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My tutorials are written by me and are the results of my own imagination. Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.

Please DO NOT claim any of my tutorials as your own.

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If you have any questions regarding my tutorials, please feel free to email me at gwils2007@gmail.com

The supplies for my tutorials are by FTU or PTU designers and were available at the time I created the tutorial. Please contact the designer if you are having trouble downloading from their site.

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Thursday, February 28, 2013

PTU: Emo Vixen


This tutorial was written by me on February 28, 2013 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 Marika.   Please do not use this artwork without a  proper license.  You can purchase this fantastic tube at CDO here.  

PTU scrap kit:  I am using Inspired by Marika 1-3 by BabyCakes Scraps.  Thank you for creating this awesome kit.  You can purchase this kit at CDO here

Visit Babycakes blog here to check out her awesome kits.

Mask: WSL_mask 83.  You can download it at Weescotslass Creations here.  Thank you for the great 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, color black through out the tutorial unless otherwise state.

Open a new 600x600 transparent image.

Open element 20, copy and paste as a new layer.  Image resize 50%.  Image, free rotate 10 degrees to the left.  Click inside your frame using the magic wand, Selections, modify, expand by 3.  Open and copy  paper of choice.  I am using paper 3, Select raster 1 and paste as a new layer.  Open your close up tube.  Copy and paste as a new layer.  I moved mine down and to the left a bit.  Selections, invert.  Select your tube layer and hit delete.  Repeat for the paper layer.  Drop shadow your tube.

Open element 18, copy and paste as a new layer.  Resize 50% and move to the top right corner.  See mine for placement.  Drop Shadow.

Open element 32, copy and paste as a new layer.  Resize 95% and move this layer below your paper layer.

Open element 5, copy and paste as a new layer.  Resize 30% and move to the bottom right corner of your frame.  Drop shadow.

Open element 11, copy and paste as a new layer.  Resize 30% and move to the bottom corner in front of the heart.  Drop shadow.  See mine for placement.

Open element 15, copy and paste as a new layer.  Resize 45% and move to the bottom left corner of the frame.  Drop shadow.  See mine for placement.

Open element 31, copy and paste as a new layer.  Image, Mirror.  Resize 45% and move to the bottom left corner in front of the shoe.  Drop shadow.  See mine for placement.

Open element 25, copy and paste as a new layer.  Image, Free rotate 10 degrees to the left.  Resize 80% and move to the top left corner of the frame.  Drop shadow.

Open paper of choice.  I am using paper 1.  Copy and paste as a new layer.  Move this layer just above raster 1.  Layers, load/save mask, load mask from disk.  Find WSL_mask 83 and apply it.  Merge group.

Add your copyright and name.  Save as png.

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

Hugs,

Gwils
Monday, February 25, 2013

PTU: Garden Memories


This tutorial was written by me on February 25, 2013 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 Jonathon Earl Bowser.
Please do not use his artwork without a  proper license.   You can puchase this gorgeous tube at CDO here.  

PTU scrap kit:  I am using Inspired by Jonathon Earl Bowser 12-3 by LadyHawwk LHD Scraps.  Thank you for creating this gorgeous kit. 
You can purchase this kit at CDO here

Check out her blog here 
.
Mask: DBV mask 79 by Designs by Vaybs.  Thank you Vaybs for the great masks.  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.

Copy your middle tube and paste as a new layer. Drop shadow.

Open element 21, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and move to the right side behind your tube.  It should be between the woman and the tree branch.  See mine for placement.

Open element 11, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and resize 60%.  Move this in front of the door and move down a bit.  See mine for placement.

Open element 19, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and move to the left of the woman. Move this under your tube layer.  See mine for placement.

Open element 4, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and resize 60%.  Move to the right of the pillar.  Duplicate, mirror and move to the left of the pillar.  See mine for placement.

Open element 1, copy and paste as a new layer.  Resize 30% and move to the upper left.  The right wind should be touching the top of the pillar.  Drop Shadow.  See mine for placement.

Open paper of choice.  I am using paper 4, Copy and close the original.  Select raster 1 and paste as a new layer. 

Layers/load/save mask/load mask from disk and find DBV mask 79.  Apply your mask and merge group. 

