Thursday, December 22, 2016

Breath of Christmas Spirit-Forum Set

 
 
This tut was written for those with a basic knowledge of psp.
I am using the Awesome artwork by Sue Miller 
The tube is called Wishing You a Breath of Spirit 
You need a license to use this art work. Please do not use without a license.
 You can find this art at Digital Art Heaven  HERE

Supplies Needed
I used PSPX...but any of them should work.
Filters
Mura Meister Copies-Wallpaper Rotate and Line
Xero-Fritillary and Soft Vignette
AAA Frames-Foto Frame

Font of Choice, I used Arial Narrow

Drop Shadow usually V2 H2 50 black
 Let's get started
*Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*

Forum Set
Signature tag

Open new image 600 x 250, fill with #362c70.
Paste your tube, resize to 50%, apply Mura Meister Copies-Wallpaper rotate, change the blend mode to Screen.
Go to Adjust, Blur, Motion Blur, Strength 100, Angle 315, then change the angle to 45,
apply Xero filter, Fritillary with these settings
5, 30, 50, 20
 
Resize your tube to 50%, paste in the center, duplicate twice, mirror one and move to the left and the other to the right, having the center one being the bottom one, apply Mura Meister Copies-Line with the 1/n fade out checked, change the blend mode to Luminance(L) and add the Xero filter-Fritillary with the same settings as before.
 
Duplicate the one on the right, Adjust, Blur, Gaussian blur at 5, change the blend mode to Screen, apply Xero filter-Soft Vignette with these settings
Elliptical, foreground color
Diagonal dots
1, 0, 0, 255
merge down.
The tube on the left, duplicate, Blur, Gaussian blur at 5, change the blend mode to overlay and add the Soft Vignette again with the same settings, merge down and then merge visible.
 
Take your Selection tool, draw out a small rectangle across the top on the fur of the hats, add a new layer, fill with white, change the blend mode to Soft light, then go to Effects, Edge Effects,
Enhance once, then go back and Enhance two or three times, duplicate, flip.
 
Type out what you would like, I typed out
****Wishing You A Breath Of Christmas Spirit****
I made a gradient with Red and Green for the wording also.
Don't merge just yet.
 
Avator
Open a new image a size for your group or forum, close off the wordart, copy your signature tag and place how you like, resize to fit, merge visible, add the frame to both, add your copyright and name.
 
If you would like to do the circle one, take your preset tool and the circle, with a width of 2 or 3, foreground color of choice, close off background color and draw a circle to fit your size you are using, then click inside with your magic wand, expand by 1, paste your resize signature tag, invert, delete, move below and add noise if you like, merge visible.
 
AAA Frames-Foto Frame
Change the default color to the red and black, now add your copyright and name.
 
That's it
Hope you enjoyed doing my tut.

Baby it's Cold Outside-Forum Set

 
 
This tut was written for those with a basic knowledge of psp.
I am using the Awesome artwork by Arthur Crowe 
The tube is called Snow Ball Sexy
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.
Scrap  Winter Wonders by Gimptastic  HERE
Check out the rest of the blog HERE
RD Mask Set 139 Mask 3 HERE
These are for Timeline mask, I just resized it.
Check out the rest of the blog HERE
Filters
Mura Meister Copies-Glob
AAA Frames-Foto Frame

Font of Choice, I used The Heart of Everything

Drop Shadow usually V2 H2 50 black
 
Let's get started
*Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*

Forum Set
Signature tag

Open new image 600 x 250, fill with a gradient with the foreground white and the background a color from your tube, I used #d6d6d6,  angle 45, repeat 10, paste paper 2, resize the mask to 80%, paste, delete, merge group.
 
Take your free hand tool, draw out a rectangle, add a new layer, fill with the light gray color, change the blend mode to soft light. Then Effects, Edge Effects, Enhance, then Enhance more 3 times, duplicate, mirror.
 
Paste your middle size tube, resize to 80%, place on the right side, duplicate, Adjust, Gaussian Blur at 4, change the blend mode to Screen, merge down.
 
Paste the tree on the left just above the mask layer and place how you like it, sharpen once.
Resize the deer to 60%, paste above the rectangle layers by the tree, duplicate, mirror, place toward the bottom center.
Resize the sign to 55%, paste below the deer layers, free rotate to the left at 15 degrees.
 
Resize the snowballs to 50%, paste, apply Mura Meister Copies-Glob, move down to the right how you like, duplicate, mirror, adjust, duplicate again, move below the center deer.
 
Paste plant 1 above the tree layer on the left, duplicate, move to the right some and down.
Being on the top layer, paste the falling snow on the left, duplicate, move to the right and erase any part on the face of your tube you do not want.
Paste the icicles below the tube layer at the top, change the blend mode to Screen, sharpen once.
 
