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James Bond (AKA Daniel Craig) by Paul-Shanghai James Bond (AKA Daniel Craig) by Paul-Shanghai
I drew this whilst on holiday in the summer, and wanted it to be my most 'realistic' piece to date - I think I achieved that, especially with the eyes.

I am uploading it today to celebrate the release of Skyfall, Daniels 3rd outing as 007, and the 23rd official Bond movie - the critics are already saying it is the best :)

I will upload a short animation in true Bond style - The Making of Bond shortly.

Bristol Board Smooth
Range of mechanical and traditional pencils 4H to 4B
Lots of love and attention :)

This is my 2nd drawing of Daniel, the first can be viewed by pressing the thumbnail below;



Hope you like it?


*******UPDATE******UPDATE******

I have finally got around to uploading 'The making of James Bond' :) a short animation showing the drawing development of the main portrait, you can find it by pressing the [link]
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sallybell Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013
wooow! you're amaizing shocked 
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Paul-Shanghai Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your amazing to :D thanks for the kind comment :)
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jay-ultica Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2013
I have a teacher that looks like a slimmer faces denial craig
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:iconpaul-shanghai:
Paul-Shanghai Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Lucky you - mine were never so handsome :):)
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grunge459 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013
Great sketch, the eyes are awesome.
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:iconpaul-shanghai:
Paul-Shanghai Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I spent a lot of time on the eyes - my favourite part of this portrait :)
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WetmyPlants Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Student General Artist
His nose looks a little bigger than usual. But the picture in the description, looks alright!
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:iconpaul-shanghai:
Paul-Shanghai Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Not sure how to answer that :)
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t1gertasha Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013
lovely drawing!
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:iconpaul-shanghai:
Paul-Shanghai Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Glad you liked it :)
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EilaBlack Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012
Wow this is amazing you are such a good drawer
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:iconpaul-shanghai:
Paul-Shanghai Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very kind of you to say - this is ne of my favourite pieces :)
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EilaBlack Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012
you deserve it
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Colonel-Motivation Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Those details *_*
I love this! :heart:
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:iconpaul-shanghai:
Paul-Shanghai Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I spent a long time trying to get this one right - especially the eyes, glad you liked it :)
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Colonel-Motivation Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The eyes are just right :D It's definitely the Bond look
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janahi-photography Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2012  Professional Photographer
nice work Paul :rose:
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:iconpaul-shanghai:
Paul-Shanghai Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
He is the MAN :)
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guyfromscotland Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2012
Ya see, pics like this make me depressed that Im not capable of anything near this
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:iconpaul-shanghai:
Paul-Shanghai Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your very kind, but keep practising - I only started drawing 9 months ago, so i am sure you will be even better :)
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guyfromscotland Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012
will do
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MostPointlessGuy Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Truly amazing.
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:iconpaul-shanghai:
Paul-Shanghai Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:hug:
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Lirtista Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2012
Wow...I love your drawings!!!!
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:iconpaul-shanghai:
Paul-Shanghai Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I am glad you like them :)
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Lirtista Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2012
^_^
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Carryn Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very nicely done. You're right, the eyes are the best part. They are so real.
In the animation, I notice that there is a big difference from the second to last shot and the last one. It is clearer and almost more in focus. What made the difference? It didn't seem to be any pencil work that you did, but it helped immensely.
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Paul-Shanghai Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I usually use my iPhone to take the step by step photos, and the final shot that Is uploaded is done with a Nikon DLSR - apart from the lighting conditions this is the only change between the shots.
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Carryn Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ah. That must be it. The lighting just really changed the look. It's smoother and a little darker all around.
I really do like the finished product.
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Paul-Shanghai Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I guess I play around with contrast and brightness before uploading also, which I dont do on the intermediate shots - this also helps make the final frame seem better for the screen - but not always as good as the original.
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Carryn Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ah, that I can understand. I have tried to work with the contrast and brightness and have never figured out how to make it look right. So, I generally just leave it be.
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LUCILALEYLA Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow amazing art dear Paul :love: :iconelegantbowplz:
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Paul-Shanghai Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you Lucila :hug:
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LUCILALEYLA Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
My pleasure :iconsmile-luplz:
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PointCaliber Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Bond... James Bond...
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:iconpaul-shanghai:
Paul-Shanghai Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Shaken......not stirred!
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Elizabeth140455 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
That's so awesomeness of awesomeness!!!
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Paul-Shanghai Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Not sure if your a supernatural fan, but the last thing I watched last night before reading your comment was Dean asking Sam "Do I say awesome a lot?" - you had to be there(here) but seeing your comment made me smile :)
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Elizabeth140455 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Oh sorry ^^; It is very telling that I just "awesome", "awesomeness" or amazing "to express that I really really like so much the art, Sorry if that is repeated
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Paul-Shanghai Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hahaha no please I wasn't bring critical - I love the word and it us incredibly flattering that you should think of my work as awesome - there are lots of Supernatural fans on DA and I just thought you may have been one and would have seen the connection - I wasn't trying to be rude, please forgive me :hug:
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Elizabeth140455 Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
That's ok :icondragonhug:
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JCOwlz Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Goll. This is amazing. First of all, Daniel Craig is a freak of nature (in a good way ;) ) (meaning that I think he is pretty great). I absolutely love the detail and reality in this drawing! I am so excited for Skyfall! Anywho, INCREDIBLE work! I absolutely love it and am favoriting it right now!!
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Paul-Shanghai Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for the comment and the fave - he does seem to have a very strange face - almost plastic! I met him once in an Airport lounge, he can across as very normal and down to earth.
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JCOwlz Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You lucky person! I am so jealous! ;) He is one of my most favorite celebrites EVER!!! :squee:
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PhotonLights Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love it! Especially the eyes and lips, great work!
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Paul-Shanghai Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So glad you like it :)
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panthrieswent Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
amazing quality performance, wonderful wor on the eyes
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:iconpaul-shanghai:
Paul-Shanghai Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for leaving a comment :)
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susanjo Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2012
Great job!! Straight into my faves!!
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:iconpaul-shanghai:
Paul-Shanghai Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Excellent - glad you liked it :)
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