This weeks Photo Challenge, Story, wants us to “be a visual storyteller.” If you saw my Weekly Photo Challenge for Cheeky, then you’ve seen the egret in the following slideshow. The photos were taken as I was stalking lizards with the egret. He/she didn’t seem to mind me tagging along as long as I was quiet and kept my distance. I took a lot of photos of this great hunter, but the last photo was a one in a million shot! No photoshopping of the lizard, or egret…I didn’t even know that I had gotten that shot until later in the day when I sat down and scrolled through the photos. I just wish I had a lens that was over 300mm that day.
I’ve been fascinated watching people on YouTube create Art Journals. Inspired by their creations, I thought I’d try my hand on a digital mixed media look. This is what I came up with as an eCard for my step-fathers birthday (I left off the last piece with his name). Follow along as I show you step-by-step how I created this image.