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ArtPlay Meraki Inspiration

By Sunday, February 26, 2023 (MST) No Comments

ArtPlay Meraki Inspiration for digital scrapbooking and photo artistry in Adobe Photoshop and Elements.

This post is intended to give you guidance on using ArtPlay Palette Meraki and co-ordinating digital assets.

ArtPlay Meraki Inspiration

PDX | Diane Weber

1. Customize WordART

Use the clipping mask function to embellish word elements to customize your photo artistry and digital scrapbooking pages.

  • The Meraki WordART Clusters are delivered in layered .psd and Individual .png format.
  • This allows you to Customize the individual word elements to better support your photo artistry.
  • Notice how Diane has clipped a digital image to the ‘Art’ layer to Coordinate with her photos.


May 1927 | Fiona Kinnear

2. Apply Blending Modes

Apply Blending Modes to embellishments to achieve different effects in your photo artistry and digital scrapbooking pages.

  • It is typical to apply a Drop Shadow Layer Style to dimensional embellishments.
  • Instead experiment with different Blending Modes to create Transparency and Depth in your layout designs.
  • Fiona has applied a Screen Blending Mode to the frame layer to elevate her artistry.


The Loveliest | Marleen Kuiper

3. Support Your Photos

Use the fiber art in the ArtPlay Palette elements as an extension of your focal point.

  • These dimensional features of the Artsy Papers make perfect little ‘perches’ for your Photo Extractions.
  • Adopt the Techniques in this class to remove the background from your photo.
  • Use the fiber art elements to ground your Focal Point.


More Inspiration

Click on the images below to access complete digital design supply lists and process notes.

Bluebells | Viv Halliwell

This Is Art | Kathy Sacry

Snow | Diane Weber

Art | Adryane

Moment | Joan Robillard

Mine | Viv Halliwell

Mundane | Jerri Lantz

Giggles | Susan Lacy

Mountain Dance | Marleen Kuiper

Life | Eszter Baranyi

Limited Moment | Kathy Sacry

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