Extreme Makeover!

© Joy Brown

Extreme Makeover!

Uploaded: April 03, 2004 03:44:41


Joy Brown April 03, 2004

Here's the before... #113749

Kathleen Clemons April 03, 2004

I just love the stuff you are doing with PS lately, Joy! You have great vision, and the results have been awesome. :) #460816

Gianna Stadelmyer April 03, 2004

WAY cool!!! #460825

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic April 03, 2004

Just incredible, Joy! How are you learning all of this stuff? Taking a class? #460828

Joy Brown April 03, 2004

Thank you sooo much, Kathleen, Jan, and Carolyn!

No classes, Carolyn - just "experimenting" and loving it! Trial and error (lots of error!) and checking out all those funny little icons in PS! #460832

Colette M. Metcalf April 03, 2004

Wow, Joy!! This is excellent!! #460838

Bonnie C. Lackey level-classic April 03, 2004

I want to live in this house! What a lot of work you put into this fantastic piece! #460848

Allan L. Whitehead April 03, 2004

Joy, this is terrific. I love everything about this. The PS effects are stunning and magnificent. Your experiments are going very well. But there is a lot to learnn, isn't there. Well we all just keep on, keeping on. Extremely well done, my dear friend, I'm happy for you - Allan #460850

Kristen McKain April 03, 2004

great image Joy! #460890

Darren Smith April 03, 2004

Fun, eyecatching image Joy, well done. #460893

Roseann E. Dreasher April 03, 2004

Very creative and wonderful colors!! #460909

June Marie Sobrito April 03, 2004

This is really fun! I love it!! #460915

John Matthews April 03, 2004

awesome Joy! very clever and artistic.... #460920

Donna W. Neal April 03, 2004

OMG...what a difference from the original photo. Your trial and error experimenting is paying off in a BIG way! Very NICE Joy! #460979

Claudia Kuhn level-classic April 03, 2004

Wonderful Joy! Great colors, looks like you're having a lot of fun in PS! #460994

Michael Wehrman level-deluxe April 03, 2004

Bright what colors great effects Joy #461034

Terry R. Hatfield April 03, 2004

Nice Creation Joy The Colors Look Great! #461050

Charlene Bayerle April 03, 2004

AWESOME work JOy!!!!! Stepping out of your box is a lot of fun!!!!!! #461081

Judith G. Secco April 03, 2004

This is just terrific, Joy. Your color selection is wonderful and the sun just really does it for me!! Great PS work.
Judy #461098

Shirley L. Carpenter April 03, 2004

Excellent work and image Joy!! Love what you did to it!! #461133

Sharon E. Lowe level-addict April 03, 2004

Joy - this is so great! Love the colors and everything you did with it!! #461161

Murry Grigsby April 03, 2004

Great title and image Joy! These bright pop-art works are terrific and so much fun to view! You've really found a niche for these stunning images and I can't wait to see the next one :0) #461214

April 03, 2004

Wow this is wonderful!!!! #461261

Stephen Zacker April 03, 2004

You are really good at this Joy! Love these graphic images you do! #461276

Gary O`Dell April 03, 2004

WOW!!! what a Kalidascope of colors..very nicely done Joy..keep up the good work..Gary O #461351

Lori Ditlefsen April 03, 2004

Wow Joy! Fantastic work! #461418

Donna J. Taff April 03, 2004

Now this is extreme; I love it!!!! #461469

Susan T. Parady April 03, 2004

That is an extreme makeover! Great colors. Terrific work. I love it! #461499

bob cornelison April 03, 2004

Extreme Makeover...Home Edition.
Nice work! #461548

Joy Brown April 03, 2004

WOW - thank you ALL, very, very much! I really do love doing these and I'm so glad you all like it! #461648

Patricia Marroquin April 03, 2004

This definitely has the WOW factor! Trial and error, huh? You put us to shame, Joy! You're amazing. This is outstanding! I certainly hope we see it again, and I think we will! :-) #461691

