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Postby Michaelblade » Fri Jun 23, 2006 11:20 am

Dolphin staring you down.
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Postby Riaan Marais » Fri Dec 12, 2008 5:42 am

Nice image! Looks like watercolor...?

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Postby krysta11 » Fri Dec 12, 2008 7:06 am

Fantastic piece!
I like your choice of colors.
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Postby Harmonygirl » Fri Dec 12, 2008 8:15 am

I think this is great.
Although there is a shape problem on the underside of this guy, just behind the fin there is a highlight and then shadow, it seems as though the dolphin is skinny, when I think that part should be rounded out, not inwards. I may be wrong, on that fact.
The colour is wonderful and the contouring is great on the front end, face and fins.

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This is Airbrush Art (Body is proportionately correct)

Postby Michaelblade » Fri Dec 12, 2008 12:00 pm

The view of this Dolphin is an uncommon frontal view. The portrait was done from a photograph taken by a world renown underwater photographer. I have veiwed many photographic close-ups of Dolphins and this one really got my attention. I feel that photographs are the best guides to achieve realistic accuracy besides live models.
I have swam in the wild with a school of Dolphins.
Thank you all for your comments.
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Postby stirling » Sat Dec 13, 2008 6:52 am

Nice perspective in this one Michael,very effective.

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