How To Make a Patriotic American 4th of July Celebration Card in Adobe Photoshop Elements Tutorial

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How to create a 4th of July Card with gradient effects in Adobe Photoshop Elements. Project Files:

A special Graphic Design Card and Photo Manipulation for the 4th of July. Using several different Shapes and Graphics that are included with Photoshop Elements plus creative use of Text, Text Styles, Text Effects, Custom Gradients, Layers, Layer Mask, and Gradient Map tricks.

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This comprehensive video takes you step-by-step through the complete process from beginning images clear through to the final composite image. This training demo was recorded in Photoshop Elements 13 but the techniques used will work just as well in Photoshop Elements 11 through the latest Photoshop Elements 15.


This file was created in Adobe Photoshop Elements using a public domain image. You can download the project files here

This is just one of my numerous Photoshop Elements online tutorials. You can view more Photoshop Elements Tutorial Videos in these YouTube Playlists: – Photoshop Elements 11 – Photoshop Elements 12 – Photoshop Elements 13

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▪ How to make a Paint Splash Portrait Effect
▪ How to do a 3D Pop-Out Effect
▪ How to apply Animal Makeup using PSE
▪ How to make a Graphic Novel Nighttime Effect
▪ How to Create a Graphic Novel Portrait Effect
▪ How to Add a Color Splash to a B&W Picture
▪ How to Make an Andy Warhol Style Poster Image
▪ How to Control Depth of Focus in a Photograph
▪ How to give a Photo a HDR Effect
▪ How to Create a Fantasy Glowing Lights Picture

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▪ How to use Photoshop Elements Tools – 4 videos
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George Peirson brings over 20 years of expert image and photo editing experience to create his using Photoshop Elements tutorials. His training is not just for the beginner but for beginners to advanced users who want to learn the art of photo manipulation and image creation in Photoshop Elements. His numerous tutorial videos cover such topics as layers and layer mask creation, painting, tips, refine edge techniques, removing background, and changing backgrounds, soft focus tricks, photomerge and more. You can also find George’s Complete Photoshop Elements training DVD titles on Amazon.

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