Today's advancements in digital technology are transforming thetraditional art of scrapbooking. With a computer, digital camera,scanner, ink-jet printer, and Photoshop Elements—Adobe'spopular digital imaging software for home users—you have allthe ingredients you need to create a truly astounding andunforgettable scrapbook. But learning how to use these tools can beintimidating.
In Scrapbooking with Photoshop Elements: The Creative CroppingCookbook, digital scrapbooking trainer Lynette Kent distillsthe information you need to know about choosing and setting up thehardware you need. She also shares professional design secrets andintroduces you to the vast range of artistic possibilities thatemerge when you use Photoshop Elements. This practical and friendlyguide demystifies the technical topics and leads you step-by-stepthrough dozens of inspiring examples.
Inside, you'll find:
Professional advice and principles for coherent design
Shopping lists to help you choose the right tools
Creative ways to enhance photos with Photoshop Elements
Artistic techniques you can't perform with scissors and glue,such as turning a photo into a sketch or painting, and creatingtype that is filled with a photo
Tips for producing special text effects and customizing clipart and backgrounds
Innovative ideas for making better photos for yourscrapbooks
Instruction on how to set up pages for printing andarchiving
Handy tear-out recipe cards that outline key steps from thebook's projects
Secrets for getting the most out of your digital camera,scanner, and ink-jet printer
Essential information on preserving your images through digitalarchiving
Bonus! You also get exclusive coupons for savings on digitalscrapbooking products.