Projects for You

This chapter is devoted to supplying you with five exercises that will allow you to try some of your new skills. The related files can be downloaded from our web site, Three exercises are devoted to collage and two are designed for painting. It’s time to get your hands dirty (digitally, of course).

Creation lives as genius under the visible surface of the work. All those touched by the spirit see this in retrospect, but only the creative see it looking forward.

—PAUL KLEE,The Thinking Eye (1961)

Project 1: Gridded Collage Exercise

This exercise uses Photoshop ...

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