For the fourth year in a row......

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  1. 480sparky

    480sparky Chief Free Electron Relocator Supporting Member

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    Well.......... not in a row. But at least every other year!

    I normally refuse to do portrait work, but I've made one exception. That being my neighbor's 5 grandkids. Since they all know me and are comfortable around me, I was asked to take some pix back in 2009. I started working with the images, and came up with the following composite 7 years ago:

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    We repeated the image in 2011:

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    After that, the tradition was set. 2013:

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    And earlier this month:

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    I have each one sign on white paper using a felt marker. I then scan it, crank up the contrast, and create two layers (both with transparent backgrounds). I invert the top layer to make it white, then move it up and to the left, to create a white signature with a black shadow. I copy it and paste it onto the main composite.


     
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    Designer Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    Nice set.

    Nice composites!
     
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    Nice.

    Looks like Natalie passed Hailey in the height race.
     
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    Well done. That is real neat.

    Sent from my XT1254 using Tapatalk
     
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    The_Traveler Completely Counter-dependent Supporting Member

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    how terrific an idea!
     
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    Great project. Hope you can keep it going at least until they're college age and after if possible. You've got the precedent images.
     
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    See, your a big softy aren't you!:biglaugh:

    Good job though! :)
     

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