Sunday, May 31, 2009

I've Got An Award!!!


I was awarded this by a very talented scrapper, Rachel at Rachelz Expressionz.
Thanks hun!
Now I must pass it on to 8 deserving blogs:

Feeling Alien-ated


Feeling Alien-ated
*animated*

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 5-31-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Chrissy Clark. You need a license to use her artwork. I have a license through Artistic Minds Inc.
You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.
This tutorial is animated but due to the blog preview the animation does not show.

Supplies Needed:
1 Tube of choice
We are Outta Space PTU Scrapkit by Creative Intentionz
Mask of choice (I'm using Becky_Mask019)
to my knowledge Becky's site no longer exists, if anyone knows other wise please let me know and I'll link her up.
Font of choice (I'm using FB Soup)
Animation Shop (optional)
Alien Skin Xenofex 2 Constellation (optional)


Open a new canvas 600 x 600. Flood fill white.

New Raster Layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste Paper6 into selection,select none, apply mask,duplicate.

Open Paper5 and place it in your foreground pattern palette.

Using preset shape ellipse with the below settings, draw out a circle.
Width 20 (click preview for more details)


Convert to Raster Layer, rename frame.

Copy & Paste Paper20 as a new layer, resize 75%, use the magic wand to select inside the frame, selections,modify 10, selections, invert,delete on the paper layer,select none, hide all layers except frame and paper, merge those two layers together, unhide the other layers.


Copy & Paste Planet03 as a new layer, resize 50% then again 75%, add drop shadow,see my tag for placement.


Copy & Paste Journal Tag of choice, resize to your liking, free rotate 15 degrees right, see my tag for placement. You can scribble whatever you want on the Journal Tag.


Copy & Paste Space Ship of choice as a new layer, add drop shadow, resize 75%, move to bottom of frame, at this point you may want to move the frame upward a little bit.

Copy & Paste tube, resize if needed, place ontop of space ship, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste aliens of choice,resize,add drop shadow and place to your liking.

Resize the canvas if you want. Add copyright info and text and you're done unless you want to animate.........

I animated the mask layer by doing the following:

Merge the 2 mask layers together, do not merge any of the other layers.

On the mask layer, effects, Alien Skin Xenofex 2 Constellation with these settings:
(2, 50, 60,0,100,25)
You can click the preview below to see more details.


Next copy merged and paste as a new animation in animation shop.
Go back to PSP, undo, redo changing the Random seed, copy merged,paste after in animation shop, repeat changing the random again for a total of 3 layers.
Animation, animation properties, Opaque, white, save as gif and you're done.
TOD

Saturday, May 30, 2009

Second Tut to be Featured by AMI

I'm so excited. I just noticed that they have featured another one of my tutorials.
This is the second one.
The first one they featured is called Sweet Dreams and is located HERE.
This one is called Peek-A-Boo and is located HERE.
Be sure to check out AMI's Blog and leave them some love HERE

Hey Diddle Diddle


Hey Diddle Diddle


This tutorial was written by Jenny on 5-30-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Chrissy Clark. You need a license to use her artwork. I have a license through Artistic Minds Inc.
You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.


Supplies Needed:
1 Tube of choice
Just Another Lullaby Scrapkit by Soxsational Scraps
This kit is available for free for 3 days ONLY at Twilight Scraps
If you miss the freebie and want the kit, you can purchase it in Sox's part of the store
Vix_Mask337 by Vix
Font of choice (I'm using FB Buttercream)

Open a new canvas 500 x 500. Flood fill white.

New raster layer, copy & paste paper11 as a new layer, apply mask, duplicate,flip,mirror.

Copy & Paste frame3 as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste Paper10 as a new layer, resize 65%, move below frame layer, click inside frame with magic wand, selections,modify,expand 5, selections,invert,delete on paper layer,select none.

Copy & Paste Ribbon Bow3 as a new layer, move below frame layer but above paper layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow, use eraser tool to remove the edges sticking out from the frame.

If using the same tube as me (Chrissy Clark Hug a Star) then open it, select moon cloud and star layer, copy & paste as a new layer onto your canvas, move toward the top left of the canvas. I seperated the cloud and star and pasted it ontop of the moon.
If you're not using the same tube then you can use the moon and cloud in the kit.

Copy & Paste tube of choice as a new layer, resize if needed, add drop shadow, place to the right of the canvas.

Copy & Paste stars as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow, move above mask layers, duplicate, mirror,flip.

Copy & Paste hanging star of choice as a new layer, place on the frame, resize to your liking,add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste cow as a new layer, resize to your liking, place to your liking close to the moon,add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste Cat N the Fiddle as a new layer, resize, add drop shadow and place to the left of the canvas.

Copy & Paste dish & spoon as a new layer, place above Cat N Fiddle Layer, resize if needed, add drop shadow.

Add copyright info and text and you're done.
TOD

Friday, May 29, 2009

ARRGH!


ARRGH!


This tutorial was written by Jenny on 5-29-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Chrissy Clark. I have a license at Artistic Minds Inc.
You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.


