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Design Your Own Holiday Cards: Three DIY Projects with Photoshop & Photoshop Elements

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Design Your Own Holiday Cards: Three DIY Projects with Photoshop & Photoshop Elements

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Description

  • Copyright 2014
  • Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • Pages: 67
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-376355-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-376355-3

In an era of Facebook and Instagram, there’s something unique about giving and receiving a keepsake holiday card, especially when it’s crafted with love—by you! In this ebook, author and photographer Khara Plicanic walks you through the process of creating three holiday card designs from start to finish: a flat 5x7 photo card, a double-sided circular ornament, and a 5x5 tri-fold. Once you learn the basics, you’ll be able to adapt these designs to fit other formats, or to create your own designs entirely.

Follow along with Khara and you will:

  • Get tips on choosing the card’s size and shape, working with various materials, and selecting the right vendor for your cards
  • Go over the basics of Photoshop and Photoshop Elements, including keyboard shortcuts, color swatches, and fonts
  • Explore even more ways to spread the holiday cheer by mixing and matching designs and experimenting with color

Sample Content

Excerpt

FuelBooks Holiday Tip: Less Is More for Your Holiday Card

Table of Contents

Getting Started

Size and Shape

Materials

Cost

Vendors

Ordering

Software Setup

Keyboard Shortcuts

Color Swatches

Fonts

Making 5 x 7 Photo Cards

Making an Ornament Card

The Front Side

Making the Backside

Making a 5 x 5 Tri-Fold

Making the Outside

Making the Inside

Good Cheer

Remix

Less Is More

Working with Color

One More Thing

Updates

Submit Errata

More Information

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