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"I think I can" mouse-over

By helenlinda
Facing the last couple of days at work now before the holiday.

It seemed like a great hill to climb for the little duck. "I think I can," puffed the little duck as it went on bravely puffing faster and faster, "I think I can, I think I can, I think I can." As it neared the top of the hill it went more slowly. However, it still kept saying, "I--think--I--can, I--think--I--can." It reached the top by drawing on bravery and then went on down the other side congratulating itself by saying, "I thought I could, I thought I could."


Well its a bit of fun- and we are nearly there!!
Thanks for all you C&C for this little duck series.
Hope you are enjoying your weekend
Helen

Tags: Specialist and abstract Digitally manipulated Humour and fun

Voters: Bigtoe, Alan_Baseley, EAS and 44 more

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Comments


Bigtoe 7 7 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2009 5:54PM
Fantastic lines and contrast, and we get the little duck as well. Keep it up, cheers, Tony.

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helenlinda Plus
8 342 22 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2009 5:57PM
Thanks Tony
EAS 6 1 13 Scotland
18 Jul 2009 5:58PM
A delightful fantasy which really did make me smile! Well done little duck - and well done to you too!

Ann
helenlinda Plus
8 342 22 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2009 5:59PM
Thanks Ann
maggieh 7 4 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2009 6:07PM
love the lines and shape and the duck gives the image character.Think I like version 1 because the little duck is just on the point where two shapes meet. I tappeals to my eye.
maggie
Stace Plus
7 2 2 England
18 Jul 2009 6:22PM
What a great set

Stace
18 Jul 2009 6:35PM
Like flicking through one of those books Helen, this is an intriguing design you've created, its been fascinating watching it evolve, creative work, Adrian
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
18 Jul 2009 6:48PM
The duck! Helen, a dead give away-- Knew it was one of your fantastic images--- Wonderful!
JEnnnnnn
SlowSong Plus
7 5.8k 29 England
18 Jul 2009 7:33PM
How lovely. Unfortunately I can't see the whole image without scrolling so I can't click through and see him moving. Superb pattern though.
Chris
RobboB Plus
9 107 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2009 7:38PM
Great fun
celestun 12 29 14 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2009 7:47PM
This barely qualifies as photography...

... as a work of art it is absolutely outstanding!

Rarely have I seen such quality!

I like the moving duck too... v6 for me.

Well done!

Tim
Bob_V 8 1 2 United States
18 Jul 2009 8:01PM
Great lines and shapes her Helen, love the duck.
Bob
GalleryGirl 8 4 2 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2009 8:37PM
Wonderful colours and lines... not forgetting the duck!
Marilyn x
mrswoolybill Plus
9 842 1373 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2009 9:43PM
I have the same problem as Chris - initially I thought I could not access the versions because I was not seeing any change on the screen. Wonderfully original now that I've sorted out what's happening.
Moira
woolybill1 Plus
9 19 66 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2009 9:44PM
Wonderful!
Bill
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2009 9:54PM
I like the idea but had the same problem as Chris and Moira initially - great write up and of course he cud and did
helenlinda Plus
8 342 22 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2009 10:49PM
Thanks everyone, I had no idea that it would be such a problem seeing the duck move at the same time as scrolling over the numbers. I suppose it has something to do with the size of screen, and I don't have that problem myself. However he is rather near the top of my screen, so if I do something like this again I will do it lower down in the picture. So, sorry to those of you who have looked, left a comment and still not seen him go over the hill.
Helen.
BlueRoom Plus
9 73 20 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2009 11:29PM
This just gets madder and madder. Smile

Eric
FeatherFriend 8 38 217 England
18 Jul 2009 11:33PM
I had a problem doing the mouse-over as I have a lap top helen but got the general idea, really like this one, superb,
Geoff.
mikbee 8 3 8 Scotland
19 Jul 2009 12:19AM
Yes,same problem with me on my laptop Helen.I can't mouseover and see the top of pic at same time.A smaller sized image should do the trick !!
Mick.
James_C 6 36 56 United Kingdom
19 Jul 2009 6:58AM
Brilliant .. in every sense.

