RetouchPRO

Go Back   RetouchPRO > Technique > Photo-Based Art > Turning Portraits into Digital Sketches, Oils, Watercolors
Register Blogs FAQ Site Nav Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Turning Portraits into Digital Sketches, Oils, Watercolors Thinking about expanding beyond your traditional portrait and/or restoration, retouching and colorizing black and white image services? Find out what others are doing and how they are doing it.

Creative Portraits: Toody's Hunk

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 04-04-2005, 09:03 AM
toodaloo toody's Avatar
toodaloo toody toodaloo toody is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 16
looking for a goodlooking guy in his 50's

I found him!!!

well at least I think he's good looking lol

have a great day

This forum is cool

toodaloo toody
Attached Images
File Type: jpg myman01.jpg (60.5 KB, 79 views)

Last edited by DannyRaphael; 04-04-2005 at 03:26 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 04-04-2005, 03:27 PM
DannyRaphael's Avatar
DannyRaphael DannyRaphael is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Near Seattle, Washington, USA
Posts: 6,300
I relocated this one on toody's behalf into a new thread, so let's show her some creativity!

~Danny~
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 04-04-2005, 04:29 PM
Legacy~Art's Avatar
Legacy~Art Legacy~Art is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Lancashire
Posts: 927
Is this really your man?
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 04-04-2005, 06:54 PM
toodaloo toody's Avatar
toodaloo toody toodaloo toody is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 16
is he really my man? sure..............

but he doesnt know it LOL


here is a link to my rendition of my hunky man
http://toodaloo.smugmug.com/gallery/...17678216/Large

I tell everyone he is going to be my next husband. I am just sittin here hoping , he wants me as his next wife. LOL

Rock Stars are hard to Meet ya know

have fun making him over

toody
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 04-04-2005, 07:33 PM
Legacy~Art's Avatar
Legacy~Art Legacy~Art is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Lancashire
Posts: 927
But who is he?
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 04-04-2005, 07:38 PM
toodaloo toody's Avatar
toodaloo toody toodaloo toody is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 16
Paul Rodgers lead singer

of FREE

BAD COMPANY

THE FIRM

AND A SOLO ARTIST

AND HE IS NOW TOURING WITH QUEEN HE IS BRITISH

AND I AM CRAZY ABOUT HIM

BY THE WAY

the picture I did of him in the link i left in other reply
was done using one of Trimoons Tutorials
I believe it was on the INK on the Expressionist CD

have a good one

Last edited by toodaloo toody; 04-05-2005 at 10:30 AM.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 04-04-2005, 08:02 PM
Legacy~Art's Avatar
Legacy~Art Legacy~Art is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Lancashire
Posts: 927
Never heard of him LOL and i am British too lol!

I am sure my partner has he is into rock music big time!
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 04-04-2005, 08:37 PM
cardmnal's Avatar
cardmnal cardmnal is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Albany, Oregon
Posts: 286
Blog Entries: 3
I thought your man might want to hangout in New York for a while so I borrowed an image of Time Square found elsewere on this site and slipped it into the background.

Can't remember what else I did (one of those, I-wonder-what-will-happen-if-I-do-this, projects). There are no fewer than 5 filters applied some on the BG, some on the FG, some on duplicate layers and some on the whole thing.

I think it came out okay.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg myman01a.jpg (97.1 KB, 37 views)
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 04-04-2005, 09:17 PM
Legacy~Art's Avatar
Legacy~Art Legacy~Art is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Lancashire
Posts: 927
Well here is a picture of your man in oils done in painter 9 added texture, signed.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg myman02.JPG (81.9 KB, 41 views)
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 04-05-2005, 04:33 PM
toodaloo toody's Avatar
toodaloo toody toodaloo toody is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 16
this is a great place

thanks again to danny who invited me

i love it

I will be taking a break for a couple of days
I have to get out of this room,,,LOL

everyone keep up the great work

see ya in a few

cant wait to see what everyone else comes up with
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 04-06-2005, 09:29 AM
DannyRaphael's Avatar
DannyRaphael DannyRaphael is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Near Seattle, Washington, USA
Posts: 6,300
Experimenting with Deep Paint Digital Artist

This was done while experimenting using Deep Paint Digital Artist. It was very different than anything I've done before.

