At a first look I was amazed by the overall look of this manipulation. Everything fits perfectly together and that is always a good thing when it comes to photomanipulations.
When I take a closer look, I always check the stocks the artist used, to see how much he or she has changed the used photo's. The first thing that comes to mind is; 'I hope that the horse wasn't like this in the original'. Thank god it wasn't. I must say that everything you have added to the horse is blended in perfect.
The colour scheme is very pleasant to watch and I think it was a good choice to fit with the subject.
The only point of critique I have is a very small thing really and it's actually a tip. When your manipulation is finished, just give it a border around the whole piece, it really gives that finishing touch.
Bottom line is that you did a very good job with this and I think this should be a great example for every manipulator that has trouble blending everything together.
Quite honestly this is one of the best manips Ive seen here at DA. Your stocks are blended together perfectly, all the elements fit together harmoniously. Your colors are also amazing creating a unified whole.
If I had a crit it is only one small thing. I dont entirely like the way the haze covers the city in the background. The depth looks off somehow. Also I think given the distance and the city sould be a little faded and be tinted a bit like the sky.
As I said, these are minor crits, this piece is gorgeous and is going in my favs.
SylwiaS, this is a fine piece of art and we note by your response to comments here that you are not adverse to allowing people to use it elsewhere. We have done so to illustration a poem. The site is a noncommercial site. We have left your watermark in place. We have included your credit in the post and also linked the credit and the illustration back to your page here on deviantARt.
If we have misunderstood and this is not alright with you, please leave a comment in the comment section on the blog and we will take down the piece as soon as we see it.
Thank you! And thank you for displaying you wonderfully imaginative work here.
I saw a statue in Bremerton WA a while back of a iron/mechanical horse, but I never saw it again despite looking for it. I really like this picture because, although it's not the same, it's similar. Very nice job!