Create great collages without being a graphic designer
My clients love the collages I make for them. It is a great way to showcase their photos. The mom, below, selected one of the collages I created for her to use on a custom-designed purse.
People ask how I create my collages. While I do have some templates I use in Photoshop, the majority of my collages are created in Google’s Picasa. It’s a free photo-editing program that can be downloaded from the internet and it is simple to use.
I edit my photos in Lightroom and export the ones I want to use in the collage. I import them into Picasa, select the photos I want to use and click the Collage button in the photo tray. Once on the collage screen, I go to Settings where I can change the type of collage I want to create from a picture pile to different types of mosaics. I can also change the size and color of the grid between photos and the size of my image canvas.
Picasa is free and easy to use to create artistic collages.
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