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Offline Lynnya

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Yellow Muckerupper
« on: January 07, 2019, 03:31:03 PM »
Hi gang.. working on this one.. comments welcome ..There are some marks on his face which don't show on my screen.. may be a function of artifacts? maybe ? ::)

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Re: Yellow Muckerupper
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2019, 04:52:02 PM »
I think it's a good thing you and I live on opposite sides of the country - so you can't come and strangle me...

I don't think the tie in this shot is a regular one - it's a bow tie with hanging ends... and the shirt collar looks to me like a wing collar, not a regular shirt

I think if you look at the blue channel you can see these enough to be fairly sure - I've done a version of your WIP with some crude edits to show the differences in the neck, neckline, hair, cap, etc.

I made an enlargement of the mouth area to point out the subtle differences in the mustache and lower lip - it's a small area but it affects how he looks, I think.



I can't really tell what the gown details look like from the damaged original - I think it's not all that important though.

Hope this helps (however annoying!) :)
« Last Edit: January 07, 2019, 04:54:28 PM by Jo Ann Snover »
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Re: Yellow Muckerupper
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2019, 06:21:00 PM »
Color looks good. Jo Ann's details will make it even better. Good luck!

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Re: Yellow Muckerupper
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2019, 04:31:08 AM »
This is the cyan layer of a cmyk copy. It appears to me that the black is damage rather than the ends of a bow tie?



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Re: Yellow Muckerupper
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2019, 08:15:21 AM »
Thanks Jo Ann and Kiska.. this is an image of same young man same day same outfit so I'm pretty sure it's right.. will work on the mouth tho..
p.s. Not annoying Jo Ann lol - all help is appreciated..

« Last Edit: January 08, 2019, 08:21:32 AM by Lynnya »
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Re: Yellow Muckerupper
« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2019, 08:19:32 AM »
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Re: Yellow Muckerupper
« Reply #6 on: January 08, 2019, 11:17:12 AM »
I think that reference image is conclusive - seeing the open neck of his shirt in that, I think I can see how the wide knot of the tie confused me. Live and learn :)
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Re: Yellow Muckerupper
« Reply #7 on: January 08, 2019, 11:33:25 AM »
Thank goodness for reference images. Look forward to the final.

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Re: Yellow Muckerupper
« Reply #8 on: January 09, 2019, 01:24:05 PM »
Thanks Lyn.. I'm hoping this is my final.. but then....  8)

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Re: Yellow Muckerupper
« Reply #9 on: January 09, 2019, 08:27:53 PM »
In the original and also in your reference shot, is that shading on the left side of his mouth/face?

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Re: Yellow Muckerupper
« Reply #10 on: January 09, 2019, 08:58:31 PM »
Almost there!

In addition to the above, there's just a little cleanup on the mortarboard on the right (there's a jagged bit) and on the left side of the photo on the gown edge (some odd bumps and different amounts of sharpness/blurring on the edge).
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Re: Yellow Muckerupper
« Reply #11 on: January 10, 2019, 08:14:34 AM »
Yup gottit.. thanks Lyn and Jo Ann.. will fix both issues and send him on home..

unless..... :cool:
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