Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Blue Painted Self Portrait


click to enlarge so you can see more of what's going on!



The computer is a very powerful thing. I need to remember that. I spent an hour or so painting on this photograph, then I started fiddling with all the magic buttons: hue, saturation, color balance, etc., and this became a very different piece. Then, I went back in and painted some more, but I got out of there before I was tempted to mess with those buttons again! I didn't use any of those magic buttons on any of the other portraits.

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