Sunday, December 30, 2007

Digital Make-Up

Applying Make-Up, Without any Make-Up

For this image the make-up was inspired by a clown fish hiding inside coral, and since a make-up artist wasn't available I did the next best thing. I have included some before and after images, as well as a video tutorial showing some of the simple techniques I used in Photoshop. Enjoy!





Saturday, December 15, 2007

Everything Old is New Again

A quick technique to give an image a stylish old-fashion look using adjustment layers in Photoshop CS3.

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1/17 EDIT: I uploaded a larger, higher quality video. I'm still learning about optimizing videos for the web so bear with me! :-)

Monday, December 10, 2007

Model Suicides - The Series






I did a couple of these images (Silly String Suicide, and Suicide by Scarf) independently and then it occurred to me, I absolutely loved having fun with such a taboo subject! People hear the name "Model Suicides" and cringe, then they see the images and smile or even laugh out loud. I think you're going to see this series added to in the near future, I already have some more great ideas bouncing around. :-)

Sunday, December 2, 2007

Photo Retouching: Dodging and Burning

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One of my blog subscribers in Poland wrote me to request a video tutorial on this portrait of Nicole. He wasn't the only one to request more detailed tutorials so I finally broke down and recorded this one. I hope you enjoy!

** edit 12/3/07 - I made the video larger based on your feedback.