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technique tuesday … editing text via the character palette

This is my little weekly post called technique tuesday, where I share some scrapping tips that help me in my work flow. You might find them helpful too … [I use Photoshop CS5] Here’s a ‘text editing’ tip that you may find useful. Rather than finding and highlighting the text you wish to change, just […]

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technique tuesday … moving elements on a single layer

This is my little weekly post called technique tuesday, where I share some scrapping tips that help me in my work flow. You might find them helpful too … [I use Photoshop CS5] Here’s something handy for digi-scrappers to know … did you know that you can move an individual part of a layer, all […]

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technique tuesday … water-colour painting effect in photoshop

This is my little weekly post called technique tuesday, where I share some scrapping tips that help me in my work flow. You might find them helpful too … [I use Photoshop CS5] This week, I want to share with you an online tutorial that my friend Esther blogged about here … the tutorial is […]

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technique tuesday … quick access to the move tool

This is my little weekly post called technique tuesday, where I share some scrapping tips that help me in my work flow. You might find them helpful too … [I use Photoshop CS5] Let’s say you are on a roll, busy using the Text tool, and you need to move your your block of text […]

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technique tuesday … where’s the cursor?

This is my little weekly post called technique tuesday, where I share some scrapping tips that help me in my work flow. You might find them helpful too … [I use Photoshop CS5] Have you ever ‘lost’ your cursor, hidden somewhere in the creative chaos on your page? Here’s a little tip to help you […]

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technique tuesday … highlight those tiny fields

This is my little weekly post called technique tuesday, where I share some scrapping tips that help me in my work flow. You might find them helpful too … [I use Photoshop CS5] Ever tried to highlight tiny numbers in a field you were trying to change, for example, a font size? Here’s a very […]

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technique tuesday … layer jumping

This is my little weekly post called technique tuesday, where I share some scrapping tips that help me in my work flow. You might find them helpful too … [I use Photoshop CS5] Did you know that you can ‘jump’ to a layer without visiting the Layers palette? Click on V on your keyboard to […]

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technique tuesday … Img2icns

This is my little weekly post called technique tuesday, where I share some scrapping tips that help me in my work flow. You might find them helpful too … [I use Photoshop CS5] I’m starting off this post with an apology … sorry PC users, this is a Mac app. Unfortunately, it’s too good not […]

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technique tuesday … multiple undo shortcut

This is my little weekly post called technique tuesday, where I share some scrapping tips that help me in my work flow. You might find them helpful too … [I use Photoshop CS5] Now this week’s little tip is really useful … you know how to Ctrl/Z when you want to go back a step? […]

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technique tuesday … using the Spot Healing Brush

This is my little weekly post called technique tuesday, where I share some scrapping tips that help me in my work flow. You might find them helpful too … [I use Photoshop CS5] This is a fabulous little tool in Photoshop to help you ‘clean up’ spots and blemishes on your images. It is very […]

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technique tuesday … opening the Image Size dialog box!

This is my little weekly post called technique tuesday, where I share some scrapping tips that help me in my work flow. You might find them helpful too … [I use Photoshop CS5] One of the dialog windows that I am always opening in Photoshop is my Image Size window. Here’s a shortcut you can […]

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technique tuesday … creating a photo zoom

This is my little weekly post called technique tuesday, where I share some scrapping tips that help me in my work flow. You might find them helpful too … [I use Photoshop CS5] This is a fun photo effect that you might like to try … creating a photo zoom effect. Grab a photo, and […]

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technique tuesday … show/hide in a hurry!

This is my little weekly post called technique tuesday, where I share some scrapping tips that help me in my workflow. You might find them helpful too … [I use Photoshop CS5] Here’s a quick and easy way to browse ‘open’ and ‘close’ layers in a (vertical) row in the Layers palette … Let’s say […]

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technique tuesday … browsing your font list

This is my little weekly post called technique tuesday, where I share some scrapping tips that help me in my workflow. You might find them helpful too … [I use Photoshop CS5] Here’s a quick and easy way to browse your font list ‘in real time’ … Type a title or some journaling on a […]

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technique tuesday … creating more canvas

This is my little weekly post called technique tuesday, where I share some scrapping tips that help me in my workflow. You might find them helpful too … [I use Photoshop CS5] Have you ever found yourself half-way through a Photoshop creation and suddenly realized that you needed more canvas area to play in? This […]

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technique tuesday … scaling layer styles

This is my little weekly post called technique tuesday, where I share some scrapping tips that help me in my workflow. You might find them helpful too … [I use Photoshop CS5] Sometimes, a shadowing style on an element needs scaling, so that the shadow on the element is in proportion to the other elements […]

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technique tuesday … selecting all text layers

This is my little weekly post called technique tuesday, where I share some scrapping tips that help me in my workflow. You might find them helpful too … [I use Photoshop CS5] This is such a little thing, but oh so helpful! Often, there are text layers scattered all over the place, as you create […]

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technique tuesday … copying layer styles

This is my little weekly post called technique tuesday, where I share some scrapping tips that help me in my workflow. You might find them helpful too … [I use Photoshop CS5] Did you know that there is a super quick and easy way to copy styles between layers? You can see in this image […]

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technique tuesday … classy sepia

This is my little weekly post called technique tuesday, where I share some scrapping tips that help me in my workflow. You might find them helpful too … [I use Photoshop CS5] How about giving your image a classy sepia look? Choose a black and white image, and then click on Create new fill or […]

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technique tuesday … colorizing an image

This is my little weekly post called technique tuesday, where I share some scrapping tips that help me in my workflow. You might find them helpful too … [I use Photoshop CS5] Did you know that there is an easy way to recolour an image, using the Hue/Saturation palette? If you know what colour you […]

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