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by PietFrancke
Thu Oct 29, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: ― Architecture Critique
Topic: Swinging Bridge, Tishomingo County
Replies: 6
Views: 27

Re: Swinging Bridge, Tishomingo County

funny story those two... "send the scout ahead! - doesn't look too safe".
by PietFrancke
Tue Oct 27, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Project 52
Topic: Piet's 2020 52 Birds
Replies: 256
Views: 12433

Re: Piet's 2020 52 Birds

I should have called it "the old pterodactyl" for sure! Will have to look that up, normally would just have done some more "darken the image", and then mask in the darkness. Your way sounds easier. Choose your clone stamp, switch its blend mode (not the layer's blend mode) to darken, sample the sky...
by PietFrancke
Tue Oct 27, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: Project 52
Topic: Piet's 2020 52 Birds
Replies: 256
Views: 12433

Re: Piet's 2020 52 Birds

What vision for presentation....just totally awesome Piet....WOW wow - LOL, thanks Frank. was just applying a few theories - 1) lots of dark is not a bad thing - it provides a "base" for your image. 2) Sky is light (but not too boring), 3) perpendicular (branches) can be nice and dark. and most imp...
by PietFrancke
Tue Oct 27, 2020 3:22 am
Forum: Project 52
Topic: Minnie's 2020 52 Project
Replies: 295
Views: 14293

Re: Minnie's 2020 52 Project

New Theme: Other World So I took an old image of an irrigation device in the delta, mixed it with a new image of a marble, added pieces of other photos and textures and here is what happened. nope, I've seen this on the cover of "the adventures of the stainless steel rat" by Harry Harrison. Or was ...
by PietFrancke
Tue Oct 27, 2020 3:03 am
Forum: Project 52
Topic: Piet's 2020 52 Birds
Replies: 256
Views: 12433

Re: Piet's 2020 52 Birds

What vision for presentation....just totally awesome Piet....WOW wow - LOL, thanks Frank. was just applying a few theories - 1) lots of dark is not a bad thing - it provides a "base" for your image. 2) Sky is light (but not too boring), 3) perpendicular (branches) can be nice and dark. and most imp...
by PietFrancke
Tue Oct 27, 2020 2:00 am
Forum: Project 52
Topic: Piet's 2020 52 Birds
Replies: 256
Views: 12433

Re: Piet's 2020 52 Birds

week 35 - the old Heron - I keep trying to sneak up on her, and she keeps flying away and barks at me.. It sounds like something between a bark and a cackle, and I know way down deep, that someday she will come to me during my last night.
heronS.jpg
by PietFrancke
Sat Oct 24, 2020 11:33 pm
Forum: Places Showcase
Topic: Fannye Cook
Replies: 12
Views: 91

Re: Fannye Cook

Awesome!!!!!!
by PietFrancke
Wed Oct 21, 2020 3:07 am
Forum: Places Showcase
Topic: Autumn greetings from South Dakota
Replies: 6
Views: 64

Re: Autumn greetings from South Dakota

brisk and cold and snappy and good to see a little bit of winter - even if you tire of it fast.
by PietFrancke
Sat Oct 17, 2020 2:38 am
Forum: Open Challenges
Topic: Carlson's Guide to Landscape Painting
Replies: 35
Views: 737

Re: Carlson's Guide to Landscape Painting

So this 2nd version has much more detail..I liked the first but find this much more appealing. I don't have the book so for sure don't grasp the whole concept but thought about your snow statement and tried my hand at creating that look..maybe too much I dunno, for me it added depth to the image. s...
by PietFrancke
Sat Oct 17, 2020 12:32 am
Forum: Open Challenges
Topic: Carlson's Guide to Landscape Painting
Replies: 35
Views: 737

Re: Carlson's Guide to Landscape Painting

and here is the result of 20 minutes or so, scumbling it up to add variation (it worked better than I thought it would)..
Carlson.jpg