Author Archives: Joanne Caruth

Let’s Blend Challenge

It’s autumn, and I’ve been inspired by some of the photos I took up in Flagstaff a couple weeks ago. I like to use Topaz Studio to turn my photos into digital paintings from time to time. I ran this … Continue reading

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Let’s Blend Challenge – Blending Text

Let’s jump right in to this month’s Let’s Blend Challenge. Blending text into your images is super easy and it can add interest as well as camouflage areas that are not so eye appealing. On my page, after clipping my … Continue reading

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Let’s Blend Challenge – Blending Patterned Papers

Hello and welcome to this month’s Let’s Blend Challenge.  I am a texture/solid paper kind of gal. Just the other day, I was playing around with patterned papers and decided to try blending them together, and the challenge was born! … Continue reading

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Let’s Blend Challenge

Happy July and welcome to this month’s Let’s Blend Challenge. We are going to work with some fun patterns and masks this month. Let you imagination run wild! Here is what I came up with using the free products Katie … Continue reading

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Let’s Blend Challenge

Working with Katie’s painted pocket cards and painted layers are a fun way to blend a photo by itself or incorporate it into a larger page. By using the PSD version, the layers can be turned on an off or … Continue reading

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Let’s Blend Challenge – Changing Backgrounds

Hi Everyone…I love to change up backgrounds, and I do it quite a bit. So this month, we are going to work on blending backgrounds. We have brilliant, bright blue skies here in Arizona, and they are lovely. However, sometimes … Continue reading

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Let’s Blend Challenge – Using Texture

I enjoy creating texture on my pages; it creates interest and can make things look more three dimensional. Admittingly, I am not the best teacher, and I hardly create a page with the same steps twice. So, I’ll do my … Continue reading

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Let’s Blend Challenge

Here we are in March and it’s time for another Let’s Blend Challenge. Katie’s Torn Templates are a great way to add interest to a blended page, so I thought it might be fun for this month’s challenge. I used … Continue reading

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Let’s Blend Challenge

Welcome to February! We are going to go full out Valentine’s Day for this month’s challenge, using all types of heart brushes. Katie has provided us with some fun free products to work with, and here are a few examples … Continue reading

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Let’s Blend Challenge – Blending Brushes to Create a Clipping Mask

Hello and welcome to the first Let’s Blend Challenge for 2019! Lately, I have been playing with different brushes and putting them together to create a mask. So, this month, we are going to do the same thing. Katie has … Continue reading

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