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Tutorial: Cutout Text Effect using CraftArtist 2 Professional

Posted: 31st May   Category: How to's   By: Louise R

Hello!

The absolutely gorgeous Mermaid Shimmer digikit has launched this week, and I absolutely adore it! I’m a bit of a mermaid fanatic anyway, and I really love how it puts a whole new spin on the current mermaid theme, approaching it with beautiful iridescent colours, and detailed tail elements.  I’ve not seen anything like it elsewhere! I’ll be using it a lot this summer!

Whilst I was having a play about with the kit I was drawn to the alphabet, and seeing what I could do with the lettering (besides my usual colour tweaks), and I decided to do a letter cutout.

To keep it simple I opted for a white surround, giving it a sticker-like effect, and I was really pleased with the results. I’ve put together a quick video showing how I achieved this effect – I hope you like it!

 

 

 

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Crafting with the Party Animals!

Posted: 25th January   Category: How to's   By: Louise R

Party Animals is the latest DaisyTrail digikit collection, and to celebrate its release I’ve been busying myself in CraftArtist making some cards (and a party hat!) using the new kits.

Aperture Card using Terrific Tortoises

I really like the effect of using an embellishment on the inside of the card, so the first card type I tackled was an aperture card, using the 5” x 5” card template in CraftArtist.
 
This card was really simple to do. I used one of the frames included in the digikit to create the area which I will later cut out. I also made sure to positon the embellishment which I added to the inside of the card to the front during the design stage, so that I could get an idea how the finished card would look.

Terrific Tortoises digikit 1

If you’re cutting out from the front of the card, the embellishment needs to be on page 3. I used the ruler in CraftArrtist to ensure that the embellishment on the inside would line up with the cut-out on the finished card.

Terrific Tortoises digikit 2

I wanted the Party Time tag and the inside tortoise to stand away from the card, so I printed these separately, to attach to the card using foam pads.

Terrific Tortoises digikit 3

And that’s it for the design! All that was left to do was print out the card (it needs to be double-sided), cut out the frame centre on the front of the card, and add the card toppers.

Here is the finished card. I add a little bit of glitter too, because everything is better with glitter!

Terrific Tortoises digikit 4

 

Cut-out Folded Card using Flamingo Fancy

This card took just minutes to make – perfect if you’ve forgotten someone’s birthday and need a card in a hurry!

All I did for this one is add a background to the front and back pages, and then cropped the background on the front so that it covered less than half the card height.

I then created my own design using the fantastic embellishments available, but there are toppers included in this gorgeous kit if one of those takes your fancy! I also added a ‘Happy Bird Day’ layer, which I will attached to the finished card using a foam pad.

Flamingo Fancy 1

Once I'd printed my finished card, I scored and folded it, before cutting around the design, this ensured the card had the same shape on the front and back. And that’s it! Super quick to do, and a nice take on a regular folded card.

Flamingo Fancy 2

 

Cascade Card using Gorgeous Giraffes

This cascade card is a twist on the tri-fold template. I used the 5” x 5” template.

The first thing I did was add a horizontal guide 2” down from the top of the card. I used this to help me create a diagonal line, using the pencil tool, from the two centre edges, to the outer edges of the card. The purpose of these was to act as a cutting guide for the finished printed card.

I then added another guide, vertical this time, to the centre of pages 3 and 5. These weren't strictly necessary, but were helpful to make sure I organised the materials how I wanted them.
Here is my finished design for pages 3,4 and 5. I used the scissor tool to angle the materials.

Gorgeous Giraffes 1

And here is the overview of all the pages within the project, and the blank project I used for the embellishment I adding to the front of the card.

Gorgeous Giraffes 2 Gorgeous Giraffes 3

Here is my finished card, all scored and folded. I attached the embellishment to the front using glue.

Gorgeous Giraffes 4

 

Party Hat using Elephant Memories

I absolutely love this party hat, and can’t wait until my birthday so I can wear it! It didn’t take long to make either!

All I did was add a background material to an A4 landscape template, and then use the Shapes tool to add a Quick Ellipse. You get the shape shown below by using the slider on the left-hand side of the shape, to change the angle. I also added a little topper to attach to the finished hat using foam pads.

