Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Adding the cat

The Lasso tool is on the tool panel
Set the feather to 1 in the Properties window

Using either the Lasso or Polygon Lasso tool outline the entire cat

Invert selection and delete the green background and it will look something like this

This how your image will look when you first paste the cat on the page

The scale tool is found right below the select arrow.  This tool allows you to rotate your image 

Your final image should look something like this. 

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Adding a galaxy chat

 Here is where you find the Oval Marquee tool

 This is what the properties look like to set the marquee tool

 This is how the galaxy file will look when you have the oval selection

This is what the scale tool looks like, notice it is right below the select arrow

This is how your image will look when you have pasted the galaxy on it

This is the final product with the galaxy tilted

Chapter 9 Finding Save to Common Library

It is not easy to see where to save to the Common Library and the book doesn't help you.

See the little menu symbol on the right?  Click on that

See the expansion arrow at the bottom of the list? Click on that.

There it is, in the alternate list that same up.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Chat for Editing Images

Expanded Mode is at the top by the Search box.  It may already be set to Expanded Mode.
This is the info box that opens to set up the graphics you are importing.  The boxes on the bottom half are the settings you will have when you insert the rocket.

This is what it looks like when the rocket is inserted.

This is what it looks like when you insert the Saucer.

This is what the button to create a duplicate layer looks like it is at the bottom of the layers window.

This is the Vector window with the scale set at 105

Here is the image with the book before moving the word Horizons...

This is the final product for this chat.