Playin’ with Textures

Playin’ with Textures

After years of working on movie poster images I’ve come to really love some of the rich textural treatments the designers I’ve worked with create. So whenever I am out shooting images for myself I inevitably look for things I can use as textures with other...

Burnin’ & Dodgin’ on a layer

One of the most useful techniques in working on an image is to do selective burning and dodging, that is carefully darkening and lightening parts of an image to define edges, create a sense of detail or even to add “shape” to a part of the image. As a...
Starting Out

Starting Out

As a digital artist I tend to look at images trying to find easier ways to get certain looks or effects. When a group of photographer friends were discussing various in camera techniques they used one of them shared a self portrait he had done where he really liked...