That is well groovy. Nice techniques there.
I've stumbled on a nice tutorial today. It's a quick way to imitate old book drawings. Quite useful if you want to make atmospheric player handouts.
EDIT: the original link is dead, download timallen's PDF version instead, post #23
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I tried it as well, seems to work best on smallish images where the smart blur/surface blur works best at blurring the boundaries between colors so that the find edges filter doesn't produce a lot of extraneous lines.
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unfortunately the color burn and motion blur effect does not work anymore (which is the thing that made this look intersting). Applying color burn blending mode to the pattern overlaid layers has no effect whatsoever.
Instead you can apply what I call Ascencion's technique:
- CTRL+click the original graphic for selection
- apply filter noise /add noise... (Amount 400% monochromatic)
- apply filter blur / motion blur
proceed with the tutorial from the original source (step 9 I thinK)
hope that helps
Last edited by inservo; 11-13-2011 at 07:29 PM.
I've just tried it again (thanks for reminding me about this tutorial!) and it works great on character portraits too.