Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Birds, Bees, & Tweets in the Trees


Supplies Needed  

1 tube of choice – I used the wonderful artwork of Joanna Bromley which can be purchased from PSP Tube Stop.  You must have a license to use. 

Font of choice – I used Pineapples Don't Have Sleeves here

Weescotlass Mask 208 here

Dangerously Delicious Christmas template 6 - Spirits here
It can be found under Tuesday, December 3, 2013.

Plug Ins used:
Brush Strokes - Crosshatch
Eyecandy 4000 - Glow

"Birds, Bees, & Tweets in the Trees" is a tagger size scrap kit created by Sandra of S.G. Rowe Designs and can be purchased here.  You can visit her blog here.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template.
Shift + D.
Close out the original.
Delete the top 12 layers.

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

Highlight Red Circle layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 5 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Circle of Dots layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Invert
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 1 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Green Circle layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Paste Paper 1 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Color Pallet:
Foreground: #ffffff
Background: #5fab5d

Highlight Dotted Circle layer.
Make your Color Replacer Tool active.
Zoom in and double right click on the dotted circles.
The dots should turn green.

Repeat the above step with Dotted Square layer.

Color Pallet:
Foreground: ##a22222
Background: #5fab5d

Highlight Left Red Rectangle layer.
Using your Color Replacer Tool again, double right click on the template layer.

Repeat the above step with Right Red Rectangle layer.

Highlight Left Light Green Rectangle layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Paste Paper 7 Into Selection.
Apply Brush Strokes - Crosshatch:
Stroke length: 29
Sharpness: 6
Strength: 2
OK
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Repeat the above step with Right Light Green Strip.

Highlight Green Rectangle layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Paste Paper 10 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Color Pallet:
Change the foreground to #ffffff

Highlight White Square layer.
Make your Color Replacer Tool active.
Double right click on the square.
Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise:
Uniform and Monochrome checked
Noise: 38%
OK

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

Highlight Brown Square layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 1 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
See my tag for reference.

Copy and paste Bow 03 as a new layer.
Resize 30%
Use your Target Tool to change the color to the background color in your color pallet.

Add your elements.  I used:
Fence 01:  Resize 40%
Hot Air Balloon 01:  Resize 15%/Free rotate Right 10 degrees
Swing 01:  Resize 35%
Frog 01:  Resize 15%/Free rotate Left 7 degrees
Flower 01:  Resize 55%/Duplicate
Bird 01:  Resize 15%
Butterfly 01:  Resize 10%/Free rotate Right 20 

Degrees/Duplicate/Mirror/Duplicate/Resize 70%

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All
Copy and paste Paper 8 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Resize 110%
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name:

Color Pallet:  
Foreground & Background: #132779
Close out the background color for now.
Make your Ellipse Tool active and set the Mode to Draw Circle.
Create a circle that's a little bigger than the dark blue circle paper layer -
Objects/Align/Center in Canvas - 
Resize the circle as needed.

Make your text tool active and set the stroke to 0.8
Run your mouse along the center top of the circle.  When you see a Rocking A click your mouse.
A Text box will open up.
Type your name and hit the space bar 2x's.
Highlight the 2 spaces and your name.
Copy.
Be sure your courser is sitting at the end of the 2 spaces.
Press Ctrl + V - your name will appear again in the text box.
Keep pressing Ctrl + V until you have your name going around the entire circle.
Click on the + sign in your layers pallet.
Click on the eye of the New Ellipse layer to close it out.
Highlight Vector 1 layer and right click your mouse.
Choose Convert to Raster layer.
Apply Eyecandy 4000 - Gradient Glow:

Basic Tab:
Glow Width: 3.00
Soft Corners: 25
Overall Opacity: 100
Check "Draw Only OUtside Selection"

Color Tab:
Click on the color box and change the color to #79b785
OK

Save your tag.

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

Monday, January 20, 2014

Mystical

Supplies Needed  

1 tube of choice – I used the wonderful artwork of Renee Lavoid which can be purchased from PSP Tube Stop.  You must have a license to use. 

Font of choice – I used Before the Rain here

Weescotlass Mask 236 here

Dangerously Delicious Valentine Template 1 Your Kiss here
You can find it under Thursday, January 2, 2014

 "Mystical Dreams" is a tagger size scrap kit created by Karen of Sweet Occasion Designs and can be purchased from Scraps from the Heart.  You can visit her blog here.  

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template.
Shift + D.
Close out the original.
Resize all layers 90%
Image/Canvas Size
700 x 600
OK
Highlight bg layer.
Flood fill white.
Delete the top 7 layers, White Strips, Large Creme Square, Brown Square.

Highlight Tan Strip layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Copy and paste cjsdreams-watback 02 (paper) as a new layer.
Move into a position you like.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Give the paper a slight Inner Bevel:

Highlight Gold Circle layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Copy and paste cjsdreams-fantastyback05 (paper) as a new layer.
Move into a position you like.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Give it the same slight Inner Bevel.

Color Pallet:
Foreground: #000000
Background: #b1d678

Highlight Black Dotted Circle layer.
Make your Color Replacer Tool active.
Zoom in on the dotted circle and double right click on it.
The circle should have turned green.

Repeat the above step with Black Square Lines layer.

Highlight White Circle layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Invert 
New Raster layer.
Flood fill with your Background color.
Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise:
Uniform checked
Noise: 50%
OK
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Repeat the above step with:
Left White Heart and Right White Heart.

Highlight Small Creme Square layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Copy and paste cjsdreams-fantasyback01 (paper) as a new layer.
Move into a position you like.
Tap the delete key.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer over the paper layer.
Change the Properties to Luminance.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer. 

Highlight Brown Circle layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Copy and paste cjsdreams-watback 02 (paper) as a new layer.
Move into a position you like.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Dark Pink Heart layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Copy and paste cjsdreams-fantasyback05 (paper) as a new layer.
Move into a position you like.
Tap the delete key.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Change the Properties to Overlay.
Tap the delete key.
Selections/Modify/Inside Outside Feather:
Both checked
Feather amount: 30
OK
Tap the delete key until you have a feathered look you like.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Light Pink Heart layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Copy and paste cjsdreams-fantasyback05 (paper) as a new layer.
Move into a position you like.
Tap the delete key.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Tap the delete key.
Selections/Modify/Inside Outside Feather:
Both checked
Feather amount: 30
OK
Tap the delete key until you have a feathered look you like.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Add the elements.  I used:
Blossom Frame 4:  Resize 45% and 90%/Duplicate
Jules - Flower 7:  Resize 15%/Duplicate/Resize 70%
Jules - Flower 4:  Resize 10%
Jules - Flower 4 again:  Resize 5%
Butterfly 9:  Resize 20%/Free rotate Left 20 degrees/Duplicate/Mirror/Resize 70%
Element 2:  Resize 50%/Duplicate
Outlaw by Design ft 326:  Resize 65%

Highlight the background layer.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste cjsdreams_fantasyback05 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Resize 110%
Merge Group.

Add your credits.

Add your name:
Color Pallet:
Foreground: #000000
Background: #73aebc
Make your Text tool active and set the stroke to 0.8

Type your name.
Give it the same slight Inner Bevel 4x's.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.

I’d love to see your results and place it in my gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev 

A Little Touch of Australia


Supplies

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

Font of choice - I used Foglighten No 07 here

Vabys mask 111 here

Dangerously Delicious Valentine Template 3 - Cupid Cutie here

"A Little Touch of Australia" is a full size scrap kit created by Susan of Tootypup Scraps and can be purchased from any of her stores here.  Thank you Susan for another beautiful kit!

This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let's get started ~♥~

Open up the template.
Shift + D.
Close out the original.
Resize all layers 90%
Image/Canvas Size:
700 x 600
OK
Highlight bg layer.
Flood fill white.
Delete the top 4 layers.

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

Highlight Light Pink Strip layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 4 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Small Hearts layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Invert
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 3 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Give the heart paper layer a slight Inner Bevel:

Highlight Gold Strip layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 9a Into Selection.
Deselect.
Effects/Edge Effects/Enhance
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Creme Strip layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 1 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Effects/Edge Effects/Enhance
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Pink Strip layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 9a Into Selection.
Deselect.
Effects/Edge Effects/Enhance
Delete the template layer.

Highlight White Circle layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Invert
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 7 Into Selection.
Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise:
Uniform checked
Noise: 50%
OK
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Repeat the above step with white circles layer.

Highlight Brown Circle layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 4 Into Selection.
Copy and paste Gum Tree 5 as a new layer over the paper layer.
Resize 60% - move into position - see my tag for reference.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Highlight Gold Circles layer.
Click on both of them with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 9b Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Color Pallet:
Foreground: #ffffff
Background: #e0d07b

Highlight Dotted Circles layer.
Make your Color Replacer Tool active.
Zoom in and double right click on the dotted circles.
The color of them should turn to yellow.

Highlight Pink Circles layer.
We're going to work one circle at a time....

Use your Magic Wand and click on the far left circle.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 3 Into Selection.
Copy and paste Koala 01 as a new layer over the paper layer.
Resize 55%
Change the Properties to Overlay.
Move into position at the left half of the circle - we'll come back to this layer 

in a minute.
Paste the element again.
Resize 50%
Move both elements into position - see my tag for reference.
Selections/Invert
Highlight each element layer and tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Highlight the Pink Circles layer again.
Use your Magic Wand and click on the middle circle.
New Raster layer.
Cop and paste Paper 3 Into Selection.
Copy and paste Koala 2 as a new layer.
Resize 35%.
Change the Properties to Luminance (Legacy)
Open up Old Bush Stumps 01/Mirror
Copy and paste as a new layer.
Resize 40%
Move both elements into position - see my tag for reference.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Highlight the Pink Circles layer again.
Use your Magic Wand and click on the far right circle.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 3 Into Selection.
Copy and paste Kookaburra 2 as a new layer.
Resize 55% and change the Properties to Overlay.
Paste the element again.
Resize 40%
Move both element layers into position over the paper layer - see my tag for 

reference.
Selections/Invert
Highlight each element layer and tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer - see my tag for reference.
If you're using the same tube I did, resize 70%

Add your elements.  I used:
Flower Deco 1:  Resize 50%/Duplicate 3x's
Sword Grass:  Resize 50%/Duplicate/Mirror
Bum Leaf Deco 3:  Resize 40%

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 2 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your credits.

Add your name:
Color Pallet:
Foreground: #dfa727
Background: #a92d26
Make your Text Tool active and set the stroke to 0.8

Type your name.
Give it the same slight Inner Bevel.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I'd love to see your results and place in my gallery!
Email me!

Hugs,
Bev


~♥~ Gallery 2014~♥~

~♥~ Credits ~♥~

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