Friday, October 13, 2017

Black and White challege




Black and White conversion of a 
Matilija Poppy.
Taken off the sidewalk in 
San Leandro, CA

Monday, October 2, 2017

Wild Thing

Flower show in San Leandro, CA in mid September.
Large assortment of a huge variety of Daliahs.

Monday, February 6, 2017


Rainy weather leaves drops on the  windshield . I crawled into the back seat to take photos of the raindrops. Added a darker blue background. Lastly I picked up some tulips at Safeway and put that photo on top of the other 2 layers.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Bench artwork



Bench photo taken in Tucson, AZ. Exposure adjustment and simplify and Impression 2 Topaz filters used to make it look like a painting when you zoom in.

Friday, November 4, 2016

Castle Wall Painting

Castle wall in France. Beautiful old castle with vines and roses climbing up the tired bricks. It is hard to imagine how long it has been since someone pruned that yellow rose.

Monday, October 31, 2016

Double Door Artwork

Double Door from Italy. Texture 2 topaz filter and Impression 2 painting filter. Old low resolution images brightened up and transformed into a painting. Fun Stuff!

Happy Halloween

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Italia Doors Drawing





Italian door and balcony, sketch effect with impression filter added to make it look a bit like a painting.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Cezanne III


Flirtatious Hybrid Tea with brush strokes from the Topaz filter Impression 2 along with a first layer using the Simplify Filter.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Flirtatious



Flirtatious hybrid tea Rose filtered so she looks like a painting rather than a photo. Softer background and a touch of brush strokes.