Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Magical Dreams

This tutorial was written by me on July 30th, 2013 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5, 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 beautiful work of VeryMany. You can purchase her tubes here

PTU kit Magical Dreams by Inzpired Creationz.  You can purchase this kit here

MC_Mask10 by Melissaz Creationz. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using KG Hard Candy Solid

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Open a blank transparent image, 600 x 600.

Open your mask & paper 9. Copy and paste as a new layer onto your blank canvas. Apply your mask, merge group.

Open the Grass. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place about 3/4 of the way down from the top.

Open Ribbon 2. Resize by 70%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Flip vertical. Place centered over your mask layer.

Open Branch 1. Resize by 70%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom right. Duplicate, flip horizontal and place to the lower left. Make sure that the branches cover the lower portion of the ribbon.

Open Doodle 4. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom, on top of the branches.

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

Open Branch 2. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the top.

Open the Charms. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the top left. See my tag for reference.

Open the Dragonfly. Resize by 30%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place just to the left of the charms. Rotate slightly to the left.

Open the Fairy Dust. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place just below the charms, and slightly above the lower branches.

Open the Bird. Resize by 30%, flip horizontal. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the top branch, where the branch and the charms meet.

Open the Lamp post. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the right, along the left side of the boxes.

Open Pear 1. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of the lamp post.

Open Scattered Circles 1. Resize by 30%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom right. Duplicate and place this copy over to the bottom left.

Open the Kitty. Resize by 50%, flip horizontal. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower left.

Open your tube & resize as necessary. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place in the center. Duplicate your tube. Gaussian blur, 3.00. Set the blend mode to screen, opacity 85. 

Open Sparkles 3. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer.

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

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Thursday, July 25, 2013

One Hot Momma

This tutorial was written by me on July 25th, 2013 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5, but should work in other versions.

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

Supplies:

Tube & kit of choice. I am using the Punky sweet tube and coordinating kit, only available from Arthur Crowe's Factory

Template 269 by Millie's PSP Madness. You can find it here

Mask 197 by Insatiable Dreams. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using Carpenter ICG

Filters:
EyeCandy 4000 Gradient Glow & Glass

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Open your template and mask.

First we are gonna fix the placement of the template on the canvas.

On your template, Set the canvas size to 800 x 800. Make sure the placement is set to the center. Now crop your image to 700 x 700 (the original size). Make sure your crop area is centered over your template.

Delete the credits layer (Raster 1). Resize all layers by 86%.

Open P7. Copy and paste as a new layer just above the background layer. Apply your mask, merge group. Duplicate and merge the two mask layers together.

On layer 1, select all, float, defloat. Open P3. 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 P12. 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 P8. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

Open the WIREFENCE. Resize by 90% Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the top. Duplicate, flip horizontal. Move this layer just above the mask layer. Place to the bottom.

On layer 4, select all, float, defloat. Open P6. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press Delete. Deselect. Repeat for layers 7 & 8.

Open your tube. Copy and paste as a new layer above the star layer. Place over the star. On the star layer, select all, float, defloat. On the tube layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect. Duplicate your tube layer, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen. On the original tube layer, Shift + B. Set the brightness to 57 & the contrast to 55. Set the opacity for this layer to 65.

Merge together layers 5 & 6. Select all, float, defloat. Open P10. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

Merge together layers 7 & 8. Open your tube again. Copy and paste as a new layer, flip horizontal. Place over the square layers to your liking. On the merged top squares layer, select all, float, defloat. On your tube layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect. Repeat the same steps as you did for the tube layers for the star layer.

Open FLOWER2. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the left, between the two top squares. Duplicate, and move this layer just below the wordart layer and place to the bottom right.

Open the GLITTER. Resize by 90%. Copy and paste as a new layer above the original flower layer.

Open the CHAIN. Resize by 50%. Copy and past as a new layer. Place to the top so it looks like it's hanging from the top of the large square layer.

Open the BRACELET. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the top of the top small square.

Open your tube again, resizing as necessary. Copy and paste as a new layer and place in the center. Duplicate, gaussian blur with the same settings as before. Shift + B using the same settings as before. Set the blend mode to Overlay. On the original tube layer, Shift + L, 0, 0.

Open the CHARM. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the right side, slightly up.

Open the STARS. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper right corner. Duplicate, flip horizontal, flip vertical. Place the duplicate to the lower left corner.

Open RIBBON2. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer above the duplicate flower layer. Place to the bottom.

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

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

Open SPARKLES1. Resize by 94%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom.

On the wordart layer, select all, float, defloat. Open P5. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer. 

EyeCandy 4000 glass using a setting of choice.

EyeCandy 4000 gradient glow using the following settings: 

Basic Tab - 3.00, 25, 100, draw outside selection checked.

Color tab - click on the Fat preset. Add a second color after the first white marker. On the third marker, set this color to #bf000f.

