Free Printable Valentines Card (Posterizing flowers, as you do)

Free Printable Valentines Card - posterized flowers
Free Printable Valentines Card - posterized flowers

You know I am sucker for flowers, particularly photographing them, so this week I've been experimenting with posterizing photos of flowers and then, using free Windows Paint and my little Wacom tablet, cutting each bloom out. I then copied the cut out onto a new, blank background and saved them all. Then the fun began - putting them on a background using Adobe Illustrator and adding the text.

Photos of flowers

Just in case you fancy knowing how to posterize your own blooms - images with big full flowers work the best. So I took so photos of flowers:

Photos of flowers posterized

Uploaded them individually to PicMonkey and Posterized them using the Effect > Posterize tool:

Free Printable Valentines Card - posterized flowers
Free Printable Valentines Card - posterized flowers

And here's the download below, don't worry it's bigger than it looks, simply right click and select 'Save Image As' and print away. It looks best on plain white card!