Thursday, June 28, 2012

Beautiful Result from My Serenade Me Tut

Skunkie Mom from BikerSkunkTagz forum sent me her results for my Serenade Me tut.
*Thanks again*
Isn't it lovely? It's animated as well. I always love to see everyone's results.
Please feel free to email me anytime!

Find the Serenade Me tut HERE
Find more results from the Tut HERE

TOD

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Not So Innocent



Not So Innocent
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 6-21-2012. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the licensed artwork of Jay Trembly. You need a license to use his artwork. I am licensed to this tube through Scraps And The City (SATC).

Supplies Needed:
1 tube of choice
kk tempz 10 by Kandi Kissez
Scrapkit of choice
(I'm using FTU Girlie in Pink by A Space Between)
Font of choice (I'm using FoglihtenNo04)
Mask of choice

Open template, close credit layer, word art backing and stars, image, canvas size 800 x 800, unhide background layer, flood fill white, shift d to duplicate template, close original.

Starting from the bottom and working our way up.

New raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste paper of choice into selection,select none, apply mask, you may need to duplicate the mask layer a few times depending on which type of mask you use.

Copy & Paste element33 as a new layer, move upward, add drop shadow if you'd like.

Select black rectangle, selections, select all,float,defloat, copy & paste paper11 as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original layer.

Repeat the above step on each layer of the template:
pink circle 2 using paper7
black circle using paper4
blue heart using paper2
blue rectangle using paper10
angled rectangle using paper12
white circle using paper3
pink circle 1 using paper6

Add drop shadow to frame.

On the word art layer, select all,float, defloat, copy & paste paper of choice as a new layer, selections, invert, delete, select none, hide original, add noise if you so choose. Selections, select all,float, defloat, modify, expand by 2, new raster layer, flood fill black,move below, select none, add drop shadow.

Now lets go back down to the old pink circle 2 layer, selections, select all, float, defloat, copy & paste close up of tube as a new layer, resize if needed, position to your liking, selections, invert, delete on tube layer, select none, drop the opacity to 65%, add a texture if you'd like.

Now to the new black circle layer, select, copy & paste Element3 as a new layer, resize to fit over the above tube layer, see my tag for placement.

Now select the frame layer, copy & paste element46 as a new layer, resize if you'd like, add a drop shadow and place to your liking.

Now select the new pink circle1 layer, copy & paste element28 as a new layer, see my tag for placement, add drop shadow if you'd like.

Add element44 (blanket) and resize if needed.

Add element34

Now it's time to add your tube, resize if needed and place to your liking, duplicate, adjust, blur, guassian blur around 3 (feel free to play around), right click on properties, change blend mode to overlay and lower the opacity to around 75% depending on the tube you're working with. Add a drop shadow to the original tube layer.

Add element58, place opposite your tube, add drop shadow and resize if needed.

Add element30 and resize to your liking, adjust, sharpen, rotate and place on the frame, see my tag.

If you'd like your tag to be transparent then now is the time to close off the background layer.

Crop or resize your completed tag to your liking.

Add copyright/licensing info and you're text and you're now ready to save.
Don't forget to save a blank one in case you want to use it again later!

I hope you've enjoyed this tutorial. Please be sure to vote for me at 1Award (you can find the link over to the right and scroll down a bit).
Feel free to leave some love in my C-Box. I'd love to see your results.


TOD

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Hot! Hot! Hot!

Hot! Hot! Hot!
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 6-22-2012. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the licensed artwork of Vermany. You need a license to use this artwork. I am licensed to this tube through PicsForDesign(PFD). It is an Exclusive tube.


Supplies Needed:
1 tube of choice
Scrapkit of choice
(I'm using a FTU kit "Summer Heat" by Topcat Tagz HERE)
Hot Hot Hot template by Tamie HERE
WSL_Mask260 by Weescotslass
Font of choice (I'm using BickhamScriptFancy2)

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

Starting from the bottom and working upward:

New raster layer, select with magic wand, copy & paste paper of choice into selection, apply mask, select none (I duplicated my mask layer several times).

At this point you may want to enlarge your canvas to 800 x 800 just so you can have more working space, we'll crop down later.

Copy & Paste element5 as a new layer, flip it, place at the top right,see my tag, duplicate,mirror.

Add element3, you may want to resize a little, place next to the duplicated layer from above,see my tag.

Select raster11, selections, select all, float,defloat, copy & paste paper13 as a new layer, selections,invert, delete,select none, hide original.

Select raster4, repeat above step using paper16.

Select raster9, repeat above using paper10.

Select copy of raster9, repeat using paper1.

Select raster10, repeat using paper7.

on raster6, selections, select all,float,defloat,new raster layer,flood fill with color of choice, select none, hide original. Add noise if you'd like.

