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Enhancing the Giant Egotistical Cat

Starring, Mighty Bud, my purrtector during these difficult times. He’s a large, deep sable brown and white tuxie. His great arcing whiskers and grass green eyes came from his mother Anna, now passed on. She’s pictured in the website banner, … Continue reading

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Brightening Cat Photos with Added Color

The work, done by computer mouse, sort of feels like painting. This way of putting color on a photo blends the realism of un-retouched photographic captures with the artifice of hand-“painted” backgrounds. I’m sure it’s been done elsewhere, and as photo manipulation … Continue reading

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Autumn, Creekside

The creek stages a gala, magical event, come autumn. It’s all done with light and water. Unlike illusionists using ‘smoke and mirrors’, the creek works with only natural props, and at “Presto!” reveals only vistas of solidly real beauty. Creek … Continue reading

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Black Cats in Sun and Shade: A Painter’s Eye View

My Little Buddy, who goes by several names (Lightly revised with both text and photo editing, March 21, 2017.) Over the years we’ve had fourteen domestic felines; five of those have been black cats. They’re glorious, purrsome, and chirpsome; they … Continue reading

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