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Guinevere - Keira Knightley by akaLilith Guinevere - Keira Knightley by akaLilith
**UPDATED** Rescanned for a better quaility. Now it looks just like the actual drawing.

Sorry for my lack of reply/comment lately. I had a bad cold right after my birthday so I spent a few days doing nothing but sleeping.. It's a miracle that I managed to finish up this drawing..

I saw this photo of Keira Knightley from her official site (it's a promo still from King Arthur) and wanted to draw it straight away for a few reasons. First I loved that she look so natural, so down to earth. I know she's a pretty girl but I prefer the less glamourous shot like this to some over-airbrushing photoshoots.

And then there're snow and fur which fit my drawing exercise scheme perfectly. Not to mention the winter theme compliments the chilling weather in Australia right now (though there's no snow in my city). They were quite fun to do at first but then I got lazy towards the end (nothing new there) but I'm quite happy with the drawing overall. I might try to tidy up a few parts though.

**And for those who've requested, there'll be a tutorial for dark hair based on this drawing**

Pencil on A4.
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Guinevere - Keira Knightley by *akaLilith is realistic, thoughtful and beautiful! ( Suggested by DavidDeb and Featured by aunjuli )
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Skipplee Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Keira is the bae i love your work 
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ebtr Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Amazing! So realistic!!
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CQuiggles96 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
AMAZING!
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Artsygeek117 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014
wow stunning great job I am marveled
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oberon13 Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This drawing is beautiful. In it's own ways, it expresses everything so well, that it seems more than perfection.
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vanceinfinity Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
perfectly drawn...perfectly shaded...got to love this (really like the actress too)..
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SergeyNim Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2013
I love it!
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Nefretethis Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2013
Great job! You drew Keira She looks like real... I love it. You are very gifted!
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A7Xserbia98 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome! I think I've fainted. 
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gothrockrulz Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013
Wow, this is uniformly stunning, especially her eyes.
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