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Louisa Rautenbach

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on: July 05, 2015, 11:33:49 AM
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Reply #1 on: July 05, 2015, 12:04:34 PM
Look great so far! :clap:
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Reply #2 on: July 05, 2015, 01:03:01 PM
:Awsome Louisa.  :yippee:
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Reply #3 on: July 05, 2015, 01:14:13 PM
Looking great so far Louisa :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:

The background is just a bit dull, so add some more colour in. It should not be super bright colours, but it does need so colour as there zebra itself is pretty mono tone O0


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Reply #4 on: July 05, 2015, 01:23:54 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap: Fantastic Louisa.  I tried the Zebra too. It was the first time I had ever painted with acrylics and I am still busy but my background is way too bright and I struggled with the paintbrushes and acrylic paint. It is just so very different from watercolour. Anyway, when I have finished it, I will post it but am having a break before attacking it again. Just hope it doesn't end up in the garbage bin lol!!!


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Reply #5 on: July 05, 2015, 02:30:53 PM
Great work on the zebra, Louisa.  The stripes/fur look so realistic.

Agree with Nolan on the background.

aloha

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Reply #6 on: July 05, 2015, 08:49:00 PM
Louisa - friggin' fantastic!  I know the stupid thing is watching me - way cool!
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Reply #7 on: July 06, 2015, 02:55:24 PM
Lovely work Louisa. I think i am going to give this one a try soon.


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Reply #8 on: July 07, 2015, 01:41:00 AM
Looking great so far Louisa.  :clap:
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Reply #9 on: July 07, 2015, 02:39:11 AM
Welldone  :clap:
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Reply #10 on: July 17, 2016, 01:27:42 PM
Hi! 

I am looking for feedback on my zebra painting.  It's my second painting, so I know I still have a lot to learn.  I am looking forward to suggestions :-).  FYI - I paint a hidden heart in my paintings (my Teddy Bear painting in my gallery has one, too).

Thanks!  April

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Reply #11 on: July 17, 2016, 03:10:49 PM
April,

Lovely zebra.  Love his nice fluffy ears.  Great depth in those beautiful brown eyes.

The shadow cast by the ears appears to be too straight in your painting - maybe try to blur the edges a bit.  The nose (snout??) looks too solidly one color

Think I see the heart(faintly)  in the upper left corner.  Cute idea.

Keep painting and posting!

aloha

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Reply #12 on: July 17, 2016, 05:06:14 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  April, you did a fantastic job on the Zebra.  However, I would agree with Mea about the snout being too solid.  I initially tried it in acrylics without knowing anything about the medium (and I still don't know anything about it) so it remains unfinished at this point. I did one in pastels which turned out nicely and pleased me tremendously as I painted it for my daughter and she loved it too. Looking forward to seeing more of your work.  O0


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Reply #13 on: July 17, 2016, 05:55:33 PM
Nope... clearly in one of the black stripe.

Beautiful zebra  :clap:  How ingenious to hide a little heart in your painting  O0
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Reply #14 on: July 17, 2016, 08:28:20 PM
 :clap: Such a handsome zebra, April. I love the full thick neck. You did a beautiful job on the hair of the mane and ears. The stripes are lovely. I also feel the snout is a bit heavy looking. I like the hidden heart signature. I've been looking for it but I think Annie may be right. I believe I see it in the black stripe too. ❤️💜💚
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