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Turning a figure to marble (almost NSFW)

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Hi all, I have this self portrait as sadly-not-up-to-snuff Michelangelo's David and I want to overlay a marble finish on it. I think I could make this happen in Photoshop but I can't work out how to do it in Affinity and I ain't going back to Adobe. As you will see, I have added a layer with marble but I can't make it cover just my body whilst also leaving all the detail in the body. Does that make sense? If anyone has any help to offer I would be very grateful and I hope no one is horribly offended by my image! I have a STAR!! If this is beyond the pale let me know and I'll delete that image since hopefully it might make sense without it.

Phil

 

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You need to make a bump map or use a displacement filter, or try a blend mode, and mask out the background.


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Aside from the chest hair, and shades, looks just like "David."

 

I don't use AP much at all, but here is an offering.

 

Walt Whitman's death mask, on a black back round. The marble texture added 1st as a soft light blend, and 2nd, slightly resized as a multiply blend. The whole thin adjusted to partially desaturate, because the old plaster mask was yellowed.

 

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23 minutes ago, firstdefence said:

You need to make a bump map or use a displacement filter, or try a blend mode, and mask out the background.

 

Unfortunately, displacement filters in APh are badly broken at the moment. :(

 


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Eeek. This is all getting above my knowledge threshold. Bump maps? Displacement filters? Gah. Will have to look into all this. Thanks to all though. If anyone wants to flesh out some techniques that would be very useful and would result in much appreciation! And the pic of me gives the lie to my profile pic which was taken in about 1988!


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4 minutes ago, Phil_rose said:

flesh out some techniques

 

Unconscious pun? :/

 


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10 minutes ago, Alfred said:

 

Unconscious pun? :/

 

Well, I'm armed with AP but I need a leg up to use its full potential. Um... other body part puns!


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will e be able to do this, who nose...


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Do you think we have gone off topic again lol, anyway, I vote for Phil to have a whole body wax ;) you can't get a good marble overlay with Barracuda chest hair.


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You may notice it is thinker at top than bottom. This is because I was shaved to have my gallbladder out. Half grown back. You ain't seen the half of my hairniness!


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Phil_rose

re: NSFW

Don't worry.:)

Your clothing options are perfectly suitable for work.

Although admittedly here in our office we rarely dress quite so formally unless we're meeting clients.

R

 

P.S.   Incidentally, for next year's calendar we're still missing a few images. As you've already made the effort to finish off your outfit with a star, will you be happy for us to pop you on top of the Xmas tree for December?O.o

 


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Turn your image Colour Format  into LAB( Document->Colour format->Lab) , select your image with the figure,

click on the Blendranges button/cog symbol, change from Master to Lightness and edit the Blend ranges  to decide on how the Source and underneath layers are going to affect each other on showing the marble.
Adding a Highpass can make the Colours stronger.

forgot to write; create a mask for the body.9wYxqKI.jpg


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Ooh ooh, that looks hopeful. I'm at work right now but will try it later. Thanks so much!


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This shows a similar technique to overlay onto skin, Lol, a fig leaf may have been more appropriate xD

 


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