Published: Sat, 25 Feb 2017 11:52:26 +0000
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZLearn how to capture a screen shot of your desktop or an active window to save as an image in Microsoft Windows.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZHere's a summary of all the shortcuts you can use to capture your screen using Mac OS X.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZLearn 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.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZEven 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.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZIf 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.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZNeed 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.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZLearn how to add a thick outline to text and objects in Photoshop 4 and up without rendering the text layer.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZMicrosoft includes a snipping tool in Windows Vista and later Windows versions to make capturing screenshots easier. Here's how to find and use it.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZThis tutorial will show you how to apply a rubber stamp, grunge, or distressed effect to text or an image with Photoshop.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZHow to install preset files to get them working in Photoshop, along with links to where you can find these free goodies.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZStep-by-step instructions for creating an outlined shape in Photoshop Elements using the shape tool, layer styles, selections, and the stroke command.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZAs 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.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZIt'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.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZWhat to do when Photoshop's crop tool does not behave normally.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZStep-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!
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZHow to crate text effects using the older and the current versions - Version 14 - of Photoshop Elements.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZLearn 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.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZLearn how to capture a screenshot from your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch without installing any third-party apps.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZLearn which format is best for saving your images with these general guidelines and brief file format explanations.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZHow to use Photoshop to remove moire patterns from photos that have been scanned from books, magazines or newspapers.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZLogos and other artwork use type on a circle. This tutorial will show you how to put text around a circle with Adobe Illustrator.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZHow to create a vignette or soft fade effect flexibly and non-destructively using Photoshop's layer masks.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZOEM software is sold to computer builders and hardware manufacturers for bundling. There is much confusion surrounding the direct sale of OEM software.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZStep-by-step instructions for dropping out the background color in a bitmap image using the bitmap color mask feature in CorelDraw.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZA screenshot is a snapshot or picture of your computer screen. Learn how to take screenshots in Windows, Mac and iOS.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZPhotoScape is free photo editing software for Windows which is jam-packed with features, while remaining very easy to use.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZAdobe's Photoshop Album was discontinued in 2009. This article offers advice for users who wish to migrate photos from Album to another solution.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZSimple instructions on how to copy graphics or text from an Adobe Acrobat PDF file.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZLearn how to add an outline to text in Photoshop 6.0 and up without rendering the type layer. This technique uses layer styles so the type remains editable and layer styles to create a glowing neon effect.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZDownload several sets of free shapes for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements. These shapes are based on Christian symbols and includes crosses, doves, fish, stars, and many more Christian objects and symbols.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZLearn how to define an image or selection as a pattern that can be used to fill a layer or selection in Photoshop.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZLearn how to change the user interface appearance of GIMP with free themes or by changing the workspace color.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZHow to work around a locked file that can't be saved in Photoshop.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZLearn how to maximize file compatibility when saving Photoshop files that you will need to open in an older version of Photoshop.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZLearn 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.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZAre your portrait orientation images displaying sideways on your computer or online? Learn how to get those vertical photos to display correctly instead of sideways.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZIf you're tempted by sites offering OEM software at prices way below the manufacturer's suggested price, read this and know what you're getting into.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZTips 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.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZGIMP supports a wide range of file types meaning users should have no difficulty saving their work into a format suitable for the end purpose.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZMost photos open with the background locked. Here's how to unlock it.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZWhat to do when your graphics won't open or your file associations stop functioning.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZTips for preserving transparency when you have a partially transparent image and you need to use it somewhere else.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZThese 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.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZFor 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.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZThis 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.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZHow to select and print a graphic in an Adobe Acrobat PDF file.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZA set of free basic shapes for Photoshop and Elements with hearts, diamonds, pill shape, tree, maple leaf, dingbats, shield, musical notes, arrows, and more.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZLearn about the differences between the two major types of 2D graphics: scalable vector graphics and pixel-based bitmap images.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZGIMP makes it easy to add graphic watermarks to images to discourage people from misusing them. Learn how to protect your photos.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZGIMP is a bitmap/pixel based image manipulation program for photo editing and retouching, and creating images and animations.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZFind out if a graphics tablet is right for you and learn which features to look for in the pen and tablet you choose.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZThese 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!
