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Photoshop Elements 5 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide by Craig Hoeschen, Jeff Carlson

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14. Creative Techniques

If you’ve read through earlier chapters of this book, you’ve learned how to use specific formatting, retouching, and painting tools in Photoshop Elements. In this chapter, you’ll explore some specific Photoshop Elements tools and work environments, and develop techniques to help you create a number of different projects from start to finish. We’ll first take a look at Photomerge, a feature that automates much of the work required to stitch together multiple images into a single panorama. Next, we’ll explore a couple of techniques for creating animation using the Layers palette and the Save for Web dialog. Finally, we’ll look at a couple of methods for using the power of transparency and layers for creating compelling composite ...

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