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Heather L. Kidd

"´I told you, I don´t like having my picture taken!´" by Heather L. Kidd

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Recognize this guy? If you've seen my gallery before, you probably should. :) I think he looks a mite metallic, do you?

Done from scratch in Photoshop, greyscale. Since I was only finishing what I'd done before (about a year ago or so, I believe), I did not colorize him.




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4 Jan 2004:-) Sarah Nuss
The shading is amazing! You're right, it does look metallic, but fittingly so! I especially love the detail you've given the face. Nice ears, too - not too often you see ears like that (or really, ears at all!) on a dragon. Great idea for those horns! Wow!

1 Heather L. Kidd replies: "Thank you for the comment! The branch-tipped horns are somewhat inspired by other branched-horned dragons I've seen drifting around by various artists. Those ears have sort of become the default for my dragons, and I'm not sure why."
4 Jan 2004:-) Megan tyve
*starts to do the first comment polka, then stops...looks at the pic again* holy shizz...that's so....Friggen...cool! holy cow makes swiss! that's just...way friggen cool! i could never do something that cool...you rock. yay for your rockness! ^_^

2 Heather L. Kidd replies: "Sure you could do it! The original pic of this--the sketch--was about half a year old on my machine, possibly older. I decided I'd work with it and see where I could go adding some contrast with burn and dodge. It's all about the contrast."
25 Jan 2004:-) Dtauri
I must add my praise to the others here - this creature looks fanTAStic! You've done some great work here... please please drop a comment on my front page letting me know where I can access the first issue and more of your comic (if possible) 1 Great work!! 1

2 Heather L. Kidd replies: "There wasn't ever really a first issue, just some old comics I wasn't too pleased with (much has changed since then). I will, however, look into paying your library a visit. Thank you again for commenting!"
5 Feb 2004:-) Dtauri
Hi Heather, I have to say I wasn't trying to force you to come and read from my library - I just wanted to make sure I got back here cos I knew I'd forget 1 But lo and behold, I was going through my comments and saw yours again so here I am! 1 As I said in your library, all the multi-talented females (writers AND artists) around here are beginning to annoy me (*jealous frustration*) - please keep up the good work. I hope your real life scheduling gives you a break soon (I know what *that's* like... 1

:-) Heather L. Kidd replies: "Awww, don't be jealous. Your writing outstrips mine by a very very long way. 2"
7 Dec 2004:-) Rachelpierce
Definately my fave pic here! I love photoshop, but i also love pencil drawings. I like how this image looks like both! Very cool!

:-) Heather L. Kidd replies: "Thank you! I appreciate the comment. I still like it too, though if I did it over, it'd be a little different. 2"
13 Apr 200645 Fire-Willow
I must say, that is one of the COOLEST pictures I have seen in a long time. I love the title too... I'll have to learn how to draw like that. *narrows eyes enviously*
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''I told you, I don't like having my picture taken!'':
 • Created by: :-) Heather L. Kidd
 • Copyright: ©Heather L. Kidd. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Black, Computer, Dragon, Drake, Eye, Grey, Heather, Kidd, Photoshop, Shiny, Silver, White
 • Categories: Dragons, Drakes, Wyverns, etc
 • Techniques: Computer Painted from Scratch
 • Submitted: 2003-12-26 06:17:25
 • Views: 1021
 • Resolution: 423x500

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