Making An Artsy Layout – Part 2

Did you enjoy my last tutorial on how to create an artsy page and a fusion page called “Beauty of Artistic and Fusion Layouts“? This next tutorial is an extension of that. It’s just another little step-by-step tutorial on a … Continue reading

Using Gradients and Brushes Tutorials

My friend and muse Ms. Jana creates wonderful video tutorials using Photoshop.  They are easy to follow and really show you how to take things like brushes, gradients, photo masks and such to a whole new level to really make … Continue reading

Who’s the em-BOSS!

Get it? Like my title? OK, it’s a little corny lol. But, that’s what this little tutorial is about today…embossing digitally with glitter. This will be for you PSE users. It is super easy and just plain fun. At the … Continue reading

Yet Another Way to Use Photoshop Brushes + A Treat

Do you want to know how to turn a stamp into a lovely element for your projects? In this tutorial, I took one of my floral stamps and created an beautiful element out of it.  You can download this lovely little … Continue reading

What do Doilies and Art Journaling Have in Common?

What do they have in common?  Doilies make AWESOME prints on paper to create gorgeous art journal papers!  I have created these lovely little doilies and lace brushes.  I took my lace and doilies, smothered them in paint, stamped them … Continue reading

The Art of Watercolor Brushes

I have to say, I love Photoshop brushes.  I use them in all my work.  They are easy to use, versatile, they can be stamped, blended, layered…the list goes on!  It’s almost limitless what you can do with brushes.  I … Continue reading

A Different Way to Use Photoshop Brushes

I hope everyone is having a great Spring and most of us are about to start our Summer vacations!  My kids are almost out of school, which is a blessing and a disaster in the making lol.  These two boys … Continue reading

Extracting An Image from a Photo

My next PSE tutorial is about extracting an object from a photo. I’m first going to mention right off the bat that there is NO real simple way to extract an object. Depending on  how good you want it to … Continue reading

Using Basic Shadowing in PSE

When I first started digital scrapbooking, I had this software that couldn’t do shadows.  My layouts always seemed so flat to me, even though I was completely inexperienced at the time with digital scrapbooking.  It just seemed the natural thing … Continue reading

Using Photo Masks in Digital Layouts

There have been some requests to do a little PSE tutorial using clipping masks, or as I call them photo masks.  I love photo masks!  They really add quite a bit of interest to layouts and they are easier than … Continue reading