New to working with textures? Here’s a Beginning Tutorial to get you started quickly. Plus there are Two Free Downloads to follow along. A Flower photograph and a Fine Art Grunge Texture.
In the last post, I showed you my set up for photographing an iris flower intended for my designs. In this post, I share my creative Photoshop filter explorations.
When photographing a flower to create a motif for your designs or illustrations, you may need to cheat a bit. Check out my set up, pre photography manipulations and Photoshop post processing and edits.
I can’t believe how long it’s been since I’ve posted here! You know how we sometimes go through rough patches in our lives? Well, 2016 was a humdinger for me but 2017 has brought a shift to clarity and energy and boy do I have things to share with you!
A few tips for picking and prepping flowers and plants before photographing them. Includes choosing plants, when to pick, basic clean up, and creative edits.
The teaser for a series of posts on photographing flowers and plants and post-processing in Photoshop and Illustrator as design elements and illustrations.
This photograph of a French tower was created with filters, selective desaturation, and the addition of a watercolor texture.
Recreating a design by breaking down its elements is a great way to learn and expand your skills. See this design’s elements broken down into grunge, art, and vintage brushes.
A quick and easy texture recipe for a Love-in-a-Mist macro image. Get the details on how the Photoshop layer mask only sparsely covers the flower.
Using Photoshop or Elements, learn how to place a hand-drawn digital frame in your design, constrain the design within the frame, and change the color of the frame.
Textures were used for the background of this design and to fill the text. Get the details on the quote, notes on the design and download the printable poster.