Graphite Pencils on Thick White Cartridge Paper, 297mm x 410 mm.

A wedding present for our friends Cath & Rick.

Special Thanks to Wayne Shipley for the permission to use his beautiful photography as reference material.

Completed 10th August, 2010. Approx 30 hours work.


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I am a South Australian practising artist specialising in graphite pencils and soft pastels. I take portrait commissions and can be contacted at or


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  • Claire Aberlé
    Claire Aberléalmost 4 years ago

    Thanks Boo :) xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

  • It was my pleasure baby :)

    – Simon Aberle

  • Nikonuser
    Nikonuseralmost 4 years ago

    Stunning work Simon, so much detail, no wonder it took 30 hours to complete.

  • Thanks heaps! when the subject is a friend or rlative, it is imperative that you get the detals right!!

    – Simon Aberle

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sedicialmost 4 years ago

    Oh wow, what an excellent work you did Simon dear. The young couple must be thrilled :)

  • Thanks so much. Yes Cath was over the moon :)

    – Simon Aberle

  • J.D. Bowman
    J.D. Bowmanalmost 4 years ago

    Very, Very nice Simon!

  • Thanks heaps buddy!

    – Simon Aberle

  • Jo Holden
    Jo Holdenalmost 4 years ago

    Lovely Simon! I’m sure your friends were delighted with their gift.

  • Thanks Jo, that means a lot – I’m a big fan!!

    – Simon Aberle

  • snowhawk
    snowhawkalmost 4 years ago

    Greatjob on this graphite drawning!!!

  • Thanks so much mate :)

    – Simon Aberle

  • Julia  Thomas
    Julia Thomasalmost 4 years ago

    Awesome work as always – love seeing the pics of the stages.

  • Thanks Julia!!

    – Simon Aberle

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