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Creative Portraits: A face with character

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Old 08-14-2006, 08:04 PM
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Creative Portraits: A face with character

This older gentleman kindly gave me permission to use his picture on this forum. I think the face shows a lot of character even though there is considerable glare from his glasses.

He is a woodworker and makes wonderful wooden spoons and spatulas for Dutch oven cooks. I have a few of his pieces; and they are treasured additions to my kitchen.

Have fun artifying his picture.

Janet
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Old 08-14-2006, 08:39 PM
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Vector enhanced wc.

Thanks for the play Janet. I did some smudging (very little) too, but mainly I used Sharp Control, Autotrace (converted to bitmap in GIMP of course) and some Hue/Sat adjustments.
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Old 08-14-2006, 08:47 PM
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Old 08-14-2006, 08:47 PM
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Old 08-14-2006, 08:51 PM
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Ikroll.. up to your ASCI tricks, huh?
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Old 08-14-2006, 09:56 PM
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Yes, I have to do one of these from ....

....time to time.
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Old 08-15-2006, 08:51 AM
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Janet a great character study not sure what you would call what i have done to him ( although someone has vokluntered messy ! )

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Old 08-15-2006, 08:58 AM
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Palms, I don't think it is "messy" at all. I think it quite bold and refreshing. I like the way the lines and colors work together. It all fits.

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Old 08-15-2006, 12:05 PM
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A black and white version.

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Old 08-15-2006, 12:49 PM
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Nice pic, Janet, and nice work by everybody so far.

I did pre-and-post work in CS2 (Crop & Draganizer action before, texture, d&b after), artifying in Artweaver.

Had to compress the livin' daylights outa the poor thing to get it under 100k.

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