Lesson 41 - Reflections and 3D Text (Lesson 71)
This lesson builds on many of the previous skills which you have learned along course 2. Get your creative cap on and starting thinking! What about putting an extraction behind the 3D Text? What else could go in the reflection?
Lesson 42 - Funny Caricature Faces (Lesson 39)
I thought it was time to do something for the sure fun of it! I’m anxious to see you playing and having fun! Enjoy!
Lesson 43 - Brushes Tutorial (Lesson 9)
This is a VERY intense lesson. There is SO much to learn! Take the time to really play with this one. After you are done, download a new brush, install it, and create a layout using it.
Lesson 44 - Distressed Edge Frame (Lesson 66)
With this tutorial, you can utilize the download offered or make your own distressed edge. The tutorial shows how to use these files that have black edges and white centers.
Lesson 45 - Color Isolation (Lesson 20)
This is another lesson which is one of the most asked “how do I do that” questions for new digital scrapbookers. There is a lot more hidden in this tutorial than the title describes. I do encourage you to play with everything that you can learn in this tutorial. It will open up whole new worlds for you. If you want, do not hesitate making more than one layout so that you have an opportunity to practice everything. Most of all, have fun!
Lesson 46 - Self-installing Plug-ins (Lesson 42)
Learn about self-installing plug-ins. There are several of my suggestions in the written tutorial.
Lesson 47 - Cut Out Photo for Title (Lesson 63)
This is such a simple technique, but can have great impact. Just break your photo into two parts to insert your title…cool..huh?
Lesson 48 - Clipping Masks (Lesson 1)
I If you have not yet learned how to use a clipping mask, it will open up whole new worlds for you!
In Course 1 you learned how vital the use of the Control J command was so important in cutting papers.
Lesson 49 - Custom Shadows (Lesson 23)
When I first wrote this tutorial, it became a big hit in the digi-world! There were none out there like it. Now, you see these skills shared on many various sites in their tutorials. This one is one that will take you a while. I want you to really play with all that is to be learned in this tutorial. Take your time with it! It is yet another tutorial that will open up whole new worlds!
Lesson 50 - Swirly Arrows (Lesson 47)
Dig out your fun event photos for this technique that is sure to lend a fun feel to your layouts!
Lesson 51 - Light Rendering (Lesson 73)
This is one of my favorite tools to play with. I do hope you enjoy it as much as I do!
Lesson 52 - Blending Masks (Lesson 33)
This tutorial reinforces the skills already learned about utilizing masks while sharing yet another method to blend photos. I do hope that your skill level will expand with this tutorial.
Lesson 53 - Pop-up Folded Words (Lesson 78)
This lesson shares how to make words pop up on folded paper, but I want you to think outside the box as to other ways you can utilize these skills. This lessons comes with a gradient file to download.
Lesson 54 - Gradients (Lesson 7)
Please make a layout using a custom-made gradient of your own. I have shared three unique layout examples of ways to utilize the gradient tool in your layouts. I look forward to seeing you either utilize one of these technique (or all of them if you want to get 3 layouts done!) or to come up with something new to inspire the rest of us.
Lesson 55 - Repeated Elements (Lesson 26)
I think that you will be pleasantly surprised at how easy it is to copy one element repeatedly across a layout with just the knowledge of some keyboard shortcuts.
Lesson 56 - 3D Text (Lesson 55)
This is just another simple technique to apply to text. It is not a true 3D text technique, but something fun. Since so much of our layout is focused on the text that leads us to the photos, text techniques are a simple fun way to make a layout special.
Lesson 57 - Installing Layer Styles (Lesson 15)
Your assignment is to download a NEW layer style, install it, and use it in your layout.
Lesson 58 - Cut Out on Paper (Lesson 50)
This tutorial may seem to be a repeat, but it actually incorporates several of the other tutorials you have done and reinforces them for a new technique.
Lesson 59 - Making a Snowglobe (Lesson 30)
This is a rather difficult tutorial and I’ve been holding off sending it to you. I do look forward to seeing your success! It may not be winter, but you can use this technique for any photo! I have a snowglobe collection in my home with scenes from around the year.
Lesson 60 - Presets - Gradients, Swatches, Brushes, & Patterns (Lesson 58)
Since we have worked with installing brushes in a previous lesson and we have used swatches, why not try installing a free pattern file from the internet? Share the link to where you found the pattern file that you used in your layout. If not a pattern, then try a gradient file.