Tuesday, December 06, 2005

self portrait tuesday

I've seen examples of this meme on other blogs, and since reflection was the theme, I thought I'd give it a shot, so to speak. I took the photo on Monday (yesterday) but it's Self Portrait Tuesday -- is that a cheat?


Blogger Brian the Mennonite said...

Any picture that I have seen of you, today's post or on your art website, there is this glow about you. You must have a really powerful aura...either that or you're pregnant. :)

6/12/05 5:24 p.m.  
Blogger carla said...

Oh my...I was going to say that you look like a neon blue goddess! The colors here are very striking...is that a window behind you, or did you add a background?

6/12/05 6:18 p.m.  
Blogger andrea said...

Brian: Ah -- the warm glow of Photoshop. Where would I be without it? (Looking like death warmed over no doubt.) As for being pregnant: wash your mouth out with soap! :)

Carla: I'm sitting on the bed, aiming at the mirrored closet door. That's the garden out the window. What's weird is that whatever manipulation I did in Photoshop to create this (wish I could remember) left only the "human" colours intact, aside from the tops of my head, hand and leg.

6/12/05 7:11 p.m.  
Blogger merlinprincesse said...

Hello! Nice to see a bit more of you! Nice solarisation!

6/12/05 7:37 p.m.  
Blogger kyknoord said...

Love the colours. I'm guessing your folks did lots of acid in the '60s.

6/12/05 10:27 p.m.  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think it's always interesting to see what the blogger looks like as opposed to their avatar...you ain't no fish bones that's for sure! (I mean that in the nicest way possible)


7/12/05 2:11 a.m.  
Blogger ChittyChittyBangBang! said...

Nah, it's not cheating, but it is colouring outside the lines a little bit.
Like the pic... has a 60's feel too it. Either that or someone spiked my water.

7/12/05 3:28 a.m.  
Blogger Caroline said...

Great to see you!

And weird how your own colouring stayed true... nice effect.

7/12/05 1:00 p.m.  
Blogger Calvin said...

Great shot.I agree with bang bang makes me relive my "shroom" days :)

7/12/05 2:23 p.m.  
Blogger ValGalArt said...

very nice reflection!

7/12/05 7:54 p.m.  
Blogger Reluctant Nomad said...

You're real after all!

Nice to see you and nice to see that you look so nice not that nice is such a nice word since it isn't nice enough but i'm sure you know that i'm being very nice by using nice in the nicest way possible.

I want a camera!

8/12/05 2:49 a.m.  
Blogger andrea said...

Princesse: It's the dead of winter. You'll have to wait 'til summer to *really* see more of me.

Kyknoord, Chitty and Calvin: I would welcome a return to the '60s. Even the drugs were more innocent then.

Detlef: You're next!

Caro & Val: Thanks, as always.

Nomad: I had to just pinch myself to make sure. But... nice?
Exciting, mysterious, alluring, quirky, delicious .... these are just suggestions ... feel free to continue.

8/12/05 4:36 p.m.  
Blogger Reluctant Nomad said...

exciting, mysterious, alluring, quirky, delicious, enticing, delectable, inspiring, inducing (um, what?), passionate, magnificent, dreamy....this could take a long time!

In summary, very nice indeed! :-)

8/12/05 7:07 p.m.  
Blogger andrea said...

Nomad: I'd think you were buttering me up if I didn't know better -- a *lot* better... :)

8/12/05 9:25 p.m.  
Blogger Anonymous said...

The words have been covered already :)

9/12/05 3:03 a.m.  
Blogger Mick said...

What anonymous said! C'est tout!

10/12/05 10:25 a.m.  
Blogger The Tart said...

Beautifully done!

Never a cheat, just ART!

The Tart

10/12/05 12:38 p.m.  
Blogger Nan said...

"Nice" to SEE you :-) You look very "nice" to quote Nomad, but you aren't wearing the famous hat or cherished gloves. Nevertheless, thanks for appearing!

11/12/05 10:13 a.m.  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Andrea, with the glow on and the (is that your) leg in half lotus you look like a willowy blond 1/2 buddha! Who says art isn't spiritual? Ha, ha! I wish I could own some of the images you come up with on your camera. I guess that is the digital in your hand, yes? I cannot believe the range of digitals out there now. Last night at a party a friend showed me one that looked more like a credit card. Glad to have found your new URL! Your TO buddy, Teri

17/12/05 6:23 a.m.  

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