Red-bellied Woodpecker

Posted by Ron Day on Fri Mar 12, 2021 6:03 pm

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This is another image in the "Sketch" series, using Photoshop and Topaz software. Hope you like it.

Nikon D500, Nikkor 500mm +1.4X, f/10 @ 1/640, ISO 3200, Wimberley Head, Blind.

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by david fletcher on Sat Mar 13, 2021 2:22 am
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This is a beaut Ron. There is much to enjoy. The treatment and sketching make it pure art. The only other thought I have when viewing is that it has been applied to a beautiful image from the start. Superb! Right up there with your best Ron.
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by ADKShooter on Sat Mar 13, 2021 5:25 am
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Beautiful. The Red-bellied Woodpecker lends itself well to this type of look. Your use of specific software looks perfect for this image. Nicely seen and well done !

by Carol Clarke on Sat Mar 13, 2021 5:53 am
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Your talents, creativity and artistic flair shine through once again, Ron. The finish and textures are amazing and so realistic, that I want to reach out and touch the image to feel the surface - especially the tree bark! Superb artwork Maestro!

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by Cynthia Crawford on Sat Mar 13, 2021 6:16 pm
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Amazing textures and artistic rendering, Ron. I really like the values you've chosen-perfect for a "sketch". In addition, this has a lovely 3 dimensional look to it-something that might be difficult in a drawing, but a special feel that you have obviously mastered. Bravo!!
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by John Labrenz on Sat Mar 13, 2021 8:17 pm
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Well done.
Does indeed look like a charcoal sketch.

by Debapratim Saha on Sun Mar 14, 2021 2:52 am
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Amazing art work...congrats Ron!
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by himadri roy on Sun Mar 14, 2021 8:14 am
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Stunning work sir. Congrats.

by Ron Day on Mon Mar 15, 2021 3:05 pm
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Thanks, everyone for the nice comments, and thanks to NatureScapes for the EP.

by Eia on Tue Mar 16, 2021 3:11 pm
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This is incredible! You are the master! :)

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