Glabrescent

© Melissa Gurdus

Glabrescent

William C. Raco Student 8/26/2007 7:13:52 AM

Wow, the colors simply glow
Wonderful shapes, patterns and full frame
Nicely done, Melissa

Bill #723424

Sandra M. High 8/26/2007 7:19:10 AM

It does seem to glow! Very nice colors #4699174

Debra R. Harder 8/26/2007 7:19:56 AM

This is so excellent, Melissa! Love the colors, lighting and composition! Beautiful work! Deb #4699177

Margaret R. Barry 8/26/2007 7:21:26 AM

This is so beautiful, Meliisa. The patterns and colors just glow! #4699187

Linda D. Lester 8/26/2007 7:21:54 AM

Just beautiful...great lighting and colors! #4699191

Cyn D Valentine 8/26/2007 7:28:19 AM

Beautiful designs and color..love the shine! Great image MElissa!! #4699226

Jennifer L. Alder 8/26/2007 7:44:21 AM

Gorgeous pattern and color-- lovely light as well, Melissa! WELL seen :) #4699300

Cathy Barrows 8/26/2007 7:46:35 AM

great lighting for a dramatic look #4699309

Kathleen Brennan 8/26/2007 8:08:19 AM

Excellent use of lighting to capture these reflective colors, Melissa! #4699412

Emily E. Bem 8/26/2007 8:09:17 AM

GORGEOUS work! The colours are sooooo RICH! Beautiful, beautiful presentation! #4699419

Bill Wyatt 8/26/2007 8:14:10 AM

Beautiful colors and effects! Terrific work, Melissa!! #4699439

Su Sana E. P 8/26/2007 8:17:42 AM

Eye catching colors and patterns in this excellent creation, Melissa!! Excellent entry!!

#4699454

Evy Johansen 8/26/2007 8:24:06 AM

Love it Melissa!!! Wonderful colors and composition!! Great exposure!! #4699475

Nadya Johnson 8/26/2007 8:33:36 AM

Glad to see this one, Melissa! One of my all time favorites, as you know! Hope this time it gets the recognition I believe it deserves. Wonderful work! #4699524

Sam Britt 8/26/2007 8:48:29 AM

I remember this one! Terrific effects & color, Melissa. #4699592

Melissa Gurdus 8/26/2007 9:04:52 AM

Thanks so much for all of your great comments. Glad some of you remember this image. This is one that had a EFP badge which disappeared shortly after. Maybe it will be reconsidered! #4699670

Patrick Rouzes 8/26/2007 9:31:03 AM

An excellent combination created this incredibly beautiful image, Melissa!!!
Amazing work & creation!!! #4699755

Wendy Stevenson 8/26/2007 10:03:41 AM

Sooooo beautiful Melissa! I really love the colours, wonderful softness and beautiful flow to this! #4699832

Pamela Shane 8/26/2007 10:37:09 AM

I also remember this image. I love it
Melissa! Really does look like silk, wonderfully composed, great color, &
pattern!! :) #4699898

Sandra R. Alvey 8/26/2007 11:42:56 AM

Oh I remember this! It's just lovely Melissa! So vibrant it almost hurts to look at it! LOL!

Sandi #4700100

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 8/26/2007 11:47:37 AM

Wonderful resubmit, Melissa!!!!! Wonderful colors and composition!!!!! ♫ k #4700112

Karen Engelbreth 8/26/2007 12:28:58 PM

Wonderful, Melissa - WOW!! #4700245

Carol Sawyer 8/26/2007 1:12:04 PM

Beautiful glowing colors in this outstanding image, Melissa! #4700388

Melissa Gurdus 8/26/2007 1:57:57 PM

Thanks Patrick, Wendy, Pamela, Sandi, Kitty, Karen and Carol for your great comments. It is nice to hear that some of you remember the last time I posted this image!! #4700539

Cassie L. Woodlee 8/26/2007 2:12:12 PM

WOW, wonderful colors and comp Melissa!!! #4700600

Kathy L. Clark 8/26/2007 2:42:18 PM

Gorgeous image Melissa. What soft folds and lovely color. #4700734

Alexis Yobbagy 8/26/2007 2:55:59 PM

I keep thinking this is a silk scarf!!! Beautiful!!! #4700798

Melissa Gurdus 8/26/2007 3:36:00 PM

Thanks Cassie, Kathy and Alexis for your terrific comments!! #4700939

Nancy L. Green 8/26/2007 3:51:47 PM

It's just as beautiful the 2nd time areound Melissa, the tones, textures and lighting are just wonderful, very well done!! <>< #4700981

Claudia Kuhn 8/26/2007 5:31:24 PM

Cool and colorful Melissa! #4701258

Candice C. Calhoun 8/26/2007 6:19:20 PM

SO worth a second look, Melissa...I LOVE this wonderful image!

ccc #4701373

Ronald F. Fischer 8/26/2007 7:07:18 PM

I really liked this the first time and I like it even more the second time around! #4701545

Melissa Gurdus 8/26/2007 7:31:40 PM

Thanks so much Nancy, Claudia, Candice and Ronald for your wonderful comments!! #4701631

Shelly A. Van Camp 8/26/2007 7:55:35 PM

Beautiful image and colors, Melissa! #4701706

Heather 8/26/2007 8:02:38 PM

Great Capture,w/ lots of Details!! :) #4701739

Melissa Gurdus 8/26/2007 8:16:53 PM

Thanks Shelly and Heather for your great comments!! #4701826

Chastity Abbott 8/26/2007 8:53:55 PM

SMOOOOOTH as SILK!!!! LOVE it!!!! #4701990

Melissa Gurdus 8/26/2007 9:01:27 PM

Thanks Chastity for taking a look and leaving this great comment. #4702022

Joan Powell 8/26/2007 10:31:22 PM

Beautiful , I would like some material made from this design . It would make a great dress .Well done !! #4702224

Stefania Barbier 8/27/2007 12:34:45 AM

gorgeous colors, texture and lines Melissa! (I agree with Joan.... I'd have great ideas of what to make with that silk!!!) #4702416

Kathy Reeves 8/27/2007 4:03:00 AM

Wow!! Which one is the creation!!! Gorgeous colors, line and PS work!! Stunning!!! #4702958

Glenn E. Urquhart 8/27/2007 4:13:27 AM

Outstanding work here, resulting in a Very Colorful, Artistic and Beautiful Abstract, Melissa!!! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #4703010

Jessica Jenney 8/27/2007 7:51:17 AM

I love this! So glad to see it again, Melissa! Gorgeous lighting, color, and PS work! #4703944

Melissa Gurdus 8/27/2007 9:19:59 AM

Thanks Joan, Stefania, Kathy, Glenn and Jessica for your great comments!! #4704205

Arturo Guerra 8/27/2007 10:03:47 AM

I love this image Melissa! Awesome silky tonalities and colors. Very artistic. Excellent work!! #4704397

Bobby Ray Goodman 8/27/2007 10:24:24 AM

OMG!!!!!!WOW,that is beautiful Melissa!!!!! #4704483

Melissa Gurdus 8/27/2007 10:29:15 AM

Thanks so much Arturo and Robert for these great comments!! #4704512

eileen bedford 8/27/2007 1:32:08 PM

Beautifully done Melissa, what an artistic touch you have... #4705720

Melissa Gurdus 8/27/2007 8:16:15 PM

Thanks so much Eileen for your wonderful comment!! #4709275

Raymond Pauly 8/28/2007 11:21:22 PM

Great texture and colors, Melissa! I remember this one... good luck this time! #4715591

Melissa Gurdus 8/29/2007 2:24:29 PM

Thanks Raymond for both commenting on this image and remembering it!! #4719977

Kaye Burazin 8/29/2007 5:09:11 PM

Excellent satin finish that just glows. This has it all fantastic texture and wonderful design. #4720694

Melissa Gurdus 8/29/2007 7:34:04 PM

Thanks so much for this great comment, Kaye!!!! #4721253

Kate Jackson 9/2/2007 12:55:20 AM

What a wonderful satin glow Malissa and thosefantastic folds in the material make a wonderful composition! #4735014

Jayne Martin 9/2/2007 5:59:39 AM

i remember this.loved then - love it better now!!!! great entry!!!!! #4735656

Melissa Gurdus 9/2/2007 8:24:02 AM

Thanks Kate and Jayne for looking at this again and leaving your great comments!! #4736245

Terry L. Ellis 9/7/2007 10:23:20 AM

I remember it, too! Dazzling array of colors, Melissa! Incredible design! #4760524

Melissa Gurdus 9/7/2007 2:54:28 PM

So glad you remembered this Terry and thanks for your wonderful comment! #4761333

Allison Gaulin 9/9/2007 6:01:23 PM

This is awesome Melissa! I love the color and texture!!! #4769574

Melissa Gurdus 9/9/2007 8:31:45 PM

Allison, I am so glad you liked this picture and many thanks for your comment! #4770054

