A Work in Progress: Robokatz

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robotic pets

step 1 of 8

Cut out parts. Make eyes from camera lens and chrome harley badge.
Use topaz glow filter on engine to make glowing wires.
Shock absorber was warped to fit into legs.
Triangular chrome section was duplicated, transformed and warped to fit the cats ears.

Creation of Robokatz: Step 1
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step 2 of 8

Cats cut from background, desaturated, plastic wrap filter applied, eyes enlarged with liquify. Tail on right hand cat curved up more.

Creation of Robokatz: Step 2
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step 3 of 8

Lines and holes hand painted on a new layer.

Creation of Robokatz: Step 3
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step 4 of 8

Layer styles added to the lines layer.

Creation of Robokatz: Step 4
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step 5 of 8

Mechanical parts added to bodies.

Creation of Robokatz: Step 5
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step 6 of 8

Finish adding mechanical parts and glowing wires made with Topaz filter.

Creation of Robokatz: Step 6
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step 7 of 8

Color change and replace original background.

Creation of Robokatz: Step 7
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step 8 of 8

Add clouds to background. Adjust colors, dodge and burn in various places, make some minor warping adjustments to engine parts.

Creation of Robokatz: Step 8
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Final result

Creation of Robokatz: Final Result

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still26 says:

Worth studying to understand the process. This is highly educational for those who are struggling.

(284 days ago)