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More fun with filters and a San Francisco sunset…

Here are a few simple digital filters, used with this photo… I took that photo on my recent trip to the Bay Area for Christmas. I am a big fan of this easy-to-do form of digital art. You never know … Continue reading

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Detours: A California adventure… part 1; Goodbye San Francisco…

I left my mom’s house on New Year’s Eve, after the Christmas madness, the house full of too many people, family drama, people getting sick, the double Christmas dinner, the exhaustion and post-Christmas letdown… and I stopped on Treasure Island … Continue reading

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Can a San Francisco Bay Area sunset be improved upon with digital artistic filters???… part 2…

Still no… but the emboss filter did come out kind of cool… Here is the original photo I took the other night. Nothing I did digitally comes close to that level of beauty. That being said, if these were bigger, … Continue reading

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Can a San Francisco Bay Area sunset be improved upon with digital artistic filters???… part 1…

Obviously, the answer is a resounding no. But that doesn’t mean it wouldn’t be fun to try it with a few of the photos I took the other night. And we might get some good art out of this experiment. … Continue reading

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Because, really, who ever gets tired of Bay Area sunsets???

So yeah, my two daughters and I, along with a couple of my brothers and a nephew and niece, all went down to that dog park overlooking San Francisco Bay. If I look happy, it is because I was just … Continue reading

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A vase that looks like a sunset, a heart trapped in glass… and a real sunset… that looks like a vase… maybe?

My mom loved the vase I made for her in my glass blowing classes. It now resides on top of her old player piano. My wife loved the little vase I made for her in colors that match our remodeled … Continue reading

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Well, you knew we would end up in San Francisco during our Christmas trip, right?… part 2…

No, that isn’t a really long cable car. That is three cable cars in a row. But you can’t have a post about San Francisco without cable cars. Right now, we are getting ready to eat dinner. It’s Pizza. Because … Continue reading

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