Type out what you want on your tag, I typed Baby it's Cold Outside and move it below the falling snow layers at the top on your rectangle, add a fat white gradient glow with EyeCandy 4000.
Don't merge your tag just yet, you will be using it for your Avator, once the Avator is done,
then you will merge visible and add your frame.
 
For the Avator
Open an image to a size you use for your forums or groups, I did mine 200 x 200.
Copy the background layer, paste.
Close off your tube and wordart on your signature tag, copy merged and paste, resize to 80% or a size that will fit your Avator size, sharpen once, type out your wordart in smaller letters, add your gradient glow, merge visible.
Apply AAA Frames-Foto Frame with these settings to both the signature tag and avator once you have them merged.
Width 3, 0, 0, 0,
255, 255, 255,
Opacity 50
Click on the little drop down where you see the word default and change that to white.
Take your magic wand, click on the frame area, you might have to click several times, then apply noise at 50%, on both.

Add your copyright and name, merge visible.

That's it
Hope you enjoyed doing my tut.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Happy New Year 2017

This tut was written for those with a basic knowledge of psp.
I am using the awesome artwork of  Andy Cooper.
The tube is called Goldensphere.
You need a license to use this art work. Please do not use without a license.
 
 You can find this art at S&CO Store  HERE
 
 Supplies Needed
I used PSPX...but any of them should work.
 Scrap Happy Holidays by Disturbed Scraps  HERE
You can check out her blog HERE
DD Patriotic Mask_3  HERE
Check out the rest of the blog HERE
Filters
Xero-Artworx
 
Font of choice, I used Atelier Omega

Drop Shadow usually V2 H2 50 black
Drop shadow on this one I used V-2 H-2 Blur 50
Use whatever drop shadow you prefer
 
 *Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*

Open a new image 800 x 800 or one you prefer, paste paper 10, apply your mask, delete, merge group.
Resize element 62 to 70%, free rotate to the right at 110 degrees, go to Adjust, Hue and Saturation, Colorize, both numbers on 0, duplicate the frame, change the blend mode to burn, merge down.  Apply the xero filter-Artworx to both frames then merge down.
 
Clip inside with your magic wand, expand by 5, paste paper of choice, invert, delete, move below the frame, paste your close up, delete, select none.
Duplicate the tube, Adjust, Gaussian Blur, Blur at 4, change the blend mode to overlay.
Apply the xero filter-Artworx to the bottom tube, then back on the top one, merge down.
 
Resize your full tube to 65%, paste on the left above the frame layer.
 
Paste element 20 below the tube on the left.
 
Resize element 8, 11 and 12 to 55%, place below the tube layer where you like.
Paste element 45 to 55%, paste below the package to cover the year, duplicate, free rotate to the right at 90 degrees.
 
Element 44, erase the heart, then resize to 55%, place in front of the rotated bottle on the right.
Resize element 52 to 70%, place on the right below the bottles.
Resize which ever ornaments you would like to 40%, duplicate and place where you like.
 
Paste element 37 above the mask layer at the upper right, duplicate, mirror, adjust.
 
Wordart element 69, take your free hand tool, draw around the heart and delete, resize to
65%, add a white drop shadow with the numbers V-2, H-2, 100, 0.
 
Paste element 54 below the tree on the left and adjust to your liking.
 
Add any other elements you would like, make it your own.

Crop your tag to be sure no stray shadows are on the edges of your tag.
Once happy with it all, close off any backgrounds, merge visible.
Resize first, then add your copyrights and name.
 
That's it
Hope you enjoyed doing my tut.

Monday, December 19, 2016

Chocolate and Friends~Forum Set



This tut was written for those with a basic knowledge of psp.
I am using the Awesome artwork by Joanna Bromley 
The tube is called Chocolate Prickles 
You need a license to use this art work. Please do not use without a license.
 You can find this art at Digital Art Heaven  HERE

Supplies Needed
I used PSPX...but any of them should work.
Filters
Xero-Fritillary and Soft Vignette
AAA Frames-Foto Frame

Font of Choice, I used Harrington

Drop Shadow usually V2 H2 50 black
 Let's get started
*Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*

Forum Set
Signature tag

Open new image 600 x 250
Take your Selection tool and draw a square on the dress, copy, paste as a new image, now go to your color palette to patterns, select your pattern, fill with this pattern, angle 0, Scale 100, then go to Adjust, Blur, Motion blur, with the number on 45, Strength at 100, apply twice.

Apply the Xero filter-Fritillary with these settings
5, 30, 60, 15

Take your Selection tool, draw a rectangle across and as wide as you like, add a new raster layer, fill with #946252, change the blend mode to soft light, then go to Effects, Edge effects, Enhance twice.
Duplicate, flip, duplicate again and move to the center of the tag.

