"who is this Precious? Something tasty?"

"Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? The pity of Bilbo may rule the fates of many."

It was lots of fun practicing wet on wet sketching and cold skin tones on this one. I hope you like him :)
[url="http://www.contrastminiatures.com/learn/sketching/finishing-the-sketch-gollum/"]There is a little tutorial on my site about where the bust came from and how he was painted. Check it out!
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  • Andreu "Morglum.K"

    Really well done mate!

  • Luc "Windtalker" VanpouckePLUS

    I like your style, very good painting!

  • Alfonso Giraldes_BansheePLUS

    Thats sooo perfect

  • Erich_StrasserPLUS

    Perfect skin!!!

  • JGREEN

    Wow!  Gold from me.

    Jason

  • John Margiotta "BloodASmedium"PLUS

    Ill say this much….your skills which were already unparalleled have skyrocketed even further.the last two posts (and I’m ecstatic to see many more from you) have been in a category by themselves despite all the amazing work on this very competitive site . Your in my eyes one of the worlds best and it’s amazing to see the heights human beings can reach .

  • Werner KellensPLUS

    Amazing!!!

  • Ken "Macca Chung" Lim

    Beautiful work Matt.

  • Mike HoekstraPLUS

    Superb work.  Gold!

  • Jason ZhouPLUS

    Amazing work showing atmosphere, especially the eyes and flesh-tones!

  • Lucky-LBTPLUS

    Eyes, hair… so stunning

  • Richard SharpPLUS

    Absolutely superb work.

  • Matt DiPietroPLUS

    Wow! Thank you to everyone who has left a comment! I’m in the studio working hard on my next project right now, and your kind words are giving me a boost to push things further!

    Paint bravely my friends :D

  • Antonio

    Awesome !!!WoWWW. Gold!

  • Sławomir Borysowski - "Sławol"

    Fantastic work!

    Cheers,
    Sławol

  • Tony Dawe

    We wants it Precious.

  • Kilsh

    Great work Matt. Gold.

    Cheers

    Neil

  • Chris "D.Vader" SuhrePLUS

    One of your best!  Love it. Sorry putty and paint would only let me vote gold once for it. :).

  • Jero Carmona

    Awesome Project here! Like it a lot!

  • montagne31

    Sublime… Félicitations

  • Kev "Dead Marsh Spectre" LawrencePLUS

    Wow!

  • Artur Borkowski

    Beautiful work! Very painterly.

  • Artur Borkowski

    Beautiful work! Very painterly.