A Work in Progress: absorbing green



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absorbing green
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Original image


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flipped the source

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overlay of the original

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copy flipped

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expand by flip and merge

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a liquified part for the mask inside

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some leafcopys for Background

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added a liquifyed part below (cant find the prefiles to it)

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a shaped leaf went to the top

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some more leafs to the middle

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some more

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placed the maskgroundshape

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another liquified mask ontop

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some detail drops and parts to it

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a lil more dropshapes

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some liquifyed parts below and behind it

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a sized up liquified part went to the top

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filled the background with modified parts

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changed the canvas size, added more parts to the background

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and more

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changed the canvasize again, added and erased some parts

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added more liquifyed parts to it

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changed the canvassize again

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added some parts below

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compleeted the overall shape

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added a background of the shape

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made some shadows below and to the sides and try to save it.
Needed to small it way down to save it. Meanwhile also some colour went lost. (looks quite diffrent in PS to me)

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Final result

Creation of absorbing green: Final Result

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Comments

avatar sparklen
sparklen says:

Even though you say your SBS is lacking, which it is, it makes no difference to me! The end result is fantastic.
My only real comment : a few words of direction with your 26 steps would help someone who doesn't know how you achieved your end result!

(5 years and 2107 days ago)
author says:

I´v added some words.

(5 years and 2107 days ago)
avatar kayaklovergirl

that must have taken for EVER, but it turned out very nice

(5 years and 2099 days ago)