Saturday, May 9, 2009

"Violas and Violets" 5"x7" Gessobord


I wanted to try these flowers again, on a lighter background. The blue in the violets (flowers) kept photographing so bright, I don't know why, but here is the photo anyway. The rest of it seems fine. I'll see if I can't get a better image with a more accurate blue/violet color.

5 comments:

  1. Lovely Debbie, This is one of my favorite kinds of violet.

    I've noticed blues go light too sometimes in digital. Two things I do to fix that slightly in photoshop: go to "darks" in "color adjustment" and see what more or less red and/or blue makes happen (since you have purples too in this).

    Also in "hue/saturation" go to darker vs. lighter for the blue and cyan and see what happens.

    Nonetheless without seeing the original it's looking beautiful anyway!

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  2. Love the more periwinkle colors on this piece!

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  3. Thanks Erika! It's so nice to hear others opinions.
    Mona, Thank you for your photoshop suggestions, I will try them out!

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  4. Debbie-love that you explored these again. I love this background, and the addition of the wall/floor edge at a diagonal. On my monitor, the blues don't seem too strong, but realize it may not be what you're seeing. This is beautiful!

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