Here is a self-portrait I did with textures added and then finished with the Topaz Labs Impression painterly filter.
Combining a rose photograph, a texture, and the Topaz Labs Impression Filter to create a digital painting.
I’m really loving the combination of scanned flowers and the *Topaz Labs Impression filter.
In the last post where I showed you my Photoshop filter exploration on an iris photograph, one of my examples was using the Photoshop / Sketch / Stamp filter. In this post, I want to show you how I used that filter result with a texture to create a design element.
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.
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.