Paste your tube, mirror, resize to 60%, move more to the left, duplicate, mirror, move below the rectangles to the right, change the blend mode to soft light.
Now back on the top tube, duplicate, Adjust, Blur, Gaussian Blur at 4, change the blend mode to Hard light.
Apply the Xero filter-Soft Vignette with these settings
Elliptical, Foreground color
Diagonal dots
2, 0, 0, 255
Before you merge and add the frame, make a copy first, hold the shift key and hit the letter d.

I used AAA Foto Frames with these settings
Width 3, Opacity 50, all other numbers on 0.

Type whatever wording you want on yours, I typed Chocolate first, then and Friends so that
I could adjust them, merge these two together, duplicate, move to the lower left.
I used a white drop shadow to help show up better with these settings
V-2, H 2, Opacity 100,  Blur 0,00.

Add your copyright and name, merge visible.

Avator

Open a new image 200 x 200 or a size you prefer, fill with the same pattern as before,
Adjust, Blur, Motion blur, angle 45, Strength 100
Copy and paste your tube from the signature tag, resize to 70%, adjust, merge down.
Type out your wordart again only a bit smaller and place at the bottom, once happy merge visible.
Add the AAA Frame as before with the same settings.

Add your name and copyright, merge visible.

That's it
Hope you enjoyed doing my tut.


Saturday, December 17, 2016

2017 Rooster New Year

This tut was written for those with a basic knowledge of psp.
I am using the awesome artwork of  Laguna.
The tube is called Steampunk_Christmas Rooster.
You need a license to use this art work. Please do not use without a license.
 You can find this art at the PFD Store  HERE

Supplies Needed
I used PSPX...but any of them should work.
 Scrap Celebrate by Manipulated by Magik  HERE
Check out the rest of the blog  HERE
DD Geo Mask_2  HERE
Check out the rest of the blog HERE

 Font of Choice, I used Royal Chicken

Drop Shadow usually V2 H2 50 black
 *Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*

...This Rooster is going out in style for the New Year...

Open a new image 800 x 800 or a size you prefer.
Paste paper 17, apply your mask, delete, merge group.

Paste frame 5, click inside with your magic wand, expand by 5, paste paper 17, invert, delete, move below the frame, then paste the cityscape, delete, select none.

Resize your rooster tube to 30%, paste on top of the frame layer on the left side.

Paste the limo on the right below the rooster layer.
Paste the fireworks on one side below the paper layer of the frame, duplicate, mirror.
Paste the firework sparkles below the paper layer of the frame, duplicate, mirror, adjust to your liking.
Paste the wordart 1 above the frame being on the top layer, then go to Adjust,
Hue and Saturation, Colorize with these numbers
Hue 129, Saturation 255
Add a fat white gradient glow using EyeCandy 4000

Paste the confetti below the paper layer of the frame on the left, duplicate, mirror, duplicate again, move down and to the left a bit under the limo and rooster more.

Paste the doodles in the upper left below the paper layer of the frame, duplicate, move over to the right and down slightly, duplicate again, move down to the bottom area.

Resize the speaker to 70%, place on the left below the rooster.
Paste the note swirl below the paper layer of the frame on the left.
Resize the deco to 35%, place by the limo.
Paste confetti 2 at the top, duplicate, flip, move to the right side, both being below the paper layer of the frame.
Resize the blow horn to 35%, place by the speaker on the left.
Resize the feather to 30%, free rotate to the left, place by the blow horn.

Resize the bottle rocket to 35%, duplicate, paste on the paper layer of the frame how you like.
Paste sparkle 2 on the rooster.

Add any other elements you would like, make it your own.

Crop your tag to be sure no stray shadows are on the edges of your tag.
Once happy with it all, close off any backgrounds, merge visible.
Resize first, then add your copyrights and name.
That's it
Hope you enjoyed doing my tut.

Thinking of Christmas

This tut was written for those with a basic knowledge of psp.
I am using the awesome artwork of  Janna Prosvirina 
The tube is called Robin Red
You need a license to use this art work. Please do not use without a license.
 
 You can find this art at Digital Art Heaven Store  HERE
 
Supplies Needed
I used PSPX...but any of them should work.
Scrap Home for Christmas by Bits N Bobs  HERE
Check out the rest of the Blog HERE
MPM Mask 125 HERE
Check out the rest of her blog HERE 
Filters
Xero-Fritillary, Clarity, Porcelain
 
Font of Choice, I used The Heart of Everything

Drop Shadow usually V2 H2 50 black
 *Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*
 
Open a new image 800 x 800 or one you prefer, resize paper 1 to 23%, paste, apply your mask, delete, merge group, adjust your mask to fit your tag later.

Resize element 25 to 23%, duplicate, being on the bottom frame, free rotate to the left at 10 degrees, move to the left a little bit, then erase the parts showing below the top frame, being on the top frame, merge down. 
Click inside on all open sections with your magic wand 
expand by 5, resize paper 2 to 23%, paste, invert, delete, select none.

