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How to Organize Your Photos

Karen SchulzBlog, Tips & Techniques

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Organize your photos to help you scrap more efficiently By Karen Schulz Can you relate to the chaos created when your digital photos are scattered all over the place – on your phone, your computer, an external hard drive, on a cloud drive, or maybe even still in your camera? Have you ever sat down…

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4 Ways to use Colorizers

Karen Schulz52 Inspirations & Friends, Tips & Techniques, , , , ,

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Colorizers. What are they and what do you do with them? Colorizers, by Snickerdoodle Designs, are a new product here at Oscraps. That’s me. And I’m here today to show you 4 ways to use them.  They were designed to help you colorize items easily and quickly. Here’s how: Coloring Graffiti Many designers include graffiti…

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Selective Recolor - Vicki Robinson Designs

Recolor Elements in Photoshop

Vicki RobinsonLayout Technique, Tips & Techniques

A customer who purchased my Mixed Media Torn Strips 2 asked for suggestions as to the best way to recolor the book paper areas of the strips. Recoloring can be a bit tricky if an element has multiple colors. In this case, the book paper strips have white gesso on them; but after a little…

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Photo Mask Tutoria

Photo Mask Tutorial Plus Coupons!

Vicki RobinsonDesigner News, Freebies, Layout Technique, Tips & Techniques, Tutorials, , , , ,

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Photo masks, coupons, challenges and a freebie! Oh boy! I’ve got lots of things to share with you today! Creative Photo Masks First up, one my Creative Team members, Anne Herbert (“Oldenmeade” in the galleries) made a wonderful page called “Precious” using Miss Ella. I just love it’s watery-painterly yummy-ness and her use of whitespace….

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Art Journal Challenge – Borders + Video Tutorial

VickiSArt Journal & Hybrid, Challenges, Tips & Techniques, Tutorials, Video, , ,

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Cheery O, Madi (Diane), is leading this month’s Art Journal Challenge – Borders and she’s created a speed scrap video to help you along. You can find the challenge here: https://ozone.oscraps.com/forum/showthread.php?t=34301 If you need some inspiration, you can find the challenge gallery here:  https://ozone.oscraps.com/gallery/showgallery.php?cat=872 And, the video tutorial here: Diane is using items from Maya…

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Watch Me Scrap Kitten Jasper

ritaLayout Technique, Tips & Techniques, Tutorials, Video, , , , , , , ,

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Hello digi friends!  Please join me in viewing the Watch me Scrap Kitten Jasper video. This is Rita from Blue Flower Art and you get to hear a true blue Aussie accent. Let me know if there are any words you don’t understand 🙂 The people that know me, know that I love my cats…

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PHOTO EDITING: Making your photo POP

FranTips & Techniques

If your photo taking skills are equal to mine you sometimes need help making a photo look a bit better.  One of the things I use to make my photos pop is a combination of curve adjustments and the gradient map adjustment filter.  Curves adjustment can be used to lighten or darken a photo or…

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Filling a Font with Personality

troptTips & Techniques

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Calling all fontaholics out there (and I know there are a LOT of you out there)! Tropt here to share a fun way to get more out of those bazillion of  fonts on your hard drive. I’ve been taking a fabulous Art  of Journaling class by our own Amanda Taylor of TaylorMade Designs and it’s…

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Line Sketch Effect

FranTips & Techniques

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TrishD asked how I achieved the look in my new avatar, so this is for her and whomever else wants to try this out. 1. Choose the photo you want to work with.  For this tutorial I choose the photo I used for my avatar. Start by duplicating the photo twice by pressing Ctrl-J two…

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Selective Coloring

scriblerColor, Tips & Techniques

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I know I am not the only one who has purchased a kit, or already owned a kit, that they thought would be perfect for their layout and realized the colors weren’t quite right. The good news is that all is not lost when this happens. You can use the Selective Coloring option in Photoshop…

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