Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Forever Twilight- PTU


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I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Irene Shpak. You can purchase her art HERE.
This is PTU kit called Forever from Cora’s Creations (Pimp'd Designz). Visit her blog for links to her store HERE.
The mask is WSL_Mask7, by Wee Scot Lass. You can get it HERE.
Font used is Adios Script (Pro and Caps II).



Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

Copy and Paste your tube onto your canvas.
Move and resize it to your liking.

Open kayboard from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open greens-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the tube.
Resize and arrange it over to the right.
Layer>Duplicate, Image>Mirror over to the right.
Move the right one around a little so they aren’t exactly the same.

Open greens-02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.
Layer>Duplicate, Image>Flip and move to the middle of the tube.

Open rose petals from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the keyboard.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open ribbon-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open music-note from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.
Layer>Duplicate and move the lower music note below the ribbon.
On the top music note and using the eraser tool,
Erase a little bit of the music note so that it looks as if it’s around the ribbon.

Open charm from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.
Layer>Duplicate and move the lower charm below the ribbon.
On the top charm and using the eraser tool,
Erase a little bit of the charm loop so that it looks as if it’s around the ribbon.

Open star-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open flower-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it into your canvas.
Image>Duplicate it 3 times.
Move these flowers around the tag as shown, behind different layers.

Open wa-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer on top of everything.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open print2 from kit.
Copy and Paste it behind everything.
Resize and arrange it to the left.
Layer>Duplicate, Image>Mirror

Open paper pp-04 from kit.
Copy and Paste it at the bottom of the tag.
Add your mask by going to Layer>Load/ Save Mask>Load Mask from Disk.
Apply the mask named WSL_Mask7.
Merge the mask group by right clicking the layer of the finished mask, go to Merge>Merge Group.
Resize and arrange it to fit as shown.

I used a combination of Adios Script, both Pro and Caps II. Set it to a size that you like and a stroke width of 3.
Foreground color to white and background color to black.
I used the Adios Script Caps II for the first letter, and Adios Script Pro for the lower case letters.
Duplicate the layer and select the second font layer with the font tool.
Set the stroke width to 0.
Merge the 2 font layer and convert to a raster layer.

Drop shadow everything except the mask.
Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, set the drop to 3 vertical, 2 horizontal, 75 opacity, 4 blur.

Add your copyright info and your tag.

Merge everything in Layers>Merge>Merge Visible



All Finished!

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Doctor Doctor- PTU


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I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Elias Chatzoudis. You can purchase his art HERE.
This is my PTU kit called Doctor Doctor. Visit my blog for links to my stores HERE.
I used my Doctor WA Freebie. You can get it on my blog HERE.
The mask is WSL_Mask7, by Wee Scot Lass. You can get it HERE.
Font used is LD Jilly Nilly.


Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas at 800x800 pixels.

Open element7 (clipboard) from kit.
Copy and Paste it onto your canvas.
Rotate it to the left slightly and move over to the left.

Copy and Paste your tube as a new layer and arrange it slightly to the right.

Copy and Paste your tube (preferably a closeup) above the clipboard.
Arrange it above the “paper” for how you want it to show through.
Now with your magic wand tool and your clip board selected,
Select the paper part of the clipboard.
Go to the closeup tube layer and go to
Selections>Invert, hit the Delete button on your keyboard.
Selections>None

Open element33 (leaves) from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the clipboard.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown.

Open element28 (red & white swirl) from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open element14 (pin) from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the closeup tube.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

Open element29 (dots) from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left of the clipboard.

Open element6 (syringe) from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

Open element5 (case) from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

Open element8 (pill) from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

Open element31 (red swirls) from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

Open element30 (tag) from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the main tube.
Resize and arrange it in the middle as shown.

Open element2 (stethoscope) from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown.

Open element9 (bow) from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open Doctor WA 1-2 from Freebie.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it above the tag as shown.

Open paper3 from kit.
Copy and Paste it at the bottom, below the leaves.
Add your mask by going to Layer>Load/ Save Mask>Load Mask from Disk.
Apply the mask named WSL_Mask7.
Merge the mask group by right clicking the layer of the finished mask, go to Merge>Merge Group.
Resize and arrange it to fit as shown.

