Learning Illustrator

bulldog-sunglassesI have been trying to increase my Adobe Illustrator skills and learning new fun ways to make enhance my web design and development. I have been watching YouTube videos and working right alongside the video as instruction. I have found that if I watch the video tutorial first without trying to do the illustration, then walking step by step hitting pause when I need it, I am learning how to do it easier.

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Sabot Images Free Photo of the week

Sellwood Bridge - Sabot Images - Free photo of the week

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Graphical Technique for Photos

Kayla Jo picture technique! I have been playing with some of the senior photos of Kayla Jo today. She was such a great model! I have just been adding some effects that I have found on the Internet and changed up the techniques a bit. First I have to give credit where credit is due. Thank you Cory Barker for the inspiration to try this technique. Please watch his video on Layers TV Episode 137, as I did. These are the parts that I changed...

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Playing with Graphics

KJ photo effectI have been playing today with Photoshop. I visited Cory Barker at Planetphotoshop.com for some inspiration. He had a tutorial called Antique Photo Effect that I thought was interesting so I thought I would try it. I had so much fun! This picture of Kayla Jo was taken by my husband. Everything else I either made or altered from other pictures that I use when I am designing. I really think that no matter how good of a designer that you are you should revisit different techniques to continue learning.

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