Have you every thought of transforming your photos into fine art? Yes, no, maybe? If you’re like me you’re probably more interested in capturing the moments and getting them on a scrapbook page. But, since you’re here at Scrapaneers, I think it’s safe to assume you are interested in learning new techniques and strategies to make your pages more creative and artistic. Yeah, me too! I was very excited when I discovered we’d be focusing on hybrid projects this month at Scrapaneers. I’d just signed up for Cilenia Curtis’ Digital Artistry workshop and was anxious to try out some of the techniques. Because in order to learn and improve at anything we need practice, practice, and more practice. I’m not going to give specific settings used to build the foundation but rather the steps I took to achieve the effects shown.
As a disclaimer let me tell you I am an artist. I love to draw and primarily use Prismacolor Artist pencils to create “paintings” but that has become quite painful thanks to arthritis. But you do not have to be an artist to use these techniques. If you can trace it, you can create art!