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Life Lessons- blonde little girl *PLZ CRITIQUE*

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Old 02-07-2008, 12:26 AM
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Re: Life Lessons- blonde little girl *PLZ CRITIQUE

I just use the extract filter that comes with PS7..
I just read about the life lesson so included a closer crop with a more downward head tilt for atmosphere even though the background no longer fits the situation..
Used the original reflection because it was correct.. If you want to make your own reflection then use the original as a guide when you free transform or use whatever squish the pixels around program you use

Cute Girl BTW! and I think you are doing great with all the modifications you are making..
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Old 02-07-2008, 04:41 AM
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Re: Life Lessons- blonde little girl *PLZ CRITIQUE

wow! I think you managed to extract the hair very well! (it's always a difficult matter)
and the idea of the background with the reflection is really excellent
there's only a small detail where my eyes go which ruins a little the overall composition: I feel that the reflection under her foot should be a little bit darker, just to show some shadow so that she really looks is sitting there.

she's so cute! she will be a wonderful model for you..... i'm really sorry for her dog, she must feel very bad..

as for the hair what I do is to use the selection tool with a higher feather and then use the smudge tool to create some "loose" hair and, if necessary, draw new hair with a tiny soft brush
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Old 02-07-2008, 09:13 AM
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Re: Life Lessons- blonde little girl *PLZ CRITIQUE

good job olbaldy...i like the colors! looks good

thanks myfairies for ur compliments on masking the hair. I hate fly away hair when it comes to masking lol but it' inevitable i suppose lol. Also, good observation on the foot shadow. I'm at work right now but as soon as i get home i will work on that.

As for the reflection, i noticed last nite i had the reflection wrong but never got around to fixing that that will be another issue i address.

Thanks to all of you who've responded!
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