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the afghan girl. by marika-k the afghan girl. by marika-k
the afgan girl, A4.

22nd february, 2013

time: 9h
pencils: 2B, 4B, 6B

do you remember one of the most famous photograph of an afgan girl from the 'national georgaphic' cover? i've decided to draw another shot of her. sorry for not the best quality. enjoy!
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Dass25 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow ! Dint know tis shot existed, I thot u drew wid ur imagination ! I was gonna draw the other famous one, but this drawing speaks a lot... The eyes, finger and shawl are all perfect !
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marika-k Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you! i also hadn't know about that shot before i started searching for the best-quality photo of her from the cover of NG ;) 
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CatherineAdele14 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
MarikaK, u r awesome! This picture is just so moving...
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marika-k Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you so much ;)
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chkennedy Featured By Owner May 31, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Very nice!
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marika-k Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you!
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MuhammadRajab Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
join us on facebook -please:D-and post all your new works
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we still very few but i saw it will be nice to exist together somewhere ;)
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Phoenix-tails9 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2013
Very well done!!! I'm about to start this one soon, I'm doing both the more famous one and this one as a pair in watercolor, check it out!
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marika-k Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you! i also love the photo that is more popular and i'm thinking about drawing it soon ;)
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Phoenix-tails9 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2013
You should, those robes are a real challenge
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Highlander-242 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2013   Artist
Very well done!
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marika-k Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks a lot!;)
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Vickyx22 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So well done !
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marika-k Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks!
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gintmfgb Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013
Great work !
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marika-k Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you:)
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AaronFrick Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Good work
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marika-k Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you :)
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scoobylady Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013
Its lovely :)
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marika-k Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks!
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annakoutsidou Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Amazing work . The eyes are so expressive like in the original picture !! wow !
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marika-k Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you so much! :)
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annakoutsidou Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
My pleasure :aww:
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Nieseln Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautifully rendered - there's real life in her eyes and a great luminosity! Like the texture in her hands too!
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marika-k Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i've put a lot of effort to make her eyes the best - thank you that you appreciate my work!:)
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Sam-VM Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013
I say you totally nailed it; I recognized her just by her eyes. there was another issue of NG few years ago with her on the cover. It;s remarkable how she had changed
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marika-k Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you for your comment! yes, she has changed so much and only her amazing eyes stayed the same :)
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Sam-VM Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013
i will strongly disagree for her lovely eyes dried just like a flower does in the fall... look it up you will know what I mean...
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marika-k Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
oh, now i know what you mean! :) thank you for your opinion :)
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Willie51 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Outstanding job.
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marika-k Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you so much! :))
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Willie51 Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
You're welcome.
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Mgsmith Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013
Remarkable
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marika-k Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you :)
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AntonWoody Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Impressive!
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marika-k Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you!
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