Paste your tube on the paper layer, resize to 75%, duplicate, move above the frame, erase the parts covering the frame, candles and ornaments.
Apply the Xero filter-Porcelain on both tubes, then Clarity.

Duplicate the frame, mirror and take your free hand tool and draw around the outer greenery and the two ornaments, copy paste as a new layer, then delete the rest of that frame.
This will take a little patience, you might try erasing the parts you don't want to keep.

Back on the original frame, apply the Xero filter-Fritillary with these settings
5, 30, 35, 35

Resize element 22 to 15%, place at the upper left, duplicate, mirror, flip, adjust.
Resize element 6 to 15%, paste at the upper left, just above the mask layer, duplicate, mirror, duplicate, flip, duplicate, mirror, duplicate again if needed and adjust, then merge these layers together and apply the Xero filter-Porcelain.

Resize element 15 to 15%, place on the left below the candles, sharpen once, duplicate, resize to 65%, paste on the right just below the greenery.
Resize element 7 to 10%, paste on the candle at the bottom.

On element 16, take your free hand tool, draw around the rope hanger and delete, then resize to 10%, paste on the upper left  part of the frame, duplicate, move over and down on the right.

Add any wordart if you like, I wrote out Thinking of Christmas, then applied a glass bevel, using EyeCandy 4000, then selected the wordart, float, defloat, expand by 2, new layer fill with a color of choice, select none and move below the wordart.

Add any other elements you would like, make it your own.
 
Crop your tag to be sure no stray shadows are on the edges of your tag.
Once happy with it all, close off any backgrounds, merge visible.
Resize first, then add your copyrights and name.

 That's it
Hope you enjoyed doing my tut.

Christmas Moments Forum Set




This tut was written for those with a basic knowledge of psp.
I am using the Awesome artwork by Katerina Koukiotis 
The tube is called Holiday Fairy 
You need a license to use this art work. Please do not use without a license.
 
 You can find this art at Digital Art Heaven  HERE

Supplies Needed
I used PSPX...but any of them should work.
Scrap  Christmas Eve by Graphics and School of Fantasy HERE
Check out the rest of the blog HERE

Filters
Mehdi-Weaver
Xero-Soft Mood and Clarity
AAA Frames-Foto Frame

Font of Choice, I used Casablanca Noir

Drop Shadow usually V2 H2 50 black
 
Let's get started
*Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*

Forum Set
This is an easy peasy one
Signature tag

Open new image 600 x 250, paste paper 6, click on your crop tool, crop your tag, being sure the size is still 600 x 250. You can look up at your tool bar in psp to see the size.

Paste your tube, mirror, resize to 55%, duplicate, being on the bottom tube, apply Mehdi-Weaver with these settings
Size range 150-300
Size 180
Change the blend mode to Hard Light
Move the top tube to the right edge, duplicate, go to Adjust, Blur, Gaussian Blur at 4, change the blend mode to soft light.
Apply the Xero filter-Soft Mood, then Clarity to the bottom tube, back on the top tube, merge down.

Resize element 13 to 50%, paste on the left side.
Paste element 61 and move to the bottom left.
Paste element 70 at the edge of the hand of your tube, duplicate, mirror, move below the sleigh on the left how you like.

Resize wordart of choice, I resized the one I used to 35%, sharpen once.
Before you add your frame, hold the shift key and hit the letter d to duplicate your tag to use for your Avator.

Apply AAA Frames-Foto Frame with these settings
Width 3, 0, 0,
Matt 2,
255, 255, 255,
Opacity 50
Click on the little drop down where you see the word default and change that to white.
Take your magic wand, click on the hair where you would like to add some noise and add noise at 30%.
Add your copyright and name, merge visible.

For the Avator
Open a new image 200 x 200 or a size you prefer, paste the red paper and weave together, resize to 80%. Then paste the sleigh and resize to fit your tag, I resized mine to 70%.
Paste the snow layer at the bottom of the sleigh like in your signature tag, then paste the sparkle swirl on the top layer on the right, duplicate, mirror, move below the sleigh on the left.
Paste the wordart, resize to 75%, move to the top, merge visible, sharpen once.

Add the AAA Frame as before with the same settings.

Add your name and copyright, merge visible.

That's it
Hope you enjoyed doing my tut.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Furry Santa



This tut was written for those with a basic knowledge of psp.
I am using the awesome artwork of  Verymany.
The tube is called Furry Santa.
You need a license to use this art work. 
 Please do not use without a license.
You can find this art at VeryMany Store HERE

Supplies Needed
I used PSPX...but any of them should work.
Scrap Sparkling Icicles  HERE
You can check out her blog HERE
DD Geo Mask 4 HERE
Check out the rest of the blog HERE

Filters
Mura Meister Copies-Encircle
AAA Frames

Font of Choice, I used Pamega Script

Drop Shadow usually V2 H2 50 black
Use whatever drop shadow you prefer
 *Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*

Open a new image 800 x 800 or one you prefer, paste paper 4, apply your mask, delete, merge group, resize the mask to fit your tag later.

