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Sometimes, you find the key to your problems in the dark moment.
There is always a magic door and a key near you. The light and the
solution aren't far. Sad events can be a source of enrichment too.
The bird I drew isn't an eagle or a parrot, it's a crow. (If you wish,
you can also view a detail and the work in progress here...)

Model: :iconcarolinemadison:

View the the full Pencil Vs Camera album

You can find several interviews about the Pencil Vs Camera
series and about my other concepts as well at this link.

The above picture is dedicated to Caroline, the model.

Plz join me on Soundcloud, I will add new works there soon.

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Take My Key of Dreams

A poem by Peter S. Quinn

Take my key of dreams
For anything that´ll go
Not all is what it seems
Thru the keyhole’s glow

Stretch you own wings
Flow them thru a twist
The character inside sings
What your traits has kissed

Roads must be two ways
One is to your reply
The other with head plays
Wherein the interiors fly

Love is in its fine tresses
Falling down to the earth
Mind and ability abolishes
Each of its possess worth

Sometimes you’ll find a key
To your instant problems
It might have a sure way
To what it after that becomes
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Pencil Vs Camera -57 by `BenHeine "His artwork is absolutely superb and not only shows viewers an amazing story, but one of superb perfection in his technique. His skill in creating these amazing pieces is one that I look up to as a student, photographer and artist. His series, Pencil Vs Camera, takes two amazing forms of art and puts them together to tell an extraordinary story." ( Suggested by TimberClipse and Featured by WDWParksGal )
This work is beautifully detailed, one of my favourite of your 'Pencil Vs. Camera' works.

The pencil strokes are so straight and fine, it appears your work isn't even pencil. The drawing is so smooth, clear and tidy, in comparison with the rougher bricked area of the photograph, this is a wonderful juxtaposition.

The model is also dressed wonderfully, her hair clashing nicely with her clothes, and her shoes blending into the wall as she appears to attempt to walk up it. I like how she appears rested and relaxed even lying on hard uncomfortable ground.

The choice of bird is dark and forboding, yet in your case it is delivering hope and salvation. This is also a great spin off the norm.

A beautiful work, and I love what you have done with these already fantastic photos to create your own surreal spin and include a deeper meaning.
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433 out of 442 deviants thought this was fair.

I would like to highlight the Originality of this amazing project "PENCIL VS CAMERA", this is a overture that give us the photographers a new way to interpret the photography, a new way to combine the real world with the imagination.

This picture particularly caught my attention first of all because the perfect execution, the expression of the girl, the colours of the dress and her red hair make a perfect combination with the background, and obviously the great concept that gives the design overlapped in the photo.

This work requires a big amount of creativity, great talent and moreover a beautiful model.
What do you think?
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67 out of 69 deviants thought this was fair.

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GreatC0ldDistance Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2015  New member Hobbyist General Artist
Cool style and nice picture/drawing.
MGartist Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2015  Student General Artist
I didn't realize that you have a deviantart! I remember seeing some of your artwork such as this one when one of my professors from my old college mentioned you and showed my class some of your work as examples for an assignment we had to do as a final project.
LovelilyArt Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
This is beautiful. As a secondary art teacher this technique is something that would be so useful for my students, as it allows them to pick a section of a picture and just draw that. Allowing them to choose easier or hard sections. Love this. x x
CharmaineWashington Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Gil-59-sixfifty Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014
Your work is really fantastic !!!
YamiBloody Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Really cool.
milorox22 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014
This is beautiful
rea5press Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love the idea, and it's really detailed! Good job! :)
Lillian-Phantomhive Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
WooowwwIcon Hirasawa Yui 50 x 50 by akiochan5302 Erika Blushing Icon 
Skye-42 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014  Student General Artist
This is fantastic!! Amazing stuff! I love this 'Pencil vs Camera' idea, and it really looks great! ^^
KiwiCocktail Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful, and such a lovely idea!
LegsEmporium Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
WhiteButler1618 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I have to say that only you, my friend, would do this Clap 
fishman0422 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Not the type of stuff I typically see. Different! Truly Impressive!! Love it
Mister-23 Featured By Owner May 30, 2014   Digital Artist
Interesting piece you've made here.
RebeccaTripp Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
This is amazing!  There is a mystical quality to it.
VikkiArt0619 Featured By Owner May 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
 Beautiful, I love the eye used to capture the full background. 
luke24v10 Featured By Owner May 12, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love this idea, I've never seen it before really and it works really well.
KreepingSpawn Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Fantastic!  Inspired stuff.  :)
bohica79 Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Very creative.
Hawk-d-mika Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
BillyNikoll Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
holygreys Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014  Student Digital Artist
woah freaking amazing 
lizardwizard444 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
i see the little pepole 
Mae2k Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
WOW!!! Absolutely Beautiful and creative!!! I love the little people!!! Everything down to the last detail is just AWEsome!!! Makes my jaw drop every time i find something new that i didnt see the last time i looked at it! Perfection. Thank you for expressing your talents. :happy: 
duzetdaram Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014
It has been featured here:…

It is a real pleasure to share your AMAZING ART in my group.  Thank you.
YamaBerryCZ Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Nice work!
primalfuryan Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2014  Professional General Artist
:iconcternetea::iconsquirrelflight-77:Your artwork has been graciously displayed in The sky is the limit Feature stay wonderful:hug::iconsquirrelflight-77::iconcternetea:
Arhwana Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014  Professional General Artist
This series is really exciting.  I appreciate not only the skill involved, but the creativity.
TFSakon Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2014
It has a very out of body feel to it. Very nice.
Dragonflysunning Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I love your pencil vs. camera pieces! The illusions you create are amazingly convincing and seamlessly fitted Love 
funvampiremihihou Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love how it just seamlessly fits together!
PencilArtGallery Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2013  Professional Artist
Wow the creativity is very impressive!!
Manlarr Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2013   Photographer
Stunning work Ben!
Lilmimi1 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very nice! Love the tiny people!!!!!!!!! la in love 
BlueGirraffexx Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Very cool!
HestiaSmilodon Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2013  Student General Artist
Very interesting.
AnaArtAM Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013   Digital Artist
great, I share it in my new page…
QuickTest1234 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2013
BellaGBear Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
this image really stirs up my imagination. Wonderfull work
tsponsock Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013
my daughter introduced me to this site and your work. so far, it is all pretty amazing to me. i think you are really good.
TheOneAndOnly-K Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I love this!
BenHeine Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Professional General Artist
thank you!
umlando Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2013
My favorite so far of the genre!
BenHeine Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Professional General Artist
death-potato Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2013
I must agree it shows amazing skill. With not having it look out of place and the drawn part having the perfect amount of detail to match with the photograph.
ShenaniBOOM Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2013
This is a very unique concept! I might have to try something like this! If I do, I'll be sure to credit you as my inspriation :D
cupcake200 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2013  Student Digital Artist
bosifusjones Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2013  Student Photographer
WOW that is really amazing 
tkj222 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Must resist the temptation to favorite all of your work.


Your work is amazing! I am glad I saw your Pencil Vs. Camera art piece on the front page.
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