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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

textures from nancy donaldson

nancy donaldson again provided some textures to play with... so far i enjoyed making the following samples, (click to enlarge):





all these are made in a similar way: using the photo, texture(s) from nancy + scan from a botanical book.


if interested, you can find my "recipes" below:


original photo cropped a little
texture 2 from nancy donaldson (crackle structure) at blending mode soft light 100% - layer mask to erase the seed
scanned image (from a botanical book) layered with blending mode darken + adjustment layer to make it more black
frame from shadowhousecreations (black vintage mask) set at multiply
text added with fonts mythbusters + pea terri cherie
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nancy donaldson texture 2c at blending mode darker color 100%
nancy donaldson texture 2b at blending mode soft light 50%
copy of all, soft light, 22%
scanned image of a raspberry (botanical book) at blending mode divide, 100%
text: fonts second breakfast + fine hand
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layer from background, soft light 60%
nancy donaldson texture 2a, blending mode exclusion 100%
again texture 2a, blending mode linear burn 70%
scanned image of corn (botanical book), darker color 100%
flickr ttv-frame multiply 100%

7 comments:

  1. WOW!!! these came out amazing, thanks for sharing your process,
    it is inspiring me to get out my clipart books to add as another element to my projects, thanks!!

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  2. Herrliche Farben, macht richtig Sehnsucht nach Sommer.

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  3. All of these are wonderful! It's amazing what a little texture can do to a picture.

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  4. awesome photo works Johanna! Thanks for the link and thanks for telling what you did to 'dook these up'.

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  5. Mensch die sehen wieder toll aus. Du wirst zum richtigen Profi. Da hat sich der Kurs gelohnt. Super. Das blaue hat es mir besonders angetan.

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  6. Tolle kräftige Farben, das mag ich und heute wärmt es mich bstens, aber morgen solls ja wieder schöln werden.
    LG Anja

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