May 24, 2012

Doggie Doodle

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I’d like you to meet my dog.  She’s a border collie/lab mix mutt.  And we love her. I’ve always liked this picture of her, cuz she looks so darn serious.





I came across this picture on pinterest and thought I’d try something along those same lines.


 
  1. First I outlined her shape
  2. Then I blocked off her contours/shadows 
  3. Then I doodled in the the blocks.



I can tell I’m out of doodle practice.  I usually have a good feel for the colors I want to display together.  Well, not… this… time.  I kept having little debates with myself over which color should go where.  Too….much….thinking!  Haha





Eeek!!  I extracted her eyes from the original photo and placed them in the drawing.    Now it’s Freaky-Fun looking.  I left her tags blank.   Not quite sure what to do with those yet.



Two thumbs up on the Enjoyment Level if you need any doodling recommendations!

4 comments:

Lora King said...

That's the coolest thing ever! What a beautiful BC. Love it so much, you are so talented...thanks for sharing!!!!

Carol said...

This is so neat. Especially because your pup looks so much like mine!

Eden said...

@Lora....@Carol- Thanks so much for your comments!! Border Collie's are neat dogs...so smart!

Anonymous said...

nice idea.. thanks for posting.

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