See: http://www.retouchpro.com/forums/photo-art-resources/10245-software-deep-paint-digital-artist.html

Two layers:
* Bottom background: Clone tool - Dry Material - Chalk Flat. Just kind if daubbed here and there for an underpainting effect.
* Top detail: Brush tool - Cloner Ex - Pencil cloner

- - - - - - - - - - -

Enjoy your time away from the asylum, Tood!
Attached Images
File Type: jpg Paul DA-djr.jpg (77.5 KB, 36 views)
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 04-06-2005, 01:16 PM
Janet Petty's Avatar
Janet Petty Janet Petty is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Mid-South
Posts: 2,158
Blog Entries: 1
Very interesting Danny. You said it was different than anything you had tried before. How different? The results are unique.

Janet
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 04-06-2005, 03:10 PM
DannyRaphael's Avatar
DannyRaphael DannyRaphael is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Near Seattle, Washington, USA
Posts: 6,300
Quote:
Originally Posted by Janet Petty
Very interesting Danny. You said it was different than anything you had tried before. How different? The results are unique.

Janet
Different in terms of "outcome" and the detail layer.

The "underpainting below" was quite a bit less detailed and has different texture than what I've done before. And since I can't "sketch" worth beans (still mousing ), the detail pencil layer was treading on thin ice for yours truly!
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 04-06-2005, 04:17 PM
kiska's Avatar
kiska kiska is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: mentone,ala
Posts: 621
I did a little over sharpening, diplace, desat, aniso, lots of painting on masks.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg create portTOOD copy.jpg (95.8 KB, 21 views)
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 04-06-2005, 07:03 PM
tjacobs's Avatar
tjacobs tjacobs is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 9
How about a pencil sketch? I got rid of the background desaturated the image and used the graphite_2 plugin of the gimp. I played around with the trc curves to get the sketch the way I wanted. The grayscale is a layer under the graphite_2 layer to give some depth. Finally, the color original is at the bottom of the layer stack. I used some masking to let some of the color back into the image for the face and neck.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg myman01-pencil.jpg (46.8 KB, 25 views)
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 04-06-2005, 07:39 PM
DannyRaphael's Avatar
DannyRaphael DannyRaphael is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Near Seattle, Washington, USA
Posts: 6,300
Quote:
Originally Posted by tjacobs
How about a pencil sketch? I got rid of the background desaturated the image and used the graphite_2 plugin of the gimp. I played around with the trc curves to get the sketch the way I wanted. The grayscale is a layer under the graphite_2 layer to give some depth. Finally, the color original is at the bottom of the layer stack. I used some masking to let some of the color back into the image for the face and neck.
Nicely done, Tim. One of the best of this type of effect I've seen in some time. You do have the Gimp touch!

Keep 'em coming...
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 04-10-2005, 11:17 AM
toodaloo toody's Avatar
toodaloo toody toodaloo toody is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 16
This is too much fun

great work everyone

there is so much to do on this site, there is no end for creative minds


toodaloo to you
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 04-13-2005, 12:43 AM
Andrew B.'s Avatar
Andrew B. Andrew B. is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 432
I oversharpened with FocalBlade, and then got rid of excess noise with mild buZZ. Then went over face and neck with different smudge brushes. Adjust color and saturation. Add background (which is a digital backdrop from a collection I bought).
Attached Images
File Type: jpg ab_myman01.jpg (99.0 KB, 20 views)
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 04-13-2005, 11:06 AM
DannyRaphael's Avatar
DannyRaphael DannyRaphael is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Near Seattle, Washington, USA
Posts: 6,300
Quote:
Originally Posted by Andrew B.
I oversharpened with FocalBlade, and then got rid of excess noise with mild buZZ. Then went over face and neck with different smudge brushes. Adjust color and saturation. Add background (which is a digital backdrop from a collection I bought).
Bravo Andrew! Great painted effect + the background is perfect!

