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Creative Portraits: Brother and Sister - Contributed by Legacy

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Old 03-21-2005, 10:23 PM
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Creative Portraits: Brother and Sister - Contributed by Legacy

Legacy-Art (aka Elle) contributed this photo on behalf of a friend.

CHALLENGE: Use your best pencil, chalk or sketch-type technique.

She requests:
* No distorted/abstract interpretations
* To only post interpretations here at RetouchPRO, not at other websites, including your own.

She (and I) would appreciate it.

Happy creating.

~Danny~
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Old 03-27-2005, 06:51 AM
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I meant to start this thread sooner.

Sometimes I can be a bit slow.

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Since this ended up being a 27 layer "I have no idea where I'm going with this" file, I'll spare you the marathon writeup.

I did use a top layer of white (with a layer mask added) and Chalk brush 36 px to paint black onto the layer mask to render sort of a sketchy/grain effect.
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Old 03-27-2005, 08:24 AM
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Thanks Danny...I have done this one also...Its now on my website, but i shall upload it later, going out to lunch now.
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Old 03-27-2005, 12:42 PM
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Multiple layers of hand drawn chalk and charcoal on this with subtle blends and opacity changes. Also a lot of work with the eraser.
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Old 03-27-2005, 01:07 PM
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Danny you sneaked that in, that is absolutely gorgeous!!! Charcoal is better than pencil sometimes isn't it?

Cardmnal that is very nicely done!!!
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Old 03-27-2005, 03:00 PM
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Very nice high fives to both Danny and Cardmnal for their work.

Danny, the 27-layer-I-have-no-idea-where-I'm-going-with-this sounds too familiar to laugh. In any case, you done good!

Cardmnal, I like the chalky/charcoal effect. Looks like I'm going to have to play with that technique some.

Janet
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Old 03-27-2005, 08:53 PM
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Danny -- very beautiful work! Good job!!
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Old 03-28-2005, 12:28 AM
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PSP8.1

Split RGB channels and used Green.
Inc. cols to 16 mill.
Duped bottom layer
L2 - Xero/Pastellise
Show all Mask - Pencil Soft over boy and girl.
Merged Group - Multiplied this layer.
Merged Visible Layers
Paintbrush/White all over the bg.
Darken Tool to emphasise folds and shadows.
Pencil Texture

Thank you for the bonnie subjects!
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Old 03-28-2005, 11:50 PM
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Hi, such a loving big sister!

I used Xero filters here, supersmooth, lithograph, and lineart, after adjusting levels and saturation, then added a texture. Still not what I'd like, that dark sweater just isn't coming out well. But their sweet faces are what's important!
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Old 03-29-2005, 10:07 AM
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Patricia its so lovely to meet you!!!

Lovley picture, the colour of the jumper is more or less correct!!!

Very nice i will show their Mum tonight.
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