Hi ho, my lovelies. I just found canva.com, a site that makes graphic design easy with lots of templates and plenty of free choices. Naturally, I've gone made with power and re-designed my Tenukihandcrafts banner. I'm trialing the banners on my Etsy shop this weekend. I can't decide which one I like best, so I'm asking for your help. Please … Continue reading New Banner Contest!
Fiddling around with one of my favorite photos of Blythe looking out the window of my studio. Edited with #aviary > http://avry.co/_getAviary_
I've been struggling with the GIMP for years. Last week, I signed up for Tam's Digital Dreams class. Even though she uses Photoshop, I have used PS in the past and know that the GIMP is very similar. I'm on Week 2 and have already learned so much that is worth far more than the … Continue reading I’ve gone mad with GIMP power!
I opened TenukiHandcrafts in 2007 to sell my handmade goodies at craft fairs, on 1000 Markets (remember them? Didn't think so), Etsy, and on commission. My goods were handstamped cards, wire-wrapped jewelry, hand knit items and handspun yarn. You may be wondering, why TenukiHandcrafts? Good question. Bill came up with the name because tenuki is a term from the game … Continue reading Coming Soon: Shop TenukiHandcrafts
In 2011, Mr. Thompson and I attending the Go Congress in Santa Barbara. Wednesday is always a free day, so Deborah, Brian and I walked down to the beach. I love the macro setting and playing with scale. One recurring themes in my photography is macro landscapes. This photo was cropped in digikam.
I have been toying with photo manipulation for a while, originally in the GIMP. Here is one of my first attempts, the merging of three of my photos: one of our Buddha statues and two images from a visit to the Portland Chinese Garden. I kind of like it, but don't think it's quite there and … Continue reading Digital Buddha
Last year, the Mister and I attended the Noir City Film Festival in San Francisco. We took a walk one day to Chinatown, where I took a ton of photos. I couldn't pass up taking a photo outside the Buddha Lounge. Editing with Digikam and the GIMP.
One day in 2006, my friend Lisa and I took a trip to the UW Arboretum. As usual, I shot a bunch of photos. I like shooting dandelions when they've gone to seed. Here is one. I really like the texture of the image. Shot with my Canon Powershot S50 and minor editing in GIMP … Continue reading Dandelion
I took this photo with my phone camera while on a walk through my neighborhood 2 weekends ago. I edited it with pixlomatic and aviary