Art

  • Kaleidoscope #61 - Being is desirable because it is identical with Beauty, and Beauty is loved because it is Being. We ourselves possess Beauty when we are true to our own being; ugliness is in going over to another order; knowing ourselves, we are beautiful; in self-ignorance, we are ugly. –Plotinus                […]
  • Kaleidoscope #60 - We create order out of chaos, beauty and meaning out of ugly randomness. –Rick Riordan, The Throne of Fire              Below is the original photo used to create this image. I caught this lovely sunset on a random Sunday evening as I was leaving a grocery store. No special lighting […]
  • Kaleidoscope #59 -   Funny how a beautiful song could tell such as ugly story. It seemed unfair, like a trick. –Sarah Dessen, Lock and Key              Below is the original photo used to create this image. I found this container of pansies on a lunchtime walk around downtown Richmond, VA. No special […]
  • Kaleidoscope #58 - A woman who cannot be ugly is not beautiful. –Karl Kraus              Below is the original photo used to create this image. Awesome clouds just before sunset, taken last month after dinner. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my smart phone. Save Save
  • Kaleidoscope #57 -   Maybe it’s not about having a beautiful day, but about finding beautiful moments. Maybe a whole day is just too much to ask. I could choose to believe that in every day, in all things, no matter how dark and ugly, there are shards of beauty if I look for them. –Anna White, Mended: […]
  • Kaleidoscope #56 - But even the coldest hate can shift into something warmer if given enough time, just as an ugly caterpillar can turn into a beautiful butterfly. –Morgan Rhodes, Rebel Spring              Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s a candle in a cracked-glass hurricane. This was taken […]
  • Kaleidoscope #55 -   I had a microscopic eye for the blemish, for the grain of ugliness which to me constituted the sole beauty of the object. –Henry Miller, Tropic of Capricorn              Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s a lichen and moss covered tree trunk and exposed […]
  • Kaleidoscope #54 - Life has its ugliness and ups and downs, but look for the beauty and you will find it. –Debasish Mridha             Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s water flowing along the sidewalk into a storm drain. This was taken last year on a bright fall […]
  • Kaleidoscope #53 - The only ugly girls are the ones that don’t know beauty comes from within. –Dan Howell                Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s the big blue sky pic I took on a recent trip to Illinois. No special lighting or retouching, simply a snap […]
  • Kaleidoscope #52 - It is amazing how much you can see in other people – the good and the bad, we won’t even talk about the ugly – if you just shut up and watch them. –Lauren Baratz-Logsted, Crazy Beautiful            Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s my car’s […]
  • Kaleidoscope #51 -   Beautiful souls are shaped by ugly experiences. –Matshona Dhliwayo              As promised, below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s a lichen and moss covered tree trunk and exposed roots from my backyard. Taken on an overcast day with no special lighting or retouching, just a […]
  • Kaleidoscope #50 -   Beauty is, in some ways, boring. Even if its concept changes through the ages, nevertheless a beautiful object must always follow certain rules … Ugliness is unpredictable and offers an infinite range of possibilities. Beauty is finite. Ugliness is infinite, like God. –Umberto Eco, On Ugliness           As promised, below […]
  • Kaleidoscope #49 -   A rose, isn’t quite as beautiful as it once was, when after its thorn pricks you. –Anthony Liccione             Below is the original photo used to create this image. I found this container of pansies on a lunchtime walk around downtown Richmond, VA. No special lighting or retouching, just […]
  • Kaleidoscope #48 - Sometimes life gets ugly before it gets beautiful. –J. Sterling, The Perfect Game              Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s water flowing along the sidewalk into a storm drain. This was taken last year on a bright fall afternoon, no special lighting or retouching, just […]
  • Kaleidoscope #47 - It was one of the few things he had to believe in, the possibility of beauty when faced with the reality of so much ugliness. –Cassandra Clare, The Last Stand of the New York Institute             Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s my car’s engine, […]
  • Kaleidoscope #46 - If you want your life to be a small part of eternity, to be lucid even in the heart of madness, love… Love with all your strength, love as though it is all you know how to do, love enough to make the gods themselves jealous… for it is in love that all ugliness reveals […]
  • Kaleidoscope #45 - Busy with the ugliness of the expensive success We forget the easiness of free beauty Lying sad right around the corner Only an instant removed Unnoticed and squandered. –Dejan Stojanovic              Below is the original photo used to create this image. Awesome clouds just before sunset, taken last month after […]
  • Kaleidoscope #44 - We’ve waited a long time for this. I want the real thing. Not the watered-down version. And the real thing is not only beautiful. It is also ugly. I want your truth. –L.J. Shen, Vicious              Below is the original photo used to create this image. I caught this lovely […]
  • Kaleidoscope #43 - The beauty on the inside, will determine the ugly on the outside. –Anthony Liccione              Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s a candle in a cracked-glass hurricane. This was taken in the spring of 2016 for a Photography 101 challenge called “Warmth.” No special lighting […]
  • Kaleidoscope #42 -   I refused to let it all be for nothing. Because even within all the ugliness of the world there was beauty. Some of it needed to be pulled from the dirt and dusted off, given wings. –Gwendolyn Field, Escape from Paradise            As promised, below is the original photo used […]
  • Kaleidoscope #41 -   “God gives us the ugliness so we don’t take the beautiful things in life for granted.” –Colleen Hoover, Ugly Love              Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s a lichen and moss covered tree trunk and exposed roots from my backyard. Taken on an overcast […]
  • Kaleidoscope #40 - What is beauty or ugliness but a false front that prompts man to make assumptions rather than delving deeper. –Kristen Callihan, Firelight              Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s water flowing along the sidewalk into a storm drain. This was taken last year on a […]
  • Kaleidoscope #39 - I’m always finding humans at their best and worst. I see their ugly and their beauty and I wonder how the same can be both. –Markus Zusak, The Book Thief                Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s the big blue sky pic I took […]
  • Kaleidoscope #38 - If you permit your thoughts to dwell on evil you yourself will become ugly. Look only for the good in everything so you absorb the quality of beauty. –Paramahansa Yogananda             Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s my car’s engine, no special lighting or retouching, […]
  • Kaleidoscope #37 - Hate leaves ugly scars, love leaves beautiful ones. –Mignon McLaughlin, The Complete Neurotic’s Notebook             Below is the original photo used to create this image. Awesome clouds just before sunset, taken last month after dinner. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my smart phone. Save Save
  • Kaleidoscope #36 - “They aren’t ugly.” I bit my lip, trying to find the right words. “More like beautiful things that have had the misfortune of being broken.” –Danielle L. Jensen, Stolen Songbird              As promised, below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s a lichen and moss covered tree […]
  • Kaleidoscope #35 - Ugliness is an illusion, gentlemen. Like beauty. Like color. All depends on the light. The only reality is action. –Karen Traviss, True Colors             Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s a candle in a cracked-glass hurricane. This was taken in the spring of 2016 for […]
  • Kaleidoscope #34 - People are crying up the rich and variegated plumage of the peacock, and he is himself blushing at the sight of his ugly feet. –Saadi              Below is the original photo used to create this image. I found this container of pansies on a lunchtime walk around downtown Richmond, VA. […]
  • Kaleidoscope #33 - Life isn’t all grand, but it isn’t all miserable either.  There’s both sweet and sour in every day.  So why focus on the ugly when you can gaze at what’s beautiful?  Concentrate on the good. –Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway             Below is the original photo used to create this […]
  • Kaleidoscope #32 - Beauty is not always as perfect as we imagine it to be, but it can be damn close if we learn to accept the scary parts or the ugly parts. –Nick Miller, Isn’t It Pretty To Think So?            As promised, below is the original photo used to create this image. […]
  • Kaleidoscope #31 - True beauty is not the absence of ugliness, but the acceptance of it. –Terri Cheney, Manic: A Memoir             Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s water flowing along the sidewalk into a storm drain. This was taken last year on a bright fall afternoon, no […]
  • Kaleidoscope #30 - People who say you are ugly, may be true, because to them, you look like a monster. People who say you are beautiful, may also be true, because to them, you look like an angel. –Michael Bassey Johnson              Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s […]
  • Kaleidoscope #29 - I prefer to believe the opposite – that there is always an indestructible beauty at the heart of darkness. –Mary Balogh, A Secret Affair         Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s the big blue sky pic I took on a recent trip to Illinois. No special lighting […]
