Find out how to make your sketches come to life by creating colorful illustrations.
Working with filters and other features to create artistic-style effects with your photos.
Create your own edgy poster effect with this companion to Diana Day’s “Creating an Edgy Poster Effect” tutorial in the May/June 2013 issue.
Create your own digital chalkboard signs from scratch with this companion to Diana Day’s “Chalk It Up” tutorial in the March/April 2013 issue.
Diana details an alternate method for creating a typographic portrait, and includes links for text generation websites.
Spice up your typographic portrait with a splash of color in this companion article to the “Put Your Stamp on It” tutorial in the January/February 2013 issue.
Get a Pop Art look for your typographic portrait with this companion article to the “Put Your Stamp on It” tutorial in the January/February 2013 issue.
Using just a plain image of a fall-colored leaf, Dave shows you how to turn it into a pattern and a brush that can be used in multiple different ways!
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.
If you love vintage stationary and boxes with glittery gold trim, Karen shows you how to create a similar, digital effect.
Draw attention to architectural details and other striking forms by turning portions of your photo into a line drawing.
Make landscapes and cityscapes look like miniature-scale models
with this selective-blur technique.
Liz shows you how to take two photos, one with a small blank background, and combine them to create a unique and versatile wedding memento.
Using the Displace filter and Displacement Maps, Dave shows you how to make a texture follow the contours of another object.
Learn how to add new textures to the Texturizer filter. This article is a companion to the “Customize Your Desktop” tutorial in the July/August 2012 issue.
See the range of creative possibilities when creating a textured border. This article is a companion to the “Customize Your Desktop” tutorial in the July/August 2012 issue.
Karen demonstrates how to add an “Aged Aqua” effect to any photo, then shows you how to save that effect to use on other photos at another time.
Dave shows you how to create a piece of “threshold art” using a photograph, a Threshold adjustment layer and a text-based graphic.
Karen shows you how to create your own star brushes, then apply them to any of your photos.