Monday, December 3, 2012

Photo Art Panache

Did you get to wander through our virtual photo art gallery this past weekend?  The photo art showcased was beyond great.  I am truly running out of superlatives to describe the submissions.  Thank you everyone.  You're the best!

You inspire me to learn more, try harder, do better and just dive in and experiment with new forms of photo art.  That's what I will be doing (among other things!) during Photo Art Friday's hiatus in the month of December.  You know, there is nothing that says we can't pre-prepare images and then showcase them with PAF whenever we want.  PAF will return on January 4th, 2013.

Kim, a loyal PAF participant asked me to post a few images using textures from my new pdpa Abstract Panache texture set.  Thanks for the suggestion Kim.  I'm happy to oblige.  As the name suggests, they work well for making abstract photo art.  But they can be used with most photographs.  The effect is as subtle or dramatic as your blending selection.  Of course,  part of the artistry is finding the right texture to complete your vision.  I have to admit, however, that some of my best creations have been happy accidents - and I can guarantee you some happy surprises using these textures.  They are just full of artistic panache!  :)

 Here are a few examples of how I have used these textures:

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If you want something different and dramatic in your private texture cache, pdpa Abstract Panache is the set for you.  Until December 15th, when you purchase a minimum of two texture sets you receive an automatic 30% discount on your total.  Check it out!


  1. Bonnie...Your textures are just beautiful. genie

  2. Okay, SOLD! Thank you so much Bonnie for obliging my curiosity, I think I could have some fun with these!! xo

  3. Gorgeous!!
    Love your textures!

  4. These are so gorgeous! I love the blue sky over the tiny village and the one with the trees!

  5. Bonnie these are beautiful! The picture with the church and the village ought to be on a Christmas card! :)

  6. Love your examples of these Bonnie! I especially love the one with the church. Looks so wintery and beautiful in it's simplicity. Will have to try these out as soon as I get back from Chicago! hope you are having an awesome week! Hugs from Texas!

  7. They are gorgeous! Perfect for postcard and Christmas cards this Holiday season.
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