Let's take a rather blah image and spike it up a little. The inspiration for today's image comes from the work of Mike Calascibetta, an extremely talent photographer/Photoshop wizard from Burbank California. You can see a small sampling of his fine art photography here. Mike does a lot of flowers and they are true works of art. It appears Mike puts Layers and Layers over a base image and adds pops of color to create really interesting images. Today's image takes several Layers and plays with Blend Modes and big fuzzy brushes to make things more interesting. One of the attributes of Mike's work is the use of pastel colors. In his work it adds such depth that you can literarily look into his images and sees things in your imagination. Really outstanding stuff. In today's image there is only two different images. Two separate Layers with the flower and one with a smoke pattern from burning incense. To find out what became of the second flower Layer and how the smoke was used, hit the "Read More".
The Art of the Group
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