Showing posts with tag "Button: Custom Cutter".

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Video Tidbit: Framed Shapes

In this video, you will learn how to make photo frames with borders of varying thicknesses.

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Start2Finish: Dubrovnik

Making a collage of photos from a trip is a wonderful way to highlight a city or country or many countries visited. This technique could be used as a chapter starter or as a cover.

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Pixie Power Minute: Complete This Figure

Have you ever made a mistake with a custom cut or custom shape creation and decided that the only solution was to cancel and start over? Maybe you ended up with two distinct cuts on one image or needed to combine two custom shapes. This video will help get it done efficiently.

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Start2Finish: Zahara The Magnificent

In Start2Finish Videos, you enter the desktop of a p2P team member and watch them build a page from beginning to end. In this video, Nathalie creates a double page spread in which the focal point is one stunning travel photo.

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Bright Idea 218: Silhouettes

The look of silhouettes has been around for well over 200 years. Originally cut from black paper, we can now create something very similar using Artisan software!

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Bright Idea 206: As Time Goes By 2

In this Part 2 of As Time Goes By, you learn more about the Custom Cutter and saving the cut photo to a .png file.

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Video Tidbit: Let's Make Waves

Here's a fun video tidbit using the Paint Tool found on the Touchup Ribbon. You'll learn how to use different diameters of the brush and vary the opacity of the paint to create a wave with bubbles and foam.

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Pixie Power Minute: Make It Stick

In this Pixie Power Minute, you'll learn how to use cute embellishments such as flags, pennants and stick pins and make them look as though they are actually stuck through another element.

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Tool Tip: Clean Cuts featuring the Custom Cutter

The custom cutter allows you to cut along a path which you define. Some people find the custom cutter a little intimidating. It does take practice to get the best results with this tool.

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Video Tidbit: Burned Edges

In this Video Tidbit, you'll learn how to cut an edge on an element using the Custom Cutter. And then, by using the Touchup Tool and the Paint technique, you'll create a burned edge. This technique would work well on a paper border or a scavenger hunt invitation!

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Video Tidbit: Fancy Font Substitutions

Every so often, you'll pick a Fancy Font/ AlphaSet that doesn't have all of the characters you need for your title. There are usually work-arounds using Artisan 5 and this video tidbit will show you how to create commas, question marks, and quotation marks using bit and pieces from other letters.

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Bright Idea 158: From My Windows

Document each season from right inside your home! Pick 3 windows (or doorways) and take a photo from each.

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Video Tidbit: Pop Out Photos 3 - Template Fit

Using this technique you can take advantage of the ease and increased productivity of using a Blueprint, template or pre-designed page and combine it with this technique to really make a special photo stand out from your page.

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Pixie Power Minute Video: Pop Out Photos 2 - Element Tuck

What seems so small will have huge impact as you apply the techniques shown in the video to a variety of elements on your pages.  Think about tucking your title behind a panorama, or  a number behind the birthday girl.  This simple technique can create great impact.

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