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Author Topic: A Boy and His Horse  (Read 329 times)

Offline Candice

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A Boy and His Horse
« on: November 03, 2018, 12:06:36 AM »
So much RED....  :wow:  I'm putting him away for the night and start on this little guy on a new day.  Just thought I'd share.


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Re: A Boy and His Horse
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2018, 07:55:33 AM »
Good luck Candy.. this is one of "those" tricky ones...
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Re: A Boy and His Horse
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2018, 09:45:24 AM »
No doubt there!  I start, work a thought, share my starting place and then work forwards and backward many times.  This is going be one of those pics.  Good practice though, Lynn.

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Re: A Boy and His Horse
« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2018, 09:50:16 AM »
Thank you for sharing this little guy. Tricky is right! Looking good so far. Good luck Candy.

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Re: A Boy and His Horse
« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2018, 01:00:06 PM »
Candy, is there a little lock of hair above his left ear right next to his head?
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Re: A Boy and His Horse
« Reply #5 on: November 03, 2018, 07:37:02 PM »
 There might be, Hannie.  I'll be running through my second check tonight.  I'll take a close look.  Last night I worked primarily on the britches, shirt, and tried to get his leg back. Lastly, I worked on the background.  Now, I'm puzzled what I should do with his shoes. 
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« Last Edit: November 03, 2018, 07:39:45 PM by Candice »

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Re: A Boy and His Horse
« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2018, 01:36:03 AM »
He's coming along. I toned him down. Worked to bring out his complexion and found some shoes and socks that I think work.  Now to see what you see....... 



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Re: A Boy and His Horse
« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2018, 09:51:05 AM »
Looking really good Candy. Maybe copy the front leg, flip horizontal and place it over the back leg. Mask the layer and then with reduced opacity paint in the lighter leg to give the back leg a bit of texture. You can add back some shadow too.




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Re: A Boy and His Horse
« Reply #8 on: November 05, 2018, 10:00:41 AM »
Good tip shadow.. Candy do you think maybe blur the shoes a tad.. they caught my eye straight away as being a bit sharp.. see what you think..
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Offline Candice

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Re: A Boy and His Horse
« Reply #9 on: November 05, 2018, 10:35:27 AM »
I think both are great tips.  Thanks girls!!

Shoe blurred a bit more and knee lightened.  And a few other little things. 


Last changes made and I'm sending him home!

« Last Edit: November 06, 2018, 10:27:16 AM by Candice »

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Re: A Boy and His Horse
« Reply #10 on: November 06, 2018, 11:31:34 AM »
This was a tricky one and you whipped it right into shape Candy. Beautiful.  :up:

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Re: A Boy and His Horse
« Reply #11 on: November 06, 2018, 04:32:40 PM »
 :hug:  Awwww, thanks!  You and Lynn helped