Glenda on February 7th, 2009

I made this card using Photoshop. You can download it and insert your own picture using any photo editor program.  Download it to your computer and save it on your Desktop or any folder that you want. Open the template of the card using your photo editor program. Click here to download your card.

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Glenda on January 20th, 2009

The Type Mask tool allows you to “cut” letters out of a background. The first thing is to open a nice background. Then click on the Text tool from your tools palette and choose the Horizontal Type Mask. Choose a thick and large font size (Arial Bold) and click anywhere on your background. You will […]

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Glenda on January 17th, 2009

Select the Elliptical Marquee Tool from the Toolbox. On the Options bar at the top, change the Feather to 50 px. (Once you learn this technique, you can change the number of pixels.) Now position your cursor at the top left of the image, leaving some space. Click, hold down the mouse and drag to […]

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Glenda on January 17th, 2009

To embed the copyright into the photo file: Click on File, click on File Info. Choose Description and change the Copyright Status from Unmarked to Copyrighted. In the Copyright Notice field enter your personal copyright info ( Copyright  2009 Glenda Castillo) and under Owner URL enter your full Web address if you have one.

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Glenda on January 16th, 2009

If you have a great photo but the sky is not that great you can replace it for another one from another photo. I have done this many times and can make a big difference: Open the photo that needs another sky. Select the sky. Open the photo with a nice sky. Select the sky […]

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Glenda on January 16th, 2009

Make a background copy using the Ctrl+J command.  Set the blending mode to Multiply. Repeat if necessary or change the Opacity of that layer until your picture looks great.  

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Glenda on January 11th, 2009

If you want to resize a picture (to make it bigger) without compromising the resolution try: Image, Image Size. In the Image Size dialogue box, change the units from Pixels to Percent. Type 110% for the Width and Height. The Resample Image box should be checked and use Bicubic. Then you would repeat the command […]

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