From Trash to Treasure :-)

Started by doodling around on the computer ’til I came up with this image.

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then I added this image of a garbage bag ready to be tossed out.

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then I played around with the day lily, finally rotating and layering it on top of the other 2 images.

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then played around a bit more and came up with this image that I titled “Wild Birds”

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From Flowers to Seascape

Started with this shot of flowers at the entrance to the English Walled Garden at the Chicago Botanic Gardens. After I played around with it a bit….

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I layered the photo below, which was originally a red and white folded napkin on the arm of a chair,…

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on half of the above photo.

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Then I experimented with various tools, filters and textures until I created the image below titled Seascape because it makes me  think of coral reefs.

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From Flowers to Fiesta

Started with this photo which I blurred slightly.

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then I made a few changes

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and

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then I layered this photo on top

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and layered this on top of the previous two.

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then I played around a bit with various filters and textures. These are the two images from the ones I created that are my favorites.

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and

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which has a softer, dreamier quality.