When creating your next scrapbook project, you will be using a variety of papers. You can use solid papers, ombre, patterned, or textured papers. But another type of paper that is a bit less common is maps. You can use map papers in different ways. Let's have a look at some of those.
Making a cylinder shape
When adding a pattern to a shape, some distortion is needed to give a 3D effect. Adding a simple bevel will not be enough if you want to give the real look of depth. Let's see how easy it is to create a cylinder effect.
Diagonal Tiling in PaintShop Pro
One can create a tiling pattern simply by using an open image as a Pattern in the Materials palette. This is a simple method, but sometimes, you want something a little different and more dynamic. Let's see how to create some diagonal patterns.
Theme – Paper
People all over the globe use millions of metric tons of paper every year. Luckily, it is one of the most recyclable materials. It is said to be a sustainable product since paper, which is usually made from wood pulp, can be easily reused, recycled, and renewed. Although not all paper products can be considered recyclable, there are still a whole lot of them that can be reused such as magazines, newspapers, and office papers.
Have you tried recycling papers? Do you collect paper scraps simply because they’re too pretty to throw away? Or maybe you keep some papers because they hold memories you don’t want to forget? Whatever it may be, we hope that the layouts featured here will spark your interest to put those papers into good use and flaunt them in a scrapbook project.
10 minutes to scrap – Papers
Creating a complete layout could take some time and feel overwhelming, especially if you have many photos to use and several pages you plan on doing. Did you follow the previous tutorials to work for 10 minutes at a time? If so, you might already have several projects on the go, so let's see what you can do in the next 10 minutes.
4 Common paper patterns
Digital scrapbooking, like many graphic projects will tend to use various patterns as backgrounds or accents. Digital kits you can download often include solid color papers but also various patterns. There are many different patterns you can find but there are some common types, which can be then modified to create even more designs. Many of them are fairly easy to reproduce with your own graphic program, like Paintshop Pro.