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Michelle Ripari

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Sisters, 1995
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Mia, 2009
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Julie, 2013 (Front cover illustration for Just A Little Unwell by Julie Toner)
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About Me:
My name is Michelle. I am a prize winning artist who is available for commission.
Each original pencil portrait is hand-drawn in a photo-realistic style from your favourite photograph(s) using professional graphite grey-scale and colour pencils; Derwent, Faber-Castell Polychromos, Staedtler Mars Lumograph and Caran d'Ache Luminance.
My attention to detail is clearly evident in my portraits, capturing the true character of each subject beautifully.
I use a variety of techniques to create texture, tone, shadow and depth, taking over 20 hours create each portrait.
I have always loved to draw but have only taken my ability and passion seriously in the last three years due to family and disability.
I am fascinated by fine detail, precision, texture and shadow. I have also recently...
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia