Flypaper Textures

Medieval

 

Another image from the grounds of Leeds Castle in Kent, I came across this interesting themed hillside camp-site situated beyond their large vineyard which can be glimpsed in the background, and found they’re now running a new Glamping site!
All these lovely fresh new tents with their different primary colours were glowing in the morning sun, however, some were occupied so I didn’t like to get too close!

Using the Polarizer filter caused those dark top corners as I also had a stacked UV filter.

The ornamental axed spear or joust gave me the idea of doing a kind of medieval set-up. I find in illustration, one object is just an object, but add another relevant object and you begin to get a kind of narrative, a third addition being the textures and processing, this finishes the narrative by adding depth and atmosphere, yes, book covers can be as simple at this!

From the before and after you’ll see I tidied away a pole and removed some distracting light patches from the vineyard. Processing took quite a few steps so I’ve simplified it for this recipe and as the last giveaway with so popular, thanks for the positive feedback guys!

We also include the 2nd free Nik Preset;
Flypaper Medieval as promised! ☺

Flypaper Medieval Nik Preset Multiply @ 44%
Flypaper Medieval Nik Preset Multiply @ 21%
Flypaper Metallic Bauxite TextureSoft Light @ 100%
Flypaper Metallic Mars Texture Soft Light @ 100%
Tintype metal Edges no:2 Screen @ 87%
Flypaper Tex Box 1 Necropolis Soft Light @ 22%

Finishing with final colour tweaking and brightening.

How to import presets and/or recipes in Nik Color Efex 4

Open Color Efex Pro 4 from the host application that you use (Photoshop, Lightroom or Aperture).
Click “Recipes” in the left panel.
At the bottom of the Recipes menu, click “Import.”
Select the “.np” preset files you have saved and import them.
These presets will then be located in the “Imported” section.

Tintype no: 2 is from the Tintype Edges Pack, Mars and Bauxite are from the Metallic Pack, and Necropolis is from Tex Box 1.

Please visit our Pack page or Combo Pack page to buy Flypaper Textures.

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