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Friday, December 7, 2012


This tutorial was written by me on December 7, 2012 and are the result of my own imagination. Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.

This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies needed

I am using PSP X4 but this tutorial should work with any version.

PTU Tube:  I am using the fantastic artwork of Keith Garvey.  Please do not use his artwork without a  proper license.  You can purchase it here.

PTU scrap kit:  I am using Red Snowbird by Baby Cakes Scraps.  Thank you for creating this gorgeous kit.  You can view it at her blog here or purchase it a her store here.

Mask: None

Plug ins: None

This tutorial was written using the supplies above.  If you are using a different tube or scrap kit you may need to make adjustments.  I am using a drop shadow of V/H 2 Opacity 50, blur 5, color black through out the tutorial unless otherwise state.

Open a new 600x250 transparent image.

Open paper of choice.  I am using paper 5.  Copy and close the original.  Select all paste as a new layer, image crop to selections.

Open your tube.  I am using the middle tube.  Copy and paste as a new layer on your banner.  Move her down a bit. (see mine for placement). Drop Shadow.

Open element 26, Copy and close the original.  Select your paper layer and paste as a new layer.  Move to the bottom of your banner so the top of the snow is in the middle.

Open element 19, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and resize 25% all layers not checked.  Move to the left so it looks like it is standing on the snow. (see mine for placement).

Open element 20, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and resize 25%, all layers not checked.  Move right side and mirror.   Move it so it looks like it is standing on the snow.  (see mine for placement).

Select your tube layer,  Add a new raster layer and flood fill with white.  Select all, modify, contract by 5 and hit delete on your keyboard.  Select none.  Adjust, add remove noise, add noise 75%, Gaussian, monochrome checked.

Add a drop shadow to your frame. Repeat drop shadow but change the V/H to -2.  Add your copyright and name.  Save as png and your done.

Avitar

Duplicate your banner by holding down the shift + D.

Delete your copyright, name and frame layers.  Merge visable.  Image resize 70% all layers checked.  Select your crop tool and crop to a width and height of 150.  Move the crop box until you find a spot you like and hit enter or click the green check mark.  Repeat the steps for the frame.  Add your copyright, name or initial.  Save as png and your done.

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial and I would love to see your results.

hugs,

Monday, December 3, 2012

This tutorial was written by me on December 3, 2012 and are the result of my own imagination. Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.

This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of  PSP.

Supplies needed

I am using PSP X4 but this tutorial should work with any version.

Animation shop

PTU Tube:  I am using the fantastic artwork of Alex Prihodko. 
Please do not use this artwork without a  proper license.  You can
purchase this gorgeous tube at PFD here.

PTU scrap kit:  I am using Snowflake Princess (TS) by Baby Cakes Scraps.
Thank you for creating this Gorgeous kit.  You can view it at her
blog here or purchase it a her store here.

Mask: WSL_mask104 by weescotslass.  You can download it here

Plug ins:  Xenofex 2 constellation
              Eye candy Nature, fire.

This tutorial was written using the supplies above.  If you are using a different tube or scrap kit you may need to make adjustments.  I am using a drop shadow of V/H 2 Opacity 50, blur 5, color black through out the tutorial unless otherwise state.

Open a new 600x600 transparent image.

Open paper of choice, I am using pink snowman paper.  Paste as a new layer and apply WSL_mask104.  Merge group.

Open silver glitter, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and resize 70% all layers not checked.

Open Pink sequin, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer on top of the silver glitter.

Open you tube,  Copy and paste as a new layer.  Image resize 45% and move to the middle of your tag.  Drop shadow.

Open light pink bowtie.  Copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer, resize 80% and move to the bottom covering up your tube's legs.

Open single candle, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and resize 25%.  Move this to the center of your bow.

Open pale pink candle, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and resize 20%.  Move this down in front of your other candle and slightly to the right.

Open Sliver deer two, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and resize 30%  Move to the bottom right side and place on top of your bow.  Drop shadow.

Open Sliver deer, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and resize 30%  Move to the bottom left side and place on top of your bow.  Drop shadow.

Zoom in on your candles.  Select your freehand selection tool set to freehand and add shift.  feather 1 smoothing 0 and anti-alias checked.  Make a selection around the candle wicks.  see my example.


Add a new raster layer.  Eyecandy nature fire Settings tab small candle then basic tab with the following settings.


Add a new raster layer and repeat the fire but hit random seed.  Add a new raster layer and repeat the fire one more time hitting random seed.  Select none and rename your layers fire 1, 2 and 3.

Select the silver glitter and duplicate x2.  Rename them glitter 1, 2, 3.  Select glitter 1 and add the constellation with the following settings.


