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post #1 of 18 Old 08-15-2012, 09:56 PM Thread Starter
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Next one up on the Easel

I've been a fan of Chess since my mother taught my sister and I how to play when we were kids. I was always fascinated by the Knights and thought they should be more " real" ! This is still under construction so pardon the sloppy edges and such...
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post #2 of 18 Old 08-15-2012, 10:05 PM
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That is so cool, great concept, can't wait to see it all finished off
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post #3 of 18 Old 08-18-2012, 02:31 PM Thread Starter
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Wow! This one is a tough one...so much detailing...makes my neck stiff!! I'm about halfway through...
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post #4 of 18 Old 08-22-2012, 03:22 PM Thread Starter
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Refining a bit more...working on the board, the knight, and a bit on the "outdoors "...Makes me want to play chess!
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post #5 of 18 Old 08-22-2012, 03:30 PM
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Loving this more each time I see it, and the look that the black horse has in his eye is just great.
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post #6 of 18 Old 08-22-2012, 03:31 PM
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Your work is gorgeous, as always. I'd love to be able to buy a few of your finished pieces some day.

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post #7 of 18 Old 08-22-2012, 03:39 PM
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Wow, whoa, holy cow! How freaking amazing is that? Absolutely stunning!
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post #8 of 18 Old 08-22-2012, 03:56 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks everyone! I'm still hashing out the values ( lights and darks ) to make the perspective more believable! Having a lot of fun with this one! My husband even likes it!
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post #9 of 18 Old 08-22-2012, 05:38 PM
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Lovely work Prussian Blue! Do post more progress pics. Always a joy to see
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post #10 of 18 Old 08-22-2012, 05:52 PM
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Wow that is awesome! You need to start a journal ;D
I love how you get all the colors laid down first and then just slowly add in details. That would drive me nuts! Lol I need to focus on one thing at a time

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