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Shanghai by zephyrxavier Shanghai by zephyrxavier
"Shanghai"
Graphite on paper. 42cm x 60cm. 6 weeks.

Materials used:
-Daler Rowney A2 cartridge paper.
-Faber castell graphite pencils. (2H,H,F,HB,2B,4B,7B)
-Tombow mono zero eraser.
-Kneaded eraser.
-Blending stump.
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Given 2014-07-23
The suggester says: "this gorgeously detailed piece perfectly encapsulates and showcases a moment of everyday life."

You need to take a closer look to appreciate all the effort put into the textures and patterns in this drawing.

Shanghai by zephyrxavier ( Suggested by CameronKobe and Featured by STelari )
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scaryren Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014
amazing
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zephyrxavier Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014
Thanks.
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TheGalleryOfEve Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Congratulations on your well-deserved DD!!! :iconflyingheartsplz::iconlainloveplz::iconflyingheartsplz: :clap::clap::clap:
I’m very happy for you!!! :iconloveloveplz: :tighthug:
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zephyrxavier Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014
Thank you so much. Really appreciate it. :happybounce: :happybounce: 
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TheGalleryOfEve Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:iconflyingheartsplz::iconsweethugplz::iconflyingheartsplz:
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:iconrus-ka:
Rus-ka Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014
Amazing drawing. Incredibly detailed.
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zephyrxavier Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014
Thank you.
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:iconhirpina81:
Hirpina81 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
A sight "live" would be awesome, but this can give the idea of the masterpiece as well.
All those details are the very sign of the patience and the love for art.
Was it taken from a photo?
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zephyrxavier Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014
Thank you for your feedback. It's based on a photo.
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:iconpozolegirl:
pozolegirl Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Amazing!
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:iconzephyrxavier:
zephyrxavier Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014
Thanks.
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:iconpozolegirl:
pozolegirl Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Welcome!
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Trippy4U Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014
Wonderful. Congrats Clap
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zephyrxavier Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014
Thank you very much.Hug 
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:iconrhynwilliams:
RhynWilliams Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014   Traditional Artist
lovely!
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zephyrxavier Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014
Thanks.
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RhynWilliams Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014   Traditional Artist
welcome
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Chrisnelle141 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Cool effects, and it's not even DIGITAL!!!! Lovely Shoujo (Pretty Please) [V3] 
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zephyrxavier Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014
Thank you for looking.Hug 
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Chrisnelle141 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome!!! Taiga and Minori (Snuggy Huggy) [V1] 
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dreamsborninfire Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Student Photographer
that is just awesome..
pure and totally awesome 
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zephyrxavier Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014
Thank you.
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dreamsborninfire Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014  Student Photographer
welcome
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kornellia2 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014   Traditional Artist
Amazing
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zephyrxavier Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014
Thank you.
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Ari-Heart-Matsuri Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I know this isn't really a compliment, but it looked like a photo -.- a really beautiful photo
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zephyrxavier Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014
Thank you for your feedback.Hug :happybounce: 
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Ari-Heart-Matsuri Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
^^ no probs
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borismiku Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Professional Filmographer
OH MY GODNESS!!! IT'S THE THE THE OLD CITY! :DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD
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zephyrxavier Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014
Love 
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PsykoHilly Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014
:onfire: ... excellent work!
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zephyrxavier Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014
Thank you. Hug :happybounce: 
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PsykoHilly Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2014
Never a problem, Monica :huggle:
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b-jan Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014
great work!
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zephyrxavier Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014
Thank you!
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:iconlubnaaa:
lubnaaa Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014
WOoOooow
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zephyrxavier Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014
Thanks.
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Drwho1957 Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2014
This blows my mind, such precision and detail, amazing!
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zephyrxavier Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014
Thanks. Really appreciate it.Clap 
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CameronKobe Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Tremendous piece.  Your patience and skill are outstanding--wonderful work! :love:
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zephyrxavier Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2014
Thank you.
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lukasz-draws Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
absolute masterpiece!
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zephyrxavier Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2014
Thanks.
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Yoobin-K Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is incredibly detailed! It captures a moment of life so well! The textures are amazing! So well done!
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zephyrxavier Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2014
Thank you.Clap 
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Najeebah-K Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014
I'm absolutely stunned by your talent! Your attention to detail is incredible, you've made every texture almost tangible, this could easily be mistaken for a photograph! :)
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zephyrxavier Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2014
Thank you.
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JSP4 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great attention to detail! Well done. :)
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zephyrxavier Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014
Thanks.
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dizzyflower28 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Professional General Artist
Unbelivable detail & texture, nice work!! :clap:
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Submitted on
June 17, 2014
Image Size
1.9 MB
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Camera Data

Make
Panasonic
Model
DMC-GF1
Shutter Speed
1/60 second
Aperture
F/1.8
Focal Length
20 mm
ISO Speed
400
Date Taken
Aug 5, 2013, 12:22:08 PM
Software
Adobe Photoshop CS5.1 Macintosh
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