Saturday, September 29, 2012

Embraced By Hope


This tutorial was written by me on September 29th, 2012 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP9, but should work in other versions.

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the work of Roman Zaric. This tube will be released in the near future. Keep an eye out in his store for this tube! 

FTU kit Friendship Collection Hope by Scrapity Scrap and More. You can find it here

BigMask019 by VixPSP. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using Miama.

--------------------

Open element 15. Resize by 90%, all layers unchecked.

Open your mask and paper 4. Copy and paste as a new layer. Apply your mask, merge group and move this layer to the bottom.

On your frame layer, use your magic wand and click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 10. Open paper 29. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Move this layer below your frame layer.

Open your tube. Copy and paste as a new layer, resizing as necessary. Place to your liking. Select all, float, defloat. On the frame layer use your eraser tool to erase the top part of the frame that is covering your tube. Deselect. Now use your eraser tool to erase the part of the tube that hangs below the frame at the bottom.

Open element 8 and element 9. Resize both by 80%. Copy and paste element 8 as a new layer. Move this layer to the bottom. Place it to slightly up and to the left. Repeat for element 9, but place it up and to the right. See my tag for reference.

Open element 48. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer just below your tube layer.

Open element 66. Resize by 75%. Copy and paste as a new layer above the frame layer and place to the right side. On the tube layer, select all, float, defloat. On the element 66 layer, erase any part that covers the tube. Deselect.

Open element 4. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of the frame.

Open element 28. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer and place over the doodle.

Open element 70. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom left corner, along the frame. Duplicate and place down and slightly to the right. See my tag for reference.

Open element 19. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place along the bottom of the flowers and slightly to the left.

Add your name, copyright, and license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice. I am using a drop shadow of 2, 2, 50, 5.00, black.

Merge visible and save as a PNG.



Friday, September 28, 2012

Never B Me

This tutorial was written by me on September 28th, 2012 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP9, but should work in other versions.

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the work of Arthur Crowe. This tube is yet to be released so keep an eye out for this beauty in his store

PTU Best of Rock kit by Scrap Rebellion. This kit can only be purchased in Arthur Crowe's store. This kit will be released with this tube in the near future.

Template 15 by Millie's PSP Madness. You can find it here

Gemsmask 141 by Gems Taggin Scraps.  You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using Angryblue Controlled.

Filters: Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow

--------------------

Open your template and mask, minimize your mask. On your template, set the canvas size width to 750 and lock aspect ratio checked. Resize all layers by 80%.

Delete the credits layer.

Select the background layer. Open paper 4. Copy and paste as a new layer. Apply your mask, merge group. Delete the background layer.

Select your raster deform tool. Pull the edges of the mask to the edges of your canvas.

On layer 1, select all, float, defloat. Open paper 10. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

On layer 2, select all, float, defloat. Open paper 5. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

On layer 3, select all, float, defloat. Open paper 6. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

Merge together layers 4 and 5. Select all, float, defloat. Open paper 2. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

On layer 6, select all, float, defloat. Open paper 8. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

On layer 7, select all, float, defloat. Open paper 1. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

Open your tube. Copy and paste as a new layer and place to your liking. On the paper 1 layer, select all, float, defloat. On the tube layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect. Duplicate your tube, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to screen, opacity 60. On the original tube layer, set the blend mode to luminance (L), opacity 60.

In the materials palette, set the foreground to #c96937 and your background set to #1e2225. Click on your foreground and click on the gradient tab. Select the foreground-background gradient, angle 45, repeats 3, style linear.

On layer 8, select all, float, defloat. Add a new raster layer and floodfill with your gradient. Deselect and delete the original layer. On the gradient frame layer, add noise, gaussian, 100.

Open element 20. Resize by 85%. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Open element 14. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper left side of your tag. Rotate slightly to the left. See my tag for reference.

Open element 6 and mirror. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place on the top left of your frame.

Open your tube. Copy and paste as a new layer, resize if necessary. Use your eraser tool to delete any part of the tube that hangs below your template layers.

On layers 10 and 11, manual color correction. Set the source to #6046b0 and your target to #df8a4a. Merge all your wordart layers together.

Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow. On the Basic tab, change the glow width to 3.00. Under the color tab, use these settings:


Open element 12. Resize by 30%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper right corner of your frame.

Open element 10. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower left corner.

Open element 18. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower right corner.

Open element 13. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom right of the spray can. Rotate slightly to the left.

Add your name, copyright, and license info.

Apply a drop shadow of choice and merge visible. Save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.


Saturday, September 22, 2012

Glorious Autumn

This tutorial was written by me on September 22nd, 2012 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP9, but should work in other versions.

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the work of Ismael Rac. You can purchase his work here

PTU Glorious Autumn kit by Scraps Dimensions. You can purchase it here

Mask 220 by Weescotslass Creations. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using Over the Rainbow.

--------------------

Open element 23. Resize by 75%.

Activate the freehand selection tool. Set it to point to point, add (shift), feather 0, smoothing 0, anti-alias unchecked. Click along the frame to create a selection for the background of the frame. 

Open paper 8. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and move this layer below the frame layer.

Open your mask and paper 12. Copy and paste paper 12 as a new layer. Apply your mask, merge group. Move this layer to the bottom layer.

Open element 40. Resize by 30%. Copy and paste as a new layer above the frame layer. Move to the left side of the frame, slightly down. Duplicate and move to the right, slightly down. Duplicate and mirror. See my tag for placement.

Open your tube. Copy and paste as a new layer, resize if necessary. Move to the left side of your canvas.

Open element 2. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower left corner.

Open element 15. Resize by 69%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Move slightly up.

Open element 19. Resize by 69%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the right side.

Open element 38. Resize by 25%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom right corner, slightly up.

Open element 54. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom, to the right of the gourd cluster.

Open element 25. Resize by 25%, mirror. Copy and paste as a new layer and place so it is sitting on the 'A' of the wordart.

Apply a drop shadow of choice.

Add your name, copyright, and license info.

Merge visible and save as a PNG.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Do You Believe In Magic?



This tutorial was written by me on September 19th, 2012 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP9, but should work in other versions.

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the work of Ismael Rac. This tube is yet to be released. Keep an eye out for this tube in the near future only available at his store.

2 fonts of choice. I am using Wet Dream & Daemonesque.

Filters used:

Filter Factory G
Color Rave Atmospherizer 1.1
Alien Skin Xenofex 2 Constellation
DSB Flux Linear Transmission

--------------------

Open a blank transparent image, 600 x 250.

Create a gradient consisting of 3 colors from your tube. I chose #ab82bc, #ffffff, and #000000, style linear, angle 45, repeats 1. Floodfill your canvas with this gradient. Gaussian blur, 20.

Filter Factory G Glass Pyramids using the default settings.

Color Rave Atmospherizer 1.1, 155, 255, 155, 55, 229, 94, 216, 0.

Alien Skin Xenofex 2 Constellation, 3, 50, 1, 1, 75, 90.

DSB Flux Linear Transmission, 8, 11, 50, vertical.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer. Place to the right side of your canvas. Duplicate, mirror, and merge these tube layers together. Gaussian blur, 3. Set the blend mode to screen, opacity 40. On the original tube layer, set the blend mode to overlay, opacity 40.

Select your rectangle tool. Set the foreground color to null, background to white. Draw out a thin rectangle across the entire canvas. Place towards the bottom. Set the opacity of this layer to 24. See my tag for reference.

Using the Daemonesque font or font of your choice, write out the word "MAGIC". Convert to raster layer and place to the left side. Duplicate and move this layer to the right side.

Using the Wet Dream font or font of your choice, write out the text "Do you believe in". Convert to raster layer and place to the upper left corner.

Open your tube again and resize slightly (I resized mine 60%). Copy and paste as a new layer and place in the center. Duplicate your tube, gaussian blur 3. Hue and saturation, colorize, 0,0. Set the blend mode to hard light.

Add a new raster layer and floodfill with white. Select all, modify, contract by 5 and press delete. Deselect.

Duplicate your background layer and bring it to the top and flip. Select all, modify, contract by 3 and press delete. Deselect.

Add noise, gaussian, 100, monochrome checked. Merge this layer with the white frame layer.

Add your name, copyright, and license info.

