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For the fourth year in a row......

Discussion in 'Portrait' started by 480sparky, Oct 31, 2015.

  1. 480sparky

    480sparky SC Regular

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    Aug 24, 2015
    Ken
    Well.......... not in a row. But at least every other year!

    I normally refuse to do portrait work, but I've made one exception. That being my neighbor's 5 grandkids. Since they all know me and are comfortable around me, I was asked to take some pix back in 2009. I started working with the images, and came up with the following composite 7 years ago:

    Ten%20Away%202009%20post.


    We repeated the image in 2011:

    Ten%20Away%20Final%20-%202011%20post.



    After that, the tradition was set. 2013:

    Ten%20Away%202013%20Final%20post.

    And earlier this month:

    Ten%20Away%202015%20Post.


    I have each one sign on white paper using a felt marker. I then scan it, crank up the contrast, and create two layers (both with transparent backgrounds). I invert the top layer to make it white, then move it up and to the left, to create a white signature with a black shadow. I copy it and paste it onto the main composite.
     
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  2. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator

    Nov 11, 2011
    Milwaukee, WI USA
    Luke
    they grow up too fast
     
  3. What a neat idea
     
  4. Garylh

    Garylh SC Veteran

    Great idea..

    Gary