Elephant Memories 1 Elephant Memories 2

Once printed all I did was cut out the hat shape, and roll it into a cone. I secured it using double sided sticky tape. I then made a small hole on each side to attach ribbons to tie the hat with, and stuck on the topper.

I then decided to add some ribbons to the top of the hat. To attach these I tied together a small bunch of ribbons, and cut a tiny hole in the top of the hat to poke these through. I added a little bit of tape to the inside too, just to secure the ribbons further.

And below is the finished hat!

Elephant Memories 3

 

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10 Days of Christmas Crafts! Day 1 - Gift Packaging

Posted: 14th December 2016   Category: Create your own projects, How to's   By: Louise R

We're kicking off 10 days of Christmas Crafts, bringing you different projects, all created in CraftArtist, as we countdown to the big day. First up is gift packaging!

Beautiful packaging can make even the most practical present exciting (socks anyone?). It’s also a lovely way to add an extra-special thoughtful touch to your gifts.

This week I’ve been looking at packaging for some of my trickiest to wrap presents, and seeing what I can create using CraftArtist.

Bottles are an awkward shape, and I usually end up wrapping them a bit like a cracker at one end, functional, but a bit scruffy. This year I’ve decided not to ‘wrap’ bottles, and instead add a homemade label. I used the Wine Bottle Label 2 template and the Hello Christmas digikit from Created By Jill.

Wine Label

The next tricky present I’ve had to tackle this year is a vintage brooch, which sadly came without a box. Not to worry though – I’ve made my own! I used the Gift Box 4 template in CraftArtist, and the Cardinal Christmas digikit by Cottage Arts. The result is just the right size for brooches or jewelry, and is so much nicer than a plain box or organza bags. I added embellishments to the top and sides, which I attached using foam pads. 

Gift box Gift box

The third and final gift packaging I’ve made is a money wallet. I always find it a blessing and a curse when one of my nieces or nephews asks for money for Christmas. On the one hand, it's an easy present, and I know the recipient will be able to buy themselves something they really want, but on the other hand – it looks such a dull gift!

This year, to make cash gifts look a bit more exciting than a note or two placed in a card, I've decided to make money wallets. They were so easy to make!

Money Wallet Tutorial

In CraftArtist I used an blank A5 portrait template, and then widened it a bit so that the notes would fit. To widen it I went to Page Setup, under File, scrolled down to Custom, and changed the Paper Width to 6.5 in. After this I added in an extra 2 pages (so that I can have a design on both the outside and the outside, and the last page to print any embellishments I want to stick on once assemble).

In order to get the design right I added guides. I clicked on the ruler at the top and dragged down one guide to 3.5”. and another to 7”. I then repeated this on page 2 and 3.

When adding any embellishments or text, you need to remember that the top section of page 1 needs to be designed 'upside down' so that it's the right way after printing.

Here's my finished design, I used the Bundle Up kit because I love the vibrant colours.

Once you've printed your finished money wallet (ensuring that your printer is set up to print on both sides), score and fold the wallet at 3.5” and 7”. Secure the front flap with double sided sticky tape or glue, and you're done!

money wallet

money wallet money wallet

 

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How to create a stepper card in CraftArtist

Posted: 23rd March 2016   Category: How to's   By: jess serif

Afternoon everyone!

As an extra special early Easter treat (which delivers all the joy but minus the calories!) we're bringing you the chance to create a new style of card in CraftArtist today; a stepper card!

Centre Stepper Card

We've had a few people request this recently so we thought it was about time we delivered!

It's so simple to do, all you need to do is open/save the below template in CraftArtist and follow the videos step by step instructions to create a gorgeous stepper card.

Stepper Card Template

You can also purchase the Botanical Garden digikit used within the tutorial here

Enjoy!

Jess

 

 

 

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Quick Tip Tuesday: Using rulers in CraftArtist 2

Posted: 16th February 2016   Category: How to's, Tools & Techniques   By: jogaskin

Morning everyone,

Here's a quick tutorial for you all about using rulers in CraftArtist 2 Professional.

We'll show you how to:
- change your units
- move your rulers
- snap your rulers to an item on your page for accurate measuring
- lock your rulers

We hope you learn some new tips & it inspires you to get playing with your CraftArtist!

Thanks,

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Quick Tip Tuesday: Changing part of an image's colour

Posted: 17th November 2015   Category: How to's, Tools & Techniques   By: jogaskin

Morning everyone!

