‘How I Did It’™ with Rad Drew – Creating Rich, Textured Layers with Stackables App!

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It’s been so much fun creating and sharing mobile phone video tutorials in the new TheAppWhisperer section that Joanne Carter created called “How I Did It!™ with Rad A. Drew.” This will mark my third tutorial since the section launched on March 6. I’ve been overwhelmed by the comments and support for these tutorials! Thank you Joanne Carter, and thanks to all of you who make up our wonderful mobile photography community for such a warm welcome!

Today’s tutorial features the app Stackables – Layered Textures, Effects and Masks, (hereafter referred to as “Stackables” in this article) by developer Samer Azzam. Stackables is a companion app to the app  Formulas – Photo Lab Effects and Custom Frames, also by Samer Azzam, which I covered in this section recently and can be accessed here.

In this tutorial I introduce many of the tools and features of Stackables. I demonstrate how to apply textures, filters, gradients, patterns, adjustments, and formulas, and how to adjust the variables of each of these effects. You’ll learn how to save your layers of adjustments as custom formulas that can be applied from both the Stackables app and the Formulas app.

 

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‘How I Did It’™ with Rad Drew – Creating Ethereal Nostalgic looks with Formulas – Photo Lab Effects and Custom Frames App

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It’s such a pleasure to be invited by Joanne Carter to share my mobile phone video tutorials in the new TheAppWhisperer section, How I Did It!™ with Rad Drew. Thank you for this opportunity, Joanne!

Today I want to introduce the app, Formulas – Photo Lab Effects and Custom Frames (here after referred to as ‘Formulas’ in this article), by the developer Samar Azzam.  Formulas is a companion app to the powerful layers app, Stackables, (which I’ll cover in a future tutorial). 

Formulas features 37 formulas created by mobile photographers from around the world using the companion app, Stackables. In addition to these featured Formulas, when you create your own formulas using Stackables, these formulas become accessible in your Formulas app!

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Mobile Photography & Art – My Top Five Apps by Geri Centonze from Southern California, United States

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We are revitalising our Top Five Apps section to our Photo App Lounge column. This a section within TheAppWhisperer where we ask highly accomplished mobile photographers and artists to list their top five apps and to explain why they have … Read more

Mobile Photography & Art – My Top Five Apps by Armineh Hovanesian from Glendale, California, United States

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We are revitalising our Top Five Apps section to our Photo App Lounge column. This a section within TheAppWhisperer where we ask highly accomplished mobile photographers and artists to list their top five apps and to explain why they have selected them. Kicking us off today is highly respected and talented Mobile Artist and Photographer – Armineh Hovanesian from Glendale, California, United States, take a look! (foreword by Joanne Carter).

All images ©Armineh Hovanesian

“Thank you very much for asking me to share my top 5 apps with TheAppWhisperer and its readers. Even though I have countless apps on my phone/iPad, I tend to use the following applications, the most”.

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Mobile Photography & Art – My Top Five Apps by David Hayes from Milford, Ohio, United States

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We are revitalising our Top Five Apps section to our Photo App Lounge column. This a section within TheAppWhisperer where we ask highly accomplished mobile photographers and artists to list their top five apps and to explain why they have selected them. Kicking us off today is accomplished and highly respected mobile photographer and artist David Hayes from Milford, Ohio, United States.  Hayes used to be a major editor to TheAppWhisperer and we miss him very much, but viewing his photographs and reading his fine words, we can tell that his time away, has been very well spent. We hope one day he will return to us, he knows the door is held firmly open. For now, though, please familiarise yourselves with this wonderful author and artist’s work as follows… (foreword by Joanne Carter)

“Hello everyone! It’s been awhile since I had a chance to write for The AppWhisperer so I’m excited to have this chance to share with you my “Top Five Apps”!

When I wrote a regular column for The AppWhisperer I truly was an app junkie. If there was a new app I had to have it! In time my iPhone and iPad were filled with hundreds of apps…most of which I only used once or twice. Didn’t matter…had to have them! Now days I have slimmed this number down considerably so much so that picking 5 apps was easy. The quality and scope of apps today has increased dramatically as of late that one doesn’t need that many to be able to create dynamite images! My go-to-top-5-apps include Photoshop Express, Handy Photo, Stackables, Distressed FX, and Snapseed. Let’s go through my typical workflow to see how I might use each of these apps!”

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Mobile Photography & Art My Top Five Apps by Juta Jazz from Cyprus

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We are revitalising our Top Five Apps section to our Photo App Lounge column. This a section within TheAppWhisperer where we ask highly accomplished mobile photographers and artists to list their top five apps and to explain why they have … Read more

Mobile Photography & Art My Top Five Apps by Robin Cohen from Los Angeles, United States

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We are revitalising our Top Five Apps section to our Photo App Lounge column. This a section within TheAppWhisperer where we ask highly accomplished mobile photographers and artists to list their top five apps and to explain why they have … Read more

Mobile Photography & Art – My Top Five Apps by Sukru Mehmet Omur from Turkey

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We are revitalising our Top Five Apps section to our Photo App Lounge column. This a section within TheAppWhisperer where we ask highly accomplished mobile photographers and artists to list their top five apps and to explain why they have selected them. Kicking us off today is accomplished mobile photographer and artist from Turkey, Sukru Mehmet Omur.  Take a look at his Top Five Apps… (foreword by Joanne Carter)

“It is not easy to answer this question because I have more than four hundred iPhone photography and art Apps on my iPhone, iPad and to narrow it down to just five is a real challenge. And those top five change all the time.

These days I love creating collages with…”

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Mobile Photography & Art – My Top Five Apps by Brett Chenoweth from the United States

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We are revitalising our Top Five Apps section to our Photo App Lounge column. This a section within TheAppWhisperer where we ask highly accomplished mobile photographers and artists to list their top five apps and to explain why they have … Read more

Mobile Photography & Art – My Top Five Apps by Rita Colantonio from Dennis, Massachusetts

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We are revitalising our Top Five Apps section to our Photo App Lounge column. This a section within TheAppWhisperer where we ask highly accomplished mobile photographers and artists to list their top five apps and to explain why they have … Read more

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