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Old 04-30-2006, 01:04 PM
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Here are some shells for you to artify...I scanned them into my computer...on top of cling film...dont really know if it qualifies as photo art....do tell me if its the wrong place or shouldnt be here at all....


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Old 04-30-2006, 01:08 PM
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Heres one i did with Flaming Pears,Aetherize and framed with an action in photoshop..

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Old 04-30-2006, 11:09 PM
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Mother of Pearl.

Hey Patricia,

For some reason, the scan reminded my of my mother's lacquered Mother of Pearl table that we use to have when I was a toddler. Didn't quite get the irradescense down (I know I spelled that wrong; lol), but oh well. Hope you all like the result anyway.
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Old 05-01-2006, 09:57 AM
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Patriciakay.. Great scan. Love the Seran Wrap idea. :-)

Set a color fill layer using the black background of the shells as a mask. Blurred the mask slightly. Then added a photo of water above the shells and color layers. Set the water to soft light and reduced opacity to about 85%.
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Old 05-01-2006, 10:13 AM
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lkroll...yes i do like your rendition..mother of pearl..it is like that..kind of a shimmery look..

Swampy..I like yours too..the backgrond is a lovely color and sets the shells off nicely...first time i have scanned objects in...couldnt find my acetate and cling film was the next best thing..a bit worried about damaging my scanner..but now the ideas are coming in fast so i will be doing more scans...as if there isnt enough to do already!!!!

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Old 05-01-2006, 11:22 AM
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Patricia,

Great photo and interpretation!

For mine, I increased saturation and adjusted contrast. Followed through with the plugin DC Special:Outliner!

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Old 05-01-2006, 02:36 PM
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Thanks for a fun picture to work with, Patricia.

Just for fun I wanted to see how well I could remove the plastic wrap. Had some success, but...

Film strip frame action available here: http://www.panosfx.com
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Old 05-01-2006, 03:02 PM
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Hi..

Jeff... like it lots...good colors on the shells...

Danny...great job getting rid of the cling film...like the photo strip..the shells look good in it... thanks for the link...have just downloaded it...


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Old 05-03-2006, 07:41 AM
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Great picture Patricia and cool idea never think to use the scanner

used impressionist conte textured colour stick with a edge layer overlayed

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Old 05-03-2006, 10:38 AM
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Hi Palms...like the effect you have done...i read about scanning objects,flowers or whatever ages ago...but have just got around to it ...and shells were the closest things to hand...
Ah well see what i can find next...

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