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omniartz
03-29-2006, 06:36 PM
Here is Jared's Sister a Painter portrait. I used oil brushes.

I scanned in the photo at 300dpi at 100%. Using this in PhotoPaint I masked out the head and body and applied a gaussian blur to the BG. I saved the file as a TIF and loaded into Painter. I made a clone and cleared it and used the Ctrl-T feature to paint her. I added details with the oil brushes (not cloned.) Then I saw that the color was very sepia toned (from the original photo) so I used CorrectPhoto to get a better color balance.

That is why this is not in Painters Alley. I used many features of 3 different programs to complete this portrait.

Jared's Sister:

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/29-Mar-2006/69150-jareds_sister1Bsml.jpg

Closeup:

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/29-Mar-2006/69150-jareds_sister1Csml.jpg

Mr_Pen
03-29-2006, 07:14 PM
Dear Jared's Sister

Great! You can use many softwares, as you cahnge the analog brushes! Your approach is right, I think:)

wiscojaydub
03-29-2006, 07:23 PM
kirk great portrait. you are expanding your horizons.......

justjean
03-29-2006, 11:36 PM
Nice work Kirk :thumbsup:

LadyAlba
03-30-2006, 12:17 AM
Her eyes are very dreamy. Good Job! ;o)

barryt
03-30-2006, 06:32 AM
A good pose and a good portrait Kirk

omniartz
03-30-2006, 03:29 PM
Thank you, Mr_Pen.
Jaydub, I wanna be a artist! So I play with digi's, portraits, manips, anything creative! :lol:
Thank you, Jean, I'm still not Painters Alley marterial, but I try to do a good job! :)
Thanks also to, Marge, I worked on the eyes especially, glad youlike them! :wave:
Barry, thanks to you too. I was hoping that the crop was a good one, I thought so but input form you is always welcome!! :)

Skinny
03-30-2006, 06:48 PM
Well done, Kirk! Thanks for explaining how you went about getting your excellent results, too.

wiscojaydub
03-30-2006, 09:25 PM
wanna be an artist!?, or you are an artist, honing yer skills, and learning yer proggies. Who knows where you are gonna be , say two years from now...........

omniartz
03-31-2006, 01:11 PM
Thanks Skinny! And Jaydub, thank you for your encouragement!!! I'm always growing!! :lol: