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The hobbit by francoclun The hobbit by francoclun
Peter Jackson is back in Middle-earth for another adventure three films long; I just saw the first movie and I liked it.
I started drawing on November 1 and I finished on december the 26. I worked on it for 110 hours. is certainly the most complex and challenging drawing I worked on. I was hoping to finish before the movie, but the effort was greater than I expected.
I suggest you look at the drawing in its original size, to capture the details.
Hope you like it

Pencil on watercolor paper Arches 300 gr
A3 size

I suggest you look at the drawing in its original size, to capture the details.
Hope you like it

The other 'Lord of the rigs' drawings'
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The detail is amazing, absolutely incredible! The shading is really really good! The shadows are perfect and the texture you've created is practically identical to that of real clothing, though Bilbo's shirt looks a little odd at the bottom - but, it's barely noticeable.

My only, you could say, criticism is that the expressions themselves could be a little more emotive as they look, to me, to be quite cold and blank (except for Bilbo). If you used a source photo, it could be that they did just look like that but, if it was just from memory I am incredibly incredibly impressed.

I also LOVED the movie! So, maybe I'm a little biased too. But, I think you did an amazing job!
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je suis d'accord avec evelynnight pour les expression (les regardes) des nains, ils paraissent trop sévères pour des nains alors qu'ils devraient plutôt s'amuser.
les cheveux et barbe d'Oin sont extraordinaires, de même pour son vêtement, on ressent la texture, c'est impressionnant.

vous êtes vraiment très talentueux, c'est toujours un plaisir de voir vôtre travail et d'attendre ce que vous aller poster sur ce site

[I agree with evelynnight for expression (look at them) dwarfs, they seem too severe for dwarfs while they should rather have fun.
Hair and beard of Oin are extraordinary, also for its garment, we feel the texture, it is impressive.

You are really very talented, it is always a pleasure to see yours work and to wait what to go to you to post on this site]
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amandasteel4 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2015
Incredible, I hope it didn't become a chore by the end, glad you stuck with it !
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Llalanya Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Of course you don't need me to tell you your whole gallery is superb but I simply must. Awesome work!
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francoclun Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist

I feel flattered by your opinion about my drawings :D Thanks a lot

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ArinaBagginsArt Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014
It's gorgeous, damn it! Words cannot describe how your work is beautiful! So traced in detail. Each hair. Just magical!
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francoclun Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks a lot, Arina, it's very kind of you to say so :D
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davidngugi Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This image is so detailed.I love the shadows, highlights and tonal variations. The cloth fabric is wonderfully done. You have a lot of patience because I know I would have never gone to such details :)
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Toyosatomimmi Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Best pencil drawingS I have seen so far!! WTF?!
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francoclun Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist

Thank you, you are very generous with your comment  :D

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BaneEden Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014  Student General Artist
I'm a huge fan of the Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings, so I must say you've done a spectacular job with this piece! Totally worth the time and effort you put on to this :heart:
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francoclun Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So am I :D I'm really glad you like it, thanks :D
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:iconbaneeden:
BaneEden Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014  Student General Artist
You're welcome :) 
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3rdwheeler Featured By Owner May 28, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The details in this are amazing, especially Oin's (?) hair! Absolutely incredible
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francoclun Featured By Owner May 29, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm glad you like it, thank you very much :D
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dman56 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014
where do you get that paper, and what is your preferred brand of pencils? Also did you use a blending stump, or if not how did you shade this wonderful drawing?
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francoclun Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I live in Milano, and here I can found anything I need for drawing (we have an important schhol of art, the Brera Accademy). For the pencil I prefere Pentel and Staedtler. For blending I like use dry brushes :D
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Jezarae Featured By Owner May 7, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow so much detail.  I don't understand how you made the hair so perfectly textured, especially on the dwarf on the right (I forget his name).  I aspire to draw which such realism someday!
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francoclun Featured By Owner May 8, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much :D For drawing tha hair I have made a lot of exercises with a couple of useful techniques: negative drawing and indentation :D
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medalXD Featured By Owner May 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
WOW
WTF
OMG