Apply a drop shadow of choice. Merge visible and save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Black & White


This tutorial was written by me on September 17th, 2012 and is my own creation.

Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP9, but should work in other versions.

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the work of Jose Cano. I purchased this tube when he was at PSP Tubes Emporium, which is now closed. You may purchase his tubes here

PTU kit Checkered Girl by Purple's Kreationz. You can find the kit here

Template hotnsexythree by LadyT of Creative Misfits. You can download it here

Mask 10 by Scraps of Enchantment. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using Fucking Tag Font.

Filter: Mura Meister Copies

--------------------

Open your template. Delete the credits layer and the wordart layers. Set the canvas size to 600 x 600.

Open your mask and paper 12. Copy and paste your paper as a new layer just above Raster 1. Crop your mask to 485 x 485. Apply your mask, merge group.

Merge the lefthalfcircle and righthalfcircle layers together. Select all, float, defloat. 

Open paper 8. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

Open your tube. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the rightrectangle layer. Mura Meister Copies, Glob preset with the default settings. On the right rectangle layer, select all, float, defloat. On the tube layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect. Duplicate, guassian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to screen, opacity 80. Hue and saturation, colorize, 0, 0. On the original tube layer, set the blend mode to luminance (L), opacity 80. Repeat for the other 2 rectangle layers.

Open the BLADE. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer above all the other layer. Rotate slightly to the left and place in the lower right corner.

Open the RIBBONFLOWER. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place in the lower right corner, slightly to the left of the razor. Duplicate and place between the first and second rectangle towards the top. See my tag for reference.

Open the CANDLE. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the razor.

Open the BUTTERSKULL. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place towards the top, between the second and third rectangles. Rotate slightly to the left. See my tag for reference.

Open your tube again. Copy and paste as a new layer. Duplicate, gaussian blur with the same settings as before. Set the blend mode to screen. On the original tube layer, colorize with the same settings as before.

Open the MARTINI. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower left corner. Move it slightly up.

Open the LIPS. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the middle left of rectangle 3, rotate slightly to the right. See my tag for reference.

Open the CUPPY. Resize by 65%, mirror. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom left of the martini.

Open the HEART. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the right of the cuppy. Rotate slightly to the left.

Open RIBBON1. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom.

Add your name, copyright, and license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice.

Merge visible and save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.


Friday, September 14, 2012

Vixen


This tutorial was written by me on September 14th, 2012 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP9, but should work in other versions.

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the work of Keith Garvey. You can purchase his tubes here

PTU Sweet Vixen kit by Scraps Dimensions. You can purchase it here

Temp 67 by Amy & Leah's Gimptastic Tuts. You can find it here

M3 by me. You can find the mask here

Font of choice. I am using Eight Fifteen.

--------------------

Open your template. Delete the copyright layer and the stars layers. Set the canvas to 700 x 700. Resize all layers by 86%.

Open your mask and minimize. Set your foreground to #fdfafe and your background to #e7c252. Create a linear gradient with these colors, angle 45, repeats 3. Unhide the background layer and floodfill with your gradient. Apply your mask, merge group. 

Duplicate your mask layer and mirror.

Merge the square 2 and square 3 layers together. Select all, float, defloat. Open paper 3. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

Merge the circle 2 and circle 3 layers together. Select all, float, defloat. Open paper 9. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

On the circle 1 layer, select all, float, defloat. Open paper 5. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

On the square 1 layer, select all, float, defloat. Open paper 11. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

Open your tube or a closeup. Copy and paste as a new layer and place to your liking. 

On the frame layer, use your magic wand and click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 3. On the tube layer, selection, invert and press delete. Deselect.

Duplicate your tube. Gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to screen, opacity 66. On the original tube layer, set the blend mode to luminance (L), opacity 66.

Set your foreground to #f436fe and your background to #542564. Create a linear gradient with the same settings as before. 

On your frame layer, select all, float, defloat. Add a new raster layer and floodfill with your gradient. Deselect. Add noise, gaussian, 50.

Merge the rect 1 and rect 2 layers together. Select all, float, defloat. Open paper 12. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

Open element 68. Image, rotate, rotate clockwise 90. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of the template. Duplicate and flip.

