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Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Tut - Gorjuss Stars




















Gorjuss Stars

This tutorial was written by me on March 31, 2010 . This tutorial assumes you have some knowledge of PSP.

Supplies:

2 tubes of choice - I'm using the beautiful art of Suzanne Woolcott.  Do not use without the proper license.  You can get one here at Gorjuss Art

Scrapkit - I'm using Angel's Designz part of the PTU Thunderstorm Collab kit available at Underground Scraps.

Mask of Choice - I'm using dimaond4 Mask by Deanna.  You can download from CreativeMisfits.  Click on Masks and scroll down to the Diamond Masks.

Font of choice
1.  Open up your tubes and mask in PSP - minimize for now

2.  Open new image - 700 x 700 white

3.  Copy/paste Frame 1 as new layer - resize - move to bottom right of canvas - duplicate - image - mirror - move to upper left of canvas - you want the frames to overlap just a bit

4.  With your magic wand - click inside the frame - selections - modify - expand by 2 - copy/paste Paper 6 as new layer - selections - invert - delete - move below frame layer - deselect - repeat for other frame

5.  Copy/paste RibbonBow 3 as new layer - resize - position on your frames so it is touching both frames ( see my tag for reference) - dropshadow

6.  Copy/paste Bead2 as new layer - resize - position over one bow - duplicate - move duplicate over other bow - adjust - sharpness - sharpen - dropshadow
7.  Copy/paste 1st tube as new layer - position over one of your frames - duplicate - move duplicate below frame layer - erase any parts hanging below frame - repeat for original tube layer - dropshadow bottom tube layer - repeat for other tube positioning over other frame layer

8.  Copy/paste FlowerSpray as new layer - resize - position over the middle of your tag across the frame and tube layers - dropshadow

9.  Copy/Paste Flower1 as new layer - resize - dropshadow - position on tag - Copy/paste Flower2 as new layer - resize smaller than Flower1 - position over Flower 1 - Copy/paste Bead1 as new layer - position on Flower 2 - adjust - sharpness - sharpen -dropshadow
10.  On background layer - copy/paste Paper 12 as new layer - resize to cover canvas - layers - new mask layer - from image - find your mask - apply - merge group - Copy/paste Paper 9 as new layer - repeat steps - arrange this layer so that the color is more prominent than the bottom layer - merge these 2 mask layers together

11.  Close background layer - crop/resize to your preference - add copyright/license and your name - save as .png

That's it!  Thank you for trying my tut!
Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Tut - Naughty As They Come

















Naughty As They Come

Supplies:

Tube of Choice - I'm using the art of Ismael Rac. Do not use this image without proper licensing.  You can get one at Artistic Minds.

Template from SexyAsh & Sabine.  You can download from Creative Misfits. Scroll down to Template Collab 2.

Scrap Kit - PTU " Naughty Girl" from Crystal Belle at Belle of The Ball Scraps.  Visit her blog to find out where to get this great kit.

Mask of Choice - I'm using Mask 32 from Babe's Designz.  You can download from her blog here.

Font of Choice - I'm using Sweetheart Script which is PTU

1.  Open Template in PSP - ShiftD - close original - delete copyright - image - canvas size - 800 x 800 white

2.  Choose a color from your tube or kit - click on Raster 1 - adjust - hue&saturation - colorize - repeat for Rasters 2, 4, 5, 6, 13 & 15.

3.  Click on Raster 3 - selections - select all - float - defloat - copy/paste paper of choice - selections - invert - delete

4.  Click on Raster 7 - selections - select all - float - defloat - copy/paste another paper - selections - invert - delete - Repeat for Raster 8.

5.  Skip Rasters 9 & 10 for now and click on Raster 11 - selections - select all - float - defloat - copy/paste another paper of choice as new layer - selections - invert - delete - selections - select none

6.  Skip Raster 12 - Click on Raster 14 - choose 2 colors from your tube - make a gradient using these settings: angle 45, repeats 1 - selections -select all - float - defloat - new raster layer - floodfill with your gradient - leave selected - copy/paste tube as new layer above gradient layer - position - selections - invert - delete - change properties to Luminance (L).

