Thursday, April 19, 2007

10 Steps to A Creatively Cropped Photo with Ribbon Background

Layout by Angela Spangler for Everyday Digital Scrapbooking

How to creatively crop a photo
by Angela Spangler, Creative Team Member
Angela Spangler

1. Make sure your photo is on top of a transparent layer.
2. Click on your Rounded Rectangle Tool. Set the radius to around .889 in.
Screenshot by Angela Spangler for Everyday Digital Scrapbooking
3. Draw your shape over the photo, making sure the shape is long enough to give you straight edges.
Screenshot by Angela Spangler for Everyday Digital Scrapbooking
4. Go to Layer>Rasterize>Shape
5. Use the Magic Wand Tool to select the shape.
6. Go to Select>Inverse
7. Go to your layers palette. Select the photo layer. Go to Edit>Cut (CTRL + X).
(Tutorial 3)
8. Delete the Shape Layer
9. You now should have your photo in the desired shape.
Screenshot by Angela Spangler for Everyday Digital Scrapbooking

Last step is to add your photo over your background with ribbons! Enjoy! If you enjoyed today's tutorial, please let our designer know~!



















2 comments:

scrapgeek said...

Beautiful layout - thanks :)

roos1111 said...

Thanks for this tutorial! I never knew that this was possible, but it gives so many new ideas!