Add your copyright and name.  Save as png.

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

Hugs,

Gwils
Sunday, February 24, 2013

PTU: The small things


This tutorial was written by me on February 24, 2013 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 gorgeous artwork of Selina Fenech.   Please do not use her artwork without a  proper license. You can purchase this gorgeous tube at CDO here.  

PTU scrap kit:  I am using Inspired by Selina Fenech 18-3 by Dee's Sign Depot.  Thank you for creating this gorgeous kit.  You can purchase this at CDO here

Check out Dee's blog here.  

Mask:  WSL_Mask 116.  You can get it at Weescotslass Creations here.

Plug ins:

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.  When in doubt, look at my tag for reference.

Open a new 600x600 transparent image.

Paste paper of choice. I'm using paper 2, Apply WSL_mask 116 and merge group.

Open element 11, copy and paste as a new layer.  Resize 80%.

Open element 14, copy and paste as a new layer.  Resize 60% and move down to the bottom left corner, see mine for placement.  Duplicate and mirror.

Open spray 1, copy and paste as a new layer.  Move this to the bottom of your tag. 

Select the top layer.  Copy your tube and paste as a new layer.  Resize 80% and move down and to the right.  See mine for placement.

Open element 8, copy and paste as a new layer.  Move to the right so it covers her elbow.

Open element 2, copy and paste as a new layer.  Resize 30% and move to the bottom left.  Duplicate and move to the top of the wheel.

Spray 6, copy and paste as a new layer.

Spray 3, copy and paste as a new layer, move this to the top right corner and move this layer above your mask layer.

Word art 2, select your top layer.  Copy and paste as a new layer.  Move to the bottom center of your tag.  Drop Shadow.

Add your name and copyright.

Save as png.

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

Hugs,

Gwils
Saturday, February 23, 2013

PTU: I love bubbles


This tutorial was written by me on February 23, 2013 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 Anna Marine.   Please do not use her artwork without a  proper license.  You can purchase this gorgeous tube at CDO here.  

PTU scrap kit:  I am using Inspired by Anna Marine 43-3 created by Abstract Creations.  Thank you for creating this gorgeous kit.  You can purchase it at CDO here.  

Check out Abstract's blog here to check out her awesome kits.

Mask: WSL Mask 119.  You can get it at 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.

F2, Copy and paste as a new layer,  resize 80%.  Using your magic wand, click inside your frame. Selections expand by 5.  Open paper of choice.  I am using paper 1.  Copy  and paste as a new layer. 
Selections invert and hit delete on your keyboard.  Selections, Invert, Selections, contract by 5.  Copy your main tube and paste as a new layer.  Resize 80%.  Using your move tool move her to a spot you like.  Selections invert.  Using your eraser tool, erase the bottom of your tube.  Select none.  Drop shadow the tube and frame.  Duplicate your tube and move this layer under your frame.

E14, copy and paste as a new layer,  resize 80% and move to the left side of the frame.  Move this layer under your top tube.  Select the top tube, using your eraser tool, erase the bottom portion of the tube so the ribbon shows.  Drop shadow the  bouquet.

E13, copy and paste as a new layer.  Resize 25% and move to the top right corner.  Drop shadow.

E2, copy and paste as a new layer.  Resize 30% and move to the bottom right corner.

E1, copy and paste as a new layer,  Resize 50% and move to the middle right.  Move this layer under the panda cupcake.

E6, copy and paste as a new layer, resize 35% and move to the left bottom corner covering the stems.

WA1, copy and paste as a new layer, resize 50% and move to the bottom of the frame. Drop shadow. Bring your bubble layer above the word art.

Add any other elements you like.

Select raster 1, Copy and paste paper of choice.  I am using paper 2.  Layers, load/save mask, load mask from disk.  Find mask WSL 119 and apply it.  Merge group.

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
Friday, February 22, 2013

PTU: Hope within Darkness



This tutorial was written by me on February 22, 2013 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 Anna Marine.   Please do not use her artwork without a  proper license.  I purchased mine at CILM.  You can puchase this fantastic tube at CDO here

PTU scrap kit:  I am using Inspired by Anna Marine 37-1 by BabyCakes Scraps.  Thank you for creating this gorgeous kit.  You can purchase it at CDO here

Visit Babycakes blog here to check out her awesome kits.

