Photo Manipulation : Michael Oswald is a freelance illustrator and he is available for commissions. His work is a cross between photo manipulation and digital painting. He starts by taking up to 100 reference pictures until he gets a perfect shot which is then processed in Photoshop and 3D Max. He uses just a few Photoshop tools like blurring, airbrushing and smudging to paint over the top of the image in order to make it look like a painting. “The standard rules of art, like composition, always apply and the medium is just a personal choice,” says Michael.
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