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Monday, July 29, 2013

Groovy Love




For this tutorial you will need the following:

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

Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Bits-N- Bobs, which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a FTU kit by Inzpired Creationz, called Ah Honey
She has the freebie kits bundled, so you'll get several in one download.

Font of choice, I am using Menjelajah Halmahera

Mask: WSL84 by Wee Scots Lass Creations

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 with a white background.

 Open frame 2, copy and paste as a new layer, resize 85%
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, invert
Open paper 8, copy and paste as a new layer (below the frame)
click delete on your keyboard.

Open your tube, copy and paste as a new layer, resize 85%
arrange in the frame, take your eraser tool and erase the bits that hang over the bottom of the frame
and deselect.

I used the following elements, check my tag for exact placement:

Heart 1, resize 50%
Flower 1 resize 40%, duplicate a few time, arrange around frame, mirror some
Bow 3, resize 30% duplicate, mirror
Hearts 2, resize 40%, duplicate, mirror
Cupcake 7, resize 35%
Ribbon 1, resize 45%, duplicate, mirror


pick two colors from your kit for the foreground and background, 
and use the foreground/background gradient, with 2 repeats, any angle you want, I used 32

add a new raster layer just above the white background, flood fill with your gradient and apply your mask

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

Wonderland



For this tutorial you will need the following:

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

Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Arthur Crowe, which you need a license to use.  
This tube, Wonderful Babe is not yet in the store at the time of this tutorial but is coming soon.

Scrap kit of choice. I am using the matching scrap kit, Wonderful Babe, by Kizzed by Kelz,
which is also coming soon and will be released along with the tube. 

Font of choice, I am using Wonderland

Mask of choice

Plugins: No outisde 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 with a white background.

Open frame, copy and paste as a new layer
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2
Open paper 5, copy and paste as a new layer, selections, invert, click delete on your keyboard.
Make sure this layer is below your frame, leave selected
Open your tube, copy and paste as a new layer, erase the bits that hang over the bottom of the frame

Add the following, check my tag for exact placement:

Chair, resize 60% arrange on left
Mad Hatter, resize 45% put him in the chair
white rabbit, resize 60%

foilage, arrange on right, duplicate, resize 80%, drag down a little, duplicate and drag down, mirror and bring back on right
Flower, arrange, duplicate 3 or 4 times, resize some by 80%, and mirror some, arrange above and between the foilage
Merge all the flower & foilage layers together, duplicate and mirror


Crown, resize 40% arrange on left behind flowers & foilage
Books, resize 40% arrange on bottom right
cake on plate, resize 40% arrange on bottom right, on top of books
magic potion, resize 40% arrange on bottom right by books
Sugar, resize 30% arrange on top right behind foilage

Teapot, resize 30%, rotate left 15, arrange partway down the foilage, erase bits so it looks like the bottom of it is behind the flowers (I usually drop the opacity to about 50 so I can see where the flowers are and it helps for erasing)

Tea, resize 35% arrange below the teapot in the foilage, erase some of it like we did the teapot so it looks nestled in the foilage

Queen of hearts, resize 45%, arrange on the top, behind the crown
Chess pieces, resize 25%, arrange through the foilage on the left like we did the tea service on the right, erasing bits as needed

Falling cards, arrange on left behind frame & above framed background

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

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Naughty Baker



For this tutorial you will need the following:

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

Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Ismael Rac which you need a license to use.  
This tube is not yet in the store and is a preview of tubes coming soon to the store.
It will be in the store within a day or two of this tut being published.

Scrap kit of choice. I am using  2013 Hot Baking, which is the matching scrap kit by Kandii Popz
which will be available for purchase in Ismael Rac's store as soon as the tube is released.
The kit comes in two different choices, red & gold or purple & turquoise. 

Font of choice, I am using Porongo


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 and I also used 5, -2, 50, 5 for some of the stuff on the left side of the tag (or just use what looks right to you


Let's get started!

Open a new canvas 850 x 850 with a white background

Open frame 2 , copy and paste as a new layer, resize 75%
click inside with magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2
Open paper 8, copy and paste as a new layer, selections, invert, click delete on your keyboard,
deselect

Open oven, copy and paste as a new layer, resize 75%

Open your tube, copy and paste as a new layer, arrange on left of frame
If using the same tube as me, resize 45%

Open the cookie jar, copy and paste as a new layer, resize 45%, mirror and arrange on the oven
(yes I know cookies don't go on top of the oven, but we need to be creative and use what we have here! lol)
Stack of cookies, resize 25% arrange on stove by cookie jar

Now we'll arrange the other elements around the frame. 
Use the following and check my tag for exact placement:

Mixer, resize 40% rotate left 17
cuppy 1 resize 40%, rotate left 17
cuppy 2 resize 40%, rotate right 17
Sugar, resize 40%
Flour, resize 40%, rotate right 17
Mortar & pessel, resize 40%, rotate left 17
Milk, resize 40%

Add your mask if you're using one (I used paper 2)
Crop and resize
add your copyright and credits as needed
add your text and save

Saturday, July 27, 2013

City Swag





For this tutorial you will need the following:

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

Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Keith Garvey, which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using City Bling by Inzpired Creationz
available at Pimp My Tags With Scraps  

Font of choice, I am using Razing


Plugins: Alien Skin 4000 Shadow Lab - use on whatever elements you like & your tube
I used the following setting on my elements 
direction 315
then top to bottom:
28.80
100
20.16
0
black


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.

Let's get started!

Banner:

Open a new canvas 600 x 250 pixels, white background

Open paper 14, copy and paste as a new layer, resize 75%

Open city scene 1, copy and paste as a new layer

Open car 3, resize 50% arrange on left

Open word art, resize 50% add drop shadow 5, 5, 100, 10

Cocktail 1, resize 30% use same drop shadow as on word art

Make your white background layer active, click on your crop tool
crop to layer opaque 
then selections, select all, float, defloat, modify
set selection borders 3
add a new raster layer at the top and flood fill with a metallic gradient that looks good with your tag

Add your copyright and credits as needed
add your text and save


Avatar:
Open a new canvas 150 x 150 or larger if the forum you are using allows it, some do 200 x 200 

copy and paste the city scene and your tube, arrange how you like

add a border as we did on the banner

add your copyright and credits as needed

add your text and save

Friday, July 26, 2013

Prima Ballerina



For this tutorial you will need the following:

Paint Shop Pro, I am using PSP X, 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.  
I bought my tube when she was at PTE but she is now an independent artist.

Scrap kit of choice. I am using Prima Ballerina, a PTU kit by Inzpired Creationz,

Font of choice, I am using Honeybee

Mask: gemsmask217 from GemsTaggin Scraps

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 with a white background

Open frame 3 copy and paste as a new layer

Take your freehand selection tool set at point to point and go just inside the inside frame edge, once you get back around to the beginning, double click.
Selections, invert

Open your paper, copy and paste as a new layer, click delete on your keyboard, make sure this is below your frame. Deselect

Open your tube, copy and paste as a new layer, arrange.
I erased the marionette strings on mine where they went above the top of the frame and over the black flowers

Open roses 1 and roses 2, resize by 50% copy and paste as a new layer,
arrange on the canvas, duplicate a few times and arrange
mirror and rotate as needed

Add the following elements, checking my tag for placement:
 Eiffel tower resize 45%, rotate right 15, erase the bit that hangs over the black flower so it looks like it's going behind it

Dress form, resize 40%  rotate right 15
ballet slippers 1, resize 40%
brooch, resize 40%
swirly tree, arrange on left, drag that layer so it's between the flower layers, erase any bits that are over things you don't want them to be over, like the ballet slippers, etc
bird, resize 40%

Open paper 20, copy and paste as a new layer just above the white background, apply your mask

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

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Meet Me at the Beach




For this tutorial you will need the following:

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

Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Roman Zaric, which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU scarp kit that matches this tube, called Magnoly by Desirena Designs
which is a matching kit for the tube


Font of choice, I am using CAC Shishoni Brush

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 your template, shift D to duplicate and close the original

Change the template size to 850 x 850, unhide the white background and flood fill the rest of the way with white

Delete Raster 1

Fill the layers with papers, to do this make sure the layer you want to fill has been clicked on in your layer palette. 
Click inside the shape with your magic wand, selections, modify, invert, open your paper, copy and paste as a new layer, 
click delete on your keyboard.
Delete the original template layer

Some layers, like the frames, you may just want to flood fill with a color from your kit. To do this, click on the layer in your layer palette, add another raster layer above it,
click inside the shape with your magic wand, and flood fill it with your color
Delete the original template layer

I used the following papers for each layer:
Layers 1, 5, 6 use paper 7
Layer 2 use paper 1 
Layer 3 & 4 use paper 4
Layer 7 leave as is

I made the word art pop a little by clicking on the blue word art layer, selections, select all, float, defloat, modify, expand 3, make a new raster layer below it and flood fill with white, add some noise.
Make the white word art active set your foreground at #e45e5b and background white,
Take your color changer tool and run it over the word to change the color, then follow the steps for the blue layer. Merge all the word art together and add your drop shadow.

Open your tube, copy and paste as a new layer, if you are using the same one as me, resize by 45%
arrange and erase any bits that hang over where you don't want them.

Time for elements! I used the following (check my tag example for exact placement)
element 16 resize 45%
element 15 resize 45%
element 5 resize 35%
element 20 resize 65%
element 17 resize 45%
element 8 resize 55% rotate right 25
element 19 resize 40%
element 21 resize 70%
element 6 resize 30%
element 9 resize 30%
element 4 resize 35%
element 14 resize 25%
element 31 resize 40%


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

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Back 2 School



For this tutorial you will need the following:

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

Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of  Keith Garvey which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using  PTU kit, Back to School  - Pink by Designs by Sarah  

Font of choice, I am using  C.A. Gatintas


Plugins: Alien Skin Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow



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 1000 x 850 with a white background

Open board 1, copy and paste as a new layer move up a little on your canvas

Open desk, copy and paste as a new layer, resize 70% arrange on the right.

Open your tube copy and paste as a new layer, arrange. 
Open paper 4, copy and paste as a new layer, drag it over so its edges line up at the top and left, duplicate
and drag it over so that it lines up with the far right edge of the paper on the left, merge them together,
duplicate and drag it down so that it lines up on the bottom.
Now apply your mask.
You can just enlarge it if you want, I just didn't want the pattern in the paper to be so big.


Add the following elements, see my tag for exact placement
Books 1  resize 35%
backpack resize 35%
notebook, resize 20%
calculator resize 20%
stapler, resize 20%
ruler, resize 40%
Pen resize 20%
scissors resize 40%

word arts 1, 2, & 3 resize each by 50%
add a gradient glow with a width of 6 and make the glow pink & white

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

Monday, July 22, 2013

Harlot



For this tutorial you will need the following:

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

Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Ismael Rac which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit, Harlot by Gemini Creationz available at Scrap Candy 

Font of choice, I am using Scriptina

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 with a white background

Open element 22, copy and paste as a new layer
Click inside it with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 3, invert
Open paper 11, copy and paste as a new layer, click delete on your keyboard, drag this layer below the frame layer, leave selected
Open your tube, copy and paste as a new layer, resize if needed 
If you're using the same tube as me, resize by 80%
Erase the bits that hang below the bottom of the frame, deselect.

Add the following elements checking my tag for exact placement:

element 6
element 7 resize 60%, duplicate & mirror
element 38, duplicate, mirror
element 60
element 53, resize 55% rotate right 20
element 55, resize 55%
elemetnt 52 resize 45%

Crop & resize
add your copyright and credits
add your text and save

Friday, July 19, 2013

Spring Blooms



For this tutorial you will need the following:

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

Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Dean Yeagle which you need a license to use.  
He is currently at CDO, but when I got my tube, he was at CILM

Scrap kit of choice. I am using Spring Blooms by Bookworm Dezines, available at Scrap Candy.  

Summertime Template 1BD by Brutal Designs, it's the second link down the page. It will say "2013 Summertime Templates" not the grey toned templates at the top.

Font of choice, I am using Say Something

Mask: gemsmasks21 from Gems Taggin Scraps

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 your template, shift D to duplicate

Delete the copyright layer

Resize the whole thing by 80%

change canvas size to 850 x 850 and flood fill the background layer white

Fill the layers with papers, to do this make sure the layer you want to fill has been clicked on in your layer palette. 
Click inside the shape with your magic wand, selections, modify, invert, open your paper, copy and paste as a new layer, 
click delete on your keyboard.
Delete the original template layer

Any layer that has a gradient will need to be selected in the following way, 
make the layer active in your layer palette, 
selections, select all, float, defloat, invert, then fill with papers as above

I used the following papers on each layer

Gradient square use paper 4
Grey square use paper 14
grey oval use paper 6 resized 80%
beige circle paper 16
teal circle use paper 8
gradient rectangle use paper 1

Open your tube, copy and paste as a new layer, erase any bits that hang over where you don't want

Add your elements, check my tag for exact placement:
Element 40
element 31, resize 45%
element 29 resize 45%
element 30 resize 30% duplicate & mirror
element 36 resize 26%
element 15  resize 60% mirror
element 23 resize 60% duplicate, arrange the two on the left
element 35 resize 60% mirror, duplicate, drag to the left, rotate right 20
element 26, resize 40%

Copy and paste paper 1 just above the white background layer
apply your mask

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

Scrap Designer Call


They are looking for scrap designers to make kits to work with
Ismael Rac, Arthur Crowe, Roman Zaric and Tony Tzanoukakis.

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Genie In a Bottle




For this tutorial you will need the following:

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

Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of  Keith Garvey which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit, Genie in a Bottle by Designs by Sarah available at Pimp My Tags With Scraps

Font of choice, I am using Mandala

Mask: gems mask 19 from Gems Tagging Scraps. 

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 with a white background

Check my tag for exact placement of elements

Open backdrop town, copy and paste as a new layer

Open bottle label 2, copy and paste as a new layer, arrange behind the town

Open your close up tube, copy and paste over the label layer, drop opacity to 24
erase bits that show where you don't want them to

Open frame 5, arrange behind the label layer

Lamp 1, resize 50%

smoke 2, resize 50%

magic 2, arrange between the city and the closeup tube layer

butterfly, resize 30%

sword resize 65%

Diamond, resize 65%

Open paper 9, copy and paste just above the white background layer, apply your mask

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

Bang Bang



For this tutorial you will need the following:

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

Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Tony Tzanoukakis which you need a license to use.  
This tube is a preview of one of the tubes coming soon to Tony's store and has yet to be released.
It will be in the store within a day or two of this tutorial being posted.

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit, Bang Bang by Wicked Creationz Scraps, which matches the tube and  is also coming soon to Tony's store and will be released at the same time as the tube.

Font of choice, I am using Mont Royal


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 with a white background

Open element 26, copy and paste as a new layer
Using your selection tool, click inside the frame
selections, modify, expand 3, invert
Open paper 8, copy and paste as a new layer, click delete on your keyboard
drag this layer below the frame

Open element 20, copy and paste as a new layer, resize 67%, drag that layer below the frame 
layer in your layer palette and drag it up so it's showing across the top of the frame

Open element 22, copy and paste as a new layer, drag below the frame but above the paper layer,
arrange in the frame where you want it resize 67%
Do the same with element 15

Open element 19, copy and paste as a new layer, flip, arrange on bottom left, duplicate & mirror

Element 25, arrange on top left

Open your tube, copy and paste as a new layer, arrange on the left. If you are using the same tube as me, resize it 40%

Open element 24, copy and paste as a new layer, resize 80%

Open element 23 copy and paste as a new layer, resize %

Open paper 10, copy and paste as a new layer right above the white background, 
apply your mask. Mine wasn't big enough or dark enough so I resized it
by 105% and then duplicated it and merged the two layers together.

now just crop & resize
add your copyrights and credits as needed
add your text and save

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Alaina's Dream



For this tutorial you will need the following:

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

Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Keith Garvey which you need a license to use.  

Collab template 4 by Deb & Tammi available at Creative Misfits Creations blog.

Scrap kit of choice. I am using Magical Dream a PTU kit by Inzpired Creationz  available at Pimp My Tags With Scraps.

Font of choice, I am using Penabico


Plugins: no ourside plugins needed



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 your template, shift D to duplicate, close the original.

Delete Raster 7, 10, 12 and copy of  Vector 11

Change the cavas size to something like 950 x 850 so you have more room to work

Fill the layers with papers, to do this make sure the layer you want to fill has been clicked on in your layer palette. 
Click inside the shape with your magic wand, selections, modify, invert, open your paper, copy and paste as a new layer, 
click delete on your keyboard.
Delete the original template layer

Some layers, like the frames or dotted lines, you may just want to flood fill with a color from your kit. To do this, click on the layer in your layer palette, add another raster layer above it,
click inside the shape with your magic wand, and flood fill it with your color
Delete the original template layer

I used these papers for each layer:
Raster 3 & 5 use paper 3
Raster 2 & 4 use paper 1
Raster 6 use paper 2
Raster 1 use paper 11
Raster 11, 9 & 8 use paper 5

Open your tube, copy and paste as a new layer, arrange on your tag, and erase the bits the hang over where you don't want them.

Add the following elements, check my tag for exact placement

Branch 1, resize 65% duplicate, mirror, duplicate again and drag over toward the empty area in the bottom middle
Rose 1, resize 28% duplicate a few times and arrange around on the leaves
Flower 2, resize 31% duplicate and arrange around on the leaves
Flower 4, resize 28% duplicate and arrange around on the leaves
Bow 1, resize 55%, duplicate & mirror
Bow 2, resize 60%
Bird resize 30%
Fairy dust resize 50%
scattered petals drag layer below tube and above template layers
Doodle 1 drag just below scattered petals layer
Lanterns, resize 75% arrange on left just under the tube, duplicate & mirror


Open paper 12, copy and paste as a new layer just above the white background layer and apply your mask
My mask wasn't quite dark enough so I duplicated it a couple times and merged the layers together.

Crop & resize
add your copyrights & credits as needed
add text and save






















Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Angel & Fireflies




For this tutorial you will need the following:

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

Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Ismael Rac, which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using Night Flies , a PTU kit by Pimp'd Designz 

Font of choice, I am using Dreamed About You

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!


For the banner: 

Open a new canvas 600 x 250 pixels with a white background

Open paper 13, copy and paste as a new layer, arrange in the canvas where you want it.

Open your tube, copy and paste as a new layer, resize 50%, arrange on the right

Open vine 2 copy and paste as a new layer, resize 65% arrange on the left

Open lights 1 copy and paste as a new layer, drag it below the tube and arrange it

Open jar, resize 35%, arrange behind the vine on the left

Open lightening bug, resize 20%, duplicate a few times and arrange where you like around the banner.

Click on the white background layer, selections, select all, modify, select selection borders, 3

Add a new raster layer at the top of the layer palette and flood fill the selection with #687997 or another color from your tube or kit that goes well with it.

Add your copyright and credits
add your text and save

For the avatar:

Open a new canvas 150 x 150 (or whatever size the forum you are using it on allows) with a white background

Now we will just copy stuff from the banner tag and paste it into the avatar and arrange it.

Copy these items:
paper background
vine
fireflies

Click on the white background and add a frame along the edge of your avatar using the same steps we did above for the banner.

Add whatever copyright info you need
Add your text and save

Monday, July 15, 2013

Misbehavin'


For this tutorial you will need the following:

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

Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Arthur Crowe, which you need a license to use.
This tube is a preview of tubes coming soon to his store. If it's not in the store when you see this tutorial, it
will be there within a day or two.

Scrap kit of choice. I am using  a PTU kit, Strawberry Daiquri Babe by Kizzed by Kelz,
which is also coming soon to Arthur's store and will be released with the tube.

Tag Template 354 by Missy at Divine Intentionz

Font of choice, I am using Jennifer Lynne Bold

Mask: WSL_Mask84 links to her mask downloads are on the right side of the blog

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 your template, shift D to duplicate.
Change canvas size to about 850 x 850 to make some working room
Delete by Missy Layer

Fill the layers with papers, to do this make sure the layer you want to fill has been clicked on in your layer palette. 
Click inside the shape with your magic wand, selections, modify, invert, open your paper, copy and paste as a new layer, 
click delete on your keyboard.
Delete the original template layer


These are the papers I used for each layer:
Square 1 & 2, small circles right & left, thin rectangle & rectangle, use paper 1
thin rectangle 1 & small circle, use paper 9
Large circle use paper 6
 frame back use paper 4

Leave the white layers white & add noise
Uniform
monochrome checked
50

To change the word art colors, make sure the word art layer is active, and select your color changer tool
right click on the color you want to change
left click on the color you want to change it to
then run your color changer over the word art

Make your frame back layer active, selections select all, float, defloat, invert
Open your tube, copy and paste as a new layer, arrange in the frame,
click delete on your keyboard
Duplicate, and on the top layer, adjust blur, gaussian 3
change the blend mode to soft light
on the bottom layer change the blend mode to Luminance(L) and drop opacity to 55

Open your main tube, copy and paste as a new layer,
I resized mine 80%

Now add your elements, check my tag for exact placement:

camisole, resize 80% rotate left 20
bag resize 50%
sunglasses resize 35%
cupcake resize 50%
strawberry, resize 50%, duplicate, mirror
cocktail, resize 65%
chocolate strawberry, resize 20%
sparkles

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

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Angel



For this tutorial you will need the following:

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

Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Ismael Rac, which you need a license to use.  
This tube is a preview of tubes coming soon to the store. If it's not there when 
you see this tut posted, give it a day or two and it will be there.

Scrap kit of choice. I am using  2013 Angel by Kizzed by Kelz, which is also coming soon and will be released with the tube.

Font of choice, I am using Scriptina

Mask: WSL84

Plugins: Xero Porcelain



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 2, copy and paste as a new layer, resize by 120%
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 3,
selections, invert
Open paper, copy and paste as a new layer, click delete on your keyboard, leave selected
Open your tube, copy merged, and paste as a new image & mirror it. 
Then copy it again, this time into your canvas, arrange in the frame and click delete on your keyboard.
Deselect.
Duplicate & on the top layer, adjust blur, gaussian 3, change the blend mode to soft light
Apply Xero Porcelain to the bottom layer, use default settings, except change blue to zero
Drop the opacity to 60

Copy and paste your main tube and arrange on the right.

Add the following elements, check my tag for exact placement:
harp, resize 80%
clouds & clouds 2
hearts line
key, resize 50%
wings heart, resize 30%
sparkle stars, arrange on left, duplicate & pull over to right
word art, colorize Hue 241 Saturation 140 resize 65%

Open paper 8, copy and paste as a new layer right above the white background layer, apply your mask

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

Ethereal Honey


For this tutorial you will need the following:

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

Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Keith Garvey which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit by Bookworm Dezines called Ethereal, which is available at Scrap Candy

Font of choice, I am using PW Noodle Thing


Plugins: Xero Porcelain



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 with a white background.

Open element 21, copy and paste as a new layer, resize by 80%
Click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand by 3, invert
Open paper 2, copy and paste as a new layer, arrange in frame, click delete on your keyboard
Leave selected & open your tube, copy and paste as a new layer, arrange in the frame,
take your eraser tool and erase the bits that hang over the frame where you don't want
duplicate the tube, adjust blur, gaussian 3 on the top one, change the blend mode to soft light
on the bottom, apply Xero Porcelain with default settings, except change the blue to zero

Add the following elements, look at my tag for exact placement:
I applied Xero Porcelain to all the elements, the same as the tube
element 27, resize 80%

element 29, resize 80%, drag to the right and up a little, 
make sure it's below element 27 in the layer palette

element 9, resize 65%, rotate left 30
element 31 resize 45%, mirror
element 5, resize 45%
element 38

Open paper 8, copy and paste as a new layer just above the white background layer, 
apply your mask.

Crop and resize your tag
add your copyright and credits as needed
add your text and save

Monday, July 8, 2013

Lemony-Lime



For this tutorial you will need the following:

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

Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Roman Zaric which you need a license to use.  

Scrap kit of choice. I am using a FTU kit by Inzpired Creationz called Lemon Faire .
She has a bunch of old PTU kits that are now FTU and they are offered on her blog in bundles. 
The kit is in bundle 4, which I have linked above.

missy_tagtemplatet414 at Divine Intentions

Font of choice 

Mask of 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 your template, shift D to duplicate, close the original.
Change the canvas size to 900 x 850
Delete the by Missy layer

Fill the layers with papers, to do this make sure the layer you want to fill has been clicked on in your layer palette. 
Click inside the shape with your magic wand, selections, modify, invert, open your paper, copy and paste as a new layer, 
click delete on your keyboard.
Delete the original template layer

Some layers, you may just want to flood fill with a color from your kit. To do this, click on the layer in your layer palette, add another raster layer above it,
click inside the shape with your magic wand, and flood fill it with your color
Delete the original template layer

I used the following papers for each layer:

square 1, square 2, circle 2 & brush, paper 7
circle 1 & circle 2, paper 8
all frame backs, paper 3

For the frames, add/remove noise with the following settings
monochrome
uniform 
75%

On the left frame back, selections, select all, float, defloat
open your tube, copy and paste as a new layer, resize by 65% arrange the tube in it
selections, invert, click delete on your keyboard
Change the blend mode to Luminance(L) and drop the opacity to 60%

Copy and paste your tube again, arrange it over the bottom circle layer, 
make the circle layer active, selections, select all, float, defloat, invert
Take your eraser tool and erase the bits that hang over the bottom of the circle

Add the following elements, check my tag for exact placement:
Basket, resize 65%
pitcher 1 resize 45%
lemonade resize 45%
cupcake 1 resize 35%
lemon & bow, resize 25%
flower 5 duplicate, resize one 85% and one 65% mirror the larger one
balloon 1
balloon 2 resize 85% mirror
bow 1, resize 40% arrange over basket handle and balloons
flower 4 resize 40% duplicate, mirror
flower spray 1 resize 40%, duplicate a couple times, mirror & arrange across bottom
Flowers 1, 2, & 3, resize to various sizes, arrange around on the bottom
nesting bird resize 40%
market umbrella

Open paper 1, copy and paste as a new layer just above your white background layer
apply your mask

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

Ines




For this tutorial you will need the following:

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

Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Roman Zaric which you need a license to use.  
At the time of this tutorial, the tube I used was a preview of a tube called Ines that is coming soon to the store. It will be out within a day or two of this tutorial being posted.


Scrap kit of choice. I am using  the matching scrap kit by Rissa's Designs, which is also coming to Roman's store and will be released along with the tube.

Font of choice, I am using Scriptina

Mask: WSL_Mask84 the link to her masks is on the right side of the blog

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 with a white background.

Open frame 1 copy and paste as a new layer, click inside with the magic wand,
selections, modify 3, selections, invert
copy and paste paper 12, copy and paste as a new layer, arrange it in the frame, click delete on your keyboard. Make sure to drag it below the frame layer. Leave selected

Open your tube, mirror it. If you're using the same one I did, resize by 70%
copy and paste as a new layer, arrange in the frame, click delete
Lower the opacity to about 80 and deselect

Add the following elements, check my tag for exact placement:
Clock resize 40%
Rose 1 resize 75% rotate left by 90
Rose 2, resize 30%
Rose heart, resize 25%
Resize and duplicate the flowers a few times and arrange across the bottom
Ribbon 2, resize 50%

Add your main tube. If you are using the same one as me, I resized to 40%

Open paper 5, copy and paste as a new layer just above the white background, apply your mask.

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