The final December post for our One Four Challenge – it’s been so much fun thanks to  Robyn Gosby!

I soooo needed to work with this image in a different color! For this version, I went back to the original, first crop before I played with any sky and without any filtering of the texture.

I converted it to B&W and increased the gamma and offset, added a new layer, Locofilm 5 in B&W with some curves play and more gamma. Then,  another layer of the same pic with some hue adjustments.

I then put it on waterpaper (PS) with a low fiber content and high contrast & brightness and we’ve come to the end of this photo journey!

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And thanks to Marsha for letting me know how to create this photo slideshow gallery!

Posted by:turtlemoonimpressions

The natural world is phenomenal and so much of the man-made world - our architecture, our cities - are stunning accomplishments. They exist hand in hand in both beautiful expressions and sometimes disastrous manifestations. Our entire existence with the natural and the invented is intertwined – each dependent on the other, even as my art evolves, each breathing in the wake of the other. Surface design is one aspect of the process that I love. I thoroughly enjoy the play with color, value and construct, particularly the improvisation which starts with one thing, an idea, a glimpse of a vision, perhaps something that captures my eye for a moment in time and it grows organically. I become focused on whatever piece I'm working on and follow my muse to find my way.

13 replies on “One Four Challenge, Week 4

  1. Made it.. 😃😃 Im so glad you’ve enjoyed the challenge for December. I’ve enjoyed all that you’ve tried with this image.
    Week 4 is my absolute favourite!! A fantastic change of pace!!
    Happy New Year 😃🎉🎈


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