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Creative Portraits: High Key?

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Old 04-30-2007, 02:30 PM
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Creative Portraits: High Key?

I am not sure if you would call this high key or something else. I like the effect though. Have used it on several pictures with great results.
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Old 04-30-2007, 02:39 PM
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Re: Creative Portraits: High Key?

Here are a couple of others I used it on.
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Old 04-30-2007, 03:54 PM
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Re: Creative Portraits: High Key?

They are beautiful. What were your steps to achieve this?
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Old 04-30-2007, 04:49 PM
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Re: Creative Portraits: High Key?

I based them on this tutorial.
http://www.myjanee.com/tuts/porcelain/porcelain.htm

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Old 04-30-2007, 08:40 PM
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Re: Creative Portraits: High Key?

Very nice interpretations, Vickie. Thx for the MyJanee link, too. She's done some great tutorials.
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Re: Creative Portraits: High Key?

I found this super action at deviantart
One problem is for some reason ( and i think it is probably a setting i have changed somewhere ) at the end sometimes you have to invert the image, but this is noted if you read all the comments, but not really a problem
this is the action at work all i have done is paint a bit of white in the top right hand corner, so that it best illustrates this, I would probably do a bit more work on it myself

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Old 02-03-2010, 01:52 PM
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Re: Creative Portraits: High Key?

I don't normally do High Key, though I liked the picture so had a go.

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I don't normally do High Key, though I liked the picture so had a go.

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I like that Peter how did you get the soft look ? blur? simplify

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Old 02-03-2010, 03:46 PM
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I like that Peter how did you get the soft look ? blur? simplify

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Well No and No
I did some smoothing, you could use neat image etc. for this.
Used a trick mentioned by Flexmanta Here, which gives a high key type of look.
Used channel mixer to desaturate, don't ask the settings, every picture would be different, just to your taste.
I used lucis to add some contrast. Added a new layer filled with white, added a mask to remove the distracting bits about the head etc.
Hope this helps
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Re: Creative Portraits: High Key?

So many ways to highkey, that I won't cover that. What I do like is the pencil side of Highkey, so enhance the contrast and added GREYC blends to get that.
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