Friday, April 22, 2016

PEACE & LOVE

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This tutorial was written by me and for those
who have a good working knowledge of psp.

Supplies Needed


Tube
Artwork by by ©Marika at CDO

Font

My Supplies

FilterMura's Meister - Cloud



Okay, let's get started
Remember to save often!!!

Open my supplies
Shift D
Close original

Open new canvas 600 x 250

Paste tube and duplicate and place all over area
Mirror some

Merge and lower opacity to 45
Duplicate and change blend mode to screen
Play with setting to get the desired effect for your tube

Paste close up tube and place in center

Add drop shadow 1,1,3,30,black and then again with -1,-1,3,30,black

Add border
#dd3c68
and then 6 #72e4e5

Using magic wand click the 6 border area
Add noise at 30

Promote background layer
Re-size canvas to 800 x 800

Now add your text
Type out PEACE
Rotate 90 degrees left
Stretch it to fit the length of side

Do the same for & LOVE
only rotate right

Once you have them against the sides on your tag merge together
Float
Convert by 2
Add new layer
Apply cloud filter using the same 2 colors as above
Select none
Duplicate and change blend mode to overlay or play around and see what one you like

Add my splatter layer and duplicate it and place below all other layers

Place my elements or elements of your own

Add name

Add drop shadow to layers

Add copyright info

Crop and Save

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Sea Princess

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This tutorial was written by me and for those
who have a good working knowledge of psp.

Supplies Needed


Tube
Artwork by ©Enys Guerrero at CDO..

Font
Almibar Swash 1

My Cluster

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Okay, let's get started
Remember to save often!!!

Open new canvas to 800 x 800

Paste frame

Paste scatter layer and move below frame
Duplicate
Lower the opacity to 50 or so

Using selection tube select area just bigger than the opening of frame
Add layer
Fill with color choice
I used #70655b

Now go back to scatter layer that's lower opacity and move above the bg layer

Paste tube
Place where you like it

Duplicate
Move one below frame
Crop and excess that's outside frame
On top tube crop bottom part of tube so the top part is left and outside frame

Use my tag as guide if needed

Add any other elements of choice or mask layer to tag if desired

Add name

Add CR info

Crop & Save


Saturday, March 26, 2016

Raven Queen

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This tutorial was written by me and for those
who have a good working knowledge of psp.


Supplies Needed



Tube
Artwork by ©Clare Bertram  at CDO.

Font
Ail et Fines Herbes

My Cluster

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Okay, let's get started
Remember to save often!!!

Open new canvas to 800 x 800

Paste frame

Paste bg layer and place where it goes

Paste tube
Place where you like it

Add any other elements of choice to tag if desired

Add name

Add CR info

Crop & Save

I know this is a simple easy tut but I hope you enjoyed it and feel free to colorize or add new items to make tag your own.

Friday, March 25, 2016

Be Colorful

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This tutorial was written by me and for those
who have a good working knowledge of psp.

 
Supplies Needed

Tube
Artwork by ©Ken Morton at CDO

Font
Undergone and Bank Gothic

Template

Mask
#565 from Insatiable Dreams

Filters
Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Gradient Glow 
Mura's Meister - Copies

My Supplies

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Okay, let's get started.
Remember to save often!!!

Open template and my supplies
Shift D
Close originals

Delete Text layers


Begin with bottom layer and work up.

Use My Tag As Guide If Needed

Don't forget the gradient glow on layers.

Merge like layers together - i.e. top circle with bottom circle

1. Select layer
2. Float
3. Invert 
4. Paste texture paper 
5. Hit delete 
Fill every layer of template with texture paper I supplied
Once you have every layer done go back and on original layer fill with color of choice and change blend mode on texture paper to luminace (L)
Duplicate the new color layer and add your gradient glow and noise at 20%

Go HERE if you aren't familiar on my way of adding gradient glow using EC 5 Impact 

Type text of choice using back gothic font
Apply copies - tile with gap of 1
Float circle layer and invert
Delete on text layer
Change blend mode on text to dodge or play with it and see what one you like best

Paste tube

Go to bottom and paste my pattern
Apply mask - merge group

Paste button
Duplicate and place where you like them


Add name

Add drop shadow to layers

Add copyright info

Crop & Save

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Cracked But Not Broken

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This tutorial was written by me and for those
who have a good working knowledge of psp.

 
Supplies Needed

Tube
Artwork by ©Enamorte at CDO

Font
Roskrift Clean

My Frame

Mask
#565 from Insatiable Dreams


Animation Shop
Optional


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Okay, let's get started
Remember to save often!!!

Open new canvas  
800 x 800

Paste frame
Center

Paste  close up tube and mirror
Move below frame

Add new layer and move to bottom
Fill with color of choice
Apply mask
Merge group
Add Fine Leather Texture to layer

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Select open area of frame 
Add new layer
Fill with color of choice
Add same texture as above

Add text and name
Give each a bevel if desired

Add copyright info

Copy Merge and paste into AS
Ctrl L until you have 6 frames

Now go back to PSP
Open new image 800 x 800
Paste tube
Duplicate so you have 6
On every other tube starting at top tube rotate using pick tool
slightly left then right but keep every other one as it is
You should have something that looks like this...

