Saturday, June 6, 2009

Summer Princess


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Supplies
1 tube of choice - I’m using the artwork of PinUpToons which you can purchase here
Font of Choice - I’m using FanciHand here
WSL Mask 84 here
Dezigns by Ali Template 55 here
“Shades of Melon” is a taggers size scrap kit created by Scraps by Rags and can be purchased here. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Rags for such a summery kit!

This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template. Shift +D. Close out the original.
Delete the DBA layer.
New Raster Layer. Send to bottom.
Image/Canvas size
750 X 700 pixels.
OK
Flood Fill white.

Highlight Circle 1 layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Copy and paste a paper of choice as a new layer.
Selections/Invert
Hit the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Circle 2 layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Flood fill with a dark color from the Circle 1 layer.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Circle 3 layer and repeat the above step accept flood fill with a light color from the Circle 1 layer.

Highlight Back Frames layer.
Select All/Flloat/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Flood fill with the light color you just used.
Adjust/Add RemoveNoise/Add Noise:
Gaussian and Monochrome checked
Noise: 35%
OK

Highlight Middle Rectangle Frame layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Flood fill with a gradient made from the dark and light colors you just used.
Deselect.
Delete template layer.

Highlight Frame 1 layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Flood fill with the dark color
Deselect.
Delete Template layer.

Copy and paste a Flower String of your choice.
Resize 30%.
Move it to cover the top of the frame. Erase the one diamond that’s overhanging.
Duplicate and move to cover the bottom of the frame.
Paste as new layer again. Resize again.
Free rotate 90 degrees and move to cover one side of the frame.
Duplicate and move to cover the other side of the frame.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Foliage
Flower Bunch: Resize 80%
Bling Fly: Resize 25%

In your color pallet change the foreground to #00000.
Close out your background pallet.
Using your Ellipse tool, make a circle that’s a little bigger than your largest circle.
Objects/Aligns/Center in Canvas
Move your cursor at the top of the circle until you see a rocking A.
Click your mouse and a text box will appear.
Type in SUMMER PRINCESS or whatever you like.
Click on the + next to Vector Circle.
Close out the New Ellipse layer.
Right click on the Vector 1 layer.
Convert to Raster layer.

Add an inner bevel:
Bevel: 2

Width: 6

Smoothness: 5

Depth: 5

Ambience: 13

Shininess: 12

Color: white

Angle: 315

Intensity: 30

Elevation: 50

OK
Add your copyrights.

Add your name. Give it the same inner bevel.

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.
OK

Resize all layers 85%.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.

I’d love to see your results.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev
 

Mystical Nights

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The image below shows the animation.



Supplies
1 tube and 1 image of choice - I’m using the artwork of Ida Larsen which you can purchase here
Font of Choice - I’m using PerryGothic here
WSL Mask 209 here
DSB Flux - Bright Noise - Optional
Animation Shop
“Mystical Pond” is a taggers size scrap kit created by Cindy of Southern Scrapz and can be purchased here. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Cindy for an amazing kit!

This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP.
~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a blank 700 X 700 canvas.
Flood Fill white.

Copy and paste Ele 3 as a new layer.
Resize 60%
Use your Magic Wand and click inside the frame.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
Copy and paste your image below your frame.
Resize if necessary.
Selections/Invert
Hit the delete button.
Deselect.

Close out your white canvas and merge visible.
Re-open your white canvas.

Copy and paste Ele 23 as a new layer.
Resize 40%
Rename Pond

Add your embellishments. I used:
Ele 18: Resize 20% and 50%
Ele 49: Resize 20%
Ele 19, 20, and 22: Resize 40%
Ele 50: Resize 40%
Ele 43: Resize 50%
Ele 30

Highlight your white canvas.
Select All.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.

If you prefer not to animate then resize all your layers 85% and save your tag :O)

If you’d like to animate then continue (DON'T RESIZE LAYERS YET)….we’re going to get layers ready for animation.

Highlight your Pond Layer. Duplicate 2 times for a total of 3.
Rename Pond 1, 2, and 3
Highlight Pond 1.
Using your Free Hand Selection Tool outline the pond.
Apply the DSB Flux/Bright Noise with these settings:
Intensity 48
Mix
Ok

Highlight Pond 2.
Apply Bright Noise again accept hit the mix button twice.

Highlight Pond 3.
Apply Bright Noise again accept hit the mix button three times.
Deselect.
Close out Pond layers 2 & 3.

Highlight Ele 30. Duplicate 2 times for a total of 3.
Rename Stars 1, 2, and 3.
Apply the DSB Flux/Bright Noise to each of these layers just as you did for the pond layers. Then close out Star 2 & 3.