I used the font LD Jilly Nilly. Set it to a size you like and a stroke width of 5.
Foreground color to white and background color to black.
Duplicate the layer and select the second font layer with the font tool.
Set the stroke width to 0.
Merge the 2 font layer and convert to a raster layer.

Drop shadow everything except the mask.
Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, set the drop to 3 vertical, 2 horizontal, 75 opacity, 4 blur.

Add your copyright info and your tag.

Merge everything in Layers>Merge>Merge Visible

All Finished!

Spring Fantasy- FTU

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The tube I used is included with the kit. Please give copyright credit to
©Lisa K. http://sophisticatedscraps.blogspot.com
This is a FTU kit called Spring Fantasy by Sakred Creations. You can get it HERE.
The mask is WSL_Mask96 by Wee Scott Lass Creations. Download it on her blog HERE.
Font used is Pretty Baby.


Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas at 800x800 pixels

Open frame02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.

Open Hills from kit.
Copy and Paste it behind the frame.
Resize and arrange it within the opening of the frame.
Erase any portions of the hills hanging out.

Open paper11 from kit.
Resize the paper to 400x400 pixels.
Copy and Paste the paper behind the Hills layer.
Arrange it behind the hills.
Erase any portion of the paper hanging out.

Open tree from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the frame.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open fairy01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open flowers from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the hills layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open rainbow from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open string2 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the frame layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open foliage01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open heart01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open flower5 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open bubbles from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open clouds from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open paper2 from kit.
Copy and Paste it at the bottom layer of the tag.
Add your mask by going to Layer>Load/ Save Mask>Load Mask from Disk.
Apply the mask named WSL_Mask96.
Merge the mask group by right clicking the layer of the finished mask,
go to Merge>Merge Group.

I used the font Pretty Baby. Set it to a size you like, and a stroke width of 5.
Foreground color to white and background color to black.
Duplicate the layer and select the second font layer with the font tool.
Set the stroke width to 0.
Merge the 2 font layer and convert to a raster layer.

Drop shadow everything by going to
Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, set the drop to 3 vertical, 2 horizontal, 75 opacity, 4 blur.

Add your copyright info and your tag.

Merge everything in Layers>Merge>Merge Visible


All Finished!

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Just Dance- PTU

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I've used the lovely FTU tube by Irene Shpak. You can get it HERE. You still need a MPT license to use this tube. If you don’t have one, request one from customer service.
This is a PTU tagger kit called Rock Me by Cora’s Creations (Pimp'd Designz). Visit her blog for links ot her store HERE.
Font used is Toonish and Carpenter.



Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

Open frame-05 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.

Open paper pp-02.
Using your magic wand tool select within the frame.
Selections>Modify>Expand- 6
Copy and Paste your paper as a new layer.
Selections>Invert, hit the Delete button on your keyboard to delete the excess.
Move the paper below the frame.

Copy and Paste your tube above the paper.
Layers>Duplicate
On the upper tube go to Adjust>Blur>Gaussian Blur- 3
Layers>Properties- Blend Mode to Soft Light

Open beads-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it behind the tube.
Resize and arrange it as shown.
Effects>Photo Effects>Black and White Film
Brightness and Clarify set to 0.

Open ribbon-03 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open flower-03 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open music-note-05 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open music-note-04 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the frame.
Resize and arrange it around the frame as shown.

Open skull from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown.

Open wire from kit.
Copy and Paste it underneath everything.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

I used the font Toonish for “JUST DANCE”.
Set it to a size you like and the color to black.

I used the font Carpenter for the name. Set it to a size you like, and a stroke width of 3.
Foreground color to white and background color to #7a5793.
Duplicate the layer and select the second font layer with the font tool.
Set the stroke width to 0.
Merge the 2 font layer and convert to a raster layer.

Drop shadow everything except the mask.
Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, set the drop to 3 vertical, 2 horizontal, 75 opacity, 4 blur.

Add your copyright info and your tag.

Merge everything in Layers>Merge>Merge Visible

All Finished!