  • Kaleidoscope #28 - Under heaven all can see beauty as beauty only because there is ugliness. All can know good as good only because there is evil. –Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching             As promised, below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s a lichen and moss covered tree trunk […]
  • Kaleidoscope #27 - I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature either beauty or deformity, order or confusion. Only in relation to our imagination can things be called beautiful or ugly, well-ordered or confused. –Baruch Spinoza             Below is the original photo used to create this image. Awesome clouds just […]
  • Kaleidoscope #26 -   Nothing is more important than that you see and love the beauty that is right in front of you, or else you will have no defense against the ugliness that will hem you in and come at you in so many ways. –Neal Stephenson, Anathem              Below is the […]
  • Kaleidoscope #25 -   If you try to view yourself through the lenses that others offer you, all you will see are distortions; your own light and beauty will become blurred, awkward, and ugly. Your sense of inner beauty has to remain a very private thing. –John O’Donohue, Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom        […]
  • Kaleidoscope #24 - When something bad happens, you have three choices. You can either let it define you, let is destroy you, or you can let it strengthen you. –Dr. Seuss              Below is the original photo used to create this image. I found this container of pansies on a lunchtime walk around […]
  • Kaleidoscope #23 -   Don’t ever let a guy make you feel ugly because no matter what, you are beautiful with or without him. –Zayn Malik            Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s the big blue sky pic I took on a recent trip to Illinois. No special lighting […]
  • Kaleidoscope #22 -   Beauty is nothing, beauty won’t stay. You don’t know how lucky you are to be ugly, because if people like you, you know it’s for something else. –Charles Bukowski, Tales of Ordinary Madness               Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s water flowing along the […]
  • Kaleidoscope #21 -   You must let what happens happen. Everything must be equal in your eyes, good and evil, beautiful and ugly, foolish and wise. –Michael Ende, The Neverending Story            As promised, below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s a maple sapling growing between stone pavers in my […]
  • Kaleidoscope #20 - I try to believe that something beautiful can result from something ugly, and that there will come a time when I’ll get to see what that is. –Mia Sheridan, Archer’s Voice         Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s my car’s engine, no special lighting or retouching, just […]
  • Kaleidoscope #19 - …beauty is the projection of ugliness and by developing certain monstrosities we obtain the purest ornaments. –Jean Genet, Miracle of the Rose             As promised, below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s a lichen and moss covered tree trunk and exposed roots from my backyard. Taken […]
  • Kaleidoscope #18 - No matter how ugly you are; there is always someone who sees his heaven in your eyes. –M.F. Moonzajer             Below is the original photo used to create this image. Awesome clouds just before sunset, taken last month after dinner. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my […]
  • Kaleidoscope #17 - Beautiful people tend to be ugly, ugly people tend to be beautiful, storms tend to brew below a person’s cool, calm exterior, and tremendously happy people tend to be overcompensating for their own grief. Nothing is ever really what it seems. –L.B. Simmons, The Resurrection of Aubrey Miller             Below […]
  • Kaleidoscope #16 - She was a triumph over ugliness, so often more beguiling than real beauty, if only because it contains paradox. –Truman Capote, Breakfast at Tiffany’s             Below is the original photo used to create this image. I found this container of pansies on a lunchtime walk around downtown Richmond, VA. No […]
  • Kaleidoscope #15 - Use all the ugliness you’re feeling to make something beautiful. –Laura Goode, Sister Mischief             Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s a candle in a cracked-glass hurricane. This was taken in the spring of 2016 for a Photography 101 challenge called “Warmth.” No special lighting […]
  • Kaleidoscope #14 - Only in relation to our imagination can things be called beautiful or ugly, well-ordered or confused. –Baruch Spinoza           As promised, below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s a maple sapling growing between stone pavers in my backyard. Taken on an overcast day with no special lighting […]
  • Kaleidoscope #13 - It’s my choice to be beautiful. It’s my choice to be ugly. And it’s my choice to decide what those words actually mean. –Virginia Petrucci           Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s the big blue sky pic I took on a recent trip to Illinois. No […]
