welshblue

~ WelshBlue ~ Vector Style Glass #1 ~ 16/07/2019

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Torment & Tori ... 3 different settings with my torus tut >>> Rotate/ Zoom. Making sure there is a gap between each them >>> Trail >>> Merge >>> Polar Inversion/ Polar Transformation/ Drop Shadow

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Welsh, I heard that you're coming out with a plugin-in to be able to do things like you do. Psstt...I'd buy it off of you if you'll sell it to me earlier. :) No, but for real. This is impressive! I don't like it. I LOVE IT! The way the torus bends like that and seems to have a liquid/clay-like texture, is unbelievable! I love the rocky sphere. Great things you're posting yet once again. A real treat!

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Oh man! That is just awesome! Great choice in the colours too. There is the smooth, almost sticky caramel & the prickly sphere. Very nice. Now I will have to go back to that tute & play some more. I have it bookmarked. It is one of those images that you can look at for ages, just lazily following the swirls. Very relaxing & the red is energising. Yummo!

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I agree w/Barbie. It's a cool piece and is excellent to just sit and stare at and absorb it. It certainly piked my curiousity about how you did it - so where is the tutorial link? I don't think I've seen that one.

EDIT: Fixed mis-spelling

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I am always amazed at what you keep squeezing out of these polar plug-ins.Just goes to prove some plug-ins have no limits( in your hands).BBQ.hit the nail on the head with her description.(sticky caramel). Awesome work.

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WoW! I'm quite mesmerized looking at the swirls. It's like looking over the side of a cliff - can't drag my eyes away :smile:

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@ Helen, Red O', BarbieQ', Jim', Dug and Nanette ... many thanks people. Especially pleasing as it seems to have captured the 'look' I was aiming for.

@ Jim' ... there is no tut for the latest image, just a few pointers (the torus tut ... surely you remember that one ... :P )

I am actually considering writing a tut for the technique used as there has to be 000's of different outcomes depending on your starting shape and which distorts you use.

Would anyone want to see it ?

Following image made with the same technique with just a lil' PI added and then S3D of the duplicated image added

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Oh wow! I love the purple one! Reminds me of paint being poured from a height. It's dark, sensually moody & the bee's knees. :)

I most certainly would love to see it.

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I agree w/Barbie. It's a cool piece and is excellent to just sit and stare at and absorb it. It certainly piked my curiousity about how you did it - so where is the tutorial link? I don't think I've seen that one.

EDIT: Fixed mis-spelling

piked: verb to kill or thrust (someone) through with a pike.

I think you mean piqued ;)

Anyhow, I'm going to up the number of votes to 6...that is one truly amazing effect!

...and it EER locks it, I swear I'll report him for mod power abuse :P Whether or not he bans himself is another issue...

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piked: verb to kill or thrust (someone) through with a pike.

I think you mean piqued ;)

Anyhow, I'm going to up the number of votes to 6...that is one truly amazing effect!

...and it EER locks it, I swear I'll report him for mod power abuse :P Whether or not he bans himself is another issue...

Or to hit someone on the head with a fish :P

The inspiration came from this mate Click One of those if I did this and then that with a bit more of this and that moments

12 screenshots of the tut done ...

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I may have interested you into PDN but wow the work you have in here is amazing. I especially like the usb/battery objects you've done. They look really clean and appealing.

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Many thanks Jerkfight. Very much appreciated from someone who made that media player sig ( I must admit I'm indebted to ASH and oma for a lot of help and guidance starting off. Plus the help and support of people here now.)

On the tut front ... it's nearly finished. Just trying to concise it down a bit - a lottt of screenshots.

Will take EER's advice and make it into a pdf (when I find out how to do it :evillaugh: )

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Welshy, if you have done it in Word or if you can export the whole lot into Word, you can choose to save it as a pdf in the file type (like pdn). :)

I never knew that. We all live and learn. Trying to condense it down but keep it suitable for both new users and experienced users is a biatch.

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Titled Which way the wind blows on Pg. 1 but very much inspired by Hazel O'Connor and 8th Day

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When I saw the title, I found myself humming the 12 Days of Christmas (Christmas starts for me very early, apparently ;)). When I opened this image, I was taken aback. The colors are so luminous. Very beautiful, Welsh. I really love the darker background because it really brings out the golden yellow and orange color. The planet at the bottom is a great position for it to be.

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A chilling tale indeed & love how your image portrays how insignificant we really are in the scheme of things. The image & the song compliment each other beautifully. A wonderful dark image from you again that is full of meaning & emotion. The realism is there as well as the feeling. Well done!

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'8th day' - You've got a great method for making galaxy type skies.

About 20 odd years ago I travelled northern India and in every 'cafe' (chi not coffee), they would have a giant poster of a beautiful scene, normally with trite, semi-religious words of optimism at the bottom. This has an equally uplifting image with a more apocolyptic message. I like it.

By the way I saw Hazel O'connor supporting the Stranglers way back - probably around when 'Broken glass' came out. Good stuff. :)

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