How to Build a Custom List of Color Swatches

How to Build a Custom List of Color Swatches

What’s up world! Today’s Q&A video is pretty awesome because it uncovers a tool — well Panel — we so often use but forget it’s there. It’s like a lightbulb — you turn it on and off all the time and don’t think about it until it dims. Well this panel is just like a lightbulb. And now, we’re going to crack it open, safely, and see what’s inside.

Yup, I’m talking about the Color Swatch panel. The Color Swatch panel includes a variety of customizations and special tricks that can make life pretty easy — if you know how to manage it. And today, I’m going to show you how to build a custom list of color swatches and how to Pimp That Color Panel.

Yeah, I said wrote it!

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How to Shadow Acrylics Using Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Photoshop Elements

Shadowing acrylics, washi tape, vellum and other transparent doodads is tough. If no one has shown you HOW to do it — how to do it the RIGHT way — then I’ll wager you’re not doing it the way you ought to.

And come on, everyone wants to do it the right way! Eh, eh? Imagine one of those cheesy grins on my face …

So how do you do that shadowing acrylic voodoo you ought to do so well? Without trying to sound like Dr. Seuss, I’mma show you! In today’s Q&A Wednesday video!

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How to Scan, Photograph & Extract Ephemera Part 3

In How to Scan, Photograph & Extract Ephemera Parts One and Parts Two, you learned how to photograph ephemera. Then how to extract said ephemera using Adobe Photoshop or Photoshop Elements.

But let’s be real folks: ain’t nobody got time for that! And by that I mean all that photo-ing and setting up. You’re a busy mom who lives in a shoe (we have that in common).

Who has the time for photographing a ribbon, or marble or safety pin? I know I don’t! Do you?

And what about those pieces of memorabilia that can’t be sold in a digital kit like a Disney Trading Pin? Or the icon of your favorite Sports team? How can we find and use those on our scrapbook pages?

We have to SOURCE it!

So, What IS The Easiest Way to Source Ephemera?

Well, in Part Three you’ll learn the fastest technique for finding scraps for your scrapbook pages. It’s Lightening McQueen fast! And you know that’s fast because my two year old said so.

That’s right — I’m going to show you a designer trick, another DIY Technique designers adopt that saves them boat loads of time and yes, even some money! You absolutely need to know this before you create your next page.

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How to Scan, Photograph & Extract Ephemera Part 2

Howdy! Nice to cyber-see you again! After my computer died back in August, I thought I’d never have a chance to add a new video tutorial but luck be a lady tonight because we’re back in action!

This week’s video is the sequel to How to Scan, Photograph & Extract Ephemera Part 1. And I KNOW you’ll love this lesson. In 16:32 minutes, I’ll detail my process for extracting a ribbon from a photographed background.

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How to Scan, Photograph & Extract Ephemera Part 1

After taking the summer off from weekly video tutorials to concentrate on the launch of Scrapaneers, I’m SO excited to be back in the tutorial room creating weekly  vids for y’all! My homies.

This week’s video begins the start of something new and extremely cool! The video series are now sponsored by digital enthusiasts and companies around the web, which allows me to provide more in-depth content — something I KNOW you’ll love.

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How to Creatively Punch Holes in Digital Paper | The Peekaboo Effect

Howdy peeps! Time for another fabulous edition of Q & A Wednesday – the new weekly VIDEO feature here at Simply Tiffany Studios that answers your digital scrapbooking questions. Today I’m pulling another technique straight out of my digital bag of tricks that works for both Adobe Photoshop and Photoshop Elements users. And it’s one of my favorite techniques to date.

If you love easy steps for something that looks really hard, you’re going to love it too!

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How to Recolor Digital Scrapbooking Elements Professionally Using Photoshop or Photoshop Elements

Howdy peeps! Welcome to another fabulous edition of Q & A Wednesday — the new weekly VIDEO feature here at Simply Tiffany Studios that answers your digital scrapbooking questions. Today, I pulled a technique straight out of my professional digital bag of tricks for both Adobe Photoshop and Photoshop Elements users. Because what kick-butt crafter doesn’t carry around a bag of digital tricks? My bag is by Coach.

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Tutorial | Comic Book Explosion for Digital Scrapbookers

Boom! Pow! Ouch. I *heart* comic book explosions! Is there a better way to make your mouth an action word? Nope. No other way.

Would you like to know how to build a comic book explosion title for your digital scrapbook page like the one seen here? Of course you do – BAM! Check out the steps below for both Adobe Photoshop & Photoshop Element’s Users. Click on the images to increase their size.

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