Add element4, resize if needed, see my tag for placement (lower right corner).

Add element45 and place to your liking.

Go back to raster9, select all,float, defloat, select the new layer, copy & paste tube as a new layer, position to your liking, selections, invert, delete, select none,drop opacity to 50%.

Repeat this step on the copy of raster 9 layer using a different section of the tube.

Now back to element45 layer.....

Move the first tube above this layer.

Add the sun, resize to your liking, see my tag for placement.

the second tube should be above the sun layer in your layer palette.

Now add your main tube, resize if needed, place to your liking, add drop shadow.

Move the new raster6 (flame layer) to this point.

Raster3,selections,select all,float,defloat,copy & paste a paper of choice as a new layer, selections, invert, delete,select none, hide original, back to the new layer, selections, select all,float, defloat, modify, expand 2, new raster layer, flood fill black, move below, select none, add drop shadow.

Add the sand and place to your liking.

Add element5 again, see my tag for placement.

Do the same thing to the rest of the "hot" layers as you did to the previous one. Same goes with the rest of the flames.

Add palm tree, resize if needed, place to your liking or see my tag for placement.

Add pineapples and place next to the tree.

Add the sandcastle, resize if needed, place to the lower right (see my tag).

Add shells, sunglasses, beads or any other accessories you'd like to add.

Now is time to crop or resize your tag.

Add copyright/licensing info and you're text and you're now ready to save.
Don't forget to save a blank one in case you want to use it again later!

I hope you've enjoyed this tutorial. Please be sure to vote for me at 1Award (you can find the link over to the right and scroll down a bit).
Feel free to leave some love in my C-Box. I'd love to see your results.

TOD

New Look

Decided to clean up a little bit and get this place ready for SUMMER!!!
What do you think?
I'm using a fabulous FTU kit from A Space Between
Artwork is an Exclusive from PicsForDesign


TOD

PicsForDesign Summer Challenge

PFD

Click the banner above to be taken to PFD.
They are having an awesome Big Summer Challenge too and you can find it here:
http://blog.picsfordesign.com/node/74


TOD

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Results from my "Serenade Me" Tut

My "Serenade Me" Tutorial is being used in the tut challenge this week over at the Creative Misfits forum. I'll be posting results from them here as I receive them.
Thanks so much everyone! I'm so honored to have them link to my tut in their challenge.
Makes me feel like a Rock Star :D!!

You can find my tut Serenade Me HERE

This one was created by Pixie
She did such a lovely job adding her own special touches!
Love her results!
*Thanks again, Pixie*

This one is by Dolly.
Excellent results!
*Thanks so much*

This one is by ShadowFairy
Such beautiful results!!
*Thank you bunches*

And another beauty from fairygem1
Love this tube
*Thank you so very much*


TOD

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Mother And Child



Mother And Child

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 6-7-2012. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the licensed artwork of Helena Reis. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed to this tube through Dreamscape Imaging (DSI). Please don't use the same tube unless you have a license to do so.


Supplies Needed:
1 tube of choice
Scrapkit of choice (I'm using DBV-Emo Glamorous FTU)
*Thank You*LinkMask of choice (I'm using DBVMask87 HERE)
Font of choice (I'm using Channel)

Open a new canvas 600 x 600 and flood fill white.

New raster layer, flood fill with a gradient made using one light and one dark shade from the tube you're using, apply mask, add noise if you'd like.

Add element56 (heart frame) and resize to your liking, use freehand tool to select around heart frame, copy & paste paper of choice as a new layer, resize to your liking, selections, invert, delete, select none, move below frame.

Add element21 (diamonds), resize to your liking, place above frame,recolor to match your tube.

Add paint splats of choice, place above mask layer, resize if needed, place upper left corner, duplicate, mirror flip.

Add flowers and ribbon, place to your liking on frame (see my tag), resize them if needed.

Now it's time to add your tube, resize if needed, duplicate, adjust, blur, gaussian blur 3, right click on properties, change blend mode to overlay, play around with the opacity level until you reach the right mix, go back and add drop shadow to original tube.

Crop tag or resize to your liking.

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

If you want to save as a transpaernt PNG then be sure to close off your white background layer before saving.

I hope you've enjoyed this tutorial. Please be sure to vote for me at 1Award (you can find the link over to the right and scroll down a bit). Feel free to leave some love in my C-Box. I'd love to see your results.


TOD

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Memories Fly



Memories Fly

This tutorial was written by Jenny on 6-6-2012. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the licensed artwork of Helena Reis. You need a license to use her artwork. I am licensed to this tube through Dreamscape Imaging (DSI). Please don't use the same tube unless you have a license to do so.

