Sunday, February 20, 2011

Bad Girlfriend- PTU

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I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Keith Garvey. Get it at PTE.
This is PTU kit called Bad Girlfriend from Scraps With Attitude. Get it at PMTw/S.
I’ve used the template Bad Romance in Tag Temp Pack 002 by Pimp’d Designz.
The mask is Vix_Mask171, by Vix PSP.
Font used is P22 Corinthia.


Let’s Begin!


Open the tag template, and resize the canvas from the center to 800x800 by going to
Image>Canvas Size.
Delete the layers named Raster 6 and 7.

Select layer Raster 3.
Go to Hue & Saturation and use these settings:
Hue: 0, Saturation: 255.
Go to Brightness & Contrast and use these setting:
Brightness: -50, Contrast: 0.
Add noise at 50%.

Open paper4 from the kit.
Copy your paper and go to the template.
On layer Raster 5 (black rectangle), 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.

Open pen1 from kit.
Copy and Paste as a new layer above the rectangle.
Resize and arrange it to fit the bottom of the rectangle.

Copy and Paste your tube as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.
Duplicate your tube and move the bottom tube below the layer Raster 4 (white rectangle).
On the upper tube erase the left leg covering the rectangles.
Now it should look like she is straddling the rectangles.

Open button5 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the pen.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

Open bow and star1 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

Open word1 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the upper tube layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

Open bead heart string1 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the center as shown.

Open dbl bow3 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the lower tube.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown.

Open paper5 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 Vix_Mask171.
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 P22 Corinthia. Set it to a size you like and a stroke width of 3.
Foreground color to white and background color to #2f2f2f.
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

Crop and resize as needed!



All Finished!

Cool Treats- PTU

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I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Elias Chatzoudis. Get it at PTE.
This is PTU kit called Cool Treats from TammyKat Dezigns. Get it at PMTw/S.
The mask is Vix_Mask363, by Vix PSP.
Font used is Toonish.



Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

Open blueframe from kit.
Copy and Paste as a new layer.
Resize slightly to give yourself room and center.

Copy and Paste your tube as a new layer.
Resize the tube as needed and center on top of frame as shown.

Open icecreampaper from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the frame.
Resize it to fit inside the frame and erase any portion hanging out.

Open coolnsweettile from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the frame.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

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

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

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

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

Open popsiclebutton from kit.
Copy and Paste them as new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom right as shown.

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

Open pinkpaper 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 Vix_Mask363.
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 Toonish. Set it to a size you like and a stroke width of 3.
Foreground color to white and background color to #71b9e3.
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

Crop and resize as needed!



All Finished!

Don't Bug Me- PTU

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I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Toosh Toosh. Get it at his site.
This is PTU kit called Don’t Bug Me from TammyKat Dezigns. Get it at PMTw/S.
The mask is Vix_Mask17, by Vix PSP.
Font used is Cartoon.


Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

Copy and Paste your tube as a new layer.
Resize the tube as needed to be as you like it.
For this tube I arranged the pieces together on separate layers.

Open grass72 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize it to fit along the left as shown.
Duplicate as needed to cover the bottom of the tag as shown.

Open notebook-ladybug72 from kit.
Copy and Paste it behind the tube layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

Open ncloud72 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown.

Open ladybug-ribbon72 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the grass layers.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

Open stripedfolderibbon72 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

Open sequinstitches72 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

Open 5 different sequin from kit.
Copy and Paste them as new layers.
Resize and arrange them in a cluster at the bottom as shown.

Open greenleaf72 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom left as shown.

Open pinkbow72 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

Open redladybug72 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom left as shown.

Open bugginworld72 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the top as shown.

Open paper cloudpaper72 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 Vix_Mask17.
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 Cartoon. Set it to a size you like and a stroke width of 3.
Foreground color to white and background color to #be0a0c.
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

Crop and resize as needed!



All Finished!

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

True Blood Sam- PTU

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I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Elias Chatzoudis. You can purchase it at PTE.
This is a PTU kit called True Blood: Sam by Pimp’d Designz. Visit her blog for links to her store HERE.
The mask is WSL_Mask254, by Wee Scot Lass.
Font used is Trueblood.


Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

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

Copy and Paste your tube under your frame.
Resize and arrange it to fit the frame as shown.

