Sunday, January 27, 2013

Rock Hard


This tutorial was written by me on January 27th, 2013 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X4, 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 awesome work of Ismael Rac. You can purchase his work here.

PTU Kit Rock Hard by Inzpired Creationz. You can purchase this kit here.

Template 15 by Kandi Kissez. You can find it here.

Mask 47 by Rosesblack. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Janda Silly Monkey.

Filters:

Filters Unlimited 2.0 Paper Textures
Xero Porcelain
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow & Glass (optional for text)

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Open your template and mask, minimize your mask.

Delete the following layers of the template: credits, Kandi word art, word art backing, star.

Set the canvas size to 718 x 565. Resize all layers by 84%. Set the canvas to 600 x 404.

Open paper 7. Copy and paste as a new layer above your background layer. Apply your mask, merge group. Delete the background layer.

Open Splatter 2. Resize by 66%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the far right. Duplicate, mirror, and place to the left side. Merge these two layers together.

On the side blocks layer, 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 the purple circle layer, select all, float, defloat. Open paper 14. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

Open the City Scene. Resize by 75%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place towards the top of your canvas.

On the inner black back layer, 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 the inner frame layer, manual color correction. Set the source color to #ffffff and the target to #b4160e. Add noise, gaussian, 100, monochrome checked. Repeat for the other frame layers.

On the bars layer, select all, float, defloat. Add a new raster layer and floodfill with #e8e8e8. Deselect and delete the original layer. Add noise with the same settings as before.

On the small center frame back layer, manual color correction. Set the source to #cc8dbc and the target to #e8e8e8.

Filters Unlimited 2.0, Paper Textures, Canvas, Fine using the default settings.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer and place over the center frame back layer. On the frame back layer, select all, float, defloat. On your tube layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect.

Xero Porcelain, change the brightness to 155, blue to 0.

Duplicate your tube. Gaussian blur, 3.00. Set the blend mode to screen, opacity 40. On the original tube layer, set the blend mode to Luminance (L), opacity 40.

Repeat the above (manual color correction to adding your tube) for the frame backs layer. For the frame backs layer, change the color to #000000, and on the tube layers, set the opacity for the duplicate layer to 48, and the original tube layer to 28.

Open Winged Heart 1. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the top left corner of the middle frame. Rotate slightly to the left.

Open Lips 1. Resize by 30%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper right.

Open the Mic. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper right half of your tag. See my tag for reference.

Copy and paste your tube again, resize as necessary. Place to your liking. Duplicate your tube, gaussian blur with the same settings as before. Set the blend mode to overlay. On the original tube layer, hue and saturation, colorize to 0, 0.

Open Keyboard 2. Resize by 90%, flip horizontal. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower right.

Open Ribbon 2. Resize by 91%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom, on top of the keyboard.

Open Hand 1. Resize by 48%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom right.

Open the Skulltini. Resize by 55%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom right, to the right of the hand. See my tag for reference.

Open the Toxic Drums. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower left.

Open the VIP Pass. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom left of the toxic drums.

Open the Drums. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the right of the toxic drums.

Open the Drumsticks. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Rotate 90 degrees to the left. Place to the bottom of the skulltini.

Open Sparkles 2. Resize by 90%. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Add your name, copyrights, and license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice and merge visible. Save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.
Thursday, January 24, 2013

Badass Lollyta


This tutorial was written by me on January 24th, 2013 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X4, 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 amazing work of Arthur Crowe. You can purchase his work here

PTU coodinating kit Lollyta by Purple's Kreationz. You can only find this kit here

Mask 159 by Insatiable Dreams. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using CF Revolution.

Filters:

Xero Porcelain

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Open frame 2. Resize by 80%. Open a new image, 600 x 600. Copy and paste your frame as a new layer.

Use your magic wand and click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 10. Open paper 8. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect. Move this layer below the frame layer.

Open your tube or a close-up. Copy and paste as a new layer. On the frame layer, click inside the frame with your magic wand. Modify, expand by 10. On the tube layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect.

Xero Porcelain, 50, 128, 155. Red, green, and blue all set to 0.

Duplicate, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to screen, opacity 36. On the original tube layer, set the opacity to 12.

