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L Skylar Brown
08-29-2011, 12:00 PM
This is an example of something you can do Digitally that Cannot be done traditionally. I was painting this with another idea for the bkg. I had almost finished the bkg, when I thought of the Farmhouse window painting I did some time ago. I Cleared the layer, and imported the painting to the layer, then diffused it with the knife tool, and reduced its opacity to 90%.
I think it turned out rather well.

scribbledsoul
08-29-2011, 12:40 PM
Very nice! I love the depth and the sense of space; well done! :)

fugu-guy
08-29-2011, 01:00 PM
The painting made me stare at it for several minutes. I didn't even notice you put the two separate paintings below.

Looking at the painting without the background anyone could see it would have been a great painting, but with the farmhouse window background, it sets the painting in a location and/or in a time in history. It brings out much more of an emotional response.

-fugu

L Skylar Brown
08-29-2011, 03:30 PM
Scribb- Thanks so much! This was kinda rushed, but it was an experiment.
Fugu- Thank you. Yes, that combo matched up perfectly. I did nothing to adjust the combo, it just fit together.

justjean
08-29-2011, 03:42 PM
Skylar, that looks lovely, I have done that a few times :D

L Skylar Brown
08-29-2011, 06:47 PM
Jean- Thanks. Yes, this is the second time I have "recycled" an image. Sure saves all the duplication...

Albert
08-29-2011, 10:24 PM
fantastic.......................

limey-g
08-29-2011, 11:31 PM
It worked out well.
Geoff

gxhpainter2
08-30-2011, 02:13 AM
Skylar...great painting and image and the farmhouse window really makes this real!....what a great serendipity......think that this was the image that wanted to be and you went two different routes and it came together!...;);):cool::cool:

pat1940
08-30-2011, 02:52 AM
Skylar great experiment, love the way you did this, I have just finished one where I used an old car from a previous painting to add it to a forest scene:):):)

jibes
08-30-2011, 08:26 AM
This gives quite a 3D effect! Great painting and idea!

kenmo
08-30-2011, 02:41 PM
I'm totally in awe of your prowess.... Very skilled indeed....:):):)

coops
08-31-2011, 12:56 AM
Neat idea Skylar and the result it great, well done again:)

Alexandra
09-01-2011, 01:54 AM
I love this Skylar.