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12×18 pen and ink on bright white bristol. Original available.
Edward S. Curtis photograph used as reference.

As of 05-08-14, 2226 views and 16 favorited.

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For those of you who are curious, the technique used on this is called “stipple”.. the entire piece is done in DOTS… little, tiny dots.. enough to drive one to drink – in my case it’s just a short walk, no need to start the car!

  • Complete 09-07-1997 in 13.48 hours spread over 7 days


bbk02200, american, human, native, portrait

I love what I do and I do what I love.. been drawing for over 60 years now – I hope I’ve got it right.

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  • eric shepherd
    eric shepherdalmost 7 years ago

    great piece of work
    I admire the American red indian culture
    in fact I wear a ring with a turquise stone that is from America

  • rockinsue
    rockinsuealmost 7 years ago

    lovely piece

  • SylviaHardy
    SylviaHardyalmost 7 years ago

    Well done, beautiful tallent and work!

  • H Maria Perry
    H Maria Perryalmost 7 years ago

    Powerful. A proud work.

  • indyjill
    indyjillalmost 7 years ago

    Barb! Your Native American portraits are awesome! I’m envious of your skill in doing them!

  • jim1307
    jim1307almost 7 years ago

    beautiful, and proud!

  • debfuller
    debfulleralmost 7 years ago

    awesome work

  • Paul Gana
    Paul Ganaover 6 years ago

    this looks soooo much like a historical portrait of some legendary figure. Awesome work

  • kipishiux
    kipishiuxover 6 years ago

    Great portret. Very nice detailed and fantastic technique. Thumbs up!

  • nellaevad
    nellaevadabout 5 years ago

    Absolutely Fantastic you masterd the stipple effect,which is not an easy thing to achieve in such a detailed drawing.WELL DONE.

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