Eye of the lens by Danny Pettinger

A friend kate on facebook, when i saw the photo i thought it was too good to not draw. It took a few days to complete using 3H to 8B graphite pencils, graphite powder and a HB machanical pencil on a3 white cartridge

Winner of the Avatar challenge’ in the Photo Realistic Art group
Winner of the Avatar challenge’ in Pencil Drawings group
Featured ‘Real Life Artwork’
Featured ‘Shamless self promotion’
Featured ‘Traditional Drawings’
Featured ‘Photo Realistic Artwork’
Featured ‘Pencil Drawings (2 per 24 hours)’
Featured ‘Works on paper’
Top ten in BnW challenge September 2011
Top ten in the Avatar challenge October 2011


  • Rahul Kapoor
    Rahul Kapoorover 3 years ago

    Outstanding work..! Can’t live with myself if we don’t feature this.. Congratulations on feature..!!

  • Thanks very much again Rahul and aha well that may be the best comment this drawing has gotten! =] – Danny

    – Danny Pettinger

  • en-joy
    en-joyover 3 years ago

    Nice one!

  • Thanks very much for taking the time to comment =]

    – Danny Pettinger

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageover 3 years ago

    my best, francis.

  • Thank you for the comment! glad you like it =]

    – Danny Pettinger

  • shanghaiwu
    shanghaiwuover 3 years ago
  • Wow! much appreciated! thanks… didn’t think i’d get the drawings second feature so quickly =]

    – Danny Pettinger

  • blueeyesjus
    blueeyesjusover 3 years ago

    This is just extraordinary, you have an amazing talent Danny – Jus

  • Cheers for commenting Jus! always puts a smile on my face when others notice my work! =]

    – Danny Pettinger

  • Gary Fernandez
    Gary Fernandezover 3 years ago

    Brilliant realism, congratulations Danny.

  • Thanks very much Gary! especially glad it got featured in this group as i’m trying to improve on photorealistic drawings! =]

    – Danny Pettinger

  • Karen Bittkau
    Karen Bittkauover 3 years ago

    Congratulations :)

  • Thanks so much for the feature! =]

    – Danny Pettinger

  • Diane Johnson-Mosley
    Diane Johnson-...over 3 years ago


  • Thanks so much for commenting diane!!!

    – Danny Pettinger

  • Chris-Cox
    Chris-Coxover 3 years ago

    Awesome pencil work Danny.

  • Thanks once again chris…i’ll have to take a look at your work later.! has a busy few weeks with some commision drawing =]

    – Danny Pettinger

  • FineEtch
    FineEtchover 3 years ago

    Amazing! So real.

  • Thank you jo! must say that’s a complement and a half coming from you! =]

    – Danny Pettinger

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