Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Monday, January 20, 2014
Saturday, January 18, 2014
My first pastel still life. The reference photo is from Wetcanvas. The only thing Wetcanvas asks of you when you use the photos is that you credit the owner. I didn't have any real tomatoes, but user Olika posted this gorgeous photo which I used.
There is an app I use to blur photos (versus squinting) to focus on shapes:
Monday, January 13, 2014
Sunday, January 12, 2014
Today I discovered an awesome app called Frame Builder. After seeing eBay artists display their art for sale in a virtual frame, I went on a quest to find a way to do the same. It's a great tool that allows potential buyers (and the artist selling his/her art) to visualize their potential sale in a frame or even just a mat. You can easily change the size or color of the frame or mat just by dragging a slider bar. You can even change the size of the bevel on the mat!
Enter Frame Builder, et voilà! Much better!
A couple of other examples:
Additionally, you can save "templates" so that you don't have to start from scratch. Coolio!