Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Hope

Supplies Needed

2 tubes of choice – I used the beautiful artwork of Zindy S.D. Nielson which can be purchased here.

Font of choice – I used Akayla Script here

Vix Mask 451 here

Plug Ins used:
Mura’s Meister - Copies

I used a full size scrap kit from the “Scrappin’ Your Heart Out Blog Train”.  This portion is part of the January Designer’s Choice created by Lady DG Scrap and can be downloaded from her blog here.  
  
  
This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP. 

~~ Let’s get started ~~

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste E69 as a new layer.
Resize 30%.
Click inside of each square with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 12 Into Selection.
Deselect.

Copy and paste E77 as a new layer.
Resize 20%
Duplicate
Move each element into position – see my tag for reference.
To each frame:
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 37 Into Selection.
Copy and paste one of your tubes as a new layer – if you’re using the same tube as I did, have the tube face outward.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Change the Properties of the tube to Luminance (Legacy).
Deselect.

Copy and paste E90 as a new layer.
Resize 10%
Apply Mura’s Meister – Copies:
Choose “Encircle” and change the top 3 numbers as follows:
Number: 25
Shift X:  35
Shift Y:  35
OK
Duplicate the ring of flowers and move each into position behind the round frames – see my tag for reference.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer positioning it in front of the rectangular frame – see my tag for reference.

Add your elements.  I used:
E2:  Resize 15%/Duplicate
E103:  Resize 10%/Duplicate/Resize 70%/Duplicate – duplicate all 3 flowers
E92:  Resize 15%/Duplicate/Mirror/Flip
E8:  Resize 15%/Duplicate/Mirror/Flip

Crop the top and bottom of your tag.

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 1 Into Selection.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
Color Pallet:
Foreground: Null
Background: #533034
Type your name.
Convert to Raster layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Selections/Modify/Expand by 2.
New Raster layer below your name layer.
Flood fill with #f6ecee
Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise:
Random and Monochrome checked
Noise: 56%
OK
Deselect.
Highlight the darker name layer.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:

Merge Visible both name layers.

Close out your white background.
Save your tag as a PNG.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.   
I’d love to see your results.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Monday, January 21, 2019

Not Just a Dog


Supplies Needed

1 tube of choice – I used Kajenna and can be purchased from Pics for Design

Font of choice – I used Saturdate Script here

Monti Circular Mask here

My template 230 here

Plug Ins used:
DSB Flux – Bright Noise
Mura’s Meister - Copies

 I used a full size scrap kit from the “Scrappin’ Your Heart Out Blog Train”.  This portion is part of the January Designer’s Choice created by Annie C Digitals and can be downloaded from her blog here.  
  
This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP. 

~~ Let’s get started ~~

Open up the template.
Shift + D
Close out the original.
Delete the credit layer.
Highlight the background layer.
Image/Canvas Size:
700 x 700
OK
Flood fill white.

Highlight Temp Layer 1.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 6 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply DSB Flux – Bright Noise:
Intensity: 46
Click on Darker
OK
Add a slight Inner Bevel 2x’s:

Delete the template layer.

(Oops!  I numbered wrong when making this template.  There is no Temp Layer 2! Lol)
Highlight Temp Layer 3.
Repeat the above steps.

Highlight Temp Layer 4.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Pate Paper 6 Into Section.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Give the paper the same slight Inner Bevel.

Highlight Temp Layer 6.
Repeat the above step.

Highlight Temp Layer 5.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster Layer.
Copy and paste Paper 3 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Temp Layer 7.
Repeat the above step.

Highlight Temp Layer 8.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 6 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply DSB Flux – Bright Noise:
Use same settings.
Delete the template layer.

Open up Paper 8.
Make your Selection Tool active set on Rectangle and section out the entire center of the paper (stay away from the edges where it starts to get a little darker)
Copy

Highlight Temp Layer 9.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Paste the center of Paper 8 Into Selection.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer over the paper – see my tag for reference.
Right click on the tube in your layers pallet and choose “Promote Section to Layer”.
Change the Properties to Overlay.
Delete the original tube layer.
Duplicate the Promoted tube layer and lower the Opacity to 59.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Temp Layer 10.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the promoted tube layer that’s just above the paper layer. 
Right click on it in your layers pallet and choose “Promote Section to Layer”. 
Move this layer above Temp Layer 10.  Change the Properties of it to Burn.
Highlight the tube layer that’s just above the paper layer.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
DO NOT DELETE Temp Layer 10.

Copy and paste Button 2 as a new layer.
Resize 10%
Apply Mura’s Mesiter – Copies:
Choose “Encircle” and change the top three numbers as follows:
Number: 30
Shift X:  70
Shift Y:  70
OK
Move this behind the large noise circle – see my tag for reference.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer – see my tag for reference.

Add your elements.  I used:
Flower Cluster:  Resize 40%/Free rotate Right 45 degrees
Flower Cluster (again):  Resize 25%/Duplicate/Flip one and Mirror the other
Sand Timer:  Resize 25%
Family Word Art:  Resize 50%/use Pick Tool and pull the top up and bottom down.

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 5 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
Color Pallet:
Foreground: #0a0c0e
Background: #0c0f11
Stroke width: 1
Type your name.
Convert to Raster layer.
Duplicate your name and use the Flood Fill tool to change the color to #d89f64.  Move this name down and to the right ever so slightly.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.   
I’d love to see your results.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev