Monday, 12 June 2017

Pirate Ahoy!



Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using the beautiful artwork of Arthur Crowe
You can purchase this from his store HERE
Scrapkit - Surf n Turf from Horseplays Pasture
My mask 167 HERE
Font of choice

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 1st June 2017  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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open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

copy and paste paper 6
apply mask
merge group
duplicate, image, mirror

copy and paste element 51

arrange the mask layers so one is moved
up a little and one is moved down a little

copy and paste element 69
resize 60, rotate right 23
drag below element 51, position so
large palm is showing to the left of the rings
erase any parts of the palm showing inside the rings

c/p element 56
resize by 40
position to the right of bottom ring
duplicate, image, mirror

c/p element 73
resize by 40
drag to top of layer palette
position bottom left of bottom ring

c/p element 48
resize by 30
position bottom right of bottom ring

c/p element 17
resize by 20
position on top of sand spilling from bucket

c/p element 18
resize by 40
position behind shell
duplicate, mirror
drag down behind bucket

c/p close up tube as new layer
ensure it is just below the rings layer
duplicate twice
position so a different part of each tube
is showing inside the rings
and erase any parts showing outside the rings
merge the 3 tube layers together
change blend mode to luminance

paste regular sized tube at top of layer palette
resize to fit nicely 
position to the right of the rings slightly

dropshadow tube and all elements 2,5,50,8,black

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

Green Steam


Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using the beautiful artwork of Misticheskaya
which can be purchased from Pics for Design
My Scrapkit - Steamed Junk
Mask HERE
Font of choice

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 27th May 2017  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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open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

copy and paste texture 
duplicate

copy and paste frame - resize 35
magic wand, feather 0
click inside frame, expand by 5
invert
on one of the texture layers, delete
copy and paste tube
position to your liking
delete
deselect
change blend mode to luminance legacy

duplicate tube layer
adjust, blur, gaussian blur 8
change blend mode to screen
dropshadow the frame

merge the frame, 2 tube layers and texture together

on the other texture layer
apply mask
merge group
make sure this layer is just above your white bg

All the following elements are to be positioned UNDER the merged frame layer
and dropshadowed 2,5,50,8, black


element 80 resize 50, position top left, colorize, hue 108, sat 129

element 77 resize 50, rotate right 85, position right side, colorize as before
duplicate, rotate again and position at the bottom of the frame

element 70 resize 30, position left middle, blend mode hard light
duplicate, image flip & mirror

element 4, resize 30, position bottom left corner, blend mode hard light
paste element 4 again, resize 20, colorize as before, position top right corner, blend mode hard light

element 69, resize 40, colorize as before, position top middle of frame, blend mode hard light
duplicate, image flip and move to the left slightly

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

Fabulous


Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using the beautiful artwork of Maxine Gadd
which I purchased from CDO but she appears to no longer be selling there
Template HERE
Font of choice

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 16th May 2017  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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Open Fabulous Mystery Template

Circle layer
select all, float, defloat
copy and paste paper 11
invert, delete, deselect

Lt Grey rec layer
select all, float, defloat
copy and paste paper 12
invert, delete, 
copy and paste paper 13
delete, deselect
drag the green layer below the circle

effects, image effects, offset
horizontal -55, vertical 25
transparent checked
rotate right 12

grey rec
select all, float, defloat
copy and paste paper 3
invert, delete, 
copy and paste tube, resize as necessary
delete, deselect
change blend mode to multiply (or whatever looks good to you)
Merge down with green paper layer

arrow
image, mirror
select all, float, defloat
copy and paste paper 11
invert, delete, deselect

Using your deform tool, arrange the 
FABULOUS letters along the right hand side
following the curve of the circle
once you have them to your liking
merge them all together
select all, float, defloat
copy and paste paper 12
invert, delete, deselect

add a white gradient glow to your FABULOUS
width 3
dropshadow 

dotted line
select all, float, defloat
new raster layer
floodfill with a color from your tag
deselect
add same white gradient glow as before
dropshadow

add same gradient glow to all other 
template layers
dropshadow

delete all original template layers

copy and paste element 36
resize by 70
position under the tube layer so its showing 
at the bottom of the tag
duplicate, mirror and flip

add some other elements if you wish

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

Sunday, 2 April 2017

Arrr!



Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using an Elias Chatzoudis tube that I purchased from MPT 
You can find the same tube at CDO
My Scrapkit Seacove
My Mask 066 HERE
Other supplies HERE
Font of choice

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 26th March 2017  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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OK Lets begin!


