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Music, music, music... Here is a bird with some electronic power :)
I took the pic and made the sketch as usual. I was sitting outside
of a restaurant in Lisbon, Portugal. Several birds came and moved
from one chair to another hoping to draw my attention to receive
some food (I gave them all my bread). If you wish, you can also
view the sketch in progress and some preparatory photos here...

See the whole "Pencil Vs Camera" album

>>> Review from THE DAILY MAIL for this picture:
"A bird blares out music from a boombox around his neck: Ben
begins by taking a picture of an everyday scene then covers part
of the shot with a sketch - transforming the bland backdrops into
intriguing scenarios"
(Matt Blake, The Daily Mail, July 2012).

Update: See this video showing 18 Pencil Vs Camera
images in progress (with a small animation and music).

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For more information about my artwork: info@benheine.com
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:icontheladycurious:
Critique by TheLadyCurious May 28, 2012, 6:45:41 PM
You work is so amazing. I love the bright vibrant yellow and blues. They contrast nicely with each other. The dark blue sets off the yellow beautifully. The birds are so cute! The detail in the feathers is just mesmerizing! The bokeh in the background is outstanding! Give the entire picture a magical, whimsical feel to it.
I love the pencil drawing too. It's sweet and comical. And brilliantly drawn. Makes me smile. The lighting on here is great. I like how you caught the bokeh circles on the paper as well. How do you do that?

On a side note, I don't use the stars to rate art. I disagree with the idea of using a star system to grade art. I think art is like poetry, it means something different to everyone.

Beautiful work. I love the concept, excellent execution.
What do you think?
The Artist thought this was FAIR
2 out of 2 deviants thought this was fair.

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To deal with this photo, I have to write a critique on what I would think about this, and what the photo is.

Vision: As in my critique on "Pencil v.s. Camera - 65", the photography's all the range. There are two birds in this picture. The pencil drawing of a bird looks very realistic. Background and props are in perfect order.
Originality and Technique: With a camera like Canon EOS, there is absolutely a 100% chance of taking photos like these. You are much more skilled in combined photography and drawing.
Impact: This is what I really like. Conceptual photos are much more the type. I still am very impressed.

Keep it up, Mr. Heine!

From
Rick Robin P. Cagnaan (~RobbieMelrose)
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17 out of 17 deviants thought this was fair.

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:iconbradly1345:
Bradly1345 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014
Wow!
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:iconhbrhbr:
hbrhbr Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014
nice work
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:iconworldwar-tori:
WorldWar-Tori Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2014   General Artist
This one, this one so much this one!
Amazing work!
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:iconmichaelwehar:
MichaelWehar Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Awesome! :D
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:iconelchi17:
elchi17 Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2013
its sooo awesoomeee!!!
a really good idea
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:icongoodgirl-badgirl:
GoodGirl-BadGirl Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2013
 This is so cute. :)
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:iconmoemarrow:
MoeMarrow Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Genius
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:iconbonitarosyardi:
bonitarosyardi Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013
oh its so cool !
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:iconrosyrose1:
RosyRose1 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013
OMG THIS IS SO COOL O.O :la:
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:iconlucasblue:
LucasBlue Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2012
This is too cool!
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:iconcapturing-the-light:
Capturing-the-Light Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I'm afraid possibly unlike the other 35,020 people who have viewed this I really do not know what to say. I am simply "blown away" by the talent in front of my eyes. What a wonderful artist you are and what a fantastic imagination. I could view your work all day. Thank you so much for sharing this with us on d.a.
Simon
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:iconmandyleo96:
mandyleo96 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012  Student Interface Designer
how do you do it??
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:iconsuperstarmario13:
superstarmario13 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
FUCK YEAH
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:iconasimakri:
AsiMakri Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
totally amazing!!!!
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:iconkellyvshea:
kellyvshea Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
love it your sooo cool!
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:iconlyricalexperiments:
lyricalexperiments Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Well sorry. DA doesn't show that it has posted the first comment. Excuse me. >.<
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:iconlyricalexperiments:
lyricalexperiments Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow :O
This is amazing creative. Love it.
Wish I could draw like this *.*

One question: May I use this in FB for my timeline as background pic?
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:iconlyricalexperiments:
lyricalexperiments Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow :D
This is stunning. :D Absolutly amazing.
Wish I could draw like this :D
Unfortunatly I only take photos.

