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Gradient Map Magic

Audience: Beginners Category: Techniques Operating System: Windows 8 Software: Adobe Photoshop Elements 9 Gradient Map Magic by Anna Mansfield I love black-and-white photos and sepia photos for many reasons. Sometimes, a little less color helps to capture the mood of the moment better. Plus, some full color pictures are full of distractions. Removing the color […]

Using the Gradient Tool to Add Color to Brushes

Audience: Intermediate Category: Photoshop Tips and Tools Operating System: Windows 7 Software: Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 In this tutorial, I am going to share with you another quick and easy way to add some color to your brushwork or your ScrapSimple products. It draws on skills you already have, but just uses them a little […]

Blend Your Photos Into Your Background Using the Gradient Tool

blend photos using gradient

Audience: Intermediate Category: Layout Techniques Operating System: Windows 7 Software: PSE 12 Stop! Don’t run away! Come back…. I know the words Gradient Tool can be a little daunting but you are going to love this technique. It’s super simple, super versatile, and most importantly, a great timesaver. Yes, really. As digital scrapbookers, one of […]

Fun with Gradient Maps in PSE 11

Article written using Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 with Windows 7 If you are wondering how I could use “fun” and “gradient” in the same sentence, keep reading. I’d like to show you a couple of my favorite ways of using gradient maps in digital scrapbooking layouts, and, for good measure, I’ll throw in a fun […]

Using Gradients in Photoshop Elements to Color Papers, Embellishments, and Photos


Tutorial written with Photoshop Elements on a Mac running OS X Lion Gradients are an often overlooked but easy-to-use tool. They are perfect for adding multiple colors to a photo, embellishment, paper, or just about anything! I’m going to show you how to add a gradient to a paper template, a seashell embellishment template, and […]

Using Gradients in Photoshop to Color Papers, Embellishments, and Photos


This article was originally shared in our daily Scrap Girls newsletter on Thursday, February 16, 2012 Scrap Girls Newsletter Tutorial written in PS CS5 on a Mac running OS X Lion Gradients are a quick way to add multiple colors to a photo, embellishment, paper – or just about anything! This week, I am going to show […]

Mixing & Matching Template Elements

Mix & match template elements to create your own layout template designs!

Guided Edits in Photoshop Elements

Whether you are just learning Photoshop Elements or you are already comfortable and familiar with its editing capabilities, one option is well worth exploring. That option is Guided Edits. You will find the Guided Edit tab at the top of the Editor window between Quick and Expert. Just click on the tab to move your […]

Enhance Photos Fast Class Review

We gave a few of the members of the Scrap Girls Creative Team the opportunity to try out Digital Scrapper’s New Class - Enhance Photos FAST to see what it was all about. We got four glowing reviews, but one of them was just too good to paraphrase – so we wanted to share the whole thing […]

Wonderful Word Art

It’s no secret that I love word art. This month’s club from Elisha Barnett has wonderful cursive script word art, so pretty and so useful. One of the reasons I love word art so much is its versatility. Let me share with you three fun ways using this month’s Scrap Girls Club to personalize your […]