Silk Swirl

Judy A. Lawhon 5/27/2007 8:23:07 AM

Excellent work, Melissa!! Beautiful color and design! #662909

Carla Metzler 5/27/2007 8:28:50 AM

Ditto! #4335907

Melissa Gurdus 5/27/2007 8:31:09 AM

Thanks Judy and Carla for your comments on this image!! #4335916

Jennifer L. Taranto 5/27/2007 8:32:57 AM

LOVE the effects & colors!! #4335923

Allen O. Howard 5/27/2007 8:34:24 AM

W.. Wo..WOW!!! What a STUNNING image Melissa!!! You continue to amaze me time and time again!, Allen #4335927

Su Sana E. P 5/27/2007 8:37:00 AM

Very striking and absolutely beautiful graphic design and effects work, Melissa!! #4335940

Pamela Shane 5/27/2007 8:48:28 AM

Great colors, love the effects Melissa!
It's rather hypnotic if you stare at it
for a while. Was this one of your artworks? :) #4335988

Alison Krylowski 5/27/2007 8:59:51 AM

Very cool abstract image Melissa!! #4336016

Alison Krylowski 5/27/2007 9:00:45 AM

Melissa, this is really beautiful with great effects. #4336019

Melissa Gurdus 5/27/2007 9:03:24 AM

Thanks Jennifer, Allen, Susana, Pamela, Alison and Joyce for your terrific comments!!! #4336027

Nadya Johnson 5/27/2007 9:25:14 AM

Ooooo! Once again, that wonderful satin look! And I already know you did not achieve this in the way I might have done it... (ie., tried to do it!) Extremely eye-catching Melissa, and well done! I agree with Pam, the image is hypnotic. I love design but also, the light. It GLOWS! #4336082

Mike Perez 5/27/2007 10:11:41 AM

Beautiful effects, texture and colors, Melissa! #4336177

Amalia Sylvia Ms Arriaga Salinas 5/27/2007 10:36:43 AM

Very beautiful colors and effects Melissa!,
Amalia #4336231

Jessica Jenney 5/27/2007 10:48:50 AM

Gorgeous silky texture, colors and effects, Melissa! Beautiful work! #4336263

Joan Powell 5/27/2007 11:15:04 AM

It makes me dizzy , but I love it . The effect is great !! #4336312

Sam Britt 5/27/2007 11:21:47 AM

Great design & effects, Melissa. #4336330

Alexis Yobbagy 5/27/2007 11:22:58 AM

Great texture and colour!!! Nice work Melissa!!! #4336333

Carol Sawyer 5/27/2007 1:38:28 PM

Fantastic work and beautiful colors, Melissa! #4336595

John Connolly 5/27/2007 1:53:40 PM

Brilliant DD work in this fantastic presentation Melissa! #4336635

Karen Engelbreth 5/27/2007 1:53:44 PM

Cool abstract image Melissa!!
#4336637

Roxanne M. Bubar 5/27/2007 1:55:31 PM

Melissa this is so creative, beautiful and a winner. #4336642

Cheryl E. Molennor 5/27/2007 2:10:00 PM

Cool Cool Cool. #4336675

Renee Doyle 5/27/2007 3:33:29 PM

WOW!! Incredible abstract Melissa! Love what you have created here!
#4336818

Pat Gamwell 5/27/2007 3:39:55 PM

Magnificent 3D design, Melissa! Love the crisp clarity and lighting! #4336839

Patricia Ronan 5/27/2007 3:58:07 PM

Very creative,colourful and striking design Melissa:) #4336872

Tamara K. Walker 5/27/2007 5:18:00 PM

Very creative and eye catching. #4337018

Kay E. Mahoney 5/27/2007 5:45:46 PM

Nice work, Melissa. Love the effect. #4337131

Kathy L. Clark 5/27/2007 8:19:21 PM

This is really cool Melissa. Great effects. #4337492

Arnie Horwitz 5/27/2007 8:37:28 PM

Very creative effects with great colors, Melissa! #4337546

Nancy L. Green 5/27/2007 8:43:46 PM

Beautiful abstract Melissa!! The lighting is especially effective, love the DD work!! <>< #4337561

