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Embroidery

By AshTree
Well, I'm expecting this one to bomb - I know it won't be to everyone's taste!! But I've been playing in photoshop and came up with this from a mixture of two images - a close up of a rose (the background) and some seedheads, which I've embossed and texturised. I thought it looked rather like an embroidered silk panel.

Anyway, if you've got this far then I'm pleased! At least you thought it was worthy of a look Smile.

So thanks for looking... and thanks for all your support - so glad my Silly Sunday muffin man created some fun and some interesting chit chat yesterday Smile

Theresa

Tags: Rose Digitally manipulated Digital art Layers Seedheads

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Comments


Rogerex 10 32 12 Australia
17 Oct 2011 11:57PM
I like the simple effect you've created here. It really does look as though it was embroidered.
Roger

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JPatrickM 10 2 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2011 12:01AM
I can'see it as embroidery, but you have produced a rather nice abstract.
Patrick
JustDucky 6 8 Canada
18 Oct 2011 12:25AM
looks very delicate, almost like a womans hanky - lovely image Theresa
Tammy
18 Oct 2011 12:32AM
It does look just like a silk embroidery and thats what made me look - very simple and very effective and sure there would be someone out there who would love to embroider this. software programmes to change images into embroidery and cross stitch patterns, could come up with something really interesting..JO
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
18 Oct 2011 12:35AM
Brilliant--- Love it!
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2011 12:37AM
wonderful textures and tones theresa love the presetation brilliant work nice one Wink
andy
User_Removed 8 26 2 United States
18 Oct 2011 1:46AM
I think it does look like embroidery, very delicate and elegant.
Christina
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 11 Canada
18 Oct 2011 1:53AM
So amazing what you can come up with in photoshop. And fun too............Sandy
marktc Plus
6 96 15 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2011 7:26AM
Very clever composition and processing Theresa... great piece of Art that I could see in any hotel room.
fentiger 16 916 23 England
18 Oct 2011 7:49AM
Yes it works extremely well. Maybe it would work even better with the drop shadow the other way around.

Albert
helenlinda Plus
10 344 22 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2011 7:56AM
I like it a lot - tones are very effective as is the "raised" effect of the filters you have used SmileSmile
Helen
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
18 Oct 2011 8:15AM
Thank you everyone for your comments - I'm pleasantly surprised at the reception this has had so far!
Theresa
morpheus1955 10 3 2 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2011 8:57AM
I rather like this, the simplicity and the delicate pastel colour, very well done.

Hugh
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
18 Oct 2011 9:09AM
Thank you Hugh.
Theresa
SlowSong Plus
8 6.9k 29 England
18 Oct 2011 9:33AM
Very pretty artwork. You always learn something when you play. Smile
Chris
mrswoolybill Plus
10 1.1k 1669 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2011 9:39AM
Interesting effect, definitely textile.
Moira
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
18 Oct 2011 9:52AM
Thank you Chris and Moira - new avatar, Chris? My, how you've changed...
Theresa
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2011 11:14AM
I actually thought that it WAS embroidery! A superb, subtle image - I love it!
Carol
frz67 7 10 32 Italy
18 Oct 2011 11:17AM
love the delicacy of this work

francesco
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
18 Oct 2011 11:19AM
I was just thinking, 'What wonderful embroidery', then I read your notes! A wonderful creation, Theresa, even though it isn't the real thing! Wink
Trev Smile
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
18 Oct 2011 12:37PM
Thanks Carol, Francesco and Trev.
Theresa
AnnChown Plus
7 202 1 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2011 12:45PM
I'm full of admiration that you can think of and create such a beautiful image. Delicate and interesting. I wouldn't know where to start...
Ann
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
18 Oct 2011 1:21PM
Thank you Ann.
Theresa
CaroleS Plus
7 430 3 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2011 1:37PM
It does give a lovely textured look to a pleasing image, very well worked Theresa. Carole
mikbee 10 3 8 Scotland
18 Oct 2011 2:55PM
Make a pretty fine roll of wallpaper too Theresa !!
Good work.
Mick.
LexEquine 11 19 United States
18 Oct 2011 2:55PM
'Ethereal textured elements in an imaginative, artistic, & lovely DA image composition'~ Peter Smile
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2011 3:29PM
Lovely design Theresa soft and gentle appeal to this
Lillian
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
18 Oct 2011 4:27PM
Thanks Carole, Mick, Peter and Lillian.
Theresa
paulb20 Plus
10 12 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2011 8:39PM
Well crafted, looks good Theresa.
Paul
jasonrwl Plus
7 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2011 8:55PM
Most unusual and highly creative Theresa
Jason
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
18 Oct 2011 10:11PM
Thanks Paul and Jason.
Theresa
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
18 Oct 2011 11:28PM
definitely something else, very deceiving and delicate.
just a small suggestion.. the shade isn't quite right, it should have had a bit a grain to it, or a bit of the brush stroke filter to make it look tex-stylish.. sorry, i sound like a spoiler I bet it was good fun.
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
18 Oct 2011 11:48PM
Thanks Annette for your suggestion. I've enabled mods, and I'd be happy for you to give your idea a go Smile
Theresa
EMJAYCEE Plus
8 10 10 England
19 Oct 2011 10:30AM
Well done Theresa at first glance I thought you were an expert lace maker.Smile
Joan.
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
19 Oct 2011 11:11AM

Quote:at first glance I thought you were an expert lace maker.Smile Joan.

I wish I had the eyesight for it, Joan! It's hard enough taking photos WinkWink
Theresa
Cormy 9 3 England
19 Oct 2011 12:32PM
You have worked painstakingly to achieve this.How satisfying it must feel to view the finished article.
Cheers
Alan
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
19 Oct 2011 12:34PM
Thanks Alan - yes it was satisfying, especially when arrived at after all the discards Grin
Theresa
Mike_Young 10 12 9 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2011 1:49PM
Beautifully done and very effective, I admire your imagination and skill in achieving the finished piece
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
19 Oct 2011 4:54PM
Thank you Mike
Theresa
19 Oct 2011 9:18PM
Excellent work and image Theresa.
Tony
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
19 Oct 2011 9:44PM
Thanks Tony
Theresa
Jekaro 8 1 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2011 9:15AM
What a fabulous effect Theresa, wonderful work.
Roy
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
21 Oct 2011 3:53PM
Thank you Roy.
Theresa
Niknut Plus
7 1.5k 72 United Kingdom
23 Oct 2011 3:52PM
Absolutely brilliant !.....beautifully created piece of artwork, with lovely delicate colours, & so well presented....1st class in every way !!!!!!!
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
23 Oct 2011 4:40PM
Thanks Keith.
Theresa

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