Copy Merge and carry into Animation Shop.
Edit/Paste/As New Animation

Go back into PSP.
Close out Pond 1, open up Pond 2.
Close out Star 1, open up Star 2.
Copy Merge
Carry into AS

Edit/Paste/After Current Frame
Go back into PSP.
Close out Pond 2, open up Pond 3.
Close out Star 2, open up Star 3.
Copy Merge
Carry into AS

Edit/Paste/After Current Frame
View your tag. If you're happy with it then resize:

Animation/Resize Animation
Percentage of Original checked
Width & height 80%
OK

Save your tag :O)

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

Friday, June 5, 2009

Tropical Fun Under the Sun

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Supplies
2 tubes of choice - I’m using the artwork of PinUpToons which you can purchase here
Font of Choice - I’m using Deagonfly here
WSL Mask 260 here
Cinnamon Scraps Template 3 here
“Beach Bliss” is a taggers size scrap kit created by Michelle of Candy Kisses Designz and can be purchased here. You can visit her blog here.
If you love summer and the tropics then this will heat things up for you!

This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template. Shift +D. Close out the original.
Delete the copyright, word art layer, staples 1 & 2, and Add a Flower of Choice layers.
Highlight the Background layer.
Image/Canvas size
750 X 700 pixels.
OK
Flood Fill white.

Everything that I made green, we’re going to take care of those layers first.
This way you’re not having to copy the same paper over and again.

Highlight Dotted Line layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Copy and paste Paper 4 as a new layer.
Selections/Invert
Hit the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Repeat the above step for layers:
Stitches, Doodle flower 1, and Doodle flower 2 layers.

Highlight the Ellipse layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Copy and paste Paper 12 as a new layer.
Selections/Invert
Hit the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Scalloped layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Copy and paste Paper 6 as a new layer.
Selections/Invert
Hit the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Circle layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Copy and paste Paper 13 as a new layer.
Selections/Invert
Hit the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Repeat the above step for Left and Right Frame Background.

Highlight Left Frame layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Copy and paste Paper 6 as a new layer.
Selections/Invert
Hit the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Add an inner bevel:
Bevel: 2
Width: 1
Smoothness: 15
Depth: 2
Ambience: -2
Shininess: 0
Color: white
Angle: 0
Intensity: 36
Elevation: 42
OK

Repeat the above 2 steps for Right Frame layer.

In each of the frame layers use your Magic Wand and click inside.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 6.
Copy and paste your tube beneath the frame.
Selections/Invert.
Hit the delete key.
Deselect.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Elem1: Resize 80% Duplicate/Resize 80%
Elem 27 & 28: Resize 40% Free rotate 110 degrees
Elem: 29: Resize 30%
Elem: 10 Resize 60% Duplicate/Resize 70%
Elem 11: Resize 50%
Elem: 3: Resize 25%
Elem 4: Resize 30%

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 12 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.
Copy and paste Elem 36 as a new layer.
Resize 80%
Move into position behind your palm trees so you get that “setting sun” affect.

Add you copyrights.

Add your name.
I gave it an inner bevel:
Bevel: 2
Width: 6
Smoothness: 5
Depth: 5
Ambience: 13
Shininess: 12
Color: white
Angle: 315
Intensity: 30
Elevation: 50
OK
Resize all layers 80%.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.

I’d love to see your results.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Lazy Summer Days

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Supplies
1 tube of choice - I’m using the artwork of Elizabeth Austin which you can purchase here
Font of Choice - Urban Constructed here
Dezigns by Ali Template 79 here
WSL Mask 220 here
Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II/Pool Shadow - Optional
“Summertime” is a full size free to use scrap kit created by Chingjp and can be found here.

This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template. Shift + D.
Close out the original.
Delete the credit layer.
New Raster Layer. Send to bottom
Image/Canvas Size
700 X 700
Flood fill white.

Highlight the Circle Layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Rater layer.
Copy a paper of choice and paste Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Shape 2.
Merge Down.
Merge Down again.
You should not have all three shapes on one layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Copy a paper of choice and paste Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Shape 1.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Copy Paper 4 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Frame layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Flood fill with a dark color from your shapes layer.
Deselect.
Add a slight inner bevel:
Bevel: 2
Width: 20
Smoothness: 17
Depth: 3
Ambience: 0
Shininess: 14
Color: white
Angel: 218
Intensity: 28
Elevation: 63
OK
Delete the template layer.

Add your embellishments: I used:
Ele 53: Resize 20% and 60%
Ele 61: Resize 20% and 60%
Ele: 56: Resize 20% and 55%
Ele 51: Resize 20% and 60% - Duplicate twice and blend all 3 layers.
Merge visible the rock layers.

