simply roses…

January 4th, 2012 michelle Posted in digital collage, nature

nature’s sketchbook photo art blends 1 (photo transfer texture)

A commercial project from this summer featuring a few roses and vintage blue ball jar. delicious colors.

this is life 5 scrap.words

See more ideas for printing and displaying wall art using art made from this project on our Cottage Arts’ blog here.

nature’s sketchbook photo art blends 4 (texture/bokeh overlays)

All images shot with the Canon 7D and Canon 28-135 IS or Tamron 28-75/2.8 Lenses. Most shot near sunset outdoors.

stylin’ seniors

January 3rd, 2012 michelle Posted in digital collage, seniors

Haven’t posted any recent senior shoots, so want to get caught up! I take on a limited number of seniors each summer, and loved this year’s…

Here are some faves…lots to share, so click on thumbnails to open lightbox viewer.

gifts of the garden…

January 3rd, 2012 michelle Posted in digital collage, food

Painter’s Canvas Photo Art Blends 5, Positive Vibe (word art)

Each year I am gifted with organic produce from a neighbor in exchange for photographing his bounty. What a blessing to our family he is!

Nature’s Sketchbook Photo Art Blends 3, Scrap.Templates 36

Nature’s Sketchbook Photo Art Blends 3

See my blog post on making wall art out of these images on our Cottage Arts’ blog here.

And, here are some favorite garden shots from this year. All shot with Canon 7D and most with Canon 50/1.8 lens.

on the go

August 9th, 2011 michelle Posted in children, digital collage

texture overlay here

Sharing a few shots/collages of a recent mini shoot of a special little guy learning to crawl!

simply friendship pak

See tips on shooting little ones on the go and more shots on my CottageArts blog here.

bokeh overlay here

simply friendship pak

momma and her three babes

March 20th, 2011 michelle Posted in children, digital collage, families

Some new babe sweetness with a very special family (a present for daddy)!

The kids were telling each other knock-knock jokes and it was a hoot capturing their different expressions.

Made a few collages for them as well.

supplies and technique here

supplies and technique here

dvd case cover

December 16th, 2010 michelle Posted in creative resources, digital collage

Here’s the CD case cover made for my last post’s shoot using our textured Photo Art Blends.

supplies: Photo Art Blends 3 (used #14 on Overlay and #03 on Soft Light)

Super simple (instructions included)!