So many people have asked me questions about composition, I’ve started this collection of layout templates. They’ll help with organizing your compositions, and teach you some basic layout techniques.
Three bands of varying widths make an interesting design.
A band changes the simple corner pocket design into something a little more tailored.
A simple corner pocket adds visual interest to this design.
Use an envelope as your guide to card making.
Here’s another layout that’s ideal for Christmas cards.
Here’s a simple template that’s ideal for Christmas cards.
This template floats three circular elements on an unevenly split background.
I think it’s time to add circles to our layout elements, don’t you?
Here’s another simple layout that a single rectangle on a background that’s been split in half.
Here’s another simple layout that floats two rectangles on the background to achieve a slightly assymetrical effect.
Expanding on the first layout template, this time we’ll float the central focal image on four background pieces to create some layers.
This first layout template is quite simple—just an interesting background, with a focal image floating in the center.