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4hero
10-12-2005, 02:34 PM
This was one of the biggest challenges I have undertaken in photoshop. It must have taken me around 10 hours to complete.

All of my clients family photographs were destroyed in a house fire and the only remaining photo of her father was the following one.

In quite a bad way really...

with lots of help from my wacom (and lots of patience)

I presented it to my client in a very nice frame, blown up to a4, and she cried with joy.

Kinda makes my job worthwhile seeing her soo happy...

hawk_196
10-12-2005, 04:20 PM
holy crap dude

the healing brush pwns. only complaint i'd have would be the dudes forehead on the left side looks a little weird but thats it.

nice work

4hero
10-12-2005, 04:39 PM
holy crap dude

the healing brush pwns. only complaint i'd have would be the dudes forehead on the left side looks a little weird but thats it.

nice work

Thanks man,

uploaded the wrong version, just updated the pic above with the correct one.

hawk_196
10-12-2005, 06:32 PM
woh nice. better

BigDawgz
10-12-2005, 06:51 PM
great job man :)

MRWILDE
10-13-2005, 06:37 AM
Nice work. Good to see you made someone genuinely happy.

brasher
10-14-2005, 07:37 AM
Excellent work, I have tried this sort of thing before and it is a lot harder than it looks, you pulled it off flawlessly.

Very impressed :)

4hero
10-14-2005, 10:08 AM
thanks guys!

Restoring is tricky, very sore on the eyes after 10 hours while zoomed in at 1600%. You definately need parience for this sort of work, and of course a wacom tablet. (http://www.wacom-europe.com/uk/index.asp)

It was good to see her happy though, well worth the effort! :D

hawk_196
10-14-2005, 02:04 PM
i got a question about wacom tablets.
and this may be stupid but i really need to know


with the wacom tablets, is the drawing area a touch screen or is it just blank? is it like tablet pcs or is it like a touch pad on a laptop? thanx

4hero
10-14-2005, 02:16 PM
with the wacom tablets, is the drawing area a touch screen or is it just blank? is it like tablet pcs or is it like a touch pad on a laptop? thanx

It's not really like a laptop touchpad, it's just a plastic cover, and a pen & mouse. Here's mine:

it doesn't work with anything else other than the pen & mouse. Not totally sure how it works..

If you use photoshop a lot, buy one of these babies...