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post #11 of 127 Old 07-15-2010, 09:12 AM
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What a wonderful idea! Something someone like me who needs to practice would benefit from. :)

Love the colored pencil one! I get an urge to try something new like colored pencils or pastels, but I really need to concentrate on perfecting my graphites first.

Can't wait to see more!

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post #12 of 127 Old 07-15-2010, 10:21 AM
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That coloured pencil one is so awesome! :o Very smooth.
And very inspirational, good thing I remembered how much I suck with coloured pencils.
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post #13 of 127 Old 07-15-2010, 02:43 PM
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Liz I'm glad you took the initiative and started it. I read kayhmk's thread and thought, "Hmm, what an awesome idea"...and that's as far as I got (typical of me lol)
And a sidenote, this may may seem odd but I love how you draw noses. I've noticed that on a few of your drawings. And with the colored pencil piece I think it's neat how you focused in on a quirky feature rather than the whole horse.

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. ~Aristotle
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post #14 of 127 Old 07-15-2010, 04:14 PM
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I like them. :)

If you're not practicing, someone, somewhere is, and when you meet him, he will win.
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post #15 of 127 Old 07-15-2010, 06:12 PM
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Hey my apologies! I thought you were looking for inspiration xP sorry!

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post #16 of 127 Old 07-15-2010, 07:18 PM
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I LOVE that coloured one. Really, really good.

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post #17 of 127 Old 07-15-2010, 10:11 PM Thread Starter
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7/15/10- Just a quick sketch of a random horse. Nothing special. My challenge here was not to blend. I want so badly to take a q-tip to this
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post #18 of 127 Old 07-17-2010, 10:12 PM Thread Starter
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7/16/10- Blue roan in colored pencil. I drew this uber late last night and didn't have the energy to scan and post it, so I am posting it today.

7/17/10- 7 minute quick sketch
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post #19 of 127 Old 07-18-2010, 01:22 PM
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wow, I love the blue roan! you're tempting me to try and draw with colored pencils, which is NOT a good thing, hahaha

A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.
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post #20 of 127 Old 07-18-2010, 09:44 PM
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Gorgeous! It is so realistic, especially the eye! I could never, ever draw like that, it takes me like 203 hours to get a shaded picture that looks more or less like a horse head! Great job!!!!! I LOVE it!
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