A Musical Affair: paper necklace tutorial

I’m lovin’ the paper necklaces that my friend Andreea and I made on our art date last week. The concept is as simple as can be (though it requires some patience) and the resulting jewelry is stunningly elegant, lean-in-for-a-closer-look, touchable and oh so fun! We were inspired by a project by Jason Thompson in his book, “Playing with Books: The …

Tutorial: Installing PhotoShop Brushes

One of the most powerful tools in PhotoShop for artists is the ability to install and use custom brushes.  Here is a handy tutorial that walks you through the process: STEP 1:  Locate brushes. There are many great places to find PhotoShop brushes including a Google Search or one of my favorite resources: Deviant Art. Tip:  Pay attention to the …