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Photo Editing Projects

Video Tutorial: Enhancing Fall Images

The colors of Fall make for striking images and using PaintShop Pro’s different tools and features will help you turn even the dullest photo into a rich masterpiece. This tutorial will show you a few different techniques for enhancing Fall images in PaintShop Pro.

Video Tutorial: Halloween Photo Effects

Learn how to turn your ordinary photos into haunting images with these fun and easy Halloween photo effects using a few simple PaintShop Pro tools.

Video Tutorial: Make a Haunted House Collage

This fun photo editing tutorial will show you how to make a creative haunted house project while teaching you about using layers. Learn about photo effects, transparencies, using Picture Tubes and more!

Video Tutorial: Make a Pumkin Carving Stencil

Take your pumpkin-carving skills to the next level this Halloween by using a photo of yourself or a friend to create a pumpkin-carving stencil. Learn how to convert your photo to black and white, boost the contrast and change it to a negative image.

Photo Editing: Give yourself Vampire Fangs

Turn yourself into a vampire this Halloween with this short tutorial on how to add fangs to a portrait tutorial in less than 2 minutes! All you need is the Warp brush in PaintShop Pro to create this effect.

Photography Ideas and Tutorials

Blog: How to Photograph Fall Colors

Professional photographer Blair Gable shares some tips and tricks to help you capture some spectacular shots of all the beauty and color that Fall has to offer.

Blog: Fall Photo Shoot Ideas

Fall is a fantastic time to experiment with new photography techniques, backdrops, locations and poses. Here are some creative photo shoot ideas to inspire you!

Blog: Spooky Halloween Photo Ideas

Pretty soon, the streets will be filled with ghosts, goblins and glittery fairies.  So, get your camera ready for all of the creative photo ops! Here are some great examples to inspire you.

Video Editing Projects

VideoStudio Tutorial: Add a Ghost Effect

Here is a simple technique to add a spooky, supernatural effect to your video projects. This tutorial will walk you through the steps of shooting your footage and using various video editing tools to get the final result.

Pinnacle Studio Tutorial: Add a Ghost Effect

This tutorial on how to make a ghost effect will help you add a spooky ghost to your home movies and videos using chroma key and transparency. It is a spooky effect which will have your audience shaking in their boots!

VideoStudio Tutorial: Leaf Blower Effect

In this tutorial, you will learn about using Boris Graffiti effects in VideoStudio to create a leaf blower effect. To make this simple animation, you will use custom filters and learn a lot about adding animation to your videos.

Digital Art Projects

Video Tutorial: How to Draw a Vampire

Follow along with Painter Master Aaron Rutten as he goes through the steps of drawing a vampire using Painter. Learn how to draw the face using mirror painting, how to sharpen and blend using various brushes and how to add the final details.

Video Tutorial: How to Draw a Skull

Learn how to draw a skull in this tutorial by Painter Master Aaron Rutten. Start with a grid and basic face-drawing techniques to get the shape, then add detail in mirror mode to keep the face symmetrical, and finish it off with shading and fine detail.

Video Tutorial: How to Draw a Jack-o-Lantern

Watch as Painter Master Aaron Rutten creates a colorful Halloween Jack-o-lantern, beginning with a simple two-dimensional drawing and gradually adding depth with shading and shadowing.

Other Creative Project Ideas

Blog: DIY Halloween Decorations

With Halloween right around the corner, you may be getting ready for the ghouls, ghosts and goblins who are about to knock on your door.  Instead of spending a fortune on spooky decor, try these DIY Halloween decorations!

Make a Halloween Card in CorelDRAW

Here’s a fun Halloween project you can do with your kids! In this written tutorial we’ll take you step-by-step through the process of creating a Halloween card using a few spooky clipart images and some really cool CorelDRAW tools.


Enter our Fall contests

Whether you are a photographer, designer or videographer, there are great new contests for you to enter. Visit our contest page to see the current contests open to entries and browse our archive of past contests for inspiration!


Get creative with these Fall-themed products from the Discovery Center store

Fall Fancy Slideshow Template

Create a beautiful Autumn slideshow with this FastFlick template. Watch the leaves fall gently over each slide!

Fall Scripts Collection

Create colorful fall images and spooky scenes with this collection of PaintShop Pro scripts.

Autumn Creative Collection

Get everything you need for your autumn, Halloween and Thanksgiving projects with the Autumn Creative Collection.

Halloween Photo Frames

Add some spooky touches to your photos with this collection of 4 picture frames for PaintShop Pro.

Halloween Clipart

Create some spook-tacular Halloween photo projects with this collection of 50 clipart images & sayings.

Autumn Leaves Brushes

Fall is in the air! Enhance your photo projects by adding some swirling, floating leaves with the Autumn Leaves brush collection.

Autumn Clipart

Decorate your photos, images, collages and more with this collection of over 100 Autumn clipart images and text.

Post Apocalyptic Fresco Script

Turn your photos into a fresco painting with an eerie, parchment look using this script for PaintShop Pro.

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