January 9, 2021 at 12:37 am #51290
Hi Lynda. I have found that none of the versions of PSP work for plugins in the 64 bit operating system so I always use the 32 bit versions. Plus, I always have X7 and 2021 open at the same time because 2021 has a bad habit of crashing especially if I am using the magic wand and also the selection tool when I am wanting to expand, contract or feather. For that reason 2021 is not my favourite version. I am fortunate that I do save, save, save because I am then able to open the project in X7 and the magic happens. Unfortunately for me 2021 has been a waste of funds … that’s the way of it though! I have sent you a private message with some links as they do not want to post here … 4 failures, lol! ;DJanuary 9, 2021 at 5:00 pm #51296Sheila HoggParticipant
Hi Ann, reading your reply to Lynda , I to find 2021 crashs at everything it doesn’t like, especially plugins and even with help and a hot fix, did nothing to resolve the problems. In the end I just uninstalled 2021 and put the disc back in the box and consigned it to a cupboard and will just use 2020 as I know that works OK. I have 2019 as an alternative. Should have used the money in Carole’s store instead.
SheilaJanuary 9, 2021 at 10:08 pm #51302Anne Lamp
This is not really a scrap book project, but it shows the kind of stuff I have been working on. I have been making a serious effort to learn how to use my Paint Shop more efficiently. Cassel’s tutorials, help pages, etc have helped a lot. Sometime though, I just stumble on to something that I should have know three versions ago. There is so much valuable info here it is almost overwhelming. I hope it O K to do this.January 9, 2021 at 11:35 pm #51305
I hear what you are saying Sheila and I think I shall be uninstalling 2021 as well. We live … we learn! ;DJanuary 10, 2021 at 2:50 pm #51343
I’m not having that much trouble with 2021. Mostly when I have to much stuff open. All in all , I like 2021January 10, 2021 at 3:30 pm #51351January 10, 2021 at 3:37 pm #51352CasselKeymaster
Those barbwire lines definitely look “nicer” than barbwires! Isn’t it fun what we can discover by simply experimenting?January 10, 2021 at 4:45 pm #51363Bonnie BallentineParticipant
I really enjoy Carole’s templates. Here’s the latest…
Thank you, Everyone, for sharing your amazing creations. You are an inspiration!January 10, 2021 at 5:40 pm #51368
Absolutely, Carole 🙂January 10, 2021 at 5:41 pm #51369
Bonnie, I love what you did with this template. I imagine it would be a good family gift.
LyndaJanuary 10, 2021 at 9:38 pm #51370
Very clever Lynda … love your creative imagination my friend. ;DJanuary 11, 2021 at 11:02 am #51382CristinaParticipant
Hi Everyone! : ) I haven’t been here for a long while, and I see that there have been so many lovely and creative work posted in all threads on the Campus. I need more time/days to go over each one, but I just want to say hi first.
I started again working on a layout… hopefully, I will finish it in the next days. : )
Best wishes to everybody!January 11, 2021 at 5:31 pm #51399Corrie KinkelParticipant
Just as Bonnie I used Carole’s template for 2020 and came up with this one, maybe I should have posted this in the freebie challenge. Lynda very creative! Everybody has started the new year with such nice work. I cann’t keep up but come here often to see what’s new. Best wishes to you too Cristina.January 11, 2021 at 7:04 pm #51282
Lynda, 2021 has been a bit of a pain for me. It crashes often especially when using the magic wand and the selection tool for feathering etcetera. That is why I always have my old faithful PSPX7 open as well. X7 never fails with the use of plugins. I do not use the 64 bit as plugins are well nigh useless in it but the 32 bit will allow more to work in either version. When I have PSP open no matter what version it is always the 32 bit for ease of use with the plugins. 2021 was a waste of funds for me so I will be waiting a long time after their next release to make sure it is well and truly tested before I purchase.
There is a site where the odd tutorial is very helpful for the inner workings of PSP – https://www.maidiregrafica.eu/tutorial/traduzioniinglese.html
I think the site is Spanish but the link is for the English translations. There is a tab at the very top titled tut tecnici and you will find useful technical tuts in there. It will come up in Spanish/Portuguese but google will translate for you.
If you start using Jasc Animation Shop you will become addicted. I got my certificate in animation in 2014 and this is a link to some of my Pinterest posts for my animations … interestingly I have not posted the advanced lessons results! https://www.pinterest.com.au/AnnieTobin52/animation-shop-creations/
Love your work Lynda and it will be interesting to see what you think of the Fairymist and Maidiregrafica sites. ;DJanuary 11, 2021 at 7:04 pm #51283
Hi Lynda. Here are 2a few other sites that may be useful to you.
https://www.maidiregrafica.eu/tutorial/traduzioniinglese.html At the very top you will find a tab Tut tecnici.
http://www.arasimages.com/ (some animation tuts here)
https://www.pinterest.com.au/AnnieTobin52/animation-shop-creations/ (my animations)
If you have started with animations it is very addicting … jus warnin ya!
