Wednesday, February 29, 2012

•Sweet Dreams Baby•

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)
Tube/Image-TooshToosh. You MUST have a license to use this tube. Do NOT use this tube w/o the proper license!
These ADORABLE images are available here: www.tooshtoosh.com 
FTU Scrap kit Beautiful Baby here: HERE
My template: Sweet Dreams-here on my blog.

Open the template
Delete the © info
Delete the moon and stars *UNLESS you want to use them!*
Select the background oval in the template w/ your magic wand
Selections
Modify
Expand 2
Copy and paste a paper from the kit as a new layer
Selections
Invert
Delete
Select none
So the same for the rectangle in the template
Open all the elements you want to include in your tag.
Resize them according to what you want
I pasted all my elements and mirrored them to have an even look to my tag.
I used the following:
Sheep (which I colorized)
Train
Kitty w/ balloons
Paste each element
Add drop shadow to each one.
Now copy and paste your tube
Add drop shadow
Colorize the text of the template if you’d like
I added noise and gave it an inner bevel as well.
Move it if you’d like.
Crop your tag down
Resize
Add your name/text & © info.
Save & enjoy!




Friday, February 24, 2012

•Scrub-a-dub-dub-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)
Alien skin xenofex constellation 
Tube/Image-TooshToosh. You MUST have a license to use this tube. Do NOT use this tube w/o the proper license!
These ADORABLE images are available here: www.tooshtoosh.com 
Open new image 500*175
flood fill w/ color of your choice
-I used a light blue
Effects
Texture effects
Tile
I used the following settings:
-Tile-
square shape
0
30
3

-Image-
94
2
2
5

-Light-
White
315
51
32

-OK-
Copy & paste the close up of your tube
Duplicate
Mirror
Merge the two
Change blend mode to soft light
(play w/ the blend modes, you  might find something you like better)
Copy and paste any elements you want to use
I used blue bubbles that came w/ my tube
Add drop shadow
Use your rectangle tool to make your long white rectangle
Convert to raster layer
Change visibility to about 80%
Add your text 
Add your tube layer
Add drop shadow
Add new raster layer
Selections
Select all
Selections
Modify
Selection borders
Both sides
2
flood fill w/ color of choice
Add noise setting of choice
Add your © info and any name or text you want.
If you’re not going to animate, you’re finished J

To animate:
Select whatever you want to have sparkles w/ your magic wand
Apply your constellation
I just used random but made sure my twinkle amount was set to 100
As well as my overdrive at 100
•keep original image 

Apply your effect
Select none
Copy merged

Go to AS
Paste as new animation

Back to PSP
Undo
Undo
Apply your effect again (hit random seed)
Select none
Copy merged
Back to AS

Paste after current frame

Back to PSP follow the above steps again
Back to AS paste your third frame

Review your animation
Change the settings if you like
Save and enjoy your new banner!






Wednesday, February 22, 2012

•Irish Kisses-PTU•

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: Irish Kisses by Angel’s Designz.
You can get her kits here: HERE
Tube of choice: I’m using the wonderful work of Ismael Rac
This is a tube you MUST have a license to use.  Don’t use these tubes without a license!
Find these tubes here: http://xeracx.net/store/ 

Let’s Begin:
Open new image 800*600
Copy and paste your frame
I colorized mine a bit and added noise to it.
Select the insides of the frame w/ your magic wand
Selections
Modify
Expand by 3
Copy and paste a paper of choice as new layer in the sections of your frame that you want it in
Selections
Invert
Delete
Select none
Move below the frame
Do the same for the other parts of the frame
Select your one of your paper rectangles
Select all
Float
Defloat
Copy and paste the close up of your tube
Position to your liking
Selections
Invert
Delete
Select none
Add drp shadow
Duplicate
Mirror
Copy and paste your tube
Add drop shadow
Now copy and paste all the elements you want to use.
Be sure to add drop shadow to each
I used the following:
Hat
Flowers
Clover bar
Cane
Clover chain
Rainbow
Sparkles
Position each to your liking
Crop your tag down
Resize
Add your © info
Add your name/text
Save and enjoy!

•TooshToosh Party-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)
Mask by Punky Butts: HERE
Tube/Image-TooshToosh. You MUST have a license to use this tube. Do NOT use this tube w/o the proper license!
These ADORABLE images are available here: www.tooshtoosh.com 
FTU Scrap kit ‘Party Time’ here: HERE
My sparkles-Just right click and save



Open a new canvas 800*600
Copy & paste one of your frames as new layer
Select the inside of it w/ your magic wand
Selections
Modify
Expand by 3
Copy a paper from the kit
Paste as new layer
Selections
Invert
Delete
Select none
Move below your frame
Copy and paste your tube
Add drop shadow
Copy and paste the sparkles I provided
Now select the elements you want to use in your tag
Copy and paste each as a new layer
Resizing if needed
Add drop shadow to each one you add
I used the following:
Jack in the box
Ice cream cone
Blue cupcake
Pink cupcake
Merge visible
Copy and paste another paper from the kit
Paste as new layer below your merged layers
Apply your mask here
Adjust if need be
Crop your tag down
Resize
Add your © info as well as your name or text
Save and enjoy your new tag!


