Friday, November 21, 2014

Christmas Friends

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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 ©Sherri Baldy at MTA 

Font
Fontesque

Scrap Kit






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

Open new canvas  800 x 800
Crop after tag is done
Fill bg layer in with white

Paste element 6
resize to your liking
Lower opacity to 60

Paste element 11
resize to fit over element 6

Paste paper 8
crop to just smaller than frame
Move below all layers except white bg

Paste element 40
Crop to fit paper layer
Move above element 6

Paste element 17
Crop to your liking
Move to bottom of frame

Paste element 5
Move to left area

Paste element 10
Place top left
resize if desired

Paste element 29 and 30 where you like and any other elements of choice

Paste tube and move to right

Using paint brush blending brush of choice
I used fuzz soft
Make gradient of light blue and white like the snow on element 5
Paint on new layer a light line to right of element 5 so snow blends together

Use my tag as guide if needed

Add name

Close bg layer

Add drop shadow to layers

Add copyright info

Crop and Save

Thursday, November 20, 2014

❄ Christmas In Winter ❄

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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 ©Sherri Baldy at MTA 

Font
Wishes Script Pro 

Scrap Kit

Mask
 Big Mask 001 by Vix


Filter
(optional)
Xenofex - Shower Door



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

Open new canvas  800 x 800
Crop after tag is done
Fill bg layer in with white

Paste element 2 - frame
Using magic wand click inside frame and expand by 10
Invert
Paste paper 7
Delete
Duplicate
Move up
Delete
Repeat one more time

Paste element 46
Delete
Select none

Using eraser tool opacity lowered delete the bottom of the top two papers so the winter scene blends together like mine

Paste element 32
Place where you like below the snow element 46
Duplicate
Move above element 46
Erase bottom of tree

Now place any of the other elements in kit that you want

Move some below the snow and some above
I gave some elements the look of sitting in snow like the reindeer by erasing the bottom of the element slightly

Use my tag as guide if desired

Using eclipse tool - circle 
Draw out circle just bigger than the frame
Add new layer
Using text tool type text of choice
Convert to raster
Delete circle layer

Paste paper 2
Apply mask
Merge group
Apply shower door filter

Add name

Close bg layer

Add drop shadow to layers

Add copyright info

Crop and Save

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Christmas Time

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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  ©Amberly Berendson at MTA

Template
#137 by Dee

Font
Curly Shirley

Scrap Kit








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

Open template and shift D
Close original and re-size canvas to 800 x 800
Crop after tag is done
Fill bg layer in with white

Delete info and text layers unless you plan on using them later
Use my tag as guide if needed

black bg - select - float
invert
paste paper 5
delete

For each color of the squares 
select - float
add new layer
fill with color of choice to match tube
or invert and paste paper from kit

same for the lettering layers

center green square - select - float
add new layer
fill with red
apply texture - brick at 45%

Paste tube and place in center

Once you get that done now you can add any elements from kit you desire

I Used
1
12
28
35
38
40
44
46
48
49

Add name
Close bg layer
Add drop shadow to layers

Add copyright info

Crop and Save

Saturday, November 15, 2014

DIVAS

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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
Feel Script

My Supplies

Mask
 Big Mask 001 by Vix

Filter
(optional)Xenofex - Shower Door
DBS Flux - Bubbles
Richard Rosenman - Scanlines




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

Open my supplies
Shift D
Close original


Paste tubes and place where you like it
Merge tubes once they are in place

Using magic wand click on outside of words
Invert
Add new layer
Fill with color of choice
I used grey + scanlines with spacing of 4 at 70% opacity

On tube layer promote selected area

Back to tube layer and duplicate

On promoted selection duplicate and change blend
 mode to screen on top layer

Add new layer and move to bottom

Using paint brush and brush of choice paint 
different colors from tubes on layer

Apply shower door and then bubbles or any other plug ins of choice

Apply mask
Merge group

Add name

Add drop shadow to layers

Add copyright info

Crop and Save

Monday, November 3, 2014

Purrfectly Autumn

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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 ©Karen Middleton  at CDO

Font
PuppyBellies

My Supplies
(includes frame, background text, background,mask and alpha for name) 



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

Open my supplies
Shift D
Close original

Open new canvas 800 x 800

Paste mask layer
If using a different tube with different colors feel free to colorize items to match

Paste bg layer

Paste text
If using a non cat tube feel free to add your own text
Type text you want and give it a bevel
Apply copies filter - tiling with gap of 1
Crop to fit bg layer

Paste frame

Paste tube

Add name 
If using my alpha just select each letter one at a time and copy and paste into tag and move where you like
Or use font and add your own bevel effect 

Add drop shadow to layers

Add copyright info

Crop and Save

Sunday, November 2, 2014

NOvEmBurRr

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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

Template
Old Christmas Temps - NB by Dee
Link on right under Zipped Templates

Font
Pepita Script

Filters
Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Gradient Glow
Richard Rosenman - Scanlines
Xero - Fritillary 
and/or any other filters of choice





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

Open template and shift D
Close original and re-size canvas to 800 x 800
Crop after tag is done
Unhide and fill bg layer in with white

Delete top 10 layers except the Novemburrr blue layer
So from info layer down to w/a shadow layer except the Novemburrr blue layer

Delete white square layer as well

There are a few basic steps for this template that are repetitive.
1. Select layer
2. Float
3. Add new layer
4. Fill with color of choice
5. Apply filter of choice
6. Apply gradient glow  and noise at 30 to original layer

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


We are going to start at the bottom layer (in layers pallet)
and work our way up the template following the steps above.


