Welcome to Scrappers’ Workshop Photoshop Tutorials

Here’s one that is exclusive to Photoshop CS3

B&W CS3

Change to B&W

Change your photos to Black and White the SMART way! Get the best look for each photo by using this method. This is a tool exclusively in Photoshop CS3. Click here or the preview to open the PDF file.


These tutorials require the use of tools or menu items not available in Elements.
They should be good for Photoshop CS2/CS3, and likely for lower versions also.


Grid Layout

Using a Grid

Great for quick, multi-photo layouts, grids are a fun way to scrap! Click here or the preview to open the PDF file.


Panoramic

Create a Panoramic

Learn how to make beautiful panoramic photos quickly and easily
with PSCS2/3. Perfect for landscapes, large crowds, special places! Click here or the preview to open the PDF file. (Elements users – see the Elements section for your own tutorial)


These tutorials include instructions for use in Photoshop or Photoshop Elements – they may vary by version, but you should be able to follow them with most versions of either program.


Spot Color

Add Spot Color to B&W

Add some zip to your Black and White photos with SPOT
COLOR! We will show you how to turn your color photo black and white, then add in spots of color to make the details pop! Click here or the preview to open the PDF file.


Text in Shape

Make Your Text Match a Shape

Want to make your text conform to a shape? It’s easy
in PSCS2/3! We’ll show you how to use the custom shape tool to draw a path, then how to put your text inside!! Click here or the preview to open the PDF file.


Cast Shadow

How to Make a Cast Shadow

Don’t rely on the usual drop shadows – use this tutorial to make realistic shadows that make your elements stand up off the page! Click here or the preview to open the PDF file.


Out of Bounds

How to Go Out of Bounds

Taking your photos out of their frames is the latest cool effect!
Learn a simple technique to make your images POP out of your layouts. Click here or the preview to open the PDF file.


Hang Thing On Ribbon

How to Hang Things on Ribbons

Whether you want to hang a charm, or thread a ribbon through the hole on a tag, this tutorial will show you how to do it quickly and realistically. Click here or the preview to open the PDF file.


Pop Up a Photo

How to Pop-Up a Photo

Have a busy photo whose subject is lost in the clutter? Here’s one way to point out the important part of your image.. Click here or the preview to open the PDF file.


Use Layout Templates

How to Use Layout Templates

Templates can save you time and spark your creativity! Learn how to use both layered and un-layered templates to scrap quickly. Click here or the preview to open the PDF file.


Change Gradients

How to Change a Gradient

Sometimes you want something different than what is available in the PS/PSE gradient palettes – here’s how to get what you want! Click here or the preview to open the PDF file.


See-Thru Type

How to Make See-Thru Type

Can’t find the right alpha? Try this technique for see-through type, sure to get attention for your layout! Click here or the preview to open the PDF file.

Make Bluer Skies

Make Skies Bluer

A quick tutorial to get bluer skies in your digital pictures. Works in both Elements and Photoshop. Click here or the preview to open the PDF file.

Brighten Teeth and Eyes

Brightening Teeth and Eyes

This tutorials covers various ways to make everyone look their best by brightening their teeth and eyes. It works in both Photoshop and Elements. Click here or the preview to view the PDF file.

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Happy Scrapping!