This guy looked nice but a little plain, all by himself, and I liked his warm colour. I decided to try giving him a little more interest with a few additional layers, instead of converting him to monochrome.

Used two textures of mine and photoshop Scratch Grunge brushes from www.photoshopbrushes.com for additional vignetting.

Featured in the group Simply Horses on November 29, 2009

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Comments

  • Stephen Thomas
    Stephen Thomasabout 5 years ago

    Sweet horse portrait!

  • Thank you Stephen! :-)

    – Johanne Brunet

  • John44
    John44about 5 years ago

    Welldone here Johanne..

  • Many thanks, John!

    – Johanne Brunet

  • nadine henley
    nadine henleyabout 5 years ago

    fantastic treatment of a beautiful portrait, johanne!

  • Thank you for your lovely comment, Nadine!

    – Johanne Brunet

  • Carole Brunet
    Carole Brunetabout 5 years ago

    Excellent PP! You gave to that image softness. Beautiful result!

  • Thank you Carole! There was softness before PP, but in a much too smoth and bland way. Now there is softness with character! LOL!

    – Johanne Brunet

  • Vikram Franklin
    Vikram Franklinabout 5 years ago

    Lovely post work Johanne!!

  • Thank you so much, my friend! And thank you for your positive vibes for today. It went well, and I should get the final answer on Monday, they said.

    – Johanne Brunet

  • RicAlexander
    RicAlexanderabout 5 years ago

    Excellent, Glad you textured instead of turning to mono. Great work !

  • Thank you Ric! Glad that you agree with my choice! :-)

    – Johanne Brunet

  • Sylvain33
    Sylvain33about 5 years ago

    Tres belle texture pour cette photo Johanne…

  • Merci Sylvain! J’aimais bien la teinte caramel de l’original, mais c’était un peu trop ton sur ton à mon goût.

    – Johanne Brunet

  • Squealia
    Squealiaabout 5 years ago

    Gorgeous shot and superb with the texture added

  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyabout 5 years ago

    The warm textures of layer you added were perfect for this amber coat! A really great shot of this horse and it looks terrific framed!

  • Royald
    Royaldalmost 5 years ago

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