How to Join Separate Paths in Photoshop

Photoshop Join Paths

The following instructions explain how to combine separate paths into one shape. Here I will join two paths, but you can join more than two paths in the same manner. Below just illustrates the paths I want to join together. Steps used to join separate paths in Photoshop Make a backup copy of your work […]

See all of the things copied to the clipboard

See all things copied to the clipboard

Most operating systems like Windows 10 only copy one thing to the clipboard at a time and don’t store any history. In this way, the clipboard is constantly being overwritten by any subsequent thing you copy to the clipboard. This is why you cannot find previous things you copied. Anything other than what you just copied […]

How to Use Free Microsoft Sticky Notes App for Windows 10

How to Use Windows Sticky Notes

The Microsoft Sticky Notes app for Windows 10 is free and easy to use. I use Microsoft Sticky Notes app on my Windows PC as a tool when I’m working to quickly jot down important reminders. These colorful notes remain visible on the desktop and can be moved, resized, or minimized at any time. Sticky notes […]

Photoshop Spin Blur Effect for Spinning Car Wheels

Photoshop spin blur

This short tutorial demonstrates how to use the Photoshop CC Spin Blur filter to give car wheels the appearance that they are spinning. Additionally, Motion Blur will be used to blur the road and scenery behind the car to simulate the effect of the car moving at a high rate of speed. What you will […]

Removing a Photo’s Image Background and Replacing it Using Photoshop

Remove a background from an image using Photoshop

This Photoshop tutorial demonstrates how to remove a zoo photo’s background. Then you will learn how to replace it with a natural wilderness background, thus hiding the people and the artificial zoo setting. The Polygonal Lasso Tool is the Key to Removing Elements The Photoshop Polygonal Lasso Tool is one of the tools I use […]

How to Apply Photoshop Gaussian Blur to Photo Backgrounds

Apply Photoshop Gaussian Blur filter to a background

This short tutorial demonstrates how to use the Photoshop Gaussian Blur filter to blur photo backgrounds. Blurring a photograph’s background can help minimize distractions like onlookers at the zoo. If you want to hide people or objects in the background of a photograph it’s pretty easy using blur filters described here, but you can also completely remove a photo […]

How to Change the MS Word Theme Color When the Default is White

Change MS Word theme colors

Follow these simple instructions to change the MS Office / MS Word theme color from the default color of white. You may have noticed that your new version of MS Office / MS Word came with a default white interface. While this application interface looks clean and modern, there are many users that prefer a […]

Resize an Image in Photoshop So It Doesn’t Cause Distortion

Here I’ll show 4 ways to resize your website header image in Photoshop. The simple and least desirable way is called Image Resize. It’s considered least desirable, or downright ugly because it creates a lot of distortion to text and overall image detail. You probably already know that simply resizing web images creates a lot of distortion most […]

Wrap Text Around images in Photoshop

Photoshop wrap text

Quickly wrap text around images for nice looking Photoshop page layouts. This is the quick version for how to wrap text around images in Photoshop for nice looking page layouts. If you are building a website the method for wrapping text is different and there are a couple of approaches I explain in HTML to wrap […]

Lose the Eraser! Photoshop’s Three Best Ways to Cutout an Image

Cutout an image in Photoshop

Here I’ll demonstrate the three best ways to cut out an image using Photoshop’s Magic Wand Tool, Polygonal Lasso Tool, and Clipping Path for an Image Cutout with Mask. As you know, or will certainly discover, the best method for cutting out an image often depends on the image’s unique composition coupled with the level […]

How to Make a Transparent .GIF in Photoshop

Make transparent GIF

How do I make a transparent Gif in Photoshop without ugly white edges showing on a dark colored background? Transparent .gif images are used to enable the background of a web page to show through the image in certain parts of the transparency. This can make the image appear seamless with surrounding HTML background colors […]

Using the Photoshop Clone Stamp Tool to Alter Landscape Photos

This short tutorial demonstrates how the Photoshop Clone Stamp Tool can be used in conjunction with other techniques to help create quick landscape mockups by altering photographs. Landscape designs can help you better illustrate and sell your landscaping ideas to customers by showing how their yard will look after the job is complete. Assuming you […]