Fun with Filters

I’ve been messing about having fun with online art filters applied to images taken by me – it really is the lazy girl’s approach to artistic design, and I really love some of the crazy effects on what is otherwise a standard photograph.

Here is one particular orangey-pink flower head nestled comfortably within its own green leaves, shown in four different guises ranging from nearly normal to weird and wonderful πŸ™‚

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Finger Painted Photoshop Flower MkII

fake-flower

Playing about some more with finger-painting in Photoshop – another fun fantasty flower from my imagination. I’m finding it really relaxing to mess about with, so be prepared to be inundated with multiple experimental digital images for the next while πŸ™‚

One Liner Wednesday: Creativity Requires Courage

Explosion-of-colours

‘Creativity requires courage’ – Henri Matisse

It’s all too easy to stick confidently to what we know, always playing it safe, ensuring we never risk failure by never trying anything new in the first place. It’s never easy to feel vulnerable and uncertain about how to do something new, especially as we get older and already know how to do so much in life, but it’s often oh-so-worth it to learn to be curious, be creative, be courageous all over againΒ  ❀ πŸ™‚

One Liner Wednesday