Use digital masks with textures and clipping masks to create design elements. Stack several masks for a dimensional design. Throw in an overlay too!
Wild textures, used with a light touch can add the perfect amount of custom visual interest to your image or design.
Textures nearly always need to be tweaked to fit an image, even it it’s a slight tweak. This example uses a Levels adjustment and Color Balance adjustment.
Example of how to change the color of your texture or digital paper. Also notes on image processing using filters and textures on a spring floral image.
The difference between the Watercolor Spot textures and the Watercolor brushes and overlays with tips and examples.
Part 2 of a video tutorial describing how to use the Watercolor Spot Textures with colored backgrounds. Includes a PDF download.
Part 1 of a video tutorial describing how to use the Watercolor Spot Textures with colored backgrounds.
This Ornamental Cabbage image gets a little post-processing love and a texture treatment. I used OnOne’s Perfect Effects filter to add vibrancy. I also extended the canvas with a layer mask.
Power tips to give you total control over placing a texture into your image file and using the transform tool in Photoshop and Elements to resize the texture.
Get extra intensity with a texture overlay. Use two layers: one set to multiply blend mode and the other at normal. Modify the colors with an adjustment layer.