Eva Green as Vesper Lynd in “Casino Royale” Pencil Drawing

Vesper-Love-Knot

Sometimes after drawing dudes one after another, a guy’s just gotta spend some time looking at a pretty face. 🙂 I’ve drawn Eva Green before — technically twice already (one solo, one with Bond), but I’ve never really been super happy with those. So, when it came time to pick subjects to work on, I actually gravitated to a promo photo of Bond and Vesper (Green) from Casino Royale and started work on that, but struggled with getting Eva’s likeness just right. So I put it aside and found this one, also a promo from Casino Royale, that was used for an ad for jeweler Sophie Harley who designed the Algerian Love Knot that Vesper wears in the film. I then juggled both pieces until finishing this one first.

This is a fully graphite drawing using various grades of Staedtler pencils, 0.3 mechanical lead pencils, and an Ebony Jet Black pencil.

(Side note… near completing this drawing, I noticed that other photos of Eva — and Eva in the movie — had her hair parted on the other side of her head… until I realized that whoever designed this Sophie Harley ad had mirrored her photo for the ad. *sigh* Oops!)

Etsy link for prints:
https://www.etsy.com/listing/218667785/drawing-print-of-eva-green-as-vesper?

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