Open element 15. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom left. Duplicate and mirror.

Open element 82. Resize by 70%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of the feathers.

Open element 2. Resize by 20%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place towards the lower left corner of the rectangle on the left side. See my tag for reference.

Open element 41. Resize by 20%. Copy and paste as a new layer.  Place over the heel of the shoe.

Open element 58. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower right corner.

Open element 60. Resize by 30%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place in the upper right corner of your template.

Open element 29. Resize by 25%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the top of the charm. Use your raster deform tool and rotate the bow slightly to the right.

Open element 1. Resize by 20%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place slightly down and to the left of the bottle.

Open element 34. Resize by 30%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom center.

Open your full-size tube, resize if necessary. Copy and paste as a new layer. Mirror and move slightly to the right. Duplicate your tube, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to overlay.

Add your name, copyright, and license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice.

Merge visible and save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.



Thursday, September 13, 2012

Dark Side


This tutorial was written by me on September 13th, 2012 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP9, but should work in other versions.

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the work of Tony Tzanoukakis. You can purchase his tubes here

FTU Moon Rise Sampler kit by Gothic Inspirations. You can find it here

MC_MisfitMask4_3.12 by Melissa of Creative Misfits Creations. You can find the mask here

Font of choice. I am using Carpenter ICG.

--------------------

Open Frame2. Resize by 60%. Set the canvas size to 600 x 650.

Use your magic wand tool and click inside the frame. Open Paper3. Colorize, 0,0. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and move this layer below your frame layer.

Open Paper1 and your mask. Copy and paste your paper as a new layer. Apply your mask, merge group. Move this layer to the bottom.

Open the Pattern. Resize by 65%. Colorize with the same settings as before. Move this layer above the frame layer and to the bottom of the frame.

Open the HalfMoon. Resize by 60%, colorize. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper left corner of your frame.

Open the Cloud. Resize by 65%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Using your raster deform tool, move to the top. This tool will show you the edge of the cloud so you don't cut it off when moving it towards the top.

Open the String. Resize by 65%, mirror. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the left side of the frame, overlapping the bottom part of the moon. See my tag for reference.

Open the SoftSpill. Resize by 75%. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Open the CandleSticks. Resize by 50%, mirror. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower right corner of your frame.

Open the Cross. Resize by 30%, colorize. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper right corner of your frame. Use your raster deform tool to rotate slightly to the right.

Open your tube, resize if necessary. Copy and paste as a new layer. On your frame layer, use your magic wand and click inside the frame. On your tube layer, selections invert. Use your eraser tool and erase any part of the tube that hangs below the frame. Deselect.

Open Ribbon2. Resize by 65%, rotate counterclockwise 90, colorize. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of the frame.

Open the Flower. Resize by 35%, colorize. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of the CandleSticks, slightly to the right.

Open the WingedHeart. Resize by 60%, colorize. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the left of the flower.

Open the WordArt. Resize by 68%, colorize, sharpen. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of your tag.

Open the Sparkles. Resize by 90%. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Apply a drop shadow of choice.

Add your name, copyright, and license info. Merge visible and save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.


Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Halloween Candy


This tutorial was written by me on September 12th, 2012 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP9, but should work in other versions.

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the work of SkyScraps Pinup. You can purchase her tubes here

PTU Halloween Candy kit by Inzpired Creationz. You can purchase it here

Tag Temp 166 by Toxic Desirez. You can find it here

Vix_MaskHalloween0902 by Vix can be found here

Mask 168InsatiableDreams. You can find it here (Masks 6). 

Font of choice. I am using Incarnation.

--------------------

Open your template and both masks. On your template, delete the credits layer. Resize all layers by 80%.

Highlight the background layer. Open paper 10. Copy and paste as a new layer above the background layer. Apply Mask168, Merge group.

Open paper 11. Copy and paste as a new layer. Apply the Vix mask, merge group.

Merge the circle layers together. Select all, float, defloat. Open paper 8. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

Merge together the top & bottom rectangle layers. Select all, float, defloat. Open paper 11. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

Merge the right and left rectangle layers together. Manual color correction. Set the source to #60323f and the target to #ff6c00. Add noise, uniform, 25, monochrome checked.

