Today’s texture is from an artist at Deviant Art: Jaded Reality (aka Ashley) with an additional overlay of my personal favorite, The Wall (January 1, 2012). I used Ashley’s Texture #13 as an overlay at 40% opacity (and used my new resizing/centering tricks learned earlier this week) and my The Wall texture at 100% opacity as a texture overlay, lightening the level to +80. Of course, a layer mask, painting with black, was used to keep the texture from hiding the beautiful cat model, Beth (remember, if any of these steps don’t make sense to you, go back to January 1, 2012 and start reading thru the posts – each one builds a little more on steps learned in previous posts. This is a year of learning our Textures and all the ways to use them). The double layers, the lowered opacity and the lighter top texture layer add to richness of the photo for me. In spite of ALL the textures going on in the image itself, I don’t feel this overpowers the final product. What do you think?
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