Wednesday, November 30, 2011

-Sweet Christmas-PTU

((Click for better view))
For this tutorial, you’ll need a working knowledge of PSP.
I’m using PSP 9 but any version should work. 
This tutorial is my own and any resemblance to any other is purely coincidental.
Supplies for this tutorial:
PSP (any version)
Scrap kit of choice.
I’m using the PTU kit: Sweet Christmas
You can find it here: HERE
Template 119 by Leah here: www.amyleahsgimptastictuts.blogspot.com  
Tube/Image-By Lady Mishka. You MUST have a license to use this tube. Do NOT use this tube w/o the proper license!
Get these tubes here: www.picsfordesign.com 
Mask of choice


This is going to be super easy!
Let’s begin!!
Open your template
Delete the © layer
Delete the text in your template
Select each part of your template (individually) w/ your magic wand
Copy a paper from your kit
Paste as new layer
Selections
Invert
Delete
Select none
Do this for each shape in your template.
Fill each with either a template or color to match your kit/tube.
Now select all the elements you want to use in your tag
Open them up
Resize as you prefer. 
Copy and paste each into your tag as a new layer
Position
Add drop shadow
I used the following elements:
Ribbon
Pink candy canes
Pink baubles
Blue baubles
Pink garland
Christmas lights
Copy and paste your tube
Crop as needed
Add drop shadow
Copy a paper from your kit
Paste as new layer below all other layers
Apply your mask to this layer
Merge group
Crop your tag down
Add your © info and any text you want on it.
Save and enjoy your new tag!



Friday, November 25, 2011

-Pink Cutie-PTU

(Click for clear view)
For this tutorial, you’ll need a working knowledge of PSP.
I’m using PSP 9 but any version should work. 
This tutorial is my own and any resemblance to any other is purely coincidental.
Supplies for this tutorial:
PSP (any version)
Scrap kit of choice.
I’m using the PTU kit: Luv 2 Text
Tube is by Zlata_M you can find these tubes at www.picsfordesign.com
You MUST have a license to use this tube! Don’t use w/o a license!
Mask of choice


This is going to be super easy!
Let’s begin!!
Copy & paste a paper from your kit
Paste as new layer
Apply your mask to this layer
Merge group
Open a frame from your kit
Select the inside w/ your magic wand
Selections
Modify
Expand by 4
Add new raster layer
Flood fill w/ a color to match your kit and tube.
Select none
Move below your frame
Copy & paste the close up of your tube
Adjust and crop so it fits inside your frame
Change blend mode to luminance legacy
Duplicate
Mirror
Now copy & paste the elements of your choice.
Make this tag your own.
I used the following:
Element 40
Element 62
Element 7
Element 43
Element 18
& sparkles from the kit
Copy & paste each element you want to use
Copy & paste your tube
Add drop shadow
Crop your tag down
Resize
Add © info
And add your name/text
Save & enjoy :)





Tuesday, November 15, 2011

-Christmas Cutie-

(Click for clear view)

For this tutorial, you’ll need a working knowledge of PSP.
I’m using PSP 9 but any version should work. 
This tutorial is my own and any resemblance to any other is purely coincidental.
Supplies for this tutorial:
PSP (any version)
Scrap kit of choice.
I’m using the FTU Kit: An Abominable Christmas
You can get her kits here: http://kittzkreationz.blogspot.com/ 
Tube of choice: I’m using the wonderful work of Elias Chatzoudis
This is a tube you MUST have a license to use.  Don’t use these tubes without a license!
You can find it here: www.psptubesemporium.com 
Christmas mask by Faith here: HERE

Let’s Begin:
Open a new canvas-800c600--we’ll crop later.
flood fill white
Copy & paste the wreath from the kit
Select the inside of the wreath w/ your magic wand
Selections
Modify
Expand by 7
Add new raster layer
flood fill w/ a color to go w/ the kit (I used red)
Select none
Move below your wreath.
Copy & paste the close up of your tube
Crop so it fits inside the wreath
Change blend mode to luminance legacy
Copy & paste your full tube over top of your wreath
Add drop shadow
Now we add the elements we want to use.
Use the ones you like..there are TONS in this great kit!
I used the following:
Elf sign
Penguin
Light bubbles
Bells
Red ribbon
Copy & paste each element
Position where you like
Add drop shadow to each
Close off visibility of your white back ground layer
Merge visible
Now copy & paste a paper of your choice from your kit
Move under your merged tag
Apply your mask to this layer
You might have to play w/ it a bit to make it fit how you want.
Once it’s set, merge group
Crop down
Reize
Add © info & your name
Select your mask layer
Adjust
Add noise
Gaussian 
35%

Edit
Copy merged
Paste as new animation in AS

Back to PSP
Undo
Add noise
Same settings but change to 45%

Edit
Copy merged
Add after current frame in AS

Back to PSP
Undo
Add noise
Same settings but change to 55%

Edit 
copy merged
Paste after current frame in AS

View animation
If you like it, save & Ta-da! You have a new tag!
Thanks for doing my tut!

