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Old 06-20-2014, 09:30 AM
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Gorilla - 5x7

Hi all!
I just finished this last night and am super excited about it. I've been wanting to do a gorilla for some time, so this was really fun!

Thanks for looking!
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Nice chiaroscuro study
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That's excellent. It's really well executed!
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Love this!!!!

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Great work. You have captured your subject beautifully!
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Re: Gorilla - 5x7

I forgot to mention that the reference photo is thanks to user Hazegry!

Thank you Venkat!
Thank you very much Patrick!
Thank you Sean!
Thank you Sue!!
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You are on a roll Melissa. Sooooo nice.
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Beautiful lighting and expression on his face
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This is gorgeous, like how you did the short fur work. The eyes, oh man, they say it all
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This stands out among so many images of gorillas. It is among my very favorites.
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Beautiful lights and darks....LOVE IT!
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Wonderfully done! a soul stirring expression, moody shadowing, I love the fur and skin textures.
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Love the look, composition and technique... Ok, I just love it!
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Old 06-23-2014, 11:16 AM
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Re: Gorilla - 5x7

Thank you Lynn!!
Thank you Sande!
Thanks so much Nelvia!
Wow Harry, thank you!
Thank you Krissy!
Thank you TJ!
AND Thank you Ginger!!
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