Hi! - It's so good to have you stop by for a visit. I hope you enjoy your stay.
It's time to link up for Photo Art Friday over on Bonnie's blog, Pixel Dust Photo Art.
This weeks optional theme is, "Still-life." - I must confess that I was intimidated when I read what the theme would be. I had no clue about creating a digitally altered still life at all. Bonnie sent me a nice email reminding me that she had posted a link about creating a still life. I checked it out today and came up with something that I am happy to share. Since we here in the U.S. will be celebrating Thanksgiving next Thursday I decided to create a Thanksgiving themed still life.
Here is my original photo:
Here is my finished piece:
For this piece I used Bonnie's texture, Leafy Landscape - Multiply 80%
Then I added an Overlay layer of Vintage Vellum at 80% as well. I did some minor adjustments to the brightness/color as well and then added the text. - I did all of this on Pic Monkey - Which by now you may have guessed is my favorite go to place for photo editing. It's really easy to use and it's free.
So there you have it. My first digitally altered still life. Thanks Bonnie for the challenge. Be sure to stop by the gallery and check it out. Amazing work is posted there. You won't want to miss it.
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Thursday, November 15, 2012
Photo Art Friday - November 16, 2012
Labels: Photo Art Friday, Thanksgiving.
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So many great editing choice here Ida. It would make a great Thanksgiving Day card. Love that font, btw.ReplyDelete
wow! what a great processing!ReplyDelete
a brilliant creation Ida. You've got still life off to a fine art :)ReplyDelete
Sweet! I love what the texture did for this.ReplyDelete
Your still life is great. I love the texture you used. Good job!ReplyDelete
IDA you did a great job here. I just love what you came up with on this!ReplyDelete
Hi Ida! What a neat little centerpiece...and wonderfully edited into photo art!ReplyDelete
Oh wow, that turned out great! I really like your turkey! :)ReplyDelete
I was intimidated by the prompt too and went with a Friday's Fences post instead. LOL!!
Wonderful stilleben. I like the texture. Ha de gott i helgen.ReplyDelete
I do hope that you have a wonderful Thanksgiving. I think my waistline is just recovering form our Canadian one in October. Your still life is awesome. ValerieReplyDelete
A great idea with Thanksgiving coming up! Lovely processing too, it works really well Ida :)ReplyDelete
love this!! I am feeling more and more fond of my freebies. I've got to get back to Pic Monkey myself. your resulting still life is unique. that's the fun of a challenge after all, eh?!ReplyDelete
The title "Give Thanks" really adds to the meaning of your image, and I like how you placed the flowers to the side :)ReplyDelete
This is so nice.ReplyDelete
This is so nice.ReplyDelete
You did a magnificent job.ReplyDelete
Happy Thanksgiving week to you and yours, Ida.
You did an excellent job on this!ReplyDelete
This is a card I would buy.
I love how you used that texture. I find it one of Bonnie's most challenging textures! Still life seemed to be something I thought 'I didn't do' but this meme of Bonnies is so great at taking me out of my comfort zone. Glad you persevered and posted.ReplyDelete
Wow! This should be a Hallmark card!ReplyDelete
I would never have guessed that was a first if you hadn't said it! it's absolutely beautiful, with the editing so well suited to both the photo and the message! Very, very nice... :)ReplyDelete
You have certainly transformed the little bird - you have enriched him. Great editing Ida. It is really beautiful.ReplyDelete
Great job Ida. The texture you used and the font for the text are wonderful. That's some funky turkey too! Have a great Thanksgiving!ReplyDelete
Love this! Excellent work!ReplyDelete
well, you did very well despite the worry~!ReplyDelete
i like the compositions within the original image and your digital work is outstanding which results in an excellent finished image~!!~
very well done Miriam.
p.s. happy thanksgiving
Great edit, Ida! Happy Thanksgiving.ReplyDelete
A really pleasing and unusual arrangement you made for the still life. The texture you chose adds a real warmth and depth to the image.ReplyDelete