Jon Michael Galindo

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Collectible Skills: Violin

I began with what seemed to be the fastest approach, photographing my violin:

I recolored it:

In just a few minutes, I composed the card using my previous level-2 card as a template:


"By its virtue, delicate strains lend a haunting poignancy to concert halls, although it may just as readily strike out piercing wails or stirring, passionate soliloquies."

I attempted to create a satin effect for the base cloth by imposing a wave-form on the value curve, but it proved impossible with so little pre-existing gradient in the wider patches. The results, while less than stellar, are satisfactory; and the entire creation process accelerates with repetition.

On to the next!

© Jon Michael Galindo 2015