My Love is a Summer Red Radish.
Sometimes hot and spicey.
Sometimes cool and refreshing.
This black magic treatment made it look more like a painting or at least a sketchbook page.
Notes on the making of this image :
Layer 1) Background Image.
Here's the original image that I started with. I love red and black together!
I tried all kinds of things to improve this image, and nothing really worked until I applied the black magic textures below. I learned this trick from Kim Klassen. I made the black textures below in an excellent online class with Denise Love from 2 Lil Owls.
Layer 2) India Ink on Yupo Scan 21 - Screen blend mode 63%
Layer 3) Copy Layer 2 - Overlay 55%
Layer 4) India Ink on Yupo Scan 14 - Screen 68%