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Creative Portraits: After the Bath (Ed L)

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Old 06-08-2003, 08:54 PM
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After the bath

Okay, here's my first submission for you to have fun with. It's a shot of my youngest boy, after a bath. Have a ball.

Ed
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Old 06-08-2003, 09:23 PM
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Ed - great pic! Mine sure isn't considered 'art'!
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Old 06-08-2003, 09:44 PM
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Ed.....A super pix, thanks

BillC.........Am still laughting, great thought & leaf!!

Mine was an accident......
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Old 06-09-2003, 05:57 PM
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Ed - thank you, what a wonderful image!


Just did threshold, very light history brush, added texture, and slight lighting.
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Old 06-09-2003, 06:23 PM
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Ed - great picture!
Bill C - too funny!
Goldcoin - Bills right, it has a heavenly feel to the image.
Jill, what a cool effect.

Here's mine, did a sketch.

-Lisa
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Old 06-09-2003, 08:11 PM
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Smart blur on a layer copy, blend mode to hue. Some blur tool and hue/sat.
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Old 06-10-2003, 09:14 PM
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Ed what a wonderful picture. One could only wish to have such a treasure. There is nothing like a boy and his dog!

I did a sketch and had a nice time working with your image thank you for such a nice post.


Jean
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Old 08-19-2003, 01:34 PM
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I love this picture Ed! What great renditions everyone has made.
I am learning so much from y'all (texas talk). I was going for a water color effect.

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Old 08-20-2003, 02:54 PM
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I am so sorry, I don't know how I reached my result. I just started playing with the picture trying different things. When something doesn't work, I delete that and start over. Pretty soon my history fills up and I can't tell what I've done. I do know I did it all in Photoshop. I know I used aimphisoft simplifier, rough pastels, andromeda scatterlight, and played around with
other filters and selective color(for the background). I tried to replicate and I can't. I hate when that happens. I've come up with some neat stuff before, and can't remember how I got there. Do y'all write everything down. How do you remember?

Shari
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Old 08-20-2003, 06:58 PM
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Ed - Outstanding photograph. I only wish I had a high-res to play with.

Bill C - Love the leaf
Lisa - Nice sketch, they seem to get better and better.
GoldCoin - Your accident looks really nice.
Jill - You managed to capture the essence of the photograph with a very simple black and white. Nice.
BK - Nice rendition. I like the floor reflection.
Jean - Almost looks like a logo.
Shari - Very nice misty watercolor effect. The colors also blend very well.


I started out with using adapt.equalize to bring out some detail in the pooch.
Did a smudge on the pooch and the boy. Attempted to improve the skin tones a bit using skylight filter.
Used an assortment of blending modes to enhance colors.
I drew the background on several layers, expermenting with some colors and forms.
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