Thursday, December 1, 2011

Ho Ho Ho

Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the artwork of Elias Chatzoudis which can be purchased from PSP Tubes Emporium.  You must have a license to use.

Font of choice - I used Snow Blue which is a pay font.  Papyrus font which comes with the PSP program will work just as nice.

Weescotlass Mask 208 here

Blissfully Beth’s template 188 here

Plug Ins:
Eyecandy 3.1 - Glow

“Christmas Gems” is a tagger size scrap kit created by Cindy of Scrappin with Lil Ole Me and can be purchased from Aussie Scrap Designs.  You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Cindy for such a terrific 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.
Resize all layers 85%
Image/Canvas Size
700 x 600
OK
Highlight Raster 1 layer.
Flood fill white.
Delete the following layers:
Raster 2, Word Art, and Stars layers

Highlight Black Oval 2 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 5 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Apply Eyecandy 3.1 - Glow:
Width: 3
Opacity: 100
Opacity Drop Off:  Fat
Color:  white

Highlight Blue Oval layer.
Click on it with our Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 30 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Apply the same Glow effect.

Highlight Blue Rect 2 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 26 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Blue Rect 1 layer.
Repeat the above step.

Highlight Pink Frame 2 layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste 24 Into Selection.
Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise;
Monochrome and Gaussian checked
Noise: 43%
OK
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Pink Frame 1 layer.
Repeat the above step.

Highlight Black Oval 1 layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Copy and paste Paper 13 as a new layer.
Position it so that the top left area of the paper covers the oval.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

We’re going to add the elements that go below the frame of the top rectangle.  Don’t worry about what overhangs the frame.  We’ll clean that up in a bit.  I used:
Trees 4:  Resize 25%
Santa Sleigh:  Resize 25%/Mirror
Reindeer:  Resize 25% and 50%/Duplicate/Mirror

Highlight the paper that’s below the elements.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight each element that overhangs the frame and tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Merge Visible only the elements that are below the frame.
Duplicate
Mirror
Position this duplicated merged layer over the paper of the rectangle that’s behind the large Oval.

Copy and paste Ornament 3 as a new layer.
Resize 25% and 60%

Copy and paste Ornament 2 as a new layer.
Resize 25% and 50%

In your color pallet change set the foreground to Gradient and choose Metal Brass.
Angle and Repeat set at 0.
Linear style.

Make your Pen Tool active.
Mode:  Draw Lines and Pollylines
Line Style:  Solid
Width:  2
Anti Alias checked

Move the ornaments into their positions - see my tag for reference.
Draw a line down to the ornament to make a hanging line.
Convert to Raster layer.
Give it an inner bevel - same settings
Duplicate
Position over the other ornament.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.

Copy and paste Pine bough as a new layer.
Resize 30%
Free rotate Right 5 degrees
Position it at the bottom of the rectangle frame.
Use your Freehand Selection Tool and section off the right side:
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Duplicate/Mirror
Piece together both pine bough layers to create one pine bough.
Merge Visible both pine boughs. 

Add your elements.  I used:
Christmas Cookies:  Resize 25%
Bow 5:  Resize 25%
Candy Cane:  Resize 25% and 70%/Duplicate/Mirror

Crop your image - I just took a little off the top.

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 11 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Adjust/Blue/Gaussian Blur:
Radius: 8
OK
Apply the mask.
Use your Pick tool and pull all sides out slightly.
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
Foreground:  #000000
Background:  #9a0000
Set the stroke to 1.0
Type your name - If you're using Papyrus font then type each letter on its own layer and turn them this way and that and then Merge Visible all the letters.
Give it the same Inner Bevel.

Resize all layers 80%.

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

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Snow Blue

Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the artwork of Abranda Icle which can be purchased from Up Your Art.  You must have a license to use.

Font of choice - I used Clive Barker here

Weescotlass Mask 208 here

Dee’s Sign Post “Going Through Hell” template here - it can be found under Friday August 6, 2010.

“Snow Blue” is a Full size scrap kit created by Heppy of H.F. Projekte and can be purchased from his store Inspirations of Scrap Friends.  You can visit his blog here.

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

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Color Pallet:
Foreground: #000000
Background:  #333d58

Open up the template.
Shift + D.
Close out the original.
Image/Canvas Size
7y00 x 700
OK
Highlight Raster 1 layer.
Flood fill white.
Delete the following layers:
Top 3 layers, White Rectangle, Top GTH, Top Black Strip, Top Dotted Frame, Bottom GTH, Bottom Strip, Bottom Dotted Frame

Highlight Bottom Circle layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Invert
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Snowblue 9 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Large Circle bg layer.
Click on it with our Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Flood fill with the background color.
Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise:
Gaussian and Monochrome checked
Noise: 23%
OK
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Large Circle layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Invert
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 10 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Top Right Circle.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Snowblue 1 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Left Large Circle Frame layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Flood fill with your background color.



Apply the same Noise effect.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Left Frame bg layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 7 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Right Frame bg layer.
Repeat the above step.

Highlight Left White Frame layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Flood fill with your background color.
Apply the same Noise effect.
New Raster layer.
Effects/3D Effects/Cutout:
Match your settings to mine -

Delete the template layer.

Repeat the above step with:
Right white Frame
Large white Frame.

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

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.