Repeat for glitter 2 and 3 but hit random see each time.  Close off fire 2 and 3 and glitter 2 and 3.

Select raster 1 and flood fill with white.

Select your top layer and add your copyright and name.

Edit Copy special, copy merged and paste in animation shop.  Paste as new animation or ctrl + V.  Back to psp.  Close off fire and glitter layers 1 and open fire and glitter 2. Edit Copy special, copy merged and paste in animation shop and paste after current image or ctrl + shift + L.  Repeat for fire and glitter 3.

Select all your frames in animation shop ctrl + A.  Animation, frame properties and change it to 20.  Save as gif.

I hope you have enjoyed my tutorial.  I would love to see your results.

Hugs

Sunday, November 25, 2012
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This tutorial was written by me on November 25, 2012 and are the result of my own imagination. Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.

This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies needed
I am using PSP X4 but this tutorial should work with any version.
Animation Shop.

PTU Tube:  I am using the fantastic artwork of Pinuptoons(PUT).  Please do not use this artwork without a  proper license.  I purchased mine at C.I.L.M.  You can purchase PUT at CDO.

PTU scrap kit:  I am using Winter wonderland 2 (TS) by Baby Cakes Scraps. Thank you for creating this fantastic kit.  You can view it at her blog here or purchase it a her store here.

Mask: Mask 11 by TLM Creationz.  Thank you Teri for creating these fantastic masks.  You can download it from her blog here.

Plug ins: VanderLee Snowflakes

This tutorial was written using the supplies above.  If you are using a different tube or scrap kit you may need to make adjustments.  I am using a drop shadow of V/H 2 Opacity 50, blur 5, color black through out the tutorial unless otherwise state.

Open a new 600x600 transparent image.

Open paper of choice.  I am using paper 2.  Copy and close the original.  Add a new raster layer,  Select all, Edit>paste into selections, select none.

Layers, load/save mask, load mask from disk and find mask 11 apply and merge group.  Duplicate and merge down.

Open element 53, copy and close the orignal.  Paste as a new layer and move it up and to the right a little bit.  Using your magic wand, click inside your frame, selections, modify, expand by 4. 

Open paper of choice.  I am using paper 5.  Copy and close the original.  Add a new raster layer, edit, paste into selection and select none.  Move this layer under your frame. Add a drop shadow to the frame.

Open your tube.  Copy and close the original. Select your frame layer.  Paste as a new raster layer.  Image resize 80% and move to the bottom of your frame. Drop shadow.

Use any elements you like.  I am using the following:
See my example for placement.

Element 11, resized 30% and moved to the right of the frame.
element 49, resized 30% and moved to the right in front of your tree and make it look like he is standing on the ice.
Element 17, resize 30% and mirror.  Move this to the right side and move this layer under the deer layer.
Element 71, image resize 30% and move to the left side of the frame.  Move this layer above your frame layer.
Element 36, resized 40% and move to the bottom of your frame. Duplicate and move the bottom layer up a bit.  See mine for placement.

Add any other elements you like.  Add your copyright and name.  If you do not want to animate it, save as png and your done.

Snow animation
Select your bottom layer.  Add a new raster layer and move it to the bottom.  Flood fill with white.

Select the paper layer under your frame.  Select all, float, defloat.  Effects, Vanderlee snowflakes with the following settings

Select none.

Edit copy special, copy merge.  Open animation shop and paste as a new animation or ctrl + V.

Back to psp.  Undo or ctrl Z x2.  Repeat the snowflake but change the random to 20.

Edit copy special, copy merge.  Open animation shop and paste after current frame or ctrl + shift + L.

Back to psp.  Undo or ctrl Z x2.  Repeat the snowflake but change the random to 30.

Edit copy special, copy merge.  Open animation shop and paste after current frame or ctrl + shift + L.

In animation shop.  Select all your frames or ctrl + A. Animation, frame properties and change the display time to 20.  Save as gift and your done.

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial and I would love to see your results.

Saturday, November 17, 2012
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This tutorial was written by me on November 17, 2012 and are the result of my own imagination. Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.

This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of  PSP.

Supplies needed

I am using PSP X4 but this tutorial should work with any version.

PTU Tube:  I am using the fantastic artwork of Alex Prihodko. 
Please do not use this artwork without a  proper license.  You can
purchase this beauty at PFD.

PTU scrap kit:  I am using Blue Christmas TS by Baby Cakes Scraps. 
Thank you for creating this gorgeous kit.  You can view it at her blog here or purchase it a her store here.

Mask: WSL_ mask 126  You can download it from Weescotslass Creations here.

