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Pop Art Splatter Portrait: Tips, Resources & Bonus Tutorial

By Diana Day  ·  October 28th, 2014

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This “Extra” contains tips and resources for the “Pop Art Splatter Portrait” article that appeared in the November/December 2014 issue. It also demonstrates some alternate ways these techniques can be used, including how to create an Andy Warhol style poster.

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Create a Scrapbook Layout with a Digi-Kit: Part 1

By Michelle Stelling  ·  September 10th, 2014

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Create beautiful scrapbook layouts using a Digi-Kit.

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Create a Scrapbook Layout with a Digi-Kit: Part 2

By Michelle Stelling  ·  September 10th, 2014

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Create beautiful scrapbook layouts using a Digi-Kit.

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Recycled Rusty Rubbish: Bonus Tutorial

By Diana Day  ·  August 27th, 2014

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This “Extra” tutorial shows an alternate way to use the rusty shape as a background. It includes a touch of the “Out of Border” effect and a pseudo 3D look.

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Name Your Frame: Tips and Resources

By Diana Day  ·  July 3rd, 2014

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Additional tips and resources for creating word photo masks.

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Download: Color Your World – Images

By Lesa Snider  ·  June 25th, 2014

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These are the sample images to follow along with Lesa Snider’s “Color Your World” tutorial from the July/August 2014 issue of PET.

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Mix It Up

By Diana Day  ·  June 10th, 2014

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Create a versatile mix-and-match photo template , that you can use over and over again to create beautiful photo layouts.

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Make Your Grad a Star: Tips and Resources

By Diana Day  ·  April 30th, 2014

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Additional tips and resources for printing custom labels.

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Mix it Up – Create a versatile mix-and-match photo template: Tips and Resources

By Diana Day  ·  February 27th, 2014

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Additional tips and resources for printing custom labels.

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Designing Custom Labels: Tips and Resources

By Diana Day  ·  December 29th, 2013

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Additional tips and resources for printing custom labels.

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Tis The Season – To Create Your Own Holiday Greetings

By Michelle Stelling  ·  December 13th, 2013

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Create holiday cards with your own personal flair!

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Create Photos With an Edge

By Liz Ness  ·  December 9th, 2013

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Create custom borders for your images using the brush tool.

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Creating Cool Canvas Borders For Your Prints

By Matt Kloskowski  ·  November 12th, 2013

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Matt shows you a great technique for showing off your photos in print, as well as, a nice border for images to share on the web.

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Soft Glamour Glow

By Lesa Snider  ·  October 24th, 2013

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Learn how to give your portraits a soft romantic look.

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Making a Good Impression

By Pete Collins  ·  October 2nd, 2013

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Quickly and easily turn your photo into an impressionistic image.

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Create a Patriotic Composite

By Chuckie Delano  ·  September 17th, 2013

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Use layer masks to create great looking composites!

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High Tech Hollywood Effects

By Corey Barker  ·  September 17th, 2013

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Give your designs a High Tech Hollywood look.

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Make a Reusable Storyboard (Advanced Mode) – Collage Projects: Part 2

By Karen Brockney  ·  September 10th, 2013

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In part 2 of the Collage Projects series, Karen shows you how to make a simple reusable storyboard template.

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Create Your Own Photo Booth Photos

By Diana Day  ·  September 10th, 2013

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No need to rent an expensive photo-booth, this tutorial shows you how to set up your own photo booth complete with props and processing.

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Make a Photo Collage (Basic Mode) – Collage Projects: Part 1

By Karen Brockney  ·  September 5th, 2013

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Learn how to use the Create menu to make a basic photo collage and save it as a Photoshop Elements project.

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