Digital Scrapbooking For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, May 4, 2011 - Crafts & Hobbies - 360 pages
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Get creative with graphic elements

Tackle photo techniques at any level

Ready to preserve your memories digitally? This interactive reference explains the basics of this fast, versatile new hobby, giving you the lowdown on the equipment and programs you need to create beautiful pages. You also get expert tips on digital photography, graphic design, scanning, journaling, filters, and fonts.

Discover how to

  • Create a digital layout from scratch
  • Select the best software
  • Use popular scrapbook styles
  • Digitize traditional photos
  • Get the kids involved
  • Share your scrapbook online
 

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User Review  - vmarquar - LibraryThing

Typical dummies book. I got it from the library because I started playing with photoshop. I'm not sure who the audience is supposed to be, as the author takes a few pages convincing the reader to ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Taking Your Digital Scrapbook
4
Getting the Lowdown on Digital Scrapbooking
7
Getting the Lowdown on Digital Scrapbooking 7 Chapter 1 A BirdsEye View of the Digital Scrapbooking Scene
9
Gearing Up to Scrapbook Digital Style
23
Exploring Your Software Options
37
The Digital Design Process in Brief
49
Exploring Popular Digital Scrapbook Styles
65
Trying Your Hand at Artistic Text Techniques
185
Incorporating Sound and Video
199
Getting Creative with Fun Projects
211
Putting Together a Digital Family
227
Putting Together a Digital Family Album Using the Heritage Style 227 Chapter 16 Celebrating the HereandNow with
243
Working with Digital Theme Projects
255
Sharing Your Scrapbooks
265
Ten Tips for Every Digital Scrapbooker
285

Brushing Up on the Basics
83
Exploring Layout and Design Options
103
Enhancing Your Pages with Digital Graphic Elements
121
Making a Statement with Basic Text
135
Taking Your Digital Scrapbook
147
Getting Creative with Advanced Effects
161
Ten Digital Scrapbooking Pitfalls to Avoid
293
Ten Creative Ways to Integrate Digital Techniques
299
Ten Fun Ways to Involve Kids in Digital Scrapbooking
305
Web Resources
311
Index
319
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About the author (2011)

Jeanne Wines-Reed is coauthor of Scrapbooking For Dummies and founder and Editorial Director of Scrapbook Retailer magazine.

Joan Wines assists her daughter Jeanne at numerous conventions and has advanced training in digital design.

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