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.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Autumn Breeze

This tut was written for those with a basic knowledge of psp.
I am using the awesome artwork of  PinUp Toons.
The tube is 158-3
You need a license to use this art work. Please do not use without a license.
 You can find this art at CDO Store  HERE

Supplies Needed
I used PSPX...but any of them should work.
 Scrap  Skys The Limit-Majestic Autumn  HERE
Check out the rest of the blog  HERE
RD Mask Set 132_Mask 1 HERE
Check out the rest of the blog HERE
Wordart by Marilyn at Creative Misfits Creations HERE
Check out the rest of the blog HERE
Scrappy Bit of Fun Animation 149 by Simone  HERE
Check out the rest of the blog HERE
Filters
Xero-Soft Vignette

Font of Choice, I used Casablanca Noir

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 flower 6, apply your mask, delete and merge group.

Resize frame 2 to 30%, duplicate, change the blend mode to hard light, merge down with the mask layer.
 Click inside with your magic wand, expand by 5, resize paper 20 to 23%, paste, invert, delete, move below the frame and merge down with the mask layer, then paste your close up, delete, select none.
Duplicate the close up, go to Adjust, Blur, Gaussian Blur at 4, change the blend mode to hard light, merge down.
Apply the Xero filter-Soft Vignette
Elliptical, Foreground color, Diagonal Dots
1, 0, 0, 255
Duplicate the close up again, being on the bottom one, Adjust, Blur, Motion Blur,  Angle 265 at strength 100, then change the Angle to 85 and apply again. Being on the top tube, merge down.

Resize the cluster to 20%, place on the right, duplicate, mirror, duplicate, flip, move to the bottom under the other two, duplicate, mirror, adjust all to your liking.

Resize the mushrooms to 20%, place on the right just above the frame layer, duplicate, mirror.

Resize the pumpkins to 15%, paste below the blurred tube on the left.
Resize foliage 2 to 45%, paste above the mushroom layer on one side, duplicate, mirror, having this one above the mushroom also. Duplicate the left one, free rotate at 90 degrees to the right, move below the mushroom layer and up some, duplicate, mirror, duplicate the one on the right again and move up.
Resize flower 1 to 15%, place on the right below the mushroom layer.

Paste your middle size tube on the left, being on the top layer.
Resize the seed pod to 20%, place at the bottom to cover the straight cut of the tube legs, duplicate, resize to 75%, move over some and below the first one.
Resize leaf 5 to 25%, place below the green foliage on the right, duplicate a couple of times, mirror one, move the other more toward the center.

Resize butterfly 1 to 10%, free rotate to the right at 25, place on the left where you like, duplicate, mirror, place where you like on the right.
Resize the tree to 25%, paste on top of the frame layer on the left.
Resize the scare crow to 15%, place on the top layer on the right.
Resize all layers of your tag first, add your copyright and name.
If you want to animate,
merge the mask and paper layer of the frame down with the white background, copy to animation shop and make as many frames as the leaves have, which is 37.
Being on the animation first frame, go to Edit, select all, copy, then go to your first frame of
your tag, Edit, select all, paste into selected frame, paste once more but move it over some.
Then go back to psp, close off that layer and copy merged the other layers, make 37 layers again, go to Edit, select all, copy, then click on the animated tag, Edit, select all, paste into selected frame.
Test and if happy save.
If you don't want to animate,
close off any background, merge visible, resize first, add your copyright
and name, save.

That's it
Hope you enjoyed doing my tut.

Monday, November 7, 2016

Beautiful Autumn Day


This tut was written for those with a basic knowledge of psp.
I am using the awesome artwork of  PinUp Toons.
The tube is 67-3
You need a license to use this art work. Please do not use without a license.
 You can find this art at CDO Store  HERE

Supplies Needed
I used PSPX...but any of them should work.
 Scrap  Being Thankful by SD  HERE
Check out the rest of the blog  HERE
RD Mask Set 132_Mask 4 HERE
Check out the rest of the blog HERE
Filters
Screen Works-Light Gauze
Mura Meister Copies-Encircle

Font of Choice, I used Letra Hipster

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 2, apply your mask, delete, merge group, resize a bit larger to 105%. 
Apply paper 4, apply the mask again, delete, merge group.

Resize element 7 to 80%, click inside with your magic wand, expand by 4, paste your
close up, invert, delete, then paste paper 1 below the tube layer, delete, select none.
Go to Adjust, Blur, Gaussian Blur with the number on 4, change the blend mode to Overlay
or one you prefer.
Apply Screen Work-Light Gauze

Paste your full tube on the top layer and move down some.

Resize element 12 to 80%, place on the left below the tube layer, duplicate, mirror, adjust to your liking.

