Posted 1 February 2012 at 11:01 AM | Comments (2)
I’m partial to this baby announcement I designed for Stephanie and Dean* because inspiration is right outside my window; I live on a hillside where there’s always at least one—if not a hundred—olive trees in sight. Olive trees have become one of the distinctive emblems of our life on the Mediterranean.
The olive pattern in the background started out as a simple branch that I painted in Photoshop.
I then repeated the olives on a roughly painted background of desert-inspired colors.
Then, with a few Photoshop filters (including my favorite, rough pastels), the background turned into this:
*Names and details have been changed.