7.  Click on Raster 16 - selections - select all - float - defloat - new raster layer - floodfill with color of choice - repeat for Raster 17 

8.  Copy/paste FeatherFan of choice as new layer - image - rotate left 90 - resize - position over left circle circles , but below diamond layers - duplicate - image - mirror - position (see my tag for reference)

9.  Copy/paste fuzzy cuffs of choice - resize - position on tag

10.  Copy/paste butterfly & naughty lips of choice - resize - position on tag

11.  Click on background layer - copy/paste glitterheartspray of choice position - resize - duplicate - image - mirror - image - flip

12.  Copy/paste heart doodle of choice above glitterspray - resize - position - duplicate - image - mirror - image - flip

13.  Back on background layer - copy/paste another paper of choice - layers - new mask layer - from image - find your mask in box - apply - merge group

14.  Crop/resize tag to your preference - add copyright and name

That's it!  Thank you for trying my tut!!

TUT: My Jeans Forum Style












My Jeans

Supplies:

Tube of choice:  I'm using the beautiful work of Ismael Rac.  Do not use this image without a license.  You can get one here at AMI.

PTU Scrap kit "My Jeans" from Bea Creations. Visit her blog to find out where you can get this beautiful kit.

Font of choice : I'm using Satisfaction

1.  Open Frame 16 from scrapkit - Shift D - close original - image - canvas size - 600 x 300 

2.  With magic wand click inside frame opening - selections - modify - expand by 3 - selections invert - copy/paste paper of choice - delete - move below frame layer - leave selected

3.  Copy/paste tube of choice - move to left of frame and position what part you want showing - delete - move below frame layer - selections - select none - dropshadow tube layer

4.  Copy/paste tube again - position - duplicate - move duplicate layer below frame layer - erase any part of tube showing below frame - repeat with top tube layer - dropshadow bottom tube layer only & dropshadow frame layer

5.  Copy/paste BeadString 1 as new layer - resize - position on bottom of frame - duplicate - image - mirror - image - flip position on top of frame - dropshadow both layers

6.  Copy/paste Star 4 as new layer - resize - position on the top left corner of tag - dropshadow

7.  Copy/paste Flower 6 as new layer - resize - position on top of your Star - dropshadow

8.  Copy/paste Butterfly of choice as new layer - resize - rotate your choice - position on bottom right corner of tag - dropshadow

9.  Add copyright/license information

10.  Add your name - I use 2 papers for the foreground and fill - Open your papers in PSP and then find them in Patterns drop box - dropshadow with these settings 1,1,100,1.

That's it!  Easy Peasy!  Thank you for trying my tut!
Monday, March 29, 2010

Tut: Cerridwen


















Cerridwen

Supplies:

Tube of choice - I'm using the beautiful fantasy art of Jessica Galbreth.  Do not use this image without proper license.  You can get a license and tubes at CILM.

Scrap Kit - I'm using "The Pagan Way" a PTU kit from Gothic Witch.  Visit her blog here to find out where to get this amazing kit!

Font of choice - I'm using "Witched" which you can download at Dafont

Filters:  Eye Candy 5 "Textures" - Texture Noise

Animation Shop

1.  Open a new image 700 x 700 white

2.  Copy/paste Frame 3 - resize - click inside frame with magic wand - selections - modify - expand by 3  - selections invert - copy/paste paper of choice - delete - selections - select none - move paper layer below frame - dropshadow frame layer

3.  Copy/paste altar 1 as new layer - resize - position on bottom right of tag - dropshadow

4.  Open candles 2, 4, & 7 - resize - copy/paste each one as new layer - position on altar ( see my tag for placement) - adjust - sharpness - sharpen - dropshadow each candle layer

5.  Copy/paste Pentagram 4 - resize - position on top right corner of tag - I arranged my layers to where the pentagram appeared to be hanging centered above the altar layers - adjust - sharpness - sharpen - dropshadow

