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ArtByG

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on: April 07, 2011, 05:34:12 PM
This is finished and delivered. Now I'd like to know how I could have improved it. Babies are hard.



ArtByG

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Reply #1 on: April 07, 2011, 05:35:58 PM
I forgot to mention that this is acrylic on convas panel.


ArtByG

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Reply #2 on: April 07, 2011, 05:37:30 PM
Aaaaarrrrgh...."canvas" panel.


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Reply #3 on: April 08, 2011, 01:43:46 PM
As usual very sensitively handled. I like it  :clap: :clap:

When painting from a photo that has be taken with a flash try and not add the "spot" reflection right in the pupil area. It may well look good in a photograph but in a painting it looks very unnatural. Next time add the spot such that it is half in the pupil and half in the white of the eye (cutting the line) - you'd be surprised what that small shift makes to the overall effect.
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Reply #4 on: April 09, 2011, 04:34:20 PM
Looks good, I'm having enough trouble drawing portraits never mind painting them. That is still to come. I agree babies are tough, difficult to capture all the smooth subtle curves. I think you've done a nice job of it.
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Reply #5 on: April 09, 2011, 07:18:11 PM
I agree with Dennis, but you've nailed the colour just right.  O0
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Reply #6 on: April 13, 2011, 12:01:39 PM
Great job Georgie I am sure the owners of the painting are delighted :clap:

I would also use my artists license to darken the shadow under the chin (ie on the neck) as it adds distance between the face and neck


 

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