Tutorial - Creating Realistic Drop/Cast Shadows (Digi scrappers)

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Tutorial - Creating Realistic Drop/Cast Shadows (Digi scrappers)

This tutorial is AMAZING for showing you how to create realistic drop shadows. I thought I'd share it because I keep getting comments that my pages look paper scrapped, and this tutorial is how I learned how to do that.

http://somethingbluestudios.com/blog/?p=22

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hmmm ... wonder if you can do this in Gimp??!

TFS!

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Beth - I don't use gimp, but I googled it quickly:
http://www.tankedup-imaging.com/gimp/drop-shadow.html

See if that makes sense?

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I'm curious about more along the lines of the cast shadow vs. simply the drop shadow, plus that warp feature. I've used GIMP to add drops, but they're pretty much just a straight "drop" behind the element.

I really wish I had somewhere in person who could show me how to properly use GIMP for scrapping. Maybe I'll find someone someday because I know I could do so much more to my pages.

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I can't do that in my program, it is one of only about 2 things that frustrates me in this program as I get more advanced.

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i wonder if it will work for PSE...

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"LindieLu" wrote:

i wonder if it will work for PSE...

See if you can make a new layer from a layer style - it should work if you can do that (follow the directions in the tutorial for that).

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oh thank you! Smile bookmarking it! i have always wondered how you do your shadows Smile

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I can't figure it out.. i don't think it can be done in PSE... I can't seem to locat the "Warp" option... not sure if PSE has that option..