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12-19-2000, 06:35 PM
This is my first attempt at a wild animal. He is in graphite and i really enjoyed drawing him.
[This message has been edited by edith (edited December 19, 2000).]
12-19-2000, 07:10 PM
<IMG SRC="http://www.wetcanvas.com/Critiques/User/africanking.jpg" border=0>
see if this works....you didn't have the "I" in the last IMG bracket....
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12-19-2000, 07:20 PM
Glad to see you managed to post this (almost) it does get easier http://www.wetcanvas.com/ubb/biggrin.gif
I'm no expert, so not really able to give you much useful advice, but I would love to see this in colour, have you tried watercolour pencils yet?
12-19-2000, 07:52 PM
Very well drawn edith for your first wild animal. good use of values, and the shading is excellent...the hind legs are a bit disimilar but overall you have done a great job here...post more.
12-20-2000, 04:58 PM
I like this a lot Edith. Especially the angular look of the head and mane. Reminds me of a primitive mask which, I think, fits.
12-20-2000, 06:25 PM
Thanks for all the comments. No i haven't tried watercolour pencils on this but i do have them. I was hoping DD would advise about doing it (the lion) in acrylics. However, he(the lion) has found a home because my daughter wants him, so he will have a good Christmas. More comments welcome, and, DD i will try to correct the back leg before he leaves home. thanks everyone for your help.
[This message has been edited by edith (edited December 20, 2000).]
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