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Old 07 July 2005   #31
Yeah I know a bit how that is with NDAs :| Either way looking forward to your site.
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Old 07 July 2005   #32
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Thanks! A few minor tweaks, and it shall be done...

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Old 07 July 2005   #33
You are going to put your site in your signature are you? Or we'll have to pester you for it.

I'm really curious too, I really love the one of the girl with the headband. Very intricate features and light.



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Old 07 July 2005   #34
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jmBoekestein,

Thanks! I have Odd Nerdrum to thank for the lighting. He's an AMAZING ~ wierd, but amazing ~ artist, you should definitely check him out!

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Old 07 July 2005   #35
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Some folks were asking about the blurring technique which I used on the portrait I posted. Here is the description of that very simple technique:

(EDIT: Welllllll...they were really asking about Desp#2/Rog's technique, but Anyways...)

Once I've established all of the major features, exaggerating the lights and darks, I do the following:

1. Select All, Copy + Merge the existing Layers so I have one single Merged Layer.

2. Duplicate this MERGED Layer (Ctrl + J) ~ so now I have 2 MERGED Layers that are the same.

3. GAUSSIAN BLUR the top layer to your heart's content.

4. Add a mask to the top BLURRED Layer (click the mask icon in the Layers palette when you are on the Layer you want to mask) and use the black / white swatches to paint (using the Brush tool) the mask (black takes away the mask, white replaces it).

OR:

ERASE (not using the mask) using the Eraser tool set to a low opacity (25% - 50%) to erase only those areas that I want to be in sharper focus.

5. Copy + MERGE everything, and voila! Instant in~focus / out of focus image!

(I also continue painting after doing this initial blur...trying to have certain key features, like eyes, in focus, while leaving the receding edges of cheeks and neck more blurred).



~Hope this helps.

~Rebeccak
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Old 07 July 2005   #36
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Originally Posted by rebeccak: Black and White paintings can quickly and easily become evocative with just that color layer thrown on top with the Blending Mode set to Color...






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Thank you, good basic info. You have to do it more, and so does other people.
 
Old 08 August 2005   #37
Ok,
here's some stuff already uploaded in my site.

Caricatures:

Mike Tyson:

Mic Jagger:

Baris Yeltsin:

Michael Heseltine:

Tony Blairs:
http://www.fotisinternationalart.co...ARGE/Blairs.jpg

Portraits

Jeremy Irons:

Diana:

George Bush:

Al Gore:



I'll post some newer stuff soon:
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Old 08 August 2005   #38
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great works everyone~~~!

new sketch here (in SketchBook Pro V 2.0)



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Old 08 August 2005   #39
here's two old portraits by moi, but not of moi.... hehe uhm... it's the same guy like a couple years apart... and shorter hair second time around...



okay the second one is just a sketch



and theres my contribution...

i suddenly feel like going back and redoing that first one... ><

first one was made..... 2001-2002... second one was i think 2003
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Old 08 August 2005   #40
hello

Hello folks,
I just found this part of the forum.
I hope to post soon in this topic.I posted a caricature before,in this thread :
http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthr...=morgan+freeman

hope you like it.Meanwhile I've changed working method a bit, switched the airbrush with the wet acryllic brush.
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Old 08 August 2005   #41
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Nicolas Cage (in openCanvas 3)



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Old 08 August 2005   #42
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Photoshop 7




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Old 08 August 2005   #43
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tyrful,

Awesome, that first portrait is starting to look photoreal! Thanks for posting these!

hanzzz,


Just took a look at your Morgan Freeman portrait, and it ROCKS!!! Please post more of your work on this forum!

zhuzhu,

Awesome work!!! I really like the color choices on the last one!

Great work, guys!!!

~Rebeccak
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Old 08 August 2005   #44
just a quick sketch of an old man
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Old 08 August 2005   #45
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sPiz,

Awesome work!!! I haven't seen a style quite like this, so it's cool to see. Definitely post more of your work!

~Rebeccak
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