James
helenlinda Plus
8 342 22 United Kingdom
19 Jul 2009 9:09AM
Thanks Eric, Geoff, Mick and James
lonely_oryx 8 61 54 England
19 Jul 2009 12:07PM
Great fun and effect
19 Jul 2009 2:06PM
Super creation, Helen...and great fun seeing the duck move when dragging the mouse across the numbers!
This works fine for me on my laptop (that I'm on now) running Internet Explorer browser, but on my desktop running AOL browser it doesn't have much space top to bottom, so sometimes don't get all the picture.
TrevB Smile
bayleaf 8 8 United Kingdom
19 Jul 2009 2:14PM
A super set of images
John.
helenlinda Plus
8 342 22 United Kingdom
19 Jul 2009 2:31PM
Thanks John, Trev and John
superb work helen,well done.ray
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
19 Jul 2009 3:27PM
Beautifully made abstract image and a fun effect with the duck Wink
Rende
helenlinda Plus
8 342 22 United Kingdom
19 Jul 2009 3:59PM
Thanks Ray and Rende
Anjantoo 7 7 1 England
19 Jul 2009 4:12PM
Come on duck come oooooon!
Jann
xxx
helenlinda Plus
8 342 22 United Kingdom
19 Jul 2009 4:41PM
Thanks Jann
19 Jul 2009 6:28PM
I work on a laptop too, so have missed most of the fun, very imaginative work, looks great.
Sandra
phototime 9 8 United Kingdom
19 Jul 2009 7:13PM
Fantastic work here Helen

Mo
Dave_Holdham 6 4 1 Wales
19 Jul 2009 7:13PM
Brightened my evening, very well done
helenlinda Plus
8 342 22 United Kingdom
19 Jul 2009 7:15PM
Thanks Sandra, Mo and Dave
woolybill1 Plus
9 19 66 United Kingdom
19 Jul 2009 10:13PM
I know just what the ups and downs of the end of term are like, Helen - the UA is for the series, which explains the mixed feelings better tah any words can!
Bill
helenlinda Plus
8 342 22 United Kingdom
19 Jul 2009 10:19PM
That's so kind Bill and really appreciated. Its good to know that someone understands what its like
Many thanks
Helen
19 Jul 2009 11:56PM
When I saw the wee duckie up there I thought it is going to face the roller coaster - opend all version as large - and then clicked 1-2-3-4-5- no problem! I could!
So well done, great series Helen,
Johanna
helenlinda Plus
8 342 22 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2009 7:03AM
Glad you could see him in motion Johanna
pamelajean Plus
10 949 1785 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2009 8:16PM
I was beginning to feel deprived until I saw that others had the same problem. Was going to suggest your mouseovers have the moving part further down, but you've already picked up on that. This is a great abstract, Helen, with or without the moving duck.
James_C 6 36 56 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2009 10:04PM
I really love this composition - the colours and shapes are terrific, and the image is really sharp. The added humour of the duckling struggling over the hill is a wonderful touch and lifts what is a wonderful picture to another level.

It has been a struggle to decide which of your series is the best as they are all of a fantastically high standard. I have in the end gone for this series because of the axtra fun that the movement gives.

Congratulations,

James
20 Jul 2009 10:43PM
Wonderful work and great fun, well done you

Nicky
helenlinda Plus
8 342 22 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2009 11:01PM
Thanks Pamela, James and Nicky
I have to say I'm completely speechless- and that is very unusual- at having received two awards - I know Bill's is for the series, but they are still under the same picture!!!
Many many thanks
Helen
teocali Plus
8 421 18 England
21 Jul 2009 2:43PM
How did I miss this one Helen - shows how far behind I have got!!! Absolutely stunning - have been having fun "mousing over" for the last minute or so!
Sylvia
franfoto 8 2 32 England
21 Jul 2009 4:40PM
Yeah, I missed this one too 'till today.
Ingenious abstracts are definitely your bag Helen and I love this one, so much to take in with the image and the little duck just adds that bit of fun.
Brilliant.
Fran
helenlinda Plus
8 342 22 United Kingdom
21 Jul 2009 4:43PM
Thanks Fran
JohnH37 9 1 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2009 9:51AM
Wow..brilliant.
-John
helenlinda Plus
8 342 22 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2009 11:07AM
Thanks John

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