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Trying to love myself by Rajacenna Trying to love myself by Rajacenna
This is my very first self-portrait. A lot of people said to me that I should do I self potrait but I thought it was just weird. But I suddenly came up with this idea and the easiest thing was to use myself for it.
I wanted to give the feeling that I was locked in a heart and I couldn't get out of it, only if I try to love myself.

I didnt drew for 3 weeks:O, a lot of people were interviewing me about my drawings and I did a lot of studying and writing :O

Hope you like it:heart::hug:


(Oh and I didnt put much effort in the hands, sorry :XD:)

I used:

- B and 8B pencils
- Tissues
- Kneaded earaser
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Vision: When I saw this picture on your front profile I thought it was a photograph but then I realized that it was a drawing. You have great eye for deatails. The hair expecially. But from everything to the eyelashes to the lines on the fingers. Wonderful. (: The only thing that I don't really enjoy, or like about this is the heart as the background. If you just did the full paper it would be even better.

Originality: Not many people put their self portrait inside a heart. I really like that. And I think that's all I have to say about this.

You did a wonderful job. Your details are amazing and you are a awesome artist. (:
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whassouh Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014
Pretty woman, wonderful work, thanks !, gracias!, desde Espaņa con amor
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Bqsss Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2014
you are amazing as all your art is Heart Heart Heart :happybounce: :happybounce: :happybounce: Heart Heart Heart 
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PinkyPy123 Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2012  Student General Artist
whit this you're already in my watcher!!!!
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BieberLady Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Yes, I though the same, you're so similar to Miley Cyrus.
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Quineotics Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
do you know that you look like miley cyrus? :) :D
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ahmadios Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
awesome ...love ur work !
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SamiSuicideSixx Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
ur beautiful!!!!!
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flwrpwrgrl Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I just love your artwork!!! How do you do it?! It's amazing!!! I am really inspired. i don't get how you can take so long to draw something. If I spend more than a few hours drawing, I have a complete meltdown because I didn't finish!!!! I don't get how you do it! Luv it! :)
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homdda Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2011
The success of the supernatural
Like a picture
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:iconjasmin98:
Jasmin98 Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2011
Echt gewoon geweldig!!:love:
Of had ik al een comment gegeven??....

Mag ik wat vragen??
Voor een tekenopdracht voor school moesten we een zelfportret van een schilderij of tekening uitprinten en daaronder nog een paar vragen beantwoorden.
Zou ik deze mogen uitprinten??
Natuurlijk schrijf ik dat jij hem hebt gemaakt!
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Rajacenna Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Haha nogmaals bedankt! :heart:

Haha ja tuurlijk mag dat :D:hug:
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:iconjasmin98:
Jasmin98 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014
Hey, super laat bericht (jaren.. o_o) maar m'n docent was echter onder de indruk en ze vond je werk echt awesome ~
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Rajacenna Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Haha wow ja dat is nogal wat jaren geleden en wat leuk om te horen, nog dankjewel!! :D 
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:iconjasmin98:
Jasmin98 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2014
Np, echt sorry voor het late bericht! xD
Kort vraagje: teken je nog steeds? c:
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:iconrajacenna:
Rajacenna Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Haha is niet erg, ik ben soms net zo erg als jij! :D En ja ik teken nog steeds! Laatste jaren alleen maar in opdracht gewerkt, sinds kort produceer ik ook weer eigen werk en dingen die ik leuk vind om te tekenen :) en teken jij nog steeds? 
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Jasmin98 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2014
Haha XD
Oh awesome! Cant wait to see more ! XD CX
Hmm ja, maar wel minder door school enz.
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Jasmin98 Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2011
Alsjeblieft:hug:

Haha dankje!
Ik heb het nu uitgeprint maar het is nu blauw in de plaats van zwart..

En als mijn juf het niet mooi vind zal ik haar eens mores leren~!
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Jasmin98 Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2011
laat maar :)
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izzysaldana1 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2011
best self portrait ive ever seen and for not putting that much work into the hands they are really amazing ive never drawn anything half as good :)
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izzysaldana1 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2011
best self portrait ive ever seen and for not putting that much work into the hands they are really amazing ive never drawn anything half as good :)
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delta0115 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2011
the detail with the skin is mind-blowing!!
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:iconissa-art:
issa-art Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
I love this piece, is amazing!
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WickedGhoul Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2011
The eyes are gorgeous!
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zonnetje2 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2011
ik zag een stuk van je staan in mijn jeugdkrant en dankzij jou ben ik portretten gaan tekenen! Nu vind ik het geweldig om te doen... Dank je!!! :D
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sibylleanna Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
no way, this is drawed?? amazing!
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UltraNoire Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2011  Student General Artist
WOW
If you don't love yourself, i will :D
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Wingracer Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The hands were fine, but the hair is the only thing that doesn't look photo-realistic.
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Coolgirl215 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2011
i favourited this!
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marmicminipark Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Didn't know that was YOU....Awesome !!!!!
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Yolox Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2011
I'm seriously out of words O.O
I love your art!.
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billabo Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
You apologize for the hands but they look very realistic!
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BonzzGX Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2011
Nothing more than just- Amazing, really very realistic , thought it was a black & white photo- that good is the accuracy of the details :O
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Venomfuit Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2011
agh I thought it was a photograph again! I love you work!
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DayDream-NightSleep Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Incredible! :wow:
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oneEdge Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
love it looks very realistic =D
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Emily1274 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2010
When I first saw this drawing, I honestly had to look twice because I thought it was a photograph. This is so beautiful! Keep up the great work, you're obviously very talented.
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Hermelientjeee Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I taugh it as a picture 0.0
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norty677 Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
beautiful!!!! :D
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LiquidFantasy96 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2010
Beautiful
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Sederous Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
Wow....just....wow. You are an amazing artist! How long have you been drawing? Really, this amazing.
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pudenda Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2010
Peek-a-boo
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RockY14 Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2010
KLASSE! niet alleen een portet, maar zit een leuk idee erbij ;) je moet trots zijn opjezelf;)
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TamaraButterfly Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2010
damn..
zo mooi :|

en jaaa houden van jezelf, VERY IMPORTANT [L]
love the idea!!!
echt heel mooi gedaan
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Graffight Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
question. When you do your highlights, like the one on the tip of your nose, do you shade to there and leave it blank, or do you make the highlight with your eraser?

Thanks :o)
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Ehvh Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome idea :)
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C0CHI Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2010
simply amazing. The realistic way you draw blows my mind. You really amazed me, because i draw too... but im so bad :(. i never learnt or something, i have the will but....always something happens and i canīt go to learn (a curse maybe? lolz)

keep drawing, that gift is something magical. Yes, the correct word: magical. And you know what? not all the people are magicians, but you definetlly are one.

(sorry for my english)
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Fadi2 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2010
you have to love your self !!! WOWs
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kennan12 Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2010
What are those dark things under your eyes.
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Janinedingx3 Featured By Owner May 11, 2010
Ik zag je op carlo en die andere:P.
ik dacht echt dat dit een foto was.
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