Saturday, July 11, 2009

Summer Rhapsody

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Supplies
1 tube of choice - I’m using the artwork of Elias Chatzoudis which you can purchase here
Font of Choice - AL Sandra here
Weescotlass Mask 133 here
Kelly’s Kreations Template #11 here
Eyecandy 5: Impact - Gradient Glow
Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow
“Summer Serenade” is a PTU scrap kit available in both tagger and full size created by Lori of Crazy Lady Scraps. It can be purchased at The Scrap Assylum.
This kit is packed full with embellishments as well as rich bright colors!!
Thank you so much, Lori!

This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP.
~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template.
Shift + D. Close out the original.
Delete the copyright layer.
Highlight BKG layer.
Flood fill white.

Highlight Heart 1 layer,.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Copy and paste a paper of choice as a new layer.
Selections/Invert
Hit the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Heart Outline.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Copy and paste a paper of choice as a new layer.
Selections/Invert
Hit the delete key.
Deselect.
Apply Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow using default settings.
Apply it once again.
Delete the template layer.
Give it a slight inner bevel:

Use your Magic Wand and click inside the Heart Outline.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 2
New Raster layer BELOW the Heart Outline.
Effects/3D Effects/Cutout


 
New Raster layer.
Repeat the above cutout.
Merge Visible Heart 1, Heart 1 Outline, and the cutout layers.

Repeat all of the above steps with all the remaining hearts in this template.

Highlight Rectangle Outline.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Copy and paste a paper of choice as a new layer.
Selections/Invert
Hit the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Give it the same slight inner bevel.

Highlight Rect Inner layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Copy and paste a paper of choice as a new layer.
Selections/Invert
Hit the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Rect Inner 1 layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Copy and paste a paper of choice as a new layer.
(I created a New Raster Layer and pasted a paper Into Selection)
Selections/Invert
Hit the delete key.
DO NOT DESELECT.
Delete the template layer.
Highlight Rect Inner layer.
Selections/Modify/Contract by 3
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Move Rect Inner 1 Layer below Rect Inner Layer.
Give Rect Inner Layer a slight inner bevel.

Use your Magic Wand and click inside Rect Inner 1 Layer.
New Raster Layer below Rect Inner 1 layer.
Apply the same Cutout as before.
Merge Visible Rect Outline, Rect Inner 1, Cutout layers, and Rect Inner layers.

Highlight Hearts layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Copy and paste a paper of choice as a new layer.
Selections/Invert
Hit the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Copy and paste the grass as a new layer.
Resize 50%
Duplicate as many times as you like creating a bed of grass.
Merge Visible all grass layers.
Using your Selection Tool, outline the grass - make sure the Tool line isn’t near the top of the blades of grass.
Selections/Modify/Feather
Number of Pixels: 53
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key until you’re happy with the feathered look.
Deselect.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Hummingbird: Resize 25% and 70%
Element 20: Resize 35%
Butterfly: Resize 25% Duplicate/Mirror: Resize 70%
Element 3: Resize 20%
Element 4: Resize 20% and 80%
Element 34

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster Layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.
Resize 110%

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
Give it a slight inner bevel.
I gave mine a glow using Eyecandy 5: Impact Gradient Glow


Resize all layers 85%.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my Show Arena.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Sugarplum Dream

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Supplies
1 tube of choice - I’m using the artwork of Jennifer Janesko which you can purchase here
Font of Choice - Balsam here
Weescotlass Mask 44 here
Eyecandy 5: Impact - Gradient Glow
“Spun Sugar” is a PTU tagger size kit designed by Lynne of Baby Cakes Scraps. It can be purchased at Aussie Scrap Designs.
This kit is packed with such delicate and beautiful elements!!
Thank you so much Lynne!

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


~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 X 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste Heart Frame 2 as a new layer.
Use your Magic Wand and click inside of it.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 2.
Copy and paste a paper of choice as a new layer below the frame.
Selections/Invert.
Hit the delete key.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer below the frame.
Tap the delete key.

New Raster Layer above your tube.
Effects/3D Effects/Cutout
Vertical and Horizontal: 10
Opacity: 25
Blur: 35
Color: Black
Repeat the above step accept change the Vertical and Horizontal numbers to -10.

 
Add your embellishments. I used:
Branch 2: Resize 60% Free rotate left 45 degrees.
Duplicate/Mirror/Flip
Feather: Resize 35%
Bird: Resize 55%
Gloves: Resize 40%
Swirls: Resize 60%
Butterfly: Resize 20%

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster Layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
(Or you can flood fill with a color of your choice)
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
I used Eyecandy 5: Impact/Gradient Glow

Resize all layers 85%.
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my Show Arena.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Romance in Paris

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and also show animation.

Supplies
1 tube of choice - I’m using the artwork of Elias Chatzoudis which you can purchase here
Font of Choice - Aquarelle here
Weescotlass Mask 44 here
Animated Star which I supplied here
Eyecandy 5: Impact - Gradient Glow (Optional)
Animation Shop (Optional)
“Romance in Paris” is a store collaboration kit which includes 5 designer scrap kits available in tagger and full size. It's free with any $3 purchase at Butterfly Blush Designs.
This kit is packed with loads of talent!!!


