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KreativeK
02-27-2013, 09:43 PM
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/27-Feb-2013/11698-Striped_Rears_Zebras.jpg
3.5x7 watercolor of the four grown zebras standing together discussing the day's events. Today I painted them on Canson 140 lb cold press paper and took about the entire 2 hours, counting the sketch done first on 8.5x11. I worked from a black & white printer copy of the photo. Darks mixed with quinacridone burnt orange plus UB, Daniel Smith paints.
C&C welcome :cool:

savatage
02-27-2013, 10:10 PM
nice job , the rendering is perfect

lisilk
02-27-2013, 10:13 PM
I love that ref. Yours looks great! Glad you didn't get lost in all those stripes!

Li

Scotkatidid
02-27-2013, 10:30 PM
Wow better you than me - this is fantastic Kay - your eyes must be going wonky after painting all those lines.

justjean
02-27-2013, 10:41 PM
bet your eyes are crossed LOL, looks great :thumbsup:

KreativeK
02-27-2013, 11:02 PM
I do have a headache...

eyepaint
02-28-2013, 12:38 AM
Great backsides :)

connievanwinssen
02-28-2013, 03:35 AM
Cool painting!:)

crispur2005
02-28-2013, 05:45 AM
Its amazing how the forms emerge out of all those stripes. Wonderful.

guilliame
02-28-2013, 06:19 AM
Hey Kay:wave: not sure i could paint all those stripes:) my eyes go funny if i look too long:clap:

artastic
02-28-2013, 07:10 AM
lots of patience girl!

Deano
02-28-2013, 07:57 AM
Yipes...All those stripes!!! :) Wonderful painting, Kay!

PaintBoss
02-28-2013, 08:49 AM
Enjoyable piece. You made it look easy! Well done.

Charlie's Mum
02-28-2013, 10:14 AM
Brave girl doing all 4!!!

Lovely work Kay - and have the eyes uncrossed yet? :lol:

skappy
02-28-2013, 11:23 AM
Lovely painting Kay the title '' bottom line '' could work:)
Robert:cat: :cat:

KreativeK
02-28-2013, 12:40 PM
Thank you everyone! Yes, my eyes are now normal. I thought of the title "In Arrears", too, and "Bottom Line" is funny, too.

mhimeswc
02-28-2013, 06:22 PM
I saw these on your blog this morning. Great sketch! Oh....I like Robert's suggestion of "Bottom Line" . LOL

KreativeK
02-28-2013, 09:55 PM
Yes, I'll save it for the next zebra painting. Thanks all of you.

BUN201
03-01-2013, 11:54 AM
Great job! I have this one put aside to do.. you've done a great job with this.

Paulafv
03-01-2013, 11:59 AM
Great stripes make a wonderful painting.

Scattykat
03-01-2013, 05:09 PM
how brave to choose all these stripy derrieres, well done...

"J"
03-01-2013, 11:41 PM
Such a good job.

oty
03-03-2013, 12:54 AM
very nice one!!! I cannot imagine how you did all those stripes!!!

123harry
03-03-2013, 02:33 AM
Very difficult subject very well done. The volume of the animals is well suggested. Decorative.

surob
03-04-2013, 03:54 PM
Love it Kay!