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Eilymcc
04-04-2011, 10:53 PM
:wave: Here is my latest finished piece - of my hound Indie, collector of socks, chewer of beds and couches, digger of garden, source of endless fun and games!:heart:
All done with scalpel on Ampersand board - 8 x 10.
Cheers,
Eilis :)
Addit - I use FG brush too in places!

Harry Seymour
04-04-2011, 11:04 PM
This is fantastic--one of the best mouths I've seen in this forum. Beautifully done.

Snuzin Susan
04-04-2011, 11:11 PM
How friggin long did that sweet looking background take you? Great job!

-Susan

Eilymcc
04-04-2011, 11:11 PM
Thank you Harry! It took me a while to get the angle of the muzzle - photo is from an odd angle - this dog sure as hell knows what to do with those teeth...(Not directed at me of course...but at all of my belongings!!)

Obedec
04-04-2011, 11:33 PM
Gorgeous Piece!

Eilymcc
04-04-2011, 11:37 PM
Thanks Susan! To be honest I did the bg when I didnt really feel like paying much attention to what I was doing - a lazy scratch but still helps get the urge out of the system!!
Thank you Karen :)

PatrickHedges
04-05-2011, 12:15 AM
Susan, she did a similar background on my colobus monkey and I have that right in front of me and still can't work out how she did it!!! :confused:

That is brilliant!! You bloody legend!

lorna12
04-05-2011, 12:38 AM
lol He's smiling! Really well done...that background IS amazing!

artofnature
04-05-2011, 01:47 AM
Patrick, you said the b word!!

Eilis, this is one of the best dog scratches I have seen on here. Stunning. I feel like I know Indie as I have been following her antics on your f/b page. What a little terror.

But I am so glad you finally got around to scratching him. He was screaming out to be done.

Very very well done!!!!!!! And beautifully scratched!!!!

MuttHut
04-05-2011, 01:51 AM
Very beautiful indeed Eilis,

Wendy

caribouhills
04-05-2011, 04:27 AM
Beautiful work Eilis, that mouth is amazing and I like the BG a lot.

Rodman
04-05-2011, 07:05 AM
Eilis...This is a SUPER piece. The photo you worked from seems perfect, given his propensity to get into a lil trouble. Top notch scratching..... Whoa!

annamelia
04-05-2011, 07:46 AM
Fabulous work. :clap: :clap:

emilycolors
04-05-2011, 09:04 AM
Excellent work! I'd love to see a close-up of the mouth!
Love the background too - so interesting!

fire angel
04-05-2011, 09:46 AM
Beautiful work!!

03ahmed
04-05-2011, 06:12 PM
Stunning work! The mouth is awesome!

SammyH
04-05-2011, 10:24 PM
Fantastic. Beautiful fur and dynamite eye. I can hear him panting.

tigress
04-05-2011, 11:26 PM
I really like the job you did on this and the name of your dog so suits him. The backgound is nice and soft and even.

Eilymcc
04-06-2011, 07:48 AM
Thank you everyone for your wonderful comments!!!
There is nothing fancy about the bg - just a load of scribbles!!!!
Oh Rod...a little trouble doesn't do this guy justice...He constantly has his nose where it shouldnt be! But then I have always been attracted to trouble makers lol - must say more about me!!!

Rodman
04-06-2011, 08:09 AM
Eilis.....you should just LOVE Patrick,Harold & especially Diana.

FoggyMountain
04-06-2011, 08:24 AM
Wonderful work Eilis! Very nice.

Buggin3
04-07-2011, 12:46 AM
Perfectly scratched! Love your background technique. :thumbsup:

Diana Lee
04-07-2011, 12:22 PM
This is one animal that looks like it would be a hoot to live with!!! Great job!

Diana