If you are wondering how I have been able to read so many books in the past month, it is because I injured myself three weeks ago. Laying on a heating pad recovering is perfect for reading. When coming down … [continue reading]
I took this photo today at the Seattle’s Olympic Sculpture Park. The art piece is a stainless steel tree called Split.
Today I got the silly idea to hand draw a web page using a marker. So I took out a piece of paper, grabbed a Sharpie and scribbled out a redesign for MichaelAllenSmith.com. Then I scanned the ditto, chopped … [continue reading]
Just north of the Seattle Aquarium there is a fountain sculpture of a nude man reaching out to a nude boy. Maybe I can’t appreciate art, but to me this looks like a prequel to an Amber Alert.
The uproar … [continue reading]
Today I was having some fun in Photoshop. Take the colors from a classical painting and apply them to a photograph. Below is an autumn photograph from New England, a Monet painting and the resulting mashup.
Using Photoshop CS it … [continue reading]