Thursday, December 31, 2009

Snow Town


Snow Town


This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12/31/2009. 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 artwork. You can purchase her tubes HERE.


Supplies Needed:
1 Tube and 3 image of choice from same artist
Christmas Town PTU Scrapkit by Just A Girl's Designs
-EW-ChristmasTemp006Cinda by Cin at Elegantly Wasted
Font of choice (I'm using Christopherhand)


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

Unhide background layer.

Select layer 16 with magic wand, copy & paste PP7 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Select layer 15 with magic wand, copy & paste PP4 as a new layer, resize 50%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Select layer 14, use the Change to Target Brush to recolor this layer to match your scrap or tube.

Repeat on layer 13.

Select layer 12 with magic wand, copy & paste PP5 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Select layer 11 and recolor it as before.

Select layer 10 with magic wand, copy & paste PP12 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Select layer 9 with magic wand, copy & paste PP14 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Select layers 8 & 7 with magic wand, copy & paste PP3 as a new layer, resize 65%, selections,invert and delete on paper layer, hide originals.

Hide snow princess layer.

Copy & Paste your first image as a new layer, resize if needed, free rotate 10 degrees left, place below layer 1. On layer one recolor to match as before and add a drop shadow to the frame.

Select layer 4 with magic wand, copy & paste PP9 as a new layer, resize 50%,selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original.

Copy & Paste another image as a new layer, place below layer 3, resize, use the selection tool to trace around, selections,invert, delete on image layer, select none. On Layer 3 recolor as before and add a drop shadow.

Copy & Paste the next image and repeat step above using layer 2.

Copy & Paste snow as a new layer, move down toward the bottom, see my tag, resize if you'd like.

Copy & Paste snow swirl as a new layer, resize 50%, move upwards and to the right, see my tag.

Copy & Paste snowflake of choice, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, place to the left of the canvas as did I.

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

Copy & Paste buttons2 as a new layer, place infront of tube, resize to your liking, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste train, you may need to resize it a bit, add drop shadow, mirror it, see my tag for placement.

Hide background layer, merge visible, unhide.

Now you will need to resize the canvas to your liking. I like to keep mine kind of big so I went to image, resize, made sure the resolution was 72. dpi then changed the pixel size to approx 700 width which leaves the height at approx 525.
You can do yours to your liking.

After resizing, add copyright info and text and you are ready to save.
TOD



Saturday, December 26, 2009

Just A Flirt


Just A Flirt

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12-26-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Angela Newman. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed through Artistic Minds Inc. Please check her site for more licensing info.

Supplies Needed:
1 Tube of choice
Love or Lust FTU Scrapkit by Bluedream Designs
Yvette_EOC_Template104 by Yvette at Essence of Creativity
WSL_Mask84 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using LMS School Girl Crush)


Open template, hide credits, shift d to duplicate.

Select one side of the pink circles with magic wand, copy & paste Paper7 as a new layer, selections, invert,delete,select none, duplicate, image,mirror, hide original layer.

Select black rectangle layer with magic wand, copy & paste Paper12 as a new layer, selections, invert,delete,select none, hide original layer.

Select white rectangle layer with magic wand, copy & paste Paper9 as a new layer, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original layer.

Select black rectangle2 with magic wand, copy & paste Paper1 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original.

On the hearts layer, use the change to target brush to recolor to match your tube, add a little noise if you'd like. You may even want to animate them.

Select white squares with magic wand, new raster layer, flood fill with a color that matches your tube, select none, add some noise if you wish, hide original.

Select black squares with magic wand, copy & paste Paper3 as a new layer, then copy & paste tube as a new layer-resize if needed, selections,invert,delete on paper layer, delete on tube layer,select none, drop the opacity down on the tube to 70, duplicate, mirror.

Copy & Paste tube as a new layer, keeping it in the middle of the canvas, resize if needed, add drop shadow.

Unhide background layer, new raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste paper of choice into selection, select none, apply mask, use the change to target tool to recolor matching tube.

Copy & Paste ornament, resize 75%, add drop shadow, place above mask layer.

Copy & Paste flower of choice, recolor to match tube, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, place bottom right side of canvas.

Copy & Paste heart1 as a new layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow, free rotate 15 degrees left, see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste hanger1 as a new layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow, place below tube, see my tag.