Supplies Need:
1 tube of choice
Scrapkit of choice (I'm using Serenade in Blue FTU by A Space Between)
*Thank You*
Mask of choice (I'm using gemsmask-72)
Font of choice (I'm using InkInTheMeat-Tial)

Open a new canvas 600 x 600 and flood fill white.

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

Copy & Paste element26 (white frame) as a new layer, resize 85%.

Using the magic wand select inside the frame, selections,modify, expand by 3, copy & paste another paper of choice as a new layer, resize if needed, selections, invert, delete, select none, move below frame.

Copy & Paste your tube as a new layer, place below frame, duplicate and move above frame then hide, select inside with magic wand, selections, modify, expand by 3, selections, invert, delete on original tube layer, select none. On duplicate layer use eraser tool to remove any excess not needed. Go back and add a slight drop shadow to the original tube layer.

You're now going to need to open the following supplies from the kit:
For your tag to turn out like mine then please add them in the order they are listed, working from the bottom up, above the frame, resize to your liking, see my tag for placement.

element8
element29
element39 (will need to be flipped)
element4
element20
element64
element2
element35
element15
element25
element17 (rotated a bit to the left)

Resize canvas if needed.

Add copyright and licensing info.

Now on to your text.

If you want to save as a transpaernt PNG then be sure to close off your white background layer before saving.


Here's another example using the licensed artwork of Zindy S. D. Nielsen

I hope you've enjoyed this tutorial. Please be sure to vote for me at 1Award (you can find the link over to the right and scroll down a bit). Feel free to leave some love in my C-Box. I'd love to see your results.

TOD

Serenade Me


Serenade Me
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 6-5-2012. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the licensed artwork of Ellie_Milk. This tube was the June gift for loyal customers at PicsForDesign (PFD). Please do not use the same tube unless you have a license to do so.

Supplies Needed:
1 close up tube of choice

Scrapkit of choice (I'm using Serenade in Blue FTU by A Space Between)
*Thank You*

Font of choice (I'm using Haikus Script)

Mask of choice (I'm using Kirsty07_MaskNewDec-7 by Kirstys Scraps)
*Please note that I was unable to find this mask on her new blog so if you don't already have it you may need to use another mask of your choosing. Be sure to stop by and visit her blog though as she has lots of goodies.

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Open a new canvas 600 x 600 and flood fill white.

Open paper of choice copy.

Back to working canvas, new raster layer, select with magic wand, paste paper into selection, select none, apply mask. I added some noise to mine. Of course, that's up to you ;)

Copy & Paste element54 as a new layer, using your magic wand select inside of the frame, selections, modify, expand by 4, selections, invert, copy & paste another paper of choice as a new layer, resize if needed, then click delete, select none, move paper below frame.

Copy & Paste tube as a new layer, resize if needed, place to your liking, if you'd like to do it like mine then place it below your frame, duplicate, bring duplicate to the top and hide, select inside the frame with magic wand, selections, modify, expand by 4, selections, invert, delete on original tube layer, select none, unhide duplicate, use the eraser tool to remove an excess you don't need, go back and add drop shadow to original.

Copy & Paste element62 as a new layer,resize 65%, place above mask layer, upper right corner, duplicate, mirror, flip.

Copy & Paste element29 as a new layer,mirror, add drop shadow, make sure it's placed above element62 layer, see my tag for placement, duplicate, move over just a bit to the left.

Copy & Paste element39 as a new layer, flip, resize 65%, place upper left corner above the previous layers, add drop shadow.

Add button, flowers, lace, greenery, ect and resize to your liking, place above all other layers and down toward the bottom of the frame, position to your liking.

Crop or resize tag to your liking.
If you'd like to save as a transparent PNG then close off the white background layer.
Be sure to add proper copyright and licensing info.
Add your name or text.

Now you're ready to save.

Here's the same tag but with some wordart from Creative Misfits Creations.



Here's another example using the licensed artwork of Zindy S. D. Nielsen

I hope you've enjoyed this tutorial. Please be sure to vote for me at 1Award (you can find the link over to the right and scroll down a bit). Feel free to leave some love in my C-Box. I'd love to see your results.
TOD

Monday, June 4, 2012

Wow! It's been a while.....

since I've dropped by with new tutorials.
I've got about 10 new ones on my work space but just haven't got around to it (giggle).
Thanks so much for continuing to follow me. I'll do my best to get some new tuts up asap.

Don't forget that all votes are very much appreciated too! It would be great if you could drop a vote off at 1 Award by clicking on the link over there on the right side of the blog>>>>>


Hope you all are having a fantastic day, week, month, year so far :D
Much Love,

TOD