Published: Sat, 10 Dec 2016 11:18:15 +0000
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZLearn how to capture a screen shot of your desktop or an active window to save as an image in Microsoft Windows.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZLearn what the Photoshop scratch disk is, how to deal with the scratch disk full errors, and how to set Photoshop's scratch disk for best performance.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZHere's a summary of all the shortcuts you can use to capture your screen using Mac OS X.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZEven if you can't afford to spend anything on software, you can still find free software to help you create and edit your photos and images. See the top picks for the best free photo editors.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZLearn how to add a thick outline to text and objects in Photoshop 4 and up without rendering the text layer.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZAs good as Photoshop is, it's not perfect. Sometimes it doesn't work as you'd expect, or perhaps there are things about the way it behaves that are just plain annoying to you. Here you'll find solutions to some of the most common Photoshop problems, and I also give you the chance to spout off about your Photoshop pet peeves.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZIf you can't afford to purchase software, you can still find free software to create and edit images. These are my picks for the top free image editors and painting programs for Macintosh.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZMicrosoft includes a snipping tool in Windows Vista and later Windows versions to make capturing screenshots easier. Here's how to find and use it.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZStep-by-step instructions for creating an outlined shape in Photoshop Elements using the shape tool, layer styles, selections, and the stroke command.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZThis tutorial will show you how to apply a rubber stamp, grunge, or distressed effect to text or an image with Photoshop.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZStep-by-step instructions tell you how to apply a sepia tone to a photo in Photoshop. A sepia tone can gives a picture a warm, antique feeling and it's not at all hard to do!
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZHow to crate text effects using the older and the current versions - Version 14 - of Photoshop Elements.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZFind out if a graphics tablet is right for you and learn which features to look for in the pen and tablet you choose.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZIt's important to reduce the size of photos you will be using for email and the Web. Learn how to get your pictures down to an appropriate size for online use.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZNeed to download Photoshop? Here are some tips for where to find a free download of Photoshop without risking a computer virus or having your credit card stolen.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZLearn how to capture a screenshot from your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch without installing any third-party apps.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZHow to use Photoshop to remove moire patterns from photos that have been scanned from books, magazines or newspapers.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZA screenshot is a snapshot or picture of your computer screen. Learn how to take screenshots in Windows, Mac and iOS.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZLogos and other artwork use type on a circle. This tutorial will show you how to put text around a circle with Adobe Illustrator.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZAn overview and comparison of bitmap-based image editing software and vector-based illustration software, the two primary categories of 2D graphics software programs.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZSimple instructions on how to copy graphics or text from an Adobe Acrobat PDF file.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZDownload free Christmas graphics in the form of transparent PNG files or Paint Shop Pro picture tubes. This collection includes bows, frames, holly, garland, a Christmas tree, and more.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZLearn which format is best for saving your images with these general guidelines and brief file format explanations.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZLearn how to define an image or selection as a pattern that can be used to fill a layer or selection in Photoshop.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZAn overview of how to use the histograms in Photoshop, Affinity Photo, On1 Photo in the color correction workflow.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZThese are the most popular brands and models of graphics tablets available in the US, well-suited to both professional and home users.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZThese are the keyboard shortcuts that I use the most, along with some that I don't use often, but always end up having to look up when I need them.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZCreate A Material Design Floating Action Button In Adobe Flash Professional CC
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZGeneral overview of web typography
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZStep-by-step instructions for dropping out the background color in a bitmap image using the bitmap color mask feature in CorelDraw.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZHow to install preset files to get them working in Photoshop, along with links to where you can find these free goodies.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZPhotoScape is free photo editing software for Windows which is jam-packed with features, while remaining very easy to use.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZDownload a page of ten unique Christmas gift tags featuring bows, frames, holly, garland, a Christmas tree, and more. Page 23.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZLearn how to maximize file compatibility when saving Photoshop files that you will need to open in an older version of Photoshop.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZLearn what graphics software is and isn't, who uses graphics software, and get direction on finding the best graphics software for your needs and budget.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZWith Illustrator's Live Trace tool you will be able to trace logos, sketches, scans, and many other bitmap images to create vector art.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZLearn about the differences between the two major types of 2D graphics: scalable vector graphics and pixel-based bitmap images.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZPinta is a clone of Paint.NET for Mac OS X. The free image editor Pinta offers the basic drawing tools that you'd expect from an image editor, as well as more advanced features.