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Based on a Rembrandt painting

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Gabriela Fulcher's picture

Nice work.

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Matteo Manganiello's picture

Love it! (Have you made a video about how - the hell - did you do this incredible work? Or can you explain it? ;) ) AMAZING JOB man!

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Thanks! I don't have a video, but I can give you a short explanation here:
The water is composed of warped stock photos. The clouds and flag are stock too.
We shot many poses with the models (a family), in their living room. The boat, rope and mast are painted digitally with added photo textures. The sails are bedsheets photographed in the back yard.
That's about it I guess.
Thanks for your interest!

Dan McClanahan's picture

Way cool! Not easy to pull off, and you did so beautifully.

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Edward Boe's picture

This is outstanding! Great work!

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Thank you!

David Sanden's picture

I can't help but smile when looking at this image.

Joël V's picture

Nice, I gladly spread some joy!

Lance Oller's picture

Crazy Cool Photoshop work. I'm a retired professional Photoshop artist and this is some of the best work I've ever seen. Bravo!

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Wow thank you!

Emanuele La Grotteria's picture

really cool

Deleted Account's picture

Fantastic work! I'm sure the family will treasure this.

Rodrigue El Hajj's picture

Nice work!

Ove Sandersen's picture

this one is perfect.

clifford yates's picture

This is very tough to pull off well and you really nailed it. Beautifully done !

Joël V's picture

Yes it's a tiny boat. That on purpose to not let the boat take to much space in the photograph. It's about the people, not really the realism.