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PostSubject: Re: Achille from Harriet arrived! Now he's PAINTED :D (pictures page 2)   Sun Sep 07, 2014 9:20 pm

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Some excellent colors to paint, but I like the first one more too drunken
The second one is Finn horse I guess. Very Happy At least the photographer is Finnish. Laughing

That's Estonian Draught gelding Kill Bill Very Happy http://www.sukuposti.net/kuva/nayta/kuva/525511
Finnhorses can't be silver as far as I know.

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PostSubject: Re: Achille from Harriet arrived! Now he's PAINTED :D (pictures page 2)   Mon Sep 08, 2014 12:58 pm

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jonesee wrote:
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Some excellent colors to paint, but I like the first one more too drunken
The second one is Finn horse I guess. Very Happy At least the photographer is Finnish. Laughing

That's Estonian Draught gelding Kill Bill Very Happy http://www.sukuposti.net/kuva/nayta/kuva/525511
Finnhorses can't be silver as far as I know.

Okay, thank you Very Happy Pretty similar as Finn horse!
Actually they can be, there's just a few silver colored Finn horses, but their fur color changes color winter and summer.. sunny

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PostSubject: Re: Achille from Harriet arrived! Now he's PAINTED :D (pictures page 2)   Mon Sep 08, 2014 2:33 pm

An amazing model, just beautiful. I am no expert on horses but I would like to see an even colour coat preferably over mottled markings just so it highlights the muscles and quality of the sculpt. That's my own selfish reason!!
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PostSubject: Re: Achille from Harriet arrived! Now he's PAINTED :D (pictures page 2)   Tue Sep 09, 2014 7:50 pm

Thank you for your comments Harriet flower Roger, Christophe, Magda, Jonas and MiniZoo!! cheers

Harriet, I must say this model was very nice to paint! It's amazing sculpture! cheers

I have some photos of him painted now! And because of his new colour I gave him also new name: King Creole Very Happy  drunken
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PostSubject: Re: Achille from Harriet arrived! Now he's PAINTED :D (pictures page 2)   Tue Sep 09, 2014 7:52 pm

WOW! Shocked Shocked Shocked

Absolutely stunning! Love him! drunken
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PostSubject: Re: Achille from Harriet arrived! Now he's PAINTED :D (pictures page 2)   Tue Sep 09, 2014 7:52 pm

Holy Toledo! He was great before but now he's marvelous! He's stunning, great job! Applause

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PostSubject: Re: Achille from Harriet arrived! Now he's PAINTED :D (pictures page 2)   Tue Sep 09, 2014 7:58 pm

Thank you LeeAnn and Paige!!! Many thanks for so nice comments!!! cheers cheers cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Achille from Harriet arrived! Now he's PAINTED :D (pictures page 2)   Tue Sep 09, 2014 8:02 pm

Like I said I love it! Just so awesome cheers cheers sunny

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PostSubject: Re: Achille from Harriet arrived! Now he's PAINTED :D (pictures page 2)   Tue Sep 09, 2014 8:18 pm

Thank you Jonas! cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Achille from Harriet arrived! Now he's PAINTED :D (pictures page 2)   Tue Sep 09, 2014 8:40 pm

Beautieful!! cheers cheers cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Achille from Harriet arrived! Now he's PAINTED :D (pictures page 2)   Tue Sep 09, 2014 10:48 pm

Anna your paintwork is outstanding, such a gorgeous colour and detailing cheers and his name, King Creole, is fantastic! May I share your paintwork on my Facebook page please?

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PostSubject: Re: Achille from Harriet arrived! Now he's PAINTED :D (pictures page 2)   Tue Sep 09, 2014 11:02 pm

That is fantastic !!! It`s alive..It is aliiiiive Very Happy
Outstanding work Harriet and Anna Applause

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PostSubject: Re: Achille from Harriet arrived! Now he's PAINTED :D (pictures page 2)   Tue Sep 09, 2014 11:12 pm

Hahah, Blab doesn't have one like that! tongue Wink
You're both an impressive pair and when your ART is paired... just incredible! cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Achille from Harriet arrived! Now he's PAINTED :D (pictures page 2)   Tue Sep 09, 2014 11:21 pm

That looks amazing.  Your paintwork has enhanced the already wonderful sculpting, thanks for sharing.

