April 27, 2014

A little shading makes all the difference ... plus

a new piece on the easel. Re: Red Wing. It was suggested to me by a colleague that I might think about shading the angels dress - which, when I looked at it --- OF COURSE it needed it. I believe such a small thing can make such a huge difference.
Here she is before shading her dress:


and after shading - also darkened her hoofs.
Big difference, don't  you think.

As I said, I have a new piece on the easel.  I seem to be doing a series on Angels with Animals.  Not sure quite what to call it.  I think the next one will be an elephant with an angel.  Mean time - here is the block in of the camel (Love camels!)

I think she will be quite a lot of fun to do.

So that's about it for today my sweets.  It's getting hot and dusty here in San Miguel - so Sangria is a must.  :o)

Thanks for dropping by.  Thanks for all your lovely comments.  See you in blog land. 
 

9 comments:

  1. Love your latest paintings Dorothy, you are so talented. Annette x

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  2. All your paintings are gorgeous, I love the Red wing and love the idea of a new series too. The camel looks handsome. Maybe The Angels love all Gods creatures or The Angels watch over all His creatures? What do I know anyway, lol! Enjoy a glass for me. Big hugs, ~Diane

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  3. Yes, the shading adds a great touch, Donna. The camel looks a fun type, I love his roving eye! Have a good day, hugs, Valerie

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  4. Love love love your Red Wing and all your paintings for that matter. They are beautiful. Looking forward to seeing more. Have a glass of Sangria for me.

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  5. I totally agree with Valerie - the shading really look great! It was just the touch this painting needed. Isn't it great to have such talented friends!!
    sandy xx

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  6. The shading gave it the added umph, but your work is awesome in every form. I marvel at your talent every time.

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  7. I'm loving these animal series of yours. It looks like you're painting animal spirit guides. :)

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  8. How interesting to see the before and after photos- indeed the small change really did make a big difference. Even the angel's hair stands out in more detail now. That camel is the most contented looking creature! Looking forward to seeing more.

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  9. I just love the whole idea of angels with animals! The possibilities are literally endless, don't you think? Love to see you happily creating (not to mention selling!!) Go, Donna!!

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