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

Open element 6. Resize by 90%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the top.

Open element 3. Resize by 92%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the top so that it peeks out towards the top of the frame.

Open element 23. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer above your frame layer. Place to the top of your frame.

Open your tube and resize as necessary. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the left side. 

Xero Radiance using the same settings as before.

Open element 28. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Rotate slightly to the left. Duplicate, flip horizontal (mirror). Place to the right. Merge these two layers together and place to the right side.

Open element 24. Resize by 55%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of the lolli's.

Open element 19. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of your tag.

Open element 14. Resize by 90% Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of the speakers.

Open element 16. Resize by 90%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the ribbon.

Open element 2. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper right, along the frame. Rotate slightly to the right.

Open element 12. Resize by 80%. Hue and saturation, colorize, 0, 0. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the top of the speakers.

Open element 21. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the right end of the chain. Rotate slightly to the right. Duplicate, flip horizontal. Place over the left end of the chain.

Open element 30. Flip horizontal. Copy and paste as a new 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.


Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Hot Romance


This tutorial was written by me on January 23rd, 2013 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X4, 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 awesome work of Jamie Kidd, a PTU artist. You can purchase his tubes here

PTU kit HARD CORE Valentine by Inzpired Creationz. You can purchase it here

Template 172 by Millie's PSP Madness. You can find it here

Mask 45 by Moonbeams and Spiderwebs. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using Simply Glamorous.

Filters:

Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow
VM Extravaganza Trasmission

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Open your template and mask. Minimize your mask for now.

On your template, resize all layers to 600 x 389 pixels. Set the canvas size to 600 x 500. Delete the following layers: Raster 1, 14, 13, 12.

On your background layer, add a new raster layer and floodfill with #eae8e9. Apply your mask, merge group and delete the background layer.

Merge layers 1 & 2 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.

On layer 3, 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 4, 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 layer 5, 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.

Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow. Basic tab: 3.00, 25, 100, Draw Only Outside Selection checked. Color tab: Fat preset, color set to #eae8e9 for both markers. Move the second marker to the middle of the slide. Move the second circle mark just to the right of marker 2, opacity 100.

Merge together layers 6 and 7. 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.

Merge together layers 8 and 9. 

With your foreground color set to #eae8e9 and your background color set to #be00bf. Create a sunburst gradient with these two colors, repeats 0, horizontal 50, vertical 100, Link center and focal points checked.

On your merged square layer, select all, float, defloat. Add a new raster layer and floodfill with your gradient. Deselect and delete the original layer.

VM Extravaganza Transmission, 10, 0 10.

Open your tube. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the left square. Duplicate, transform horizontal (mirror). Place this copy over the square on the right. Merge your tube layers together. On the squares layer, select all, float, defloat. On the merged tubes layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect.

Duplicate your merged tubes layer. gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to screen, opacity 61. On the original merged tubes layer, set the opacity to 46.

On layer 10, select all, float, defloat. Add a new raster layer and floodfill with #eae8e9. Add noise, uniform, 100, monochrome checked.

On layer 11, select all, float, defloat. Set your foreground to the same gradient as before, but uncheck your Invert box. Add a new raster layer and floodfill with your gradient. VM Extravaganza Transmission with the same settings as before.

Open your tube again, and arrange 3 copies over the rectangle layer you just added. When satisfied, merge these tubes together. Duplicate this layer, gaussian blur with the same settings as before. Set the blend mode to screen, opacity 61. On the original layer, set the opacity to 46.

Open the Glass. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Open the Boa. Resize by 90%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of  your template. Straighten the boa so it lays flat.

Open your Whip. Resize by 80%, flip horizontal.

Open the Glow Lights. Adjust, hue and saturation, 0, 0. Brightness and contrast, 103, -15. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Open your tube again and resize as necessary. Copy and paste as a new layer and place in the center of your tag.

Open Ribbon 2. Resize by 95%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of your tube.

Open the Brad. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the right side of the transmission rectangle. Duplicate and move to the left side of the rectangle.

Open the Cocktail. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower right.

Open Cupcake 2. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower left of the cocktail.

Open the Ice Cream. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower right of the cocktail.

