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Adobe Photoshop Elements 5.0 Classroom in a Book by Adobe Creative Team

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Chapter 10. Combining Multiple Images

If you’re ready to go beyond fixing individual pictures in conventional ways, this lesson is for you. In it, you’ll venture into the world of multiple images to add an effect, or move a person or object from one photo into another. In this lesson, you will do the following:

  1. Copy and paste selected areas of one image into another, using the Magnetic Lasso tool.

  2. Resize the canvas area of an image.

  3. Define and use a specific width-height ratio for cropping.

  4. Scale a layer.

  5. Create a gradient from opaque to transparent.

  6. Apply a clipping path to an image layer.

  7. Paint on a layer.

Before you begin, make sure that you have correctly copied the Lessons folder from the CD in the back of this book onto your computer’s hard disk. ...

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