Penélope Cruz Sánchez born April 28, 1974 is a Spanish actress She has received critical acclaim for her roles in Volver (2006) and Nine (2009) receiving Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations for each. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2008 for Vicky Cristina Barcelona. She was the first Spanish actress in history to receive an Academy Award and the first Spanish actress to receive a star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Colour pencil portrait - Faber Castell Polychromos and prismacolor premier pencils on 21x27cm 160gsm sketching paper. For all the flesh tones I used polychromos pencils but tried out prismacolor pencils for all the work on the hair and the jacket