Sunday, November 29, 2009

Christmas Treat


Christmas Treat

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 11/29/2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Ismael Rac. You need a license to use his artwork. I am licensed through Artistic Minds Inc.
You can now purchase his tubes HERE.


Supplies Needed:
1 Tube of choice
Holiday Magic Freebie Scrap by Just A Girl's Designs
missy_tagtemplate294 by Missy at Divine Intentionz
LDMask44 by Linda at Creative Misfits
Font of choice (I'm using BlackJack)


Open template, close credit layer, heart and small heart, shift d to duplicate, close original.

Image, canvas size 700 x 600, flood fill the background with white, we'll resize later.

New raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste bkg8 into selection, select none, apply mask.

Select oval with magic wand, copy & paste bkg2 as a new layer, resize 85%, selections, invert,delete, select none, hide original.

Select circle2 layer with magic wand, copy & paste bkg5 as a new layer, selections, invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Recolor pixel words and glittered hearts with the change to target brush so that it matches the rest of your supplies.

Copy & Paste tube of choice as a new layer, if you want the same effect as mine, resize to your liking, select circle2 with magic wand, invert, delete on tube layer, select none, copy & paste the same tube once again, resize again if you did before, line them up and remove the excess of the tube with your eraser tool.

Copy & Paste Holly as a new layer, resize 50%, move below tube layer, add drop shadow, duplicate, flip.

Copy & Paste tree as a new layer, resize 85%, add drop shadow, place below word art.

Copy & Paste star as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow and place atop tree.

Recolor suckers and candy the same as you did the pixel words.

Add drop shadow to the word art.

Copy & Paste ball deco of choice as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow and adorn it the way you wish.

Hide the background layer, merge visible, resize 85%, unhide background.

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



Midnight Affair


Midnight Affair

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 11/29/2009. 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 to her artwork through Artistic Minds Inc.
You can now find Susan's artwork licensed to UpYourArt.


Supplies Needed:
1 tube of choice
Moon Dance PTU Scrapkit by KatNKDA
(You need a license to use her scrapkits. I am licensed through Artistic Minds Inc. They are no longer open for business. Please use supplies of choice or visit Kat's link for purchase options.)
Can be purchased at Artistic Minds Inc.
missy_tagtemplate293 by Missy at Divine Intentionz
Font of choice (I'm using P22 Ruthie)


Open tag template, close of the credit layer and the words/the pixel words, shift d to duplicate, close original.

Select the Change to Target Brush, change the color to match your scrap or tube.

Select the glitter oval half 1 and recolor using the change to target brush.

Repeat the above step on the oval.

Select circle4 layer with magic wand, copy & paste paper08 as a new layer, resize 50%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original layer.

Select thin rectangle layer with magic wand, copy & paste paper07 as a new layer, resize 50%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original layer.

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

Copy & Paste element15 as a new layer, resize 50% twice then again 75%, move below thin rectangle layer.

Copy & Paste element04 as a new layer, resize 50% twice then again 65%, free rotate left 15 degrees, place toward the bottom left of the canvas.

Copy & Paste element17 as a new layer, resize 50%, place above thin rectangle layer, see my tag.

Copy & Paste element13 as a new layer, resize 50% x 3, add drop shadow, place above element04.

Copy & Paste element25 as a new layer, resize 50%, place toward the bottom of the canvas.

Copy & Paste element26 as a new layer, place to the right of the canvas, resize 50% twice, add drop shadow, free rotate right 15 degrees.

Copy & Paste element19 as a new layer, resize 50% twice then again 75%, place infront of element26 (music sheet).

Copy & Paste element09 as a new layer, resize 50% twice then free rotate right 15 degrees, move below chess piece (element19), add drop shadow.

Close off the background layer, merge visible, resize merged by 85%, unhide the background layer, now you can crop the canvas or resize more if needed.

