Don't be a slave to the original photograph


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Don't be a slave to the original photograph

If you come from the world of photography, you very likely have a bias towards preserving the veracity of a photograph. You need to put your painter's beret on and understand that you are painting a visually compelling story. In this light, it is acceptable, no, required, to prep your image with compositional and storytelling elements that serve the subject. Forget the photo. It's a painting and you're a painter. Now, if you don't get anything else out of this particular video, I want you to understand that you don't want to be afraid of changing a photograph.

You're telling a story, and you can do anything you want to tell that story. You are not a slave to the photograph. So, let's consider what we've done so far. We've got our castle image, we've straightened it out. We've removed any distractions, and now what I want to do is start to change things up. And for this, I'm actually going to take this castle, and maybe not even all of the castl...

Don't be a slave to the original photograph
Video duration: 10m 51s 4h 46m Intermediate

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Don't be a slave to the original photograph provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by John Derry as part of the Digital Painting: Architecture

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Design
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Photoshop Wacom
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