My computer is still in the shop and my loaner computer is so slow it’s impossible to work with scanned images and photos in Photoshop. I tried to post some recent plein air paintings tonight and the open programs all crashed when I tried to open the photos of the work.

I apologize for not keeping up with responding to comments or posting anything new. As soon as I get my trusty laptop back I’ll be back online again. In the meantime I’m painting and getting a little more sleep than usual since I’m not online late into the night.

See you again soon…
Jana

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  1. Hi Jana,
    did you try to work on photoshop shutting down all other programs? Also there is a possibility to change the virtual memory space on photoshop to more than just the default – while you are working solely on photoshop. This is something I always do on my slow notebook and it helps tremendously.
    Do you defragment often? This helps as well!

    I even shut off internet connection while working on photoshop!

    Hope this helps.
    Greetings, Petra

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  2. It seems that this happens to you a lot. ALl those are great advises. I have PS in a different notebook, even PS Elements needs a lot of memory.

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  3. Boo! To broken and slow computers! When an expodion of colour hits the blog we’ll know you’re back to normal. In the meantime, enjoy your extra ZZZs!

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  4. Psst – don’t tell anybody – but I actually quite enjoyed my enforced week off from blogging at the beginning of the year – because my laptop died. Plus I got an awful lot of housework done!

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  5. Hi Jana, it’s me again. Maybe your day is getting a tiny weeny bit better when I tell you that I just awarded you the “Arte y Pico” award. The details are all on my “Blooms and Blossoms” blog…

    Warm regards, Petra

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  6. Thanks for the update, we will await your return!

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  7. where can we send Get Well cards to your PC?

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  8. Hang in there… this too shall pass.

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  9. its amazing looking back at the things that you accomplished when you don’t have internet access, and specifically, not blogging heheheheh but i do hope you get your pc fixed soon, cos i like looking at your watercolor works

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  10. I think Geiger just logged me out! I wonder if I can get back in? (To correct my spelling, if nothing else – I meant explosion, of course!)

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  11. Thanks for the moral support everyone! I’m finally back up and running! I felt so honored to be receiving visitors and comments even when I wasn’t posting! You guys are the best!
    Jana

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