These Entries for Wacom's Digital Drawing Competition are Stunning

By: Laura McQuarrie - Published: Jun 30, 2013 • References: & inspirefirst
Wacom is currently hosting a digital drawing competition called 'Pioneers of Now,' designed to award and provide support for creatives with daring visions. Artists' entries are to be portraits representing a progressive pioneer spirit.

Artist Natalie Shau's entries to the competition are stunning and packed with intricate details. Shau uses a SLR camera, a Wacom tablet and Adobe Photoshop to create a unique mix of photographic captures and digitally-drawn artwork.

The portraits bring in historical influences like classical architecture, sculptures and fashion. Each portrait features a headpiece that frames the faces of her subjects beautifully, though it must have been a painstakingly tedious task to draw all the lace feature in the portrait with the Elizabethan-inspired headdress. Although technology certainly speeds up the creative process, it takes time to make beautiful pieces of art. Stats for Intricate Framed Face Portraits Trending: Older & Buzzing
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