Photoshop Styles 101: Outer Glow

Over the past weeks, we’ve been exploring Photoshop Styles.  Today let’s take a quick look at Outer Glow, its options, and a few fun ways to use this Effect. In the past weeks, we have learned how to access the options for an Effect.  (For review, if...

Photoshop Layer Styles 101: Patterns

  Over the past weeks, we have been exploring different Photoshop Layer Style Effects. (How to Load Layer Styles;   Photoshop Styles 101: The Stroke;  Photoshop Styles 101: Color Overlay); Photoshop Styles 101: Color Overlay, Part 2) Since theStudio Annual Next...

How to Warp Text in Photoshop

The past two weeks we have focused on Text Effects.  (How to Create an Outlined Title; How to Place an Image in Text in Photoshop-by NibblesSkribbles). Today let’s take a look at how the Warp Tool in Photoshop can also help us create unique titles for our pages!...

How to Create a Scalloped Border

  Two weeks we looked at how to Align and Distribute Items in a Photoshop Document. Since the writing of that article, several of you have asked if you could use the align/distribute tools to create a scalloped border.  The answer is yes, you can; however,...

How to Create a Simple Border

Last week we talked about how to Transform your Selections. As I was writing that post, I was reminded of a fun technique that can be used with selections to create a cute border very quickly. For the purposes of this tutorial, I am using Photoshop CC2015; however,...

Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

Last week I wrote a blog post about Customizing Keyboard Shortcuts in Photoshop. In that post I explained how to get a print-out of the keyboard shortcuts. (This would include the standard Adobe shortcuts, as well as any that you have modified.) This print-out option...

Photo Tip for the Market Place

Last week I shared an article on Photo Tips for Food Photography when Traveling. Many of you responded to that post, saying that you enjoy taking photos of your meals when you are traveling, like I do. Another thing I enjoy taking pictures of when we travel is the...

JPGs vs. Transparencies vs Screens

Many of you have asked me to explain the difference between JPGS, Transparencies, and Screens; so let’s take a look at that today All 3 products have a place in my digi-scrap stash, and I love using them all.   I don’t think one product is better than the...

How to Add a Pin to Paper in Photoshop

When creating scrapbook pages, we often find the need to fasten papers, photos, or embellishments together.  Using a Stick Pin, Safety Pin or other similar items work well for this, but creating a realistic look can sometimes be tricky.  As with all things Photoshop,...