Monday, November 14, 2011

-Santa's Goodies-FTU

For this tutorial, you’ll need a working knowledge of PSP.
I’m using PSP 9 but any version should work. 
This tutorial is my own and any resemblance to any other is purely coincidental.
Supplies for this tutorial:
PSP (any version)
Scrap kit of choice.
I’m using the FTU Kit: Santa’s Goodie Bag by Angel’s Designz.
You can get her kits here: http://angelsdesignz.blogspot.com/
Tube of choice: I’m using the wonderful work of Simon Han
This is a tube you MUST have a license to use.  Don’t use these tubes without a license!
I got this tube last year from MPT but you ca now find it HERE
Alien skin: Constellation 
Winter image of choice

Let’s Begin:
Open a new canvas-800c600--we’ll crop later.
flood fill white
Copy & paste the frame you want to use as a new layer
Select the inside with your magic wand
Selections
Modify
Expand by 3
Add new layer
flood fill w/ color of choice
DO NOT DESELECT
Move below your fram
Copy your winter image
Paste as new layer
Selections
Invert
Delete
Select none
Change the blend mode of your winter image to luminance legacy.
Copy and paste your tube above all other layers
Add drop shadow
Select the elements you want to use
Paste and position how you like them
Add drop shadow
I used:
candy cane
Flower
Holly w/ ribbon
Stars
Merge visible
Crop and resize
Add you © info
Add your name
To animate:
Select the parts of your tag you want glittery
Adjust
Add noise
45
Apply your constellation effect 
But your twinkle amount-100
Overdrive-100
Star density-3
Edge-8
Varition-50
Size-1.98
Apply
Select none
Copy merged
Paste as new animation in AS

Back to PSP
UNDO your constellation & noise

Keep selected
Apply noise 50
Apply constellation-random seed
Select none
Copy merged
Paste after current frame in AS

Back to PSP
UNDO both again
Apply noise-60
Apply constellation-random seed
Select none
Copy merged
Paste after current frame in AS

View your animation
If you like it
Save!
Thanks for trying this tut!


Wednesday, November 9, 2011

-Purple Christmas-PTU

(click to view clear © info)


For this tutorial, you’ll need a working knowledge of PSP.
I’m using PSP 9 but any version should work.

This tutorial is my own and any resemblance to any other is purely coincidental.

Supplies for this tutorial:

PSP (any version)
Scrap kit of choice.
I’m using the PTU kit: All Wrapped Up By Jens Sweet Temptations
Be sure to check out her blog: http://jenssweettemptations.blogspot.com/ 
Tube of choice: Gorjuss girls can be found here: http://www.gorjussarthome.com/store/ 


Let’s begin:
Open a new work space-800x600-we’ll crop later.
Use your rectangle tool to draw out a square. 
Width 23, foreground: white, background: null
Promote layer
Tilt it.
Select the inside of your frame (square) w/ your magic wand
Selections
Modify
Selections borders set at 2 Inside border
flood fill with a color to match your kit or tube.
Select none
Now select inside the frame again w/ your magic wand
Selections
Modify
Expand by 4
Copy and paste a paper from your kit
Selections
Invert
Delete
Select none
Move below frame.
Copy & paste your tube over top of the frame
Erase any parts hanging out
Now you can copy & paste the elements you want to use in your tag
Resize the ones that need it
Position
Add drop shadow to each element you add. 
I used:
Bell
Christmas tree
Presents
Little deer
Make this tag your own by using the elements you like best!
Merge visible
Add new layer
flood fill w/ color of choice
I used purple
Apply your mask
Merge group
Move below your tag
Merge visible
Crop down
Resize
Add © add your name/text
Save & enjoy!

Monday, November 7, 2011

-Gathering Leaves-FTU-

For this tutorial, you’ll need a working knowledge of PSP.
I’m using PSP 9 but any version should work. 
This tutorial is my own and any resemblance to any other is purely coincidental.
Supplies for this tutorial:
PSP (any version)
Scrap kit of choice.
I’m using the FTU kit: Lovely Autumn
Tube/Image-I used this beauty from Elias Chatzoudis 
You MUST have a license to use these tubes! Do NOT use w/o a license!
Leaves animation of choice.
Fall image of choice
Font of choice

Open new image 800*600
Flood fill it white
Copy & paste your fall scene
Apply your mask to this image
Merge your mask group
Copy the leaf scatter from your kit
Paste as new layer behind your masked layer
Resize it by about 65% move to the left of your masked image
Duplicate
Flip
Mirror
Select the other elements you want to use from your kit
Copy
Paste and position where you like in your tag.
Add drop shadow of choice to each element
I used the following:
Wheel barrow of leaves
Crow
Word art
Copy & paste your tube
Add drop shadow
Crop
Resize
Add your © & name.
If you don’t want to animate, then save now.

To animate:
Copy merged
Paste as new animation in animation shop
Open up your leaf animation of choice
Look at the # of frames your animation is
Go back to your tag & duplicate your tag to be the same # of frames as your animation
 Back to your animation
Select ALL
Back to your tag
Select all
Right click on your first frame of your tag
Click PASTE INTO SELECETED FRAME
Position your animation & click
View your animated tag & if it is how you want it, save as .gif
Enjoy your new tag!

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