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Author Topic: Studio Portrait  (Read 549 times)

Offline Lynnya

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Re: Studio Portrait
« Reply #15 on: June 21, 2019, 10:44:59 AM »
Wow Hannie... just saw two of those fly over my son's house in Seattle... they weren't quite that blue though....
never giving up......learning from others as I go...

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Re: Studio Portrait
« Reply #16 on: June 22, 2019, 12:41:00 PM »
OMG.... LOL 
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Offline coopmj

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Re: Studio Portrait
« Reply #17 on: June 23, 2019, 02:39:57 PM »
Here's where I am with my dapper gentleman.  Thoughts?  I'm not sure about the color... 

Thanks! 

Mary


Offline Jo Ann Snover

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Re: Studio Portrait
« Reply #18 on: June 23, 2019, 05:31:47 PM »
He has come a long way :)

I think the color on the face in the original looks very splotchy in how and where they applied pink. It doesn't look great, but I'm not sure a restore should fix problems in the original. Perhaps just desaturate the reds a bit to minimize it?

On the sleeve on the left of the image, you have a bright band on the jacket side which should be dark to match the jacket fabric. You can see the bump at the top of the sleeve and follow that line down for the armhole shape.

On the edges of the ringlets and neck hair, some of the fine texture is gone. The smudge brush is good at teasing that back (or paint out some of the mask for the new background - not sure how you did that).

Also, the whites look a little greenish to me. Otherwise, it's looking ready for submission to the neckbeard society :)
Jo Ann

Offline Candice

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Re: Studio Portrait
« Reply #19 on: June 23, 2019, 07:29:39 PM »
Gracious, his eyes were light!!
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Offline coopmj

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Re: Studio Portrait
« Reply #20 on: June 23, 2019, 07:33:58 PM »
I think his eyes look a little zombie-like...

Jo Ann, can you point out the jacket band?  My unibrow must be affecting my vision :) In the meantime, I'll make these other corrections. 

Thank you!

Offline Jo Ann Snover

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Re: Studio Portrait
« Reply #21 on: June 23, 2019, 11:29:13 PM »
See if this helps with the sleeves - the green outlines are where the sleeves and armholes are. The red-ish marks are where the fabric is lighter and shouldn't be

His eyes do look strange, but they're that way in the original too. Possibly the negatives were touched up by the original photographer? Given the hand coloring, I wouldn't be surprised...



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Re: Studio Portrait
« Reply #22 on: June 24, 2019, 09:58:23 AM »
Oh gee, I need to learn my lefts from my rights.  I looked everywhere BUT the right spot and it's so obvious!  Thank you!!

Mary