Monthly Archives: October 2010

Smoke Art

Sometimes you need to go off in strange and new directions to explore some creativity in your art.  Over the last couple of months I have experimented with “smoke art.”  What, do you ask, is smoke art???  Well, it’s capturing … Continue reading

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Artistic Filter Saves the Day

Good morning, dear friends.  I was going through my photos from our Great Lakes cruise.   One I particularly liked featured a house nestled in the woods, surrounded by trees in various stages of fall beauty.  The relative darkness of dawn and … Continue reading

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Kudos Monday

I am incredibly blessed this wonderful Monday morning.  Over the last week I received three favorable notifications from photo competitions I entered. © The first was conducted by Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR), where my “Moody River” shot took … Continue reading

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Fun Composite

As promised, here is the photo of Sam I composed.  This is based on a digital copy of Thomas Gainsborough’s, “The Blue Boy” and I’ve called it, yep, you guessed it, “The Blue Dog.”  I really needed a diversion the … Continue reading

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Kudos to Sam

Missed talking to all of you while I took a short vacation.  Today’s note is all about Sam, my sweet Yellow Labrador Retriever.  Sam was selected to grace the July page of the Bide-a-wee 2011 calendar.   I’ve included a shot … Continue reading

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