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...

Using the Color Replacement Tool

Last week we learned how to Recolor Semi-Transparent Images using a Color Fill Adjustment Layer. This method helps you easily customize the beautiful blendable elements, stamps, and accents that come in some collections, allowing you to stretch your digi-stash. Today...

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...

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,...

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...
Choosing a Color Outside Photoshop

Choosing a Color Outside Photoshop

Choose color from any image on the Internet when you utilize this Quick Tip. You see a beautiful image on the Internet. It could be a photo, a digital scrapbook page, or just anything. You fall in love with the colors in the image but can’t quite replicate it...

How to Use Photo Clipping Masks

I’ve been noticing some amazing layouts in the galleries lately! Thank you for uploading your creations so we can all be inspired by them! I was asked about photo clipping masks this week, and so I went to the gallery to snag a few examples for you.  Here are...

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...