6.  Copy/paste your tube as a new layer - position to your liking - dropshadow

7.  Click on background layer - copy/paste Mesh 4 as new layer - using deform tool rotate to the left slightly

8.  Copy/paste Pentdoodle of choice as new layer above Mesh layer - dropshadow

9.  Back on background layer - copy/paste Splatter 1 as new layer - position

10.  Crop/resize your tag to your preference - add copyright and name - If not animating you can stop here - 

If you are animating see the steps below:

Animation:
Click on your Splatter layer and duplicate for a total of 3 layers - close out the top 2 layers - effects - Eye Candy 5 Textures - Texture noise with the following settings:













Repeat for each layer hitting random seed each time - Open Animation Shop - Back in PSP - Make sure the top 2 Splatter layers are closed and you are on an open layer - edit - copy/merged - Paste as new animation in Animation Shop - repeat for other 2 layers opening and closing the layers as needed.  Run animation .  If happy save as .gif.

That's it!!  Thank you for trying my tut!

Tut: Flirty Gemini - Animated


















Flirty Gemini


Supplies:
 
Tube of choice : I'm using the Gemini tube from Ismael Rac.  Do not use this image unless you have a license to do so.  You can purchase his tubes/license at Artistic Minds.
 
Gemini Template from Vaybs.  Visit her blog here to download.
 
Scrap Elements: Xeracx Zodiac kit from Stu at CreativeCrazyScraps. Click on freebies to find the kit!
 
Filters:  DSB flux - Bright Noise
 
Mask & Font of choice
 
Animation Shop
 
1.  Open up template in PSP - close copyright layer - image - canvas size - 700 x 700 - click on raster 1 and floodfill white
 
2. Click on Raster 12 - selections -select all - float - defloat - new raster layer - floodfill with color from tube - adjust - add/remove noise - add noise - settings 100 - repeat filter - dropshadow
 
3.  Click on copy of Raster 10 - selections - select all - float - defloat - new raster layer - choose 2 colors from tube and make a gradient with these settings: angle 45, repeats 1 - floodfill with gradient - effects - texture effects - weave with the following settings:


















4.  Click on Raster 15 - selections - select all - float - defloat - new raster - floodfill with lighter color from tube - add same noise effect as above, but only 1 time - add a gradient glow of your choice to this layer
 
5.  Leave Raster 14 & Raster 7 as is and click on copy of Raster 7 - selections - select all - float - defloat - new raster layer and floodfill with your gradient except invert checked - leave selected
 
6.  Copy/paste your tube as new layer - position over left circle - selections - invert - delete - selections - deselect - duplicate your tube layer - image - mirror - merge these 2 layers together & duplicate
 
7.  On the duplicate layer - adjust - blur - gaussian 3 - change properties to soft light - on original tube layer change properties to Luminance (L)
 
8.  On Raster 6 - selections - select all - float - defloat - new raster layer - floodfill black - leave selected - copy/paste your tube as new layer - position - selections - invert delete - repeat for other square ( I focused on her necklace and Gemini wording on tshirt)
 
9.  Dropshadow frame layer (Raster 11)
 
10.  Click on Raster 8 - selections - select all - float - defloat - new raster layer - floodfill with gradient - Selections - Select none - Repeat for Copy 2 of Raster 6 except invert unchecked
 
11. Click on Raster 10 - Selections - Select all - new raster layer - floodfill black - selections - select none - dropshadow
 
12.  On copy of Raster 2 ( figures layer) add same noise filter as step 2
 
13.  Merge figures layer, zodiac symbol frame and layer, gemini wording, and raster 8 together - dropshadow - move towards bottom of tag ( see mine for placement)
 
14.  Copy/paste main tube as new layer - move below your merged layer - erase any bits that you don't want showing - dropshadow
 
15.  Click on background layer - new raster layer - flood fill with your gradient - new raster layer - add some wording of choice - I chose  various traits of the Gemini sign - merge this layer down - add mask of choice - merge group
 
16.  Back on top layer - copy/paste bow of choice - colorize to match your tube - resize - position - dropshadow
 
17.  Click on mask layer - copy/paste diamonds as new layer - resize - move to left side - duplicate - image - mirror - image - flip - merge down
 
18.  Crop/resize tag to your preference - add copyright/license and name - If you are not going to animate you're done!  If you are see steps below:
 
Animation:
 
1.  Click on your diamonds layer and duplicate for a total of 3 layers - on bottom layer - effects - dsb flux - bright noise 50 - click mix one time - apply - repeat for next 2 layers clicking mix 2x then 3x appropriately.
 
