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The Adobe Photoshop Elements Crafts Book by Elizabeth Bulger

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Holiday Gift Wrap

Once you learn how easy it is to create your own gift wrap, you'll be hooked. Here, the focus is a holiday theme, but you'll soon understand how to create a pattern for any occasion. With this project, you will learn how to use the custom Shape tool, transform shapes, apply colors using the Swatches palette, and create your own custom photo brush.

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STUFF YOU WILL NEED

11 × 17 glossy or semi-glossy photo stock

  1. Create a new file by choosing File > New > Blank File. In the Name field enter “HollyGiftWrap”. Enter 11 inches in the Width field and 17 inches in the Height field.

    Enter the resolution of your chosen photo. To learn its ...

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