Mask: none

Plug ins: AAA frames, Foto frames.
      eye-candy 4000, gradient glow (optional)

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 3. Copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer.

Copy your tube and paste as a new layer.  Move to the far right and drop shadow.  See mine for placement.

Open element 5, copy and close the original.  Select your paper layer and paste as a new layer and resize 50%.  Move to the bottom right corner.  Duplicate and mirror.  Merge down.

Open element 21, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and resize 50%  Move to the middle top between the bling.  See mine for placement.  Drop shadow.

Open element 23, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and resize 40% and move to the bottom left corner.  Duplicate and flip.

Open element 29, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and resize 40%.  Move to the middle left between the 2 red roses.

Open element 14, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer resize 90%  Move to the bottom.  Add gradient glow Settings basic tab, glow width 5, soft corners 25, overall opacity 100, draw only outside checked.  Color tab select medium.  If you do not have eyecandy 4000 gradient glow then you can add a drop shadow using white.  repeat but change V/H to -2.

Merge visable and add your copyright.

Effects, AAA frames, foto frames.  Leave all at default except change width to 5. Add your name and save as png. 

Avatar

Duplicate your banner shift + D.  Select your crop tool and crop to a width and height of 150.  Move the crop box around until you find a spot you like.  Click the green check mark or hit enter.  Apply Foto frame same settings as for the banner.  Add your copyright and name or initial and  save.

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

Hugs,

Gwils
Thursday, February 21, 2013

PTU: Bite Me!


This tutorial was written by me on February 21, 2013 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. You will need a tube with a close up.  Please do not use her artwork without a  proper license.  I purchased mine at CILM.  You can puchase this fantastic tube at CDO here.  

PTU scrap kit:  I am using Vintage Rose by BabyCakes Scraps.  Thank you for creating this gorgeous kit.  You can purchase this kit at CDO here

Visit Babycakes blog here to check out her awesome kits.

Mask: DBV_Mask 129.  You can get it here.  Thank you Vaybs for the great 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, color black through out the tutorial unless otherwise state.

Open a new 600x600 transparent image.

Frame, copy and paste as a new layer.  Using your magic wand,  Click inside the frame and in the circle where the bow is.  Open paper of choice,  I am using paper 7, paste as a new layer, Selections invert and hit delete on your keyboard.  Open your close up tube, copy and paste as a new layer.  Using the move tool, move it until you find a spot you like.  Once happy with your placement, hit delete on your keyboard.  Change the blend mode on your tube to soft light or a blend mode you like. Open your regular tube and resize 90% all layers not checked.  Move to the far left side of your frame.  See mine for placement.  Using your eraser tool, erase the bottom of your tube.  Select none. Drop shadow your main tube and the frame.

Open pick of choice.  I am using pick 10.  Copy and paste as a new layer, resize 35% all layers not checked.  Free rotate to the right 20 degrees all layers not checked.  Move to the bottom right of the frame. 

Attitude 2, copy and paste as a new layer.  Bring this layer to the top if it isn't.  Move the word art to the bottom of the frame.  Drops shadow V/H 1, Opacity 100, blur 1 color black. repeat but change the V/H to -1.

Lipstick, copy and paste as a new layer.  Resize 35% and move to the top of the A in Attitude.  Move this layer under the word art.

Open Orchids, Copy and paste as a new layer.  Move this layer just above your frame layer and move to the right.  See mine for placement.

Open lips, copy and paste as a new layer.  Resize 35% and move to the top of the bow.  Drop shadow.

Open Boot 2, copy and paste as a new layer,  Resize 35% and move to the bottom right side.  Line the toe with the bottom of the E.  See mine for placement.

Open Ribbon flower 2, copy and paste as a new layer.  Move to the right middle of the tag.  Move this layer under your paper layer of the frame.  See mine for placement.

Open paper of choice. I am using paper 9. Copy and select raster 1 and paste.  Layers, Load/save mask, load mask from disk and find DBV mask 129 and apply it.  Merge group.

