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For a change he isn't walking

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Taesung Harmms19/06/2017 20:05:15
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Looking great so far! Nice conversion!

john hutton19/06/2017 20:13:34
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Dirk,

Face is coming along great matey thumbs up. Only advice from me Re eye`s , is get yourself set and ready to put in the dot then a deep breath and touch one in before releasing the breath, do this twice smiley. Sure you will crack it mate wink 2.

John.

Durk20/06/2017 17:36:43
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Thanks Teasung and John! Think I'll have the tranquilizers before painting the eyes than, rather than afterface 20......

DIRK

Durk20/06/2017 20:06:14
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Taken a bit of everyone's advice and painted the remainder of the details and the eyes. Managed to get him to look to one side as per Peter's suggestion. Still undicided on adding a bit of red to the cheeks and/or 5 'o clock shadow. Think the popeye effect is a lot less than before:

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John Race20/06/2017 20:54:55
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Good effort Durk.

Peter explained this to me as well, its suprising how that change can impart such a change to the face, and so much more interesting. When I did it he ended up with 2 black eyessad

John.

Peter Day 120/06/2017 22:23:39
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Looks great Dirk - well done.

What's your verdict on the sideways glance?I do find it a lot easier. I now find it difficult to paint eyes looking straight ahead, but I force myself to do it occasionally for the sake of variety.

Peter.

Steve Jones 1221/06/2017 16:46:07
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Dirk

That's a lot better. A great tip well executed. Well done mate

Steve

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