It's time for a Quick Tip Tuesday.

Today's will show you how to change the colour of embellishments, papers, photos - pretty much anything that's an image in CraftArtist. It also shows you how to change just one section of an image's colour (for example, just changing the colour of a jumper, but not the whole person).

Hope you like it! 

More videos to come in the next few weeks!

Thanks,

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Personalising your winter snow globes

Posted: 11th November 2015   Category: Create your own projects, How to's   By: jogaskin

Hi everyone,

Last week we posted this video on how to create your own snow globes using our new digikit, Winter Snow Globes:

We were so pleased to see Nannyanne's comments on the forum that she had made most of her Christmas cards using the kit, so we thought you might like to see them! So here's one of Anne's fabulous cards - featuring a painting of their cottage in the centre of the globe, plus some snow and a couple of other embellishments. We hope you like them as much as we do!

Has anyone else been crafting with our new Christmas kits? We'd love to see your creations! Send them to contactus@daisytrail.com.

Thanks,

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Quick Tip Tuesday: Using the frames in CraftArtist

Posted: 14th October 2015   Category: How to's, Tools & Techniques   By: jogaskin

Hi everyone,

We have got another Quick Tip Tuesday video for you to enjoy - this time it's how to use the frames in CraftArtist. Apologies for putting this up on the blog on Thursday - the video was released on Tuesday but we haven't had a chance to update the blog yet Smile

So here it is:

This video is aimed at beginners to CraftArtist, so we know some of the more advanced users will already know these tricks.

More videos to come in the next few weeks!

Thanks,

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Quick Tip Tuesday: How to write text around a shape

Posted: 1st September 2015   Category: How to's, Tools & Techniques   By: jogaskin

Hi everyone,

We know how helpful you all find the video tutorials, so we've decided to try and bring you 'Quick Tips' on at least one Tuesday of the month.

Here's our first one - how to write text around the edge of a shape. Hope you like it!

If you have any suggestions of what you'd like us to cover in these videos, please comment below.

Thanks!

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Quick Tip Tuesday: How to write text around a shape

Posted: 1st September 2015   Category: How to's, Tools & Techniques   By: jogaskin

Hi everyone,

We know how helpful you all find the video tutorials, so we've decided to try and bring you 'Quick Tips' on at least one Tuesday of the month.

Here's our first one - how to write text around the edge of a shape. Hope you like it!

If you have any suggestions of what you'd like us to cover in these videos, please comment below.

Thanks!

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Video Tutorial: How to use Digistamps

Posted: 15th May 2015   Category: How to's, Tools & Techniques   By: jogaskin

Hi everyone,

Since we made the Parchment Crafts techniques video, we've had a few requests for a similar style video for DigiStamps. So here you go!

This video will show you 8 techniques:

- simple colour technique
- using Styles
- using different colours
- using the gradient colour picker
- crop to a piece of material
- use the brush tool to fill in a DigiStamp
- paper piecing with the eraser tool
- paper piecing with the Cutout Studio

We hope you like it! Please leave us some feedback below.

Thanks,

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New tutorial: Create your own backgrounds

Posted: 12th January 2015   Category: How to's   By: jogaskin

Morning everyone,

I've created a new video for you today - a really simple technique of how to create your own backgrounds in CraftArtist 2 Professional. The lovely Charlotte was happy to voice this for me thankfully - she sounds much better :)

I hope you enjoy it!

Thanks,


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New video: Create a mask frame in CraftArtist

Posted: 19th June 2014   Category: How to's   By: jogaskin

Hi everyone!

I've made a quick video to show you how to create your own mask frames in CraftArtist 2 (like the Graphic Authority and Diane Rooney Edges frames).

Please note - we make our own mask frames at CraftArtist HQ, so you could either have a go at making some yourself (make sure you export as a transparent PNG!); or you can download/buy some online.

Hope you like the video!

Thanks,

Jo

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NEW videos: The Digikit Creator & Creating Frames

Posted: 4th April 2013   Category: How to's   By: jogaskin

Hi everyone,

We've got two new CraftArtist 2 Professional videos for you to watch today.

The first will show you how to create your own digikits using The Digikit Creator. This video is a bit longer than usual, but we think you'll find the length is justified!