Add your name and copyright.

Save as png.

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

Hugs

Gwils

PTU: Toxic Diva


This tutorial was written by me on February 21, 2013 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 Kenny K.   Please do not use his artwork without a  proper license.  I purchased mine at CILM.  You can purchase this gorgeous tube at CDO here

PTU scrap kit:  I am using Toxic Waste created by Abstract Creations.  Thank you for creating this gorgeous kit.  You can purchase this gorgeous kit at CDO here.  

Check out Abstract's blog here .

Mask: DBV mask 126,  You can get it here.  Thank you Vaybs for the fantastic masks.  Save to your mask folder.

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.

E35, copy and paste as a new layer. 

E37, copy and paste as a new layer.

E12, copy and paste as a new layer, Drop shadow.

E6, copy and paste as a new layer, resize 50% and move to the bottom left corner. Drop shadow.

E25, copy and paste as a new layer, resize 50% and move to the bottom right corner.  Drop Shadow.

E50, copy and paste as a new layer,  resize 40% and move to the bottom left in front of the cupcake. 

E46, copy and paste as a new layer.  Move this to the top right corner and move this layer under your city.  Drop Shadow.

Copy your tube and paste as a new layer,  Bring this layer to the top if it isn't, drop shadow.

E5, copy and paste as a new layer.  Resize 40% and move to approx the top left corner.  See mine for placement and move this layer under the tube layer.

wa1, copy and paste as a new layer. Bring this layer to the top.  Move to the bottom and drop shadow.  I moved E50 (little skull imp) so it looks like it is sitting on the O. 

E2, copy and paste as a new layer,  Resize 40% and move to the left side if the word art.  Move this layer under the word art.

E47, copy and paste as a new layer.  Resize 40% and move to the right side of the word art.  Move this layer under the word art layer.

Select raster 1, open paper of choice.  I am using p9, copy and paste as a new layer.  Layers, Load/save mask, load mask from disk, find DBV mask 126 and merge group.  Hide your mask layer.

Select your top layer and merge group.  Resize 90% all layers not checked. Unhide your mask layer.

Add your name and copyright.

Save as png.

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

Hugs,

Gwils

PTU: Sew What?


This tutorial was written by me on February 20, 2013 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 Maryline Cazenave.   Please do not use her artwork without a  proper license.  You can puchase this gorgeous tube at CDO here
PTU scrap kit:  I am using Inspired by Maryline Cazenave 3-3 by Dee's Sign Depot.  Thank you for creating this gorgeous kit.  You can purchase this at CDO here.  

Check out Dee's blog here

Mask:  WSL_Mask 84.  You can get it at Weescotslass Creations here.

Plug ins:  None.

Font of choice for your name.  I used Happy.

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 2, copy and paste as a new layer, resize 60%.  Click inside the frame using your magic wand.  Selections, modify, expand by 5.  Selections, invert.  Open paper of choice.  I am using paper 9.  Copy and paste as a new layer.  Hit delete on your keyboard.   Mirror your tube, copy and paste as a new layer.  Using your move tool, move to a spot you like.  Once happy with placement, hit delete on your keyboard and change the blend mode to soft light or a blend you like.  Select none.  Move this layer under your frame. 
Drop shadow the frame.

Undo the mirror on your tube.  Copy and paste as a new layer, resize 60% and move to the bottom left of the frame.  Drop shadow.

Element 14, copy and paste as a new layer.  Resize 40% and move to the bottom right corner of the frame.  Move this layer under your tube layer.

Element 18, copy and paste as a new layer.  Move to the left corner and move this under your tube layer and jar layer. See mine for placement.

Word art 1, copy and paste as a new layer.  Resize 40% and move to the top of the frame.  Drop shadow.

Open Spray 1, copy and paste as a new layer.  Resize 70% and move to the bottom.  Move this layer just above your frame.  See mine for placement.

Element 16, copy and paste as a new layer.  Resize 40% and move to the bottom of your frame.  Move this layer under your tube and jar layer.  See mine for placement.  Drop shadow.

Element 26, copy and paste as a new layer.  Move to the bottom left of your tag.  See mine for placement.  Move this layer above raster 1.  Duplicate and mirror.

