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Alexander Smith inspired by Elle Fanning

On April 2, 2014

This exquisite portrait of Elle Fanning is by 19-year-old Alexander Smith. He studied Art at A-Level following it up with an Art and Design College Foundation Course. He lives in the UK, where he spends his times drawing commissions and celebrity portraits.You can check out Alexander's celebrity portraits on his Facebook page.

Elle Fanning is the younger sister of actress Dakota Fanning, known for her starring roles in Phoebe in Wonderland, Somewhere, and We Bought a Zoo. In 2011, Fanning starred in her breakout role as Alice Dainard in J. J. Abrams' sci-fi-drama blockbuster, Super 8. For this role she received overwhelming critical acclaim.

Fanning stars in the upcoming Maleficent as Princess Aurora (Sleeping Beauty). Maleficent, starring Angelina Jolie in the title role, is inspired by the 1959 animated Sleeping Beauty, which is based on a Brothers Grimm tale. Maleficent will be released in May.

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