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    • CommentAuthorLoopysue
    • CommentTimeJun 14th 2017
     
    I wasn't perfectly happy with the way the ocean and land turned out, but it would have taken too long to work out how to get the effect I wanted, which boiled down to pseudo hand shading. That would have taken me about 10 sheets instead of one on each of the existing land and sea sheets.

    To save myself some time (bearing in mind there's only a month to do the map) I redid the background in GIMP.
      Scribble Rock GIMP 07.JPG
    • CommentAuthorLorelei
    • CommentTimeJun 14th 2017
     
    So pretty.....
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      CommentAuthorQuenten
    • CommentTimeJun 14th 2017
     
    How can you get better than superlative? Well O Mouse Goddess, you just did. I am in utter awe.
    • CommentAuthorTonnichiwa
    • CommentTimeJun 14th 2017
     
    I've always said that if a true artist got a hold of CC3+ it would be astonishing. I'm glad to see I was not mistaken. Looks fantastic Sue. While I live on the beach right now, my beach doesn't look like this. The seas are nowhere near as clear and tropic looking. Over here, the seas are all choppy and dangerous looking. I love this piece Sue :)
    • CommentAuthorLoopysue
    • CommentTimeJun 14th 2017 edited
     
    Thank you both :D

    All done with exactly the same fills and many of the same blend modes as were used in the original CC3 map. I could have done it all in CC3. I just didn't have the time within the month to work out all the sheets and different EFIs/transparencies/blend modes to get it right, so you could say its kind of a cop out ;)

    EDIT: ninjad by Tony! LOL!
    • CommentAuthorLoopysue
    • CommentTimeJun 14th 2017
     
    Aw thanks *blush*

    My dream holiday can never be, since I'll never be a millionaire, so its all done deliberately to look better than reality, because its only a dream.
    • CommentAuthorJimP
    • CommentTimeJun 15th 2017
     
    That is fantastic !
    • CommentAuthorLoopysue
    • CommentTimeJun 15th 2017
     
    Thanks Jim :)
    • CommentAuthorJimP
    • CommentTimeJun 15th 2017
     
    That almost looks like an oil painting. A Really Good One.
    • CommentAuthorJMunsonII
    • CommentTimeJun 15th 2017
     
    #JustAbsolutelyStunning
    • CommentAuthorLoopysue
    • CommentTimeJun 15th 2017
     
    Thank you - I'm flattered :)
    • CommentAuthorHadrianVI
    • CommentTimeJun 17th 2017
     
    This is absolutely gorgeous. You are a great artist, Sue.

    The waves are just brilliant. And the cliffs are just perfect.
    • CommentAuthorLoopysue
    • CommentTimeJun 17th 2017 edited
     
    Thanks Hadrian :)
    • CommentAuthorLoopysue
    • CommentTimeJun 17th 2017
     
    Looking back up the thread I quite forgot to give anyone the link to the bigger version.

    Here it is :)
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    This is seriously so cute and cozy <3
    • CommentAuthorLoopysue
    • CommentTimeJun 18th 2017 edited
     
    Thanks Pixel :)

    Latest news is the poll is closed. There's been no official announcement yet, but unless there's a complaint or enquiry going on backstage someplace, when Bogie gets up and has breakfast etc to be ready and awake to make the announcement (its only 6 am where he is right now) it looks like I might just have won the Lite Challenge :D

    Just a point of interest here, but the vast majority of votes in my favour were cast by PS users - one a professional artist, so I'm even more convinced that the anti CC3 movement is purely down to people who tried it but couldn't get on with it spitting sour grapes all over the place - and they are evidently a very tiny minority, or I wouldn't have come anywhere near close to first place.
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      CommentAuthorQuenten
    • CommentTimeJun 18th 2017
     
    Well, I voted for you (and Tony). But perhaps I am a secret GIMP lover and CC3 hater (NOT)
    • CommentAuthorLoopysue
    • CommentTimeJun 18th 2017 edited
     
    I saw you did - along with Hadrian, Tony and Kirkspencer - and thank you all :D

    I'm a bit overwhelmed at the moment, but still waiting to make sure there's no last minute problem before thanking everyone, since that's a bit like an assumption before Bogie or one of the CL's congratulate me. I can't really believe it myself!
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    Lol I absolutely love photoshop and have several years experience with it but I have to say the ease and beauty of CC3+ has totally sucked me in! I'm only using PS for after the map is made to add overlays because I still haven't worked that out yet! I have to say though, CC3+ DOES look really daunting at first, I freaked a little when I first opened it, but with a little persistence, it's an amazing tool. I open it every day now and have about 15 maps in progress! Haha I have become totally addicted, just going between each one when I get some inspiration! I wish I had found CC3+ earlier, and this forum, coz you guys rock and are all extremely inspirational to me. <3

