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T3 Nose and Skin by ellastasia T3 Nose and Skin :iconellastasia:ellastasia 759 14 T4 Facial Hair and Hair by ellastasia T4 Facial Hair and Hair :iconellastasia:ellastasia 1,268 127 Tutorial: Painting realistic skin (Photoshop) by Melusaaste Tutorial: Painting realistic skin (Photoshop) :iconmelusaaste:Melusaaste 369 36
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How to achieve photorealism in a photomanipulation
If you try to achieve a photo realistic look it`s important to understand some aspects related to photography. And considering the fact that we use photographic elements as a base in our artwork the following tips can also help you find the perfect stock images for your artworks. I have tried to illustrate these aspects using both photographs and photo manipulations.
1. Focus
The focus is basically the sharpest area in a photograph. When working with portraits usually the sharpest area is the subject of the image and a small area around it. The rest can appear blurry.  This is a great way to make your subject stand out.
Here is an example where you can see the difference between a photo with an out of focus background and a photo with a background that is just as sharp as the subject:
  

And this is an example of a photomanipulation where I have blurred the background a bit to make the subject stand out:
 
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Realistic Eye Tutorial by DeeKay130 Realistic Eye Tutorial :icondeekay130:DeeKay130 334 18 How to Paint Realistic Eyes Tutorial by feavre How to Paint Realistic Eyes Tutorial :iconfeavre:feavre 6,321 97 Geisha by lukpazera Geisha :iconlukpazera:lukpazera 7,055 602 Big Boss by Kuvshinov-Ilya Big Boss :iconkuvshinov-ilya:Kuvshinov-Ilya 5,394 154 Painting Tutorial Video by Kuvshinov-Ilya Painting Tutorial Video :iconkuvshinov-ilya:Kuvshinov-Ilya 9,291 185 Starfire Teen titan by sakimichan Starfire Teen titan :iconsakimichan:sakimichan 35,479 1,042 Process of Doom by shilin Process of Doom :iconshilin:shilin 4,338 588 the loish brushset by loish the loish brushset :iconloish:loish 19,248 430 Elsa by sakimichan Elsa :iconsakimichan:sakimichan 48,623 1,629 Ice cream by Jiyu-Kaze Ice cream :iconjiyu-kaze:Jiyu-Kaze 32,851 2,886 HP - Snape's Revenge by Tenshi-no-Hikari HP - Snape's Revenge :icontenshi-no-hikari:Tenshi-no-Hikari 11,558 1,769 HP - Fan Fiction by Tenshi-no-Hikari HP - Fan Fiction :icontenshi-no-hikari:Tenshi-no-Hikari 5,762 703

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jht888 Featured By Owner May 16, 2014
Thank you so much for the Watch :squee: :happybounce:
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napoleonvanmozart Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi, your :+fav: made me glad. I saw that you like manga :shifty: I have much of this type of artwork on my page. If interested in my future works, I'd invite you to add me as deviantwatch :ahoy:
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Eryevna Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2013
I've checked your artwork again and I'm wondering why I didn't watch you. I mean, it was my intention, but I guess I forgot '^^ Of course I'll follow you! xD
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Eryevna Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2013
I mean *Of course I'll WATCH you xD
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saylem Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so very much for the watch! :heart: :D
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MeryAlisonThompson Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012
Thanks for :iconplusfav: I really appreciate it :)
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RottenRagamuffin Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2012   Digital Artist
:iconbluejayplz: Thank you for adding ”The Remains of the Day” to your favourites. :iconkornblumeplz:
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Eryevna Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012
np
your gallery is amazing :D
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RottenRagamuffin Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012   Digital Artist
:aww: Thank you! :huggle:
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Kurai-Sawada Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2012   General Artist
Gracies pel fav a l'obra Wood [link]

:iconraptorlaplz: M'alegra que t'hagi agradat! ^^
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