February 2016 Mandala of the Month

February 2016 Mandala of the Month

Dreams of Spring in the Heart of Winter Well… I thought I’d get this mandala posted before the month was over—here is my dream of spring time with an animated photo-mandala: The beginning mandala image was generated from a single “seed” image,...
What is Photo-Illustration?

What is Photo-Illustration?

I recently posted a tutorial on the creation of  one of my Tarot card images – The Magician. This is an elaborate composition of multiple photo images with graphic elements, filter effects, and painting effects, very clearly a photo-illustration! I want to...
How To Create a Cross-Process Look in Photoshop

How To Create a Cross-Process Look in Photoshop

  Here is a detailed step-by-step video tutorial that examines a fairly sophisticated technique for re-creating a classic film processing effect. The tutorial uses a reverse Curves adjustment layer, layers and layer masks, Difference apply mode, Overlay apply mode,...