Element 24,  Copy and paste as a new layer.  Move to the middle left of your tag, see mine for placement.  Move this above element 26 layers.  Duplicate and mirror.

Open paper of choice.  I am using 8.  Copy and paste as a new layer. Layers, load/save mask, Mask from disk, and find WSL mask 84.  Apply your mask and merge group.  Image resize 110% all layers not checked.

Add your name and copyright.

Save as png and your done.

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

Hugs:

Gwils

PTU: Just Dream



This tutorial was written by me on February 20, 2013 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 Rachel Anderson  Please do not use her artwork without a  proper license.  You can puchase this gorgeous tube at CDO here.  

PTU scrap kit:  I am using Inspired by Rachal Anderson 10-1 by Foxy Designz Scraps.  Thank you for creating this gorgeous kit.  You can purchase this gorgeous kit at CDO here
Visit Foxy's blog here.

Mask: WSL Mask 116.  You can get this mask at Weescotslass Creations here.  Thank you for creating these great masks.

Plug ins: None

Fonts:  Caviar Dreams here.
         Sabrina here 
.      Pixelette for copyright here.
 These are all FTU fonts.
       
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 1, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and resize 60%.  Click inside the frame using your magic wand.  Selections, modify, expand by 5.  Copy paper of choice.  I am using paper 4.  Paste as a new layer.  Selections, invert and hit delete on your keyboard.  Open your tube (I am using the one where she sits on the rose)  paste, Using your move tool, move to a spot your like.   Once happy with position, hit delete on your keyboard. Select none and move your paper and tube layers under your frame. Change the blend mode on your tube to soft light. Drop shadow the frame.

Copy your main tube and paste as a new layer Mirror.  Bring this layer to the top.  Move her so she looks like she is sitting on the frame.  Drop shadow.

Open element 1, copy and paste as a new layer, mirror,  Move this layer under the frame and paper layer.  Move the rose down until the lower petal is almost touching the bottom of your canvas.

Open element 5, copy and paste as a new layer.  Resize 25% and move to the bottom of the petal.

Open element 7, copy and paste as a new layer,  Resize 50% and move to the top right corner.  Duplicate and mirror.  Merge down and drag this layer just above your frame layer.

Open element 8, copy and paste as a new layer.  Resize 40% and move to the top left corner of the frame.  Drop shadow.

Open element 14, copy and close the original. Resize 50%   Move to the top middle of the frame.  Move this layer just above the leaf layer.

Open element 15, copy and paste as a new layer.  Resize 25% and move to the top right corner.  Drop shadow.

Open element 4, copy and paste as a new layer.  Resize 60% and move to the bottom left corner. See mine for placement.  Move this layer above raster 1.  Duplicate and move to the right bottom corner. 
Merge down these 2 layers.  Duplicate, mirror and flip.

Select raster 1.  Copy and paste paper of choice.  I am using paper 7.  Layers, load/save mask, load mask from disk and apply your mask.  Merge group.

Word Art:  I am using Caviar Dreams bold Italic and Sabrina. 
Starting with Caviar Dreams Size 72 color #be8c8f in your forground and back ground.  Stroke 2.  Type and word you want.  I typed Dream.  Convert to raster and apply the following inner bevel.  


Move this to the top if it isn't already.  Move to the bottom left corner.  See mine for placement.  Change your background to a darker color.  I used #412c2c.  Hide the forground.  Using Sabrina, stroke 0 size 48 type Just or any word your want.  Convert to raster, drop shadow V/H 1 Opacity 100 blur 5 color black.  repeat but change V/H to -1.

I used Sabrina for my name and applied the same inner bevel.

Add your copyright and name.  Save as png.

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

Hugs,

Gwils
Monday, February 18, 2013

PTU: It's a spring thing



This tutorial was written by me on February 18, 2013 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 Kenny K. Please do not use this artwork without a proper license.  You can puchase this cute tube at CDO here

PTU scrap kit:  I am using Vibrant Spring by BabyCakes Scraps.  Thank you for creating this gorgeous kit.  You can purchase this gorgeous kit at CDO here

Please check out Babycakes blog here to check out her awesome kits.

