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Author Archives: tink

Do you have a problem with your photos when you enlarge them?

Do you have a problem with your photos when you enlarge them? Do they appear fuzzy and out of focus? No doubt you have run into this from time to time. But what do you do when you need to enlarge your photo for a full page (12×12) photo or when you change the dpi … Continue reading »

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World Showcase: A Journey Into Variety

World Showcase: A Journey Into Variety is what my heart desires. I love the different types of food available throughout the world and there is no place closer for trying them out than at the World Showcase. My favorite will always be the Katsura Grill in the Japanese Showcase. And while throughout the U.S., they … Continue reading »

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On Using Paintshop Pro To Age Photos

On using Paintshop Pro to age photos, I will show you four ways to use PSP’s built in plug-ins to age photos. Before we start please refer to New Photos to Old with Plug-Ins for links to plug-ins and textures, if you have not downloaded them already. Just like we did in the above referenced … Continue reading »

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New Photo to Old with Plug-ins

New photo to old with plug-ins is my favored way of altering a photo. Next time I’ll demonstrate how to do it from PSP. But for now onto making that photo look antique. I used the following plug-in and textures, just click on them to be taken to site: VirtualPhotographer by Optikverve Labs (a free … Continue reading »

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Recoloring Elements for Use on Your Scrapbook Page

Recoloring elements for use on your scrapbook page is a common occurance so following is how I usually recolor mine. I’m going to be using a block from Aprilisa Design’s kit “Bricks and Blocks” which I purchased from the Gotta Pixel store. Starting with the red block (image 1), which is… red, but not very … Continue reading »

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Future World: A trip to Mars and more

Future World: A trip to Mars and more. I admit it. I’m a sucker for virtual reality rides. Mission Space ride is right up my alley. Although it tends to make Pan really queasy. Just like the Pirates of the Caribbean at Disney Quest did. Now onto the layout itself. I again used one of … Continue reading »

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Paintshop Pro X6 has me pulling my hair out

Paintshop Pro X6 has me pulling my hair out, literally. There are so many features that I love about it, and so many I truly hate. I love that we can now use Photoshop abr brushes in the PSP X6 and the enhanced raw support features. Still not to sure about the selection brushes as … Continue reading »

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Dolphin makes a good impression on us

Dolphin makes an impression on us, as you can tell by reading what the layout says: This year, Pan’s conference was held at the Dolphin Hotel on Disney property. We left early as we are prone to do, which got us to Orlando around 1 p.m. and early for the 3 p.m. check-in. As luck … Continue reading »

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Brush those Blues Away

Brush those blues away this coming year with a new source of brushes. Pixelberrypie.com has a lot of nice corner brushes to add pizzaz to your pages. She also has a variety of other downloads that will be great additions to your work. Such as torn notebook pages and chalkboards; perfect for school layouts. License … Continue reading »

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Scripts for Everyday Scrapping

Scripts for everyday scrapping was what I found as I was scrolling through a blog hop and ran across Miggin Brown’s psp site, which offers lots of psp scripts and shapes as well as templates. I have downloaded several of the scripts (the tree above is one) and have found them very easy to work … Continue reading »

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