  • Kaleidoscope #12 - I think there is beauty in everything. What ‘normal’ people would perceive as ugly, I can usually see something of beauty in it. — Alexander McQueen         Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s my car’s engine, no special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my smart […]
  • Kaleidoscope #11 - A beautiful person is a person who can see the beauty in the midst of ugliness. –Debasish Mridha             Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s a lichen and moss covered tree trunk and exposed roots from my backyard. Taken on an overcast day with no […]
  • Kaleidoscope #10 - God gives us the ugliness so we don’t take the beautiful things in life for granted. –Colleen Hoover, Ugly Love             Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s water flowing along the sidewalk into a storm drain. This was taken last year on a bright fall […]
  • Kaleidoscope #9 - Everything has beauty. Even the ugly. Because without the ugly, there would be no beauty. Because without beauty, we would not survive our pain, our sorrow and our suffering. –Madeline Sheehan, Unbeautifully             Below is the original photo used to create this image. I caught this lovely sunset on a […]
  • 10-word Butterfly Love Story - Week Eight (Day 21) Write a ten-word love story. Bonus: Illustrate it. Thankfully, I went on a six-word story bender not too long ago, so I had a few ideas to tweak for this challenge. I also wanted to play with fire and ice for this one so I chose: Her burning heart made no […]
  • Kaleidoscope #8 - When people see some things as beautiful, other things become ugly. When people see some things as good, other things become bad. — Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching             Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s a candle in a cracked-glass hurricane. This was taken in […]
  • Kaleidoscope #7 - I want to see beauty. In the ugly, in the sink, in the suffering, in the daily, in all the days before I die, the moments before I sleep. –Ann Voskamp One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are             Below is the original photo used […]
  • Kaleidoscope #6 - Beauty is the purest feeling of the soul. Beauty arises when soul is satisfied. –Amit Ray, Nonviolence: The Transforming Power             Below is the original photo used to create this image. I found this container of pansies on a lunchtime walk around downtown Richmond, VA. No special lighting or retouching, […]
  • Kaleidoscope #5 - Be who you are and say what you feel because people who mind don’t matter, and people who matter don’t mind. –Dr. Seuss           Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s the big blue sky pic I took on a recent trip to Illinois. No special lighting […]
  • Kaleidoscope #4 - Opinions mean nothing; they may be beautiful or ugly, clever or foolish, anyone can embrace or reject them. –Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha           As promised, below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s a maple sapling growing between stone pavers in my backyard. Taken on an overcast day with […]
  • Kaleidoscope #3 - Moments of beauty sustain us through hours of ugliness. –Brent Weeks, The Black Prism             Below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s water flowing along the sidewalk into a storm drain. This was taken last year on a bright fall afternoon, no special lighting or retouching, […]
  • Kaleidoscope #2 - Beautiful. And ugly. The world is always both. –Ann Aguirre, Horde             As promised, below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s a lichen and moss covered tree trunk and exposed roots from my backyard. Taken on an overcast day with no special lighting or retouching, just […]
  • Clay Butterfly - Week Seven (Day 20) Buy or make some clay and then use it like you never have before. At first, I wasn’t sure what I wanted with this one. I had mental images of a gooey clay blob-berfly, or a bulbous bisque statue like the kind you find ready for paint at the craft store. […]
  • Kaleidoscope #1 - There is no perfection, only beautiful versions of brokenness. –Shannon L. Alder         Yes… my very first digital kaleidoscope! Still so very exciting. especially with the “happy accident” of the butterfly shapes emerging in the corners. As promised, below is the original photo used to create this image. It’s my car’s engine, […]
  • Auto-motor-putter-fly - Week Six (Day 18) Work with the things you find in your car (or a friend’s car if you don’t have one). The engine’s in the car, right? My Mazda6 never looked so cute! This prompt had me spiraling down the vortex of my detail-oriented, down-in-the-weeds self. I had all kinds of mental images of […]
  • Eye-spy Butterfly - Week Five (Day 17) Make something inspired by and/or that goes over an eye (yours or someone else’s). I had high hopes for this one, as I love all butterflies, but I’m especially fascinated by those with eyespots. The fact that over hundreds of thousands of years these delicate creatures developed coloring that mimics the […]
