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Tutorial: Make a Text Mask

Because there’s always a new text and image combination, and because life’s too short for boring photos, we did this. You’ve probably heard it described several ways: Make an image come through text. Clipping...

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PicMonkey's dodge and burn tutorial.

Video Tutorial: Dodge and Burn

Take complete control of your lighting with Dodge and Burn. Harness the power of the sun with Dodge, a tool that creates light so wonderfully precise that it’d have Prometheus all like, “Say whaaat?!”...

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Video Tutorial: Rescue Throwaway Photos

Hey, you! Yeah, you, trashing dozens of pics in the pursuit of your masterpiece. Before you overflow the digital garbage can, consider using PicMonkey to fix bad photos. Photographer Beryl Ayn Young is here with some super...

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Blast from the Past with Vintage Graphics

Karen and Emily from The Graphics Fairy have bestowed upon us this incomparable guide to vintage graphics for your pictures and digital scrapbooking projects. Create your canvas to play along at home, PicMonkeyers! Note: We’ll...

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Video Tutorial: Swatches’ Graphic Patterns

Collage swatches are a visual workhorse that can anchor your design with bright graphic patterns. Learn ’em up in this Valentines treat bag video tutorial. Tip: don’t forget that you can create a...

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Tutorial: DIY Gift Tags

You’re no schmoe! You’re not even a semi-schmoe. So don’t use those off-the-shelf gift tags with the impersonal, same-same images and uggers fonts. You’ve got good taste, a boatload of awesome photos, and your...

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Video Tutorial: Shape Outlines

Here’s how it works at PicMonkey: you ask, we deliver. You want shape outlines for your geometric overlays? You got shape outlines for your geometric overlays, plus more color options. Check your struggles...

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Video Tutorial: How to Access All Your Fonts

You know that you can access custom fonts or any font on your computer when you’re making beautiful things in PicMonkey, right?  The Yours tab in the text tool lets you use fonts...

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Video Tutorial: Basic Edits

Vanilla ice cream has a bad rap. Some say it’s boring but we know better. PicMonkey’s Basic Edits menu is sometimes brushed off as being, well, vanilla. In reality, it can be the first...

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Video Tutorial: Learn How to Use Overlays!

Crown your cat! Or, mustache your baby. Label it, logo it, and embellish it. Think of overlays as sophisticated photo stickers; we’ve got a feast of them in the Overlays tab! This video primer...

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Video Tutorial: Erase a Background Behind a Subject

Seeing is believing… until you get your paws on the textures tool. Then you know that sneaky photo editing magic can make the unreal appear real. Learn how to use the paintbrush tool...

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Tutorial: DIY Monograms

You don’t have to be a fourth generation Rockefeller or a Nantucket vacationeer to have a monogram. A monogram is a great way to personalize paper ephemera — thank you cards, wedding table...

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Tutorial: Glitzy Invitations with an Uptown Vibe

It’s your girlfriend’s last night as a single lady and you’ve been tasked with rallying the troops for what’s sure to be an unforgettable evening on the town. Channel your inner Yoncé, and...

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Video Tutorial: Add Text to a Photo

Yo ho, we’ve got a fresh new video tutorial right out of the oven! This one’s short and sweet: two and a half minutes will teach you all you need to know about...

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Tutorial: Sooper Cute Kids’ Valentines

It’s that time of year when kids hand out pink valentines! Pink, wot? Okay, we realize that not all children are fans of pink, so along with our classic pink-on-pink design, we also...

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Video Tutorial: DIY Wedding Save the Dates

DIY wedding-ers, rejoice! This tutorial gives step-by-step directions for making your own save the dates and other wedding communications. Now who’s got the mad skills? You.     Related articles: Dearly Beloved: Our Graphic Design...

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