On the round rectangle layer, select all, float, defloat. Open paper 12. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

Merge together the star back layers and then mirror. Do the same for the star frame layers.

On the merged star back layer, set your foreground color to white and the background to #b6df05. Click on your foreground color, under the gradient tab select the foreground-background gradient, sunburst style, repeats 0. Floodfill your star back layer with the gradient.

Effects, artistic effects, halftone using the following settings:

Cell properties: round, 5
Screen angles: 32
Use as overlay checked, soft light, 100
Color Scheme: greyscale, ink white, transparent checked.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer. Place this tube on the bottom star back. Duplicate & mirror and place on the top star back. Merge your tube layers together. 

On the star back layer, select all, float, defloat. On the tubes layer, selections invert and press delete. Deselect. Duplicate your tubes layer, gaussian blur 3. Set the blend mode to overlay.

Open the Candy Corn Spill. Copy and paste as a new layer. Move this layer below your star back layer.

Open Ribbon 2. Resize by 90%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of  your template.

Open the Slimetini. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom right. Move slightly up.

Open the Haunted House. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom right corner. Make sure the slimetini is just above the house.

Open the Cake. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower left corner.

Open Bow 3. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper left corner of the orange glitter rectangle.

Open Candy Apple 2. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the right of the cake.

Open your tube and resize if necessary. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Open Sparkles 2. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Open Sparkles 1. Resize by 87%. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Add your name, copyright, and license info. Add a drop shadow of choice. Merge visible and save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.


Sunday, September 9, 2012

Happy Fall


This tutorial was written by me on September 9th, 2012 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP9, but should work in other versions.

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the work of Ismael Rac. You can purchase his tubes here

FTU October Fall kit by Twinky Dezines. You can download it from her blog here

Template 179 by Addictive Templates. You can download it here

BigMask008 by Vix. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using KG Call Me Maybe-skinny.

--------------------

Open your template and mask. Minimize your mask.

Delete the credits & background layers. Set the canvas size to 800 x800. Resize all layers by 75%.

Open paper 2. Copy and paste as a new layer. Move this layer to the bottom, apply your mask, merge group.

Raster 4 - select all, float, defloat. Open Paper13. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete Raster 4.

Merge together Raster 2 & 3. Select all, float, defloat. Open Paper6. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the merged layer.

Raster 6 - select all, float, defloat. Open Paper10. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete Raster 6. Repeat for Raster 5.

Open your tube. Copy and paste your tube as a new layer below each frame. Place to your liking and then using your magic wand tool, click inside each frame. Selections, modify, expand by 2. On the tube layer, selections invert and press delete. Deselect. 

Duplicate your tube, gaussian blur 3, set the blend mode to screen.

Remember to do this for both frames.

On both frame layers, select all, float, defloat. Add a new raster layer and floodfill with  #b84737. Deselect and delete the original frame layers.

Raster 7 - select all, float, defloat. Open Paper2. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete Raster 7.

Open the Tree. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Move slightly to the left.

Raster 8 - select all, float, defloat. Open Paper12. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete Raster 8.

Open Flower1. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Move this layer to the top. Place to the upper left corner of the frame on the right side. Duplicate and place to the bottom left corner of the left frame.

Open TiedRibbon1. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place along the bottom of the frame on the left. Move this layer below the flower on the bottom. See my tag for reference.

Open Owl2. Resize by 30%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place between the two frames, towards the top. See my tag for reference.

Open Button1. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper left corner of the argyle paper. Duplicate, mirror, and move slightly down. See my tag for reference.

Open the Notelet. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom right of your tag.

Apply a drop shadow of choice.

Hide your mask layer and merge visible. Unhide your mask. Center your tag over your mask.

Add your name, copyright, and license info. Merge visible and save as a PNG.


Saturday, September 8, 2012

All Yours


This tutorial was written by me on September 8th, 2012 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP9, but should work in other versions.

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the work of Roman Zaric. You can purchase his tubes here

PTU Erotic kit by Inzpired Creationz. You can purchase it here

Template 50 by Kandi Kissez. You can download it here

BigMask013 by Vix. You can download it here

Font of choice. I am using Simply Glamorous.