Place mask in your masks folder
Open supplies in PSP


Open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

copy and paste paper 13 as new layer
apply Miz_mask066
merge group

copy and paste element 28
resize by 50
duplicate twice
position one to the left a little
one to the right
and one down a bit

copy and paste element 29
resize by 110
position just to the left a little

copy and paste tube as new layer
resize to fit

(you may want to move your sand about
to make it look like your tube is 
sitting nicely on the sand)

copy and paste element 1
resize by 50
position bottom left of tube
duplicate
mirror
position behind tube to the right

copy and paste treasure chest
resize by 40
mirror
position bottom right of tube

copy and paste element 30
resize by 30
position just in front of chest

copy and paste element 26
resize by 50 twice
position behind the chest and grass

dropshadow all layers except mask
2,5,50,8,black

copy and paste wordart if you like

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

crop and save as png

Sunday, 26 March 2017

Broken Heart



Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using one of Zindy's stunning free tubes
Scrapkit Miss You from Chaos Priestess.
My mask 160 HERE
Font of choice


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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 13th March 2017  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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open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

copy and paste paper 5 as new layer
apply Miz_mask_160
merge group

copy and paste Wire as new layer
resize by 70
rotate left 70

copy and paste FrameEl01 as new layer
resize by 60

erase wire showing inside frame
merge frame and wire together
move up your canvas a little
dropshadow 2,5,50,8,black

copy and paste wordartEl01 as new layer
resize by 70
position below the frame
apply a white gradient glow 
dropshadow 

make mask layer active

copy and paste tube as new layer
resize to fit nicely inside the frame
erase any showing outside the frame
change blend mode to multiply if using a the same tube as me
if using a color tube, change blend mode to luminance (legacy)

Add name, copyright and license information

delete white background layer
merge visible
save as png

Starry Night



Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using This little cutie from Laguna over at Pics for Design
You must have a license to use the same tube.
My Scrapkit Starry Night
My mask 153 HERE
Font of choice
Xenofex 2 - Constellation

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 6th March 2017  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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Place mask in your masks folder
open supplies in PSP

open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

copy and paste paper 5 as new layer
apply Miz_mask 153
merge group

copy and paste element 28
select all, float, defloat,
expand selection by 4
new raster layer
floodfill white
deselect
drag white layer below the star crescent layer
dropshadow 2,5,50,8,black

copy and paste tube as new layer
resize to fit nicely on your star crescent
dropshadow

copy and paste element 37 as new layer
resize by 50
position along bottom of star crescent
duplicate
position top left of star crescent 
and drag below it

Add name, copyright and license information

Now duplicate the mask layer twice
on the original mask layer
xenofex 2 - constellation
Star size 2
star variation 14
edge star density 7
overall star density 0
overdrive 100
twinkle amount 75
rotation 45
keep original image - checked

repeat for the two duplicated mask layers
ensuring you hit the Random seed button each time

hide the top two mask layers
copy merged

Open animation shop (as)
paste as new animation

back in psp, 
hide star crescent bottom layer
unhide middle one
copy merged

in AS, paste after current frame

back in psp, 
hide middle star crescent layer
unhide top one
copy merged

in AS, paste after current frame

save as gif.


Here are some more examples made by the members of my forum 

Deeva

Marie


Lisa


Bee


Bubble Name



Supplies needed:

Font - Cumulus HERE
Eye candy 5 Impact

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 5th March 2017  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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open blank canvas 100 x 100

preset shapes - ellipse
foreground null, background (color of choice)

Hold down the shift key and draw out a
circle so it covers as much of your canvas
as possible
convert to raster layer
copy

Open blank canvas 700 x 500
paste as new layer
close the first canvas without saving

select all, float, defloat
eye candy 5 Impact - glass with the following settings

Deselect

selection tool, circle, feather 12
draw a circular selection in the middle
of your circle but only about half as big

adjust, brightness & contrast
brightness 53, contrast 27

Deselect


Duplicate your circle as many times as 
there are letters in your name
hide them all but the first one

text tool - Cumulus font - size 64
type out the first letter of your name in uppercase
in a different shade of your circle color
position the letter in the middle of 
your circle, convert to raster
dropshadow 0,0,50,8, black
merge down with your circle



repeat for the remaining letters of your name
each one on a seperate circle

once you have your done them all, position 
them slightly overlapping each other in a wavy line so it
spells out your name
You could move them up or down the layers if you wish.

once you have them arranged how you like them
dropshadow each circle 2,5,50,8, black
merge visible

preset shapes tool - ellipse
foreground null, background a lighter shade of your circle color
draw out between 3 & 5 circles over the top of 
each other to make a cloud shape, convert to raster

select all, float, defloat
contract by 10
selections, modify, feather 10
invert
adjust brightness & contrast
brightness -39 contrast 27
deselect

repeat but make the 2nd cloud a different shape

position both clouds under your name to your liking
dropshadow the clouds

preset shapes tool - ellipse
draw out around 20 tiny circles in varying 
sizes and colors (to match your tag of course)

convert to raster
lower opacity to 40
duplicate
image, mirror & flip
position one to the left and one to the right
under your name but above the clouds
dropshadow

merge visible
crop and save your tag as png


Here are a couple more examples made by the members of my forum