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dennis

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on: August 30, 2015, 07:16:02 PM
In order for me to easily find and answer queries about this Lesson I will appreciate it if everyone will keep these  to this specific Lesson Posting only. This will also be of benefit to you as well in the future.  Thanks

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Reply #1 on: November 05, 2015, 04:34:24 AM
Hi everyone,

This class came just in time. I like cats, so I might as well give it a try. I left my rendition for you to comment and crits please. Very interesting lesson, specially the eye construction.


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Reply #2 on: November 05, 2015, 05:16:45 AM

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WOW!!!  Juan, your cat is FANTASTIC.  You have done a superb job.  It looks like a photograph and you must be very proud of your work. Frame it and hang it on your wall.


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Reply #3 on: November 05, 2015, 08:48:59 AM
Juan carlos,

Lovely work on the cat.  I think the white circular patches around the nose need to be shaded a bit more around the edges so they do not stand out so much.

The eyes are so beautiful. Meow.

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Reply #4 on: November 05, 2015, 02:47:45 PM
 :heeha: Brilliant Juan! Yes, the eyes are fascinating the way they are built up. The eyes were my favourite part on the tiger as well. I'll get to this one..... sometime!  :whistle:

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Reply #5 on: November 05, 2015, 04:00:33 PM
Very nicely done Juan Carlos :clap: :clap: :clap: As Mea has spotted, just finish off the shading in the whites near the mouth to accentuate the rounding.
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Reply #6 on: November 05, 2015, 06:34:23 PM
Juan:  Nice cat.  Just a little shadow in the white like Dennis said would make a big difference.  A little softening in the dark fur on the left side would be good. Kathy
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Reply #7 on: November 05, 2015, 08:02:58 PM
Fantastic painting Juan!!!
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Reply #8 on: November 06, 2015, 11:09:42 AM
Hi all,

I feel very encouraged by all the words you guys post it. Thanks Patricia, Mea, Val, Kathy and JayJ for your important remarks. And Dennis, thank you so much for this lesson and your comments too. I'll work the whites as soon as I'm back and post it.

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Reply #9 on: August 25, 2016, 02:08:50 PM
I may be shooting myself before I'm done.... but I've decided to give this one a go.  :sweat:   The fur can't be as bad as the swan's feathers....can it?  :eyesclosed: Right then, off to the funny farm we go!  :heeha:

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Reply #10 on: September 01, 2016, 03:16:56 PM
Go ahead Val. You can do it. I really think you'll dominate that little fur head!!!
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Reply #11 on: September 01, 2016, 04:52:30 PM
On my way to get my pastels out again.....I had to move some w/c 'stuff'....I was painting today!  :doh: Should have this finished tomorrow!  :heeha:

Then the pastels come out!!!  :yippee:
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Reply #12 on: September 01, 2016, 07:06:08 PM
What a delightful painting. You did an awesome job on the fur, color and especially, the eyes.  It's a great painting.  Congrats....it's puuur :clap: :clap: rfect.

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Reply #13 on: September 02, 2016, 12:13:04 AM
Lovely work Juan  :clap: :clap:
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Reply #14 on: December 09, 2016, 05:56:23 AM
 :thankyou:  Dennis for a lovely lesson.  I struggled with the eyes somewhat and could not apply more pastel to the right eye as it would not take it. However, I enjoyed the challenge.  Comments and critiques are always welcomed. Thank you.   Patricia


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