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gaykir
05-23-2009, 06:29 PM
Some of you may recognize the Feb different strokes subject. I'm a little late getting to it but it was such a great reference I did not want to skip it totally!

12" x 12" gallery wrapped canvas.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/23-May-2009/56079-Take_Time....jpg

~~Kathleen
05-23-2009, 06:42 PM
You know what they say Gayle...."Better late than never!"
And that goes double in this case. :)
~~Kathleen

Kathrin G.
05-23-2009, 08:31 PM
well worth the wait :wink2:
I love the softness in her hair and the colours :thumbsup:

gaykir
05-23-2009, 09:59 PM
Thanks so much Kathleen and Kathrin! It just came together rather quickly today. I see a couple of things I want to tweak but overall it's done with the couple of exceptions!

PainterDeb
05-23-2009, 10:47 PM
Looks great, I especially like her hair!

FlyingPhoenix
05-23-2009, 10:56 PM
Her hair is extremely beautiful. I should try this one, too.

nithya_swamy
05-24-2009, 03:58 AM
Beautiful Gayle, this is such a cute reference, I have saved it too. The shape of the chin is bothering me a little, it looks very circular I think, with no angle. Giving it a slight angle will look better I think. Otherwise great lighting and lovely outcome.:)

gaykir
05-24-2009, 09:51 AM
Thanks very much Deb, Phoenix & Nithya! It really is a great reference and hard to resist.

arl
05-24-2009, 09:54 AM
Beautiful work. I love the colours and modeling of the girl.

Artchrispy
05-24-2009, 11:10 AM
Great work Gayle. Nice comp and execution. The title of the thread made my heart skip a beat.:eek: You have to be careful with the male collective subconscious.

LavenderFrost
05-24-2009, 12:12 PM
LOL The title did make me wonder. But anyway, you did a wonderful job!

Shirl Parker
05-24-2009, 02:01 PM
Great job on the hair, Gayle.

P.S. I knew right away this was going to be a Different Strokes, I just wondered if it would be the same one I'm late with. But it's not...

Danimal316
05-24-2009, 05:08 PM
The warmth of her hair and the delicate flower are beautiful. This is great work.

gaykir
05-24-2009, 09:24 PM
Thanks so much Arlene!
Chris you really made me laugh! I guess I didn't think of that!
You too Michelle??
Shirl - You'd better get to it! They always come up with some great references!
Dan - I appreciate your comments!

leamacd
05-25-2009, 01:09 AM
I remember this reference from a while ago. I'm glad you shared - gave me an ahhhhhhh moment - so cute!! Love how you used blue in her hair.

susme48
05-25-2009, 01:18 AM
It was, and is adorable....I wanted to try it also. You did a wonderful job!!

gaykir
05-25-2009, 10:06 AM
Thanks Donna & Susan!