A Celebrity Sighting

Have you ever seen a celebrity, of any sort? Up close and personal, I mean. Not at a concert or performance, but just in your everyday life. In 2014, when I was guesting at creativeLIVE with Michelle (NAODS), we were sitting in a quick meeting in the lobby and there...

Basic Paper Making in Photoshop

Several weeks ago I  invited you to send in your tutorial requests. Today I will answer the request of Debbie Rucker who wants to know how to make a “background paper from beginning to end.” As with all things in Photoshop, there are various ways to...

Race Day for 3 Generations

I am not a “runner.” Rick, my husband is. He loves it so much he is a member of a “Running Streak” club. The requirement to be a member is that you run a minimum of a mile per day, every day. Yes, EVERY DAY. Whether it is raining or there are...

Stella needs Obedience School

Last December we adopted Stella, a 10-month-old Bichon. We didn’t know anything about her past history, but it was apparent very quickly, once we got her home, that she came from owners who hadn’t treated her well.  She startled easily, she skittered...

Selective Coloring

This weekend I came across a black and white photo that I had hand-tinted. Do you remember doing that? Using special pens and/or inks? It was a tedious process and could take hours, depending upon what was being hand-colored. It made me soooo happy that I now work...

20 Must-Have Shoes For the Holiday Season

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How to Create a Pattern in Photoshop

For this tutorial I am using Photoshop CC 2017; however, the process is the same in other versions or Photoshop, as well as Photoshop Elements. Let’s create a pattern to design the pictured paper. Here’s how: You can start with any size document you like,...