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The Lioness (drawing by Alexander Levett) by AlexanderLevett The Lioness (drawing by Alexander Levett) by AlexanderLevett
This has been the biggest challenge I have ever taken on and it is down to the amazing inspiration here on DA that I have pushed myself to this level. Please let me know your thoughts. I have just uploaded a much better scan of the original.
20" x 15"
All range of pencils 8B-4H
Bristol Strathmore 400 Board
Reference photograph taken by my wife Amanda Levett
lots of time, about 150 hours
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In The lioness sleeps tonight ~alexanderjohn77 poured his all into this magnificent pencil drawing. ( Featured by Astralseed )
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lolobild Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is really beautiful! I love it!!! :D
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AlexanderLevett Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014
Thank you. It was an experience to say the least.
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Hajkanczech Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014
omfg  oh my... that's fantastic
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AlexanderLevett Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014
Thank you very much, sadly I do not get to work traditionally very often now.
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crazy-macabre-april Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014
Fantastic work! The fur alone must have taken quite a lot of patience, I'm in awe Clap 
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AlexanderLevett Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014
I find the detailing very therapeutic. Thank you so much.
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Rachninja95 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014  Student General Artist
This is amazing! One of my favourite drawings now. This inspires me to do better.
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AlexanderLevett Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014
I am very glad my work can inspire you, thank you so much for taking the time to comment.
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Mizidora Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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AlexanderLevett Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014
This was a lot of fun and a very long drawing for me, but I am happy with how it came out. Thank you
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