You inspired me again...
* Duplicated background
* Added a layer below that and filled with white
* Back to duplicated background layer: added a layer mask and painted with black to isolate (knockout) subject
* Merged top two layers
* Over sharpened (Unsharp Mask)
* Buzz Simplifier 2 (this rendered some of the interesting color highlights)
* Sharpened again
* Smoothed (smudged) a few places
* Saved/closed
* Opened in Painter 8
* Went over with Blender > Grainy Blender
* Saved/closed
* Opened in Photoshop again
* Duplicated Background
* Sharpened with Unsharp Mask (270,2)
* Added a layer mask and airbrushed black to suppress some areas that needed to be toned down

Thank you Andrew, for sharing your creativity and giving me an idea for a different approach.

~Danny~
Attached Images
File Type: jpg Paul DA-djr II Buzz + Painter.jpg (98.1 KB, 18 views)
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 04-13-2005, 05:28 PM
toodaloo toody's Avatar
toodaloo toody toodaloo toody is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 16
danny and andrew



those are great and thanks for sharing your process

I love em'
Reply With Quote
  #21  
Old 04-13-2005, 07:35 PM
Andrew B.'s Avatar
Andrew B. Andrew B. is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 432
Quote:
Originally Posted by DannyRaphael
You inspired me again...
You got a nice painted effect there. And after seeing all the hand work you did to refine the brush strokes, I looked back at mine and realized it could have benefited from more smudge brush.
Reply With Quote
  #22  
Old 04-14-2005, 08:12 AM
Neve's Avatar
Neve Neve is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Australia
Posts: 836
Well done everyone, I'm too busy to comment individually for now but certainly enjoying the views, thank you!

PSP8.1

PR/Black and White Studio on bottom layer
Duped bottom layer
L2 - Impressionist/Conte: Unsmudged
L2 - erased to reveal eyes, lips and nose

Merged layers and added borders.
I selected the gray border colour and used
Greg's Pool Shadow (free filter)
Attached Images
File Type: jpg s Guy.jpg (89.0 KB, 6 views)
Reply With Quote
  #23  
Old 04-14-2005, 01:23 PM
jaykita jaykita is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 579
Great job on a great looking guy, everyone!!
Danny, i used your impressionist #djr smudge paint 3L, i LOVE it!!!
Started out taking 2 snapshots, one of lighting effect (trimoon's pencil sketch modified), another of charcoal sketch filter, and on a white layer painted with history brush (chalk brush). Duped this and applied danny's impr filter. Lowered the opacity. Merged.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg myman01-web.jpg (99.8 KB, 12 views)
Reply With Quote
  #24  
Old 04-14-2005, 04:11 PM
DannyRaphael's Avatar
DannyRaphael DannyRaphael is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Near Seattle, Washington, USA
Posts: 6,300
Quote:
Originally Posted by jaykita
Great job on a great looking guy, everyone!!
Danny, i used your impressionist #djr smudge paint 3L, i LOVE it!!!
Started out taking 2 snapshots, one of lighting effect (trimoon's pencil sketch modified), another of charcoal sketch filter, and on a white layer painted with history brush (chalk brush). Duped this and applied danny's impr filter. Lowered the opacity. Merged.
Wow! Nice combination of effects, Judy.

I like the hint of abstractness mixed with "realism."
Reply With Quote
Reply

  RetouchPRO > Technique > Photo-Based Art > Turning Portraits into Digital Sketches, Oils, Watercolors


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Creative Portraits: Hunk with an Attitude DannyRaphael Turning Portraits into Digital Sketches, Oils, Watercolors 18 09-24-2007 09:42 PM
Creative Portraits: Subtle Expressions by Dana Lane DannyRaphael Turning Portraits into Digital Sketches, Oils, Watercolors 48 08-21-2007 11:39 AM
Creative Portraits: Hunk for the Ladies 1 DannyRaphael Turning Portraits into Digital Sketches, Oils, Watercolors 44 01-17-2007 03:57 PM
Creative Portraits: Lady with a Rose ahutton Turning Portraits into Digital Sketches, Oils, Watercolors 48 11-09-2006 07:09 PM
Creative Portraits: Hunk in a Stripe Shirt ahutton Turning Portraits into Digital Sketches, Oils, Watercolors 10 10-13-2004 08:03 PM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:59 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright © 2014 Doug Nelson. All Rights Reserved