Open the Sex Toy Dice. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper left. Rotate slightly to the left.

Open the Glasses. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of your tube. Rotate slightly to the left.

Open the Cuffs Belt. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the cupcake and ice cream.

On the ice cream, select all, float, defloat. On the cuffs belt, use your eraser tool and erase the top part of the belt, deselect. Repeat this process for the part covering the cupcake.

Open Flower 2. Resize by 40%, flip horizontal. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom left. Duplicate, flip vertical, flip horizontal. Place to the upper right.

Open Teddy 1. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place between the bottom flower and the glasses.

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. Add noise with the same settings as before. Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow with the same settings as before.

Add your copyright and license info.

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

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.


Friday, January 18, 2013

Delicate Love


This tutorial was written by me on January 18th, 2013 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 amazing work of Keith Garvey. You can purchase his tubes here

PTU kit Lovely by Inzpired Creationz. You can purchase this kit here

Temp174 by Addictive Templates. You can find it here

WH-CM Exclusive #1 mask by WitchysHeart of Creative Misfits Creations. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using Carpenter ICG.

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Open your template and mask. Minimize your mask.

Delete the credits layer and background layer. Set the canvas size to 800 x 800. Resize all layers by 75%.

Open paper 14. Copy and paste as a new layer above your background layer. Apply your mask, merge group. Add noise, gaussian, 50, monochrome checked.

Merge together Raster 5 and 6. 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 Raster 7 and 1. Select all, float, defloat. Open paper 13. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

On Raster 2, 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 together Raster 3 and 4. 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. Place over the top right circle and place over the circle. Duplicate, mirror, and place over the bottom left circle. Merge the tube layers together. On the circles layer, select all, float, defloat. On the merged tubes layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect.

Duplicate your merged tubes layer. Gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to screen, opacity 62. On the original tubes layer, set the blend mode to luminance (L), opacity 32.

Merge the two frame 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. Add noise with the same settings as before.

Open the Clouds. Resize by 85%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom.

Open Feather 3. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower right. Duplicate and mirror.

Open Scattered Hearts 3. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Open Button 3. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of the upper right frame. See my tag for reference.

Open the Butterflies. Resize by 85%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the right side.

Open Flower 1. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower left, at the bottom of the bottom left frame. See my tag for reference.

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

Open your tube again. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Open Ribbon 2. Copy and paste as a new layer. Use your raster deform tool to rotate so it lays flat. Place to the bottom of your tag.

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

Open the Candle. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower right.

Open Gift 1. Resize by 50%, mirror. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom and slightly to the right of the candle.

Open Gift 2. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom left of the candle.

Open WA 1. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom.

Open the Love Birds. Resize by 60%, mirror. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place on top of the WA.

Open Candies 1. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of the candle and gifts.

Open Sparkles 2. Resize by 90%. Copy and paste as a new layer.

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.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Chocolate Goodness


This tutorial was written by me on January 15th, 2013 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 adorable work of PinupToons. You can purchase his work here.

PTU kit Sweet and Tender by Inzpired Creationz. You can purchase this kit here.

WSL Mask84 by Weescotslass Creations. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Goldsmith Script LHF.

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Open Frame 6. Set the canvas size to 750 x 750. Resize all layers by 80%.

Open paper 3 and minimize. Add a new raster layer on your frame. Set your foreground to pattern, angle 90, scale 100. Floodfill your raster layer with this pattern.

Open your mask and apply your mask to the striped paper layer. Merge group. Move this layer to the bottom. With your raster deform tool, pull the edges of the mask layer to the edges of your canvas.

Open Hearts 1. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper right. Duplicate & mirror.

Open paper 9 and minimize. In the materials palette, close out the foreground. Click on the foreground and set to pattern, find your paper 9 in the drop down list. Set the angle to 0, scale 100.

With your ellipse tool, draw out a circle that is slightly larger than the frame opening. Convert your circle to a raster layer.

Open your tube. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the right side of the circle layer/frame back. Duplicate, mirror and place slightly up. Merge the two tube layers together. Duplicate this layer, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to screen, opacity 22. On the original merged tube layer, set the blend mode to soft light, opacity 33.

