While it is still a little fuzzy to me I believe in Sebastien and know that he has the skills to portray a new way of thinking about our craft. A few words about Photoshop Artistry, the course I have been studying for the last two years. In this course I learned to work through dozens of pro-level techniques while compositing my own creations — achieving a profound expertise and absolute familiarity with the tools and methods that enable me to pursue my artistic vision without constraint. The courses covered everything from masking to blend modes to selective blurring.
The art piece on the right shows some of those techniques where I composed two of my photographs: a butterfly from the Phoenix Botanical Gardens and a stylized part of a sculpture of reaching hands that I captured at a resort on the grounds in Sedona. I added some textures, some words and some vector graphics and blended them into a pleasing presentation.
The second piece of art that I created, based on Photoshop Artistry was a portrait of a dear friend from Santa Barbara that I captured one Christmas morning and proceeded to transform this beautiful young woman into a sophisticated vision in a Europeon style background.
These are but two of the new art projects that I created in 2014, but are indicative of many more that are to come.
You can also join up to the Photoshop Artistry course at the link above. Let me know and I will see if any discounts are available.
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