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Old 05-02-2009, 01:53 PM
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Found this image on stockvalult and thought it could turn up some interesting variations

along with the original i have included a smudge with no texture and one with

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Old 05-02-2009, 02:10 PM
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Re: male portrait

Inverse minimalism (just what I felt to dub this effort; lol).
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Old 05-02-2009, 04:26 PM
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Nice one Palms.

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Old 05-02-2009, 05:17 PM
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This turned out to be harder than I thought it would be.. threw everything at it... thanks loads Palms!
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Old 05-03-2009, 12:09 AM
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Re: male portrait

palms1-can I ask how long those took? I'm scared to try smudging bcs I hear it takes a lot of time. I really like the textured one.
joe-is this from the smudge technique you described?
OlBaldy-Well it was certainly worth the effort, your results are nothing short of spectacular.
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Old 05-03-2009, 12:20 AM
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palms1-can I ask how long those took? I'm scared to try smudging bcs I hear it takes a lot of time. I really like the textured one.
joe-is this from the smudge technique you described?
OlBaldy-Well it was certainly worth the effort, your results are nothing short of spectacular.
No it was done from a cartoon action and Snap Art. I spent a minute or two cleaning things up with the smudge tool but it wasn't done with that fake smudge technique.

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Old 05-03-2009, 12:39 AM
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OlBaldy-Well it was certainly worth the effort, your results are nothing short of spectacular.
Thank you Nancy.
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Old 05-03-2009, 04:54 AM
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Re: male portrait

Lyle i like the minimalism will have to see what it looks like inverted

Joe excellent version

Ol Baldy another excellent version ( altough there are a couple of white spots at the top of the head that draw my eye )

Nasturtium they can take different amounts of time depending on the amount of detail, ( and i usually spend more time masking and finishing ) but it ranges from one hour to quite a few but as i do them in stages i dont notice and the time does fly ! so pick up your smudge brush and have a go

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Old 05-03-2009, 06:49 AM
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Palms, Thanks! Nice pic.
I tried a smudge version.
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Old 05-03-2009, 07:41 AM
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Palms, Thanks! Nice pic.
I tried a smudge version.
Dan
Very nice Dan

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