Mask: WSL-Mask 84.  You can get it at Weescotslass Creations here.  Save it in your mask folder.

Plug ins: None

Font of choice for name.

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.

Some of my abbreviations are as follows:
c/p means copy close the original and paste as a new layer
ds. Drop Shadow.

Please see my example for placement.

Open a new 600x600 transparent image.

Open element 63, c/p using your magic wand, click inside the frame.  Selections modify, expand by 5.  Open paper of choice.  I am using paper 5, c/p selections, invert and hit delete on your keyboard.  Select none.  Move this layer under your frame. DS.

Open your tube, c/p and DS.  Move it down so it looks like she is sitting on the frame.

Open element 16, c/p and resize 70% and D/S.  Move this layer to the left side between your tube and frame layers.

Open element 65. c/p and resize 60%.  Move this to the bottom so it covers the feet.  Duplicate, Move this layer under your tube layer and DS.  Back to the top spring, using your eraser tool, erase the top of the G so it looks like her foot is over the word.

Element 40, c/p resize 50% DS.

Element 59, c/p resize 50%.  Duplicate and mirror.

Element 14, c/p resize 50% DS.  Move to upper right corner under frame and paper layer.

Element 25, c/p resize 35% DS.

Element 24, c/p resize 30% DS.

Merge visable and resize 90% all layer not checked.. 

Open paper of choice.  I used paper 2,  Layers, load/save mask, load mask from disk.   Find WSL mask 84, apply mask and merge group. 

Move this layer under your tag layer.

Add your name and copyright.

Save as png.

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

Hugs,

Gwils
Friday, February 15, 2013

CDO - St Patty Day 2013 Snags

Hi Everyone,

CDO has a gorgeous St. Patty Day Collab offer on right now.

Buy any 2 CDO Scrap kits and you will receive the collab for Free.

It is filled with gorgeous kits.

Below are snags using BabyCakes Scraps portion of the kit and Anna Marine's gorgeous artwork.

Both are available at CDO.  The collab offer is only available until February 28th, 2013.

Click on image and then right click and save as.





Hugs,

Gwils

PTU: Hugs N Kisses


This tutorial was written by me on February 15, 2013 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 Jessica Dougherty. I am using a close up and full size tube.  Please do not use her artwork without a proper license.  You can purchase this gorgeous tube at CDO here.  

PTU scrap kit:  I am using KissnTell by BabyCakes Scraps.  Thank you for creating this gorgeous kit.  You can purchase this gorgeous kit at CDO here

Please check out Babycakes blog here to check out her awesome kits.

Mask: WSL-Mask 84.  You can get it at Weescotslass Creations here.  Save it in your mask folder.

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.

Some of my abreviations are as follows:
c/p means copy close the original and paste as a new layer
ds. Drop Shadow.

Open a new 600x600 transparent image.

Open element 30, C/P. Image resize 50%. Using your magic wand, click inside each frame.  Open paper of choice, C/P, selections, modify, expand by 5, Selections, invert and hit delete on your keyboard.  Do not deselect.  Move this layer under your frame.  Open your close up tube, C/P and move into the left frame.  I have her face showing.  Hit delete on your keyboard.  Paste your tube again and move your tube into the second frame.  Use a different part of the tube.  Hit delete on your keyboard.  Select none.  Change the blend mode to Luminance (L) and lower the opacity to 70% on both tube layers. DS the frame.

Select your frame layer.  Open your full size tube, C/P and move over to the right just a bit.  DS.

Time for elements.  See my example for placement.

I used the following:

Element 39, resized 40% DS
Element 28, resized 25%, duplicate and mirror.
Element 10, resized 80% moved under the lip layer. Duplicate and mirror.
Element 21, behind the frame Top left, duplicate mirror, flip.
Element 16, resized 80% Behind frame.
Element 70, resized 60% move on top of left ribbon.
Element 69, resized 60% DS but change color to white.  Repeat but change V/H to -2.
Element 32, resized 60%.

Select raster 1 and open paper of choice.  I am using paper 8, C/P.  Layers, load/save mask, load mask from disk and find WSL_mask 84.  Apply your mask and merge group.  Move to the right side.  Duplicate and mirror.

