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Creative Interpretations: Redwinged Blackbird

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Old 06-28-2003, 10:16 AM
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Creative Interpretations: Redwinged Blackbird

Here is a lovely Redwinged Blackbird all ready for some photoart...
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Old 06-28-2003, 04:22 PM
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PM--I like the second version of your red-winged-fibber better.

1. Made a duplicate of the background and ran Buzz simplifier at around 90.
2. Duplicated this layer and ran cutout. I set the blending mode on this layer to soft light and then merged the layer down into the buzz layer.

3. On the merged layer, I ran Texture--Grain--Speckle option. And set the opacity to around 75% to let a little of the original come through.

4. Added a pattern fill layer with a blending mode of soft light to give it texture
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Old 06-28-2003, 11:45 PM
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Cheryl,

Nicely done! I really like the new texture in the background. I don't have Buzz, but the combination of the simplifier and cutout filters really did a nice job turning the image into photoart.

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Old 06-29-2003, 02:01 AM
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If birds could talk. Maybe, I don't know.

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Old 07-01-2003, 04:37 PM
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Based on the method/Photoshop action described HERE.
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Old 02-18-2007, 03:38 PM
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Re: Creative Interpretations: Redwinged Blackbird

The trouble with Blackbirds is that they are black. Getting the details out aint easy.
Done using Art history with added texture.
Thanks T for posting this, I think it should have gotten a bigger response.

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Old 02-18-2007, 04:18 PM
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Re: Creative Interpretations: Redwinged Blackbird

Well, Peter -- your rendition should get the interest sparked in this thread again!
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Old 02-18-2007, 04:32 PM
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Re: Creative Interpretations: Redwinged Blackbird

I use mac and pc but on pc I just right click and save but for those of you on PC who need a nice screen shot program there is a free one on FileHippo called MWSnap. It is excellent with lots of options.

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Old 02-18-2007, 04:58 PM
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Re: Creative Interpretations: Redwinged Blackbird

Just a little creative depth of field addition. I love the song these birds have.

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Old 02-18-2007, 05:34 PM
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Re: Creative Interpretations: Redwinged Blackbird

Since this is the Creative Interpretations thread, I can go far afield -- I used some extrude, some Dark Strokes, some Glowing edges, some layer blends, etc. I imagine their song being turned into solid objects -- flying around about them wherever they go...

Sweetlight -- I love their songs too -- I miss hearing them as they have moved due to the farmland being developed into housing, but there are some sanctuaries where they still visit.
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