Friday, June 24, 2011

Bliss



Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the artwork of Camilla Drakenborg which can be purchased from Up Your Art. You must have a license to use.

Font of choice - I used Cardinal here

Blissfully Beth Template 143 here

My Mask 1 here

“Creamery” is a tagger size scrap kit created by Jo of A Taggers Scrap and can be purchased from Stargazer Scraps. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Jo for a truly beautiful kit!

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

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template.
Shift + D.
Close out the original.
New Raster layer.
Flood fill white
Send to Bottom.
Delete the top 2 layers and Raster 1.

Highlight White Rect layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 4 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Black Rect Frame layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer
Copy and paste Paper 10 Into Selection.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:
INSERT PIC HERE

Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise:
Monochrome and Gaussian checked
Noise: 40%
OK

Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Repeat the above step with Lg Round Blue Circle, Top Black Circle Frame, and Bottom Black Circle Frame.

Highlight Lg Black Circle.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 6 Into Selection.
Copy and paste Leaf Scatter 2 as a new layer below the frame.
Move into position.
Selection/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Copy and paste Bird House as a new layer below the frame.
Resize 80%
Tap the delete key.
Copy and paste Fence as a new layer below the frame.
Resize 70%
Tap the delete key.
Deselect
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Top Blue Circle.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 8 Into Selection.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Move into position over the circle paper.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Change the Properties to Multiply and lower the Opacity to about 44.

Repeat the above step with Bottom Blue Circle but choose a different area of the tube to position over the paper.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Button 1: Resize 25% and 30%/Duplicate twice and place at each corner of the frame.
Pot
Flower 2: Duplicate
Cross and Key: Resize 40%/Mirror
Leaves 5: Resize 60%/Free rotate Left 45 degrees
Leaves 5 again: Resize 60%/Mirror/Free rotate Left 45 degrees
Butterfly 1 & 5: Resize 25%/Free rotate 25 degrees

Highlight your white canvas.
Select All
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 20 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Resize 110%
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
Open up the pot embellishment.
Use your Selection Tool set on Rectangle and section out an area of it.
Foreground: Gradient/Metal Steel
Angle: 66
Repeats: 0
Linear
Background: Pattern/Look for the area of the pot

Type your name
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:


Resize all layers 80%.

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

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Pacific Storms



Supplies

1 tube of choice and 1 image - I used the artwork of Alena Lazareva which can be purchased from Up Your Art. You must have a license to use.

Font of choice - I used Wretched here

Creative by Nature Template 103 here

Weescotlass Mask 249 here

Brush Strokes - Cross Hatch

My Supplies here - Please do not share.

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

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template.
Shift + D.
Close out the original.
Resize all layers 90%
Image/Canvas Size:
750 x 600
OK
New Raster layer.
Flood fill white
Send to Bottom.
Delete the top 7 layers.

Highlight 13 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
Copy and paste your image.
If you’re using the same as I did, enlarge 122%.
Move into position so that the image covers not only the oval but also the square below:


Once you have it moved into position: Duplicate
In your layers pallet move the duplicated layer above 8.
Highlight the original image.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key - You won’t see any difference on our canvas, but look in your layer pallet. You should see an oval shape of your image.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Highlight 8.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the image layer above it.
Tap your delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Your canvas should now look like this:


Highlight 16.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Copy and paste your image as a new layer.
Move into a position you like.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:


Highlight 15.
Repeat the above step.

Highlight 14.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Past your image as a new layer :
If you’re suing the same image I did, resize 155%
Move into position.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Duplicate/Change the Properties to Multiply.
Give this layer the same inner bevel.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight 12.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Flood fill with #4c1b0a
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:


Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise:
Monochrome and Gaussian checked
Noise: 30%
OK
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight 7.
Repeat the above step.

Highlight 11.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste your image Into Selection.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:


Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight 10.
Repeat the above step.

Highlight 9.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Copy and paste your image:
If you’re using the same as I did, resize 120%
Move into a position you like.
Tap the delete key.
Give it an Inner Bevel:


Paste your tube as a new layer.
Tap the delete key.
Change the Properties to Multiply and lower the Opacity to about 78.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer positioning it in front of the small square.
If you’re using the same tube as I did then resize 55%

Add your embellishments. I used:
Bow: Resize 40%/Free rotate Left 20 degrees
Tree: Resize 80%/Duplicate/Mirror/Erase the bottom half of the trunk.

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster layer.
Flood fill with a color from your tube.
Apply Brush Strokes - Cross Hatch:


Apply the mask.
Use your Pick Tool to pull the sides out slightly.
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:


Resize all layers 70%.

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

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Her Secrets



Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the artwork of Abranda Icle which can be purchased from Up Your Art. You must have a license to use.

Font of choice - I used Wretched here

Creative by Nature Template 110 here

Amy & Leah’s Mask 2 here

Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow

“Cryptic Corner” is a tagger size scrap kit created by Jessica of Gothic Inspirations and can be purchased from her store Gothic Inspirations. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Jessica for another fabulous kit!

