"Pleasant Surprise" is the title for the above abstract.
It is the result of my intuitive explorations in
Photoshop Elements. I did not have an outcome in
mind when I started playing with
I started by using Filter > Adjustments > Invert, which changed
the color of "NW Coast 2011" to this:
This filter inverted the cool colors to warm colors, warm
colors to cool colors and the blacks to whites.
I used the Clone Stamp Tool to make the mass of light
colors larger and to cover some of the darkest blacks:
Filter > Distort > Liquify were the steps for this:
I decided to play with the one you see framed by the
Image > Transform > Distort > Skew led meto the image below:
an abstract painting or as a background
design. Using Photoshop to explore
my creativity is often like working a
good crossword puzzle. Fun and a
workout for my brain!