Plug ins: none

This tutorial was written using the supplies above.  If you are using a different tube or scrap kit you may need to make adjustments.  I am using a drop shadow of V/H 2 Opacity 50, blur 5, color black through out the tutorial unless otherwise state.

Open a new 600x600 transparent image.

Open BCS frame.  Copy and close the original. Paste as a new layer and resize 70% all layers not checked.

Using your magic wand with tolerance and feather set to 0. click inside your frame.  Make sure you click in the upper left corner of the frame also.  Open paper of choice.  I am using paper 7.  Copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer.  Selections invert and standing on your paper layer, hit delete on your keyboard.  Select none and move this layer under your frame.  Drop shadow the frame.

Open your tube,  if you are using the same one I am, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and resize 35%.  Move your tube to the bottom of your frame.  See mine for placement and drop shadow.

Open snow word.  Copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and move to the bottom so it looks like your tube is laying on the now part.  Duplicate and  move one of the snows under your tube.  Add a drop shadow to this layer.   Select your eraser tool and select the top snow WA.  Using your eraser tool, erase the top of the W and the top of the N.  See my example.

Select raster one.  Open paper of choice.  I am using paper nine.  Copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer.  Layers>load/save mask>load mask from disk and find your mask.  Apply and merge group.  Move down and to the left a bit.  Duplicate and mirror.  Merge down.

Select your frame layer and open clusters.  Copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer.  Image resize 50% and move this to the top middle of your frame.  Add a drop shadow.

Add any other elements you like.  Once happy with your tag, add your copyright and name.  Save as PNG and your done.

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial and I would love to see your results.

Hugs

Sunday, October 21, 2012
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This tutorial was written by me on October 21, 2012 and are the result of my own imagination. Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.

This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of  PSP.

Supplies needed.

I am using PSP X4 but this tutorial should work with any version.

PTU Tube:  I am using the fantastic artwork of Alehandra Vanhek.  Please do not use this artwork without a  proper license.  You can purchase this beauty at PFD 
PTU scrap kit:  I am using Jade Dragon by Baby Cakes Scraps.  Thank you for creating this fantastic kit.  You can view it at her blog here or purchase it a her store here

Mask:  I am using mask 79 by Vaybs.  Thank you Vaybs for making this fantastic mask.  You can download it from her blog here

Plug ins:  None

Font of choice.

This tutorial was written using the supplies above.  If you are using a different tube or scrap kit you may need to make adjustments.  I am using a drop shadow of V/H 2 Opacity 50, blur 5, color black through out the tutorial unless otherwise state.

Let's get started.

Open a new 600x600 transparent image.

Open paper frame, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new raster layer and resize 30% all layers not checked.
Using your magic wand, click inside your frame and all the open areas you don't see your marching ants. Selections>modify>expand by 3.  Open paper of choice.  I am using Paper 12.  Copy and close the
original.  Add a new raster layer, standing on your new layer, Edit>paste into selections.  Do not deselect.  Move this layer under your frame.
Selections>Modify>contract by 3.  Copy your tube and paste as a new layer.  Image resize 40%.  Move to the middle and down a bit.  Using your move tool.  Selections>invert and using your eraser tool, erase the bottom of your tube.  Select none.  Drop shadow your tube and  frame.

Open oriental fan.  Copy and close the original.  Select your tube layer and paste as a new layer.  Image>resize 15%.  Move this to the bottom left corner of your frame.  Duplicate and move the duplicate layer under your tube.  Select your top fan and using your eraser tool, erase the fan so her elbow shows.

Open Gold fan.  Copy and close the original.  Select your tube layer and paste as a new layer.  Image>resize 15% Move this to the bottom right corner of your frame and have this fan on top of the oriental fan.

Open Dragon.  Copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer,  image resize 25%, all layers not checked and move to the bottom right hand corner.  Drop shadow and mirror.

Open paper of choice.  I am using paper 10, copy and close the original.  Select raster 1, Select all and paste into selection.  Select none.  Layers>load/save mask>Load mask from disk and find  DBV_mask 79.  Apply your mask and merge group.  Move this over to the right side a bit.  Duplicate and mirror and flip.  Merge down.

Open glitter jade.  Copy and close the original.  Select raster 1 and paste as a new layer.  Image>resize 50% and move to the right.  Image flip.  Duplicate and mirror.

Open Kanzashi bloom.  Copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and resize 25%.  Move to the top right corner of your frame.  Move this layer above your frame layer.  Duplicate and mirror.

Add any other elements you like.  Once happy with your tag, add your copyright and name.  Save as png and your done.

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial and I would love to see your results.

Hugs
Monday, October 8, 2012


This tutorial was written by me on October 8, 2012 and are the result of my own imagination. Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.
This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies needed

I am using PSP X4 but this tutorial should work with any version.

