Saturday, July 7, 2012

Fun & Bright- PTU

I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Lady Mishka. I bought it at PTE but I don't know where she's selling at right now.
This is a PTU kit called Breakfast Fun by Me. Get it at PMTw/S.
The mask is Vix_Mask174, by Vix PSP.
Font used is Smiley Monster by Kevin & Amanda.



Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

Open ribbon5 from kit.
Copy and Paste as a new layer.
Resize slightly to give yourself room and center.

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

Duplicate the ribbon frame layer and move above the tube.
On the upper frame layer use your eraser tool to erase any portion of the ribbon over the top of the tube. On your tube layer, erase any portion of the tube hanging out the bottom of the ribbon.

Open paper8 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the frame layer.
Resize and arrange it behind the frame.

Open leaves from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the paper layer.
Resize and rotate it to the right slightly and arrange it to the left as shown.

Open ribbon2 from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the upper frame layer.
Image>Mirror
Resize and arrange it as shown.

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

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

Open string2 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open flower2 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it as shown.

Open flower4 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 of the tag.
Add your mask by going to Layer>Load/ Save Mask>Load Mask from Disk.
Apply the mask named Vix_Mask174.
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 Smiley Monster. Set it to a size you like and a stroke width of 5.
Foreground color to white and background color to #dbb115.
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!


Monday, June 4, 2012

Seduction- FTU

I've used the lovely FTU artwork of Keith Garvey. I don't know how long it will be available, but you can get it at PTE.
This is a FTU kit called Seductress from Designs by Sarah. You can find it on her blog.
I used two masks called Vix_Mask238 and Vix_Mask309, by Vix PSP.



Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

Open frame2 from kit.
Copy and Paste as a new layer.
Resize a little smaller and arrange on the right side of your canvas..

Open frame1 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the circle frame.
Resize to fit as shown and move over to the left side of the circle frame.

Open pp4 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the circle frame.
Resize it to fit how you like and erase any portion of the paper hanging outside the edges.

Open pp2 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the rectangle frame.
Resize it to fit how you like and erase any portion of the paper hanging outside the edges.

Copy and Paste your closeup tube (if you have one) as a new layer above your circle frame.
Resize the tube as needed and center on top of frame as shown.
Duplicate your circle frame and move it above the tube layer.
Erase any portion of the frame covering the top half of your tube.
Erase any portion of the tube hanging out the bottom.
Duplicate tube layer.
Change the blend mode of the upper layer to Soft Light.
Lower it's opacity to 50%.

Copy and Paste your regular tube as a new layer below your rectangle frame.
Mirror and resize the tube as needed and arrange on the left side of the frame.
Erase any portion of the tube hanging outside the frame.
Duplicate tube layer.
Change the blend mode of the bottom layer to Luminance Legacy (L).
Change the blend mode of the upper layer to Soft Light.
Lower the upper tube opacity to 50%.

Open print from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the duplicated circle frame.
Arrange it to the left as shown.

Open tag1 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer above the print.
Resize and arrange it at the bottom of the circle frame as shown.

Open flower1 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

Open flower2 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layers.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom left as shown.

Open bow from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and rotate it to the left slightly. Arrange it to the bottom as shown.

Duplicate your flower2 layer.
Resize and move the layer above the bottom circle frame and arrange to the top right side.
Duplicate this small flower2 again and move the layer just above the rectangle frame.

Duplicate your bow layer.
Resize and move the layer above the rectangle frame layer and arrange to the top left corner.

Duplicate your flower1 layer.
Resize and move the layer above the rectangle frame layer and arrange it to the top right corner.
Duplicate this flower1 layer again and resize it smaller and move the layer to the top left corner above the flower2 layer as shown.

Create a new raster layer underneath your tag and flood fill with color #866530.
Add your mask by going to Layer>Load/ Save Mask>Load Mask from Disk.
Apply the mask named Vix_Mask238.
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.

Open pp3 paper from kit.
Apply the mask named Vix_Mask309.
Merge and resize as shown.

I used the font Sverige Script Decorated. Set it to a size you like and a stroke width of 3.
Foreground color to white and background color to #b19f7e.
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!

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Tech Savvy- PTU

I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Elias Chatzoudis. Get it at PTE.
This is a mix of a PTU Collab called Tech Savvy at Pimp My Tags with Scraps. Get it at PMTw/S.
The mask is WSL_Mask223, by Wee Scot Lass.
Font used is Problem Secretary.



Before we get started, these elements are mixed from 5 different kits in a Collab.
The elements are followed by the designer's initials to help you know what folder it's in.
Here is a legend!

PolkaDot Scraps - PDS
Design by Sarah Bryan – SB
TammyKat Dezigns – TK
Pimp'd Designz – PD
Schnegge Designs – Sh

Let’s Begin!

Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

Open frame3 from TK 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 above your frame.
Resize the tube as needed and center on top of frame as shown.
Duplicate frame layer and move it above your tube.
Erase any portion of the tube that is below the frame.
Erase any portion of the upper frame that is covering the parts of the tube you want showing.

Open paper3 from PDS kit.
Copy and Paste it below the bottom frame.
Resize it to fit how you like and erase any portion of the paper hanging outside the edges.

Open usbcord1 from SB kit.
Copy and Paste it under the paper layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

Open leaves1 from PDS kit.
Copy and Paste it above the frame layer.
Resize and rotate and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

Open element3 from TK kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

Open flower1 from SB kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layers.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown.

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

Open flower1 from PDS kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom center as shown.

