Spread #92- How Did You Do That? May 12, 2010Posted by Orly in Uncategorized.
Okay, so I keep on talking about the process, the creative process, how important the process is, process, process, process. We all do really. I’ve been often asked about my own personal process. “How did you do that”? I myself asked others that same question. I’ve noticed that I never quite answered that question here on my blog. I finished altering these covers of old books, made this video of them, and thought it’s a great opportunity to tell you how my blog spreads begin, to tell you about my ‘process’. So they do originate from such books and many of my journal pages that I scan into Photoshop along with other images like photographs or objects for example. Once my images are there, magical transformations occur. Somehow I start experimenting very freely with a few images at once, I let things happen, and allow ‘Photoshop’ to show off its awesome features such as blending modes, brushes, type manipulation, and layers. I like to recycle my images over and over again. Sometimes I let a few of my journal pages find each other and play…this is for me the ultimate mixed media experience. So take a look at these altered books and see if you can recognize some of it in my spread today. While in your own ‘process’ don’t be shy to mix and change, omit and add…the ‘process’ is dynamic, lively, and exciting. The ‘process’ rocks!! It sustains me!!