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Look here for all of the great things you can add to Elements: brushes, plug-ins, actions, shapes and lots more! You can also find instructions for adding these add-ons to your own setup.

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Download: PET Scrapbooking Elements

By Elizabeth  ·  February 8th, 2013

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Here are the royalty-free scrapbooking elements saved as JPGs and PNGs for your use in any of your creations!

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Download: PET ‘Zombify’ Action

By Elizabeth  ·  November 2nd, 2012

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Here is the royalty-free action as shown in Karen Brockney’s ‘Photo Effects and Styles in Elements 11′ video tutorial.

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Photo Effects and Styles in Elements 11

By Karen Brockney  ·  November 2nd, 2012

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What do you do with all those leftover Halloween photos? Karen walks you through how to add a ‘zombie’ effect to your spooky images using the new Elements 11.

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Download: PET ‘Dreamy’ Action

By Elizabeth  ·  August 20th, 2012

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Here is the royalty-free action as shown in Karen Brockney’s ‘Using the Action Player’ video tutorial.

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Loading and Installing Custom Shapes

By Karen Brockney  ·  July 24th, 2012

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Photoshop Elements contains many custom shapes to play with, but did you know you can also add more? Karen takes you through how to download custom shapes and access them through Elements!

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Loading and Installing Brushes

By Karen Brockney  ·  June 21st, 2012

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Karen shows you how to load and install custom brush sets inside of Photoshop Elements, on both a Mac and a PC.

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Download: PET Sample Template

By Elizabeth  ·  April 16th, 2012

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Here is the royalty-free scrapbook template with thirteen customizable layers saved as a Photoshop PSD file.

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Adding Borders Using the Pattern Fill Adjustment Layer

By Elizabeth LePage  ·  April 10th, 2012

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In the second part of this Instagram-inspired series, Elizabeth demonstrates how to add cool, film-like borders to your photos using the Pattern fill Adjustment Layer.

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Download: PET Border Pack

By Elizabeth  ·  April 10th, 2012

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Here is the royalty-free border pack of eight high-resolution borders saved as a Pattern Fill adjustment layer set.

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HDR and Elements, Part 2 (Inside ACR & Elements)

By Matt Kloskowski  ·  June 13th, 2011

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In the second part of his updated series, Matt Kloskowski demonstrates how he finishes HDR images inside Elements, including a nifty way for creating symmetry with architectural shots.

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HDR and Elements, Part 1 (Photomatix Pro)

By Matt Kloskowski  ·  June 10th, 2011

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In the first of a two-part article, Matt shows off some of his HDR (high dynamic range) images, talks about how to get good HDR candidates, and shows how to process your bracketed exposures with HDRSoft’s Photomatix Pro HDR application.

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Inside Elements+

By Rick LePage  ·  July 29th, 2010

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This $12 program adds serious Photoshop power to Elements.

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Plug-in Vendor Resources

By Rick LePage  ·  March 19th, 2010

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Here’s a list of commercial and free Photoshop Elements-compatible plug-ins.

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Using a Brush in Photoshop Elements Without Installing It

By Diana Day  ·  March 5th, 2010

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If you download many new brush sets to use in Elements, you may not wish to install them all in the Presets/Brushes folder as it may cause Elements to run slower.

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Boost Your Elements Experience with Plug-Ins

By Mike Rodriguez  ·  March 5th, 2010

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Plug-ins aren’t just for Photoshop; a number of companies make great add-ons for Elements that let you create works of art, build masks, correct colors, and a whole lot more.

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Photoshop Elements Actions resources

By Diana Day  ·  October 7th, 2009

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Here are links to the Web sites for the actions mentioned in the “Getting In On the Action” article in the September/October 2009 issue of Photoshop Elements Techniques.

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Links to free high-resolution brushes

By Diana Day  ·  October 4th, 2009

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Here are some Web links to high-resolution brushes you can use with your images to create clipping masks. (See “Creating and Using Clipping Masks,” in the September/October 2009 issue of Photoshop Elements Techniques magazine.)

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Installing actions in Photoshop Elements 6 (Mac OS X)

By Diana Day  ·  October 1st, 2009

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Here are detailed instructions for adding actions to Photoshop Elements 6 for the Mac.

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Installing actions in Photoshop Elements 7 (Windows XP & Vista)

By Diana Day  ·  October 1st, 2009

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Here are detailed instructions for adding actions to Photoshop Elements 7 for Windows XP and Vista.

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Installing actions in Photoshop Elements 6 (Windows XP & Vista)

By Diana Day  ·  October 1st, 2009

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Installing actions in Photoshop Elements can sometimes be confusing. The method and location of installation is different with each version of Elements and computer operating system. Because of all these variations, it’s important that you use the correct instructions for…

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