June 14, 2011

Texture Tuesday ... My First

Like I need something else to do ... I do .... something else to take my mind off of everyday stresses and enrich my creative self. I've found it {like so many of you!} over at Kim Klassen Cafe. I've only scratched a teeny tiny bit of the surface over at Kim's site, there is a wealth of information and inspiration to take in .... however, I couldn't resist and jumped right on in with both feet and started messing around with her amazing textures. Below are my first two attempts at enhancing my photographs.

I'm sorta liking them ... not too bad for a newbie?
I think my favorite is the yellow one above ... there's something about the combination of white chippy paint and rust that I never get tired of!

The texture I used on my photos is Kim's "Stained Linen".
I didn't use any fancy photoshop programs ... I edited my pictures on-line using "Picnik" ... however, I'm eyeing up Kim's Photoshop e-classes ... I would LOVE to step up to the next level!!

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xo
Jill

24 comments:

  1. Congratulations!
    Your first work is great!

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  2. Those look great, welcome to the world of texture.

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  3. Welcome to Texture Tuesday's! Chippy, rusty, and textures...doesn't get any better than that! You did a great job! As someone who knew nothing about Photoshop before I took classes from Kim, I can attest to the fact that her online class is wonderful! She is an excellent teacher. Xo

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  4. fabulous images - adding texture gets addictive. Love the effect on the pots

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  5. Love the linen texture. Great job. V

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  6. very rustic! great photos and texture!

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  7. You did a great job! I like the top one too, I hadn't thought of doing it in picnic. Once you try Kim's classes you won't ever look back, I did one and haven't had a great deal of time to perfect it but hope to do another one soon. She's a wonderful wonderful person. Happy I found your blog :)

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  8. I love your photos! They look like the vintage photos they used to tint with watercolors.. great job with the textures!

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  9. Your first attempts?? Very good! I, too, like the first one especially!

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  10. Jill, your pics turned out great. I've been playing with photoshop CS5 for several months now and am still a beginner...will have to check out Kim's classes.

    Thanks,
    Sylvia

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  11. Pretty pictures...mighty fine first attempt!

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  12. Awesome, looks beautiful! I went to Kim's site and I think I am going to take the photoshop e course, but until then, can you tell me how you did the texture using picnik? Thanks so much!!

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  13. welcome to the texture world! it's a beautiful addiction! i highly recommend kim's online classes, she is amazing! you'll love her!
    your photos are great!

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  14. Great texture! I especially like the second image.

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  15. Beautiful texture work!! :)
    Happy to be following you now!!

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  16. Jill you did a great job... I've been wanting to experiment with Textures but I don't quite know how so I'm always looking for tutorials... none of the free photoshop sites offer texturing that I'm presently using... so I'm still searching the Net for some I can play with and see if its something I'd like to use regularly.

    Dawn... The Bohemian

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  17. very pretty jill. i love the look.

    hugs,

    shelley

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  18. Lovely texture work! It looks so much like a vintage sketch.

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  19. love Picnik...thanks to you for turning me on to it...changed everything.

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  20. looks beautiful jill. you did a great job. i just played for the first time a couple of weeks ago. i need to do it again. have a great day.

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  21. The pictures look great! I use picnic but I have no idea how to add the textures in that program- would be have time to give me some tips? I have been downloading Kim's free textures for when I can get it figured out how to use them.

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  22. Bonjour Jill,
    Your photos look great with these textures. Just found your blog via The French Cupboard. I'm a new follower.
    Mimi

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