Stained Glass Chickadees

© Wendy Stevenson

Stained Glass Chickadees

Elisabeth A. Gay 9/14/2004 5:05:05 PM

Wendy this is so neat!!! Nice job! #168857

Dan Holm 9/14/2004 5:48:50 PM

AWESOME image, Wendy! Excellent work, yet again! #780574

Wendy Stevenson 9/15/2004 5:36:34 AM

Thanks so much Elisabeth and Dan for your positive comments. I appreciate you taking the time out to write:-) #782079

Rita 9/19/2004 11:26:34 AM

I love this photo! Could you give a brief description of how you did this?
Rita #791507

Wendy Stevenson 9/19/2004 1:10:44 PM

Hi Rita,

I thank you for you compliment. Here's a brief outline from start to finish.

-cleaned up original photo - clone out extra branches, colour and brightness tweaking etc
-did slight buzz on all so branches and chickadees are slightly buzzed
-used a paint bucket to fill in hues of blue for the stain glass
-selected with the wand all blue parts
-copied and pasted into new layer
-applied plastic wrap effect to get semi-opaque look
-adjusted brightness

I think that's about it.

#791608

Mary-Ella Bowles 10/15/2004 4:58:10 PM

Hey look at that - all your hard work paid off!! Congrats on making the finals with this creative and pleasant image, Wendy. #844306

Nancy Grace Chen 10/15/2004 10:07:34 PM

Hey Wendy!! I think the original of this photo was the first thing I ever saw from you!! Now your amazing PS skills have made it work! You are doing some amazing stuff... congrats on your finalist!!

Nancy #846406

Debra Booth 10/16/2004 6:23:46 AM

Gorgeous image, Wendy!! Congratulations! #847517

Wendy Stevenson 10/16/2004 6:40:00 AM

Thanks so much Mary-Ella for you kind words.

Nancy your right - this is a really old shot from when I just got started. You're constant encouragement and help has been a real personal boost to me. Thanks so much for your helping hand and patience:-)

And thank you Debra for taking the time to leave this wonderful comment. It is ver much appreciated. #847598

Claudia Kuhn 10/16/2004 2:45:00 PM

Congrats Wendy!! #849419

Wendy Stevenson 10/16/2004 3:49:23 PM

Thanks Claudia! #849583

Colette M. Metcalf 10/17/2004 3:56:01 PM

Congrats Wendy!!! #851432

Wendy Stevenson 10/17/2004 5:05:02 PM

Thanks Colette:-) #851570

Janice Forrest 10/18/2004 7:40:51 AM

Great work. Congratulations! #852963

Wendy Stevenson 10/18/2004 8:44:58 AM

Thanks Janice for your kind words. #853155

Mary E. Heinz 8/21/2005 9:53:38 PM

Great. Just great. Thanks for the
explanation. #1748806

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