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justjean
05-14-2006, 11:08 PM
Joel gave us the link, Smoking painted it beautifully, Marge remarked that she was going to try it also and I thought what the heck me too:lol: so here's my start at white 32 by lockstock

I transfer the red lines to a new blank canvas and then draw on a layer underneath using them as guide lines, I actually drew the image above a dark gray b/g but eliminated that so you could see the drawing better :)

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/14-May-2006/36920-girlwhiteorig.jpg http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/14-May-2006/36920-girlwhite1.jpg

JCoop
05-14-2006, 11:20 PM
Jean, your thoughtful approach will surely bare fruit. Glad you guys are finding the link as useful as I had hoped.:)

LadyAlba
05-14-2006, 11:31 PM
Love your approach to this Jean...as I will be working on the mermaid I think the rest of the month :lol: (she has had alot of replacements she doesn't even know about) I'm not sure when I will get to this one but I love the pose. :wave:

TWTom
05-14-2006, 11:52 PM
whoa, I missed the link. Who's got it?

Jean, you're off to a good start! More please! Looking forward to this.

barryt
05-15-2006, 04:25 AM
Lovely start Jean. Not that it matters, but your face is turned to the front slightly more, and perhaps her left arm could be thicker towards the centre line? (If you look at the space between the arm and the line)

justjean
05-15-2006, 09:24 AM
thanks Joel, it's a great link :) and lets hope it's not rotten fruit :lol:

:lol: Marge my gals have so much cosmetic surgery before they are done :wave:

Tom you will find the link in this post by Joel http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=345550

thanks Barry , :D things will change as I move along some for better, some for worse, some completely different than what I start with :lol:

justjean
05-15-2006, 09:59 AM
here's an update :)

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/15-May-2006/36920-WIPgirlpaint3.jpg

JCoop
05-15-2006, 10:29 AM
Wow Jean. This is really great! Your start... the way you're blocking in color and tone feels similar to my own. Good, good, good!;)

Chiers
05-15-2006, 11:25 AM
Looking good Jean!

LadyAlba
05-15-2006, 12:07 PM
:thumbsup: looking good! :wave:

justjean
05-16-2006, 12:23 AM
thanks Joel, Sherry and Marge :)

and a little further along ...........

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/16-May-2006/36920-WIPgirlpaint4.jpg

Shan Khurram
05-16-2006, 06:30 AM
WOW Jean, this is turning beautiful.:thumbsup:

justjean
05-16-2006, 11:21 AM
thanks Shan :)

and as I've lost interest in her , this is it :D

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/16-May-2006/36920-WIPgirlpaintfini.jpg

JCoop
05-16-2006, 11:26 AM
Jean, that can happen on the home stretch. Sometimes I just want to move on. I like what you've done here. You've definitely captured the angst in her expression and the details in the dress are impressive. Good goin'!:)

LadyAlba
05-16-2006, 12:06 PM
I hear you on the ready to move on! LOL This is fantastic! :thumbsup:

justjean
05-16-2006, 10:49 PM
thanks Joel and Marge , much appreciated :wave:

Annie*M
05-18-2006, 09:28 PM
I love the detail on the fabric. Lovely work.

TxAggieDarlin
05-25-2006, 11:14 AM
Nicely done