Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Inspire Me Thursday - Light

This week's prompt for Inspire Me Thursday is light. I didn't expect to participate this week, but last night I was noticing how bright the moon was, and I was thinking about all the things that happen by the light of the moon, right here in my own yard. Like the armadillo who comes out occasionally, only to scurry off when she realizes I'm watching her; the frog who sits by my front door, as if watching for it to open; the night calls of birds all about the neighborhood; my fat cat Charley carefully patting the grass, trying to capture something; and the sounds of the nocturnal insects. So much artistic inspiration, but where do I start? Then I remembered a bland, boring photo of the moon I had snapped a while back, and decided to have a go at it in Photoshop. The result -- my digital painting of the moon.

10 comments:

faye said...

That is just AWESOME! I love it!! Beautiful.

Crafty Green Poet said...

wonderful photo and I love your stories too!

Elizabeth Parsons said...

nice image!
you have an armadillo in your yard?? I have never seen one!

Pilar said...

Wow! What a great piece!

Pattie Mosca said...

It looks like a batik.....I would of never known it was an altered photo..BEAUTIFUL...and the inspiration story...inspires me!! It is the little things...

Anonymous said...

you continue to amaze me. I can hardly wait for the next posting to see what you have come up with. beautiful photo. A. Dottie

Lea Antonio said...

Your photo is amazing. I thought it was a watercolor or dyed fabric. Wonderful!

carra said...

This is incredible beautiful!

Deb G said...

This is really neat. I love how a so-so picture can be made into something interesting.

omgirly said...

wow! love what you did with the pic-I never would have guessed that it started out as a photograph! I love sitting outside on summer nights. :-)