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I have several mono conversions of the coloured Iris abstract - this one is bringing out the maximum amount of black, and it retains all the markings on the flower very well.
I was thrilled to bits to receive a User Award from pamelajean for the coloured version yesterday - she always sees such amazing things in my manipulations - and yesterday they included "butterflies, birds, angel fish, sting rays - a bit of an under-water atmosphere"
I wonder if you can see them here too ?
Thanks for looking
Helen

Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Iris abstract 2
Username:helenlinda helenlinda
Uploaded:10 May 2013 - 7:17 AM
Tags:Black & white, Digital art, Digitally manipulated, Flowers & plants, Specialist / abstract
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pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
10 May 2013 - 7:25 AM

beautiful!

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2013 - 7:31 AM

A beautiful image I love it.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
10 May 2013 - 7:40 AM

It looks good in mono as well Helen !!

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MoragM
MoragM  4 Scotland
10 May 2013 - 8:04 AM

Love the mono! Yes, I can see the butterflies etc too plus a female form in long robe over to left under the angel wings.

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gary_d
gary_d  6556 forum posts Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2013 - 8:41 AM

Mono has to be done properly to really work and this does. - gaRY

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johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2013 - 8:52 AM

Very Artistic Helen, beautiful and creative...John

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boov
boov  2 United Kingdom
10 May 2013 - 9:07 AM

Agreed here.... brill

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2013 - 10:02 AM

I love this as much as the colour version, Helen.
Perhaps posting against a dark background might bring out the intricate detail even better?
Regards
Bill

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 44080 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2013 - 10:05 AM

Seriously good, Helen. I agree with Bill about a black viewing bg to give it even more impact.

Malc

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom74 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2013 - 10:16 AM

The mono conversion makes us look at the form more - this would make a wonderful mural.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41077 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2013 - 10:27 AM

More about the shapes in mono, Helen. Less organic and more material-like.

Dave

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2013 - 11:13 AM

Thanks everyone - yes, I had intended to set it against black, which is why I had not given it a black border - thanks for the prompt Bill - consider it done !!!

Last Modified By helenlinda at 10 May 2013 - 11:14 AM

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2013 - 12:43 PM

It can't beat the colored version.....

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2013 - 1:38 PM

It is lovely but think I prefer the colour version. I must go check.......Sandy

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2013 - 2:30 PM

Amazing, I think I liked the color version best tho!

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2013 - 3:40 PM

Looks good in mono too, Helen, but if I had to choose, the colour would just win it! Wink
Trev Smile

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RobboB
RobboB e2 Member 778 forum postsRobboB vcard United Kingdom
10 May 2013 - 5:41 PM

Wow this is a superb close up mono. Absorbing

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leontari
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10 May 2013 - 5:44 PM

Works very well in mono but I prefer the colour version!
Effrossini

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2209 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2013 - 6:22 PM

Another brilliant one Smile
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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8806 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1636 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2013 - 7:18 PM

Oooh, I don't often get quotedSmile!
Certainly an interesting version, Helen, but I favour the colour.

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2201 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2013 - 8:53 PM

Another great masterpiece HGrinGrinelen

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Shellio
Shellio  3 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2013 - 6:45 PM

This is truly beautiful Helen, it looks like the kind of pattern you can imagine in an elegant paper weight. Stunning!
Shell Smile

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2013 - 6:55 PM

Thanks everyone for your comments SmileSmile

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Source
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14 May 2013 - 11:22 PM

Excellent
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