I know that many of you are having loads and loads of heat! I would sure like some of that here. It has been cool here. Mom says it is comfortable for sleeping. Even though she has been thrashing about! I have been sleeping in my blue bed downstairs.
We thought we would like to so something artsy this week!
Here is one of Mom’s typical shots…kind of blurry (and has her feet in it because I was sitting on her. I was looking outside because Mom was trying to get me to look at the camera for Selfies and I did not want to look.
We loaded the blurry picture into Prizma and tried a couple of things. We did not think anything of it, until we downloaded the pictures off the camera tonight.
It looked really interesting…
First, we removed the background and duplicated the layer
And filled the background of the bottom copy with a nice avocado green
And we added tiger stripes…we copied and reversed them. And put that layer between the two Marvs.
Then we chose to exclude the stripes layer, that made it so the white was invisible and the green from the bottom shone through.
We then went in and added some green and yellow to Marv’s eyes, a little pink to his nose and white to his whiskers, plus some green in the fur around his eye brow.
Finally we added the frame
We are pawticipating in Athena’s Caturday Art! Click on her badge so you can see all the other great art!
PS We were just at Athena’s to get her link and discovered it is her Mum’s Birthday! We LOVE Birthdays here!
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pawsome look Marv and Happy birthday to Athena’s mum,xx Speedy
THat is neat how you layered all those bits and ideas together to make a wonderful art!
Wow, that looks great, Marv!
(My human wishes she was up where you are right now! For the weather… and other reasons.)
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Your art is amazing and creative!
So sweet of you to make a card for my mum. She sends her love, hugs and thanks!
Marv your Mom sure came up with some interesting effects of your “side view” photo! We like them a lot…….she’s SO talented and I know you are proud of her!!
You sure look fancy today Marv!
Your art looks really cool, Marv! We are finally getting a little break from the heat this weekend, and it feels so refreshing. 🙂
That’s such cool artwork, Marv and Mom! The final result looks kind of like a woodblock cut print. 🙂
It finally cooled off here a bit — today is supposed to only be about 8o degrees F!
That’s great art today. Here in Florida, we’re actually having slightly less heat than usual. Humidity though, definitely.
Wonderful art ! Purrs
Oh, Marv, I wish we could send you at least half of our heat. Cooler days sound so good😎Your mom did a great job on your artwork again and I see that she is painting sweet Nellie Bellie and it looks so beautiful already. Can’t wait to see it when it’s finished…if she shows it🙏Pawkisses for a Happy Weekend my furriend🐾😚😻
This came out really good, Marv. Nice that you could use what would have been an unusable photo.
Blurry pictures are great to turn into fun artwork! You can have our heat – all of it!!!
Beautiful art and nice card for Athena’s mum. XO
This sounds totally complicated to do, Marv. It really turned out fabulously, and we like it oodles. We are actually having a couple of days of cooler weather, and we are so delighted. Mom worked in the yard for 4 1/2 hours…it was that nice! Hope you get the warmer weather you want soon. XOCK, angel Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, angel Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth, Calista Jo, Cooper Murphy and Sawyer
We love all the textures in this piece Marv! We also love your new header 🙂
We have managed to find the sun every day this summer although it can be here for mere minutes some days!
Truth be told, our Mama loves this cooler summer…she isn’t big on heat at all!
the critters in the cottage xo
That looks pawsome, Marv! To tell the truth, I also like the Prizma original and how it looks like a drawing.
Marv, that does look pawsome! Your mom did an original MARV for us!
You are most handsome, Marv and you’ll look at the camera if you want to. I know mom is okay with this.
Have a purrfect day. My best to your mom. ♥
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