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PHOTO ART: Mini-challenge #40 – English Gentleman

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Old 10-25-2002, 11:12 AM
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Officer of the British Army 1778... In need of Restoration
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Old 10-25-2002, 11:47 AM
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A good one Chuck… I like the soft color and canvas texture.
Texture is a hard one for most, texture can look bad on the wed if not done right, you did it right.
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Old 10-25-2002, 02:10 PM
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Chuck -- that worked out really well, didn't it! Excellent job. Good idea of inserting an outdoor background.
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Old 10-25-2002, 02:37 PM
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Ken, looks like that guy came out of a comic book... Gentman! The new superhero?

Danny, great job in using filters to get a powerful painting style.

Steve and Chuck, love your use of subtle canvas texture, and the backgrounds are both great choices for an authentic look.

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Old 10-25-2002, 06:52 PM
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Had the old boy framed.
Made the frame in Photoshop.
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Old 10-26-2002, 12:36 AM
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Steve, the frame is perfect...even has a light! Very nice job!

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Old 10-26-2002, 08:10 AM
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Chuck I really like the background and texture of your last entry. Very nice.

Steve, all entries are very inspired as usual..Hang the last one in a museum..

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Old 10-26-2002, 09:36 AM
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Steve. listen to the voices...
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Old 10-27-2002, 10:45 PM
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Hello all from a newbie (first post here). Excellent entries so far - very inspiring. Here is my humble entry.

First I selected the gent and copied him to a new layer, then blurred the background. I then ran several actions that I downloaded from another thread, including one called Jaseck Ink Sketch. Sorry I don't remember the exact sequence, but I got into it hot and heavy, and forgot how I got there. Anyway, I then added some color back in, boosted the saturation, and added a slight darkening vignette around the edge.

Looking forward to learning lots from everyone around here!

Bruce
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Old 10-28-2002, 03:29 AM
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Hi Bruce:

W E L C O M E to RetouchPRO. Glad you found our site and the Photo-art forum in particular. If you've been poking around you'll probably have noticed a number of not only talented, but really nice folks who participate here.

Between the actions and other techniques, tutorials, archived threads and other forums, you're in for a great learning experience. Congrats on posting your first image here and look forward to seeing more of your works in the future.

If you have any questions or I can be of assistance, don't hesitate to send me Personal Mail (PM button). Note the link to the "site map" below my signature, which will give you a bird's-eye view of the site.

Again, welcome. Have lots of fun while you're here.

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