Rock Me- PTU


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I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Elias Chatzoudis. You can purchase his work HERE.
This is a PTU tagger kit called Rock Me by Cora’s Creations (Pimp'd Designz). Visit her blog for links to her store HERE.
Font used is Aquarelle.


Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

Open frame-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.

Open paper pp-03.
Using your magic wand tool select within the left square of the frame.
Selections>Modify>Expand- 6
Copy and Paste your paper as a new layer.
Selections>Invert, hit the Delete button on your keyboard to delete the excess.
Move your paper below the frame.

Follow this procedure with the remaining squares.
Put paper pp-06 in the top square.
Put paper pp-12 in the right square.
Put paper pp-07 in the bottom square.

Copy and Paste your main tube for the outside of the frame on top of the frame.
Arrange it as shown to the left of the frame.
Go to Effects>Photo Effects>Black and White Film
Set the Brightness to 50 and Clarify to 0.
Layers>Duplicate the tube.
On the upper tube, Adjust>Blur>Gaussian Blur- 3
Layers>Properties- Blend Mode to Soft Light

Open crowd from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the paper for the bottom square.
Resize and arrange it in the center of the bottom square.
Layer>Duplicate it and move it to the right, right next to the first one.

Copy and Paste the crowd again into the top square.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Copy and Paste another tube for the top square.
Erase the portions of the tube hanging outside of the square.
Black and White the tube with Brightness and Clarify set to 0.
Again Duplicate, Blur, and Soft Light the upper tube.

Copy and Paste another tube for the left square.
Erase the portions of the tube hanging outside of the square.
Black and White the tube with Brightness and Clarify set to 0.
Again Duplicate, Blur, and Soft Light the upper tube.
On the lower tube set the blend mode to Luminance (Legacy).

Open flowers-02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it in the left square as shown.

Open speaker from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the paper for the right square.
Resize and arrange it in the right square as shown.
Erase any portions of the speaker hanging outside of the square.

Open guitar from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it in the right square as shown.

Copy and Paste another tube for the right square.
Erase the portions of the tube hanging outside of the square.
Black and White the tube with Brightness and Clarify set to 0.
Again Duplicate, Blur, and Soft Light the upper tube.

Open spot-light from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it in the right square as shown.

Open music-note-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the frame.
Resize and arrange it in the middle as shown.

Open music-note-02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown.

Open sparkle from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.

Open mic from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown.

Open mask from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer underneath everything.

I used the font Aquarelle. Set it to a size you like, and a stroke width of 5.
Foreground color to white and background color to #7a5793.
Duplicate the layer and select the second font layer with the font tool.
Set the stroke width to 0.
Merge the 2 font layer and convert to a raster layer.

Drop shadow everything except the mask.
Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, set the drop to 3 vertical, 2 horizontal, 75 opacity, 4 blur.

Add your copyright info and your tag.

Merge everything in Layers>Merge>Merge Visible


All Finished!

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Ms Bunny- FTU


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I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Elias Chatzoudis. You can purchase his work HERE.
This is a FTU tagger kit called Ms Bunny by Cora’s Creations (Pimp'd Designz). Visit her blog and get it HERE.
The mask was not by me but I did alter it for use in PSP and have added it to my supplies. It is for personal use only and you can get it HERE.
Font used is LD Jilly Nilly.


Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

Open frame-02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.

Open paper pp05.
Copy and Paste this paper behind the frame.
Move the paper up so that the bottom of the rays show through the frame.
Erase the paper that shows outside of the frame.

Copy and Paste your tube above the frame.
Arrange it to the right of the frame as shown.
This tube has the bunny on a separate layer.
Copy and Paste the bunny as a new layer and arrange next to the tube.

Open swirl-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the frame.
Resize and arrange in center of frame as shown.

Open grass from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.
Layer>Duplicate and move to the let between the bunny and tube.

Open balloon-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it by the grass as shown.

Open hearts-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

Open egg-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open paper pp06 and Copy and Paste it below everything.
Add your mask by going to Layer>Load/ Save Mask>Load Mask from Disk.
Apply the mask named ASD_IndianSummer.
Merge the mask group by right clicking the layer of the finished mask, go to Merge>Merge Group.
Resize and arrange mask to fit as shown in the tag.

