Thinking of Mom

© Mary N C. Taitt

Thinking of Mom

Jim Huffield 1/30/2007 6:15:59 AM

Lovely effects, Mary. Jim #596931

Mary N C. Taitt 1/30/2007 6:20:11 AM

Thanks so much, Jim.

Here is the original and the original crop, I hope. #3890824

Paul Michko 1/30/2007 6:23:54 AM

Simply marvelous, Mary. You've captured the creative spirit and placed it smack-dab in front of us. Awesome image and great dedication, my friend. #3890849

Mary N C. Taitt 1/30/2007 6:26:23 AM

Thank you, Paul! I really appreciate your very kind comments! Mary :-D #3890862

Mary N C. Taitt 1/30/2007 6:27:32 AM

I added three lens flares, too, trying to duplicate the way light shines off bubbles and also painted light reflections on the top of each bubble. #3890870

Jeff Robinson 1/30/2007 6:31:13 AM

Very nice work Mary!! Jeff #3890893

Jenny Bosmans 1/30/2007 6:37:55 AM

Gorgeous abstract creation and work, Mary! :) #3890923

Mary N C. Taitt 1/30/2007 6:53:27 AM

Thanks so much Jeff and Jenny!!! Mary :-D #3890988

Cyn Valentine 1/30/2007 6:54:14 AM

WOnderful colors and effects Mary..very creative!!! #3890992

Mary N C. Taitt 1/30/2007 6:58:47 AM

Thanks so much, Cyn! I really appreciate it! Mary :-D #3891021

John Caruso 1/30/2007 7:11:46 AM


Nice work! The final product is well worth the effort you put into it. #3891078

Vladan D. Djordjevic 1/30/2007 7:20:17 AM

Fantastic effects!!! Love the color and composition! Great text!!! #3891112

Mary N C. Taitt 1/30/2007 7:34:47 AM

Thanks so much John and Vladen! I appreciate your kind comments! :-D #3891173

Shelly A. Van Camp 1/30/2007 8:12:09 AM

Very Creative and so beautiful!! I love it, Mary! #3891399

Mary N C. Taitt 1/30/2007 8:18:11 AM

Thanks so much, Shelly! :-D #3891437

Kara L. Hendricks 1/30/2007 8:57:41 AM

This is wonderful Mary... Fantastic theme entry and even better dedication...
Happy Theme Day!! #3891673

Mary N C. Taitt 1/30/2007 9:29:48 AM

Thanks so much, Kara! :-D :-D #3891782

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 1/30/2007 9:41:45 AM

Very pretty Mary!, I love your work!,
Amalia #3891827

Mary N C. Taitt 1/30/2007 9:55:05 AM

Thanks so very much, Amalia! :-D #3891856

Marie Fields 1/30/2007 11:30:54 AM

Wonderful abstract, Mary! Love it! #3892103

Kate Jackson 1/30/2007 12:48:06 PM

Definitely magical Mary! Great theme entry and dedication! #3892316

Roxanne M. Bubar 1/30/2007 1:20:03 PM

Oh wow, this is so lovely. Wonderful work. #3892410

Arlene Krassner 1/30/2007 5:38:32 PM

Hmmm, interesting. I like what you created Mary. #3893184

Larry Lawhead 1/30/2007 6:23:07 PM

Great image, and great story!



Lorraine A. Cook 1/30/2007 6:36:41 PM

A beautiful abstract and dedication, Mary<:)) This reminds me of my childhood days of holding that bottle of soapy mixture in one hand and the buddle wand in the other<:)) #3893292

Cheryl E. Molennor 1/30/2007 6:38:37 PM

I love what you did to it Mary. It's very bright yet dreamy and soft. Beautiful dedication as well #3893297

Datha Y. Thompson 1/30/2007 7:35:54 PM

Beautiful in every way!!!! Love it!! :0) #3893452

Cesar J. La Rosa 1/30/2007 7:48:30 PM

WONDERFUL Abstract and beautiful dedication, Mary!!! Great job!!! #3893496

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 1/30/2007 8:30:46 PM

Creative and beautiful dedication and work of ART! #3893627

Les Rhoades 1/30/2007 10:53:50 PM

This is bubblelish! #3893929

Cathy M. Gromball 1/30/2007 10:59:30 PM

This is awesome, Mary! I love it! Happy Theme Day!