--------------------

Open your template & mask. Minimize your mask. On your template, delete the following layers: credits, stars, knadi word art, word art back, center stripe, and background layer. Resize all layers by 86%.

Open paper 3. Copy and paste as a new layer. Move this layer to the bottom. Apply your mask, merge group.

On the small bars layer, select all, float, defloat. Open paper 13. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete on your keyboard. Deselect and delete the original layer. Repeat for the small black stripes layer.

Merge together the left and right pink rectangle layers. Select all, float, defloat. Open paper 2. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

Merge together the top and bottom angled rectangle layers. Select all, float, defloat. Open paper 6. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

On the pink circle layer, select all, float, defloat. Open paper 9. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

On the circle frame layer, add noise, gaussian 75, monochrome checked.

On the white circle layer, select all, float, defloat. Add a new raster layer and floodfill with the Metal steel2 gradient, angle 45, repeats 0, style linear.

Artistic effects, halftone, round 18, angle 32, use as overlay checked, normal 15, greyscale, white, transparent checked.

Open your tube. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the circle layer. On the circle layer, select all, float, defloat. On the tube layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect. Duplicate your tube, gaussian blur 3. Set the blend mode to screen, opacity 36. On the original tube layer, set the blend mode to Luminance (L), opacity 10.

Open the boa. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Rotate right so the boa is level. Move towards the bottom of your canvas.

Open Ribbon 2. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the boa.

Open Charm 1. Copy and paste as a new layer. Move to the far right side.

Open the Light Ray. Resize by 90%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place in the upper right corner of your square layers. Set the blend mode to soft light.

Open the Track Lights. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place slightly up and to the right. see my tag for reference.

Open Shoe 2. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom left corner.

Open Star 2. Resize by 30%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Rotate slightly to the left. Duplicate and mirror. Place to the upper right corner, over the edge of the track lights.

Open the Lipstick. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place in the lower left corner.

Open Whip 1. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place slightly to the right and to the bottom.

Open your tube and resize as necessary. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place along the right side of the charm. Duplicate, gaussian blur with the same settings as before. 

Set the blend mode to screen. On the original tube layer, colorize to 0, 0. Adjust, brightness and contrast, gamma correction, 0.6 for all settings.

Open Cupcake 3. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom right corner.

Open Sparkles 1. Copy and paste as a new layer and place to your liking.

Add your name, copyright, and license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice.

Merge visible and save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.


Devilish

This tutorial was written by me on September 8th, 2012 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

This is my first tutorial using Photoshop CS3.

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of Photoshop.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the work of Elias Chatzoudis (One with a closeup works best). You can purchase it here

PTU Anger Management kit by Designs by LK. You can purchase it here

Template 3 by Tasha's Playground. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using MCF Bad Manners Wild West.

Plugins: Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow (optional)

--------------------

Open temp3. Set the canvas size to 683 x 683. Set the image size to 600 x 600, resample image set to Bicubic Sharpener (best for reduction). Delete the following layers: New Layer, words2, back2, words1, back1, Sexy2, Sexy1, Layer 0.

Open the wire. Image size set to 550 x 549. Ctrl+A, Ctrl+C. On the template, Ctrl+V. Move this layer to the bottom.

Open paper9. Ctrl+A, Ctrl+C. On the template, Ctrl+V. Move this layer abover layer 1. Click on layer 1 in the layer palette. Ctrl+click on the thumbnail for layer 1. On the paper9 layer, Select, Inverse and press delete on your keyboard. Ctrl+D. Delete the layer 1 layer.

Merge layers 2 and 3 together. Ctrl+click on the thumbnail for the merged layer. Add a new layer and floodfill with ec9d3e. Select, inverse and press delete on your keyboard. Ctrl+D. Filter, Noise, Add noise, amount 15, gaussian, monochromatic checked.

Merge layers 4 & 5 together. Open paper2. Ctrl+A, Ctrl+C. On the template, Ctrl+V and move this layer above the merged circle layer. With the merged circle layer highlighted in the layer palette, Ctrl+click on the thumbnail. On the paper2 layer, select, inverse and press delete on your keyboard. Ctrl+D. Delete the merged rectangle layer.

