As we are approaching the middle of turtle nesting in Ontario, our challenge for June is all about turtles. A big thanks to Susan Irving for the topic.
by Susan Irving Here are my submissions for Collective Creativity “LOCAL”. None of them are very recent, but they’ve all been done within the last few years.
The first is a view of Mill Pond from Kenyon St West.
The second is a view of Martintown looking south from the community park.
The third is a drawing done last summer at the Dunvegan Pioneer Museum July 2021.
The last two are drawings of Flip Flockton from the Glengarry Routes Heritage Tour of Sept 2019.
By Bobi Leutschaft Poitras I painted this a few years ago from a photo I took at Island Park. The sky was so amazing! Of course, the colours are slightly embellished, but not much!
Didn’t think I’d finish this in time for the May challenge, but I stayed up late and got up early! From a photo I took on the long weekend while driving the backroads of Alexandria.
By Milo Smith I found this month’s creativity topic a bit of a challenge. Since most of what I shoot is done locally, how do I make it unique?
I settled on two images of the spillway of the Mill Pond Dam. This is a plain vanilla shot of the water and the dam.
I decided to make it more interesting by colourizing it with a Gradient Map in Photoshop.
I decided to make a long exposure (40 seconds on a tripod) with an ND filter for image #3.
Finally, I applied a different Gradient Map to colourize it.
By Tina Whitman For years I have walked by St Finnan, on very hot summer mornings, long before people arrive. The doors are open and the lights are on. It is quite a view.
It was a challenge for me to paint, but I did enjoy the process and the finished work.
By Kerry Herwynen McIntosh This is my local reality at the moment. I have no access to my studio, and many other parts of my house, at the moment.