Foggy Road Photo for Project 64 Colors

I woke up one morning a few weeks ago and there was dense fog all around. I jumped out of bed, grabbed my camera and headed out the door to see what I could find.

This is a shot of a fence and road disappearing into the fog. You can still see the farm on the hill. I love that. The only thing lacking was just a bit-o-light coming through to brighten things up a tinch. I thought the road might work for the Tan color for Project 64. I added soft light filter to the levels adjustment and used Kim Klassen’s Absolutely texture at 60%. I also made a few adjustments with Topaz. I have some more foggy day photos and I will share those in another post. I love learning and experimenting, what fun!

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Violet Red Project 64

Hello friends, hope your weekend is going well. I have been hunting for something violet/red for the Project 64: Out of the Box photo challenge. Hmmmmm. I don’t really have much of this color around mi casa.

I thought maybe one of the flowers from the cute-as-a-button curtains Laura made for me would work. But I think the flower is a tad on the salmon side. Not a match.

Then I thought maybe the bandana on the girl from this Martha’s Vineyard poster might work. But, I don’t think it is quite right either. Plus, the poster is shiny and, uh, yes, you can see my camera’s reflection in the photo. That won’t work. :)

So I finally settled on these cake sprinkles from my cupboard. I am not sure they are quite right either, but oh well, it is as close as I am going to get this week. :)

I will be sad when this photo challenge is over. I hope to get involved with another one. Suggestions, anyone? Have a great weekend!

Red Orange Project 64

Happy Friday everyone. Did you turn the page on your calendar? I love March because I know spring is just around the corner.

I just got back from a sister trip with my four fun sisters. We went to Coronado, California, to celebrate my youngest sister’s birthday (I shan’t say which birthday, but it ends with a zero).

Anyhow, Coronado is a beautiful island with lots of fun things to do. I will definitely share more another day, it was a blast and I felt grateful for the time together. I hoped to spy a little red orange for this week’s Project 64 photo challenge, but I came up empty handed, so I’m pulling some red orange from another photo adventure day.

This shot was taken on a Sunday afternoon outing with my hubby. We spied this old truck in a field. I like the green color and the rustiness of it. I posted some shots of it awhile back I think, but I wanted to post it again because I think the blinker on the truck might be close to the red orange we are looking for.

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What do you have planned for this weekend? I am hoping to get off the couch and out of the house with camera in hand. Hope you can do the same.

Orchid Project 64 Colors

For the last year and half I have been driving to Lincoln once a month or so for a harp lesson with the fabulous Heidi Beran. It is such a joyful time and I love it with all my heart.

All of Heidi’s harp students (myself included) gathered last weekend for a recital. It was a beautiful afternoon. At the end of the recital, she gave each of us a beautiful rose. Lovely! Here is a photo of mine. I thought the inside petal might be close to the Orchid color for this week’s Project 64 Colors photo challenge.

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Sky Blue Project 64

My sky blue photo for this week’s Project 64 photo challenge was taken last summer in Colorado. Gary and I were at the tail end of a wonderful 10 day escape to the heavenly Rockies. We love (especially) Redstone, Salida and Crested Butte, along with the hot springs pool at Glenwood. Good times for sure.

I adjusted the levels slightly and used Kim Klassen’s Not Too Shabby texture at 60% with the multiply blending mode.

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Yellow Project 64

Where we live it is snowing up a storm and we are battening the hatches for a cozy weekend. The woodpile is stocked high and I have a roast in the crock pot. I love a good snowstorm every once in awhile.

Project 64 Photo Challenge Yellow

I have been pondering awhile trying to think of where I could spy a little yellow for this week’s photo challenge at Project 64. There are some cool yellow photos over there so far, hop on over and take a peek. This morning I closed the cover to my sketch book and there was my yellow, literally right under my nose. :) tee hee. Here are a couple of shots of it. Yellow is such a fun color, one of my faves.

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Practice Sketching

I am practicing my sketching and I made a little sketch for a blog signature…..see below. It was fun and you know the best part about drawing yourself is you can make yourself look a little younger if you want, haha, which I did. When I started the sketch I didn’t know I was going to run out of room for my hair – I have a ton of hair folks – so it is cut off, but oh well.

I hope wherever you are, you have a wonderful weekend!

Brown Project 64

I like brown. Alot. My closet is full of brown. In fact, my daughter had a dream about shopping together one day. I was so excited about everything I bought. She said, “But Mom, everything is brown.” It was a dream, folks. But still, it could be true from the looks of my closet. :)

Anyway. I found some brown in one of our landscaped areas outside, and some around the house, too. Here are my shots for this week’s color, Brown at Project 64.

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