Hi ho art friends. I work well with a theme and the monthly Shift Art Challenge is an easy way to 1) work with a them and 2) work with a limited palette. There are very specific rules about submitting entries to the challenge. This month's theme is "gratitude." The images for this month's theme … Continue reading August Shift Art Challenge
Al Keaton's job gets interesting when the weekly report lands on his desk.
Hi ho friends. I hope you're all healthy and safe in these bizarre times. It was time to upgrade the apparatus. Thanks to our Uncle Sam, I got a new iMac and did what I thought I wouldn't do: signed up for the Photoshop subscription. To be honest, I'd reached the limit of Gimp. I … Continue reading “Cadriel”
One minimalist (for me) exploration of a favorite flower photo.
"A Narrow Escape" is awarded an Honorable Mention in the January 2019 Shift Art Monthly challenge.
Hi ho, art friends. Today is my last day of medial leave after my 2nd total knee replacement. Twelve months of physical therapy and knowing more about the healing process means that I'm recovering much more quickly. I'm using my cane less and less around the house, but I'm still moving quite slowly. Let's not … Continue reading Day for Night @ The Refuge
Hi art friends, In working toward my goal of regular posts here at Tenukihandcrafts, I'm writing this post on March 24th, but you're seeing it several weeks later. It's kind of timey-wimey, init? About 2 weeks ago (from the post date), I signed up for Sebastian Michael's Photoshop Artistry Grunge class. In Module 3, he … Continue reading Playing with digiKam
In 2004, I celebrated my 40th birthday with friends and family with a day of festivities at the Seattle Arboretum, the Japanese Garden and finished with dinner at the Queen Anne Sam's Sushi. Today's photo is one of from the pond at the Japanese Garden. The flowers and critters were out in full force that … Continue reading Duck, Turtle, & Koi
Back in 2004, I was working in the South Lake Union area. Bus commuting from the South Slope of Queen Anne to South Lake Union was ridic (and still is). I won't go into the silliness of that and leave it as I tried walking to work for a while. I took the digital camera I … Continue reading 26 Minutes to Armageddon
Back in 2005, I was a techie/designer with Open Circle Theater. When the theater was located in the Lake Union area. Back then, that neighborhood was a pretty run-down, semi-industrial area. The biggest draws were Fred Hutch, the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and the Museum of Wooden Boats. Long before the industrial buildings were knocked down … Continue reading Old Brick Building