Thursday, February 28, 2013

Sweet Irish Temptations-PTU

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

SUPPLIES

Kit: I am using Sweet Irish Temptations by Black Widow Creationz. You can purchase here.
Tube of choice: I am using my favorite artist. Elias Chatzoudis. You must have a license to use his artwork.
Font of choice: I am using Lucky Charms
Mask of choice: This is one I downloaded from the Creative Misfits Blog here.
Texture of choice: I am using one by Vix. You can download here.


ELEMENTS

2
3
4
12
16
18
31
32
33
36

PAPERS
5

ADD DROP SHADOWS AS YOU GO
DOWNSIZE ELEMENTS TO YOUR LIKING

Open new raster 800x800. Flood fill white.
Open element 36. 
Resize to 550. 
C/P to workspace.
Using magic wand
select inside of frame.
Selections-Float-Defloat-Modify-Expand-6
New raster layer
 Flood fill with color of choice
Open your texutre
C/P to workspace
Selections-Invert
Hit Delete
Selections-None
 Change blend mode of texture to Luminance Legacy

Now open your elements and place to your liking.
Some are place above the frame
Some are placed between the Raster Layer and frame.

Add your tube
Position to your liking.

Open paper 
C/P to workspace
Apply mask

Resize tag to your liking
Add copyright
Add your name
And your done.
 


Thursday, February 21, 2013

Let's Party

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

SUPPLIES
Kit: Let's Party by Black Widow Creationz. You can purchase here.
Tube of choice: I am using Very Many. You must have a license to use this artwork.
Font of choice
Mask of choice: I am using one by Nicole. I downloaded at the Creative Misfits blog here.
Template 167 by Punky Butts. You can download from here.

ELEMENTS

3
4
6
7
11
20
49
55
57
59

PAPERS
1
2
6
7
10

DOWNSIZE ELEMENTS TO YOUR LIKING
IN AN EFFORT TO KEEP FROM REPEATING MYSELF A BUNCH, USE THE FOLLOWING TO APPLY YOUR PAPERS AND FLOOD FILL FRAMES.

SELECTIONS-FLOAT-DEFLOAT
OPEN PAPER 
C/P TO WORKSPACE
SELECTIONS-INVERT
HIT DELETE

FOR FLOOD FILLS
SELECTIONS-FLOAT-DEFLOAT
NEW RASTER LAYER
FLOOD FILL WITH COLOR OF CHOICE
SELECTIONS-NONE

APPLY DROP SHADOWS AS YOU GO. 
DELETE TEMPLATE LAYERS AS YOU GO.

LET'S GET STARTED

OPEN TEMPLATE
DELETE THE FIRST 4 LAYERS
NOW STARTING AT THE BOTTOM

USE THE ABOVE METHOD TO APPLY PAPERS AND FILL TO THE FOLLOWING LAYERS

RECTANGLE LAYER WITH PAPER 10
RECTANGLE FRAME FLOOD FILL BLACK
RECTANGLE 2 WITH PAPER 7
RECTANGLE 2 FRAME FLOOD FILL BLACK
RECTANGLE 3 WITH PAPER 6
RECTANGLE 3 FRAME FLOOD FILL BLACK
LARGE WHITE CIRCLE WITH PAPER 1
LARGE GLITTER FRAME FLOOD FILL BLACK
PINK CIRCLE FLOOD FILL WITH COLOR OF CHOICE
WHITE GLITTER FRAME FLOOD FILL BLACK
WHITE BORDER WITH PAPER 2
BORDER GLITTER FRAME FLOOD FILL BLACK

OPEN TUBE 
C/P TO WORKSPACE
POSITION INTO PLACE

OPEN EITHER A CLOSE UP OF TUBE OR YOUR PREVIOUS TUBE
C/P TO WORKSPACE
DRAG ABOVE YOUR FLOOD FILL COLOR OF CHOICE LAYER(IN MY PSP IT WAS THE NEW RASTER 12 YOU CREATED) 
POSITION INTO PLACE
HIGHLIGHT RASTER 12
SELECTIONS-FLOAT-DEFLOAT
HIGHLIGHT TUBE LAYER
SELECTIONS-INVERT
HIT DELETE
CHANGE BLEND MODE TO LUMINANCE LEGACY AND DROP THE OPACITY A LITTLE 

