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AJFear

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on: May 11, 2015, 02:21:59 AM

Painting of a photo by Chris Allsebrooke.

Any feedback appreciated.

Thanks



Danielle123

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Reply #1 on: May 11, 2015, 04:29:07 AM
AJ you are doing great,  you probably need just a bit of rounding on the beak.  The eye is beautifull.
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Reply #2 on: May 11, 2015, 05:26:59 AM
So majestic!  Lovely AJ  :clap:
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Reply #3 on: May 11, 2015, 07:11:09 AM
AJ,

Wow, the eagle really jumps right off the paper.  Feathers look so real.  Great work on the eye.  Agree with Danielle on a tweak for the beak.

Be really proud of this one! W-O-W.

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Reply #4 on: May 11, 2015, 08:41:19 AM
Excellent job, AJ.  Like the feathers....looks so real.  The eye is perfect, and, I agree with Danielle n Mea....just a little 'tweak' on the beak.
It's wonderful.
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Reply #5 on: May 11, 2015, 07:12:04 PM
I love it.  I have been checking out eagle pictures on line since I have started "painting" on glassware.  Yours is fantastic, the eye, the feathers - awesome...do you mind if i copy it to put on a wine glass?
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Reply #6 on: May 11, 2015, 07:50:02 PM
Great eagle AJ. I love the look in his face. :clap:


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Reply #7 on: May 11, 2015, 08:21:53 PM
Thanks Daniella, Robin, Mea, Retta, Marsha and Sally for your feedback   :)  and supportive comments.

I was hoping the beak would get a mention I wasn't happy with it, so it's good to get some tips on correcting it.  I have made at slight tweak, not too much difference but I am much happier with it.  Thanks again for your comments.




Marsha, I copied this from a photo off the Facebook Group "photos for artists" by Chris Allsebrook, he has some gorgeous photos of Eagles and other birds (as do some other photographers) - it could be worth your while having a look at this.    :) 

I haven't been on here for a week or so and just noticed Dennis has posted the next upcoming soft pastel class .... a Bald Eagle, I will have to try this one when its uploaded  :painting:

« Last Edit: May 12, 2015, 01:32:18 AM by AJFear »


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Reply #8 on: May 12, 2015, 05:13:40 AM
Excellent work AJ.  O0 Your pastels are a treat to behold.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #9 on: May 12, 2015, 07:21:14 AM
A slight adjustment made all the difference.  :clap:
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Reply #10 on: May 12, 2015, 04:24:34 PM
Thanks Val and Robin  :)


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Reply #11 on: May 19, 2015, 02:15:52 PM
Beautiful!   :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Reply #12 on: May 23, 2015, 06:39:01 AM
Excellent  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #13 on: May 23, 2015, 11:10:34 AM
Well done on the Bald Eagle :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #14 on: May 25, 2015, 05:33:50 AM
Nice improvements AJ  :clap:
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