Layers>Duplicate your frame.
Move your second frame below your tube layer.
Select the upper frame and use your eraser tool to erase portions of the frame covering the tube’s upper body.
Erase any portion of the tube hanging out of the bottom of the frame.

Open paper pp-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below your bottom frame.
Resize it slightly so that the right side of the paper is showing through the frame as shown.
Erase any portion of the paper hanging out.

Open stitches from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the paper.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

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

Open sand from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the upper frame.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

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

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

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

Open ribbon-05 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

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

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

Open paper pp-10 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_Mask254.
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 Trueblood. Use a size you like and a stroke width of 3.
Foreground color to white and background color to #201d1e.
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 your elements 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

Crop and resize as needed!



All Finished!




True Blood Jessica- PTU

Download this tutorial in a PDF file.
I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Jamie Kidd. You can purchase it at CDO.
This is a PTU kit called True Blood: Jessica by Pimp’d Designz. Visit her blog for links to her store HERE.
I’ve used masks Vix_Mask11 and 112 by Vix PSP.
Font used is Callie Hand.


Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

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

Copy and Paste your tube under your frame.
Resize and arrange it to fit the frame as shown.

Layers>Duplicate your frame.
Move your second frame below your tube layer.
Select the upper frame and use your eraser tool to erase portions of the frame covering the tube’s head.
Erase any portion of the tube hanging out of the bottom of the frame.

Open paper pp-11 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below your bottom frame.
Erase any portion of the paper hanging out.

Open sparkle-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the paper.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open flower-01 and flower-02 from kit.
Copy and Paste them above the upper frame.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.
Layers>Duplicate as needed to cover the bottom as shown.

Open butterfly from kit.
Copy and Paste it above all the flowers.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

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

Open string-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom right as shown.

Open paper pp-08 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 Vix_Mask11.
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.
Copy and Paste paper pp-07 as a new layer.
Repeat this procedure and apply the mask named Vix_Mask112.

I used the font Callie Hand. Use a size you like and a stroke width of 3.
Foreground color to white and background color to #262458.
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 your elements 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

Crop and resize as needed!



All Finished!




True Blood Jason- PTU

Download this tutorial in a PDF file.
I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Simon Han. You can purchase it at PTE.
This is a PTU kit called True Blood: Jason by Pimp’d Designz. Visit her blog for links to her store HERE.
The mask is WSL_Mask25, by Wee Scot Lass.
Font used is Good Vibrations ROB.


Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

Open frame-02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize it smaller a little to give yourself more room to work, and center.

Copy and Paste your tube under your frame.
Resize and arrange it to fit the frame as shown.

Layers>Duplicate your frame.
Move your second frame below your tube layer.
Select the upper frame and use your eraser tool to erase portions of the frame covering the tube’s head.

Open paper pp-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below your bottom frame.
Erase any portion of the paper hanging out.

Open print-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the upper frame.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom right as shown.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Open paper pp-06 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_Mask25.
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 Good Vibrations ROB. Use a size you like and a stroke width of 3.
Foreground color to white and background color to #91ab1f.
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 your elements 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

Crop and resize as needed!



All Finished!




Monday, February 14, 2011

True Blood Tara- PTU

Download this tutorial in a PDF file.
I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Elias Chatzoudis. You can purchase it at PTE.
This is a PTU kit called True Blood: Tara by Pimp’d Designz. Visit her blog for links to her store HERE.
The mask is WSL_Mask62, by Wee Scot Lass.
Font used is Romance Fatal Serif.


Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

Open frame-03 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize it smaller a little to give yourself more room to work, and center.

Copy and Paste your tube under your frame.
Image>Mirror
Resize and arrange it to fit the frame as shown.
Layers>Duplicate the tube.
On the bottom tube layer, change it to black and white by going to
Effects>Photo Effects>Black and White Film
Set the Brightness and Clarify to 0
On the upper tube layer, change the blend mode to soft light by going to
Layers>Properties and change the Blend Mode to Soft Light.

Layers>Duplicate your frame.
Move your second frame below your tube layer.
Select the upper frame and use your eraser tool to erase portions of the frame covering the tube’s head and feet.

Open paper pp-09 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below your bottom frame.
Resize it to fit behind the frame and erase any portion hanging out.

Open bricks from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.
Layers>Duplicate and move it to the right and up some.
Erase any portion of the bricks hanging outside of the frame.

