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Elsa R. Oakley

"War Horse" by Elsa R. Oakley

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This is my third attempt at drawing on paint.  I have never used a computer really to draw stuff before (saves so much time colouring in!)  The horse looks like he just escaped from somewhere...he also looks like he is used for evil but comes across to me as quite an amiable character!

8 Jun 2008:-) Charlotte charlaphina
phwar wouldnt like to be on the wrong side of him however the back leg seems to be thinner then the others it might need to be thickened out a bit to fit in with the other legs lols besides that small thing it is an amazing critter XD keep it up

:-) Elsa R. Oakley replies: "I know what you mean about the back leg; the hoof seems smaller too. This picture isn’t really that splendid when it comes to anatomy. I like the fact that he seems to have some character; I think it is the eye and the flattened ear that does it. Thanks!"
6 Jul 200845 Lou
22Wow, love the horse, you did a great job with all of the armour. It looks like it’s just escaped from the stable and is flying into the sky, FREE!1 You are amazing at drawing-No fair!4 I’m abasolutly rubbish!6 I LOVE, no ADORE horses, they’re gooooowwwwwwggggguuuuusssss!13

:-) Elsa R. Oakley replies: "You’re right about horses; they are truly beautiful animals. Thanks for the comment!"
6 Jul 200845 Lou
P.S. Love the wings, really realistic! 11
6 Jul 200845 Annie
You know the back leg, i think that it looks thin cause it’s streached out, i work with horses, and i think that it looks reaclly realistic, like an Arab horse, my second favs!18 You are definitly talented!1

:-) Elsa R. Oakley replies: "I think Arab horses looks especially stunning with all the traditional tack with all the tassels and stuff with colours like gold and royal blue. "
11 Jul 2008:-) Kate Tralanour Crippen
Hey! Good job! Paint is hard to work with. ’Specialy with a mouse! This looks great. Really! It looks great. I’m really rubbish on paint. I can do most other computer programs but not paint. It’s too simple or something along tose lines. Any way, the concept of this picture is nice too! I can draw horses fairly well but I have trouble with poses. Dah, forgive me of my ramblings. I’m compleatly off subject.

Awesome picture,


:-) Elsa R. Oakley replies: "Thanks. I have a soft spot for Paint even though I know deep down it is rubbish and takes up way too much of my time but anyhow, it produced some okay pictures! "
25 Jul 2008:-) Kim Schoonover (Darth Maul“s scary sister)
Oo, spikey. And quite nice, besides. Seems slightly elongated somehow, but then again, horse anatiomy really isn’t my thing, so I can’t really say for sure... meh.

I do like the colors, though, how its all greyscale, except for the lovely eye and flairing nostril... teehee.

:-) Elsa R. Oakley replies: "The colours happened quite by accident. It was all in colour and then I made it black and white by mistake and couldn’t undo so I just decided to colour the eye and nostril later on."
8 Oct 200845 Isaac
nice!whats his name
8 Oct 200845 Isaac
nice name?

6 Dec 2008:-) Anna Moonfrost
i like i! and i love the dark feel to it

:-) Elsa R. Oakley replies: "Thanks. I noticed the above comment asked for a name... he doesn’t have one... any suggestions?"
12 Dec 2009:-) Anca Raluca Sandu
Yet again, a beautiful smooth and natural style for the movement! This time, the spikes look pretty threatening!

:-) Elsa R. Oakley replies: "He’s a softy really! I hope he runs his way to a safe new home..."
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'War Horse':
 • Created by: :-) Elsa R. Oakley
 • Copyright: ©Elsa R. Oakley. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Grey, Horse, War
 • Categories: Mythical Creatures & Assorted Monsters
 • Techniques: Computer Program
 • Submitted: 2007-05-01 21:00:37
 • Views: 7431
 • Resolution: 804x589

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