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"Shadowfax..." by A. Thomason

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Well, someone suggested that I draw Shadowfax. I am going to do another one sometime as I think this one looks too pony-ish.

Ballpoint pen and graphite pencils, June 2006




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28 Aug 2006:-) Hennie F. Godthelp
...Aw... When it was a 'she' and when 'she' needed a name I think her name would be Joeske ;P This Shadowfax just looks like me little Joekse.. haha, I really like this one, well done

18 A. Thomason replies: "Joeske... that's a cool name 2 Thanks for commenting!"
28 Aug 2006:-) Laura Saph Moore
Its me again! Lovely picture of a horse, i think it is rather good. Your right about the pony thing, ahh well its still good.
*first comment dance.*

1 A. Thomason replies: "Thanks! I like him too, he turned out cute. Now I have to make a 'strong' and 'handsome' shadowfax, since 'cute' just didn't suit my idea of him 12"
4 Oct 200645 Anonymous
looks like a pic if youre looking for realism. Legs are finally getting reeaallyy good

:-) A. Thomason replies: "Thank you 2 Yes, he is most likely the best life-like pony I have drawn yet."
4 Dec 200645 Anonymous
Hey your only 17?? Im 15 I love to draw horses also.I was wondering do you have any tips like, did you use a refrence or did you do it by memory because I cant seem to draw from memory.Also how do you get the shading to look so accurate on the horse, did you just take a pencil and sort of scratch at an angle to get shading? There is just a few things I want to know that nobody has answered. And also you draw beautiful horses thanks for drawing these for beginner drawers like me.

1 A. Thomason replies: "Yup, I'm 17. It took a long time before I was able to draw without using a reference, and my art still looks better when I do have one. Slowly you'll be able to pick up more on the muscle placement after you've drawn a lot while looking at photos, and then put it together in your own artwork. Personally I have been using a paper blending stump, and layering pencil before blending it with the blender to give it a smooth look. This will wear down your paper, though, so make sure to use thicker-than computer paper while using a blending stump (to prevent the paper from falling apart). Then you can use an eraser to pick out the highlights (that's my fave part 2. Thanks for the comments and good luck!"
12 Dec 200645 Anonymous
Nice, but the head is a bit big

2 A. Thomason replies: "Hence the 'pony' look? I think his head may be a bit too big for a horse, but I don't think his head is too big for a pony (although the bluntness and shape of his head makes it look bigger). I may be wrong, though. Thanks for commenting!"
20 Apr 200745 Hannah G
You have a really good body structure going there. You should draw a uni layin down or jumping or something

:-) A. Thomason replies: "Thanks 2 I guess I should draw some more jumping."
3 Oct 2007:-) Jeroen ChristianCreature Vercruysse
She boo vaaa????Aaah yes youve got it you really got it exept prehaps make the backfeets move a bit more

62 A. Thomason replies: "Hmm, I hadn't thought of that before... good point. I'll keep that in mind. Thanks for commenting!"
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'Shadowfax...':
 • Created by: :-) A. Thomason
 • Copyright: ©A. Thomason. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Horse, Lotr, Shadowfax
 • Categories: Mythical Creatures & Assorted Monsters
 • Techniques: Pencil/Graphite Pen, Ballpoint Pen
 • Inspirations: JRR Tolkien
 • Submitted: 2006-08-27 23:34:41
 • Views: 2298
 • Resolution: 700x452

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