Friday, August 29, 2014

FUN TO PLAY WITH CREATIVITY

Though nothing can be more beautiful than Nature itself, it is fun to play with photographs I have taken. 
But it is like reverting to childhood and playing with crayons when I dabble with the photo program.
Here are a few examples of my latest play day!
 This one of an iris is done with a dry brush paint effect.  Wish I really could paint so well!
This is another one of dogwood blossoms done in a dry brush effect. 
A close-up of the curls of an iris are also done with the dry brush effect.
 
This one has a posterization effect added. Can you spot the two different kind of bees?
 This one is an extreme posterization!!
It is a dahlia.
Another posterization.  It seems to grow on me. Reminds me of a painting with ink highlights added.
I did this one with light posterization effect added over watercolor which I had really lightened up a lot.
I had so much fun!
I do save my originals and work off of copies to "play."
Now, which do you like the best?
Remember, I do sell my photographs!

17 comments:

  1. Wow - these are all lovely, but I do love the first one best.

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  2. Beautiful examples of your creative approach to art. :-) Alice

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  3. How much are you charging for your blank cards?

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  4. Love the photos, the 1st one is my favorite. Kellie

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  5. I really like the first one.Playing with the photos can be very relaxing and so fun.

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  6. All are gorgeous Rose but that first Iris has to be my favorite! Your photo skills are so incredible.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  7. These are all so pretty, but I really love the first one!!
    Susan

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  8. Looks like you had a lot of fun making beautiful art!
    Mary Alice

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  9. OMGOSH, Rose! Those are ALL phenomenal! The pictures and the art work, too! Great job. I need to get you on my sidebar so I don't miss a post. I thought you were there already but I guess not. Have a great Tuesday- xo Diana

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  10. Those look better than a lot of paintings I've seen in art galleries!

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  11. Wow! That first iris should be on the cover of prize-winning iris magazines! Lynette M

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  12. Let's see, my favourite is the very last one. I deliberated before coming to my decision though! :)

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  13. I like the first one best too! :-)

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  14. Hi Rose, Love your art work. Can't pick a favorite as they are all special. So nice to meet you and thank you for stopping by to visit and comment. I have so enjoyed my visit here and now a new follower too.
    Hugs and Blessings

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  15. They're all so pretty, but I think I like the dogwood blossoms the best.

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  16. Such pretty work Rose! And yes, I bought the Turtle (for my granddaughters to sit on and play with), it will sit outside their playhouse in my backyard! I fell in love with it :) Blessings to you, Cindy

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