Computer Dog Art

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  1. emc

    emc New Member

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    Recently I've been spending some time making dog art on my computer which I would like to sell as poster prints and on some other items at Cafepress and Zazzle, I thought I'd post my first one of a Boston Terrier and hope to get some opinions on what you guys think. I'm going for the simple look, so what do you think?

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  2. smkie

    smkie pointer/labrador/terrier Staff Member

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    YOUr work has strong graphic appeal, i like the shadowing and the colors go well. Good luck!

    I have a little trouble with the line up of the eyes but it might just be me. The bottom line. Could be correct but it seems off just slightly, one lower then the other.
     
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    puppydog Tru evil has no pantyline

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    It is stunning! I really really like it
     
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    Barb04 Love my pets Staff Member

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    I really like it. I say, go for it!
     
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    Nice ....but he looks so sad !!!
     
  6. emc

    emc New Member

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    Thanks for the input, yes, I think I will try to rework the eyes. Maybe then he will look perkier too, lol.
     
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    noludoru Bored Now.

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    I'd also not cut off the ears, especially if you want t-shirt designs. It's gorgeous, though, and you're an excellent artist. If I had a Boston I'd definitely want that!
     
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    smkie pointer/labrador/terrier Staff Member

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    I have no problem with the cropping and the only reason i mentioned it is becuase i work at alignment of dogs eyes on scultures day in and day out. I might be wrong, but since your computer it wouldn't be hard to raise it up a mil and see. It is a strong piece, you should do well. ANd do more. Rock on! Would make nice tote bag as well.
     
  9. emc

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    Thank you very much. I don't mind the cropped ear but I didn't like the way it curved so I changed it. I also reshaped the eyes and I think that they now appear to be more on the same level. So what do you think?

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    I love it!

    I don't mind the cropped ear, honestly, I didn't mean it to sound that way. I just meant that if you were going to put the image on t-shirts, mug, etc, it would be better not to have the ear cropped.

    What program are you using?
     
  11. Whisper

    Whisper Kaleidoscopic Eye

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    That's really cute! :)

    Definitely!
     
  12. smkie

    smkie pointer/labrador/terrier Staff Member

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    I think it rocks!!!!!! You should do well with this image!
     
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    that looks nice... i also made my avatar from photoshop... ^_^
     
  14. emc

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    Thank you. I use Paint Shop Pro. Yes I agree that a cropped image isn't suitable for some products. Here's how the picture looks on some of the Cafepress stuff http://www.cafepress.com/b_terrier
     
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    Looks grand! I always wondered how you did cafe press.
     
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    Do you take orders for pictures?
     
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    Thank you. I make digital pet portraits on framed ceramic tiles from customers photos. I manipulate the photo in a graphics program so that it resembles a painting. There's examples and more info on my site at http://dogshop.50webs.com

    I'm finishing a boxer that I'm working on, how does it look? Anything out of place?

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    Looks all grand to me. Nice work!:)
     

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