We have a new section at TheAppWhisperer.com and it’s called ‘The Recipe I Can’t Live Without’, within that we are asking highly successful mobile artists to give us their one recipe (tutorial) they can’t live without in relation to editing their images. Kicking us off today, is Deborah McMillion from the United States. She has created a wonderful portraiture family recipe . To read the others in this new series, please go here. (foreword by Joanne Carter)
My mother was a good cook but she didn’t cook spaghetti. The Navy had ruined spaghetti for my dad by putting it in cans for C-Rations. Fortunately the few times dad cooked (“want C-Rations?”) didn’t ruin it back! This is not her recipe”.
Ingredients (safe ingredients)
SuperimposeX, Sketchbook,WordSwag, Formulas
SuperimposeHdOne photo of my mother, cut out, drop her in SB
Mom stirred-er-repositioned and painted. Sometimes I drop out the image, sometimes I double it and use it for blending modes, and many many variations on that the effects begin with the her llayer.
Sketchbook-my cloud photo, too busy. Solid black.
Cutting out plants lots from my photos/adding and layering
WordSwag for spring poem (Chaucer).
Final Redo hair edges and shorten. Add verse from Chaucer on spring and free-hand ribbon.
Collage was perhaps not invented by the Surrealists (one kind of decoupage uses many principals of collage but it is a craft, not fine art). The Surrealists made it into an art form and expression.
Hello again…please donate
TheAppWhisperer has always had a dual mission: to promote the most talented mobile artists of the day and to support ambitious, inquisitive viewers the world over. As the years passTheAppWhisperer has gained readers and viewers and found new venues for that exchange.
All this work thrives with the support of our community.
Please consider making a donation to TheAppWhisperer as this New Year commences because your support helps protect our independence and it means we can keep delivering the promotion of mobile artists that’s open for everyone around the world. Every contribution, however big or small, is so valuable for our future.