Supplies Needed:
1 Tube of choice
Pirates Life PTU Scrapkit by Soxsational Scraps
missy_tagtemplate224 by Missy
Font of choice (I'm using Scrap Bones)

Open missy_tagtemplate224, hide the copyright layer, shift d to duplicate, close original.

Select the rectangle layer with your magic wand, copy & paste paper04 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections, invert,delete, select none, close original layer.

Select frame 1 background layer with your magic wand, copy & paste Paper02 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections,invert, delete,select none,close original layer.

Select frame 2 background layer with your magic wand, copy & paste Paper01 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections,invert,delete,select none, close original layer.

On frame 1 & frame 2 add a subtle drop shadow.

Copy & Paste MoneyBag1 as a new layer, resize to your liking,add drop shadow and place between the frames, see my tag.

Copy & Paste Jewls of choice as new layers, resize 50% twice, add drop shadow, place to your liking.

Copy & Paste skullcross of choice and Parrot as a new layer, resizing to your liking, place each below each of the frames, use the eraser tool to rid any excess sticking out from the frames.

Copy & Paste tube of choice, resize to your liking, add drop shadow and place to your liking.

Select Circle1 layer with your magic wand, copy & paste paper08 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections,invert,delete,select none, close original layer.

Select Cicle2 layer with your magic wand, copy & paste Paper09 as a new layer, resize 65%, place in the center, selections,invert,delete,select none, close original layer.

Now you can copy and paste chests and money as new layers and place to your liking, add drop shadow to each.

Copy & Paste fastner as a new layer, resize to your liking, see my tag for placement.

Resize the canvas if you'd like. Add copyright info and text and you are done.
TOD

Sunday, May 24, 2009

New Photo Package & Sale

I have a new photo package at LCTS. You can view my part of the store HERE.

It's on sale for $3.50
New Merchandise released HERE also.











I also have a new tutorial by one of my CT Members, Natasha. Thanks hun. This is so cute!

You can find the tut by clicking on the tag.



Thursday, May 21, 2009

Shakey Ground


Shakey Ground

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 5-21-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Susan McKivergan. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed through Artistic Minds Inc.
You can now find Susan's artwork licensed to UpYourArt.

Supplies Needed:
Tube of choice
One Day At The Sea Shore PTU Scrapkit by Seven's Scraps
MV_Template07 by MelissaVgraphics
You can download this template HERE (8th one down)
WSL_Mask260 by Weescotslass
Font of Choice (I'm using A&S Graceland)


Open template. Close credit layer, shift d to duplicate.

New Raster Layer,move above Raster1, select with magic wand, copy & paste paper06 into layer, select none, apply mask.

On the LG Rectangle, Bottom Strip and Top Strip layers you're going to do the same thing:

Select layer with magic wand, copy & paste paper of choice, resize 55%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original layer.

Select LG Circle layer with magic wand, copy & paste paper11 as a new layer, resize 55%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original layer.

On the little circles you can swap it up as you wish, just simply click each circle, copy & paste paper of choice as a new layer, resize 55%, selections,invert,delete,select none.

Copy & Paste bead of choice, resize and place to your liking or see my tag for placement, add drop shadow, duplicate,mirror.

Copy & Paste string01 as a new layer, resize 55%, add drop shadow, move below all the little circle layers but above the big circle, duplicate, mirror.

Copy & Paste net01 as a new layer, resize 55%, add drop shadow, move above string layer, duplicate, mirror.

Copy & Paste wooden stairs as a new layer, resize to your liking, see my tag for placement, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste tube of choice, resize if needed, add drop shadow, place on the stairs.

Add copyright info and text and you're done.
TOD

MerBaby



MerBaby

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 5-21-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Lacy Clagg. I'm licensed to this tube through Artistic Minds Inc.
You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.


Supplies Needed:
Tube and Image of choice
One Day at the Sea Shore PTU Scrapkit by Seven's Scraps
WSL_Mask84 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using His Name Is Honey)


Open a new canvas 550 x 450. Flood fill white.

Copy & Paste frame06 as a new layer, resize 70%, add drop shadow to the frame.

Copy & Paste image as a new layer, move below frame, Opacity 75.

Copy & Paste Tube as a new layer, resize if needed, add drop shadow, mirror and place on the frame as mine.

New Raster Layer, move above background layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste paper11 into layer, select none, effects, texture effect, Mosaic (50, 50, symmetric checked,70, 2, 50), apply mask.

Copy & Paste string01 as a new layer, resize 55%, add drop shadow, move below tube layer.

Copy & Paste net01 as a new layer, resize 55%, add drop shadow, move below tube layer, above string layer.
Copy & Paste leave04 as a new layer, resize 75%, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste heart 01 as a new layer, resize 55%, add drop shadow, place top right corner of frame.

Copy & Paste shell01 as a new layer, resize, place above heart.

Copy & Paste button01 as a new layer, resize and place above last layer, add drop shadow.

Add copyright info and text and you're done ;)

On the text layer, I duplicated mine and on the bottom layer I used distortion effects wind.
TOD





Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Renewed Rose



Renewed Rose

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 5-20-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Lacy Clagg. I am licensed to this tube through Artistic Minds Inc.
You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.

