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Awesome! Bonus points for old Norse, been a long time since I learned that in school. I was able to follow it, which must mean I paid attention on class, lol.

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Wow!  He turned out great!  I really love this idea- so creative, and nicely executed.  The conversion is fantastic, and I love your dapple pattern!

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The conversion is spot on, nice job.  It seems like he could use stronger highlights on his shoulders, even just a spot of near-white, and a few lighter streaks in his mane.  

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Awesome! Bonus points for old Norse, been a long time since I learned that in school. I was able to follow it, which must mean I paid attention on class, lol.

 

To be fair, I've been a casual student of old Norse Poetry for quite some time now. ::): I've mostly been reading it in English, but every so often I will look at the original to try and gauge the accuracy of a translation, or work with the metrics. I'll definitely say I don't read the language at all, but I'm familiar enough with certain words ("and" "with/among" etc.) that with the English in front of me I can find the corresponding passage in old Norse.

 

Lately, I have been trying my hand at sprinkling a small amount of the poetry in the original language in my performances. It's fun!

The conversion is spot on, nice job. It seems like he could use stronger highlights on his shoulders, even just a spot of near-white, and a few lighter streaks in his mane.

You're probably right. I spent so much time trying to get an even blend on the darkening grey on his legs that I was kind of spent by the time I got to the mane and shoulders. That, and I glazed the shoulders so many times to get the dapples looking more natural that it dulled my initial highlighting, and I didn't do enough to bring it back. Thanks for the comment!

 

Wow!  He turned out great!  I really love this idea- so creative, and nicely executed.  The conversion is fantastic, and I love your dapple pattern!

Thanks!  It was more work than I expected, I think I should have squared off more of the dots - I did go back and square off some, but I should have done more.  Again, I kind of ran out of time and steam.  Three weeks on a project is a long time for me.

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one of the finest examples of the conversion possabilities of the Bones material I have seen, and an all over excelent piece. 

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