More Digital Freebies_March 2021

Welcome to a new month to create and have fun with various digital media.  Here is this month’s first freebie kit called, “Reading Essentials”.  This is a printable ephemera kit with a scholastic theme.  Add it to a spring card, journal, scrapbook and more.   To Access this kit click here. This kit would also lookContinue reading “More Digital Freebies_March 2021”

Photoshop Pen Tool_Cutting out images From Photos

Adobe Photoshop is awesome in how it provides many editing tools that let you place subjects into various backgrounds.  It is so much fun when you can create your own setting with added elements to change the look of an original photo.  In this particular instance I used the “Pen” tool to remove a personContinue reading “Photoshop Pen Tool_Cutting out images From Photos”

Photoshop: 3-D Broken Image Effect

I like to try different blending effects that give images various optical illusions. In this instance I made a rose appear broken. I started out 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 RGBContinue reading “Photoshop: 3-D Broken Image Effect”

September Hues 4: Shades of Gray

I simply chose gray because I liked the neutral color. Although many people feel that gray represents dull, cold, and emotionlessness, while others see it as formal and sophisticated, I just viewed it as another pretty color on the spectrum. It has as many possibilities as blue, brown, and green in my eyes. I likeContinue reading “September Hues 4: Shades of Gray”

September Hues 3: Shades of Blue

Like the color blue, my grandma symbolized trust, loyalty, wisdom, and faith. She knew how to calm situations. I really do miss her. Her memory lives on with all the great moments that made me smile. If blue is the color all the positive things mentioned, then I feel I have made a great choiceContinue reading “September Hues 3: Shades of Blue”

September Hues -Week 2: Shades of Brown

Similar to week one, 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 aspectContinue reading “September Hues -Week 2: Shades of Brown”

September Hues: Shades of Green

For the month of September, I have decided to challenge myself each week to scrapping with certain hues. This week (September 1-5, 2020) I am using 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 300Continue reading “September Hues: Shades of Green”

Back To School Organizing

With the coronavirus epidemic still looming, many students are having to choose between physical learning, virtual learning, or both, and staying safe through it all is the most important thing. Pupils of all age groups need to have the necessary mechanisms that follow many legislative guidelines. From having to wear masks and keeping a 6Continue reading “Back To School Organizing”

Creating and Using Digitally Collaged Family Photos in junk Journals

I have seen many black and white images of vintage people in ephemera packs for sell to use in scrapbooking and other mixed media projects.  They are beautiful embellishments that make any tag, album cover, and various other crafts stand out.  I love the look they give, but I don’t know the individuals in thoseContinue reading “Creating and Using Digitally Collaged Family Photos in junk Journals”

Digital Fourth of July Memories

I love family, fun, and free time to get together and create beautiful memories with loved ones, especially around holidays. I’m always taking pictures to have for tomorrow. There is nothing more satisfying than to see those snapshots amid gorgeous little graphics that exemplify the occasion. With the Fourth of July coming up, I imagineContinue reading “Digital Fourth of July Memories”

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