Paste frame 2, resize larger to 155%, click inside with your magic wand, expand by 10, paste paper 5, move up so the trees show unless you would prefer them not to show, invert, delete.
Paste the snow swirl on the frame layer, resize larger to 110%, mirror.
Paste the snow swirl original size, resize to 85%, paste on the paper layer of the frame.

Paste snowflake 2 above the mask layer, flip, apply Mura Meister Copies-Encircle with the first number changed to 20, change the color to match your tag.

Resize your tube to 70%, place at the bottom of the frame.

Paste the sleigh on the right below the cat layer.
Resize the presents to 65%, paste on the right above the cat layer.
Paste tree 2 on the left below the cat layer.
Resize the birdie to 75%, place by the cat on the left.

Resize the blue candy cane to 60%, place by the presents, resize the yellow candy cane to 70%, free rotate to the right at 45 degrees and place by the first one.
Resize bow 4 to 75%, paste at the top of the frame, recolor how you like. I took the blue and gold from the colors and made a gradient with a repeat of 15 to recolor mine.

Add any other elements you would like.

If you want to make a signature tag and Avator do not merge your tag yet.

Signature tag
Open a new image 600 x 250, paste paper 4.
Take each of the elements from your tag and resize most to 70%, or a size you prefer for your tag.
Once happy with it, merge visible and add a frame.
I used AAA Frame-Foto Frames with these settings
3, 0, 0, 2, 0, 0, 0, 50
Add your copyright and name.

Avator
Open a size you are allowed for your group or forum and resize each element to fit your size,
once happy with the look, merge visible and add the same frame as before.
Add copyright and name.

Crop your tag to be sure no stray shadows are on the edges of your tag.
Resize first, then add your copyrights and name.
That's it
Hope you enjoyed doing my tut.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Country Gal Sweeter Than A CandyCane


This tut was written for those with a basic knowledge of psp.
I am using the awesome artwork of Elias Chatzoudis.
The tube is called Country Girl.
You need a license to use this art work. 
 Please do not use without a license.
My license was when he still had his store.

You can find this art at CDO  HERE
Supplies Needed
I used PSPX...but any of them should work.
Template by Millie's PSP Madness 721 HERE
Check out the rest of her blog HERE
Scrap Country Christmas by MarieL Designs  HERE
Check out the rest of her blog HERE
WSL_Mask 84 HERE

Filters
Xero-Fritillary
EyeCandy 4000-Chrome

Font of Choice, I used Pamega Script

Drop Shadow usually V2 H2 50 black
Use whatever drop shadow you prefer
 *Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*

Open the Template, hold the shift key and hit the letter d to duplicate, close the original.
Delete the credits.
Paste paper 5, apply your mask, delete, merge group.  Paste paper 2, apply the same mask, delete, merge group. Take your Pick tool and resize both mask how you like below the template layers.
Starting at the bottom of the template layers, merge layer 2 down with layer 1, select all, float, defloat, new raster layer, fill with #7a933d, then apply the xero filter-Fritillary with these settings
5, 30, 32, 22
Select circle 3, paste paper 2, invert, delete, select none, delete the template layer also.

Merge layer 5 down with layer 4, select, float, defloat, paste paper 1, invert, delete.

Select layer 7, merge down with 6, select all, float, defloat, paste paper 3, invert, delete.

Select layer 8, add a new raster layer, fill with #b4b58d.

Select layer 9, float, defloat, paste paper 2, invert, delete.

Layer 10, the dotted lines, add noise at 100%, sharpen once.

Select layer 11, float, defloat, paste paper 1, invert, delete.

Select layer 12, new raster layer, fill with #b4b58d, add the fritillary filter with the same settings as before, keep selected, add your tube to one side, delete, select none, duplicate the tube and mirror, adjust, merge the tubes together, then duplicate, go to Adjust Gaussian Blur, blur at 4, change the blend mode to soft light, merge down.

Layer 13, add noise at 100% or what you prefer.

On the wordart, select the top, apply EyeCandy 4000, Chrome with these settings
Reflection Map-Outdoor tif.
Bevel width 10.80
Height and smoothness 50
Thickness 0, Ripple width 72
Inside marquee checked
Color the wordart to a color you prefer I colored mine with #b4b58d.
Paste your tube in the center below the wordart layer, now move the wordart down to cover
the straight edge of the tube.

Paste element 32 at the bottom under the wordart.
Resize element 44 to 60%, paste on the right below the wordart.
Paste element 3 under the wordart.
Resize element 55 to 40%, paste on the left below the ribbon layer.

