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 #1436384


JayMacK
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 Bearded Dragon pena nd ink illustration, whatcha think.

Hey guys, I am on BP.net most of the time but I drop in here every now and again. This is an illustration I just finished for a friend who had just lost his Beardie after 8 years. Just thought I would share and thanks for looking.



09/08/07  05:51pm

 #1436432


JayMacK
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  Message To: JayMacK   In reference to Message Id: 1436384


 Bearded Dragon pena nd ink illustration, whatcha think.

Forgot to explain the actual illustration. This was done in pen and ink using rapidiograph pens. The entire thing was done in stipple (all dots). You will not find a single solid line or solid colored in black in the entire illustration. I find stipple to be a perfect match for reptiles, it adds a nice grit and texture to anything with scales. I will add some other illustrations when I get the chance.



09/08/07  06:28pm

 #1438634


Yexalen
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  Message To: JayMacK   In reference to Message Id: 1436432


 Bearded Dragon pena nd ink illustration, whatcha think.

WOW looks like somebody has way to much time on their hands... How long did it take?



09/10/07  04:01pm

 #1439154


JayMacK
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  Message To: Yexalen   In reference to Message Id: 1438634


 Bearded Dragon pena nd ink illustration, whatcha think.

I wish I had more time bro!

I am married, work full time, have a two year old son. I worked on this for a few hours every night which I am sure worked out to more than 20 hours in total. Itís usually worth it and rewarding when itís done.



09/10/07  10:25pm

 #1439573


TwilightDreamer1979
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  Message To: JayMacK   In reference to Message Id: 1439154


 Bearded Dragon pena nd ink illustration, whatcha think.

Beautiful !!



09/11/07  11:10am

 #1439869


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  Message To: TwilightDreamer1979   In reference to Message Id: 1439573


 Bearded Dragon pena nd ink illustration, whatcha think.

Thanks a million Twilight!



09/11/07  05:38pm

 #1440047


Yexalen
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  Message To: JayMacK   In reference to Message Id: 1439869


 Bearded Dragon pena nd ink illustration, whatcha think.

20 hours thats fng crazy. I have absolutely NO patients for that sort of thing. I would get pissed off and end up lighting it on fire or something LOL
but I also wanted to mention that I am not a "bro" but its no big deal

So do you think any of these pictures would work to do a drawing of?
Link
None of me though! you have to go to my sub albums to look at the lizards. Take a look at all of them... if you can.
Thanks



09/11/07  07:15pm

 #1440060


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  Message To: Yexalen   In reference to Message Id: 1440047


 Bearded Dragon pena nd ink illustration, whatcha think.

That is so awesome!!!!



09/11/07  07:23pm

 #1441284


JayMacK
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  Message To: Yexalen   In reference to Message Id: 1440047


 Bearded Dragon pena nd ink illustration, whatcha think.

Sorry about the "bro" thing. You are defineatly not a "bro",,,LOL!

Those pictures look pretty good but I normally like to use higher resolution closeups for the obvious increase in detail. Your pictures are great for sure but when committing to an illustration that takes mucho time to finish you really need to be selective with your reference. I can do some searching online when I get a few minutes. I try and use super high resolution closeups.

~Jason



09/12/07  05:44pm

 #1441286


JayMacK
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  Message To: Charly Brown   In reference to Message Id: 1440060


 Bearded Dragon pena nd ink illustration, whatcha think.

Thanks a bunch Charley, much appreciated



09/12/07  05:45pm

 #1442828


Merissa
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  Message To: JayMacK   In reference to Message Id: 1441286


 Bearded Dragon pena nd ink illustration, whatcha think.

That is amazing i luv working with pen and ink ounce i did a porait of a tiger iíll have to post it for u it is also done in stipple. If u want to ad color use color pencil it works great with ink.



09/13/07  10:24pm

 #1449932


JayMacK
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  Message To: Merissa   In reference to Message Id: 1442828


 Bearded Dragon pena nd ink illustration, whatcha think.

Thanks Marissa,

Normally if I do a pen and ink illustration I donít add color directly to the illustration. What I do however is scan the image and import it into Photoshop and apply light Duotones over the scan. This way I still have my original pen and ink illustration and I can play with colors on the scan.

Here is an example of adding color in Photoshop over a pen and ink scan. This has some brown tones over the drawing. Excuse the camera flash, had no scanner at the time.





09/19/07  10:04pm

 #1451057


Yexalen
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  Message To: JayMacK   In reference to Message Id: 1449932


 Bearded Dragon pena nd ink illustration, whatcha think.

So are any of the water dragon pictures good enough resolution to do a drawing of? If you check out the water dragon forum you might find a good pic.



09/20/07  08:36pm

 #1484694


Brien224
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  Message To: JayMacK   In reference to Message Id: 1436384


 Bearded Dragon pena nd ink illustration, whatcha think.

can i use that as a tatto idea? it would be awesome...



10/20/07  07:43pm

 #1484703


Brien224
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  Message To: JayMacK   In reference to Message Id: 1436384


 Bearded Dragon pena nd ink illustration, whatcha think.

can i use that as a tatto idea? it would be awesome...



10/20/07  07:43pm

 #1484714


Brien224
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  Message To: JayMacK   In reference to Message Id: 1436384


 Bearded Dragon pena nd ink illustration, whatcha think.

can i use that as a tatto idea? it would be awesome...



10/20/07  07:43pm


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