Monday, October 26, 2009

I Love Frogs


I Love Frogs

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 10/26/2009. 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 for this image through Artistic Minds Inc.
You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.


Supplies Needed:
2 tubes of choice from same artist
A Frogs Fairytale PTU Scrapkit by Monti
You can purchase this kit at AMI
MC_Template87 by Melissaz Creationz
Font of choice (I'm using Wish I Were Taller)


Open template, hide credits, shift d to duplicate and close original.

Select Raster2, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper19 as a new layer, resize 70%, selections, invert, delete, select none, add drop shadow of choice, hide original.

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

Select Copy of Raster2, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper20 as a new alyer, resize 70%, selections, invert,delete, select none, add drop shadow of choice, hide original.

Select Raster4 with magic wand, copy & paste Paper17 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Select Raster3 with magic wand, copy & paste Paper4 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections,invert,delete,select none, add drop shadow, hide original layer.

Select Raster5, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste Paper6 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections,invert,delete,select none, add drop shadow, hide original.

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

Select Raster7 with magic wand, copy & paste paper of choice as a new layer, resize to your liking, invert, delete and hide original.

Copy & Paste tube of choice and place above that layer, resize to fit in the frame, rotate if needed, add drop shadow.

Select Raster6 with magic wand, new raster layer, flood fill with matching color, select none, add drop shadow, hide original.

Copy & Paste flower of choice, resize to your liking place in the top left corner (see my tag), add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste another flower of choice, resize 50% then again 65%, add drop shadow, see my tag.

You can now adorn the frame with the frog if you'd like, resize it to your liking, add drop shadow to each piece.

Copy & Paste bullrushes as a new layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow, place opposite of the castle.

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

Copy & Paste frog basket as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, place to the left beside your tube.

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

Copy & Paste butterfly of choice, resize and place atop the large frame, add drop shadow.

Now you can resize the canvas or crop it. Add copyright info and text and you are ready to save.

Thank you for trying my tutorial.
TOD



Saturday, October 24, 2009

Fang-Tastic


Fang-Tastic


This tutorial was written by Jenny on 10/24/2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Camilla Drakenborg. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed through Artistic Minds Inc.
Please check her site above for more licensing info.

I would love to see your results! Please leave some love in my CBox!

Supplies Needed:
1 tube of choice
missy_tagtemplate274 by Missy at Divine Intentionz
Hallow Eves FTU Scrapkit by Created by Jill
Font of choice (I'm using AL Verdigris)


Open template, hide credits, shift d to duplicate, close original.

Select rectangle with magic wand, copy & paste paper03 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original.

Select circle with magic wand, copy & paste paper04 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections, invert,delete,select none, hide original layer.

Select rectangle2 with magic wand, copy & paste paper01 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections, invert,delete,select none, hide original layer.

Select frame backgrounds with magic wand, copy & paste paper01 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections, invert,delete, select none, hide original layer.

Add drop shadow of choice to the frames.

Copy & Paste tube of choice as a new layer, resize if needed, place below frame, free rotate 10 degrees right, select inside frame with magic wand, selections, invert,delete on tube layer, select none, add drop shadow, duplicate, mirror.

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

Copy & Paste flower1 as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow, place in the center of the canvas above all other layers.

Copy & Paste ribbon1 as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow, place to the right on the beads.

On the Fang-Tastic wordart, Adjust, Add/Remove Noise, uniform, 50, monochrome checked.
Add copyright info and text and you are ready to save. Thank you for trying my tut!

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A Haunting Good Time


A Haunting Good Time


This tutorial was written by Jenny on 10/24/2009. 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.


I would love to see your results and while you're here why not take a minute to leave a little love in the CBox! :)


Supplies Needed:
1 Tube of choice
Missy_TagTemplate273 by Missy at Divine Intentionz
Spooky Friends by Monti (Can be purchased at AMI)
Font of choice (I'm using Mr and Mrs Popsicle)


Open tag template, hide credit layer, shift d to duplicate and close the original.

I'm going to assume you're using the same kit as me but feel free to use your choice.

Select the rectangles layer with your magic wand, copy & paste paper text as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original layer.

Select the oval with magic wand, copy & paste paper stripes as a new layer, selections, invert,delete, select none, hide original.

Select frame background with magic wand, copy & paste swirls black as a new layer, selections,invert,delete, select none, hide original.

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

Copy & Paste bow of choice, resize to your liking, free rotate 15 degrees right or left, add drop shadow, place to the opposite side of the frame from your tube.

Copy & Paste spider web as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow, move below frame, use the selection tool to remove any excess.

Copy & Paste glitter(s) of choice, resize to your liking, place accordingly.

Copy & Paste bat as a new layer, resize 50% then again 65%, add drop shadow, place to your liking.

Copy & Paste spider as a new layer, resize to your liking and place in the web, add drop shadow.

Hide background layer, merge visible, resize merged layer 85%, unhide background, crop if you'd like.

Add copyright info and text and then you're ready to save.

Thank you for trying my tutorial. Please email me if you'd like for me to showcase your results.


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Thursday, October 15, 2009

Beautiful Music


Beautiful Music

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 10/15/2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Terry Heuser. You need a license to use her artwork. I have a license through MyTagArt.
Please check her site for new licensing information.


Supplies Needed:
1 Tube of choice
Midnight Seranade PTU Scrapkit by Just A Girl's Designs
LDmask28 by Linda These can be downloaded at Creative Misfits Creations
Font of choice (I'm using Box Font Negative, Brody Regular and TPF Rubber Ducky)

Open new canvas 600 x 600 and flood fill white. We'll resize later.

New raster layer. Copy & Paste bkg2 into selection, select none, apply mask, resize mask layer 85%.

Copy & Paste MusicalNotes2 as a new layer, resize if you'd like, place toward the right of the canvas.

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

Copy & Paste bkg8 as a new layer, move below window, resize 50%, use selection tool to remove excess paper.

Copy & Paste VineswithLights as a new layer, resize to your liking, mirror, place to the right, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste tube, resize if needed, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste MusicalNotes as a new layer, resize to your liking, place toward the bottom, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste keyboard as a new layer, place toward the bottom, add drop shadow, resize to your liking.

Copy & Paste HotAirBalloon as a new layer, resize 75%, add drop shadow, place to the left.

Crop down or resize to your liking.
Add copyright info and text and you are done.
TOD



Friday, October 2, 2009

I Won a TART Award

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Another Tut Featured at JG

My Cherished Memories Tutorial was featured this week at the Just Gorjuss Official Forum.
Here are the results of the members there.
Thank you all so much for participating! I love seeing your creativeness!