Pinecone Fantasy

© Brian Lobdell

Pinecone Fantasy

Uploaded: November 01, 2006


A lot of PS applications here... original image was a previous multicolored comp. with anisotropic diffusion effects. I converted this original to black and white and applied a "bad dream" plug-in. A blue diffuse-glow tint was added to the b&w, then applied the color invert filter, and changed the tint hue to the red/brown effects on this finished composition.


Barbara Waldoch level-classic November 01, 2006

Fantastic work, Brian! #549821

Brian Lobdell November 01, 2006

Thanks so much, Barbara! #3534426

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict November 02, 2006

Outstanding use of effects on this wonderful image, Brian!
-Debby #3538709

Brian Lobdell November 02, 2006

Thanks once more, Debby! This image is one I'm really pleased with, so I very much appreciate your imput! #3538747

Jenny Bosmans November 05, 2006

Excellent work on this beautifull image, Brian! Love it! :) #3549528

Brian Lobdell November 05, 2006

Hey Jenny! Thanks for looking and your favorable comments! #3550309

Larry Lawhead November 06, 2006

Great image, Brian. And a super gallery!



Brian Lobdell November 06, 2006

hey Larry!
Thanks again for browsing my gallery and your kind comments. I just toured yours, and you have some great work in there! I like you style a lot! Suprise to me was to see some Spokane shots! Do you live in the area? I didn't see any indication in your bio...

regards - Brian


Sherry Karr Adkins level-deluxe November 06, 2006

Great image, Brian. I really like the effects.I also really enjoyed your gallery. #3555033

Brian Lobdell November 07, 2006

Thanks, Sherry!... I appreciate your stopping by. You picked out one of my personal favorites! #3557266

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 09, 2006

Brian, great color, detail and effects. #3568252

Brian Lobdell November 09, 2006

Thanks so much, Janine! I find pinecones don't move around as much as those birds of yours! They even let me get real close up! (LOL!) #3568454

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe November 11, 2006

What a delightful and creative image, Brian!!!:) #3575615

Brian Lobdell November 13, 2006

Thanks Jim! This is a new favorite! #3583979

Susie Peek-Swint November 15, 2006

This is really cool Brian ~ I love all the effects you've added ~ great shot! #3591412

Brian Lobdell November 15, 2006

Thank you Susie! I'll be interested to see if the judges give this one a look...
I appreciate your comments! #3592138

Pat Gamwell November 16, 2006

Hey there, Brian! So great to hear from you! Of KNEW I would LOVE this one! Fabulous re-work, my friend! I certainly can appreciate the time and work it takes to create such a stunning art piece! What a great Christmas card this would make! #3595452

Brian Lobdell November 16, 2006

Thank you, Pat! I must have 10 different compositions of this pinecone with different effects! This is my favorite one though. I enjoyed browsing your gallery - you have some wonderful work you've been doing! #3596569

Sharon Day level-classic December 01, 2006

Cool image, Brian!!! I like it a lot! #3656301

Brian Lobdell December 01, 2006

I appreciate your commenting Sharon! Thanks for stopping by! #3656510

Mary N C. Taitt December 02, 2006

LOVELY and very artistic, Brian! Love it! :-D #3658509

Susan Fox December 11, 2006

I finally got around to check out your gallery. Lots and lots of great photos!

I love the graphic design of this one. It has a wonderful illustration feel to it.

Nice job :-) #3691386

Brian Lobdell December 11, 2006

Thank you Mary (belatedly) and Susan for your very flattering comments! This is one of my favorites! #3692680

Sheila D. Bottoms December 29, 2006

Awesome and very creative. #3755762

Lorraine A. Cook December 30, 2006

I agree with Pat! This pine cone is 'perfect' for a Christmas card, Brian! Super PS work!!<:)) #3762338

Brian Lobdell December 30, 2006

Sheila and Lorraine, I really appreciate your flattering comments for one of my favorites! Thank You! #3762386

Kate Jackson level-classic January 16, 2007

Amazing piece of artwork Brian! I really love this! #3825258

Brian Lobdell January 16, 2007

Thanks so much Kate! This is one of my favorites from the last year! #3828946

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