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Adobe Photoshop Elements 10 Classroom in a Book: Creating Projects

  • Sample Chapter is provided courtesy of Adobe Press.
  • Date: Dec 13, 2011.

Chapter Description

Whether you’re designing your own coffee table book, sharing your photos online, or creating personalized gifts for family and friends, Photoshop Elements will help unleash your creativity. This lesson will familiarize you with the Create mode by stepping you through some basic techniques and simple projects.

The lesson files needed to complete this lesson are not included with this sample chapter. They are included with the purchase of the book.

Lesson Overview

Photoshop Elements makes it simple to create stylish, professional-looking projects to showcase your photos. Choose from the preset themes and layouts—or create your own designs from scratch—as you put together a range of creations from greeting cards and Photo Books to animated slide shows and online albums.

Use your own images in personalized CD or DVD jackets and labels, calendars, collages, and digital flip-books. Combine images, text, animation and even music and narration, to produce unique multimedia creations.

Whether you’re designing your own coffee table book, sharing your photos online, or creating personalized gifts for family and friends, Photoshop Elements will help unleash your creativity.

This lesson will familiarize you with the Create mode by stepping you through some basic techniques and simple projects:

  • Using artwork from the Content library
  • Creating a personalized greeting card
  • Working with layers, layer styles, and effects
  • Telling a story with a stylish Photo Book
  • Fitting text to a project

clock.jpg You’ll probably need around two hours to complete this lesson.

Photoshop elements offers a huge library of design themes, layout templates, and clip graphics that make it easy to produce eye-catching projects using your own photos. Show loved ones how much you care with stylish personalized greeting cards; preserve and share your precious memories in a sophisticated Photo Book or combine pictures and mementos to tell an evocative story in an artistic Photo Collage.

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