PTU Tube & Scrapkit:  I am using the fantastic artwork of Ismael Rac.  Please do not use his artwork without a  proper license.  You can purchase his artwork at his store here.  This is a bonus tube and scrap kit
that you will receive if you purchase $10 or more at his store until October 19, 2012.  The scrap kit was created by Purple Creationz.  Check out her blog here.

 Mask: Vix halloween 0906.  You can download it at Vix's site here.  You will need to scroll down a bit.

Plug ins:  None.

Font:  Dracula.  This is a FTU font that you can download here.  Select D.
This tutorial was written using the supplies above.  If you are using a different tube or scrap kit you may need to make adjustments.  I am using a drop shadow of V/H 2 Opacity 50, blur 5, color black through out the tutorial unless otherwise state.


Open a new 600x600 transparent image.

Open frame of choice.  I am using MD-F1.  Copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer.  Image resize 70% all layers not checked.  Using your magic wand, select inside your frame.  Selections modify expand by 10.  Add a new raster layer.  Open paper of choice, I am using MD-P2, copy and close the original.  Standing on  your new raster layer, Edit>paste into selection.  DO NOT DESELECT.  Move this layer under your frame.  Copy your tube, paste as a new layer on your working image.  Using your move tool, move your tube down until you find a spot you like.  Once happy with your placement, selections>invert, make sure you are on your tube layer and hit delete on your keyboard.  Select none, change your blend mode to screen and lower the opacity to approx 70%, add a drop shadow to your frame.

Time for some elements.

I used the following:

MD Coffin:  Resized 60% and moved to the bottom right of the frame. Drop shadow.
MD Pumpkin Cat:  Resize 60@ and move to the bottom in front of the coffin.
MD Tomb:  Resize 60% and move to the bottom left corner of your frame.  Drop shadow.
MD Trident:  Resize 80% and move to the right side of your frame and move this layer under your coffin layer.
MD Devil:  Resize 40% and move to the bottom left corner in front of your tomb.  Drop shadow.
MD Cauldron.  Resize 60% and move to the bottom middle and move this layer under your pumpkin cat layer.  Drop shadow.
MD Bat:  Resize 50% and move to the top right of your frame and drop shadow.

Copy your tube and paste as a new layer.  image resize 50% and again by 70%.  All layers not checked.  Move to the left side of your frame and move this layer between your devil and tomb layers.  Drop shadow.

Open paper of choice.  I am using MD-P4.  Copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer.  Layers>load/save mask>load mask from disk and find your Vix Halloween 906 mask.  Source Luminance, fit to Canvas, Invert Transparency unchecked and Hide all mask checked.  Load your mask.  Merge group.  Duplicate layer and merge down.  Image resize 105%.

Add any other elements you like.  Once happy with you tag, add your copyright and name as save as png.

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial and I would love to see your results.

Hugs,

Gwils

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
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This tutorial was written by me on October 3, 2012 and are the result of my own imagination. Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.
This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies needed

I am using PSP X4 but this tutorial should work with any version.

PTU Tube:  I am using the fantastic artwork of Alex Prihodko. 
Please do not use this artwork without a  proper license.  You can
purchase this beauty at PFD here.

PTU scrap kit:  I am using Autumn Masquerade (TS) by Baby Cakes Scraps.  Thank you for creating this fantastic kit.  You can view it at her blog here or purchase it a her store here.

Mask: WSL_Mask116.  You can download it from Weescotslass Creations here.

This tutorial was written using the supplies above.  If you are using a different tube or scrap kit you may need to make adjustments.  I am using a drop shadow of V/H 2 Opacity 50, blur 5, color black through out the tutorial unless otherwise state.

Open a new 600x600 transparent image.

Open Element 16, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and resize 60%, all layers not checked.

Open paper of choice.  I am using paper 10.  Copy and close the original.  Using your magic wand, select inside all 3 frames.  Selections, modify and expand by 2.  Paste your paper as a new layer and selections invert.  Hit delete on your keyboard and select none.  Move you paper layer under your frame layer.  Open your tube and copy.  Paste as a new layer and resize 60%.  Move your tube so the face is in the top frame.  Select inside your top frame using your magic wand and selections invert.  Standing on your tube layer hit delete on your keyboard. Select none.  Change your blend mode to Luminance legacy and lower the opacity to 70% or to your liking.  Repeat this process for your Middle frame but select a different part of the tube and use a different blend mode.