Copy & Paste flowerbow as a new layer, resize 50% then again 85%, add drop shadow, place below flower.

Resize or crop if you'd like.

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






See You In My Dreams


See You In My Dreams

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12-26-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Rebecca Sinz. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed through Artistic Minds Inc.
You can now find her artwork licensed through Dreamscape Imaging.

Supplies Needed:
2 tubes of choice from the same artist
Stargazer 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. )
Yvette_EOC_Template93 by Yvette at Essence of Creativity
Font of choice (I'm using Body Hunter Bold and Inspiration)


Open template, hide credit layer, shift d to duplicate, close original layer, image, canvas size, 800 x 600 (we'll resize later), flood fill the gaps in the background with white.

Copy & Paste masked background as a new layer, move below all other layers, place over toward the left, duplicate,mirror.

Select white circle layer with magic wand, copy & paste Paper01 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original layer.

Select Pink Circle frame layer with magic wand, copy & paste Paper06 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections, invert,delete, select none, add drop shadow of choice, hide original layer.

Select 1 Pink Circle Back layer with magic wand, copy & paste paper of choice, selections,invert,delete,select none, do the same with the other side using a different paper, then hide original layer.

Copy & Paste element21 as a new layer, move below the above 2 layers, resize to your liking.

Copy & Paste element09 as a new layer, place right ontop of the above layer, add drop shadow, place to the right of the canvas, flip, duplicate, mirror.

Select black circle frames with magic wand, copy & paste Paper07 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert,delete,select none, add drop shadow, hide original.

Copy & Paste close up tube as a new layer, move below the left frame layer, resize if needed, drop the opacity down to 75, use the magic wand to select inside the frame, modify 2, selections,invert,delete on tube layer, select none, duplicate,mirror, make sure it fits securely under the other frame.

Select frame background with magic wand, copy & paste Paper02 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert,delete, select none,hide original.

Select frames with magic wand, copy & paste Paper08 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert,delete,select none, add drop shadow of choice, hide original.

Copy & Paste tube of choice, place the tube below the frames, now using the selection tool select all of the tube that you want coming out of the frame, right click, promote selection to layer, move that layer to the top, select none, go back to original and add drop shadow.

Select the original tube layer.

Copy & Paste element16 as a new layer, resize if needed, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste element28 as a new layer, resize 75%, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

Select promoted tube layer.

Copy & Paste element29 (bow ribbon) as a new layer, place toward the bottom of the frames, resize if needed, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste element43(moon) as a new layer, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, adorn the frame with it.

Copy & Paste element37 as a new layer, resize 75%, add drop shadow, free rotate 15-25 degrees right, place on the frames bottom left.

Hide background layer, merge everything else visible.

On the merged layer, resize 85%, unhide background layer.

Use the crop tool to crop the tag down to the size you'd like.

Add copyright info and any text and you are now done and ready to save.

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





Monday, December 21, 2009

Is This True


Is This True

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12-21-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidential and unintentional. I am using the Artwork of Angela Newman. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed through Artistic Minds Inc. Please check her site for more licensing info.


Supplies Needed:
1 Tube of choice
Valentine Frame by Urban Fairy Tales
Is This Love FTU Scrapkit by Bea Creations
Font of choice (I'm using AL Verdigris)

Open frame, canvas size and change to 500 x 600.

New Raster layer, flood fill white, move to the bottom.

New Raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste P7 into selection, select none, apply mask.

Select frame layer, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste P10 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original frame, add drop shadow to new frame layer.

Using the magic wand, select inside each area of the frame, copy & paste P5 as a new layer, selections, invert,delete,select none.

Copy & Paste bling1 as a new layer, move below frame and upward left,add drop shadow, duplicate,mirror,flip.

Copy & Paste tube, resize if needed, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

Copy & Paste wrap of choice, resize 75%, place toward the bottom of the tube, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste leaf as a new layer, add drop shadow, move below frame.

Copy & Paste ticket2 as a new layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow, place on the heart part of the frame.

Copy & Paste flower3 as a new layer, add drop shadow, place below frame and upwards.

Copy & Paste button1 as a new layer, resize 50%, add drop shadow, place on top left of frame.