  • Butterfly on the Water - Week Four: (Day 19) Create something that floats on water. (It doesn’t have to be a boat.) My attempt at a reflection of a butterfly on the water…   **note** (Day 19) is the prompt designation in Noah Scalin’s book, 365: A Daily Creativity Journal: Make Something Every Day and Change Your Life! I am […]
  • Tater-fly - Week Three: (Day 16) Make a unique print by cutting up a potato or sponge, and use it to stamp on a material of your choice. Here’s my potato stamp butterfly. I took a photo of a potato and created the carved-out stamp part in Photoshop. Below is my take on applying it to a […]
  • A thousand tiny butterflies - Week Two: (Day 14) Make something microscopic. How small can you work? Can you make something that requires a magnifying glass or microscope to see? I could have created a super small butterfly shape on a white background, but it felt like the old polar-bear-in-a-blizzard shtick. So, instead of just one minute butterfly, I decided […]
  • Splash of tea butterfly - Week One: (Day 13) Use tea bags (used or unused) or even just liquid tea (in a cup or not) to create something today. The arrangement of: tea-pot, cup (with tea), saucer, spoon with loose tea and the place-mat were all photographed by me and have not been altered. I added the splash-of-tea butterfly with […]
  • Teacher’s pet Bud-erfly - Day 15 – Make something inspired by an important teacher in your life. Bud Webster was, has been, will always be one of my favorite teachers. He led a writer’s critique group of which I am still a member, even though he’s no longer with us. Bud was genuinely passionate about the written word, brilliant […]
  • My big Christmas project - or, how I spent the month of December… My boyfriend is very hard to shop for. Usually, what he wants he buys for himself and it’s usually something tech and out of my price range. He let me in on a secret though, he likes to receive gifts that are handmade. They’re unique, made with […]
  • Franken-fly monster? - Day 25 – Break something and make something new with the parts. I’m really starting to feel Halloweeny… I “broke” apart several digital butterflies and made a new Frankenstein butterfly with the parts. What’s a lonely monster to do…?  
  • Fresh baked bread and butterflies - Day 24 – Make something that incorporates or is inspired by a smell. Not many things smell better to me than a loaf of bread fresh from the oven. So, with a nod to Lewis Carroll’s, Alice in Wonderland, I can’t help but submit my version of fresh baked bread and butterflies.
  • Good day, Sunshine! - Day 23 – Interpret your favorite song lyrics. I have a lot of favorite songs. Good Day Sunshine by the Beatles captured my inspiration for this challenge. Good Day Sunshine The Beatles Good day sunshine, good day sunshine, good day sunshine I need to laugh and when the sun is out I’ve got something I […]
  • Fancified butterfly - Day 21 – Take something boring and make it really fancy. I started with a basic (boring) butterfly shape in black and white.   Then I added background layers, lace textures and a string of pearls. Voila, a “fancified” butterfly.
  • Cuts like a butterfly… - Day 20 – Create using only materials you can find in a kitchen. I don’t know if it’s because it’s getting close to Halloween, I have an aptitude for chopping things or I’m feeling a little edgy..but I’m totally feeling the knives for this one.
  • Bucolepidopteous - Day 16 – Invent a new word and illustrate or demonstrate its meaning. Bucolepidopteous – descriptive of a a beautiful pastoral setting filled with butterflies. Taken from bucolic, lepidoptera and beauteous: Bucolic – adjective: of or relating to the pleasant aspects of the countryside and country life. Lepidoptera – is an order of insects that […]
  • Getting my walk on… - Day 18 – Take a walk outdoors and create something using exclusively the materials you find along the way. Just a few of the interesting things I come across on my two block walk from my office to the parking deck: The courtyard in front of the office building…window displays and a leaf print in the concrete, […]
  • Green is the color - Day 17 – Green is the color of so many different things. Use it as your inspiration today. “It isn’t easy being green,” but my little green Kermit butterfly is definitely having fun with this challenge…
  • Steampunkerfly - Day 14 – Combine two things that you don’t usually find together. Things that don’t go together…hmmm…but butterflies go with everything right? Since butterflies are found in nature, I decided to use something that was man-made and ended up with clockworks and gears for a Steampunk inspired butterfly.  
  • Hidden Behind Myself - Day 13 – Recreate a famous work of art in your own way. I was really excited by this challenge and raced through ideas for Van Gogh’s Starry Night and the Birth of Venus. Eventually, I decided on The Son of Man by Rene Magritte, often referred to “Man in the Bowler Hat.” I could […]
  • Butterfly-in-a-box - Day 12 – Make something inside of a box. Oh boy! My Butterfly-of-the-Month Club box just arrived!
