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Finally finished something in PDN:

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No shape3d used, maybe that's the problem.:P Oops and I forgot about the background.

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that's really good Boude. especially with not using 3dshape plugin. perhaps some white highlights will make it appear even more glass like. similar to when you do glossy buttons.

ciao OMA

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Wow oma, a happy elephant from a great happy artist, I said it and I will say it again here I love the gold effect, the texture of the head and legs is just awesome, excellent perspective, I never miss this magic touch from your hands, well done.

@Boude, you're kidding right?, but who made your sig? looks really nice and I like it, the lava lamp looks good but how do you turn it on and off, or may be it is on the other side :).

I just made these gold coins with PDN, hope you will like it:

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_____Stock used_____

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@Yellowman: Wow!!! :shock: :shock: That's really amazing! How do you do that?!

Something I made. I was inspired by Disney once again. :P

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Yeah HELEN I just saw your image in your gallery and commented there, started with big wow :lol: that's really fantastic piece, I love it.

Thanks for your comment on the Coins well I used the Rotate/Zoom and the Motion Blur with DropShadow plugins, it was just normal colors but I was lucky when I played with the Curves+ plugin, it just turned it to a gold effect like that :D .

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@Yellowman: Thanks, I forgot about the switch and you're kidding about my sig right, I think the "step in the colorfull circle of life" is too small and it needs a border, but thanks. :D

@OMA: Thank you, I'm currently working on a new version.

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@Boude, nop not, I am not kidding, I said it before and say it again I like people when they create their own objects for the project ( using their mind) to create something from scratch...!And whats wrong with your sig ? I like it and many here they can't get like this effect with S3D...! but you did, keep up. Have you ever seen my sigs? Some of them are really -funny in term of so simple- but I still posted them in my gallery,

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Hey guys, here's a new one I made. I'm pretty proud of it because it's my first 3D realistic image, and it's also 100% PDN. Hope you like it. (You can click on it to zoom in.)

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lol that tv is awsome lol try add shadows around the ariels so it doesnt stick otu so abdly i also like the gradient in the middle looks like tis been turned off, so you could maybe have it being unpluged or maybe having a mouse or somthing biking through the cable? :)

heres somthing i made a while back but forgot to show cc would be nice :)

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^^ Haha that fox looks so tarded :P

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@ Oma Wouldn't you know that I would be on vacation when you unveil your beautiful elephant. I'm looking forward to seeing it in full size in your gallery. From the thumbnail, it looks to be every bit as stunning as I imagined it would be when you first gave us a peek at your work in progress.

@ Welshblue Love the pint of ale. The metal finish looks just like pewter. The foam head is a great touch. Add some bubbles to the brew and some condensation on the outside of the glass and it will be perfect.

@ Pophiri Thanks ! I enjoyed doing the spiders, but the rest of the image was the real fun and the learning experience. For me, it's things that fly and sting, except Honey Bees. I love Honey Bees ! I have a hive that my dad gave me two years ago and it is doing real well. I may get to harvest some honey in a few days ! I'm planning on adding some more hives next year so I will have four or five total.

@ Boude I really like your lava lamp, the glass and the lava look really great. Great idea ! I may try to make one some time. Is there a tut for doing one? I always wanted one when I was younger.

@ Yellowman All I can say is WOW ! I've seen other people do photo chop coins of Obama but they used photos of real coins and they didn't look half as good (or real) as yours. Every time I turn around you just blow me away with another gold piece. You have the Midas touch without a doubt. I keep trying but mine always looks like gold foil or mylar. Very impressive piece. The raised letters really makes the piece realistic. Awesome !

@ Helen You are truly an artist. That is a beautiful piece. While I hack away with every plug-in under the sun, you quietly create stunning pieces with a simple brush tool that conveys such beautiful emotions. I am humbled every time I go through your gallery.

