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Didi Benami drawing by xnicoley Didi Benami drawing by xnicoley
So here's number 4 of 10 of the American Idols this season.
I'm excited to be getting them done now. :P

Didi looks a bit like Taylor Swift here. Surprising.

Should I continue to post the rest of the idol drawings that I plan on doing? Hmm...
I'm a bit curious.

Anyway, here it is. :3

Other drawings from this set:
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hedspace77 Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2010   Traditional Artist
This is expertly drawn. Seems like you captured how the shadows around eyes are darker than the rest of her skintone, which makes it more dramatic and engaging. :)
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xnicoley Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
I am glad you think the eyes and the shades and shadows makes it so engaging. That's a great compliment, so thank you :hug:
I really enjoyed drawing it, and eyes are my absolute favorite thing to draw. :XD:
So thank you :D
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DaveLopes Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
I think she's awesome!
u did it great again!
still looking for katie stevens! ;)
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Pixx-73 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Aww, she is very beautiful! Amazing drawing!
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diems Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
great job agin :D the hair are looking very good here but what captivated me the most was her eyes :D



Didi Siobhan were my favourite contestants :)
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xnicoley Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
thanks :D
I'm glad you like it!
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diems Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
you're welcome :D
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hellsangel13 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2010   Traditional Artist
I love how haunting her eyes looked=) What kind of paper do you use by the way?
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xnicoley Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
I apologize for the long response. :XD:
Honestly this will probably seem bad, but I used plain computer paper on this straight out of my printer. :XD: It's nothing special or anything like that. I do use good art paper for other drawings I do, but with the whole set of American Idol drawings, I can't really afford to use my good paper on all 10 of them. :shrug: Art supplies are so expensive and sometimes I try to stay cheap, haha.
Using regular computer paper is very difficult when trying to shade with a lot of detail.
Other than that, on other drawings, I use strathmore drawing paper. (I think it's 300 series?)
but lately, on drawings other than the idols, I have been using bristol smooth vellum paper.
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hellsangel13 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2010   Traditional Artist
Wow I really salute you I have difficulty shading even on art paper and I've tried printing paper and in the end I was so rattled by it I swore never to use them again.:D I did something silly now; I've bought watercolor paper and tried to use it to draw portraits:P Maybe I should have used the smoother side I don't know:D
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