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Zena
08-15-2011, 04:10 PM
Here is a commission i have painted.Should i darken the shadows even more under the dog?It's painted on 16 x 20 stretched canvas.Thanks,Janhttp://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/15-Aug-2011/21385-Cassie_005.JPG

Raymo
08-15-2011, 08:45 PM
Oh, I like rabbit dogs ! You did good, Zena the Warrior Princess !

Zena
08-16-2011, 12:22 PM
Lol,thankyou Raymo! Hugz,Jan

biddlebeach
08-16-2011, 01:50 PM
love it!!

Zena
08-16-2011, 02:44 PM
Here is an update .I have textured the white fur some and i like it.Don;'t know quite how to texture the black or the other color too much except for the bits of black hairs the dog has on her.I am using yellow ochre and burnt sienna and some white for the lighter colors.Thankyou all for your comments and help!Fiddled more with the face too,don't know if i made it worse or what. Hugzhttp://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/16-Aug-2011/21385-Cassie_013.JPG

barsha
08-17-2011, 12:56 AM
Lovely :heart:

chammi kaiser
08-17-2011, 04:35 AM
Love that expression. Sweet little dog. I do feel that you need to darken some of the shadows beneath the paws. Cassie seems to be floating a little. Otherwise very well done.

biddlebeach
08-17-2011, 08:28 AM
I just LOVE her eyes :)

ladypainter
08-17-2011, 08:46 AM
awww what a cutey . I had beagles when I was a kid. They are so lovable. A great job on her by the way.

OkeeKat
08-17-2011, 10:21 PM
Oh Jan, she is soooo cute!!
Lovely work on her, great expression!!
Darkening her underneath on the ground wouldn't hurt at all,
It might help ground her a bit, close to her body and blended out dark to light.. no defined lines of shadow

Zena
08-17-2011, 10:47 PM
Thankyou all so much! I will darken the shadows some more! Hugz,Jan

sugarbritches085
08-18-2011, 12:00 AM
She is so cute!

I love the texture you put into the white fur. To define the black, couldn't you mix a bluish grey to make her coat seem a bit shiny? Especially throughout the black, I always feel like that part of coat reflects so beautifully.

Zena
08-18-2011, 12:12 AM
Thankyou! And yes,i will definitely try that,thanks so much,Jan