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@Possum Roadkill: Ash made a lava lamp tut, but I only used the last bit for my lava lamp, if you want to follow it you should check out ash's googlepage. (hint: his sig)

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This is the first image I've made trying to make it realistic...the rest is just stuff I think looks cool...

I still need to work on the highlighting, and add a pilot, but it came out better than I thought it would...

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Very nice, but is it just me or is the propellor off-center?

Thanks!

It might be off center a bit...There's a lot that needs to be fixed on this though...

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Correct me if I`m wrong,but you are looking down on the F4U so the propeller would not look dead centre anyway. Yes? :D

Here is a image I completed this morning using Helen`s tut on Fans -

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@ Goonfella, great image. I like the way you made it look like you are looking through a hedge or forest at the castle. Where is this castle? What section of the tuts is Helen's fan tut?

This is something I have been working on the past few days. Thanks to Ash for the sunset clouds and the sea shell tuts !

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Lovely image. I love the seafloor. That`s definitely the best part.So much detail and things to look at. Nice one :wink:

In my image are you sure you can`t tell which part is PDN and which is stock? :D

I guess that`s the best compliment I could have received . Thankyou so much. :D

It`s the foliage.

Here is Helens tut if you want to try it -

http://pdnfans.freeforums.org/how-to-ma ... -t405.html

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@ Goonfella, great image. I like the way you made it look like you are looking through a hedge or forest at the castle. Where is this castle? What section of the tuts is Helen's fan tut?

This is something I have been working on the past few days. Thanks to Ash for the sunset clouds and the sea shell tuts !

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That has to be the best from the sea shell tut to date. And I like the way you made the night sky fading in.

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@ Goonfella & Ash, thanks, but what is wrong with the seascape? To me it looks flat, and.....and.....uh, I don't know. Yes there is a lot going on in the image, I tend to over-do things, but something is missing.

Can Would, you help me figure it out? Any help would be greatly appreciated. :D

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@ Goonfella & Ash, thanks, but what is wrong with the seascape? To me it looks flat, and.....and.....uh, I don't know. Yes there is a lot going on in the image, I tend to over-do things, but something is missing.

Can Would, you help me figure it out? Any help would be greatly appreciated. :D

When you say seascape, do you mean the ocean above? I think the only reason it looks flat is because it's peaceful and calm..it's not like anyone's throwing a rock in there or it's storm brewing or anything. It's just a calm sunset, so it males sense for the ocean to be sorta flat.

The only minor objection I have is that there is a line separating the ocean above from the ocean below. Sorta makes it look like two separate images. I would recommend filling in that space between the waves above and the ocean below with that light blue color.

Besides that, I really love all that undersea life going on there. Fantastic job :D

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When you say seascape, do you mean the ocean above? I think the only reason it looks flat is because it's peaceful and calm..it's not like anyone's throwing a rock in there or it's storm brewing or anything. It's just a calm sunset, so it males sense for the ocean to be sorta flat.

The only minor objection I have is that there is a line separating the ocean above from the ocean below. Sorta makes it look like two separate images. I would recommend filling in that space between the waves above and the ocean below with that light blue color.

Besides that, I really love all that undersea life going on there. Fantastic job :D

Ah ! Thats what I was trying to achieve ! Good !

I was thinking about the Nautilus ( the cephalopod ) when I did Ash's seashell tut and it got me to thinking about the Nautilus ( the ship ) from Jules Verne's books and thought I would do an image of a coral reef with a Nautilus ( the cephalopod ) as seen from inside a partially submerged ship window. Maybe I should have added the window?

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Possum, I must congratulate you on that one :)

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Something I whipped up today.. I know, the floor is not properly tiled and there are :AntiAliasingOff: spots all over the place..

I do not want need any constructive criticism since it was only for practice/having a go at this tut

I will appreciate criticism, but I will not be likely to make any changes to it ;)

EDIT: Corrected the faults Possum pointed out in the post below this one..

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