Susan T. Evans level-classic April 03, 2004

Wow, amazing color!!! wow, does this one stand out! #461925

RICKY RIDDLE April 03, 2004

Nicely Done Joy Great Photo. #462059

Evy Johansen level-classic April 04, 2004

WOW.... Great work, Joy! Love it! #462134

Joy Brown April 04, 2004

Many, many thanks, Patricia, Susan, Rick and Evy! #462214

Debra Booth April 04, 2004

WOW! What a great image, Joy! Very impressive PS work! #462440

Theresa McCloskey April 04, 2004

nicely done Joy :-) #463450

Colleen Braun April 05, 2004

great effects, you sure painted the town... #463976

Jim Miotke My Courses April 20, 2004

Hi Joy,

Cool pic. Since we are featuring this in our Digital Darkroom newsletter, can you please describe what you did to create this effect? Thanks, #494341

Arthur Rosch April 20, 2004

This is lovely, Joy. I'm glad it's
being featured so I got to see it.
It evokes a lot of feelings, all of
them pleasant.

art #494438

Kerry Drager April 21, 2004

And now the word from Joy! (in response to Jim's question):

Hi Jim - that's great! Now...where do I begin??? First I cloned out the branches and wires. I isolated different parts of the building so I could color them different colors (I probably changed the colors many times 'til I got what I really liked). I also used poster edges to accentuate the lines. The sky and "sun" came from the gradient tool. Once I picked the color combination, I changed linear to radial to get the sun. I didn't want the sun in the middle so I started cloning it to the side, and "accidentally" also cloned part of the roof which turned out to be great. To balance it out, I cloned a small part of the roof on the right side. The procedure was quite tedious and time consuming but well worth the work. Glad you like it. Hope that all makes sense! Joy

Thanks, Joy, for providing the "story" behind the making of this photograph!


Susana Matos April 21, 2004

Me too love your work here and the other similar you´ve been doing. Really amazing!!!!!!! Keep up this great creative work!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #496071

Sherrie H. Penny April 24, 2004

Joy, wonderful work... Great JOB! Keep it up. #499818

Mary K. Robison May 13, 2004

Congratulations on your hard work paying off with a finalist spot, Joy! Hope it goes even higher! #534589

Donna J. Taff May 13, 2004

I knew this would be a winner, Joy! Congratulation's!!!!!! #534795

Debra Booth May 13, 2004

Congratulations, Joy!! #534967

zcaley May 13, 2004

Fun shot! Super cute idea and well done! Congratulations and Good Luck! #535091

Lori Ditlefsen May 13, 2004

Congrats Joy! #535451

Claudia Kuhn level-classic May 13, 2004

Love it Joy! Congrats!! #535494

Terry R. Hatfield May 13, 2004

Congrats Joy!! #535546

William C. Raco level-classic May 13, 2004

Astounding editing work, Joy.
The end result is stunning!!
Congratulations and best of luck

bill #535772

Murry Grigsby May 13, 2004

One of my FAVS and so creative Joy! Congrats!! #536005

Marie Fields May 13, 2004

Congratulations, Joy!!! #536315

Dorothy Neumann May 14, 2004

This is so creative and well done! Happy to see it as a finalist. #537495

Colette M. Metcalf May 14, 2004

Congrats again, Joy!!! #537519

Kathleen Clemons May 14, 2004

Congrats again, Joy! #537670

Kathleen Clemons May 14, 2004

Congrats again, Joy! #537673

Kenton L. Elliott May 14, 2004

FANTASTIC, Joy. I knew I loved this, and it's a credit to you. Best of Luck!!!!!! #537856

Gary O`Dell May 14, 2004

Congratulations Joy..Gary O #537950

Sharon E. Lowe level-addict May 14, 2004

Congrats again Joy - knew this one would be here!! #538248

Gail Vitikacs level-classic May 14, 2004

congratulations! love the title! #538861

Patricia Marroquin May 14, 2004

Congrats, Joy! #538967

Kelly Abernathy level-classic May 14, 2004

Congratulations! -K #539398

Sherrie H. Penny May 14, 2004

Joy, CONGRATS! I do love the colors in this...again great job! #540258

Karen Lewis-Gunn May 14, 2004

A great fun image!!! Congratulations!! #540853

Donna W. Neal May 15, 2004

Glad to see this one in the finalist Joy. It's wonderful.Congratulations!! #542265

