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Sort Of 3-D Effect

PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2009 6:38 pm
by westiemom
This is done using Topaz Adjust and Topaz Simplify.
Ctrl J
Filter>Topaz> Adjust> Psychedelic preset
Lower opacity to about 85%
Ctrl-Shift-Alt-E to make a new layer
Filter> Simplify>Cartoon preset
Go to edges tab
Click Mono-normal
Change these settings edge strength 2
simplify edge .5

Go to Adjust tab - brightness .29
contrast .52
Click on Combine button , Click OK
Lower opacity of layer to 85%
Change blend mode to Darken.

If you have any questions let me know.

Anita

Re: Sort Of 3-D Effect

PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2009 6:41 pm
by suzib
Thanks, Anita, can't wait to try it

Re: Sort Of 3-D Effect

PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2009 7:35 pm
by westiemom
Forgot to mention. I used a noise removal filter on the image before I started.

Anita

Re: Sort Of 3-D Effect

PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2009 8:17 pm
by suzib
How strong of a noise removal did you use, Anita?

Re: Sort Of 3-D Effect

PostPosted: Tue May 19, 2009 9:06 pm
by suzib
A before and after or Anita's tut

before:

anita's-tut-before.jpg
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after:

anita's-tut-after.jpg
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Re: Sort Of 3-D Effect

PostPosted: Wed May 20, 2009 12:32 am
by bjt
Thanks for the images, Suzi. Now, I can see why so many want Topaz. Your editing with Topaz produced beautiful results.

Re: Sort Of 3-D Effect

PostPosted: Wed May 20, 2009 7:58 am
by westiemom
Suzi, that looks great.

Anita

Re: Sort Of 3-D Effect

PostPosted: Thu May 21, 2009 4:01 pm
by tennie
Darn, wish I hadn't seen this..........

Beautiful, now I have to download Simplicity and then see if it's within budget.

Re: Sort Of 3-D Effect

PostPosted: Thu May 21, 2009 9:10 pm
by tnjewels
Fantastic tutorial Anita ... I think I did it right LOL

Here's my before"
before.jpg
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And here's my after with Anita's tutorial:
anita-tutorial.jpg
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Re: Sort Of 3-D Effect

PostPosted: Thu May 21, 2009 9:17 pm
by Tina_B
I love this but where do I get the Topaz what ever you used? I just love this and want to try it.
Tina B