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Old 03-24-2009, 10:30 PM
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Firefly Fantasy

Experts, I need inputs, comments, critiques to improve this image. Anything will be greatly appreciated.
Thanks before!

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cathy, inafog, mchilly, thanks all for your inputs.
I post my second version applying some of your ideas.
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Old 03-25-2009, 06:20 AM
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Re: Firefly Fantasy

HI
I added a shadow, and some make-up, plus sparkles and some dodge and burn.
You might want to soften the background some, by blurring it or fading it?

Cute idea.
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Old 03-25-2009, 11:56 PM
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Re: Firefly Fantasy

cathy, thanks for the ideas. they are wonderful. i'll try them out today.
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Old 03-26-2009, 08:29 AM
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Re: Firefly Fantasy

you might want to darken the thorax area a bit

don't dupe the floating tree/earth thing- even if the distant one is blurred out.
use two different versions - or, just flip one of them horizontally

ramp the sky- darken at one end or the other

you've differentiated the texture of the wings a bit- take it a little further.

nice piece- just keep tweaking, you're on the right path.
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Old 03-28-2009, 12:11 AM
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Re: Firefly Fantasy

InAFog, thanks for the tips. Really improves the image a lot. I'll be posting my second attempt of the image soon.
Oh, and welcome to this wonderful forum! Hope you enjoy it as much as I do.
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Old 03-30-2009, 12:59 AM
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Re: Firefly Fantasy

It's okay but I can suggest to add a little bit of fantasy like make the wings a bit colorful somehow... just my opinion :-)
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Old 03-31-2009, 02:10 AM
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Re: Firefly Fantasy

Mchilly, thanks for your suggestion. I uploaded the second version of the image.
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Old 03-31-2009, 06:03 AM
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Re: Firefly Fantasy

That looks a lot more developed. What are you using it for?
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Old 03-31-2009, 10:47 PM
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Re: Firefly Fantasy

cathy, i'm using it for my portfolio.
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Old 04-26-2009, 02:52 PM
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Re: Firefly Fantasy

I couldn't help making a few adjustments. Red Lips to match the dress. Green gloves to simplify the Pallet. I added some translucient color to the wings. I adjusted to eyes and makeup. I adjusted to background to draw attention to the face.
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