)
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:iconphilippel:
philippeL Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Stunning!!!
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NicksPencil Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you :)
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orinoco1973 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Brilliant
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