Adobe PS Elements Crafts Book by E Bulger
Of course, by necessity, Bulger first explains the AdobeR PhotoshopR Elements techniques, especially layers and selections, that she uses in the rest of the book. Her explanations aren't dry and laborious as those you will find in some books about graphic software and to make it even easier to follow along, you can download the example images from her accompanying website.
After a brief introduction to the software, Bulger offers a variety of fourteen projects which can be created using Photoshop Elements 3 or 4. Written from the traditional crafter's point of view, each project is an opportunity to practice new techniques. I love candles, so my favorite was the votive project. However, I could see the great small business potential of Bulger's technique for making a needlepoint canvas from a photo of the family pet. All of the projects can be completed with basic crafting supplies and inkjet printing papers. Bulger accompanies her step-by-step instructions with several photos showing the progression of the project. Here are the projects from the book.
Canning Jar Label
Elizabeth Bulger is a graphic arts training consultant and coauthor of The Adobe Photoshop 5 Certification Guide.
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