Using the Healing Brush in Photoshop

  Last week we learned about the Spot Healing Brush. (Using the Spot Healing Brush).  Today let’s look at the Healing Brush Tool. With the Spot Healing Brush, you do not need to select a sampled area before using the brush. You just stamp down on the area...

Dogs and Frogs

I love my dog.  He is a Bichon Frise; and, as such, is sweet-tempered, adorable, hypo-allergenic, and doesn’t shed.  What could be better? Riley, like all dogs, has a routine. He likes his routine. He thrives on his routine. When I forget one of his routines, I...

Artsy Textures and Transparencies

I love texture! You probably know that.. I say it enough! This week I spent my design time creating 51 new textures.  Once I created the textures, I scanned them into Photoshop, changed them to Grayscale, and saved them as JPGs to serve as overlays / textures. Because...

Using the Spot Healing Brush

The Healing Tools in Photoshop can do amazing things!  Over the next few weeks, let’s take a look at them. Today we will start with the Spot Healing Brush. For this tutorial, I am using CC2015; however, the Spot Healing Brush is available in both Photoshop and...

Boo-Boo’s and Encouragement

I think we probably all have our favorite ages. My favorite ages in children are the ages between 2-5 years.   These are among their most innocent and formative years.  Children of these ages speak their mind openly and honestly.  We can tell how we are doing as...

Strength

My husband is a “runner.”  When he came back from his run this morning, he came into my office to get me.  He wanted to show me something outside. He led me about 100 feet up our driveway and pointed out a flower that was growing right out of a crack in...

Making More Time to Take Photographs

I receive Photoshop User Magazine, and love looking at all of the newest-and-best camera equipment available. I think “if only” I had a camera like “that,” I would be taking amazing photos all of the time.  But the truth is, I just need to...

How to Warp Text

Several weeks ago we asked you, our blog readers, to let us know some of the techniques you would like to learn in Photoshop / Photoshop Elements.  One request was, “I would like to know how to warp text, like I have seen on some layouts, in their...