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    07-10-2010, 04:28 PM
Critique My Drawing?

I am fourteen and I have not been drawing horses for long, but I am having a little trouble on how to draw them realistically. The drawing below is one I did recently and I am kind of unhappy with both horses. They are so difficult to draw! I would really love tips though!! Thank you! :)

(PS please ignore the "stalls". I did them quickly, I mostly wanted to finish the horses)

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    07-10-2010, 05:14 PM
Green Broke
Theres no picture :(
    07-10-2010, 06:09 PM
I'd love to help you out, but I can't see the picture either.
    07-10-2010, 09:07 PM
Hmm, strange. I can see it perfectly! Let me try this again ...
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    07-10-2010, 09:29 PM
Green Broke
Ooo I see it now!
Very nice, but the horses eyes should look like this:
See how the horse has a horizontel pupil? And how at the very tip of the eye is a different color. :)

I really like how you did the horse looking out of the stalls face, that's really pretty :)
    07-10-2010, 09:38 PM
Thank you :)
I can see how eyes play a big part in how the horse looks, thanks so much for the tip!
    07-10-2010, 09:53 PM
Very cute drawings.
I like to draw horses too I have an album of horse drawings if you want to check them out.
    07-10-2010, 10:02 PM
Spend more time, is my only suggestion. You have an excellent start! Your shading is good- you can use more and more layers of shading to get great effects. Just keep adding details. I like to work from photos because then you can see exactly where you need a line or a shadow or whatever. Nice job~ keep drawing!!!
    07-10-2010, 10:41 PM
Mistygirl - I had a look at your drawings and they are really good! They have a lot more depth and definition then mine do. :) And they also helped with trying to spot definition of a horse. Thanks for sharing!

Payette - Thank you! :) I plan to spend more time drawing them, because even though they are difficult, I have fun trying and getting critique too! Also, I haven't even thought of putting shadows in a drawing! Boy am I silly! I might have to try that and see what I get ... :) Thanks so much for the tips!
    07-10-2010, 10:47 PM
You did the dapples very nice. Excellent. Do you look at a picture or just draw from the minds eye?

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