Lesa SniderContributor, Macworld

Lesa Snider, founder of PhotoLesa.com, teaches the world to create better graphics. She's the author of the best-selling Photoshop: The Missing Manual series, coauthor of iPhoto: The Missing Manual (O'Reilly), author of The Skinny Book ebook series (TheSkinnyBooks.com), a founding creativeLIVE instructor, and regular columnist for Photoshop User and Photographic Elements Techniques magazines.

Typography for all: Demystifying text for high-impact messages

These text tips will help you add punch to your message.

Do-it-yourself holiday photo gifts make a big impression

Using iPhoto or Photoshop Elements, you can prep your images to appear on anything from handbags to decorative postage stamps.

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Create unique, festive photo cards and calendars

Use Adobe Photoshop Elements or Apple iPhoto for personalized holiday greeting cards and calendars.

Review: Photoshop Elements 11 updates interface, editing tools

Friendlier interface, stylish new guided edits, and a simpler path to tough selections make this a great upgrade.

Photoshop CS6 dazzles with technical prowess and artistic inspiration

Photoshop CS6's multitude of new technical and artistic features makes this version worth waiting for. Lesa Snider explores the highlights in her review.

Snap Art 3 sports easy-to-use interface and detail masks

Our review of Snap Art, a natural media plug-in for Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, and Photoshop Lightroom.

Design tips for holiday greeting cards

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If you eschew commercial sentiment, try making your own holiday greetings. Lesa Snider walks us through the steps.

Design tips for holiday greeting cards

If you eschew store-bought sentiment, check out these easy ways to create your own holiday cards in Photoshop or Photoshop Elements.

Photoshop Elements 10 boosts power and creative spark

New features abound in the Editor as well as the Organizer, with a focus on enhanced creativity, mobile interconnectivity, problem solving, and simplicity.

How to achieve perfect inkjet prints

Producing great inkjet images isn’t rocket science, but it does take some focus. Lesa Snider caps her printer series with this how-to.

Painter 12

If you're diving into Corel Painter's signature paint can for the first time -- and even if you're not -- Painter 12 is the user-friendliest version yet. Lesa Snider gives us the lowdown on the new Painter upgrade.

How to print multiple images on a single page

Several handy printing techniques save you ink, paper, and time.

How to use printer profiles for color fidelity

Lesa Snider gives us the lowdown on printer profiles and how to use them for accurate color printing.

First Look: Adobe Color Lava, Adobe Eazel, and Adobe Nav

The first three applications written for the iPad by Adobe showcase the capabilities of the new Photoshop SDK. These include an application for mixing colors and creating color schemes, finger-painting, and for controlling frequently used Photoshop tools and sharing documents.

How to resize small images for print

Enlarging small images for printing takes some effort, but it can be done well. Lesa Snider shows us three methods of accomplishing the task.