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

Friday, January 22, 2016

I ♥ MUSIC



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


Supplies Needed

Artwork by  ©Anna Liwanag at CDO

Font
Xiomara

Filters
Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Gradient Glow 
Mura's Meister - Cloud
Filters Unlimited (FU)- Paper Textures
and any other filters of choice

Template
#200 by Kristin
Zip files in center of page

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
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 15 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.
Delete info layer from template
I merged like layers together (i.e. black rectangles)

black rectangles - pattern 2 
blue long rectangles - pattern 1
blue rectangles - #fd539f + white cloud filter
red circles - b9d3cc + white cloud filter + close up tube 
gray rectangle - patter 2
white circle - delete
gray circle - #fd539f + FU striped paper - course + rotate 90 degrees 
black circle - b9d3cc + white cloud filter  + text pattern that I rotated 10 degrees right

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

Add tube and place where you like it

Add my supplies and place where you like them
Use my tag as a guide if needed

Add new layer
Fill with b9d3cc + white cloud filter
Apply mask
Merge group

Add new layer
Fill with text pattern 
Apply mask
Merge group

Add name
Apply bevel of choice

Add drop shadow to layers

Add copyright info

Crop & Save




Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Merry Christmas

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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 ©Maryline Cazenave at CDO

Font
Delius

My Supplies
HERE


Mask


Filters
Richard Rosenman - Scanlines (RR)
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Okay, let's get started
Remember to save often!!!

Open my frame
Shift D
Close original

Apply mask  to bg paper

Center frame

Paste tube
Move to where you like it 

I used the extra bits that came with mine as well

Use my tag as guide if needed

Move cupcake where you like it
Click inside frame and expand by 10

Add new layer
Fill with color of choice and apply filter of choice
I used white and RR using red

Paste tube again and duplicate it
Move to where you like it below frame
Crop to frame bg
Lower opacity to 40

Add name

Add copyright info

Crop and Save

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Rose

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

Supplies Needed


Tube
 Artwork by ©Sabine Rich at CDO

Font
Acryle Script 

My Supplies


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

Open Open my supplies
Shift D
Close originals

Using selection tool - point to point
Select area on frame opening
Invert
Duplicate bg paper
Delete on top paper and move below frame if it's not already

On bottom paper apply mask of choice
I used WSL_218

Paste tube and crop to frame area

Move petals where you like them

Add name and give it a bevel of choice

Add drop shadow to layers of choice

Add copyright info

Crop & Save


Friday, December 18, 2015

Gift Exchange

 photo gift exchange.png
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
Delius

My Supplies

Winter Background
Not Included

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

Open my  supplies
Shift D
Close original

Use my tag as a guide if needed

Move frame layer to right

Using selection tool select area just bigger than frame area
Invert
Paste winter bg paper of choice
Delete 

Paste tube
If using same tube as myself paste the bird and branch where you like and then the fairy on the left

Using text tool type out saying of choice
On the bottom text I rotated slightly so it was aliened with frame

Add drop shadow to layers of choice

Move dots layer where you like it

Add name

Add copyright info

Crop & Save

Monday, November 23, 2015

Fall Leaves

 photo Fall Leaves.gif
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
Delius

My Supplies

Animation
#150 by Simone

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


Open my supplies and Shift D
Close original


For the animation I colorized mine to match my tube more 
and cropped to the size of my bg 

To do this open animation in PSP and colorize
top layer
Ctrl Y on all the layers below

Paste bg layer into animation and place where you like it
Float
Crop to section
Delete bg layer
Save as new animation

Open in AS

Now back in PSP 

Paste tube of choice
Colorize my supplies to match your tube if using a different tube
Move tube below fram layer
Crop bottom of tube so it's inside frame and nothing shows below frame
Duplicate tube 
Move above frame
Crop bottom of tube
So now the head part of tube and scarf are outside of frame

Add name

Add copyright info

Close all but the bg layer
Copy Merge

Paste into AS
Ctrl L until you have 34 layers the same as animation
Ctrl A
Drag the animation to the bg layer

Run animation to make sure it looks good

Back to PSP
Close bg layer
Open frame layer and tube layers
Copy Merge

Paste into AS
Ctrl L until you have at least 34 frames
Ctrl A
Drag to tag


Crop and Save

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Teas'n & Pleas'n

 photo TEASN amp PLEASN.png


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

Font
Janda Safe and Sound

Filters
Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Gradient Glow (GG)
Richard Rosenman - Scanlines (RR)
Filters Unlimited - Paper Texture - Papyrus  (FU)
Photo Effex - Scanlines
Mura's Meister - Copies
and/or any other filters of choice

My Supplies
HERE




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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


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 on desired layers

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

pink rectangle - #f6eee0 + FU Papyrus + GG 

blue squares - #f6eee0 + RR 
 photo RR.jpg

pink rectangles - black + tube + mirrored tube
lower opacity to 30

gray circle - #f6eee0 + texture - weave
 photo weave.jpg

blue rectangle - black + tube + mirrored tube
change blend mode to soft light

rectangle frame - colorize h-0 s-0

blue rectangle - #f6eee0 + scanlines

 photo sl.jpg

text - #2a2a2e

Add name 
Apply copies filter - line
Duplicate and move so name is not all in a line
Continue until circle area is covered
Merge them together
Float circle
Invert
Delete name layer

Paste my circle frame


Paste tube


Paste bow


Paste splatter and move to bottom


Close white bg layer

Add drop shadow to layers if desired

Add copyright info

Crop and Save