barbieq25

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  1. Glad that it is now happening for you & thank you. It is a great place here to share ideas & sort problems.
  2. Peter, firstly welcome! Peter, have you tried Effects>Photo>Fade Edge? If you make the width large & back off the power it may give you the effect you're after. Perhaps Smudge? Or you could try a fairly transparent clouds & then use a transparent gradient on the bit you want to keep? Hope this helps. If not someone else may have the answer.
  3. Very nice work! Not too busy & great colours too. Looking forward to seeing more of your work.
  4. Back in August this year, I read an email about 50 best free downloads & I was amazed at what the program could do & how reasonably easy it was to use. I have tried without a great deal of success a number of other commercial programs. Since then I've been hooked. I started with the tutes & reading posts to learn as much as possible & adding my own ideas. That song, "Addicted to Bass" should be re-written to "Addicted to PDN"!
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    Nighthill

    Looks very nice! Perhaps the refelction should start at the water's edge? Other than that it's brilliant. Love the grasses & the birds in the moon. Looking forward to seeing more from you.
  6. Goal looks good. Circles & flame are a winner. Guess there are now 3 Queenslanders at least. Look forward to seeing more from you.
  7. Finally getting around to commenting on your gallery, Possum. Therapy is the right word for the gallery & I mean that in the nicest possbile way. It is a veritable banquet for the eyes! Your work is awesome (spiders aside) You have a fantastic variety in your work. I like the glassy ones best. Another piece that really caught my eye was the feather sig. Simple in design but beautiful. I've stopped in & looked a few times & it always makes me feel better. Thank you for sharing your work.
  8. Like you, I have art in my head all the time...the flutterbye I had to do before it drove me nuts. Pleased you like it. I find this forum a bit overwhelming tho... but there is a lot to be learnt here too. Thanks for the feedback.
  9. I've only ever made the one I use now but thought it may be fun to try an new thing. So here we have it - my interpretaion of Good vs Evil. http://i582.photobucket.com/albums/ss26 ... vilSig.png
  10. @Onemorelevel, thanks heaps for transcribing the tute. Clear and easy to follow. Great tips too to follow up. @Sarkut, looks great. Kinda like when they do a flyover in a plane or something. Nice one! @Goonfella, awesome. I like how you put it with a background. Here's my go at it...idea was great but execution needs a lot more practice.
  11. Thanks for the comment & glad you like my work. New pieces added.
  12. @Frontcannon...new layout? as in how the gallery is organised? @Sokagirl...thank you. Glad that you like it.
  13. I hope I've got this right. Does no renders mean that we cannot use the ones in the program? Sorry for asking a stupid question. Anyway, here is an entry from me. I have not used any stock or renders from the program (or anywhere else). I hope this comp gets more entries.
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    Oma's gallery

    Beautiful colours & textures. Nice mix of textures too. Could look at it for hours & see new things. Great work.
  15. :oops: Didn't I mention that I really liked the new sig & av. Much more colourful & cheery. I love the little turtle. The glass bowl for the setting is awesome. Well done!
  16. Custom brushes, I cannot get them to work for me. In Smudge I have soft, hard & I think paint brush. Results are very ordinary, to say the least. Perhaps point me in the direction of a tute so that I can get the gist of how to use them?
  17. Awww, I'd still give Nemo 8/10. After all, she had the inspiration to put the thing together. I really like it. My sig is inspired by Piet Mondrian & the only thing I didn't create was the font. Ratings welcome.
  18. I agree with Kemaru - dark blue for the spacescape. It gives me the impression of peace & tranquility (no noise) & comforts the soul. It makes a nice piece to look at without anything else in it. A very nice work - in progress or not. Good on you! @ Sharp - I'm still gonna try your tute. Will post my attempt when done.
  19. Yep, that'd be a handy thing. Hope also that someone can come up with a solution. Glad you asked the question.
  20. Thank you, Sharp. Yes, I've worked through a lot of tutes to get the hang of PdN. I am so grateful to those like you that take the time to write them. Your jellyfish is very cool indeed. I also like the minimalism wallpaper for its shapes & muted colours. I want to try your spacescape tute next. I did something similar with noise but wasn't 100% happy with the result.
  21. Thanks, Nemo & AFG. It took me a while to figure it all out...& then waiting for the download quota too. Nemo, your new sig & av are so pretty. I love it! Reminds me of knights & maidens & of course my most favourite - dragons.
  22. Welcome to my gallery. Comments & suggestions are encouraged. Here you will find this year's works. Older works can be seen at my Deviant Art Gallery. Link at the bottom of my sig. Earl Blue Opal Neptune Art is What I Ate Series Cellular Primal Scream Totem ------------------------------------------------------------------------- All the Autumn Leaves Woven Wormhole Sands of Time Turbine Fairies Washboard Maples in Utopia In the Spring Mandarin Ducks My Lobster's in Love Ink Pink Koi My Blue Heart Winter Rose Palmero Tiny Treasures Carefree The Endless Circle Fatal Attraction - Torus Dainty (Julie's Cactus Flower) Kiss Cut
  23. Paint.NET is easier to use than any other program I have tried. I have 2 others loaded on my pc but have never worked out how to use them, even working thru the tutes! There is a resource portal that you may find useful: viewtopic.php?f=34&t=26941 & I found this site really good for the plugins: http://I have a virus on my system!/Links/ Hope this helps...
  24. Paint.NET is easier to use than any other program I have tried. I have 2 others loaded on my pc but have never worked out how to use them, even working thru the tutes! There is a resource portal that you may find useful: viewtopic.php?f=34&t=26941 & I found this site really good for the plugins: http://I have a virus on my system!/Links/ Hope this helps...