Something I’ve wanted to do for years with this photo of Nikka. She is so well camouflaged on the flowered background that I decided to use the Cutout filter in PhotoShop to make it really look like camouflage. I think I may need to rescan it too, to lose those bitmappy edges.
Someday I’ll get around to telling Nikka’s story. She was Fawn‘s sister and was adopted, but at a certain point I had to go and take her back. Someday, I’ll tell that one.
Just for reference, here’s the reference photo.
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I look forward to hearing Nikka’s story (if I recall, she WAS Natasha). Boris and Genghis provided such joy and their mama Phurson was truly special. You’ve written about the fourth litter mate, Fawn (Gavotte), so it’s time to hear all about Nikka.
Amby, I’ve been waiting for myself to get a painting of her done that I’ve planned for years before I tell her story, but I shouldn’t wait for that…I to remember she was Natasha! It’s difficult because when she came back she really tortured Fawn. But Fawn’s name was Fawn from the beginning–she was the only one who didn’t have an east European or “Khan” linked name. She shredded papers and so was named for Fawn Hall, Oliver North’s secretary!
totally fab! now that is come art!!!
Thanks, Savannah! That’s been waiting more than a decade to be done! I’m glad to finally see it.
I actually like the bit-mappy edges. But I’m no artist.
Franny, thanks for visiting! I go back and forth with that, sometimes I like the roughness. If I make it larger, though–picture a placemat?–the bitmappy edges would also get bigger and then they might be distracting.
And don’t tell me you’re no artist! I can’t wait to see what you accomplish now that you’ve settled in.