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Today, I will be sharing a fun and easy Photoshop tutorial to change the opacity of pattern papers. Do you ever have a digital pattern paper that just isn't the right color? Well, that is the great thing about designing digitally you can change the opacity to create a new paper perfect to use with softer colors.
I loved the beautiful texture of green paper but wanted a softer look to go with the photos that I was scrapbooking.
Open a new file and create your artwork with a white background, instead of transparent. This allows you to better see what it will look like as you lower the opacity.
Next using the Move Tool, drag and drop the pattern paper on the new artwork file.
Select the Opacity drop down and use the slider to achieve the desired look.
Continue adding papers, embellishments, photos and journaling. Save your file and print.
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