California Shar with Haiku
Digital Art

Shar and a Haiku

While trying to re-create the background image from my Cherita post, long story, I ended up creating a new piece. It started with flipping the background image vertically and horizontally, changing the blend mode to “negation” and lowering the opacity to 90%. I liked the tropical look it was taking on.

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WPC - Silence 2
Weekly Photo Challenge

Weekly Photo Challenge – Silence 2

This weeks Photo Challenge, Weathered, has us “show us the effect of time and the elements.” Three of the photos were taken while hiking at Solstice Canyon in November of 2015. The 4th photo was seen while hiking in Cheseboro Canyon.

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WPC - Silence
Weekly Photo Challenge

Weekly Photo Challenge – Silence

This weeks Photo Challenge, Silence, asks us to “show what silence looks like.” The haiku expresses my feelings on this part of a small, neighborhood park. I prefer walking my little dog around the park when we are pretty much the only ones there. Nothing but silence…with the occasional birds chirping, or some ground squirrels signaling danger to the other squirrels in the area.

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Dragon - Green Stormy Texture
Tutorial

Dragon Haiku

Who this is for: Beginners or anyone who is interested in how I created this dragon image in Affinity Photo.What you’ll need: a computer or an iPad an app/software that lets you use layers – I used Affinity Photo My lo-res Stormy Textures (free until the end of the year using code END2017) or any

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