Thursday, March 17, 2016

How to Create a Mottled Two-Toned Textured Background

After cutting out a Chinese Magnolia flower from a photo, I was casting about for a suitable background to enhance the image. Having seen other artists do some interesting things with cloudy, multi-colored backgrounds that complemented their subjects nicely, but not having a clue how they created them, I decided to make something up. What follows are the steps I took similar to what I did to create the background in this photo.