Open mp3 from PD kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

Open usb1 from SB kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

Open element14 from TK kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.

Open camera from PD kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the center as shown.

Open paper11 paper from Sh 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_Mask223.
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 Problem Secretary. Set it to a size you like and a stroke width of 5.
Foreground color to white and background color to #59c0c5.
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!

I Love My Tech- PTU

I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Elias Chatzoudis. Get it at PTE.
This is a mix of a PTU Collab called Tech Savvy at Pimp My Tags with Scraps. Get it at PMTw/S.
The mask is AR315_CM_mask131 by Aqua from Creative Misfits. Get it on the Creative Misfits Blog.
Font used is WaterBrush.



Before we get started, these elements are mixed from 5 different kits in a Collab.
The elements are followed by the designer's initials to help you know what folder it's in.
Here is a legend!

PolkaDot Scraps - PDS
Design by Sarah Bryan – SB
TammyKat Dezigns – TK
Pimp'd Designz – PD
Schnegge Designs – Sh


Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

Open frame-03 (it says rame-03 in the kit) from SB kit.
Copy and Paste as a new layer.
Resize slightly to give yourself room and center.

Open pp4 from SB kit.
Copy and Paste it below the frame.
Resize it to fit how you like and erase any portion of the paper hanging outside the edges.

Copy and Paste your tube as a new layer above your frame.
Resize the tube as needed and center on top of frame as shown.
Duplicate tube layer.
Change the upper tube layer to the blend mode- soft light.

Open leaves1 from PDS kit.
Copy and Paste it above the frame' layer.
Resize and arrange it to the right as shown.

Open ribbon2 from PDS kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

Open gems from PDS kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Layers>Mirror
Resize and arrange it to the top right as shown.

Open plug from PDS kit.
Copy and Paste it above all the tube layers.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

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

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

Open element4 from TK kit.
Copy and Paste it above the tube layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

Open thoughtcloud02 from Sh kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the top right as shown.

Open print-02 from PD kit.
Copy and Paste it under the frame's paper layer.
Resize and arrange it to fit as shown.

Open pp01 paper from PD 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 AR315_CM_mask131.
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 Waterbrush. Set it to a size you like and a stroke width of 5.
Foreground color to white and background color to #d6529b.
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!

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

I Heart Skullz- PTU

I've used the lovely PTU artwork of VeryMany. Get it at Pics For Design.
This is a PTU kit called I Heart Skulls from TammyKat Dezigns. Get it at PMTw/S.
The mask is WSL_Mask133, by Wee Scot Lass.
Font used is Bring Tha Noize.



Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

Copy and Paste your tube as a new layer.
You will resize it later on.

Open layeredframe-black from kit.
Copy and Paste as a new layer.

Resize your tube to fit as shown.
Duplicate tube layer.
Move the second tube layer above the frame layer.
Erase portions of the tube around the body so that it looks like it's coming out of the frame.

Open skullspaper2 from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the bottom tube.
This one will go in the main square of the frame.
Resize it to fit how you like and erase any portion of the paper hanging outside the edges.

Open dkpinkpp (paper) from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the previous paper.
This paper is going in the middle sliver of the frame.
Resize it to fit how you like and erase any portion of the paper hanging outside the edges.

Open bluecheck (paper) from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the previous paper.
This paper is going in the right top corner of the frame.
Resize it to fit how you like and erase any portion of the paper hanging outside the edges.

Open ribboncircle-blue from kit.
Copy and Paste it above the frame.
Resize and rotate to the right slightly and arrange as shown.

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

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

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

Open flowertrim-1 from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Image>Mirror
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

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

Open skullygirly1-acrylic from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

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

Open dkpinkpp 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_Mask133.
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 Bring Tha Noize. Set it to a size you like and a stroke width of 3.
Foreground color to white and background color to #603766.
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!
 

Hawaiian Tropics- PTU

I've used the lovely PTU artwork of Keith Garvey. Get it at PTE.
This is a PTU kit called Hawaiian Tropics from TammyKat Dezigns. Get it at PMTw/S.
The mask is Vix_Mask365, by Vix PSP.
Font used is WaterBrush.



Let’s Begin!


Open a new canvas that’s 800x800 pixels.

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

Open surferboardpaper from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the frame.
Resize it to fit how you like and erase any portion of the paper hanging outside the edges.

Copy and Paste your tube as a new layer above your frame.
Resize the tube as needed and center on top of frame as shown.
Don't worry if the bottom isn't exact or anything, it will be covered later.
Duplicate tube layer.
Change the bottom layer to black and white by going to
Effects>Photo Effects>Black and White Film.
Settings to 0.
Change the upper tube layer to the blend mode- soft light.
Duplicate the soft light tube again.

Open bluesurf (board) from kit.
Copy and Paste it below the frame's paper.
Resize and rotate to the right slightly and arrange as shown.

Open palmtreee from kit.
Copy and Paste it as a new layer.
Resize and arrange it to the left as shown.
Duplicate and mirror the palm tree and resize it down slightly.
Arrange it as shown.

Open buttonorange from kit.
Copy and Paste it aabove the frame layer.
Resize and arrange it to the top right as shown.

Open flowerskirt from kit.
Copy and Paste it above all the tube layers.
Resize and arrange it to the bottom as shown.

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

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

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

Open hotpink 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 Vix_Mask365.
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 Waterbrush. Set it to a size you like and a stroke width of 3.
Foreground color to white and background color to #4c7a72.
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!