I have been asked on numerous occasions how what I call a “Photo-Graphic” is created. The term sort of explains it, in that I developed a method of combining photographs with computer drawn images, of people, buildings, vehicles, boats, et al.
I think I’ll keep the exact method proprietary, for two reasons:
- Just exactly why would I want competition?
- More honestly, it would take way too long to explain.
The computer-drawn images are made using the drawing program in MS Word. When completed the drawing is converted to either a jpeg or a png file.
I combine the completed drawing with one or more photographs, and refine the completed image using my antique PhotoShop software.
Below is perhaps the best example of a photo-graphic, combining computer-drawn caricatures, my photographs of model Harley Davidson motorcycles, and a digital photo provided to me by Ines Hegedus-Garcia. It was used in the Danger Bay Episode “Danger Bay—Episode 79—The Tour.”