Saturday, June 22, 2013

Ocean Waves


Supplies Needed

1 tube of choice – I used the fantastic artwork of Alex Prihodko which can be purchased from Pics For Design.  You must generate a license to use.

Font of choice – I used Rock Salt here

Monti’s Circular Mask here

“Ocean Waves” is a tagger size scrap kit (also available in Full Size) created by Stina of Designed by Stina.  It can be purchased from any of her stores listed on her blog here.  Thank you Stina for a beautiful 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 3 as a new layer.
Resize 55%
Duplicate/Mirror/Flip
Free rotate Right 8 degrees
Duplicate
Flip
Move all 3 frames into exact position - see my tag for reference.
Use your Eraser Tool to erase the  frames that are inside of the left and right frames:

 Close out your white canvas.
Merge Visible.
Reopen your white canvas.

Click inside of the 3 merged frames.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
New Raster layer below the frames.
Copy and paste Paper 6 Into Selection.
Copy and paste Lighthouse as a new layer below the frames.
Resize 40%
Move into position - see my tag for reference.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Copy and paste Plant as a new layer just below the frames.
Resize 25%
Move into position - see my tag for reference.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Copy and paste our tube as a new layer.

Add your elements.  I used:
Sailboat:  Resize 15%/Duplicate
Plant: Resize 30%
Palm Tree:  Resize 70%/Duplicate/Erase the trunk
Shells:  Resize 20%
Shell 2:  Resize 30%
Coral:  Resize 45%/Mirror
Starfish:  REsize 30%
Macaw:  Resize 20%
Flower 3:  Resize 20%
Rocks:  Resize 70%

Open up Frame 1.
Make your Selection Tool active set on Freehand.
Section off the bottom area of the frame:

Copy.
Make your working canvas active.
Paste as a new layer.
Duplicate
Move both sand layers into position - see my tag for reference.

Open up Paper 4.
Make your Selection Tool active set on Rectangle.
Section out only the area of the paper that's printed.
Copy.
Close out the paper.

Make your working canvas active.
Highlight your white background.
Select All.
Paste Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.
Duplicate
Change the Properties to Multiply.
Duplicate

Add your copyrights.

Add your name:
Color Pallet: Null
Background: #2b2423

Type your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel

Add the following elements to decorate your name:
Flower 1:  Resize 30%/Free rotate Right 90 degrees/Duplicate/Mirror/Erase the stem
Flower 2:  Resize 30%/Free rotate Right 90 degrees/Duplicate/Mirror


Resize all layers 80%.
   
I’d love to see your results.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Red, White, and Boom


Supplies Needed

1 tube of choice – I used the wonderful artwork of Henning Ludvigsen which can be purchased from Up Your Art.  You must have a license to use.

Font of choice – I used Great Vibes here 

Weescotlass Mask 21 here

My template 104 here

Plug Ins used:
Brush Strokes - Crosshatch
Tramages - Tow the Line

“Red, White, and Boom” is a tagger size scrap kit created by Vickie of Vickie's Scraps and can be purchased from her blog here.   Thank you Vickie for a fantastic scrap 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.

Open up the template.
Shift + D.
Close out the original.
Delete the top 6 layers and Stars layer.
Image/Canvas Size:
700 x 700
OK
Highlight the background layer.
Flood fill white.

Highlight Strips layer.
Click on each one with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 14 Into Selection.
Apply Brush Strokes - Crosshatch:
Stroke Length: 18
Sharpness: 5
Strength: 2
OK
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel: 

Highlight Middle Back.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 11 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Repeat the above step with Left Back and Right Back layers.

Highlight Middle Frame layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 7 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:

Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise:
Uniform and Monochrome checked
Noise: 78%
OK

Repeat the above step with Left Frame and Right Frame layers.

Copy and paste Element 57 as a new layer.
Resize 30%
Duplicate 2x's for a total of 3 element layers.
Move each element into position behind each frame - see my tag for reference.
To clean up what overhangs each frame:
Highlight the paper below the banner element.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the element.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Position it in front of the center frame.

