Recoloring Semi-Transparent Objects

Changing colors of semi-transparent objects can be tricky.  When recoloring these types of objects, they can go from vibrant to flat easily. Here is a MetamorphosisAccent in pretty, soft, and subtle pink colors.   If we want to change the color of this we could...

Fun with Frames

Sharing your digital scrapbooking layouts is fun!  Whether it’s in a store gallery, in a Facebook group, or on your own blog, when you share, you inspire others!  That was proven to me again this week when I received a request from a reader who wanted to scrap...

How to Shadow Washi Tape

What is Washi Tape?  I know what it looks like, how cute it is, but wondered why hands-on scrapbookers love it so much.  A quick search on Google answered my question: “…..Washi Tape is super-fun and not to be missed. Please don’t confuse it with...

Improving Your Selfies

Are you a person who loves to take Selfies?  One of the reasons I don’t take too many Selfies is that I can never seem to hold the camera still enough to get a decent shot. I’ve seen Selfie phone cases, that have camera buttons on the back of the case,...

Create Fun Titles using a Type Mask

A Type Mask can be a helpful tool when creating layout titles or other text. The Mask allows the area of an image to show through the text, creating an interesting effect. For this tutorial, I am using Photoshop CC2017; however, the Type Mask is also available in...

Copying and Removing Layer Effects

I love how Photoshop provides ways for us to fast-track our work.  I was creating with some templates this week and needed to both copy and remove layer effects from multiple layers. Being able to do that all at once was a great time-saver!   I can see this being...

Saving a Color Swatch in Photoshop

Last week we learned how to select a color outside Photoshop (Choosing a Color Outside Photoshop).  We had a follow-up question from one reader, asking if there is a way to save the color once it is chosen. Yes, there is, and it works the same way in both Photoshop...

How to Customize Photoshop Brushes

This is the 3rd tutorial in our Photoshop Brush series.  If you are just tuning in and want to catch up with us, here are the links to the previous tutorials: Installing Brushes in Photoshop How to use the Brush Tool in Photoshop Today we will look at how to customize...

Installing Brushes in Photoshop

This is a beginner’s tutorial on how to load Photoshop brushes.  Over the next 2 weeks, we will step up to an intermediate level where we will learn how to use the Brush Preset manager, how to customize a brush, and how to manage brush presets. Follow along each...

Rotating a Clone Tool Selection

Last week we looked at how to use the the Clone Tool, and how to use it non-destructively. (Using the Clone Stamp Tool Non-Destructively). The Clone Tool has a well-kept secret; it can be rotated. This is great when you need to clone a curve. I am using Photoshop CC...