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Old 11-29-2005, 09:27 AM
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dreamy portrait

what do you think of this portrait in pencil of a dreamy girl

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Old 11-29-2005, 12:51 PM
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Bert that is LOVELY!!!
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Old 11-29-2005, 01:08 PM
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thank you !

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Old 11-29-2005, 02:15 PM
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It's brilliant, Bert, now HOW did you do it??? I want to try this!

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Old 11-30-2005, 04:15 AM
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hi maureen, thank you!

this is how:

dupe background and make b/w
for high key dupe b/w layer and set new layer to screen blend
insert new layer and fill with white, make layer mask reveal all
on mask start to brush with black with opacity between 5-10% and 20% flow
use soft brush or soft pencil or charcoal brush
each brush stroke builds opacity
for high key effect favour eyes and mouth and hair shadows
to dim opacity use white brush, to erase use white brush at 100% opacity
when done, select all, copy merge and paste
use hue/saturation adjustment layer to colorize to sepia/redtone effect
if necessary dupe layer and use multiply blending for stronger tone
finish of with subtle sandstone or artpaper texturizer

and there you have it

success!
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Old 11-30-2005, 04:56 AM
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Thanks for sharing Bert, looks lovely, easy to execute
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Old 11-30-2005, 06:09 AM
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what do you think of this portrait in pencil of a dreamy girl

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bert
Hi Bert,
Love the portrait of a dreamy girl, will try it out...being new to this forum..and the chat, when you say dupe what do you mean????
Kind regards Patricia Kay.
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Old 11-30-2005, 07:04 AM
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hi patricia, not to worry, 'dupe' is 'duplicate layer'
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Love the portrait of a dreamy girl, will try it out...being new to this forum..and the chat, when you say dupe what do you mean????
Kind regards Patricia Kay.
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Old 11-30-2005, 09:05 AM
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bert,

great technique. thank you!

i gave this a try, but i altered a couple of things here. instead of the hue/sat layer, i did a Fast Fix plugin to add the reddish tone. i also added a contrast/brightness adj layer near the end to bring out the image more. i know the idea is to make it soft, but i just wanted to try it.

again, thanks!

and patriciakay, welcome to RP!

Craig
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Old 11-30-2005, 09:11 AM
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bert,

great technique. thank you!

i gave this a try, but i altered a couple of things here. instead of the hue/sat layer, i did a Fast Fix plugin to add the reddish tone. i also added a contrast/brightness adj layer near the end to bring out the image more. i know the idea is to make it soft, but i just wanted to try it.

again, thanks!

and patriciakay, welcome to RP!

Craig
Love your effect too, thanks for the welcome!!
Kind regards Patricia
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