The creative tutorial home of image wrangler, Lesa Snider.

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Welcome to the home of the step by step creative online tutorial. Here you will find detailed, easy-to-understand steps accompanied by screen shots. These tutorials are liable to be about anything from my current project to something that drove me nuts trying to figure out. It is my hope that the things I can convey here will save you time and frustration.

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Simulating Pictures, Part 1: Flat Screens

Placing an image within an image

We've all seen the effect before: The screen of a computer monitor, TV, cell phone or digital camera display has been altered; that is, the picture you see on the screen has been simulated -- it's not what was originally there. This is a fun technique that's really quite useful, especially when creating advertising materials containing product shots or electronics in the background.