2.  Open animation shop - back in PSP make sure your top 2 diamond layers are closed and you are on an open layer - edit - copy merged - back in Animation Shop - Edit - paste  as new animation - Back in PSP - close bottom diamond layer - open next - repeat steps into Animation Shop - Finally, repeat for last diamond layer
 
3.  Play animation and if happy save as GIF!
 
That's it!!  Thank you for trying my tut!!


Friday, March 26, 2010

Gorgeous Result From My Rumpalicious Tut
















Just received this beautiful tag from my friend Vanessa at Graphic Groupies.  Gorgeous and thank you so much girlfriend!

Tut: Wicked Bunny


















Wicked Bunny

Supplies:

Tube(s) of choice:  I'm using the sexy work of Ismael Rac.  You must have a license to use the same image which you can purchase at Artistic Minds.

Scrap kit: I'm using a PTU kit from Gothic Witch called "Gothic Easter" . Visit her blog here to find out where you can get this awesome kit.

Filters : Lokas 3D Shadow

Mask of choice : I'm using Vix_Mask92 which you can get at her blog here. Click on Goodies and look under Masks.

Font of choice : I'm using Monika

Open new image 700 x 700 white

Copy/paste Frame 12 as new layer - resize - position toward bottom of tag

With magic wand tool click inside the frame openings - selections - modify - expand by 5 - selections - invert

Copy/paste paper of choice as new layer - delete - move below frame layer - leave selected

Copy/paste tube of choice as new layer - position in first frame - delete - repeat for other 2 frames - dropshadow tube layers & frame - close off background layer - layers - merge - merge visible

Copy/paste Arch as new layer - position to the left of tag - drop shadow - effects - Geometric - Perspective Horizontal - transparent checked - distortion 25 - reposition if needed - duplicate - image - mirror - move below merged frame layer

Copy/paste main tube image as new layer & position behind frame layer but above arches layer- effects - Loka - 3d shadow - settings as below:











Copy/paste Gazebo as new layer - resize - dropshadow - move below arches layer - position (see my tag for reference)

Now here is where you can have fun.  Copy/paste elements of choice and position on your tag - I used barbed wire, bow 2, cauldron, flower 2  and a couple of the eggs. Adjust - sharpness - sharpen these elements after you have them positioned - dropshadow

Back on background layer - copy/paste a paper of choice - layers - new mask layer - from image - find your mask - apply - merge group - Depending on your mask you may need to darken it so duplicate this layer as many times as needed.

Close background layer - crop - merged opaque -apply - add your copyright/license and your name - resize again if needed - all layers checked

That's it!  Thank you for trying my tut!!
Thursday, March 25, 2010

Tut: A Groupie Diva

















A Groupie Diva

Supplies:
Tube of choice - I'm using an exclusive commissioned Keith Garvey from Graphic Groupies and CANNOT be shared.  You can read the requirements for this tube here.

Scrap Kit - PTU "Bad Diva" kit from Gothic Inspirations.  You can purchase this awesome kit here.

