I had some flowers in front of me for inspiration,
just wanted to capture some colors and go off on my own.
anal of me to then enclose every single value as it
changed from one to the other.
in the end, I loved the effect and had to do some more
pieces in this style.
This time the
mood was BLUE more subtle and gentleand as the name implies,
began overtaking me as if I had no control at all.
"Old Navy "
original of this piece is done in watercolor in values of blue.
Though I had captured the features, the spirit was
With this transfer through filters in Photoshop, I feel
I still want to finish the
original watercolor though.
pinks somehow fit the story as well.....
a reminisce of
Navy Days as Bill sat on a Ferry crossing over into San
where he had spent several years connected to the Kitty
The colors fit together pleasantly as well.
"Left at the
Truly I WAS!
On a trip with a fellow
teacher, he told me he was checking on something while I was drawing in the airport.
while I began to feel like the plane was never arriving. My partner was nowhere in sight.
So I went
up to the counter to find that our plane had left an hour before.
My partner, having had
no sleep the previous night, had already gotten on the plane, fell asleep,
and was waking up as
it was taking off . He was shocked to find me not in the seat next to him.
I did manage to catch another plane, and he met me
sheepishly at the new airport.
Back home, after painting in watercolor,
the piece needed to be enhanced with detail .
Photoshop was perfect for
me to do this.
I love the accents of light
on all the face, and the simple details I was able to achieve with the software.
A promising city
bustling and active with aspirations reaching to the sky
but in the
foreground lurks the dark blue of Gossip...
pounce....to overshadow the Happiness.
Gossip creeps up ever
so slowly until it overshadows the city....
promising to bring it
down structure by structure.