|7||Assembling a Collage in Painter™|
Each piece of software offers unique ways to work with pixels. Photoshop® is by far the first piece of software that comes to mind when contemplating putting a collage together. It has the tools that make resizing and placement of images easy; however, don’t rule out Painter as a program for collaging. Painter offers some unique possibilities, especially for textural effects.
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The completed nature-oriented collage shown in Figure 7-10 was created in Painter. The background layer was a scanned piece of art paper with a botanical feel (purchased from a bookmaking/paper store). The other photo contributions were butterfly specimens that I photographed ...