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Make a Scene with 3D Text

By Larry Becker  ·  January 23rd, 2013

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As a companion to Larry’s January/February article, he shows you how to manipulate perspective with a fantastic text effect.

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Set Text on the Right Path

By Mike Rodriguez  ·  June 28th, 2012

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Feeling frustrated with the text-on-a-path tools in Elements 10? These tips will help get you back on course.

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Word Play

By Diana Day  ·  January 28th, 2012

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When a picture just isn’t enough, learn how to use Wordle to create complex word clouds and then customize them in Elements.

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Tame Your Text

By Lesa Snider  ·  January 3rd, 2012

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For words that wow, take control of the Type tool’s powerful formatting options.

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More Wordle Examples

By Diana Day  ·  December 16th, 2011

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This is an online companion to Diana Day’s Word Play article in the upcoming January/February 2012 issue of Photoshop Elements Techniques.

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Wordle Tips, Resources, and Alternatives

By Diana Day  ·  December 15th, 2011

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This is an online companion to Diana Day’s Word Play article in the upcoming January/February 2012 issue of Photoshop Elements Techniques.

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Working with Multiple Text Layers

By Dave Cross  ·  July 7th, 2011

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How to easily add and edit multiple text layers of different sizes and weights on top of an image.

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Clipping Inside a Wall of Words

By Corey Barker  ·  September 16th, 2010

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Corey shows us how to create a cool text effect with a few simple steps and a wall of words.

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Increasing Canvas Size

By Dave Cross  ·  November 17th, 2008

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Dave shows you how to increase your image canvas size to accommodate text

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Hollywood Style Text Effect

By Corey Barker  ·  December 2nd, 2007

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Add a cool spotlight-like effect to your text.

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School Spirit

By Corey Barker  ·  November 12th, 2007

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Create some school spirit with this collage-like technique of combining text and photos.

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Filters and Masks

By Mike Rodriguez  ·  October 24th, 2007

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Mike walks you through how to use a combination of filters to add great appeal to your photos.

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Backscreen Effect

By Corey Barker  ·  September 2nd, 2007

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Corey shows you how to make an editable backscreen for your photos.

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Mother’s Day

By Corey Barker  ·  May 10th, 2007

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Corey adds some interesting design elements to a Mom image.

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Making Graffiti

By Wendy Williams  ·  March 1st, 2006

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Making Graffiti is actually quite easy and looks very effective when you add it to images.

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Backscreening Variations

By Dave Cross  ·  February 16th, 2006

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Here are the results of the two options mentioned in “Backscreening Variations,” on page 18 of Photoshop Elements Techniques, Volume 2, Number 1.

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Creating Dramatic, Complementary Color Text Effects

By Taz Tally  ·  January 3rd, 2006

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Adding text to your images can add a whole new dimension of interest, and there are many ways to format and colorize your text.

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Backscreen The Flexible Way

By Dave Cross  ·  January 2nd, 2006

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Text placed on a “busy” photo can be difficult to read. One simple solution is to “backscreen” the text area of the photo, which means that you need to lighten (or darken) an area of the photo to provide a…

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