Sleepy Chick - Photoshop Contest [18 entries]

Sweet Melody... Picture

Winning entry, with a score of:
63.2%
sleepy chick source image
Contest goal:

Download the provided image and manipulate it in any way you want. Good luck!


Status: finished. Check out the winners below!


Suggested by: jaskier

Akassa: Oh so cute, but it looks like it's dead ( 5 years and 1894 days ago )
Giggles: I think it's dead...*pokes the chick with a wooden stick*.Yep,it's dead! ( 5 years and 1894 days ago )
ponti55: yaay! I really liked this image, i'm glad it was chosen. ( 5 years and 1894 days ago )
gornats: it's dead all right ( 5 years and 1894 days ago )
arkncheeze: hatched too soon ( 5 years and 1894 days ago )
akasha: it's just sleepyng; my parents used to grow these in an incubator ( 5 years and 1894 days ago )
GolemAura: Poking Giggles with a stick LOL ( 5 years and 1894 days ago )
pthree: I saw LOTS of them, and they don't sleep like that ( 5 years and 1891 days ago )
whiteshade: no sbs for this one file was deleted, the patch tool allows to move selected areas any where in the picture, in transparent mode it blends the edges together,try it, that all I did, mod if you wish to take this off then do so.mistakes happen. ( 5 years and 1889 days ago )
bddesign: did it died? ( 5 years and 1873 days ago )

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Sweet Melody... - created by loopyluv


Sweet Melody...
Favs: 6SBS: 7Hi-resRank: 1/18Score: 63.2% (35)6350 views

Only source used...with references...
(5 years and 1889 days ago)

2 Sources:


Wild Dreams - created by Nellista


Wild Dreams
Favs: 3SBS: 22Hi-resRank: 2/18Score: 62.5% (30)7760 views

As the source image is not very clear, I focused on one portion of the chicken that looked bit better to me and selected it.
From that selection only I have created different shapes for my lion's hair. I used a lot of warping, resizing, flipping, rotating, masking in order to create diversity and blend them as good as possible.
I added sky backround, light beams, flattened image and added a lot of adjustment layers: gradients, brightness/contrast and two types of filters that I have never used before but which proved themselves to be very efficient for the overall effect I was looking for: under Artistic/ Sponge and Watercolor.

Hope you like it!

SBS on the way for more details! (5 years and 1892 days ago)

3 Sources:


Beard & Mustache - created by TheWinningStar


Beard & Mustache
Favs: 2SBS: 7Hi-resRank: 3/18Score: 61.1% (25)8883 views

(5 years and 1889 days ago)

1 Source:


Celestial - created by loopyluv


Celestial
Favs: 5SBS: 10Hi-resRank: 4/18Score: 60.3% (20)4177 views

Thanks to my beautiful friend Nicole for the picture and a big thanks to the photographer:
'Sam Chammas'
:)
(edit: left wing fixed) (5 years and 1887 days ago)


Cloning in progress - created by George55


Cloning in progress
Favs: 3SBS: 7Hi-resRank: 5/18Score: 58.3% (15)5918 views

Only image used for this project, is the source image provided by pxleyes, the rest is photoshop.

Believe or not this little machine can make clones too, it is unexpensive and effective, those chicks are not dead, they will be like twins (5 years and 1894 days ago)