It’s Autumn here in Michigan and the tree colors are spectacular this year! On my way into work each day I pass a lot of roadside farm stands selling pumpkins, corn shocks, and gourds. I was feeling a bit inspired this week to turn a few autumn images into some “unexpected art” and I thought I would share my technique with you. Once you learn this simple technique, you can incorporate other Snagit Filters and Effects to make your own version of “unexpected art”!
What I call unexpected art is an image that contains other images or elements you would normally not see together. A peculiar little “something” you may not notice at first that might cause your viewers to do a double-take.
For example, in the following image you see a running horse against the backdrop of the red-orange leaf:
Or, this gourd that contains a gourd vine nestled amongst its spots:
In the following video, I’ll show you how to create this image: