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Aleci 2 by David J. Vanderpool


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8.5″ × 11″ graphite pencil drawing on paper.
copyright 2009. David J. Vanderpool

NOTE: This is based on, with permission, Aleci’s self portrait titled “Frozen Heart”.

Taking what has always been assumed to be rare, natural passionate and talent, David has walked into the world of both fine arts and advertising/graphics with a solid bang, hitting hard and often with a successful result.

A published author, award winning fine arts graphite pencil artist and graphic designer, he currently lives with his wife and sons in California, USA.

To contact the artist, please email David J. Vanderpool at

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  • RobertCharles
    RobertCharlesabout 5 years ago

    you finished it – it is really beautiful david!! you are amazing . . .

  • Thanks, Robert. I think I’ll be adding this to my private collection and hang it in my room. But before I do that I have an art gallery that may be interested in this one!~

    – David J. Vanderpool

  • JanelleMcKain
    JanelleMcKainabout 5 years ago


  • Thanks!

    – David J. Vanderpool

  • JP100
    JP100about 5 years ago

    nice work man very granular and organic feeling quite gritty. its nice very very nice work.

  • Jen Cannella
    Jen Cannellaabout 5 years ago

    It turned out absolutely stunning!

  • Thanks.. I like it to. I use it as my wallpaper at work :)

    – David J. Vanderpool

  • Scott  d'Almeida
    Scott d'Almeidaabout 5 years ago


  • RRoca
    RRocaabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful work…..

  • o0OdemocrazyO0o
    o0OdemocrazyO0oabout 5 years ago

    this is scary good in the thumbnail this looks photo realistic…
    enlarged it looks better because you get that nice grainy pencil goodness…

  • thanks

    – David J. Vanderpool

  • veritasunsaid
    veritasunsaidabout 5 years ago

    Awesome work david!!!!
    very impressive indeed,

  • jillijude1
    jillijude1about 5 years ago

    this is really a joy to look at i love it thank you soooo much,…. its brilliant

  • Simon Aberle
    Simon Aberleabout 5 years ago

    This is fantastic David.
    I particularly like the fabric of his hood, the eyes, and the hand.
    Well done and it’s great to see new work finally!!

  • Thanks and yes, its good to be back and drawing. I just posted two new drawings I started last night on facebook. Its too soon to show them here.

    – David J. Vanderpool

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