I used the font LD Jilly Nilly. Set it to a size you like, and a stroke width of 5.
Foreground color to white and background color to black.
Duplicate the layer and select the second font layer with the font tool.
Set the stroke width to 0.
Merge the 2 font layer and convert to a raster layer.

Drop shadow everything except the mask.
Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, set the drop to 3 vertical, 2 horizontal, 75 opacity, 4 blur.

Add your copyright info and your tag.

Merge everything in Layers>Merge>Merge Visible


All Finished!

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Only In My Dreams- PTU

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I've used an FTU tube from Zindy S.D.Nielsen. You can get it HERE. Make sure to read her free tube TOU to properly credit her if you do not have a license for her.
This is PTU kit called Only In My Dreams from Cora’s Creations (Pimp'd Designz). Visit her blog for links to her stores HERE.
The mask 349 by Vixen. Download it on her blog HERE.
Font used is Adine.


Let’s Begin!

Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

Open cloud-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it to your canvas.
Move it down slightly to make room for the rest of the tag.

Open stars-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.

Copy and Paste your tube as a new layer.
Arrange it slightly up so that it looks like it’s sitting on the cloud.

Copy and Paste the following elements in this order and
Resize and arrange them as shown in the tag:
Stars-06
Ribbon-05
Feather
Cloud-02 (Duplicate, Mirror, and resize and arrange the second one)
Ribbon-01
Moon-01
Stars-05
Lights-01

Open paper pp-03 from kit.
Copy and Paste below the bottom layer of the tag.
Add your mask by going to Layer>Load/ Save Mask>Load Mask from Disk.
Apply the mask named Vix_Mask349.
Resize the mask layer and Layer>Flip as needed before merging.
Merge the mask group by right clicking the layer of the finished mask, go to Merge>Merge Group.

I used the font Adine. Set it to a size that you like and a stroke width of 5.
Foreground color to white and background color to black.
Duplicate the layer and select the second font layer with the font tool.
Set the stroke width to 0.
Merge the 2 font layer and convert to a raster layer.

Drop shadow everything except the feather, stars-06, tube, and mask layers.
Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, set the drop to 3 vertical, 2 horizontal, 50 opacity, 5 blur.

Add your copyright info and your tag.

Merge everything in Layers>Merge>Merge Visible

All Finished!

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Shower Me- PTU


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I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Zindy S.D.Nielsen. You can purchase her art HERE.
This is PTU kit called Shower Me from Cora’s Creations (Pimp'd Designz). Visit her blog for links to her stores HERE.
The mask is WSL_Mask79, by Wee Scot Lass. You can get it HERE.
Font used is A&S Snapper Script.



Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

Open frame-05 from kit.
Copy and Paste it to your canvas.
Resize it down slightly. You’ll be able to resize it smaller later so don’t make it too small.

Copy and Paste your tubes behind your frame and arrange them as shown.

Open paper pp-02 from kit.
Using the magic wand, select inside the open area of the frame.
Go to Selections>Modify>Expand and expand by 5.
Copy and Paste your paper as a new layer.
Go to Selections>Invert and hit the Delete button on your keyboard.
Selections>None, and move the paper below the tubes behind the frame.

Open frame-03 from kit.
Copy and Paste it behind the paper.
Resize, rotate and arrange it as shown.

Open circles from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open leaves-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Image>Mirror
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open flower-04 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the frame layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open flower-02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open ribbon-03 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open hearts-02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown.

Open rays from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the frame.
Resize and arrange it behind the flowers as shown.

Open paper pp-04 from kit.
Copy and Paste it at the bottom of the tag.
Add your mask by going to Layer>Load/ Save Mask>Load Mask from Disk.
Apply the mask named WSL_Mask79.
Merge the mask group by right clicking the layer of the finished mask, go to Merge>Merge Group.
Resize and arrange it to fit as shown.