In it, we show you how to create your own CraftArtist digikits, including:
- Adding graphics to your kit
- Creating layouts, swatches and brushes
- Adding your own graphic styles, stencils and punches
- Tagging your kit
- How to save your kit


The second video shows you how to create your own intelligent photo frames:

 

We hope you like them!

Thanks,

 

 

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New Video: the Making of the DaisyTrail kits

Posted: 26th November 2012   Category: How to's   By: jogaskin

Hi everyone,

Have you ever wondered how we make the DaisyTrail kits? Well we thought it would be nice to film Charlotte while she makes one of the characters for the Christmas kits.

Charlotte starts with a pencil drawing, then adds colour with watercolour paints. Next, she adds the finishing touches before converting her drawing to a digital file and saving it in a CraftArtist kit.

The whole process took around 4-5 hours, so we have sped it up into a 6 minute video.

We would recommend watching it on full screen mode so you can see all the detail of Charlotte's artwork.

 

We hope you like it!

The character Charlotte has drawn can be found in the Traditional Christmas digikit (currently on SALE in the DaisyTrail shop) Smile

Thanks,

 

 

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CraftArtist 2 Video: How to break apart your item after using a jigsaw punch

Posted: 26th September 2012   Category: How to's   By: jogaskin

Hi everyone,

We've got a brand new video tutorial for you today - how to break apart your item after using a jigsaw punch in CraftArtist 2 Professional.

Please note that this is a very quick tutorial and isn't as polished as normal! There is no audio, just on-screen prompts, so you may have to watch it a couple of times. We hope you find it useful!

Enjoy!

Thanks,
Jo

 

 

 

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New video: How to use the punches in CraftArtist 2 Professional

Posted: 24th September 2012   Category: How to's   By: jogaskin

Hi everyone,

We've got a brand new video tutorial for you today - how to use the punches in CraftArtist 2 Professional.

Enjoy!

Thanks,
Jo

 

 

 

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Tips & Tricks: SVG’s and CraftArtist 2 Professional

Posted: 20th September 2012   Category: How to's   By: Kate Musgrove


Tips & Tricks: SVG’s and CraftArtist 2 Professional

We realise a lot of you have been asking about SVG’s and CraftArtist 2 Professional on the forums, so our lovely QA team here at Serif have been looking into importing and exporting SVG’s from CraftArtist 2 Professional to help us write some useful tips for you all.
 
CraftArtist 2 Professional gives you the ability to import and export SVG files. This may be a helpful function if you want to import SVG’s made in CraftArtist 2 Professional to other software used in conjunction with cutting machines.

Let us know how you get on!

Importing SVG’s into CraftArtist


There are 2 ways to import SVG’s into CraftArtist 2 Professional.

Insert Photo

1. Go to the toolbar and choose Insert > Photo > From File…

2. Browse to the SVG you wish to import and choose Open.

    TIP: The shortcut for this action in CraftArtist 2 Professional is Ctrl+I.

Insert via the Photos tab

1. Go to the Photos tab on the left hand side of your workspace.

2. Choose Add…

3. Browse to the SVG you wish to import and choose Open.

Tips for exporting SVG’s from CraftArtist (for use in other cutting software)

1. Get the embellishment you wish to export as SVG onto your page. This may be from a digikit,  from a PDF you have imported, from laying out a 3D decoupage object for print or simply something you have made yourself in CraftArtist!

Optional Step
With the embellishment selected, convert the object to a vector via Tools > Convert to Curves.

NOTE:
Only follow this step if you are experiencing problems with your exported SVG files!With the embellishment still selected choose the Line tab and change the line width to 1pt. (Anything other than 0.0pt will work, but ideally you will want to keep it as close to your object).

2. Select the embellishment and from the toolbar select Format > Line Colour. Choose any colour you wish and click OK (keep a note of the colour values as this colour choice will be used to define the cutting path).

3. With the embellishment still selected choose the Line tab and change the line width to 1pt. (Anything other than 0.0pt will work, but ideally you will want to keep it as close to your object).

Line tab screenshot

4. Now go to File > Export > Export As Picture.

5. In the Picture Export dialog, go to the Properties section and change Format to be Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG). The default settings should be fine (everything unticked except Render Unsupported).

