Crafting and Creating; Photography and Poetry
An unexpected surprise appeared in my inbox this week: “You have exceptional contributions to poets rally during week 49 to week 51, I am thrilled to know that Ava selects you as winners of The Perfect Poet Award for week 52.” Certainly one way to snap my attention back to blogging!
Mom suggested a silhouette of her driving Ghost (her current show horse) might be a popular design for my cafepress store. A silhouette would create an image that was not distinctly she and Ghost, so there would be more appeal to others who drive miniature horses. We browsed through her photographs and found this one:
Mom asked me to touch up a photo she had taken of Streaker, one of the stallions out at Hidden Timber Ranch. Playing in the pasture on a pretty fall morning, he raced around cavorting and each lap stopped and posed perfect, in front of the bright green water bucket.
I love playing with the photos, though I’m by no means an expert at it. I have Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo X2, originally bought for Mom, but her computer refused it. After some putzing, here’s what I ended up with: