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Friday, February 27, 2015

Love & Romance




Snaggable versions of this tag in my Fotki album

For this tutorial you will need the following:

Paint Shop Pro, I am using PSP X7, you should be able to use any version.

Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of PinupToons-213-2 from the pack 213
which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit by Ladyhawwk Designs, ScrapLHD_PinUpToons-Package-213 which is a bundle kit that comes only with the PinUp Toons bundle  and cannot be purchase separately. 

Font of choice, I am using Atelas


Plugins: No outside plugins used




Just remember that my choices of papers and elements is just a suggestion, change it up and make it yours! You don't have to follow mine exactly.

Add a drop shadow of your choosing to tubes & elements throughout. I usually use 1, 1, 50, 5 unless otherwise noted.


Let's get started!

Open a new canvas 850 x 850 pixels with a white background

Open frame 4 copy and paste as a new layer resize 80%
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 6 copy and paste as a new layer 
click delete on your keyboard, leave selected

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, 
arrange in your frame
erase the bits that hang out of your frame where you don't want them

Add your elements:
element 48 resize 45% arrange on bottom left corner
element 50 resize 45% arrange in front of the first element, over to the right a little
element 47 resize 35% rotate right 30 arrange behind radio & books

element 23 resize 60% mirror & arrange on bottom left below the other layers
element 22 resize 40% arrange below blue flowers, slightly to the right of them

element 7 resize 30% arrange behind and above the other flowers on the left,
duplicate, resize 80% rotate right 90 drag to the bottom right

element 8 resize 65% arrange below frame & paper on the bottom, duplicate, rotate right 90, arrange along the left side

element 45 resize 35% arrange on bottom right, below the books & radio layers, 
duplicate, mirror, drag to the left

element 44 resize 35% arrange between the flower layers on the left

Copy and paste paper 3 above the white background
apply your mask, merge group, resize 85%
Drop the opacity around 80

crop and resize
add your copyright and credits as needed
add your text and save

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Lucky Eileen





Snaggable versions of this tag in my Fotki album

For this tutorial you will need the following:

Paint Shop Pro, I am using PSP X7, you should be able to use any version.

Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Alicia Mujica (Eileen tube) 
which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit Lucky Me by Niqui's Designs 

Font of choice, I am using Kristen ITC

Mask of your choice

Plugins: no outside plugins




Just remember that my choices of papers and elements is just a suggestion, change it up and make it yours! You don't have to follow mine exactly.

Add a drop shadow of your choosing to tubes & elements throughout. I usually use 1, 1, 50, 5 unless otherwise noted.


Let's get started!

Open a new canvas 850 x 850 pixels with a white background

Open element 13 copy and paste as a new layer resize 55%
click inside with your magic wand, make sure to get inside all the parts in the clovers
selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 4 copy and paste as a new layer 
click delete on your keyboard,

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, resize by 65%
arrange in your frame
erase the bits that hang out of your frame where you don't want them

add the following elements:
element 8 arrange across the top, erase what hangs over the frame edges
element 26 resize 45% arrange over the clover on the bottom right corner
element 43 resize 45% arrange to the left of the hat
element 25 resize 45% arrange to the left of the bottle 
element 8 resize 25% arrange below the pot of gold element
element 30 resize 55% arrange on right side below the hat element
element 28 resize 25% arrange by pot of gold

Add paper 1 above the white background
apply your mask, merge group

crop and resize
add your copyright and credits as needed
add your text and save

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Lucky You





Snaggable versions of this tag in my Fotki album

For this tutorial you will need the following:

Paint Shop Pro, I am using PSP X7, you should be able to use any version.

Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Alicia Mujica (Lucky tube) 
which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit by Scrappin With Lil Ole Me called Lucky You  

Font of choice, I am using Speak Easy

Mask: WSLMask362 links to masks is on the right sidebar 

Plugins: No outside plugins




Just remember that my choices of papers and elements is just a suggestion, change it up and make it yours! You don't have to follow mine exactly.

Add a drop shadow of your choosing to tubes & elements throughout. I usually use 1, 1, 50, 5 unless otherwise noted.


Let's get started!

Open a new canvas 850 x 850 pixels with a white background

Open element 13 copy and paste as a new layer resize 90%
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 5 copy and paste as a new layer 
click delete on your keyboard,

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, resize by 60%
arrange in your frame
erase the bits that hang out of your frame where you don't want them


Now add your elements:
element 52 resize 60% rotate right, arrange on bottom right, duplicate & mirror
element 84 resize 40% arrange on bottom center
element 89 resize 40% rotate right 90 arrange on bottom right, under the green rose, duplicate, mirror
duplicate each of these and drag over to each side

element 75 resize 50% arrange behind the flowers just to the right of the rose, duplicate & mirror
element 11 resize 60% arrange between flower layers on right, duplicate & mirror
element 71 resize 45% arrange on left below the white flower layers, duplicate & mirror

element 47 resize 35% arrange on left, under white flower layers, duplicate & mirror
element 48 resize 25% arrange under the flowers, near the green rose, duplicate & mirror
element 45 resize 25 % arrange on bottom right
element 49 resize 25% arrange on the bottom left

Copy and paste paper 17 above the white background
apply your mask and merge group
drop opacity to around 60

crop and resize
add your copyright and credits as needed
add your text and save

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Lucky





Snaggable versions of this tag in my Fotki album

For this tutorial you will need the following:

Paint Shop Pro, I am using PSP X7, you should be able to use any version.

Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Alicia Mujica which you need a license to use.  
This tube is an ACDiva Forum exclusive and only members can get her.

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit, Shamrock Shimmers by Scrappin With Lil Ole Me

Font of choice, I am using Irish Unical

Plugins: No outside plugins




Just remember that my choices of papers and elements is just a suggestion, change it up and make it yours! You don't have to follow mine exactly.

Add a drop shadow of your choosing to tubes & elements throughout. I usually use 1, 1, 50, 5 unless otherwise noted.


Let's get started!

Open a new canvas 850 x 850 pixels with a white background

Open element 104 copy and paste as a new layer 
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 18 copy and paste as a new layer 
click delete on your keyboard,
Copy and paste your mirrored close up tube
arrange in the frame, click delete on your keyboard
change the blend mode to Luminance(L) and drop the opacity somewhere around 55


Copy and paste your main tube as a new layer, resize by 65%
arrange on the right side of your frame

now add your elements:

element 6 resize 65% arrange on bottom left side
element 39 resize 35% arrange in front of tube on bottom right side
element 26 resize 35% arrange to the right of the hat

element 36 resize 25% arrange to the right of element 26
element 33 resize 25% arrange to the right of the leprechaun on the pot of gold on the bottom right
element 34 resize 35% arrange in front of tube to the left of the leprechaun on the pot of gold

element 59 resize 35% arrange behind tube to the left of the mug
element 37 resize 45% arrange across the top
element 30 resize 45% arrange across top of frame

element 40 arrange on right side above the frame layer, 
duplicate, mirror, duplicate & flip. merge the two on the left together, drag down below the frame & background paper layers

crop and resize
add your copyright and credits as needed
add your text and save