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 – Albert Schweitzer

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Journal Entry: Thu Jan 19, 2012, 3:24 AM
  I was born in the south of France near Marseille. Drawing was my main hobby since I was a child and I never really stopped doing this, thanks to the encouragement of all the people around me.
Of course, all those years, I've experienced many techniques. Such as painting, brushes, pastel, acrylics, watercolors…
  But I finally realized that, with simple graphite pencils, in the pure black & white traditional way, was, for me, the best way to produce on paper, the most amazing "photorealistic" drawings!
  I also may use some charcoal and black Chinese ink when it is required for better results.
  To achieve this level, 2 important skills are needed:
1* Time! Knowing that a drawing may need from 10 to 50 hours and maybe more to be finished.
2* Patience! And this one may be the most important quality! knowing that, to reach this level of realism, a lot of small details must be done, just because they make all the difference and for this, great patience is also needed.
The best compliment that I can hear is: "oh…, these looks like a photo! ...", or "come on….is this really a drawing?" .
I know then that my work was successfully done!
I also take commissions. The prize depends of the size, the time and the level of difficulty of each drawing and is always negotiable.
I'll be glad to take any commission for any kind of subject, like portrait, animals, nature, even fantasy (non realistic) pictures, and others….

     what? you really want to give me some points? ...... oh... thanks so much!!! ... :)…

Zebra close-up by ericstavros   wet dreams by ericstavros   blonde elegance by ericstavros   glass of water : photo VS drawing by ericstavros   glass of water by ericstavros   silence... by ericstavros   Regarde moi..... by ericstavros   a l'oeil nu... by ericstavros   crucifixion by ericstavros

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Eric Stavros
Artist | Hobbyist | Traditional Art
Current Residence: Rhodes island, GREECE
Favourite genre of music: bossa nova
Favourite photographer: portrait, professional artistic nude
Favourite style of art: graphite realism and everything related to it & ukiyo-e
Operating System: windows xp
Wallpaper of choice: monica bellucci
Favourite cartoon character: sylvester the cat



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luceene-k Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
happy birthday! Birthday Sis 
ericstavros Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
THANK YOU...!!:)
stonedsour887 Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday ! :party:
ericstavros Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
merci!!!! (avec beaucoup de retard... :P)
MalcolmShortt Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks for the +fav Eric!
Much appreciated!
:) (Smile)
ericstavros Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
some of your works are really stunning!! ,,, and amazingly alive..! photo realism has no limit my friend Malcolm and your skills can prove that...! really happy to follow your work!
MalcolmShortt Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
You're too kind Eric! Much appreciated. :)
stevie-wydder Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2015
I wish you a happy birthday ! :)
ericstavros Featured By Owner May 17, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
merci beaucoup cher ami...! :)
ChrisWoottonArt Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday Eric, I hope you have a great day :party: :cake:
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