  • Getting messy - Day 11 – Make something intentionally messy. Seems like a somewhat difficult challenge since Photoshop is so precise, but you’d be surprised what the smudge tool can do. It’s like finger-painting…  
  • Started, finished – Part 2 - Day 10 – Start something and have someone else finish it for you. Bonus: work with another sprinter to accomplish this. Here is what I gave fellow CreativeSprint-er, Peter Cazacu. I composited two photos from a vacation in Puerto Rico. Well, as you can see, Peter totally rocked this out Trekkie style! I never noticed […]
  • Started, finished – Part 1 - Day 10 – Start something and have someone else finish it for you. Bonus: work with another sprinter to accomplish this. I teamed up with a fellow sprinter, Peter Cazacu. This was interesting, not only because this is the first time I’ve collaborated, but because Peter lives in Romania. What fun! Here is what Peter […]
  • I’ve got a secret… - Day 9 – Share a secret or make something inspired by a secret. Instead of dreaming of mice and birds, looks like my kitty Camilla dreams of butterflies. Aww…  
  • Reduce, Reuse, Re-butterfly? - Day 8 – Come up with a new use for something you would normally discard. I love my colored pencils. I usually sketch out a painting project so I have a road map of sorts before I get started. So, I have lots of pencil shavings and decided to incorporate them into today’s challenge.
  • Home Sweet Home - Day 7 – Make something that represents the town, city, state or country you call home. Even though I live in Richmond, Virginia, my home, my heart will always be in the mountains. I often miss the woods and the winding roads. May parents still live in the Christiansburg area and the mountain photo was […]
  • Butterfly Messages - Day 6 – Deliver a message to someone in an unusual way. This message is for all the wishers and dreamers  out there… May all your butterfly dreams come true!  
  • Hidden Butterflies - Day 5 – Camouflage something. Ever play hidden object? No? Well, here’s your chance. I’ve hidden five butterflies in this image. Can you find them all? I tried not to make them too obvious, but maybe they’re too hard to find. You be the judge… If you need a hint, here’s another version with the […]
  • Clear to partly cloudy - Day 4 – Create something inspired by the weather outside today. The Weather Channel is forecasting sunny with a high of 75* with a few afternoon clouds. So, in other words a beautiful early fall day.  
  • Twinkle, twinkle little butterfly - Day 3 – Use a nursery rhyme or other children’s song as your source material today. I was all about the stars growing up, From Twinkle to Star Light, Star Bright, I wished and sang and wished some more. I don’t remember exactly what I wished for, but I remember looking up at the stars […]
  • Butterfly my name - Day 2 – Use your name as inspiration for what you create. A most literal interpretation, to be sure…keepin’ it real, simple.    
  • In the palm of my hand - Day 1 – Make something that fits in the palm of your hand using only the materials in your immediate environment. So, just in case you don;t know. I’m rejoining the CreativeSprint community for the month of October. Our goal, to do something creative every day for thirty days. I’ve chosen Photoshop as my medium […]
  • Wet-dry butterfly - My attempt to create water droplets from scratch in Photoshop and contrasting with a desert butterfly for fun. CreativeSprint – final countdown!
  • Juxtaposed Butterfly - Working out selecting images with shapes in Photoshop. CreativeSprnt countdown – starts tomorrow… Save
  • Gradient Butterfly - Playing with shapes, layers and gradient fills. CreativeSprint – 1 day to go…
  • Butterfly Cutouts - Another attempt to sharpen my Photoshop skills. CreativeSprint countdown – 2 days to go…
  • Butterfly Collage - CreativeSprint is starting back up October 1. I’ve decided to use Photoshop as my medium for this challenge, with the theme still being butterflies (of course). So, I’ll be playing around a bit trying to sharpen my rudimentary PS skills, and hopefully posting a bit more often. Here’s a little something that came as a […]
  • Getting my #CreateSprint on…again - Well, I wasn’t sure if I would do this again as I currently find myself trying to keep up with my Butterfly-a-Week personal challenge. The more I looked at the email in my inbox, though, the more it called to me. I had so much fun creating things, posting them and looking at what everyone […]
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