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZWhat to do when your graphics won't open or your file associations stop functioning.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZAre your portrait orientation images displaying sideways on your computer or online? Learn how to get those vertical photos to display correctly instead of sideways.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZGIMP is a bitmap/pixel based image manipulation program for photo editing and retouching, and creating images and animations.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZTips to help you use Photoshop actions within Photoshop Elements, find Elements-compatible actions, and help for Photoshop users who want to create actions that will work in Photoshop Elements.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZKoffeePhoto is free P2P photo sharing software for Windows, Mac and Linux. Page 11.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZDownload a free Christmas tree graphic in transparent PNG or Paint Shop Pro picture tube format. Page 19.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZThis tutorial will show you how to combine two photos into one document using Photoshop Elements as well as how to add some text to the new document.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZThis tutorial will walk you through how to create a create a greeting card with Photoshop using a provided template.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZHow to add your own patterns and save custom pattern sets and other presets using the Preset Manager in Photoshop 6 and higher.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZLearn how to create a vignette (soft fade) effect in Photoshop Elements without altering any of the original photo's pixels. This is a popular photo effect where the photo gradually fades into the background, usually in an oval shape.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZDownload free brush sets for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements. This collection includes sparkle brushes which can be used for highlight or reflection.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZHere's a handy chart to guide you when determining how many pixels you will need for printing standard size photos.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZWhat to do when Photoshop's crop tool does not behave normally.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZYou may have found that your printer doesn't always print color as you see it on the monitor. Learn the basics of this problem - Why it happens and what you can do about it.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZTips for preserving transparency when you have a partially transparent image and you need to use it somewhere else.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZThe Wacom Cintiq is basically a graphics tablet and LCD monitor rolled into one. Yes, it is a computer monitor on which you can draw! I had a chance to work with the Wacom Cintiq 12WX for several days and thought I would share my thoughts on that experience with you.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZMost photos open with the background locked. Here's how to unlock it.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZGIMP supports a wide range of file types meaning users should have no difficulty saving their work into a format suitable for the end purpose.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZA clipping mask is an easy, nondestructive way to cut a picture into any shape in both Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZFor posting photos online, you don't need nearly as many pixels as you do for printing. Here are guidelines for what size to use when you share photos online.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZLearn how to install and use the editable text plugin for Paint.NET from Simon Brown to easily go back and edit or reposition your text.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZAdobe's Photoshop Album was discontinued in 2009. This article offers advice for users who wish to migrate photos from Album to another solution.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZLearn how to change the user interface appearance of GIMP with free themes or by changing the workspace color.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZHow to create a vignette or soft fade effect flexibly and non-destructively using Photoshop's layer masks.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZThese art-oriented software programs are designed especially for painting, drawing, coloring, and creating original art work. Most of them have tools to mimic traditional artistic media such as oils, watercolors, acrylics, pencils, markers, crayons, chalk, pastels, and felt pens. Many of them also offer a variety of unusual, non-traditional tools. Several are even free!
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZThis is a simple step by step for Paint.NET beginners to create an antiqued sepia tone image with a lens vignetting effect.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZPaint.NET is a free pixel-based image editor suitable for basic image enhancement and more advanced creative work on Windows machines.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZDownload a free Christmas picture frame graphic in transparent PNG or Paint Shop Pro picture tube format. Page 20.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZThis article discusses the strengths and weaknesses of several Mac image editors and will help you find the best Mac photo editor for you.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZLearn how to export a transparent GIF from CorelDRAW 11 with these step-by-step instructions.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZA set of free basic shapes for Photoshop and Elements with hearts, diamonds, pill shape, tree, maple leaf, dingbats, shield, musical notes, arrows, and more.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZIllustration or drawing software offers vector-based graphics editing and creation capabilities for creating simple, non-photographic drawings and illustrations such as logos and stylized art. Those in the advanced category are powerful enough for high-end professional design and business use.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZMany times you may need to resize multiple image files to a common size, either for uploading to a web site, sending to another device with a small screen, or for some other purpose. This is a quick task using the batch processing tools in the free XnView image viewer, but the way this function works may not be obvious.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZDownload a free Christmas holly graphic in transparent PNG or Paint Shop Pro picture tube format. Page 18.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZLearn your options if you've lost your Photoshop serial number. Have you registered the product? Did you install it on another computer?
