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Old 09-05-2008, 05:06 AM
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Water lilies

Thought I'd post a couple of lily pics. It was a beautiful summer in the lily pond and they're blooming longer than usual. A good sign I hope.
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Old 09-05-2008, 08:52 AM
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Re: Water lilies

Thanks for the lilies Shary!
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Old 09-05-2008, 09:50 PM
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Re: Water lilies

Redfield++ and a texture from a lightened original background
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Old 09-05-2008, 10:48 PM
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Re: Water lilies

Light oil on dark canvas. Click here for the complete rendering; attached is a lower quality crop.
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Old 09-06-2008, 06:16 AM
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Re: Water lilies

I've been experimenting with inverting a black and white picture and then blending with luminosity. It worked pretty well on this picture but doesn't always.
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Old 09-06-2008, 09:43 AM
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A Monet touch to Water Lilies.......not too original, but fun.

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Old 09-06-2008, 10:53 AM
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Re: Water lilies

Beautiful work, wow….can‘t tell which one I like the best. I’m new to painting and I’m learning now how to do it.
I’m not new to Photoshop but I was mainly focused on restoration and it looks like I missed something.
Ikroll is your work done in Photoshop? If yes… please tell me what tools, technique did you use? I love this oil paint effect.
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Old 09-06-2008, 01:00 PM
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Beautiful work, wow….can‘t tell which one I like the best. I’m new to painting and I’m learning now how to do it.
I’m not new to Photoshop but I was mainly focused on restoration and it looks like I missed something.
Ikroll is your work done in Photoshop? If yes… please tell me what tools, technique did you use? I love this oil paint effect.
Thank you
Christine
This one was a GIMP/Irfanview collaboration Krystyna, but I think (I do have CS2 as well, but much better at GIMP) that you can substitute Anisotrophic for the GREYCstoration step. Also, since ImpressionFX is a PS filter, just place it in your plugins directory. Now for the steps. I first sharpen the image up (till it hurts). I then add some noise. I then run the result into GREYCstoration filter (a GIMP filter as mentioned earlier). I then sharpen it up just a bit. I then run ImpresionFX (still in Beta) with Paper preset (Irfanview for this since GIMP can't run this filter) for the oily gloss look. That's pretty much it. I did enhance the color some, but all that can easily be done in PS.

Arrgg; forgot to mention too that I blended in a canvas texture (easy to do in PS as well).

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Old 09-06-2008, 01:08 PM
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Re: Water lilies

nice photo's Shary

ktg nice effect
Old baldy nice embossing and texture
Ikroll super really like that, the effect is best on the darker lily
Shary that again is a superb effect and thanks for the workflow it looks really interesting
Steve great work as usual

welcome to our side Christine the key is to enjoy, practice and join in

not much time today but will be back soon

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Old 09-06-2008, 02:18 PM
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Re: Water lilies

Thank you Ikroll (Lyle) for your quick response and your detailed guidance. It looks like I have more to do than I thought. I’m wondering were I was, when all “this” was happening (I mean all the paintings…sigh). I will try as soon as I get more free time on my hand.
BTW it would be nice if everyone while presenting their art work would put some words, what tools and software where involved in producing their art
Palms, thank you for your warm welcome, I was about to write to you as well, your hummingbirds series are breathtaking. Is it all your work just AHB or something else you used along as well?
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