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HELP PLEASE "morphing"

Discussion in 'Graphic Design Forum:' started by Ben Russell, Nov 8, 2011.

  1. Ben Russell

    Ben Russell New Member

    Hey Im studying a foundation degree in art and design and I specialize in graphics. only downside being the graphics students often get given a more fine art orientated Brief the latest one being "Feast" Ive decided to try and create images of fruit with human characteristics. Im having a lot of difficulty making them look realistic Im using photoshop cs3 but have the whole cs3 suite can anybody help with a tutorial? it would be much appreciated as the deadline is in two weeks Thanks in advance!!
     
  2. Moominbaby

    Moominbaby Member

    Not really sure what you need to do but maybe illustrator might be more suitable if you creating from scratch.
     
  3. Ben Russell

    Ben Russell New Member

    Basically I'm trying to blend the image of a human face onto the image of fruit! Thankyou Il try illustrator!!
     
  4. Paul Murray

    Paul Murray Moderator Staff Member

    For that you'd use Photoshop. Look into layer masks.
     
  5. linziloop

    linziloop Member

    Just to throw a spanner in the works here as you obviously already have your idea, but surely "feast" doesn't have to be taken so literally? I.e. you don't necessarily need to do something along the subject of food. Feast could be interpreted in a number of ways, maybe thinking about that would enable you to answer the brief with more of a graphic design influence.
     
  6. spottypenguin

    spottypenguin Active Member

    Exactly, think outside of the box. One of my degree projects had the very uninspiring title of "Feeding the pigeons in the park" so weirdo boy here painted lots of pigeon wings close up, two human hands held up as if trying to defend themselves, blood splats, a sense of commotion / chaos thus conveying piegeons feeding on a person in the park.

    Wa Ha Ha.

    Got a good mark so obviously did something right :icon_lol:
     
  7. garywaiman

    garywaiman Member

    I would actually love to see this piece! :icon_thumbup:
     
  8. Squevasquidge

    Squevasquidge Member

    Def stay away from food if you can. Do the unexpected. Feast to me means injesting lots of things I like....first thing that popped into my head was how children and men are consumed by video games etc...can be addicted even (not sure what relevance that has but turn the brief inside out, upside down and the wrong way round and you might get some inspiration..a brain wave or a mistake that could lead you somewhere interesting and DIFFERENT!
     
  9. spottypenguin

    spottypenguin Active Member

    I may have it tucked away in an old portfolio somewhere, if I can find it will take a pic and send you the link :icon_thumbup:
     

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