Sunday, April 25, 2010

Textures, watermarks and rounded corners

Tonight I decided to play around with a picture of one of my DD's using Coffee Shop's free tutorials (which BTW are wonderful).

First I added a texture using this tutorial ~ http://coffeeteaphotography.blogspot.com/2008/11/coffeeshop-texture-tutorial.html

I even found the free textures on her site. I used one of the Barnyard Textures on this photo.

Then I rounded the corners using this tutorial ~ http://coffeeteaphotography.blogspot.com/2008/08/coffeeshop-rounded-corners-free.html

Lastly I made the watermark using this tutorial ~ http://coffeeteaphotography.blogspot.com/2009/09/coffeeshop-editing-101-making-your-own.html

Now I did know how to do this but I wanted to find out how to make it a brush.

Here is the original photo. (on a side note my kids, when they want to, love the camera)


And the after.


Not bad if I do say so myself. I can see doing this on more pictures. It was time consuming only because it was my first time but with practice it could go fast. I did save it as a png but for some reason it didn't work. there is a way to get it so the corners aren't white. I will play more tomorrow.

Hope you had a great day.

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