Excerpted from Adobe Photoshop Master Class: Maggie Taylor’s Landscape of Dreams. Published by Peachpit Press.
Maggie Taylor is a digital artist with an unsual primary image source: a flatbed scanner. She uses Photoshop to combine odd bits of scanned ephemera, such as the museum postcard in the image below, with her own photographs. The end result is completely original and often hauntingly beautiful.
In this excerpt, you’ll learn how Maggie manipulated her source material to achieve the piece she calls “Twlighlt Swim.”
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Excerpted from Adobe Photoshop Master Class: Maggie Taylor’s Landscape of Dreams by Amy Standen. Copyright © 2005. Used with the permission of Pearson Education, Inc. and Peachpit Press.