Showing posts with tag "Inspiration: Backgrounds".

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Bright Idea 326: Hearts Background

Use a heart shape to create a cute background. Perfect for Valentine's Day or any other page you want to show love.

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Bright Idea 319: Shifted Papers

Create an easy and elegant background for your favorite photos using the straight cutter and shadows to create depth.

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Tool Tip: Metallic Color Wash

Use the Color Wash functionality to change content that has a gradient lighting effect (e.g. shiny/aluminum) to a bright metallic color.

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Challenge 189: Blend It

This challenge features creating a quick and easy background using two papers and the blend cutter. Add a single mat layer or multiple mat layers to the main photo for some extra depth. Finish off the page with journaling and embellishments for a beautiful layout.

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Artisan Tip: The Dark Side

Learn how to create effective contrasts when working with photos on dark backgrounds.

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Bright Idea 286: Charcoal Sketch

Using a photo for the background create the perfect backdrop to your page. Add the "Show Edges" filter to that photo background and you have an instant artistic charcoal sketch.

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Artisan Tip: Mixing Pattern Papers

Using pattern papers on a layout, when done well, your eye moves easily from one pattern to another, creating a good flow. This tip will help you mix patterns that create a visually pleasing design.

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Bright Idea 275 Photos, Shapes and Strips

This cool technique gives an illusion of a pop out background design. The Grid Cutter and Inside Shadow come together for the perfect illusion to showcase your favorite patterned papers without them overwhelming your page.

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Artisan Tip: Making Pattern Papers Less Busy

Who doesn’t love all the beautiful pattern papers we get in FOREVER digital art kits? Digital art kits come with the colors and patterns that complement each other. The challenge is using them with photos and keeping the images from getting mixed into the pattern paper.

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Pixie Power Minute: Pop Out Cluster Background

Want a quick and easy way to use lots of embellishments without it being overbearing on your page? This is a great way to show off digital art and your photos with no competition.

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Bright Idea 257: Say it Again

This simple design has great impact, It uses text as design. Text Shapes and hue variations can add a bit of drama to your border or full page.

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Bright Idea 254: Stencil Art

This bright Idea will show you how easy it is to create Stencil Art in Artisan by using paper, shapes, and splatter embellishments that mimic paint splatters.

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Bright Idea 234: Tie Dyed

Give your page a retro look with a tie dyed background! This technique can also be switched up to give even more unique color backgrounds.

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