Add your elements.  I used:
5:  Resize 50%
20:  Resize 40%/Free rotate Right 90 degrees/Duplicate/Mirror
12:  Position behind the cog up top and erase the stem that shows below/Duplicate/Resize 25%
18:  Resize 25% and 50%/Mirror
6:  Resize 60%

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

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
Set the stroke to 1.3
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:

I chose a bird from the tube I used to decorate the name.

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

Christmas Song


Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the artwork of Misticheskaya which can be purchased from Pics for Design.  You must generate a license to use.

Font of choice - I Jellyka Delicious Cake here

Gem Mask 128 here

Plug Ins:
Xerox - Porcelain

“Christmas Song” is a tagger size scrap kit created by Wilma of Wilma4Ever and can be purchased from her store Wilma4ever.  You can visit 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 EL17 as a new layer.
Resize 85%
Free rotate Left 10 degrees
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 7 Into Selection.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer below the frame.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Change the Properties to Multiply.
Apply Xerox - Porcelain:
Use Default Settings accept move the Blue Channel button to 0.

Close out your white canvas layer.
Merge Visible.
Reopen your white canvas layer.
Move the merged layer slightly to the left on your canvas.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.

Add your elements.  I used:
EL27:  Resize 50%/Duplicate/Flip/Resize 70%/Duplicate
EL26:  Resize 30%/Duplicate/Resize 70%
EL28:  Resize 50%/Free rotate Left 80 degrees/Duplicate/Mirror/Resize 70%
EL32:  Resize 40%Duplicate/Flip
EL34:  Resize 30%
EL24:  Resize 30%/Duplicate/Free rotate Left 40 degrees
EL31:  Resize 25%/Duplicate

Crop your image.

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 3 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.
Duplicate
Lower the Opacity to about 20

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.

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

Monday, November 28, 2011

Christmas In My Heart

 

Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the artwork of Kirsche which can be purchased from Pics for Design

Font of choice - I Stonehenge here

Becky Mask 22 here

Animation Shop

Snow which I’ve supplied here

“Christmas In My Heart” is a tagger size scrap kit created by me, Bev of HorsePlay’s Pasture Designs and can be purchased from Lollipops n Gumdrops or Butterfly Blush Designs.  You can visit my designer 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 22 as a new layer.
Resize 90%

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Move the window frame slightly to the right and position your tube slightly to the left - see my tag for reference.
Close the tube layer out for now.

Highlight the window frame layer.
Use your Magic Wand and click inside of each square.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 8 Into Selection.
DO NOT GIVE THE WINDOW A DROP SHADOW YET!

Add the following elements below the frame.  Don’t worry about what overhangs it.  We’ll clean that up in a bit.
12:  Resize 70%
18
30:  Resize 25% and 50%
17:  Resize 40%
40:  Resize 25%

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

Add your elements.  I used:
2:  Resize 40%
32:  Resize 60%/Free rotate Left 80 degrees/Duplicate/Mirror
18:  Resize 50%/Duplicate/Mirror
20:  Resize 70%
10:  Resize 80%/Mirror
21:  Resize 40%

Type your name.
Free rotate Right 90 degrees
Position it over the name tag.

Open up the snow that I provided.
Open up all layers.
Highlight Frame 1 layer.
Copy.

Highlight your working canvas.
Highlight the layer just below the frame.
Paste - your snow layer should appear. 
Rename it S1 (short for Snow 1)
Don’t worry about what overhangs the frame.  We’ll clean that up in a bit.

Highlight the animated snow layers.
Highlight Frame 2.
Copy

Highlight your working canvas.
Paste
Rename S2.

Continue to copy and paste all 10 snow layers onto your working canvas.

Once you have all snow layers copied and renamed on your working canvas highlight the paper layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight each snow layer and tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Keep S1 layer open and close out all other snow layers.

Open up your tube layer.
Give it a drop shadow.
Give it another drop shadow accept this shadow you want on it’s own layer.
Click on the Layer Link Toggle at the top of the layers pallet and click on it until it says “None”.
Make your Pick Tool active (I use the Pick Tool to be able to move the shadow without grabbing anything else by accident) and move the shadow so that it’s cast a little over the frame - see my tag for reference.
Click on the move tool - just to get rid of the Pick Tool
Highlight the frame layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Selections/Invert
Highlight the casted drop shadow layer.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Give the window frame a drop shadow.

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 7 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Be sure the only snow layer that’s open is S.
Copy Merge.

Time to Animate:

Open up Animation Shop
Edit/Paste/As New Animation

Back in PSP.
Close out S1.
Open up S2.
Copy Merge

Back in AS.
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame.

Back in PSP.
Close out S2.
Open up S3.
Copy Merge

Back in AS.
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame.

Back in PSP.
Close out S3.
Open up S4.
Copy Merge

Back in AS.
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame.

Back in PSP.
Close out S4.
Open up S5.
Copy Merge

Back in AS.
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame.

Back in PSP.
Close out S5.
Open up S6.
Copy Merge

Back in AS.
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame.

Back in PSP.
Close out S6.
Open up S7.
Copy Merge

Back in AS.
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame.

Back in PSP.
Close out S7.
Open up S8.
Copy Merge

Back in AS.
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame.

Back in PSP.
Close out S8.
Open up S9.
Copy Merge

Back in AS.
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame.

Back in PSP.
Close out S9.
Open up S10.
Copy Merge

Back in AS.
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame.

Animation/Resize Animation:
Percentage of Original checked
Width x Height: 80
OK

View your animation.
If you’re happy with it then save.

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

~♥~ Gallery 2014~♥~

~♥~ Credits ~♥~

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