Self Portrait 02 by Simon Aberle

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Graphite Pencils 3H, HB, 2B, 6B on smooth white cartridge paper.

I decided it was time for a new RedBubble avatar, after using the same one since 2008 when I joined, so as I claim to be an artist, not a photographer, I thought it seemed more fitting to draw one!!

Completed 3rd November, 2010


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  • Kym  Breeze
    Kym Breezeover 3 years ago

    Really nice work, love the tone and the detail, well done, cheers

  • Thanks so much Kym :)

    – Simon Aberle

  • Norah Jones
    Norah Jonesover 3 years ago

    Beautifully drawn, love the whiskers!

  • Thank you Nora.
    I started off drawing the stubble precisely to the reference photo, but as you can imagine, I soon thought, “Bugger it!”

    – Simon Aberle

  • en-joy
    en-joyover 3 years ago

    These eyes … lovely!

  • Thanks so much :)

    – Simon Aberle

  • mochilady
    mochiladyover 3 years ago

    Great work!

  • Thank you :)

    – Simon Aberle

  • RobertCharles
    RobertCharlesover 3 years ago

    nice portrait simon

  • Cheers Rob!

    – Simon Aberle

  • eleveneleven
    elevenelevenover 3 years ago

    oh WOW! amazing work

  • Thanks!!

    – Simon Aberle

  • Laura J. Holman
    Laura J. Holmanover 3 years ago

    Great job, Simon!

  • Thank you Laura :)

    – Simon Aberle

  • © Linda Callaghan
    © Linda Callaghanover 3 years ago

    Wow …absolutely amazing self portrait Simon…great work!

  • Thanks Linda!

    – Simon Aberle

  • Jo Holden
    Jo Holdenover 3 years ago

    Fantastic self portrait Simon – wonderful detail.

  • Thanks heaps Jo!!!

    – Simon Aberle

  • Claire Aberlé
    Claire Aberléover 3 years ago

    One of the first pictures you sent me, boo, and still in my wallet. :) Love you. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

  • I love you too baby :)

    – Simon Aberle

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