Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Pretty Mermaid- PTU

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I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Lady Mishka. You can purchase it at PTE.
This is my PTU kit called Pretty Mermaid. You can purchase it at PMTw/S.
The mask is WSL_Mask84, by Wee Scot Lass.
Font used is QwitcherBychenROB.


Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas at 800x800 pixels.

Open frame1 from kit.
Copy and Paste it onto your canvas.
Resize it a little smaller to give yourself more room to work.

Copy and Paste your full body tube as a new layer on top of the frame.

Open paper8 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the frame.
Using your eraser tool, erase portions of the paper hanging outside of the frame.

Open circles from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer above the paper.
Resize and arrange it to the left side of the frame as shown.

Copy and Paste your close up tube as a new layer.
Image>Mirror
Arrange it in the right. You may need to resize it down a little.
Layer>Duplicate the tube.
On the bottom tube layer, change the blend mode to Luminance (Legacy).
On the top tube layer, change the blend mode to Soft Light.

Open frame2 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the paper
Resize and arrange it to fir around the frame as shown.

Open leaves2 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the top frame.
Resize and rotate it as shown to the bottom as shown.

Open leaves3 from kit.
Copy and Paste as a new layer.
Image>Mirror
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

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

Open flowers5 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

Open swirl2 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

Open flower3 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

Open circle strip from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Erase a small portion from the left.
Resize it slightly and arrange it to the bottom.

Open ribbon3 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

Open flower3 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

Open frame3 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

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

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

Open glitter from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the top, full body tube.
Resize and arrange it over the tubes as shown.

Open paper12 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_Mask84.
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 QwitcherBychen. Set it to a size you like and a stroke width of 4.
Foreground color to white and background color to #c7336d.
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 6, 2011

Glitzy Dame- PTU

Download this tutorial in a PDF file.
I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Keith Garvey. Get it at PTE.
This is a PTU kit called Dr. Feel Good from TammyKat Dezigns. Get it at PMTw/S.
The mask is WSL_Mask117 by Wee Scot Lass.
Font used is Alex Brush.


Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

Open blingframe1 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer on your canvas.

Copy and Paste your regular sized 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 out the bottom of the frame.
On the upper frame layer, erase any portion of the frame at the top that’s covering your tube.

Copy and Paste your close up tube under the bottom frame.
Duplicate this tube.
On the bottom one of this tube, turn it to black white by going to
Effects>Photo Effects>Black and White Film and set everything to 0.
On the duplicated tube change the blend mode to Soft Light.

Open paper pattern2 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the bottom tubes.
Resize it to fit the frame slightly so that the pattern shows through.
Erase any portion of the paper hanging outside the frame.

Open acryliccircles1-lips from kit.
Copy and Paste it behind the paper.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open blingystitches-black from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the frame.
Resize and arrange it at the bottom as shown.

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

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

Open star2 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

Open paperstrips1 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Image>Mirror
Resize and arrange it to the bottom right as shown.

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

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

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

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

Open damask4-paper 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_Mask117.
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 Alex Brush. Set it to a size you like and a stroke width of 3.
Foreground color to white and background color to #d62f5c.
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!

Inspiration- PTU

Download this tutorial in a PDF file.
I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Keith Garvey. Get it at PTE.
This is PTU kit called Come on Get Happy from Designs by Sarah. Get it at PMTw/S.
I used template 351 by Missy at Divine Intentionz.
I used mask Vix_Mask364 by Vix PSP.
Font used is Ephesis.


Let’s Begin!


Open the tag template, and resize the canvas from the center to 800x800 by going to
Image>Canvas Size.
Delete the copyright, wordart, dotted line, thin rectangle, and thin rectangle 2 layers.

Open paper pp4 from the kit.
Copy your paper and go to the template.
On your circle left layer, 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.)

Copy and Paste the following papers to their respective template layers.
Paper pp10 to rectangle shape.
Paper pp2 to thin rectangle (xero)
Paper pp7 to circle right
Paper pp12 to heart

On the Polaroid layers, use your magic wand tool and select the black area of each pic.
Go to Selections>Modify>Expand by 1.
Hit the Delete button on your keyboard to delete the black space.

