Katie Anderson

Take the Leap



Practice Makes Pretty

I started by lettering the phrase "practice makes pretty" with a Prismacolor brush tip marker.  I didn't have a scanner handy, so I worked off a photo of the piece:


As you can see, this required a LOT of color correction before being able to move on!  I wouldn't recommend it in the future...

I was also working on a Windows computer, which made the instructions a little complicated to follow, but after a bit of trial and error I ended up with the following:


I then got an awesome stock photo from the site she recommended, added a darkened color overlay, and ta-da!


There are definitely some things I would do differently the second time around, but practice really did make something pretty!


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