Principles of Page Design: Selecting Journaling Fonts

Principles of Page Design: Selecting Journaling FontsThis is the third article in an occasional series on the principles of layout design. In my previous articles on the principles of page design, I've focused on odd numbers and creating a focal point. Now, it's time to turn your attention to journaling font selection and text design. Next to the photos, journaling is […]

Make your own Alpha: Puddles

Puddle2I don't often use alphas, but sometimes a layout just calls out for a special look. I wanted a watery look for this layout, but didn't have anything in my stash - so I made my own! Here's how you can make this liquid look quickly and easily for yourself.    Send article as PDF […]

Fine Tune Your Text Four Ways with Photoshop, Elements, and Paint Shop Pro

Fine Tune Your Text Four Ways with Photoshop, Elements, and Paint Shop ProSome of us of ‘a certain age’ can remember when the idea of being able to type something in more than one font was positively revolutionary! It came about when IBM introduced the Selectric typewriter that allowed you to change fonts by changing the typeball where all the keys were housed. For people who had […]

Quick Tips: Top Text Tips in PS, PSE and PSP

Quick Tips: Top Text Tips in PS, PSE and PSPThis month we've asked three digital-scrapbooking teachers to share their top three text tips for their favorite program so you get three times the fun! Photoshop Top Text Tips by Jenn White from ScrappersWorkshop.com using Photoshop CS 1. To start a new text layer when you’re already using the Type tool, hold the Shift key […]