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The newest member of the ostrich family, the Scottstrich (self portrait) by Scott Mitchell


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The newest member of the ostrich family, the Scottstrich (self portrait) by 

I replaced an ostrich’s face with mine and worked some major blending, smudging, erasing, melding, merging, cloning, cloning, and then some more cloning, and…um, feathering (giggle)….and just about 2 hours of editing, but it was SO worth it. I love my new creation – the Scottstrich. I had so much incredible fun creating this, and laughing throughout the entire editing process. I make a bizarre looking bird.
Completely created, edited, manipulated, processed, and ridiculed with Gimp.
June 2012


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  • Rocksygal52
    Rocksygal52about 2 years ago

    Ha Ha, great work Scott.

    Cheers Jude x

  • Thank you Jude! Glad it made you laugh!

    – Scott Mitchell

  • Randy  Burns
    Randy Burnsabout 2 years ago

    how uniquely strange! Love it!

  • Thank you so much!

    – Scott Mitchell

  • Sheryl Gerhard
    Sheryl Gerhardabout 2 years ago

    Or the bird makes a bizarre looking Scott. lol I bet you had lots of fun with this. I can just hear you laughing it up while you created this.

  • I did – even Delain was perplexed why I was laughing. :))

    – Scott Mitchell

  • Ron Hannah
    Ron Hannahabout 2 years ago

    LOL! LOL! LOL!! Too perfect! What DREAMY eyes!!!

  • Tell me more about my eyes…..LOL
    Thanks Rono!

    – Scott Mitchell

  • missmoneypenny
    missmoneypennyabout 2 years ago

    This gave me a much needed smile this morning Scott :O)

  • I’m so glad! :)))

    – Scott Mitchell

  • GolemAura
    GolemAuraabout 2 years ago

    as a roommate would call you.. you are a nutter :)

  • Indeed I am. :) Thanks Ernest!

    – Scott Mitchell

  • tori yule
    tori yuleabout 2 years ago

    great work
    you should consider adding this to Abstract-Surreal Art

  • Thanks Tori! I most certainly will! Thanks! :))

    – Scott Mitchell

  • autumnwind
    autumnwindabout 2 years ago


  • I am – totally certifiable!!! Thanks, my darling! XOXOX

    – Scott Mitchell

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