Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a greeting card, part of Up and Running with Photoshop Elements 10.
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One of the most fun parts of Elements is the ability to make photo creations…like books, calendars, greeting cards, and more.…You can do that from either the Organizer, where I am now, or from the Editor.…I am going to start in the Organizer where I am going to select a couple of…photos here, and here, and then I'll go to the Create tab, and there I have a…list of the various kinds of photo creations I can make from the Organizer.…As an example, I am going to show you how to make a greeting card.…So I'll click on Greeting Card, and Elements loads the Editor Workspace.…
The Editor Workspace opens to this Greeting Card window.…The first thing to do here is to choose a size for the card.…There are flat cards, which are like postcards, and there are folded cards.…Some of these I can have professionally printed by Kodak, some by Shutterfly,…but all of them can be printed on my desktop printer.…I am going to choose this Flat, Landscape size, and then I'll move over to the Themes.…Themes are combinations of layouts, backgrounds, frames, and graphics.…
Next, Jan addresses Elements’ Quick Photo Edit and Guided Photo Edit workspaces, which streamline and simplify many common photo-editing tasks. She then introduces the basics of editing in the Full Photo Edit workspace, which provides tools for selecting portions of images, retouching, compositing images, adding text, and more.
The course wraps up with an overview of Elements 10's sharing features, including creating greeting cards, printing and emailing photos, and sharing photos on Facebook.
- Importing photos
- Keyword tagging
- Arranging photos in albums
- Finding similar photos
- Processing photos in Quick Edit
- Simulating depth of field with Guided Edit
- Retouching blemishes
- Adding text to a selection
- Correcting lighting and color
- Making photo creations
- Sharing photos via email
- Printing photos