A very simple little watercolor with a small Photoshop tweak, (the angle of the hair drips;)
*This post was written long before the events in Boston however, “feeling blueish” is an apt title for today. Photoshop has a very cool feature found under Image>Adjustments>Variations. I’ve clearly been experimenting with Variations. Since color can dramatically change the way a piece is viewed; the way it feels, Variations helped me decide how to […]
A wild wind blew through my neighbor’s yard, causing a very long piece of packing plastic to take to the sky and dance. Naturally, I shot many photos of the performance. Later, I pulled the images into Photoshop and positioned them one atop the other to create the image below. Then, I sampled areas of the image […]
Quick sketches with a twist of Photoshop distortion to push them just a little further. .
As promised, a tutorial covering the basics. In evidence are the magic Photoshop conveniences of gradients, filters, and made to order brushes. I do not have time this week to cover the alchemy of making the hardware, which is simply a Photoshop enhancement via filters, that takes ordinary lines and turns them to silver and […]
Peril for me, is the looming threat of painting architecture; my least favorite element to paint. Photoshop to my rescue. I’ve inserted a detail of photo reference into my digital painting to completely avoid painting the building. I use this trick sparingly but on rare occasions, this fix saves time, energy, and the project. Hope […]
Halloween:A little scary and a little exciting. October is Halloween’s month. Halloween makes anything seem possible if one is willing to take a risk. October’s crisp breezes taunt us with possibilities. But, as the days grow shorter, the allure of October warns that opportunities may soon be waning. All too soon, crisp will become […]