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Creative Portraits: Nathaniel

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Old 10-24-2005, 05:47 PM
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Very nice Craig.

Alcar: a beautiful pencil drawing look.

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Old 10-24-2005, 05:50 PM
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Pencil tutorial

Legacy-Art, I did give this tute before, but I don't remember the thread. Here it is again:

1. Convert image to b&w.
2. Dupe background layer and set mode to Screen.
3. Adjust opacity.
4. Open new layer and fill with white.
5.Add a “hide all mask” (black) and paint with white brush.
(Use high opacity to outline figure and remove unnecessary elements, and use low opacity to brush in on face and hair. A black brush, of course, corrects any mistakes.)
6.If necessary repeat steps 4 and 5 to fine-tune image.

I did add a paper texture with Impressionist, but that's not necessary. Have fun.

Alan
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Old 10-24-2005, 08:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Alcar
Legacy-Art, I did give this tute before, but I don't remember the thread. Here it is again:

1. Convert image to b&w.
2. Dupe background layer and set mode to Screen.
3. Adjust opacity.
4. Open new layer and fill with white.
5.Add a “hide all mask” (black) and paint with white brush.
(Use high opacity to outline figure and remove unnecessary elements, and use low opacity to brush in on face and hair. A black brush, of course, corrects any mistakes.)
6.If necessary repeat steps 4 and 5 to fine-tune image.

I did add a paper texture with Impressionist, but that's not necessary. Have fun.

Alan
Just a wonderful result, Alan. Thanks for sharing the how-you-did-it.
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Old 10-24-2005, 11:44 PM
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thanks cathy

palms, is that one of those i was recently asking about, the one where the graphire was mentioned? same style/technique?

Craig
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Old 10-25-2005, 06:11 AM
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Much appreciated Alan!

Alan thank you, i really love the results!

Its nice when people share isn't it

Thank you!!!

Ella
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Old 10-25-2005, 07:19 AM
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Craig i wish it was the same technique , but sadly no the "graphire " was not loaded.

Palms

hopefully we are not at cross purposes
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Old 10-25-2005, 10:25 AM
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Very nice interpretation, Christine...

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Originally Posted by Xaran
Here's my version - sorry but I too didn't like to see a lad in a pink shirt.

Christine
...and I meant to mention how much Nathaniel's mother likes this one, Christine. I like it a lot, too, so much so that you inspired me to take a crack at this one.

It was nice to see you pop in.

BTW: Thanks for the referral to the nice folks at Focal Press.

~Danny~
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Old 10-25-2005, 10:32 AM
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Good looking little fellow

Knocked out image
Created bg
lightened center of bg.
Changed shirt color (it needed to happen )
Some smudging, although not apparent.
Simplified at different times.
Nik filters.
several blending modes.
Typical handwork
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Old 10-25-2005, 11:05 AM
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Studio Artist attempt

I used SA and PScs2 to do this.
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Old 10-25-2005, 03:17 PM
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lqqker,

i like that. i think that's the best in the lot so far. i'd take it over mine. good color, good texure, good background, good contrast...really nicely done!

dbuckle,
i like yours too. good blending of the shirt to match the face. nice soft look without distorting the base picture!

Craig
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