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15 cat pictures you won’t believe are pencil drawings
22 Words ^ | Aug 7, 2012 | 22 Words

Posted on 02/02/2013 11:43:26 PM PST by Slings and Arrows

Many of portraitist Paul Lung’s subjects are his and his friends’ pets, which he draws with extreme care — sometimes taking upwards of 90 hours — using mechanical pencils.

Here are some of the cats he’s drawn over the last few years…

(Excerpt) Read more at twentytwowords.com ...


TOPICS: Arts/Photography; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: kittyping
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Pictures at source - must be seen to be believed.
1 posted on 02/02/2013 11:43:36 PM PST by Slings and Arrows
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2 posted on 02/02/2013 11:47:24 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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3 posted on 02/02/2013 11:47:24 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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4 posted on 02/02/2013 11:47:35 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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Unbelievable!


7 posted on 02/02/2013 11:50:59 PM PST by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....I want a bailout!!!)
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WOW! I’ve seen and it’s still hard to believe!
To say they’re impressive is an understatement.


8 posted on 02/02/2013 11:52:27 PM PST by radu (May God watch over our troops and keep them safe)
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Truly amazing. That is *talent*.


9 posted on 02/02/2013 11:54:07 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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Truly. And so beautiful.


10 posted on 02/02/2013 11:54:57 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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Very nice. I took a drawing class a few years ago, and there was a guy in it who could produce work similar to this, where a drawing looked like a photograph, within an hour or less. The first comment the teacher made when he saw his work was "I don't think I have anything to teach you."

However, as the class went on, I noticed that while he could always produce a near photographic reproduction, that was all he could do. He could not do any sort of artistic reinterpretation of anything. It wasn't even halfway through the course when I lost interest in seeing his work. After all, if I wanted something like he produced, I could just take out a camera and take a picture. I was a lot more exited by seeing other people's work, especially ones who constantly improved.

11 posted on 02/02/2013 11:58:46 PM PST by Vince Ferrer
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12 posted on 02/03/2013 12:03:43 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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How can this be considered art? Where’s the urine? Where’s the shredded American flag? Where are the paint drips and splatters?


13 posted on 02/03/2013 12:03:43 AM PST by BinaryBoy (GOP: New leadership NOW!)
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14 posted on 02/03/2013 12:24:50 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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No NEA grant for him!


15 posted on 02/03/2013 12:26:11 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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Pictures at source - must be seen to be believed.

Yes, but we are not seeing the drawings themselves, are we? First question is, how big are the originals? It seems that in these images, the pencil strokes are not resolved. I don't mean to take anything away from the artist, but I'm loath to believe this technique is beyond understanding.

16 posted on 02/03/2013 12:37:22 AM PST by dr_lew
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Wonderful drawings.

But how come they’re all gray cats? Why no orange tabbies?

:-)


17 posted on 02/03/2013 12:55:08 AM PST by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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Wow. Thanks for the post. BTTT.


18 posted on 02/03/2013 1:16:04 AM PST by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the Occupation Media.)
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My pleasure.


19 posted on 02/03/2013 1:27:08 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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Ping for later


20 posted on 02/03/2013 1:32:23 AM PST by chuckles
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