Monday, May 28, 2012

Templates

Here is my part for the Creative Misfits template challenge. The theme was hearts. Here is what I came up with. Click on the preview to head on over to Creative Misfits for download.
I would love to see anything you create!! Happy Creating!!!




Sunday, May 27, 2012

FTU Colorful Bits


Here is a FTU kit for you to play around with. If you make anything with my kit, I would love to see it. Happy Creating!!!


Click on preview to download.



Creative Misftis Word Art


Head on over to the Creative Misfits blog to download some awesome wordart. This months theme was Glamorous. Click on the preview to go to their blog for download.



Thursday, May 24, 2012

Template

Here is a template I created. If you download, please leave a comment. And if you create anything from my template I would love to see your work!! Happy Creating!!

Click on link to download.


Summer Nights

This tutorial and tag was written of my own design. Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.


Supplies

Scrap Kit of Choice: I am using the scrap kit Summer Nights by Angela over at Angela's Tuts N Tag. Here 
Tube of choice: I am using my FAV artwork. Elias Chatzoudis. You must have a license to use his artwork.
Mask of choice: I am using a mask from Weescotslass. Here. 
Font: I'm using Blue Plate Special
I used DSB Bright Noise for the name and Eyecandy Glass

Elements and Papers used

Frame 3
Element 1
Element 5
Element 6
Element 10
Element 14
Element 18
Element 26

Paper 5
Paper 10

Lets Get Started

Open a new canvas 800x800
Open your frame
Copy and paste to workspace
Using magic wand, select inside of frame.
Selections>Modify>Expand by 8
Open Paper 5. Copy.
Paste into Selection.
Selections>None
Drag paper layer below frame layer.
Add drop shadow.
Open element 26.
Copy and paste to workspace.
Downsize to your liking.
Use my example to place.
I duplicated than flipped the second sand so it would have a more natural look.
Using the other elements and my example place them into your tag.
Be sure to add drop shadows.
Open your tube. Copy and paste to workspace.
Size to your liking.
Duplicate tube. Hide the duplicated tube for now.
Drag origianl tube below frame layer.
Using magic wand, highlight paper layer and select with wand.
Highlight tube layer
Selections>Invert>Delete>Selections>None
Unhide and highlight duplicated tube layer.
Using eraser tube, erase part of the tube above the frame. Use my example.
On the original tube, add your drop shadow. I used Lokas 3D shadow.
Apply your mask.
Resize.
Add name.
Add copyright and your done.

If you use my tutorial I would love to see what you create!!




Sunflower Dragon

This tutorial and tag was written of my own design. Any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Supplies
 
Scrap kit of choice: I used Blossom Thyme by Imagic Reflections. You can download it here 
Template: I used template 135 from Amy and Leahs Gimptastic Tuts. You can download here..
Tube of choice: I am using the adorable artwork of Tooshtoosh. You must have a license to use this artwork.
Mask of choice: I am using an unknown mask. If you know who's it is or if it's yours please let me know so I can properly credit.

I am using animation in this tag. You do not have to and I will not be providing that part. If you would like to animate and know how, I downloaded the butterfly animation from Peachie's Collection, here 
 
 
 
Elements and papers used
 
Papers
1(2)
1
2(2)
3(2)
4(2)
5
8
13
 
Elements
Watering can 
Buttons
 
Let's Get Started
 
Open your template.
Remove copyright layer.
Resize Canvas to 800x800. I like a larger workspace. You can resize later.
Working from the bottom up
Apply paper 01 to temp layer 12.
Add drop shadow of choice. 
Delete temp layer.
Repeat with this paper for temp layer 10.
Open paper 03(2)
Apply to temp layer 11.
Add drop shadow.
Delete temp layer.
Open paper 4(2)
Apply to temp layer 9.
Add drop shadow
Delete temp layer.
Open paper 2(2)
Apply to temp layer 8.
Add drop shadow
Delete temp layer.
Open paper 8
Apply to temp layers 7 & 5
Add drop shadow
Delete temp
Open paper 2
Apply to frame layers 6 & 4
Add drop shadows
Delete temp layers
Open paper 1
Apply to temp layer 3
Add drop shadow 
Delete temp layer.
Open paper 2.
Apply to temp layer 1
Add drop shadow.
Delete temp layer.
Open paper 3.
Apply to temp layer 2.
Add drop shadow.
Delete temp layer.
Add your tube following my example
I used Luminance Legacy for for the blend mode
Add your water can and buttons following my example.
Apply mask.
Resize.
Add your name, copyright and your done.
You would now take it over to animation shop if you wish to animate.
 
