Chin Swee Temple–Woodblock Print

I was feeling creative today and produced this picture of Chin Swee Temple near Genting Highlands. It is supposed to look like a  Japanese woodblock print.

ChinSweeWoodblockRoof2

The Chinese characters in the seals at the top right say Malaysia Traveller (I hope!), the name of my other website. Since I am too thrifty to own Photoshop, I used BeFunky and PicMonkey to achieve this effect (they are both free). The Chinese translation came from Google Translate and the hanko’s (seals) were obtained from renshuu.org, also free.

Here was the original photo which appears on my Chin Swee post.

chinsweetemplegenting1apr11 050

And here is another version with the woodblock effect.

ChinSweeWoodblock

I think they are not bad for a first effort. Have a go at making woodblock prints from your own photos and let me know how you get on.

This entry was posted in Chin Swee Temple - Woodblock Print, Malaysia and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s