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Living Rock by CamWaters Living Rock by CamWaters
Pen and Ink drawing.
Hope people still like black and white images.
There's loads of detail in this drawing and took a while to do. Some people have called me mad, but it was actually a very realaxing time. I loved drawing it.
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Given 2006-02-25
Marlin Perkins would be damn proud of Living Rock by ~CamWaters, as it captures an almost surreal mix of wildlife and backdrop. All the stippling is not only consistent, but so prominent my wrist hurst just pondering the effort required. ( Suggested by Aldalambe and Featured by zeruch )
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isabel56 Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
very good.Your detail are amazing.I will get there one day.This is done in 2006 and i only saw it today.
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a-schlag Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012
I have done stippling drawings before. They were much simpler than this. They drove me crazy. With all this detail and shading, how did you not loose your mind?!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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toyamadoodlesing93 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2010
This is astonishing and amazing! The first time I saw it I couldn`t believe my eyes. I love the detailing and the pointillism that you did. This truly is a masterpiece! It`s beautiful and very inspiring.
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:iconanarella:
anarella Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2008
I love elephants... and your drawing is nothing less than amazing!
:aww:
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:icononnatoe:
Onnatoe Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2008
I really think this picture is really cool. Thanks for sharing
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:iconthegreenmanalishi:
thegreenmanalishi Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
Amazing shot!
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bustermaximus Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2007
Well, I'm sure that all hat can be said about this piece has been said. It is quite wonderful. The detail work is simply astounding. I'd love to be able to stare at this in the real world.
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ElegantSavage Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2007
a 9 out of 10
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:iconbritknee:
Britknee Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2007
omg this is incredible. kudos to you. I can't even imagine how long this took you to do.
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:iconctayyaba:
ctayyaba Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2006
BEAUTIFUL......AMAZING..............................LOVED IT
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:iconshekhu:
shekhu Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2006
I love such drawings and i myself do some but this is oh! so amazing, unbelievable.
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:iconam-i-me:
am-i-me Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2006
oh my swearwordswearwordswearword....if only the world had that patience and will power


you deserve a prize or a party or something.
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Scottish-Royalty Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2006  Hobbyist Photographer
my god. i love it. very well done. so good, its just plain amazing.
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:iconaldalambe:
Aldalambe Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2006
Wow, the DD suggestion actually worked! :highfive:

And, you're welcome, by the way. ;)
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:iconzasu:
zasu Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2006
great work, really amazing. but i guess you've heard that before :D
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:iconktalbot:
ktalbot Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2006  Professional Traditional Artist
I love black and white art, especially when its this good. Pointalism stuff looks great but it just takes sooooo long to do, I admire your patience. Nice work it has a kind of dreamlike quality about it.
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hbrodsly Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2006
very very impressive...at first I thought that it was real
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dum-donutz Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2006
WOAH ... absolutely stunning, I love how you managed to put so much detail into it! Just one question - did you copy this from another picture/photo or was it made up?
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Aurah Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2006
I doubt you'll care much about my opinion after so many comments of praise but...

Incredible!
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:iconmanslaughterer:
manslaughterer Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2006
wow - what great artwork!
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:iconjimmyzhang:
JimmyZhang Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
damn, that's beautiful. you must have put a fucking lot of effort into this.
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:icontwosteps-fourletters:
Looking at this full view, I'm even MORE amazed at this drawing now that I noticed how much detail you added.
This is excellent; congrats on the DD.
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:iconlifeisdagoods:
lifeisdagoods Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2006
man you have patients and skills...very detailed and cool.

im not trying to find myself im creating myself.
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fortunatidraconi Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2006
that must've taken forever! Definately well worth your efforts! the detail is amazing.

I wouldn't have the patience to do a stippling this detailed!! :)
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:iconcloudninephotography:
holy CRAP.... fantastic!
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:iconhaos-shaman-queen:
haos-shaman-queen Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2006  Student Digital Artist
Holy detail dude! A well earned DD
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NeptuneGoddess Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2006
very beautiful. I love elephants :)
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:iconnehratmutiel:
nehratmutiel Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2006  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
*dashes off to do a piece in stippling* :)
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:iconharmonie:
harmonie Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2006
i totally agree. stippling can be therapeutic.
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:iconeveofapocalypse:
EveOfApocalypse Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
The amount of work that went into this + the amount of talent you have is insane. What a great piece <3
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:iconleonor:
Leonor Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2006
Now that is some awesome pointlism skill! I love the texture you achieved, very realistic and sharp!
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xgoldenmoonx Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2006
wow. i think that's all I can say. Wow. it's amazing. Very well deserved DD
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systematic-lunatic Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2006
:O You have superhuman wrists!! This is amazing!!
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Gaelyia Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
I love elephants, I love black and white, and I love traditional artwork. This is definitely a favourite for me. The detail is exquisite, and I like the composition itself. I'd like to see this hanging in my house.
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Suicde-sloth Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2006
Pen. Pointalism. God.
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kimag3500 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2006
dude.. how long did that take you!? thats insane instant :+fav: from me
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Industrial-Angel Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2006  Professional General Artist
Wow, so detailed!! O_O I like the use of all the different structures too.
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Rickbw1 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2006
:bow::clap::bow::clap::bow::clap::bow::clap::bow::clap::bow::clap::bow::clap::bow::clap:


NICE WORK CONGRATS ON THE DD. The technique here and skill is amazing
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:iconbetween:
Between Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2006
first off...elephants are amazing.
second...did you use any pictures for reference when drawing the elephant?
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tedwardo24 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2006
that's an amazing piece... you deserve all the recognition.
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KreepingSpawn Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
beautiful work. thank you for your dedication to finish such and extensive work.
i love elephants.. ;)
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:iconrocker28:
Rocker28 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2006
beautiful work. I may have to find a way to buy this one!
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:iconmasterofshadows:
masterofshadows Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2006
You're mad, MAD!! :D Great work!
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hakucho Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2006
:jawdrop: AMAZING! And you found it relaxing doing this? Wow...

I love the attention to detail in this drawing, especially how the rocks seem to have faces...as if they're watching the elephant as it wanders around.

BRAVO on a great job well done!
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DemonRyoko Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2006
Wow!!
This is absolutely amazingly pefect :nod:!
:aww:
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:iconedhollander:
edhollander Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2006  Hobbyist Photographer
your far from mad, you just really love the art of drawing.very well done. fav.!
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littlesailboat Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2006
When I first saw the image I thought it was done in charcoal. Absolutely stunning! Stippling is HARD!
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felixthecat-91 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2006   Photographer
That is amazing! :jawdrop: I love it!
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chibi-luna Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2006
:jawdrop: this is scaringly amazing. you are awesome!! :+fav:
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:icongensanity:
gensanity Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2006  Professional Traditional Artist
now that's my kind of dedication ;)

this is amazing
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