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  • Happy Birthday Photo-based Art Forum!

    On May 31, 2003, this forum was one year old.

    See attachment for a special cake image.

    Thanks to Jeannie, Vikki, Mike and Jak and Lisa for engaging in those photo-art discussions back in 2002, which prompted Doug to add another room onto the house.

    It's been a blast ever since, despite an occasional speed bump. It goes with the territory.

    A HUGE thanks to Phyllis Stewart, who manages the mini-challenges and is so generous with her feedback.

    Likewise a heartfelt thanks to each of you who contributes images, tutorials, "how to's," ideas and questions. Without that, this site is nothing but highly functional software spinning around empty on a hard disk somewhere.

    And of course, "Thanks, Doug," for all you have done and continue to do for so many.

    = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =
    SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS!

    For the benefit of prospective new members down the line, use this thread to share some of the things you enjoy about the Photo-based Art forum, things you've learned, etc.

    What keeps you coming back?

    = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =

    It's a privilege being the moderator and engaging so many kind hearted, talented folks.

    I'm looking forward to year II.

    ~Danny~
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    Art Tag

    In addition to all the wonderful aspects of this forum, I really enjoy Art Tag when it rolls around. It's a lot of fun to see how the images change with each user! I've "watched" several matches and even done a couple myself and really do enjoy them a lot.

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    • #3
      When I found this site last summer, I was only interested in retouching and restoration, since that's what I offer (among other things) on my web site (www.innographx.com ...pardon the plug ) Then I discovered Danny's new photo art forum, and really got hooked! I never imagined so much art could be created directly from photos on a computer. I have been an addict ever since, and I thank Danny for introducing me to this wonderful pastime.

      I still love the retouching questions and challenges as well, and look forward to those when I'm in the mood to work a bit harder.

      Phyllis

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      • #4
        Danny you write:
        share some of the things you enjoy about the Photo-based Art forum, things you've learned, etc.
        I enjoy the ability to express a creative side of me that has always been there trying to get out.

        Now things I haved learned! That would take a whole page and then some.

        Why do I come back???
        To learn and enjoy the company of a very nice group of talented people.

        To any new person who has come to this site ---- get ready for that creative side to take over!

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