Sample Lesson from “Greeting Card Design for Photoshop Users”

by Susan Bailey– 

Susan Bailey recently released her second edition of Greeting Card Design for Photoshop Users.  She was kind enough to share a free lesson from the book with you, the Red River Paper blog enthusiast. Free Lesson – TEXTURE BACKGROUNDSsusan_bailey_sample_texture 1. Open image with white or other solid background. 2. Double click the Background layer to get an editable layer that will be called Layer 0. 3. Select the solid color with the Magic Wand tool and Edit > Cut . There will be transparent (checkered) areas. 4. Create a new layer. 5. Double click a choice from Graphics > Type > Backgrounds. I chose Red Grunge Burlap. 6. Move the image layer above the textured layer. 7. Add text if desired.   *To print this lesson, CLICK HERE   ORDERING the eBook Now! You can order this ebook and other at my estore for $10 each: All ebooks may be used with Photoshop Elements 9 and above as well as all Photoshop CS and CC versions.

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