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PHOTO ART: Mini-challenge #40 – English Gentleman

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Old 10-30-2002, 11:20 AM
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Maybe he looks so grim because he's been captured...

Yeah, I know this flag did not exist in the revolutionary period. Whatever.

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Old 10-30-2002, 03:49 PM
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I'm not a portrait type, don't like to shoot them so it's not something I'm used to working on. I am so impressed with everyone's work on this "gent". I could name you all, but that would be everyone who submitted to this challenge. I decided to give this a try to see.....well.....it is a challenge and I couldn't resist. I was trying to give an old, but not damaged look to this.

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Old 10-30-2002, 03:51 PM
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Grim look might be from what he had for lunch that day... No Tums back then.

RE: Flag BG, timing and all that
No problem. You're merely operating in the spirit of guideline #4 (Have Fun).

Very cool edges.
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Old 10-30-2002, 05:51 PM
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Another fun lunch hour playing with accented edges and blending layers.
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Old 10-31-2002, 01:31 AM
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Truman, very crisp looking, and almost seems to have a 3D quality. Wonder if that comes from the contrast with the blurred background or something you did with a filter...hmmm...

By the way, it's great to see you back here making pictures again...I missed you.

Phyllis
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Old 10-31-2002, 05:12 AM
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Going a bit the other way, an answer to the challenge and a restoration challenge as well

I used a photo I have from a boat trip on an old restored sailboat here where I live. I thought it suited the gentleman. I turned it to greyscale, then tritone, used a warm greyl. Then back to RGB and gave it the sepia color. Added some brush effects(clouds, paper damage, finterprints, decay) and that's about it, I think.
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Old 10-31-2002, 08:10 AM
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Trine....Outstanding! Great idea, very well executed!

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Old 11-08-2002, 08:18 PM
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Here's a companion to the ladies .
Same steps taken plus Glowing edges. Then history brush tool with brush dynamics on to bring back the color. Embosed effect by way of REnder>Lighting Effects.

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Old 12-23-2002, 02:07 AM
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Abstract version, using same outline-equalize-aniso-cutout method as in minis 62, 63, and several others.

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Old 02-06-2003, 02:00 PM
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Another try at an oil

I wanted to see if I could duplicate my earlier oil look.

Sadly, I don't think it turned out as well on this one. Perhaps it's just the nature of the photo that I started out with.
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