The Daily Texture for 01/27/2016
Isn't it funny how we wish for cooler days in summer, and in winter we wish for warmer ones? I was wishing for a warm summer day when I painted this fun texture! Filled with brilliant yellows, oranges and reds, along with some heavy brush strokes and deep texture, I hope you'll enjoy this abstract texture as much as I do! I paired it with a photo of a gorgeous bird I see every summer - The Summer Tanager. His red color was a perfect match for this one. I used the texture as a background and also as a soft light layer on top, set to 50% opacity.
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I have found a number of great video tutorials over the years on working with masking, layers and working with textures in photography. These are some of the ones I've watched which I recommend:
• Blend Modes & Masking in Paint Shop Pro
• Photoshop Tutorial: Layers and Layer Masks for Beginners
• Remask for Beginners by Topaz Labs
• Remask 4 Tutorial by Topaz Labs
• Layer Masking in Photoshop With Textures
• A Breakdown of Blending Modes | Photoshop Tutorial by Aaron Nace