Open circles from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the upper frame layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

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

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

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

Open dragonfly from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize, rotate and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

Open paper pp-09 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_Mask62.
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 Romance Fatal Serif. Use a size you like and a stroke width of 4.
Foreground color to white and background color to #187d80.
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

Crop and resize as needed!



All Finished!

True Blood Lafayette- PTU

Download this tutorials in a PDF file.
I've used the lovely PTU artwork of PinUp Toons. You can purchase it at CDO.
This is a PTU kit called True Blood: Lafayette by Pimp’d Designz. Visit her blog for links to her store HERE.
The mask is WSL_Mask65, by Wee Scot Lass.
Font used is The King & Queen.


Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

Open frame-04 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize it smaller a little to give yourself more room to work, and center.

Copy and Paste your tube under your frame.
Resize and arrange it to fit the frame as shown.

Layers>Duplicate your frame.
Move your second frame below your tube layer.
Select the upper frame and use your eraser tool to erase portions of the frame covering the tube’s head and feet.

Open paper pp-08 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below your bottom frame.
Resize it to fit behind the frame and erase any portion hanging out.

Open mat from kit.
Copy and Paste it behind the paper layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open glitter-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the upper frame layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Open lights from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.
Erase the upper portion of the strings that are hanging above the frame.

Open paper pp-07 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_Mask65.
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 The King & Queen. Use a size you like and a stroke width of 4.
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 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

Crop and resize as needed!



All Finished!

Sunday, February 6, 2011

True Blood Pam- PTU

Download this tutorial in a PDF file.
I've used the lovely PTU artwork of PinUp Toons. You can purchase it at CDO.
This is a PTU kit called True Blood: Pam by Pimp’d Designz. Visit her blog for links to her store HERE.
The mask is WSL_Mask62, by Wee Scot Lass.
Font used is Twinkle Star ROB.


Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

Open frame-02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize it smaller a little to give yourself more room to work and center.

Copy and Paste your tube over your frame.
Resize and arrange it to fit the frame as shown.

Layers>Duplicate your frame layer.
Move this second frame above your tube layer.
Use your eraser tool to erase the portions of the frame above the tube except the very bottom.
This will allow it to look like the tube is coming out of the frame.

Open paper pp-09 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the bottom frame.
Erase any portion of the paper hanging outside of the frame.

Open flower-02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the bottom frame layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.
If the frame is covering it then erase that portion of the frame if possible.

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

Open print from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the upper frame layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.
I erased a little portion on the left, but you can do this after all the elements are in place.

Open ribbon-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.
I erased a little portion on the left, but you can do this after all the elements are in place.

Open flower-bead from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom left as shown.

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

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

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

Open paper pp-03 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_Mask62.
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 TwinkleStarROB. Use a size you like and a stroke width of 4.
Foreground color to white and background color to #b12b45.
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 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

Crop and resize as needed!



All Finished!

True Blood Eric- PTU

Download this tutorials in a PDF file.
I've used the lovely PTU artwork of PinUp Toons. You can purchase it at CDO.
This is a PTU kit called True Blood: Eric by Pimp’d Designz. Visit her blog for links to her store HERE.
The mask is WSL_Mask356, by Wee Scot Lass.
Font used is Fangtasia.


Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

Open frame-03 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize it smaller a little to give yourself more room to work and center.

Copy and Paste your close up tube under your frame.
Resize and arrange it to fit the frame.

Copy and paste your regular sized tube on the top of the frame.
Image>Mirror
Resize and arrange it to the left of the frame.

Do this for both tubes.
Layers>Duplicate your tube layer.
Adjust>Blur>Gaussian Blur- 3
Change the blend mode to Soft Light.

Open paper pp-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below your tube.
Rotate it to the right slightly so the teeth show a little more.
Erase any portion of the paper hanging outside of the frame.

Open blood-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to fit better within the frame so all portions of the blood drips show.
Erase any portion hanging outside of the frame.

Open coffin from kit.
Copy and Paste it at the bottom layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

Open moon from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the top left as shown.

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

Open blood-02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the frame layer.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown.

Open flower-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize arrange it to the bottom as shown.
Layers>Duplicate
Resize smaller and arrange a little to the left.
Move this flower below the bigger flower.

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

Open paper pp-12 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_Mask356.
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 Fangtasia. Use a size you like and a stroke width of 4.
Foreground color to white and background color to #911817.
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, moon 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

Crop and resize as needed!