    Anyway, Sue, CONGRATS! Whether you win or not, this is an amazing map, you have so much talent and it really shows in the care and details you put into everything that you make.
    • CommentAuthorLoopysue
    • CommentTimeJun 18th 2017
     
    Thank you Pixel :D

    I just hope everything is ok...
    • CommentAuthorLoopysue
    • CommentTimeJun 18th 2017
     
    Ok - its official.

    I won :D
    • CommentAuthorLorelei
    • CommentTimeJun 18th 2017
     
    Congratulations! Well deserved :)
    • CommentAuthorLoopysue
    • CommentTimeJun 18th 2017
     
    Thank you Lorelei :D

    I'm still a bit gobsmacked.

    I came second in a pool competition once (the bar game, not the wet kind), but I've never won anything in my entire life before now!
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      CommentAuthorQuenten
    • CommentTimeJun 18th 2017
     
    For she's a jolly good fellow, and so say all of us. Yay, Sue.
    • CommentAuthorLoopysue
    • CommentTimeJun 18th 2017
     
    LOL! Thank you :D
    • CommentAuthorGathar
    • CommentTimeJun 18th 2017
     
    I think you were cheating: You presented for the lite challenge something that was fully worthy of the full challenge !
    Many congratulations Sue, it was really deserved!
    • CommentAuthorJimP
    • CommentTimeJun 18th 2017
     
    Congranulations !
    • CommentAuthorLoopysue
    • CommentTimeJun 18th 2017 edited
     
    You're very kind. Thank you Gathar :D

    EDIT: and ninjad nicely by Jim!

    Thank you Jim :)
    • CommentAuthorTonnichiwa
    • CommentTimeJun 18th 2017 edited
     
    Congratulations Sue! Fantastic piece and a well deserved win!

    Now are you throwing a party on this Island?
    • CommentAuthorLoopysue
    • CommentTimeJun 18th 2017
     
    Thank you Tony! :D

    And yes - most certainly - all are welcome :D
    • CommentAuthorJMunsonII
    • CommentTimeJun 19th 2017
     
    Now, the only problem with this is - you've set yourself a pretty high bar. We're going to always expect such excellence from you from this point forward... :p :D
    • CommentAuthorLoopysue
    • CommentTimeJun 19th 2017
     
    Thanks Munson... I think! LOL!

    Funnily enough one of my PS friends over at the Guild said that exact same thing to me about 6 months ago when I created GymnopusP, which got me to 4th place in a field of 8 in a regular Challenge (gold compass award), and I like to think that I haven't let him down by only winning the Lite Challenge instead (silver compass award). He certainly 'repped' me for Scribble Rock, so I guess I'm doing ok :)

    As long as nobody minds me continuing to show my GIMP enhanced maps here, then I aim to please :)
    • CommentAuthorJMunsonII
    • CommentTimeJun 19th 2017 edited
     
    As long as nobody minds me continuing to show my GIMP enhanced maps here, then I aim to please :)

    Don't bother me a bit. But, then, I'm just a very wee fish in this board... ;)
    • CommentAuthorJMunsonII
    • CommentTimeJun 19th 2017
     
    As an add-on, perhaps mentioning the parts GIMP was used for, or the fact it was used, would likely be a good thing so peeps don't get outta sorts when CC can't produce the complete look you've managed... ;)
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      CommentAuthorQuenten
    • CommentTimeJun 19th 2017
     
    I also don't mind in the least.
    • CommentAuthorLoopysue
    • CommentTimeJun 19th 2017 edited
     
    Posted By: JMunsonIIAs an add-on, perhaps mentioning the parts GIMP was used for, or the fact it was used, would likely be a good thing so peeps don't get outta sorts when CC can't produce the complete look you've managed... ;)

    Oh don't worry. I do understand that it might be confusing.

    I was intending to either post both versions - CC3 version first, or post only the CC3 version here, and link to the finished GIMP enhanced map at the Guild.

    I won't be using GIMP in my Community Project maps ;)

    Quenten - thanks :)