Paint Shop ScrapbookingIf you have been wondering how easy it is to do Paint Shop Scrapbooking you've come to the right place.
There really isn't anything wrong with "old school" scrapbooking - it's just a whole lot easier to scrap digitally once you know how to get the best out of Paint Shop Pro.
What you will find here are tutorials covering Paint Shop scrapbooking to help you get the most out of your software. Other than a couple of hints, the creative side will be left entirely to you.
The tutorials cover the basics, such as ...
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What You Need
You probably have most of the things you need to get started with your Paint Shop scrapbooking projects but here are some suggestions ...
Now that the housekeeping stuff is out of the way - let's get going ...
Paint Shop Scrapbooking Tutorials
every Paint Shop scrapbooking project begins with the background, doesn't it?
You can go as simple as a plain white page or use the powerful Paint Shop Pro tools (Patterns and Textures) to create an enormous variety of different backgrounds.
Click the thumbnail to learn more about making backgrounds ...
After the background has been chosen and some images selected - its time to learn how to make those images pop off of the background rather than just laying there all flat and boring.
The image effects include buttonize, drop shadows, bevels, glows and picture frames.
Each one of them will give some drama to the combination of image and background. Click the thumbnail to find out more about these neat image effects.
Frames and Backgrounds
This tutorial came about as the result of a question from a Paint Shop Pro user who was somewhat confused about how to place a picture in front of a background and behind a frame.
This is a three layer project that is quite straightforward once a few simple things are understood.
Click the thumbnail to learn how to work with file types and frames and backgrounds.
There are a ton of different text effects available in Paint Shop Pro.
What they do is help your main text standout from the background in unique and interesting ways. In addition, all of the image effects can also be added to the text.
Once you have worked through the different methods you will realize just how easy they are to apply.
Click the thumbnail to learn more about the different text effects.
Rule of Thirds
This is something you will find in visual design (photography, art) and even some digital cameras have the ability to divide their screens into the Rule of Thirds.
It is not absolutely necessary to follow the Rule but it does improve the appearance of a Paint Shop scrapbooking page. It is used extensively in scrapbooks and any kind of presentation.
Click the thumbnail image to learn more ...
Did You Know ...?
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