Balance Colors With Levels

Recently someone asked if there was a substitute for the color balance adjustment layer, since that is an adjustment in Photoshop and not available in Photoshop Elements. I thought it was a great question and decided to answer it via a blog tutorial. Color balance is an adjustment layer in Photoshop that allows you to […]

How to Install Actions in Photoshop CS

How to install actions in Photoshop Elements has been covered many times here at Everyday Elements, but never how to install actions in Photoshop CS, so this tutorial is long overdue. Note: I used Photoshop CC for this tutorial, but the steps are exactly the same for Photoshop CS 3 – 6 (and possibly before […]

How to create a brush with text {and a freebie}

written by Beckie of beckiegkengle.com I know it has been posted here a couple of times, but it’s something that gets asked a lot! “How do you create a brush in Photoshop?” (Amanda has instructions for PSE users HEREĀ and HERE) Making a brush out of text is actually much simpler than you’d think. First, you […]

Making Selections with the Marquee Tool

We are continuing with the series on selection tools, focusing on the Marquee tool this time. To illustrate the marquee, I am going to focus on making vignettes (darkening of area along the outside which puts more focus on the subject). Remember, these are not tutorials that show everything you can do with the tools, […]