Are you Scanning your Heritage Photos?

Years ago I started scanning my heritage photos.  It was a big job, and at times overwhelming, there was just so much to do. So I set it aside for “a while,” and then “a while” became years. I recently made a pledge to myself to get this...

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 a Sketch from a Photo

Are you looking for a creative gift idea?  One you can make yourself; one that is easy, fast, and says.. “I care enough to create this just for you!”…. How about a coloring book, created from your own photographs?  Coloring is still very popular. Whether you want to...

Clearing the Preset Manager

Two weeks ago, we talked about How to quickly Locate a Photoshop Brush.  Faith A. left a comment asking,  “Do you know if there (is) a way to clear the brush options? I have so many brushes it only goes up to the “s” named ones. ” I did a quick Google search of how...

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...