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.
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.
An under-exposed, under-saturated photograph shot with a Lensbaby goes from blah to bright with post-processing and a texture. Check out the details!
Using a photograph of an iris, a texture, a vintage paper, a vintage French overlay, a Photoshop brush, and a butterfly element to create a decorative botanical image.
Need help figuring out how to get textures to show more on your backgrounds? The trick is photographing with less depth of field.