I feel funny posting this...

Discussion in 'Dog Art and Pet Paintings' started by Brandyb, May 22, 2008.

  1. Brandyb

    Brandyb New Member

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    I do. I've never done a self portrait before, but really wanted to try it out. This is the result - of course, I had to include my little JRT. I'm pretty happy with it. Brandy turned out great, the sweater that I'm wearing looks a little funny, it was bunchy and dark in the ref. photo, but I may have made it too bunchy, and perhaps made too much of it up. Oh well, thanks for looking, let me know what you think. :)

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  2. Giny

    Giny Active Member

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    Oh, that's beautiful! You've captured a very loving look from both you and the dog.
     
  3. skittledoo

    skittledoo Crazy naked dog lady

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    ummmm WOW
     
  4. jess2416

    jess2416 Who woulda thought

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    I think its beautiful :)
     
  5. Dekka

    Dekka Just try me..

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    Oh Julie thats GREAT! I love the expression on your faces.
     
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    Renee750il Felurian

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    I think you got the most important stuff :)

    The sweater's just background ;)
     
  7. Buddy'sParents

    Buddy'sParents *Finding My Inner Fila*

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    Julie, you really sell yourself short, you are simply amazing. I love it! You and brandy are looking at each other.. what a sweet pose. :)
     
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    bubbatd Moderator

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    I love it !!! Speaks volumes !!!
     
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    milos_mommy Active Member

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    That's gorgeous!!
     
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    smkie pointer/labrador/terrier Staff Member

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    rock on..i have never had the guts. I think a few practices of sheets draped and use ink washes will help you get the feel of material and drapery. We had to do it a dozen times...:rolleyes: I seriously don't know what i really look like. WHen i look in the mirror i think..is that me? Which is why i have avoided the self portrait. Your brave.
     
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  11. Brandyb

    Brandyb New Member

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    Wow - thank you everyone for the support and kind words - it's appreciated more than you know! It is weird to look at myself on paper ... putting Brandy in the picture helps though. :)
    Thanks again guys!!!!!
     
  12. KatzNK9

    KatzNK9 Ozzy & Jagger Rock!

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    It's beautiful & you are truly talented! Loved seeing it. Thanks for sharing.
     
  13. MafiaPrincess

    MafiaPrincess Obvious trollsare Obvious

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    Wow I really love that. You are critical cause you did it and it's of you, but it's awesome!
     
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    LauraLeigh New Member

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    WOW!!!!!! You are very talented!
     
  15. Whisper

    Whisper Kaleidoscopic Eye

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    That's really beautiful. . .great work! I love the expressions you captured. :)
     
  16. Brandyb

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    Thank you so much guys!! I really appreciate it!! :)
     
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    i don't see anything to laugh about.. haha this is absolutely awesome! the shading is great! did you use brushes, spreader or other stuff to make the face shiny? the texture of the jacket is perfect!
     
  18. ~Dixie's_Mom~

    ~Dixie's_Mom~ ♥Chloe & Violet♥

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    I agree with everyone, it's amazing!!! Brandy looks FANTASTIC. If was half as good as you, I'd be beyond happy. :)
     

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