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

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~


Open up a 700 X 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.
Copy and paste Heart Frame from FF Romance in Paris kit.
Adjust/Add/Remove Noise/Add Noise
Gaussian and Monochrome checked
Noise 30%
OK
Use your Magic Wand and click inside all of the hearts.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.


Copy and paste a paper of choice from any of the kits as a new layer.
Selections/Invert
Hit the delete key.
(Or you can make a new layer below the frame and flood fill with a gradient of your choice)
Deselect.


Use your Magic Wand and click inside the largest heart portion of the frame.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
Copy and paste Eiffel Tower from FF‘s kit as a new layer below the heart frame.
Move into position.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect

.
Use your Magic Wand and click inside the smaller heart to the right.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.


Copy and paste Tower 2 from the Paris kit.
Resize 20%.
Move into position.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
DO NOT DESELECT.


Copy and paste Poser from FF kit below the frame.
Resize 30%.
Move into position.
Tap the delete key.


Copy and paste Poser Male from FF kit below the frame.
Resize 30%.
Move into position.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.


Add your embellishments. I used:
Blue Ribbon Bow from FF’s kit
Blue Bow from FF‘s kit: Resize 40%. Paste again and resize 50%
Rose 3 from Deb‘s Designs: Resize 30%
Street Lamp from FF’s kit: Resize 90%
Stars from FF’s kit: Resize 90%


Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster Layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste a paper of choice from any kit Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.


Add your copyrights.


Add your name.
I gave mine a glow with Eyecandy 5: Impact - Gradient Glow



Resize all layers 85%.


Time to Animate:
Copy Merge your tag.
Carry into Animation Shop.
Copy/Paste/As New Animation


Ctl + L - tap the L key until you have 5 frames.


Open up the animated star in AS that I supplied.
Ctl + A to highlight all frames.
Edit/Copy


Highlight your tag.
Ctl + A to be sure all frames are highlighted
Ctl + E and position the star where you like.
Place the star as many times as you like.


Be sure all frames are highlighted.
Animation/Frame Properties
Change the number to 20
OK


View your animation.
If you’re happy with it then save.
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.


I’d love to see your results and show it off in my Show Arena.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Monday, July 6, 2009

Gone Fishin'

Clicking on the image will enlarge to full view.

Supplies
Font of Choice - Girls are Weird here
Divine Intentionz Template #180 here
Weescotlass Mask 220 here
Xero - Porcelain (optional)
“Fishin with Ole Rover” is a PTU tagger size scrap kit created April of Reece’s Scrap Pieces and can be purchased at Paradise4Scrappers. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you April for this totally adorable kit!!

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

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template.
Shift +D and close out the original.
Delete the copyright layer.
Highlight the background layer.
Image/Canvas Size
700 x 700
Flood fill white.
All layers will be given a slight inner bevel :
(accept for one layer and I’ll let you know which one)



Highlight Circle Layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Copy and paste a paper of choice as a new layer.
Selections/Invert
Hit the delete key.
Delete the template layer.
DO NOT DESELECT.

Copy and paste the Cabin as a new layer.
Resize 60%.
Move into position within the circle.
Tap the delete key.
DO NOT DESELECT.

Copy and paste the Tree as a new layer.
Resize 90%
Position behind the cabin.
Tap the delete key.
DO NOT DESELECT.

Copy and paste the Boat as a new layer
Resize 50%.
Move into position.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Give the circle, cabin, tree, and boat all the slight inner bevel.
Merge visible the cabin, tree, and boat.
Apply Xero-Porcelain:


Merge down to the Circle layer.

Highlight Thin Rectangle layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Copy and paste a paper of choice
Selections/Invert
Hit the delete key.
Delete the template layer.
Give it the slight inner bevel.

Repeat the above step with Thin Rectangle Layers 2 & 3.

Highlight Circle Background.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Copy and paste a paper of choice
Selections/Invert
Hit the delete key.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Circle 1.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Copy and paste a paper of choice
Selections/Invert
Hit the delete key.
Delete the template layer.
Give it the slight inner bevel.

Repeat the above step with Circle 2 layer.

Highlight Circle 1 Frame.
Click inside with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/ Expand by 4
Copy and Paste Organizing Tackle below the frame.
Resize 80%.
Move into position and tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Highlight Circle 2 Frame.
Click inside with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4
Copy and Paste Fishy 2 as a new layer below the frame.
Resize 50%
Free rotate left 50 degrees
Move into position
Tap the delete key.
DO NOT DESELECT.

Copy and Paste Fishy as a new layer.
Resize 40%
Mirror.
Free rotate right 50 degrees
Move into position.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Merge visible both fish layers.
Give it a slight inner bevel and apply the Xero-Porcelain like before.

Add your embellishments. I used:
(apply the slight inner bevel to all)
Flag: Resize 60%
Word art 1: Resize 50%
Rod: Resize 70% Free rotate right 50 degrees
Worm 2: Resize 25% Free rotate left 50 degrees
Bobber: Resize 30%
Open Tackle: Resize 50%
Minnow Pale: Resize 50%

I thought my tag looked a bit dark. So I brightened each layer a little.
Adjust/Brightness and Contrast/Brightness/Contrast
Brightness: 10
Contrast: 10
OK
I applied it again until I got the brightness I liked.