Open paper pp9 from kit.
Copy and Paste it behind each Polaroid and erase any portion of the paper hanging outside.

Copy and Paste your tubes above each of the papers behind the Polaroids.
Mirror the tube on the left and use a close up if you like for the middle.
Erase any portion of the tubes hanging outside of the polaroids.
On the tubes on the left and right, duplicate the tubes.
On the bottom tubes, change the blend mode to Luminance (Legacy).
On the upper tubes, change the blend mode to Soft Light.

Open watercolor smear1 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the circles.
Resize and arrange it behind the left Polaroid as shown.

Open bead spill1 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the top as shown.

Open tag2 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the Polaroid frames as shown.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown.

Open ribbon4 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

Open littleflower3 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the heart layer.
Resize and arrange it at the bottom.

Open button2 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

Open keys from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it above the Polaroids from kit.

Open sequins staple1 from kit.
Copy and paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it over the Polaroids as shown.

Open sequins staple2 from kit.
Copy and paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it over the Polaroids as shown.

Open beadspill1 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

Open WA2 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

Open WA1 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

Open paper pp6 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_Mask364.
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 Ephesis. Set it to a size you like and a stroke width of 3.
Foreground color to white and background color to #4f7b7b.
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!

Come On Get Happy- PTU

I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Toosh. Get it at his site.
This is PTU kit called Come on Get Happy from Designs by Sarah. Get it at PMTw/S.
I used mask Vix_Mask316 by Vix PSP.
Font used is Tabitha.


Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

Open scallop frame2 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer onto your canvas.

Copy and Paste your tube above the frame.
Resize and arrange your tube as needed to fit the frame the way you’d like.

Open paper pp14 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the frame layer.
Resize it to fit the frame slightly so that most of the circles show through.
Erase any portion of the paper hanging outside the frame.

Open the following elements from the kit.
Copy and Paste them above the frame layer in this order.
Resize and arrange them on the tag as shown.

string cloud
string sun
branch
ribbon with buttons
hearts1
beads2
string with leaves

Open paper pp11 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_Mask316.
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 Tabitha. Set it to a size you like and a stroke width of 3.
Foreground color to white and background color to #fe7403.
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!

Dr Feel Good- PTU

Download this tutorial in a PDF file.
I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Shawli. Get it at MPT.
This is a PTU kit called Dr. Feel Good from TammyKat Dezigns. Get it at PMTw/S.
The mask is Vix_Mask218, by Vix PSP.
Font used is A Dripping Marker.


Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

Open frame2 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer on your canvas.

Copy and Paste your 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 out 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 heartbeat-paper from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the bottom frame layer.
Resize it to fit the frame slightly so that the pattern shows through.
Erase any portion of the paper hanging outside the frame.

Open prescription from kit.
Copy and Paste it behind the paper.
Resize and arrange it to left of the frame.

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

Open checkeredheart from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the upper frame.
Resize and arrange it at the right as shown.

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

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

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

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

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

Open blackpaper 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_Mask218.
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 4.
Foreground color to white and background color to #800000.
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!

Breaking Twilight- PTU

Download this tutorial in a PDF file.
I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Rafater. Get it at PTE.
This is PTU kit called Breaking Twilight from Designs by Sarah. Get it at PMTw/S.
I used mask WSL_Mask98 by Wee Scot Lass.
Font used is Twilight.


Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

Open frame6 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer onto your canvas.

Copy and Paste your tube above the frame.
Resize and arrange your tube as needed to fit the frame the way you’d like.
Select your frame layer and duplicate it.
Move your duplicated frame above your tube layer.
Use your eraser tool to erase any portion of the upper frame that’s covering your tube.
Erase any portion of your tube that’s hanging out the bottom of the frame.

Open paper pp8 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the bottom frame layer.
Resize it to fit the frame slightly so that most of the splats show through.
Erase any portion of the paper hanging outside the frame.

Open the following elements from the kit.
Copy and Paste them above the frame in this order.
Resize and arrange them on the tag as shown.

Ribbon_3
Wings
Music and love_glitter
Flower2
Feathers
Family crest_ribbon

Open paper pp1 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_Mask98.
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 Twilight. Set it to a size you like and a stroke width of 3.
Foreground color to white and background color to #901616.
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!