Friday, April 26, 2013

Tropical Sea Breeze


Supplies Needed

1 tube of choice – I used the gorgeous artwork of Cris DeLara which can be purchased from UpYour Art.  You must have a license to use.

Font of choice – I used Bamboo Brisk here

Monti Circular mask here

 “Sandy Toes & Salty Kisses” is a tagger size scrap kit created by me, Bev of HorsePlay’s Pasture Designs and can be purchased from either of my stores - Scraps From the Heart or Heartbeatz Creations.  You can visit my designing blog here.
  
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 EL 32 as a new layer.
Resize 50%
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 10 Into Selection.
Deselect.

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

Copy and paste EL 33 as a new layer.
Make your Pick Tool active and pull the side in so that the width of the frame measures approximately 275 pixels.
Duplicate/Resize 80%

Move both frames and the merged layer into their exact positions – see my tag for reference.

Open up Paper 12.
Mirror
Copy and Paste as a new layer just below the larger rectangle frame.
Resize 65%
Move it into a position that looks good beneath both of the frames.
Highlight the large frame.
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
Highlight the paper layer.
Right click on the layer in your layers pallet/Promote Section to Layer.
Deselect.

In your layers pallet move the full paper layer just below the smaller rectangle frame.
Highlight the frame layer.
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
Selections/Invert
Highlight the paper layer.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
See my tag for placement.

Add your elements.  I used:
EL 2:  Resize 70%
EL 4:  Resize 25%
EL 54:  Resize 70%/Mirror/Duplicate
EL 14:  Resize 60%/Free rotate Left 100 degrees
EL 55:  Resize 50%
EL 13:  Place behind the round frame
EL 5:  Duplicate
EL 48:  Resize 50%/Mirror
EL 12:  Resize 30%/Duplicate
EL 11:  Resize 50%/Use your Pick Tool to flatten a little/Duplicate 2x’s

Highlight your white background layer.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 11 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the Mask.
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
Color Pallet:
Foreground:  #000000
Background: #469ab6
Stroke: 1.0

Type your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:
 photo NameInnerBevel-1_zpsf2db7c63.jpg

Resize all layers 80%.
   
I’d love to see your results.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Sandy Toes & Salty Kisses

Supplies Needed

1 tube of choice – I used the gorgeous artwork of Cris DeLara which can be purchased from UpYour Art.  You must have a license to use.

Font of choice – I used Bamboo Brisk here

Monti Circular mask here

 “Sandy Toes & Salty Kisses” is a tagger size scrap kit created by me, Bev of HorsePlay’s Pasture Designs and can be purchased from either of my stores - Scraps From the Heart or Heartbeatz Creations.  You can visit my designing blog here.
  
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 EL 31 as a new layer.
Resize 75%
Use your Freehand Selection Tool set on Point to Point and outline the outer edges of the frame.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 10 Into Selection.
Deselect.

Copy and paste your tube in front of the left side of the frame.

Add your elements.  I used:
EL 35:  Resize 85%/Duplicate/Resize 70%
EL 2:  Resize 45%
El 18:  Resize 45%
El 16:  Resize 50%/Duplicate
EL 65:  Resize 75%
EL 13
EL 11:  Resize 60%/Duplicate as many times as you like
EL 20:  Resize 60%
EL 4:  Resize 25%
EL 69:  Resize 30%
EL 68:  Resize 30%/Free rotate Right 25 degrees
EL 72:  Resize 40%
EL 10:  Resize 30%/Duplicate/Resize 70%
EL 70:  Resize 35%
EL 71:  Resize 30%/Flip

Crop your image – I cropped only the blank space at the bottom of my tag.

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 14 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Adjust/Blur/Gaussian Blur:
Radius: 3
OK
Apply the Mask.
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
Color Pallet:
Foreground:  #000000
Background: #469ab6
Stroke: 1.0

Type your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:
 photo NameInnerBevel-1_zpsf2db7c63.jpg

Resize all layers 80%.
   
I’d love to see your results.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

The Punishment


Supplies Needed

2 tubes of choice – I used the wonderful artwork of Carol Moore which can be purchased from PSPTube Stop.  You must have a license to use.

Font of choice – I used Milestone Script here

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

 “The Punishment Sampler” is free to use tagger size scrap kit created by Jessica of Gothic Inspirations and can be downloaded from her blog here.  Don’t forget to leave Jess a thank you.  They’re always very much appreciated.
  
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 Frame 3 as a new layer.
Resize 30%
Free rotate Left 10 degrees
Paste Frame 3 again.
Resize 30%
Move into position at the left side of the first frame.  In your layers pallet move below the rotated frame.
Duplicate/Mirror/Move into better position at the right side of the rotated frame.

To each frame:
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 4 Into Selection.
Apply Brush Strokes – Sprayed Strokes:
Stroke Length: 12
Spray Radius: 11
Right Diag
OK
Deselect.

Highlight the paper that belongs to the center frame.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Highlight the paper layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the tube layer.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Highlight the paper that belongs to the right frame.
Copy and paste your 2nd tube choice as a new layer just below the frame.
Change the Properties to Luminance Legacy.
Duplicate/Mirror/Move into position below the left frame.

Highlight the paper layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the tube layer just above the paper layer.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Repeat the above step with the other tube layer.

Copy and paste Frame 5 as a new layer just above your white canvas.
Resize 55%
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 2 Into Selection.
Apply Greg’s Factory Output Vol. II – Pool Shadow:
Use Default settings accept change the Intensity bar to 243
Apply the Pool Shadow effect again.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Wire Into Selection.
Change the Properties to Hard Light.
Lower the Opacity to about 31
Deselect.

Add your elements.  I used:
Frame 1:  Resize 40%/Duplicate 3x’s
Chandelier:  Use your Selection Tool set on Rectangle and section off just the chain portion of the element/Copy/Paste as a new layer/Resize 65%/Duplicate/Mirror
Key:  Resize 35%/Mirror/Free Rotate Right 10 degrees
Pentagram:  Resize 55%/Duplicate
Leaves
Charm:  Resize 30%/Duplicate 2x’s/Use Pick Tool to turn this way and that
Heart Border:  Resize 75%
Ribbon 1:  Resize 40%/Flip
Word Art:  Resize 50%
Raven 1:  Resize 40%

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
Color Pallet:
Foreground:  #000000
Background: ##3f3b33
Stroke: 1.5

Type your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:
 photo nameinnerbevel-7_zpsc9f91d72.jpg

Give your name a drop shadow on its own layer.
Use your Pick Tool to flatten it.

Resize all layers 80%.
   
I’d love to see your results.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

By the Sea


Supplies Needed

1 tube of choice – I used the artwork of Dean Yeagle which can be purchased from CDO.  You must have a license to use.

Font of choice – I used Inspiration

Becky Mask 22 here

 “By the Sea” is a tagger size scrap kit created by Vickie by Vickie’s Scraps and can be purchased here.  Thank you Vickie for another fantastic 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 El 198 as a new layer.
Resize 65%
Don’t worry about placement just yet.
Click inside of the frame with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste Paper 25 Into Selection.
Deselect for now.

Add the following elements below the frame, see my tag for placement – don’t worry about what overhangs the frame.  We’ll clean that up in a bit.
El 50:  Resize 15%
El 62:  Resize 15%
El 87: Position in the top left corner/Duplicate/Resize 60%
El 204:  Resize 15%

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

Close out your white canvas.
Merge Visible.
Reopen your white canvas.
Move the merged larger slightly to the left on your canvas.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.

Add your elements.  I used:
El 200:  Resize 50%/Free rotate Left 180 degrees
El 222:  Resize 50%/Flip
El 89:  Resize 80%
El 60:  Resize 70%/Duplicate/Mirror
El 108:  Resize 40%
El 95;  Resize 15%
El 32:  Resize 25%/Free rotate Left 25 degrees
El 27:  Resize 20%
190:  Use your Pick Tool to flatten the image/Duplicate/Duplicate Mirror – move all 3 sand layers into position
40:  Resize 25%/Free rotate Right 25 degrees
41:  Resize 20%
44:  Resize 15%/Use your Pick Tool to turn slightly

Highlight your white background.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 18 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
Foreground and Background: #000000
Type your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:
 photo nameinnerbevel-7_zps6710f4d9.jpg

Resize all layers 80%.
   
I’d love to see your results.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Monday, April 22, 2013

Down by the Sea

Supplies Needed

1 tube of choice – I used the wonderful artwork of Deanna Bach Talsma which can be purchased from PSP Tube Stop.  You must have a license to use.

Font of choice – I used Inspiration

Template 6 by Carol of Hugahav’s Haven here
Thank you Carol!!

 “Down by the Sea” is a tagger size scrap kit created by Vickie of Vickie’s Scraps and can be purchased here.  Thank you Vickie for a fantastic kit!
  
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 top 2 layers.

Highlight Small Rectangle layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Invert
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 14 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Give the paper layer a slight Inner Bevel:
 photo redinnerbevel_zps089a307c.jpg

Highlight Top Circle layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 6 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Repeat the above step with Middle and Bottom Circle layers.

