Digital Collage and Painting, Second Edition: Using by Susan Ruddick Bloom

By Susan Ruddick Bloom

If you happen to already be aware of your approach round Photoshop and Painter and wish to exploit those extraordinary courses to take your talents additional, this publication is for you! even more than an easy "how-to" consultant, Susan Ruddick Bloom takes you on a full-fledged trip of the mind's eye and indicates you ways to create really good works of excellent artwork. Supplemented via the paintings of 20+ global popular artists as well as Sue's personal masterpieces, you will create watercolors, black and white pencil sketches, texture collages, beautiful practical and fantastical collages, and a lot more, all out of your unique photos. while you're desirous to dive into the area of electronic paintings yet desire a refresher at the fundamentals, turn to Sue's crucial recommendations bankruptcy to comb up in your Photoshop and Painter talents, and you will be in your manner very quickly. even if you are a amateur or a longtime electronic artist, you will find extra artistic principles during this e-book than you may ever think. absolutely up to date for brand new types of Painter and Photoshop and together with fresh paintings from modern artists, electronic university and portray presents all of the suggestion you want to convey your creative imaginative and prescient to mild. * filled with unique, wonderful imagery via many of the industry's top artists to encourage creativity on your personal paintings* how you can create really good panoramas with out breaking the financial institution on dear apparatus* contains step by step initiatives and hyperlinks to downloadable photographs so that you can commence practising instantly

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This is where I maintain the details about process, sales, and exhibitions. About the Artist Educational Background: My artistic training has come from years of daily immersion working with my mentor, professional artist Dorothy Simpson Krause. Current Job: For over a decade I’ve managed Krause’s studio and we have assisted each other in the development of processes and gorgeous art works. In turn, I formed my company, Mary Taylor Art, through which I assist other artists with their digital equipment and use of traditional art materials.

The cyclamen image was copied and pasted to the Train Window file. Now, as the top layer, the cyclamen image was dragged and slightly stretched to fill the dark area of the window and the blend mode was changed from Normal to Lighten 100%. tif for output to my Epson Stylus® Pro 7800 printer. Next, I began thinking about how to turn the digital file into a final art piece. tif Figure 3-36 White Trio final I like to build cradled wooden boards (boxes) and mount my prints onto the surface. I print images onto materials that I can get through my printer and then glue them to the wood.

I added a layer mask, filled it with black, and painted over the area of the eyes with white. Inspiration 35 Figure 3-8 Difference 100% blend mode and Overlay 34% blend mode Figure 3-9 Normal 100% blend mode I used the Overlay 100% blend mode so the underlying text color shifted from gold to red. To bring the eyes to the surface, I duplicated that layer, worked more in the mask, and chose the Normal 100% blend mode. tif file. psd file allows me to make additional changes if needed. Figure 3-10 “Apologia” eyes (Overlay 100%) and “Apologia” eyes mask (Overlay 100%) 36 Digital Collage and Painting Figure 3-11 Apologia eyes (Normal 100%) and Apologia eyes mask (Normal 100%) Each of the double-page spreads was worked on side by side but kept separate because the pages were to be printed separately and double-fan or perfect bound.

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