Separate The Shadow in PSE?

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  1. mommyish

    mommyish Style Addict

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    Hey! I've received a few emails on how to use the "Separate the Shadow" action in PSE. When you download the new Stylin' #263 there is a PSE action folder (the PSE action and CS action are different) I created a little tutorial in PSE to demonstrate how to use this action with the shadow styles :)

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    And here is the video about the set itself!

     
  2. cfile

    cfile My bags are packed for Platform 9 3/4

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    It works perfectly Leah @mommyish ... I loaded it to PSE 15 even though I mainly use PS CC 2018, I also have PSE 15 and seperating the shadows manually in PSE is a bear... your action makes it a breeze. :) I tried it out and it is awesome!!
     
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  3. bestcee

    bestcee No pictures? Use your imagination!

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  4. keepscrappin

    keepscrappin ScrapWithTheWind

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    Wahoo! All my PSE friends are gonna love this! Thanks Leah!

    @mommyish - is this video linked in the product description in the store too? I guess I can go look...hehe.
    Thanks again. Customizing shadows in PSE just got a whole lot easier... YAY! :circles
     
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  5. keepscrappin

    keepscrappin ScrapWithTheWind

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  6. wombat146

    wombat146 Check out my kilt! And my turret!

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    Thank you Leah!! This is so very amazing and I am just over the moon with being able to separate the shadows!!! :heartlub :happydance2
     
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  7. IntenseMagic

    IntenseMagic my house is protected by killer dust bunnies

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    This is awesome!! Thanks so much, Leah!
     
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  8. shunnstergirl

    shunnstergirl Well-Known Member

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    Oh, this is awesome! Can't wait to grab it from the store and have a play with my easily separated shadows!
    Thanks @mommyish and @keepscrappin !!
     
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  9. littlekiwi

    littlekiwi Discovering my arty side

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    hmm, like the idea of this but need to decide if I’ll use it enough to justify buying it.
     
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  10. mommyish

    mommyish Style Addict

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    I think you'd find yourself using this on every layout! It's super fun to play with - but I am partial!
     
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  11. Karen

    Karen My Christmas Wish came TRUE!

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    Awesome Leah! This is going to be super popular!!! :)
     
  12. carrie1977

    carrie1977 Dreaming of coffee and a book on the beach!

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    Sorry that I bugged ya before really looking at my folder a little closer. Haha!
    It works like a dream though and us PSE users thank you!!
     
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  13. AnneofAlamo

    AnneofAlamo Clowning around

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    I played with it today and you super cool shadows too. Can't wait to get home and scrap.He
     
  14. Tiff

    Tiff I don't need no stinking playlists!

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    Oh goody! Can’t wait to get this working!
     
  15. Tiff

    Tiff I don't need no stinking playlists!

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    I used to have CS4, and when I got a new computer, I decided to switch to PSE instead of paying monthly for creative cloud. I have had to make do without separate shadows, but was REALLY missing that capability every once in a while. Im so excited to get that function back
     
  16. KairynLisa

    KairynLisa Author of 1001 Fairy Names book

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    Will it work in PSE7? Yeah, I'm one of those with an older version...
     
  17. nanascrapper

    nanascrapper Well-Known Member

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    Hi. It has taken quite a number of attempts to get this separate the shadow action to work in my PSE 11, but something finally fell into place......YEAH! Not sure why it was being difficult. Anyway, now that it is working, it makes life so much easier. YEAH again! I did have another method for separating the shadow, but it was way more involved. Thank you heaps for designing the style.
     
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  18. nanascrapper

    nanascrapper Well-Known Member

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    Oh and I have been playing around with "warping" the shadow. If you hold down the control key you can do a PSE form of "warp". Also by simplifying the shadow layer and playing around with opacity and/or blend modes you can tweak the shadows more.
     
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  19. bestcee

    bestcee No pictures? Use your imagination!

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    Sometimes changing the shadow color gives you a different look too! Like a brown instead of grey!
     
  20. cookingmylife

    cookingmylife I am anything but low budget. You can't afford me

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    @KairynLisa While I no longer have your version of PSE (I'm on PSE15), I will guess no because I think it was PSE11 where the ability to easily add actions started. To me, that version11 was a watershed improvement.
     

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