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" Zoomorphic !!!!! "

By imander
Well children if your all sitting comfortably the word for today is Zoomorphic....Now write it down I will be asking questions later....Smile

I cant make up my mind about this, Deb says she loves it, but I cant make up my mind if it works or not, I have'nt really tried anything like this all feedback good or bad would be most welcome..Smile

From WikiFur, the furry encyclopedia.

Zoomorphic means having animal characteristics, physical and otherwise. In the fandom, where the exact degree to which a being is human-like and animal-like is important, the term has developed two incompatible connotations.
Zoomorphic is sometimes used to describe beings with primarily or even exclusively animal characteristics, contrastive with typical furry depictions which combine human and animal traits in more nearly equal measure.
Zoomorphic is also sometimes used to describe humans to which animal characteristics have been added, the idea being that the result is still predominantly human, for example, a human with cat ears . This sense derives from the use of two equally valid terms, 'anthropomorphic animal' and 'zoomorphic human,' contrastively.

Many thanks for all the comments on Jack

Cheers Ian

Tags: Portrait Dog Face Human Deb Digitally manipulated Jack Woof Pets and captive animals Portraits and people Zoomorphic

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hellsbells8868 9 151 2 Wales
4 Jul 2008 8:58AM
I think it is amazing.... Really effective, stunning piece. Wow..

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4 Jul 2008 9:01AM
Superb, excellent work Ian,
Bravdo 10 17 2 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2008 9:16AM
great work..i think it works well...How did you acheive this?
Barry Smile
BrokenAir 9 20 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2008 9:23AM
Thats really awesome, well done, really good work ^_^
MickyMc 10 8 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2008 9:28AM
Well cormy and I always put people into categories, fox, pig, horse etc cormy is a horse!!
With your picture I just get the feeling that there is a full moon rising.
Great idea
StevenPrice 13 30 2 England
4 Jul 2008 9:35AM
was it a full moon ? lol nice work.

photophantom 10 108 3 Philippines
4 Jul 2008 9:35AM
Impressive! Excellent shot.
imander 11 388 7 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2008 9:37AM
good morning and is just a case of selecting the two images you want to mix, cutting out a section for example the nose and then placing it over the other image and using the eraser tool to start to blent the pics together..There are probably much better or quicker methods but I am using free software ( cant afford photoshops) so it just takes a bit longer Smile
kaybee 14 5.8k 25 Scotland
4 Jul 2008 9:42AM
Yes it works - but I would darken down round the nose a bit more so that there is on;y the finest of lines to seperate it from teh background
diver pete 14 71 1 New Zealand
4 Jul 2008 9:50AM
Such an amazing image! Well done!
Overread 9 4.1k 19 England
4 Jul 2008 10:01AM
An impressive amount of work has gone into this and you have done well for a first try, so don't feel like you have wasted your efforts.

The hair/fur on the face is working well, but its looking a little all over the place, tricky as I don't really know how to solve something like that. Also around the nose there appears to be a massive highlight that is rather distracting.
Also I think the weakness is in the long black hair - its taking on a very liquid look - as if it were completly saturated in gel (especially clear to me in the sections falling either sider of the face).
A really hard bit of work to get off right and you are off to a good start - keep up the effort!
imander 11 388 7 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2008 10:34AM
thankyou for your thoughts and ideas, it is certainly one that I shall work on, so all your comments are really helpfull Smile
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
4 Jul 2008 10:34AM
Clever work, have to admit I'm not keen on it, but click for all the effort you have put into producing it. Carol
dawnmichelle 10 12 United States
4 Jul 2008 11:13AM
myself I like what you did here... I agree with Deb on this... love it
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
4 Jul 2008 11:51AM
A great manipulation and I like the dreamworld capture

Milla 10 7 2 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2008 11:54AM
Wow Ian, that's a crazy idea even for you if I may say, lol. Wink But I like this a lot, as it really works. Well executed, the only thing that doesn't quite work for me is the angle the ear is positioned, but maybe that's just me. All in all, very cool stuff =)
Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
4 Jul 2008 12:23PM
Beautifully done Ian. Is this what happens if they lick your face too often? Wink
imander 11 388 7 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2008 12:42PM
lol rende...thankyou all
4 Jul 2008 1:17PM
Very good
woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2008 1:22PM
Very clever work, Ian, even though I think I'd prefer to see Deb pre-morph, so to speak.

Quote:cutting out a section for example the nose

I hope Jack survived the operation Smile

Old Joke:
- I say, I say, I say, my dog's got no nose.
- How does he smell?
- Terrible!