Copy and paste your tube.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
I used stroke set on 3, color #388ecb
For the fill I used the rock image set on pattern.
Type out your name.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Selections/Modify/Contract by 3
Apply the Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II/Pool Shadow
Default settings.
OK
Deselect.

Resize all layers 85%.

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


Summer Feelings

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Supplies
3 tubes of choice - I’m using the artwork of Dean Yeagle which you can purchase here
Font of Choice - I’m using Kristen ITC - it came on my pc
WSL Mask 119 here
“Summer Feelings” is a taggers size scrap kit created by Saphira of Saphira’s World and can be purchased here. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Saphira for this beautiful and delicate summer kit!

This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP.
~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 X 700 blank canvas.
Flood Fill white.

Copy and paste Frame 2a as a new layer.
Resize 80%.
Use your Magic Wand and click inside of each square.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 6.
New Raster Layer beneath the frame.
Flood fill each one with a gradient made from coordinating colors to your tubes.
Deselect.

Using your Magic Wand again, click inside one of the squares.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 6.
Copy and paste one of your tubes below the frame.
Selections/Invert.
Hit the delete key.
Deselect.

Repeat the above step with the remaining 2 squares.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Flower 10 - Resize 45%
Flower 8a: Resize 40% (duplicated, resize some even smaller if you like)
Butterfly 1: Resize 25%
Bow 2a: Resize 25% & 60% Free rotate right 80 degrees
Diamond 2a: Resize 20% and 50%

New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add you copyrights.

Add your name.

Resize all layers 85%.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.

I’d love to see your results.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Summer Days

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Supplies
1 tube of choice - I’m using the artwork of Elias Chatzoudis which you can purchase here
Font of Choice - I’m using Hornswoggled here
WSL Mask 214 here
“Water melon” is a taggers size scrap kit created by Julie of Bits ‘n Bob and can be purchased here. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Julie for such a fun and summery kit!

This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 X 700 blank canvas.
Flood Fill white.
Copy and paste Frame 11 as a new layer.
Use your Magic Wand and click inside.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 6.
New Raster layer.
Flood fill with a gradient using 2 colors from your tube.

Copy and paste your tube as a new image.
Selections/Invert
Hit the delete key.
Deselect.

Add you embellishments. I used:
Flower 7: Resize 50%
Knot 7: Resize 40%
Ivy 3: Resize 80% Free rotate left 45 degrees
Ivy 2: Resize 70% Free rotate left 45 degrees
Flower 10

New Raster Layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add you copyrights.

Add your name.

Resize all layers 85%.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.

I’d love to see your results.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

American Hero


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Supplies
Font of Choice - I used Batang - it came on my pc
WSL Mask 241 here
“American Heroes - Marines” is a mini scrap kit by Scraps With Attitude and can be purchased here.
This is a sweet mini kit!

This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 X 700 blank canvas.
Flood Fill white.

Copy and paste Frame 2 as a new layer.
Resize 40%.
Use your Magic Wand and click inside of it.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 20.

Copy and paste a paper of choice as a new layer.
Selections/Invert.
Hit the delete key.
Deselect.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Semper Fi: Resize 40%
Dog Tag: Resize 20%. Free rotate right 90 degrees
Letters H,E,R,O: Resize all 20%
American Flag: Resize 20%. Free rotate left 10 degrees
Country Corp Button: Resize 20%. Free rotate right 10 degrees
Soldier 3: Resize 40%

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste a Paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the Mask.
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.

Resize all layers 85%.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.

I’d love to see your results.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev
 


Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Satin, Silk, and Love

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Supplies
1 tube of choice - I’m using the artwork of Jennifer Janesko which you can purchase here
Font of Choice - I’m using Pavane here and Caligraf W here
WSL Mask 253 here
“Look of Love” is a taggers size scrap kit created by Krissy’s Scraps and can be purchased here. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Krissy for this stunning, classy kit!

This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 750 X 700 blank canvas.
Flood Fill white.
Copy and paste Pergament Scroll as a new layer.
Free rotate left 90 degrees.
Image/Flip.
Select All/Float/Defloat

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer positioning it to one side of the scroll.
Selections/Modify/Feather
Number of Pixels: 53
OK
Tap the delete key until you get the feathered look you want.

Using the Pavane Font, type out a love quote or you can use the one I did.
Position it on the scroll.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Cherry Blossom 1: Resize 70%
Cherry blossom 2: Resize 65%
Blossom 1: Resize 40% and 90%
Blossom 2 & 3: Resize 40%
Bow 2: Resize 60% Free rotate left 15 degrees
Heart 1: Resize 85%. Free rotate right 15 degrees
Key 1: Resize 50%.
Butterfly: 25%

Crop your image, but not too too close to your elements.

