Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Edit Me Sept 7th Edition

What fun I had with this one.  Barns are one of my favorite subjects and this one is a real beauty.  We were requested to put this in a "all by itself" post, so I am not going to ramble on like I usually do, I will get right to the subject....

Here is the original


And here is my edit....


I do all of my editing in Photoshop Elements 9
  • Created a blank canvas 4x6 and placed image on the canvas cropping some.
  • Lightened up with PE tools
  • Lightened up again and boosted the contrast with Paint the Moon actions
  • Added Florabella Vintage - Sweet Color
  • Added Kim Klassen texture "Stained Linen", 1st layer on soft light 100% opacity, 2nd layer on linear burn at 30% opacity
  • Erased some of the barn & silo's 1st layer of soft light
  • Added Skeletal Mess texture "Get Off My Cloud" to add more color back to the sky.  Reduced the opacity to about 50%. 
  • Added frame by Coffee Shop Blog


My Reflection of Something

And that's all folks...

15 comments:

  1. Beautiful! The texture adds so much!

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  2. Deanna, this is among my tops so far! i don't often use texture, but some folks use it so well . . . like you in this edit. LOVE.

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  3. Nicely done, Deanna! Just the right amount of everything to bring out the beauty of the barn. :)

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  4. Incredible. I wish I had the tools and talent to create pieces like this1

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  5. Am I missing something here? I don't see the edit on this post, but I did see it at the link. I wanted to see it larger, but it takes me back to the original!

    Would love to see it larger, so I can oooh and aaah!

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  6. Why do you make a blank canvas and place the image on it?

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  7. Just lovely! nice texture work!

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  8. What a fantastic edit, and I love the frame you used!

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  9. I love the top left corner of sky in your edit! Also love your header!

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  10. Very cool edit! The frame you added is the perfect finishing touch.

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  11. Absolutely LOVE your edit! Great job! Thanks for entering!

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  12. This is awesome! It is artistic and dramatic... your texture is great, and the frame is a wonderful finishing touch. This is the kind of edit I was hoping for this week! ;)

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  13. Great edit! The canvas effect is awesome.
    Well done.

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