Claudia Kuhn level-classic May 19, 2004

Congrats again Joy!! #549776

Sharon E. Lowe level-addict May 19, 2004

Congrats again Joy! Your hard work really paid off!! #549800

Dale Ann Cubbage May 19, 2004

Congrats on this colorful winner, Joy! #549861

Dale Ann Cubbage May 19, 2004

Congrats on this colorful winner, Joy! #549862

Mette Vendelboe Allison level-classic May 19, 2004

Congrats, Joy! #549879

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic May 19, 2004

Should have been higher placed. Congrats!!!!! #549880

Murry Grigsby May 19, 2004

Congratulations on your win(s) Joy! This one placed much higher in my contest :0) #549992

Kathleen Clemons May 19, 2004

Congrats again, Joy! #550002

Donna W. Neal May 19, 2004

Awesome, Congratulations Joy !! #550041

Karen Engelbreth May 19, 2004

Congratulations, Joy! #550045

Susie Peek-Swint May 19, 2004

Congratulations again Joy!! #550099

Kelly Abernathy level-classic May 19, 2004

Congrats again Joy - I'm happy for you! -K #550105

Joy Brown May 19, 2004

Thank you ALL for your wonderful and supportive comments!!! I really appreciate them all! #550121

Hasmik Hatamian level-deluxe May 19, 2004

Great Extreme Makeover "Home Edition" Joy! Those guys should hire you :-)
Cangratulations on your win, well deserved. #550136

Susan T. Parady May 19, 2004

Congratulations on your second win in the April contest!!! Well deserved!!!!! #550171

Nancy Grace Chen May 19, 2004

Funky!! Congratulations!!

nacespace.com/photos #550184

Colleen Braun May 19, 2004

I love this...congratulations #550254

Darren K. Fisher May 19, 2004

Love the show and love the image. Another congrats to you Joy. #550269

bob cornelison May 19, 2004

I knew this would win! Congrats! ~:0) #550284

Colette M. Metcalf May 19, 2004

Congratulations again, Joy!! I love this!! #550312

Dolores Neilson May 19, 2004

You artist you!! Your creativity in this image is outstanding! I would have picked it as winner too ! Nice going! Always nice to see your work, Joy. #550326

Deborah Sandidge May 19, 2004

Wow! Congratulations, Joy! #550332

Carolina K. Smith May 19, 2004

Congratulations on your electric entry! #550393

Debra Booth May 19, 2004

Congratulations, Joy! #550409

Mary K. Robison May 19, 2004

Glad to see this Up There, Joy! Congratulations on your win! #550586

Evy Johansen level-classic May 20, 2004

Many congratulations on your win, Joy! Well deserved! Love this image! #550807

Marta Azevedo May 20, 2004

Excellent makeover, Joy. Congrats #551115

Judith G. Secco May 20, 2004

And congratulations again, Joy. I just love this! I knew it would make it to the end.
Judy #551333

Lori Ditlefsen May 20, 2004

Congrats on the win Joy! #551641

Allan L. Whitehead May 20, 2004

Joy, congratulations, my friend. This is very well deserved. Very, very well done - Allan #551657

Donna J. Taff May 20, 2004

Congrat's, Joy on your win!!!!! I knew this was a winner!!!! #551994

Judy Rae May 20, 2004

Congrats Joy!! #552315

Alisha May Furbish May 20, 2004

Congratulations!!! #552353

William C. Raco level-classic May 20, 2004

Very, very deserving of recognition.
Congratulations, Joy!!

bill #552728

Karen Lewis-Gunn May 20, 2004

A well deserved win! Congratulations!! #553047

Maryam S. May 24, 2004

Congratulations,Joy! #557754

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