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Laying It All Out No. 14: Creating Brushes from Paper

Laying It All Out No. 14: Creating Brushes from Paper
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This digital make and take provides everything you need to complete the layout shown. It includes a 50-page pdf in which I take you step-by-step through creating the layout using the provided digital mini-kit.

If you are new to digital scrapbooking, this lesson will help you become more confident with your software and teach you all kinds of tricks and tips for creating future layouts. And those of you with more experience will also pick up some new techniques, a great kit, and a fabulous new layout!

You will learn how to:

  • create a custom brush from a patterned paper
  • save a brush or brush set to your hard drive
  • recolor, resize, and rotate brushes
  • create a template using shape tools
  • work with the Magic Wand tool
  • add a border to a photo
  • create clipping masks
  • align and distribute layers
  • create custom drop shadows
This lesson includes:
a 50-page, full-color pdf with screen shots (in PS CS3) and step-by-step instructions for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements users.
over 45 “bonus tips” throughout the lesson.
a beautiful mini-kit that includes 2 patterned papers, 2 solid papers, 3 title brushes, and 7 frayed flowers with brads.

The mini-kit is comprised of designs by Katie Pertiet.

You will need:
Adobe Photoshop or Photoshop Elements
one photo

If you know how to open your software, you can complete this lesson. I provide detailed instructions for every step, from opening the first file to saving your finished layout. File Size: 20MB

LP633930 Designer: Cassie Jones

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Hope Yannarell - 05/06/2009 5 of 5 Stars!
This is my favorite tutorial of all. It was so much fun creating "my own" brush from paper (so easily) and then I was able to match colors from my photo to have a wonderful layout. Thanks Cassie you are my favorite instructor. I find myself wanting a new one each day.
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