Open the Hearts Branch. Resize by 75%. Copy and paste as a new layer above your frame layer. Place slightly to the right.

Open the Cloud. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Open Flower 1. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper left, along the frame. Duplicate, mirror, and place to the lower right along the frame. See my tag for reference.

Open Card 2. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower right, slightly up from the bottom.

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

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

Open Cupcake 1. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower right, slightly to the left of the card.

Open the Gifts. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the left of the cupcake.

Open Bow 2. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom.

Open Candy 4. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower right.

Open the Valentine Pup. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower left.

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

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.
Sunday, January 13, 2013

Veronica's Kiss

This tutorial was written by me on January 13th, 2013 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 fabulous poser work of ICZ Tubez. You can find her work exclusively at Scraps and the City

PTU French Kiss kit by Inzpired Creationz. You can purchase this kit here

KyLie-M3 Mask by KyLie of the Creative Misfits Creations. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using Jellyka - Love and Passion.

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Open a blank canvas, 600 x 600.

Open your mask and paper 1. Copy and paste your paper onto your blank canvas. Apply your mask, merge group.

Open Frame 4-Window. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. 

Open your tube. Copy and paste as a new layer and move this layer below the window. Place to the right side of the inside middle frame. 

On the window layer, use your magic wand and click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 3. On the tube layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect. Set the blend mode to soft light, opacity 52.

Open Bow 2. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer above the window layer. Place to the top of the window.

Open Scattered Gems 2. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper left. Duplicate, mirror, and flip. Move this layer to the lower right side and merge down.

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

Open your tube again, resizing as necessary. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place slightly to the left of center.

Open the Dress Form. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the right side.

Open Tulle 1. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom left. Duplicate, mirror. Merge down.

Open Boa 1. Resize by 90%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the tulle.

Open Flower 2. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower left, along the boa. Duplicate and mirror. Place this copy at the center of the boa. Duplicate, mirror again and place to the right end of the boa. Merge these flower layers together.

Open Scattered Hearts 1. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the flowers.

Open Rose 2. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place between rose 1 and 2. Duplicate and mirror. Merge these two layers together.

Open Balloon 1. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the left side.

Open Heart 2. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower left, covering the lower left side of your tube.

Open String 1. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom.

Open Gift 1. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the left of the heart.

Open Letter 1. Resize by 50%, mirror. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower right.

Open the Cupcake. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the letter.

Open the Nailpolish. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the right of the cupcake.

Open the Lipstick. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the left of the nailpolish.

Open Sparkles 1. Resize by 90%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place slightly down.

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.


Thursday, January 10, 2013

Cherry Chops


This tutorial was written by me on January 10th, 2013 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 amazing work of VeryMany. You must purchase her work and acquire a license to use her art. You can find this tube here

PTU Cherry Chops kit by Purple Kreationz. You can purchase this kit here

BigMask008 by VixPSP. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using Katy Berry.

Filters: 

EyeCandy 4000 Gradient Glow
Filters Unlimited 2.0

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Open F1. Resize all layers by 80%. Set the canvas size to 600 x 600.

Open P7 and your mask. Minimize your mask. Copy your paper and paste as a new layer. Apply your mask, merge group. Move this layer to the bottom. With your raster deform tool, stretch the edges of the paper layer to the edges of your canvas.

Open E29. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Open E37. Copy and paste as a new layer. Move to the top of your canvas. Duplicate and move this copy to the bottom of the canvas. Merge these two layers together.

On your frame layer, use your magic wand and click inside your frame. Selections, modify, expand by 5. Set your foreground to #f4ebed and your background to #cfb7bd. Create a linear gradient using these two colors, angle 20, repeats 0, invert checked.

Add a new raster layer and floodfill with your gradient. Deselect and move this layer below your frame layer.

Filters Unlimited 2.0, Paper Textures, Striped Paper, Fine using the default settings.

Open your tube. Copy and paste as a new layer, mirror. Place to your liking. On the frame back 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 50. On the original tube layer, luminance (L), opacity 28.

Open E9. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer above the frame layer.