I used the font A&S Snapper Script. Set it to a size that you like and a stroke width of 3.
Foreground color to white and background color to #3c3b37.
Duplicate the layer and select the second font layer with the font tool.
Set the stroke width to 0.
Merge the 2 font layer and convert to a raster layer.

Drop shadow everything except the mask.
Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, set the drop to 3 vertical, 2 horizontal, 75 opacity, 4 blur.

Add your copyright info and your tag.

Merge everything in Layers>Merge>Merge Visible


All Finished!

Monday, March 8, 2010

So Lucky- PTU


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The tube is from a PTU element pack by Suzanne Woolcott of Gorjuss. You can purchase it HERE.
This is PTU kit called So Lucky from Cora’s Creations (Pimp'd Designz). Visit her blog for links to her store HERE.
Font used is Toonish and Carpenter ICG.



Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

Open mat-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.

Open rainbow from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.

Open beads-02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the rainbow layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.
Layer>Duplicate, Image>Mirror

Open stitch-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it at the bottom as shown.

Open sun-doodle from kit.
Copy and Paste as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

Open flower-03 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open flower-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open heart-doodle from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the rainbow layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open leaves-02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open leaves-03 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open button-02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open shamrock-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open flower-04 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open ribbon-03 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Copy and Paste your tube as a new layer.
Arrange as needed.

I used the font Toonish for the So Lucky Wordart. Set it to a size you like.
No foreground color and background color to #517128.
Arrange it to the bottom of the tag as shown.
Adjust>Add/Remove Noise>Add Noise, set it to Uniform, Monochromatic- 30%
Then go to Selections>Select All, Selections>Float, Selections>Defloat
Selections>Modify>Expand- 5
Layers>New Raster Layer, flood fill it with white.
Selections>None, and move the white layer below the green layer.
Merge the green text layer down with the white text layer.

I also used the font Carpenter ICG for the name. Set it to a size you like with a stroke width of 5.
Foreground color to white and background color to #bc2c38.
Duplicate the layer and select the second font layer with the font tool.
Set the stroke width to 0.
Merge the 2 font layer and convert to a raster layer.

Drop shadow everything except the mask.
Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, set the drop to 3 vertical, 2 horizontal, 75 opacity, 5 blur.

Add your copyright info and your tag.

Merge everything in Layers>Merge>Merge Visible
All Finished!

Friday, March 5, 2010

Carefree- FTU


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I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Mashi. You can purchase the art HERE.
This is FTU kit called Carefree from Cora’s Creations (Pimp'd Designz). Get it on her blog HERE.
I used Template 99 by Yvette at Essence of Creativity. Her site has closed down so it's uploaded HERE.
Unfortunately I didn’t write down the mask and can’t remember which one I used so use a mask of choice!
Font used is Aquarelle.


Let’s Begin!


Open the tag template, and resize the canvas from the center to 800x800 by going to
Image>Canvas Size.
Delete the credits layer.

Open paper pp10 from the kit.
Copy your paper and go to the template.
On your black circle cutout, go to Selections>Select All, Selections>Float, Selections>Defloat.
Paste your paper by going to Edit>Paste As New Layer.
Then go to Selections>Invert and press the Delete button on your keyboard to delete the extra paper.
Be sure to delete the original layer of the template.
(Follow this procedure when asked to Copy and Paste a paper to a layer of the template.)

Open paper pp4 from kit.
Copy and Paste it to large black circle layer.

Open paper pp11 from kit.
Copy and Paste it to frame background.

Open paper pp6 from kit.
Resize it to 800x800 pixels.
Copy and Paste it to layers named large pink circle and thin rectangle.

Open paper pp9 from kit.
Resize it to 800x800 pixels.
Copy and Paste it to black thin rectangle layer.

On layers names large white circle and white frame, add noise by going to
Adjust>Add/Remove Noise>Add Noise- 40%.

Open beads from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open doodle-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above large circles.
Image>Mirror
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open flower-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Image>Mirror
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open flower-05 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Layer>Duplicate, Image>Mirror
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open flower-02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange as shown.

