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_ William Morris
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Friday, October 19, 2012

iPiccy & Me & Now You...


I am having a lot of fun with my blog post photo-collages lately, due in large part to the free, online software site, iPiccy

When I raved about it's functionality and easy-peasy navigation to a friend, she encouraged me to share my secret weapon!

I realize this post has very little to do with my usual subject matter, but with the holidays around the corner, iPiccy might be just what you were looking for to create a customized collage card, calendar, personalized gift -or perhaps, a blog of your own.  
So here goes...

I would describe iPiccy as a faster, easier alternative to Photoshop. In no way does the website match the depth and range of professional software, but the "lite" version has its advantages: iPiccy does not require thick manuals and expensive classes to operate, and almost as importantly -it's free!


Here's how it works:
1. Go to the website: ipiccy.com, click on Start Editing.

2. Upload a photo from your computer.

3. Have fun trying out the different treatments, colors, frames, adding overlays of text, etc. to get an idea of how the site works.

4. When you have a photo or collage you want to keep, hit the save icon -which looks like a little computer disc located in the tool bar at the top of the page. Save the file to the destination of your choice on your computer, i.e.: documents, photos, etc.

5. Your images will not be stored on the iPiccy site unless you upgrade to a paid membership. 

That's it! Have fun -and if you do start your own blog, let me know- I will definitely stop by! 

Happy Weekend!




 


1 comment :

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