Thursday, February 10, 2011

Fur & Feathers


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Supplies

Font of Choice - I used Rat Infested Mailbox here
Vix Mask 404 here
DSB Flux - Bright Noise (Optional)
“Fur and Feathers” is a PTU scrap kit created by Wilma of Wilma4Ever and can be purchased from her store Wilma4ever. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Wilma for such a beautiful kit that anyone for a love of furry and feathery critters will adore!

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 EL 10 as a new layer.
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand - be sure to click inside of all the little gaps as well.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 6.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 4 Into Selection.
Deselect.

You’re going to add the following elements below the frame. Don’t worry about what may be sticking out from behind the frame after you move them into position. We’ll clean that up in a bit.
EL 5: Resize 50%
EL 12: Resize 40%
EL 22: Resize 30%
EL 38: Resize 30%

Highlight the paper layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight each element and tap the delete key.
Deselect.

If you like you can close out your white background and Merge Visible.
Reopen your white background.

Add your embellishments. I used:
EL 15
EL 16: Resize 40%
EL 14: Resize 25%
EL 2
EL 4: Resize 30%
EL 7: Resize 80%
EL 8: Choose one and resize if you like
EL 18: Choose one and resize if you like

Highlight your white background layer.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 1 Into Selection.
Deselect.

Image/Add Borders:

OK

Image/Add Borders:
Change the color to white
Change the numbers to 4
OK

Click on the white border with your Magic Wand.
Copy and paste Paper 5 Into Selection.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:

Deselect.

Image/Add borders:
Change the color back to #5a2d18=7
Change the numbers back to 2.
OK

Edit/Copy

Make a new 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.
Paste as a new layer - Don’t panic if you can’t see your border!
Resize 70%
Duplicate
Highlight the original
Free rotate left 5 degrees

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 2 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the Mask.
Resize 130%
Merge Group.
Duplicate
Apply DSB Flux Bright Noise to the duplicated mask layer:
Intensity: 10
Mix checked
OK

Add the last few embellishments. I used:
EL 8: Choose one and resize as you like
EL 17: Resize 60%/Mirror
EL 1: Resize 35%
EL 3: Resize
EL 3: Resize 80%/Free rotate Left 5 degrees

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Give it a slight 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

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Heart's Counterpart


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Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the artwork of Rachel Anderson and can be purchased from CDO
Font of Choice - I used JellykaCastle’s Queen here
My mask 25 here
“Lessons in Love” is a PTU scrap kit created by Jay of Bello Scarto and can be purchased from her store Heartbeatz Creationz. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Jay for such a beautiful kit!

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 Element 16 as a new layer.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.

Move both the heart and tube into position - positioning the tube to the left of the heart.
Duplicate your tube.
Mirror
Using the arrow key on your keyboard, move the duplicated tube into position over the heart.
In your layers pallet, move just over the heart layer.

Highlight the heart layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the duplicated tube layer.
Tap the delete key.
Selections/Modify/Inside Outside Feather
Both checked
Feather Amount: 26
Tap the delete key until you have a nice feathered effect.
Deselect.
Change the Properties of the duplicated tube layer to Soft light.
Duplicate.

Merge Visible the 2 duplicated tube layers and the heart layer.
Reopen all layers.

Add your embellishments. I used:
19
11
18: Resize 80%/Duplicate/Resize 70%
21: Resize 30%

Crop your image.

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 12 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the Mask.
Merge Group.
Duplicate

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel twice:


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

At the End of the Rainbow


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Supplies

1 tube and 1 close up image of choice - I used the artwork of Bits N Bobs and can be purchased from My Tubed Art
Font of Choice - I used Stonehenge here
My mask 1 here
Brush Stroke: Sprayed Strokes
“Luck of the Irish” is a PTU scrap kit created by Mandy of Diva Designz and can be purchased from Butterfly Blush Designs. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Mandy for a spectacular kit!

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 Frame 1 as a new layer.
Resize 50%
Free rotate left 5 degrees
Move to the left of your canvas.
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Flood fill with a gradient of your choice.
Deselect.
Give the gradient a texture:
Effects/Texture Effect/Texture:


Copy and paste your close up image below the frame.
Resize as needed.
Give it a slight exaggerated drop shadow.
Highlight the gradient layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the image.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Close out your white canvas.
Merge Visible.
Reopen the merged layer.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Reposition the merged layer if you have to.