Open cloud from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the circle layers.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open greens-05 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Image>Mirror
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open flower-04 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Image>Mirror
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open wind from kit.
Copy and Paste it behind the thin rectangle layers.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open butterfly from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open grass from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Image>Flip
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open ribbon-02 from kit.
Copy and Paste above thin rectangles.
Resize and arrange as shown.

Open star from kit.
Copy and Paste as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Copy and Paste your tube above the frame layer.
Using your eraser tool, erase portions of the tube that is hanging out below the thin rectangle.

Open paper pp04 from kit.
Copy and Paste it at the bottom of the tag.
Add your mask by going to Layer>Load/ Save Mask>Load Mask from Disk.
Apply your mask of choice.
Merge the mask group by right clicking the layer of the finished mask, go to Merge>Merge Group.
Resize and arrange it to fit as shown.

I used the font Aquarelle. Use a size you like and a stroke width of 4.
Foreground color to white and background color to #798c3f.
Duplicate the layer and select the second font layer with the font tool.
Set the stroke width to 0.
Merge the 2 font layers and convert to a raster layer.

Drop shadow everything except the duplicated tube and the mask.
Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, set the drop to 3 vertical, 2 horizontal, 75 opacity, 4 blur.

Add your copyright info and your tag.

Merge everything in Layers>Merge>Merge Visible



All Finished!

Monday, March 1, 2010

Down the Rabbit Hole- FTU


Now you can download a PDF copy of this tutorial to do without using your internet browser.
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I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Suzanne Wollcott of Gorjuss. You can purchase her art HERE.
This is an FTU kit called Down the Rabbit Hole, by myself. Visit my blog to get it HERE.
The mask is WSL_Mask9, by Wee Scot Lass. You can get it HERE.
Font used is A Truer Blue by Kevin & Amanda. You can get it for free HERE.


Let’s Begin!

Open a new canvas at 800x800 pixels.

Open frame7 from kit.
Copy and Paste it onto your canvas.
Rotate it to the right by going to
Image>Free Rotate
Select Right, 90 Degrees, and Rotate Single Layer.

Open paper2 from kit.
Resize it to 600x600 pixels.
Go to your canvas and select the magic wand tool.
On the frame layer, select the inside squares of the frame.
Expand the selection by going to
Selections>Modify>Expand- 5
Copy and Paste your paper as a new layer.
Selections>Invert, and hit the Delete key on your keyboard.
Selections>None
Move the paper layer below your frame.

Open element31 (leaves) from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the frame and frame paper.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.
Layer>Duplicate, Image>Mirror

Open element13 (brackets) from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the frame.

Open element28 (red mushroom) from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Arrange it to the right as shown.

Open element16 (hearts) from kit.
Copy and Paste it behind the frame/paper.
Resize, rotate and arrange it to the top of the frame.
Layer>Duplicate, Image>Flip

Open element10 (red rose) from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the frame.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

Open element11 (white rose) from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown.

Open element6 (heart string) from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the brackets.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

Open element15 (green ribbon tie) from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown.

Open element38 (green swirls) from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the leaves.
Resize and arrange it above the brackets as shown.

Copy and Paste your tube to the top of the tag.
Arrange it as you like.

Open element37 (red glitter) from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the frame.
Resize and arrange it behind your tube as shown.
Layer>Duplicate, Image>Mirror

Open element21 (blue flowers) from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it above the glitter behind the tube as shown.
Layer>Duplicate, Image>Mirror

Open paper4 from kit.
Copy and Paste it at the bottom, below the leaves.
Add your mask by going to Layer>Load/ Save Mask>Load Mask from Disk.
Apply the mask named WSL_Mask9.
Merge the mask group by right clicking the layer of the finished mask, go to Merge>Merge Group.
Resize and arrange it to fit as shown.

I used the font A Truer Blue. I set it to 72 pixels and a stroke width of 5.
Foreground color to white and background color to black.
Duplicate the layer and select the second font layer with the font tool.
Set the stroke width to 0.
Merge the 2 font layer and convert to a raster layer.

Drop shadow everything except the mask.
Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, set the drop to 3 vertical, 2 horizontal, 50 opacity, 4 blur.

Add your copyright info and your tag.

Merge everything in Layers>Merge>Merge Visible



All Finished!