Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Barnyard Blues


This is my entry for The Three Muses challenge this week (Chickens). My Rooster is a Coucou bleu (Holland Breed) . I blended the image over the background (artist paper-Creative imaginations- Christine Adolph), and used multi layers of coloring but tried to keep the feathering intact. I then added a 'Difference' gradient filter for a 'batik' look. There are an amazing number of beautiful breeds of chickens - I always enjoy going to the county fair here in the summer and being blown away by some incredible 'fancy 'breeds that you don't see on the common farm.

32 comments:

  1. gorgeous!! your digi skills turn out such incredible images!! love this!

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  2. You did a beautiful job with this! I love the blue and russet brown colors together. Looks even better full size. Awesome work!

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  3. Wow! This is truly frameworthy! I am in awe at what you have done to make this rooster so spectacular and so painterly. Fantastic.

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  4. He's simply magnificent! Your blending and use of filters is masterful, Lori, and the end result is beautiful.

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  5. Please ENLARGE it for the details !!
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    Brilliant work Lori !
    I love what you did with all the layers and the gradient !!
    You're getting better and better with your photoshop?? program !!

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  6. this is nothing less than stunning lori! you amaze me with your digital skills and your knowledge of blending and when to use the right filter.

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  7. Wow, Lori. This is really beautiful. Love the explanation of how you achieved this.

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  8. WOW & again WOW, Lori, your effects are amazing, absolute brilliance here, love it!

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  9. Absolutely beautiful artwork, I love it.

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  10. HI Lori....this is fantastic!!! what an amazing piece!!! lovely work!!

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  11. This is really great! This you can definitely put a frame around and hang on the wall :)

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  12. The detailing in this is incredible, especially when you enlarge it. I keep coming back for another look!

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  13. fantastic!! i wish i had your digital skills...

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  14. This is magnificent! I LOVE the colors and blending here. I'm in awe!!!!

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  15. Great piece of art! Love the colors and textures!

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  16. Lori, your work is amazing!! Such a variety and very inspirational!!

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  17. This is nothing less than absolutely stunning and beautiful Lori, and thank you so much for describing your process, it helps the rest of us to learn something new. Bravo.

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  18. Oh, Lori, your piece is really really beautiful! I love the colours and patterns, and your skills in digital art making are fantastic!

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  19. I am loving this chicken. I love the way you used his black and white feathers into your collage.

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  20. Wow,this is gorgeous!! what a fantastic rooster and I love the work you've done, how the colours shift and the leaves... Fantastic!!!

    Linda

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  21. Lori, he is quite magnificent in all his colors. Excellent digital work. I can almost see the beginnings of a heart on the left side. Was that intentional? As if he's strutting his stuff to attract his mate.

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  22. This is a great image Lori! I like how you split it in half, and the way you designed each side.

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  23. Wonderful many layered piece andI love the title!

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  24. Beautiful work, and a great piece of artwork - Rooster style.

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