Showing posts with tag "Topic: Layouts".

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Pixie Power Minute: Quick Page Hip Squares

Let your photos take center stage using simple shape editing techniques.  This highly repetitive technique makes it easy to add a little WOW impact without distracting from your photos.  The Grid Cutter also comes in handy when creating this page.  You can also start with any template in your content library.

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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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Bright Idea 172: Wagon Wheel

Create this fun circle design using shapes, lines and the wand tool. Once the Wagon Wheel is created, just drag and drop your photos into place. Add a title and some journaling to tell the story. If desired, add some fun paper and embellishments and your page will be ready to share! In this Bright Idea you will create a straight line. To make sure your line is perfect, watch the related video listed at the bottom "Inserting a Straight Line."

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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 169: Back Pocket

Create a fun design using basic shapes to create a belt and back pocket. In this creative design you will learn how to edit a shape to create a new shape. And, you will have fun decorating the back pocket to help tell your photo's story.

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Bright Idea 166: Star Rating

This Bright Idea will show you how to use a shape to create a rating list. The list can be activities, books that you have read, food that you have sampled or any thing that you want to rate. By changing the fill of the shape to transparent, you can reduce a rating on your list.

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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 160: Quick Page Blends and Strips

This page will come together super fast.  Two Straight Cutters (The Blended Edge and Shaped Edge) come together to create a lovely border detail while simple shape editing adds a bit of flair to the page.

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