March 7, 2013

Cactus Kaleidoscope.web

Creativity is a lot like looking at the world through a kaleidoscope. You look at a set of elements, the same ones everyone else sees, but then reassemble those floating bits and pieces into an enticing new possibility.– Rosabeth Moss Kanter


Focus:  Digital Art

Today I decided to play around again with some digital art.  I started by photographing the vibrant blooms of a Christmas cactus.  Then, I uploaded the image to Photoshop and applied a kaleidoscope action (you can download the action at Mike W Photoshop Actions here).  The technique was simple, and the results are stunning.

For reference, here is the original photo that I took today:




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