Paste your tube one more time.  Image resize 50% and again by 80% and add a drop shadow.  Mirror.  Select inside your bottom frame using your magic wand and move your tube so it looks like she is poping out of the frame.  See mine for placement.  Selections invert and using your eraser tool, erase the bottom of your tube.  Select none and add a drop shadow to your frame.

Select raster 1.  Open paper of choice.  I am using paper 5.  Copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and apply WSL_Mask116.  Merge group.

Time for some elements.  Use the ones you like or use the ones I used.  I used the following:

Element 62:  Paste above your mask layer and resize 70% and repeat.  Duplicate and mirror.

Element 46:  Select your tube layer and paste as a new layer. 

Resize 30% and again by 60%.  Move above your tube on the bottom right corner of the frame and add a drop shadow.

Element 28:  Paste as a new layer and resize 25%  Move this to the top right corner of your middle frame and drop shadow.

Element 13:  Select your leaf layer and paste.  Move this to the middle left.  

Element 06:  Select your leaf layer and paste.  Move this to the bottom right corner.

Add any other element you like.  Once happy with your tag, add your copyright and name.  Save as png and your done.

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial.  I would love to see your results.

Hugs

Gwils
Saturday, September 29, 2012



This tutorial was written by me on September 29, 2012 and are the result of my own imagination. Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.
This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of  PSP.

Supplies needed.

I am using PSP X4 but this tutorial should work with any version.

PTU Tube:  I am using the fantastic artwork of Eugene Rzhevshii.  Please do not use his artwork without a  proper license.  This is an Exclusive tube and can be purchased at PFD.  

PTU scrap kit:  I am using Halloween Night by Scraps Dimensions.  Thank you for creating this fantastic kit.  You can view it at her blog here or purchase it at PFD here.

Mask:  VIX big mask 018. You can download it here.  Thank you Vix for making these fantastic masks.  Save this to your mask folder.

Plug ins: none

Font of choice.  I am using Rocky AOE

This tutorial was written using the supplies above.  If you are using a different tube or scrap kit you may need to make adjustments.  I am using a drop shadow of V/H 2 Opacity 50, blur 5, color black through out the tutorial unless otherwise state.

Open a new 600x600 transparent image.

Open paper of choice.  I am using paper 6.  Copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer.  Layers>load/save mask>load mask from disk and find Vix big mask 018.  Apply the mask and merge group.

Open your tube copy and paste as a new layer.  Image resize 60% all layers not checked.  Repeat.  Drop shadow.

We will be adding elements around the tube.  See my example for placement.

Select your mask layer.  I used the following elements:

Element 11:  Copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and resize 60%, all layers not checked and again by 80%.  Image mirror and move to the right upper middle.

Element 8:  Copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and resize by 60%.  Drop shadow.

Element 7:  Copy and close the original.  Select your top layer and paste as a new layer.  Image resize 25% and move to the bottom right corner.  Drop shadow.

Element 9:  Copy and close the original.  Select the tree layer and paste as a new layer.  Image resize 40% and move to the right.

Element 20:  Copy and close the original.  Select your top layer and paste as a new layer.  Image resize 25% and move to the bottom left corner.  Drop shadow.

Add any other elements you like.  Once you are happy with your results, add your copyright and name.  Save as png and your done.

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial and I would love to see your results.

Hugs

Gwils



Sunday, September 23, 2012

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This tutorial was written by me on September 23, 2012 and are the result of my own imagination. Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.
This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies needed.

I am using PSP X4 but this tutorial should work with any version.

PTU Tube:  I am using the fantastic artwork of Verymany.  Please do not use this artwork without a  proper license. You can purchase this at Picsfordesign here.

PTU scrap kit:  I am using Bootiful (TS)  by Baby Cakes Scraps.  Thank you for creating this fantastic kit.  You can view it at her blog here or purchase it at her store here.

This tutorial was written using the supplies above.  If you are using a different tube or scrap kit you may need to make adjustments.  I am using a drop shadow of V/H 2 Opacity 50, blur 5, color black through out the tutorial unless otherwise state.

Open a new 600x250 transparent image.

Open bootiful paper 7, or paper of choice, and paste as a new layer.

Open you main tube, copy and paste as a new layer.  Mura Meisters copy>Wall paper rotate default settings.  Change the blend mode to Darken.

Open element 12 copy and paste as a new raster layer.  Move it down and to the left so the middle of the web is in approximately the top right hand corner.  See mine for placement.

Open element 13, copy and paste as a new raster layer.  Image resize 30% and move the spider to the middle of the web.  Add a drop shadow.

Open element 29, copy and paste as a new raster layer.  Move this to the left corner.  Duplicate it and resize 50% and move over to the right.  See mine for placement.

Open your tube.  Copy and paste as a new layer.  Resize 60% and move to the left corner.  See mine for placement.  Add a drop shadow.

