Showing posts with tag "Inspiration: Photo Effects".

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Bright Idea 248: Blend A Photo Into Draw Edges

In this Bright Idea, different effects will be applied to three copies of the same photo to create an artistic transition from the Draw Edges filter to the full picture.

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Bright Idea 191: Framed Mask

Create a beautiful page worthy of wall art! With this Bright Idea, you will apply a mask effect along with frame effects. If you are new to using masks, take a look at the related video offering (found at the bottom of this post), Fundamentals of Masks.

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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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Video Tidbit: Pop Out Photos

Add a fun look to your pages using this technique. Your photos come to life on your page with the help of the cutting tools in Artisan. This is an advanced technique.

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Start2Finish: Apostle Paul

Join Mary as she shows you how easy it is to apply mask effects to photos and layer them creating an elegant yet quick and easy page layout.

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Video Tidbit: Create a Masterpiece

Using the Artistic Filters of Oil Painting and Rough Painting can soften and smooth photographs and other elements to give your pages an impressionistic look.

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Start2Finish: Snapdragons

This Start2Finish features one photo and the use of a mask.  I think the use of a mask on a page gives even the creatively challenged person a stunning page.  A mask adds instant design without any work.  This page is deceptive in that it really doesn’t take a lot of elements to create. The main element is the photo with a mask applied.  And then a handful of embellishments to enhance the page.

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Tool Tip: Blending Elements

The title of this tip may be a little misleading. You may think it is all about using the Blended Edge straight cutter, but it is not. This tip is about blending two elements together to achieve a desired look

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Bright Idea 81: Easy Panorama

This Bright Idea will open a new world of possibility when it comes to your photos. With just a few clicks you can turn your ordinary into extraordinary panoramic views with this easy panorama technique.

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Video Tidbit: Deckled Edges

If you find yourself working with very old photographs, here's a technique that will have your photo frames matching the period. You'll have a vintage look in just a few clicks!

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Bright Idea 64: Release Your Inner Glow

Give your photos and pages a trendy over-exposed look using the Diffuse Glow filter in FOREVER Artisan 5. You can also use this filter on embellishments. Add custom glows to your text to really release that inner glow!

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