Merge all the slat layers together. Open paper8. Ctrl+A, Ctrl+C. On the template, Ctrl+V. With the merged slats layer highlighted in the layer palette, Ctrl+click on the slats thumbnail. On the paper8 layer, select, inverse an press delete on your keyboard. Ctrl+D. Delete the merged slats layer.

Open your closeup. Ctrl+A, Ctrl+C. On the slats paper layer, Ctrl+V. Move this layer so your tube is centered over the slats.

Duplicate your closeup 2 times. On the original tube layer, Filter, Noise, Add noise, 100. Filter, blur, motion blur, 90, 100. On the top closeup layer, Filter, blur, gaussian blur, 3. Set the blend mode to screen. Merge the tube layers together and lower the opacity to your liking.

Click on the slats layer. Ctrl+click on the thumbnail. On the merged tube layer, select, inverse. Press delete on your keyboard. Ctrl+D.

Open the pinchers. Ctrl+A, Ctrl+C. On the template, Ctrl+V. Select your move tool, click on the Show Transform Controls box. Rotate slightly to the right. Click on the green check mark to apply. Move the pinchers towards the bottom of the slats.

Open the barredwindow. Image size, 60%, resample image set to Bicubic Sharpener. Ctrl+A, Ctrl+C. On the working canvas, Ctrl+V. Use your mover tool, show transform controls checked, and rotate slightly to the right and apply. Untick the transform controls box.

Open flower1. Ctrl+A, Ctrl+C. On the working canvas, Ctrl+V. Move to the bottom left corner. Maximize your flower2 image again. Image size, 80%, resample image set to Bicubic Sharpener. Ctrl+A, Ctrl+C. On the working canvas, Ctrl+V. Move this flower to the upper right corner of your slats.

Open the spiderdangle. Image size set to 60%, resample image set to Bicubic Sharpener. Ctrl+A, Ctrl+C. On the working canvas, Ctrl+V. Move to the left of the slats. See my tag for reference. 

Open star2. Image size set to 80%, resample image set to Bicubic Sharpener. Ctrl+A, Ctrl+C. On the working canvas, Ctrl+V. Use your transform controls again, rotate slightly to the left. Move over the top of the spiderdangle. Ctrl+V, use the transform controls to rotate this star slightly to the right. Move over the top of the barredwindow. See my tag for reference.

Open your full-size tube. Resize if necessary. Ctrl+A, Ctrl+C. On the working canvas, Ctrl+V. Move to the bottom of your template layers.

Open skulls2. Ctrl+A, Ctrl+C. On the working canvas, Ctrl+V. Move to the bottom right of your tag.

Apply a drop shadow to your layers. I used a slight drop shadow.

Add your name. Highlight your name then click on the create warped text icon. Style Arc, horizontal checked. Horizontal distortion +55, Vertical Distortion +10. 

Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow 3, fat preset using a light and dark color from your tag. 

Add a harder drop shadow on your text than the rest of your tag.

Merge visible. Apply your copyright, and license info.

Merge visible and save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.


Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Meow


This tutorial was written by me on September 6th, 2012 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP9, but should work in other versions.

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the art of Arthur Crowe. You can purchase this tube here

PTU Pinky Kitty kit by Inzpired Creationz.  You can purchase it here

Template 129 by Amy & Leah's Gimptastic Tuts. You can find it here

Mask by Rosey. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using Inspiration.

Filters:

Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow
Penta.com Color Dot

--------------------

Open your template. Set the canvas size to 700 x 445. Resize all layers by 86%. Set your canvas size again, this time to 600 x 400. Delete the credits layer and wordart layers.

Lock all your layers and then manually center the template on your canvas. Now unlock your layers.

Highlight your background layer. Open paper 3 and your mask. Copy and paste you paper as a new layer onto your template canvas. Apply your mask, merge group.

On layer 9, select all, float, defloat. Open paper 9. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete on your keyboard. Deselect and delete the original layer.

On layer 8, select all, float, defloat. Open paper 8. Copy and paste as a new layer. Move slightly down so the text 'Meow' shows on this layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer. See my tag for reference.

On layer 7, manual color correction. Set the source to #00c000 and the target to #000000.

