View Full Version : WDE 25 Nov - Really Late but - 'Do Not Disturb'
12-06-2011, 03:41 PM
i started this one the right week, then my arm froze up and I've been in pain since. I had managed 2 hours - I've finally finished it.
'Do Not Disturb'
Derwent Aquatone (background)
A5 HW Cartridge Paper
4 hours total
Here it is at 2 hours: (where I had to stop 2 weeks ago)
I had a lot of trouble keeping my whites white :( . Coloursoft can be smudgy and I'd used the black to lay out the marks first and even with a fix spray everything just seemed to go grey. No white would cover it. Lesson, either don't use a black first or use a different type of dark/black that doesn't smudge.
12-06-2011, 05:30 PM
12-06-2011, 05:46 PM
12-06-2011, 06:31 PM
Sorry for the hard lesson you had to learn. What a shame no white will cover it....maybe there will be someone come along and give some secret trick for you to use!!
12-06-2011, 06:38 PM
great painting Lin.
12-06-2011, 06:53 PM
Worth the wait! Hope you feel better.
12-06-2011, 07:49 PM
It's beautiful, love the colors in the fur.
12-06-2011, 08:40 PM
okayyyyyyyyyyyyyyy.... are these backwards??? i love the first one with all the color in it... i dont get it.... but, BUT your freeze has defrosted... my thumb hasnt, so i am released from my promise..... glad you're doing better... it's about time!
12-06-2011, 08:55 PM
What a beauty! Thaks for showing the 2-hour mark. The fur is incredible - specially how the black merges with the lighter yellow/gold/white. Bravo!
Hope you feel really better soon!
12-06-2011, 11:39 PM
Lin this is amazing thanks for showing the progress as well
I love the rich colours you got
hope your arm gets better soon that is so tough.
12-07-2011, 12:08 AM
Glad you finished...well captured!
12-07-2011, 12:28 AM
Actually I liked the effect that you got from the smudgy black. The bluish-grey portions on the fur make it look like the black spots are merging with the white, resulting in an incredible effect on the fur.
Loved this one!
12-07-2011, 02:23 AM
Very good Lin:clap: :clap:
12-07-2011, 04:52 AM
There are two little spots of white, on the rim of the upper ear and by the eye. They sing because all the other whites in the fur are greyed. I think it works so well Lin! Thank you for sharing all your hard work since last WDE on it, especially with such a painful arm.
12-07-2011, 10:11 AM
A superb finish, Lin!!
12-07-2011, 12:13 PM
[quote=kordelia]okayyyyyyyyyyyyyyy.... are these backwards??? i love the first one with all the color in it... i dont get it.... but, BUT your freeze has defrosted... my thumb hasnt, so i am released from my promise..... glad you're doing better... it's about time![/quoteyes of course you are and I hope your thumb gets better soon.
I started this on the weekend of the original challenge 27 Nove but the next day I couldn't use my arm. SO I've had to wait to finish it and managed yesterday. Now I need tyo catch up and I'm going to do the horse for LAST weeks WDE 4 Dec 11 :rolleyes: so much catyching up to do.
Kor what's up with yout thumb hun?
Thanks all for comments.
12-07-2011, 12:55 PM
I think it looks great. :clap:
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