Tuesday, December 1, 2015

WW: Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree {Linky}

I have the front of my Christmas card done. Now I have to figure out what to do for the back.

Here's where we started:


Their hands were right in this one, but I wanted at least one child smiling. Isaak got a new face, and body from another photo. Mica got a drum set I found online.


Next I traced the instruments.


I traced them in Illustrator, and broght them back into Photoshop.


Then of course there are many opinions. Mica wanted me to Photoshop his eyes looking forward. I said, "I can't do that to make it look natural." Travis wanted the notes to be white. I did do that. 


Do you send out holiday cards? Last year I was slightly late sending them out because I did New Years cards. I had people writing me in their cards asking where mine was.

 

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18 comments:

stevebethere said...

That's brilliant and quite effective :-)

Have a drumtastic week :-)

Karren Haller said...

Those are fun pictures, first there and then gone. Nifty

Ai Sakura said...

wow great idea!! I love what you did with the instruments. Maybe just add a border instead of a whole new background. I like your Christmas tree and stockings too :)

Teresa Kindred said...

You are awesome. I can't even find time to think about cards! Teresa from NanaHood

Harry Flashman said...

Wish I could do things like that with a computer.

We don't do Christmas cards or a tree or anything now that the kids are gone. We did when they were home.

kewkew said...

That is just so neat. Great picture.

Janie Junebug said...

I send out some cards, but nothing with a photo. You did a great job on yours.

Love,
Janie

Theresa Mahoney said...

I always look forward to your holiday cards! They are so creative! You are such a whiz with the Photoshop!

Veronica Lee said...

WOW! How creative is that! Love it!

Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

I am so impressed! I just used pictures we had taken last spring.

Patrick weseman said...

Very cool. Love how creative you were.

Cascia Talbert said...

That is cool! Now I want photoshop. Have a great week!

indah nuria Savitri said...

they look pretty neat :). You are good with photoshop, Alissa..I have to ask for my hubby's help for that :)

Becca said...

It's really neat that you design your own cards like that. I've never even sent out cards before.

mail4rosey said...

You did a great job with the pictures. I love how you did the instruments!

Masshole Mommy said...

You guys always do such fun things for your Christmas cards!

(Terry) My Journey With Candida said...

Cool card!! This is the first year I am not sending out cards

~ Noelle said...

I LOVE these!!!
SO CUTE

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