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Create One-of-a-Kind Bags and Purses using Digital PhotoArt

Although I love to make textile and fabric art using my PhotoArt images printed onto fabric, one of my favorite ways to use my digital designs is for a more practical application - to create unique bags and purses. Which is one of the reasons I love bags with flaps....

A Page from my Art Journal: Silent Meditation

A Page from my Art Journal: Silent Meditation

Keeping an art journal has many advantages. It's a great way to express your thoughts and feelings using words and images, and also a great way to practice new art and mixed media techniques. Because the pages are small, you can often make a page in only a short...

Photoshop Elements Tutorial: Changing Colors

Photoshop Elements Tutorial: Changing Colors

I don't think you can improve on the colors of nature, but if you really wanted to ... well it's quite easy. I often marvel at the beautiful colors of some of the photos I see and it's extraordinarily easy to change those colors in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements -...

From PhotoArt to PhotoArt Paintings

From PhotoArt to PhotoArt Paintings

As I was beginning work on a new photo art project the other day, I was looking around for a Photoshop technique that would allow me to "hand paint" part of my photo. Photoshop is not really designed to be a painting program and although I did find several tutorials...

How to turn mixed media textures into digital background textures

How to turn mixed media textures into digital background textures

Making mixed media textures using pastes, gels, and other textural elements is one of my favorite things to do. It's more like fun playtime than work. I use some of these textures in my mixed media artwork, but mostly I like to transform them into digital form and use...

Printing on Fabric for Textile and Quilt Artists

Printing on Fabric for Textile and Quilt Artists

Printing on fabric using an inkjet printer is one of my favorite ways to transfer images to fabric. It's easy, fun and best of all, you can print your own artwork onto fabric and then use in your sewing projects and textile art! It's quite easy to print images onto...

Adding Stitch and Dimensional Texture to Digital Art Cloth

Adding Stitch and Dimensional Texture to Digital Art Cloth

I've been working on a new piece of digital art cloth this week. I designed this PhotoArt image in Photoshop and then printed it onto fabric. I originally had planned to use the printed image in a fabric collage, but then decided to use it as a starting point for a...

Photoshop Elements: Blending Multiple Images using Clipping Masks

Photoshop Elements: Blending Multiple Images using Clipping Masks

There are many different ways to blend multiple images in Photoshop Elements, however my favorite methods are using the gradient tool, and using clipping masks. Clipping masks can be used in lots of different and creative ways, and are ideal for blending smaller...

Ways to use your Digital Photo Art: How to Make a Wrapped Canvas

Ways to use your Digital Photo Art: How to Make a Wrapped Canvas

One of my favorite ways to use my digital photo art is to print it onto fabric and make wall art by wrapping it onto a stretched canvas. Wrapping a canvas is really easy to do, and you can use cheap wrapped canvases found in the craft store, so it's also quite...

Photoshop Elements: How to Blend Photos using the Gradient Tool

Photoshop Elements: How to Blend Photos using the Gradient Tool

I often design photo art images that I then print onto fabric to use in art quilts, art bags, and other types of stitched art. You can see more of my textile art here in my photo gallery, and you can find more about my digital art here on my blog. In this tutorial I'm...

How to Make Complex Repeating Patterns using Photoshop Elements

How to Make Complex Repeating Patterns using Photoshop Elements

Using the same technique for making simple repeating patterns and simple half drop patterns, you can also easily create more complex repeating patterns. By combining several images into one design, you can create complex designs that are visually interesting and can...

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