This workshop will empower your digital skills and enable you to add any non-photo item with an artsy approach to your digital scrapbooking or artistry projects.
You will learn artsy techniques and approaches for incorporating memorabilia in into your digital artistry and scrapbooking layouts.
Examples of Memorabilia:
- Official records, documents and certificates.
- Hand written postcards, greetings, notes, school assignments, letters and recipes.
- Artwork, to include illustrations, drawings and paintings.
- Newspaper clippings, programs and events flyers.
- Travel brochures, tickets and receipts.
- Hand-made arts and crafts, such as knitted blankets, pottery pieces.
- Childhood items, such as baby clothes, toys and books.
- Special occasion items, such as wedding, anniversary or retirement gifts.
- Sports keepsakes, such as medals or trophies.
- Military items such as badges, coins, uniform.
- Family heirlooms and antiques.
This FOCUS session is not exclusive to, but complements and supports, the HeritageLIVE (Self-Paced) class.
1. Introduction and Definitions to ‘Artsy Memorabilia’
2. Digitization of Memorabilia
- Digitization Methods
- Explanation and Recommendations for Resolution
- Scale Considerations
- Photography verses Scanning
- Advantages and Disadvantages
- Suggested Approaches for Digitization of Memorabilia
3. Artsy Techniques and Approaches
Demonstrations and deconstruction of at least 5 digital artistry pages.
- Using Blending Modes to avoid Extractions
- Blending with Clipping Masks
- Custom Masking using Layer Masks and Brushes
- Matting with Elements
- Framing with Embellishments and Overlays
- Creating your own Brushes from Memorabilia
And of course classes by Anna Aspnes Designs are ALWAYS jam-packed with additional extras
Who Is This For?
This class is designed for both Novice and Advanced Digital Artists, Scrapbookers, Memory Keepers, Photographers and Ancestry Enthusiasts wanting to add Memorabilia to your layouts.
- Provides inspiration and guidance for incorporating non-photo keepsakes into your artistry.
- Increases sentimentality digital artistry and scrapbooking projects.
- Enriches the story to yield more meaningful layouts.
- Enhances your experience by creating a more exciting creative process.
- Master new techniques and approaches to grow your digital artistry skills.
What to Expect from ArtsyMemorabilia
- This workshop was recorded LIVE via Go To Meeting platform.
- The replay is delivered in 20-30 min edited sessions.
- 2 1/4 hours of education available for download in MP4 format.
- MP4 format files may be uploaded to iTunes for viewing on your smart phone or iPad devices.
- Supporting detailed .pdf handout and DigitalART supplies.
- Demonstrations are conducted in Adobe Photoshop CC, but can easily be followed by Adobe Photoshop and Elements users.