I've been taking a class by Linda Sattgast of Digital Scrapper. While I have learned so much from my guru, Kim Klassen...I was interested in seeing what other things I could learn from another source. It's been eight weeks (and STILL not done) and it has been a wonderful learning process.
I learned how to make a texture by combining color and other textures...FUN!
Our homework was to create a texture and then add it to a photo...
This is the texture I made using a pale yellow-green base, then added three textures: one of Styrofoam, one of distressed wood, and one of metal in various blend modes.
This is the original photo...not remarkable... (This is a veterans' chapel at our local oldest, active cemetery...lots of history here!)
But then some edits and desaturation...and then add the texture I created...
MAGIC!!! (Kinda Gothic...remember Dark Shadows?)
Such fun! And I had to create a folder of textures that I have created...so far I have a grand total of one!