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Sherri

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on: February 09, 2015, 08:57:11 AM
Comments for improvement please.

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Reply #1 on: February 09, 2015, 08:57:59 AM
Sherri, this is marvelous.
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Reply #2 on: February 09, 2015, 10:15:42 AM
Oh, there is it, Sherri,  Your lion looks great to me.  Great teeth.

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Reply #3 on: February 09, 2015, 11:12:22 AM
I have no idea what Scratch Board is but this is impressive!
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Reply #4 on: February 09, 2015, 11:14:41 AM
I'll give you advice that was given to me.  Layers, lots of layers.  Meaning you keep adding layers of strokes when doing fur.  It totally changed how my scratchboards looked when I was done.  I do a layer and an ink wash, then add more scratches and repeat the process 4-5 times.  You also want to remember that animals with longer fur are going to have tufts of fur that are going different directions, so to make it more realistic, you want to make sure the fur isn't all going the same direction.  I'm attaching a piece I completed recently.  It's only the third piece I've done but I think it came out well. 

I think your piece came out really good.

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Reply #5 on: February 09, 2015, 11:53:07 AM
Nancy,

Your scratchboard lemur looks so well done. Wow.

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Reply #6 on: February 09, 2015, 12:06:56 PM
Nancy - Awesome!!!  Thanks so much for the advise.  I am going at it again.  Not sure what I will try next.  I did add a lot of layers but probably could have done more.  I used watercolor so need to get me some inks.

 :thankyou: :thankyou:

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Reply #7 on: February 10, 2015, 11:18:10 AM
Nice job Sherri.  :clap:

Great advice Nancy-lovely Lemur portrait.  :clap:
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Reply #8 on: February 10, 2015, 12:25:30 PM
Great advice Nancy. Lovely work.  O0 O0

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Reply #9 on: February 10, 2015, 01:54:10 PM
great job Sherri :clap: :clap: :clap:
there is just something bothering me about the bottom left hand corner, there seems to an angle that is wrong, just check with your reference photo to see if I am right please?

Great advice Nancy, scratchboarding is great for single layer work, until you start adding colour, then you need to draw in multiple layers to show the highlights O0


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Reply #10 on: February 10, 2015, 08:10:27 PM
Here is the reference picture that I used for my Lioness.  My cousin took the picture last year when he was in Africa.  I cropped the picture but the cropped version is on my computer that is being repaired.

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Reply #11 on: February 14, 2015, 07:16:27 PM
Great job :clap:
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Reply #12 on: February 15, 2015, 03:58:37 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Wow, Sherri and Nancy, outstanding work.   Patricia
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Reply #13 on: February 16, 2015, 12:20:29 PM
the angles are correct, well done :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:


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Reply #14 on: February 16, 2015, 04:19:16 PM
Thanks Nolan - feel better now that you have checked it.

Thanks all for your kind words.

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