Wednesday, May 19, 2010

My 6th Post...

Wow, I didn't realize it had been that long! My blog opened the day before Christmas in 2007--when I finally realized that digiscrapping was a big enough part of my life to actually blog about it...

Sandrine launched a challenge to re-display your 6th post ever. So here it is:

"I'm totally in love with Rhonna Farrer's curlicue work--perhaps I've mentioned that before. But besides sitting down and spending hours in Illustrator, you can also work with stuff that you have already, particularly the swashes that exist in certain fonts, such as Easy Street EPS. That's what I did here in my latest digital layout, "fleur."

fleur by Heather Taylor
First, I enlarged a couple of letters in Photoshop to about 240 points or so--I think I was working in particular with the A, C, and V. I used the lasso to select the portions of the curlicues that I liked, then opened a new image and cut and pasted 2 or 3 sections until I had a shape with plenty of interest. I then made a brush out of it, then used the brush for painting, dodging, and erasing both in the green frame, and in the background photo. Turns out kind of nicely, I think!"

I make myself laugh... =) And it would be fun to get some links to your 6th blog post--just leave it in the comments!


  1. OH Heather, this is FABULOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. Fantastic !!!!!

    My lo number 6 :

    Hihihihi !!!!!


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