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When I saw this pencil drawing (yes people, pencils!!) my first reaction was: ............ You could definitely say that Marion really,...

Many times people have drawn a portrait of Mr Hugh Laurie himself, usually as his character Dr Gregory House of the famous House MD ser...

When I find something truly amazing, or people ask me for a critique or comment, I'll be there. :)


Knock knock, Who's there?

Doctor Peek-a-boo


Which of these drawings should I finish first? 

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Liberty by Cataclysm-X
Liberté. Égalité. Fraternité
(Liberty. Equality. Fraternity.)

For France. For humanity.

I am devastated by the terroristic acts in Paris and France. I cried. I didn't sleep.
It motivated me draw after another long, long break.

Don't let your emotions be guided by fear and terror.
Stand up! Embrace each other. Let our light defeat their darkness!

Drawn with Stabilo coloured pencils on A5 size.


Find more of my pencil work on:
Luke Evans - coloured sketch by Cataclysm-X
Luke Evans - coloured sketch
Quick little pencil sketch which I made 1.5 years ago, of Luke Evans for my friend DemonicEssence
Because Luke Evans is perfection :love:

Drawn with Faber-Castell Polychromos pencils on tanned Strathmore A5 sketchbook paper.


I usually don't post my small sketches. If most of you like to see them, I could post some more :nod: I immensely enjoy drawing them, but usually keep them for myself.
Rocket Raccoon (WIP1) by Cataclysm-X
Rocket Raccoon (WIP1)
Small part (5x5cm / 2"x2") of a bigger drawing featuring Rocket and Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy. Only done with mechanical pencils.

Peter Quill: I can't believe I got taken down by a raccoon...
Rocket: Raccoon? What's a raccoon?

Not only did I start this project because I LOVE the character; it is also a great exercise to draw fur, which I also enjoy doing!

I worked on this quite some time ago after I had seen the film (twice) at the cinema. It's probably my favourite Marvel film so far :)
What's yours?

Approx 4 hours of work so far
I Am... Unfinished Man by Cataclysm-X
I Am... Unfinished Man
(Is this for real? Yeahhhh!!! w0000000t)

After 1.5 years I am finally back with a new drawing. :faint: wowzaaaa

Starting off with an art trade with my long time friend kleinmeli who requested Iron Man as RDJ as Tony Stark as Iron Man (errr....), so I am working on this particular portrait for her. Give her some love. Not only is she an outstanding artist; she is also one hell of a great person.

Anyhows, the original drawing is in good ol' graphite with mechanical pencils. I used a gradient layer to add some matching Red and Golden colours.

So what I did whilst drawing, is making a basic sketch first (which can be found on my Facebook fanpage) by using a reference image and grids because I am obviously OUT OF PRACTICE 8D

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Then I started with the shading, beginning from the left. While the part near his face is blended, the upper left side is still unblended. This so you can see how I work. (:

:star:...USEFUL DRAWING TIP...:star:
When I shade, I draw the surface as much until it already looks blended! BUT WAIT!!!?!? When it looks smooth enough, I blend the whole thing carefully with a Q-tip, tortillion or a tissue to make it super smooth. As finishing touch, I add a second layer by drawing lightly (i.e. light pressure) across the blended layer to create a realistic effect. This drawing makes a great example.

That's about it! Until now anyways.. :psychotic:

Hope you enjoy! :blowkiss: New updates coming sooooooon. For realllll.

(I hope uploading via the dA app works... first time using it :)

After 1 year of absence, I am BACK... yay!

Journal Entry: Fri May 15, 2015, 7:35 AM
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Hello my friends,

I hope any of you still remember me...??! 8D

I am enlightened to announce that I will be on deviantART more often :) starting with commenting more often and giving feedback. So if you would like to share some of your art, please comment. :)

After not having drawn (barely) anything, I seem to have managed picked up my pencil again. At last! This was taking FOREVER PFFFFT.

My health is still shit, but life is too short to let yourself hold back from doing fun things. So I try to draw whenever I can.

If you got requests, please let me know! I don't do commissions anymore (obviously) but requests are more than welcome :blowkiss: let's get back to businesssssssssssss.

Lots of love xxxxxx,


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Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
Hello! My name is Nicolien, I'm 25 years old and, if you haven't noticed, I love drawing and music!

Ever since I was young I liked to draw and create things. Lately I love to portray the human face and forms with pencils only, and capture that person's essence on paper.


One thing that I've learned through the years is that you can achieve anything if you truly believe in yourself. Enjoy the things that you love to do without being offensive to others. Devotion and respect is what matters.

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Hey hun just wanna wish you a very happy birthday and hope that you are blessed with all the love joy and happiness that you deserve and that you are blessed with everything your heart desires. :D
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