Supplies Needed:
Tube of choice
Renew PTU Scrapkit by Pimp'd Designz
missy_tagtemplate226 by Missy
Font of choice (I'm using Scriptorama Hostess JF)


Open tag template 226 by missy. Close credits, shift d to duplicate and close original.

Select circle layer with the magic wand, copy & paste pp01 as a new layer, resize 85%, selections,invert,delete, select none, close original circle.

Select shape1 with the magic wand, copy & paste pp03 as a new layer, resize 50%, selections,invert,delete, select none, close original.

Select shape 2 with the magic wand, copy & paste pp07 as a new layer, resize 50%, selections,invert,delete, select none, close original.

Select shape 3 with the magic wand, copy & paste pp10 as a new layer, resize 50%, selections,invert,delete, select none, close original.

Copy & Paste tube of choice, resize if needed, place below all shape layers and above circle layer, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste a couple of the flowers, resize around 50%, add drop shadow, place behind tube (see my tag), duplicate and move to the other side of the tube.

Copy & Paste greens02 as a new layer, place above all shapes, resize 50%.

Copy & Paste pocket watch as a new layer, move below greens02, resize to your liking,add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste ice heart as a new layer, resize, add drop shadow, place to your liking.

Copy & Paste circle frame as a new layer, resize 95%, move below all layers but above circle layer.

On the dot/dash layer, resize 105%.

Add copyright info and text and you're done.
TOD




Hush Lil Baby



Hush Lil Baby

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 5-20-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Lacy Clagg. I am licensed to this image through Artistic Minds Inc.
You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.


Supplies Needed:
Tube of choice
The Beginning PTU Scrapkit by Pimp'd Designz
missy_tagtemplate229 by Missy
Vix_Mask341 by Vix
Font of choice (I'm using AT Helinda Rook)

Open TagTemplate229 by Missy, close credit layer, shift d to duplicate, close original.

New Raster Layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste paper of choice into layer, select none, apply vix mask, duplicate.

Starting with frame 1 background, select with magic wand, copy & paste pp01 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert, delete on paper layer, select none, hide original layer.

Select frame 1 with your magic wand, new raster layer, flood fill with a matching color, select none, add drop shadow, hide original frame.

Select frame 2 background, select with magic wand, copy & paste pp03 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert, delete on paper layer, select none, hide original layer.

dotted lines layer, selections, select all, float, defloat, use the change target to brush tool and recolor, select none.

Leave dotted lines2 as they are.

On frame 2 repeat the same step as you did for frame 1 using a different color.

On thin rectangle 1 & 2, select with magic wand, copy & paste pp08 as a new layer, resize 85%, selections,invert, delete, select none, hide original layers.

Copy and paste flower 01 as a new layer, place to your liking on the top frame, resize, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste feather heart as a new layer, resize, place in the top frame, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste green 02 as a new layer, move below top frame and background, resize, add drop shadow and place so it looks like the leaf of the flower, see my tag.

Copy & Paste tube of choice as a new layer, place in the bottom frame, resize if needed, add drop shadow.

Resize tag if you'd like. Add copyright info and text and you're done.
TOD

Monkey Business


Monkey Business

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 5-20-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using artwork © PinUp Toons. In order to use this image you must purchase it from C.I.L.M. The image I am using is for example ONLY. Anyone wishing to use the same image MUST purchase it from C.I.L.M. and have proper license from C.I.L.M. for the usage of that tube/image.

Supplies Needed:
1 Tube of choice
Serina's Gone Bananas PTU Scrapkit by Soxsational Scraps
Misfit Template3 by Rachel at Scraps of Enchantment
You can download this template HERE (6th set down)
dsb flux bright noise (optional)
Font of choice (I'm using TKDoodle)


Open template, close credit info, shift d to duplicate, close original.

Select Top Left Grey Square and bottom Right Grey Square with your magic wand, copy & paste paper11 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete on paper layer, select none, close original layers.

Select Top Right Grey Square and Bottom Left Grey Square with your magic wand, copy & paste paper6 as a new layer, selections,invert,delete on paper layer, select none, close original layers.

Add a drop shadow to each frame layer.

Select Grey Circle with your magic wand, copy & paste paper14 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections,invert, delete, select none, close original.

Add a drop shadow to the wire layer.

On the small circle layer, select with the magic wand, new layer, flood fill with a matching coloring, select none, hide original layer. Repeat this step for the other 3 small circle layers.

Then you can select each one and apply dsb flux bright noise to each (around 42 mix). You can animate if you'd like, I did not.

Copy & Paste tube of choice, resize if needed (I did not), add drop shadow and place to your liking.

Copy & Paste Bananas as a new layer, resize 50% then again 65%, add drop shadow, place in bottom left grey square, duplicate,mirror and move the duplicated layer up to the top right grey square.

Copy & Paste Vine1 as a new layer, resize 85%, see my tag for placement, add a drop shadow.

Copy & Paste monkey's of choice, resize to your liking, add drop shadow and place to your liking.