Thank you for following my tutorial. Would love to see any results you have.
 
 
 
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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Dazzle Me Blog Train-Spring Delight FTU

Here is my contribution to the Dazzle Me Blog Train. The theme is Spring Delight. I created a FTU kit for you. Make sure you visit the other stops along the way!! Enjoy!!

You can download this kit here.

Other Stops
 PolkaDot Scraps
Scraps By JustSan
S.G. Rowe Designs
I would love to see anything you create using my kit!!

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Kiss My Attitude

This tag and tutorial was written of my own creation. Any similarity to any other is purely coincidental.


SUPPLIES
Tube of choice: I used the artwork of Keith Garvey. You must have a license to use his work.
Scrap Kit of choice: I am using Rockin' The Attitude by A Space Between. You can download here.
Mask of choice: I used a mask by Horse Play's Pasture. You can find it here. Mask 31
Template: I used a template from Melissa's Creationz. I downloaded from the Creative Misfits Blog here. It's template 3.
Font of choice: I used The Nauti Gal.
Plug Ins-Penta dots-90, 2, 255, 255, 255
Tow The Line- 80, 54, 48, 9

Elements Used
Paper 12
Paper 13
Element 70
Element 71
Element 27

Let's Get Started

Open your template. Delete info layer.
Increase canvas size to 800x800. I like a larger space to work with. You can resize later.
Starting with raster 1, the rectangles.
Using magic wand, select rectangles.
Add new raster.
Flood fill with color of choice.
Selections None.
Using magic wand again,
select remaining rectangles.
Highlight the previous added raster.
Flood fill with color of choice. 
Selections none. 
Delete template layer.
Apply Penta Dots with the settings provided above.
Highlight rectangle frames.
Selections>Select All>Float>Defloat
Copy and paste paper 12 as a new layer.
Selections>Invert>Delete
Select none.
Delete template layer and add drop shadow of choice.
Highlight the small rectangles.
Using your magic wand, select the rectangles.
Add new raster.
Flood fill black.
Selections>None
Delete temp layer.
Apply Tow The Line with settings provided above.
Add drop shadow of choice.
Highlight raster 2.
Using your magic wand, select both rectangles.
Add new raster.
Flood fill with color of choice.
Selections none.
Delete temp layer.
Apply blinds effect if you like.
Highlight rectangle frames.
Using magic wand, highlight both frames.
Add new raster.
Flood fill black.
Selections none.
Delete temp layer.
Add drop shadow of choice.
Highlight raster 4.
Using magic wand, select rectangle.
Add new raster.
Flood fill with color of choice.
Selections>None
Delete temp layer.
I applied a texture. Do the same if you wish.
Highlight next rectangle frame.
Using magic wand, select frame.
Add new raster.
Flood fill black.
Selections>none.
Delete temp layer.
Add drop shadow.
Open your tube.
Using the close up, copy and paste to work space.
Drag down under the large rectange frame.
Place into position.
Using magic wand, select your paper layer.
Highlight your tube
Selections>Invert>Delete>Selections>None
Add drop shadow.
Repeat steps for the smaller rectangles with your tube.
Add drop shadow. Change blend mode to Luminance Legacy.
Open the Film Strip Element.
Position into place. 
Following my sample, place your tube into the Film Strip however you would like.
Change the blend mode to Luminance Legacy.
Apply the threads to your tag.
See my sample.
Open the Attitude element. 
Position into place.
Add drop shadow.
Using your font, type out KISS MY
and position into place.
See my sample.
Apply mask.
Resize your tag.
Add your name. Add copyright.
And your done. 

If you use my tutorial I would love to see any results!!