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Creative Portraits: Grandma

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Old 03-04-2007, 09:52 AM
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Re: Creative Portraits: Grandma

Norman Rockwell had a unique artistic technique. He painted images with a likeness of life. He emphasized the important lines and de-emphasized the distracting lines.

In the early 1990's, I set out to develope a technique that would allow me to convert a photograph into a Norman Rockwell likeness. I wanted to eliminate all manual retouching - no airbrushing, etc. After many failed attempts, I developed my current technique. I am still not completely satisfied and I will keep shooting for my goal.

The original photo is on the left and my technique is on the right.
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Old 03-04-2007, 02:09 PM
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Steve its OK I forgive you anyway, I know you don't mean anything by it.

Heres mine done with Art History (for a change)

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My interpretation of an artist named Ivan Albright.

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Old 03-04-2007, 07:39 PM
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Re: Creative Portraits: Grandma

great post slidefoot. I like that technique.

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Old 03-04-2007, 07:40 PM
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Re: Creative Portraits: Grandma

Have never done any of these before, so I thought I would give it a try.

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Old 01-31-2009, 10:44 AM
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Re: Creative Portraits: Grandma

bet your getting fed up of these now ?

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Old 01-31-2009, 11:03 AM
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bet your getting fed up of these now ?

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a smudge

First post here....hope it works.
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Old 03-01-2009, 04:27 AM
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It worked fine Edalise and welcome, great smudge

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Old 03-01-2009, 02:11 PM
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It worked fine Edalise and welcome, great smudge

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Thank you! I'm already a fan of yours and so many people here, I'm really looking forward to it.
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Old 03-06-2009, 03:05 AM
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Re: Creative Portraits: Grandma

Well I am two years late Still a total novice at anything related to art, i only played and median for my version of grandma. Thank you for all the wonderful resources and ideas on this site! jeree
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