Digital Design for Fabric: Repurpose and Reuse

Digital Design for Fabric: Repurpose and Reuse

One of the best things about creating your own PhotoArt, fabric designs and other types of digital imagery, is that the images can be reused in many different ways. With digital files, images can be resized larger or smaller and easily...
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...
Sunrise Sunset

Sunrise Sunset

On Saturday I enjoyed a very early morning shoot with my photography group to take photos of the sunrise over the Atlantic – brrrrr. We caught the sun as it was rising over the Atlantic at about 7.20am. and then we turned around and...
Canvas Art: Contemplation

Canvas Art: Contemplation

I began work on Contemplation last week and it’s now finished and mounted on a 14″ x 11″ canvas. I usually add paint and texture to the canvas before mounting my textiles, however this time I wrapped the canvas with a...
What I’m Working On: Contemplation

What I’m Working On: Contemplation

Something a little different – designed in photoshop and printed on fabric. I don’t often work with images of people, but I like her wistful look. buttons … some hand stitches to highlight a few of the background flowers...
Poppy Photo Art Quilt – finally finished!

Poppy Photo Art Quilt – finally finished!

It took a little longer than I expected, but I’ve finally completed my “Poppy” photo art quilt! (Note to self – when you block a square quilt, do it right the first time.) The finished size is 30″ square, and...
Playing with Photoshop

Playing with Photoshop

The image. Kaleidoscope of the image. Kaleidoscope made from the kaleidsocope of the image. Patterns made from the image. Patterns made from the kaleidsocope of the image. I really have to stop this and go do some...
Printing on Fabric – Canvas Art: Remembering Summer

Printing on Fabric – Canvas Art: Remembering Summer

This last week I managed to get two new canvas art pieces finished using some new “photo art” designs printed on fabric and stitched to a stretched canvas. I really like this triptych and I plan to use this design in an art...
Exploring mixed media

Exploring mixed media

The first month of this year has been crazy busy, but I finally found some time this week to catch up with some artful creativity. Exploring some photoshopping This image was manipulated in photoshop elements to enhance the figure of the...
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