Monday, February 3, 2014

Magic & Fantasy


Supplies Needed

1 tube and 1 image of choice - I'm using the beautiful artwork of Rachel Tallamy which you can purchase from Up Your Art.  You must have a license to use.

Font of choice - I'm using Coneria Script here

Vabys Mask 2 here

Blissfully Beth Template 194 here.

Plug Ins used:
Brush Strokes – Crosshatch

“Dark Angel” is a tagger size scrap kit created by Dianna of Digicats (and dogs) and can be purchased from Scraps from the Heart.  You can visit her blog here.
  
This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP. 

~~ Let’s get started ~~

Open up the template.
Shift + D.
Image/Canvas Size:
700 x 500
Highlight the background layer.
Flood fill white.
Delete the top 2 layers and Word Be Afraid layer.

Highlight Tilted Rect 1 layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Copy and paste Paper 3 as a new layer over the template layer.
Move the paper into a position you like.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Apply Brush Stroke – Crosshatch to the paper:
Stroke Length: 41
Sharpness: 5
Strength: 2
OK

Duplicate/Mirror
Delete Tilted Rect 2 template layer.

Highlight Rect Glitter Frame layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 5 Into Selection.
Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise:
Random and Monochrome checked
Noise: 24%
OK
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Black Rect layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 27 Into Selection.
Adjust/Blur/Gaussian Blur:
Radius: 6
OK.
Do Not Deselect.

Copy and paste your image as a new layer over the paper layer.
Change the Properties of the Image to Overlay and lower the Opacity to about 91.
Make your Selection Tool active set on Rectangle and section off this area:


Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Paste your image again as a new layer.
Repeat the above step on the Left side of the rectangle.

Highlight Black Circle layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 2 Into Selection.
Copy and paste Cloud 1 as a new layer.
Resize 35%
Move into a position you like.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight White Circle Frame layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 5 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Move into position in front of the circle – see my tag for reference.

Add your elements.  I used:
Star Dangle 4:  Resize 25%/Duplicate/Mirror
Halo Gold:  Resize 85%/Use your Pick Tool to flatten a little
Beaded Ribbon 3:  Resize 25% and 80%/Free rotate Left 105 degrees/Duplicate/Duplicate and mirror both element layers
Rose 2:  Resize 25%/Duplicate
Rose 4:  Resize 20%/Duplicate 3x’s for a total of 4 flowers
Stars Trail 2:  Resize 40%/Duplicate/Mirror
Butterfly Trail 1:  Resize 45%/Duplicate
Gold Heart Chain:  Resize 50%/Duplicate/Mirror
Bow 5:  Resize 35%/Free rotate Right 15 degrees/Duplicate/Mirror

Highlight your white canvas. 
New Raster Layer. 
Select All. 
Copy and paste Paper 26 Into Selection.
Deselect. 
Apply the mask.
Use your Pick Tool to pull the sides out a little.
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name:
Color Pallet:
Foreground:  Null
Background: #000000

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

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Angel in Pink


Supplies Needed

2 tubes of choice.  I'm using the beautiful artwork of Zindy S.D. Nielsen which you can purchased here.

Font of choice - I'm using Aquarelle here

Monti Circular Mask here

Dangerously Delicious Christmas Template 2_ Languages here.
It can be found under Sunday, December 21, 2013.

“Love So True” is a tagger size scrap kit created by Vickie’s Scraps and can be purchased from Scraps from the Heart.  You can visit her blog here.
  
This tutorial was written assuming you have 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 650
Highlight the background layer.
Flood fill white.
Delete the top 7 layers and Red Circle layer.

Highlight White Stripes layer.
Click on each one with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 16 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Copy and paste El 12 as a new layer.
Move into position over the top strip matching the left side of the strip with the left side of the element.
Duplicate the element/Mirror
Match the right side of the element up with the right side of the strip.
Merge Visible both element layers.
Duplicate 3x’s and move each element layer into position over a strip.

Highlight Rid Strip layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 10 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Green Strip layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 6 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

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

Open up a new 500 x 500 canvas.
Flood fill with #967d6f
Copy.
Close the image out as you’ll no longer need it.

Highlight Dotted Rectangle layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Paste the flood fill color Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Green Circle layer.
Change the color of it to #d79ba8

Highlight Brown Circle layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 15 Into Selection.
Copy and paste what will be your main tube as a new layer over the paper layer.
Copy and paste the tube that will be behind the main tube as a new layer over the paper layer.  To this tube change the Properties to Luminance (Legacy) and lower the Opacity to about 26.
Move both tubes into their exact positions.
Selections/Invert
Highlight the background tube and tap the delete key.
Highlight the main tube and use your Eraser Tool to erase what you don’t want to overhang the circle.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Add your elements.  I used:
El 105:  Resize 30%/Use your Pick Tool and flatten it out a little
El 96:  Resize 40%
El 95:  Resize 25%
El 25:  Resize 50%/Duplicate/Mirror
El 23:  Resize 60%/Duplicate/Mirror
El 18:  Resize 60%/Duplicate/Mirror
El 45:  Duplicate/Mirror
El 2:  Resize 30%
El 13:  Resize 70%/Flip
El 24:  Resize 70%
El 55:  Duplicate/Mirror
El 121: Duplicate/Mirror/Merge Down/Duplicate/Flip

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

Add your copyrights.

Add your name:
Color Pallet:
Foreground:  #46403b
Background: #d1899b

Make your Text Tool active.
Set the stroke on 0.8

Type your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:

Don’t give it a drop shadow just yet.
Make your Freehand Selection Tool active set on Freehand.
Section around the bottom 1/3 of your name.
Press Ctrl + H – Your Feather Selection Box will open up.
Number of Pixels: 27
OK
Press Shift + B – Your Brightness/Contrast Box will appear.
Brightness: -85
Contrast: 12
OK
Deselect.

Now you can add your drop shadow.
   
I’d love to see your results.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

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