Sunday, April 06, 2008

Using the scanner...



I scanned these paintings from transparencies, which is why they are so dark, I also do not know how to work in photo shop - sorry.

Top: Spiritual Marriage of St. Rose. (4" x 5")
Middle: St. John Mascias. (5" x 7")
Bottom: St. Martin de Porres. (3" x 8")

All three Dominican saints from Lima, Peru. Painted in simple Spanish Colonial style on copper.

6 comments:

  1. Adoro9:48 PM

    Terry ~ There you go with the Dominicans!

    Seriously, all your art is so beautiful...I wish I could afford to commission something from you.

    If you have some little tiny trinket around your house...some kind of work...can I have it? (Yes, this is shameless begging...)

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  2. georgette1:30 AM

    Gasp! These are incredible! The St Rose is my fav of this group!

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  3. Your art is wonderful! I am really impressed!

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  4. Thanks so much all of you. Now I'm very embarrassed.

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  5. Anonymous7:43 PM

    God gives us all such extraordinary gifts. He (and His Mother!) can only be pleased with how you are using yours.

    Icons are my absolute favorite and I cannot stop looking at these. They are absolutely beautiful, Terry.

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  6. Terry, there are two free programs that you might want to practice image editing techniques with.


    http://www.getpaint.net/

    www.photofiltre.com

    It will take you some practice and feel free to ask questions of me.

    Vincenzo no doubt uses the real photoshop. I used to have a copy, which is much better.

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