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Whale Watching
Whale Watching
Started to make a turntable and ended up with this instead. Go figure. 20+ layers, 7 sources, and a brazillion edits. Used lotsa masking, airbrushing, burning, dodging, blending, etc. Sources: [img] wctc.net...






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yello_piggy yello_piggy
nice
boorboolini boorboolini
very good! like it
FootFungas FootFungas
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TheShaman TheShaman
very nice Tofudisan
billtvshow billtvshow
very good, really looks like it's ocean side
marcoballistic marcoballistic
fantastic detail Tofu, really great shoreline especially, great entry
mikey mikey
Excellent job! ~ and idea" ~ well done ~
karell karell
:>) good job
rockprinzess rockprinzess
Awesome Tofu! Very cool! =)
Azionite Azionite
I like the spill over.
kentq kentq
very nice...great job
Patre Patre
I like the setting and the water pools at the inside edge of the fence. I also like the composition and the tranquility of the scene..
jerry717 jerry717
Great!
Heinlein Heinlein
Nice
Gort Gort
nice job
nancers nancers
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ReyRey ReyRey
Nice!!!! I love the puddles on the edge.
nav nav
Wonderful!
mrwolf707 mrwolf707
Love how the reflections of the seagulls turned out
Synthvet Synthvet
great!
Kansas Kansas
Brilliant Tofu... don't worry how many water entries.. You nailed yours and you got my very last vote.. I can't believe I burned through 25 so quickly! Glad I had one left. this is spectacular
Feral Hamster Feral Hamster
nicely done...way to raise your game.
vunt van pumununt vunt van pumununt
good one!
Tijn Tijn
awesome
jefflang007 jefflang007
mate, this is the best of the sea side escapades, great!
mason4300 mason4300
great work on the puddles, looks real
cafn8d cafn8d
Wow, I love it! Whale of a job! ;)
bsoholic bsoholic
I like it!
Cambria Cambria
love the transition of the water's edge
AlmostPerfect AlmostPerfect
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blue_lurker blue_lurker
yep
mint mint
Nice
div1sion div1sion
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olive olive
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Roppa Roppa
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anabrin anabrin
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anfa anfa
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Death of a Clown Death of a Clown
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nyxxie nyxxie
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delucx delucx
very nice tofu :)
Serps Serps
Very nice
j58roldan j58roldan
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Netwel Netwel
Cool!
Michel Michel
rather small whale
Wett Wett
Prince Laurent Prince Laurent
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jazgraphic jazgraphic
Cool!
Goat1981 Goat1981
Very good work.
Showcase Showcase
very nice
Claf Claf
Very nice! :)
wendysmurfie wendysmurfie
very good chop!
seamusoisin seamusoisin
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deshone deshone
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Comments

TofuTheGreat TofuTheGreat
First, thanks to Dan (mrWolf707) for the tips and suggestions. Also thanks for all the great comments and votes. I spent many hours on this thing so it's nice to see it appreciated.
TofuTheGreat TofuTheGreat
I can't believe how many water entries there are today. Oh vell.
mrwolf707 mrwolf707
Everytime I look at this, the bird that is looking into the camera makes me think of... Mine! Mine... Mine! Mine! (Finding Nemo)
Micose Micose
This is a great execution, very true one Tofu,but I have no more votes ... sorry I just thought i did yet coz I viewed it at the very beginning... though i voted for Wolf,...hem u bring votes u2, damn team !
Feral Hamster Feral Hamster
ha! @ mrwolf
TofuTheGreat TofuTheGreat
Thanks for all the votes and comments! mrwolf707: I thought the same thing about the bird. Check the source and you'll see it even bigger. The source's true size is huge and titled "cheezedoffseagull.jpg"
TofuTheGreat TofuTheGreat
Michel: Maybe it's a baby whale that's strayed too close to the shore after separating from its mother.
TofuTheGreat TofuTheGreat
Holy crap! This is one of my favorite chops that I've done. I'm glad to see it do so well. Currently it's my 2nd highest vote getter with about 5 minutes left.
TofuTheGreat TofuTheGreat
Little additional tidbit about this chop. The lighthouse is made from the 1/4 mile marker in the original source. The sizes of the marker and the lighthouse are actually identical. I just moved the marker to the horizon the rest is illusion!



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 Whale Watching
by TofuTheGreat
TofuTheGreat
Created February 09, 2006
54 votes   9 comments
550w x 413h (119KB)
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