Beach Statue

Contest Info

  • Started: 5/27/2011 11:00
  • Ended: 5/31/2011 17:00
  • Level: advanced
  • Entries: 33
  • Jackpot:
  • FN Advanced 1st Place $5
  • FN Advanced 2nd Place $3
  • FN Advanced 3rd Place $2
  • FN Advanced 4th Place $1
Beach Statue
Contest Directions: This Friday we continue our freaking experiment with provided source images.
Photoshop this image of beach statue any way you wish. Some examples are - reshaping this beach statue, using the beach statue in design of other objects, creating a poster with this beach statue, putting the beach statue into some new environment, movies, paintings, etc. These are just some ideas.
Many thanks to TiredTom for the source photo.

Contest Info

    • Started: 5/27/2011 11:00
    • Ended: 5/31/2011 17:00
    • Level: advanced
    • Entries: 33
    • Jackpot:
    • FN Advanced 1st Place $5
    • FN Advanced 2nd Place $3
    • FN Advanced 3rd Place $2
    • FN Advanced 4th Place $1
33 pictures
  • Tim The Toolman Strikes Again

    Tim The Toolman Strikes Again
        • I liked it, yes. From time to time I've seen it on TV... man, the 90s... The show was called "Hör mal, wer da hämmert" in German - translated in English somewhat like "Listen, who's hammering there".
        • OH Geez...the tool-guy is back. Excessively-stunning hilarity with a high degree of detail. Good Luck!
        • I liked the way the center of the rock was "cut". This work is difficult and you done it very well
        • Thanks, Carl3. Thanks, blooddiamond. Thanks, GabiB.
        • Yeaaahhhhh...gold for pcrdds, congrats!!
        • Really well done... and welll deserved win!
        • More pixel, Paul! More pixel! Congrats
        • Thanks, Man Of Rain! Thanks, Nanny! Thanks, TiredTom!
        • Golden congrats Paul, great work on stone cut Cool idea!
        • Superb piece, Paul, and a well deserved victory!
          The texture work deserves a special merit here!
        • Thanks, Newsy! Does this mean I get extra borscht?
  • Bill Gates Breaks Apple Statue on Beach

    Bill Gates Breaks Apple Statue on Beach
        • Seems the scratching really worked. Fabulous peace you came up with!
        • Well nicely done all that head scratching paid off looks fantastic
        • Great - and great idea with adding Bill Gates here.
        • i dont remeber seeing bill in there at first. if he wasnt i think i liked it more without him. i kinda got the idea that someone had stoned the statue... like with at stone. but now it is not...
        • Deano.... point taken, but now we know it was Billy!
        • Woot Woot told ya all that head scratchin paid off Awesome work dd
        • Silver congrats, deaddog

          [Edited by User on 5/31/2011 7:05:42 PM]
        • Congrats Deaddog, nice work I was trying to think up something funny, but was scratching my head too, lol.
        • It was great to start with, but the addition of Mr. Gates, with blood on his knuckles and the broken glass made this a really outstanding entry!
          Congrats on the silver, DD! Great to see you on the podium again
  • Surfs Up Digital Art

    Surfs Up Digital Art
        • What's chopped here...?^^

          Great work.
        • Cowabunga! Surfs up and so is this pic. Great job.
        • And also Bronze congrats, deaddog! Double Whammy for you today!
        • Awesome stuff DD Congrats on another well done
        • Hey deaddog, you tried to take my trophy stone too?

          Congrats on double podium!
        • And congrats on Bronze - this was my favourite in the contest by the way. Way to go, deaddog!
        • Ok, and here's some info about the statue. The photo was taken during my holiday on the German isle Föhr. It's part of a group of statues lining the beach near the town Wyk. This one shows the shape of Föhr's neighbor isle Amrum.
        • Another strike of brilliance from DD! Congrats on the bronze!
        • Thanks NM!, Sunshin3, TiredTom and BOULPIX!
  • Concrete Jungle

    Concrete Jungle
        • Lovely work. Lots of details to disvover here.
        • Hey MatthewLynn, congrats on ecological wood
        • Thank you all!!! Had fun with this one =]
        • A real beauty with so many sources .. I am afraid to ask how many layers went into this chop!

