Designing digital paper
Oh I have been having so much fun!
I thought I would share one of my methods for making digital paper. This is not on par with a proper digital designer’s work, but it works for me in terms of getting something I can use, that I like. I use Photoshop Elements 6 (for the Mac) and most, if not all, of what I need is right in there.
First, I checked out the tutorial on 2Peas by Erica Hernandez.
Then, I went to Color Combo to find a color palette that I liked. I picked this pretty and fruity colour combo to play with:
I saved that image. The image comes as a .png so handy for opening in PSE.
I opened PSE and created my blank file with a transparent background. Since I am looking to make paper specifically for the iPad, I did it at 1024 x…
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