Things like these don’t happen very often I suppose.
You are surely familiar with the situations when you really want something, you spend hours thinking about it, imagining what life would be if you had it but for some reason you are not so sure whether you should spend that money … . You just can’t decide.
So you rather end up running those sweet dreams in your head over and over again.
I wanted Photoshop.
For quite a long time.
But it is expensive.
And I should be frugal.
But I wanted it… .
I wanted it SO MUCH!
And then, that one bright sunshiny day, while I was lying on the sofa writhing in my usual photoshop-craving agony, my boyfriend came to me wondering what was wrong.
He asked (in that careless kind of tone as if he was saying that he’d just finished his meal or something) why I wasn’t using GIMP. “It’s like photoshop but for free,” he said.
“Well, why I don’t use it?”
“Ehm, because I didn’t know about it.”
That was a straight jump from agony to ecstasy.
So I downloaded it (for FREE, because it is for FREE!!!) and have used it happily ever after.
In fact, I still am a beginner, I have much to learn.
But it is so much fun and excitement to work with such a lovey.
Today I played with my older picture from here.
I was in a mood to express my deepest artistic feelings, so, with pleasure, I gave in to them.
This is the original picture.
Here I applied an artistic filter.
It is called Van Gogh.
I like it’s dreamy glow.
The “GIMPressionist”. On canvas!
This one is wicked!
I love it.
What about you?