Showing posts with tag "Ribbon: Photo".

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Start2Finish: Family Love

Create a standout page using the Custom Cutter, Fractal Map Filter, Erase, and Paint tools.

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Challenge 189: Blend It

This challenge features creating a quick and easy background using two papers and the blend cutter. Add a single mat layer or multiple mat layers to the main photo for some extra depth. Finish off the page with journaling and embellishments for a beautiful layout.

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Video Tidbit: Blur It Up

In this Video Tidbit, we will explore Artisan’s 2 customizable Blur filters: the Directional blur and the Gaussian blur.

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Start2Finish: Butterfly Effect

The layout in this video features beautiful makeup artistry. To showcase this talent, the video features a beautiful floral background design using a Shape Magic kit. While watching this video, you will see how to create a custom mask to apply to photos. And you will get to see a cluster embellishment put together piece by piece.

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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: See Thru Mats

Super easy and simple way to enjoy a mat on your photo and enjoy the background paper that is under the mat by changing the opacity! Subtle but effective in showcasing your photos.

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Start2Finish: Iris

This year my Iris were blooming like crazy! I had more than a dozen blooms at the same time. Everyday I went out to look at them, I just couldn’t get enough of their beauty. I took a lot of pictures trying to capture the elegance of this flower. I wound up creating an acrylic print that captured the soft beauty of the Iris. This video features using a mask to create a dreamy acrylic print.

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Start2Finish: Up In The Air

In this Start2Finish learn how to use the Facebook Travel Check-in image and photos you take while flying. When I travel, it is always fun to use Facebook’s check in feature.  And then when I am up in the air, I love to take pictures looking out of the plane’s window. But I never do anything with the photos! So, on my trip to Pennsylvania I was determined to find a way to use these images.

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Video Tidbit: Fundamentals of Masks

Masks are a great element on your page whether you fill them with a photo for a fun and creative look or fill them with paper and create beautiful blended papers - you can even do both! Have fun playing with masks!

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Artisan Tip: Auto Fix Photo

The Photo Ribbon menu options allow you to modify photos right within Artisan  Have you ever thought, “Wow, this would be a perfect photo if only it was brighter.” With Artisan 5.0, you will be surprised at all the digital darkroom-like tools that you have at your fingertips - right from your project.

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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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Bright Idea 57: Zoom In

Use just one photo, 3 times, zooming in to highlight the important details, to create a standout layout for any project!

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Start2Finish: Dare to be True to You

The main photo in this video features a group image from an event I hosted.  The layout highlights the photo with beautiful muted colors that mimic the hotel setting. The highlight in this S2F is the use of masks.  Using a mask whether on your photos or content is one of the easiest ways to create a dreamy, subdued design.

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