9/9/2007 10:33:07 PM

Great image Melissa, love this! #4770296

Melissa Gurdus 9/10/2007 9:51:10 AM

Thanks, Reine for your wonderful comment on this image! #4772646

Tiffany J. Permann 9/14/2007 7:48:04 PM

This is really nice. The colors almost seem to dance off the photo. #4792355

Melissa Gurdus 9/15/2007 8:09:06 PM

Thanks so much Tiffany for taking a look and leaving this great comment!! #4796642

Nadya Johnson 9/21/2007 10:39:37 AM

Melissa, I am so glad to see this in the finals!! As you know, I thought it should have placed the first time out. CONGRATULATIONS, and best of luck in the second round! #4821024

Gail Vitikacs 9/21/2007 10:57:38 AM

Wonderful news...congratulations Melissa! #4821139

Karen Engelbreth 9/21/2007 10:59:48 AM

Congratulation! #4821161

Margaret R. Barry 9/21/2007 11:22:43 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Melissa! #4821325

Carla Metzler 9/21/2007 11:24:14 AM

Congratulations, Melissa! #4821335

Raymond Pauly 9/21/2007 11:34:55 AM

Congratulations, Melissa! #4821447

Jennifer L. Alder 9/21/2007 11:58:10 AM

BIG congrats on this super finalist image, Melissa!
:) #4821689

Vikram Jamwal 9/21/2007 12:22:08 PM

Beautiful finalist and congratulations Melissa!!! #4821926

eileen bedford 9/21/2007 1:07:53 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Melissa, so well done... #4822375

Esther Smith 9/21/2007 1:10:33 PM

Congratulations on this excellent Finalist Melissa!! #4822407

Debra R. Harder 9/21/2007 1:40:46 PM

Congrats, Melissa, on this well-deseved finalist! Beautiful! Deb #4822662

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 9/21/2007 1:45:42 PM

Congratulations Melissa!,
Amalia #4822699

Bill Wyatt 9/21/2007 2:19:13 PM

Gorgeous colors and light, Congratulations Melissa! #4822913

Cyn D Valentine 9/21/2007 2:23:22 PM

Congratulations MElissa!! #4822937

Jim D. Keever 9/21/2007 2:54:38 PM

However you did this, it is beautiful,
Congrats!! Jim #4823128

Laurie Daily 9/21/2007 3:09:02 PM

Congrats, Melissa! #4823241

Jessica Jenney 9/21/2007 3:11:15 PM

I'm so glad to see this as a finalist, Melissa! Congrats on this stunner! #4823264

Christopher J. Budny 9/21/2007 3:13:03 PM

Congratulations, Melissa! #4823278

Anna Diederich 9/21/2007 3:43:12 PM

Congratulations, Melissa!! :) #4823529

Judyann Plante 9/21/2007 4:10:37 PM

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist, Melissa!

Judyann <>< #4823719

Cheryl E. Molennor 9/21/2007 4:39:32 PM

Great colors and Texture! Congratulations! #4823931

Graeme Chow 9/21/2007 6:17:43 PM

Wonderful finalists , Congratualations ! Melissa. #4824302

Sam Britt 9/21/2007 6:48:24 PM

Congratulations Melissa! #4824463

Lorri Shank 9/21/2007 7:31:21 PM

Congratulations, Melissa! Beautiful, flowing and the color is superb. #4824720

Su Sana E. P 9/21/2007 7:57:05 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Melissa!! #4824881

Terry L. Ellis 9/21/2007 8:06:07 PM

A terrific finalist, Melissa! Congratulations! #4824927

Evy Johansen 9/21/2007 8:16:27 PM

Big congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Melissa! #4824978

David L. Luchowski 9/21/2007 8:48:39 PM

Great image,Melissa. Congratulations. #4825100

Kathy L. Clark 9/21/2007 9:09:10 PM

Congrats Melissa. This is well deserving of being a finalist and beyond. #4825174

Tiffany J. Permann 9/21/2007 9:19:46 PM

Congrats!!! #4825203

Carol Teal 9/21/2007 9:44:29 PM

Such a beautiful creation Melissa! I love the colors, and it looks like satin or silk. Congrats! #4825259