OPEN YOUR ELEMENTS
C/P TO WORKSPACE
POSITION TO DESIRED LOCATION

I USED A GRADIENT FOR MY MASK LAYER
APPLY MASK

RESIZE TAG TO YOUR LIKING
ADD YOUR NAME
ADD YOUR COPYRIGHT
AND YOUR DONE.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Evil Andy Ann-PTU

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

SUPPLIES

Kit: I am using Evil Andy Ann by Black Widow Creationz. This kit is exclusive to Scraps and The City. You can purchase this kit here.
Tube of choice: I am using the matching tubes by Gary Rudisill. You must have a license to use this artwork. 
Template #384 by Missy from Divine Intenionz here.
Font of choice
Mask of choice: I am unsure of where this mask came from. If you know or it's yours please let me know, so proper credit can be given. 
Animation Shop and basic knowledge of how to work AS
Mura Meister Copies
Eye Candy 4000 Fat

ELEMENTS
6
7
9
10
11
13
23
25
35
37
43

PAPERS
2
4
7
9
12
15

DOWNSIZE ELEMENTS TO YOUR LIKING
DELETE TEMPLATE LAYERS AS YOU GO
ADD DROP SHADOWS AS YOU GO

Let's Get Started

Open template
Delete layers 2,1, 8 & 14
Highlight layer 12 
Selections-Float-Defloat
Open paper 4
C/P to workspace
Selections-Invert
Hit delete key
Selections-None

Highlight layer 13
Selections-Float-defloat
Open paper 7
C/P to workspace
Selections-Invert
Hit Delete key
Selections-None

Highlight the copy of layer 13
Follow steps above using same paper

Highlight Layer 15
Selections-Float-Defloat
New Raster Layer
Flood fill black
Selections-None

Highlight layer 3
Selections-Float-Defloat
Open paper 2
C/P to workspace
Selections-Invert
Hit Delete Key
Selections-None

Highlighter layer 6
Selections-Float-Defloat
Open paper 9
C/P to workspace
Selections-Invert
Hit delete
Selections- None

Repeat above steps for Copy of layer 6

Highlight layer 5
Selections-Float-Defloat
Open paper 15
C/P to workspace
Selections-Invert
Hit delete key
Selections-None

Highlight Layer 17
Selections-Float-Defloat
New raster layer
Flood fill with color of choice
Selections-None
Apply a texture

Highlight Layer 9
Selections-Float-Defloat
New raster
Flood fill with color of choice
Selections-None
Apply Eye Candy Gradient Glow

Highlight layer 16
Selections-Float-Defloat
New Raster layer
Flood fill with color of choice
Selections-None

Hightlight layer 11
Selections-Float-Defloat
New raster
Flood fill with color of choice
Selections-None
Add a texture

Highlight Layer 4
Use the same steps above

Highlight the layer you just flood filled
Selections-Float-Defloat-Modify-Select Selections Border-3
New Raster
Flood fill with color of choice
Selections-None
Apply Eye Candy Gradient Glow

Now open your tube of choice
C/P to workspace
Drag below layer 9
Downsize to liking
Duplicate tube
Mirror tube
Now highlight layer 9
Selections-Float-Defloat
Highlight Original tube layer
Selections-Invert
Hit delete
Highlight duplicate tube layer
Selections-Invert
Hit Delete
Selections-None
Change blend mode to luminance legacy on both tubes

Open second tube
C/P to workspace
Position into place
Open your elements and place to your liking
I used the Mura Meister's on my stitches and used the line to create a line of stitches.

Open paper 12
C/P to workspace
Drag to the very bottom
Apply your mask

Resize tag to your liking
Add your copyright info
Add your name, but hide this layer for now

Hide the original tube you placed below layer 9
Copy/Merged

Take over to animation shop and paste as new layer
Back to PSP
Hide the copy of the tube below layer 9 and unhide the orignial
Copy merged
Take over to animation shop and paste after current frame
Back to PSP and Hide the orignal tube and unhide the copy
Copy Merged
Take over to animation shop and paste after current frame.
While in animation
Highlight the first frame
Effects-Image transition
Use the following settings
Now highlight frame 33 and apply the same effect as above.
You should now have a total of 65 Frames
Edit-Select-All
View-Animation
Make sure it's to your liking
Save without a name as a mng file
Later you can open and add names without redoing all animation
Back to PSP
Unhide your name layer
Copy
Back to animation shop
Paste as new animation
Duplicate till you have 65 frames
Edit-Select All
Right Click-Copy
Now Paste into your tag by 
Right click-Paste-Into selected frame
View your animation again to make sure all is well
Save your tag as a gif. 

