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This is my latest calendar. I didn’t do one for 2010, mostly because of problems with my arm. I started learning Photoshop Elements for this calendar (version 8…now I already want version 9!). Although I still have a lot to … Continue reading
This was my third calendar, and I was still using Paint Shop Pro (I had Photoshop Elements 2, but assumed it would be as big of a pain with as few resources online as PSP so I never even delved … Continue reading
This is my second calendar. I was still using Paint Shop Pro, having learned…a little more, I guess, I can’t really remember. But I do remember the process feeling a bit more rewarding and being a bit less tortuous!
This is the first calendar I created…I worked on it in 2006 using Paint Shop Pro. Not only has affordable photo editing software come a long way in 4 years, but to be honest I would start falling asleep every … Continue reading
Daemon in the winter light.
Batman (my cat, the feline superhero, not Bruce Wayne’s alter-ego) in his first Halloween card. His eyes are huge and owl-like, and they’re yellow like this in bright sunlight; green in dimmer or indoor lighting.
(Of course there are more details as to why and how, but those are personal!) A brief description of the meaning of “daemon”, from Wikipedia: “The words daemon, dæmon, are Latinized spellings of the Greek δαίμων (daimôn) used purposely today … Continue reading
Another Daemon Halloween card:
My first attempt at using digital photo software for an actual purpose – my first Halloween card. Using flash with blue-eyed cats results in “red-eye” like no human could hope to achieve naturally, no matter how cool they wanted to … Continue reading