Copy and paste Pot of Gold 2 as a new layer.
Move it just above your white canvas in your layers pallet and into position - see my tag for reference.
Erase any of the pot that may be sticking out from the side of the frame.
If you’d like to feather the end of the rainbow rather than have the blunt edge….
Use your Freehand Selection Tool and circle around the rainbow but be sure the dotted line is touching the blunt edge of the rainbow.
Selections/Modify/Inside Outside Feather
Both checked
Feather Amount: 43
OK
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key until you have the feathered effect you want.
Deselect.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Shamrock Doodle 2: Resize 60%
Bow 4: Resize 30%
Ribbon 3: Resize 60%/Duplicate
Ribbon 4: Erase the length of it you don’t want.
Clover Brad 1: Resize 50%/Duplicate/Resize 70%/Duplicate/Resize 70%/Duplciate/Resize 70%/ Duplicate twice

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 2 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Adjust/Blur/Gaussian Blur:
Radius: 20
OK
Apply Brush Strokes - Sprayed Strokes:
Stroke Length: 12
Spray Radius: 16
Stroke Direction: Right Diagonal
OK
Apply the Mask.
Merge Group.

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Color Pallet:
Foreground: #bf870e
Background: #294720
Stroke: 1.5

Type your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:


Apply Eyecandy 3.1 - Glow
Width: 3
Opacity; 100
Opacity Dropoff: Fat
Color: White

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

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Lucky Enough


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Supplies

3 tubes of choice - I used the artwork of Jennifer Janesko and can now be purchased at CDO
Font of Choice - I used Stonecross here
Divine Intentionz template 381 here
My mask 30 here
“Lucky Enough” is a FTU scrap kit created by me and can be downloaded from my blog here. I hope you will enjoy it as much as I did creating it.

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

Quick Note: There will be a lot of template layers that will need to be deleted. Some will be deleted during the course of the tutorial instead of all of them at the very beginning (like I normally do) as it will help you move elements into their positions.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template.
Shift + D.
Close out the original.
Image/Canvas size
700 x 600
OK
Open up the background layer and flood fill white.
Delete the top 9 layers.

Highlight Copy of Raster 2 layer.
Merge Down.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Flood fill with #4b2a0f
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Rectangle layer.
Click on with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 9 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Oval 2 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
Copy and paste Paper 5 as a new layer.
Move into the position you want it.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Copy and paste Frame 6 as a new layer.
Resize 75%
In your layers pallet move it over the Chrome Circle layer.
Delete Chrome Circle layer and Circle layer.
Highlight Frame 6 layer.
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 2.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 10 Into Selection.
Deselect.

Copy and paste Frame 2 as a new layer.
Resize 40%
Free rotate Left 10 degrees
In your layers pallet move into position over Frame 1 layer.
Delete the following template layers:
Frame 1, Raster 2 Shadow 2, and Frame Back (the one directly below Raster 2 Shadow 2 template layer).

Paste Frame 2 again.
Resize 40%
Free rotate Right 10 degrees.
Delete all remaining template layers.
Click inside the frame with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 6.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 6 Into Selection.
Copy and paste one of your tubes below the frame.
Move into position.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Highlight the other frame.
Repeat the above step.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Center it on your canvas in front of both frames.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Ribbon 4: Resize 45%/Free rotate Left 10 degrees/Duplicate/Mirror
Dragonfly: Resize 35%/Duplicate/Mirror
Horseshoe: Resize 30%/Duplicate/Mirror
Horseshoe Wire: Resize 75%
Flower 3: Resize 80%/Duplicate/Mirror
Flower 2: Resize 70%/Duplicate/Mirror

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 1 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the Mask.
Merge Group.
Duplicate/Change the Properties to Multiply

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Give it a slight 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

Pink Diamonds


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Supplies

Font of Choice - I used TS Curly here
My mask 9 here
Eyecandy 3.1 - Glow (Optional)
“Pink Diamonds” is a PTU scrap kit created by Pixie of Kissed by Pix and can be purchased from her store TKO Scraps. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Pixie for a totally sweet kit!

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 Bling Cluster Frame 2 as a new layer.
Resize 80%
Move to the left of your canvas.

Copy and paste Stamp Frame as a new layer.
Resize 80%
Move both frames into position - see my tag for reference.

Highlight the Stamp Frame.
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 6.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 3 Into Selection.
Deselect.

Highlight Bling Cluster frame layer.
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 2.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 4 Into Selection.
Deselect.

Copy and paste Marilyndiamond2 as a new layer.
Resize 60%
Move into position in front of the stamp frame.

