Archive for the ‘Photoshop Elements’ Tag

Illustrations: Back to Basics

I decided to start learning Photoshop colouring in by doing a drawing by hand. So I located the book Drawing & Painting Fantasy Figures by Finlay Cowan and read the steps he takes using marker pens.

I copied one of his drawings, and followed along with the steps, but I couldn’t find my marker pens since I moved house, so I used coloured pencils instead. Continue reading

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Creating eBook Covers: Software

Software to Create Images and Covers

The image needs to be saved as a Jpeg, therefore it is easier to work in a program that can save as jpeg files.

  • Microsoft Paint
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • GIMP (freeware)

There are many other programs, but you will already have Paint if your operating system is Windows. Continue reading