Creative Techniques for Modifying Images
Birchman, Judith A.
Images are an integral part of most page layouts.
Documents such as brochures, newsletters or information
flyers rely on images in many ways. Images can be manipulated to suit a particular design purpose. They can
be used as backgrounds to anchor elements, frames to
delineate regions or shapes to help balance the page.
Images can also be used to add interest to a page by
contributing shape, texture or color. To use images in a
creative manner, it is necessary to realize that the image is
not a static entity. Modifying images for a particular design
purpose or to add interest to a page can result in a more