Copy & Paste forget me nots3 as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow, move below bottom right frame, use selection tool to get rid of any excess, duplicate,mirror and place in the same box.

Now is the time to resize the canvas if you'd like. Add copyright info and text and you're done.

With my text, after I typed out the name using the above font no stroke width, converted it to raster layer, selections,select all, float, defloat, modify, expand, 3, new raster layer, flood filled with matching color, moved below text, select none, add drop shadow.

TOD



Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Class of 2009


Class of 2009

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 5-19-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Lacy Clagg. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed to this image through LCTS.
You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.

Supplies Needed:
LilGrad Tubes by Lacy Clagg
Graduation PTU Scrapkit by Just A Girl's Designs
Font of choice (I'm using Scrap Cursive)

Open a new canvas 600 x 600. Flood fill white.

Copy & Paste BKG3 as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste frame1 as a new layer,resize 75%.

Copy & Paste BKG6 as a new layer, resize 60%, move below frame layer.

Copy & Paste Grad tube of choice as a new layer, move below frame, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste balloons, move below tube layer, see my tag for arranging, ad drop shadow to each.

Using your selection tool, draw out over the frame, selections,invert and click delete on each layer below the frame except for BKG3, select none, hide BKG3 and background, merge visible, unhide.

Now on the frame layer, free rotate 15 degrees right, move upward on your canvas, resize again by 75%.

Copy & Paste another grad tube of choice, add drop shadow and place on the left of the canvas.

Copy & Paste award, add drop shadow, type out year onto the award (I used Reservoir Grunge), add drop shadow to text, merge text layer and award layer together, resize 50%, free rotate 15 degrees right and place on the frame.

Copy & Paste books as a new layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow, place at the bottom right corner of the canvas.

Copy & Paste frame3 as a new layer, move below all layers and above BKG3 layer.

Copy & Paste BKG1 as a new layer, resize 50%, move below frame3, use the magic wand and select inside the frame, selections, modify,expand 3, selections, invert,delete on paper layer, select none.

Copy & Paste close up grad tube, move below frame3, again use magic wand and repeat steps above.

Copy & Paste diploma as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow and place on top of the books.

Copy & Paste flower2 as a new layer, resize 50%, place below frame layer, duplicate, mirror,flip.

Copy & Paste balloons, duplicating and arranging them so that they are "floating" behind the standing tube outside of the frame, add drop shadow to each.

Resize or crop to your liking. Add copyright info and text and you are done.
TOD



BCA


BCA

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 5-19-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Chrissy Clark. You need a license to use her work. I have a license through AMI.
You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.

Supplies Needed:
3 tubes of choice
Janes Memory Scrapkit by Rachelz Expressionz
WSL_Mask84 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using P22 Corinthia)

Open a new canvas 650 x 450. We'll resize later. Flood fill white.
Using a paper of choice apply mask layer.

Copy & Paste frame of choice, resize 65%.

Copy & Paste Paper of choice, move below frame, resize 50% twice.

Using the magic wand, select inside each part of the frame, modify, expand 8, selections,invert,delete on paper layer, select none, add drop shadow to frame.

Copy & Paste tube of choice, resize if needed, place in frame, add drop shadow, using the magic wand, select inside the frame, modify,expand 8, selections, invert, delete on tube layer, add drop shadow.
Repeat this twice more.

Copy & Paste softflower2 as a new layer, add drop shadow, place behind frame and upwards, duplicate twice and spread out across the top back of the frame.

Copy & Paste flower3 as a new layer, resize 85%, add drop shadow, place behind frame, above softflower2,duplicate twice, spread out across the top above the softflowers.

Copy & Paste flowerstem4 as a new layer, add drop shadow, place above flower3, duplicate twice more, spread out like above.

Copy & Paste ribbon of choice, resize to your liking and repeat the above step with the ribbon.

Copy & Paste doll, place above frame layer and toward the bottom, resize 65%, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste bow3 as a new layer, resize if needed, add drop shadow and place on frame.

Copy & Paste butterflies and birds, resize and place to your liking, add drop shadow to each.

Resize or crop your tag down to the size you would like.

Add copyright info and text and you are done.
TOD

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Lost At Sea


Lost At Sea

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 5-17-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Suzanne Woolcott. You can purchase her tubes HERE.


Supplies Needed:
1 tube of choice
Frame4 by Lorna
By the Seaside PTU Scrapkit by Soxsational Scraps
Font of choice (I'm using P22 Corinthia)


Open frame, using magic wand select inside, selections,modify,expand 10, copy & paste Paper10 as a new layer, resize 65%, move below frame, selections,invert,delete, select none.

Using the magic wand select inside the frame again, selections,modify, expand 10, copy & paste sand as a new layer, place below frame, selections,invert,delete,select none, duplicate and bring this layer up just a little bit.

Copy & Paste lighthouse of choice as a new layer, resize to your liking and place to the right inside the frame (see my tag), add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste bird as a new layer, resize if needed, add drop shadow and place to your liking.

Copy & Paste Create as a new layer, resize 50% and then again 65%, add drop shadow and see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste tube of choice, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, place behind Create so that it's sticking out.

