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Photo Editing Projects
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.
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!
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.
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
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
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.
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!
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
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.
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.
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
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!
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.