Monday, March 2, 2015

HICKORY DICKORY DOCK

 photo HICKORY DICKORY DOCK.png
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
Life Savers
Al Fresco

Filters
Filters Unlimited - Paper Textures
Richard Rosenman - Scanlines
Van Der Lee -  Old Movie
Eye Candy 5 Impact - Gradient Glow


Mask
NGM1 by Dee 

MY Template



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


Open my template
Shift D
Close original

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

Circles - #485152 
Duplicate
Float
Apply fine leather

Photobucket

Gray Circles - #fec974
Duplicate
Apply Old Movie filter
Change blend to Luminance (L)
Opacity at 40

Orange Squares - #b3b8b4
Duplicate
Apply FU - Striped Paper Fine

Peach - Apply FU Japanese Paper

Light Peach - Apply FU Fibrous Paper Course

Paste Tubes

Add New Layer
Move to bottom just above white bg layer
Fill with color choice


Apply mask
Merge group

I did this twice with colors #485152 and #fec974
Flipping and mirroring one of them

Add name
Add bevel if desired

Add drop shadow to layers

Add copyright info

Close white bg layer

Crop and Save

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Teddy Bear Love

 photo teddy bears.png
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
Package 78

Font
Life Savers

Mask

My Supplies


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

Open my supplies and shift D
Close original
Delete info layer

Re-size if desired as mine is large

Paste tubes
Place each tube so the part of tube you like most is in the heart
Merge tubes together once you have them how you like them

Move tube layer below frame layer but above bg layer

Click inside the frame with magic wand 
Expand by 10

On tube layer in layers pallet right click
and promote selection to layer

Go back to tube layer and duplicate

On bottom tube layer change blend mode to soft light

On top tube layer change blend mode to screen at 45% opacity

Now add a new layer and move to bottom
Fill with a color of choice

Apply mask
Merge group

If your mask layer shows through your tubes then float your tube layer
Go to mask layer
Delete

This should eliminate that problem

Apply drop shadow to layers

Add name

Add copyright info

Crop & Save

Monday, February 23, 2015

✿ Spring Tea ✿

 photo spring tea.gif

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.
Animated tube HERE  

Font
Style Script

Scrap Kit
Spring Tea by Designz by Sue (Me)

Animation Shop
(optional)





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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 with white

Paste element 15
re-size to your liking
Center

Click inside element 15 with magic wand
Expand by 10
Invert
Paste paper 15
Delete

Paste element 22

Crop any part of element 15 and paper 15 that may show below element 22
once you have it in place where you like

Paste element 21
Place where you like it above element 22
Duplicate and move one below element 22
On top copy erase parts so it looks like it goes through fence

Paste any other elements from kit you desire

I USED
7
20
23
25
26
27
43
47
54


Add name

Add drop shadow to layers

Add copyright info

Crop

Once you have everything how you like it copy merge and paste into AS
Ctrl L until you have 29 frames

Open animated tube
I re-sized mine by 75%
Ctrl A 
Drag to your tag and place where you like it

Now follow the directions that came with tube to get the frame 
properties for each frame

Once you have that done save as gif

Hope you have enjoyed this tutorial!


Friday, February 13, 2015

You hold the key...

 photo youholdthekey.png


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

Supplies Needed

Tubes
I used Artwork by ©Concetta Kilmer at CDO
(package 9)

Font
Monkey Snake

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

Open a new canvas 800 x 800
Once tag is made be sure to crop tag
but for right now this will give you the room you need for tag
Fill with white

Paste my frame

Re-size if desired
Click inside frame with magic wand
Expand by 10
Add layer
Fill with light color
Invert
Paste paper 3
Delete
Select none

On paper 3 change blend mode to hard light at 15 opacity

Paste both tubes 
Move the main tube to right where you like it
Then on the other tube move to left and below frame layer
Crop to fit inside frame
Float
Delete on paper 3 layer
Lower opacity of tube to 40

Paste element 1 - flower
Re-size by 45
Apply copies filter 
Encircle changing shift X and Y to 65
Move to bottom above white layer
Change color if desired
I made mine darker 

Now add any other elements from scrap kit you desire

I Used
9
11
12
19

Add name

Add copyright

Close white bg layer


Crop and Save

Lovely V-Day

 photo lovevday.png
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
Bank Gothic 