Mask of choice 

Font of choice

1.  Open new image 700 x 700 white ( we'll crop/resize later)

2.  Open your tube and mask in PSP and minimize

3.  Open Frame Red Stitches - copy/paste as new layer - image - rotate - free rotate 90 left - all layers unchecked - resize

4.  With your magic wand tool click inside each frame opening - selections - modify - expand by 5 - copy/paste paper of choice - selections - invert - delete on paper layer - leave selected

5.  Copy/paste tube as new layer and position inside frame - delete - selections - select none - duplicate

6.  On duplicate tube layer - adjust - blur - gaussian 3 - properties change to soft light 

7.  On original tube layer change properties to Luminance (L) - dropshadow original tube and frame layer

8.  Copy/paste FrameGreen w Elements - resize - image - rotate - free rotate left 45 - magic wand click inside frame - selections - modify - expand by 10 - copy/paste paper of choice - selections - invert - delete on paper layer - selections - select none

9.  Copy/paste your closeup as new layer above frame - duplicate - move bottom tube layer below frame - erase any parts showing below frame - do the same for the top tube layer - add dropshadow to bottom tube layer only - dropshadow frame

10.  Copy/paste PinCluster as new layer - resize - position on your tag - I put mine on the top right corner of triple frame - dropshadow

11.  Copy/paste Leaves as new layer - resize - using your deform tool rotate so they are laying along the left side of your frame ( see my tag for reference) - duplicate - image - mirror - position - merge these two layers together - drop shadow - duplicate - image - flip - move below tube layer - position

12.  Copy/paste Rose of choice as new layer - resize - using deform tool rotate so it is laying along the leaves (see tag for reference) - dropshadow - duplicate - resize again a bit smaller than the other rose - position - merge these two layers together - duplicate - image mirror - position

13.  Copy/paste BowRed as new layer - resize - position on bottom of tag - dropshadow

14.  Copy/paste CharmSkullChrome as new layer - resize - position on bow - dropshadow

15.  Click on your background layer - copy/paste Swirl Doodle of choice - position - duplicate - image - flip

16.  Back on background layer - copy/paste another paper of choice - layers - new mask layer - from image - find your mask in drop down box - apply - layers - merge - merge group - drop opacity of this layer to 50

17.  Close white background layer - crop - merged opaque - adjust crop if needed - add copyright/license and your name - resize tag again if needed - all layers checked - save as .png

That's it!  Thank you for trying my tut!!

Tut: Rumpalicious















Rumpalicious

 Supplies:

Brunette & Kylie Collab Template from Creative Misfits Creations

FTU Scrap Kit "Spring Garden" from Fantasy Moments

Tube(s) of choice ( Full and CU )- I'm using the gorgeous work of Jose Cano.  You can purchase a license and his tubes at MyPSPTubes

Mask of Choice

Font of Choice

1.  Open template in PSP - Shift D - Close original - Image - Canvas Size - 800 x 700 (we'll crop/resize later) - delete copyright layer

2.  Merge your Top & Bottom Grey Circle layers together - selections - select all - float - defloat - copy/paste paper of choice from kit - selections - invert - delete - select none - Dropshadow

3.  Click on Colored Circle layer -adjust - add/remove noise - uniform, monochrome checked - 100% -Dropshadow

4. Choose 2 colors from your tube and create a gradient with these settings: linear - angle 45 - repeats 3

5.  Click on  Black Circle - selections - select all - float - defloat - new raster layer - floodfill with your gradient - leave selected

6.  Using your CU image - copy/paste as new layer over your gradient layer - position - selections - invert - delete - change properties to Luminance (L) and opacity to around 40-45 - selections - select none - Dropshadow

7.  Click on Top White Square - Selections - Select All - Float - Defloat - Copy/paste another paper from kit - Selections - Invert - Delete - Adjust - Add/Remove Noise with same settings as above - deselect - Repeat for Middle & Bottom White Layers - Dropshadow

8.  Click on Top Colored Square - Selections - Select All - Float - Defloat - New Raster - Floodfill with your gradient except this time click invert on gradient tab - Repeat for Middle & Bottom Colored Squares - Using magic wand click on the original Colored Square layers ( all 3 should be selected) - new raster layer - move above Bottom Colored Square - Effects - Mura Meisters - Tone -Default - apply - deselect

9.  Click on original Top Colored Square again - selections - select all - float - defloat - using your full tube copy/paste as new layer - position so the part you want showing is in the frame - selections - invert delete - deselect - dropshadow - Repeat for the Middle and Bottom Colored Squares.

