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Author Topic: Bride and her Brides Maids  (Read 223 times)

Offline Lynnya

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Bride and her Brides Maids
« on: June 02, 2019, 02:38:20 PM »
This turned out to be much harder than I thought  :cool:... I've lost perspective at this point.. all help appreciated.. I can see some bits I missed alread >:(

   
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Re: Bride and her Brides Maids
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2019, 10:32:48 PM »
Wow, Lynn! I think you and Mary will be ready for a mental ward after this. I think you should be proud of what you accomplished. Like Mary's I would fix the dark gray spot of the bottom of the gown. Yes, there will be shadows and they will be a bluish gray, but this looks like damage and a person's eyes are drawn right to it.

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Re: Bride and her Brides Maids
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2019, 01:49:05 AM »
I agree, Lynn you have done an amazing job!  :wnw:
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Re: Bride and her Brides Maids
« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2019, 06:13:23 AM »
Thanks Margie and Hannie... Mary and I are booking our rooms as I speak... will fix the shading (what was I thinking?) - anything else need doing gang?
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Re: Bride and her Brides Maids
« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2019, 08:14:54 AM »
How's this .. and yes Bambi's gallery seems to have gone AWL??

« Last Edit: June 03, 2019, 08:28:28 AM by Lynnya »
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Re: Bride and her Brides Maids
« Reply #5 on: June 03, 2019, 10:49:21 AM »
Beautiful work Lynn. On my screen, her dress is a bit bright and has a red tint. See how this looks on your screen. Also lowered the brightness of the flower in the bouquet of the girl 2nd from the left that seemed too bright. I'll join you and Mary if I get an all clear on the scratches!  ;)




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Re: Bride and her Brides Maids
« Reply #6 on: June 03, 2019, 10:51:47 AM »
I see Bambi's gallery if I click on "Invited Galleries", to the left of my images - is it there for everyone or just me? (I swear, I wouldn't know how to hijack Bambi even if I wanted to :) )

On the image, I see only a couple of small things:

On the far right, the edge of the mat on the upper level and the back edge of the kneeling "thing" need a little work. The mat edges need to be extended out to the edge of the frame. The wood kneeling stool on the back edge (the part nearest the step vertical) slopes towards the front edge and they should be parallel; follow the line of the front edge and it'll lok fine

The left edge of the middle bridesmaid's hair is razor sharp and it needs to be softer (like all the other hair edges)

The carpet texture on the front left looks like you shaved it! copy some of the texture from elsewhere (sometimes the healing brush can work well for this)

Bride's gown looks super bright to me - highlight details are gone. The overall brightness looks fine, so perhaps you can just tone her down a tad?

I should go and find an image before you all deprive me of a chance to join you at the rehab center for deranged restorers :)
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Re: Bride and her Brides Maids
« Reply #7 on: June 03, 2019, 10:58:24 AM »
I just booked two more rooms at the spa... one for Shadow and one for Jo... bring wine. Oh, and thanks for the great tips both.. will address today. :)
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Re: Bride and her Brides Maids
« Reply #8 on: June 03, 2019, 12:17:15 PM »
How's this.. I'm having trouble with the bride's white dress...

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Offline Jo Ann Snover

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Re: Bride and her Brides Maids
« Reply #9 on: June 03, 2019, 01:48:01 PM »
Take a look at this - based on your earlier WIP, not the most recent post - to show what I was trying to get at




When I used a multiply layer (Curves adjustment layer set t multiply blend mode) on the brides dress, it had an unwanted color to it, so I also added a black and white adjustment layer (made the mask gray not white as you want to leave some color or it looks unnatural) as well. I made the mat and the kneeling stool perspective look as I thought the original did. I did darken some of the faces and used the original carpet texture to fix the haircut. What you did doesn't match up well with the rest of the carpet.

I think this was a smaller version of the file (as posted), so I think this should still apply to the full size version.

Does this make better sense?
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Re: Bride and her Brides Maids
« Reply #10 on: June 03, 2019, 02:36:47 PM »
Thanks Jo Ann, I'll go back to the earlier version and re - tweak :up:
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Re: Bride and her Brides Maids
« Reply #11 on: June 04, 2019, 06:52:42 PM »
"How's this.. I'm having trouble with the bride's white dress..."

Lynn, I feel your pain.

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Re: Bride and her Brides Maids
« Reply #12 on: June 05, 2019, 06:42:26 AM »
Thanks Mary..finally got a grip and finished it and sent it in..Bambi liked it thank goodness 🤓
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