AAA Encompass publication designer, Laurie Shields at LaurieShieldsDesign.com, asked me to lend a hand with the cover of this issue. We have worked together for many years and really enjoy collaborating on cool projects.
Remove sections of the background of the original image in order to merge it naturally with the title.
Using techniques in Adobe Photoshop, I was able to remove the sky, trees and other objects above the horizon in the original image shown below. Then Laurie was able to layer it with the title and other text to create an engaging cover that everyone loved.
“James Brown has mad photoshop skills. He has always achieved great results in solving a problem, creating a fantastic image and happy client. James is my go-to resource if I have a problem I can’t solve it myself. He is also affordable and fast.”