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    Before and After

    :righton: I like the effects you applied in your second image LeMort -- and the Poser subject looks more alive! Nice work! ---Maya
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    Lava Bears Party

    :D 8)) Hi, LeMort and fanessa! Thanks so much for giving these party bears a look and for your comments -- I'm very glad the image gave you smiles! :D 8} ---Maya
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    What does your wallpaper look like?

    :D I've had this one on my desktop for quite a while. Scrat, from Ice Age, is my favorite 3D animated character. ---Maya
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    metal bug

    :bustagut: Too funny guys! I love the metal bug, ron -- I'm partial to beetles, dragonflies and butterflies especially -- all so beautiful in form and colors. ---Maya
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    Lava Bears Party

    :bustagut: :D It was a fun one to create, glad you got a grin out of it too! ---Maya
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    Me (and Owl Friend)

    :D Many thanks to you both, Vee and Rick, for the b-day greetings! I had a nice day. :D ---Maya
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    Lava Bears Party

    :D Thanks, Rick! Lava lamps are fun! 8} The bears couldn't resist. ;) That's great, Vee! Enjoy! 8} :D ---Maya
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    Lava Bears Party

    :D I'm glad you found this party group of bears fun too! Sure, Vee, you can use the image on your monitor or cell phone if you'd like. B7 Have fun with it -- I did! 8} :D ---Maya
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    Lava Bears Party

    8} :D This was just a bit of spur of the moment silly fun with some lava lamps I had and some Greatful Dead bears.? They originally were sitting on a cabinet indoors, but I painted in PS a new background and gave it a night time feel.? 8} ---Maya
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    Me (and Owl Friend)

    :D Thanks, Gaussian! I'd like to say also that you're doing a great job here with PSG! :righton: ---Maya
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    Me (and Owl Friend)

    Thanks, Moth! ---Maya
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    Help with photo-retouch

    Thanks! :) What I looked at first was those orange shorts, and also I noticed the yellow banding and extra blue jpging coming through everywhere...although it looked like there might be some bluish light being cast from the alleyway on the right, so I didn't want to get rid of all of it. The...
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    Me (and Owl Friend)

    Hi Al -- yep, Washington state is a beautiful place! I used to live in Port Angeles and often went to Sequim and Port Townsend. Hurricane Ridge was almost in my back yard! Now I live in North Bend/Coos Bay area of Oregon -- another great climate and plenty of scenic beauty and wildlife. ---Maya
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    Me (and Owl Friend)

    :D Thanks, Sean! 8} It's good to see things liven up here. :righton: ---Maya
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    Help with photo-retouch

    \:/ Well, here's my attempt...if you want the bricks or any other areas smoother you could use the blur brush on them and disolve the jpg artifacts out as much as you want.? Any color you don't want use the desaturation tool/brush over until you like the color. ---Maya
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