Tuesday, January 31, 2012


Wow...I haven't done a post here in quite a while.
It's been a busy time around here...whew...

The above photo, is a plant pick....ladybugs that glow in the dark.  

Here it is before the texture edits.  The bug's body charges in the sun,
then glows softly in the dark.

Here's a longer view.
They're a bit old.  But, they still work.

I did the texture edit in Photoshop Elements.

  • Made a background copy
  • Saturation/Hue layer...desaturated
  • Applied a posterize filter
  • Kim Klassen texture: Simplicity @ soft light 100%
  • Kim Klassen texture: Simplicity @ multiply @ 80%
  • Kim Klassen texture: Waterstain Frame @ pin light 59%
  • Kim Klassen texture: Waterstain Frame @ linear burn 59%
  • I did a layer mask on all texture layers, and removed the texture from the ladybug.
I'm linking up to Kim's


Join us there, for some beautiful inspiration.

Thanks for dropping by...


  1. What a charmer your ladybug photo is. Nice processing.

  2. Your textured image is really, really nice. The textures you chose add a nice, dreamy effect to the photo.