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        11-29-2011, 10:18 PM
      #21
    Weanling
    A bit late to this, but WOW! That is incredible! I love the details!
         
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        11-30-2011, 12:55 AM
      #22
    Super Moderator
    Never too late for me! I appreciate all feedback, truly.
         
        12-01-2011, 11:52 PM
      #23
    Weanling
    Just curious, how do you transfer your sketches to watercolour paper?

    I am having a lot of issues with this because I used to have an easily accessible overhead projector which made transferring images a lot simpler. Would love some tips!!!
         
        12-02-2011, 02:28 AM
      #24
    Super Moderator
    A projector would be nice! I use tracing paper. I trace the sketch, then using carbon pencil I rub the BACK of the tracing paper, whereever there are drawing lines. (do not have to blacken the whole back).
    Then I take the tracing paper with carbon back and position it on the watercolor paper, tape it down and REtrace the drawing , pressing hard so that it pushes the carbon onto the watercolor paper.

    Sometimes, I sketch right onthe watercolorpaper and use a F pencil for finer line. It erases right out without damaging the paper at all.

    I would love to see some of your work. I have two new things posted on my "Equines in ink, the artists journal" thread.
         
        12-03-2011, 10:02 PM
      #25
    Foal
    Oh my . You are so talented (:
         
        12-12-2011, 11:20 PM
      #26
    Weanling
    I don't know how I've missed this thread up until this point...but holy cow! Where have I been?!
    Tiny this is awesome....beyond awesome. As I kept scanning down the posts I swear my mouth kept opening wider and wider in shock. And when I thought it couldn't get better...surprise! It did. Stellar job as always but this one's above and beyond. Congratulations, you deserve it.
         
        12-13-2011, 12:09 AM
      #27
    Super Moderator
    Thankyou , midwest, that is the nicest thing I've heard in quite some time. I'll pay you later, ok?
         
        12-13-2011, 12:49 AM
      #28
    Weanling
    Heehee I'll take my payment in coffee...k?
         
        12-13-2011, 12:55 AM
      #29
    Foal
    Absolutely beautiful, you're incredibly talented.
         
        12-20-2011, 07:26 PM
      #30
    Foal
    Great Job! The child is wonderful, but the water splashing makes me want to duck so I won't get wet! Getting water to appear fluid on paper is not an easy task.
         

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