Bedford Waterfront – April 17, 2016

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Captured in RAW format with processing in Adobe Lightroom CC 2015 & Photoshop CC 2015

Camera: Olympus E620 & Sigma 18-125 lens

Last year I purchased an used Sigma 18-125 lens from Adorama and it gave new life to my beloved but aging Olympus E620 which had been sitting idle since purchasing my two Nikons – D3300 & D7100….

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Lady on a Bridge

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Another digital illustration I created set in Victorian England.

A lady walks on the bridge while below a boatman crosses the river. Above in the sky a hawk looks for a place to land among the tress while seagulls gather in flight above the castle. In the distance a ship sails.

Rendered in Vue Complete 2014 with postwork in ArtRage 4.0 & Photoshop Elements 11/Topaz Adjust 5.0…

Since this render I’ve upgraded to Photoshop CC and Lightroom 5.6 via Adobe Cloud. And loving the cloud experience…

Sunset Play

I titled this digital illustration “Sunset Play”, the setting is 100 or so years ago in Holland. A little boy attempts to befriend a bird while a girl sits in the company of her cat enjoying the evening sunset…

Software used Vue Complete 2014, DAZ Studio 3D, Photoshop Elements 11, Topaz Adjust 5 & ArtRage 4.0

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A Game of Tag

A Game of Tag

A 1960’s Mini Cooper tries to overtake a 1963 Corvette Sting Ray on a twisty country road as a pair of chipmunks look on.

A 3D render using Vue Complete 2014 with postwork using Artrage 4.0, Photoshop Elements 11 & Topaz Adjust 5.0…

The Forest Scene and Corvette are from Cornucopia3D. The Mini is a free item from the web…

Back Road Hot Rod

Back Road Hot Rod

Digitally drawn and painted on my computer using my Wacom Intous tablet, ArtRage 4.0 and Photoshop Elements 11 & Topaz Adjsut 5.0 plugin for color correction/enhancement….

Lonely Mr Bug

“Mr Bug” is a 3D model I created using Groboto 3D ver 3.5. An untextured render of Mr Bug was brought into Artrage where I colorized the critter and than hand painted the background using ArtRage 4.0 and my trusty Wacom Intuos tablet…

I created this as a type of illustration that would be used in a children’s book…

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Here is the base mesh I modeled in Groboto…
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A Stroll in the English Countryside

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In Victorian England a couple take a stroll in the English countryside.

All characters where posed in DAZ and exported as objs. The church and horse & carriage are from Google Warehouse, the near trees are free from XFrog, I modelled the road & bridge in Hexagon.

Rendered in Vue Complete 2014 with post work in Photoshop Elements 11, Topaz Adjust 5 & ArtRage 4.0…

Desert Snake

Created in ArtRage 4.0. The body of the snake was a base mesh I created in Groboto3D which I painted over in ArtRage.Desert Snake

Color was enhanced using Photoshop Elements 11 & Topaz Adjust 5.0….

Journey from Desperation to Hope

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Journey from Desperation to Hope – inspired by the era of the Great Depression in North America and John Steinbeck’s “The Grapes of Wrath”.. A time when many able bodied people fled the farms and rural country homes to seek employment and prosperity in the urban centers of the USA and Canada… Some found prosperity however most encountered disillusionment…

Drawn digitally by hand using Artrage 4.0 and my trusty Wacom Intuos tablet. Color correction using Photoshop Elements and Topaz Adjust plugin. No 3D was used in this image.

Cafe by the Sea….

Mediterranean of my mind, a place where the seekers, dreamers, lovers and loners converge and spend idle time dreaming of their past sins or thinking about future accomplishments….

A digital illustration based on a 3D render and some digital painting techniques. Software used Vue Complete 2014, DAZ3D Studio, Photoshop Elements 11, ArtRage 4…CafeBytheSea

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