EyeCandy 4000 Gradient Glow using the following settings:

Basic tab: 

Glow width: 3.00
Soft Corners: 25
Overall Opacity: 100

Color tab:

Fat preset 

then edit the colors as follows



Open E20. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place down and to the left. Rotate slightly to the right.

Open E6. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the left side, slightly up and on the left side of the heart lolli. Rotate slightly to the left. See my tag for reference.

Open E10. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower right.

Open E31. Resize by 90%, mirror. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of your frame.

Open E12. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of the lolli's.

Open E14. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the top center of the frame.

Open your tube and resize as necessary. Copy and paste as a new layer and place to your liking.

Open E25. Resize by 90%, mirror. Copy and paste as a new 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.


Tuesday, January 8, 2013

French Kiss



This tutorial was written by me on January 8th, 2013 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 Zlata M. You must purchase her work and acquire a license to use her art. You can do so here.

PTU French Kiss kit by Inzpired Creationz. You can purchase this kit here.

Font of choice. I am using Contribute Free Version.

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Open Frame 2. Resize all layers by 86%. Now resize again by 75%, all layers unchecked. Rotate the frame slightly to the left.

With your magic wand, click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 5. Open paper 8. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and move this layer below your frame layer.

Open your tube or a close-up. Copy and paste as a new layer above the paper layer. Place to the right. On the paper 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 30. On the original tube layer, set the blend mode to luminance (L), opacity 22.

Open the Splatters. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper left corner. Duplicate, mirrror, and flip. Merge these two layers together and move this layer to the bottom.

Open Letter 2. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the right middle. Rotate slightly to the left then sharpen.

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

Open the Scattered Circles. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the right. Duplicate, mirror and merge down.

Open Ribbon 1. Resize by 89%, colorize 0, 0, mirror. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of the frame.

Open your tube again, resizing as necessary. Copy and paste as a new layer, mirror. Place slightly off center to the left. See my tag for reference.

Open Bow 3. Resize by 60%, mirror. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place on the upper right corner of your frame.

Open Gift 1. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower right corner.

Open the Scattered Gems 1. Resize by 89%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place along the ribbon.

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.
Friday, January 4, 2013

Pink Carpet Style


This tutorial was written by me on January 4th, 2013 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 VeryMany. You must purchase her work and acquire a license to use her art. You can do so here

PTU Pink Carpet Ready kit by Inzpired Creationz. You can purchase this kit here

Font of choice. I am using Gas.
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Open a blank canvas, 600 x 600.

Open Tulle 3. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer onto your blank canvas. Place to the upper right. Duplicate and mirror. Place to the upper left, horizontally lined with the original and merge these two layers together.

Duplicate the tulle again, flip, and merge down. Duplicate one final time, rotate 90 degrees to the right, merge down.

Open the Scattered Circles. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper left corner. Duplicate, mirror, and flip.

Open the City Scene. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer.

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

Create a gradient using #ceccc8 and #ffffff. Click inside the pink frame. Selections, modify, expand by 10. Add a new raster layer and floodfill with your gradient. Deselect. Move this layer below the frame layer.

Open your tube. Copy and paste as a new layer above the gradient layer. Place to the right side of the gradient layer. Duplicate and mirror. Place to the left side of the gradient layer. Merge the tube layers together. 

On the gradient layer, select all, float, defloat. On the merged tube layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect.

Duplicate the tube layer, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to overlay. On the original layer, hue and saturation, 0, 0, opacity 8.

Copy and paste your tube again. Click inside the frame, modify by 10. On the tube layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect. Duplicate the tube. Gaussian blur with the same settings as before. Set the blend mode to overlay and the opacity to 73. On the original layer, hue and saturation with the same settings as before, opacity 34.

Open Rose 3. Resize by 30%. Copy and paste as a new layer above the frame layer. Place to the top of the frame, slightly to the right. Duplicate, mirror and move so it is touching the side of the original flower, merge down. See my tag for reference.

Open Bow 2. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place so the knot is between the two flowers.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, resizing as necessary. Place to the left side.

Open Feather 5. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom left. Duplicate and mirror, merge down.

Open Light Ray 1. Copy and paste as a new layer, mirror and flip. Place to the lower right.

Open Bling Spill 3. Resize by 85%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of the frame.