Highlight Lrg Circle layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Invert
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 1 Into Selection.
Effects/Illumination Effects/Sunburst:
Match your settings to mine-
 photo sunburst-1_zpsb79ea269.jpg
Do Not Deselect yet.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer just above the paper layer.
If you’re using the same tube as I did, you want to copy and paste “Kindred’s Dolphin” layer.  Move it into a position that looks good over the bottom little circle as well.
Right Click on the tube layer in your layers pallet and choose “Promote Section to Layer”
Copy and paste Element 61 as a new layer behind the tube layer.
Resize 40% - move into position – see my tag for reference.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

In your layers pallet move the original tube layer just above the bottom little circle paper layer.
Highlight the bottom little circle paper layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the tube layer just above it.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Copy and paste the tube layer named “Dolphin” as a new layer at the top of your layers pallet.  Move it so that it matches exactly over the dolphin in the tube layer you just pasted in the large circle – see my tag for reference.

Copy and paste “Dolphin and Girl” layer from your tube layers.
Resize 30%
See my tag for placement.

Add your elements.  I used:
111:  Resize 80%
113
29: Section out the top flower. Resize 80%/Duplicate/Flip/Duplicate/Resize 80%/Duplicate/Mirror/Resize 70%
106: Resize 40%
108: Resize 40%/Free rotate Left 20 degrees
10:  Resize 70%/Duplicate/Resize 50%/Duplicate/Resize 70%
115:  Resize 25%

Highlight the Effect layer.
Use your Target Tool and change the color to #73abba.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
Color Pallet:
Foreground:  #544124
Background: #2e722c
Stroke: 1.5

Type your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:
 photo nameinnerbevel-7_zps6710f4d9.jpg

Copy and paste 82 as a new layer below your name.
Make your Pick Tool active and flatten the element.  Pull the sides out if needed so that it’s the same length as the name.

Resize all layers 80%.
   
I’d love to see your results.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Grunge Princess

Supplies Needed

1 tube of choice – I used the artwork of Arthur Crowe which can be purchased here.  You must have a license to use.

Font of choice – I used Jellyka Castle’s Queen here

Weescotlass Mask 38 here

Plug Ins used:
Brush Strokes – Sprayed Strokes

“Grunge Princess” is a tagger size scrap kit created by Kizzed by Kelz and can be purchased from TKO Scraps.  You can visit her blog here. Thank you Kelz for a fantastic 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.

New Raster layer.
Make your Selection Tool active set on Rectangle.
Create a rectangle approximately 325 x 450 pixels.
Copy and paste Paper 2 Into Selection.
Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise:
Gaussian and Monochrome checked
Noise: 87%
OK
Deselect.
Move this layer a little to the right on your canvas.
We’ll come back to this layer in a little while.

Copy and paste Skull Frame as a new layer.
Resize 45%
Duplicate 2x’s for a total of 3 frames.
Move all frames and glitter rectangle into position – see my tag for reference.
Once all layers are in position, Merge Visible the 3 skull frames.

Color Pallet:
Foreground: #C0C0C0
Background: #ffffff
Set on Gradient:
Angle: 128
Repeat: 2
Invert checked

Highlight the merged skull frame layer.
Click inside of each frame with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 2.
New Raster layer below the merged frame layer.
Flood fill with the gradient.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer below the frames.
Change the Properties of the tube layer to Overlay.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Highlight the glitter layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Invert
Selections/Modify/Contract by 7.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 20 Into Selection.
Do Not Deselect.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Move into position in front of the rectangle.
Duplicate – Change the Properties to Soft Light, move below the original tube layer in your layers pallet, and Into Position over the paper layer.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Apply Brush Strokes – Sprayed Strokes:
Stroke Length: 14
Spray Radius: 24
Stroke Direction: Right Diagonal.
OK

Add your elements.  I used:
Bubble Hearts:  Resize 50%
Fence:  Resize 70%/Flip/Duplicate
Bear:  Resize 50%/Mirror
Bow:  Resize 25%/Duplicate 2x’s/Mirror one of them
Glitter Stars:  Resize 50%/Mirror
Frame

Highlight your white canvas. 
New Raster Layer. 
Select All. 
Copy and paste Paper 7 Into Selection.
Deselect. 
Apply the mask. 
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
Type your name.
Convert to Raster layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Selections/Modify/Expand by 2.
New Raster layer below your name.
Flood fill white.
Merge Visible both name layers.

Resize all layers 80%.
   
I’d love to see your results.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

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