Saturday, November 16, 2013

     This is a landscape that I created in Adobe Photoshop. My assignment was to create an image based on a landscape that inspires me, so I chose a river. There is a trail leading to the Cahaba river close to my house, and I walked down it quite a lot as a child. I remember always feeling at peace there, so I figured it would be a great landscape to recreate.
     I first drew a sketch in pencil and then scanned it in to use as the base for my image. Afterwards I used a soft-edged brush to fill in the basic areas that my different elements would occupy. Then I drew in my trees and used special effects brushes to finish up the composition, adding leaves, grass, etc.

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