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Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Still too neon in photo, but not in front of me.

Scary! I guess I really need Adobe Photoshop or an equivalent. This image is from my scanner. bleh...
I like the composition, but the original is so much more smooth and soft than this image. (Which I painted from a photograph I took in my friends backyard). I can get some tips from aRt at his blog for artists who use Photoshop. Oh, and you can too.

4 comments:

Sue said...

Just absolutely lovely!!!!! I need to learn my Photoshop Elements 8 too..... good luck!

♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Dottie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ said...

Hello Christine:
I think this is just beautiful this lily is gorgeous that is what our daughter carried for her wedding and she just loves them your art is just beautiful!
Stop on over to my blog and say hi when you have time.
~ God Bless ~
Hugs:o)
Dottie

Creative Carmelina said...

Hi I'm now following you..thanks for coming by and visiting with me too! i do hope you found some inspiration..it's so much fun connecting with other artists here in blogland!

this painting is gorgeous...even if the colours are out of wack...lol
i saw it in the older post...
there is something so yummy about seeing canvas......and paint...and all that good stuff....

but only a fellow artist would understand that obsession! right!

see you soon!
ciao bella
creative carmelina

Lisa Daria said...

The painting is great - like the glow in the center of the flower - I used to have the same problem w/my scanner until I shut the auto sharpening off on in the scanner preferences - might do the trick!