Open SPARKLES2. 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.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Shoppers Delight Timeline Cover

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This tutorial was written by me on July 17, 2013 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5, but should work in other versions.

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

Supplies:

Shoppers Delight kit by Wicked Princess Scraps. You can find purchase info on her blog

Font of choice. I am using KG Hard Candy Solid.

Filters: Eye Candy 4000 Glass (for text, optional)

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Open a blank transparent image, 849 x 313 or a size of your choice.

Open PP3 and minimize. In your color palette, click on your foreground, under the patterns tab, look for your paper and select that. On your blank canvas, floodfill your canvas with your pattern.

Open FRAME2. Copy and paste as a new layer. Rotate to the right about 35 degrees or an angle similar to mine. Place off to the right. See my tag for reference.

Open the EYESHADOW. Resize by 35%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Rotate slightly to the right. Place to the right and slightly down.

Open the IPHONE. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Rotate slightly to the left. Place to the left and slightly down from the eyeshadow.

Open the SUNGLASSES. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom, between the iphone & eyeshadow.

Open the DRESS. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the right side.

Open BAG2. Resize by 45%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower left, halfway between the center and far left.

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

Open the SHOE. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of the pearls.

Open the MASCARA. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Rotate slightly to the left. Place to the right of the bag.

Open BOW3. Rotate clockwise 90. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom left. Duplicate, flip horizontal and place to the lower right.

Open the LIPSTICK. Resize by 30%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower right.

Open FLOWER1. Resize by 25%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom, slightly to the left. Duplicate, flip horizontal and place slightly to the right of center.

Open the PERFUME. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom between the flowers.

Add a new raster layer. Select all, selections, modify, contract by 4. Selections, invert. Floodfill with #ffffff. Deselect. Add another raster layer. Select all, selections, modify, contract by 2. Selections, invert. Floodfill this layer with #202d36. Deselect.

On the top layer, add noise, gaussian, 100, monochrome checked. Merge this layer down.

Add your name. Apply the same noise as we did for the frame.

EyeCandy 4000 Glass using the settings of your choice.

Still on the text, select all, float, defloat. Selections, modify, expand by 2. Add a new raster layer and floodfill with #ffffff. Deselect and move this layer below your text layer. On the text layer, add a drop shadow of 1, 1, 50, 1. Merge down with the white outline layer.

Apply a drop shadow of choice to your layers. I used 2, 2, 50, 8.00.

Add the copyright to the kit maker if you are not using a tube, as I did with this timeline cover. Timeline covers are prohibited from having an url, so please do not add an url.

Merge visible and save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Monday, July 15, 2013

Living On the Edge

This tutorial was written by me on July 15, 2013 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5, 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

Urban Jungle kit by Inzpired Creationz. You can purchase this kit here

DD_SATC_TemplateExclusive_Mar16 by Dees'Sign Depot. You can get info on how to get it here

Mask of choice. I am using mask 370 by Insatiable Dreams. You can find it here in her Masks 10 set. 

Font of choice. I am using Andalus.

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Open your template & mask. Minimize your mask.

Delete the following layers: info, wordart d/s, white circle, white square, & bg.

Merge together the following layers (do not merge the following layers together as one layer. The layers will be separated by a comma): right brown strip & left brown strip, bottom grey strip & top grey strip, wordart black & wordart white.

On the merged wordart layer, resize this layer by 95%, all layers unchecked. With your freehand selection tool, create a selection around the wordart at the top. Edit, cut & paste as a new layer. Deselect. Now you should have the top wordart on a separate layer from the wordart at the bottom. Leave this for now.

Open paper 22. Copy and paste as a new layer above the bottom layer. Apply your mask, merge group.

On the grey circle layer, 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 the Burst. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper left of your template. Move slightly in. Duplicate, flip horizontal and place to the upper right, slightly in. See my tag for reference. Merge these two layers together. Duplicate again and move so it is just below the wordart layer.

Open the City Scene. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer above the first set of bursts. Place to the upper right. Duplicate, flip horizontal, and place to the upper left. Merge these two layers together. See my tag for reference.

On the brown square layer, select all, float, defloat. Open paper 16. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

On the beige oval 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.

On the middle grey strip layer, select all, float, defloat. Open paper 20. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer. Repeat for the merged grey strip layers.

On the merged brown strip 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. Repeat for the middle brown strip layer.

On the brown circle layer, select all, float, defloat. Open paper 22 again. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

On the lgrey square layer, select all, float, defloat. Open paper 17. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Delete the original layer, selections, invert.

Open your tube and resize as necessary. Copy and paste as a new layer and place over the square. Selections, modify, contract by 10. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect.

Duplicate your tube layer. Blur, gaussian blur, 3.00. Set the blend mode to Overlay, opacity 50. On the original layer, set the blend mode to Luminance (L), opacity 30.

