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.
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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.
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.
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.
See how to use textures to “paint” in areas of a still life photograph. Details show the transformation of a plain photograph to artistic results. Masking techniques, too.
Use textures like paint with a floral photograph to create an artistic still life. See the Original and Photoshop layer panel for details on post-processing.
This photographic design uses textures, overlays, masks and brushes. Have a peek at my layers to see how it was created.
Part 3 of the tutorial for creating a photo illustration from a photograph covers methods of making a line art illustration effect using various Photoshop filters.