Unifying Photos

The original 3 pics were all different sizes and coloring. I changed all the images to black and white, corrected the sharpness, resized the images, changed a few of the backgrounds so they were all similar, painted on their clothing so it would be all white, placed them all on a faded gray background and…

Photoshop Class Finished

Here I am at the other end of my Photoshop class.  I learned so much in one semester it is hard to believe.  If you are interested in learning Photoshop I highly recommend you taking a class somewhere.  There are a lot of tutorials on-line where you can learn techniques but the class really helps…

Save the Date cards

I did these proofs for a church in New York City. I gave them several options to choose from, these are my top 3 favorites. Their final choice was the third proof (metal photo background). I actually took the photo with my i-phone. If you need a “Save the Date” card let me know. These…

Color and Type

I am learning so much it is hard for me to keep up with this blog, my Photoshop class, and the projects people have been asking me to create.  I made up a little something using type, color and shapes for St. Patrick’s Day.  I am really excited about using shapes in Photoshop.  Little did…

Layers

Last week I learned how to create layers in Photoshop.  The idea is like taking clear transparencies each with something different drawn on them, placing them a top one another  to reveal in the end a complete image with stacked layers.  This way you can place certain objects in front  or behind others, edit without…

Little Paintings

I have been doing these 9×12 paintings which are representations of people I know and love.  I customize each one with special add ins that tell about the person in the spotlight.  They are really fun and meaningful for me to create.  I will post more later… If you are interested in one for yourself,…

this design thing

I just started my first Photoshop class last night.  I have always wanted to do graphic design stuff but have never taken the time to actually learn it.  I am loving every minute.  I have a great professor and a class full of eager students ready to dive into the great expanse that is design.  My goal…