Export SVG dialog screenshot

6. Click Export and give your file a name and then click Save.

7. Now you will be able to import your SVG into other software programs.

It is worth noting that some pictures (such as JPG and BMP files) do not support transparent backgrounds, so you will need to use the CraftArtist Cutout Studio to remove the background before you export. If you don't you will just be cutting out a rectangle!

FOR MORE INFORMATION please refer to your other software/cutting machine documentation.

Happy Crafting!

Kate

Please note that we are not responsible for the features of other software and do not claim that CraftArtist can do any more that import and export SVG files. Other software which can import SVG files should in theory work with CraftArtist.

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New video: Organising & saving your CraftArtist kits

Posted: 17th July 2012   Category: How to's   By: jess serif

Hi everyone,

We've got a brand new video tutorial for you today - something we've seen come up time and time again on the forums.

The video will show you how to:

- Save, organise and access your digikits
- Delete and rename kits
- Save and share your designs

We are using CraftArtist Professional in this video, but all of the tips are suitable for every version - including the free CraftArtist Compact on our Free Stuff page.

Thanks,

 

 

 

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VIDEO: Tips & Tricks for beginners using CraftArtist

Posted: 14th March 2012   Category: How to's   By: jogaskin

Hi everyone,

I've decided to make a video for everyone that's new to CraftArtist and needs a few pointers on how to get started using the software.

In this video you'll find tips on:

- Customising your workspace
- Adding items to your page
- Adding, moving and deleting pages
- Aligning and arranging
- How to zoom in and out
- Rotating and flipping
- Grouping items

We are using CraftArtist Professional in this video, but all of the tips and tricks are suitable for every version - including the free CraftArtist Compact on our Free Stuff page.

Thanks,
Jo

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Using the DaisyTrail shop: Video

Posted: 23rd February 2012   Category: How to's   By: jogaskin

Hi everyone,

Another video for you today, this time we show you how to use the DaisyTrail shop.

It will show you:

  • How to buy items from the shop
  • What to look out for before buying
  • How to download and install a digikit

We hope you like it!

Thanks,
Jo

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Video: How to use DaisyTrail

Posted: 30th January 2012   Category: How to's   By: jogaskin

Hi everyone,

We thought it was about time we made a video to show new and existing members how to find your way around the DaisyTrail website and get the most out of it.

This short video will show you how to:

  • Log in to the site
  • Use the community pages (including the forums and how to subscribe to a thread)
  • Edit your profile (including subscribing to emails, changing your profile picture, emailing another member and checking your order history)
  • Use the gallery and upload your designs
  • Enter the challenges
  • Download a free kit

We hope you like it!

Thanks,
Jo

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CraftArtist video: Apply text to a line or shape

Posted: 6th April 2011   Category: How to's   By: joprior

Hey everyone,

A new video for you today: how to apply text to a line or shape in CraftArtist. It's really easy so give it a go!

Thanks,
Jo

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Make Your Own Mother's Day Card

Posted: 23rd March 2011   Category: How to's   By: joprior

Free Mother's Day Card

Mother's Day is just around the corner. If you follow these simple instructions you'll be able to make a truly unique and personal card this year. We're sure your Mum will love it!

1) Download CraftArtist Compact and the Mothers Day 2011 digikit for free. Follow the simple instructions to install them.

2) Open CraftArtist Compact and set up your page to an A6 folded card. Click OK. Now add the Mothers Day kit to your workspace by clicking on it and clicking ‘Add digikit’.

3) Now it’s time to design your card! To add items to your page, all you need to do is drag from the tabs on the left and let go. First, add your background, then add the two ribbon embellishments and your frame.

Free Mother's Day CardFree Mother's Day CardAdd frame

Free Mother's Day Card4) Next, click on the Photos tab and add your photograph. Drag it over your frame and let go. You can use the crop tool to adjust the position of your photo. Add the flower and some buttons around your frame.

 

 

 

 

Free Mother's Day Card5) Choose the Shapes tool and draw a rectangle on your page. You can change the colour on the right and change the shape of your rectangle using the node on the side.

 

 

 

 

Free Mother's Day Card6) To finish off your card, add some text. We’ve used the Happy Mothers Day embellishment and used the Text tool to type our text at the bottom. Now all you need to do is print your card. You can design the middle and back of your card if you want to - just click on the pages at the  bottom.

 

 

 

 

So that's all there is to it! By desiging and making the card yourself you can create something truly unique and personal.