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

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template.
Shift + D.
Close out the original.
Resize all layers 90%
Image/Canvas Size:
700 x 650
OK
New Raster layer.
Flood fill white
Send to Bottom.
Delete the following layers:
The top 4 layers and 10 layer.

Highlight 9 layer.
Use your Magic Wand and click it.

New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 4 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Effect/Edge Effects/Enhance More.

Repeat the above step with 8 layer.

Highlight 7 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Paste Paper 1 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Effect/Edge Effects/Enhance More.

Highlight 5 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Flood fill with #000000.
Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise:
Monochrome and Gaussian checked
Noise: 70%
OK
Deselect.

Repeat the above step with 3 layer.

Highlight 4 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 3 Into Selection.
Apply Greg's Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow:
Use Default settings.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Repeat the above step with 6 layer.

Copy and paste your tube.
Position it over the frames and move into the exact place you’d like to see it below both of the frames.
In your layers pallet move beneath the frame on the left.
Duplicate
In your layers pallet move beneath the frame on the right.

Highlight 4 template layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the tube that’s above it.
Tap the delete key.
Change the Properties to Soft light.
Deselect.

Repeat the above step with the tube on the right.

Copy and paste Bling as a new layer.
Repeat the above 2 steps.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Tree: Resize 60%
Fence: Resize 70%/Duplicate
Bush: Resize 40%
Brush: Move into position/Erase what you don’t want.
Crow: Resize 25% and 50%

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 3 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Move it up slightly on your canvas.
Use your Pick Tool to pull the sides out slightly.
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
In your color pallet:
Foreground: Black
Background: Pattern/Use Paper 3 and section off the light green area
Angle: 0
Scale: 250
Stroke: 1.5
Type your name.
Convert to Raster layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Selections/Modify/Contract by 1
Apply Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow:


Give it a slight Inner Bevel:


Apply Pool Shadow effect again - same settings.

Deselect.

Resize all layers 80%.

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

Dark Side of the Moon



Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the artwork of Anna Marine which can be purchased from CDO. You must have a license to use.

Font of choice - I used Ringbearer hereLink

Divine Intentionz Template 308 here

Weescotlass Mask 241 here

Xerox - Porcelain

“Dark Side of the Moon” is a tagger size scrap kit created by Jessica of Gothic Inspirations and can be purchased from her store Gothic Inspirations. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Jessica…you know how much I love every single one of your kits. This is no exception!

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

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template.
Shift + D.
Close out the original.
Resize all layers 85%
Image/Canvas Size:
700 x 600
OK
Open up the background layer and flood fill white.
Delete the following layers:
The top 6 layers, Ho Ho Ho, Star 2, Star 1, Naughty, Glittered Circle 1, and Circle 1.

Highlight Glittered Oval Shape layer.
Use your Magic Wand and click outside of the oval layer.
Selections/Invert
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 5 Into Selection.
Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise:
Monochrome and Gaussian checked
Noise: 41%
OK
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Repeat the above step with Large Glittered Circle layer and Glittered Circle 3 layer.

Highlight Dotted Circle layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Paste Paper 5 Into Selection.
Apply the same noise effect.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Oval layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 3 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Mirror
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Large Circle layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 9 Into Selection.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer over the paper.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Change the Properties to Soft Light.
Apply Xerox - Porcelain:
Use Default Settings accept change the blue channel to 0.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Circle 2 layer.
Click on it with our Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 8 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Copy and paste WordArt as a new layer.
Resize 30%
Position it over the center of the circle.
Paste the WordArt again.
Resize 50%
Move below the other WordArt layer in your layers pallet and position it slightly higher on your canvas.
Change the Properties to Soft Light.
Duplicate and move lower.
Highlight the circle paper layer.
Use your Magic Wand and click anywhere outside of it.
Highlight each of the WordArt layers (the ones you changed the Properties to Soft Light) and tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Highlight Circle 3 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 8 Into Selection.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Paste your tube again but keep this one slightly larger and move behind the other in your layers pallet.
Change the Properties to Soft Light.
Selections/Invert
Highlight each of the tube layers and tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Apply Xero - Porcelain to each of the tube layers.
Use same settings.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Pin: Resize 50%
Bow 1: Resize 25%
Tree: Resize 70%
Candle: Resize 70%
Bow 2; Resize 25% and 80%
Frame 3: Resize 78%
Pentagon: Resize 45%
Feather: Resize 35%/Mirror/Flip
Butterfly: Resize 25% and 70%/Free rotate Right 25 degrees/Duplicate/Mirror/Resize 70%/Duplciate/Resize 70%/Mirror

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 3 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Move it up slightly on your canvas.
Use your Pick Tool to pull the sides out slightly.
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
In your color pallet:
Foreground: Black
Background: Pattern/Use Paper 8 from the kit
Angle: 0
Scale: 70
Stroke: 1.5
Type your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:


Deselect.