          Congrats on the wood, Matt!
  • 2010 in Space

    2010 in Space
        • Nicew work making it so part of the orig pic, blended 2 perfection
        • "Original 'Pics' Kelly are,... Astronauts/Star Ship Enterprise/2001 Sunburst/Background Star Field plus our hero rock and new typography.

          [Edited by User on 5/28/2011 10:20:06 PM]
        • Really great work here - looks like a real cinema poster.
        • I hope this rock don't falls in earth
        • Totally looks authentic. Big bow to WIZard of photoshop!
  • Photoshop Contest Trophy

    Photoshop Contest Trophy
        • so we got new trophy
          Gold-Silver-Bronze-Woody-ROCKY
          cool work
        • HA! Txs Kratos, Trophy Stone ... we must try to sell this idea to the managers

          [Edited by User on 5/31/2011 10:13:31 AM]
        • We gotta think about introducing a stone trophy!
          Fabulous work and homage to FN, zorro!
        • Hey NM, what about be used as image of the day?
  • Alien From Another World

    Alien From Another World
        • nice chop.
          the lighting in the background is great but then the shadow on the thinger there is going the wrong way.
        • One of my favorites in the contest. Another amazing creation from Renancio
  • Barack Obama on Doomsday 2012

    Barack Obama on Doomsday 2012
        • I like it, can feel the mood & almost the wind.
        • Thanks Kellie wasn't quite sure about what to do with this one but just started messing with it and Walla
        • Superb work, but real shame it's so small
  • Modern Art at the Beach

    Modern Art at the Beach
        • Haha, great! What's the title of the artwork? "Instable balance" perhaps...?^^
        • A touch of style. A touch of skill. A touch of stone!

          Great stuff
  • Bitch Statue

    Bitch Statue
  • Planking at the Beach

    Planking at the Beach
        • All but 6 used before at one time or the other, recycling good.
        • Haha, very good! My fav is the planking guy in the center.
  • Deck of Stones

    Deck of Stones
  • Eternity Lost

    Eternity Lost
        • very nice.

          i always have so much trouble with highlights... what do you do and do you have a draw pad thinger?
        • Thanks, Deano.

          What I initially did was create a secondary shadow in between two layer's of the woman (the topmost being rendered at roughly 50% opacity) slightly below and to the right of the original object, so that the shadow would resemble a darkened portion of the woman's body. After this, I manually touched up the remaining portions by use of the "lighten/darken" brush. The highlighted portion of the stone was simply generated by using the "sunburst" effect, integral to paintshop and which I'm sure is contained in photoshop as well.

          For fun, I also added another transparent layer of the woman which included use of the "Colored edges" effect, slightly blurred and rendered at 21% opacity in order to apply a slightly "glowing" effect.

          No, at present, I currently do not have a drawing pad, but effectively "sandwiching" a shadow in between two layers managed to take care of the bulk of the work on this occasion, with only a few rudimentary embellishments needed to complete the effect.
        • hmmmm, interesting, i might have to try that. i have always just tried to hand(mouse) draw in all my effects. thanks °_°
        • Quality work.
          No kicking woman, WOO HOO!
        • Providing we don't count "kicking back", lol
  • Squirrel Eating Lunch

    Squirrel Eating Lunch
        • nice work with the hairs. the left side looks good but then it looks like you got tired of doing that anymore when you got round to the right.
          if you cartoonized the picture a little then this would be amazing i think. or if you did the hairs across the whole squirrel.
  • Man Making an Ice Sculpture

