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by Duck
Fri Feb 19, 2021 6:09 am
Forum: Edit My Shot
Topic: Uncle Tim's Bridge Wellfleet, MA
Replies: 11
Views: 1392

Re: Uncle Tim's Bridge Wellfleet, MA

Taking those notes into consideration I re cropped the image to get rid of the extraneous empty areas, bringing the land mass closer to the viewer and making it more prominent in the frame. I then did some dodging and burning to knock down the brightness of the yellow building and brightening the ch...
by Duck
Fri Feb 19, 2021 6:07 am
Forum: Edit My Shot
Topic: Uncle Tim's Bridge Wellfleet, MA
Replies: 11
Views: 1392

Re: Uncle Tim's Bridge Wellfleet, MA

Hi Carol, it seems you have received quite a few helpful critiques, all with valid points that seem to echo an underlying issue. I hope you find their input useful. As you have asked me directly to offer up my critique I will add the following; When presenting an image to a viewer it can often be lo...
by Duck
Tue Dec 29, 2020 5:40 am
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Critique
Topic: Impasto oil paint technique in PS
Replies: 14
Views: 2938

Re: Impasto oil paint technique in PS

Of course I have more questions! Others may too. Is the brush you use one that comes with PS, is obtained elsewhere, or one you made? In this example it is a brush I got... somewhere. (?) I picked it up with a tutorial somewhere, just can't remember where. Regardless, it was okay for the test but n...
by Duck
Mon Dec 28, 2020 8:01 am
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Critique
Topic: Impasto oil paint technique in PS
Replies: 14
Views: 2938

Re: Impasto oil paint technique in PS

Question: Do you use a pen tablet? What kind of brush are you using on this one? I ask because I'm trying to learn to use these tools to get a painterly look with certain images. I'd like to know more about your technique. To answer your questions, yes, I currently use a Wacom tablet but looking to...
by Duck
Mon Dec 28, 2020 7:41 am
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Critique
Topic: Impasto oil paint technique in PS
Replies: 14
Views: 2938

Re: Impasto oil paint technique in PS

Wow, the responses are fantastic and bringing up some really great and valid points. I, like many here, have a background in traditional art. I began as a graphic designer, preferring text manipulation and stylized logos over fine art practices of oil and watercolors, though I do have an understandi...
by Duck
Sun Dec 27, 2020 3:04 am
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Critique
Topic: Impasto oil paint technique in PS
Replies: 14
Views: 2938

Re: Impasto oil paint technique in PS

[...] But there is one success here that absolutely looks 3d (too me), and it might be due to the colors and contrast and shadow painting- it is the look of the tear drops - they have an amazing feeling of 3d. Part of your solution will be to figure where you want the affect - selected edges comes ...
by Duck
Fri Dec 25, 2020 3:12 am
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Critique
Topic: Impasto oil paint technique in PS
Replies: 14
Views: 2938

Re: Impasto oil paint technique in PS

While I would need to do more research to familiarize my self with "impasto oil painting" (I am very ignorant of such things) I see unique brush work and am looking forward to witnessing the progress... Thanks for the feedback. I see what you mean. Makes sense. Hi,Duck, Having gone throug...
by Duck
Thu Dec 24, 2020 3:40 am
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Critique
Topic: Impasto oil paint technique in PS
Replies: 14
Views: 2938

Re: Impasto oil paint technique in PS

While I would need to do more research to familiarize my self with "impasto oil painting" (I am very ignorant of such things) I see unique brush work and am looking forward to witnessing the progress... Thanks for looking. Impasto is the heavy buildup of paint on a canvas to create extrem...
by Duck
Wed Dec 23, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Critique
Topic: Impasto oil paint technique in PS
Replies: 14
Views: 2938

Impasto oil paint technique in PS

Recently I have been experimenting with different ways of getting a more realistic oil paint technique. The one thing I hate about most actions is that the process is too animated and the "brushwork" looks fake. Either because of scale in relation to the image or direction in relation to e...
by Duck
Sun Dec 13, 2020 11:42 pm
Forum: People Critique
Topic: Bubble_wrap
Replies: 10
Views: 2362

Re: Bubble_wrap

Sorry Duck....ment no harm...easily seen the way you see it. Thought it a bit dark also after I was done but was just trying to stir some of minniev's brain cells for her bubble wrap 52. and here's the original which I think I've posted before just to cheer you back up..........sincere apologies ! ...