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I guess I ate my painting Wheaties this week (to be honest, I ate a lot of British Froot Loops, which only come in three colors and do not taste like Froot), because I'm posting again. Judge me not on content - I know it's an angel-child communing with animals in a golden haze, but sometimes I just like painting horses. About biannually, actually!

I am proud that this took me 24 hours (okay, fine, 25!), including the time I spent eating, sleeping, watching "Community" and taking a nap. Faster than usual. But I think that's because when you're drawing nature you can just bung anything in the background. It's not like an interior where you have to figure out where the corners go.

Also in wonderful news, this new paper lets me paint yellow without scanning dingy! Dingily! Dingier! As it were!

Watercolor & digital.

P.S. Yes, this is literally taking place on a field of Naples Yellow.
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BaurealHobbyist Traditional Artist
nice colors
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its very lovely ^__^
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This is really quite lovely. I really love the colors, and the boy's face is wonderful! Well done :)
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Thank you! The colors are something of a departure for me so I feel pretty proud. Thanks! : )
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mlauritanoProfessional General Artist
Reminds me of Dickon from The Secret Garden.
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LiTTLe-MaRiHobbyist Artist
how is it water colors and digital?
I'm illustrating a book for the first time and I am doing it with watercolors. but i want to give it a new twist
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I scan in a full watercolor painting, set it on Multiply in Photoshop, and color it again digitally.
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WebecamethewolvesHobbyist General Artist
Aww this is so pretty! Love the colour scheme, and the horse is adorable :meow:
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Thank you! : ) Searching for horse photo reference made me want to draw a thousand of them. ^^
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