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Offline Jo Ann Snover

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Mom cuddling two young ones
« on: July 08, 2019, 02:17:42 PM »
I think I'm posting this WIP largely because it's taken me so long and I'm still not done. I have had various things that interrupted work, but it's also been hard to keep motivated as there's always so much more left to do!! I'm hoping to keep doing a little each day until it's finished :)

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Re: Mom cuddling two young ones
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2019, 02:55:24 PM »
Looking good so far Jo Ann. Slow and steady still gets you across the finish line. Look forward to watching your progress.

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Re: Mom cuddling two young ones
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2019, 06:09:08 AM »
Slowly coming back to life, looks good Jo Ann.  :up2:
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Re: Mom cuddling two young ones
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2019, 07:44:25 AM »
Gonna be beautiful Jo Ann... lot of work.. don't envy you one bit lol... small thing caught my eye.. is mom's elbow a little more "swollen" than the original? looks a bit big to me. Looking forward to your final.. s'gonna be lovely.  :up:
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Re: Mom cuddling two young ones
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2019, 11:09:38 AM »
Thanks for the encouragement. After I get my cup of tea I'll do another "session" with this. Tea is the British fix for just about anything that ails a human :)

I'll look at the proportions - I did some initial "underpainting" on the skirt and elbow to get a general sense of shape - some of what I thought I saw in the original looked downright weird once I roughed it in. I've probably overdone it.

One "therapy" maneuver I use is to go work on small details in the blinds or her skirt when some part of the anatomy is just not coming together. I may get sucked in one day is some sci-fi nightmare - lost between the blinds' slats...

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Re: Mom cuddling two young ones
« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2019, 09:31:56 PM »
I did a little more today - posting my progress to keep me honest (and to see if Lynn thinks that the Mom's elbow looks better; it'll need some more work, but I think the general shape is now right).



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Re: Mom cuddling two young ones
« Reply #6 on: July 09, 2019, 11:08:09 PM »
You'll pull it all together, Jo.  Enjoy another cup of tea. 
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Re: Mom cuddling two young ones
« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2019, 11:57:06 PM »
Looking good! What a sweet photo.
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Re: Mom cuddling two young ones
« Reply #8 on: July 10, 2019, 07:34:31 AM »
 :up2: :up2: :up2: :loveit:
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Re: Mom cuddling two young ones
« Reply #9 on: July 10, 2019, 01:54:35 PM »
Beautiful work!

Offline Jo Ann Snover

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Re: Mom cuddling two young ones
« Reply #10 on: July 10, 2019, 06:49:27 PM »
Thanks to all for the encouragement! Here's today's progress - beginning to see suggestions the end will soon be in sight :)



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Re: Mom cuddling two young ones
« Reply #11 on: July 10, 2019, 10:50:35 PM »
You're in the final stretch Jo Ann. Looking good.  :)

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Re: Mom cuddling two young ones
« Reply #12 on: July 12, 2019, 02:44:24 PM »
So this isn't perfect, but is it good enough to consider as final? All comments appreciated (but be kind! We had an earthquake in the middle of the night that woke us all up - no damage thankfully)



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Re: Mom cuddling two young ones
« Reply #13 on: July 12, 2019, 06:35:21 PM »
Really nice Jo Ann. Maybe blend the boy's legs a bit more?

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Re: Mom cuddling two young ones
« Reply #14 on: July 12, 2019, 07:08:43 PM »
More haste less speed! Thanks

How about this?



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