A Work in Progress: Smiling Frog



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Smiling Frog
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killer frog


Original image


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Started by cutting the mouth out and transforming it into position.

Creation of Smiling Frog: Step 1

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Using a layer mask I masked out the mouth.

Creation of Smiling Frog: Step 2

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Played with the Color Balance on that layer to match the color of the mouth with the frog.

Creation of Smiling Frog: Step 3

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I cloned out the frog's nostrils as they were not required.

Creation of Smiling Frog: Step 4

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Again I copy/pasted the girl's face paying particular attention to the nose this time. I transformed the nose to suit the frog.

Creation of Smiling Frog: Step 5

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Using the layer mask again I masked out the nose.

Creation of Smiling Frog: Step 6

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Using Color Balance and Brightness & Contrast I color matched the nose.

Creation of Smiling Frog: Step 7

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Using the clone tool on a separate layer, I used the texture of the frog to go over the nose. I was careful to create the correct shape so that it didn't look flat.

Creation of Smiling Frog: Step 8

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I copy/pasted the frog's mouth so as to obtain the lower lip texture. I then warped this to the shape of the new lower lip.

Creation of Smiling Frog: Step 9

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Using the layer mask, this was also blended in.

Creation of Smiling Frog: Step 10

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To finish I sharpened the image, made some color adjustments and added a photo filter.

Creation of Smiling Frog: Step 11

Final result

Creation of Smiling Frog: Final Result

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niCe

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CMYK46 says:

About time someone made a clear, understandable SBS.

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