10.  Add any elements you want from the kit to your tag now - resize as needed and dropshadow

11.  Copy/paste your full size tube and position on your tag - dropshadow

12.  Click on your background layer - floodfill with white - copy/paste another paper and apply mask of choice - merge group - close white background layer - crop - merged opaque - adjust crop as needed - apply

13.  Add copyright/license information and your name - you can either leave background layer closed and save as .jpg or leave it closed and save as .png

That's it!  Thank you for trying my tut!!
Wednesday, March 24, 2010

New Tut: Gaia's Garden















Gaia's Garden

Supplies

Scrap Kit - I'm using "Gaia" a PTU kit from Gothic Witch Creations. Visit her blog here to see where you can purchase this adorable kit.

Cookie - Gaia from MediEvilCreations

WSL Mask 128 from Weescotlass Creations

Filters:

Mura Meisters Clouds

Font of choice

1. Open up a new image 700 x 700 white ( we'll crop/resize later)

2. Add a new layer above your background layer and floodfill with #72bfff - effects - mura meisters - clouds - preset menu - thin clouds - colors - white, white, #72bfff - apply

3. Open your mask in PSP - layers - new mask - from image - apply - merge group

4. Open Gaia tree 1 - copy/paste as new layer - resize - position to the right of your tag - apply dropshadow of choice

5. Open Gaia grass mix - copy/paste as new layer -resize - position at the base of your tree - drop shadow

6. Open Gaia waterpump - copy/paste as new layer - resize - position to the left of your tag ( see my tag for reference) - dropshadow

7. Open Gaia hill 2 - copy/paste as new layer - resize and position behind your waterpump layer and to the right - you want this layer to fill in any gaps between the layers - dropshadow

8. Open Gaia mushroom4 - copy/paste as new layer - resize - position to the bottom right of your tag ( see mine for reference)

9. Open swing of choice - copy/paste as new layer - image - mirror - resize and position so it seems like it is coming from the tree - erase any bits at the top - dropshadow

10. Open medi-gaia6 poser - copy/paste as new layer - image - mirror - resize and position so she is "sitting" on the swing - adjust -sharpness - sharpen - dropshadow

11. Open Gaia sparkle1 - copy/paste as new layer - resize - position on tag

12. Open Gaia butterfly of choice - copy/paste - resize - rotate your choice - position - duplicate - image - resize a touch smaller - image - mirror - position - dropshadow both layers

13. Crop/resize your tag to your preference and position your mask layer so it looks like the sky behind your layers ( use your deform tool if needed to stretch the layer) - add copyright

14. Add your name in font of choice - I applied a slight inner bevel to mine, but that is up to you - dropshadow

That is it! Thank you for trying my tut!
Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Tut : Scarlet Roses


















Scarlet Roses

Supplies:

2 Tubes of Choice - I'm using the gorgeous ladies of Keith Garvey - You can purchase a license and his tubes at MyPSPTubes.

Scarlet Scrapkit from Gothic Witch Creations - You can purchase this kit at any of her stores she sells at - Visit her blog here.

Xero Porcelain filter here

Font of choice - I'm using Avalon Medium which is a PTU font

To Begin:

1. Open a new image - 650 x 650 - We'll crop/resize later

2. Open up Frame 4 - Copy/Paste as new layer - resize - position

3. With your magic wand click inside each frame opening - selections - modify - expand by 3

4. Copy/Paste paper 15 as new layer - selections invert - delete - move below frame - leave selected

5. Copy/paste first tube position in frame openings - delete - repeat with other tube on the other side

6. Drop Shadow frame & tubes - merge tube layers together - effects - Xero Porcelain with these settings - 88-109-155-0-0-255

7. Make sure frame is top layer and copy/paste Rose 6 as new layer - resize - position on top of frame to the left - duplicate - image - mirror -arrange to your liking - Drop shadow. I took my eraser tool and erased any bits in front of tubes

8. Open Vine 1 - copy/paste as new layer & arrange in the center of frame - duplicate - image - mirror - drop shadow - erase any bits hanging below frame or showing above top

