Monday, October 18, 2010

Printing Photos onto Patterned Paper - Video Tutorial

I recently created this video for Crate Paper showing some ideas for printing your photos onto patterned paper. Here's one of the projects using this technique.

Printing Photos onto Patterned Paper from lucy edson on Vimeo.

This technique worked really well with this photo that wasn't as in focus as I would normally like. (I think there was some salt spray on my If you don't have any gesso on hand, white acrylic paint would work, as well.

I adore these negative strips that were the sweetest gift from Ayako Katayama, who makes them....aren't they fabulous?!? These are self adhesive and oh so colorful! Thank you, Aya!!

And a fun mix of embellishments here: Crate Paper, Making Memories, washi tape, another cool embellishement from Aya (the bottle cap) and paint smeared letters.

Also I printed some of my digital brushes onto transparency - these are by Rhonna Farrer.

A close-up of the photo texture from the paper and paint:

I'm working on cleaning off my desk this morning and watching this video, so I can pull out my paints. Hope you had a great weekend!


  1. i love this and thanx for the xtra tips too. see u over at tam's
    Jo xxxxx

  2. So happy to be able to take a peek in here again =)
    love your layouts Lucy and i love how artsy you have become!!!!
    This is such a gorgeous layout, the turqouise with the yellow is such a great combo!!
    Take care

  3. I love it! thanks for the suggestion! I will try it!

  4. Such an amazing picture, love all the details and colours.

  5. This is absolutely brilliant, Lucy! Love all of hte goodies and textures! I'm totally going to try this!

  6. Pretty cool place you've got here. Thanx for it. I like such themes and everything connected to them. I definitely want to read a bit more soon.

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