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        10-08-2010, 05:51 PM
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    Artistic HF members...HELP!!!

    So as you may have gathered, I need help with my artwork.

    A couple days ago, I started a pencil drawing I will eventually be giving to someone as a christmas gift. I can shade the horse in and everything, but I would like to add a kneeling cowboy which will eventually resemble the person I am giving the drawing to into the lower right corner. But I can't draw!!! (for the record, I traced the horse from the magazine picture). Anybody have any suggestions/ideas for me to draw a realistic looking human into the corner. Any help would be appreciated!

    Also, the paper is 8.5 by 11. And could you tell me some "tweaks" I could make to the picture so the horse more resembles the Roan horse?

    Thanks Again!
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        10-08-2010, 06:16 PM
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    Weanling
    Watch the head. When you've traced it, you've molded what is the forelock into your horse's head, giving it a dished luck. The eye doesn't seem proportional either.

    The head looks a bit small for the body. I know you traced it, and this is how it appears in the photo, but my art teacher always told me that a picture is different to real life. Although something may make sense in a real picture, because that's how it looks, people know in their mind what a horses proportions are. So sometimes you have to tweak it in order for it not to look off
         
        10-16-2010, 08:42 PM
      #3
    Foal
    I think the ears need to be a bit bigger, and the belly a little smaller, but other than that, it looks great! I can't help you with the person, I can only do horses, sorry.
         
        10-17-2010, 12:27 AM
      #4
    Trained
    The head does need a bit more work to it . But sorry I can't draw people.
         
        10-22-2010, 12:11 AM
      #5
    Foal
    Like someone said before becareful with the forelock
         

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