Saturday, 21 April 2018

Rock Chick

This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 21st April 2018 and assumes a working knowledge of psp
Written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental

Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using the awesome artwork of  Arthur Crowe
You can purchase this tube from the store HERE
Scrapkit - Bad Girl Glamour by Pink Paradox Productions
My mask Miz_mask 247
Font of choice
Wordart (save from bottom of post)

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Dont forget to dropshadow as you go along
I use 2,5,50,13, black


Open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

c/p paper 39
apply Miz_mask 247
merge group
dupliate, mirror and flip
move down a little
merge masks together

frame 3, resize 40

frame 12, resize 40
adjust, colorize, hue 25, sat 112

element 193, resize 40, mirror, move to top of tag

element 143, resize 40
drag below frames, erase any that is showing outside of the frame
change blend mode to luminance legacy

element 111, resize 40, bring to top
move it down to the bottom of the tag, 
carefully erase the top right end of the keyboard
so it looks like it is disappearing behind the frames

element 64, resize 20, mirror and flip, position so it mostly covers the 
other end of the keyboard

element 60, resize 20, rotate right 90, position behind money

element 17, resize 25, position bottom right

element 39, resize 30, position behind the briefcase to the right a little

element 43, resize 20, position in front of case and bottle

element 53, resize 20, rotate right 32, position bottom middle

element 199, resize 30, rotate right 32, drag down layer palette to just above mask layer
position at bottom of mask

make notes layer active, c/p tube, resize to fit

c/p wordart, resize 50, adjust, sharpness, sharpen more, position at bottom of tag
I added a black gradient glow to mine

add your name, copyright & license information
delete white background layer
merge visible
crop and save as png


(click to open and save to your computer)



Thursday, 19 April 2018

Champagne in Paris



This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 19th April 2018 and assumes a working knowledge of psp
Written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental
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Supplies needed:


Tube of choice - I am using the beautiful artwork of Misticheskaya
which can be purchased from Pics for Design
My Supplies HERE
Mask of choice - I used my own Miz_Mask 170
Font of choice

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open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white


c/p paper
apply mask
merge group


c/p frame
resize 70
position to the right a little


c/p eiffel tower
position to the left a little
d/s


c/p glass
resize 30
position to the right
duplicate, 
d/s both
hide the duplicate
we are going to use it later


c/p wine bottle
resize 50
position behind the glass
d/s


c/p flowers
resize 50
rotate right 40
position bottom middle of tag


paste flower again
resize 80
mirror
drag below the tower, position at bottom
duplicate
mirror
drag below frame and position at the top right
erase any that is showing inside the frame
d/s all flowers


c/p rose
resize 35
position behind wine bottle
duplicate, mirror
position behind tower and flowers at the top
but in front of the frame
duplicate again
position behind frame below at the bottom of the flower
erase any showing inside frame
d/s both roses


make frame layer active
c/p tube
resize as necessary
erase any that is showing under the other elements


Now remember that hidden duplicate glass
unhide it, move it so it in the hand(s) of your tube
resize so it is in proportion 
erase parts of the stem to make it look like
the tube is holding it


select some wordart
paste as new layer
add a white gradient glow
d/s


add your name, copyright and license information
delete white background layer
merge visible
crop and save as png

Friday, 6 April 2018

Daffs & Daisies



This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 6th April 2018 and assumes a working knowledge of psp
Written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental
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Supplies needed:


Tube of choice - I am using the lovely FTU artwork of Lia
Scrapkit  Plant Grow Bloom from Miggins Place
Mask of choice - I used my own Miz_Mask 167
Font of choice

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open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

c/p paper 1
apply mask
merge group

c/p element 16 (grass)
resize 30
move to the bottom of your mask

on mask layer
select all, float, defloat, invert
on grass layer, delete
deselect
duplicate grass if its a bit faint
merge grass layers

c/p element 19 (daffodil)
resize 20
position to the left (under grass layer)

c/p element 2 (snowdrop)
resize 6
position left just in front of daffodil

c/p element 7 (crocus)
resize 6
position right (on top of grass)

c/p element 9 (open crocus)
resize 10
position left (on top of grass)

c/p tube
resize to fit nicely 
I positioned mine under the grass but above the daffodils and snowdrop

d/s all elements

add name, copyright and license information
delete white background layer
merge visible

crop and save as png.

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Here are some more examples made by the members of my group Taggers Inn 





A Little Bit Spring



This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 6th April 2018 and assumes a working knowledge of psp
Written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental
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Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using the beautiful artwork of Vadis
which can be purchased from Pics For Design
My Scrapkit - A Little Bit Spring
Mask 023 from Viviennes Painbox
Font of choice
My supplies HERE

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Open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

c/p paper 17
apply mask
merge group
resize by 90

c/p overlay
change blend mode to luminance legacy

element 27 resize 50, move to right
on mask layer, select all, float, defloat, invert
on shutters layer, delete several times
deselect

element 39, resize 40, mirror & flip, rotate right 25, bottom left

element 14, resize 50, bottom left, position just in front of flower stem

element 38, resize 30, position just behind the top left corner of the boxes
duplicate, mirror & flip (I know it looks silly where it is right now
but leave it there, we will come back to this in a minute)

element 31 resize 40 bottom middle, just above the end of the mask

element 8 resize 30 bottom right

element 26 resize 30, in front of kettle

Go back to the flipped pink flower, now move it down so its just showing under the kettle

element 69, resize 50, duplicate twice, position to your liking within the other elements

element 71, resize 30, position behind all the other elements next to the flower stem

element 64, resize 40, position to your liking

c/p tube, resize to fit nicely in the middle of your tag
behind all the other elements but in front of the shutters

d/s all elements and tube

add your name, copyright and license information
delete white background layer
merge visible 
crop and save as png.

