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January 9th, 2009, 05:53 AM
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Follow a sketch or lay-out? Or do you make it up as you go?


So far...I've gone with my own idea's, although some might have been 'inspired' by something I've seen.
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January 9th, 2009, 06:21 AM
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I'm probably 50% between following a sketch/layout and making it up as I go. Some pics are easy to scrap, but other times I get "stuck" and need some inspiration.
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January 9th, 2009, 06:24 AM
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Due to lack of brain cells right now I use sketches and layout. I do add my own twist and sometimes they don't end up looking like what I stated out with lol.
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January 9th, 2009, 07:01 AM
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I used to make everything up myself until a couple years ago, then I started using sketches. I love them. I just look for sketches using the # of photos I want to scrap & go from there. It doesn't always look like the sketch but it gets me jump started.
I have lifted a handful of pages from layouts. Rarely though.
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January 9th, 2009, 10:05 AM
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I do much better when I have layouts to go by. I tried to make it up as I went along, but then every page started looking the same. Usually when it comes time for crop weekends, the first thing I do is plan my layouts. I too love using other layouts. They don't usually look exactly like what I find though!
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January 9th, 2009, 12:07 PM
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Lately I have used more sketches and looking at other peoples work. But I do come up with a lot of my own too. But I will say I like to work off a sketch.
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January 10th, 2009, 04:20 AM
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it all depends. i have been doing this for 11 + years so i need help sometimes LOL but i do alot of my own things
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January 10th, 2009, 09:42 PM
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I find it hard to follow sketches and layouts. Sometimes if there is one I really like I will try to use it, but most of the time I just look at the pictures and paper I have and lay it out in my head. That has always been a quality that I've had though (one of my few talents LOL) I also laid out the pages for our school newspaper and yearbooks in high school. I guess I feel restricted going with someone else's layout, but every once in a while I'll find one that works with my photos and papers etc.

I tend to buy things with pictures and layouts in mind too, which is why it takes me FOREVER in the paper aisle LOL
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January 12th, 2009, 01:38 AM
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I usually come out with a layout myself but I have been leaning more towards scraplifting and sketches as well.
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January 12th, 2009, 06:33 AM
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I use sketches and other peoples layouts. Very rarely do I come up with one on my own. I am just not that creative.
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