Add copyright info and any text you would like. Now you are ready to save.
TOD





Thursday, November 26, 2009

He's Coming to Town


He's Coming to Town

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 11/26/2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Sally Gilroy. You need a license to use her artwork. I have a license through MyTagArt.
You can now purchase her tubes through Scraps N Crap.


Supplies Needed:
1 Tube or image of choice
SG-Christmas Wishes PTU Scrapkit by Sally Gilroy
Licensed through MyTagArt no longer available
Template by Dezigns by Ali 93
Font of choice (I'm using BattleLines and Portfolio-Regular)


Open template by Ali, close credit layer, shift d to duplicate, close original.
Image, canvas size, 700 x 600, we'll resize later.
New raster layer, move to the bottom, flood fill white.

Select Raster6 with magic wand,copy & paste paper of choice (Raster25 from the kit) as a new layer, selections, invert,delete,select none.

Select Raster1 with magic wand, copy & paste another paper of choice as a new layer (Raster24 in the kit), selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original layer.

Select Raster8 with magic wand, new raster layer, flood fill with a color that compliments your scrapkit and tube, select none, add noise of choice, add a slight drop shadow, hide original layer.

Select Raster2 with magic wand, copy & paste another paper (Raster21 in kit) of choice and your tube as a new layer, resize if needed, selections,invert,delete, select none.

Repeat same step for Raster4 as you did for Raster8.

Select Raster3 with magic wand, copy & paste paper of choice (Raster27 in kit) as a new layer, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Repeat same step for Raster5 as with Raster8.

Now you can go through and add any elements or embellishments that you would like to add, resize them as needed, add drop shadows and place to your liking.

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

Thank you for trying my tutorial. I would love to see your results.
TOD



A Wacky World


A Wacky World


This tutorial was written by Jenny on 11/26/2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Amy Rowland. 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
Fairytale Freebie: Alice in Wonderland Scrapkit by Cora's Creations
28Lorna Frame by Lorna
(link leads to blog, click 4shared link, click frame folder, 2nd frame top row)
WSL_Mask126 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using Howser and highland Perk)


Open Frame, image, canvas size and change to 600 x 600. We'll resize later.
New raster layer, flood fill white.
New raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste cc-pp-06 into selection, select none, apply mask.

Select frame with magic wand, copy & paste cc-pp-07 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections,invert,delete,select none.

Copy & Paste cc-pp-02 as a new layer, resize 50%, move below frame.

Copy & Paste path as a new layer, move below frame, resize 50% twice then again 60%, use the eraser tool to remove any excess from the frame, add drop shadow to path.

Copy & Paste cloud as a new layer, resize to your liking, move below frame and upwards, see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste party ribbon, pocket watch and bow each as a new layer, resize them to your liking, arrange to your desire on the left side of the frame, see my tag. You will need to add a drop shadow of choice to each layer.

Copy & Paste heart tree as a new layer, resize to your liking, place to the right of the frame, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste door handle as a new layer, place at the bottom of the frame, resize 50% twice then again 65%, add drop shadow.

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

Copy & Paste flamingo as a new layer, resize 50% twice then again 65%, add drop shadow, place below tube and to the left.

Copy & Paste tea pot as a new layer, resize 50% three times then again by 65% twice, add drop shadow, free rotate right 15 degrees, see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste tea cup as a new layer, resize 50% three times then again by 65%, add drop shadow, place below tea pot.

Copy & Paste ribbon as a new layer, resize 50% twice, place below tube, add drop shadow.

Crop your canvas or resize if you'd like. Add copyright info and text of choice (I applied noise 50 uniform monochrome) and now you are ready to save.

Thank you for trying my tutorial. I'd love to see your results.
TOD


Thursday, November 12, 2009

Keeper of Enchantment


Keeper of Enchantment

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 11/12/2009. 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
Enchantment PTU Scrapkit by Just A Girl's Designs
Mask of choice (I'm using one by Becky)
Font of choice (I'm using Monsteer Paparazzi)


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

New raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste bkg13 into selection, select none, apply mask.

