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Creative Portraits: Bride with Flowers in her Hair

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Old 01-03-2005, 02:31 PM
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Well this is just some basic retouching work with some warming colour for added effect.
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Old 01-03-2005, 02:41 PM
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Christine:

That's a dynamite interpretation. The background and hair are especially effective.

Where did Xero Line Art come into play? To add some detail?

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Axle:

Although kind of a dark mood, I thought your "Death of an Angel" was very artistic.

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I'm not sure if I like this or not, but I'm tired of looking at it...

There are too many layers to describe (I went on and on and on combining layers), but there are layers rendered by Photoshop's Dry Brush, Colored Pencil and Photocopy filters as well as one using the Virtual Painter Oil Painting plugin and Impressionist > Pencil Sketch > Detailed Mono style.

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Old 01-03-2005, 03:05 PM
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Danny, you might not be sure if you like it but others do. I'm included in that number. I sort of want to describe it as paint by number with watercolors. Not bad work there.

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Old 01-03-2005, 03:59 PM
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Although kind of a dark mood, I thought your "Death of an Angel" was very artistic.
Sorry Danny, after viewing it a few times, i decided to delete the post.

I made the image very quickly and felt it was a bit too amaturish by even my own humble standards
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Old 01-03-2005, 10:17 PM
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Christine:

That's a dynamite interpretation. The background and hair are especially effective.

Where did Xero Line Art come into play? To add some detail?

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Danny

I used Xero Line Art in drawing mode with the top slider set all the way to the left to brighten the picture to start with.

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Old 01-04-2005, 12:50 AM
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Beautiful result Christine, extremely pleasant to view!

Jaykita, this is ethereal, soft and fantasy-like. Wonderful result!

Don't stop posting Axle, you're doing really well, welcome aboard.

Great effort Danny as always and thanks for a lovely photo. I'm looking forward to working on this...
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Old 01-04-2005, 02:48 AM
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I'm not too sure how this will look after being compressed? as it was enlarged and worked on entirely in Painter 8 (I'm still learning...). Used Acrylic throughout. Worked on a different layer each time I decreased the size of the brush. I love the Soft Clone feature which brings back details you want into your image. I'm a bit rough on the strokes (didn't follow the contours correctly) but I enjoyed the process.
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Old 01-04-2005, 03:17 AM
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Hopefully i will be getting my new Wacom tablet today and am looking forward to using Painter, your picture looks great, i'm impressed by the appearance of real brush strokes, i can see myself having a lot of fun with this.
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Old 01-04-2005, 04:54 AM
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I just got my Wacom last week and still fumbling. I've only done 3 projects in Painter so far and know I'm hooked already. Thanks for commenting Axle.
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Old 01-04-2005, 09:19 AM
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I just got my Wacom last week and still fumbling.
Keep on "fumbling," Neve... You're already on the right track.

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