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Coffee Time Revisited

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Time to reveal the project I'd been talking about like 2 months back - there's no rushing when it comes to me and this kind of project and I hope you'll be able to see it.

This is the January picture for the new calendar :boogie:
There will be completely new pictures in it as well as some of my recent faves that go well with the textured theme :aww: The Calendar itself will be uploaded after Sept. 1st, because that is when dA switches to the dates for the next year.

For all you nostalgic people: the old calender will be updated at the beginning of September to fit the new dates, too.

On the piece:
I've always loved Coffee Time, but to be honest, it wasn't exactly my best image on a technical level. Don't get me wrong, I'm still proud of the original seen as I did it over 2 years ago with a lot less skills than I have today. The pic itself just doesn't cut it for a 2009 Calendar. I could think of nothing more fitting for my birth month than a depiction of coffee though, so I remade it - with coffee beans from the same shoot as the original ones btw :giggle:

Stock from sxc.hu and my own (texture is available at *kuschelirmel-stock)

"Texture This" Calendar
  1. January: Coffee Time Revisited
  2. February: Love
  3. March: Like Clockwork
  4. April: Butterfly Blue
  5. May: The Shell
  6. June: Go Fish
  7. July: The Red Cardinal
  8. August: Samhradh
  9. September: Orange Butterfly
  10. October: The Key
  11. November: Loss
  12. December: Follow Your Star
:pointr: Texture This Calendar Collection

:pointr: Product Shots: Cover | January | March
courtesy of *ErrantDreams
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hotchiwawa's avatar
The pictures of your calendar are very very good.
Can you tell us, how did you create the white flow (rain)? (not the shape above the cup)
Was it with a picture with a layer mode difference?
Thanks in advance.
kuschelirmel's avatar
it's a texture with a different layer mode :)
hotchiwawa's avatar
Yep thanks for the tip Clap 
daethwalker's avatar
Hi there. I love this image. Would you mind if I used it as part of a blog banner? I'm setting up a new blog now, and this would go perfectly with the idea I have in mind. Let me know please. Thankks :D
kuschelirmel's avatar
yes, I would mind. My art is not for use without paying a license fee.
daethwalker's avatar
How much would that be? I'm not using the original image. I've heavily edited it, resized it, added a bit more. I'm not sure how it works when you do that.
kuschelirmel's avatar
heavily edited is a complete no-go
and I do not talk shop in comments.
organization-15's avatar
Wow...
It makes me wanna drink coffee...
I'm guessing that January has coffee because most of us when we wake up to a new day we tend to drink coffee.So it's like waking up to a new day of a new year...
Limetastic's avatar
:giggle: it's so awesome!!! You're really cranking these out. :faint: I hope I can get mine done soon too. :no:
RebeccaRose's avatar
I'll keep my eyes open for that calendar - it looks like it will be fantastic.
kuschelirmel's avatar
wait till you see the rest ;)
RebeccaRose's avatar
Don't know if I can. You have me so impatient to see what you will come out with next! =D
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Eyeo's avatar
... coffee..... :heart:
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JPelmen's avatar
great work!
btw I love coffee :coffeecup:d^_^
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Ashayaa's avatar
Hihi "I could think of nothing more fitting for my birth month than a depiction of coffee"
Der könnte von mir stammen, ich bin so verdammt kaffe addicted aber geb mir alle paar wochen wieder ein paar tage mühe davon abzulassen. :)

Tolles Bild übrigens. Mag vor allem die warmen farben und den "duft", weckt irgendwie grad wieder kaffe-trink laune. :)
Ashayaa's avatar
Ohh das spricht mir doch mal aus der Seele. :XD:
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