Add a new raster layer and move to the top.  Select all>Selections to borders>both sides checked, Anti-alias checked, border with 6.  Pick a color from your tube or background and flood fill your

selection.  I used #3c2951.  Adjust>add/remove noise and add noise Random 70%.  Drop shadow with the following settings V/H 1 Opacity 100 blur 1 black.  Repeat but change the V/H to -1.

Hide your frame and Merge visible.

Add your copyright and name save as png and your done.  Do not close if you want to make an avitar.

Avitar:

Using your keyboard hit ctrl + D to dulicate your tag.  Close the original.

Using your crop tool.  Height and Width set to 150 px, Move the crop box until you find a spot you like and apply crop.

Repeat the steps for the frame for the banner but change the border width to 4.

Add your name or initial and copyright.  Save as png and your done.

I hope you have enjoyed my tutorial and I would love to see your results.

Hugs,

Gwils


Sunday, September 9, 2012


This tutorial was written by me on September 9, 2012 and are the
result of my own imagination. Any resemblance to another tutorial is
purely coincidental.
This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of
PSP.

Supplies needed

I am using PSP X4 but this tutorial should work with any version.
PTU Tube:  I am using the fantastic artwork of Elias Chatzoudis.Please do not use his artwork without a  proper license.  You can purchase this at Elias's new store here.

PTU scrap kit:  I am using Spooktacular (TS) by Baby Cakes Scraps.  Thank you for creating this fantastic kit.  You can view it at her blog here or purchase it a her store here.

Mask: Vix Big mask 18.  You can download it here.

Plug ins:  None

This tutorial was written using the supplies above.  If you are using a different tube or scrap kit you may need to make adjustments.  I am using a drop shadow of V/H 2 Opacity 50, blur 5, color black through out the tutorial unless otherwise state.

Open a new 600x600 transparent image.

Open element 38 copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer.  Using your magic wand, click inside your frame.  Selections modify and expand by 4.  Open paper of choice.  I am using paper 7. Copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer, Selections invert and hit delete on your keyboard.  Select none.  Move this layer under your frame.

Using your magic wand select inside your frame again.  Open and copy your close up tube.  Back to your working image and paste as a new layer.  Resize by 90% all layers not checked.  Using your move tool, move to a spot you like best.  Selections invert and hit delete on your keyboard.  Select none.  Change your blend mode to Hard light and lower the opacity to about 70%.  Move this layer under your frame layer if it is not already.

Add a drop shadow to your frame.

Time for some elements  I used the following:

Element 60:  Resized 25% moved to the upper left hand corner under the frame.
Element 33:  resize 40% and moved to the bottom left of the frame. 
Drop shadow.
Element 35:  Resized 50% and moved to the bottom right hand corner of the frame.
Element 51:  Resized 30% and moved to the bottom left corner above the tree.
Element 47:  Resized 80% Mirrored and moved to the top right hand corner.
Element 37:  Resized 30% and moved to the bottom right hand corner.

Add any other elements you like.

Once happy, hide raster 1 and merge visible.  Image resize 90% all layers not checked.  Unhide raster 1.
Copy your main tube and paste as a new raster layer.  Image resize 70% and mirror.  Move to the bottom left side.  Drop shadow.
Select raster 1, open paper of choice, I used paper 4.  Paste as a new layer and apply Vix Big Mask 18.  Merge group.  Add your copyright and name.  Save as png and your done.

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial. I would love to see your results.

Hugs,

Gwils
Monday, September 3, 2012


This tutorial was written by me on September 3, 2012 and are the
result of my own imagination. Any resemblance to another tutorial is
purely coincidental.
This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of
PSP.

Supplies needed

I am using PSP X4 but this tutorial should work with any version.
PTU Tube:  I am using the fantastic artwork of Keith Garvey.  Please
do not use his artwork without a  proper license. You can purchase
this beauty at Keith's new store here.

PTU scrap kit:  I am using In Dreams by Baby Cakes Scraps.  Thank
you for creating this fantastic kit.  You can view it at her blog
here or purchase it a her store here.

Mask: Vix big mask 18.  You can download it at Vix's blog here.  Thank you Vix for making your fantastic masks.

Plug ins: None

Font of choice.

This tutorial was written using the supplies above.  If you are
using a different tube or scrap kit you may need to make
adjustments.  I am using a drop shadow of V/H 2 Opacity 50, blur 5,
color black through out the tutorial unless otherwise state.

Let's get started.

Open a new 600x600 transparent image.

