One Four Challenge week 3 September

Due to some health issues and other commitments  I’m a bit behind in blogging but for my offering to Robyn Gosby’s One Four Challenge ( Last one included a history lesson!) Inspiration is a bit of a struggle this week so – Thankfully Dunvegan Castle is a vision itself and here is another painterly edition on a texture,…

One Four Challenge – September- week 2

My Tuesday Gripe You can ignore this if you like and go straight to the image and story!! 😀 Since getting back from my trip,  a virus and dental surgery, prevent my energy from reaching it’s usual hyper state  (a good thing? lol) and I have slowed down the last while. I think I read somewhere on Blogging…

The Fairy Flag of Dunvegan — oh fine Scottish Weather

  Dunvegan (Dùn Bheagain)  Castle on the Isle of Skye  is the hereditary home of the Clan MacLeod  (and one part of my family tree).  The clan MacLeod are said to be descendants of a Norseman named Leod or Ljotr and the Isle of Skye is rich in Pictish, Norse and Gaelic tradition.  A sept…

One Four Challenge- week 4-July- Butterfly Satin

Robyn Gosby’s One Four Challenge- week four in his Just So Stories Rudyard Kipling wrote a tale of  “The Butterfly who Stamped.” And Jim Morrison wrote of one who screamed I want to hear, I want to hear The scream of the butterfly  – When the Music’s Over – The Doors But I think… The butterfly…

One Four Challenge- week 3-July

Robyn Gosby’s One Four Challenge- week 3 Count down has begun. I am gearing up for my big trip in August so postings may be a bit sporadic (not unusual for me!) I’m so excited to be going back again to the land of fairies, standing stones, pipers,misty mountains, emerald glens – and good craic….

One Four Challenge -Week 2- July

More Butterfly dreams Robyn Gosby’s One Four Challenge week 2 I’m just letting my imagination lead me with these and forever fiddling until the magic works or so I hope! We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it is forever– Carl Sagan Edit:  I used a background texture, a touch of…

One Four Challenge for July

I am a few days late in beginning Robyn Gosby’s wonderful One Four Challenge of processing a photograph four different ways in four weeks. I just returned from a trip and am now gearing up for a big one in August again. I am always early or late, seldom on time and never a good schedule…

One Four Challenge – June week four

The final edit and farewell to my Greyfriar’s Bobby for Robyn Gosby’s  One Four Challenge, week four, where we are editing one photo four different ways over four weeks – a bit of a struggle after last week’s postcard enthusiasts. Oh well, here goes! Not too difficult with a wall texture layer and a few…

One Four Challenge June -Week 3

Do check out Robyn Gosby’s One Four Challenge and all the great submissions. And because I love to travel- Postcards from the Edge Fridge “A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” J.Billings Process: This week I added layers ( called Fine art Grunge in photoshop) and…

One Four Challenge June- Week 2

I think I chose a rather different image ( for me)  this time and though I love the story I’m really challenged on how to edit it. Robyn Gosby’s One Four Challenge is a fun challenge of editing an image four ways in four weeks. I call this one Steadfast Bobby and hope the crop brings…