Welcome to another post from our Topaz series, Behind the Lens! Today we’ll be learning more about Bob Kramer of Rat Rod Studios. Learn how Bob got started and see his work flow process, hear about creative challenges, and see a collection of images!
From Drawing to Post Processing
I was an art major in school and decided to use a camera instead of drawing by hand when I was around 30 years old. I also enjoyed taking photos. Now I prefer the post process of working on an image. I really enjoy taking images of things that tell a story… like the homeless on Venice and Santa Monica beaches. I’ve never like to take wedding or birthday photos or that type of photography.
Cartoon your Critter
Almost everyone has one. Man’s best friend, this may be a dog, cat, or even a lizard. No matter whether they walk, hop, slither, or crawl, one thing is for sure: You love your pet. Now, wouldn’t you enjoying displaying to the world the love for your pet? If flowers, trees, and mountains can be works of art, then so can your pet! Today, we are going to learn how to cartoon your critter, and turn him or her into a work of art that you can be mounted on your wall for years to come!
By using a few of the Topaz Labs plugins, Remask, Simplify, and Impression, we are going to effortlessly cartoon your critter. Don’t own the plugins? We offer 30 day free trials of all of our plugins. No credit cards required! To try Remask, click here. For Simplify, click over here! And for Impression, click right here. Now let’s get to cartooning your critter. Continue Reading
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