    Man Making an Ice Sculpture
        • Nice but the added elements need some shadows
        • Fantastic thought, maybe re wat NM said, try grounding him more maybe re shadows feet.
        • thanks NewsMaster , Kellie , did a little update but don't think i could get it right still....
        • The ice looks fantastic! Shadow work is ... well... always a difficult topic. Especially here, with three windows... The idea is great.
        • the magic sculptor can float.. this has many advantages over other sculptors.
  • Portal to Hell

    Portal to Hell
        • Mostly good work with the light. Some areas seem too dark for me - though fire works best with a black bg.
        • Excellent work, definitely deserved much higher. (I gave it an 8 )

          [Edited by User on 5/31/2011 5:37:43 PM]
  • Magritte Art at the Beach

    Magritte Art at the Beach
  • Man Cutting Himself Shaving

    Man Cutting Himself Shaving
  • Megaliths on Mars

    Megaliths on Mars
        • One of thye best chops in the contest, in my humble opinion. Should have placed higher.
        • Thank you .

          [Edited by User on 6/2/2011 10:11:21 AM]
  • Mr. Bean Corrida at the Beach

    Mr. Bean Corrida at the Beach
  • D-Day Monument

    D-Day Monument
        • it looks like you missed some stuff on the right side of the statue.
          but i like it.
  • The Stone Artist with a Chainsaw

    The Stone Artist with a Chainsaw
  • Man Falling Through Stone Statue Portal

    Man Falling Through Stone Statue Portal
  • I See You

    I See You
        • my computer was not cuaperating but i will dho so in future designs sorry.. hope to have your vote and thanks to those who have voted much love really appreciate it hope your having a wonderful evening hope your three day weekend was great up to now..
        • thanks everyone for your comments and suggestions and your votes all that great support...really appreciate it... much love
          keep those votes coming... hope your weekend
          was great... hope you have a great monday
  • Ronald Reagan By a Statue on the Beach

    Ronald Reagan By a Statue on the Beach
  • Woman Looking Through Beach Statue

    Woman Looking Through Beach Statue
        • THE STATUE IS STUPID!!! I GUESS SOME "ARTIST" THINKS THAT'S ART! I CAN ONLY HOPE THAT IT IS NOT REAL OR ON A BEACH SOMEWHERE. IF IT IS WHOEVER PUT IT THERE OUGHT TO HAVE THEIR HEAD EXAMINED..
        • SORRY BUT: Yes, it's real. And it's not the only one there...
        • The hole in the statue reminds me of the shape of Italy, I wonder if that is what the artist meant.
          What may be stupid 2 one person is art to another.
        • What a party here!
          The statue has a hole in shape of a German island (it is on the beach of this Island the statue is located and this is where the photo was actually taken)
  • Moses with New Tablets

    Moses with New Tablets
  • Insane People at the Beach

    Insane People at the Beach
        • laughing my arse off "mixing objects doesn't create a story." You are too darned funny. At the end of the day we are all just stealing and pasting a head on someone else's body. Unless you make a triple digit salary for this stuff you are just here to laugh and have fun right?
  • Strange Meteoroid in Space

    Strange Meteoroid in Space
        • "Bad skills"...? Well, I can't notice them. Great idea, *hidden*.
        • Thanks for the PM, vaironxxrd. I will see if I find the time to critique and comment your entries.
  • Beach Bunny

    Beach Bunny
        • Nice background - love these old pictures.
  • Stone Gumbi

    Stone Gumbi
        • Thanks everyone for your support
          Really appreciate it.
        • thanks newsmaster.. i know i'm trying to do better... glad you liked it though
  • Bean Looking Through Desert Statue

    Bean Looking Through Desert Statue
        • Hey, you accept a suggestion? You had a great idea to compose your image, but need to use cutting tools to make this more clear cut. (Am referring to Mr. Bean and the elephant)
        • thanks zorro for ur suggestion, i will take care on this.
  • Girl Leaning Against a Palm Tree at the Beach

    Girl Leaning Against a Palm Tree at the Beach
        • thanks gabiB. thanks newsmaster thank rajeshstar... glad you like it...

          sams i try my best do you do graphics also
33 image entries
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