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Fight our desires by lily-fox Fight our desires by lily-fox
So, I still haven't seen any of the second season of Sherlock, which, I know, I know. But I already love Lara Pulver as Irene Adler, even with her bizarre coif.

I feel like I haven't done anything in a hella long time that required any real pencil finesse. It's more fun than I remember. You know how I love drawing hair, and Irene's is so perfect. I should have bitten the bullet and done her whole (stolen) coat and Sherlock's shirt, but honestly, I don't have a super steady hand for big planes of texture, so.

This was sexy. I feel like I could watch Sherlock collapse in a drugged haze all day long. Don't think less of me.

[ reblog on Tumblr ]
props: characters Arthur Conan Doyle
materials: pencil, paper + PS8
music: La Roux, "In For The Kill (Skrillex Mix)"
Please do not reproduce without my explicit permission.
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Kirinin Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2015
Wowww, how powerful.
IAmZBEST Featured By Owner May 6, 2014  Hobbyist
PureBoredomArt Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Woah! This is B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L !:happybounce: 
Khanksc Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Tazpire Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2013  Professional Photographer
this is just

wow so beautiful :heart:
Wild-Cherri Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2013  Student
The hair ! IT's so perfect ! :clap:
veronicgarcia Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
AMAZING!!! This is perfect!!!
kytesandfairies Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Hobbyist
Do you do prints? Cuz I'd love to get this...
rabid-uke Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012
If you still haven't watched season 2, you need to. I love That Woman, Irene Adler. The very first glimpse we get of her/that situation is amazing.

Also, I am In Love with your whole gallery.

Holy crack muffins.
Beanamir82 Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012
This is such a lovely picture. Just incandescently gorgeous, a perfect illustration of that scene (which I can and do watch repeatedly), the tense connection between Sherlock and Irene. <3 <3 <3
Arahiriel Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2012  Professional General Artist
Just wonderful! :heart:
minalucy1992 Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012
Wow. Just. Wow.
NazoGoshi Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012
he is so smexy >_<
harasarah Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012
My god. That's FAB.
Renee-Mariposa Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow, that is amazing.
I....I think I'm in love @.@
Andrea-Mum Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012
"As a half awakened volcano
My heart slowly pounds
The tepid lava of your eyes
Flow into my sick veins
I think so often of you
That my reason capsizes it
As blue boats would make
And even the biggest ships"
(According to Etienne Roda-Gil, France)
This one is my dream in paint. Thank you a lot.
GamblersAll Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I am in LOVE with this
Cassielle Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2012
This is drop dead gorgeous :heart:
caesaraugustus Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
a seven percent solution? no excuse, watch all 3 eps, and if you've ever read the stories you know what happens in season 3
lily-fox Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012
My husband just brought home Season 2 on DVD. We're going through it at a leisurely pace.
ScurvyNicole Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
i love her. i love this.
goldfyshie927 Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2012
looooove this. I can't stop staring!
yellowis4happy Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, this is fabulous, and fabulously gorgeous. I absolutely love their expressions. You definitely should get around to watching this episode, because this show's handling of Irene Adler was absolutely stellar.
Vermouth1991 Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2012
Irene is being, penetrative here.
lily-fox Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2012
She is. It's her particular dojo.
faerynatasha Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
beautiful. there's so much crazy sexual tension in that episode (MmmmmMMMmmm) and I think this is done perfect. LURVE.
NordicLynx Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Her hair looks amazing, and you are so good at faces too
kurophoenix90 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2012
This is my mobile phone background right know. :D Thank you for making such a wonderful piece about Irene and Sherlock. I love it so much <3
kurophoenix90 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2012
And what I wanted to say also: I just love the way you painted the hair. It's so amazing!
CMDonovann Featured By Owner May 31, 2012
lol I could watch Sherlock in a drugged haze for ages too. He is one of the most gorgeous people alive. :)
PurpleGoat Featured By Owner May 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
the drawing... the editing... damn i'm speachless. this is marvelous.
Wafture Featured By Owner May 26, 2012
I don't really ship them but this is just amazing! absolutely love it :squee:
xokomalxo Featured By Owner May 26, 2012
Absolutely brilliant!
redcardigan Featured By Owner May 25, 2012
And with this I have decided that I love everything you do.
lily-fox Featured By Owner May 25, 2012
Aw, ha ha! Thank you!
seussical-love Featured By Owner May 24, 2012
Because drugged love is true love? (No but seriously I ship the hell out of these two.)
Jadeyfish Featured By Owner May 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this :)
darksblaqkwings Featured By Owner May 24, 2012
They look so perfect! You've captured them perfectly :heart:
Pounia Featured By Owner May 23, 2012
this is awesome !!
Shukria Featured By Owner May 23, 2012
It's simply breath-taking.. awesome work!
10qwertyuiop10 Featured By Owner May 22, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Now that I know exactly what this means, I'd adding it to my favorites. :D
Aniphine Featured By Owner May 22, 2012  Professional Writer
This is a really fascinating concept and I love how perfectly you caught their expressions. Beautiful piece of art! :clap:
Itabia Featured By Owner May 22, 2012
This is absolutely amazing! I love it :)
sapphireswimming Featured By Owner May 22, 2012
This is absolutely amazing. Your precision with the pencil is incredible. Her hair is perfect. And I really like how the details fade away from there. It's a great composition and the colors and textures you use really turn it into an interesting piece. :heart:
lily-fox Featured By Owner May 25, 2012
Thank you so much! Any artistic success here is totally accidental. :D Like a byproduct of amusing myself.
HeadmistressMercedes Featured By Owner May 22, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Hehe, I concur...Sherlock is FAR too sexy the what should be legal when he's in his drugged-out state of mind. It's strange. The after-effects are also quite amusing ^.^ I love the detail of this piece, ESPECIALLY the hair of both Irene and Sherlock, and the amazing smirk that tugs at Irene's perfectly painted lips...very seductive, VERY Irene :giggle: Love it! Faved!
lily-fox Featured By Owner May 25, 2012
And I STILL haven't seen the episode. I know he hallucinates a scene, right? Does he even get to fool around with Irene in his hallucination? Poor Sherlock. Gets roofied, doesn't even get laid.
HeadmistressMercedes Featured By Owner May 25, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I can't BELIEVE you haven't seen the episode and you captured it so well here! Yes, he does get a hallucination during the episode. And no, no foolin' around in his drugged-out's even better then that, trust me ^.^ Though the way that you described it hilARious!
stART06 Featured By Owner May 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this looks so cool!
LarissaRivero Featured By Owner May 22, 2012  Student General Artist
What made me love this fanart is the white splatter detail. Amazing *-*
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