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add you copyrights.

Add your name.

Resize all layers 85%.

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

Cha Cha Cha

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Supplies
1 tube of choice - I’m using the artwork of Jose A Cano which you can purchase here
Font of Choice - I’m using JI Margarita here
RebelChick Template #4 here
WSL Mask 128 here
“Cha Cha Cha” is a taggers size scrap kit created by Foxy’s Designz can be purchased here. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Foxy for such a wonderful kit!

This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template.
Shift + D. Close out the original.
Delete Raster 3 and Raster 2.
Highlight Raster 1 and flood fill white.
Image/Canvas Size
700 X 700 pixels
OK

Highlight Large Square.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Copy and paste a paper of choice as a new layer.
Selections/Invert
Hit the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Bottom Squares layer.
Merge Down. Merge Down again.
All the little squares should be on one layer now.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Copy and paste a paper of choice as a new layer.
Selections/Invert
Hit the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Copy and paste Ribbon 4 as a new layer.
Resize 20%
Working in the top left corner of the merged squares layer, and using the Dotted Squares layer in the template as a guide, line the Ribbon up along the bottom of it.
Duplicate/Mirror - line it up at the top of the square
Duplicate. Free Rotate 90 degrees and line up at the side.
Duplicate/Mirror.
You should not have a sqaure made up of the ribbon.
Merge visible all the ribbon layers.
Duplicate as many times as you need to and move into position over each square.
Merge visible all the ribbon layers.
Delete Dotted Squares Template layer.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Doodle 2
Glitter Splat 1
Flower 6: Resize 25%
Bow 5: Resize 30%
String 1: Resize 50%
Butterfly 2: Resize 25% (and can be duplicated and resized 70% and smaller)
Toucan: Resize 25% and 80%

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster Layer. Select All.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the Mask.
Merge Group.

Repeat the above step but with a different paper.
Mirror.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.

Crop your image and resize all layers 85%.

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

Monday, June 1, 2009

Always a Cowgirl at Heart

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Supplies
1 tube of choice - I’m using the artwork of John Paul Ballard which you can purchase here
Font of Choice - I’m using Metal Spaghetti here
WSL Mask 249 here
“Boots ‘n ChAPS” is a taggers size scrap kit created by Natasha of Sticky Kisses Designs and can be purchased here. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Natasha for such a wonderful kit!

This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 X 700 blank canvas.
Flood Fill white.

Copy and paste Wire as a new layer.
Resize 90%.
Use your Magic Wand and click inside of it.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 2.

Copy and paste a paper of choice as a new layer below the frame.
Selections/Invert.
Hit the delete key.
Deselect.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Fence: Resize 70% & 85%
Bow 3: Resize 40%
Flower 1: Resize 25%
Star: Resize 25%
Cow: Resize 25%
Stars: Resize 70%

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add you copyrights.

Add your name.

Resize all layers 85%.

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

Sunday, May 31, 2009

Two by Two

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Supplies
Font of Choice - I’m using Arctic 2 here
Weescotlass Mask 62 here
Dezigns by Ali Template 71 here
Filters Unlimited 2 - Optional
“Noah‘s Ark” a scrap kit created by Gina of Aussie’s Scraps and can be purchased here. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you, Gina for such a cute scrap kit!

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template.
Shift + D. Close out the original.
Delete the copyright layer.
New Raster layer.
Flood fill white.
Send to bottom.
Image/Canvas Size
700 x 700
OK

Highlight Shape 1 layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster Layer
Flood fill with #8d906a
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Give it a texture.
I used Filters Unlimited/Paper Texture/Japanese Paper/Default settings

Give it a slight inner bevel:
Bevel: 2
Width: 20
Smoothness: 17
Depth: 3
Ambience: 0
Shininess: 14
Color: white
Angle: 248
Intensity: 28
Elevation: 63
OK

Highlight Back Frames layer.
Select All/Float/Default
New Raster layer
Flood fill with #e4b96b
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Frames layer.
Repeat the above step accept flood fill with #7c4c1e

Use your Magic Wand and click inside the left frame only.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 2.
Copy and paste the turtle as a new layer beneath the frame.
Resize 25% and 80%. Center it in the square.
Duplicate. Resize 80%.
On the original, lower the opacity to 67%.
Deselect.

Repeat the above step for the middle square, pasting the lion as a new layer.

For the last square, using the elephant, you want to repeat the above step accept resize 25% and 50%. Duplicate/Resize 80%.

Copy and paste the Giraffe behind the frames.
Resize 25%.
Duplicate and move one slightly to the side.

Copy and paste Bamboo 2.
Duplicate/Mirror.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
I resized the monkeys and made them look like they were hanging from it.

Resize all layers 85%.

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