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A hint of vintage

By Possum  
Experimenting with textures on this one to create a vintage look. Critique is very welcome, as this is a new style for me. I'll upload the original as a version.

Tags: Cup General Petals Textures Digitally manipulated Saucer Bead Sequins

Voters: CarolG, LynneJoyce, jaktis and 15 more

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LynneJoyce Plus
10 20 99 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2011 5:44PM
Definitely V1, the texture adds interest and subtlety.

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jaktis 14 84 Sweden
10 Jan 2011 6:53PM
A great use of texture, brings a vintage lok

helenlinda Plus
11 360 22 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2011 7:59PM
v1 without a doubt - almost a cracked pot - lovely colours
Joline Plus
12 30 53 United States
11 Jan 2011 11:48AM
A very fine use of layering, giving it a romantic appeal.
BlueRoom Plus
12 73 20 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2011 1:30AM
The texture layer here certainly does give the vintage look you are after and part of that look is due to the way it has dulled the colours, however the colours in the original are so bright and vibrant this seems to me to be a bit of a trade off. I wonder if by thinning out the texture layer here and there to bring a bit more of the colour through you might get the best of both worlds... as if the vintage artwork had undergone a little restoration. Smile
If your two versions were the same size I would try a mod but as they vary it wouldn't work.

banehawi Plus
14 1.8k 3893 Canada
12 Jan 2011 4:18PM
It works very well, - good job. Dont be afraid to add some contrast too to give it a little depth.


joseph 12 England
13 Apr 2011 10:52PM
Lydia 6 4 Greece
23 Nov 2011 8:32AM
What a very nice portfolio but you seem to have left... Have favourited you in case you return Smile
KingArthur 11 8 Malta
23 Feb 2018 3:19PM
Lovely subtle colours and textures, I would add a tinge of contrast to create some dimension. Still remains a wonderful image.

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