Highlight your white canvas.
Select All.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.

Resize all layers 85%.
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and display them in my Show Area.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Misty Morning

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Supplies
1 tube of choice - I’m using the artwork of Barbara Jensen which you can purchase here
Font of Choice - Tabitha here
Weescotlass Mask 84 here
“Misty Morning” is a PTU tagger size scrap kit created Jacki of Moonbeam’s Creations and can be purchased here. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Jacki for such a spectacular kit
!
This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white
.
Copy and paste Old Frame 1 as a new layer.
Resize 70%
Free rotate left 90 degrees.
Use your Magic Wand and click inside of it.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 6.

Copy and paste a paper below the frame.
Selections/Invert
Hit the delete key.
DO NOT DESELECT YET.

Copy and paste your tube below the frame.
Hit the delete key.
Change the Properties to Luminance Legacy.
Lower the opacity to about 30.
DO NOT DESELECT YET.

New Raster layer above your tube layer.
Selections/Invert
Effects/3D Effects/Cutout
Vertical and Horizontal: 10
Opacity and Blur: 25
Color: Black
OK

New Raster Layer.
Repeat the Cutout accept change the horizontal and vertical numbers to -10.

Close out your white canvas and merge visible.
Reopen your white canvas.

Copy and paste Round Scalloped Frame 1 as a new layer.
Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise
Gaussian and Monochrome checked
Noise 30%
OK
Click inside with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 6.

Copy and paste a paper of choice below the frame.
Selections/Invert
Hit the delete key.
Deselect.
Merge visible the scalloped frame and paper.
Move the merged layer behind the square frame merged layer.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Flower 1: Resize 40%. Free rotate left 15 degrees
Double Heart Frame 1: Resize 20%. Apply the same Noise as before
Bow 2: Resize 50%
Ivy 1: Resize 50%. Free rotate left 50 degrees
Bird in Flight: Resize 30%

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster Layer
Select All
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
Apply the same Noise as before.

Crop your image.

Resize all layers 85%.

I’d love to see your results.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Groovy Chick

Clicking on the above image will enlarge to full view.
The one below shows the animation.
Supplies
1 tubes of choice - I’m using the artwork of Elizabeth Austin which you can purchase here
Font of Choice - Partridge here
Babes Designz Template #14 here
Penta.com - Jeans
DSB Flux - Bright Noise
Animation Shop
“Fantasia” is a tagger size scrap kit created Terry of Treasures by Terry and can be purchased here. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Terry for such a fabulous kit!

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

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template.
Shift +D and close out the original.
Delete the copyright layer.
Highlight the background layer.
Image/Canvas Size
700 x 700
Flood fill white.

Highlight the Heart Border layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Copy and paste a paper of choice as a new layer.
Selections/Invert
Hit the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Repeat the above step with all remaining layers.

Highlight the Circles layer.
Select All/Float Defloat
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer -
Positioning it over the larger circle.
Selections/Invert
Hit the delete key.
Change the Properties to Luminance.

Now go back and add a slight inner bevel to each layer accept your tube layer.



Add your embellishments. I used:
Feather 3: Resize 60% - position behind Circles layer
Feather 2: Resize 40%
Mat 1
Butterfly 3: Resize 35%

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.

Crop your image.

You’ll have to pay close attention to the directions here.
If you take it a step at a time you shouldn’t have any trouble.

Highlight the circle of hearts and duplicate.
Close out the Original.
Close out your white canvas.
Merge Visible.
Duplicate.
Reopen your white canvas.

Highlight the merged layer.
Adjust/Blur/Gaussian Blur
Radius: 15
Apply Penta.com - Jeans
Amount: 62
Border Width: 4
OK
Arrange this layer in your pallet so that it’s just above your white canvas.

Reopen the circle of hearts.
Duplicate it twice for a total of 3 layers.
Rename each layer Hearts 1, Hearts 2, and Hearts 3.

We’ll come back to the hearts layers in just a minute.
For now, close the 3 hearts layers out.
Highlight the Copy of the Merged layer.
Use your erase tool and carefully erase the circle of hearts.
Reopen and Highlight Hearts 1.
Apply the DSB Flux - Bright Noise
Intensity: 45
Mix button checked
OK

Reopen and Highlight Hearts 2.
Apply the same Bright Noise accept hit the mix button twice.

Reopen and Highlight Hearts 3.
Apply the same Bright Noise accept hit the mix button three times.

Close out Heart layers 2 & 3.

Time to animate.

Copy Merge and carry into Animation Shop.
Edit/Paste/As New Animation.

Go back into PSP.
Close out Hearts 1 and open up Hearts 2.
Copy Merge and carry into AS.
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame

Go back into PSP.
Close out Hearts 2 and open up Hearts 3.
Copy Merge and carry into AS.
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame

View your animation.
If you’re happy then save.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

~♥~ Gallery 2014~♥~

~♥~ Credits ~♥~

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