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Elizabeth

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on: April 09, 2014, 11:31:50 AM
Leopard - April 2014. All comments most welcome. This was quite a challenge.
Re-worked Drawing: Corrected the eyes and added some background.
 
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Photo used:
 
I used the full range of pencils from 3H to 6B
« Last Edit: April 12, 2014, 01:42:48 PM by Elizabeth »


JayJ

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Reply #1 on: April 09, 2014, 01:46:10 PM
Wow! Amazing!
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Bev S.

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Reply #2 on: April 09, 2014, 01:47:48 PM
Oh Elizabeth. . . .he is magnificent!!! Well done :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #3 on: April 09, 2014, 02:00:58 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Elizabeth, a beautiful job of the leopard.  My word, you have really excelled.  Patricia
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Elizabeth

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Reply #4 on: April 09, 2014, 02:11:46 PM
 :thankyou: :thankyou: :thankyou: Jay; Bev & Patricia. I'm sure it still needs some work. Your encourageing comments much appreciated.


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Reply #5 on: April 09, 2014, 02:14:42 PM
Elizabeth your leopard is magnificent,  i also like the bark on the tree branch. :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #6 on: April 09, 2014, 03:54:12 PM
Excellent leopard, Elizabeth.

You did very well.

aloha

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Reply #7 on: April 09, 2014, 11:20:26 PM
Your leopard looks very like the photo. the spots must have driven you cross-eyed! I'm probably a bit late but maybe just a bit more shadow under the paw and a slightly darker branch where he shadows it?


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Reply #8 on: April 10, 2014, 10:28:25 AM
Karen - Thanks you for pointing that out. It's good to see your work through somebody else's eyes.


Elizabeth

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Reply #9 on: April 10, 2014, 10:30:31 AM
:thankyou: :thankyou:  Danielle & Mea. Your comments are greatly appreciated.


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Reply #10 on: April 11, 2014, 09:03:06 AM
how did I miss this? this is really well done Elizabeth, I like it a lot  :yippee:
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Elizabeth

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Reply #11 on: April 11, 2014, 10:26:32 AM
 :thankyou: very much JennyLynn. Your comment much appreciated.


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Reply #12 on: April 11, 2014, 11:13:47 AM
Elizabeth, this is a very good likeness. The only thing is that the leopards left eye looks a little too high. In the photo they are dead level, but your drawing has the left eye distinctly higher than the right.

But I tell you what - I don't envy all the work you put in with the spots!

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Reply #13 on: April 11, 2014, 01:59:02 PM
Elizabeth,

Great job.
Paula


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Reply #14 on: April 11, 2014, 02:06:19 PM
 :clap: :clap: great drawing!! so realistic!! Bravo!! :clap: :clap:
Doina