Tuesday, February 21, 2012

•Pattie Love-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)
FTU kit: Pattie’s Love 
Here: http: HERE
Tube/Image-RAC. 
You MUST have a license to use this tube. Do NOT use this tube w/o the proper license!
These images are available here: www.xeracx.net/store 
Open your template
Make your canvas size bigger if you need to.
Delete the text & © info
Fill each of your shapes in your template w/ a paper or color to match the tube and kit.
Do this by selecting your shape
Select all
Float defloat
Copy your paper
Paste as new layer
Selections
Invert
Delete
Select none
Do this for the other parts of your template.
Copy and paste your tube as new layer
Add drop shadow
Duplicate the brown frame
Move this overtop your tube
Erase any parts covering your tube
Add drop shadow to bottom frame layer
Erase any parts of your tube hanging past the frame.
Now copy and paste the elements from the kit that you want to use.
I only used a few b/c I used the BOLD papers from the kit
White flower
Green flower
Hat
Green ribbon
Place elements as you like
Add drop shadow to each one.
Crop your tag down
Resize
Add name/text
Add © and save!

Monday, February 20, 2012

•Under the sea-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)
Animation shop
Tube/Image-TooshToosh. You MUST have a license to use this tube. Do NOT use this tube w/o the proper license!
These ADORABLE images are available here: www.tooshtoosh.com 
Bubble animation of choice.

This is going to be SUPER simple!
Open new image 500*175
flood fill w/ color of your choice
I used blue for my water
Add new raster layer
Use your paintbrush tool set on round
Size 7
Color: white
Make a few line around your canvas
Adjust
Blur
Gaussian blur: 11
OK
Now copy and paste your tubes/elements you want to use
Resize if you need to
Add drop shadow to each one
Add new raster layer
Selections
Select all
Modify
Selection borders
Both sides
Border width:2 
OK
Now flood fill that w/ color of choice
Select none
Add noise of choice
Add your © info and any names/text
Select your very bottom layer
Make it invisible (click the eye)
Merge visible on the other layers
Copy
Paste as new animation in AS
Back to your psp
Make your layer visible copy
Paste as new animation in AS
Open your bubble animation
See how many frames it is and duplicate your background that many times, 
As well as your merged frames

Bubble animation:
Select all
Copy 

Background frames:
Select all
Paste into selected frames
Paste your bubbles

Merged frames:
Select all
Copy

Back to your background w/ bubbles
Select all
Paste into selected frames
Position and click
View animation
Save & enjoy!
Sunday, February 19, 2012

•Waiting for Spring-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)
Tube/Image-TooshToosh. You MUST have a license to use this tube. Do NOT use this tube w/o the proper license!
These ADORABLE images are available here: www.tooshtoosh.com 
Fence element of choice
Rainbow & butterflies of choice (if not using tubes from the artist)

Open a new canvas 800*600
flood fill w/ white
Copy a paper or image of your choice & paste as new layer
Resize if needed
Apply your mask to this layer
Merge group and adjust if you need to.
Selections
Select all
Float
Defloat
Copy and paste your rainbow image
Paste as new layer
Selections
Invert
Delete
Select none
Copy and paste your fence element
Add drop shadow of choice
Copy and paste your tube 
Resize if needed
Add drop shadow
Copy and paste your butterflies
Add drop shadow
Merge visible
Crop down your tag
Resize to your liking
Add your © information
Add text of your choice
Add your name
Be sure to add drop shadow to each
Save and enjoy your new tag!



Monday, February 13, 2012

♥Love Me Tender-ptu♥

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: Love me Tender by Angel’s Designz.
You can get her kits here: http://angelsdesignz.blogspot.com/
Tube of choice: I’m using the wonderful work of Suzanne Woolcott
This is a tube you MUST have a license to use.  Don’t use these tubes without a license!
Template 197:  HERE


Let’s Begin:
Open your template
Delete the © info
Select each shape in your template and fill w/ a paper or color of your choice.
Do this by:
Select your shape
Select all
Float
Defloat
Copy and paste paper
Selectiong
Invert
Delete
Select none
Do this for each of your sections of your template
Copy & paste your tube
Add drop shadow of choice
Add your elements
I used the following:
Heart balloons
Butterfly
Red and blue roses
Ladybugs
Single ladybug
Cupcake
Silver hearts
Heart and bead swirl
Envelope
Gift box
Heart and feather element
Crop your tag down
Resize
Add © info and any names or text
Save & enjoy your new tag!

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

•Prince Charming•


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: Prince Charming
Tube/Image-Ismael Rac. You MUST have a license to use this tube. Do NOT use this tube w/o the proper license!
Get these tubes here: www.xeracx.net/store
Template here: HERE


Open your template
Delete the layers you won’t be using.
Select one of the shapes in your template w/ the magic wand
Selections
Modify
Expand by 1
Copy a paper from the kit
Edit
Paste as new layer
Selections
Invert
Delete
Select none
Do the same steps for the other parts of the template
Copy the close up of your tube
Select one of the shapes in your template
(I used the large circle on the left)
Select all
Float
Defloat
Paste your close up
Position
Selections
Invert
Delete
Select none
Change the blend mode of your close up to luminance legacy
Reduce visibility to about 60%
Now select all the elements you want to include in your tag
Resize each one
Copy and paste each element and add drop shadow.
I used the following:
Rainbow
Heart dangle
Pink ribbon
Flag pol
Clouds
Flowers
Pink frog
Green frog
Scroll
Swan 
Copy and paste your tube
To outline it like it did
Select your tube
Select all
Float
Defloat
Expand by 2
Add new raster layer
flood fill w/ color of your choice
Add noise
Move below your tube
Merge the outline and the tube together
Add drop shadow.
Crop your tag down
Merge visible
Resize
Add you © and text
Save & enjoy!

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