Elements And Principles--Art 101I wrote this article for my members at ManipulateThis when I found that most of them had no idea what I was speaking about when I try to explain something in their deviation concerning a principle or element of design. So, since this is PhotoManipulation month, I thought I'd educate those of you who did not know about the Elements And Principles of design, and how to use the Elements to help you add pizazz to your deviations. Elements and Principles of DesignIntroduction Question: What is meant by the Elements and Principles of Design? Answer: Elements are the parts of a design, and the Principles are ways to use the parts.</b>All art is comprised of Elements being arranged following the rules set by the Principles. Knowing the Elements and Principles can help you create more dynamic images. You must know and understand the rules that the Principles are based on before you can break away from them.The El
Illumination: The Art of BlendingHello everyone!At TheArtOfManipulation, we have a monthly learning challenge in which we focus on a technique, share information regarding that technique, and then challenge our members to use what they've learned to create a new work. We also interview various artist to get tips and tricks on the chosen technique.Although the challenge has ended, I'm hoping you'll find that the information and interviews we put together to be useful!~IvyThe Art of BlendingWhat exactly do we mean by "blending"? Well, the most basic answer to this question is that blending is when you combine two or more photos into a new work and tinker with various settings/techniques to create one cohesive, flowing image. As always, this is easier said than done.Take one stock photoused by two artists Beginner ScatteredAshe
Please respect copyrightsLittle Making Of of my work The Rise of an Angel.
This is just the big steps, I had pre-cut & adjusted all the elements before. Final work was made at 8000x8000 px.See the final image here:© Daniel Bérard