Monday, June 30, 2014

America the Beautiful-No Scrap


This tut was written for those with a basic knowledge of psp.
I am using the awesome artwork of  Arthur Crowe.
You need a license to use this art work. Please do not use without a license.

 You can find this art at his Store  HERE
 
Supplies Needed
I used PSPX...but any of them should work.
DD Template America the Beautiful  HERE
DD Patriotic Mask #3  HERE
Filters
xero filter-Soft Mood and Mistifier
Photo Effex-Scanlines
Font Satisfaction
Drop Shadow usually V2 H2 50 black

Let's get started
*Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*
 
Open the tag template, hold the shift key and d to duplicate and close the original.
"Delete the credits".
Delete each layer of the template as you go along also.
On some of your layers you will want to add your drop shadow, first with H 2, V 2, then change them both to the minus and apply again.

Go to Image, canvas size and make it 800 x 800 or one you prefer.

Select the teal circle, new raster layer, fill with white, add noise at 100% or what you prefer.

Select the grey circle, new raster layer, fill with #a20601.
Taupe strip, new raster layer fill with #204896.
Grey strip, new raster layer, fill with white, apply Photo Effex-Scanlines, width one, spacing 2 and noise at 50.

Taupe rectangle, new layer, fill with #a20601, then go to Effects, texture effects, weave and with these settings, 1, 5, 1 gap checked and color white.
Light blue frame, new layer, fill with #204896.
Red ribbon, new layer fill with #a20601, add noise at 25%.
Blue ribbon, new layer, fill with #204896, add noise at 25%.
White stars, add noise at 50%.

Being on the left teal rectangle, merge down to the right teal, then the middle teal rectangle, select all, float,  defloat, fill with white, do not deselect yet.
Paste your close up tube, adjust how you like it, invert, delete, change the blend mode to Luminance (L).
Apply xero filter-Soft Mood, then Mistifier.

Resize your tube and place below the wordart layers on the left, if using the same tube I am.

Select the American Backing fill with #204896.
America Red Stripes fill with #a20601.
America white, add noise at 50% and sharpen once.
Beautiful blue, new layer, fill with #204896.
On the word The, you can leave as is or change the color to one you like.

Being on the bottom layer, new raster layer, fill with a gradient color.
I had my foreground #a20601 and background #204896, then gradient at angle 45, repeat 4, fill and apply your mask, delete and merge group.
Close off any background you used, merge visible.

Resize first and then add your name and Copyrights and you are all done.
 
Hope you enjoyed doing this tut.
 

Tag Show Offs

Tag Showoff
Made a tag for a friend of mine and wanted to show it off
 
Artist used ©Spazz Art HERE
I used DD Template Canada Day   HERE

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

True to the Red, White and Blue

 
This tut was written for those with a basic knowledge of psp.
I am using the awesome artwork of  Keith Garvey.
You need a license to use this art work. Please do not use without a license.

 You can find this art at his Store  HERE
Supplies Needed
I used PSPX...but any of them should work.
AC Stars and Stripes by Angelaz Creationz  HERE
DD Template My Heart is True to the Red, White and Blue  HERE
 DD Patriotic Mask #4 HERE
Filters
xero filter-Soft Mood, Porcelain, and Clarity
Font One Starry Night

Drop Shadow usually V2 H2 50 black
 
Let's get started
*Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*
Open the tag template, hold the shift key and d to duplicate and close the original.
"Delete the credits".

Go to Image, canvas size and resize to 800 x 800, I like a lot of room to work.
 
Starting at the bottom, select the grey square, float, defloat, new raster layer, fill with #ca0000 or color of choice.
Delete your template layer, you will do this each time with each layer of your template.
 
Select your taupe layer, new raster layer, fill with #39cfcf or color of choice.
 
Grey rectangle, new layer, fill with white.
Red stripes layer, new layer fill with #ca0000.
 
Select large blue circle, paste paper 4 or one you prefer, invert delete, select none.
Dotted circles I left white.
 
Bottom red rectangle, new layer, fill with #39cfcf.
Top red rectangle, new layer, fill with white.
Blue center rectangle, new layer, fill with #c00000, keep selected and paste your close up tube, mirror before pasting, invert, delete, select none.
Apply Xero Filter-Soft Mood, then Porcelain and then Clarity.
 
Red rectangle frame, new layer, fill with white and add noise at 50%.
White circle I added noise at 50%.
Taupe circle, new layer fill with #c00000.
 
Merge the 1/2 blue stars down with the 1/2 red stars, select, new layer, fill with white, add noise at 50%.
 
On the wordart, red, white and blue, select each one, new layer and fill with the color to go with each.
On all other wordart, color to your liking.
 
Paste your tube on the left side below the wordart.
 
Resize element 2 to 15%, place below the white circle layer up by your tube.
Resize element 10 to 15%, place on the upper right side.
Resize element 39 to 40%, place on the right side, then duplicate, free rotate to the left, place below the wordart layer, on top of your tube layer leg, duplicate and mirror.
Resize element 5 to 10%, place on the right side below the doodle layer.
Resize element 26 to 5% and place by the hat.
Resize element 35 to 15%, place on the left side by your tube.
 
Then I went back to the flair at the top right, duplicated, resized to 50%, duplicated 2 more times and place in different areas. Move them down as far as you like and place where you like.
 
Add any other elements you would like, once happy, close off any backgrounds and merge visible.
 
Resize first and then add your name and Copyrights and you are all done.
Hope you enjoyed doing this tut.

Monday, June 23, 2014

I Love the USA


 
 
This tut was written for those with a basic knowledge of psp.
I am using the awesome artwork of  Tamandya.
This is in the Exclusive Section at PFD 
You need a license to use this art work. Please do not use without a license.

 You can find this art at PFD  HERE
Supplies Needed
I used PSPX...but any of them should work.
Scrap kit Boom by Snow Bunny  HERE
 DD Patriotic Mask- 3rd one down HERE
Filters
Toadies-What Are You
Xero-Radiance and Clarity
Font One Starry Night

Drop Shadow usually V2 H2 50 black


Let's get started
*Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*
 
Open a new image 800 x 800, I like a lot of room to work.

 Resize paper 7 to 75%, paste and apply your mask, delete and merge group.
Paste element 33 on your mask.

Paste the red star, click inside with your magic wand, expand by 3, paste paper 4, invert, delete, select none and move below the frame layer.
Duplicate the star frame, being on the bottom frame, apply Toadies Filter-What Are You with the numbers set on 16.

Duplicate the star frame, resize to 25%, paste one on the upper left side, duplicate and move this one to the lower right side.

Resize your tube as needed, paste below the frame layer, duplicate and move above the frame layer, erase any part you do not want showing.
Apply the Xero Filter-Radiance to both and then Clarity to both.

Resize element 30 to 40% and place on the bottom left side.
Resize element 11 to 40% and place on the left side below the wordart layer and adjust to your liking.

Resize element 13 to 40%, place at the bottom on the frame, then resize element 28 to 40% and place on top of the first bow.

Resize element 12 to 30% and place below the wordart layer and over more to the right.

Resize element 10 to 25%, place on the left side below the wordart layer and adjust.

Resize element 2 to 30%, place on the right side, duplicate, mirror and move back to the right side and adjust.

Resize element 9 to 25%, free rotate 90 degrees to the left, place below the shoe layers in front of the apples.

Resize element 22 to 25%, place below the small star layer.

Resize element 10 to 5%, duplicate a few times and place them around how you like them.

Add any other elements you would like, once happy, close off any backgrounds and merge visible.

Resize first and then add your name and Copyrights and you are all done.
Hope you enjoyed doing this tut.

Friday, June 20, 2014

Born in the USA



This tut was written for those with a basic knowledge of psp.
I am using the awesome artwork of  Keith Garvey.
You need a license to use this art work. Please do not use without a license.

 You can find this art at his Store  HERE
Supplies Needed
I used PSPX...but any of them should work.
Celebrate Freedom by Gold Dust  HERE
DD Template Born in the USA  HERE
 Rocked by Rachel Mask Set 2-#1 Mask HERE
Filters
xero filter-Porcelain
Font One Starry Night

Drop Shadow usually V2 H2 50 black


Let's get started
*Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*
Open the tag template, hold the shift key and d to duplicate and close the original.
"Delete the credits".

Go to Image, canvas size and resize to 800 x 800, I like a lot of room to work.

Paste paper 13 just above the white background layer, apply your mask, delete and merge visible.

Select the teal circle of the template, resize paper 5 to 75% and paste, invert and delete. Delete your template layers as you go along also.

Select the large gray rectangle, paste paper 14, invert and delete.

Select the left blue rectangle, paste paper 1, invert and delete.

Select the top blue swirl, new raster layer, fill with white, delete temp layer, select none.

Select the bottom blue swirl, paste paper 1, invert, delete.
Select top taupe swirl, paste paper 1, invert, delete.
Bottom taupe swirl, new raster layer, fill with white, select none.

Top red swirl, paste paper 3, invert, delete.
Bottom red grunge swirl, paste paper 1, invert, delete.

Right blue rectangle, paste paper 1, invert, delete, do not deselect yet, resize your close up if needed, mirror and paste, delete and select none.
Apply the Xero Filter-Porcelain.

Bottom red swirl, paste paper 3, invert, delete.

Select the small teal circle, resize paper 14 to 75%, paste, invert and delete.
Select the taupe stars, new raster layer, fill with white, select none, remember to delete the temp layer.


Select the taupe circle, new raster layer, fill with white.
Select stamp 2, paste paper 1, invert, delete.

Now merge the stamp, the white layer, the red layer, stars and blue layer together that you just did and move to the top of the template.

Select the gray strip, paste paper 1, invert, delete.

Resize your tube as needed and place on the top layer.

Paste the curl ribbon under your tube layer.
Resize fireworks 5 to 50% and paste on the upper right side.
Resize fireworks 6 to 40% and place on the left upper side.

Resize the dessert to 60% and place on the bottom right side.
Resize cupcake 2 to 25% and place by the dessert at the bottom right.

Resize flag 2 to 60% and place on the right side below the firework layer and adjust to your liking.

Paste Doodle 1 below the mask layer, duplicate, mirror and move down a little bit on the other side.

Resize the wordart to 50%, place below your tube layer on the ribbon.

Add any other elements you would like, once happy, close off any backgrounds and merge visible.


Resize first and then add your name and Copyrights and you are all done.
Hope you enjoyed doing this tut.