Open element 26 copy and close the original.  Resize 30% all layers
not checked.  Using your magic wand, select the inside of your frame. 
Selections>modify>expand by 4.  Add a new raster layer.  Open paper
of choice, I am using  Paper 10.  Copy and close the original.  Make
sure your new raster layer is selected.  Edit>Paste into selections.
Select none.

Open your close up tube. I am using the middle tube.  Move her down
a bit until you find a spot you like and add a drop shadow.  Select
the inside of your frame again with your magic wand.  Selections
invert and erase the bottom portion of your tube.  Select none.  Add
a drop shadow to your frame.

Time for some elements.  Use the elements you like or use the ones I
used.  I used the following:

Element 48:  Resized 15% and move to the left of the frame and mirror.

Element 58:  Resized 15% and move to the bottom left corner.

Element 22:  Resized 15% and again by 80%. Move to the bottom right corner.

Element 6:  Resized 15% Image>free rotate left 90 degrees.  Move to
the left side of the frame.  Move this layer above your frame layer
and drop shadow.

Element 18:  Resized 15%, mirror Bring this layer to the top and
place on your white flower. 

Element 33:  Resized 30%.  Move this layer above your ribbon layer 
and move to the top of your frame.

Element 65:  Resized 15% and move to the bottom left hand corner,
you want this peaking out from behind the top of the white flower.

Element 27:  Resized 15% and moved to the bottom center of the frame.  Move this layer under your fan and white layer.  

Select raster 1 and select all.  Open paper of choice.  I am using paper 15. Copy and close the original.  Edit>Paste into selections.  Select none.  Find your Vix big mask 18 and apply it.  Merge group.

Add your copyright and name.  Save as png and your done.  I hope you
enjoyed my tutorial.  I would love to see your results.

Hugs,

Gwils
Sunday, August 26, 2012

This tutorial was written by me on August 26, 2012 and are the result of my own imagination. Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.

This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of  PSP.

Supplies needed.

I am using PSP X4 but this tutorial should work with any version.

PTU Tube:  I am using the fantastic artwork of Barbara Jensen. 
Please do not use her artwork without a  proper license.
You can purchase this gorgeous tubes at her store here.

PTU scrap kit:  I am using Berry Sweet (TS) by Baby Cakes Scraps. 
Thank you for creating
this fantastic kit.  You can view it at her blog here 
 The store she sold at is now closed.  Please check her blog.

Mask:  WSL_Mask255.  You can download it form Weescotslass's blog
here.  Thank you for making these fantastic masks.

Plug ins: None

This tutorial was written using the supplies above.  If you are using a different
tube or scrap kit you may need to make adjustments.

I am using a drop shadow of V/H 2, Opacity 50, blur 5 through out
unless otherwise stated.

Open a new 600x600 transparent image.

Open round frame 2, copy and close the original. Paste as a new raster layer.

Open paper eight.  Copy and close the original. Using your magic wand, click inside the opening of your frame and inside the bow. 
Selections modify, expand by 6. Paste as a new layer.  Copy your close up tube and paste as a new layer.  Image resize 70%, using your move tool, move your tube in the center of the frame. 
Selections>invert and hit delete on your keyboard.  Repeat for your paper layer. Move your paper and tube layer under your frame. Select none. Drop shadow your frame.  Repeat drop shadow but change your
V/H to -2.  Change you blend mode on your close up tube to hard light.

Open your main tube, copy and close the original. Paste as a new raster layer. I had to resize mine by 80%.  Add a drop shadow and move to the left side of your frame.

Time for some elements.  Use your imagination and use your choice of elements or use the ones I used.  I used the following:

Fuzzy bear:  Resized 40%, mirrored and move to the bottom left so it covers they bottom of your tubes legs.  Add a drop shadow.

Love:  Resize 40% move to the bottom of your frame and under your tube layer.  Add a drop shadow.  See mine for placement.

Teddy 3: resize 20% and move to the right side of your love word.
Drop shadow.

Flower:  Resize 40% and move to the bottom left side.  Move this under your tube layer.  See mine for placement.  Duplicate and mirror.  Move your duplicate layer under your love word layer.

Tag2bow: Resized 30% and move to the top right corner of the frame. 
Add a drop shadow.

Add any other elements you like.

Select your bottom layer.  Open paperten copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and Layers>load/save masks>load mask from disk and find your WSL_255 mask. Invert not checked.  Merge
group.

Add your copyright and name and save as png.  I hope you enjoyed my tutorial.

I would love to see your results.

Hugs

Gwils
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
his tutorial was written by me on August 15, 2012 and are the result of my
own imagination. Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.
This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP.


Supplies needed.

I am using PSP X4 but this tutorial should work with any version.