Raymond Pauly 5/27/2007 11:26:40 PM

Beautiful abstract work, Melissa!! Amazing lighting and textures! #4337783

Ray & Audrey Clarke 5/28/2007 1:13:50 AM

Beautiful patterns, colours and presentation Melissa (a) #4337968

Ray Thoms 5/28/2007 3:57:42 AM

Good use of effects Melissa.....I like it! #4338135

virafoto - 5/28/2007 6:32:15 AM

I was a little dizzy... But very charmed!
Beauty. Creativity. Excellent composition.
Congratulations...
Now I will seek a place to sit down.
I am still a little dizzy... And still very charmed! #4338620

Melissa Gurdus 5/28/2007 9:39:51 AM

Many thanks to all who have commenting upon this image. I appreciate each and every comment!! #4339323

RC Fritz 5/28/2007 3:35:14 PM

AWESOME CREATION Melissa. Fantastic effects. Hypnotic!!!!!!!! #4340027

Candice C. Calhoun 5/29/2007 6:16:29 AM

VERY cool abstract!

ccc #4342336

Beverly A. Wright 5/29/2007 6:54:15 AM

Very nice work here Melissa! Love the
effects and colors. If I look at it long enough it seems to be turning!!
Yes I am left over from the sixties like
the art you started with!!!!!!!!
Love this silk effect!! Wonderful!! #4342539

Linda L. Ruiz 5/29/2007 9:17:26 AM

Fantastic. A winner for sure. Love it #4343042

Melissa Gurdus 5/29/2007 8:52:10 PM

Thanks RC, Candice, Beverly and Linda for your great comments!!! #4345107

Dr. Harmeet Singh 5/30/2007 2:00:14 AM

Wow!This one is gorgeous...Excellent work. #4345544

Marta J. Baldwin 5/30/2007 12:08:44 PM

This image is just delicious!!! I love the color and effect! Great job Melissa! I can see why it's in EFP! #4347709

Melissa Gurdus 5/30/2007 2:11:18 PM

Thanks so much Harmeet and Marta for your wonderful comments. I appreciate them both!!! #4347944

Colleen Farrell 5/30/2007 8:02:52 PM

WOW!!! I love this one, Melissa! It's positively mesmerizing. I'm sure we'll see this one again! #4348985

Amy Jackson 5/30/2007 8:24:00 PM

Wonderful image, Melissa!! #4349026

Charlene Taylor 5/31/2007 6:10:34 AM

Hi Melissa,
Wow!! This is fabulous! #4350666

Melissa Gurdus 5/31/2007 8:00:14 AM

thanks Colleen, Amy and Charlene for your great comments!! #4351037

Donald K. Cherry 6/1/2007 2:45:53 AM

Cool image and nice PS work, Melisa. #4353181

Melissa Gurdus 6/1/2007 5:01:45 PM

Thanks Donald for taking a look and leaving this wonderful comment!! #4355961

Inge S. Lasmana 6/2/2007 10:11:13 AM

Very creative image, Melisa! love the colors and effects in here! hope to see this picture again... a winner! #4358316

Stanley C. Sims 6/8/2007 7:52:07 PM

Outstanding imagege Melissa. So is your gallery. #4379924

Melissa Gurdus 6/9/2007 3:52:48 PM

Thanks Inge and Stanley for commenting on this image. Much appreciated!!! #4382072

Lisa J. Boulden 6/10/2007 5:27:36 PM

Eye-appealing! Love the creativity, Melissa! --Lisa #4384517

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 6/11/2007 1:07:11 PM

Very pretty abstract, Melissa .. Nice use of color ....... steve #4387111

Melissa Gurdus 6/11/2007 1:30:51 PM

Thanks Lisa and Hurk for looking and leaving these great comments!! #4387178

Kaye Burazin 6/18/2007 7:28:44 AM

Wonderful use of texture and elements of design Melissa. #4408670

Melissa Gurdus 6/18/2007 7:32:13 AM

Thanks Kaye for commenting on this image!! #4408695

Stefania Barbier 6/26/2007 2:49:17 PM

congrats on your finalist!!!!! #4440038

Ken Jarvis 6/26/2007 2:50:14 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Melissa! #4440048

