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Creative Portraits: Nathaniel - Ocean Shores

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Old 04-14-2008, 11:28 AM
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Re: Creative Portraits: Nathaniel - Ocean Shores

Thanks for all the kind words

Danny, What a fine looking young man.. Tis a pleasure to work on such a regal looking picture.. Thanks for sharing!

Peter, Nice job.. I can imagine your works hanging in an art gallery somewhere

Swampy.. You have captured his youth for posterity.. Beautiful detail and blending of all the elements.. Very nice work, I like it a lot!

Gilbert, Thanks for the kind words.. looking forward to your play.

Palms, A beautiful painting.. U R The AHB Goddess!!
BUT, I cut my teeth on B/W so it is my favorite.. Excellent work!

Sherry, very fine watercolor indeed, love the texture on this one

Steve, your combination of words and painting are superb.. Great rendition
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Old 04-14-2008, 12:07 PM
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Re: Creative Portraits: Nathaniel - Ocean Shores

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I know it 's folly to complain
Of whatsoe'er the fates decree,
Yet, were not wishes all in vain,
I tell you what my wish should be:
I 'd wish to be a boy again,
Back with the friends I used to know.
For I was, oh, so happy then---
But that was very long ago!

"Long Ago"...Eugene Field

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Steve not sure which i like best the image or the words


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Old 04-14-2008, 12:09 PM
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Thanks for all the kind words

Danny, What a fine looking young man.. Tis a pleasure to work on such a regal looking picture.. Thanks for sharing!

Steve, your combination of words and painting are superb.. Great rendition
Thanks OB. This is one of those images that you know will be great to work with. And it was!

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Old 04-14-2008, 12:13 PM
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Steve not sure which i like best the image or the words


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Much appreciated comments Palms....I send you many thanks.

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Old 04-14-2008, 01:09 PM
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Re: Creative Portraits: Nathaniel - Ocean Shores

Wow. Nathaniel will be tickled. You guys and gals rock.

Mine is based on the BW toning method described here:
http://www.retouchpro.com/forums/cri...technique.html
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Old 04-14-2008, 02:30 PM
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Re: Creative Portraits: Nathaniel - Ocean Shores

A quick one from me...
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Old 04-14-2008, 03:12 PM
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Re: Creative Portraits: Nathaniel - Ocean Shores

I couldn't resist trying a smudge as well,

to get past the texture open up as big as possible

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Old 04-15-2008, 09:47 AM
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Re: Creative Portraits: Nathaniel - Ocean Shores

I moved/consolidated the AFrazier BW method posts into the AFrazier BW thread.

http://www.retouchpro.com/forums/cri...technique.html
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Old 04-15-2008, 10:26 AM
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Re: Creative Portraits: Nathaniel - Ocean Shores

Got on this thread rather late, but had to take a try at Nathaniel. This was done using the impressionist plugin.
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Old 04-15-2008, 10:50 AM
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Got on this thread rather late, but had to take a try at Nathaniel. This was done using the impressionist plugin.
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Hi Alan... Lighting effects are dramatic. Well done using my favorite plugin.
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