PTU Tube:  I am using the fantastic artwork of Jamie Kidd.  Please do not
use her artwork without a  proper license.  I purchased mine through CILM. You can
now purchase her art at CDO.

PTU scrap kit:  I am using Autumns Flames (TS) by Baby Cakes Scraps.  Thank you for creating
this fantastic kit.  You can view it at her blog here .
The store she use to sell at is now closed.  Please view her blog for updates.


Mask: WSl_mask218.  You can get this at Weescotslass creations here.

This tutorial was written using the supplies above.  If you are using a different
tube or scrap kit you may need to make adjustments.

I am using a drop shadow of V/H 2, Opacity 50, blur 5 black though out unless otherwise
stated.

Open new 600x600 transparent image.

Open cluster frame 3, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new raster layer.

Image resize 40%.

Using your magic wand with following settings:


Click inside your frame and select the small portions of your frame also.

See my example

.
Selections>modify>expand by 4

Open red paper five, copy and close the original.  Add a new raster layer,
paste into selections.

Do not deselect.

Open your main tube, Copy and paste as a new raster layer.

Using your move tool, move into a spot you like best.
Selections>invert, and erase the bottom of your tube.
Select none.

Drop shadow your tube.

Duplicate your tube and move the original under your frame layer.

Select you duplicate layer and using your eraser tool, erase the bottom again
and part of your tube that is covering your bow and flowers.

Drop shadow your frame.

Time for some elements.

Use what elements you like or use the ones I used.

I used the following:

Candle cluster two. Resized 30% and drop shadow.

Gold Journal paper resized 40% and drop shadow.

Sunflower resized 80%.  Move this layer to the bottom and move it to
the upper left hand corner so it is peaking out a bit.

Open sage paper five.  Copy and close the original.
Add a new layer and move this to the bottom.  Select all and
paste into selection.  Select none.

Layers>load/save mask>load mask from disk and find WSL_mask218.

Apply your mask and merge group.

Image>Canvas size 700x700 center.  Don't worry we will resize it later.

Move your mask to the upper left and corner.  Duplicate and mirror.

Move to the lower right hand corner.

Image crop, merge opaque and hit enter.

Image resize by pixels.  Width 600 and the height will automatically adjust.
All layers checked.

Add your name and copyright.  Save as png and your done.

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial.

I would love to see your results.

Hugs

Gwils

Saturday, August 11, 2012
This tutorial was written by me on August 11, 2012 and are the result of my
own imagination. Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.
This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP.


Supplies needed.

I am using PSP X4 but this tutorial should work with any version.

PTU scrap kit:  I am using an extremely cute kit called Dinotopia by Baby Cakes Scraps.  
Thank you for creating this fantastic kit.  You can view it at her blog here 
or purchase it a her store here.

Plug Ins:  Mura Meisters clouds and AAA foto frames.

This tutorial was written using the supplies above.  If you are using a different
tube or scrap kit you may need to make adjustments.

I am using a drop shadow of V/H 2, Opacity 50, blur 5, black unless otherwise stated.

Open a new 600x250 image.

Open paper 8, copy and close the original. Select all and paste into selection.

Add a new raster layer and add Mura Meister clouds with the following settings.

Click on image for larger view
Change the blend mode to luminance legacy and lower the opacity to 80.

Open element 19, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer.
Image resize 40% all layers not checked, and move closer to the bottom.
(see mine for placement).  Add a drop shadow.

Open element 17, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer.
Image resize 60% and move to the lower left hand corner.  Duplicate
this layer and mirror.

Open element 60, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer.
Image resize 60% and repeat.  Move to the left hand side and move this
layer under your volcano layer.

Open element 73, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer.
Image resize 60% and again by 80% mirror.  Move this to the right side and move this layer
under the grass layer.  Add a drop shadow.

Open element 59, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer.
Image resize 40% and mirror.  Move this to the left side and move this layer
under the grass layer.  Add a drop shadow.

Open element74, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer.
Image resize 40% and move to the left side.  Move this layer just above your paper layer.

Open element 84, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer.
Image resize 25% and mirror.  Move up and to the right a bit.  Drop shadow.

Open element 72. copy and clsoe the original.  Paste as a new layer. 
Image resize 40% and move this closer to the bottom.  If this layer is not at the top,
Arrange layers and bring to the top.  Drop shadow.

Merge visible.

Effect AAA foto frame with the following settings:


Add your copyright and name and save as png.

Avitar:

Duplicate your banner (shift + D).

Select your crop tool, set your width to 150 and height to 150.
Move the box until you find a place you like.  Hit enter.

Effects AAA foto frame but change your width to 4.

Add yoru copyright and name/initial and save as png.

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial.

I would love to see your results.

Hugs

Gwils

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