Nikki McDonald 6/26/2007 2:51:40 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Melissa. I'm so pleased for you. #4440061

Dr Silly 6/26/2007 2:52:08 PM

Congrats on your super finalist, Melissa. :O)
#4440066

Stan Kwasniowski 6/26/2007 3:00:13 PM

Melissa, congratulations #4440137

Michelle L. Frick 6/26/2007 3:11:12 PM

Congratulations Melissa!! #4440293

Autum Rhoades 6/26/2007 3:23:12 PM

Congrats on your super cool finalist, Melissa!!! #4440505

Tarun Bose 6/26/2007 3:24:24 PM

Big big congrats Melissa on your deserving finalist. #4440528

John Connolly 6/26/2007 3:32:53 PM

Congratulations on your well deserved finalist award, Melissa! #4440668

Alexis Yobbagy 6/26/2007 3:37:23 PM

Congrats!!!! Fingers crossed for the next round!!! #4440746

Mike Perez 6/26/2007 3:41:27 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist, Melissa! #4440820

Sam Britt 6/26/2007 4:22:16 PM

Congratulations on this cool finalist, Melissa! #4441379

Nadya Johnson 6/26/2007 4:49:11 PM

Congratulations, Melissa! Hey - I did pick ONE right! LOL This is a fascinating image. Well deserved, my friend! #4441655

Deborah C. Lewinson 6/26/2007 4:51:33 PM

Congrats on another great finalist, Melissa!
#4441680

Dan J. Holm 6/26/2007 5:28:20 PM

Whoa!! Congratulations on this absolutely awesome Finalist, Melissa! #4442090

Barbara Waldoch 6/26/2007 5:37:16 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Melissa! #4442189

Mary Timman 6/26/2007 5:57:35 PM

Fantastic work and color.
Congratulations! #4442469

Gail Vitikacs 6/26/2007 6:09:56 PM

Way to go on this stunning image! #4442616

Melissa Gurdus 6/26/2007 6:10:30 PM

Thanks so much everyone for your good wishes. I really appreciate it. I am away on business...in Las Vegas. I won't have much time for commenting...they plan to keep me very busy. I will check in from time to time, though. #4442622

Allen O. Howard 6/26/2007 6:11:44 PM

Way to go Melissa!!! I think I will get a glass of wine and stare at this until I am certifiable! Congratulations!!! #4442640

Ken Smith 6/26/2007 6:36:31 PM

Far out! Congrats Melissa! #4442976

Terry L. Ellis 6/26/2007 6:39:09 PM

LOL, Ken! Melissa, congratulations on this terrifically designed finalist! #4443012

Nancy L. Green 6/26/2007 6:50:54 PM

Congratulations dear friend on this wonderful finalist!! <>< #4443176

Carol Teal 6/26/2007 7:28:57 PM

Beautifully designed and so very colorful! I love the smooth look of the silk! Congrats Melissa! #4443747

Bill Wyatt 6/26/2007 7:35:25 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist! #4443820

Heather 6/26/2007 8:03:30 PM

Amazing Creation,Great Job... #4444080

Raymond Pauly 6/26/2007 8:03:41 PM

Congratulations, Melissa! #4444082

Datha Y. Thompson 6/26/2007 8:05:08 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Melissa :0) #4444091

