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tamiboo
02-10-2007, 08:58 PM
This one is posted in the Wildlife forum also.
He is a 16"x20" Palette knife painting.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/10-Feb-2007/9848-lookintomyeyes.jpg

dreamz
02-10-2007, 09:14 PM
he's incredible!

Mark Newton
02-10-2007, 09:59 PM
You've captured quite a bit of detail considering you used a palette knife....I like the bold contrast, very nice and a very intent looking Canus.

mrs willow
02-11-2007, 05:02 AM
This fellow is hard to resist! A very compelling image!:thumbsup: I like how you have kept the colour scheme simple and the direct eye contact is magic.:clap: :clap:
Sandy

JStoltz
02-11-2007, 05:15 AM
Tami,

I really like those penetrating eyes. The background really serves to accentuate the glow of that stare. Very nice:thumbsup:

Jeff

connievanwinssen
02-11-2007, 06:40 AM
Nice bright and bold!:)

idcrisis55
02-11-2007, 09:04 AM
As Sandy said, the eye contact is magic and rather hypnotising. They look great against the neutral coloring of the wolf.

Lady Carol
02-11-2007, 09:50 AM
Stunning eyes. Great painting.

10fingers
02-11-2007, 10:58 AM
I like this, how long did it take you.

chammi kaiser
02-11-2007, 11:32 AM
Like the simplicity of this and the glowing background emphasising the mesmerising eyes. Well done.

tishtosh
02-11-2007, 01:28 PM
Cool painting, his nose and mouth area seem to stand proud of the canvas, great depth!..loving the background colour too!

tamiboo
02-11-2007, 05:31 PM
Thanks everyone for the nice comments. :wave:
He was a lot of fun and did not take as long as one might think. The great thing about using the knife on a piece like this is that less is more. I used a gel additive to the paint to thicken it to my liking and then "sculpted" the colors together. The eyes I used a brush on to get that transparent glaze effect.