Playing With Pixels
Experimenting Opens Up A New World Of Creativity
Someday, when you are sitting
at your computer and have nothing to do, open a picture in your photo
imaging program and try this: go to Filters and apply each and every
filter to that picture. You may find that some filters make your picture
look worse than the original; some may border on the ridiculous. However,
while you are experimenting, you may find a filter that creates an unexpected
and very pleasing effect. An effect that makes you say, "Wow!"
Here are the techniques I used--the
same ones you can use to create interesting and original pictures.
1. Scan your picture and create
a new file.
Naturally (for me), seeing
the parting waves brought to mind the Biblical image of Charlton Heston
as Moses parting the water in the Red Sea. So, I needed a man to walk
through the parted waves.