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  • Free Photoshop Layer Styles and Shapes by Shelby Kate Schmitz Created: Wednesday, August 03, 2005 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
    Download 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.
  • Do Tags Added in Photoshop Elements Carry Over to Other Software? Created: Thursday, November 30, 2006 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
    Learn how to ensure the tagging work you do in Photoshop Elements will carry over to other software, including Windows Vista and the Windows Photo Gallery included with Windows Vista.
  • Plaid Patterns for Photoshop by Shelby Kate Schmitz Created: Thursday, February 19, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
    Download more than 80 plaid patterns in Photoshop pattern set format for use in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.
  • The Crop Tool in Photoshop CS2 Created: Wednesday, May 17, 2006 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
    Learn all about working with the crop tool in Photoshop with this lesson. The crop tool in Photoshop can actually do much more than crop your images. The crop tool can be used to increase your canv...
  • Non-Destructive Sepia Tone Effect with the GIMP Created: Monday, February 02, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
    Here's a quick and easy way to give your photo a sepia tone effect with the free GIMP photo editor. Best of all, it's completely non-destructive, so if you change your mind, you can go back to the ...
  • Leprakawn's Free Custom Shapes for Photoshop Created: Tuesday, July 15, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
    Free eagle shapes for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.
  • Creating an Action for Batch Processing in Photoshop Created: Tuesday, July 08, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
    Learn how to record a simple action for resizing a set of images and then use it with the batch automate command for processing multiple images.
  • Creative Lettering: Changing Text Colors in Paint Shop Pro Created: Tuesday, June 21, 2005 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
    Learn creative lettering in Paint Shop Pro for web design, sig tags, cards, and scrapbooking. This tutorial will walk you thru the vector tools in Paint Shop Pro to design some unique and creative ...
  • Lightroom Workflow - How I Process Photos in Adobe Lightroom Created: Wednesday, March 09, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
    A step-by-step description of the photo-processing workflow in Lightroom, from the perspective of a non-professional Lightroom user.
  • Text Effects in Illustrator CS - Multiple Strokes on Type Created: Tuesday, June 21, 2005 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
    With the Appearance palette in Illustrator CS, you can add multiple strokes to type for creative text effects.
  • Free CorelDRAW Artistic Media Brushes - Tubular Brushes 1 Created: Friday, November 05, 2004 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
    Free tubular brushes you can download for CorelDRAW's artistic media tool.
  • Combining Two Photos into One Page in Photoshop Elements Created: Wednesday, September 27, 2006 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
    This tutorial will show you how to combine two photos into one document using Photoshop Elements and add some text to the new document.
  • How to Apply a Soft Focus Effect to a Photo in Picasa Created: Monday, September 27, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
    A soft focus effect is great for portraits, when you want to add a soft, dreamy quality to the photo or put more emphasis on the subject and tone down background distractions. Picasa has a quick an...
  • GIMP Select By Color Tool Created: Tuesday, June 01, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
    This article quickly looks at the range of options available when using the Select By Color Tool in GIMP." itemprop="description"> Wednesday, October 13, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
    Hornil StylePix is a free image editor with a modern and clear user interface with a strong range of tools and features for beginner to intermediate users." itemprop="descrTP='t3'" --> itemprop="de...
  • Free Transparent PNG files and Paint Shop Pro Tubes Created: Tuesday, June 16, 2009 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
    Download free graphics in the form of transparent PNG files or Paint Shop Pro picture tubes. This collection includes 40 seasonal and all-occasion images as a sampler from PSPTubez.com.
  • Adobe Announces Creative Suite 6 and Creative Cloud Created: Friday, June 27, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
    In April 2012, Adobe announced Creative Suite 6 and Creative Cloud, a new way of delivering Adobe Creative Suite software and services.
  • What's the Best iPad Stylus for Touch Screen Tablets? Created: Wednesday, March 30, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
    What'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 table...
  • Free Custom Shapes for Photoshop - Continents and Countries Created: Tuesday, July 15, 2008 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
    Download free custom shapes for Photoshop of a variety of continents and countries for use in maps and other projects. Includes USA, Canada, Asia, Europe, Oceania, Australia, Africa, Mexico, Centra...
  • Removing Ink Stains from a Photo Created: Monday, March 21, 2005 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
    Learn how to removing smeared ink and other stains or spots from a photo by using the clone tool with blending modes.
  • Photoshop Pattern Sets Made with Gliftic Created: Tuesday, July 05, 2005 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
    Ten free pattern sets for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.
  • Serif DrawPlus SE Review Created: Monday, May 24, 2010 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
    This is a review of Serif DrawPlus SE, the free vector-based graphics editor.
  • Gold Layer Styles for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements Created: Tuesday, March 29, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
    Download a set of 30 gold layer styles by Shelby Kate Schmitz. The layer styles set is compatible with Photoshop 7 and higher, or Photoshop Elements 2 and higher on Windows or Mac.
  • How To Add a Wavy Line Border to a Rectangle in Photoshop Created: Tuesday, December 10, 2013 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
    Learn how to create a wavy line border frame in Photoshop using a custom brush and the Wave filter.
  • Photo Pos Pro Review Created: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
    Photo Pos Pro is a powerful free pixel-based image editor with a lot to offer. Learn more about it in this detailed review.
  • Review of Serif PhotoPlus SE for Windows Created: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
    PhotoPlus SE is the free version of the established image editor from Serif. PhotoPlus SE is suitable for basic image enhancement and more advanced creative work.
  • Illustrator Tutorial: Halloween Spiders and Webs, Part 1: Spinning the Web Created: Monday, October 24, 2005 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
    Learn how to draw a spider and web in Adobe Illustrator for Halloween. Part one shows you how to create the web.
  • Smart Photo Editor Review for Windows and Mac Created: Monday, August 05, 2013 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
    Smart Photo Editor by Anthropics is a Windows and Mac desktop app designed to help you create impressive photo effects easily. Learn more about the software in this illustrated review.
  • XnView - Free Multi-Platform Graphics Tool Created: Wednesday, January 22, 2003 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
    XnView is a fast and free image viewer and converter with support for a staggering number of file formats, operating systems, and languages.
  • Follow Me! Type on a Path in Illustrator Created: Tuesday, September 04, 2007 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
    Logos and other artwork use type on a circle. This tutorial will show you how to put text around a circle with Adobe Illustrator.
  • What is Paintbrush? Created: Monday, March 14, 2011 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
    Paintbrush is a basic image editor that may be viewed as a Mac OS X equivalent of Microsoft Paint or MacPaint. Paintbrush is designed to allow users to very quickly produce simple images."
  • How to Use Photoshop Plugins in Irfanview Created: Friday, May 20, 2011 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
    It is possible to use many Photoshop-compatible plugins in Irfanview, the free pixel based image editor. This tutorial will show you how easy it is to download and install the necessary plugins to ...

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