Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Celebrate Pride


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Supplies

5 tubes of your choice and 1 close up image - I used the artwork of Legends Art at MPT
Font of Choice - I used Clive Barker here
Gem Mask 204 here
“American Pride” is a PTU tagger size scrap kit created by Artmama Made and can be purchased at Exquisite Scraps. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Artmama…your talent is amazing!!

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 Embellie 28 as a new layer.
Resize 80%
Use your Selection Tool set on Circle and outline the center of the embellishment.
TIP: If the circle is the right size but not centered then move the embellishment so that the dotted-lined circle is centered. It’s alright that the embellishment isn’t centered on your canvas…..yet.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Copy and paste your close up image as a new layer.
Merge down.
Selection/Modify/Feather
Number of Pixels: 73
OK
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key until you have a nice feathered look.
Deselect.

Close out your white canvas.
Merge visible.
Reopen your white canvas.
Move the merged layer so that it’s centered on your canvas.

Copy and paste Embellie 26 as a new layer.
Resize 65%
Free rotate left 45 degrees
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the embellie layer.

Use your Magic Wand and click inside each square.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.

Copy and paste a tube as a new layer below the top square of the frame.
Resize the tube is needed.
Highlight the frame layer.
Click inside the square with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
OK
Highlight your tube layer.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Use your Eraser Tool and erase the part of the tube that’s seen in other squares of the frame.

Repeat the above step with each square in the frame.

Once you’ve done that then close out all layers accept for the frame layer, tubes below the frame, and paper layer.
Merge Visible.
Reopen all the layers.

Move into position near the top left area of the other merged layer.
See my tag for reference.
Duplicate/Free rotate left 5 degrees

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Embellie 45: Resize 50%
Embellie 18: Resize 40%/Mirror/Free rotate right 45 degrees
Embellie 11: Resize 85%35%
Embellie 4: Resize 25%
Embellie 9: Resize 35%

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

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Make your Ellipse Tool active.
Foreground: Black
Background: Null
Width: 2
Form a circle a little bit bigger than the merged circle layer.
Make your text tool active.
In your Color Pallet:
Forground: Black
Background: Gradient of choice - I used the rainbow one that came with my pc
Move your curser along the top of the circle until you see a rocking A.
Click your mouse.
A text box should appear.
Type your name.
OK
Click on the plus sign beside your name in your layers pallet.
Close out New Ellipse layer.
Highight Vector layer.
Right click and choose Convert to Raster layer.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Peaceful World


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Supplies

1 tube of your choice - I used the artwork of Gennadiy Koufay at CILM
Font of Choice - I used Oh Lara a pay font
Weescotlass Mask 241 here
Creative by Nature Template 17 here
Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow
“Alice‘s Peaceful World” is a PTU tagger size scrap kit created by Nette of Nette’s NightOwl Works and can be purchased at TKO Scraps. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Nette for such a beautiful kit!

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 top 6 layers.
New Raster layer.
Send to bottom.
Flood fill white.

In this tutorial we’re going to apply all the papers to the template layers first and then go back and add the tube and embellishments.

Highlight Raster 1 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Copy of Vector 1 layer (just above the rectangle in the layers pallet).
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Give it a slight inner bevel:


Highlight Raster 2 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Copy of Vector 1 layer (the frame just above the circle).
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Apply the same slight inner bevel.

Highlight Copy of Raster 3 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Repeat the above step with Copy (2) of Raster 3, and Raster 3 layer.

Highlight Copy (3) of Vector 1 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Give it the same slight Inner bevel.

Repeat the above step with Copy (2) of Vector 1 and Copy of Vector 1 layer.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Move it into position over the large circle.
Duplicate/Mirror
Move it into position above the paper of the top small circle.
Duplicate/Move into position in your layers pallet above the paper of the middle circle.
Duplicate/Move into position in your layers pallet above the paper of the bottom circle.

Highlight the top circle layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the tube layer just above the circle.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Repeat the above step with the remaining 2 circles.

Highlight the tube of the top circle.
Change the Properties to Luminance.
Duplicate/Change the Properties to Multiply.

Repeat the above step with the remaining 2 circle tubes.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Gem: Free rotate left 15 degrees/Duplicate/Mirror
Star Bow 2: Resize 30%
Flower 8: Resize 50%
Floweryuck 2: Resize 40%
Flower 9: Resize 30%
Glittery Swirls 1 Swirls 4 Scraps and Tubes

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

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Give it the same Inner bevel.
Apply Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow
Default settings.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Monday, September 13, 2010

Halloween Candy


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Supplies

1 tube of your choice - I used the artwork of Elias Chatzoudis here
Font of Choice - I used Al Sandra here
My Template 10 here
Xerox - Porcelain
Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow
“Halloween Candy” is a PTU tagger size scrap kit created by Nikki of Creative Intentionz and can be purchased at Twilight Scraps. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Nikki for such a terrific kit! You never disappoint with your talent!

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.
Image/Canvas size 700 x 700
OK
Highlight the background layer and flood fill white.
Delete the credit layer.

Highlight Rectangle layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
Copy and paste Paper 11 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Give it a slight inner bevel:


Highlight Squares layer.
Click on each square with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 12 Into Selection.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Resize the tube much larger and move into position - see my tag for reference.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Change the Properties to Soft Light.
Lower the Opacity to 55.
Merge Down.
Duplicate.
Highlight the original merged layer.
Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Nosie:
Uniform and Monochrome checked
Noise: 33%
OK
Highlight the Duplicated layer.
Click anywhere outside the squares with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Feather:
Number of Pixels: 53
OK
Tap the delete key a few times.
Deselect.
Apply Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow:
Default Settings.
Apply Xerox - Porcelain:
Default settings.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Words layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Selections/Modify/Contract by 2
Open up Paper 6 and use your Selection Tool to choose a plain orange section of the paper.
Set your foreground to Pattern/the Orange paper section.
Highlight your working canvas again and flood fill the words.
Apply the slight inner bevel.
Deselect.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Bow 2: Resize 50%
Wreath Frame : Resize 50%
Binder Clip 2: Resize 50%/Free rotate right 45 degrees
Cauldron: Resize 50%

Crop your image.

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

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Give it the same Inner bevel.

Resize all layers 80%

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

~♥~ Gallery 2014~♥~

~♥~ Credits ~♥~

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