Which direction is the wind blowing?
Paper for printing your artwork When you print your artwork you have to think about the type of paper to use. Photographic paper is fine in matte or gloss but I prefer using a fine art paper for my work. The first I tried was Hahnmuhle Photo Rag fine art paper. It turned out beautifully!Continue reading “Choosing your photo or fine art paper”
Dimensions The size and resolution of an image affects print quality. It is best to start with a larger digital canvas image as you can always decrease the width and height without affecting the quality. Vice-versa, your images will become pixelated and possibly distorted if you try to enlarge a small image! One thing thatContinue reading “My ideas for printing and sizing digital artwork images”
Rather than leaving your digital fine artwork/photos sitting on the computer (which I do quite frequently…Lol), why not print a few out and put them up on display at your house! You could even have an ‘Art Gallery Evening’ and invite your friends round for an aperitif or dare I say dinner! Who knows whatContinue reading “Printing your Digital Artwork & Photos”
I’d honestly never thought about printing on tiles until a client friend asked me for this image ‘Green Fields’ to be printed on a large tile or set of 6 coaster type tiles. So at the moment I’m browsing the internet for ideas on how to print it! There’s a lot of information out thereContinue reading “Printing an image on a tile”
Art for the weekend! Trying out some new abstract paint textures and overlays for this horse artwork. It took a long time to line up and fit the textures to the horse but I managed in the end. First I selected some abstract paintbrush strokes in corel paint shop, and layered them onto the horseContinue reading “Horse in Abstract”
Continuing mockup art or photo display ideas. Here I used a vintage style mockup room to display this art deco lady print so you can get an idea of what it looks like in an actual room setting. I suppose the pros of having a mockup room is that you can see the dimensions ofContinue reading “Art Deco Lady”
Often I like to give my photos a different style: vintage, glamour, warm, grunge etc. I took this particular photo in Italy and decided to give it an overlay texture for a more weathered look. First I brought the image up in Corel paint shop pro 9, added a layer (more on layers and blendContinue reading “Using Texture Overlays on photos to get a different style”
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