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Reply #30 on: November 02, 2017, 01:08:07 PM
Sorry to hear about your family issues Sharon and painting is really therapeutic and will no doubt help you to take your mind off things for awhile.  Mr. Smith is looking good so far.


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Reply #31 on: November 02, 2017, 02:14:52 PM
Thank you, Patricia...
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Reply #32 on: November 03, 2017, 02:40:51 AM
Outfit looks perfect  O0.... Lots of Blessings that family issues get sorted asap.  :angel:
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Reply #33 on: November 06, 2017, 06:04:38 AM
His bow tie is awesome.  Fabulous gray suit and love the background with it.   Wishing you the best with the family concerns.  :flowers:
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Reply #34 on: November 06, 2017, 02:23:42 PM
 :thankyou: Win and Mary Lou! I’ll be posting the latest version soon. Been working on his face! Still figuring out how to handle the hair.
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Reply #35 on: November 07, 2017, 12:22:56 PM

So here’s Mr Smith with face and hair. I’m really looking forward to any suggestions. My eyes can’t see what to do anymore!
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Reply #36 on: November 07, 2017, 01:21:50 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Another darned good job Sharon.  I wish I could offer some advice but I have been backwards and forwards looking at the original and your painting and can't see anything that needs tweaking. However, members with good eyesight will advise you if there is anything that they can pick up. 


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Reply #37 on: November 07, 2017, 01:54:44 PM
Sharon you have done a great painting,  :clap: :clap: :clap:
My only worry is the shadow around the bottom lip as he doesn't have a lip separate from the shadow if you know what I mean. Plus I  would fade out the two shadow lines going down his chin,  they don't need to be so dark.
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Reply #38 on: November 07, 2017, 02:13:42 PM
I agree with Teresa. Look at the photo he has a lip on the bottom and then a slight shadow. In the painting it's all shadow. soften the shadow and give him a very very pale pink lip to designate he has a bottom lip also I agree the two Shadows on the chin should be softened. However it looks wonderful fabulous job again Sharon
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Reply #39 on: November 07, 2017, 03:05:00 PM
Thank you Patricia, Teresa and Mary Lou! And great call Teresa and Mary Lou on the shadows on the chin and under the lip and the lower lip color. He looks so much better without that 5 o’clock shadow! I know I can always depend on the expert eyes of my PB pals!! Thank you again!! I’ll send the photo to the client and will let you know what they think!!
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Sharon


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Reply #40 on: November 07, 2017, 03:45:35 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:   A couple of suggestions apart from fixing the bottom lip.
 Lighten the smile line on his right side, just the hint of a shadow as in the photo.
Slightly lighten the two lines coming down from his right eyebrow.

To me, his hair just seems a bit too bright, I'm drawn there before his face. Would only take the slightest tint to tone it down just a bit.

He truly is brilliant, another great job colourizing from a black and white photo. Well done.  O0
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Reply #41 on: November 07, 2017, 04:38:48 PM

Thank you for the great suggestions, Val. Of course the lighting has changed since its later, so the photo of the painting seems a bit darker. But I think those last tweaks made a big differences. What do you think?
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Reply #42 on: November 07, 2017, 05:01:31 PM
Sharon,

What a marvelous job you have done on this.

Your skills have doubled and tripled over the past couple years.

I have only two concerns. 

The shadow of the eye glasses on his face looks too distinct.  Is there a way to blur it a bit?   

I realize the photo shows him with what appears to be two eyebrows over his right eye.  But, it is driving me crazy. Can you blur that too - maybe it's a shadow from the frame of his glasses?

Regardless, the painting looks fantastic. Those teeth are beautifully done.  Look so real!

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Reply #43 on: November 07, 2017, 05:56:36 PM
Fabulous Sharon! His mouth looks perfect now....excellent job!
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Reply #44 on: November 07, 2017, 08:34:00 PM
Sharon that change makes a big difference, well done i know it's not easy to make adjustments with watercolours. Well done :clap: :clap:
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