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Photographer
PhotoPower
Posts: 1,361
Elmsdale, Nova Scotia, Canada


When I try a modest eye adjustment in Elements Nine it goes all wonky and explodes into a major enlargement. How come I cannot get a more subtle enlargement?
Dec 25 12 10:41 am  Link  Quote 
Retoucher
Frankcerro
Posts: 40
Sevilla, Andalusia, Spain


Check if you use the correct tool(forward warp), maybe are taking the bloat tool or other.
Dec 25 12 11:49 am  Link  Quote 
Digital Artist
Platinum Dust
Posts: 93
San Francisco, California, US


I have CS2 and am not sure if it's the same as Elements 9, but you can also adjust the settings (brush pressure, brush density, brush rate, etc.) for subtler liquify effects.
Dec 25 12 12:30 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
David J Martin
Posts: 451
Amberg, Bavaria, Germany


I don't know why you're trying to use liquify for enlargements.  Mostly it's for moving pixels around, like flattening a stomach.
Dec 25 12 12:38 pm  Link  Quote 
Photographer
PhotoPower
Posts: 1,361
Elmsdale, Nova Scotia, Canada


David J Martin wrote:
I don't know why you're trying to use liquify for enlargements.  Mostly it's for moving pixels around, like flattening a stomach.

Sorry I was not clear on this. It has to do with subtle enlargement in Liquify of model's smaller eye using the bloat tool. It was a feature I used in PS but I find in Elements the eye pops up way to big. I will try some of the adjustments folks suggested, but have not had much luck with this in the past ... it appears to be a shortcoming of Elements...thanks all...W

Dec 26 12 02:11 am  Link  Quote 
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