Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Sally Holmes Painting

Macro image of Sally Holmes Rosebush. Wonderful climbing multifloras rose that blooms all summer. Used the Topaz glow filter to soften the image.

Friday, August 26, 2016

New Zealand Blue Rose Painting

New Zealand Rose Garden Painting. Hybrid tea rose from down under. Called  a blue rose, but it appears to be somewhat magenta to me. Topaz filters simplify (crisp edge) and impression painterly (cz III personal creation)

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Christmas Cactus Painting

Up close and personal macro image of a Christmas cactus. Simplify filter and Impression filter used to create a painting.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

4th of July Rose Painting

Fourth of July Rose photo as a painting. This Climbing rose has flowers all year, and is wonderful to watch all seasons.
Topaz filters Simplify and Impression were used to get the painterly effect.

Friday, August 12, 2016

Hot Cocoa Painting

Hot Cocoa hybrid rose bush. Macro photography with topaz filters used (simplify and immersion 2) to create a painterly image.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Orchids in San Francisco

San Francisco Botanical Garden orchid plant on a sunny day. Cleaned up a bit and then Topaz filters to look like an oil painting.

Friday, August 5, 2016

Fern Painting

Ferns up close taken at the SF conservatory.
Topaz filters simplify as Oil Painting and the Impression 2 as a an O'Keefe image modified a bit by me.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Jack Sprat Flax

Finally getting some gardening in place after the long California drought. Jack Sprat Dwarf plants that are enjoyable, bloom just once a year and look good if they get enough water.