Open Ribbon 3. Resize by 95%, mirror. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the bling spill.

Open the Cocktail. Resize by 65%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower right.

Open the Butterfly. Resize by 35%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place bottom center, over the ribbon.

Open Cupcake 1. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom left.

With your eraser tool, erase any part of your tube that hangs below the cupcake.

Open Bling 1. Resize by 65%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower right of the cocktail. Rotate slightly to the right.

Open the Blush. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of the cocktail. Rotate slightly to the left.

Open the Lips. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper right. Rotate slightly to the right.

Add your name, copyright and license info.

Open Sparkles 2. Copy and paste as a new layer.

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

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.


Wednesday, January 2, 2013

City Bling

I have decided to rejoin Inzpired Creationz's CT again! I thought I would be busier with making kits but I'm still having some extra time! To celebrate rejoining the ICZ CT, here is my first tutorial after being back!

This tutorial was written by me on January 2nd, 2013 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 Amy Matthews. You must purchase her work and acquire a license to use her art. You can do so here

PTU City Bling kit by Inzpired Creationz.  You can purchase this kit here

Template 91 by Amy & Leah's Gimptastic Tuts. You can find it here

MC_MisfitChoiceMask5 by Melissa. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using Bella K. A Better Place Normal.

Filters:

Penta.com Color Dot
Filters Unlimited 2.0
Mura Meister Copies

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Open your mask and your template. Minimize your mask.

Delete the following layers: credit, burst, & bg. Set your canvas size to 700 x 585. Resize all layers by 86%.

Open paper 1. Copy and paste as a new layer above the background layer. Apply your mask, merge group.

Open the Bling Splatter 2. Copy and paste as a new layer. Move to the upper left corner. Duplicate and mirror. Merge this layer down with the original splatter. Duplicate again, flip and merge down again.

On the oval 3 layer, select all, float, defloat. Open paper 14. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

On the oval 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 City Scene 3. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to your liking. With your raster deform tool, drag the sides in so they do not extend past the sides of the filmstrip.

Merge together layers rect 2 & rect 3. Open your tube. Copy and paste as a new layer. 

Mura Meister Copies Wallpaper Rotate default settings. Adjust, blur, motion blur, angle 227, strength 100. Repeat twice. Duplicate this layer, mirror. Set the opacity of this layer to 50, merge down.

On the merged rect layer, select all, float, defloat. On the blurred layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

Penta.com Color Dot, change the distance to 10.

Open your tube again and place over the rectangle on the far left. Duplicate and mirror. Merge the two tube layers together. On the merged rect layer again, select all, float, defloat. On the merged tube layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect.

Duplicate your tubes layer. Gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to screen, opacity 80. On the original layer, set the blend mode to luminance (L), opacity 80.

On the rect 1 layer, select all, float, defloat. Open paper 4. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

Open the Bar Lights. Resize by 65%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the top of the middle rect layer.

Open your tube again, resize as necessary. Copy and paste as a new layer and place over the dark rect.

On the squares layer, 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.

Open your tube again. Resize as necessary. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the first frame. Duplicate 3 more times and place to your liking over the filmstrip. When finished, merge these tube layers together. Duplicate, gaussian blur using the same settings as before. Set the blend mode to screen, opacity 70.

Filters Unlimited, Sandflower Specials, Pool Shadow Framed. Change the Lightness to 116.

On the original merged layer, set the opacity for this layer to 70.

Open Ribbon 1. Resize by 80%, flip. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the filmstrip. See my tag for reference.

Open Purse 3. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the right side of the filmstrip.

Open Cocktail 2. Resize by 50%, mirror. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the left side of the filmstrip, slightly up.

Open Lipstick 3. Resize by 40%, mirror. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the right side of the purse.

Open Makeup 2. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the left of the lipstick.

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

Open Bow 3. Resize by 35%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the end of the light on the right side. Duplicate and mirror. Place over the left end of the light.

Open Star 3. Resize by 25%.Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the upper left corner of the far left rect. Rotate slightly to the left. Duplicate, mirror, and place over the top center of the filmstrip.

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

Open Sparkles 3. Resize by 92%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of your tag.

Add your name, copyrights, and license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice, merge visible. Save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.


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