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Paige C. Daigneault
Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art

Please note that absolutely none of my work is permitted to be uploaded anywhere, by anyone other than the commissioners who paid for the work. This includes my own personal characters.

Female | 27 | Married | Mother | Occupational Tester | Emergency Medical Responder
Current Residence: AB, Canada
Operating System: Photoshop CS6 & a Wacom Intuos
Do you have a piece that signified a pivatol moment, a change in the way that you make art? A piece that you learned something from that would effect your work from then on? What is it and why?

Mine is;
"i left your name on the wind"
i left your name on the wind by xXNamaste

This work changed everything for me. It was an art trade so I was under no financial pressure to finish it (although she did wait forever so I felt bad about that lol). I chose a stock that put a lot of emphasis on paws, which has always been a struggle for me, so usually I would hide them in foliage or something. I feel like putting emphasis on the paws really grounded the character into the new setting. 

I used different levels than what I was used to and the outcome is still what I strive for in future pieces.

It got me into lion tails, which I just love now.

It broke my "dark" streak - dark was always easier for me because it hid things. I learned from this piece that LIGHT is GOOD and putting MORE effort into the details before uploading, even if you feel rushed to complete it, is 1,000% worth it.

It taught me to go for unique poses, that used to be too daunting, and to gravitate towards wolves (or horses or whatever) that exhibited unique attributes that I could even consider "ugly" in the stock photo. At first I thought the paws were ugly, but now they're my favourite part about the piece. I think using less than perfect subjects makes them more realistic and believable.

On that note, it also steered me into trying to make fantasy look as natural as possible, as opposed to stylized. I love it! Its my favourite.

What's yours and what did it teach you?

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Happy Birthday! :D (Big Grin) 
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Happy birthday! :hug:
xXNamaste Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you!! <3 Feelin old! LOL
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