Add your copyright and name,

Save as png.

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

Hugs,

Gwils
Thursday, February 14, 2013

PTU: You make my heart beat





This tutorial was written by me on February 14, 2013 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 Gennadiy Koufay.  
Please do not use this artwork without a  proper license.  I
purchased mine at CILM.  You can puchase this gorgeous tube at CDO here.

PTU scrap kit:  I am using Inspired by Gennadiy Koufay 69-1 createdby Abstract Creations.  Thank you for creating this gorgeous kit. 
You can purchase this gorgeous kit at CDO here.  This kit can be used with any artist.

Please go and check out Abstract's blog here to check out her awesome kits

Animation:  I am using a fantastic animation created by Lovey. 
Thank you for the great animation.  I am using scan - 2 and you can
get it here

Plug ins: No outside filters used.

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 650x250 transparent image.  Add a new layer, select all and paste paper  or color of choice into selection, select none.  I am using Black #000000.

Open e8, copy and paste as a new layer.   Image resize 70% and move to the center of the banner.  Duplicate your heart layer.  Drop shadow the bottom one. Rename these layers heart 1 and 2. Back to
the top heart.  Using your free hand tool, set to paint to point, mode add (shift) feather 0, smoothing 0, anti-alias checked, draw around the light portion of the inside of the heart.  Effects, Destortion effects, punch strength 25.  Deselect.

Open your tube, copy and paste as a new layer. Move her to the right side of your tag.  Duplicate and mirror.  change the blend mode to Luminance (L).  Drop shadow the original tube.

Open element 5, copy and close the original.  paste as a new layer and resize 50%.  Move this to the left corner.

Open element 6, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and resize 50%.  Move this to the right side.  The tubes face should be showing through the heart.

Open Element 3, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer.  Image free rotate, to the left 90 degrees.  Move to the bottom of your banner.

Element 12, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer.  Resize 50% and move this to the right corner behind your tube.

Add a new layer and bring this to the top.  Fill with color of  choice.  I used black.  Select all, Selctions modfy, contract by 5.  Hit delete on your keyboard.  Adjust, Add/Remove noise, add noise Gaussian selected 75% monochrome checked.

Add your copyright and name.

Animation:

Open Lovey's scan 2 in animation shop.  Delete the credit layer.  Select all.

Back to psp.  Close off all layers except your duplicate tube and background layers.  Edit copy special, copy merged.  Back to animation shop.  Paste as new animation or ctrl + v.  Holding down your shift + ctrl hit your L key 19 times.  This will give a total of 20 frames.  Same amount as the scan 2. 

Copy your scan layer.  Back to your background layer, Select all and paste into selection or ctrl + E.  Position as centre as possible.  It will not cover the entire background.  I have a little black
strip on each side of the scan.

Back to psp.  Close off your background layer and your duplicate tube layer.  Make sure heart 2 layer is also closed.  Unhide all other layers.   Edit, copy special, copy merged.  

Back to animation shop.  Paste as new animation ctrl + v.  Back to psp.

Unhide heart layer 2.  Copy special, copy merged.  Back to animation shop.  Paste after current frame.  You now should have 2 layers in the new animation.  Select all, copy or ctrl + C.  Select your second layer, it will have a blue highlight around the frame.  Paste after current frame or ctrl + Shift + L.  Repeat until you have 20 frames.  It will tell you in the bottom right hand corner.

Close the original animation of lovey's.  We now have 2 different animations.  Select all on your background layer,  Select all on your tube layers.  Copy your tube layers.  Back to the background layer, Paste into selection or ctrl + E.  It will be hanging on your pointer.  Line it up so it is centered and click your left mouse
button.  It may take a few tries.  Remember ctrl + Z can be your best friend lol.

View your animation and save as gft. 

Avitar

In psp duplicate your banner.  Shift + D
Select your crop tool and crop to 150x150.
Move the crop box to a spot you like.  I placed it over the heart and moved my tube into the crop box.
Bring one of the transparent images to the top.  Delete the other transparent layers.  Flood fill your top layer with black and Select all, Modify, contract by 3, hit delete on your keyboard.  Add noise with the same settings you used earlier.
Add your copyright and initial.
Hide heart 2 layer.  Edit, copy special, copy merged.