Now you can adorn your canvas with seachells, crabs or whatever other accessories from the kit.

Add copyright info and save as a PNG. You're done.
TOD

That's How We Roll


That's How We Roll
*animated*

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 5-17-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Kenny Kiernan. You need a license to use his artwork. I am licensed through Artistic Minds Inc.
You can now purchase his tubes at C.I.L.M.

Supplies Needed:
3 Tubes of choice (from same artist)
Born To Rock Scrapkit by Soxsational Scraps
WSL_Mask117 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using SP Inspired)
Alien Skin Xenofex 2 Constellation (optional)
Animation Shop

Open a new canvas 580 x 410. Flood fill white.

Using a paper of choice, apply mask layer.

Copy & Paste Frame5 as a new layer, resize 75%.

Copy & Paste paper of choice, move below frame, resize 75%, select inside frame with magic wand, modify, expand 8, selections,invert, delete on paper layer.

Repeat the step above using 2 tubes placing them opposite of each other, drop Opacity to 60, add drop shadow.

Apply drop shadow to frame, merge frame, 2 tubes and paper together.

Open star layer of choice, rotate clockwise 90, copy & paste onto canvas below frame layer, add drop shadow, duplicate, flip.

Copy & Paste tube as a new layer, move above all other layers, resize if needed, add drop shadow.

Copy & paste word art, resize to your liking, place in the bottom right corner, select all, float, defloat, modify, expand 3, new layer, flood fill white, select none, move below word art layer, merge those 2 layers together, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste key chain of choice, resize to your liking, place on the frame in the upper left corner, use your eraser tool to make it look like it's hooked onto the frame, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste Music, resize 85%, move below main tube layer, add drop shadow.
If you're not animating then merge visible. Crop the tag or resize to your liking, add copyright info and text and you're done.

If you're animating then do NOT merge yet.

Select music layer, apply Alien Skin Xenofex 2 Constellation, you can play around with the settings, I used the approx settings below:


Star Size : 2.00

Size Variation: 50

Edge Star Density: 55

Overall Star Density: 0

Overdrive: 100

Twinkle Amount: 40

Twinkle Rotation: 45

Keep Original image

Random seed your choice

Copy merged and paste as a new animation in animation shop.

Back to PSP

Undo, redo changing the random seed, copy merged and paste after in animation shop.

Repeat same steps again changing the random seed.

You should now have 3 layers, you can play around with the properties if you'd like.
Save as a gif and you're done.
TOD

Fly A Kite


Fly A Kite

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 5-17-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Lacy Clagg. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed to this image through LCTS. You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.

Supplies Needed:
Kellie, Bitty and Blackeyed Susan tubes from Lacy Clagg
Are We There Yet Scrapkit by Krissy's Scraps
Font of choice (I'm using FB Punkypie)

Open a new canvas 600 x 600. Flood fill white.

Copy & Paste Paper 16 as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste Paper 19 as a new layer, resize 65% then again 90%, add drop shadow, free rotate 15 degrees left.

Open frame 5, rotate clockwise 90, copy & paste as a new layer onto the canvas, resize 55%, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste Paper 20 as a new layer, move below frame, resize 55%, use the magic wand to select inside the frame, selection, modify, expand 10, invert, delete on paper layer, select none.

Copy & Paste backpack of choice, resize 50% then again 75%, add drop shadow and place to the right of the frame.

Copy & Paste buttons of choice, resize 50% then again 65%, add drop shadow and place over the holes in the top of the frame.

Copy & Paste cloud, add drop shadow, resize 50% then again 65%, move below frame layer.

Copy & Paste 2 daisies of choice, resize 65%, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste kite of choice, resize 65%, add drop shadow, place above frame and up toward the left.

Copy & Paste Tree, resize 50%, add drop shadow, place below backpack layer.

Copy & Paste grass, resize 50%, add drop shadow, place left corner of the frame, duplicate, mirror.

Copy & Paste Lacy Clagg blackeyed susans as a new layer, place close to the tree but under the frame, resize 65%, use your selection tool to get rid of the excess, add drop shadow, duplicate,mirror.

Copy & Paste Bitty tube as a new layer, resize 75%, place below frame layer, use selection tool to get rid of any excess tube, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste Kellie laying down tube as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

Resize the canvas if you'd like. Add copyright info and text and you are done.
TOD

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Wait for Me



Wait for Me
*animated*

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 5-16-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Suzanne Woolcott. You need a license to use her work. I got my tubes through Artistic Minds Inc. You can now purchase her tubes HERE.

I am also posting an unanimated version of this tutorial below using the artwork of Susan McKivergan. You also need a license to use her work. I am licensed through AMI.
You can now find Susan's artwork licensed to UpYourArt.

Supplies Needed:
2-3 tubes from the same artist
Twilight Springs Eternal PTU Scrap by Oopsie-Daisy
Hot Air Balloon Photo by JadeMonkey Photography (My Best Bud)
WSL_Mask260 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using 1 Bean Sprout DNA)
MuRa's Meister Copies

Open a new canvas 650 x 550 (we'll resize later). Flood fill white.
New Raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste paper6 into layer, select none, apply mask.

Open frame3, rotate clockwise 90, copy & paste as a new layer on your canvas.
Resize to your liking.
Copy & Paste the hot air balloon photo as a new layer, move below frame.
Copy & Paste rainbow as a new layer, move below frame but above photo, use selection tool to get rid of any excess. Merge these three layers together.

Copy & Paste silverstar as a new layer, resize to your liking, place at the right bottom of the frame.

Copy & Paste floral3 as a new layer, resize 50% then again by 65%, add drop shadow, effects, plugins, MuRa's Meister Copies, encircle with these settings:
Number: 12
Shift X: 50
Shift Y: 50
Angle: 0
Rotation: 100
Phase: -25
Cycle: 100
Attenuation: 0
Scale: 100
Thru BG Range: 0
Fade Out: 0

Copy & Paste floral2 as a new layer, follow same steps above.

Copy & Paste metal swirl as a new layer, place between the two florals and to the right, add drop shadow, resize 85%, duplicate,mirror.


Copy & Paste air balloon as a new layer, if you're animating you'll need to make it pretty small so maybe 50% then again 60% or so, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste the tubes you want inside the balloon, resize them so they fit nicely inside (below the balloon layer), add drop shadow. Merge the balloon and the tube layers together.
Place it over the largest balloon in the photo.

Now copy & paste tube of choice, place to the left, resize if needed, add drop shadow.

Resize if you'd like. Add copyright info.

Copy Merged and paste as a new animation in animation shop.

Back in PSP, move the balloon up and over the next balloon in the photo, copy merged, paste after in animation shop.

Repeat twice more and then again with the balloon layer hidden.

You should have 5 layers in animation shop, select all and change the frame properties to 85, save as a gif and you're done.

Here is the unanimated version using the artwork of Susan McKivergan:
I am licensed through Artistic Minds INC. You can now find Susan's artwork licensed to UpYourArt.

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Letters From Home


Letters from Home

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 5-16-2009. Resemblace to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Amanda Fontaine. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed to this tube through Artistic Minds Inc. You can now purchase her tubes HERE.

Supplies Needed:
1 Tube of Choice
Letters From Home Scrapkit by Stitchy Angel Creationz
Mask of choice (I'm using one by Becky)
Font of choice (I'm using Inspiration & Army Boy)

Open a new canvas 600 x 600. flood fill white.
Using a paper of choice from the kit, apply mask layer.
Resize 85%, free rotate 90 degrees right.

Copy & Paste wrapframe1 as a new layer, resize 60%.
Copy & Paste paper of choice, move below frame, use selection tool to remove excess.
Merge these 2 layers together, duplicate 3 times.
On the bottom layer, free rotate 10 degrees left.
On the middle layer, free rotate 10 degrees right.

Copy & Paste Letters from Home wordart as a new layer and place above frames.

Copy & Paste clipboard as a new layer, resize 65%, free rotate left 15 degrees, add drop shadow.
Add text to the clipboard if you'd like.

Copy & Paste flower, resize 50% then again 65%, add drop shadow and move to the right of the frame.

Copy & Paste grenade as a new layer, resize to your liking, place above clipboard.

Copy & Paste dog2 as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste flowerstring as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste pen of choice, resize to your liking, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste Tube of choice, resize if needed, add drop shadow, place tube to the right.

Merge visible, resize if you want. Add copyright info and text and you're done.
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Support Our Troops


Support Our Troops

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 5-16-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Lacy Clagg. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed to this image through LCTS. You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.

Supplies Needed:
1 Tube of choice
1 photo of choice (I'm using one of my own)
Support the Troops Scrapkit by Heartbeatz Creationz
Font of choice (I'm using Jayne Print Hand)

Open a new canvas 600 x 600. Flood fill white.

Copy & Paste Paper1 as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste Paper11 as a new layer, resize 65% then again 90% , add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste Paper10 as a new layer, resize 65% then again 85%, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste element23(frame) as a new layer, resize 60%.

Copy & Paste photo of choice as a new layer, resize if needed, place below frame, add drop shadow to frame, use selection tool to get rid of any excess photo. Merge frame and photo layers together.

Copy & Paste tube, resize if needed, add drop shadow, place to your liking.
I also copied and pasted one of the annie dolls, resized, free rotate 25 degrees left, and placed it so it looks like the little girl is holding it.

Copy & Paste buttons of choice,resize 50% then again 65%, add drop shadow and place on each of the four corners.

Open element29, rotate clockwise 90, mirror, copy and paste onto canvas as a new layer, see my tag for placement, add drop shadow.

Copy & paste other embellishments of choice (candles, stars), resize, add drop shadow and place to your liking.

Resize canvas if you'd like. Add copyright info and text and you're done.
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Angels in My Flower Garden


Angels in My Flower Garden

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 5-16-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the Artwork and Photography of Lacy Clagg. You need a license to use her Artwork and Photography. I am licensed to these through Artistic Minds Inc.
You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.

