Create a Desktop Wallpaper in Photoshop CS6 Using Custom Shapes to Create a Cutout Effect Using Custom Vector Shapes and Patterns to Create a Cool Wallpaper in Photoshop This design can be produced in pretty much any version of Photoshop. And the basic design can be radically altered with just a few tweaks and personalizations.
Photo Borders in Photoshop A Beginner’s Guide Photo Borders in Photoshop – Video Tutorial Introductory Tutorial This video covers the basics of putting borders around photos in Photoshop. The techniques discussed in this tutorial are non-destructive, i.e. reversible, and typically produce the desired effect with very little effort.
Cropping, Cutting, and Slicing in Gimp A Beginners Guide Cropping, Cutting, and Slicing in Gimp Introductory Tutorial This video covers the basics of cutting and cropping in Gimp. Inevitably the crop tool is discussed, but it is also possible to crop using selections and this is shown for the rectangle selection tool. Finally an example