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Sketch Fest #95 will run December 29-31! (Today's date: 2018-02-19 04:19:11)

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The Old Queen by Marianne Mathiasen

The Old Queen
by Marianne Mathiasen

Prompt: age is beautiful
prompted by: J.J. Hunter, during Sketch Fest #15 (June, 2011)

Digital/pencil sketch. Signature b/w print size A4

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Jenny Heidewald says: And she still looks elegant! I find it is much harder to draw older folks well, good job. ~ Reply?

mikka says: This is wonderful! I love all the detailing of her face and clothing. ~ Reply?

Maigan Lynn says: I love her! Her grin/smile is my favorite. She seems content with life and all that she's experienced. well done! ~ Reply?

PeggyB says: Awesome!! It is sooo hard to draw old faces. Really, really good! ~ Reply?

Ellen Million says: This is utterly wonderful. Great costume detailing, and her face is full of life and elegance. ~ Reply?

Sue Rundle-Hughes says: She's beautiful. I love the detail :) ~ Reply?

Carol Moore says: This is amazing! I love the details. She looks so regal and elegant and I love the expression you have captured. ~ Reply?

Laura Macy says: This is stunning! I happen to believe age IS beautiful. I've worked with the elderly for years and have a VERY soft spot for them. This image has totally touched my heart. ~ Reply?

Noreen says: Marianne, This is absolutely brilliant! ~ Reply?

Marianne Mathiasen says: Thanks to all of you! I love to draw elderly people. I like to draw gnomes and they are often based on elderly peoples portraits. I use face of friends and family. I got a blog about my at at: http://mariannejournalfantasyart.blogspot.com/ ~ Reply?

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