Although I have displayed this image in various places I didn’t have a chance to post it on my blog until now. It was originally intended as a promotional piece to send to a company that creates a girls’ fantasy card game based on horses.
At a whopping 25″ x 30″ (10 000 x 12 000) @ 400dpi and nearly 1GB this piece made my computer sweat bullets every time I opened it.
Horses are definitely one of the toughest animals to draw! I struggled with the angle and structure of his face. Here’s a redline I did to help me figure out where I needed to make corrections.