Originally Posted by jusmedigital
the way it was last year -- and I'm pretty sure it's the same this year (except you guys received the awesome CU grab bag) -- anything that came STANDARD with your design program, you can use. shapes, brushes, styles, etc. you may create your own CU items (including brushes, overlays, etc). just make sure you credit appropriately.
ribbon 1 - scanned & extracted by me
paper 3 - used shapes with photoshop CS5
it is my understanding that you may NOT use filter plug ins or additional software such as art rage, filter forge, etc.
That is all correct!
So no using actions, unless you created the action yourself, from scratch!