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FF - be my Valentine by Cataclysm-X FF - be my Valentine by Cataclysm-X
'I let the one I loved,
the one I respected most,
face the worst.

Beautiful Lucrecia...'

(from FFVII - 1997)


I know lots of you saw this coming but...
this is my way of celebrating Valentine's Day, LOL.
I'm currently replaying FFVII again. So much luv. <3

Yay for my 5th drawing of Vincent, lol. No, I'm not addicted.

Vincent: '...freak' :paranoid:

Shut up x)

The bad thing -or things- is that I ran out of paper so I had to use something else. It was really hard to create something on this stuff.
Besides (and this is the worst):
I was experiencing an artblock for more than 2 weeks now. And I wanted to draw something so bad...

Then finally it happened: I got my muse back. Well...

Yesterday, LOL :ohnoes:

So I've been working my bum off to get this done!!!!

Right now I don't really care if there are mistakes in this picture. Especially since the fact I had to make up 50% of this drawing, the rest was taken from a reference image!


Stuff I used:
  • 4H, 2H, H, HB, B, 2B & 3B mechanical pencils

  • 5B & 6B regular pencils

  • reference picture + imagination

  • patience O_O

  • Time spent: Too much...

    Drawn in 1,5 days xD
    And the answer to your question is:
    yes, my hand fell off once I was done.

    Vincent Valentine is copyrighted to Square Enix... and secretly to me as well, but don't tell anyone <3


    You guys HAVE to watch this video if you want to hear Vincent (his real voice actor) singing the most hilarious song.

    At least I had to laugh out so incredibly loud :D

    Here it is ----> the best damn video you've ever seen
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    NightAngel-16 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014  Professional General Artist
    Can I color?
    woooo401 Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014  Professional General Artist
    How in the world do u use a mechanical me thats impossible!
    Arteddy Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013

    wow! I logued today since months and I see this I can't believe it! I got my mood to draw something again.


    Thanks for your beautiful art. Lol i forgot your name..



    Terisutaen Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
    That is adorable! 
    Such a brilliant piece of art! 
    :) (Smile) 
    Aespenn Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
    wonderfull *^* how you doing dor draw like that ? it's just wonderfull ! it's just splendid !
    StyxxsOmega Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Student Digital Artist
    *faints* I'm in love!
    LadyJuxtaposition Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
    :wow: Oh me gosh, the details, the hair, the clothing, the everything Vincent has, they're so beautiful! :love: Great job on him!

    PS: I saw the video you linked, and I blurted out laughing! :dummy:
    Arcedemius Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
    oh vincent *sigh*
    `cataclysm-x, your sketches are not sketches - they are black and white photographs, with photoshop quality highlights and real life textures.
    I also use pencil, and somehow I feel measurably better for knowing that you can do this kind of thing with pencils. (i also feel slightly depressed, but it's a good kind of depressed, to be sure; i will try harder knowing something like this is achievable)
    1Timestones Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
    Wow! This is too good! FAVOURITING FOR SURE!
    Vincent is a bad ass! :D
    Fantasized-Teravan Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2012  Professional General Artist
    Wow, this is amazimg! Such an inspiration! Keep it up! ^_^
    JakTheFangedHyena Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
    I love how you got teh highlights.
    LadyArtsy Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
    I have so much love for this right now!
    GeokataDK Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
    It's so perfect I think I might stop drawing altogether.
    NatalieCrucio Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2011
    I fall in love! :) Perfect!
    Eli-Hinze Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
    Absolutely beautiful!
    AprilTwilightFreak Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
    :iconiloveitplz: Wow this is a nice drawing!! Love you Vincent X3
    XD I loved the video too it made me laugh :dummy:
    xNe-Rdx Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
    owgawd!! :iconiloveyouplz: he is my closet boytoy :iconpervysoraplz:
    TotalyAnimated Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
    kairipapou123 Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2011  Student Writer
    Wonderfully done!!!
    Strifegirl Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
    OH MY!! :iconwowplz: that is such a great drawing
    Twiggisha Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
    No words....................................................................................................
    luna-baileyi Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2011
    YOU!! :iconohnoesplz: MY EARS HUURRT!! why?? why Vincent!!

    *gets back from her fangirl attack*

    Well, it was worth all the effort that you put in it. (maybe i am commenting a gazillion years after you did it, but meh)

    Nice work XD
    Girlwifdreams Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2011
    that's with pencil O.O that is totally amazing!
    boo-whiteokami Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2011
    The details are amazing. It is almost a portrait! X3
    I believe that it was worth your hand falling off. x(
    Temari1302 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2011  Student General Artist
    LOL! I loved the video link!
    bbo6d4n Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
    Are you an angel? Are you a God, better said?!? How can you do this!?>?! Teach me, oh, wise one... teach me the art of perfect pencil drawing! I thank you for existing, because without your existence there wouldn't have been such a beautiful creation on deviantArt.
    Bhansith Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
    You are a master of's amazing!
    ShiThunder Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2011
    Seriously! I have to draw like you someday *-* !!!
    you are so cool!!
    Saonira Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
    its its ------
    I not have words
    its very very very coool
    beckys757 Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2010
    May I make this my wallpaper? If I site where I got it?
    PippaOfShadows Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2010  Student Artist
    This is too good to even describe ... *Faves* <- Not much else needs to be said :)
    Jiiiii Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2010
    Sunaringo Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2010
    OMFG.... perfect... *0*
    Chimera-Fox Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010  Student General Artist
    I WATCHED THE VIDEOOOOO!!! that was sooo unexpected and Vic was their too!
    Chimera-Fox Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010  Student General Artist
    Now that's some talent! Again the eyes! they words to describe them
    Simbanstar Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
    i would love to see how this picture was in the beginnin like u've only worked like 2 hours on it *w*
    Catxp2 Featured By Owner May 29, 2010
    very nice
    KaosAdventus Featured By Owner May 25, 2010  Hobbyist Filmographer
    see, it WAS vincent... I know my little FF7-boy's eyes... ^.^

    Great job..
    silentdarkangel Featured By Owner May 23, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
    Omg! Hij is zoo mooi! Respect ^^
    plavir Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2009
    lovely,his eyes full of many emotion
    that can't be told
    redmangos13 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2009
    he's gorgeous! TT3TT

    and that video gave me chills xDD

    Steve Blum

    one amazing voice actor indeed xD
    superuser50 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2009
    lmfao it looks great but what did you draw it on? looks like 30grain sandpaper XDDDDD

    on a critizizing note whats with the female lips? XD
    KowareYume Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
    this is great!!! ive wondered how he always looks so young, considering he's sephie's father.... blows my mind!! he's gotta be about 40 in AC.
    raiyneofgailin Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
    i LOVE the way you draw hair...
    CheeseyBrie3 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2009   Photographer
    I'm so glad you did this with only pencil! It's so much more impressive that way :heart:
    pullingcandy Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
    I featured this here --> [link] :clap:
    Jamielle9 Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2009
    lol nvm I found out
    Jamielle9 Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2009
    Seriously, how... I mean what pencil do you use? How much time does it take for you to draw omething that looks so realistic ?? I so wish I had you're talent.....
    Jamielle9 Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2009
    *jaw drop* Do you realize how amazing thi is!!!??? Dude You're soo awesome!!! *cries* :heart:
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