The weather outside is frightful and Photoshop’s
So delightful . . .
Okay, it’s Southern California and it has been foggy and cold on the coast the past few days. Anytime the temperature dips below 60 we complain, I have some nerve. Coming from CT, I should be happy it’s only snowing on my blog.
With a whiteout in the canyon and moisture dripping off the leaves, it gives me time to find some new brushes and download new textures. Opposite ends, one is a photo I recently took of a friend’s toddler using textures and the other all done with brushes and textures. Someone said it looked like a movie poster.
There are so many free resources for Photoshop that it’s a good thing it isn’t cold and miserable very often.
I am reposting my video from the “Veterans Traveling Wall” which was sponsored by Bikers for Christ. As a member of this ministry, I had the privilege of photographing the event and capturing and designing the cover shot for Quick Throttle Magazine. The Wall came to Oceanside, CA and drew visitors from all over the county.
Today I remember my sister who served 20 years in the Navy, both her birthday and my daughter’s are on this day.
Have you seen this language? Does it strike a cord somewhere, somehow? Can you interpret it for me? Or, have my eyes gone to unknown spheres on a plane marked – “Destination Unknown.”
At the end of the Agua Hedionda Lagoon lies a strip of beach that locals refer to as dog beach. Lately, the paddleboarderes have claimed this as their launching spot. So, dogs and paddlers, boards, canoes and kayaks share this bit of sand and surf. Today was the first time I have ever seen the beach disappear, about a 6 foot tide at hight tide and there was no place to set down a beach chair or safely leave your flip-flops or sandals.
Temperatures, at the coast hit high 80s and several miles inland 90+. Little wonder people were still enjoying what may be a permanent sport at our lagoon.
One guy saw me approaching and decided to pose for me – he complained he was too old and too fat, but asked me if I could give him a six-pack – said in photoshop, anything was possible. He had a great sense of humor and eventually shoved off in his kayak.
No, not my age . . . but 50 videos I’ve created with my pics and posted to Youtube. Screen name for Youtube – Onedeliciousmac – my puter, not a burger.
Although I am not a Skateboarder, I promised to show you more of the exhibit at the William D Cannon Art Gallery in Carlsbad, CA. Finally realized my ISO was set too high, but I hope you will enjoy my 50th. tuber.
All this without Photoshop – back in the day. Amazing.
- No Photoshop Required (tmiket.wordpress.com)
There is “The History of Skateboarding” exhibit at our local art gallery. A older man came and went as I tried to photograph the brightly colored, and brightly lit decks. A younger man came in and barely looked around. I’m more of a paddleboard kind of gal, but I thought it would be a change of pace. As I started to leave, hubby was waiting with his twenty-five-cent paperbacks he scored at the attached library, an older lady with a walker came though the door. I heard her say, to no one I could see, “This looks like fun.” I kept taking pictures and hoped she wouldn’t mind being included. Not sure why the photos are so noisy – but I thought I’d give you a peek anyway. The colored pencil sketch was just for fun.
Will load more graphic pics, make that pics of graphics . . . later
Some kids are very inventive. The sign says, No Skateboarding on our street – which is really just a parking lot for the condo complex. This youngster has a skateboard, but not wanting to pay a $75.00 for using it here, he decided to take an office chair which was waiting for trash day and roll around on his belly.