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Document Size vs. Canvas Size in Photoshop

by SnickerdoodleDesigns 21 December 2013
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When I started working with Adobe Photoshop, I didn’t understand the difference between “document size” and “canvas size.”  Coming from a painting background, I viewed my “canvas” as the area I had to work on. I translated this, in Photoshop, to mean the photo or scrapbook page I was working on.  That is not necessarily […]

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Santa Napkin Holder – with freebie :D

by Min 17 December 2013
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Hi all, Today I have a Christmas craft project for you that’s quick and easy, fun to do with the kids and will add another smile to your Christmas breakfast table: A Santa Napkin Holder (doable without a cutting machine, as well ;D) Supplies needed: red (paper) napkins (mine are about 13 in square when […]

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Check Spelling in Photoshop

by SnickerdoodleDesigns 14 December 2013
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Have you ever created a scrapbook page, invested time in your journaling, printed your page, and only then realized you had misspelled a word on your page?   I have. I know friends who have. I would venture to guess that many of us have! Photoshop includes a Check Spelling option to help us double-check our […]

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Quick Photo Editing Tip Using Curves in Photoshop

by SnickerdoodleDesigns 7 December 2013
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When we need to snap a photo quickly, we often don’t have time to make the necessary adjustments in our camera in order to get the perfect shot.  Adobe Photoshop has a multitude of ways for us to fix our images, when we need to.  Today let’s take a look at Curves, and 2 of […]

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Photoshop Layer Style Tip

by SnickerdoodleDesigns 30 November 2013
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I have a quick tip for you today in regards to Photoshop Layer Styles. Here is a snapshot of my Layers Style Panel. You can see that I have loaded several styles, and in between each style set is a white rectangle with a red diagonal line thru it. While the white rectangle serves as […]

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Photoshop Tutorial: Make a Snowman

by Toiny Westberry 23 November 2013
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Last weeks Photoshop Tutorial: Make a Snowflake turned out to be quite popular.  I thought I’d continue the winter trend this week, so let’s  make a snowman! You will have the opportunity to download not just the snowman sample we make today, but also the layered snowman template and the photoshop snowman styles used in this […]

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Photoshop Tutorial: Make a Snowflake

by Toiny Westberry 16 November 2013
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We had our first snow this week!  I love snow, and ugly Christmas sweaters, hot chocolate, skiing, white trees, white skies, white flakes falling down. I love snow.  I love snowflakes! Just like there infinite variations of Mother Nature’s snowflake, so there are infinite variations of a Photoshop snowflake.  This is only one way, one […]

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Character Tracking in Photoshop

by SnickerdoodleDesigns 9 November 2013
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Why do we create scrapbook pages? I think most of us would say we do so in order to preserve memories. Scrapbook pages can tell a story through photographs alone, but most often we include journaling, using our words to help tell our story. Choosing the correct font for our journaling or title work can […]

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Photoshop Layer Style Effect: Bevel and Emboss Continued

by SnickerdoodleDesigns 2 November 2013
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Today we are continuing our look at Photoshop Layer Styles.  In Photoshop Layer Style Effect: Bevel and Emboss, we focused on  the “Style” and “Technique” options in the Bevel & Emboss Structure.  Today we will look at the next four options in Bevel & Emboss. Depending upon what version of Photoshop or Photoshop Elements you […]

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Photoshop Layer Style Effect: Bevel and Emboss

by SnickerdoodleDesigns 26 October 2013
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Two weeks ago we took a look at Photoshop Layer Styles in  Photoshop Layer Styles: What are they?  We learned that when we apply a Style to an element, that element takes on the characteristic of the Style. Today let’s take a look at some of the effects that make up a Layer Style. Depending […]

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