Back to animation shop.  Paste as new animation or ctrl + V.  Back to psp, unhide heart 2,  copy special, copy merged.  Back to animation shop.  Paste after current frame.  You should have 2 frames.  Select your first frame and copy.  Select your second frame and paste after current layer.  You now should have 3 frames.  Select all, Animation, Frame properties and change the number to 25.
View your animation and save as gft. 

I hope you enjoyed my

tutorial.  I would love to see your creations.

Hugs,

Gwils

PTU: Butterfly Dreams


Timeline and Avitar

Form Set
This tutorial was written by me on February 14, 2013 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 Anna Marine Please do not use her artwork without a  proper license.  I purchased mine at CILM.  You can puchase this gorgeous tube at CDO here

PTU scrap kit:  I am using Inspired by Anna Marine 4-1 by Dee's Sign Depot.  Thank you for creating this gorgeous kit.  You can purchase this at CDO here.  

Check out Dee's blog here to see all she has to offer.

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.

I am trying something new lol.  My very first timeline Tutorial.

I am writing this as I do it so I hope it does not get confusing. 

Ready.

Open a new 850x320 transparent image.

Open paper of choice.  I am using paper 7.  Copy and close the original. Add a new raster layer, Select all and paste into selection.  Deselect.

Open Spray 2, copy and close the original and paste as a new layer.

Open spray 4, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and move to the top left corner, Duplicate and mirror.

Open element 2, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and move to the bottom left corner. (see mine for placement).  Duplicate and flip.  Move this layer above the other roses.

Open element 16, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and move down a bit.  Move this layer under the leaves.

Select your top layer.

Open element 14, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer, resize 70% and flip.  Move this down to the left corner.  See mine for placement.

Open element 25, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and resize 60%  Move this layer in between your 2 rose layers.  Move move the candle to the left side to about the 3rd leaf.  Duplicate and resize 80% and move down and to the right so it is in front of the other candle.  See mine for placement.

Open element 5, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and resize 50%.  Move to the mid left side and drag this layer under the candle layers.  Duplicate, flip an dmove to the other side of the candles.

Open element 15, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer.  Resize 40% and free rotate to the left 15 degrees.  Move to the right edge of the roses. 

Open element 4,  Copy and close the original.  Resize 40% and move to the right side mid way.  Duplicate and move down.

Paste your tube as a new layer and move down a bit so you see her face.  Move to the right side of your tag.  Drop shadow.

Add any other elements you like. 

Select raster 1, Select all, Image crop to selection. 

Duplicate it.  Shift + D, merge visible Minimize for now as we will use it for the avitar.

Back to the original.  Select raster 1, Select all, and add a new raster layer.  Bring the new layer to the top. Keep selected.  Flood fill this layer with color of choice.  I am using #8f847b.  Selections, modify, contract by 6.  Hit delete on your keyboard.  Select none.  Adjust, add/remove noise, add noise, Gaussian, 75%,
monochrome checked.  Drop shadow, repeat but change V/H to -2.

Add your copyright and name.  Please leave off the url as Facebook does not allow it.  Remember to place your copyright on the top or far right so the avitar does not cover it up. Save as png and your done.  Do not close it off.

Banner for form set

Duplicate your time line, Shift + D.  Close the original.  Delete the copyright layer.  Image resize, in the pixel dimensions, click on your drop down and change it to pixels.  change the width to 650 and select resize all layers. Click ok.  Add your copyright again,  but remember to all the url.

I do this so it is always visable.  You will need to change the name of your banner when you save so it does not over write your timeline.

Avitar for Timeline

Maximize your duplicate.  Select your crop tool and set it to 180x180.  Move the box around until you find a spot you like.  Once happy with placement, crop.  Repeat the steps above for your border but contract by 4.

Add copyright and inital or name and save as png.  Do not close off.

Avitar for form set

Duplicate your Avitar Shift + D.  Delete the copyright and resize by pixals again but change it to 150x150 all layers checked.  Add your copyright again.  Save as png but rename it so it does not over write your avitar for the time line.

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

Hugs,

Gwils

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