Thursday, June 23, 2011

Wind And Willow

Daisies, Roses, Dandelions
By Wind And Willow
Mark and Sarah Tillman

Listen at bandcamp.

Photo from facebook.
Edits mine.

Photo Walk

The back of a waxwing showing the red and yellow markings:


Sunday, June 19, 2011

Listening To...

Holding A Heart
By Girl Named Toby (Toby Lightman)
"Once upon a time a girl named Toby met a boy named Todd. Together they wrote strange and beautiful pop songs, recorded them and now they belong to you..."
released 17 Oct 2010
Toby Lightman: Vocals, Guitar, Strings
Todd Wright: The Other Stuff


More Filter/Plugin fun:

Andrew's Filters 56 Circulation

Andrew's Filters 13 Windows Blinds

Filter Factory A Sabers Explosion One, Filter Factory M Faceter

Filter Factory E Flower II

Andrew's Filters 52 Crazy Wave (Seamless)

Andrew's Filters 17 Flame Lines


Saturday, June 04, 2011

Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall

Hey, I like the new Coldplay song, Every Teardrop is a Waterfall.

(Dated 2 Jun 11)

Image creation note:
Obviously using the song cover art for inspiration.
VM Instant Art - Colorfield Generator, Texture, VM Distortion - Brightness By Brightness
Bauhaus 93 font with white outline and blurry shadow
Raindrop Tube


Lots of flood problems in North Dakota this year.
Garrison Dam Aerial Video
They opened the spillway for the first time since the dam was built in 1953.

Aerial Photos ND National Guard

Tutorial I used to make the text animation:
Water Text

I liked the Stream Text animation tut also.

Filter Fun

Just for fun, I take a gradient or pattern or photo of mine and start adding different Effects and Plugins/Filters in Paint Shop Pro to see what I can come up with. Here are some recent favs I made:

Energy Clouds gradient
VM Natural - Instant Art, Strange Life Form 2
Under The Sea:

Graphic pattern and Feedback Effect:

Leafy photo with Alf's Zoom Blur and Channel Spin:

Dots Pattern Fill, Andrews 13 - Wet Day, Wet Saturday Afternoon, Weird Angles

Filter Factory Gallery A - Sabers Explosion One and Triangular Mosaic Filter, Filters Unlimited- Aged Film, Kaleidoscope Effect

Gradient, VM Distortion - Distortion By Brightness, Filter Factory Gallery A - Triangular Mosaic

VM Extravaganza - Biohazard on a graphic pattern:

VM Instant Art - Origami (original image does not matter):

Dots Pattern Fill, Andrews Filter 9 - Mind Explosive, Radial Blur Effect
Planets Spin: