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APPstract New: APPstract Challenge #39 Theme: My Family, My People, My Voice

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Welcome to Mobi APPstract #38
(29 June until approximately two weeks after 29 June)

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Abstract Art: Simple definition
Abstract art is art that does not attempt to represent an accurate depiction of a visual reality
but instead use shapes, colours, forms and gestural marks to achieve its effect (Tate)


We know that it works
even if we’re still not sure why that’s so
or exactly what to make of that fact (Pollock)



Rules:
1. Interpret the theme
2. Use apps
3. Tell us something about your image/edit

Please see MobiTog challenge rules here

JUDGE: sinnerjohn John

THEME: My Family, My People, My Voice


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I was pondering about if Abstract Art can actually have a theme and obviously silly me of course it can.
Think of Picasso's Lady of Algiers series which was itself inspired by Delacroix's 'The women of Algiers in their apartment'.............so I thought :sneaky:

No just kidding :lol:

I did think immediately of two themes, one being images in the style of Mark Rothko, I thought it might be fun to have lots of blocks of colour on the homepage. Then I thought that might not be that challenging enough (any old dummy can do that ;) ).
So my second choice was 'Something Human', but then my mind and I'm sure yours have too, have been on the Global Pandemic, Black Lives Matter protests and all the upheaval in the world, I thought of a phrase.

My family, my people, my voice, which is quite often how I feel about Mobitog. Sure like a family we don't always see eye to eye all the time but in the end we return and are welcomed.

So the challenge is to evoke something of the phrase 'My family, my people, my voice' (maybe in the style of Rothko :lol: )
 
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I was pondering about if Abstract Art can actually have a theme and obviously silly me of course it can.
Think of Picasso's Lady of Algiers series which was itself inspired by Delacroix's 'The women of Algiers in their apartment'.............so I thought :sneaky:

No just kidding :lol:

I did think immediately of two themes, one being images in the style of Mark Rothko, I thought it might be fun to have lots of blocks of colour on the homepage. Then I thought that might not be that challenging enough (any old dummy can do that ;) ).
So my second choice was 'Something Human', but then my mind and I'm sure yours have too, have been on the Global Pandemic, Black Lives Matter protests and all the upheaval in the world, I thought of a phrase.

My family, my people, my voice, which is quite often how I feel about Mobitog. Sure like a family we all don't see eye to eye all the time but in the end we return and are welcomed.

So the challenge is to evoke something of the phrase 'My family, my people, my voice' (maybe in the style of Rothko :lol: )
Ooh, great theme(s). :lol: I like it.:thumbs:
 

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I was pondering about if Abstract Art can actually have a theme and obviously silly me of course it can.
Think of Picasso's Lady of Algiers series which was itself inspired by Delacroix's 'The women of Algiers in their apartment'.............so I thought :sneaky:

No just kidding :lol:

I did think immediately of two themes, one being images in the style of Mark Rothko, I thought it might be fun to have lots of blocks of colour on the homepage. Then I thought that might not be that challenging enough (any old dummy can do that ;) ).
So my second choice was 'Something Human', but then my mind and I'm sure yours have too, have been on the Global Pandemic, Black Lives Matter protests and all the upheaval in the world, I thought of a phrase.

My family, my people, my voice, which is quite often how I feel about Mobitog. Sure like a family we don't always see eye to eye all the time but in the end we return and are welcomed.

So the challenge is to evoke something of the phrase 'My family, my people, my voice' (maybe in the style of Rothko :lol: )
Ooh, great theme(s). :lol: I like it.:thumbs:
I agree with JillyG Jilly, this is a great theme!
 

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We can work it out

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An image of one of our little orchids (an offshoot, or baby, from another orchid plant). This was actually taken with Camera+, which blurred the image for some reason. Anyway, I liked it because it looks (to me anyway) like a parent and baby.
Camera+ and Hipstamatic (Kutako lens, Etosha 1907 film)
 

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We can work it out

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An image of one of our little orchids (an offshoot, or baby, from another orchid plant). This was actually taken with Camera+, which blurred the image for some reason. Anyway, I liked it because it looks (to me anyway) like a parent and baby.
Camera+ and Hipstamatic (Kutako lens, Etosha 1907 film)
Very pretty, loved the blur too
 

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My DH only use to walk with me on holidays. When we are back home he plays golf. However since lockdown we have walked a lot and he has made the effort to still walk with me even on days he has played golf.

Here he is while I trail behind taking photos :lol:.

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An ICM using Overcam. Processed in Snapseed and iColorama using Tensor.
 

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What everyone else said about ‘great theme’ John. I’m keen to work out for myself the ‘plus in the style of Rothko’ angle :D
 

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My family, my people, my voice, which is quite often how I feel about Mobitog. Sure like a family we don't always see eye to eye all the time but in the end we return and are welcomed.
I love this theme!
 
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