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Old 09-18-2006, 07:17 PM
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sketchy little girl picture

this is my attempt, i started out going for a watercolor look but ended up making it look more sketchy but at the same time a little painted looking...i like the way it looks so i hope u enjoy
ashley
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Old 09-21-2006, 12:39 AM
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Here is one to go with the first chill of the year in our area.
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Old 10-03-2006, 04:28 PM
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Re: Photo for portrait

Just adding something to fill up space.
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Old 12-07-2006, 04:10 PM
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Re: Photo for portrait

Decided to have anther go at this one.
Steps taken


Dupe
Denoise x4
Remove any left over noise with blur brush or healed
Hue sat hue+12 sat-33 lightness -16
Merge down
Dupe make mode overlay high pass max value
Opacity to 50% merge down
Dupe make mode overlay high pass max value
Opacity to 50% merge down
Denoise x4
diffuse x6
Smart sharpened 156% radius 3.5 gaussian more accurate
This added a little noise so blur brush obvious stuff away
Dupe
Denoise x 4
Shadow highlight accepted defaults
Filter gallery - used two levels cutout on top number of levels max, simplicity 0, edge fidelity 0, poster edges thickness 0 edge intensity 3 posterise 1
Diffuse x 2
Smart blur radius 3 threshold 25 quality low mode normal
Final Hue saturation to tweak colours hue -11 sat -13 lightness +11

Hope everyone can understand this lot.
Peter
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