Thanks

Claire

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How to Make a Gift Box

Posted: 14th February 2011   Category: How to's   By: joprior

Easy, personal gift boxes in minutes!

Gift Box Template

 

The thought of making 80 or so gift boxes for your wedding or party may be filling you with dread, but fear not! It doesn’t have to be difficult - you can even have a bit of fun with it. In a few steps, we’ll show you how to make this gorgeous pillow box.

 

1) Print out the template provided. Personalise your favour boxes with your names and your guest's name. Click here for the PDF.

2) Cut each item out with scissors or a craft knife. Gently score along the dotted lines to create your pillow box shape.

Cutting out   Cutting out 2

3) Fold the sides in and glue into place. Now put your favours inside - sweets and chocolates are perfect!

Add favours

4) All that's left to do now is seal your favour box - a sticky pad or two is probably the best way so it's easy for your guests to open the box. We have decorated our box with some ribbon and the personalised tags.

Finished   Finished 2

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New CraftArtist video - Sentiments

Posted: 7th February 2011   Category: How to's   By: joprior

Hey everyone,

Another video for you this week - this time, we're showing you the new Sentiments feature in CraftArtist.

Thanks,
Jo

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Using a graphics tablet to create an alphabet in DSA 2

Posted: 30th April 2010   Category: How to's   By: joprior

This short video will show you how to make your own alphabet letters set using Digital Scrapbook Artist 2 and a graphics tablet. It's really simple, so give it a go!

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How to use the Digikit Creator in DSA 2

Posted: 6th April 2010   Category: How to's   By: joprior

This video will give you a rundown of how to use the Digikit Creator in DSA 2. Remember you can use any files for this, providing they are images.

 

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How to: Create frames in DSA 2

Posted: 1st April 2010   Category: How to's   By: joprior

Watch this video to learn all the techniques for creating your own frames in Digital Scrapbook Artist 2:

 

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How to break apart a photo alpha set in DSA

Posted: 18th January 2010   Category: How to's   By: joprior

Another video by lovemyzombie:

 

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Make your own brushes in DSA

Posted: 18th January 2010   Category: How to's   By: joprior

A video by Melinda (lovemyzombie):

 

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Tutorial - Creating Frames

Posted: 27th August 2009   Category: How to's   By: joprior

Hi All,

 

Thought I'd do a tutorial on how to create frames when you're making your own digikits.  Simple frames generally work well automatically, but there are some more advanced techniques to work wtih more complicated frames of which I've shown some of the basics here.

 

Hope you find it useful.

 

Thanks,

Ash

 

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Tutorial - recolouring items

Posted: 13th July 2009   Category: How to's   By: joprior

Hi All,

 

Following on from some recent forum threads here is a quick tutorial on how you can use the Hue/Saturation/Lightness photo adjustment to recolour objects.

 

Thanks,
Ash

 

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Tutorial - rotate canvas

Posted: 2nd July 2009   Category: How to's   By: joprior

Hi Everyone,

 

Another very quick tutorial just making sure you're all aware of the rotate canvas ability in DSA - it can be very useful for certain things!

 

Thanks,
Ash

 

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Tutorial - threading a ribbon

Posted: 2nd July 2009   Category: How to's   By: joprior

Hi Everyone,

 

Well it's been a while since I've posted a video tutorial - primarily as I was waiting for the free upgrade to DSA to be available.  However, we are now using a beta version of the upgrade internally so I thought I would start recording more videos again.

 

This does mean that this tutorial was recorded using the yet-to-be-released version (you will notice a few minor differences in the interface) but everything I'm showing is available in the version you are all using.

 

This tutorial shows a method for threading a ribbon through an eye of an locket embellishment.  The key thing that I wanted to show is that in most cases you are best to use two copies of the embellishment you are threading though - the full embellishment below the ribbon, and a cut away piece on top of it.

 

Thanks,

Ash

 

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Layering Backgrounds Tutorial

Posted: 29th April 2009   Category: How to's   By: joprior

Hi All,

From a recent forum thread there was a question regarding how to use two different background materials to make a more complex background to your page.  I've tried to explain one method of doing this as best I can - hope it makes sense.

I suppose the main point is by selecting the backgound layer, copying the backgound material and then pasting it onto a new layer means you can use any background in the same way as you would use a material.

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