I am not enamoured with PSP21, crashes consistently when using the magic wand and the selection tool for expand, contract or feather. Most of the plugins work in 2021 if you are using the 32bit. I always have two versions x7 and 21 open because all plugins work in x7 32bit (X2 and X7 are my two favourite PSP versions). ;DJanuary 11, 2021 at 10:54 pm #51422Karon DeyParticipant
Raymond, lovely Christmas layout. I really like the clustering of the holly below.
Sheila, your take on the MasterClass is brilliant and adorable.
Lynda, your animation is exquisite. The twinkles add just the right touch. Bet you were a whiz on Spirograph. Your doodles are quite fascinating.
Anne Lamp, there is some much I forget as well or move without thinking it through. It will all come together before you know it.
Bonnie, fantastic layout showcasing 2020. Your pictures are so fun.
Corrie, using photos of your flowers is a beautiful way to showcase the 2020 year.
Annie, I know you posted the links mainly for Lynda, but I believe I will have to check them out as well. Thanks.January 12, 2021 at 7:51 am #51431MicheleParticipant
This was a page I made for my gaming group recently; the game gives us a different theme every day. Created using KakleiDesigns contribution to January’s A Love For Layouts Hope For the Future Blog Train. The font I used is called Ink Free. The pic is something I found on Pinterest. I love templates when I don’t have a lot of time or when I have no ideas of my own.January 12, 2021 at 10:03 am #51432Raymond EasleyParticipant
Karon thank you. It showed their name at the bottom and I wanted to hide it, plus it gave me some practice on using the pick took, to resize, rotate and add a shadow.January 12, 2021 at 10:55 am #51433Karon DeyParticipant
Michele, love what you have done with the template. The pic you found is a perfect addition.January 12, 2021 at 2:31 pm #51440Anne Lamp
This is not really scrapbooking (again) but it is the kind of stuff I have been playing with for years with PSP. The picture started with a screenshot taken from an Osprey Bird nest explore sight. (https://explore.org/livecams/ospreys/audubon-boat-house-osprey-nest) that they leave up even during the off season. Some of the other chatters look forward to my shopped to death posts and I have a lot of fun making them.January 12, 2021 at 9:48 pm #51455
Thanks Karon and I hope you have fun with them my friend. They are all PSP based and the little tips and tricks you pick up on are invaluable. They are also a good source of information for learning about external plugins. 😀January 12, 2021 at 9:53 pm #51457
Michele, great work on this page. Love the colours you have used and the I was fascinated with the shadows in the photo. Methinks ya mojo is comin back my friend! ;DJanuary 13, 2021 at 1:00 pm #51477MinkaParticipant
I live kind of in the woods in Florida … just the way I like it really … but the trees here are over run with what I call birds of prey. Carrion eaters. Or so I thought. I don’t get too many little pretty birds – they are around – just not here in this immediate area. Maybe all the big birds just scare them away. Anyway, to make a long story short, I put out some fridge and freezer clean out stuff one morning for what I thought would be crows. Within minutes I had a LOT of big birds and I guess
the whole “just eat carrion” is just a myth, because they were chowing down on the cranberry orange muffins, stove top corn bread/scallop patties, and hot dogs? Go figure? They didn’t leave a crumb. Obviously the crows are not going to join in with that bunch. I don’t think I will do that again. Those big birds are scary … especially when there is like 50 them! Anyway, I was playing with birds and pics and concentrated on ospreys while still playing with some of Carole’s nail heads. I love those! I did not take any of the pictures, just collected them from all around. They have mesmerizing eyes!January 13, 2021 at 1:49 pm #51478
Great page Minka, Osprey are also known as the fish eagle, you must a large body of water close by, with plenty of fish. I like your layout.January 13, 2021 at 2:00 pm #51480Ann SeeberParticipant
I like that layout a lot, Minka. I did an Osprey layout, too, back in the summer. This shows a stand-off between an osprey and an angry Baltimore Oriole. “Get off my lawn!” 😉January 13, 2021 at 7:32 pm #51491
Lovely page Minka. Those birds are a little scary especially the one in the bottom left corner … I sure wouldn’t like him flying towards me with that look in his eye! Good layout, good pictures and I too love Carole’s nail heads. Well done Hon. 😀January 13, 2021 at 8:25 pm #51494
Ann, very nice page … simple and it tells a delightful story, enjoyed perusing my friend. 😉January 14, 2021 at 10:27 am #51510
Great story and a great layout. Awesome photos. Love it, thanks for sharing your experience
January 14, 2021 at 10:35 am #51513
- This reply was modified 9 months, 2 weeks ago by Lynda DiGregor.
It would appear that I have missed several comments on pages, which I posted in December. I do apologize for responding. Thank you Val for your very kind comment on my Blue Jay page. Corrie, that is how I acquire my supplies from the store, I add them to my wish list, and purchase periodically. Mind you I have been accumulating supplies for quite some time.
A little project I created using a macro shot of a Flax. I did it for the textures challenge in the maniac FB group. I’m anxiously waiting for winter to give way to Spring, but I know that isn’t going to happen any time soon.January 14, 2021 at 10:39 am #51515
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