Sunday, 13 December 2009

'Tis The Season

Hi everyone, how's your Christmas preparations going?

I managed to get my tree up at long last, and have been experimenting with my camera, in an effort to get some artistic shots.

Not absolutely sure I've got what I want here, but at least there's room for improvement.  I think I've got a little too much glare on the glass in the foreground.  But the 'bokeh' effect of the tree in the background is nearly there.  I'll keep trying.

~ Edited ~
From the photo above, I've taken part of the bokeh effect on the tree, and made some digital designs in Photoshop
I used several brushes, and effects to create several different designs that I might use for background papers.  It's also got me thinking about what else I can do.  I'll keep you posted.

Let me know what you think.  Do you design digital papers, and how do you do it.  I'd be interested to know.


Crafty Lou said...

Wow! Debbie, it looks lovely to me and a perfect photo.Hope you are ok?see you soon,Lou.xx

Fleur said...

Hi Debbie, tree looks gorgeous - your photo is stunning.
Hugs Fleur xXx

chris said...

looking good Debbie, better than my efforts I might post them soon. Been to bed but got up as I cant sleep, thought I might as well see what everyones up too.
lots of love chris xx

Christine (Craftling) said...

Ooh, I'm glad I didn't have time to comment the first time, and had to come back, or I would have missed those beautiful digi-papers! How pretty!

Well, in my humble opinion, I think they're lovely, but I don't have a clue how to create those effects, I'm afraid. One of these days, I'd like to learn.

Chris xx

P.S. Have a card for you. Will drop it in when I can find a few minutes to spare! Famous last words! lol ;o)

Desire Fourie said...

Oh wow Debbie, you are truly talented. Your photo of the tree in the background is truly festive and bright and of course your digi paper design is out of this world ... you should copyright it and sell it.
Wishing you and your loved ones a blessed festive season.

Lynsey said...

Hi Debbie, I love your xmas photo and the effects you have made, they look great.
I hope you have a great Christmas.
Hugs Lynsey x

Martine said...

ooo these are gorgeous sweetie, i have had a play with some digi papers myself, bit tricky to master all of the techniques, but these really are stunning :)



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