Open the Bullet Holes. Resize by 36%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the right side.

Open Bow 1. Resize by 30%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper left. Duplicate, flip horizontal and place to the right, slightly down from the middle right side. See my tag for reference.

Open your tube and resize as necessary. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place in the center. Duplicate your tube, gaussian blur using the same settings as before. Set the blend mode to Overlay. On the original layer, Shift + L, 0, 0.

Open the Grunge Smears 1. Resize by 93%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom.

Open the Chain. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom left. Duplicate, flip horizontal, and place to the lower right.

Open Ribbon 2. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer above the second set of bursts.

Open the Gun. Resize by 30%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom, a bit to the right.

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

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

Place your top wordart to the top right. Place the bottom wordart to the center bottom.

Add your name, copyrights, and license info.

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

Open Sparkles 3. Resize by 82%. Copy and paste as a new layer.

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

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Gypsy's Masquerade

This tutorial was written by me on July 10, 2013 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5, 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 beautiful work of VeryMany. You can purchase this tube here

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

BP Template 186 by Becky's Creations. You can find it here

Mask 19 by HorsePlay's Pasture. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using Jellyka BeesAntique Handwriting.

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

On you template, set the canvas size to 650 x 650. Now resize all layers by 92%.

Delete the credits and wordart layers.

Open paper 5. Copy and paste as a new layer onto your template, above the background layer. Apply your mask, merge group. Duplicate this layer and then merge down. Add noise, gaussian, 100, monochrome checked.

Merge together the two circle layers. Select all, float, defloat. Open paper 6. Resize the paper by 76%. Copy and paste the paper as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

Merge together the two small rectangle layers. Select all, float, defloat. Open paper 21. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

Open the Doodle. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the right side. Duplicate, flip horizontal and place to the left side. Merge these two layers together.

On the square layer, select all, float, defloat. Open paper 18. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original layer.

On the center 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.

Open Feathers 1. Resize by 90%. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Open Clouds 3. Resize by 79%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of the rectangle layer.

Open the Harp. Resize by 50%, flip horizontal. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower right.

Open the Pillows. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower left. Duplicate, flip horizontal and place to the lower right. Merge these two layers together.

Open the Metal Fence. Resize by 84%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of the pillows.

Open the Ribbons and Gem. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place along the left side of the top left circle.

Open Scattered Bling 2. Resize by 84%. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Open Feather 1. Copy and paste as a new layer. Free rotate 90 degrees to the right. Place to the top right. Duplicate, flip horizontal and place to the top left. Merge these two layers together.

Open Key 2. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the left side of the center rectangle, rotate slightly to the left.

Open the Feathers and Stones. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste a new layer. Place to the lower left corner of the center rectangle. Duplicate, flip horizontal, then vertical. Place to the upper right corner of the center rectangle.

Open the Peacock, flip horizontal. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom left.

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

Open Mask 3, flip horizontal. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over ribbons and gem so it looks like the ribbons are part of the mask.

Open Sparkles 1. Resize by 83%. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Add your name, copyright, and license info. Apply a drop shadow to your layers. Merge visible and save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Good Night

This tutorial was written by me on July 10, 2013 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5, 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 beautiful work of VeryMany. You can purchase this tube here

Goodnight Friend FTU kit by Wicked Princess Scraps. You can snag the kit here

DBV Mask 152 by Designs by Vaybs. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using One Starry Night.

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Open FRAME6. Set the canvas size to 850 x 737. Resize all layers by 71%.

Open PP7 & your mask. Copy and paste as a new layer onto your frame. Move this layer below your frame. Apply your mask, merge group.

On your frame layer, take your magic wand tool and click inside the frame opening. Selections, modify, expand by 5.

Open PP9. Copy and paste as a new layer above your mask layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect.

Open BOW4. Resize by 75%. Copy and paste as a new layer above your frame layer. Place to the top of the frame.

Open FLOWER2. Resize by 61%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of the frame.

Open the STARS. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the top.

Open the WINGS. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Rotate slightly to the left. Place to the center of the frame opening.

Open WA2. Resize by 78%. Duplicate, merge visible. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the frame. Select all, float, defloat. Selections, modify, expand by 2. Add a new raster layer and floodfill with #ffffff until it is filled with white. Deselect and move below the wordart layer.

On the wordart layer, drop shadow, 1, 1, 50, 1.00, black. Merge down onto the wordart white layer you just created.

Open CLOUDS1. Resize by 79%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the top of the flowers.

Open the BEAR. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of the frame opening.

Open the BLANKET. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the bear so it looks like he's covered up.

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

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

Open the BUTTERFLY. Resize by 30%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper left.

Add your name, copyright, and license info.

Apply a drop shadow of choice and then merge visible. 

Save as a PNG.

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