Thursday, March 12, 2015

Boob Tube

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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 Matthews at CDO

Font
scoolar tfb
Dean Martin

Filters
Mura's Meisters - Clouds
(optional)



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

Open new canvas 800 x 800

Paste my frame

Using magic wand click inside frame
Expand by 10
Add new layer
Fill with color or apply cloud filter


Paste mirrored close up tube
Move where you like it and hit delete
Select none

Duplicate tube
On bottom tube change blend mode to luminance (L) at 50 opacity
Duplicate this tube again
On top tube change blend mode to hard light and opacity to 30
Or play around with it until you get it how you like it

Paste tube
Move to left side of frame

Add new layer
Move to bottom
Apply mask
Merge group
I re-sized mine by 90% 
and took eraser tool around edges of mask

Now using the pen tool with only the foreground
Draw out a line using freehand for the text
I took it in parts
So first I drew out line where I wanted "... BOOB TUBE ... "
Once I had line then add new layer
Type text on curve
Once you have it on line like you want convert to raster and delete the vector line

Continue until you have all the text how you want it 


Add name

Add drop shadow to layers

Add copyright info

Crop & Save

Monday, March 9, 2015

All Dressed Up

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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 
Package 47

Template

Font
Nella Sue
Sheila 


Filters
Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Gradient Glow
VM Natural - Sparkle
Filters Unlimited (FU)- Paper Textures
and 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


Delete first 3 layers and halftone 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 35 to original layer

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

Merge like layers together
i.e. 
left gray rectangle with right gray rectangle

Start at the bottom merged pair and work through the steps listed above
I used several of the textures and colorized to fit my color scheme

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
give a few of them the sparkle filter to match the tubes

Paste tubes for frame 

Select the frame background layer and float
Invert
Delete on tubes layers

Duplicate tubes
On top tubes change blend mode to overlay and on bottom tube layer change blend mode to luminance (L) at 75% opacity
or play around until you get desired effect 

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

Add new layer
Fill with another color

Using magic wand click outside mask layer
Invert
Go back to layer
Delete
Move below mask layer

Paste tube

Add name and text
I allied noise and bevel to mine

Add drop shadow to layers

Add copyright info

Crop and Save

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 ✿

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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.
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...

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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

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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
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
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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
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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