Copy & Paste letter, resize to your liking, add drop shadow, see tag for placement.

Copy & Paste flower7 as a new layer, mirror, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

Crop or resize tag if you'd like. Add copyright info and text and you are done and now ready to save.

Thank you for trying my tutorial.
TOD

Christmas Joy


Christmas Joy

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12-21-2009. 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
Christmas Time FTU Scrapkit by Yvette at Misfits Scrapz
WSL_Mask116 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using Portfolio-Regular)


Open a new canvas 600 x 600 flood fill white. New raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste Paper3 into selection, select none, apply mask.

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

Copy & Paste Paper7 as a new layer, move below frame, use the selection tool to draw around frame, selections, invert,delete on paper layer, select none.

Copy & Paste tube as a new layer, move below frame, resize if needed, position to your liking, if needed select around area to stick out from the frame with magic wand, promote selection to layer and move it to the top, select none, add drop shadow of choice to original layer.

Copy & Paste flowers2 as a new layer, add drop shadow, mirror.

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

Copy & Paste snowman2 as a new layer, place below pinecone, resize 75% then again 85%, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste 2 ornament balls of choice as a new layer, resize to your liking, place top left of frame, free rotate one of them left or right 25 degrees.

Copy & Paste wreath2 as a new layer, place below frame layer and toward the bottom, duplicate, mirror, flip and upwards.

Hide background layer, merge all others visible, resize merged layer 85%, unhide background, crop tag to your liking, add copyright info and text and you're now ready to save.
TOD



Saturday, December 19, 2009

Snow Blue Without You


Snow Blue Without You

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12-20-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Baron Von Lind. You need a license to use his artwork. I have a license from MyPSPTubes. Please check his site link above for more licensing info.


Supplies Needed:

1 Tube of choice

Winters Eve PTU Scrapkit by Just A Girl's Designs

MC_ChristmasTemp1 by Melissaz Creationz

WSL_Mask260 by Weescotslass

Font of choice (I'm using A&S Christmas Script)


Open template, hide credit layer, Raster4 and Copy of Raster4, shift d to duplicate, close original.

Starting at the bottom, select Raster 7 with magic wand, copy & paste pp3 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections, invert,delete, select none, hide original layer. Use your change to target brush to recolor to match your tube if you so wish.

Select Raster8 with magic wand, float, defloat, new raster layer, flood fill with a color that compliments your tube, select none, hide original layer, you may want to add some noise to it then add a drop shadow.

Select Raster5 with magic wand, copy & paste pp10 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert,delete, select none, hide original layer.

Repeat above step on Copy of Raster5.

Select Raster 6 with magic wand, copy & paste pp13 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert,delete, hide original layer, use the change to target brush to change the color of this layer as well.

Select Raster 2 with magic wand, copy & paste pp2 as a new layer, resize 75%, selections,invert,delete,select none, hide original layer, recolor same as above.

Select Raster 3 with magic wand, float, defloat, new raster layer, flood fill with another color that matches your supplies, select none, hide original layer, add some noise if you'd like, then add drop shadow of choice.

Copy & Paste sleigh as a new layer, place in the center of the tag, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste one of each of the trees as a new layer, place on either side of the canvas, below the sleigh layer, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste element46 as a new layer, resize to your liking, place below sleigh layer, place toward the left, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste tube of choice, resize to your liking, place on the sleigh or next to the sleigh, add drop shadow.

Copy & Paste deer as a new layer, resize 75% then 50% more if needed, add drop shadow and place to your liking.

Copy & Paste bow of choice as a new layer, recolor as before if needed, resize and place to your liking.

Copy & Paste element34 as a new layer, resize if needed, recolor, add drop shadow, see my tag for placement.

New Raster layer, flood fill white, move to the bottom.

New Raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste paper of choice into selection, select none, apply mask layer, recolor as before if needed.

Hide mask and background layer, merge visible the other layers, resize that layer 85%, unhide the other 2 layers, resize mask layer 90%, crop tag down or resize if needed.

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

Thank you for trying my tutorial.

TOD



Friday, December 11, 2009

A HUGE Thank You to Cora & Tam!!!