Copy & Paste Window2 as a new layer, resize 85%, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste paper of choice as a new layer, move below Window, resize 85%.

Select inside each open area of the window, selections, modify, expand 4, selections, invert, delete on paper layer, select none.

Copy & Paste tube of choice, resize if needed, add drop shadow, place above Window.

Copy & Paste deco1 as a new layer, resize 65% twice, add drop shadow, mirror.

Copy & Paste flower vine as a new layer, resize 65%, place below tube layer and to the left, add drop shadow, duplicate, free rotate 20 degrees right.

Copy & Paste Grassbits as a new layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow, place to the left above tube, duplicate, resize 65%, move over just a bit to the right, proceed to duplicate and move over an inch or so each time until you're at the end of the Window.

Copy & Paste fairydust as a new layer, move below tube layer.

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

Copy & Paste rosevine as a new layer, resize 65%, add drop shadow, place to the right of the tube below the grass layers, duplicate, image, mirror, move ontop of original layer.

Copy & Paste tree2 as a new layer, move to the left above window.

Merge all layers visible, resize if so desired, add copyright info and text and you are ready to save.

Thank you for trying my tutorial!
TOD

Have A Gothic Christmas


Have A Gothic Christmas

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 11/12/2009. 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.
Please check his site above for more licensing info.

Supplies Needed:
1 tube of choice
Snow Blue FTU Scrapkit by Bluedream Designs
Mask of choice (I'm using one by Becky)
Font of choice (I'm using DumbAss and Highland Perk)


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

New raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste Paper10 into selection, select none, apply mask.

Copy & Paste Window2 as a new layer, add drop shadow of choice.

Copy & Paste Paper2 as a new layer, move below Window2, resize 50%, use selection tool to draw around window, selections, invert,delete on paper layer, select none.

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

Copy & Paste snowman of choice as a new layer, move below window, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, merge window, snowman and paper visible, move upwards.

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

Copy & Paste Rudolph as a new layer, resize 50%, place to the right of the fence, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste gifts as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow of choice and place to your desire.

Copy & Paste snowflake of choice as a new layer, resize 50% twice, add drop shadow, place below window and to the right, duplicate, mirror, flip.

Copy & Paste Branches3 as a new layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow, place below window and to the left top, duplicate, mirror, flip.

Copy & Paste border as a new layer, resize 75% and place atop the Window, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste bow of choice, place on the left side of the window, resize to your liking, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste Ribbon Tree1 as a new layer, resize to your liking, place below fence layer, add drop shadow, see my tag.

Copy & Paste Star Trail as a new layer, place above mask layer, add drop shadow, resize if needed.

Hide background layer, merge visible, unhide.

Resize or crop your canvas if needed. Add copyright info and text and you are ready to save.

Thank you for trying my tut!
TOD

And To All A Good Night


And To All A Good Night

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 11/12/2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Ismael Rac. You need a license to use his artwork. I am licensed through Artistic Minds Inc.
You can now purchase his tubes HERE.


Supplies Needed:
1 Tube of choice
Traditional XMas FTU Scrapkit by Bluedream Designs
WSL_Mask238 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using CCFrostbite)


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

New raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste paper of choice into selection, select none, apply mask.

Copy & Paste frame2 as a new layer, resize 85%, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste another paper of choice as a new layer, place below frame, resize 85%, use the selection tool to trace around the frame, selections, invert,delete on paper layer, select none.

Copy & Paste tube as a new layer, move below frame, position to your desire, you can now use the selection tool and select any part of the head you want above the frame, right click,promote to layer, move to the top, select none, now use the selection tool to trace around the frame again, selections, invert, delete on the original tube layer, select none.

Copy & Paste flower5 as a new layer, place to the left of the frame, resize 85%, add drop shadow of choice.

