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Sunday, March 24, 2013

"Steampunk" – Moo (1.1" x 2.8")


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This week’s Moo Mania challenge was "Steampunk."

This is my second attempt to duplicate digitally SanDee1899's Steampunk Patina background shown in this tutorial. This result is closer to what I wanted.

Within GIMP, I used two versions of the machine image. One was the stamp version of it (only the black) and one was the complete image. I used the Selection Bevel script with all of the default settings, except I changed the Bevel Width to 5. I applied that script to both layers.

I left the stamp layer visible, but made the complete image layer invisible. I added the secondary green patina color layer between the stamp and the complete image bevel layer. I added the primary green patina color layer below that. I added the secondary copper color layers below that. The bottom layer was the primary copper color layer.

On all but the primary copper color layer, I applied the color using the GIMP Sponge 01 brush. After that, I applied a Gaussian Blur Filter with a radius of 2 to the primary green patina color layer, then applied an HSV Noise Filter to all of the color layers.

Primary green patina color:
93d2b5

Secondary green patina color:
497d6a

Primary copper color:
A45641 copper coin

Secondary copper colors:
996666 copper rose
986358 copper brown
B87333 copper

The vintage machine image is from an Internet search.

5 comments:

Yvonne said...

Superb moo, Anne!

Grannie Annie said...

Love your Steampunk!

froebelsternchen Susi said...

this looks gorgeous Anne! Thank you so much for this brilliant little treasure for the
MOO-MANIA-CHALLENGE

paintedlady89 said...

Great gears!
Hugs,
Gigi

Dagmar said...

wow - it´s so fantastic!!!!!!