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« on: July 16, 2011, 04:19:37 PM »
First, if anyone is wondering why my main interest in Animals of Farthing Wood again, it's because I showed the series to my brother, and got hooked on it again, and that means I'm back to AOFW fanart and fanfictions instead of Watership Down. These will be the only pictures I'll be able to post for a long time, or whenever we can get a new camera battery again, and I will be posting pictures of my fan characters (like the two below), but I will draw characters from the series too.

This is one of my fan characters, Scout and one of his and Kelly's (another fan character) cubs.
http://campion2.deviantart.com/art/Scout-219771913


And this is Kelly and Scout with their cubs (ignore the strange angle, the camera was off and only caught one cub, the half of another, half of Kelly and all of Scout).
http://campion2.deviantart.com/art/Kelly-and-Scout-and-cubs-234745138


This is a picture of Aves (Kestrel's grandson) comforting Viper (Adder and Sinuous's daughter) in Battle for the Wood. I'm not going to tell why because chapter 6 (whenever I get to that chapter) will be the reason for this picture. Both of these characters are fan characters. And the story I mentioned, battle for the wood, can be read at my DA account for those who want to read it, for gore and profanity reasons (unless I took time to edit it which I don't feel like doing), I won't be posted here unless its by link.

Sorry about the quality, the stupid camera was down to the end of its battery and this sketch came out red.



I don't know if I will color this pictures, as I rarely do anymore, because I find it easier to make a video from scratch than to color a sketch taken by a camera with GIMP. But since these will be the only pictures for a while, I may do it anyway.
« Last Edit: July 16, 2011, 04:28:55 PM by Clover »

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« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2011, 07:28:39 PM »
^ No scanner?  What about your school or if there is a public library?  Some machines allow you to send scans to an email address if its equipped that way.  One school I worked at had one of those.

Anyway, I'm quite impressed by the work.  Correct me if I'm wrong (and don't be mad if I'm mistaken) but the hairdo on the first picture fox, Scout, reminded me of the modern, teen boy hairstyle.  I'm surprised given how well you've done, the kestrel especially interested me, that you don't want to color them in.  I'm not sure I'd use a computer to do it...physical medium like pencil would compliment it nicely.

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« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2011, 08:03:41 PM »
I used a picture of Ranger for reference of the markings, never thought of it that way before, but I was thinking of a vixen's hair when I drew it, so that explains why it looks like that. It was supposed to look like the second picture of him. It's actually quite easy to color them with GIMP. Here's an example I did of Campion earlier (only example I could find right now, probably the best one to use though)
http://fc06.deviantart.net/fs70/f/2011/109/2/f/campion_by_campion2-d3edp84.jpg

Thanks. Until a new battery can be in the camera, after (if) I color these, the topic will probably become inactive until then.

EDIT: Although, the pictures would look better if I colored it with paint (not edited by GIMP to smooth out the lines) than if I did with colored pencils or by painting, I'm terrible with both. It would be full of white spaces.
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« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2011, 09:41:08 PM »
I guess paint would work.  I'm old school, with old school mediums...I like my colored pencils. :D

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« Reply #4 on: July 16, 2011, 09:53:30 PM »
I was referring to the program paint, I'd rather use than than anything that isn't computer. Other than drawing pencils or writing pencils, I'm terrbly with all hand forms of art.