Author Archives: Joanne Caruth

Let’s Blend Challenge – Threshold Filter

Hi everyone! This month we are going to do something a little bit different. I thought it might be fun to show you how I created the page “Three Amigos” by using the threshold filter, along with some blending. Let’s … Continue reading

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Let’s Blend Challenge – Painted Photo Masks

Welcome to the October Let’s Blend Challenge. I have some wonderful inspiration for you from our Creative Team, using the freebie Katie gave us this month. Mollie (readstoomuch) chose a photo of her lifelong friend to create this special page. … Continue reading

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Let’s Blend Challenge: Dirt, Grid and Grit Brushes

Hello and welcome to September’s Let’s Blend Challenge. We are going to be working with brushes again; this time Katie’s Dirt, Grid and Grit brushes. She has included two different brushes from this set, so feel free to use one … Continue reading

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Let’s Blend Challenge – Defining Paint Blends

Hello and welcome to this month’s Let’s Blend Challenge. Ever since Katie created her Defining Paint Blends, I have wanted to use them for one of our challenges. Pam, Kelly and Anke have used the blend their pages below to … Continue reading

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Let’s Blend Challenge – Blendable Maps

This month, I thought we would play with some of Katie’s Blendable maps and an overlay. Agnieszka, Sarah and I have created some examples to help with the creative process. Sarah (sterkeurs) used her awesome photo of skimboards on the … Continue reading

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Let’s Blend Challenge – Going Geometric

I am a huge fan of Katie’s ARTpacks. For this month’s challenge, we are going to work with a few brushes from her ARTpack Geometric series.  Here are a few examples of how to use them from the Creative Team: … Continue reading

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Let’s Blend Challenge – Blending With Text

Happy May, everyone! Lately, Katie has designed some wonderful Watery Typecast Blends, so I thought this month we would give you some ideas on how to use them. Here are three pages from the Creative Team to get you started: … Continue reading

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Let’s Blend Challenge – Watery Scribbles Brushes

Welcome to April’s Let’s Blend Challenge. I love Katie’s Watery Scribble Brushes. They can be used as an accent or a clipping mask, making them very versatile. So, I thought we might play a bit with them this month. Here … Continue reading

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Let’s Blend Challenge – Brushwork

Hello Everyone! Spring has sprung here in Tucson! I know many of you are not having spring like weather, but I thought it might be fun to work with some flowery brushwork this month to get us all in the … Continue reading

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Let’s Blend Challenge – Watery Photo Masks

Happy February and welcome to the Let’s Blend Challenge. This month I thought we would work with one of the Watery Photo Masks and Katie has provided a wonderful freebie for us, which includes just a little something Valentine’s Day … Continue reading

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