Today's advancements in digital technology are transforming the traditionalart of scrapbooking. With a computer, digital camera, scanner, ink-jet printer,and Photoshop Elements—Adobe's popular digital imaging software for homeusers—you have all the ingredients you need to create a truly astoundingand unforgettable scrapbook. But learning how to use these tools can beintimidating.
In Scrapbooking with Photoshop Elements: The CreativeCropping Cookbook, digital scrapbooking trainer Lynette Kent distills theinformation you need to know about choosing and setting up the hardware you need.She also shares professional design secrets and introduces you to the vast rangeof artistic possibilities that emerge when you use Photoshop Elements. Thispractical and friendly guide demystifies the technical topics and leads youstep-by-step through dozens of inspiring examples.
Professional advice and principles for coherentdesign
Shopping lists to help you choose the right tools
Creative ways toenhance photos with Photoshop Elements
Artistic techniques you can't performwith scissors and glue, such as turning a photo into a sketch or painting, andcreating type that is filled with a photo
Tips for producing special texteffects and customizing clip art and backgrounds
Innovative ideas for makingbetter photos for your scrapbooks
Instruction on how to set up pages forprinting and archiving
Handy tear-out recipe cards that outline key stepsfrom the book's projects
Secrets for getting the most out of your digitalcamera, scanner, and ink-jet printer
Essential information on preserving yourimages through digital archiving
Bonus! You also get exclusive coupons for savings on digital scrapbooking products.