Yay! Mixed in with my recently planted sunflower seed were the seeds of some of my dad's spectacular sunflowers. He grew them in the 1980s at his home in BZ Corners, Washington, and gave me some of the seeds. This morning, I discovered a beautiful bronze sunflower in my Sunflower garden, shot it, and as usual, redigitized it: Did I mention that the seeds from other sunflowers of Dad's that I grew are at least eight years old. Let's hear it for old seeds! And people! And here's another rendition...
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We've had incredible weather reverses, from 109 degrees to 58 degrees within a few days. Sun, wind, and showers stay busy doing their thing. In the midst of it all, some sunflower plants are coming into full bloom. One plant has a blossom at each leaf branch. These magnificent plants are growing next to the house, which isn't terribly beautiful, so I have to edit many of the pictures, using Virtual Painter. Here are some of my redigitized works:
The company that own Virtual Painter software just created a Users Gallery, and invited its customers to participate in it. That was a no brainer for me, since I've been using Virtual Painter for years. Here's the address of the gallery, and below are six examples of what I produced recently using VP5.
White Tank Mountains desert scenic using Virtual Painter 5 Gothic Oil Painting filter. Photo by Judy Vorfeld.Continue Reading
Brian Collins is my incredibly gifted nephews. Among his other achievements is photography. My brother, David Crook, took Brian to Desert Botanical Garden recently. Just see what he came up with: a Malachite butterfly (I am so envious) and a cactus blossom. Each first photo is Brian's, and I did a little redigitizing in the second in each group. Brian Collins rocks.