Traditional paper scrapbooking has many adepts, and not everyone will want to dive into digital. However, for some scrapbookers who might not have started, here are some advantages of the digital medium.
Our newest gold star is not new to the Campus. Although she has been with us for over a year, she has been quite active in the forum since joining various activities and challenges.
When you work with raster layers and draw or extract elements or shapes, you might end up with some pixellated edges. You likely want something smoother for a better finish. Let's look at a few tips and tricks to help you achieve that.
The text wrapping feature has been asked for many years and finally, in version X7, it was added by Corel. This long-awaited feature was incredibly useful for scrapbookers who could now add text in odd-shaped areas. Graphic designers can wrap text around subjects on their photos. Let's see how to use this fantastic feature.
Templates can be great time-savers. Having to search for new templates all the time, however, could waste the time you hope to save. Why not reuse the same template more than once? Although you might be ok reusing a template more than once, you might want a little more variation. Let's see what you can do, starting with a single template.
Are you always on the lookout for new kits and scrapbooking supplies? Are you new to digital scrapbooking and would like to build your stash quickly to get started? This resource is just what you need.
With PaintShop Pro 2019, Corel released an add-on program called Pic-to-Painting. It was separate from PaintShop Pro and could add some unique effects to photos. With PaintShop Pro 2020, a new workspace was added, called Photography, and it included some instant effects that a user could apply to their photos for a different look. With PaintShop Pro 2021, however, Corel decided to include the effects from Pic-to-Painting along with the Instant effects in the Photography workspace, giving the users even more options, right inside the program.
We have seen, in previous posts, that you can set up your PaintShop Pro in different ways, depending on your needs. You can set it up with larger displays if you have low vision, you can clear the clutter when you first start your program, you can set it up in the same way I do when following the Campus tutorials. But there is still a lot more you can adjust to suit your own style.
If you are looking for free scrapbook supplies, you can look into some stores that offer regular freebies, or subscribe to designers' newsletters where they might share other goodies. But another way to gather some great supplies is by boarding a "blog train". If you are not already familiar with digital scrapbooking, you might be wondering what the heck it is! Let's see.
If you like to have a finishing touch to your photos or projects, you might like to add a picture frame. Of course, you can find some online, but PaintShop Pro has some, already integrated into the program, for you to use. And even better, you can build your own collection too.
Whether you need glasses to see well, or you are just getting older and find your display smaller and smaller, there are simple ways to customize your PaintShop Pro to see better despite those challenges. Let's look at a few ways.
A large part of the projects in this Campus is about digital scrapbooking, and although you can learn how to create your own supplies, you might have already collected some, or might find great deals in ready-made papers, elements, templates, kits and such. You might not realize it, but those supplies you gather tend to add up very quickly, and if you don't have a reasonable organization, you will waste a lot of time looking for the perfect paper, ribbon, button, etc. So, let's make it simpler and faster for you.
In version X7, Corel added a new feature to PaintShop Pro called the Magic Fill. It is meant to help users get rid of elements on a photo and replace them, magically, with something that would come from the existing background. Let's explore this tool a bit further.