Here is a list of all sorts of tutorials on things you can do in FxFoto. From simple photo editing to advanced tweaking and digital scrapbooking, there are loads of tutorials here and at DigiScrapping Tutorials site. But these cover a lot of the common stuff you want to do with your photos and layouts. Keep in mind that you can apply these effects and techniques to both photos and digital scrapbooking paper.
Keep checking back as this is definitely a work in progress!
Introduction to Digital Scrapbooking - General information about digital scrapbooking
Downloading Digital Kits - How to find and download digital supplies plus a few suggestions about organizing kits
Getting Your Photos into FxFoto - How to import your new and old photos into FxFoto
Getting Digital Kits into FxFoto - You can add zipped downloads right into FxFoto without even unzipping them! Definitely the fastest way to add kits for easy digiscrapping.
Layout Instructions - Specific layouts illustrating various techniques. A great place to look for ideas about what you can do.
Zooming - How to move around using the joystick.....wheeeeee!
Common Photo Editing Corrections - Auto Improve, Red Eye and Blemish Removal - The most common tools and how to use them.
Clone Brush - My all time favorite tool because it make a bad photo look good! Remove things you don't want from your photo.
Advanced Clone Brush - Look, Ma, I'm Spider Girl! - a quick little tutorial using the clone brush to replace Tobey Maguire with your child, put your friend's head on the dog and other fun little photo tricks!
Cropping - How to resize and crop your photo or digital paper
Cropping Advanced Techniques - Colored or burnt edges, torn paper, cropping effects on one side, making your own elements and other fun stuff!
Mat Your Photos - how to make mats for photos or journaling.
Filter Effects Show - each of our 60 filter effects applied to the same photo so you can see what you can do with FxFoto!
Filters - How to use Filter Effects on your photos. Sharpen your photo, make it black & white or sepia or change it to a watercolor!
Colored Filters - apply these filters to enhance colors in your photos.
Colored and Burnt Edges - how to digitally create an inked, colored or burnt edge on your photos or digital paper without getting your hands messy.
Colored Squiggley Lines - The colored squiggley lines in my blog header were created using FxFoto. For all of you who asked, here is how to do it.
Transparency Brush and Color Brush - How to make your photos a bit or a lot transparent (aka muted). Also how to make just areas of them slightly or fully transparent or colored.
Shadows - Make the digital elements of your digital scrapbook layout look real but adding a shadow.
Paperclips - Special instructions on how to make a digital paperclip look real (Hint: use transparency brush).
Text - Add text to your photos or layouts.
Brush Basics - How to use brushes and stamps in FxFoto plus a tour around the Stamp Brush tab
Brush Advanced Techniques - Smudge and Translucency brushes plus how to make your own brushes. This one is a link to a tutorial I wrote for the Digiscrapping Tutorials site which has many FxFoto tutorials.
Watermarks - Two ways to add watermarks to your photos. Written by Steve Simonoff, the creator of FxFoto.
Making a Digital Scrapbook Page - Step by step instructions for making a digital scrapbook layout.
Scrapbook Page Wizard - a fast and easy way to start a scrapbook page!
Layers or How to Arrange Your Layout - How to move objects under or over other objects to arrange your page (hint: it is a whole lot easier than you might think!)
Collage Settings - How to change the page background and how to use grid lines.
Templates or Sketches - How to use sketch templates to create pages quickly. This one comes in two parts both of which are on the Everyday Digital Scrapbooking Blog - they are in reverse order so scroll down to the bottom of the post for the first one.
Grid Layouts - A clean graphic layout made with our special grid tool which lets you decide on the size and number of photo blocks. An easy way to use lots of photos in one layout.
Holiday Cards - Make you own!
Printing Holiday Cards - some suggestions for printing cards but prices may not be up to date.
Post Cards - you can make your own and save on mailing and printing costs. Invitations, save the date, advertising....lots of opportunities.
Printing Your Pages - How to upload to a print site
Photo Data - How to determine shutter speed, ISO and other photo data
Shortcuts - The Function Buttons - How to use the function buttoms to save time.
Shortcuts - The Control Key - More ways to save time!
Shortcuts - The Alt Key - Even more ways to save time!
last edited 5/11/2009