I can only take so many cute pictures of cats before they become a bit dull and overdone.  So today I took one of the cute cat next door to use as a stating point.  I brought the image into Photoshop to see what the different tools would do.

Unfortunately, I was having so much fun, I forgot to pay attention to all the tools I was using.

 The featured image was used to create a tool called cut out.  I think this will make an interesting starting point for a painting.

The upper right is the stained glass tool which I really like.  I may have to give the pattern to my friend who does tile work.  Lots of possibilities, lots of fun. And next time I will have to be more systematic so I can repeat the results.