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Old 09-17-2008, 07:51 AM   #1
Margaret Ferguson Margaret Ferguson is offline
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Demob, C+C welcomed

I wouldn't mind hearing a critique of this one, which is a lot more textured than my usual (acrylics and pastels)
It was taken from a B+W demob photo
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Old 09-17-2008, 09:21 PM   #2
Julie Deane Julie Deane is offline
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Hi Margaret,

I really like the feel: I can almost feel the texture of the skin on the right side. However, the unfinished ear on the left side detracts, in my opinion.
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Old 09-18-2008, 01:28 AM   #3
Margaret Ferguson Margaret Ferguson is offline
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Thank you Julie, I'll certainly have another look.
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Old 12-12-2008, 08:13 AM   #4
Mischa Milosevic Mischa Milosevic is offline
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H Margaret, first the feel as Julie has stated looks good. I like your use of value and choice of hue. Now to the good stuff the eyes seem a touch small compared to the size of the face, next the bottom lip on the shadow side our left looks like he has a fat lip, next the ear in shadow has sharp attracting points for it to be in shadow.

I hope this helps
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