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Here are some more examples made by the members of my group Taggers Inn 





Sunday, 18 March 2018

Monochrome Music



This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 18th March 2018 and assumes a working knowledge of psp
Written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental

Supplies Needed:

Tube of choice - I am using the stunning artwork of Maxine Gadd
which I purchased from CDO but she no longer appears to be selling with them
Font of choice 

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open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

Starting with the Black Beauty kit

c/p paper 11
open Miz_BB_mask 2
layers, new mask layer, from image
choose the mask in the drop down list
ensure invert mask data is checked
merge group
close mask

c/p element 33
c/p element 37
c/p element 24, resize 50, move to left slightly
c/p element 23, resize 40, move to bottom left of music sheets

c/p tube, move to right a little
duplicate

make mask layer active, select all, float, defloat, invert
on one tube hit delete a couple of times
deselect
on the duplicated tube erase most of the right side
and bottom of tube but leave the face/head

duplicate bottom tube again
change blend mode on middle and top tube layers to overlay

Now we move onto the Midnight Desire kit

c/p element 24, resize 25, move to bottom left of tube
to cover the hard edge
c/p element 13, resize 40, rotate right a little
c/p element 3, resize 40, mirror, drag below flowers
c/p element 35, resize 20, position in front of clock and flowers

d/s all elements
you may want to reposition the black glitter layer
so you can see it more

add your name, copyright and license information
delete white bg layer
merge visible
crop and save as png

Story of my Life



This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 18th March 2018 and assumes a working knowledge of psp
Written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental
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Supplies needed: 

My Scrapkit - Memory Maker
Font of choice
My supplies HERE

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Open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

c/p paper 9
apply mask
merge group

copy and paste the following

element 33, resize 50, duplicate, merge down

element 28, resize 70, rotate left 15, move to bottom of netting, duplicate, 
mirror stack of letters

book, resize 70, position so it looks like its leaning on the letters

element 34, resize 30, position across bottom right corner of book

element 18, resize 20, rotate right 8, move to top left corner of book

Open the wordart, 
select round and copy a piece of wordart you like

paste as new layer

adjust, add noise, gaussian, 70, monochrome
select all, float, defloat
new raster layer
floodfill with a light brown (I chose the color from the letters)
deselect
drag below wordart
merge them together
dropshadow and position to your liking

Add your name
delete white bg layer
merge visible
crop and save as png

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Here are some more examples from the members of my group Taggers Inn




Faded




This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 18th March 2018 and assumes a working knowledge of psp
Written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental
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Supplies Needed:

Tube of choice - I am using the beautiful artwork of Julsy
which can be purchased from Pics for Design
Filter - Muras Meister - copies
Font(s) of choice


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open blank canvas 700 x 300

c/p tube
effects, muras meister, copies
wallpaper rotate default settings

adjust, blur, radial blur
twirl, elliptical, 50,10,0,0,10
recenter if you need to
rename this layer twirl

custom selection
top & left 0, right 700, bottom 25
new raster layer
floodfill with a dark color from your tag
deselect
d/s 2,5,50,8,black
name this layer top bar
duplicate
image, flip
name this layer bottom bar

custom selection
top & left 40, right 140, bottom 200
new raster layer
change foreground color to white
floodfill with fading foreground gradient
angle 270, repeats 0
lower opacity to 60

new raster layer
floodfill with white
contract 1, delete
deselect

selection tool, rectangle, feather 10
draw a rectangle from the right across about 1/3
of the white border, delete
(the idea is to have a fading frame round your faded rectangle)

hide the bottom 4 layers
merge visible
rename this layer faded rectangle
unhide the bottom 4 layers

duplicate your faded rectangle twice
mirror one of them, 
image effects, offset h-500, v-30

on the 2nd duplicate
offset h-10, v10

again hide the bottom 4 layers
merge visible
duplicate

rotate left 90
offset h300, v-60
lower opacity to 65

custom selection
top & left 0, right & bottom 30
new raster layer
floodfill white
contract by 10
floodfill with the same dark color as the bars we made earlier
add your favourite inner bevel
deselect

duplicate
offset, h36, v0
duplicate
repeat offset

merge all 3 squares together
rotate left 90
reposition between the two sets of faded rectangles

now using your selection tool, rectangle, feather 0
select round the tiny colored square, copy
deselect

paste as new layer
resize by 70
position in the top left corner of the vertical
faded rectangles
duplicate twice and move them into a vertical line
a few pixels apart from each other 
merge them together
duplicate
rotate left 90
reposition to the same place on the horizontal faded rectangles

c/p your tube, resize if necessary
position on the right edge of your canvas
duplicate
gaussian blur 9
change blend mode to overlay
merge down
duplicate, mirror

make your vertical faded rectangles layer active
select all, float, defloat, invert
on your mirrored tube, position to your liking
within the selection then hit delete a couple of times
deselect, lower opacity of tube to around 35

Using a small or pixel font, and a contrasting color
type out your name or favourite saying or quote across the top bar

add some nice faded brushes to your twirl layer if you wish

add your name, copyright and license information
merge all flatten
save as jpg

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Here are some more examples made by the members of my group Taggers Inn