9. Open Bow 10 - Copy/paste as new layer - resize - position (see my tag for reference) - Drop shadow

10. Open Heart Charm 2 - copy/paste as new layer - resize - position towards top of tag ( see mine for position) - adjust -sharpness - sharpen - drop shadow

11. Open Rose 4 - copy/paste as new layer - resize - position at top left corner of tag - duplicate - image - mirror - drop shadow both

12. Open Candelabra - copy/paste as new layer - resize - position to the left side of frame - duplicate - image - mirror - drop shadow

13. Crop/resize size tag to your preference - Add copyright/license information and your name - save as .png

That's it! Thank you for trying my tut!
Monday, March 22, 2010

Tut: Vixen

















Vixen

Supplies:

Tube(s) of Choice - I am using the gorgeous art of Legend's Art. You can purchase his tubes and license at MyPSPTubes.

Vixen Template - Template from Tammy & Cakes. This is part of the Collab Template Challenge at Misfits Creations. You can download from their blog here.

Scrap Kit of choice - I'm using Gothic Inspirations part of the Dark Cravings Blog Train. You can download Jessica's portion here. Click on Freebies and scroll down. Don't forget to check out the other great kits in this train.

Font of choice ( I'm using LainieDaySH which you download at UrbanFonts).

Eye Candy 4000

To Start:

1. Open up template in PSP - Shift D to duplicate - Close original - Image - Canvas Size - 800 x 800 (Don't worry, we'll crop and resize later).

2. Close Raster 24 & Copyright layer by clicking on the eye in your layers pallet.

3. Click on Vector 4 (Bottom Layer) - Adjust - Add/Remove Noise - Add Noise - 100% Uniform & Monochrome Checked - Okay - Repeat - Drop Shadow

4. Click on Vector 2 - Selections - Select All - Float - Defloat - Copy/Paste Paper of Choice from kit - Selections - Invert - Delete - Select None - Delete Original layer

5. Add slight drop shadow to Raster 23 (text layer)

6. Click on Raster 9 and Repeat step 4 using a different Paper. Add same Noise as above, but only do once - Drop Shadow.

7. Click on Raster 8 - Repeat Step 3 above - Drop Shadow

8. Go to Raster 10 and Repeat Step 6 - Drop Shadow - Delete Original Layer

9. Click on First Box layer - Selections - Select All - Float - Defloat - Add another paper - Invert - Delete - Leave Selected

10. Copy/Paste Tube of choice - arrange until part you want showing is where you like it (You may have to resize a bit depending on your tube) - delete on tube layer - Selections - Deselect - Change properties to Luminance (L)

11. Click on next Box layer - Repeat steps 9 and 10 using a different part of tube - Do the same for the last Box layer.

12. Click on Raster 5 - Add same noise as Step 3 - Drop shadow

13. Click on Lines layer - Selections - Select All - Float - Defloat - Copy/Paste using another paper of choice - Selections - Invert - Delete - Select none - Effects - Tramages - Tow The Line - Default settings - Apply - Do the same for Raster 3 except add a drop shadow to this layer.

14. Merge your splat layers together and add same noise as above - Drop Shadow

15. Click on Word Art layer - Adjust - Hue/Saturation - Colorize to match your tag - Effects - Eye Candy 4000 - Gradient Glow - Basic Settings 3-25-100 - Color Fat - Add Drop Shadow - I moved mine down a bit on my tag ( See tag for reference)

16. Merge rasters 13 & 14 together - selections - select all - copy/paste paper of choice - selections invert - delete - select none - drop shadow - delete original layer

17. Now for the fun part! Copy/paste any elements of choice - Go crazy and have fun - I then cropped and resized my tag before adding my main tube image - just make sure you leave enough room for it

18. Copy/paste main tube and position - drop shadow

19. Add another raster layer and drop to bottom - resize by 85% - arrange to the left of tag - duplicate - image - mirror - image - flip -arrange

20. Resize once more - add copyright/licensing information & your name - save as .png

That's it - You're done - Thank you for trying my tut!
Saturday, March 20, 2010

Tut: Alice




















Alice

Supplies:

Tube of Choice - I'm using the artwork of Ted Hammond. To use his images you must purchase a license and tubes from CILM.

