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By Thom Rouse

Thom Rouse turns out to have an unbridled creative sensibility. during this booklet, he bargains up for assessment sixty of his favourite fine-art pictures. Rouse takes photographers backstage of his inventive technique, exhibiting the beginning point—always a portrait, captured via him—and then information the Photoshop instruments and strategies he used and, occasionally, a few “accessory” photos that he provides into the combination, to create a dramatically diversified murals. whereas the elements and tone of every picture fluctuate from web page to web page, Rouse strictly keeps that his artistic approach is predicated at the concept that each one murals needs to, at its middle, stay photographic. In different phrases, his fine-art works are improved, stylized graphics that go beyond the boundaries more often than not self-imposed through portrait artists. His objective in developing the publication is to coach and encourage different photographers—or, within the phrases of the artist—to “show you anything you haven’t obvious before.”

This booklet contains a choice of appealing graphics that collide with a wierd collections of elements—one portrait, entitled Shhhh, is coupled with decorative wood fish, goose wings, and elements of an airplane; one other, known as Andromeda, makes use of advanced Photoshop mixing ideas and texture layers to create a Gustav Klimt-inspired think within the photograph—to create a storytelling piece that elevates the portrait to a great paintings classification. On web page after web page, you’ll realize how Rouse conceptualized the featured murals, the stairs he took to convey the idea that to existence, and the interestingly attractive creative portrait result.

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Photog. MEI, CR, CPP, F-ASP) began his career as a portrait and wedding photographer in 1994. Based near Chicago, he now divides his time between commercial, fine art, and commissioned fine art images with his clients as the central subject of his pieces. His conceptual fine art images utilize real world photographs blended and manipulated to create an alternative to real world perception. Thom also lectures and teaches workshops on topics ranging from Photoshop as an artist舗s tool to visual literacy to and lighting and posing for figure studies.

Some were flattened for the background, and others were flattened and used as textures over the subject and masked back over the eyes and lips. In some cases, groups of transformed fish were flattened and transformed with the Liquify filter to shape texture layers to conform to the figure layer. The background was assembled from several flattened groups of fish. The ubiquitous ornamental fish Postproduction in progress Original capture I Dream Of Fish , finished image 24 Urban Mermaids I usually begin images with my own concept, but occasionally I am lured into someone else舗s idea.

The author and publisher will not be held liable for the use or misuse of the information in this book. com/AmherstMedia Contents About the Author 1. Infinite Turtle Theory 2. Wild Ride 3. Firebird 4. Shhh- 5. Andromeda 6. The Ones We Love 7. Dance Within 8. Electra 9. Angelic 10. Country Girl Dream 11. Snapshot of a Dream 12. Masked Dance 13. Balancing Act 14. Twisted Sister 15. Portrait in B Minor 16. Cubist Blue Spirit 17. Mirage 18. Escape Velocity 19. Etched in Stone 20. Gravity舗s Consent 21.

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