Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Vlads Midnight Ball


Supplies

Font of choice - I used Blades here

Weescotlass Mask 208 here

“Vlads Midnight Ball” is a tagger size scrap kit, also available in Full Size and was created by Pixie of Kissed by Pix.  It can be purchased from her store TKOScraps.  You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Pixie for such an adorable holiday kit.

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

~~ Lets get started ~~

Open up a 750 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste Wicked Frame 2 (Copy) as a new layer.
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 2.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Engraved 4 (copy) Paper Into Selection.
Deselect.

Close out your white canvas.
Merge Visible.
Reopen your white canvas.
Don’t worry about placement on your canvas yet.

Copy and paste Spooky Frame 4 (Copy) as a new layer.
Free rotate Left 90 degrees
Resize 110%
Make your Selection Tool active set on Rectangle and section off the entire inside of the frame.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Engraved 3 (Copy) paper Into Selection.
Deselect.
Highlight the frame.
Merge Down.

Move both merged layers into position – see my tag for reference.

Copy and paste Spooky Frame 4 (Copy) as a new layer again.
Free rotate Left 90 degrees.
Move into position – see my tag for reference.
Make your Selection Tool active again and section off the entire inside of the frame.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Engraved 3 (Copy) paper Into Selection.
Deselect for now.

Add the elements below the frame: (Don’t worry about what overhangs the frame.  We’ll clean that up in a bit.)
Punkin House
Cupcake 1:  Resize 40%
Little Ghostie 3:  Resize 35%

Highlight the paper layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight each element below the frame and tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Add the rest of your elements.  I used:
Ghost 1 (Copy)
Gourd:  Resize 35%/Free rotate Left 15 degrees/Duplicate/Resize 70%/Duplicate/Mirror
Reaper 3:  Resize 60%/Mirror
Vlad 2:  Resize 60%/Mirror
Lil Witch:  Resize 50%
Curly (your choice of color and however many you want):  Resize 20% and 80%

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Grunge 4 Paper Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the Mask.
Use your Pick tool to pull the sides out a little.
Merge Group.

Crop your tag.

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Color Pallet:
Foreground: #000000
Background: Pattern/Engraved 5 Paper
Angle: 0
Scale: 50
OK
Stroke: 1.00
Type your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:

Resize all layers 80%.

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

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Magical Side of Halloween


Supplies

1 tube of choice and 1 Image  – I used the wonderful artwork of Lori Karels which can be purchased from UpYour Art.  You must have a license to use.

Font of choice - I used Buffied here

My Mask 1 here

Alika’s “Water Runs Red” Template  here

Plug Ins used:
Brush Strokes – Cross Hatch
Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II – Pool Shadow

Supplies which I created for this tutorial here.
These elements and papers are to be used for this tutorial only.

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

~~ Lets get started ~~

Open up the template
Shift + D.
Close out the original.
Delete the top 9 layers.
New Raster layer.
Send to bottom.
Flood fill white.

Color Pallet:
Foreground: #a087aa

Highlight Rect 4 Frame layer.
Make your Target Tool active and change the color to #a087aa

Repeat the above step with:
Circle Frame, Rect 2 Frame, Rect 3 Frame, Rect Frame.

Highlight Rect 4 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 1 Into Selection.

Apply Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II – Pool Shadow:

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Position over the paper layer.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Change the Properties to Soft Light.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Circle layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper2 Into Selection.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer above the paper.
Change the Properties to Burn.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Rect 2 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste your Image Into Selection.
Apply Brush Strokes – Cross Hatch:
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Repeat the above step with Rect 3 layer.

Highlight Rect layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 3 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.

Add the elements I supplied:
Flower 1: Duplicate
Flower 2: Duplicate 2x’s
Spider Web: Duplicate/Duplicate/Resize 70%
Leaves:  Duplicate 2x’s

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 4 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the Mask.
Resize 80%
Merge Group.
Move toward the upper left of your canvas.
Duplicate
Move toward the lower right of your canvas.

Add your credits.

Add your name.
Color Pallet:
Foreground: #a087aa
Background: #000000
Stroke: 1.00
Type your name.

Resize all layers 80%.

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

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