I drew one of the horses I'm taking care of. Here is Halanda
I took had a lot more pictures here to show my progress.
This first one I just sketched the out what I wanted. I did clean up most of the extra lines.
Here I am focusing only on the horse. I drew the lighter color to show the lighter spots and bring out the muscles a little more.
Than I filled in the other places with a darker color.
With an Airbrush I lightened and darkened places to bring it out more.
I drew hair lines on the body to cover the colors a little more and added a rough sketch hair for the mane and tail.
What I should of done with the mane and tail is start with a dark gray instead of a solid black. If I did that I could darken places. I did shine it up and added strands of thiner hair.
Now I'm starting on the cowboy. I filled in his pants with a solid color like I did with the horse's body. Than I added darker colors, shadows and wrinkles in his pants where his legs bend. His shirt I started with the solid color and drew shadows. After that I drew in the checkered lines, making sure I drew them to flow with the angles.
His hat I did the same. This time I did not make the mistake to start with the darkest/lightest color with his hat like I did with the horse's mane and tail. The starting solid color was a light gray and than the shadows and lighting.
Here is the finished!
I did draw for the background with the light in the middle and darker on the edges. I added brush strokes for fun effects.
I took my camera with me to better take pictures. Sugar enjoyed and I got a few of the two of us when my brother was walking home from the lake.
Also I'm in my swimsuit because I went swimming too!
Here is a lot of steps I did of this painting. This is a little bridge that's also part of my home. It looks really pretty on a sunset but I took the original photo in the afternoon. I made it more green in my painting than it is in the photo because that's what it more or less looks like in spring. Summer everything is unfortunately dead and yellow looking...
My mind is blank for a creative name for this one. But if you have any suggestions?