I hope this wasn't to confusing. 
Happy Creating!!

Monday, February 18, 2013

Pot Of Gold Facebook Timeline-PTU

This tutorial is of my own design. Any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

SUPPLIES

Kit: I am using Pot Of Gold by Black Widow Creationz. You can purchase this or any of her other kits here.
Template 6 from Millie's PSP Madness. You can download here.
Tube of choice: I am using a tube by Misticheskaya. You can purcahse this tube from PFD. You must have a license to use this artwork.
Font of choice
Plug Ins:
Mura Meister Copies
Eye Candy 4000-Gradient Glow Fat


ELEMENTS
3
4
8
9
15
18
21
22
27
33

PAPERS
3

ADD DROP SHADOWS AS YOU GO
DOWNSIZE ELEMENTS TO YOUR LIKING
DELETE TEMPLATE LAYERS AS YOU GO

Open template
Delete credit layers, wordart layers, star layers and avatar layer.
Highlight layer 1
Using magic wand click on the pink rectangles
New raster layer
Flood fill with color of choice
Selections-None
Highlight Layer 1 again
Using magic wand, click on white stripes
Highlight the new raster you just created
Flood fill with color of choice
Selections-None
 
Highlight layer 3
Selections-Float-Defloat
New raster layer
Flood fill with color of choice
Selections-None
Effects-Artistic Effects-Halftone
Use the following settings:
 Highlight the halftone layer you just created
Selections-Float-Defloat-Modify-Expand-5
New raster layer
Flood fill black
Selections-None

Highlight layer 4
Selections-Select All-Float-Defloat
Open paper 3
Resize to 900 pixels
Adjust-Sharpness-Sharpen
C/P to workspace
Selections-Invert
Hit delete key
Selections-None
Apply gradient glow fat
 
Open tube
C/P to workspace
Position into place
 
Now you can open your elements and place to your liking.
For element 27 I applied Mura Meister's Copies in a line rotate and than added a gradient glow fat to it. 
 
Highlight layer 7
Selections-Float-Defloat
New raster layer
Flood fill with color of choice
Selections-None
Apply glitter if you wish and gradient glow fat
 
Now add your name
Add your copyright
And your done!!

Be careful placing your elements and copyright where they are not hidden by the avatar space.

 
 

Monday, February 11, 2013

Love Me Now-PTU



This tutorial was written of my own design. Any similarities is purely coincidental. 

SUPPLIES

Kit: I am using Love Me Now by Black Widow Creationz. You can purchase this or any of her other kits here.
Tube of choice: I am using Ismael Rac. You must have a license to use his artwork.
Mask of choice: I am using mask 80 by Vaybs. You can download here.
Template is by Leah from Amy and Leah's Gimptastic tuts. You can download from the Creative Misfits blog here. Template #5 is what I used.

ELEMENTS

2
7
9
16
17
27
28
30
31

PAPERS
2
3
5
9

DOWNSIZE ELEMENTS TO YOUR LIKING
I CREATED FRAMES AROUND MY HEARTS. I USED THE FOLLOWING METHOD
* HIGHLIGHT HEART SELECTIONS-SELECT ALL-FLOAT-DEFLOAT-MODIFY-SELECT SELECTIONS BORDERS-3 NEW RASTER LAYER, FLOOD FILL BLACK*
WHEN ADDING YOUR PAPER TO TEMPLATE LAYERS, I USED THE FOLLOWING METHOD
*HIGHLIGHT TEMPLATE LAYER
SELECTIONS-FLOAT-DEFLOAT-PASTE AS A NEW LAYER
SELECTIONS-INVERT HIT DELETE*
ADD DROP SHADOWS AS YOU GO

LET'S GET STARTED

Open your template
Delete the credits layer
Add new raster layer and flood fill white
Drag to the bottom of template layers
Starting at the bottom apply paper 3 to layer 9
Paper 5 to layer 8
Paper 2 to layer 7
Paper 9 to layer 5 & 6
For each heart layer
highlight selections-float-defloat
new raster
flood fill with color of choice
selections-none
Add a frame around heart layer
Do this for each heart layer

Open your elements
C/P to workspace and place into desired postion
I used a gradient for my mask layer.
Apply mask
Resize to desired size. 
Add name
Add copyright 
And your done.