Resize all layers 80%.

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

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Pacific Dreams



Supplies

1 tube of choice - I used the artwork of Carlos Diez which can be purchased from Up Your Art. You must have a license to use.

Font of choice - I used Clive Barker here

Becky mask 22 here

“Ocean Dreams” is a tagger size scrap kit created by Dani of Darkmoon’s Dream and can be purchased from Lollipops n Gumdrops. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Dani for such a gorgeous summer themed kit!

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

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

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

Copy and paste Frame 1 as a new layer.
Resize 70%
Move it up slightly on the canvas.
Use your Magic Wand and click inside of each square.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 2 Into Selection.
Deselect.

We’re going to add the embellishments that go below the frame.
See my tag for placement.
Don’t worry about any that overhangs the frame. We’ll clean that up in a bit.
Clouds: Resize 60%/Duplicate
Pier: Resize 60%
Driftwood: Resize 60%
Seagull 1: Resize 25%/Duplicate/Resize 60%

Add your embellishments. I used:
Branch 2: Resize 30%/Duplicate/Mirror/Flip
Flower 4: Resize 25% and 50%/Duplicate/Resize 70%/Duplicate both flowers

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 1 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Duplicate/Change the Properties to Multiply.
Merge Visible both papers.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.
Duplicate

Copy and paste Driftwood as a new layer.
Move it snuggly into the bottom right corner.
Highlight the mask layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Selections/Invert
Highlight the Driftwood layer.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Duplicate the driftwood layer twice.

Copy and paste Seagull 2 as a new layer.
Resize 25%
Duplicate
Resize 60%/Mirror

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
Open up Flower 4.
Use your Selection Tool set on Rectangle and section out an area of a petal.
In your color pallet:
Foreground: #310000
Background: Pattern/Find the section of the Flower
Stroke: 1.5
Type your name.
Convert to a Raster layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Selection/Modify/Contract by 1.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:


Deselect.

Resize all layers 80%.

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

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Rusty Romance



Supplies

2 tubes of choice - I used the artwork of Jennifer Janesko which can now be purchased from CDO. You must have a license to use.

Font of choice - I used Aquarelle here

Weescotlass Mask 249 here

Divine Intentionz Template 368 here

Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow

“Rusty Romance” is a full size scrap kit created by Heppy of HF Projekte and can be purchased from his store Inspirations of Scrap Friends . You can visit his bog here.
Thank you Heppy for yet another gorgeous kit!

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

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template.
Shift + D.
Close out the original.
Delete the top 3 layers.
Resize all layers 85%
Image/Canvas Size
700 x 500
OK
Open up the background layer.
Flood fill white.

Highlight Large Circle layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 4 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Copy and paste 23 as a new layer.
Resize 40%
Move into position over the paper layer.
Use your Selection Tool set on Rectangle and section off the lower half of the frame.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Duplicate/Flip
Move this into place over the lower half of the circle paper.
Merge Visible both frame layers.

Highlight Circle 1 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 5 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Copy and paste 23 again.
Resize 25% and 90%
Position over the paper layer.

Highlight Center Rectangle layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 10 Into Selection.
Copy and paste 29 as a new layer.
Resize 25%
Move into position - see my tag for reference.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Change the Properties to Overlay.
Duplicate
Lower the Opacity to about 40.

Highlight Thin Rectangle 2 layer.
Move it down in your layers pallet so that it’s just above Thin Rectangle 1 layer.
Merge Down.
Both rectangle should be on one layer.
Use your Magic Wand and click on both rectangles.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 7 Into Selection.
Apply Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow:
Default Settings
Deselect.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:


Highlight Dotted Line layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Paste paper 7 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Frame Left layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Paste Paper 7 Into Selection.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel - same settings.
Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise:
Monochrome and Gaussian checked
Noise: 43%
OK
Deselect.

Highlight Frame Right layer.
Repeat the above step.

Highlight Frame Back layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 10 Into Selection.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Repeat the above step with the other Frame back layer using a different tube.

Add your embellishments. I used:
39: Resize 25% and 85%/Free rotate Right 5 degrees/Duplicate/Mirror
15: Resize 25%/Free rotate Right 45 degrees/Duplicate/Mirror/Flip
30: Resize 25%
17: Resize 25% and 35%/Duplicate/Mirror
40: Resize 25%/Duplicate/Mirror/Resize 70% - give exaggerated drop shadow
7: Resize 25%/Tip: When giving it a drop shadow be sure the drop shadow is on a layers of its own. Use your Freehand Selection Tool to outline the glass, be sure you’re on the drop shadow layer and tap the delete key. Deselect.

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 10 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Resize 110%
Use your Pick Tool to pull the sides out just a little.
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
Foreground: #522400
Background: Pattern/Paper 10
Stroke: 1
Type your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:


Resize all layers 80%.

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

~♥~ Gallery 2014~♥~

~♥~ Credits ~♥~

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