Using Gradients and Brushes Tutorials

My friend and muse Ms. Jana creates wonderful video tutorials using Photoshop.  They are easy to follow and really show you how to take things like brushes, gradients, photo masks and such to a whole new level to really make … Continue reading

Revamping Your Paper Overlays

  Today, I just wanted to do a quick little tutorial on utilizing painted paper overlays a bit differently. For new designers who are still working on building their designing stash, this a good way to extend the life of … Continue reading

2 Weeks of Art Fun!

I have been so motivated to do real art, which is kind of getting in the way of work lol. But, I can’t help myself. I just want to paint and do mixed media for fun. My first project in … Continue reading

Who’s the em-BOSS!

Get it? Like my title? OK, it’s a little corny lol. But, that’s what this little tutorial is about today…embossing digitally with glitter. This will be for you PSE users. It is super easy and just plain fun. At the … Continue reading

Yet Another Way to Use Photoshop Brushes + A Treat

Do you want to know how to turn a stamp into a lovely element for your projects? In this tutorial, I took one of my floral stamps and created an beautiful element out of it.  You can download this lovely little … Continue reading

What do Doilies and Art Journaling Have in Common?

What do they have in common?  Doilies make AWESOME prints on paper to create gorgeous art journal papers!  I have created these lovely little doilies and lace brushes.  I took my lace and doilies, smothered them in paint, stamped them … Continue reading

The Art of Watercolor Brushes

I have to say, I love Photoshop brushes.  I use them in all my work.  They are easy to use, versatile, they can be stamped, blended, layered…the list goes on!  It’s almost limitless what you can do with brushes.  I … Continue reading

A Different Way to Use Photoshop Brushes

I hope everyone is having a great Spring and most of us are about to start our Summer vacations!  My kids are almost out of school, which is a blessing and a disaster in the making lol.  These two boys … Continue reading