Resizing Images: The Basics

Today we are completing Step 1 of the 6-Step secret formula to photo editing: Resizing Crop, straighten and resize. Correct any lighting issues (shadows, highlights, midtones). Eliminate any possible color casts. Adjust saturation if necessary. Apply any special...

How to Create Stained Glass Ornaments in Photoshop

I love the look of stained glass. I am drawn to the variation in color as well as the sparkle-and-shine of the glass.  I created Stained Glass Styles 05 to help me digitally create stained glass elements, and it’s easy to do. Let’s start with this...

You’re Never too Old to Fall

That’s right. You’re never too old to fall. Today I proved that to be true. I fell. HARD. On our asphalt driveway.. and then rolled a bit on some loose gravel before coming to a stop. You remember Stella?  Stella who went to obedience school a few...

MyMemories Freebies: Expire Feb 11th

MyMemories new weekly freebies have been posted!  Downloading these freebies is a great way to explore the design style of designers new-to-you, and also to build your stash!   You don’t have to be a MyMemories software user to download and use these...

Straightening Images: The Basics

There is a certain workflow that has been proven to work best for highlighting what is good in a photo and diminishing what might be not so good. Here’s the “secret” formula. Crop, straighten and resize. Correct any lighting issues (shadows,...

Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

We’ve probably all heard the saying, “Absence makes the heart grow fonder.” I’m here today to tell you that is true. But I’m not talking about the absence of a friend or loved one.  I’m talking about certain foods. Two weeks...