One question may I use this for FB as background image for my timelin?
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:iconpink-rose14:
PINK-ROSE14 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012  Professional Photographer
This is amazing! I love your drawings/photos!
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:iconbubblez758:
bubblez758 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
aww hhahah sooooo cutw! :)
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:iconmcmg:
MCMG Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
LOL!!
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:iconselimeia:
Selimeia Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I keep on loving your pictures. Where do you get those ideas from?
Once again amazed, awestruck, inspired, whatever you wish. :)
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:iconbenheine:
BenHeine Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2012  Professional General Artist
:heart:
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:iconpuppyartist101:
PuppyArtist101 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2012  Student Photographer
this is so awesomely cute!
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:icon91michelle:
91Michelle Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2012
Love it
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:iconmockingjay7:
Mockingjay7 Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2012
Just one word: AMAZING !
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:iconloveartwork:
loveartwork Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2012
:D
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:iconxghostwriterx:
xGhostwriterx Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Woha! I just :heart: this little adoreble pencil Vs Camera! :love: Great work darling. :clap:
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:icontselea:
tselea Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Charming! Amusing! I love it!
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:iconsaeed-s:
saeed-s Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2012
realley thank you its very very nice
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:iconmarkus43:
Markus43 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Ha! Brilliant!
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:icondancerh:
dancerh Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeahya!
That's my gangster birdie with his boombox right there!
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:iconmcoppola21:
MCoppola21 Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2012
I love this! Very well done. It is definitely an inspiration to think outside of the box once in awhile.
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:iconfarasha4ever:
FaraSHa4ever Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2012
Amazing.
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:iconfyredancer911:
fyredancer911 Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
If I haven't mentioned it before, I will now. I freaking love you and your art. Not in a creepy way -- in a respective way that says "OMG you are so talented that I am insanely jealous." That pretty much covers it.
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:iconastrangeallure:
astrangeallure Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Reminds me of "Say Anything"...love it...:D
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:iconyessica13:
yessica13 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2012
Another awesome work of yours <3<3
You're so amazing :D :love:
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:iconcrypticcuriousity:
CrypticCuriousity Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2012
The classical sweet tweeting of a bird vs. the modernized hip new version of tweeting :)
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:iconpeccatori:
peccatori Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That's amazing! O.O Great job! :D
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:iconusethebrakes:
UseTheBrakes Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2012
Gangsta bird! But seriously, foks, love your sense of humor.
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:iconzanabel:
Zanabel Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2012   General Artist
I know they're only birds... But they remind me of Stereo Heart, by Gym Class Heroes - [link]
However, this is amazing. Your skills are astonishing, and I hope some day I can achieve at least 10% of your talent ;_;
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:iconaguedaliz:
aguedaliz Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
JAJAJAJAJA
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esalazioneHg Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
lol! nice idea!
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:iconlucysthings:
Lucysthings Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2012
very very cool
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:iconjokersitamerri:
jokersitaMerri Featured By Owner May 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
owww...♥ so cute :D
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:icondwalldorf:
dwalldorf Featured By Owner May 31, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
lol Great job! :)
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:iconrachelrross:
rachelrross Featured By Owner May 31, 2012
I love everything, from the background to the angle of the birds. I especiallly love your boom-box love :) Thanks for creating yet another *beautiful*, ORIGINAL piece of genius. Seriously... <3 <3 <3
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Eitvys200 Featured By Owner May 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello this is =Eitvys200 with great news. Your work was featured in #5-Stars-Artists journal project 5-Stars-Artists feature

Stay perfect,
:icon5-stars-artists:
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:icondorianoart:
DorianoArt Featured By Owner May 31, 2012  Professional Artist
:woohoo: VERY ORIGINAL & UNIQUE ART! Molto Bravo! Sincere Congrats +++:woohoo:
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:iconfarizghazali:
farizghazali Featured By Owner May 30, 2012
WOW!
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May 28, 2012
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Camera Data

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Canon
Model
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Shutter Speed
1/166 second
Aperture
F/4.0
Focal Length
200 mm
ISO Speed
200
Date Taken
Apr 15, 2012, 3:26:15 PM
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Adobe Photoshop CS4 Macintosh
Sensor Size
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