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linley.plester

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Reply #45 on: October 11, 2017, 03:55:33 AM
What a splendid looking animal. I'm sure your friend will be pleased, especially after you have made the small correction Patricia suggested.


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Reply #46 on: October 11, 2017, 11:15:26 AM
Neil:  Your cat looks great.  I would extend the shadow under the left side of the mouth to even it up.  :clap: :clap:
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Reply #47 on: October 11, 2017, 01:09:19 PM
you have done a great job Neil. You have captured the likeness and personality of the cat nicely :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:
What I would like to see are a few more individual hair details. The places where you will see these are when light and dark hairs overlap, so just add a few short flicks of the dark into the light and vice versa to get the effect. That will add a ton of detail without much effort O0


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Reply #48 on: October 11, 2017, 05:00:45 PM
Neil, you have done a great job and with the small tweaks suggested, I would frame it and give it to your friend who will no doubt be ecstatic with your painting of her beloved cat.   :smitten:


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Reply #49 on: October 11, 2017, 07:25:04 PM
 :thankyou: everyone for your comments I think the problem is that the cat’s head is turned slightly to the right making it look lopsided it’s one of those situations when you accept it on a photograph but looks odd as a painting I will add all the details suggested and feel confident about giving the gift  :smitten:


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Reply #50 on: October 12, 2017, 02:15:18 PM
Arrived a bit late, I'm sure it will be great! Do let us have a boo before you give it away.   :nosey:
Cheers, Val

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