The September/October 2012 issue of PET has left the printer and should be winging its way around the US and far-flung reaches of the globe; once you get your issue, don’t forget to check out the sample files and Web links on our site.
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These are the sample images to follow along with Diana Day’s “Full Steam Ahead” tutorial from the July/August 2013 issue of PET.
This is the sample image to use to follow along with Rick LePage’s “The Orton Effect” article in the January/February 2009 issue of Photoshop Elements Techniques.
For a fun twist on the traditional portrait, alter vintage illustrations by swapping in the faces of family and friends. Download the samples and follow along as Diana shows you how to blend two different images into a seamless whole
These are the sample images to follow along with Larry Becker’s “Stop Glaring at Me” tutorial from the May/June 2013 issue of PET.
Add Lightening Bolts to your images using the Lightening Bolt brushes created in the earlier tutorials.
Use the Quick Selection tool to make tricky and detailed selections.
Just about any image-editing project begins with a selection, and the quality and look of your editing results are greatly affected by the quality of your selections. In prior issues, you?e learned about the magic wand and the rectangular marquee tools. Here you?l expand your selection tool repertoire and skill set.
Mike continues the process of restoring an old tattered image in this 4-part series.
Designing elements for a scrapbook kit can be a challenge. You quickly learn to recognize basic shapes enhanced with layer styles as just that: basic shapes. The challenge is to create something new and unique. To do this, you need to see beyond the obvious or ‘think outside the box.’
Most folks don’t think about using filters in conjunction with text, but they are a great way to ‘texturize’ your prose. And with a layer mask, you can create beautifully distressed text that remains editable.
Have you ever watched someone else at the computer and been amazed how quickly they work or move around the interface? How do they do this? Welcome to the wonderful world of keyboard shortcuts. These little timesavers enable you to work faster in Photoshop Elements and leave you with more time to be creative.
Trick Question: When is the Magnetic Lasso tool not a Magnetic Lasso? Answer: When you use the Alt key.
Here is a selection of recent photos and projects by Photoshop Elements Techniques subscribers, showcasing original photos and completed projects from recent magazine tutorials.
Often, you may find that a specific area of a photo looks duller than the rest of the photo. When this happens, the Hue/Saturation adjustment is a great place to turn to for a quick color boost.
Instead of editing your photos to look sparkling and new, you can use the filters found in Photoshop Elements to make them look vintage and antique.
We added a new search feature to the site this week, letting you search within any topic or category (including videos, Web tutorials and PDFs).
These are the two sample files to follow along with Diana Day’s “Vintage Clip Art” article in the September/October 2010 issue of Photoshop Elements Techniques.