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  • DannyRaphael
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    Originally posted by jaykita
    My little son demanded that i scroll the page so he could see the whole plane and any attempt at explaining only brought on more tears...
    Brilliant solution. Sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do!

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  • jaykita
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    My little son demanded that i scroll the page so he could see the whole plane and any attempt at explaining only brought on more tears...
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  • rlspencer1
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    I was trying for a vector approach using the Air France company color scheme.
    1. Cutout 5.4.3
    2. Poster 5.7.3
    3. Used color replace tool and then hue/saturation to get the colors that I needed in the places I wanted.
    4. A lot of touch up work (i.e. straightening up lines and coloring in where needed).
    I wish I had a font that matched theirs but just ended up coloring in the letters (not happy with that part).
    Thanks Danny
    Bob
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  • Janet Petty
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    I really like both of the versions so far.

    Kiska, yours is dramatic and bold, and really eye catching. Great job.

    Danny, I'm duly impressed. You achieved the strong, clean lines I try for and often give up on. I like the blending of those lines with the free flow of the paint. I think I'll try the line thing soon.

    Up, up and away...

    Janet

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  • DannyRaphael
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    Originally posted by kiska
    Well, Danny, you know ALL the secret passageways. Thanks
    Glad to help. I knew cuz I'd stumbled down that path myself before.

    Great creation here... fun to cut loose and not keep track now and again, isn't it?

    - - - - - - - - -

    Mine:

    * Duplicated Background
    * Increased contrast with levels.
    * Smart Blur/Edge Only - experimented with settings.
    * Ctrl + I (to invert)
    * Stylize > Diffuse > Anisotropic
    * Unsharp Mask to give lines a little definition
    * Duplicated this layer and set blend mode to Multiply (gave more body to lines)
    * Added a layer mask
    * Added a layer below this one and filled with white.
    * Back to layer mask on layer above... painted with black to get rid of unwanted lines
    * Merged these two layers together.
    * Changed blend mode to Multiply
    * Turned off the sketch layer.

    * Created a new layer above Background
    * With brush tool, started painting (100% flow, 100% opacity) browns and grays (plane body), blues and grays (sky area), greens (foreground "grass"), a few yellows (here and there)
    * When layer was painted, Select > All, Edit > Define Pattern ("plane colors 1")
    * Applied an Image > Adjustments > Posterize command to get some funky colors and followed with Noise > Median (to soften transitions)
    * Again, Select > All, Edit > Define Pattern ("plane colors 2")
    * Select > None
    * Edit > Fill > White. This will be a background
    * Created two blank layers ("Paint 1" and "Paint 2") between the white background and sketch layer.
    * With "Paint 2" active, selected Pattern Stamp Tool
    * From the preset menu chose Wow Watercolor Lg preset (see this thread for more info)
    * Lowered opacity to about 30%
    * Started painting colors. As I did, I varied opacity and brush width
    * Clicked on "Paint 1" to make it active and selected pattern "plane colors 1" from the Patterns menu
    * Painted on this layer here and there for some different colors
    * Added a stroke frame and saved. Time to get the kids at school!

    Probably not a result Air France would make into a poster, but it was fun!

    ~Danny~
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    Last edited by DannyRaphael; 10-22-2004, 05:15 PM.

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  • DannyRaphael
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    Originally posted by kiska
    I dunno! Can't remember

    I've tried to upload an image several times (about 88kb). Get message it's....'in progress.'
    How to fix...

    Click User CP above (top left).
    * Near bottom left... see Miscellaneous
    * Click Attachments. This will list all files you have attached and all that are "in flight, but not complete." Kill the in progress one and try it again.

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  • kiska
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    I dunno! Can't remember

    I've tried to upload an image several times (about 88kb). Get message it's....'in progress.'

    Well, Danny, you know ALL the secret passageways. Thanks
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    Last edited by kiska; 10-22-2004, 09:44 AM.

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  • Creative interpretations: Airplane - Air France Jet

    Although sepia toned, I thought this had potential.

    Don't forget your seatbelt!

    ~Danny~
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