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Oak Leaves with Border

Posted by
Anita (West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States) on 30 October 2009 in Plant & Nature.

I got to playing around with creating borders and discovered this fun brush tool.
I photographed the leaves on white mat board in my "studio," added my own textures, then added the border.


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Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

Aren't you clever. Love the way the leaves are intertwined.
Like your textures very much...charming border.
Glad to see your experiments and inventiveness.

30 Oct 2009 6:09am

Paul Michko from Exton, United States

Marvelous, simply marvelous.

30 Oct 2009 8:58am

MJ from Delaware, United States

really beautiful effect... you are such a great artist...

30 Oct 2009 11:40am

Sue from Paducah, United States

Before long you are going to be teaching Photoshop classes. I haven't experimented yet with the brushes tool. You may be providing me the inspiration needed to push me in that direction.

30 Oct 2009 12:41pm

Betty from Phillipsburg, United States

Just beautiful! I love the colors.

30 Oct 2009 2:08pm

PShorten from West Chester, United States

I like the border and I love the leaves however, I don't think I like this border on these leaves.

30 Oct 2009 2:09pm

Frida from Sweden

Beautiful colors here.

30 Oct 2009 4:29pm

Loner from Wörgl, Austria

A nice composition !

30 Oct 2009 6:59pm

Vert Pomme from Montreuil Sous Bois, France

Magnifiques ces deux feuilles enlacées et superbement encadrées.

30 Oct 2009 9:06pm

FotoAnna from Netherlands

The love of leaves... I love it Anita !!
Very nice colors and composition...

30 Oct 2009 9:46pm

Marilla from Turku, Finland

Very artistic border and excellent photo!

31 Oct 2009 8:26am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Ready for printing on a note card for sure . . the composition of the two leaves is pure art.

31 Oct 2009 12:05pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Like what you did with the leaves, and texture....just not quite sure how I feel about the border.....

31 Oct 2009 4:14pm

Ed Vatza from Lehigh Valley, PA, United States

Excellent composition. All the colors (brown leaf, green leaf, background, border) complement each other perfectly. Nicely done.

1 Nov 2009 11:31am

Mark from Sterling Heights, United States

Hi Anita. I like how the leaves are intertwined. But to be honest, I think this would look so much better with one of your beautiful textured backgrounds versus the border. Only my personal preference. I see your creativity never ends! :-)

1 Nov 2009 11:35am

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

This is really pleasing and very pretty.

2 Nov 2009 12:17pm

Dan Creighton from Pottstown, United States

Very nice combination. The use of the leaf brush around the outside edge is wonderful and complete the image for me. Nicely done, imagined, and captured.

2 Nov 2009 3:41pm

hervelegerelite from putian, China

You have captured fall with the texture and color of the leaves. I've just come in for a quick break after digging up my dahlia tubers, and your photos are a treat. We have similar plants, but you have such an eye for composition and light.

6 Jan 2011 9:13am