Friday, December 3, 2010

Green Paper December Challenge

Mary at Green Paper offers up three images each month. The challenge is to use all 3 in a collage of some type. Click on the link to see the 3 images before I futzed with them. I went digital this time, altho I think I'll do a traditional paper collage also, because I really like these images. Thanks, Mary!

My mad Photoshop skillz are coming along. All in all, I'm pretty happy with this. I flipped the image of the dancer so that she was leaned left, layered a grunge texture over her, tweaked the brightness and contrast, and... can't remember what else.

Then I layered the Presented certificate over her, dragging the bottom of it way past the bottom edge of the dancer so that the letters covered her body more than her face. Changed opacity and fill until I liked the look.

Then added the stamps. I played with layering them here and there, lowered opacity and fill until they didn't overwhelm the dancer.

Et voila - my first (but not last!) digital collage challenge piece.


  1. Beautiful...I love the softness!

  2. Lovely! I love the way you altered the certificate to better fit the image - great!

  3. Super digi-art! Quite a ghostly result.