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Peacock & Parasol by Mandy R.

Peacock & Parasol
by Mandy R.

Prompt: Parasols and Peacocks
prompted by: Selina Fenech, during Sketch Fest #6 (September, 2010)

This is a finished version of a sketch!

Digital painting in Photoshop.


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Carol Moore says: Just stunning Mandy!!! ~ Reply?

Jenny Heidewald says: Wooooowwww!!!!! Gorgeous! ~ Reply?

Kate says: This is beautiful, Mandy! ~ Reply?

Nashay Jones says: Wow! So lovely! If you don't mind my asking, what helped you learn how to paint with Photoshop? ~ Reply?

     Mandy Roberts replied to this: Not at all! My husband bought me a tablet years ago and I started with coloring line art with it. Mainly filling in a single color and using dodge and burn. And then, I spent time on DA and saw what so many artists would do. So I started trying to learn how to not use dodge & burn, but rather different colors, got better acquainted with PS, and eventually took the leap into not having "lines" in my pics. There were a lot of tutorials on DA on how to do things and over the years, just practice, learning different tricks in PS (I even just learned last week about something I had never used before), and developing my own style. Not too helpful, I know, but I'd say online tutorials helped a lot in the beginning.
     Mandy Roberts replied to this: Not at all! My husband bought me a tablet years ago and I started with coloring line art with it. Mainly filling in a single color and using dodge and burn. And then, I spent time on DA and saw what so many artists would do. So I started trying to learn how to not use dodge & burn, but rather different colors, got better acquainted with PS, and eventually took the leap into not having "lines" in my pics. There were a lot of tutorials on DA on how to do things and over the years, just practice, learning different tricks in PS (I even just learned last week about something I had never used before), and developing my own style. Not too helpful, I know, but I'd say online tutorials helped a lot in the beginning.

Elizabeth Barrette says: Wow! Beautiful job on the colormatch and design. ~ Reply?

Lindsay Nucera says: This piece is amazing, Mandy! I love, love, love it! Peacocks Forever! I think I'll be contacting you about this one, for sure!!!~ .xox. L ~ Reply?


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