Hi there. Hope you’re doing well…
I have been hoarding Mextures formulas again, as I’ve spent most of winter messing around with the app but I’ve not shared much in the way of the creations or the formulas for a while. Hope you’ll forgive my selfishness as I’ve dealt with “winter stuffs.” It’s been quite a winter – warm on the outside, bitter cold and frightening on the inside. I digress…
Alas, here we are moving into spring and here are some of those formulas. Hope you’ll enjoy them.
**Please remember that blend modes of layers (and the layers themselves) may require tweaking depending on the light/style/tone of your image and they will not necessarily look exactly the same on your images as they do in the provided versions.**
If you have any questions about Mextures or using formulas, feel free to ask them in comments or via e-mail or social media/messaging.
Have a lovely day out there.
Art on, friends.
**The four following images were used with permission, via Unsplash’s free use image gallery**
Mextures Formula: NAXJIHC
Mextures Formula: BNWWATN
Mextures Formula: XRVSQLB
Mextures Formula: TCYTFKH
And here is one more, for good measure as we head into spring (from my own gallery)…
Mextures Formula: YUXPHNJ
This edit is inspired by Jesse Martineau’s love of mountains. I love mountains, too… Mountains again, Gandalf! It’s been a very long time since I’ve seen snow covered mountains so I’ve taken a cue from one of my favorite editing artists @boco_blondie and chosen this fabulous image from the Unsplash free-use gallery. At the time of this posting, the Unsplash gallery search was unavailable. I will update this post with the OP info as soon as possible.
The only edits I did with this image were in VSCO, and it is a very simple preset. I just loved the result so I thought I’d share. Lately I am really into faded images and images with a sort of rustic feel to them. I hope you enjoy this one. Due to how dark this image was to begin with, this preset will likely be a lot lighter of an effect on a lighter image, so you may need to fade more, skip bumping shadows or decrease them to get a darker fade on a lighter image. And, of course, there plenty of other tools in VSCO to help you achieve a darker look with a lighter image – my suggestions are just where I would begin.
All the love,