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The Lovely Sade by graphite220 The Lovely Sade by graphite220
14 x 17 Bristol Smooth
Graphite - HB, 6B, 8B, 9B Koh-i-noor woodless graphite pencils.
approx. 20hrs

i'm a huge sade fan...saw this pic on google and had to draw it. i'll be back on a regular basis when my computer gets fixed. hope everybody's well.

ref. photo: [link]

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:iconbrandoch-daha:
Brandoch-Daha Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
No doubt!!
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andrewrogers96 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Sade is a goddess and she is eternally beautiful but i don't know how you did it but you made her more gorgeous than she already is, best sade art work I've seen you are an inspiration!!
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:iconkatherinedreams:
KatherineDreams Featured By Owner May 24, 2014  Professional Artist
Love it!

She is one of my favorite artists of all time.
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:iconlindartz:
LindArtz Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow what a gorgeous job! She could practically spit right out of Sade's mouth! You've captured her essence beautifully! :heart:
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:icongraphite220:
graphite220 Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013   Traditional Artist
Awwww...thx so much!!! :hug:
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:iconmerrymink:
MerryMink Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2013
looks soo freaking real! Sade would be flattered to see this. It's magical and I knew she was the one even before reading your posting.
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:icongraphite220:
graphite220 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2013   Traditional Artist
Awwwww...thanks so much!!! :iconspazhugplz:
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:iconkillacam1982:
killacam1982 Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love her soo much. She has ageless Beauty.
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:icongraphite220:
graphite220 Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013   Traditional Artist
Yes she does :nod:
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:iconkillacam1982:
killacam1982 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Always. Iwould love to meet her some day. And just get a hug and a handshake!.. lol
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:icongraphite220:
graphite220 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013   Traditional Artist
:D
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:iconkhaotis:
Khaotis Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013  Professional General Artist
Her face is amazing
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:icongraphite220:
graphite220 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013   Traditional Artist
Thanks so much :-)
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:iconkhaotis:
Khaotis Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013  Professional General Artist
You're welcome
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:iconheartinart:
heartinart Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Lovely!!
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:icongraphite220:
graphite220 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013   Traditional Artist
Thanks so much :-)
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:iconmoremari:
MoreMari Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
very nice!
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:icongraphite220:
graphite220 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2012   Traditional Artist
Thank you :-)
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:iconthunderspark:
thunderspark Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2012
beatiful work
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:icongraphite220:
graphite220 Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2012   Traditional Artist
Thank you!!! :heart:
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:iconbritt601:
Britt601 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012
There are no words to describe how beautiful and talented this woman is.
Oh wait a minute, I just did, lol! Love the way you drew her!
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:icongraphite220:
graphite220 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012   Traditional Artist
Lol...thank you :heart:
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:iconwonderpowers:
wonderpowers Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh yes, I'm a big fan of Sade, good job!!
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:icongraphite220:
graphite220 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012   Traditional Artist
Thanks so much :heart:
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:iconcmwells-art:
CMWells-Art Featured By Owner May 23, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
This is so beautiful. I've been a lifelong Sade fan. My mother told me that when I was like 1 or 2 I used to sit in that back seat and sing "Smooth Operator" before I could really talk. Love her.
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graphite220 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2012   Traditional Artist
Lol...that's so cute!!! And thank you :hug:
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:iconoctive:
octive Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I like your style of drawing it looks good, keep up the good work!
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:icongraphite220:
graphite220 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012   Traditional Artist
Thank you so much! :heart: :-)
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:icongmartstudio:
gmartstudio Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
You just put a smile on my face. Had the biggest crush in the 80s. Great drawing.
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:icongraphite220:
graphite220 Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2011   Traditional Artist
Lol...thank you!!! I have a grown nephew who also LOVES Sade...I gave it to him :nod:
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:iconeddieholly:
EddieHolly Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2011  Professional General Artist
Nice one! I Love Sade :D
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:icongraphite220:
graphite220 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2011   Traditional Artist
Thank you!!! :-)
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:iconlilma1:
Lilma1 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this picture is also very lovely! you did a great job at this :)
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:icongraphite220:
graphite220 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2011   Traditional Artist
Thank you!!! :heart:
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:iconladyshawn:
ladyshawn Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2011
this is so stunning!!!!!! :love:
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:icongraphite220:
graphite220 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2011   Traditional Artist
Thanks so much!!! :iconfloatingheartplz:
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:iconstargateatl:
stargateatl Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Very nice work!!!
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:icongraphite220:
graphite220 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2011   Traditional Artist
Thank you :rose:
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:iconj-austin:
J-Austin Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
Beeeyoootiful.
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:icongraphite220:
graphite220 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2011   Traditional Artist
Thanks so much, and for the :+fav: as well :hug:
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:icontarcdnb:
TarcDnB Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2011   Traditional Artist
Very realistic and soft look, well done! :)
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:icongraphite220:
graphite220 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2011   Traditional Artist
Thank you!!! :-)
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:iconbobiii:
Bobiii Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow, great work, she really looks like herself :clap:
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:icongraphite220:
graphite220 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2011   Traditional Artist
Thanks so much :hug:
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:iconcaged-heart1994:
Caged-Heart1994 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
gorgeous :D
lovely pic ^^
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:icongraphite220:
graphite220 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2011   Traditional Artist
Thank you so much!!! :heart:
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:icongrungesmurf:
GrungeSmurf Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011
Cheerish the day. True talent is so few and far between these days.

Sade is a legend, nice sketch. Me likey!
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:icongraphite220:
graphite220 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2011   Traditional Artist
thanks so much, i appreciate that!!! :hug:
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:iconangelasportraits:
AngelasPortraits Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful, just like her:heart:
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:icongraphite220:
graphite220 Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2010   Traditional Artist
thank you!!! :hug: :-)
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