Manga Mila by micklyn

There is a manga-style portrait tutorial in Advanced Photoshop Issue 76…so I decided to mess around with a recent portrait of Mila. Had a lot of fun, even if it is completely different from what I normally do. ( :

Edited in Photoshop CS2 (wish I had CS5!) Topaz DeNoise, Topaz Clean also used.

In between cooking, shopping, doing laundry, washing dishes, changing nappies and schooling my children I sometimes find a spare moment to doodle, draw or photograph something or someone. Those are the moments that keep me going, even if they are few and far between. Food for the artist mom’s soul.

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    JUSTARTover 4 years ago

    beautiful work

  • thanks so much!

    – micklyn

  • Anita Inverarity
    Anita Inverarityover 4 years ago

    Wow- it looks great- so doll like xx

  • Thanks, Anita! she is my little doll ( :

    – micklyn

  • BigCatPhotos
    BigCatPhotosover 4 years ago

    Oh that is just incredible! You have done an AMAZING job on this one.

  • what a nice thing to say! thanks!

    – micklyn

  • Walter Colvin
    Walter Colvinover 4 years ago

    Beautiful. great job.

  • thanks very much, Walter!

    – micklyn

  • LisaBeth
    LisaBethover 4 years ago

    too too beeaautiful!

  • (( : thanks!!!

    – micklyn

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeover 4 years ago

    This is gorgeous work. You did a wonderful work of art. I thought about getting the magazine and didn’t.

  • Sometimes I get the magazine and don’t do any of the tutorials and then I feel like it was such a waste…lol… at least this time I learnt something new ( : It’s always inspiring to read, though! Thanks, Bunny!

    – micklyn

  • deborah brandon
    deborah brandonover 4 years ago

    wonderful work micklyn :)

  • thanks, deborah!

    – micklyn

  • Jaeda DeWalt
    Jaeda DeWaltover 4 years ago

    Mila’s enlarged eyes give her timeless face an eerie and enchanting edge. Very well done!

  • thanks so much!

    – micklyn

  • carol brandt
    carol brandtover 4 years ago

    amazing.. i thought this was a doll … great lighting too

  • thanks so much, carol! she was playing in the garden in the late afternoon when this was taken ( :

    – micklyn

  • scottimages
    scottimagesover 4 years ago

    OH wow!! I haven’t bought the magazine for ages – (live in a place that doesn’t even know what photoshop is & I keep forgetting to subscribe)
    I’ve missed so much! Issue 76…. I’ll remember that ;-)

    This looks really very special doesn’t it. She’s such a gorgeous girl & perfect for this sort of sculpting :)

  • Thanks so much, Rosemary! yup, Mila is really a great subject for this kind of thing. I considered doing a self portrait at first… maybe later ( :

    – micklyn

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