Friday, January 30, 2009

Quicky Newsletter Background

Here's a simple background technique using a Trader Joe's newsletter flier as my base. Click HERE to view the tutorial. I love using printed fliers for backgrounds and then tearing them and using just pieces in my art.
Have fun and play!

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  1. I love the depth in this Aileen. What a good idea. The layers almost seem to be floating!

    "Altered My Muse"

  2. Ohhhhhhhhhhh . . . great tutorial, Aileen!!!! THANKS for sharing!!!!

  3. Sometimes it's easy to forget the depth a good background gives a piece. Thanks for the reminder and the well written tutorial.


  4. Awesome, woman!! I just love it! I'm going to have a play this afternoon. I'm going to force myself off the computer and play!

    Thanks for the inspiration and the tutorial. I can't wait to try it!


  5. Oh wow Aileen...this is great..the tutorial is are so always.

    Create & Share

    Linda (Okla)

    PS I know I need to get to your store, but I have been really busy since my drawing classes started and haven't had time to go shopping in the best internet craft store there is...but I will try to make some time this week end and come to see you there.