Round 5 Title Stories voting reminder plus Photoshop Mix and Paper Artist Stuff

As a reminder, the voting for Round 5 of the Title Writing Prompt challenge closes at Noon, Tuesday, August 16th. That’s in 10 days. If you are interested in reading the stories and voting, or if you’ve read the stories and have yet to vote, there’s no time like the present.

You can find the poll and stories links in THIS post.

We had a small number of initial votes after publication, but we’ve since stalled. I suggest voting as early as possible before all the good votes are taken.

Now, then . . . . Photoshop Mix.

For this post, a new original Photoshop Mix offering based on one of my doodles, a photo of some palms (the plants, not the PDAs), and probably some flowers. The first offering is the ‘worn and washed’ look . . . it’s OK, but I’m not partial to faded treatments.

That said, this might look good hanging on the wall of a fabric store.

There are a few elements of the mix that I don’t recognize but rest assured, they’re all my photos.

Here’s another Paper Artist treatment . . .

I’ve seen similar abstracts, but since this incorporates one of my doodles, it’s too ‘orderly’ to qualify as a true abstract.

It looks like something one could hang in the waiting room of a gastrointestinal medical clinic.

Here’s a bolder version with fewer small details. This might go better in the reception area of a sleep deprivation clinic.

I don’t have enough to warrant a slideshow, but I’m providing the link to the gallery (HERE)

The monochrome version (as a drawing) always seems to show well. I think this would be a good match for the reception area of a psychiatrist’s office.

Here’s the original mix as reference . . .

Absolutely would hang well on the wall of a sexually transmitted diseases clinic’s exam room.

I know . . . a short post. Well, I figure people will be anxious to get going reading the stories, and I don’t want to keep them

WAIT! . . . I’m a bit surprised about the low viewership of the last two posts. They covered a few websites that let users create AI-generated art.

Sure, some are bland and uninspiring, but some are bold and striking. And, yes, I’ve been playing will all the tools and will have more to share. Here’s a slideshow of some concepts I’m currently exploring on MidJourney.

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