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EmmaLee

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on: April 25, 2019, 05:06:01 PM
I have spent a little time on this pet portrait and I’m at a point where I know I’m not finished but I’d like to know what you think so far. I went with the shape of the dog and just tried to fill it in with that I could see on the lightened reference (as Denis and Val showed me). I added eyes but didn’t want to put a lot of detail. It’s an 8x10. I’m going to let it dry and then try to sharpen the details on the fur.
What do you think? 



Terrible reference:
 

Should I remove that back leg or keep it in?
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Reply #1 on: April 25, 2019, 08:10:24 PM
See, you CAN do it  :clap: :clap: :clap: Keep the back leg as it breaks the oval shape and also anchors the dog to the floor  O0
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Reply #2 on: April 25, 2019, 10:22:14 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  EmmaLee you have done a grand job so far.   Patricia
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Reply #3 on: April 26, 2019, 11:24:42 AM
Thank you Dennis and Patricia! I’ll repost after I work a little more on the fur. I wanted to make sure I was on the right track. Hopefully it dries enough in the next few days for me to continue.
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Reply #4 on: April 27, 2019, 03:51:04 PM
Yes, your client will LOVE this.   :yippee:
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Reply #5 on: April 27, 2019, 05:29:56 PM
EmmaLee

You are doing a really good job on this, as you do with all the other dog paintings you've done.

aloha

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Reply #6 on: April 28, 2019, 02:22:23 AM
I really like the eyes. Not sure what else is needed, but maybe that is what you got the commission!

Really nice work!

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Reply #7 on: April 28, 2019, 09:52:07 PM
Looks good to me :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:

I would also keep the back leg, it is in the corner so nobody even looks there O0


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Reply #8 on: April 29, 2019, 12:19:06 AM
 :heeha:   He´s really coming on beautifully EmmaLee. I knew you could do it!  O0   He´s going to be absolutely lovely when completed. I love those eyes.
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Reply #9 on: April 30, 2019, 07:48:11 AM
 :clap: :clap: Lovely Emma Lee. Job  well done!


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Reply #10 on: May 01, 2019, 04:30:32 PM
Thank you MaryLou, Mea, Charles, Nolan, Val and Elizabeth. I worked on this a bit more today but I don’t think I made it much better. It looks a little better in person but on the screen I see very little difference. May have been a waste of time. Should I call it finished? Let me know if you see something I should tweak.

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Reply #11 on: May 01, 2019, 04:47:16 PM
EmmaLee

Considering what you had to work with, I'd say you exceeded your own expectations.

DONE!  I admire you for taking on this challenge.  I would have walked away from it.

aloha

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Reply #12 on: May 01, 2019, 04:58:41 PM
Thank you Mea!
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Reply #13 on: May 01, 2019, 05:11:02 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Absolutely magnificent EmmaLee.   Patricia
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Reply #14 on: May 01, 2019, 05:22:30 PM
Thank you Patricia. :)
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