Datha Y. Thompson 9/21/2007 9:51:54 PM

Congratulations Melissa!! :0) #4825287

Husain Akhtar 9/21/2007 9:54:46 PM

Very well deserved finalist! Congratulations! #4825299

Susan T. Evans 9/21/2007 10:52:53 PM

Wow, stunning image Melissa, congrats. #4825491

Colleen Farrell 9/21/2007 10:54:44 PM

Absolutely gorgeous, Melissa! Very creative use of effects. I know a similar one won a gold, and I expect to see a gold on this one, too--big congratulations! (I'm marking it as a favorite.) #4825496

Ross Throndson 9/22/2007 2:11:52 AM

Wow...Congratulations on this Mesmerizing Finalist, Melissa!! #4825977

Tarun Bose 9/22/2007 3:12:28 AM

Big congrats Melissa, for your finalist. #4826071

Walter Graziano 9/22/2007 4:20:31 AM

Congratulations Melissa, for your finalist, good luck next round! #4826295

Girish Vaghela 9/22/2007 5:53:28 AM

Big congrats, Melissa! #4826699

Alison Krylowski 9/22/2007 7:58:36 AM

Congratulations Melissa!! #4827177

Melissa Gurdus 9/22/2007 8:48:01 AM

Thank you all who have left these wonderful congratulatory remarks! I appreciate each and every one! #4827367

Allen O. Howard 9/22/2007 10:31:22 AM

Congratulations Melissa! #4827686

Nancy L. Green 9/22/2007 11:08:18 AM

Congrats dear friend on this wonderful finalist!! <>< #4827865

Bobby Ray Goodman 9/22/2007 11:50:37 AM

Congratulations Melissa. #4828027

Kristi A. Howson 9/22/2007 11:52:53 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist and best of luck in the next round! Cool design Melissa! #4828040

Linda Blair 9/22/2007 11:54:28 AM

Congrats.... Melissa!!!! ☺ #4828052

Melissa Gurdus 9/22/2007 11:54:50 AM

Thanks so much Allen, Nancy, Robert and Kristi for your wonderful congratulatory comments! #4828054

Patricia Ronan 9/22/2007 2:51:21 PM

Congrats on your finalist Melissa and good luck for the next round:) #4828671

Sandra M. High 9/22/2007 5:06:09 PM

Congrats!!!! well deserved #4829073

Mike Perez 9/22/2007 6:13:11 PM

Congratulations Melissa! A beautiful Finalist! #4829389

Kay E. Mahoney 9/22/2007 6:21:04 PM

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4829452

Linda Boehme 9/22/2007 6:24:05 PM

Congrats on this awesome finalist, Melissa! #4829471

Melissa Gurdus 9/22/2007 8:35:42 PM

Many thanks, Sandi, Mike, Kay and Linda for your wonderful congratulatory remarks on this picture! I appreciate each and every comment under this picture! #4830133

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 9/22/2007 9:27:48 PM

Congratulations on your finalist win!! So beautiful Melissa!! #4830314

Arnie Horwitz 9/22/2007 10:31:27 PM

Congratulations on this great finalist, Melissa! #4830477

Jeff W. Robinson 9/23/2007 6:27:26 AM

Very nice work Melissa; congrats on your Finalist! Jeff #4831565

Cassie L. Woodlee 9/23/2007 6:27:45 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Melissa!!!!!!! #4831566

Mary Timman 9/23/2007 6:37:09 AM

Fantastic image you made. Beauitifully done. Congratulations! #4831613

Lynne Morris 9/23/2007 6:44:53 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Melissa! #4831658

Naomi Weiser 9/23/2007 12:53:53 PM

cool creation, congrats! #4833055

Chastity Abbott 9/24/2007 12:21:28 PM

I am sorry I am late...I have been up to ears busy!!!
Beautiful congrats to you on such a fine image!! I love the folds and colors in this...most of all the full frame!!!! You are a-mazing!!!! #4838533

Sharon K. King 9/24/2007 1:29:57 PM

Fantastic image Melissa, Congrats! #4838896

Melissa Gurdus 9/26/2007 8:54:34 PM

Thank you all so much for your congratulatory comments, and it pleases me that you like this image! #4851052

RC Fritz 9/29/2007 10:17:11 AM

You're full of great ideas! Congratulations, Melissa!! #4861125

Lorri Shank 1/5/2008 10:00:19 AM

I keep coming back to this image in your gallery, Melissa. I just LOVE it! It has an OP Art quality to it.
The soft curves and geometric curves complement each other wonderfully.
I can see it enlarged, framed and on a wall. Lovely!!!!! #5295876

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This is a resubmit. This is combination of two images using layers, one a photograph of a silk screened image created in the sixties and the other created in PS using KPT.

Uploaded on 8/26/2007 7:06:33 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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