Contest Theme: Life after death. A blend of 2 photos with brush work transition layer.
Contest Theme: Clowns in Film. Blend of 2 Citizen Kane stills with hand-painted clown face, open hand, and of course, "Nose bud".
Contest Challenge: Combine 2 or more animals. Blend of 3 photos.
1st of 4 Element Contest Themes: Earth. Blend of 2 photos, a texture file, a frame file, and hand-painted elements.
2nd of 4 Element Contest Themes: Wind. Blend of 3 photos, a texture file, a frame file, and hand-painted elements.
3rd of 4 Element Contest Themes: Fire. Blend of 2 photos, a texture file, a frame file, and hand-painted elements.
4th of 4 Element Contest Themes: Water. Blend of 3 photos, a texture file, a frame file, and hand-painted elements.
Earth Wind Fire Water
A composite image of all 4 element entries, stacked as a continuous film strip.
Contest Challenge: A portrait composed of fruits & veggies. Blend of multiple photos with hand-drawn label and background layer mask sketch of hungry aliens.
The Predaturnip anatomy diagram labeling all the fruits & veggies used. Japan grows square watermelons since they occupy less space on store shelves... great find for shoulder armor. :)
Aston Martian Velocity
Contest Theme: Advertisements for the Future. A Blend of 2 photos (fire, catamaran), chrome texture file, and brush work. Nothing but the best for future high-end wage earners, unless they suffer the fate of the next image...
Dewey Eats Truman
Contest Theme: Headline Errors. A blend of multiple photos (to create a Photoshop within a Photoshop), newspaper fonts, and hand-drawn elements. Politics is savage.
Contest Theme: Insect Technology. A blend of 3 photos and hand-painted elements (slugs, slime, woman). Yes I know that slugs aren't insects, but close. :)
Contest Theme: The End of Summer. A blend of 3 personal stock photos and specialized brushwork for lighting and painting effects. Sunset photo at Cannon Beach, Oregon.
Muppets Take Sin City
Contest Theme: An Unlikely Muppets movie. A blend of a Sin City film still, hand-painted characters (Muppets), and specialized brushwork for lighting.
Welcome to Kansas
Contest Theme: Wind. A blend of multiple hand-painted elements and one barn photo.