Monthly Archives: November 2011

Create a Stunning Merry Christmas Background with Red Baubles for Greetings Card

In this tutorial, I will show you the steps I took to create a stunning Merry Christmas background using colourful shapes in Photoshop …

Freebie Release: Decorative Snowflakes Shapes (CSH)

To continue our grateful attitude to our readers and community in general, today we are glad to release Decorative Snowflakes Shapes (CSH)   …


Add-O-Matic is now in its 8th edition, starting with the first Add-O-Matic from way back for Photoshop Elements 5, and it is still the most popular Elements utility available! 

New Now Add-O-Matic now will put all your Lightroom presets away for you, too!
You can grab an Add-O-Matic fast-n-easy by clicking the button below:

Bright Tinsel Text Effect

In this tutorial, we are going to use some brushes, layer styles, and different blend modes, to create a super fun looking tinsel-like text effect.


* the software used in this tutorial is Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended

* the size of the final result image is 1024 * 768

Softening Skin and Leaving Texture

Material Image This is an advanced skin retouching Adobe Photoshop tutorial on how to
soften skin and leave as much skin texture as possible!
Author: mistermonty
Date:November 25, 2011

Photoshop and Elements Graduated Filters

I’m working on a new set of actions, Layer Style presets & Lightroom presets that create graduated filters for your images. Look for these in the next week or so.

What do you think – a single download for all of them, or separate downloads for Photoshop Elements and Lightroom versions?

Is there an interest in these?  Let me know!

To see what these actions will accomplish, check out this video below. I’ve made a video myself, too!

Photoshop CS4 Graduated Filters « « Layers Magazine Layers Magazine