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Saturday, November 26, 2016

Knitting Design Ideas with PhotoShop

PhotoShop is a wonderful tool for playing wiith some of my photographs, with the idea of getting some design ideas. For colour, for shape, for structure, and for texure.

This photo was taken on a late summer day in East Dover, Nova Scotia. The fog was just off-shore, creating a subtle haze over the whole scene.

With a little sleight-of-hand, I can create painterly effects:

Add a bit more play, I can achieve an almost abstract effect:

Now I have something to work with. I love the natural complements of grey and greens, with hints of pink where the wildflowers grow.

Posted by Ilga Leja on 11/26 at 10:59 PM