Showing posts with tag "Tool: Opacity".

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Bright Idea 257: Say it Again

This simple design has great impact, It uses text as design. Text Shapes and hue variations can add a bit of drama to your border or full page.

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Video Tidbit: Edge It

Ever wonder what an “Edger” is? This video will show you a few ways to use the decorative elements the digital designers call Edgers, Edges, or Readymade Borders.

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Bright Idea 202: As Time Goes By

In this Bright Idea, you’ll be using before and after photos to show how familiar places have changed over the years.

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Video Tidbit: Paper Mache

Using shapes to create a pattern is a quick way to design an interesting background. By lowering the opacity of the shapes, you will create a paper mache effect. And, it is so easy to change the shape too!

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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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Pixie Power Minute: Vellum Borders

This quick and easy technique will have you adding elegant border detail to your pages.  All you need is your favorite overlay to create this vellum border.

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Bright Idea 181: Fabulous Threes

Ever heard that saying “Three time’s a charm”? Well it won’t take three times to do this fun Bright Idea, Fabulous Three, using the insert ribbon and arrange tools!

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Start2Finish: Spotlight

You, your children, friends, family, and/or fur-family will be the center of attention with this layout.  As a matter of fact, just about anything and anyone you can imagine can have the spotlight.  All you need is Artisan, photos and your mouse.  In this video the Grid Cutter, Custom Shapes, Shapes and Custom Shadows come together in harmony.

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Video Tidbit: Squares and Washi

Washi tape is all the rage and it adds fun detail to your page. It is also hip to be square. In just a few moments, you can have a stylish page waiting for you to tell your story.

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Video Tidbit: One Photo Collage and Fade

This is a new spin on a one photo collage and is sure to create pages that take your breath away. Have fun playing with your collection of shapes and your favorite photos for this easy to do technique.

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Pixie Power Minute Video: Photo Matching Plaid

Here's a sure fire way to make sure your plaid background paper is a perfect match for your photos! There's always more than one way to create something fun using Artisan!

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Bright Idea 127: Quick Page-Boxed In

This Quick Page technique will have you creating a breathtaking page in no time.  This fast formula has clean styling and uses mat effects as the basis of design.

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Bright Idea 114: Cluster Formula 3 - Blocked Title

Create a quick page title with Cluster Formula 3 - Blocked Title.  With three simple elements - embellishment, shape and title, you can create a unique cluster title. To view the instructions click on the Instruction Page below. You can download the PDF and save the instructions or print them out for your personal use only. When posting your completed pages on Facebook, don't forget to list the content (including designers) and fonts used on your pages, and please add the Bright Idea hashtag:

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