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZDownload a ready-to-use Polaroid frame template for quickly adding a Polaroid frame to any photo without having to create the frame from scratch.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZDownload a free Christmas Candy Cane with Holly graphic in transparent PNG or Paint Shop Pro picture tube format.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZGIMP makes it easy to add graphic watermarks to images to discourage people from misusing them. Learn how to protect your photos.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZTags are nothing more than keywords used to describe a piece of data. Learn how to tag your photos so you can easily find them when you want them.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZHow to select and print a graphic in an Adobe Acrobat PDF file.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZThe Crop Tool in GIMP offers a variety of options that change the way that the tool operates. Learn how to use the crop tool in GIMP and adjust cropping options for the best results.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZEmail is an easy way to share your digital photos, but it can also annoy your friends and family. Explore other options for sharing photos online.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZTips for troubleshooting graphics software errors, crashes, and problems. What to do before you contact support, how to find solutions to known problems online, and where to find help when all else fails.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZDownload ten free transparent picture frame images in PNG format and learn how to use them to add some zing to your photos.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZOverview of how to use a Photoshop Channel to remove an image's background.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZHere we look at the simple steps needed to save a PNG file in GIMP, the free pixel-based image editor, including adjustments for compression level.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZEven if you can't afford to spend a lot on software, that doesn't mean you can't enjoy a functional, well-designed image editor. These are my top picks for low-cost shareware image editors.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZThis tutorial shows you a fairly easy way to fix the pet eye problem using photo-editing software to paint over the problem part of the eye.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZFiles you work on in GIMP are saved in XCF, GIMP's native file format, but GIMP can be used to produce GIF files with these three easy steps.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZDownload a free White Christmas Kit of coordinating elements and papers for digital scrapbooking. Includes elements and papers which can be used to create scrapbook pages using any graphics software that supports JPEG and PNG files.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZOEM software is sold to computer builders and hardware manufacturers for bundling. There is much confusion surrounding the direct sale of OEM software.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZGIMP has a number of keyboard shortcuts, including an easy deselect trick. Here's a selection of useful tips that can speed up your workflow.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZEnhance your Holiday photos by putting extra twinkle in the Christmas Tree lights using a custom brush in Photoshop Elements.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZPhoto and image editors allow you to create and modify bitmap-based graphics and photographic images. Learn how to choose the best image editor for your needs.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZYou can remove red eye from your photos using Photoshop's one-click red eye tool, or follow these simple steps if you want more control of the process.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZHere are a few of my favorite time-saving shortcuts for filling layers in Photoshop. They work with Photoshop versions 5.0 and higher.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZHow to toggle between precise cursors and standard cursors in Photoshop, and what to do when your cursor inexplicably changes.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZThis simple tutorial shows how to add a fake snow effect to a photo using GIMP.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZPost your pictures on the Web using the Web Photo Gallery command in Photoshop 5.5 and up. This command generates an index page of thumbnail images with hyperlinks to all your pictures. Here's step-by-step instructions for using it.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZWhat's the best stylus for iPad and other touch screens? Here's a collection of stylus reviews for iPad and other touch screens, along with advice on what to consider when choosing an iPad or tablet stylus.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZAn overview of the various types of software that can be used for page layout, including word processors, desktop publishing software, and more.
2016-12-10T11:18:15ZPhotoshop's Photomerge tool can combine multiple pictures into one file--such as a before and after comparison, or to create a photo collage.