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Tool Tip: The Wand - Selection, Visualization and Application

The Wand is a powerful tool. In past versions of the software, the Wand was a cut tool, and it was a one-step process where you either cut or copied the selection. While it remains on the Cut Ribbon, in both Artisan 5 and Artisan 6, the Wand is a selection tool. Many may be confused at just what that means. It means that you use the Wand simply to select an area of your photo, embellishment or any other element on your page, but then you have to choose what you want to do next using another tool. It is an additional step, but the versatility and flexibility this gives you is so worth it.

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Video Tidbit: Title Divide Too

The title divide technique is a head turner for sure.  A little imagination, the wand tool and paint tools go a long way to give you stunning photo effects.  This video expands on the techniques taught in Challenge 328: Title Divider.  Title Divide Too shows you ways to work with text that has gaps and also allows you to fill the text and the word independently.

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Bright Idea 135: Photo Letter Collage

Create a unique photo collage using a letter. The letter collage can be the first letter of a name (first or last) or title for the layout. In this Bright Idea, you will use the letter shapes, the grid cutter and the outliner tool to design a custom photo collage. Depending on the letter shape used, there might be some editing needed.  Please view the video listed below, Formatting Options - Shape, for additional information.

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