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Monday, March 24, 2014

PTU tut - One Fine Day

This tutorial is of my own creation and any resemblance to any other tuts is purely coincidental. This tutorial is for personal use only, using it for monetary gain is against our TOU's.

Supplies Needed:

~Gimp (any version will do).
 
 ~One Fine Day PTU scrapkit by Tasha's Playground which you can find HERE.

 ~Tube of choice. I used the artwork of Elias Chatzoudis, you must have a license to use this art which you can now get HERE.

~Font of choice. I used Sacramento.

Let's get started!!!!!

1. Open a new layer ( I prefer a large canvas, so I make mine 1050x656). Make your canvas transparent (Layer > Transparency > Color to alpha).

2. Open Frame 3, add drop shadow (Filters > Light & Shadow > Drop Shadow).

3. Open Paper 8 center it behind frame, remove excess paper using a cutting tool or eraser.

4. Open tube, add drop shadow.

5. Open and place the following elements:

Hearts
Leaves 2
Leaves 4
Bubbles
Window Lamp
Clock 2
Lock
Horse
Birds
Yarn
Sweets
Flower 1
Flower 5
Flower 6
Bear

~Some elements may need to be sized down. Using the Scale Tool in your tool box adjust pixels to desired size~

~Add drop shadow to all elements (except Hearts & Bubbles)~

6. Merge layers (Image > Merge Visible Layer).

7. Crop image (Image > Autocrop Image).

8. Scale image to desired size (Image > Scale Image).

9. Add copyright info and name.

10. Save as .png

You are finished :)

Friday, March 21, 2014

PTU Tut- Silverado



This tutorial is of my own creation and any resemblance any other tut is purely coincidental. This tutorial is for personal use only, using it for monetary gain is against our TOU's.
Supplies:
Gimp or program of choice
PTU kit Silverado from A Taggers Scrap
Tube of choice. I am using the art of verymany. You must have a proper license to use these tubes. Purchase the one I used at Pics For Design
Mask- 84 from weescotslass
Fonts- Zentaiges
-File>New 650x650 px.
-Open frame 9. Layer>Scale Layer 70%. Place center of canvas. Select the magic wand. Click inside the frame. Select>Grow 2. Open paper 9. Move below frame layer in layer box. Layer>Transparency>Add Alpha Channel. Select>Invert. Press delete on keyboard. Select>None. make the frame active. Filters>Light & Shadow>Drop Shadow 2, 2, 2, black, 50.
-Open tube. Make the top layer. Scale 50%. Place center of frame. Repeat drop shadow.

Open frame 3. Make the bottom layer. Scale 80%. Place center of tag. Add paper 20 to this frame. Repeat drop shadow on frame.
-Open flowers 3. Make the top layer. Scale 70%. Place to the bottom left of tag. Layer>Duplicate Layer. Select the flip tool and click canvas. Flip again, but this time press shift on your keyboard. Move duplicate below the tube layer. Place at the top right of tag. Repeat drop shadow on both.

Elements:
flower 3
flower 8
heart (rotate -10)
bow 2
scatter
pendant (rotate 15)
candle
button
button 2
flower 5
dragonfly

-Open paper 22. Make the bottom layer. Apply mask. Click HERE to learn how to use masks in Gimp.

-Add name and copyright and you're done!

Friday, March 14, 2014

Fantastically Free Blog Train - Spunky Spring


Hello blog fans, it's time for another fantastic voyage on the Fantastically Free Blog Train!!!
This month our theme was Spunky Spring.
I have created a little tagger size CU pack for all of you...


http://www.4shared.com/zip/QXr6752zce/GS-Spunky_Spring_CU_Pack_FFBT.html

Be sure to check out all of the other stops on the train...

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Thursday, March 6, 2014

PTU tut - Lucky Star

This tutorial is of my own creation and any resemblance to any other tuts is purely coincidental. This tutorial is for personal use only, using it for monetary gain is against our TOU's.

Supplies Needed:

~Gimp (any version will do).
 
 ~Lucky Star PTU scrapkit by Sweet Cravings Scraps which you can find HERE.

 ~Tube of choice. I used the artwork of Suzanne Woolcott, you must have a license to use this art which you can get HERE.

~Mask of choice. I used HPD mask 9 which you can find HERE.

~Font of choice. I used Standing on the Sun.

Let's get started!!!!!

1. Open a new layer ( I prefer a large canvas, so I make mine 1050x656). Make your canvas transparent (Layer > Transparency > Color to alpha).

2. Open Frame 5, add drop shadow (Filters > Light & Shadow > Drop Shadow).

3. Open Paper 15 center it behind frame, remove excess paper using a cutting tool or eraser.

4. Open tube, add drop shadow.

5. Open and place the following elements:

Scattered Stars
Tag 2
Leaf
Clock
Lucky Owl
Lucky Fairy
Moon
Cloud
Brad 2
Mushroom 1
Mushroom 2
Storybook

~Some elements may need to be sized down. Using the Scale Tool in your tool box adjust pixels to desired size~

~Add drop shadow to all elements~

6. Open Paper 1

7. Open mask

8. Add mask to paper (click HERE for a tut on using masks).

9. Merge layers (Image > Merge Visible Layer).

10. Crop image (Image > Autocrop Image).

11. Scale image to desired size (Image > Scale Image).

12. Add copyright info and name.

13. Save as .png

You are finished :)

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

PTU tut - Love Letters

This tutorial is of my own creation and any resemblance to any other tuts is purely coincidental. This tutorial is for personal use only, using it for monetary gain is against our TOU's.

Supplies Needed:

~Gimp (any version will do).

~Love Letters PTU scrapkit by A Taggers Scrap.

 ~Image of choice. I used the artwork of Jon Rattenbury, you must have a license to use this art which you can now get HERE.

~Mask of choice. I used WSL mask 254 which you can get HERE.

~Font of choice. I used dearJoe4.

Let's get started!!!!!

1. Open a new layer ( I prefer a large canvas, so I make mine 1050x656). Make your canvas transparent (Layer > Transparency > Color to alpha).

2. Open Frame 3, add drop shadow (Filters > Light & Shadow > Drop Shadow).

3. Open image center it behind Frame 3, remove excess using a cutting tool or eraser.

4. Open and place the following elements:

Scroll
Flowers 1
Flowers 2
 Flowers 6
Flower 7
Flower 8
Sparkles 2
Letters
Letters 3
Kitty 2
Hearts 2
Bottle 2

~Some elements may need to be sized down. Using the Scale Tool in your tool box adjust pixels to desired size~

~Add drop shadow to all elements~

5. Open Paper 1

6. Open mask

7. Add mask to paper (click HERE for a tut on using masks).

8. Merge layers (Image > Merge Visible Layer).

9. Crop image (Image > Autocrop Image).

10. Scale image to desired size (Image > Scale Image).

11. Add copyright info and name.

12. Save as .png

You are finished :)

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