All Finished!



Friday, February 4, 2011

True Blood Sookie- PTU

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I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Zindy S.D. Nielsen. You can purchase it at her site.
This is a PTU kit called True Blood: Sookie by Pimp’d Designz. Visit her blog for links to her store HERE.
The mask is WSL_Mask353, by Wee Scot Lass.
Font used is TheNautiGal.


Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

Open frame-03 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize it smaller a little to give yourself more room to work and center.

Copy and Paste your tube under your frame.
Resize and arrange it to the right of the frame.

Open paper pp-03 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below your tube.
Resize it to fit behind the frame exactly.

Open gem from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the frame.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.
Erase the end of the stem that’s hanging over the frame.

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

Open flower-05 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

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

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

Open stitches from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize, rotate and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

Open curtain from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Image>Mirror
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

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

Open paper pp-09 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_Mask353.
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 TheNautiGal. Use a size you like and a stroke width of 4.
Foreground color to white and background color to #582241.
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

Crop and resize as needed!



All Finished!

True Blood Bill- PTU


Download this tutorial in a PDF file.
I've used the lovely PTU artwork of PinUp Toons. You can purchase it at CDO.
This is a PTU kit called True Blood: Bill by Pimp’d Designz. Visit her blog for links to her store HERE.
The mask is WSL_Mask360 and 44, by Wee Scot Lass.
Font used is Snaggle Puss.

Let’s Begin!
Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.
Open frame-03 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize it smaller a little to give yourself more room to work and center.
Copy and Paste your tube as a new layer above your frame.
Layers>Duplicate your frame and drag the layer above your tube layer.
Use your eraser tool to erase the portions of the upper frame that are over the left leg and the
hands. Also erase the left side of the upper frame (you’ll see why later).
On your tube layer, Layers>Duplicate.
Adjust>Blur>Gaussian Blur- 3
Change the blend mode to Soft Light.
Open paper pp-11 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below your bottom frame.
Resize it to fit behind the frame and erase any portion hanging outside of the frame.
Open print-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the background paper.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.
Layers>Duplicate, Image>Mirror to place one on the right.
Open green-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.
Layers>Duplicate, Image>Mirror to place one on the right.
Open button-02 from kit.
Copy and Paste it under your tube layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.
Make sure that your upper frame isn’t covering it.
If it is then just erase it some more.
Open key from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.
Open button-03 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the upper frame.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown.
Open ribbon-01 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown.
Open paper pp-08 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_Mask360.
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.
Follow the same process using paper pp-07 as a new layer, and applying mask WSL_Mask44.
I used the font Snaggle Puss. Use a size you like and a stroke width of 4.
Foreground color to white and background color to #593117.
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
Crop and resize as needed!
All Finished!

Bad Girl- PTU

Download this tutorial in a PDF file.
I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Elias Chatzoudis. Get it at MPT.
This is PTU kit called Apples n Pears from TammyKat Dezigns. Get it at PMTw/S.
The mask is WSL_Mask354, by Wee Scot Lass.
Font used is Aquarelle.


Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

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

Copy and Paste your close up tube above the frame.
Resize the tube as needed to be as you like it.
Layers>Duplicate your frame layer and move one above your tube.
Using your eraser tool, erase any portion of the tube hanging at the bottom of the frame.
On the upper frame layer, erase any portion of the frame at the top that’s covering your tube.

Open paper dotpaper-pink from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the bottom frame layer.
Resize it to fit the frame slightly so that the dots show through.
Erase any portion of the paper hanging outside the frame.

Open beadspill from kit.
Copy and Paste at above the tube layer.
Resize and arrange it to bottom of the frame.

Open flowerheart from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the upper frame layer.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown.

Open greenribbon from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Image>Mirror
Resize and arrange it at the right as shown.

Open chromeskull1-purple from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

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

Open glitterspill-black from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the bottom paper layer.
Resize and arrange it to the upper left of the tag.
Layers>Duplicate and move it to the bottom left.
Layers>Merge>Merge Down
Layers>Duplicate again and Image>Mirror
Arrange a shown.

Open paper greenpp 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_Mask354.
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. Set it to a size you like and a stroke width of 5.
Foreground color to white and background color to #e2328d.
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

Crop and resize as needed!



All Finished!