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        10-26-2010, 05:11 PM
    Critique please :)

    I finally finished the drawing of Summer [a horse at my barn]. I can't really change anything now but I'm curious to see what I could have done.



    I omitted a few things [martingale] and some things I edited to look more like the "real" Summer...but basically...whaddya think?

    I'm not happy with the mane at all...UGH it is totally my Achilles Heel - I feel like my drawings would look better if I could get the mane/tail/forelock to look more lifelike. -_- The owner asked me to "draw it straighter." I wasn't completely sure what that meant so I kinda guessed, haha. She was happy with it though, so I guess that's all that matters!
    The bottom of the neck also got messed up...not quite sure what exactly happened.

    Just for was my drawing from Chem class of summer with a pen:

    Have at it, guys! I love hearing critiques, it's how I get better.
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        10-26-2010, 08:48 PM
    Looks good to me
        10-26-2010, 08:53 PM
    Green Broke
    It looks pretty good! Only thing I would have changed would maybe make the bridle a bit darker as well as the shadowing under the bridle. Also, the bit could have been a bit longer.
    Shading looks good & I especially like the ears & muzzle.
        11-02-2010, 06:48 PM
    Thanks guys! Yeah, if I still had the drawing I'd definitely make the bridle "pop" more [it's not so blah in real life but there was room for improvement].

    I gave it to the owner and she loveed it. She actually gave me $5, haha [I was doing it for free then she just...gave me five bucks haha].
        11-02-2010, 07:22 PM
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    It is good. One thing that might help with the mane is that in real life it is so thick that it actually casts a shadow on the neck. You could darken the under portion of the hair to help it look more thick.
        11-02-2010, 10:20 PM
    Wow, beautiful!!!
        11-05-2010, 02:22 AM
    Wow, I think it looks gorgeous! I'm no great artist but I love it. Also, great tip from tinyliny, I always have the same problem with manes and will definitely be trying that, myself...

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