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZGIMP makes it easy to save image files to JPEG format, compressing them to reduce file sizes for sending via email or cellphone. Here are the steps.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZHere's a handy chart to guide you when determining how many pixels you will need for printing standard size photos.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZIs Photoshop worth the extra $500 compared to Photoshop Elements? Check out this overview of the differences and decide for yourself.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZHow to add your own patterns and save custom pattern sets and other presets using the Preset Manager in Photoshop 6 and higher.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZThis article discusses the strengths and weaknesses of several Mac image editors and will help you find the best Mac photo editor for you.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZHere 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.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZXnView is a fast and free image viewer and converter with support for a staggering number of file formats, operating systems, and languages.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZYou 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.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZPinta 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.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZThis tutorial will walk you through how to create a create a greeting card with Photoshop using a provided template.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZThese are the basics for learning graphics software. Check out the resources and tutorials to help you get started.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZFind out how many computers you are allowed to install Photoshop on according to the license agreement.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZDownload ten free transparent picture frame images in PNG format and learn how to use them to add some zing to your photos.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZPhoto 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.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZThese are the most popular brands and models of graphics tablets available in the US, well-suited to both professional and home users.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZThe JPEG image format is one of the most widely used digital image formats. It's also the most misunderstood. Here's a collection of some common misconceptions and facts about JPEG images.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZFiles 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.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZDownload free layer styles for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements by Shelby Kate Schmitz. This set includes shiny, glossy, plastic, gel layer styles in 48 unique colors.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZDownload free custom shapes for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements by Shelby Kate Schmitz. This collection includes 126 frame and border custom shape designs in 3 sets (42 shapes each).
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZMany 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.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZFor drawing maps, a vector-based drawing program offers many advantages including the ability to use different line styles, change line widths and colors on the fly, and make adjustments to line placement more precisely.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZGIMP's Layers palette is a very powerful feature, but the Link Layers option has been almost hidden. This feature quite simply links two or more layers together so that you can apply transformations equally to each layer without having to merge them first.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZUsing the incorrect white balance setting on your camera when taking a photo can result in a color cast. This tutorial shows you how to correct a color cast from incorrect white balance in GIMP using levels and a few other tools.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZGIMP has a number of keyboard shortcuts, including an easy deselect trick. Here's a selection of useful tips that can speed up your workflow.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZLearn your options if you've lost your Photoshop serial number. Have you registered the product? Did you install it on another computer?
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZLearn how to create an effective watermark and apply it to your digital photos or art work.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZInformation about photoshop portable version and photoshop lite free downloads.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZA clipping mask is an easy, nondestructive way to cut a picture into any shape in both Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZHere's a collection of brushes, custom shapes, patterns and layer style effects hand picked for St. Patrick's Day. This collection includes shamrock brushes and shapes, plus patterns and effects in green and gold colors for your St. Patrick's Day projects. The presets can be used in Photoshop 7 and up and Photoshop Elements 2 and up.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZLearn from this tutorial how to use Illustrator CS4 to re-create a logo from a poor quality scan, three different ways; automatically trace the logo using Live Trace, manually trace the logo using a template layer, and use a matching font. You'll discover that each way has its pros and cons, and be given a greater understanding of Illustrator as a whole since it involves the use of the Artboard tool, Pen tool, Eyedropper tool, Live Paint Bucket tool, Character panel, Pathfinder panel, Color panel, and more.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZAn overview of the various types of software that can be used for page layout, including word processors, desktop publishing software, and more.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZA reader is looking for software that can turn a photo into the type of hedcut portrait you see in The Wall Street Journal, or something that will create an image that will fax well. Read my suggestions for this reader.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZIllustration 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.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZDownload free brush sets for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements. This collection includes sparkle brushes which can be used for highlight or reflection.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZDownload a ready-to-use Polaroid frame template for quickly adding a Polaroid frame to any photo without having to create the frame from scratch.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZEmail 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.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZWindows XP has a built-in Photo Printing Wizard to help you print multiple photos in several common layouts. Windows will automatically rotate and crop the pictures to fit the layout you choose. You can also choose how many copies of each picture you want to print.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZLearn how to increase image resolution with minimal loss in image quality to get bigger photo prints at higher quality.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZA summary of The KPT Collection, a unique and sophisticated collection of 24 special effects plug-in filters, with examples of nine effects: Channel Surfing, Fluid, FraxFlame II, Gradient Lab, Hyper Tiling, Ink Dropper, Lightning, Pyramid Paint, and Scatter.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZTags 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.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZLearn what graphics software is best for creating logos and text-based graphics.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZUse this trick to smooth jagged lines in bitmap images. This tutorial uses Paint.NET, but the method works with most image editing software.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZHere are a few of my favorite time-saving shortcuts for filling layers in Photoshop. They work with Photoshop versions 5.0 and higher.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZFree St. Patrick's Day and shamrock symbols for Adobe Illustrator by Sara Froehlich.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZPost 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.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZPhotoshop allows you to put type on a path or into a shape. Learn how to use this feature in Photoshop version CS and higher.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZAn overview of how to use the histograms in Photoshop, Affinity Photo, On1 Photo in the color correction workflow.
2017-02-25T11:52:26ZLearn how to export a transparent GIF from CorelDRAW 11 with these step-by-step instructions.