I was scrolling through posts in one of the artist groups on Facebook and a post caught my eye. One of the artists in the group shared this video and I got so excited I had to share. This is one of the coolest, easiest techniques for refining masks and mask edges I’ve seen. I devour Photoshop tutorials … Continue reading Photoshop Foundations: Refining masks using the dodge/burn and blur tools…Such an awesome tip! Thank you Dennis Dunbar!
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Conceptual Portraiture: Story-telling through Imagery with Caroline Rutland June 20-21, 2015 | Nashville, Tennessee | Venue TBA Who is this workshop for: A way to stand out in a saturated and over-crowded market? Conceptual Portrait is a genre of photography you can truly call your own. Bored with traditional portrait photography and need… Continue reading Conceptual Portraiture Workshop | Nashville, TN | June 20-21, 2015
One of my favorite themes in conceptual portraiture is ocean or water themed artworks. I love the tones it gives and how magical everything feels by just adding water. So today I am sharing my stock pack of waterlines. In order to create an underwater artwork, the key element in the composite is the waterline. Here … Continue reading Free Stock Saturday: Just add water…
I am on a mission to get you guys to like the pen tool. HA! With that in mind, today I did a short tutorial on a technique for using it, that will make your life so much easier. This is not an in-depth tutorial about the pen tool as it is more a technique. … Continue reading Using the “dash-dot-dash” technique for frustration free use of the pen tool!
I have been on a mission to find a way to make my Facebook’s image uploads look good. I have tried everything. Finally, I threw up my hands and I asked my tribe if they knew of ANYTHING a photographer could do to make them look better and then LAHHHH!!!! My friend, Suellen Cook drops me … Continue reading Your Facebook photos are finally going to look good…Introducing the awesome world of .JPEGmini!
I saw a really neat artwork a while back where the artist used roses in the landscape as if they were actually trees. I LOVED it. I haven’t quit thinking about it. So today I went to my local Kroger florist and picked up a few spring flowers and made some stock, keeping in mind the … Continue reading Free Stock Saturday! Spring is in bloom! How about we make some flowers into trees?
It is a lot of work to keep up with social media. Anybody who has ever set up a social media account (especially a photographer) has figured out every single platform has a different size header and profile picture. What you set up and crop for one, will defiantly not fit for another. I was … Continue reading Free, Up-to-date, Social Media Image Size Templates!
Sorry I haven’t posted anything new for you guys the last few days. However, I have a good excuse! I’ve been busy learning video screen capture software and setting up a Youtube channel for you guys! Yay! There are a few techniques I want to share forward and I felt a video platform was going to be … Continue reading How to add or swap out clothing in Photoshop!
First I would like to apologize for the delay on Free Stock Saturday. I have been on the road and didn’t have internet access but I think I have some stock images that will make it worth the wait! Lookie what I got you guys! This beautiful building is The Castle Post. A luxury hotel located in … Continue reading Free Stock Saturday! (On Monday…) Hear ye! Hear ye! Today’s theme is for creative royalty!
I love to share knowledge and resources that have been shared with me. I also love shining a bright spotlight on other, like-minded artists, who also believe in #SharingItForward. I ran across this tip in an artist group earlier today and I loved it! I had to share with you what Photographer, Chris Nickolson of Scottish … Continue reading Photoshop Foundations: Do you like those cool insta-filters you get on your smart phone? Did you know similar gradient presets come with PS!? Here is how to access them!