Resize element 35 to 35%, paste at the upper right below the tube layer, duplicate, resize to 75%, duplicate three times and place them where you like.
Resize element 36 to 25%, duplicate, place one on the left and the other on the right where you like.

Paste element 59 below the tube layer on one side, duplicate, mirror, adjust, duplicate again, move above the tube layer, resize to 75% and place on the tube how you like.

Resize element 16 to 25%, paste at the upper right side below the tube layer.
Paste element 22 above the mask layer on one side, duplicate, mirror.
Resize element 43 to 25%, paste on the right side above the ribbon.
Resize element 30 to 25%, mirror, place at the upper left.

Add any other elements you would like, make it your own.

Crop your tag to be sure no stray shadows are on the edges of your tag.
Resize first, then add your copyrights and name.

That's it
Hope you enjoyed doing my tut.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Ice Queen Beauty

 
This tut was written for those with a basic knowledge of psp.
I am using the awesome artwork of  Lysisange.
The tube is called Ice Queen.
You need a license to use this art work. 
 Please do not use without a license.

You can find this art at Scraps N Company HERE
Supplies Needed
I used PSPX...but any of them should work.
Scrap Winter Angel 2015 by Pink Paradox Productions  HERE
You will need to register at her Store to get the free kits, but they are well worth it.
Moonbeams & Spiderwebs Mask 62 HERE
Check out the rest of the blog HERE

Filters
Xero-Soft Mood and Soft Vignette

Font of Choice, I used Before the Rain

Drop Shadow usually V2 H2 50 black
For this tag I used this color #90a2d2
Use whatever drop shadow you prefer
 *Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*

Open a new image 800 x 800 or one you prefer, paste paper 9, apply your mask, delete, merge group.
 
Paste your tube, mirror, resize to 50%, move to the left side.
 
Resize element 49 to 70%, place under your tube, duplicate, move down some.
Resize frame 6 to 60%, paste on the right below the snow layers, lower the opacity to 60%.
Click inside with your magic wand, expand by 5, paste paper 1, invert, delete, move below the frame, I used the background with the closeup and pasted, delete, and select none.
Duplicate, go to Adjust, Blur, Gaussian blur with the number on 4, change the blend mode to screen, merge down.
Apply the Xero filter-Soft Mood, default settings 
and Soft Vignette with these settings
Elliptical, foreground color, Diagonal dots
1, 0, 0, 255.
 
Resize element 69 to 60%, paste on the right below the paper layer of the frame, duplicate, mirror, move up above the frame layer on the left, duplicate again, resize to 60%, move over more toward the right, duplicate again and move over to the right by the edge of the frame.
 
Paste element 48 at the top below the tube layer.
Resize element 67 to 80%, paste on the mask layer.
Resize element 73 to 60%, paste below the tube on the left, sharpen once, duplicate, mirror, adjust and erase the parts you dont want showing.
Resize element 10 to 35%, place below the tube on the left, change the blend mode to Luminance(L) and lower the opacity to 90 or what  you prefer.
 
Resize element 42 to 25%, place below the tube layer on the right, duplicate, resize to 75%, move above the tube on the left side.
Resize element 51 to 20%, paste below the tube layer, duplicate both flowers a couple of times and place how you like them.
 
Resize element 65 to 20%, place where you like.
Resize element 65 to 85%, paste on the mask layer on one side, duplicate, mirror and erase any part you dont want.
Resize element 6 to 30%, place on the right below the flower layers.
 
Paste element 75 at the bottom being on the top layer, resize to 70%.
Resize element 46 to 10%, sharpen once, duplicate a couple of times and place where you like.
 
Paste element 48 at the bottom, move below the owl layer to the right a bit, duplicate, move above the tube layer and to the left more.
 
Crop your tag to be sure no stray shadows are on the edges of your tag.
Resize first, then add your copyrights and name.
That's it
Hope you enjoyed doing my tut.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Midnight Desire

This tut was written for those with a basic knowledge of psp.
I am using the awesome artwork of  Verymany.
The tube is called Mask_2.
You need a license to use this art work. 
 Please do not use without a license.

You can find this art HERE
Supplies Needed
I used PSPX...but any of them should work.
Scrap Midnight Desire by MizTeeques  HERE
You can check out her blog HERE
Vix Butterfly Mask 362 HERE
Check out the rest of the blog HERE

Filters
Mura Meister Copies-Encircle
Xero-Radiance

Font of Choice, I used Before the Rain

Drop Shadow usually V2 H2 50 black
Use whatever drop shadow you prefer
 *Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*

Open a new image 800 x 800 or one you prefer, paste paper 10, apply your mask, delete, merge group, resize larger to 130%.