Think I'd better go now...
TyChee 13 275 1 United States
4 Jul 2008 1:25PM
Excellent work!
Photogene 12 176 Wales
4 Jul 2008 1:25PM
Very well done

Ridgeway 11 222 2 Ireland
4 Jul 2008 1:44PM
This is amazing Ian,loved it from the thumbnail.
The work that must have gone into this,surperb.
A question for Debs,,
Does she know she looks like Micheal Jackson ??
Sorry Debs no offence meant .
Feel free to give me an ear full over that ?? (she can pm me )
Any one else agree?
It is just an observation,,Oh yaeh and I am only in from working nights,,Lol,, (I hope)
ketch 10 770 50 Turks And Caicos Islands
4 Jul 2008 1:47PM
Very nice work - well executed.

I like the word and your crazy write up - here is another phrase to check in the WikiFur try out Mega Fauna

Best wishes

mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2008 1:51PM
And she still comes out of this looking stunning - maybe that's why she likes it, if you can survive this treatment you can survive just about anything.
Very clever work, and beautiful too.
MandsH 11 England
4 Jul 2008 2:54PM
Wow - this is brilliant - love looking in at your p/f never know what to expect
4 Jul 2008 3:12PM
absolutly great work on this one mate we all love it back here in bridgy
Scaramanga Plus
10 56 6 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2008 3:34PM
Great manipulation, really like it. Loved yesterdays. Great portfolio.
Mikelane 10 1 Wales
4 Jul 2008 3:37PM
This is amazing, what that they say about pets and the owner, excellent work well captured and created
Bob_V 10 1 2 United States
4 Jul 2008 3:47PM
Such marvelous work Ian.
imander 11 388 7 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2008 4:04PM
really big thanks to all for your time and comments
lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
4 Jul 2008 4:36PM
Excellent portrait, really well done although Jack looks a bit rough in this one. Smile
lostintime 10 13 5 Germany
4 Jul 2008 4:44PM
A wonderful experiment.
proz 13 205 United States
4 Jul 2008 5:00PM
dang Ian, I think you nailed it. Very cool indeed
4 Jul 2008 6:37PM
I keep looking at this Ian, and I think it's great, but I just can't put a comment into words? I'll have another look.

John Smile
nickyv32 Plus
10 135 England
4 Jul 2008 6:57PM
Brilliant, looks really good.

DaveGu 11 1 1 England
4 Jul 2008 7:05PM
Great idea and well processed. Never know what your gonna do next.

bliba Plus
12 2 Austria
4 Jul 2008 7:30PM
stunning piece of work
derekv 10 3 England
4 Jul 2008 10:38PM
Superb, Ian, so different, excellent manipulation.
GalleryGirl 10 4 2 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2008 10:50PM
Incredible! Great work!
Marilyn x
pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2016 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2008 11:20PM
A very impressive piece of work. I don't think I've seen anything quite like this before. The only thing that bothers me is the ear, in fact it took me a while to realise what it was. A very attractive subject, and thank goodness she approved.
digiray63 11 4 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2008 11:35PM
Awesome, super work.
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
5 Jul 2008 12:43AM
Most certainly different!!!!! Good piece of work here Ian.
pascalg Plus
10 37 France
5 Jul 2008 3:43AM
she looks a bit like geraldine chaplin Smile
LuzDeNoche 10 2 France
5 Jul 2008 6:38AM
Excellent, and I'm so glad (and I bet Debs is too) that you didn't entitle this one "wife's a bitch"!
Wink Lucy
imander 11 388 7 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2008 9:30AM
thankyou everyone
faraidoon 10 1 Afghanistan
5 Jul 2008 9:35AM
This is outstanding shot, i like the post production work.

Paree 13 616 3
5 Jul 2008 7:49PM
ooowwww wooow and errrr
definitely an original
brilliant work very well produced
bunbeam 12 2 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2008 8:06PM
brilliantly done
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2008 5:09PM
Hi Ian, this is a lovely peace of work - it might not yet be perfect - but it is lovely and your idea and work are great.
exposure Plus
14 5.8k England
6 Jul 2008 10:00PM
A Brilliant effect and detail Ian and a lovely image and composition.
BonaFideNut 11 14 United States
7 Jul 2008 9:42PM
Nice work! It looks like a painting and the morphing's been put together well.
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
8 Jul 2008 7:32PM
Wonderful work Ian, Debs looks like she is the star of a West End Musical in this one, very theatrical, orignal and superbly produced yet again
imander 11 388 7 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2008 7:50PM
thankyou one and all Smile
haha thats great
11 Jul 2008 9:41PM
super great idea   cool  ilike the nose
Bodiewil 10 46 Wales
14 Jul 2008 12:06PM
Brilliant work Ian

skipper1 10 10 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2008 5:50PM
I like this...mind she doesn't bite you!

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