Member of the Month - Interview with Elena Dudina

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Every month we select one member to be exposed on the homepage of the group and we will do a special feature and a short interview.

Set of amazing photo manipulations and short interview by talented Elena Dudina artist from Spain.

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Castle in the clouds by ElenaDudina


1. Can you give us a little insight as to what goes on in your mind when you create your pieces?

Where do your ideas stem from?


Normally I have an idea in my head. I look for stocks that I think fits better with it and combine them. It is a slow work. Very sacrificed. Other times is a photo stock that impressed me, especially a model. I try to create an appropiate environment and I work to make the whole pretty and credible . It´s simpler.

Ice queen by ElenaDudina


2. Which of your pieces are you most fond of and can you tell us a little about them?





Tender hands

My work with more favs and comments.

I have always been interested in portraits. That moment in which nothing happened.
I prefer to work with non perfect images, non perfect faces.
A challenge.






Colibries


This is one of those stocks that you can not refuse.
Again the movement is out. I love hummingbirds.
This work served as cover on a prominent book in Spain.

Colibries by ElenaDudina

The Mermaid

Mermaids, a technical challenge.

I like to fantasize and photoshop is the perfect tool to give life to fairies, dragons, mermaids.

The mermaid by ElenaDudina


Tender hands by ElenaDudina

Mariposas


A frozen moment, the movement is outside.

Mariposas by ElenaDudina


Baby Dragon


I love pets and I love dragons.

Baby dragon by ElenaDudina

Forest nymph

Mystery, innocence, nature...

Forest nymph by ElenaDudina

It was time to open the angle of my camera and my subjects.
People lose prominence.
We have a duty to our planet.

The last quiet place


A sort of Shangri-La.
Wanted the towers of the background seem to be there long before people.

The last quiet place by ElenaDudina

Deep set


A single person often seems a little thing. So better teamwork. I have to think about that.
I had long tried to make a sunken ship, without result.
I am very patient and persistent and sometimes that gets results.

Deep set by ElenaDudina

Polar Express


A train, snow, cliffs... I had to do something.
Perspective is one of my current challenges.

Polar express by ElenaDudina


3. What advice do you have for the beginning Photo manipulation artists?

Study, practice a lot, work hard, never discourage, try to be yourself. Always use the highest quality material.


Lagoon by ElenaDudina







Stocks


Visit her gallery and find some good stocks.

Background 21 by ElenaDudina Tower Stock by ElenaDudina Background 20 by ElenaDudina
Background 19 by ElenaDudina Sweets Kitten Stock 6 by ElenaDudina Background 17 by ElenaDudina






Thank you


Thank you for participating ElenaDudina

El columpio de la charca by ElenaDudina Deep sea 2 by ElenaDudina Let us fly by ElenaDudina Winter somewhere by ElenaDudina

The Explorer by ElenaDudina






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nishagandhi's avatar
Wow one of my favourite artist :)