Adobe Photoshop Elements comes with loads of great graphics and clipart. Some of these are useful for Scrapbooking, like the photo corners, but the variety are limited. So here is how to make custom photo corners from a photograph of a picture frame.
One of the most useful techniques to master in Adobe Photoshop Elements is how to separate a foreground subject from the background. This will allow you to change the background or do other special effects with the image. Here is a video showing one of the best tricks on removing a background from a photo.
There are several basic techniques that you need to understand in order to do high quality photo retouching in Adobe Photoshop Elements. Using the Dodge and Burn tools effectively are one of those basic techniques. Dodge and Burn work particularly well for fashion and beauty photography. Here is a project showing how to use these important photo editing tools.
Adobe Photoshop Elements comes with loads of included graphic and clipart. One of the under used sections is graphic shapes, mostly because they are black in the menu and don't look interesting. In this video I show you how to take one of those basic shapes and turn it into a nice metallic picture frame.
Adobe Photoshop is great at making different art and painting effects. Here is and easy to follow video project showing you how to create a realistic watercolor effect just using tools found in Photoshop.
CorelDRAW is a great program for doing page layout and design. One of the common tasks you will need to understand when doing page layout is how to work with columns of text. This video project shows you how.