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Colleen E. Cartwright

"Griffin the Tiger" by Colleen E. Cartwright

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*sigh* My very first picture of anime/manga style Griffin. Look at how much he's changed!! Wow. Done with markers and ink.

17 Feb 200445 I Luv Orlando Bloom
O ya and one more thing how do you blend markers?

:-) Colleen E. Cartwright replies: "Well, blending markers is very simple, but rather hard to explain... okay, lets say you have three shades of red: light red, medium red, and dark red. You are going to color a dragon. First, find the darkest place on the dragon, and or where the shadows are, like on the back of it's legs, around the bottem of it's face, the bottem of it's feet... you know, that kind of stuff. Color these places first, with the darkest color of red. Then, find the second darkest places. Color over the dark red with the medium color of red, and spred it out farther than the dark, but do not color the whole body of the dragon. Last of all, find the lightest place on the dragon. Color over the dark & the medium red, and let all the colors blend together. Now for some art tips: make sure you use heavy paper, because it can soak thru normal paper, and make holes in it. If you only have normal paper, then make sure that when your coloring, you don't press the markers down too hard. Now, if you are planing on doing this, I'll tell you which kind of markers to use. Use the skinny crayola markers, not the big fat ones. They have more of a variety of colors to try out. You can get a set of 20 for about 12$, those are what I normally buy. Sorry it took so long for the reply, and if your blending dosn't work the first time, try again & practice. I hope this helps... "
3 Mar 2004:-) Stacey Norbur
Wow! This is so cool! He's my favourite character of yours.

1 Colleen E. Cartwright replies: "Thank you! Although there's not many pics of my other characters up yet... but Griffin is my favorite too!"
13 Mar 2004:-) Irina Goodwin
Cool! Pretty! I like tha shading you put into that orange and the eyes are really cute. The jewel thing is pretty as well... very lovely style. Groovy.

1 Colleen E. Cartwright replies: "Oooo, thank you very much for commenting! *gives you candy*"
16 Mar 200445 SONY99
THERE HE IS AGAIN!!!!!!WEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!I WANT HIM BAAAAD!!!! ok now i sound weird lol

12 Colleen E. Cartwright replies: "My my, you sure like him, don't ya..."
16 Mar 200445 SONY99
WOW! this picture is amazing! it blows me away!!!!!!*gets blown away suddenly* lol 10 i've always liked drawings of cats, tigers especially(i guess their more of the big cats though) i like how you did the colors and i love that little piece of hair that falls down over over his face, so cute!

18 Colleen E. Cartwright replies: "Weeeee! Griffin has another fan!!! I have some new pics of him I need to put up...they're comming soon! I hope... ^__^""
31 Mar 2004:-) Jeremy N. Marcum
Oh, a kitty! I love kitties. Good picture, I especially like how you did the shading/lighting on the tuft of fur on the top of his head.

15 Colleen E. Cartwright replies: "Kitties, kitties, kitties!!! Don't we all love 'em? 12 Thanks for the comment!"
1 Apr 200445 Laura K. 'Ameyra Thse' Neumann
Real nice work, I like the cartoonish effect combined with the realistic anatomy 2. The orange is pretty again.

13 Colleen E. Cartwright replies: "Thank you very much for the comment! Glad you like it...(well, everybody seems to like this one!) ^__^"
8 Jan 200545 *WolfGirl*
*squeals* KITTY! *glomps kitty/tiger* I LOVE TIGERS! Almost as much as I love wolves! Woot! He looks great! keep it up! peace, Wolfgirl

1 Colleen E. Cartwright replies: "Thanks!!! And you know what? Tigers & wolves are my two very favorite animals!! Isn't that cool? 1"
8 Oct 200545 Wolf loving person
You should check ur mail(cuz then u could find griffin a girlfriend out ov da thousands ov em outside his house)

9 Colleen E. Cartwright replies: "Wha-huuuuh?? O.o Uh..well okay, then. But I'm sure he can manage getting a gf on his own, haha. XD "
20 Jun 200645 Hana13
He's so cute !!!!!!!!!!!!
I love your work he's just so pretty!!!!!!

12 Colleen E. Cartwright replies: "Glad you like him! Thanks!!"
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'Griffin the Tiger':
 • Created by: :-) Colleen E. Cartwright
 • Copyright: ©Colleen E. Cartwright. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Grass, Ink, Markers, Necklass, Tiger
 • Categories: Mythical Creatures & Assorted Monsters
 • Techniques: Black Ink, Markers
 • Inspirations: Other Artist
 • Submitted: 2003-12-09 10:13:32
 • Views: 2357
 • Resolution: 700x515

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