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Enhancing Old Photos

This past winter, a good friend recently lost her husband suddenly, and while I was at her house to offer support, she showed me a picture of the two of them that she said was his favorite.  It was an old 3 x 5 snapshot not in the greatest of …

Starting an art and design club

I met with Julie on Thursday, February 27, 2014, for lunch.  Julie had invited another friend, Youngmi, to have lunch with us.  Julie and I had been meeting about once a month to learn photography together.  During our conversation, I casually mentioned my hope of someday starting a small group, …

Adobe Creative Cloud

so… I just ordered this book.  Two of them, in fact.  One for me and one as a gift for a friend who I will convince to learn with me. 😉  I’ve had the monthly subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud ever since they launched it, but I have not gotten …

Fifty Nifty?

  I have finally reached the big 5-0.  I don’t know if it’s because I’ve been preparing myself for the last 2 years for this; but somehow, I feel fine.  Better than ever, actually. 🙂   50 years:  here’s a time when you have to separate yourself from what other …

My First Webpage from Scratch

I did it!!!!!   I created my very first webpage from scratch!!!!!  My own photos and my own design with my own words using my own codes on my own domain — mine mine mine!!!!!!!!!!!  I’ve been learning HTML and CSS on Codecademy.com and wanted to try out the skills I’ve …

Learning to Code

This is my new project. 🙂 As you can see, I’m learning to code!!!   I discovered Codecademy last week, and I’ve jumped right in.  It’s so much fun and exactly what I’ve been looking for!!  I’m almost half way through the first course (Web Fundamentals) already and can’t wait …

Draw Something 2

I’ve been playing Draw Something 2 which was released several weeks ago, and here are some of my favorites from my gallery.  Yes, the drawings look a bit juvenile, but there’s only so much I can do with a fat finger on an iPhone screen… haha.

A New Beginning

True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist. – Albert Einstein This is my very first post on my brand spanking new site!!!  I’m still figuring out what types of things to post here.   Firstly, I designed a daisy icon that I will be using …