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Art Video: Redo from 2009 by NitelyHallow Art Video: Redo from 2009 by NitelyHallow
Youtube Speed Paint of this drawing is here : [link]

(make sure you change the resolution of the video to 720p HD....you'll be able to see the detail better!)

This Pay It Forward gift was originally for :iconshadtwif:
Original Photograph I used as a reference is in her gallery: [link]
Original Attempt from 2009(all Photoshop): [link]





Present Attempt was done in both Photoshop and Paint Tool Sai.
Fur >>> 80% of it was done in Paint Tool Sai, 20% done in Photoshop(sharpening and changing colors).
Eyes >>> Paint Tool Sai+ Photoshop
Snow/ice >>> 90% done in Photoshop, 10% done in Paint Tool Sai
Additional.Effects: >>>Photoshop




Thoughts:
In my gallery, I was looking at this drawing I did back in June of 2009 and I thought it was a WIP(work in progress) version. I wasted an hour or two trying to figure out where the "more detailed(original)" version of it was. I never could find it. A few days later, I realized that the drawing that I uploaded in the gallery WASSS the original one after all. There was NEVER a "more detailed" version of that drawing. LOL. In the present eye, The original looks so "blurry", as If back then I was drawing half blind. I still can't even believe how much I lacked when it came to the attention to detail in the fur back then(2009). It's so different to what I can do now(March/April-2013). Haha

So I decided to redo this Gift in a celebration of how much I've improved over the last few years(3-4). Also I felt I needed a slight reminder that I'll eventually improve on my landscape practices/drawings as I have done with fur:).



P.S. hmmm... This drawing became less detailed + less colorful and more blurry since I've uploaded it on here. The original doesn't look as dull as what you see here :/. Look at the video to get a better idea on what it's supposed to look like! :)
Anyhow, I'll probably redo the snow in a few years. It still doesn't look right, and perhaps the proportions as well lol.
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Blue-Bear22 Aug 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing detail!
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westies1 Jul 28, 2013   Filmographer
:O_o: omg this is so beautiful I LOVE IT !!!
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LullabyStAr May 25, 2013  Student Digital Artist
What great imrpovement! :D
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ThreeLeaves May 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Very beautiful ! The fur is so well done :D
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NekoDBaby09 May 17, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
so beautiful (•‿•)
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Natzyr May 17, 2013  Student General Artist
wow! so amazing!!
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Nice change of background
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killercandy15 Apr 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
may I just say WOW on the awesomeness of this!!! I love it!!!!!!
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Fuzzyblaze Apr 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I like both of them. :D I like how soft the first one is, but I really like the fur and the ice in this one. I also like how bright the eyes are. :D
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