I bought Photoshop Elements 6 and never put it to use. It's so out of date that I had to buy a used book in order to learn how to use it. One day I'll open it and see if I can understand how it works.
Meanwhile, I started fooling around in it with the photos I took in New York and I was smitten. Some people play Mafia Wars, some people play Farmville, I play at Photoshop. It's almost like painting but not. You build a picture, save it and then start to build again. I have massaged just four pictures so far and each one has taken me about an hour.
I'm not sure how or why it works, but before I know it - the hour is gone. Wasted!
I'm sucked into the - what if I try this set of colors. It's not totally unrelated to dyeing, spinning or weaving since it does involve the interrelationship of color. One friend asked me if I need an intervention. Yes please. For each image I have posted, I have a dozen variations. They are all so cool and I love every one I make. I finish one and then I think - what if...
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