I’m a nature-loving Canadian living in the upper-left corner of the U.S. I’ve been making art all my life, but interrupted that briefly for a career in technology. I’m back now, and have been making art a central part of my life again since 1998.

I have sampled various media: photography, printmaking, collage using acrylic mediums, and encaustic. I’m now melding my technical side by exploring photomanipulation, layering my own original photographs, collages, and prints for focal points and texture.

Thank you for having a look — I love redbubble’s products! If you’re looking for large prints or signed editions, see my website, lizruest.com.

  • Joined: November 2010

Journal

Creating Texture Layers

The textures in my images come from composites that I build myself, from my own work. I’ve created a palette of warm, textured colors from my photographs, and scans of my printmaking, to add both hue and interest to my digital collages. The process is engaging, fast, and just a lot of fun. / As I search for the images that belong in each composite, I invoke an abstraction of the color into …
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