Paste element 50, erase the stem and the smallest flowers, resize to 75%, apply Mura Meister Copies-Encircle, first number change to 16.
Resize element 13 to 40%, apply Mura Meister Copies-Encircle with the first number being on 18 this time, move below the first circle you made.

Resize element 24 to 45%, paste below the first circle.
Resize element 5 to 90%, apply Mura Meister Copies-Encircle first number on 12, move to just above the mask layer.

Paste your tube on the top layer on the left side, resize to 45%.

Resize element 31 to 50%, paste below the tube layer and move to the right.

Resize element 27 and 35 to 22%, place both on the right side, one a bit lower.

Resize element 54 to 35%, place at the bottom by the leg of your tube.

Resize element 45 to 55%, paste behind the tube on the left.

Resize element 8 to 25%, paste on the upper right side.

Resize element 10 to 25%, place on the wordart desire, free rotate to the left at 20, duplicate, mirror, move up on the left side.

Resize element 44 to 70%, paste below the violin on the left and move up some, duplicate, mirror, move down some and erase the stem showing at the bottom.

Resize element 40 to 55%, free rotate to the right at 90, paste below the mask layers at the bottom, duplicate, mirror.

Paste element 59 just above the top circle frame, resize to 95%, then take your pick tool and pull in the side to adjust to your liking. Add a medium white gradient glow.

Add any other elements you would like, make it your own.

Once you are happy with your tag, close off any backgrounds, merge visible, then go to Adjust, Hue and Saturation, Colorize, with both numbers on 0.

Then apply the
Xero filter-Radiance to the whole tag, change the first number to 80, sharpen once.

Crop your tag to be sure no stray shadows are on the edges of your tag.
Resize first, then add your copyrights and name.
That's it
Hope you enjoyed doing my tut.

Snow Fun 3 Piece Set






This tut was written Nov 28, 2016 for those with a basic knowledge of psp.
I am using the awesome artwork of  Vadis.
The tube is called Winter Activities.
You need a license to use this art work. Please do not use without a license.
 You can find this art at the PFD Store  HERE

Supplies Needed
I used PSPX...but any of them should work.
Scrap Kit 1 by Mago Designs HERE
Please use media fire for the downloads,
seems 4shared has a virus at least for me it did
Check out the rest of the blog HERE
Vix's PSP Monday Mask 2 HERE
Check out the rest of the blog HERE


 Font of Choice, I used  Santa Sleigh Full Bold

Drop Shadow usually V2 H2 50 black
 *Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*

This is a quickie one

Open a new image 800 x 800
Resize paper 5 to 23%, paste, apply your mask, delete and merge group, duplicate, merge down, resize larger to 110%.

Resize element 104 to 60%, paste on the mask layer.
Resize element 115 to 35%, paste on the right, duplicate move to the left and down some.

Resize your tube to 50%, paste off to the left side more.

Resize the overlay 7 to 35%, paste under your tube, duplicate, move above your tube and erase the parts you do not want on top of the tube.

Resize element 113 to 15%, place below the ski's layer to the left.
Resize element 25 to 30%, place behind the tube where you like, change the blend mode to hard light, duplicate, resize to 85%, move over to the right more, duplicate, mirror, adjust.

Resize element 12 to 20%, place on the right side how you like.
Resize element 16 to 20%, place below the ski layers and down, duplicate, mirror and adjust.

Do not merge your tag yet if you are going to do the signature tag.

For the Signature, new image 600 x 250, fill with either white or a light gray.
Paste the mask from your tag, move to one side, duplicate, mirror.
Paste the snowflake layer from your tag.
Copy and paste one of the trees, duplicate a couple of times and place where you like.
Paste the reindeer, resize smaller and place on the right.
Paste your tube, mirror, change the blend mode to overlay and move to the right.
Paste your tube again, move to the left.
Resize the skis, place toward the right and more at the bottom, below your tube layer.
Once happy with it all, merge visible, add copyright and name.
Add a frame of choice, I used AAA Frames-Foto Frame
Width was 3, Matte was 2 and Opacity was 50

If you want to do the Avator like I have, resize the ski cluster to a size to fit what is allowed for your group, then resize the snowflakes and place behind the skis, sharpen and add you name or an initial. If you would like a frame then do like before.

Now Crop your tag to be sure no stray shadows are on the edges of your tag.
Once happy with it all, close off any backgrounds, merge visible.
Resize first, then add your copyrights and name.
That's it
Hope you enjoyed doing my tut.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Beary Christmas


This tut was written for those with a basic knowledge of psp.
I am using the awesome artwork of  Keith Garvey.
The tube is called Bear Girl.
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 Winter Mask_10 HERE
Check out the rest of the blog HERE
Scrap Black Ice by Tasha's Playground HERE
Check out her blog HERE
Filters
Xero-Soft Mood and Soft Vignette

 Font of Choice, I used Santa Sleigh Full Bold

Drop Shadow usually V2 H2 50 black
 *Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*


Open a new image 800 x 800 or a size you prefer, paste paper 9, apply your mask, delete, merge group, resize larger to 115%.
Paste paper 2, apply the mask again, delete, merge group.
Paste frame 4, click inside with your magic wand, expand by 5, mirror and paste your middle size tube, invert, delete. Change the blend mode to Luminance (L).
Apply the Xero filter-Soft Mood.

