What not to do with graphic images

When working with PaintShop Pro, you likely will want to find lots of graphic resources. Although you can find some free graphics, sometimes, you might be tempted to take some shortcuts.  Here are some shortcuts that might not be good ideas.

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Theme – Festivals

A festival is an event ordinarily celebrated by a community and centering on some characteristic aspect of that community and its religion or culture. This constitutes typical cases of glocalization, as well as the high culture-low culture interrelationship. Festivals often serve to fulfill specific communal purposes, especially in regard to

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Gold Star – Mary

This month, we will meet Mary. You will often see her in the forum as she is very active and helpful to other posters.

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Using Adjustment Layers

Among the various layers available to PaintShop Pro users, you will find Adjustment Layers. Unlike Vector and Raster layers, the Adjustment layers won’t show anything directly but will act as a mask in applying various effects to the layers below.

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Adding square borders with PaintShop Pro

If you have a rectangular or square image and you would prefer to have rounded corners, you could follow this article. However, when adding a border, some processes will generate something that is not square. Let’s see how you can add borders that are still square.

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Theme – Honeymoon

Honeymoon originates from old English and is a combination of two words, “Honey” and “Moone.” Honey represents sweetness like the food, and Moone refers to the period of one month. Couples used to celebrate the first month of marriage drinking Mead (a sweet drink) gifted to them. Honeymoon historically refers

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Resizing scrapbook templates

Most scrapbooking templates that you can find online will be square. Sometimes, you might want to create your page in a rectangular format to fit your printer or to match other albums you have. Although it is possible to find rectangular templates, they are harder to find, and what if

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Featured Resource – Character Map UWP

In a previous blog post, we looked at ways to use “fancy fonts” with extra glyphs that are not natively accessible in PaintShop Pro. We explained that using the Character Map, available in Windows gave us access to those glyphs. This is a great option, however, that character map is

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Creating Custom Line Style in PSP

If you have used any of the vector tools in PaintShop Pro, you will have seen the typical Line Styles available. You surely have used the Solid Line Style and might have tried one of the others. But you can also create your own. Let’s see how.

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Saving images from the net

If you are working with PaintShop Pro, it is very likely that you will be looking for some graphic resources and images on the internet. You might be looking for photos or extracted elements to add to your composition. There are different ways to “save from the net” but there

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