Goofing Around in Photoshop

My mind is in neutral.

I have been staring at a wall full of bright colours, fabrics pinned willy-nilly… and nothing comes to mind right now…

Douglas Fir Cone - Photoshop filter "Posterize"

So I am killing time, toying with some pictures, trying to kindle my creative spirit. Tonight, I am playing with the Photoshop filters. Here is a close-up of a very ordinary Douglas Fir cone , transformed by the application of various filters… It almost looks like an exotic bug!

Douglas Fir Cone - Photoshop filter "Paint daubs"
Douglas Fir Cone - Photoshop filter "clouds"

Oh baby! Look at that one!

Douglas Fir Cone - Photoshop filter

I will have to be careful, this could be habit-forming…

Douglar Fir Cone - Photoshop Manipulations, two filters