Monday, 20 November 2017

Silver Bells

Supplies Needed:

Tube of choice, one with a close up is good
I am using the beautiful artwork of Alex Prihodko which can be 
purchased at Pics For Design
Supplies Here
Font of choice

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 20th November  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 supplies

open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

copy and paste paper as new layer
apply mask
merge group

preset shapes, ellipse
width 20, foreground set to foil pattern
background null, 
draw out a small circle in the middle of your canvas
align, center in canvas
convert to raster
adjust, brightness & contrast
B54, C15
adjust, sharpen more
repeat brightness

duplicate
position side by side, but make one slightly
higher than the other and just overlapping slightly
erase the part of the bottom one that is showing
inside the top one
merge down

magic wand, feather 0, mode Add(shift)
click inside both parts of the frame
expand by 4
paste paper again
invert, delete
deselect
drag paper layer below frame layer

c/p swirl
resize by 60
position along bottom of frame

c/p berries
position on top of swirl

c/p fir
resize 40
position below swirl but to the left
duplicate, image, mirror
move so it is poking out from behind the swirl

c/p diamond circle
resize 40
image effets, offset
H-68, V54 transparent

duplicate
offset, H146, V-155
merge down
drag down to just above your mask layer

c/p snowflake swirl
resize 70
duplicate twice and flip &/or mirror 
to show some of the snowflakes to your liking

c/p silver bells
resize 30
drag to top of layer palette
position at the end of the berries stalk

c/p ribbon
position behind silver bells

Make frame layer active
magic wand, click inside the left one
expand by 4
c/p your close up tube
invert
delete
invert
duplicate tube
adjust blur, gaussian blur 9
deselect

change blend mode on bottom tube to luminance legacy
change blend mode on top tube to screen
change opacity of both tube layers to 58
drag tube layers below frame layer

c/p tube above frame layer
but below all other elements
resize to fit nicely over top of empty frame

dropshadow, tube, elements and frame

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





Monday, 16 October 2017

Moment





This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 16th October  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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Supplies needed:


Tube of choice - I am using the beautiful artwork of Enys Geurrero
which can be purchased from CDO
Scrapkit A Moment in Time from Pink Paradox Productions
Timeline mask 22 from Moonbeams and Spiderwebs
Font of choice - I used Inspiration

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open blank canvas 700 x 259
floodfill white

copy and paste AMIT_papers
apply mask
merge group

copy and paste frame 5
resize 31
Image effects, offset
horizontal 120, vertical -67, transparent 

copy and paste element 92
resize 31
position on top of frame so it
follows the curve
(yes it will disappear off the bottom of the canvas)

copy and paste element 61
resize 20
Offset, H 195, V 17
drag below the frame
erase any that is showing inside the frame

copy and paste element 50
resize 20
Offset, H -10, V -75
drag to top of layer palette

copy and paste element 31
resize 20
Offset, same as last time
drag below the frame
erase any that is showing inside the frame

copy and paste element 104
resize 70
rotate left 90
drag to top of layer palette

copy and paste element 100
resize 60
rotate left 90
Offset, H & V -102
drag below frame
erase any showing inside frame

copy and paste element 101
resize 25
rotate right 90
Offset, same as last time

copy and paste element 80
resize 25
rotate left 71
Offset, H -102, V -68
layers, arrange layers, move down

copy and paste element 84
resize 25
Offset, H-78, V-68

Make the blue flowers on top of frame active
duplicate, image, mirror

make frame layer active
copy and paste tube 
drag below frame
resize as necessary to fit inside frame
erase any that is showing outside of the frame
change blend mode to luminance legacy

dropshadow all layers except the sparkles and mask

delete white background layer
merge visible
duplicate
Image, flip

Image, canvas size 800 x 800

On original merged layer
Offset, H 0, V 88
On duplicated layer
Offset, H 0, V -170
reduce opacity to 54

using your deform tool
drag the bottom middle node up to at
least half its original size
then holding down the CTRL key
drag the bottom left node out to the edge of your canvas

add name, copyright and license information
Merge visible
crop and save as png





Cute Halloween



This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 18th September 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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Supplies needed:

Tube of choice, I am using a FTU tube from No Flutter
Scrapkit - Cute Halloween by Jojo HERE
Mask of choice - I used mask 84 from Wee Scots Lass
Font of choice - I used Creepy Girl
Muras Meister - copies

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Lets make a frame first!

Open paper 8
selection tool, circle, feather 0
draw out a large circle in the middle of the paper
copy
close paper without saving

open blank canvas 700 x 700
paste as new layer
select all, float, defloat,
contract by 25
delete
deselect
add your favourite inner bevel

magic wand, feather 0
click inside the circle
expand by 3
c/p paper 1
invert selection
delete
invert again
contract by 20
delete
deslect
inner bevel as before

open paper 3
selection tool, circle 
draw out a tiny circle in the middle
copy
close without saving
paste as new layer on your canvas
inner bevel as before
effects - muras meister, copies - encircle
you will need to play with the top 3 settings 
until you have a circle of joined green dots that show
just outside your orange circle - the aim is to make
a scalloped border
My settings were 49, 87, 87

Merge visible
thats your frame made

open blank canvas 700 x 700 
floodfill white

c/p paper 3
apply mask
merge group

c/p frame we just made
resize if necessary
You can save frame for other projects or close it now!

c/p element 50
drag below frame
erase any that is showing from behind the frame
add noise, 100, random, monochrome checked

c/p element 7
resize 60
position bottom left

c/p element 44
resize 30
position just to the right of the bag

c/p element 10
resize 60
position to the right of the spell book

c/p element 8
resize 60
position at the bottom in the middle

c/p element 3
place on pumpkin bucket

c/p element 45
position top left

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

d/s all elements, tube and frame

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

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Land of the Fairies



Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using the beautiful artwork of Anna Fesenco
which can be purchased from Pics for Design
Scrapkit - Land of the Fairies from taggerworld
Mask HERE
Font of choice

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 10th 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
floofill white

copy and paste paper 4
apply mask
merge group

copy and paste frame 1
resize by 80
position over the mask

now resize both the mask and doorway
uncheck 'Lock Aspect Ratio'
width 120, height 100
recenter both layers

copy and paste element 15
resize 40, position bottom right
of doorway

copy and paste element 22
position bottom left of doorway
selectin tool, feather 14(ish)
draw a selection round the bottom and hit
delete a couple of times, to get rid of some
of the dirt, but we want to keep the rocks.

copy and paste element 9
resize 30
position in front of rocks

copy and paste element 53
position along bottom of grass
erase the top bit that is showing
over the doorway

Make the doorway layer active
copy and paste tube as new layer
resize to fit nicely in the doorway

If using the same tube as me, copy and paste 
a bird from the kit and resize to fit in her hand

dropshadow, tube and bird

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

Kaleidoscope



This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 10th September 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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Supplies needed

Tube of choice - I am using a FTU tube from Cris Ortega
Cluster frame by Sweet Temptations
Filter Factory A
Eye Candy 4000
Muras Meister Copies

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open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

copy and paste cluster
muras meister, copies
wallpaper rotate - default settings

Filter Factory A - Kaleidoscope II
divisions 184, rotations 16
You should end up with an 8 pointed
star shape in the middle of canvas

selection tool
point to point, feather 14
mode (add)
starting at the top of a point
select in a zig zag around the
points of the star shape

invert selection
hit delete on your keyboard 
a couple of times
deselect

Eye candy 4000 - corona
change the color to light green from
center of star
width 35, all other settings default

paste cluster again 
resize by 90

copy and paste tube as new layer
drag below cluster
erase any that is showing outside the cluster

dropshadow cluster

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


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



Autumns Delight



This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 27th August 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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Supplies needed

Tube of choice - I am using the gorgeous artwork of Misticheskaya
which can be purchased from Pics for Design
My Scrapkit - Autumn Delight HERE
My mask 166 HERE
Font of choice

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open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

c/p paper 7
apply mask
merge group

c/p paper 1
apply mask again
merge group
image, flip & mirror
merge down

c/p element 40
resize by 70
rotate right 5

c/p element 14
resize by 50
erase the stem and move to the bottom
of the mask layer

c/p element 3
resize by 30
drag down below and to the right of the flower
duplicate, image, mirror

duplicate flower
resize by 50
mirror and position down and left a little
duplicate
image, mirror
drag below the first leaf layer
position so its just showing from behind the top of the leaf

c/p element 4
resize by 15
drag to top of layer palette
duplicate
resize by 80
position one in front of the other
next to small flower

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

c/p tube 
resize to fit nicely
drag down layer palette so its just above the frame
erase any that is showing from behind the elements

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



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





So Grave!



This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 8th August 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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Supplies needed

Tube of choice - I am using the beautiful artwork of Kurama Phoenix
which can be purchased from CDO
Mask1 from set 90 by Rachel Designs
Supplies HERE
Font of choice
Eye candy 4000 - Corona


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Open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

copy and paste background image as new layer
apply mask 1
merge group
resize 90

copy and paste moon as new layer
adjust, brightness/contrast
brightness 95, contrast 20
image, flip
position over the moon in the mask

copy and paste flock as new layer
resize by 40
position so some birds are across the moon

copy and paste cloud 1,2 & 3 as new layers
position at the top of tag, so some cover the 
bottom of the moon.

copy and paste cobbles as new layer
position at bottom of tag

copy and paste tower as new layer
resize 24

copy and paste tree as new layer
reseize 35
position to the left of tower
duplicate
image, mirror
resize 70
drag below the tower and position to the right

copy and paste roses as new layer
resize 50
position just in front of tree

copy and paste tombstones as new layer
resize 50
position to the right of the tower

copy and paste tube as new layer
resize to fit

copy and paste skulls as new layer
resize 15
position bottom left

copy and paste skull as new layer
resize 25
position in front of other skulls

open birds and select around just one of them
copy and paste it as a new layer
eye candy 4000, corona
change color to a grey/blue color from the clouds
glow width 16, overall opacity 70, all other settings default

dropshadow all elements except clouds
2,5,50,8, black

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

Here are some more examples made by my members over at Taggers Inn




Squareish



This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 9th August 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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Supplies needed

Tube of choice - I am using a FTU tube by Soa Lee
Square(ish) mask of choice
Filter Factory D - Vertigo
Font of choice

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open blank canvas 700 x 700

copy and paste tube as new layer
muras meister - copies
wallpaper rotate default settings

effects - filter factory d - vertigo
default settings

custom selection
left & top 0
right & bottom 200
selections, edit selection
move to an area you like
edit selection
copy
deselect
paste as new layer

Select all, float, defloat

copy and paste tube again
resize to fit nicely in the square
invert selection
delete
invert again, 
expand by 2
new raster layer
floodfill white
contract 2
delete
deselect

hide bottom layer
merge visible

unhide bottom layer
apply mask
merge group

make small square active
rotate right 35
move to top right corner or tag

duplicate
resize 70
move down a little so its overlapping the first one
duplicate
resize 70
move down so its overlapping the 2nd one.

copy and paste tube again
move to the left
dropshadow

Add name, copyright & license information
merge visible
save as png

Cogs - Forum set




This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 9th August 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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Supplies needed

Tube of choice - I am using a FTU tube by Cris Ortega
Filters (all can be found HERE )
L&K site of wonders - Adonis & Zitah
Filter Factory J - Drink to me
Eye Candy 5  - Glass
Supplies HERE

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open blank canvas 650 x 250
floodfill with graident made from two colors from your tube
linear, angle 0, repeats 1

copy and paste tube several times and
position so the whole cavnas is covered 
merge all tube layers together

Selections, custom selection
left & top 25
right 625
bottom 225
hit delete on your merged tube layer
deselect

new raster layer
select all, crop to selection
delete layer

select all, float, defloat
effects - filter factory J - Drink to me
overdose 156
effects - edge effects - enhance more

invert selection
on bottom gradient layer

effects - l&K Adonis
control 0 - 6
control 1 - 25
all others default

effects - L&K Zitah
control 0 - 5
control 1 - 9
all others default
deselect

copy and paste tube
make sure it is the top layer
adjust, blur - radial blur
twirl, strength 100, twirl degrees 0
horizontal/vertical offset 0
protect center 50
(NOTE:  if using a different tube you may need to play around with the horizontal/vertical offset to get a nice blur)

duplicate, image flip & mirror
merge down

custom selection
left 525, top 75, right 575, bottom 175
move the blurred layer so the center is
in the center of the selection
invert, delete
invert
effects, eye candy 5 impact, glass
use a setting that looks good to you
change blend mode to overlay (or whatever looks good to you)
deselect

duplicate, 
image, mirror
merge down
select all, float, defloat
expand 2
new raster layer
floodfill with the light color from your gradient
contract 2
delete
deselect

dropshadow, 2,2,60,5,black

copy and paste cogs
they should be in the right position but if not
move them so they are sitting around the rectangles
we just made
dropshadow

copy and paste tube
dropshadow

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



Here are some more examples made by my lovely members over at Taggers Inn



Remember - forum set




This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 1st August 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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Supplies needed:

Tube of choice (im using one holding a stringed instrument)
I am using the stunning artwork of Enys Guerrero which can be purchased from CDO
My Srapkit Memory Maker
Supplies HERE
Font of choice

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open blank canvas 650 x 250

c/p paper 5 
drag it down and to the left so the 
light part at the top of the paper is
showing

c/p element 37
resize 30
colorize hue 22, Saturation 101
position bottom left corner
duplicate, flip
d/s both
merge down

c/p premade cluster
position bottom left corner
under element 37
so the edges line up with the edge of the tag

c/p tube
position to the right
duplicate
adjust, blur, gaussian blur 8
change blend mode to screen, lower opacity to 70
d/s original tube

c/p wordart 3 & 6
resize both by 30
position one under the cluster at the top, rotate left slightly
position the other one above the cluster but under the 
corner element at the bottom, rotate right slightly

merge visible

new raster layer
floodfill dark brown
select all, contract by 2
floodfill beige
contract by 2
floodfill dark brown
contract by 2
delete
deselect

add copyright & license number
merge visible

Now to animate

If you are not using the same tube as me, then choose a part 
of your tube that you can animate - strands of hair, jewellery

freehand selection tool, feather 0, point to point, mode Add
zoom in and select round the strings on the violin

adjust, add noise 40, uniform, monchrome
deselect
copy

Open animation shop
paste as new animation

back to psp
hit the undo button twice
repeat the noise but change to 41
deselect
copy
in AS paste after current frame

repeat twice more but change noise to 42 & 43

save as gif


Here are some more examples made by my lovely members at Taggers Inn






Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Take a Picture



Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using the stunning artwork of Stan Dudin
which is an exclusive over at Pics for design - any tube with a camera should do though
my scrapkit Hollywood
Supplies HERE
Font of choice
Animation Shop

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 17th 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

new raster layer
floodfill with a fore/back gradient 
made from 2 colors from your tube
sunburst, repeats 3
apply mask
merge group
resize - aspect ratio unchecked
width 90, height 110

c/p phone frame as new layer
magic wand, feather 0, click inside phone
expand 3
floodfill with same gradient as before
deselect

c/p tube as new layer
resize to fit nicely inside phone frame
erase any that is outside of the phone frame
dropshadow tube and phone frame
merge phone, tube and gradient together

c/p spotlight as new layer
resize 15
position over flash on camera

c/p element 14
resize 50

magic wand, feather 0,
click inside one of the frames of the film strip
expand by 2
c/p tube
resize to fit
position to your liking, invert, delete
deselect

repeat for the next two frames of the film strip

merge film strip and tube layers together
dropshadow
rotate left 5
position along bottom of phone

c/p element 19 as new layer
resize by 70
position bottom right corner, under film strip

c/p element 20
resize 25
rotate right 5
position bottom right under light legs

c/p element 36
resize 40
duplicate a couple of times
and position just above mask layer to your liking

C/P wordart

add name, license and copyright information

copy merged

Open Animation Shop
paste as new animation

back in psp hide the spotlight layer
copy merged

in AS paste after current frame
change frame properties to 150 on this frame only
save as gif

Darkest Night - Forum set





Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using the beautiful artwork of Olga Fomina
which can be purchased from CDO
The Darkest Night Sampler from Gothic Inspirations
Eye Candy 4 - Corona
Font of choice

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 11th 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 250

c/p paper 5 as new layer
stand on bg layer
select all, crop to selection

c/p rose as new layer
resize 20
position bottom left corner

c/p fern as new layer
resize 30
rotate right 130
drag below rose

c/p leaves as new layer
resize 30
rotate left 90
position beneath rose

open scatter
select round one of the flowers
c/p as new layer
drag below fern
close scatter

dropshadow the elements and merge them together
duplicate several times
rotate, flip & mirror to your liking
and position around the edge of your canvas

c/p moss as new layer
duplicate 2 or 3 times
resize each one between 60 - 40 and 
position between the flower clusters to your liking

c/p sparkles as new layer
resize 60
duplicate, flip & mirror
position one to the left and one to the right

c/p glitter as new layer
drag down to just above the paper layer
position along the bottom edge of your tag
duplicate, flip
merge down

effects, eye candy 4, corona
glow width 10, flare size 8, stretch 100, waver 23
blur 3, overall opacity 100
color #9daab9

c/p lamp as new layer
resize 30
position to the right

c/p tube as new layer
just above paper layer
resize to fit if necessary
position to the left of your tag
change blend mode to luminance legacy
duplicate, gaussian blur 5
change blend mode to burn and lower opacity a little
(or whatever looks good on your tag)

Merge all
new raster layer
floodfill with a dark color from your tag
select all, contract 2
delete
deselect

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


To make matching Avatar

custom selection
left & top 0, right 150, bottom 220
edit selection, use your move tool to
position selection to your liking
edit selection
copy
deselect

paste as new image
add border as before
add name and cr
merge all flatten
save as jpg


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