Tough Love

© Colleen Farrell

Tough Love

Janice Mezzacappa February 01, 2009

Great title for an awesome image, first thing I noticed was the wonderful textures, creative idea, great work Colleen! #1077100

Colleen Farrell February 01, 2009

Thank you so much, Janice! I really appreciate your great comments. :) #7115743

Max Aureli February 01, 2009

Close to S. Valentine Day!! Beautiful textures and love the lighting on this composition, Collen!! Great work!! #7115831

Pat Gamwell February 01, 2009

Exquisite creation, Colleen! Thanks for the cgtextures's almost everything anyone would ever want to use!! #7115939

Bill Knaps February 01, 2009

Very nice work Colleen. Bill #7116095

Stefania Barbier level-addict February 01, 2009

and this is just spectacular Colleen... very feeling provoking... gorgeous image! #7116098

Arlene Krassner February 02, 2009

Heart Be Still! I love this Colleen. I will have a look at those textures. #7116432

Deb Koskovich February 02, 2009

I love it! I haven't played with textures too much, but I love what they can do for an image. I need to play more! #7116614

Gina Cormier level-classic February 02, 2009

I love these textures and the image looks awesome!! #7117433

A P February 02, 2009

Just beautiful Colleen and thanks for the link. Jessica posted a link for textures yesterday too. Guess it's time to start playing LOLOL Wonderful image to start the month of "love" with. And no more MIA. We need more!! #7117903

Colleen Farrell February 02, 2009

Thank you so much for the great comments, everybody!

I think I really will have to start a Textures Anonymous support group--right after I start my Topaz Anonymous group. I am totally addicted! #7118140

Phil Stith February 02, 2009

Gorgeous work, Colleen! Your talent is beyond compare. Happy Valentine Day! #7118274

Tammy Espino February 02, 2009

Outstanding work ,a favorite of mine :) #7118684

Jessica Jenney February 02, 2009

Hi! I'm Jessica and I'm a textureholic! LOL!!!! Fantastic image, Colleen! I love all the work you put into this one! #7119064

Colleen Farrell February 02, 2009

LOL Jessica! Thank you--and Phil and Tammy--for the great comments! #7119252

Courtenay Vanderbilt February 02, 2009

Fantastic Colleen, love this image! These textures are sooooo cool! Thanks for the link.....One day! #7119471

Tiia Vissak February 03, 2009

great tones, textures & composition! #7120307

Colleen Farrell February 03, 2009

Thanks so much, Courtenay, Sabrina and Tiia! #7123882

Allen Hughes February 04, 2009

What can I say......... OUTSTANDING!!! Beautiful job, Colleen. And thanks for the heads up on the texture site.... I immediately bookmarked it. #7127707

Kathleen Rinker February 05, 2009

Outstanding image Colleen, very well done!! #7128625

Vladan D. Djordjevic February 05, 2009

Lovely image with terrific details and textures. #7129287

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 05, 2009

Love your textures, great idea...

jo ann c. #7131025

Colleen Farrell February 05, 2009

Thanks for the great comments, Allen, Kathleen, Vladan and Jo Ann! #7132056

Leslie McLain level-deluxe February 09, 2009

Wonderful image, great textures and colors. #7144749

Susie Peek-Swint February 09, 2009

Terrific image Colleen ~ I love the textures you used .. haven't ventured into the textures world yet but appreciate the link and will check it out! #7146499

Terry L. Ellis level-classic February 09, 2009

Well titled and simply beautiful creation, Colleen! #7147654

ALLEN O. HOWARD February 11, 2009

And the textures are awesome!!! #7154088

Colleen Farrell February 12, 2009

Thank you, Leslie, Susie, Terry and Allen! #7157828

Susan M. Campbell February 14, 2009

I love the textures you chose. So nicely done Colleen. I really like the colors in this. #7166526

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe February 20, 2009

Artistic and very beautiful Colleen! #7188661

Colleen Farrell February 23, 2009

Thanks so much, Susan and Donna! #7200523

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Up to now, I haven't used textures other than my own, but there are too many fantastic ones (free for commercial/personal use) to avoid it for long! This includes two textures from

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