Ah well. The point is this: I had fun trying, and--as with most things in life--the failures often prove more instructive than the successes. So, consider this an invitation to screw up: go ahead, play around, make mistakes, do dumb stuff, and above all, try new things. That's the beauty of digital photography. At best, you get a wall hanger; at worst, you just push the "delete" button and try, try again.
Here's a better effort, at least to my mind: