Sunday, July 12, 2015

♬ Cut A Rug ♪

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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 

Template

Font
Nella Sue

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

Mask

My Supplies


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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


Delete info layers

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 or paper texture
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 

Start at bottom and work way up template


black rectangles - #f73d6f
delete large white circle
large orange circle - #f85b93 + #facfe7 for cloud
grey rectangle - #202020 + #808080 for cloud
pink rectangle - #f8c73b + #fff8a1 for cloud
circle layers can be deleted as well
creme square - #aaa3a1 + music overlay 
white star layer deleted
star - #f8c73b + #fff8a1 for cloud + close up mirrored tube
Lower opacity to 65


Don't forget to add the gradient glow to original layer and add noise for outline look

Use my tag as guide if needed


Once you have all the layers filled with color or texture of choice
Add anything else you would like

Paste tube

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

Add name 

Add drop shadow to layers

Add copyright info

Crop and Save

♥ Grateful Heart ♥

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

Supplies Needed


Tube
Artwork by by ©Sabine Rich at CDO

Template

Font
Scrap Round


Filters
Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Gradient Glow & Glass
Filters Unlimited (FU)- Paper Textures
and any other filters of choice

Mask


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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


Delete info layer

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 or paper texture
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 

Start at bottom and work way up template

bottom creme square - my tube covered this so I didn't do anything to it but if your tube doesn't cover choose color of choice

blue rectangle - #92b2d8 + FU papyrus
dotted rectangle  - #294066
brown strip - #e4afba + FU Japanese paper
creme square#c1c1bb + striped paper course
medium blue circle - #5a7494 + FU filter paper
rust heart - duplicate and apply FU striped paper course + mirrored close up tube cropped to heart
white heart frame - delete
dotted circle#e4afba
creme heart - duplicate and apply FU papyrus
blue circle#e4afba + duplicate and apply FU special effects - aged film
Change blend mode to luminance (L)
Paste tube and position part of tube in circle
Crop to circle
heart text#614f39
black heart - I moved to top left + #d28189 + glass

Don't forget to add the gradient glow to original layer and add noise for outline look

Use my tag as guide if needed


Once you have all the layers filled with color or texture of choice
Add anything else you would like

I added heart row on right 
HERE

Paste tube

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

Add name 

Add drop shadow to layers

Add copyright info

Crop and Save

Friday, July 10, 2015

Hard @ Work

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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 ©Lorenzo Sperlonga at CDO.
My Frame

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

Open my supplies and shift D
Close original

Paste tube
Re-size if needed
Duplicate
Move one below frame one above
Crop the top tube on bottom so legs are below frame

Using selection tool - point to point 
select area just bigger than opening of circle
Invert
Crop bg paper 
(re-size paper if desired before cropping)

Add name 

Feel free to add anything you have to make tag your own

Add copyright info

Crop and Save

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Life is a Canvas...

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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 ©Hannah Lynn at CDO.

Font
Scrap Twiggy


My Frame


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

Open my supplies and shift D
Close original

Paste tube
Re-size if needed

Type out saying of choice
Mine is -  Life is a Canvas... Paint Yours Colorful!

Add name

Feel free to add anything you have to make tag your own

Add copyright info

Crop and Save

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Sad Beauty

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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 ©Anna Marine at CDO

Font
Copperplate Gothic Light

My Supplies

Filter
EC 5 Impact - Gradient Glow
Richard Rosenman - Scanlines
DSB Flux - Bubbles

Template
#156 by Kristin
Template downloads in middle of page





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

Open my supplies and shift D
Close originals

Open template and re-size canvas to 800 x 800
so you have room to work
Crop before saving if desired

Delete top 9 layers in layers pallet EXCEPT sm stars and stars 2 layers


We are going to start at bottom of layers pallet and work our way up the template

Use my tag as a guide

Paste dots layer from my supplies
Paste and re-size to whatever size you like I used about 60% re-size on mine
Duplicate and move one on each of the black circle areas

Using magic wand click inside the right and left glitter circles
Invert
Delete on dots layers
Do this for both

On glitter circle I changed the color of my layer to match the grey of tube
Duplicate
Add gradient glow 


Apply noise at 50

On circle layer
Float
Add new layer
Fill with color of choice
Apply scanlines filter


Then rotate layer by 45 degrees

Merge the left and right rectangles together

Add new layer
Make gradient with two colors from tube
Fill new layer

Duplicate

Apply bubbles filter to top copy


Float rectangle layer
Invert
Crop both copies of gradient

Lower opacity of bubbles copy to 65% or wherever you like it

Paste tube
Duplicate and mirror

Select rectangle
Float
Invert

Delete on tube layers

On mirrored tube lower opacity to 25%

On sm stars layer I colorized mine to grey like above

Paste my other supplies and move where you like them

Type text 
Duplicate and rotate one left and one right 90 degrees 

Add name

Add drop shadow to layers

Add copyright info

Crop & Save

Hope you have enjoyed this tutorial!

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Cheesy!

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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
Cavalier


My Supplies

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

Open my supplies and shift D
Close original

Paste tube
Re-size if needed

Type out saying of choice
Mine is... It's not easy, being Cheesy!

Add bevel of choice to text

Add name
Apply same bevel

Feel free to add anything you have to make tag your own

Add copyright info

Crop and Save

Monday, May 25, 2015

Love Hurts

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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 ©Linda Biggs at CDO

Font
Luisa

My Supplies


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

Open new canvas to 800 x 800
Crop after tag is done

Paste  frame

Click inside frame with magic wand
Expand by 10
Add new layer
Fill with color of choice
I used #dbeff2

Paste sparkles

Paste mirrored tube
Move below frame
Crop anything outside frame
Duplicate
On top copy change blend mode to soft light
On bottom tube change blend mode to burn
Or play around until you get desired look

Paste tube and move to right bottom

Add flowers if using same tube as they are part of the tube

Add text
I typed text out the selected each letter and changed color

Add name 
Add bevel of choice

Add drop shadow to layers

Add copyright info

Crop and Save

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

ϟ Lightning Bug ϟ

 photo lightning bug .gif
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
Aire Bold Pro
Aire Light Pro

My Supplies
HERE

Animation Shop
(AS)


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

Open my supplies and shift D
Close original

Paste tube
Re-size if needed

Move items where you like them
The sparkle for butt (lol) move that to bugs butt area 

Use my tag as guide if needed

Add any other elements of choice
or different text and colorize elements if using different tube

Just play around and make it the way you want it

Add name

Add copyright info

Once you have it how you like it then it's time to animate it

To Animate

On tube using selection tool - point to point
Select the jar area minus the lid 
Promote to layer

Now do same thing with the butt part of tube

So now in layers pallet your layers should be like this

promoted butt layer
sparkle for butt layer
promoted jar layer
tube layer

Close promoted butt, sparkle, and promoted jar layers

Copy Merge

Paste into AS

Go back to PSP

Open the 3 layers back up 

Change the opacity to all 3 to 15%

Copy Merge

Paste into AS after other layer

Go back to PSP

Move the opacity to 30% on all 3 layers 
(hint: change opacity on one layer and Ctl Y for other 2 then the % will be same and you don't have to keep trying to get same)

Copy Merge

Paste into AS after last frame

Go back to PSP

Move opacity to 60% on all 3 layers

Copy Merge

Paste into AS after last frame

Go back to PSP

Move opacity to 50% on all 3 layers

Copy Merge

Paste into AS after last frame

Go back to PSP

Move opacity to 35 on all 3 layers

Copy Merge

Paste into AS after last frame

Go back to PSP

Move opacity to 10 on all 3 layers

Copy Merge

Paste into AS after last frame

Go back to PSP

Close all 3 layers

Copy Merge

Paste into AS after last frame

Run animation and see if you like the way it looks

The % doesn't have to be exactly as I put just so long as you go up with all 3 layers and back down with all 3 layers gradually

Hope you enjoyed this tutorial!!!



Tuesday, May 5, 2015

♥ Dark Heart ♥

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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 ©Lady Mishka 
My tube is from SATC but she now sells at SnCo
Ellen tube I used HERE

Font
hazel grace


Scrap
(PTU)Dark Board by Designz by Sue(Me) sold at S&Co





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

Open new canvas to 800 x 800

Resizing items is up to you as it 
depends on the size of tag you want

Paste frame 5

Click inside frame and expand by 10
Invert
Paste paper 2
delete
Paste mirrored tube
Delete
Lower opacity to 50% and change 
blend mode to luminance (L)

Paste element 58
Move to right

Paste element 38
Move next to heart on right

Paste tube
Move behind heart and teddy

Paste element 6
Move to left

Paste element 2
Move to bottom left
I erased the blood and left razors

Paste elements 31 and 32 and duplicate and move around frame area
Move below all other layers

Paste element 74
Place where you like it and duplicate
Move one below other elements and on top copy
erase parts of ribbon so it looks like it's entwined

Use my tag as guide if needed 

Add name 

Add drop shadow to layers

Add copyright info

Crop & Save