Paste your tube again.
Move into position below the right frame.
Lower the Opacity to about 60 
Apply Tramages - Tow the Line:
Control 0: 32
Control 1: 54
Control 2: 48
Control 3: 9
OK
Duplicate the tube layer and move into position below the Left frame.
To clean the tube layers up of what overhangs the frames:
Highlight the paper below the tube layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the tube layer.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Add your elements.  I used:
Ele 55
Ele 103:  Resize 30%
Ele 101:  Resize 40%
Ele 44:  Resize 50%/Duplicate/Mirror
Ele 31:  Resize 15%
Ele 38:  Resize 30%/Mirror
Ele 39:  Resize 30%/Free rotate Right 10 degrees

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 7 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Resize 120%
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
Color Pallet:
Foreground: #3b49a1
Background: #C00000
Stroke: .50
Type your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:

Resize all layers 85%.
   
I’d love to see your results.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Thursday, June 20, 2013

On a Tropical Breeze


Supplies Needed

1 tube of choice – I used the wonderful artwork of Racheel Tallamy which can be purchased from Up Your Art.  You must have a license to use.

Font of choice – I used Waterfalls 

Becky Mask 22 here

Plug Ins used:
DSB Flux - Bright Noise

“On a Tropical Breeze” is a tagger size scrap kit created by me, Bev of HorsePlay's Pasture Designs and can be purchased from either of my stores Scraps from the Heart or Heartbeatz Creationz.  You can visit my designing blog here. 
  
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 E33 as a new layer.
Resize 75%
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 3 Into Selection.
Deselect for now.

Copy and paste the following elements below the frame and move them all into position - see my tag for reference.  Don't worry about what overhangs the frame.  We'll clean that up in a bit.
E4:  Resize 60%
Paste E4 again:  Resize 85%/Change the Properties to Luminance (Legacy) and lower the Opacity to about 16
E5:  Resize 60%/Duplicate (move up a little and behind the lighthouse)
E51:  Resize 30%
E 54

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

 Close out the white background layer.
Merge Visible.
Reopen the background layer.

Copy and paste E33 as a new layer.
Resize 75% and 85%
Make your Pick Tool active and turn the frame so that the bow is hidden behind the merged layer.
Duplicate the frame.
Mirror

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 1 Into Selection.
Deselect.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Position it in front of the center frame.

Copy and paste E8 as a new layer.
Resize 80%
Duplicate
Mirror
Move both elements into position - see my tag for reference and don't worry about the ripped edge being seen.  The braid element will hide it.

Copy and paste E76 as a new layer.
Resize 60%
Free rotate Left 90 degrees
Duplicate
Move both layers into position - see my tag for reference.

Add your elements.  I used:
E 72:  Resize 60%/Use Pick tool to flatten sand a little/Duplicate/Mirror
E44:  Resize 70%/Free rotate Right 10 degrees/Duplicate/Mirror
E47:  Resize 70%
E40:  Resize 50%
E16:  Resize 30%
E2:  Resize 50%/Flip
E7:  Resize 25%/Duplicate/Mirror/Duplicate both layers and resize them 90%
E50:  Resize 65%/Duplicate/Mirror
E18:  Duplicate/Mirror
E43:  Resize 20%
E42:  Resize 20%
E41:  Resize 15%
E22:  Resize 25%/Duplicate/Mirror/Resize 70%
E5: Position this in front of your tube.  We'll come back to this layer in a bit.

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 4 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Use your Pick Tool and pull down on the top a little and pull the sides out just a little.
Merge Group.

Crop your image a little.

Highlight the mask layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the water element layer that's in front of the tube.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Duplicate the water layer and move it up a little and behind the tube layer.

If you would like the reflection of your tube in the water:
Duplicate the tube layer.
Flip.
In your layers pallet move it above your tube layer and then move it into a reflective position over the water.
Change the Properties to Soft Light.
Highlight the water layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the tube layer that looks like the reflection.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Highlight the original tube layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the reflection tube.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
Color Pallet:
Foreground: #16060a
Background: #f47e75
Stroke: .50
Type your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:

Apply DSB Flux - Bright Noise:
Intensity: 49 
Mix checked
OK

Resize all layers 85%.
   
I’d love to see your results.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

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