On layer 6, select all, float, defloat. Open paper 2. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete on your keyboard. Deselect and delete the original layer.

On layer 5, select all, float, defloat. Open paper 6. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete on your keyboard. Deselect and delete the original layer.

On layer 4, manual color correction. Set the source to #ffffff and the target to #ff0f9c.

On layer 3, select all, float, defloat. Open paper 5. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete on your keyboard. Deselect and delete the original layer.

Create a gradient with these settings: foreground set to #ffffff, background set to #000000, style sunburst, repeats 0.

On layer 2, select all, float, defloat. Add a new raster layer and floodfill with your gradient. Do not deselect.

Selections, modify, set selection borders, both sides checked, anti-alias checked, border width 3.

Add a new raster layer and floodfill with #fe91cb. Deselect. 

On layer 1, manual color correction. Set the source to #6107a5 and the target to #fe91cb. Merge this layer with the frame layer.

Penta.com Color Dot, 155, 3, 255, 255, 255.

Open your tube. Resize about 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Move below your frame layer you made. Place on the right side of your frame. Duplicate and mirror. Merge these two layers together. Duplicate, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to screen, opacity 50. On the original tube layer, set the blend mode to luminance (L), opacity 50.

Open Flower 2. Resize by 35%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place in the upper right corner of the template. Duplicate and move to the lower left corner. 

Open Ribbon 2. Resize by 80%, mirror. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of your canvas.

Open Bow 1. Resize by 45%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Move to the upper left corner of the frame. Turn slightly to the left.

Open Kandy 1. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Rotate to the left. Place up and slightly to the left of the center. See my tag for reference.

Open Kandy 2. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Rotate to the right and move just below and to the right of Kandy 1. See my tag for reference.

Open your tube and resize if necessary. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of your tag. Duplicate, gaussian blur with the same settings as before. Set the blend mode to screen. On the original tube layer, colorize to 0, 0. Brightness and Contrast, Gamma correction, Red 0.72, Green 0.72, Blue 0.72.

Open Kupcake 2. Resize by 45%. Copy and paste as a new layer above your tube layers. Place to the lower right corner.

Open Paw Print 1. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. 

Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow, Glow width 3.00, fat preset.

Rotate slightly to the left. Place in the upper left corner of the template. Duplicate, mirror, and place just to the left of the kupcake.

Open Sparkles 1. Resize by 80 %. Copy and paste as a new layer.

On your mask layer, activate your raster deform tool. Pull the edges of the mask layer so it shows from behind your tag. See my tag for reference.

Add your name, copyright, and license number. 

Apply a drop shadow of choice, merge visible. Save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.




Witchy Blessings


This tutorial was written by me on September 5th, 2012 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP9, but should work in other versions.

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the work of Ismael Rac. You can purchase his tubes here

PTU Witchypoo kit by Purple Kreationz. You can purchase it here

Halloween Mask 0906 by Vix. You can download it here

Font of choice. I am using AL Sandra.

--------------------

Open frame 3. Resize by 85%, all layers unchecked.

Open paper 15. Copy and paste as a new layer. Move this layer below your frame. 

Activate your freehand selection tool, selection type point to point, mode add (shift, feather 0, smoothing 0, anti-alias checked. No click on the frame till you've made a square. Selections, invert. Make sure you are on the paper layer and press delete on your keyboard. Deselect.

Open your mask and paper1. Copy and paste your paper as a new layer, move this layer to the bottom. Apply your mask, merge group.

Open the cobweb. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place in the upper left corner. Duplicate, mirror, and flip.

Open your tube. Copy and paste as a new layer above the frame back layer. Place to your liking. Select all, float, defloat. On the frame layer, take your eraser tool and erase any part that covers the top of your tube. 

Duplicate your tube, gaussian blur, 3.00. Set the blend mode to overlay. On the original tube layer, colorize to 0, 0.

Open the candle. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer above your frame layer. Move to the bottom left.

Open the Ribbon. Resize by 85%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the bottom elements in your tag.

Add your name, copyright, and license number. Apply a drop shadow of choice and merge visible.

Save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.


Grab My Blinkie

 photo LCblnk1_angelsdesignz.gif

Search

Followers

NetworkedBlogs