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Jessica Megan

"hippocampus" by Jessica Megan

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i did this one night because i wanted to try out my new watercolor pencils. i fixed it up a bit in paintshop pro and gave it a background.

20 Oct 200445 Amanda
He does look better on the paper other then the Internet, more detail shows up then. But he's still cute. Are you ever going to add more to the back ground.

:-) Jessica Megan replies: "nope, i'm gonna totally redo the picture. he is going to be a she and she's going to have a baby with her. then i'll add background."
10 Jun 200545 Mistress of the Sea
hippowhat?! any how quite creative and original!
I HAVE to give a hardtime sometimes!!!
wotwot 12

:-) Jessica Megan replies: "it's actually not that original :\ it's a "real" fantasy creature, i didn't make it up. not that fantasy creatures are any more "real" if they're "official" ^_^ thanks for the comment tho 2"
21 Aug 200545 Nicodemus
That's the best hippocampus I've ever seen. It's a very good interpretation of how they should look. Being a guy, I always envisioned them as much scarier, but this is perfect. 2

1 Jessica Megan replies: "  thanks. i like it too, but not THAT much ^_^ hmmm...i wonder what a scarier hippocampus would look like...*ponders*"
27 Oct 200545 Anonymous
ok, first i can see you have fast growing talent and you WILL be ready for the working world trust me, thats if you even want to do drawing as a career by then. second! you critisizm or however the heck you spell it, i have one small thing to say, try to do the head and front feet as realistic as possible, like get a picture or somethin

1 Jessica Megan replies: "thanks! actually, it might become more than just a hobby now that i have rewritten my future again ^_^ yea, i should probably study horse anatomy before i do another one. thanks for the tip! "
31 Aug 200645 Anonymoose
I seem to be in the same situation as you- I have a new set of watercolour pencils and they're taking some getting used to! I also like drawing hippocampus (hippocampi? 16). I like this painting, especially the eyes, but I think it would look better with a fin on its back, as its back looks a little bare. Also, for watercolours, try dropping salt on watercolour to make bubbles or just an interesting background. Wax crayons are also good- experiment with painting over white crayon for textured seaweed. Hope I helped, keep drawing (and painting)!

1 Jessica Megan replies: "hey, thanks for the tips! i'll have to try them out on my next watercolor adventure!! ^_^ i think i've heard the salt thing before, but the white crayon is GENIUS!! thanks again!! 2"
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 • Created by: :-) Jessica Megan
 • Copyright: ©Jessica Megan. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Hippocampus, Pencil, Watercolor
 • Categories: Mythical Creatures & Assorted Monsters
 • Techniques: Pencil/Graphite Pen, Watercolour, Mixed Media, Other Computer Paint Program
 • Submitted: 2005-06-09 03:23:26
 • Views: 460
 • Resolution: 679x536

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