Copy & Paste ornament of choice, resize 50% then again 65%, add drop shadow and place on the bow on the frame. Do this several times using different ornaments and free rotate them left and right to blend.

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

Copy & Paste wreath1 as a new layer, place it right above the mask layer.

Copy & Paste flower3 as a new layer, place below frame and top right, resize 50%, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste Wreath3 as a new layer, place below wreath1 layer, add drop shadow, move over to the left just a bit.

Crop your canvas or resize if you so desire.

Add copyright info, text, anything else you'd like and it is now time to save.

Thank you for trying my tutorial. I'd love to see your results!
TOD

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

I Want To Be A Snowman


I Want To Be A Snowman

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 11/11/2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Jennifer L. Nilsson. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed to this image through Artistic Minds INC.
Please check her site for new licensing information.


Supplies Needed:
1 Tube & Image of choice by same artist
It's Snow Time PTU Scrapkit by Monti
You can purchase this kit via Artistic Minds INC.
Missy_tagtemplate288 by Missy at Divine Intentionz
WSL_Mask116 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using Genoveva)


Open tagtemplate, hide credits,wordart and heart, shift d to duplicate, close original.

On each pink glitter layer, recolor to match your scrapkit or tube.

Click on the background layer, new raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste Paper3 into selection, select none, apply mask, duplicate.

Select square with magic wand, copy & paste Paper1 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Select oval with magic wand, copy & paste Paper10 as a new layer, resize 85%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Select circle with magic wand, copy & paste Paper2 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Select frame background, copy & paste image of choice as a new layer, resize to your liking, free rotate 10 degrees left, select frame background with magic wand, selections,invert,delete on image layer, select none, hide original.

On the glitter frame layer, add a drop shadow of choice.

Select rectangle with magic wand, copy & paste Paper6 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original.

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

Copy & Paste mittens of choice as a new layer, place on frame corner, resize 50% then again 65%, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste snowflake4 as a new layer, resize to your liking, place ontop of mittens in the corner, see my tag, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste ribbon of choice, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, place on snowflake, see my tag.

Copy & Paste gifts as a new layer, resize each to your liking, add drop shadow to each and place to the left of the canvas.

Copy & Paste snow wordart of choice as a new layer, resize 50%, selections,select all, float, defloat, new raster layer, flood fill white, move this layer below the wordart, select none, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

Resize canvas if you'd like. Add copyright info and your name and you are now ready to save.

Thank you for trying out my tut!
TOD



Tuesday, November 10, 2009

One of a Kind Christmas


One of a Kind Christmas


This tutorial was written by Jenny on 11/10/2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Wendy Kathleen. You need a license to use this artwork. You can purchase this artwork at MyPSPTubes.


Supplies Needed:
1 Tube or image of choice
White Christmas PTU Scrapkit by Just A Girl's Designs
Missy_tagtemplate281 by Missy at Divine Intentionz
WSL_Mask84 by Weescotslass
Font of choice
(I'm using Wish I Were Taller, TheNautiGal ROB, P22 Corinthia)


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

Select oval layer with the magic wand, copy & paste bkg9 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert,delete, select none, hide original.

Select circle with magic wand, copy & paste bkg1 as a new layer, resize 75%, copy & paste tube as a new layer, resize if needed, selections,invert, delete on paper layer, delete on tube layer, select none, hide original circle layer.

Copy & Paste DECO3 as a new layer, resize 50% then again 65%, add drop shadow, place to the left.

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

Copy & Paste Christmas Bells as a new layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow and place above DECO3 layer.

Copy & Paste DOVE as a new layer, resize 50% twice, add drop shadow and place atop the staircase.

Merge visible, resize 85%, new raster layer, flood fill white, move to the bottom.

New raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste bkg12 into selection, select none, apply mask, duplicate mask layer.

Add copyright info and text of choice and you are now ready to save.

Thank you for trying my tutorial.
TOD