Mandarin Orange Monday 85

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It was lovely to see my old friends back and great to  see what people have been doing lately in their creative lives. Thank you for all your wonderful comments too, I really did appreciate them. It is nice to know there is such a community out there…and from all parts of the world too!

I am going to try to keep MoM simple for a while…ha! …we’ll see how long that resolution lasts!! Mandarin Orange Monday must remain fun …not only for me…but for you…fun, but also a sharing of our creative pursuits. I am afraid I was probably trying to do too much before…and that is why I took a break. As many of you, I am also working part time ( some of you full time! how do you do it??!) teaching little 8 and 9 year olds –  for the first time in years. Everything gets harder as you get older…but I really love doing it. I go home with a smile on my face….a tired one…but it is still a smile.

During my time away from MoM I  had three little holidays… just a couple of days for each one. The first was at the the beautiful Blue Mountains. Todays pics were taken at Govetts Leap Lookout.

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1. Govetts Leap Lookout

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2. Govetts Leap Lookout – a little closer.

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3. Govetts Leap Lookout. Even closer.

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4. No. 3 Orangified.

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5. Govetts Leap. Looking down through the safety fence.

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6. No. 5 Orangified and processed – PS  Saturation and Selective Colour.

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7. No’s 4 and 6 combined. Nik Color Efex.

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8. No 7 Played with….

Linking with Nature Footstep Abstract

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9. Final Play

Linking with Paint Party Friday

Techniques used were mainly default Photoshop, including Poster Edges Filter. I also used Nik Color Software  and Topaz Cartoon in one (can you guess which one?).

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Once again, it is over to you. I look forward to seeing what you have been doing lately.

For newcomers, you can learn more about MoM here – but mainly – it needs to be your work, have some orange and be processed at least a little.

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