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In-depth looks at the different tools inside Elements, as well as the different features found in the menus.

ClarityACR

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Adjusting Clarity with Camera Raw

By Lesa Snider  ·  March 2nd, 2015

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Use the Clarity slider in Camera Raw to smooth skin, create a grunge look or soften a photo.

Skateboarder

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Recompose: The Art of Resizing

By Chuckie Delano  ·  March 2nd, 2015

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Learn the art of resizing using the Recompose tool in both the Guided Editor and Expert Editor.

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Download: The Liquify Filter – Images

By Mike Rodriguez  ·  February 26th, 2015

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These are the sample images to follow along with Mike Rodriguez’s “The Liquify Filter” tutorial from the March/April 2015 issue of PET.

RefineEdgeHairy

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Refine Edge: Making Hairy Selections

By Michelle Stelling  ·  February 18th, 2015

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Learn how to use the Refine Edge tool to make those tricky selections with hair.

Vintage-Valentine

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Make a Vintage Valentine

By Karen Brockney  ·  February 10th, 2015

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Make a vintage valentine card to frame your photo. The card uses floral brushes, texture and a special Photoshop action provided with this lesson.

MultilayerDoc

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Tips for Using Multi-layer Documents

By Lesa Snider  ·  February 3rd, 2015

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Learn some tips for using multi-layer documents.

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Make a Snowflake Frame

By Karen Brockney  ·  January 29th, 2015

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Make a snowflake frame using the brushes you created with the Create Custom Snowflake Brushes tutorial.

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Create Custom Snowflake Brushes

By Karen Brockney  ·  January 21st, 2015

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Create your own custom snowflake brushes and save them in a brush set.

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Masking With Shape Tools

By Lesa Snider  ·  December 29th, 2014

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Tired of boring straight corners on your photos? Use the Shape tools to give your photos a creative edge.

UltimateSharpening

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Video: The Ultimate Guide to Sharpening

By Lesa Snider  ·  December 23rd, 2014

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This is a companion video for Lesa Snider’s “The Ultimate Guide to Sharpening” tutorial, found in the January/February 2015 issue of Photo Elements Techniques magazine.

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Download: A Perfect Blend – Images

By Mike Rodriguez  ·  December 23rd, 2014

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These are the sample images to follow along with Mike Rodriguez’s “The Perfect Blend” tutorial from the January/February 2015 issue of PET.

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Creating and Managing Your Custom Brushes

By Mike Rodgriguez  ·  December 9th, 2014

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Save your custom brushes to brush sets to use in your projects, again and again.

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Download: Moving and Removing Objects – Image

By Lesa Snider  ·  October 28th, 2014

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This is the sample image to follow along with Lesa Snider’s “Moving and Removing Objects” tutorial from the November/December 2014 issue of PET.

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Download: Recompose Tool – Images

By Chuckie Delano  ·  October 28th, 2014

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These are the sample images to follow along with Chuckie Delano’s “The Recompose Tool” tutorial from the November/December 2014 issue of PET.

Actions

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How to Use Photoshop Elements Actions

By Erin Peloquin  ·  October 2nd, 2014

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Learn how to load and use Photoshop Elements Actions.

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The Brush Tool

By Mike Rodriguez  ·  September 26th, 2014

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Take an in-depth look at the Brush Settings panel.

RectangularMarquee

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Type Tool Tips

By Mike Rodriguez  ·  September 2nd, 2014

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Learn some tips for using the Type tool efficiently.

ContentAware

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The Content Aware Move Tool

By Mike Rodriguez  ·  August 12th, 2014

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Learn some tips for using the Content Aware Move tool.

RectangularMarquee

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Quick Tip: Rectangular Marquee Tool

By Mike Rodriguez  ·  August 6th, 2014

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If your Rectangular Marquee tool isn’t working as expected check this setting.

FacebookCoverPhoto

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Download: Create a Fun & Creative Facebook Cover Photo – Template

By Michelle Stelling  ·  June 25th, 2014

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Here’s the sample template to follow along with Michelle Stelling’s “Create a Fun & Creative Facebook Cover Photo” tutorial from the July/August 2014 issue of PET.

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