Repaint & Thin No More

© Sara B Coffey

Repaint & Thin No More

Uploaded: June 06, 2020 | Entered: June 12, 2020 11:01:04


This week I wanted to 'fool the eye'! So first I took an image of the lips & then one of the man on the ladder on the side of my house. I didn't have any red paint, so I made a look-a-like using pancake mix, ketchup and food coloring. I was surprised it matched so well. Lips F5 1/25 iso 100 @ 59mm & the Ladder F8 1/15 iso 100 @ 18mm. Layered the 2 images and removed the background in PSE version 16.


Karen Anderson June 06, 2020 1

How cleaver! Of all the nw photos I saw, yours stood out. I really love the creativity. Could you explain "I didn't have any red paint, so I made a look-a-like using pancake mix, ketchup and food coloring. I was surprised it matched so well." Not quite sure how you used it in the photo....thanks. #1740303

Sara B Coffey level-classic June 06, 2020

Thank you Karen! I didnt have any paint to put on the brush to make it look like it was covered in paint, so I mixed up pancake mix and added everything red I could think of to make the batter red so it would like like paint that matched her lipstick on the brush. #11808656

Sara B Coffey level-classic June 07, 2020

Karen Anderson it occurred to me later I needed to explain that the man on the ladder has a real brush with that red mixture on it is actually leaning on the side of my house. The lips image was combined with the ladder pic to make this composite. So I tried to make the paint match the lipstick color. Hope this helps???? #11808839

Robert/Donna Green level-deluxe June 12, 2020 1

Great image using your outstanding creativity....Well Done! Sara #11810190

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe July 24, 2020

Best title of the year!! #11820656

Harvey A. Ravitch July 31, 2020

Such a clever, fun capture Sara ! Congratulations on your Finalist ! #11822470

LJ Corliss level-classic July 31, 2020

Congratulations :) #11822646

Leslie McLain level-deluxe August 01, 2020

Congrats on a fantastic and creative winner, Sara. #11822863

Janet Criswell level-deluxe August 01, 2020

Congratulations! Clever technique and clever title! #11823055

Bob D. Hall level-classic August 01, 2020

Outstanding PS work, Sara! Big congrats! #11823119

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