Su Sana E. P 6/26/2007 8:10:26 PM

Congratulations on this terrific Finalist, Melissa!! #4444131

Bobby Ray Goodman 6/26/2007 8:27:19 PM

Congratulations Melissa!!!!!! #4444268

Melissa Gurdus 6/26/2007 8:39:49 PM

Thanks so much for your wonderful wishes and support. #4444384

Lindley Johnson 6/26/2007 8:41:28 PM

Melissa - congratulations on your colorful and creative finalist! #4444397

Jillian Danielson 6/26/2007 8:42:28 PM

Congrats to you Melissa! #4444407

Melissa Gurdus 6/26/2007 8:43:35 PM

Thanks LIndley and Jillian for your good wishes!! #4444418

RC Fritz 6/26/2007 9:30:38 PM

Great job, Melissa. Awesome ! Congratulations! #4444644

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 6/26/2007 11:50:34 PM

WOW, impressive!! Congratulations on your finalist win Melissa! #4445154

Kathy Reeves 6/27/2007 1:39:48 AM

Stunning finalist Melissa! Congratulations! #4445355

Agnes Fegan 6/27/2007 3:29:58 AM

Congratulations Melissa ! #4445896

Colette M. Metcalf 6/27/2007 3:32:03 AM

Congratulations!!! #4445908

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 6/27/2007 6:05:40 AM

Congratulations Melissa!!!!! #4446967

Carla Metzler 6/27/2007 6:17:43 AM

Congratulations Melissa! #4447103

Jessica Jenney 6/27/2007 6:35:29 AM

So gorgeous, Melissa! No surprise to see this again! Congratulations! #4447273

Sylvia Rossler 6/27/2007 6:43:06 AM

This is one is a winner in my book Melissa !! Big congrats :O) #4447333

Cheryl E. Molennor 6/27/2007 6:58:33 AM

So cool! Congratulaions #4447442

Neal Myers 6/27/2007 6:58:57 AM

Congratulations Melissa! #4447446

Lisa J. Boulden 6/27/2007 7:01:27 AM

Fabulous finalist, Melissa! --Lisa #4447466

Glenn E. Urquhart 6/27/2007 7:28:20 AM

Congratulations on your award, Melissa!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #4447660

Jennifer L. Taranto 6/27/2007 8:01:12 AM

CONGRATS!!! #4447901

Norman P. Banks 6/27/2007 8:14:47 AM

Great big Congrats!

Norm #4447989

Jill Odice 6/27/2007 11:30:25 AM

Now that is creative! Congrats on your finalist Melissa! #4449126

Emile Abbott 6/27/2007 12:44:44 PM

Wow Melissa what a month when do you start teaching classes. Congrats on this an all your other wonderful finalists my friend. #4449577

Colleen Farrell 6/27/2007 5:40:50 PM

Congratulations, Melissa! #4450688

Cassie L. Woodlee 6/27/2007 8:14:31 PM

Congratulations, Melissa!!! #4451158

Tamara K. Walker 6/28/2007 6:41:19 PM

CONGRATULATIONS! #4454751

Pamela Shane 6/28/2007 7:44:40 PM

Congratulations Melissa! I just love this one. :) #4454976

Patricia Ronan 6/29/2007 4:54:35 AM

Congratulations Melissa on another winner:) #4455941

Melissa Gurdus 6/29/2007 5:58:56 PM

Thanks so much for all the acknowledgment. I really appreciate all your comments!! #4457788

Christy Nichols 6/30/2007 8:46:53 PM

Congratulations Melissa!!! #4460797

Robert Baer 7/1/2007 6:03:17 AM

melissa this is really a wonderful, creative image. congratulations. #4461724

Melissa Gurdus 7/1/2007 9:29:14 AM

Thanks Christy and Justin for your great comments!!! #4462324

Nadya Johnson 7/24/2007 9:04:06 PM

I love this shot, Melissa! Go glad it got some silver! Congratulations!!! Hope it gets the Gold! #4551542

Girish Vaghela 7/25/2007 6:36:40 AM

Wonderful, Congratulations, Melissa! #4554206

Marilyn K. Lincecum 7/25/2007 8:56:27 AM

Wonderful and creative..I love the colors and patterns !! Great use of effects, Melissa. Congratulations on your well deserved fianlist. #4555397

Melissa Gurdus 7/25/2007 6:49:02 PM

Thanks so much for all your comments. Much appreciated!! #4558758

Marta J. Baldwin 7/26/2007 6:53:23 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful and creative finalist Melissa!!! Looks like a winner to me!!! #4565245

Revonda L. Gentry 7/27/2007 6:22:31 AM

This is so awesome!! I love it!! Congrats on this spectacular finalist!! #4567251

Melissa Gurdus 7/27/2007 4:17:06 PM

Thanks Marta and Revonda for your applause on this finalist!! #4569354

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This began with an art work from the sixties. I took a picture of it and created the special effects.

Uploaded on 5/27/2007 7:54:08 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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