Project 313 – Post No. 002

Some might wonder about yet another framed photo . . . well, I’m testing my bounds with the tool before going back to various photo presentation formats. For them curious and not having read earlier posts, the tool is Topaz Studio with the Digital Frame plugin.  

The photo:

Project 313 002

In part, I’m trying my hand at choosing patterns and colors that complement the subject matter. I have no formal training in art or colors so I’ve no idea if I’m breaking all manner of “rules” . . . all I know is that I stop when I hit a combination I like.  

Also, for right now, the photos are all phone photos (Samsung Note 8). Some might eventually show up in a post that puts them in context, explaining why I shot the photo in the first place. For now, they’re offered “as-is”.

The jokes . . . well, the first batch of jokes is likely to come from Willy ‘n Ethel and Mr. Boffo as Joe Martin is one of the few cartoonists who bothered to respond about me using his art on my blog. Plus, you know, those two strips rank way up there on my unofficial list of Best Cartoon Strips in the World. His site is HERE. You could do worse than visiting it. 

Over the years, there have been different spellings of Willy’s name (Willye, Willie) and it finally settled on Willy. I think Ethel also had a different spelling at one point, but I can’t confirm that.

Doodles . . . Right now, I’m on an animated doodle GIF kick, so that’s what you can expect for a few more posts. I’m still finding the limits of what can be done with these. They have a size limit as well as an inverse speed limit. For instance, I will run out of space sooner if I draw a slow long line than if I draw a bunch of lines very fast. Go figure. 

And . . . that’s it

Some of these posts will likely be longer as the mood hits me, but most will be thus; short, uninteresting, bland, and relentless.

You can read about Project 313 HERE.

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