Use my tag as guide if needed

large blue circle - #f1b1a1 + fritillary (7,30,10,10)

Paste mirrored close up tube and crop
Change blend mode to multiply at 26% opacity
Duplicate tube and change blend mode to screen at 100% opacity

white circle - #f9f4ee

Close all layers besides tubes, circle, circle gradient glow layer, and cream colored inner circle
Merge visible and move up and right to where you like it

Open all layers back up

blue oval - #f9f4ee + scanlines (6,3,-255,0,0 #f3c3b7)

small blue circle - #ed887b + #eca697 gradient

snowflakes - opacity to 40

dotted circle - #f9f4ee

blue strip - same gradient as above

novemburrr blue - colorize to match + move to bottom right-ish area

Paste tube and place where you like

Once you get that done now copy merge

Paste as new layer at the bottom above white bg

Gaussian blur - 7

Texture Effect - Mosaic Antique - Default

Circle preset shape
Draw out an circle larger than your circle layer
Add new layer
Type out text on curve
Convert to raster
Delete circle layer

Add bevel of choice and gel effect if desired

Add name 
In layers pallet click text arrow
Right click name
Convert text to curves - As character shapes
Click arrow
Now select each letter of your name and move right or left and up and down
Any way you like
Apply bevel and gel effect if desired

Close bg layer

Add drop shadow to layers

Add copyright info

Crop and Save

Thursday, October 9, 2014

IT'S ALL ABOUT THE CANDY!

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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 ©Amy Brown at CDO 

Font
Calibri

My Frame

Mask
Filters
Xenofex 1.0 - Shower Door
DSB flux - Bubbles




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

Open my  frame
Shift D
Close original

Re-size canvas to 800 x 800
Crop before saving

Use my tag as a guide if needed

Click inside each frame with magic wand
Expand by 5
Add new layer
Fill with dark color
Add new layer
Fill with gradient - I made one the candy corn colors
Apply Bubbles filter to gradient layer
Crop to BG layer

Add new layer
Fill with gradient
Apply Shower Door filter

Apply mask 
Merge Group

Paste tubes 
Crop to fit frames

Type "CANDY"
Center
Convert to raster
Apply copies filter - Tiling with gap of 2

Crop to Mask layer
Lower opacity to 77

Type "IT'S ALL ABOUT THE CANDY!"
Before clicking the check mark highlight the word ALL and CANDY and change size to slightly bigger than what other text is
Click Check
Apply bevel
Float
Expand by 2
Add new layer
Fill with white
Move below text
Merge down

Add drop shadow 

Add name

Add copyright info

Crop & Save

Double Trouble

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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 ©Michi Art at CDO 

Font
5th Grader

My Cluster Frame




Okay, let's get started
Remember to save often!!!
Open my cluster frame
Shift D
Close original

Use my tag as a guide if needed

Select frame area just bigger than opening
Add new layer
Fill with color choice
Invert
Paste mirrored tube
Delete

I added fine leather texture to my bg layer

Change mirrored tube layer to soft light

Paste tube and move to right

Add drop shadow 

Add name

Add copyright info

Crop & Save

Happy Halloween Friends

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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 ©Molly Harrison at CDO

Template

Font
Znikomit No24 and Yippy Skippy Alt

My Papers

Paper 1 
Paper 2



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

Open template and shift D
Close original and re-size canvas to 800 x 800
Crop after tag is done
Unhide and fill bg layer in with white

Delete info layer and orange stripes, leaves, cat and text layers if desired

There are a few basic steps for this template that are repetitive.
1. Select layer
2. Float
3. Invert or add new layer
4. Paste paper or fill with color choice
5. Delete if paper
6. Apply gradient glow  and noise at 30 to original layer

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


We are going to start at the bottom layer (in layers pallet)
and work our way up the template following the steps above.


Use my tag as guide if needed

black circles - paper 1 + black 

dots - change to colors that match tube


purple strip - paper 2


blue squares - orange + tubes set to luminance (L)


Paste tube - place where you like it


Add text on curve 
Using the preset shape tool
Make a circle
bigger than the one we already have

Keep circle as a vector
Add new layer
Click text tool

Click the right center of circle when
you see the A on a curve
and write saying of choice.

Convert to raster

Do same for other side using same vector circle by just moving it

Add name 

Close bg layer

Add drop shadow to layers

Add copyright info

Crop and Save