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Digital Scrapbooking Series

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These tutorials are in the Viewlet (SWF) format.
The whole series is also available for purchase on a CD. 1

 


September 2, 2004: Introduction to Digital Scrapbooking

In this series of tutorials we will explore ways to create a template from scratch including creating numerous elements to decorate the pages.

Once we have a template, we can plug in our personal photos, print the page and mount in an album.

 

September 9, 2004: Digital Scrapbooking Part 1 - Background

Learn to work up a digital photograph to use as a background for a fall themed scrapbook page.

You will need WheatWire2.jpg for this tutorial

 

September 16, 2004: Digital Scrapbooking Part 1a - Background

Work up an alternate background using a piece of personal art for a fall themed scrapbook page.

You will need PumpkinRender.jpg for this exercise.

 

September 23, 2004: Digital Scrapbooking Part1b- Background

Work up a third background from scratch in Paint Shop Pro for the themed Scrapbook page project.

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September 30, 2004: Digital Scrapbooking Part 2a - Frame

Create a 4 x 3 " simple frame, decorate and color it to match a template created in part 1 of the background tutorials. Please complete the first background tutorial (September 9, 2004) to follow this exactly.

 

October 1, 2004: Digital Scrapbooking Part 2b - Frame

Using the frame file created on September 30 in the Part 2a Frame tutorial, change its color to match the other templates created in Backgrounds 1a and 1b on September 16 and 23. Complete all of the previous tutorials first to follow this one exactly.

 

 

October 7, 2004: Digital Scrapbooking Part 2c - Frame

Create another frame from a new file, using a mask, mask editing, selections, and layers and effects. It would be helpful to complete the background tutorials before doing this one, but not mandatory.

 

 

October 28, 2004: Digital Scrapbooking Part 3a - Frame Corners

Use the Picture tube tool to create corner decorations for frames. This tutorial builds on FallBackground Part1 (September 9th tutorial) and Fall Frame 1, part 2a (September 30th tutorial)

 

 

October 29, 2004: Digital Scrapbooking Part 3b - Corners Tube

Use the Corners image created in Part 3a tutorial to create a Picture tube of the corners to use on future images.

 

 

November 1, 2004: Digital Scrapbooking Part 4a - Button

Use the preset shape Tube to create a Button to use in the scrapbooking project. Also uses selections and effects.

 

 

November 2, 2004: Digital Scrapbooking Part 4b - Button continued

Use the button created in Part 4a, add to the Falltemplate1 image. Use a color layer and a mask to change the color of the button.

 

 

November 3, 2004: Digital Scrapbooking - Layer Maintenance

Clean up the layers on the FallTemplate1 image by renaming and creating layer groups. This tutorial can be done before or after the button tutorials.

 

 

November 4, 2004: Digital Scrapbooking - Part 5a - Wire Mesh

Part 5 works on embellishments for the scrapbooking project. In part 5a, use the pen tool and its duplicate feature to create a metallic looking wire mesh. Add stars for decoration.

 

 

November 9, 2004: Digital Scrapbooking - Part 5b - Caption Plate

Part 5 works on embellishments for the scrapbooking project. In part 5b,
Use preset shapes to create a metallic photo caption plate, add effects and cutout text.

 

 

November 10, 2004: Digital Scrapbooking - Part 5b-2 - Add the Plate

Part 5 works on embellishments for the scrapbooking project. In part 5b-2,
add the plate made in 5b to the FallTemplate1. Position, rename and add to layer group.

 

 

November 10, 2004: Digital Scrapbooking - Part 5c - Create a Tag

Part 5 works on embellishments for the scrapbooking project. In part 5c, create a metallic round tag using preset vector shapes, gradient fills strokes. Add effect and a stringing hole.

 

 


November 11, 2004: Digital Scrapbooking - Part 5c2 - Add Tag/String

Part 5 works on embellishments for the scrapbooking project. In part 5c2, add the tag created in part 5c to the Falltemplate1 image. Create a string using a custom tube, TanString. Duplicate and add Tag layers to Frame Groups.

 

November 15, 2004: Digital Scrapbooking - Part 5d - Journal Ribbon

Part 5 works on embellishments for the scrapbooking project. In part 5d, finish creating embellishment by making a double wired journaling ribbon using a vector shape, edit with vector pen tool, create multiple layers and effects.

Download Vector Shape and put in Scrapbook Project folder, View and print the steps from JournalRibbonSteps.htm You might need vanGogh.pspimage too.

 


November 17, 2004: Digital Scrapbooking - Part 5d-2 Add the Ribbon

Part 5 works on embellishments for the scrapbooking project. In part 5d-2, Add the JournalRibbon to the FallTemplate1.

 

 


November 28, 2004: Digital Scrapbooking - Part 6a- Add photos

Part 6 wraps up our series on digital scrapbooking for this fall. In part a, add photos to the FallTemplate1, position and trim them to fit the frame and add the photo layer to its respective layer group. You will need two photos of your own at least 720 X 540 pixels (Horizontal) and 540 X 720 (vertical) pixels.

 

 


November 30, 2004: Digital Scrapbooking - Part 6b- Add Text to Tags

Part 6 wraps up our series on digital scrapbooking for this fall. In part 6b, add text to the tags in FallTemplate-Photos, position and add a cut out effect. You might want to use this Anime Ace font available free on the web.

 

 

December 1, 2004: Digital Scrapbooking - Part 6c- Add Journal Text

Part 6 wraps up our series on digital scrapbooking for this fall. In part 6c, add text to the journal ribbon in FallTemplate-Photos, add drop shadows to text and journal ribbon and merge these two layers.

You may want to use the same font as I did, Andrew Script which you can download here.

 


December 2, 2004: Digital Scrapbooking - Part 6d- Final Composite

Part 6 wraps up our series on digital scrapbooking for this fall. In part 6d, tweak the FallTemplate-Photos image, adding buttons to the Journal Ribbon, drop shadows where needed, and creating a merged printing file.

 

 


December 9, 2004: Digital Scrapbooking - Part 6e- Printing

Part 6 wraps up our series on digital scrapbooking for this fall. In part 6e,  used the merged printing file created in part 6d, set print options, create and save a print layout and print your page! (Last tutorial in series!)