Posted by barbara on March 12, 2017
Transforming a quick sketch into something of gravitas!
Posted by barbara on November 12, 2016
In 1915 my grandfather took a 'gap year' of sorts when he joined up with the Burns Philp shipping company and steamed to the South Sea Islands, including the New Hebrides (now Vanuatu).
Posted by barbara on November 5, 2016
The discovery of gold north-east of Orange in 1851 triggered a massive influx of fortune hunting miners from across the globe.
165 years later, my task is to wrangle some 'gold' from a WACOM sketch via a range of Photoshop Filters.
Posted by barbara on October 15, 2016
We were driving to a beach north of Cairns when a family gathering of unusual looking stationary birds caught my eye. What bird is that?
Posted by barbara on October 8, 2016
A magnificent piece of infrastructure, the rail line to Kuranda and beyond defied the tableland.
Posted by barbara on October 3, 2016
Using the diverse range of Photoshop Filters is a great way to make an original piece of digital artwork go that much further while showing how changes in intensity and saturation can improve the creation's appeal.
Posted by barbara on October 2, 2016
Having fun with Photoshop's Filters, putting a modest digital graphic through its paces. Photoshop magic!
Posted by barbara on September 16, 2016
During a short window of opportunitity in the early 1800s, Aboriginal people fashioned a new kind of existence, clinging onto their country where their presence was tolerated by the Europeans who'd usurped their lands.
Posted by barbara on August 9, 2016
How many Australians have visited the Hume Dam, a nation building project completed in 1936 to regulate the Murray River's history of floods and droughts?
Posted by barbara on July 24, 2016
Arguments aside re the impact of Barangaroo's high rise buildings on public space, this harbourside precinct is an enduring tour de force.