Resize element 26 to 40%, place on the left below the tube, duplicate, mirror.
Resize element 11 to 40%, place on the right below the tube.
Resize element 18 to 70%, place on the right below the mushroom layer.
Resize element 7 to 40%, erase the frame part, flip, move below the mushroom layer on the right, duplicate, mirror, duplicate a couple more times and move them how you like, flipping one or two.

Resize element 14 to 40%, paste below the suitcase on the right, duplicate, mirror, duplicate, resize to 75%, duplicate a couple more times and place where you like.

Resize element 15 to 55%. place at the bottom, below the suitcase layer on the right, duplicate, mirror, duplicate again and move back toward the center more, erasing any of the stem you don't want showing.

Resize element 13 to 15%, place on the mushroom on the left.
Resize element 30 to 12%, place on the right side, free rotate to the left at 20 degrees, duplicate, mirror, place lower on the left side.
Paste element 24 below the suitcase layer, free rotate to the left at 90, adjust.
Resize element 28 to 15%, place by the tube on the right more.
Resize element 27 to 12%, place next to the first cupcake.

Paste the fence just above the frame layer, move how you like, erasing some on each end until it is the way you want it.

Resize element 8 to 65%, erase the frame part, apply Mura Meister Copies, Encircle with the first number on 20, move below the mask layers.

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 and any wordart you would like.

That's it
Hope you enjoyed doing my tut.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Snowflakes-3 Piece Set



This tut was written for those with a basic knowledge of psp.
I am using the awesome artwork of PimUp Toons.
The tube is 206-1
You need a license to use this art work. Please do not use without a license.
 You can find this art at CDO Store  HERE

Supplies Needed
I used PSPX...but any of them should work.
 Scrap Snow Buddies by Kittz Kreationz  HERE
Check out the rest of the blog  HERE
  Template 25-Snowflakes by Dee HERE
DD Winter Mask 5 HERE
Check out the rest of the blog HERE

Filter
EyeCandy 4000-Gradient Glow

Font of Choice, I used Casablanca Noir

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 your template, hold the shift key and hit the letter d to duplicate, close the original.
Delete the credits and go to Image, Canvas size 800 x 800 or a size you prefer.
Paste paper 1, apply your mask, delete and merge group, adjust to fit your tag.

On the left and right word circle add a fat white gradient glow using EyeCandy 4000,
with these numbers, 3, 25, 100
Add noise at 60% to all the white circles on the colored circles and to some of the snowflakes.
I added noise to the larger ones only.
Paste your tube under the word Snowflake and take your erase and erase some of the straight edge of the snow at the bottom.
Paste element 7 under your tube at the bottom, duplicate, flip, move back down and under the first snow layer, erase the straight edge on the top layer of snow to blend in.

Select the top right dark blue circle, select all, float, defloat, add a new raster layer, fill with
#fec4ce, mirror your tube, paste, adjust the face, invert, delete, select none, delete the template layer also. Duplicate this tube, go to Adjust, Blur, Gaussian blur with the number on 4, change the blend mode to hard light, merge down.

Select the left light blue circle, select all, float, defloat, paste your tube, invert, delete and do the blur and change the blend mode like you did on the other.

Select the top center dark blue circle, add a new layer, fill with #fec4ce, delete the template layer.
Resize element 12 to 75%, place at the top left, duplicate, move down to the lower right, add a light blue drop shadow on these, duplicate one again and resize to 55%, place at the bottom left on the snow. Duplicate more if you like and place them where you like.

Resize element 17 to 60%, place on the right above the snowflake word layer.
Resize element 22 to 55%, place on the left by the foot of the tube on the snow.
Resize element 21 to 55%, place more toward the right.

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

If you are going to make the signature tag and Avator do not merge yet.

Signature tag
Make a new image 600 x 250
Close your tube, the word snowflake and the lower face tube, copy merge and paste, resize to 80%.
Go back to your tag and open the word snowflake and paste, resize to 70%.
Open your tube on your tag and paste to the left.
Resize the cat to 55%, place on the word snowflake where you like.
Resize the ski bear to 55%, place on the right bottom.
Resize the cup to 55%, place by the bear, once happy, merge visible.
For the frame, AAA Frames-Foto Frame
Change the width to 0 and Matte on 2, all the other numbers are on 0, except for the
opacity it is at 100 or if you prefer lighter change it lower.
Add your copyright and name.

Avator
Make it the size your forum or group allows
Mine is 150 x 200
Copy your signature tag and paste, adjust how you like it, merge visible.
Frame for both the signature and Avator will be the same.
Add your copyright and name or initial.

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 and any wordart you would like.
That's it
Hope you enjoyed doing my tut.