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#1 MariJ

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Posted 08 May 2014 - 04:49 AM

This week's Thursday Blog Challenge is inspired by Jode's tutorial posted on April 29th --

 

Blend Your Photos Into Your Background Using the Gradient Tool

 

I love blending but never thought of using the gradient tool.   I tried and it worked wonderfully!  Be sure to add a blank layer for your gradient - I almost forgot that part!    

Have fun with this technique and when you are finished, please post your completed layout in the

SG Blog Challenge Layout Gallery.   I'll be waiting to see what you create!   :)

 

Here's my layout: LUCK


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#2 Belle

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Posted 08 May 2014 - 06:41 AM

Here is my layout. Photoshoot


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#3 mbc72

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Posted 08 May 2014 - 06:46 AM

That was a great tutorial!


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#4 tiza126

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Posted 08 May 2014 - 08:25 AM

This was a great tutorial.  Haven't had a chance to play around with it yet.


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Posted 08 May 2014 - 09:16 AM

This is a fun technique! :)



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Posted 08 May 2014 - 12:10 PM

Yup great tutorial - I will have to play now too :D


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Posted 08 May 2014 - 02:05 PM

Here is my page, Below the Lighthouse.  Thanks for the fun challenge!


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My Gallery   /   My Blog: See What Sue Saw

 

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Posted 08 May 2014 - 04:49 PM

And here is my gorgeous grandson again...


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Posted 08 May 2014 - 06:38 PM

This was a great challenge.  I played with the gradients for a while and had fun with it.  Here's my layout.

 

Flowers of Ushuaia


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Posted 09 May 2014 - 07:46 AM

Added one I did for this challenge :-)


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Posted 11 May 2014 - 03:05 PM

So I know I haven't used this technique to blend a photo into a background, but I have used it on a layer mask to blend a duplicate layer of a photo into the original layer.  Using gradients for blending is so much fun - thanks for the tutorial Jody and for the challenge Marilyn!

 

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Posted 19 May 2014 - 04:31 AM

I was practicing using gradients for papers and embellishments as well as photo editing... here is what I ended up with :-)


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