Holiday Story: Sisters Edit the Naughty or Nice List with Lasso of Truth
Category Is: Wonder Woman
There was before 2017 and then there WAS 2017. And what happened in 2017? Two words: WONDER WOMAN.
Now, lest you were sleep-walking and did not experience this film, it not only featured a female super hero but was also directed by a female director! And it was epic! I highly recommend it.
I’d always loved the comic book style makeup you can see online. Using makeup to outline your features to appear more two-dimensional, like an illustration or literally mimic ye old dpi (dots per inch or actual print dots on a newsprint page which together form a whole image), is intriguing.
The Photo Shoot
This year was in some ways a celebration of all three of us. Jaelynn had moved in with me, so it seemed like a good year to expand the Xmas card tradition to more than one sister.
Naturally, we had to make two different variations. And I applied a cool filter to our imagery. Once again, I will not reveal my secrets. You’ll have to experiment with some apps and find your own…
The Inside Story
The Stories’ End
Now, when I sent in these cards for printing, the second version, the more stylized one, got published. However, the publisher refused to print the first version. They, of course, didn’t explain why, just said they wouldn’t publish it. I assumed it was a copyright violation.
I guess it was a compliment?
Let’s just say I found a different publisher. One who knew what an actual copyright violation was vs. what we were producing! Good times!!