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Mood Board 4/27/2016

Today’s mood board was inspired by how tired I was after very little sleep last night and then, somehow, making it to my 5:30 am spin class. Phew. I am so glad I went to spin. I am always glad I make it to spin. I wish, wish, wish my local YMCA had a morning boot camp class, but, I believe they only have yoga on Wednesday mornings. I am looking very forward to my beach trip with some girlfriends in just a few weeks and wanted to keep my mind focused on digging my toes in the sand. I used some Photoshop brushes that were “watercolors” and I love the way they look on the page. I am not entirely happy with how this mood board turned out graphically, but I wanted to tell a story and try different things. Anyway, here is today’s mood board:

Mood Board-4-27-2016

Mood Board-4-27-2016

Discovered a good YouTube channel for Photoshop tutorials [Photoshop Tutorials], as well as a few sites for downloading FREE Photoshop brushes:

Where to to download Photoshop brushes:
http://www.photoshoptutorials.ws/category/downloads/photoshop-brushes/
http://www.brusheezy.com
http://browse.deviantart.com/resource…

Other sites for FREE Photoshop brush downloads (just did a quick Google search for “free Photoshop brushes”):
http://www.creativebloq.com/photoshop/free-photoshop-brushes-11121140
http://www.brushlovers.com/
http://photoshop.cc/brushes

And, because I now want to create my own Photoshop brushes, here is a tutorial on making your own brushes:
http://www.photoshopessentials.com/basics/photoshop-brushes/make-brushes/

Mood Board 4/26/2016

Inspiration for my fairy garden. Looking forward to creating and putting it together. I have created a wish list of gifts for Mother’s Day which include items for my garden, particularly the side yard flower bed. I planted another azalea bush with bright pink flowers. So beautiful. As I add more and more of those azaleas, the closer that flower bed comes to reminding me of East Carolina’s campus this time of year. I need to replace my bistro set chairs and plan to replace them with some cheap-o adirondack chairs made of plastic. I say “cheap-o” because Target has some really nice polywood chairs that would last a bit longer (maybe), but they cost $300 a piece. Yikes! I’ll stick with the cheap-o chairs and replace them next year, if needed. I still won’t spend anywhere close to $300 if I replace them again next spring.

Mood Board-4-26-2016

Mood Board-4-26-2016

Mood Board 4/22/2016

Today’s mood board centering around Earth Day. I used to love Earth Day as a classroom teacher, always planning some kind of recycling/reusing activity for my students.

Mood Board-4-22-2016

Mood Board-4-22-2016