Tuesday, June 2, 2009

I Heart Faces {week 21} Pets!!!


This week atI heart faces they have a special "pet" category! I was super excited because I loooove animals :)

This is a portrait that I took, and then painted in Corel painter.



This is Bandit. He belongs to my Mother-n-Law & he is the sweetest doggy! I love the curious look that he has in this image :)

7 comments:

Gwendolyn Tundermann Photography June 2, 2009 at 11:54 AM  

Cute!

Samantha June 2, 2009 at 12:14 PM  

How in the world do you do that? I love the painted effect! Is it a photoshop filter?

Alice June 2, 2009 at 1:01 PM  

he is so cute! and i agree with Samantha - how did you do this? help us learn how to do it, too :O), please.

my pet shot is posted now, too, so feel free to come over for a visit anytime :O).

Tiffany Walensky June 2, 2009 at 6:52 PM  

I would also love to know how you achieved this look ;)
This is a fabulous entry!

Erica Kree June 2, 2009 at 7:21 PM  

Thank you so much ladies! I'll have to do a tutorial on the blog to show everyone how to paint portraits. There isn't really a short way to tell everyone how to do it :)
It's not a photoshop filter. I start on photoshop to enhance colors & then take it over to Corel Painter for the rest of the work.
This particular painting took me about 6 hours to complete. A painting of a person can take up to 12 hours.
It's lots of work, but I think it's worth it.
Thank you so much for your sweet words :)
Erica

Julie June 3, 2009 at 1:44 PM  

Adorable!

Anonymous June 3, 2009 at 11:43 PM  

Hi Erica :-), beautiful photography!!! I have come over to overstep my bounds... I haven't heard from Nancy in months... could you please write me and let me know how she is?... omtatsat3@yahoo.com .. PeeKs (Patti)

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