Edit: 4/23/08 - Okay... trying something different. yay or nay to dapples. The problem is it might look "too" realistic in comparison to the mane and tail. However, the mane and tail are not done yet...
Edit: 4/22/08 - And I shall name her Opal! Not done yet... clearly... Anyway, yay or nay on the tribals??
Edit: 4/21/08 - Slowly but surely...... very slowly....
Base coloring and highlights/lowlights on the body. Body is coming out too blue... Probably going to have to desaturated it... Still a long, long way to go...
Anyway, here is the original sketch: [link]
I am using a stock photo by *Olympic-Ferro
. Here is a link to the photo being used --> [link]