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June 26, 2011
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Canon
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Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Shutter Speed
1/160 second
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F/7.1
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98 mm
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100
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Jun 14, 2011, 7:22:00 AM
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Striped Hyenas - WIP by CristinaPenescu Striped Hyenas - WIP by CristinaPenescu
I do not usually post my WIP images to DA, however I wanted to share this one for those who are curious about my scratchboard technique. The image is a crop of a larger 24x17.5 board featuring two striped hyenas tearing at a piece of their kill. This shows how my boards look when they are in the initial scratching phase. In this stage I am still scratching out details and preparing the board for a layer of airbrushing that will follow. The airbrushing will add more depth and allow me to create a middle grey tone on which I can re-scratch key highlight areas. This provides a greater tonal range than would normally be possible with scratchboard.

You can view a video showing how I work here: [link]
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:iconeleirinio:
Eleirinio Aug 28, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
your art is amazing
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KreepingSpawn Aug 11, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Awesome! :la:
I'm excited to see this develop! :D
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:iconschneeb0207:
It's simply AMAZING.
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:iconveyf:
It's amazing.
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:iconrugely:
Rugely Jul 4, 2011  Professional General Artist
Wow! I can hardly wait for this one to be complete :)
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Dekers Jul 1, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
WHOA. Insane Your the :#1: best scratch artist eva!
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:icondraconicat:
Astonishingly lifelike -- truly amazing! And thanks for offering this look at your technique in progress.
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:iconbrandillo:
this is great
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fantasy-flower Jun 27, 2011   General Artist
Incredibly stunning!
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