I got 2 very exciting gifts in my email yesterday evening. One was an amazing scrapkit from SANTA at Cora's Creations http://www.pimpyourscrapbook.com/. I LOVE her kits! The other gift was a GC to Just Gorjuss from Just A Girl's Designs http://www.normasbaby.blogspot.com Tam is a great friend and I love writing tuts using her kits as well, they rock. This all was such a blessing to this tired PSP'er lol.
Thank you both so much. You are so thoughtful and it meant a lot to me!

Monday, December 7, 2009

Baby, Let It Snow!


Baby, Let It Snow!

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12/7/2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Marco Guaglione
You need a license to use this artwork. You can view and purchase more of his artwork at MyPSPTubes. This tube was part of the 2009 MPT Christmas Gifts so it may not be available on site.


Supplies Needed:
1 tube of choice
Winter Wonderland PTU Scrapkit by Just A Girl's Designs
MC_ChristmasTemp4 by MelissaZ CreationZ
WSL_Mask81 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using Glider Girls)


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

New raster layer and flood fill white, move to the bottom.

Select Raster3 with magic wand, copy & paste paper of choice as a new layer, selections,invert,delete, hide original.

Select Copy of Raster3 with magic wand, repeat above step.

On Raster4 and Copy Of Raster4 layers- repeat, adding a drop shadow of choice.

Select Raster2 (top left background frame) with magic wand, copy & paste paper of choice, resize if needed, selections, invert,delete, select none, hide original.

Repeat on the bottom right background frame using a different paper of choice.

Select Merged layer, select all, float, defloat, new raster layer, flood fill with a color that compliments your tube, select none, hide original layer. You may also want to add noise to this layer if you'd like.

Select the next Merged layer with magic wand, copy & paste another paper of choice as a new layer, resize if needed, selections, invert,delete, select none, hide original.

The next Merged layer is the snow so leave it alone.

The next up Merged layer is the black fram layer, select, and repeat the same step above as you did on the prior Merged frames.

Add drop shadow to the Merged Snowflakes.

Select "Let it Snow" wordart, select all, float, defloat, modify, expand 2, new raster layer, flood fill with color of choice, move this layer below the wordart layer, select none, add drop shadow.

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

Copy & Paste Icicles2 as a new layer, resize and adorn one of the selected frames with the ice, add drop shadow (see my tag).

Copy & Paste Ice Splatter as a new layer, resize 50%, place around your tube.

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

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

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

Now hide the background layer, merge visible.

Resize the Merged layer to approx. 85%, unhide background.

New Raster layer, move above background, select with magic wand, copy & paste paper of choice into selection, select none, apply mask.

Resize the mask layer 90% then crop down your image to your liking.

Add copyright info and any text and you are now ready to save.
TOD





Saturday, December 5, 2009

Christmas Disaster


Christmas Disaster

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 12/6/2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Lilly Kitten Art. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed through Artistic Minds Inc.
Please check her site above for more licensing info.


Supplies Needed:
1 Tube of choice
Scrap of choice or the one I'm using which is:
Christmas Traditions Scrapkit by Krissy's Scraps
SC Attitude 7 Template by Sixxbug Creationz
Mask of choice (I'm using one by Becky)
Font of choice (I'm using Satisfaction)


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

Flood fill Raster1 with white, new raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste paper of choice into selection, select none, apply mask, duplicate,mirror,flip.

Select the circle layer, using the change to target brush recolor the circle with a color that matches your scrap.

Select the swirl brush layer, select 2 colors from your kit and make a gradient with them, recolor the swirls same as above, you may also want to add some noise and a drop shadow to the swirls.

Select oval with magic wand, copy & paste paper of choice as a new layer, resize if needed, selections,invert,delete on paper layer, select none, hide original layer.

I then used my preset shapes and drew out an oval shape (width 8, foreground white, background null) and placed it over the above oval, convert to raster, add noise, add drop shadow.

Select the star layer, recolor same as above using gradient.

Select disaster2 layer, recolor same as above.

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

Now you can adorn your canvas with any elements you'd like such as bears, gifts, ribbons,ect. Place them to your liking, resize if needed, add drop shadow.

Resize the canvas if you'd like. Add copyright info and any text or name you'd like and you are now ready to save.
Thank you for trying my tutorial.
TOD