We hope you’re all having fun conjuring up some magical images with our new Alchemy textures! I’ve discovered they work particularly well as backgrounds, they’re great to use in still lifes for example, they’re also good and adding interest to skies. So I thought I’d try them out on this recent cherry blossom photo.
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Flooded River Saone
Up here in eastern France we’ve had a very soggy winter, warmer than usual but also much wetter and because of all that rain we’ve not had much chance of getting fresh images, but on Sunday we had a rare golden hour when I captured some lovely floodscapes on a very flooded River Saone.
Shot from an ancient raised Roman road above the flooded farmfields, these trees are normally overgrown hedgerow tops and not the banks of a huge lake!
Thought it was time for some more roses to brighten up the blog pages. These are my old favourites Cecile Brunner which are looking particularly beautiful in the garden at the moment, I simply added an old open book et voila!
Recently Jill pointed out I'd not done a blog entry for months! So here it is, my mea culpa blog! But I must also quickly add that I've not been lying on my laurels, I've been doing loads backstage and this will shortly become evident with new flypaper projects...
Video Featuring The Autumn Painterly Pack by Webucator Photoshop Training Videos from our textures from affiliate Mark Johnson Photoshop Workbench 423: Texture Blending with Adobe Paper Texture Pro Photoshop Workbench 508: Texture Montage with a Twist Photoshop...
Tea cups video tutorial
By popular request we publish the full written recipe as seen in Martine Roch's YouTube video we taped on sunday. Martine had been preparing a video Art lecture about her surrealist imagery to take to Mexico in June, and already had a bit of practice. So I...
Basic Layer mask tutorial
Another wet day here so I decided to do a very basic tutorial on masking in photoshop. Using a mask is how I remove unwanted texture from parts of an image, it’s a great way to do this as it’s fully reversible and adjustable.
Barely There (desaturating a texture)
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The Happy Couple (adding a vignette using render lighting in Photoshop)
About a month ago I visited a local beach with my son, intending to take photos of him but when we looked over the sand dunes we were surprised to see this pair of NZ Sea Lions a short distance away. Naturally I rushed back to the car to exchange my short lens for a...