View Full Version : Can someone help me with this technique?
07-02-2006, 01:04 PM
I love this layout: http://www.digishoptalk.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=840&limit=last14
Lifelace says that she combined a brush with a patterned paper. I would like to know how she did it!
07-02-2006, 01:11 PM
I work in PSCS2 - I don't have it open right now, but if I recall correctly, I do this:
My brush stroke is on one layer and my patterned paper is on the layer above it. With my patterned paper layer active, I press CTRL+ALT+G which creates a clipping mask with the brush - basically it "fills" the brush stroke with the patterned paper.
Hope this helps!
07-02-2006, 01:21 PM
Thank you. Will try it!
You can save anything as a pattern, open any pattern paper or w/e then go to Edit > Define Pattern. I hope I explained that right. :? Then just brush what you want and then go do a style pattern overlay.
This is for Photoshop.
07-02-2006, 08:03 PM
WOW! That is really neat! PS has so many different tricks I wonder if I will ever come close to learning half of them, lol!
Trust me I have been using PS for over 5 yrs and I still dont know half lol! Does anyone else feel like this??!?!?!?!
07-04-2006, 10:44 PM
Completely, and I've been using just as long, LOL!!
07-04-2006, 10:52 PM
Laura, I know what you mean. There is always yet another way to do things in PS, isn't there? I would never have thought of the pattern overlay method, but would have used the clipping mask. Thanks for pointing it out.
07-07-2006, 08:19 AM
I just got the August CK, and is this the same technique that Rhonna Farrer uses on her LO on page 72? I am looking at how she used the picture for the word 'Sisterly'. Off to go try this out!!
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