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Posted by david fletcher on Sat Jan 02, 2021 2:07 pm

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Cannot tell you the difficulty I had in persuading this fella to go blond.   Not meant to be in poor taste, but he is au natural, and something I've not seen a lot of.  Used Topaz studio.

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link to high rez.  HERE

link to original. Here mk II

Thank you for looking and hope all well.
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by dianarebman on Sat Jan 02, 2021 2:30 pm
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Wow! Beautiful! I love the blond look! Worth the work!
 

by Ron Day on Sat Jan 02, 2021 5:07 pm
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An amazing transformation from the original, and it is all for the better. I much prefer this version over the original. In fact, in my opinion, this is one of your best in the P&DA Gallery. The background texture is a major improvement, and the blond hair is the icing on the cake. Kind of neat that the hair and tusks are the same color. Beautiful work, Dave!
 

by david fletcher on Sun Jan 03, 2021 8:33 am
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Many thanks Diana And Ron. Appreciated.
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by Cynthia Crawford on Sun Jan 03, 2021 11:13 am
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Ron Day wrote:
An amazing transformation from the original, and it is all for the better. I much prefer this version over the original. In fact, in my opinion, this is one of your best in the P&DA Gallery. The background texture is a major improvement, and the blond hair is the icing on the cake. Kind of neat that the hair and tusks are the same color. Beautiful work, Dave!

I couldn't have said it better! I love how you have softened the whole mood from the original, a rather ethereal effect, all to the better!
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by Mary Brun on Mon Jan 04, 2021 2:59 pm
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Ron Day wrote:
An amazing transformation from the original, and it is all for the better. I much prefer this version over the original. In fact, in my opinion, this is one of your best in the P&DA Gallery. The background texture is a major improvement, and the blond hair is the icing on the cake. Kind of neat that the hair and tusks are the same color. Beautiful work, Dave!

I am fully agree with all what Ron has expressed, 
a really great elaboration and I prefer this to the original image.
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by Carol Clarke on Mon Jan 04, 2021 3:30 pm
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I can't really add any more to what has already been said, Dave. I love the technique and resulting textures you achieved here, it would be great to see what other creatures you can beautify in this way!

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by John Labrenz on Tue Jan 05, 2021 12:25 am
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It would take quite a makeover to pretty up a warthog...but you have done it here!!!! LOL
Love it.
Soft and dreamy in a way...not that I dream of warthogs though....
 

by david fletcher on Tue Jan 05, 2021 11:16 am
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Thanks you Mary, Carol and John. So much appreciated.
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by Ron Day on Thu Jan 07, 2021 11:43 pm
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Congrats on the EP, Dave! Well done!
 

by david fletcher on Fri Jan 08, 2021 11:52 am
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Thank you Ron. And to the Editors for the EP. Am honoured.
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