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Creative Portraits: Redhead with an Attitude

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Old 05-28-2007, 11:13 AM
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Creative Portraits: Redhead with an Attitude

This pose makes one wonder what she's thinking...

Then again maybe we don't want to know.

Hi-res source: http://www.sxc.hu/browse.phtml?f=download&id=780511

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My interpretation:
* lighten eyes a bit: Apply Levels adjustment layer, close it, Ctrl + I (to invert). Airbrush white on mask around eyes to reveal Levels effect.
* Flatten
* Duplicate Background
* Impressionist > Charcoal > Default
* Duplicate Background again and drag duplicate to top of layer stack
* Impressionist > Charcoal > Default (brush size = 25%)
* Add "hide all" Layer Mask
* Airbrush white on the Layer Mask using Chalk 36 brush around eyes and mouth to restore details in these areas
* Select > All
* Edit > Copy merged
* Create new layer
* Edit > Paste
* Duplicate Background again and drag duplicate to top of layer stack
* Add "hide all" Layer Mask
* Airbrush (very low opacity) white on the Layer Mask to restore details where needed
* Select > All
* Edit > Copy merged
* Create new layer
* Edit > Paste
* Apply texture of choice
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Old 05-28-2007, 06:18 PM
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Re: Creative Portraits: Redhead with an Attitude

Danny, thank you for the photo.
Impressionist in PS/Painter/textures in PS
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Old 06-09-2007, 10:33 AM
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Re: Creative Portraits: Redhead with an Attitude

Studio Artist 'region fill as a brush'.
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Old 06-09-2007, 10:48 AM
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Re: Creative Portraits: Redhead with an Attitude

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Studio Artist 'region fill as a brush'.
Wow... killer effect.

PC version of SA expected by end of 2007. It will be the gift I buy for myself.
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Old 06-09-2007, 11:11 AM
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Re: Creative Portraits: Redhead with an Attitude

Thanks Danny! I hope SA is true to their word.
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Old 06-09-2007, 01:35 PM
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A Mondriaan interpretation.

First I have to say bravo Kiska. I really like the way the fill idea worked here. Since I'm lazy, decided to use just filters today. DCSpecial's ICE4 and GIMP Dilate filter for this compilation. Here's the complete rendering (a little over 1MByte; attached is a cropped and compressed version).
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Old 06-09-2007, 02:14 PM
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Re: Creative Portraits: Redhead with an Attitude

Wow, some terrific renditions here! Kiska, especially like your SA version. Danny, great Impressionist work. Pavel, nice texture.

For my version, began with Snap Art Oil (different settings for face). Followed with many layers, playing with different blending modes. Did some freehand brush work on the eyes and face and finished with a 50% gray overlay to adjust highlights and shadows.
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Old 06-10-2007, 01:21 AM
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Re: Creative Portraits: Redhead with an Attitude

way too many steps to list. in general, some dodge and burn, airbrush, push, blends, brightness/contrast and a kitchen sink.
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Old 04-03-2010, 06:49 PM
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Mondriaan revisited.

Learned a lot of tricks since I last did this and wanted to better respect Mondriaan.
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Old 04-03-2010, 08:38 PM
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Re: Creative Portraits: Redhead with an Attitude

Pretty neat Lyle. Mine is the kitchen sink effect, lost track but used lots of things.
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