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Pele by MichaelShapcott Pele by MichaelShapcott
Pele
12" x 16"
Graphite / Oil on Canvas

Buy Prints/Cases: [link]

hDL Magazine cover featuring this piece: [link]

Blurb about the meaning behind Pele: [link]

My website: [link]
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Given 2010-11-25
Pele, riveting portraiture in graphite and oils from ~MichaelShapcott. ( Suggested by prosaix and Featured by SRaffa )
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LiamHamilton Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2015
Nailed it.
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JustinGedak Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2015  Professional General Artist
I love it!
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:iconbear48:
bear48 Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013  Professional
sweet job
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ionantha Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
i would like you to see it : [link]
please, see it in a positive way, it's a kind of fan art, because i fell in love with that drawing
hope you like it :aww:
if you really don't, i will remove it
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AnnaGregor Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
I love your art. So vibrant.
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:iconmatbuk:
Matbuk Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2012
www.whoartyou.net/en
an artistic contest in Milan!
Check it out!
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halleymurray Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
excelente :)
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:iconnikaf:
NiKaF Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2012
great use of orange and blue. beautiful strong expression
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:iconkatreeona:
katreeona Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Crikey! your work has real soul,....mesmerising!
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RobertDobolinaEsq Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2012
Those eyes... just incredible!
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LORETANA Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
What if on this website represent your work as his own? Caught the eye of your work [link]
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:iconvertebrae242:
vertebrae242 Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2011   General Artist
Great image.

Love the choice of colours.

Well done.

:clap: :nod:

:)
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Orion1115 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2011  Student Digital Artist
love the eyes....
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:iconanamont:
AnaMont Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2011   Artist
I really love your work! is really amazing and great!
A lot of greetings from Spain!
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:iconandiman:
andiman Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2011
Wow. One of my favorite pieces ever. So great!
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:iconchiburaska:
chiburaska Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2011
Absolutely fantastic!
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:icondevelyno:
Develyno Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2011
like it!!
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MayumiOgihara Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Hi :wave:
You've been featured in my journal! :heart: [link]
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Kahlia-Diane Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful. This one reminds of the movie The Fall
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malevoseth Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2011
Your work is amazing <3 very powerful :)
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bone-machine-bone Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2011
You use the color in way I can not explain, it's disturbing ;P but I can't stop watching
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theuglycrow Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2011
Credit & Feedback:
:target: I used this painting on college :deviation: :pointr: here :heart:
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Migrena Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2011
thank you [link] :shamrock:
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Cold-Mountains Featured By Owner May 6, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I am in love with every corner of this piece. The differently angled brush strokes and a welcome change of direction as your eye travels across the piece. Thank you for expanding my mind.
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Cold-Mountains Featured By Owner May 6, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
are*...not and.
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:iconjaenners:
jaenners Featured By Owner May 3, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
great
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e-b-Y Featured By Owner May 2, 2011
F*A*N*T*A*S*T*I*C
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SweetLovinPaper Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2011
Its so raw and animalistic... this is gorgeous.
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GutPunchOw Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2011
beautiful! it's undescribable! so intriguing and intense! AMAZING!!
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kidkovdrop Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2011
Outasite!
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ikaika-puuwai Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2011
Wow, the expression, the colours, the detail... it's just wonderful!
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Bovinima Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2011
We can see the feelings in the eyes.. incredibly good!
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taylor-of-the-phunk Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2011  Student Artisan Crafter
Now that is a goddess.
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DouglasHumphries Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2011
....most excellent work !
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OibyrdsDDs Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2011
Hi There :wave:
I have featured your work in my recent journal dedicated to traditional art paintings :) You can view this feature at the link below:

[link]

I hope that this will bring you some new fans :)
Warm Regards
Sandi
aka `oibyrd
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varvi Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2011
love it love it!!!!!
intensed!!!
keep up the great work Michael!
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LexSeifer Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2011  Professional General Artist
Rally fantastic!!
the look of the eyes!!

Very Strong!!
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JypsyNovelles18 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
This is AWESOME!!!
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:iconjustlikealike:
justlikealike Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Her expression is great !
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SweetMiyabi Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2010
I found the original photography in a book. It's about the same like the picture.
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fire2kitty Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i absolutley love this.
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CrotchetTheLeper Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2010
I love the color of the eyes.
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t-monkey Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Stunning Beautiful :heart:
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:iconcygon:
cygon Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Simply beautiful!
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dukeofspade Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
:clap:
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Minor-Seventh Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2010
Beautiful.
I can't look away from the piercing gaze.
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Vanshira Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2010  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
For some reason, the link to the blurb about Pele won't redirect properly...
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ChibiPanther Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2010
This image touches your heart in a very unique way. Keep up the phenomenal work. This is beautiful :)
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May 5, 2009
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NIKON CORPORATION
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NIKON D40
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Focal Length
35 mm
ISO Speed
1100
Date Taken
May 4, 2009, 11:29:55 AM
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