I'm guessing you used acrylics and pastels on this?  
How many layers of pastels did you use to build up the tones?  
Are the white spots on the flank done with pastel?
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PostSubject: Re: Achille from Harriet arrived! Now he's PAINTED :D (pictures page 2)   Wed Sep 10, 2014 12:23 am

Pure perfection in your paint job !! Shocked Shocked cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Achille from Harriet arrived! Now he's PAINTED :D (pictures page 2)   Wed Sep 10, 2014 6:56 am

Both the model and the paint job are great Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Achille from Harriet arrived! Now he's PAINTED :D (pictures page 2)   Wed Sep 10, 2014 7:56 am

Beautiful work, congrats to you both cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Achille from Harriet arrived! Now he's PAINTED :D (pictures page 2)   Wed Sep 10, 2014 8:31 am

@signatus wrote:
Pure perfection in your paint job !! Shocked Shocked cheers

Completely ! Pure Perfection affraid cheers

I LOVE this King Applause

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PostSubject: Re: Achille from Harriet arrived! Now he's PAINTED :D (pictures page 2)   Wed Sep 10, 2014 9:31 am

An exceptional paint job on an exceptional model. Applause
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PostSubject: Re: Achille from Harriet arrived! Now he's PAINTED :D (pictures page 2)   Wed Sep 10, 2014 12:37 pm

@widukind wrote:
Beautieful!! cheers cheers cheers

Thank you Andreas! cheers

@HKHollinstone wrote:
Anna your paintwork is outstanding, such a gorgeous colour and detailing cheers  and his name, King Creole, is fantastic!  May I share your paintwork on my Facebook page please?

I'm happy you like it Harriet! Of course feel free to share these images on your Facebook page Very Happy
I'm also glad that you like the name! I'm fan of Elvis so I wanted to choose the name of one of his songs for one of horses in my collection, maybe more will follow Laughing I already think that "Moonlight Swim" would be nice name for any of the brown or black mare for example  Razz  

@costicuba wrote:
That is fantastic !!! It`s  alive..It is aliiiiive Very Happy
Outstanding work Harriet and Anna Applause

Thank you Kosta! Very Happy

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Hahah, Blab doesn't have one like that! tongue Wink
You're both an impressive pair and when your ART is paired... just incredible! cheers

Thank you Roger! alien  cheers
I'm not sure what is "Blab"?

@elephas_maximus wrote:
That looks amazing.  Your paintwork has enhanced the already wonderful sculpting, thanks for sharing.

I'm guessing you used acrylics and pastels on this?  
How many layers of pastels did you use to build up the tones?  
Are the white spots on the flank done with pastel?

Thank you Andrew! cheers
Yes, it was painted with acrylics and pastels. I think it was between 7 and 10 layers of pastels, I'm not sure how many exactly. The dapples are done with normal brush and paint but I tried to soften their edges with some pastel powder later. Very Happy

@signatus wrote:
Pure perfection in your paint job !! Shocked Shocked cheers
Thank you Miguel! cheers

@boba_jagoda wrote:
Both the model and the paint job are great Very Happy

Many thanks!!! cheers

@skysthelimit wrote:
Beautiful work, congrats to you both cheers

Thank you Robert! cheers

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@signatus wrote:
Pure perfection in your paint job !! Shocked Shocked cheers

Completely ! Pure Perfection affraid cheers

I LOVE this King Applause

Thank you Susanne!!!  queen Wink

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An exceptional paint job on an exceptional model. Applause

Many thanks! cheers cheers cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Achille from Harriet arrived! Now he's PAINTED :D (pictures page 2)   Wed Sep 10, 2014 12:44 pm

@Ana wrote:
@Roger wrote:
Hahah, Blab doesn't have one like that! tongue Wink
You're both an impressive pair and when your ART is paired... just incredible! cheers

Thank you Roger! alien  cheers
I'm not sure what is "Blab"?


It is a forum for horse model hobby. :)

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PostSubject: Re: Achille from Harriet arrived! Now he's PAINTED :D (pictures page 2)   Wed Sep 10, 2014 12:46 pm

@Roger wrote:
@Ana wrote:
@Roger wrote:
Hahah, Blab doesn't have one like that! tongue Wink
You're both an impressive pair and when your ART is paired... just incredible! cheers

Thank you Roger! alien  cheers
I'm not sure what is "Blab"?


It is a forum for horse model hobby. :)

Oh, I see, thank you Roger!! Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Achille from Harriet arrived! Now he's PAINTED :D (pictures page 2)   Wed Sep 10, 2014 2:41 pm

Wow, Shocked that's really a beautiful, wonderfull paint job cheers cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Achille from Harriet arrived! Now he's PAINTED :D (pictures page 2)   Wed Sep 10, 2014 11:27 pm

@Ana wrote:
Thank you Andrew! cheers
Yes, it was painted with acrylics and pastels. I think it was between 7 and 10 layers of pastels, I'm not sure how many exactly. The dapples are done with normal brush and paint but I tried to soften their edges with some pastel powder later. Very Happy

Thanks for the explanation Anna.  I would also like to use pastels more for colouring but I'm not patient enough to spray and wait between each layer.  I think the effect is very nice with subtle tones.
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PostSubject: Re: Achille from Harriet arrived! Now he's PAINTED :D (pictures page 2)   Sat Sep 13, 2014 10:24 am

Amazing model and really great colouring cyclops I wish big brands did stuff like this, he looks to be the perfect draft, just he need to be bigger Wink Very Happy

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