Paste Marilyndiamond2 again.
Mirror
Move into position below the Bling Cluster frame.
Highlight the paper layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the Marilyndiamond2 layer that’s just above the paper.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Change the Properties to Soft Light.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Circle Frame Diamond: Resize 85%
Hot Air Balloon: Resize 50%
Diamond Bow 1: Resize 25%
Diamond Bow 2: Resize 25% and 80%
Puddytat Black: Resize 35%
Fabric Dragonfly: Resize 40%
Frame Diamond 2: Resize 60%/Free rotate Left 45 degrees/Duplicate/Resize 80%
Gem Dots 2: Mirror

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 3 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the Mask.
Merge Group.
Use your Pick Tool to move and manipulate the mask so that it fits nicely below the Circle of diamonds.

Crop your Image.

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Color Pallet:
Foreground: Patten/Paper 4
Background: Pattern/Paper 3
Stroke: 1.5

Type your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:


Apply Eyecandy 3.1 - Glow
Width: 3
Opacity; 100
Opacity Dropoff: Fat
Color: White

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

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Color Me Wild


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Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the artwork of Matt Busch and can be purchased at CDO
Font of Choice - I used Billy Argel here
Vix mask 429 here
Xerox - Porcelain
“Color Me Wild” is a PTU scrap kit created by Terry of Treasures by Terry and can be purchased from Butterfly Blush Designs. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Terry for yet another spectacular kit! Love this one!!

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 Frame 7 as a new layer.
Move it to the left on your canvas.
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 6.
Copy and paste Paper 10 Into Selection.
Deselect.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Move into position to the right of the frame.
Duplicate/Mirror
Move the duplicate tube layer below the frame.
Use your Left arrow key to move into the exact position.
Highlight the paper layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the tube layer that’s below the frame.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Lower the Opacity to about 59.
Apply Xerox - Porcelain:
Use Default settings accept move the Blue channel button all the way to 0.

Copy and paste Brad 2 as a new layer.
Resize 25% and 50%
Duplicate twice.
Arrange all 3 at the corner of the frame - see my tag for reference.
Merge Visible all 3 brad layers.
Move into position at the bottom left corner of the frame.
Duplicate/Mirror/Flip
Duplicate/Mirror
Don’t worry about putting them in the bottom right corner as your tube hides that corner.

Copy and paste Ribbon 2 as a new layer.
Resize 60%
Free rotate Left 90 degrees
Adjust/Sharpness/Sharpen

Copy and paste Ribbon 1 as a new layer.
Resize 50%
Adjust/Sharpness/Sharpen

Add your embellishments. I used:
Bow 7: Resize 50%
Heart 5: Resize 40%/Free rotate Left 25 degrees
Flower 6: Resize 60%/Mirror/Free rotate right 20 degrees - erase the bottom of the stem that sticks out.
Star 1: Resize 30%/Duplicate 70%/Duplicate
Paw Chain 1: Resize 60%/Duplciate/Resize 80%

Crop your image.

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 7 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the Mask.
Move slightly to the left.
Merge Group.

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Give it a slight 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

Try Wild




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Supplies

1 tube of choice and 2 close ups - I used the beautiful artwork of Terry which is a freebie she has offered and can be downloaded from her blog here. Please leave a thank you when downloading. It’s a small gesture for hard work given freely.
Font of Choice - I used Jellyka Castle’s Queen here
My mask 19 here
“Color Me Wild” is a PTU scrap kit created by Terry of Treasures by Terry and can be purchased from Butterfly Blush Designs. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Terry for yet another spectacular kit! Love this one!!

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 Frame 7 as a new layer.
Resize 80%
Free rotate left 10 degrees.
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 6.
Copy and paste Paper 10 Into Selection.
Copy and paste a close up image of your choice as a new layer.
Resize as you like.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Close out your white canvas.
Merge Visible.
Close this merged layer out and open up your white canvas.

Copy and paste Frame 9 as a new layer.
Resize 80%
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 6.
Copy and paste Paper 10 Into Selection.
Copy and paste a close up image of your choice as a new layer.
Resize as you like.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Close out your white background.
Merge Visible.
Reopen all layers.
Move both merged layers into position - see my tag for reference.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Heart 5
Umbrella 3: Mirror/Free rotate Right 10 degrees
Laced 2: Resize 40%/Free rotate Left 10 degrees
Laced 1: Resize 40%
Flower 2: Resize 30%
Flower 3: Resize 25%
Flower 5: Resize 50%

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 8 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the Mask.
Merge Group.

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Give it a slight 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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