Cathy :) #3893941

Candice C. Calhoun 1/31/2007 6:12:39 AM

A truly magical abstract, so perfect for your mom and everyone for whom you posted this!

ccc #3895305

Susie Peek-Swint 1/31/2007 12:33:41 PM

Wonderful abstract and ps work Mary ~ lovely dedications too .. your mum must have been very special :) #3896938

Judy A. Lawhon 1/31/2007 3:38:06 PM

Excellent shot and effects, Mary!! #3897470

Nadya Johnson 2/1/2007 8:38:16 AM

Mary, this is wonderful! I don't think you got "carried away" at all. Very beautiful! And a VERY lovely tribute, too. I hope you are feeling well, my friend. I lost my mother back in '97 but she never leaves my thoughts and the same for all the others. They are with us always: time doesn't take away the loss but it does help us learn to live with it. This pretty image and your caption makes me know your mom was really special! VERY awesome work! #3900045

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 2/3/2007 12:09:27 PM

I really like these colors and effects. Mary ... nice work! Steve #3907852

Sylvia Rossler 2/24/2007 12:36:40 PM

Big congrats on your finalist Mary :O) #3983196

Arlene Krassner 2/24/2007 1:04:50 PM

Yeah Mary. I loved this the first time around too. #3983524

Kate Jackson 2/24/2007 1:08:36 PM

Ahhhh! How lovely that this one reached finalist! Congrats Mary! #3983558

Terry L. Ellis 2/24/2007 1:46:56 PM

Mary, congratulations on this wonderful finalist! #3984000

Laurie Daily 2/24/2007 1:58:29 PM

Congratulations Mary on this uniquely beautiful image. I love this! #3984157

Jenny Bosmans 2/24/2007 3:45:21 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Mary! :) #3985163

Patricia Ronan 2/24/2007 4:21:37 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Mary:) #3985479

Nadya Johnson 2/24/2007 5:28:26 PM

Congratulations Mary, on your gorgeous finalist! #3986134

Jeff Robinson 2/24/2007 5:52:33 PM

Congrats Mary on your wonderful Finalist! Jeff #3986346

Kay E. Mahoney 2/24/2007 6:36:00 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3986879

eileen bedford 2/24/2007 7:43:10 PM

Congratulations Mary, such beautiful work on this... Good luck on next round... #3987475

Dominick M. Dimacale 2/24/2007 9:16:26 PM

Congratulations Mary on your finalist image...Dominick #3988247

Datha Y. Thompson 2/24/2007 9:44:46 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Mary!!! WTG :0) #3988425

Cesar J. La Rosa 2/24/2007 10:24:05 PM

WOW!!! Here it is again and I'm so happy to see it among the Finalists!
Congratulations, Mary!!! #3988562

Colette M. Metcalf 2/25/2007 3:54:29 AM

Congratulations to you Mary!!! #3989089

Ken Smith 2/25/2007 7:07:25 AM

Congratulations, Mary!! #3990240

Gail Vitikacs 2/25/2007 8:55:01 AM

WONDERFUL....and best of luck! #3991054

Carla Metzler 2/25/2007 10:48:23 AM

Congratulations, Mary!! #3991977

Emile Abbott 2/25/2007 2:57:03 PM

Wonderful tribute and finalist Mary. #3993374

Rakesh Syal 2/26/2007 10:40:14 AM

Congratulations Mary on your finalist image!! #3997467

Terry L. Ellis 2/26/2007 10:45:13 AM

Wonderful uplifting image and tribute, Mary! Congratulations on your finalist! #3997505

John V. Roscich 2/26/2007 12:08:10 PM

JOHN #3997833

Sherry S. Boles 2/28/2007 8:04:25 PM

Very pretty and creative! Congrats, Mary! #4009126

Tammy Scott 3/1/2007 6:15:20 AM

What a beautiful image and dedication! Congratulations #4010665

Lori Epperson 3/16/2007 8:05:46 PM

Hi Mary. Thanks for refering me to I'm just now getting around to see your gallery. I love it! I'm really happy to see this one made finalist. #4062567

Mary N C. Taitt 3/17/2007 6:14:36 AM

Many Many many thanks Marie, Kate, Raxanne, Arlene, Larry, Lorraine, Cheryl, Datha, Cesar, Donna, Colette, Ken, Gail, Carla, Emile, Rakesh, Terry, John, Sherry, Tammy and Lori for your many kind words and thoughts.

I have been very busy working on settling my mother's estate and the upcoming (April 7) Memorial service. Please forgive my lapses in commenting. And thank you again for all your kind words! Mary :-D #4063379

Lisa D. Greer 9/3/2009 12:31:52 PM

I don't know how I missed this! Beautiful and thank you for the bday wishes way back then Mary! :) #7912931

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My mother loved to throw rose petals up in the air and watch them fall against the blue blue sky. She loved blowing bubbles, she loved singing, and she loved little children.

So this is for her, and for Tammy's brother and Pat's son. And for Lisa Greer whose birthday I missed on the 26th. Happy belated birthday Lisa.

It is also for the 101 Abstract theme. I thought the field looked like an abstract painting, but was missing a little magik. I probably got carried away with this, LOL!

I did the bubbles by changing the layer style to multiple with yellow and stroke and added two rainbow layers with I spherized. (There were no bubbles in the original--I may post the original. If I can relocate it, LOL!)

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