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September 24, 2005
It's not only the technical handling that impresses me, but the fact that the reference used for Bear Bull - Blackfoot by *wendelin is a monochromatic photograph. The full view just seriously blows me away with all the details and amazingly naturalistic color tones.
Featured by fourteenthstar
Suggested by Kyena
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Bear Bull - Blackfoot

Original photo by Edward Sheriff Curtis in 1926 [link]

And the spirit lives on! Just have a look here: [link]
Thanks *BrainyB!

Drawn with Corel Photopaint 8 using a tablet (Intuos 2).

Original size: 2730 x 3650 px
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GabrielaBorta's avatar
Your beautiful artwork was featured in my journal :aww:
You can take a look here : [link]
Moolver-sin's avatar
One of the best works I have ever seen.
aladecuervo's avatar
wooow is awesome with a lot of beautiful details, so magic!! Congrats for your DD :clap: :#1:
Rewiller's avatar
I saw something like this, but... I'm really impressed with details and realistic colours!
wesleymoon's avatar
lovely effect the color has in this medium... Check out my version at I drew mine with a #2 pencil and by eye.
Completely different but both equally as good.
wesleymoon's avatar
have you checked out my version on www.portraits of the
I like the way the color softens him up a bit...
superiorxlifexform's avatar
No fricking way!!! It looks just like a photograph, most excellent job.
I'm blackfoot by the way, that's half the reason why this caught my eye. >w<
Bravo! Very realistic.
ssips720's avatar
gosh these r all really cool
Mr-Ripley's avatar
Very well done. Love the texture on his face.
R-Desert-Rose's avatar
i wish i can be as good as u
Skymouth's avatar
Cool! We have this photo from another source! I always liked it.
ladydragoncharmer's avatar
I am a Blackfoot Native and I must say that I am super impressed with this piece. It is wonderfully pulled off and I am so glad to have come across it :D
wendelin's avatar
Welcome! I'm glad you like it. :)
vasodelirium's avatar
hi!your work is featured in my journal:)
wendelin's avatar
I'm honoured! Thank you very much! :)
Libedu's avatar
Oh my god!! i just cant believe it, youre gooddd!!!!:D wow!
louis1990828's avatar
wow,I have drew the same picture like yours.
yinyangkid91's avatar
you are the first ive seen who has done a good job on the hair for a blackfoot man....

great job =]
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Xaadaas's avatar
Bear bull is awesome, and you have made him much more. Great stuff, i'll have to buy a print.
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