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I have been asked to provide a description of my techniques for this photo, so I thought it would be useful to post the original shot.


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View kalimeads's home kalimeads | 12 year(s) ago

1) I shot it against a blank background using a lighting preset which shows avs in an even light (I will add I turn atmospheric shaders off here because I find the light softer). This preset is freely available from many skin and hair stores. I then used the magic lasoo tool to cut my av out and make a new layer, which I placed over a stock background of a net curtain. I then used a photofilter in a blood red over the netting layer and also used diffused glow to give the feel of the light shining through it.

2) Then came the trickiest part, the shadowing on the body. I copied the avatar layer 3 times and each layer I made slightly darker than the next until the last one was almost black. All these layers I made fairly transparent (I'm sorry I can't see the setting anymore because I merged the layers) and then gently used a large, soft eraser on each layer to give the feel of a graduated shadow, erasing most in the areas where I need it light.

3) I used a photoshop brush from deviant art on the hair to get the tendrils. I also cut out a small shape from the right nipple and pasted it to a new layer, using my eraser and burn tools to blend it into the breast so that I would get a good shape silhouetted against the background. I then merged the avatar layers and applied the burn and dodge tools carefully throughout so that it would have the feel that girl was sitting right next to the window in an otherwise dark room

4) I applied the same coloured photofiltre as before over the whole picture and then the overlay texture which provided a frame (I played without 3 or 4 before I got an effect I was happy with. This layer was set at a transparency of 15%. Finally I added my signature.

View Trixibelle's home Trixibelle | 12 year(s) ago

ssshhhhhhttt!!!! WASAAA!!!

View Trixibelle's home Trixibelle | 12 year(s) ago

Trixi, you can also if you want, embed this image as a comment in the original photo (by using the share code)

View pier's home pier | 12 year(s) ago

Ohhhh *___*
I know I'll never be able to to something like this
You're really great!

View Magggg's home Magggg | 12 year(s) ago

Lovely image! And thanks for sharing some tips. ^_^

View ticticc13's home ticticc13 | 12 year(s) ago

pretty avatar ! if one day you want us to work together do me an im :)

View Sebcaen's home Sebcaen | 12 year(s) ago

Thx Pier.. I don't seem to manage this I just end up with a blank box
Oh of course you would Magggg!!
Thx Ticticc
Thx Seb yes that would be fun, I really enjoy your work.

View Trixibelle's home Trixibelle | 12 year(s) ago

Thank you for sharing this, Cala

View Solange's home Solange | 12 year(s) ago

Trixi, a quick tut for embed koinup images in comments:
1) Go to the Image you 'd love to embed,  and beside the image on Share This
2) In the pop up, click on the Copy Botton (and grab the code)
3) Go now in the Comment Box where you want embed the image and click on the Html icon
4) Paste the Code
5) Click on Post Comment

It should work!

View pier's home pier | 12 year(s) ago

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