Supplies Needed:
1 tube of choice and 2 images of choice
Gingham Scrapkit by Gemini Creationz
WSL_Mask222 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using SP Emily Faith)

Open a new canvas 600 x 600 flood fill white. New Raster Layer, select with magic wand, copy and paste paper 10f into layer, select none, apply mask.

Copy & Paste frame01f as a new layer, resize 75%, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste frame02f as a new layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow, move to the top right of frame01f.

Copy & Paste Paper7f as a new layer, resize 45% move below frame01f.
If you're using photos or images then copy & paste those instead of the paper.

Copy & Paste Paper6f as a new layer, resize 45% move below frame02f, select inside frame with your magic wand, expand 4, selections,invert,delete on paper layer. If you're using photos or images then copy & paste those instead of the paper.

Copy & Paste daisy as a new layer, resize 45% then again 75%, add drop shadow, place bottom left of frame01f.

Copy & Paste glitter as a new layer, resize 85%, move below all layers but above mask layer.

Copy & Paste grass as a new layer, place above frame02f, resize 85%.

Copy & Paste buttons, resize to your liking, place to your liking.

Copy & Paste Tube of choice, place to your liking, resize if needed, add drop shadow.

Resize if you want. Add copyright info, text and you are done.
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Fairy Tale Love


Fairy Tale Love

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 5-16-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Lacy Clagg. You need a license to use her work. I am licensed to this tube through Artistic Minds Inc. You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.

Supplies Needed:
1 tube and image of choice from the same artist
Motherly Love Scrapkit by Creative Intentionz
WSL_Mask238 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using SP Purkage)

Open a new canvas 600 x 600 flood fill white.
New Raster layer, select with magic wand, copy and paste paper of choice into layer, select none, apply mask.


Copy & Paste Flower Heart Frame 1 as a new layer, resize 75%, add drop shadow (2,2,60,5).

Copy & Paste Flower Heart Frame 2 as a new layer, resize 75% then again 85%, add drop shadow (2,2,60,5).

Copy & Paste Fair Bow2 as a new layer, resize 65% then again 85%, move toward the bottom of the frames.

Copy & Paste Glitter Doodle3 as a new layer, resize 75%, place between the 2 frame layers and toward the top right, add drop shadow, duplicate,mirror.

Copy & Paste Paper7 as a new layer, place between the 2 frames, using the magic wand select inside the Heart frame 2, selections,modify,expand 8, selections,invert, delete on the paper7 layer,select none.

Copy & Paste Wire Ribbon Heart1 as a new layer,resize 50%, add drop shadow, move to the left of the canvas.

Copy & Paste flower branch1 as a new layer, resize 50%, move below wire ribbon heart layer and up a bit.

Copy & Paste candle of choice, place between flower branch and wire ribbon, resize to your liking, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste diamond heart 3 as a new layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow and place above wire ribbon heart, free rotate 10 degrees right.

Copy & Paste tube of choice, resize if needed, add drop shadow, place to your liking.

Now you can copy and paste the image or an image by the same artist, move below the 2 heart frame layers, click inside the 2nd heart frame, selections,modify,expand 8, invert, delete on image layer, drop the opacity to 70.

Merge visible. Resize if you'd like. Add copyright info and text and you're done.
TOD

Friday, May 15, 2009

Out to Sea


Out to Sea

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 5-15-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the Photography of Karron Cobb. I have a license for the photos through Artistic Minds Inc. She is no longer with them but you can check her BLOG and SITE for more info.


Supplies Needed:
2 Photos or images of choice
By the Sea Side PTU Scrapkit by Soxsational Scraps
(the possibilities are endless with this kit, it's awesome)
WSL_Mask116 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using Glider Girls)


Open template, close copyright info, shift d and close the original.
New raster layer, flood fill white and move to the bottom.
New Raster Layer, select with your magic wand, copy and paste a paper of choice into layer, select none, apply mask.

Using the magic wand, select Grey Rectangle, Copy & Paste Paper5 as a new layer, resize 85%, selections,invert,delete,select none, close original grey rectangle.

Black Shape 1 & Black Shape 2 is where your photos or images will go. Simply click in each one at a time with your magic wand, selections,modify, expand 8, copy and paste photo, selections,invert,delete,select none.

Apply a drop shadow on the Large White Frame and Small white Frame.

Copy & Paste rope as a new layer, place above grunge brush, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste Creat as a new layer, place above rope layer, add drop shadow, resize to your liking.

Copy & Paste shells of choice as a new layer, resizing them all to around 50% twice, add a drop shadow and place to your liking.

Copy & Paste crab as a new layer, resize 50% twice then maybe again by 75%, add a drop shadow and place by the creat.

Copy & Paste Lantern as a new layer, place on top of creat, resize 50% twice then again 75%.

Copy & Paste sand as a new layer, move below the grey rectangle layer.

Copy & Paste grass as a new layer, resize to your liking, duplicate,mirror.

Copy & Paste Mesh as a new layer, resize to 75%, add drop shadow and place on large frame.

Copy & Paste beach art, add drop shadow, resize to your liking and place on frame, see my tag.

Copy & Paste butterflies as a new layer, resize 75%, place to your liking.

