Sunday, November 11, 2018

When will I learn?

I don’t know when I am going to learn not to take a class at the Spruill art Center in Dunwoody, Georgia. They are expensive and not anything like I expect. I spent a whole Saturday listening to a woman my age brag about her photography, her smart phones and digital tablets. She did not demonstrate anything, but showed some slides of her work and just gave handouts with some photograph filters apps she recommended. She sent us out to photograph things in and around the center then that was it! No critique, nothing. One of the women sitting next to me who saw some of my photo art on my iPad asked if I would teach a class about doing that. Believe me I was tempted. I know they would get more than their money’s worth from me.

Here is a photo I took at the center in their pottery class. I played with it when I got home with iColorama and Procreate. Neither of these apps were known to the Spruill instructor. I doubt if she would even be interested in this type of digital creation.

Monday, August 27, 2018

My Free Rip Pix Tutorial

My first attempt to create a video tutorial using my iPad and Camtasia. What a challenging experience! Being almost 82 in a few weeks probably had a lot to do with it. But it’s free and I just wanted to show you, after many requests, how I use the Rip Pix app.

I said in the video I would post what the final images look like. I also stated I would possibly use other apps to enhance the image I created with RipPix. The two apps I used were Stackables and Snapseed for the frames.

These are the final results.

              This is one of the final RipPix images in the video.  I only added the frame using Snapseed 

    This is another one that I created in the RipPix tutorial, but afterwards, and not in the video, before I closed the RipPix app I added another texture on the bird. As long as you don't close the app you can continue to edit or add things to your image. Then I added the frame with Snapseed.                      

           For variety I added a multicolored filter in Stackables and then the frame in Snapseed.

Below are some other collages I create with this fun app.

                                 I added the figure in Procreate and the frame in iColorama.

This scrapbook style collage was created in RipPix, but I added the little eyelet on the jam image in Procreate.The clippings and flower drawing background was created beforehand in Procreate.

                      This is a RipPix combination of two of my Procreate abstract images

Except for the eyelets, all of this was created in Rip Pix from an distorted image I created in

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