PoMoSco Day 30: Click Trick, Blue Satori

Website-Badge-3For the final challenge, Click Trick, we were to use Adobe Photoshop or Acrobat (free trial was available!)

Using a digital image of the source text, paint over the text, obscuring lines until the remaining poem emerges.  We had a short tutorial by PoMoSco’s Jenni Baker, video shown here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T__RD1aDsPY

 

It took me awhile to figure out how it worked (never used Photoshop before…) with multiple rewinds of the video, but I was able to do it. I then made one modification using old standby program, Paint, to show that there were actually two pages to the text, not just one.

English: Pleiades Star Cluster

English: Pleiades Star Cluster (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

My poem, Blue Satori, is shown here: http://www.pomosco.com/erasure/click-trick/blue-satori/ 

The source text is from  the poem, Van Gogh’s Starry Night over the Rhone. from Lupercalia, The John B Newlove award chapbook by Sean Moreland, a Bywords Publication, 2008 http://www.bywords.ca/  http://search.library.wisc.edu/catalog/ocn387771948 

Vincent van Gogh: Starry Night Over the Rhone ...

Vincent van Gogh: Starry Night Over the Rhone Arles, September 1888 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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