Showing posts with tag "Inspiration: Text as Design".

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Video Tidbit: Tiny Notes

This simple technique is a fun way to use your text as a creative element on your page.

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Bright Idea 281: Masked Word Art

This Bright Idea will turn any word art into a decorative photo card using the Embedded Image and Mask Effect.

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Artisan Tip: Outlining Overlapping Strokes

What do you do when the Strokes on your Text Shapes overlap giving you undesirable results? This tip will give you two techniques that will eliminate the overlap and help you achieve a nicely outlined title. These techniques are also perfect for outlining the word art embellishments in your digital art library.

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Pixie Power Minute: Vertical Text Diagonal Paths

There is no need to tilt your head to the side when reading diagonal text paths on your page. In this video we will show you how easy it is to add vertical text to a diagonal path.

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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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Start2Finish: Fly Me To The Moon (Subway Art)

Subway Art is all the rave and the look is easy to achieve in FOREVER Artisan software.  The use of text shapes and guide lines along with the alignment tools remove all complication and help you achieve even spacing and uniformity while allowing you to experiment with different fonts, font types and even other shapes.

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Bright Idea 105 Monogram Cutout

This Bright Idea serves many purposes.   While this Bright Idea is designed for a 12x12 page, it is easily adaptable and can be used for chapter starters, calendar pages, acrylic and metal panels, canvases, cards and more. The text shape cutter will help you achieve this simple yet elegant monogram detail with just a few clicks.

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Video Tidbit: Framed Alphas

Let your text showcase your photos with style.  Installed font kits and the wand tool  work together for this timeless look.

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Pixie Power Minute: Easy Fill Fonts

In this video we will show you how easy it is to turn your favorite fonts into easy shapes and then use those shapes to create decorative titles. The install font feature in Artisan is a powerful tool that you will love using to complete your projects.

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Video Tidbit: Text Scatters

This video will change the way you think about lines and strokes.  We will show you how your word art can become cool text scatters with just a few clicks.

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Pixie Power Minute: Lining Up Alpha Sets

We adore using AlphaSets or as they are called in Artisan, Fancy Fonts! Sometimes the letters don't align to the baseline or to each other. This PPM will show you how to get them to line up across your page.

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