Express yourself on a digital canvasImagine flying through an inky night sky tethered to a red, heart-shaped balloon. Now imagine expressing that dream artistically. With Digital Expressions you can take ordinary photos and, with the help of Adobe Photoshop Elements, voice your flights of fancy. Digital Expressions guides you through 25 digital art projects created with Photoshop Elements. With this easy-to-follow guide, you'll get inspired to tackle all kinds of digital mixed-media techniques using stock photography, custom brushes, textured backgrounds and your own digital photos. Use your digital palette to:Manipulate single images by adding texture layers, color fills and textRe-create the look of traditional art like drawings and abstract paintingsBuild collages using transparent layers and photo filtersBlend seamless montages with various effectsIncorporate your own traditional art into digital worksMixed-media artists, art journalers and scrapbookers alike can turn the ordinary into extraordinary! Express yourself in digital form as you learn to master creative digital art techniques. Please note that the digital version of this book does not include the bonus CD.