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Tuesday
Apr122011

Texture Tuesday - and a Little Photoshop Recipe Sharing

mouse over to see the before image

Hello my friends!  Can you believe it's Tuesday again? My oh my... the weeks just zip on by!!

I'm so loving Texture Tuesday. You all are amazing!!  Thank you.  I do believe there's a texture love movement taking place. :)

'happy sigh'

I have been gathering feedback...and it seems the majority love the idea of TT challenges. :) So we will go for a challenge next week....  But for this week....  please feel free to link to any image you have processed with at least one of my textures....

Just a side note: People love to know which texture(s) you used....so feel free to share that in your post. :)

Not sure how to link up, please read the Texture Tuesday page for a further info.

Okie doke...I will share next week's challenge in just a moment.

But first, I have a quick and easy recipe for you.  Be sure to mouse over to see the before image.  

Here's how I processed today's teacup photo.  

Layer 1 - Background

Layer 2 - Silence texture at soft light 100% opacity

Layer 3 - SweetTreat texture at soft light 100% opacity

Layer 4 - Levels adjustment - simply bumped up the blacks and the mid tones to add a little contrast after adding two layers of texture in soft light mode.

Layer 5 - my watermark

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Here's the layers panel screen shot.

  Really quick and easy.  

And now for next week's challenge. Drum roll please....

I challenge you to use both the SweetTreat and Silence textures on your image. :)  Whatchya think? 

In case you missed them, Click HERE to download SweeTreat and HERE to download Silence.

Alright my friends... I believe, that's a wrap.  I look forward to all of your fabulous link ups!!

Just to clarify....this week we are linking to any photo processed with at least one of my textures....next week we will use the textures above. 

Let's get this party started!

xxo, 

p.s. registration for the free Skinny-Mini eCourse is open.  You can get the details HERE.

 

 

Reader Comments (23)

I love those little rosebuds! And thank you for doing this link up...so much fun to see everyone's art. =)

And chiming in with my vote...I like alternating texture challenge weeks and whatever weeks. Looking forward to playing with SweeTreat and Silence.
April 12, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterbrenda
Your photo is beautiful Kim. Thanks for giving us the recipe. I'm looking forward to next week already.
April 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterTricia
I think texture processing has came almost a religion to me:) So thank you for keeping up a great work.
April 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterHenrietta
Thanks for the recipe...very pretty!
April 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterAJ
another great class
April 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterChantal
Wow, you're a talented photographer. Love your photos! And textures... thank you for sharing!
April 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCharlotta
Beautiful image . . . I'm loving texture tuesday.
April 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKathryn Dyche Dechairo
Thanks for hosting again!
April 12, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterjill
Gorgeous gorgeous photo and I love these textures. Can't wait to use them next week. Thank you for your recipe!
April 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterTara
Hi Kim
Joining your texture tuesday for the first time this week.. so just wanted to say thanks for hosting.. and thanks for the great tips!!! Have a great week.. ciao xx Julie
April 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJulie@beingRuby
Love doing these posts! I'm having a little problem submitting my link, but hey, that's okay.
April 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBrandi
love your link ups Kim....and your textures!
April 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSylvia
This has been so much fun! Thanks, Kim. It's your fault that I'm addicted to PSE and textures!!!
April 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMarilyn Gallas
Hi Kim, your photo is lovely.Thank you also for the texture downloads. I have enrolled in your skinny minny class, however will try and do a photo using above direction before next Tuesday, that will be a challenge for me!
Jenni
April 12, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterjenni Connolly
Thanks for giving us the recipe, Kim! :)
Looking forward to next week already. Hugs!
April 13, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKia & Zeno
Dear Kim,
Thank you for the recipe and for hosting the many links to beautiful photographs and textures.

Since taking your class, you have opened up a brand new box of crayons for my photography. As an artist I have always loved adding texture to my paintings. Now I can do the same thing with my photos.

Another friend of mine who has purchased your recipe book feels the same way. Now I am lost in creating my own textures and combining your beautiful ones and my own.

Karen
April 13, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterkaren
I hope, I made it right. My English is not too good...
April 14, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBarbara
Hi Kim, I am a subscriber of your free texture and I always got your free texture sent to my email. I do appreciate it so much but I have not done anything texturizing my photo is because I don't have a photoshop software. Is this only for photoshop software?
April 14, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKim,USA
I can't get my blog URL to copy and paste. I posted an image, but it shows up as NO BLOG...but indeed
I have one.

http://delightfulclutter.blogspot.com/
It copied here.
Thank you, Rose
April 16, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterRose
I am going to resubmit my image if I can.

Thank you, Rose
April 16, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterRose
I'm submitting late...my first time to join in too! :) Thanks for the freebies!
April 17, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterMirage
Used sweet treat and silence textures by Kim Klassen
April 19, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJenn Haakenson

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