Homework Times Two

The difference between try and triumph is a little umph. - Author Unknown

There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face. - Ben Williams

We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light.  - Mary Dunbar

My brain is cramped and my spirit soaring ...

... all because I created these two images completely in Full Edit mode. They aren't perfect, but I'm happy that I was able to figure it all out with the Layers Palette! Whoot! Whoot!

We were asked to create a Portrait image and a Still Life image. I used two different free textures from Kim Klassen on both images, Soft Light, Levels and Saturation adjustment layers. Oh! And, of course, I added the text as per our Homework requirement.

Have you tried anything new lately? Are you taking a class? Do you have a new hobby?

I'm curious, what's cramping your brain and keeping your spirits soaring these days?