Filters




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


Open new canvas 800 x 800


Paste "love" tube
Apply copies filter - wallpaper (rotate) 
Duplicate so the whole canvas is covered
Merge together
Copy and paste as a new image to use as pattern for text if desired

Apply mask
Merge group

Effects - Texture Effects -  Mosaic Antique 
Default settings

Paste tube

Using pen tool draw out a line following the edge of the mask layer

like mine below
 photo Image6.png

Add new layer

Select text tool
When the A is on a curve type your text of choice
I used
Happy Valentine's Day
then copy and pasted until I had the area filled
Convert to raster and add bevel if desired

Add name
Add bevel if desired

Bevel I used
 photo bevel-3.png

Add drop shadow to layers

Add copyright info

Crop and Save

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Forbidden Fruit

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

Supplies Needed


Tube
Artwork by ©Akkasshaa at CDO

Font

Cluster Frame

My Text


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

Open new canvas 800 x 800

Copy and paste the cluster frame into your canvas

Paste tube
I re-sized mine by 75%
Move to where you like it in frame
Duplicate
Move one below frame
Crop the bottom of top tube

Select the open area of frame
Add new layer
Fill with color of choice
I used #202020 and added fine leather texture

Paste mirrored tube - not re-sized
Move to right in frame if you have your tube like I do
Crop so only part in frame is left
Lower opacity to 15

Paste my text element if desired

Apply drop shadow to layers

Add name

Add copyright info

Crop & Save

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Simply Sweet

 photo SIMPLYSWEET.png

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

Supplies Needed


Tube
Artwork by ©Caron Vinson at CDO

Font
Carnelian

My Supplies


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

Open my supplies and shift D
Close original
Move items where you like them

I supplied paper I made for use as pattern if needed

Paste tube
Move to the right of frame

Select frame bg layer
Invert
Paste close up tube 
I mirrored mine before copying 
Move where you like it 
Delete
Select none
Change opacity to 55%

Apply drop shadow to layers

Add name
Add copyright info

Crop & Save

Sunday, January 11, 2015

♥ Be Mine Valentine ♥

 photo beminevalentine.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

Font

My Supplies
HERE or HERE




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 parts of tube so looks like she is coming out of frame

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

Add name
I rotated mine before converting to raster

Add bevel of choice

Add drop shadow to layers

Add copyright info

Crop & Save

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Waiting for Santa

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


Supplies Needed



Tube
Artwork by ©Melissa Dawn  at CDO.

Font
Salamander Script Bold

My Frame

Filters
Richard Rosenman - Scanlines

Mask

Big Mask 018 by Vix




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

Open new canvas to 800 x 800


Paste my frame into canvas
Crop my info and delete off layer
Select area just bigger than opening using selection tool
Add new layer
Fill with color of choice

Paste tube(s)
Place where you like 

Add new layer
Fill with white
Go to scanlines plugin and change settings to look like mine pictured below

 photo scanlines.jpg


Apply mask

Merge group
Re-size if desired


Add text of choice

Apply bevel if desired - settings I used pictured below

 photo bevel-2.jpg


Add drop shadow to layers

Add CR info


Crop & Save

Friday, December 5, 2014

☠ Darkness ☠

 photo darkness.gif
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.
Releasing Soon

Font
THINK ME WICKED

My Cluster

Animation Shop
Optional

Animation 

Brush
Text brush of choice


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

Open new canvas to 800 x 800


Paste frame
Select area just bigger than opening using selection tool
Add new layer
Fill with color of choice
Apply texture of choice 
I used fine leather
Add new layer
Using text brush in color of choice fill space with text
Lower opacity if needed
Select none
Move both layers below frame

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

Using circle preset make circle bigger than the frame
Add new layer
Using text tool type name on curve
Apply bevel of choice
Delete circle layer

Add drop shadow to layers

Add CR info

Now to animate

Close top tube 

Copy merge and paste into AS
Ctrl L until you have 18 layers

Open animation
Ctrl A
Drag animation to tag and place where you like
Veiw to make sure you have it how you like it

Back to PSP
Close the bottom layers and leave just top tube and frame open
Copy merge
Paste as new animation in AS
Ctrl L until you have at least 18
Ctrl A
Drag and place where it goes

Crop & Save