April 2021 Blog Train Freebie Kit

Here is my contribution to the April 2021 Spring Pixel Scrapper blog train.  This kit comes with twelve papers.  Six of them are 12″ x 12″ and the other six are 8.5″ x 11″ and are ready for printing.  Both can be used in digital projects as seen in both figures 1 and 2 below. Continue reading “April 2021 Blog Train Freebie Kit”

DIY Steampunk Scrapbook Paper

Have you ever wanted to make your own scrapbook paper?  You can using Adobe Photoshop.  Basically all you need are background colors, brushes, styles, and edit the layers using various blending modes.                     Photoshop comes preinstalled with various brushes and styles to use, however you canContinue reading “DIY Steampunk Scrapbook Paper”

Sweet Winter_January 2021 Blog Train

Happy New Year my fellow crafters!  I hope 2021 will be an improvement from last year.  I have a freebie to sweeten up this winter and to help you get started on a new crafting journey. Here is my part of the Pixel Scrapper January 2021 blog train.  The theme is winter, snow, sweets, newContinue reading “Sweet Winter_January 2021 Blog Train”

Christmas Prep Time

I hope that everyone has had a great Thanksgiving holiday and are staying safe through these horrible COVID19 times.  Sometimes it is hard to find entertaining things to do with the family and loved ones.  However, one thing that is fun for sure is making Christmas crafts. Preserve memories with your loved ones by makingContinue reading “Christmas Prep Time”

September Hues: Shades of Green

I began by opening up a new print, 12″ x 12″ file in Adobe Photoshop CC 2020. Under “Preset Details” I set the resolution to 300 pixels /inch, the “Color Mode” to RGB color 8 bit, “Background Contents” White, and Color Profile to, “Working RGB: sRGB IEC61966-2.1, with a Pixel aspect ratio set to “SquareContinue reading “September Hues: Shades of Green”

Digital Scrapbook Pages: Creating in Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop provides an array of fun tools and features that allows users to explore their vast ideas. From making scrapbook pages, and embedding photos, to creating textured styles, fonts, and editing motion pictures, Photoshop is an essential application I use in lot of my projects. Photoshop was used when I made the picture above.Continue reading “Digital Scrapbook Pages: Creating in Adobe Photoshop”

Creating Your Own Patterns in Photoshop CC: Using an Open PNG File

Adobe Photoshop Applications come with multiple preset patterns that are fun to use but only cater to a select number of themes.  They are great to have when designing scrapbook pages, layouts, templates, and many other projects.  It may seem as though the pre-installed patterns only give you few options to build with.  However, theContinue reading “Creating Your Own Patterns in Photoshop CC: Using an Open PNG File”

Freebies

Get more freebies weekly! Please enjoy this latest six piece 8.5″ x 11″ paper kit. The papers have a “nostalgic era” feel to them. Bring the past back to life. Use this paper pack with journals, scrapbooks, collages, tags, mats, and multiple types of mixed media projects. Click to download.

Creating a Distressed, Framed Style

Styles are great and convenient assets used to reproduce a particular look on various elements. Today I am going to demonstrate how I created a simple distressed, overlay style in Adobe Photoshop. I’m using a Windows PC. The software version I’m using is Photoshop CC 2019. With a document open and a layer selected goContinue reading “Creating a Distressed, Framed Style”

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