The digital darkroom has made creating photo collage and digital art easier, less expensive, and more creative than ever. In fact, there are so many techniques you can use to make a digital collage that some guidance from the pros is very welcome.
In our free eBook, Cloth Paper Scissors Presents 4 Free Digital Art Tutorials: Creating Digital Artwork for Photo Collage, you'll find expert advice on digital media design. From the basics of altering photos with photo-editing software to incorporating digital photo art into mixed-media art, we have your bases covered.
In "Pixel Perfect: Fun with Digital Collage," Marie Otero takes you through all the basics of photo editing and digital art techniques, including scanning, layering, and filtering, with an overview of fundamental digital art terminology. Even if you don't know a dpi from a gif, Marie's tutorial will get you started.
Chrysti Hydeck takes digital mixed media a step further in "Art-Ography: Enhance Your Work with Digital Art." She walks you through the photo editing process and shows how you can combine your photos with scanned backgrounds to create digital collages that simulate transfers. Best of all, you can use your images again and again, in unlimited combinations.
In "Branching Out with Digital Prints," Kathyanne White explains how she creates her own digital art prints on Lutradur® and lace paper, with the help of a substrate prep called Digital Ground. Then she cuts the printed pages into pieces and layers them onto copper mesh, wire, and hardware cloth to make unique abstract collages.
Mixed-media fabric collages take on new life-with new possibilities-when you use digital photo art. In "Printable Cotton Collage," Jane Davies explains how to manipulate your own or copyright-free images in Photoshop® and print them on cotton. She then shows how to and bring them together with paper, fabric scraps, and other collage elements, finally altering the collage with paint and matte medium.
If you have explored digital media design or photo collage artwork and are looking to do more, Cloth Paper Scissors Presents 4 Free Digital Art Tutorials: Creating Digital Artwork for Photo Collage will give you the tools to take your photo/collage art to new creative heights. Download it now, for free!
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