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    01-08-2012, 02:09 AM
Great point tinyliny. I was trying to blend the background into the horse's neck, but wound up creating dark smudges into the background, so I quit. I definitely want to touch up this drawing a bit more to make it look cleaner.

Here is attempt #2. Again, it was very rushed and there are a few things I want to touch up. I'll get better pictures when I do so.
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    01-08-2012, 08:47 AM
My finished art work is on 11x14 inches. Go to Fine Art - Art Prints - Fine Art Prints - Greeting Cards - Posters - Originals - Buy Art Online - Sell Art Online and search artist Carolyn Valcourt
    01-14-2012, 02:57 PM
Here is my latest WIP. It's an 8 x 10 acrylic painting I am doing for a fundraiser I donated to a while ago. I just put down the first layer of paint, so there's much more I need to do to this painting. I may go back later and touch up the background a bit. I just hat doing backgrounds.
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    01-14-2012, 05:26 PM
Looking like a good start - and background so far is looking good also. Don't worry - I am in the same boat, avoid backgrounds like a bad smell!!!!
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    01-20-2012, 12:02 AM
Update on the acrylic painting. I still have a lot more detail to add to the eye, nose and ear. I may go back later and do touch ups everywhere including the background. I've had very limited computer time with my computer having a virus, so this has been a much slower process than usual. Lilruffian, if you have any pointers, I'd be happy to hear them.
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    01-21-2012, 06:41 PM
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    01-22-2012, 12:14 AM
Hey liz! It's been awhile since i've posted on your thread...though I have been keeping up with it. I think it's awesome that you're tackling acrylic. I love the wip photos going through the process of adding layers. Always amazes me how differently that first layer looks compared to the finished product.
And I wish I had a great tip to share, but I've got nothin! Lilruffian is definitely the acrylic expert here on hf
    02-05-2012, 01:19 AM
Here is a quickie sketch I did tonight of a friend of mine's horses. It's a 5 x 7 in mechanical pencil. Took me just under an hour.

And also, the rough sketch of my latest commission. It will be in colored pencil.
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    02-05-2012, 02:48 AM
Just under an hour? That's amazing! Your pencil must be absolutely flying like the speed of light!
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    02-13-2012, 06:50 AM
They are all beautiful!

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