Paste the element Sparkle 2, adjust on your close up.

Paste branch 3 below the light color mask on the left at the top, duplicate, mirror, duplicate flip, duplicate, mirror.

Paste your tube on the left side above the frame layer. Apply Xero filter-Soft Vignette with these settings
Elliptical, Foreground Color, Solid
0, 0, 0, 255

Paste the snow mound at the bottom under your tube, duplicate 3 more times, mirror 2 and adjust them under your tube.

Paste the black tree below the tube on the left, duplicate, mirror.
Resize the sign to 75%, paste on the right, free rotate to the right at 10 degrees.
Resize the house to 75%, place above the tree on the right and over toward the center a bit.

Paste sparkle 3 below the tube layer at the bottom, duplicate, mirror, move up some, duplicate again, mirror, move up more toward the top.

Paste sparkle on top of the other sparkle layers and place more on the tree, duplicate, mirror.
Paste the snowflakes on one side below the tube, duplicate, mirror, adjust.

Resize the snowy branch to 40%, go to Adjust, Hue and Saturation, Colorize, with both numbers on 0, paste at the base of the sign.
Resize leaf 2 to 25%, place by the leg of the tube, duplicate again and by the foot on the left.
Resize the ribbon to 50%, place below the leaf that is on the leg.
Resize branch 3 to 25%, place below the ribbon by the left.

Resize candle 2, place on the left side above the tube layer.
Resize the flower to 25%, place one by the sign, duplicate, paste the other below the tube on the left.
Resize the crow to 25%, mirror, place on top of the sign.

Add whatever you would like on the sign, I put Beary Christmas.

Add any other elements you would like, make it your own.

Crop your tag to be sure no stray shadows are on the edges of your tag.
Once happy with it all, close off any backgrounds, merge visible.
Resize first, then add your copyrights and name.

That's it
Hope you enjoyed doing my tut.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Harvest Blessings

This tut was written for those with a basic knowledge of psp.
I am using the awesome artwork of  Elias Chatzoudis.
The tube is called Gudahi
My license is when he was still selling at his own store.
You need a license to use this art work. Please do not use without a license.
 You can find his art now at CDO Store  HERE

Supplies Needed
I used PSPX...but any of them should work.
 Scrap  Autumn Days  HERE
Check out the rest of the blog  HERE
RD Mask Set 132_Mask 3 HERE
Check out the rest of the blog HERE
Filters
Mura Meister Copies-Encircle
Xero-Radiance and Clarity(Optional)

Font of Choice, I used Chocolate Box

Drop Shadow usually V2 H2 50 black
Drop shadow on this one I used V-2 H-2 Blur 15
Use whatever drop shadow you prefer
 *Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*

Open a new image 800 x 800 or one you prefer, paste paper ?, apply your mask, delete, merge group.

Resize the branches to 23%, erase some of the bare stem, apply Mura Meister Copies-Encircle,
changing the first number to 16, paste, flip.
Then take the resize branch and place at the bottom on one side, duplicate, mirror.
Click inside your frame, expand by 10, paste paper 10, invert, delete, move below the frame, then paste the fence how you like, delete, select none.

Resize the wheat straw to 37%, flip, apply Mura Meister Copies-Encircle changing the first number to 20, move below the branch frame.

Paste your tube on the left side.

Resize the basket of apples to 40%, place on the right of your tube and below the tube layer.
Paste the spray under the apple basket, duplicate, mirror.

Resize the pussy willow to 20%, mirror, paste below the spray element on the right, erase the stem showing below.

Resize the hay bale to 50%, place behind the tube on the left.

Paste the tree below the wheat straw circle on one side, duplicate, mirror, adjust to your liking.

Resize the pinecone to 12%, place by the apple basket.
Resize the branch to 10%, place below the fence layer how you like.
Resize the green flower to 50%, place on the right below the leaf layers.
Resize the wheat straw to 25%, paste below the green flower layer, flip, move down where you like the looks.
Take your free hand tool and draw around whichever gourds you would like to use and place where you like at the bottom of the tag.

Once you have everything you want to add, close off your background if using one, merge visible, apply the Xero filter-Radiance to the whole tag first, then Clarity.

Add any saying you would like, I put Harvest Blessings on mine.

Crop your tag to be sure no stray shadows are on the edges of your tag.
Resize first, then add your copyrights and name and any wordart you would like.

That's it
Hope you enjoyed doing my tut.