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~ WelshBlue ~ Vector Style Glass #1 ~ 16/07/2019

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Video taken as a screen capture, or the amount of beer and swearing taken from an outside video camera of WB working on it? :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

It could be like a documentary for even more whimsy: "Here in the Welsh wilds we see the native artist at work ..."

Time lapse for sure. That's a lot of hours of video either way ...

@WB: Like I mentioned elsewhere, still stuck on the fractal loving goodness. With the way this was colored up, etc it evokes all sorts of things a nice jumble for me.

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Video taken as a screen capture, or the amount of beer and swearing taken from an outside video camera of WB working on it? boltbait.mrgreen.pngboltbait.mrgreen.pngboltbait.mrgreen.png

It could be like a documentary for even more whimsy: "Here in the Welsh wilds we see the native artist at work ..."

That is totally hilarious, especially if we were to hear all that cursing in the background!

But, yes indeed, I can imagine it would be a lengthy piece.

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Tsk, guys! Welshy listens to music while he works so you'd have to listen carefully for the cursing & then most likely it'd be in Welsh because the words fit better in your native tongue. :lol::P:music:

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Tsk, guys! Welshy listens to music while he works so you'd have to listen carefully for the cursing & then most likely it'd be in Welsh because the words fit better in your native tongue. :lol::P:music:

Well at least that's one crew member I dont need to hire then ... Soundtrack will be included. :mrgreen: Wait, nope, now I need to hire an interpreter for the subtitles ... :D

Speaking of which, I'm trying to find some music right now and went down the "OMG, what is that?" playlist path. Nothing seems to flow today at all ... Of course, that's what happens when your neighbors start your day off poorly ... =O

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It's almost as if I'm not in the room ...

Guilty as charged in all the nasturtiums on my character when playing with PDN. It's costing me a fortune in fines with a bilingual identity

... the latest inspired by NiteNurse's take on the torus tut' ...

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I like the latest (cats in the cradle) particularly - great swirly shapes and believably 3 dimensional, convincing 'pearl'. Reminds me a bit of Yves Tanguy's 'theory of nets' - think that's the name? - am I getting pretentious? :lol:

Keep up the good work mate!

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@RO: I wouldn't call that pretentious ... Though you might want to link to wiki or somewhere for other people to get in on what you're talking about. ;)

@WB: First word that came to mind: Jealousy. Yup. Simple, plain, raw, jealousy. Without ripping it apart from my internal angst, I'll just say I found it simply brilliant and captivating. Not too dark, has all sorts of nice elements and evokes imagination.

(Now that may have been a little pretentious, but I'd rather just blurt out what's on my mind more or less ...)

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I cannot say what I first said when I saw it but it means good beyond belief in a single word!

I love the broodiness to this piece...dark & yet bright at the same time. Definitely atmospheric, moody. Powerful. The colours work really well for me & the shapes too.

In particular my eye is drawn to the circle just behind the sphere & the fire on the right too. A fantastic work!

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This is such an amazing abstract. The way the design flows naturally like that is stunning. The sphere, oh my goodness, it steals words from my mouth. Beautiful work. Oh, and great colors, too.

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Many thanks Red', Del', 'Howler, BarbieQ and Helen. This could be a style I completely overwork ... the blue version I forgot to link to:

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... off to google Yves Tanguy ;)

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Adore the blue version even more! Ok - now I gotta go google too!

EDIT: Yves Tanguy + theory of nets yield this post! How cool is that! Sorry but I like Welshy's work better. Not as stark or bleak (likely representing the mood/lifestyle of the artist?

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I have to admit, I am a little jealous of your skills, Welsh. However, seeing your work also motivates me to become better at using Paint.NET, striving to attain your level of expertise. You are a true artist, my good sir, and I always look forward to seeing more from you!

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@ BarbieQ' and Helen ... many thanks. I think I prefer the 'blue' version too. Seems a bit more life in it ;)

@ RedBeard ... many, many thanks. No need to be jealous my friend, you're at a far greater eye-candy stage with your work, than I was in corresponding time/ experience.

The best advice I can give is Perseverance & Experimentation. After a while the functions of plug-ins just naturally flow into the work ... without them I'd still be drawing stick men ;)

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Anomaly ... the title speaks for itself when you see the colour ... (Torus tut, some Polar Transformation and Sine Waves)

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 Nice!  "Anomaly" is very cool!  I absolutely love your abstract sensibilities, Welsh!  Your use of lighting, color and patterns just works.  How did you achieve that "corduroy"(for lack of a better description) texture on the sine wave?  I like how it looks like the wheel is traveling along the wave. 

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Nice! "Anomaly" is very cool! I absolutely love your abstract sensibilities, Welsh! Your use of lighting, color and patterns just works. How did you achieve that "corduroy"(for lack of a better description) texture on the sine wave? I like how it looks like the wheel is traveling along the wave.

Glass block stretched WB? Curious about that blending in there for the aforementioned corduroy ... Several ways to get to Rome on that but would be nice to know what some of the transforms may have been in the mix if you recall.

I like the logo impression it gives. Sort of like an Art Deco soda ad for Coca Cola or Pepsi merged together. Sure the base colors aren't there, but take the predominant blue and red blended and you get purples ... Maybe my head is wandering too much on it. Or maybe my sweet tooth is getting the better of me with the cooler weather. Darn genetic instincts to calorie load this time of year a real pain ...

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Wow! What an amazing background - I love the softness of it compared to the hardness of the foreground. pretty colour too - pink. (unconditional love) The bit n the cnetre of the circle is really way cool! Lovely image, Welshy.

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Oh my gosh, Welsh! The pinks and the purples are just so eye-catching and the offsetting white. Oh. It don't think it can get any better than this. I love the effortless background design and swirls. The circle just makes it all complete. Great work, once again!

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 Many thanks Red' , Del' barbieQ' and Helen ...  I've got to admit to not being a huge lover of pink, but weirdly there's something quite soothing about using/playing with it.  My feminine side ?  

A quick how to for Red' and Del ... In the centre of the Anomaly curves I added a layer of the metal curves and set it to Overlay, but hopefully you can get the jist from this ? :

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I'll give it a whirl, Welsh. Many thanks!

You're welcome mate. If we can't help each other out then it's a sad world.

Plus it helped me to make Ups and Downs ;)

Fizz also made using the torus technique ... thanks to SargonIII aka YellowMan for pointing out lack of Radial Blur in some of the layers. Now he's mentioned it I'll have to re-visit it because it's obvious in the layers that have had Point Warp applied B)

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I stared at both "Ups and Downs" and "Fizz" in wonder. Very pretty. The heart one reminds me of music, if it were put in pictures, it'd look something like it. So beautiful.

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I love the Ups & Downs! It is soft & Helen is right too - if a picture had to say music - this would be it. Soft & pretty. The trajectory of the heart says a lot. A similar band in the background to show other loves & patches of dark & light. A very atmospheric & emotive image. The heart itself with the colours & texture reminds me much more of a literal heart too. Well done!

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