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EmmaLee

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on: September 23, 2022, 05:16:09 PM
I’m at a point where I could really use some fresh eyes on this one. I have nearly thrown it out of the window a few times.  :crazy2:
I intentionally increased the contrast and saturation on the painting because I felt the photo felt a bit dull. I took this photo with the sunlight shining bright, the contrasts are not quite as strong in person.
It appears I have the fur texture wrong.
Any advice or comment would be appreciated.



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Reply #1 on: September 25, 2022, 01:47:42 PM
Me, personally, I think you have nailed it.  Before I read your comments I had already thought how wonderfully you captured the shiny fur, and great eyes.   :smitten:
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EmmaLee

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Reply #2 on: September 25, 2022, 02:40:41 PM
Thank you, MaryLou!
EmmaLee


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Reply #3 on: September 25, 2022, 11:32:40 PM
I agree with Mary Lou, I think you have captured Lady perfectly. There is much more brilliance of her character shining through, that the photo doesn't quite have.  Great eyes  :clap: :clap: :smitten:
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Reply #4 on: September 26, 2022, 08:43:55 AM
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Reply #5 on: September 26, 2022, 10:41:05 AM
The texture of the fur is spot on and it's an amazing portrait :congrats:

What may be bothering you is that you have more contrast in the fur than in the photo making the fur look more shiny than the photo. Personally I like that as it adds more life O0


EmmaLee

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Reply #6 on: September 26, 2022, 11:03:11 AM
Thank you MaryLou, Tracy, Dennis and Nolan!  :)

I’m so happy to read your comments. I was worried I had used my artist license a bit too much and lost the likeness along the way. I’ll send the photo to the client and see if she’s happy with it. Thank you again for the encouragement!  :painting:
EmmaLee


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Reply #7 on: September 28, 2022, 04:21:15 PM
This is beautiful.  You are truly talented!


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Reply #8 on: September 28, 2022, 07:58:07 PM
:bigwelcome: Carolyn


EmmaLee

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Reply #9 on: September 28, 2022, 10:40:13 PM
Thank you, Carolyn! :welcome: to Paint Basket!
I hope you share some of your art with us soon.
EmmaLee


 

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