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How to Add to a Clipping Mask

Karen SchulzBlog, Tips & Techniques

Learn how to use the Brush Tool to add to a Clipping Mask, making it a perfect fit for your photo. Download a PDF of this tutorial. So, you’ve clipped a photo to a mask but the result isn’t exactly what you envisioned. Perhaps the photo is too large for the mask, or the mask…

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How to Create a Scalloped and an Eyelet Border in Photoshop

Karen SchulzBlog, Tips & Techniques

Create a scalloped and an eyelet border to add interest to your digital scrapbook page with the use of the Brush Tool. For this tutorial, you will need Photoshop or Photoshop Elements. The instructions are exactly the same for each version, except where noted. Difficulty Level: Intermediate Although there are a few steps to the…

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Blend Modes in Photoshop Explained

Karen SchulzBlog, Tips & Techniques

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By Karen Schulz Learn the Basics for the What, Where, How, and Why of Blend Modes in Photoshop Whether you’re new to digital scrapbooking or a seasoned scrapper, understanding how Blend Modes work will give you more options to enhance your page. Let’s learn the basics, and then take a look at some practical examples….

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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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How to Move a Pattern within a Photoshop Style

Karen SchulzTips & Techniques

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Did you know you can easily reposition a Layer Style’s Pattern when using the full version of Photoshop? It’s very easy! Here’s how: In the Layers Panel select the layer that has the style you want to adjust. Click on “Effects” (or anywhere in the “Effects” area, but not on the name of the Layer…

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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 Tutorial Plus Coupons!

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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

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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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