Scrap Kit of choice - I'm using Candy's Treats portion of the Down The Rabbit Hole blog train which can be found on her blog here. Don't forget to check out the rest of the train!

Font of choice - I'm using Beyond Wonderland which can be downloaded at Dafont.

Drop Shadow used through whole tut: 3-3-5-50 black

To begin:

1. Open new image 700 x 700 white.
2. Copy/paste Frame 2 - resize 85% - position in center of canvas.
3. With your magic wand tool, click inside circle - selections - modify - expand by 3
4. Copy/paste paper 3 as new layer - selections - invert - delete- Move below frame layer.
5. Copy/paste your tube as new layer -position as desired - if using same tube as I am paste above frame - see my tag for reference.
6. Copy/paste Heart Doodle - resize 65% - Effects - Mura - copies - encirce default settings - move below frame & paper layer
7. Copy/paste Toadstool - resize 50% - position just above paper layer ( see my tag for reference). Duplicate a few times and arrange them so it appears they growing behind your tube.
8. Drop Shadow all layers.
9. Close background layer - merge all layers visible - resize 90% - all layers unchecked
10. Open background layer - duplicate merged layer - on bottom layer - Effects - Distortion - Curly Cues default settings - okay - resize layer by 103%.
11. Crop/resize to your preference - Add copyright/license information and your name.
12. Close background layer and save as .png

That's all! Thank you for trying my tut!!

Tut: Bathory's Legacy


















Bathory's Legacy


Supplies:

Two tubes or images of choice.
I am using the awesome art of Dark Yarrow. In order to use his art you must purchase a license and images from MyPSPTubes.

Scrap Kit: I'm using the Freebie Add-On to Gothic Witch's Erzsebet Bathory kit which you can find on her blog here.

Mask of choice

Font of choice: I'm using Black Chancery

1. Open your tubes/images and mask in PSP and minimize for now.
2. Open up a new image 700 x 700 white. You can crop/resize later.
3. Open EBaddon Frame 24 and copy/paste as new layer. Resize.
4. With your magic want click inside the frame openings-Selections-Modify-Expand by 3-Copy/paste EBaddon Paper 8-Selections-Invert-Delete. Move below frame layer-Keep Selected.
5. Pick your first image and copy/paste as new layer- Resize to fit your frame opening-Position and hit delete. Repeat for the other frame opening. Move both images below frame layer-deselect.
6. Merge your tube images together and duplicate layer. On the top layer - Adjust-Blur-Gaussian- Settings 3. Change properties to Soft Light.
7. On original tube layer change properties to Luminance (L). Heavy dropshadow of choice on tube layer and frame layer.
8. Click on your white layer and copy/paste Bloodspat2. Arrange to your liking.
9. Click on top layer and copy/paste Bloodspat1. Arrange to your liking.
10. Now add any elements of your choice.
11. Once happy, click on white background layer and copy/paste another paper as new layer. What I did next was add another layer and write some wording of choice. I used the opening prayer from the movie "Stay Alive". You can Google to find it if you choose to use it.
12. Merge your word layer with your paper layer and then apply mask- Layers-New Mask Layer-From Image-Find your mask-Click Ok. On your layers pallet right click on your mask layer and merge group.
13. Crop and resize your tag to your liking. Add copyright & license and your name. Save as .png.

That's it! Thank you for trying my tut!

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Welcome to my tutorial site! I've been tagging for almost 7 years now and finally decided to start putting them into a tutorial. I hope you find something that you like and thank you in advance for trying my tuts!

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Risha
Vernon, Florida, United States
Hello! I'm a SAHM of 2 beautiful children Wyatt & Caitlyn and have been married to my wonderful husband Everett for 9 years. I live in a small town in NW Florida and am owned by several miniature dachshunds. I've been PSPing for 7 years now and just now decided to put my tags into tutorial form. When I'm not busy taking care of my various animals which not only is dachshunds, but includes various types of fowl and poultry I am playing with my kids or at my computer.
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