Copy & Paste lobster sign as a new layer, add drop shadow, place in the upper left corner.

Copy & Paste cloud as a new layer, move between the frames, resize to 75%.

Add copyright info and text and you are done.
TOD

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Prosper



Prosper

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 5-14-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Lacy Clagg. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed to this image through LCTS. You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.

Supplies Needed:
2 Tubes of choice (one close up)
Touch of the Orient 2 PTU Scrapkit by Just A Girl's Designs
Template 79 by Scraps of Enchantment
Font of choice (I'm using Sumdumgoi Regular Font)

Open Template, close copyright layer, shift D and close the original template.

We're going to start at the very bottom, so click on Half Circle.

Copy and Paste paper of choice as a new layer, resize 50%, selections,invert, delete,select none, hide original layer.

Copy and Paste close up tube of choice, resize if needed, right click, opacity 80.

Copy and Paste flowers red 2 as a new layer, add drop shadow.
Copy and Paste flower peach as a new layer, resize to around 50%, duplicate,mirror.

Copy and Paste cherry blossom as a new layer, resize 50%, duplicate, mirror.

Ok your next layer should now be Dots, just leave it as we're not going to change it.

Select Grey Rectangle with your magic wand, Copy and Paste paper of choice, resize to 65%, selections,invert, delete, select none, close original layer.

Select Black Rectangle with your magic wand, Copy and Paste paper of choice as a new layer, resize 65%, selections, invert, delete, select none, close original layer.

Select Large White Frame, add drop shadow.

Copy and Paste Dragon Bridge as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow.

Select Grey Square Left and Grey Square Right with your magic wand, Copy and Paste paper of choice as a new layer, resize 65%, copy and paste water as a new layer and paste over one of the squares, selections,invert, delete, select none, on the water layer, duplicate, mirror.

Select Frame left and Frame Right, add drop shadow.

On the white set of the swirl layers, select all, float, defloat, new layer, flood fill with a light color from your scrap or tube, select none. Leave the black swirls like they are.

Copy and Paste Grass2 as a new layer, resize to 75% or more if needed, place to your liking.

Copy and Paste Tube of choice, resize if needed, add drop shadow, place to your liking.

Copy and Paste Dragon as a new layer, resize 50% and then again if needed, add drop shadow and place to your liking. See my tag.

Copy and Paste Bonsai Tree as a new layer, resize 50% then again by 55%, add drop shadow, place to your liking, see my tag.

Copy and Paste Symbol of choice, resize if needed. You may then want to go to selections, select all, float, defloat, modify 3, new raster layer, flood fill with a matching color, move that layer below the symbol, select none and add a drop shadow.


Crop or resize your tag if needed. Add copyright info and text and you are done!
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Up Up And Away


Up Up and Away


This tutorial was written by Jenny on 5-14-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Suzanne Woolcott. I purchased these tubes through AMI. You can now purchase her tubes HERE.


Supplies Needed:
3 tubes of choice from the same artist
Twilight Springs Eternal PTU kit by Oopsie-Daisy
WSL_Mask223 by Weescotslass
2 fonts of choice ( I used Pea Alicia Script and Pea Angedawn)
MuRa's Meister Copies (optional)

Open a new canvas 650 x 550 (we'll resize later). Flood fill white.
New raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste paper of choice into layer, select none, apply mask layer.

Type out your text and place in the center of the canvas, add drop shadow and apply MuRa's Meister Copies Tiling with these settings:
Number: 1
Shift X: 50
Shift Y: 50
Angle: 0
Rotation: 0
Attenuation: 0
Scale: 100
Tile Gap: 0
Thru BG Range: 0
Fade Out: 0

Merge the mask layer and text layer together (only).

Copy & Paste butterflies, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, place to your liking.

Copy & Paste wire clouds, resize 50% then again 65%, select inside with magic wand, selections,modify, expand 1, new raster layer, flood fill white, move below cloud layer, select none, add drop shadow to the clouds, merge the clouds and flood fill only visible.

Copy & Paste air balloon as a new layer, image, mirror, resize 50% then again 70%, add drop shadow, place in the upper right corner.

Copy & Paste tube of choice, resize enough so that it fits inside the balloon, ad drop shadow.

Copy & Paste rainbow as a new layer, place below cloud layer, mirror, resize if you'd like.

Copy & Paste bridge as a new layer, resize 70%, add drop shadow, place toward the bottom of the canvas.

Copy & Paste flowers of choice, resize to your liking and place on both sides of the bridge, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste water fountain as a new layer, resize to your liking and place on the right of the bridge, add drop shadow.

Copy and Paste tube of choice as a new layer, resize if needed and place on top of the bridge layer, add drop shadow.

Open kite string, rotate clockwise 90, add drop shadow and see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste frame1 as a new layer, resize 50% then again 65%, copy and paste paper of choice and tube of choice as a new layer, move both below frame, resize if needed, use selection tool to get rid of any excess sticking out from the frame, add drop shadow to tube and frame, merge these 3 layers visible, free rotate 15 degrees left, place on the bridge.

Resize if you'd like. I resize to around 85%. Add copyright info and text and you're done.
TOD