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Save & Open in AS
Play around with it until you get it how you like it in AS
Ctrl A
Drag to your tag

Ctrl A
Frame Properties
Change to 20

Crop & Save

🍎 Poison Apple 🍎

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This tutorial was written by me and for those
who have a good working knowledge of psp.


Supplies Needed



Tube
Artwork by ©Martin Abel  at CDO.

Font
Penshurst

My Cluster

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Okay, let's get started
Remember to save often!!!

Open new canvas to 800 x 800


Paste frame

Paste bg layer and place where it goes

Paste tube
Place where you like it
Duplicate
Move one below frame
On top tube using eraser tool erase any part needed

Add any other elements of choice to tag if desired

Add name
I used red for first letter than black for the other letters
Rotate and put on bottom of scroll or where ever you like

Add CR info
Crop & Save

I know this is a simple easy tut but I hope you enjoyed it and feel free to colorize or add new items to make tag your own.

Friday, February 19, 2016

Slumber Party

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This tutorial was written by me and for those
who have a good working knowledge of psp.


Supplies Needed



Tube
Artwork by ©PinUpToons at CDO

Font
Stereofidelic

My Supplies


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Okay, let's get started
Remember to save often!!!

Open my supplies
Shift D
Close original

Paste tube and move where you like it
Duplicate and move one below cluster and one above
On top tube erase bottom part of tube

Feel free to add anything else to tag or colorize to match tube of choice

Add name
Add bevel of choice

Add drop shadow to layers

Add copyright info

Crop & Save

Quick and Easy Tut but hope you enjoyed!

Monday, February 1, 2016

☼ TAG HUNTING ☼

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This tutorial was written by me and for those
who have a good working knowledge of psp.


Supplies Needed

Tube
Artwork by ©Cuddly Rigor Mortis at CDO.

Font
VTC NightOfTheDrippyDeadFatCaps


Template
 Look Calm by Dees' Sign Depot.

Filters
Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Gradient Glow 
Mura's Meister - Cloud
Andrews Filter 8 - Tow the Line
Penta - Jeans
Filters Unlimited (FU)- Paper Textures
and any other filters of choice

Mask

My Supplies

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Okay, let's get started.
Remember to save often!!!

Open template and my supplies
Shift D
Close originals

Delete Text layers

There are a few basic steps to follow
1. Select layer
2. Float
3. Invert or add new layer
4. Paste paper or fill with color
5. Hit delete or apply filter of choice
6. Apply gradient glow and noise at 75 to original layer


Go HERE if you aren't familiar on my way of adding gradient glow using EC 5 Impact 

Begin with bottom layer and work up.

Use My Tag As Guide If Needed

Don't forget the gradient glow on layers.
If the original layer shows at all delete that layer and duplicate your new layer and add GG to bottom layer or re-size GG layer by 99%

Brown Oval - #ea9fa0 + Tow the Line
Blue Rectangle - #bf9c6d + Jeans 
Green Square - #983229 + Fine Leather
Delete White Raster 2 Layer
Beige Circle - #1a365d + Pattern I supplied set at 10 Opacity
Paste Glass Element and Crop to Circle Layer and Erase the Pattern in Glass Hole Area
Brown Square Stripes - #693d1f + Wood Texture
Small Blue Square - #bc4039 + FU Japanese Paper
Small Green Circle - White + Target Element

Paste My Text Element

Add tube and place on left of tag

Make sure you erase any layer areas in bullet hole area
Also I cropped one hole and added it to top left

Add name
Apply bevel of choice

Add drop shadow to layers

Delete white bg layer

Add copyright info

Crop & Save

The Glow

 photo the glow.png
This tutorial was written by me and for those
who have a good working knowledge of psp.


Supplies Needed



Tube
Artwork by ©Nicole Brune at CDO

Font
Delius

Mask

My Supplies

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Okay, let's get started
Remember to save often!!!

Open new canvas 800 x 800
Crop when tag is done to your liking

Use my tag as guide if needed

Fill canvas with gradient using two colors from your tube.
Apply mask
Merge group

Paste frame
Add new layer and click inside frame and expand by 2
Fill new layer with gradient

Paste sparkle layer
Fit to frame background

Go back to mask layer and using the pick tool re-size so your mask is just outside top and bottom of frame

Paste tube
Move to right side of tag 

Paste close up tube
Mirror
Move to left side of tag
Duplicate and change blend mode to dodge at 30 opacity on top copy

Make sure the frame layer is above the close up tube but below the main tube

Paste my text or your own

Add new layer
Move below text layer
Select brush tool - circle
Using light color place brush circle in center of canvas
Go to Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur at 40
Move directly below text area of tag
Duplicate
On bottom layer change blend mode to dodge at 40 opacity
On top layer change to overlay
Or play around with settings until you get it the way you like

Add name

Add CR info

Crop & Save