XD
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francoclun Featured By Owner May 8, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
eh, eh. Thanks :D
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medalXD Featured By Owner May 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem
keep up the great work

XD
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ValleyHummingbird Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is beautiful, you also needed 1 more comment to make 1000. Anyway,I love how you did the beards and food even the clothes.And all the tiny things like the buttons.WOW! :D
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francoclun Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks a lot for the kinds words. Sorry, you don't win anything for the comment n.1000, but I'm very grateful :D
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StormAhead Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014
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francoclun Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hope is a compliment :D :D ;:D
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StormAhead Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2014
It is. Your art is awesome. :love:
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Chazrobert Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I think this is an amazing piece myself. I know this story very well, and only someone who does not would assume that the object in the dwarfs hand was anything but a pipe. Obviously it captures the nervousness of the hobbit at having these ghastly visitors in his hobbit-hole, which is one of the most iconic moments in the story. The level of detail is what lends to photo-realism in my opinion, it is quite obvious it is pencil and there would be no doubt if it were done in oil. The fact that it is done with graphite is what makes it special. The detail is actually almost hyper-realistic in the fact that the details are even more noticeable than the photo because it was drawn in pencil. There may be tiny differences from the actual photo, but that is why we call it a "reference". A photo "copy" costs ten cents and takes ten seconds to create.  This is an unbelievable achievement in the world of graphite, there are precious few who could match it. Five stars for everything that you wanted from this work of art, which anyone would be happy to call their own.
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francoclun Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you and sorry for the late reply. Your comment is a real review, and I'd like to be able to speak and write English with greater mastery to be able to answer appropriately.
I love Tolkien, I love the books in first place, but I find that Jackson has done a great job and that the decision to collaborate with the great drawers who have always lived in a Tolkien's world is entirely justified. So this is a kind of virtuous circle: from the book to the images, from images to movies, from movie to images and from images to the script (your comments) :D
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goodiesbasket Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014  Professional Writer
jesus christ
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francoclun Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:D :D :D
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shonechacko Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your drawings are floating all over the internet www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbi…
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francoclun Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Eh, eh, thanks for the advice :D
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CelissaSharron Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This.. is so good.
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francoclun Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks, I'm glad you like it :D
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ItsJustMeBro0 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I don't know what to say. I don't want to repeat the others. This work <just like others in your gallery in point of fact> is just perfect. Nothing is missing and nothing is too much :D I would like just to watch and admire :D Thank you!
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francoclun Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So sweet of you, thanks so much! :D
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CQuiggles96 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So amazing details are so magnificent I love this pic so much!
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francoclun Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I can't tell you how much I appreciate it :D
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CQuiggles96 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very welcome!
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KiraChan55555 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2013  Hobbyist
I love it!!!!!!!!!! :heart: :la:
This is so amazing!
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francoclun Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much!! I'm so happy it pleases you! :D
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ArtistEamane Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is quite the masterpiece; looks just like a b&w photograph to me! Excellent work!
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francoclun Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks, really very nice of you to say :D
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Bcuzimtan Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
illusion of real life is a thin life.  Top shelf!
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francoclun Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's very kind of you. Thank you very much :D
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simeonoui Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013
The only bad thing about this drawing is that I didn't like the movie!
Fantastic work!!!
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francoclun Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I can handle this :D :D :D Thank you very much :D
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Skystorm19 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Well after closely examining your entire gallery this one and the 'Thorin Oakenshield' drawings are my 2 favorites of yours, but cannot decide which one I like best, These 2 drawings from the Hobbit could be easily mistaken for photographs, the cloths and hair on the bearded man on the right 'whose name I don't remember' are done to the utmost detail, what are you using to blend? if you don't mind me asking.

Great work and hope to see some more hobbit drawings from you when the 2nd movie releases :D
you seem to do them with such love and care

Congrats, Craig.
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francoclun Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks, Craig. Yes, I like the Hobbit and the Jackson's works in general and draw the characters I love is a special  journey. I rarely use blending tools. When I do I prefer dry brushes :D
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NordicLynx Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The realism in this drawing is amazing :)
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