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Saturday, November 29, 2014

New FTU kit - Winter Wonders


Here's a cute little freebie for all of you called Winter Wonders.
The kit contains 40 elements, 3 Cookies, 6 frames & 8 papers.
I hope you enjoy it. Please leave a thank you if you download.

http://www.4shared.com/zip/C1nQlEavba/GS-Winter_Wonders.html

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

PTU Tut- Dark Frost



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 Dark Frost from Gimptastic Scraps. You can purchase this kit exclusively at The PSP Project.
Tube of choice. I am using the art of Zindy Nielsen. You must have a proper license to use these tubes. Purchase them HERE.
Template 195 from me HERE.
Font: Zentaiges
 
 -Open template. Delete credits. Image>Canvas Size 650x650 px and click center.
-Let's add papers to the template layers. Make the template layer active (see below). Right click template layer in layer box and choose alpha to selection. Open paper (see below). Right click paper layer in layer box and choose add alpha channel. Select>Invert. Press delete on your keyboard. Select>None. Filters>Light & Shadow>Drop Shadow  2, 2, 5, black, 50. Delete the original template layer. Here are the template layers and which papers I used:

1- paper 2
3 & 5- paper 6
6 & 7- paper 1
9- paper 5
10- paper 10
11- paper 9
words 1- paper 3

-Add drop shadows to the following layers:
2
4
8
words 1 back

-Open frame 3. Move above the last paper layer in the layer box. Layer>Scale Layer 90%. Repeat drop shadow.

-Open tube. Move below the word art layers. Scale 80%. Place to the left of tag. Repeat drop shadow.

Elements:
stamp
flower 3
snowflake
pinecone
leaf 1
leaf 2
skull
candleholder
flower 1
rose
branch 2
spider
rosary
ribbon
web
snowflake scatter
star 2

-Add name and copyright and your done!!



New Templates!

I have a few new templates to share today. The first is inspired by Amy's (aka Gimptastic Scraps) new kit Dark Frost. It's a really great kit! If you haven't check it out already, you really should :) It is available for purchase exclusively at The PSP Project.
 
To download, just click the picture of the one(s) you want. Happy Holidays everyone!!!

Temp 195:
 
Temp 196:
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Temp 197:
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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

PTU tut - Winter Woods

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).
 
 ~Winter Woods PTU scrapkit by Tasha's Playground.

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

~Mask of choice. I used WSL mask 84 which you can find HERE.

~Font of choice. I used Qwigley.

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 10, center behind frame, remove excess paper using a cutting tool or eraser.

4. Open tube, add drop shadow.

5. Open and place the following elements:

3
8
10
21
22
27
34
36
37
43
51
62
63
64
69

~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 34 & 51)~

6. Open Paper 8

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 :)

Friday, November 7, 2014

PTU tut - Dark Romance

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).

~Dark Romance PTU scrapkit by A Taggers Scraps, which you can find @ The PSP Project HERE.

 ~The artwork of Deborah Grieves, you must have a license to use this art which you can also get from TPP HERE.

~Font of choice. I used Plaster of Paris.

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 27 center it behind Frame 3, remove excess paper using a cutting tool or eraser.

4. Open Frame 7 (flower frame), place it under Frame 3 & Paper 27 in your layer box.

5. Open tube, add drop shadow.

6. Open and place the following elements:

Glitter Curtain
Bottle
Bottle 2
Pin 2
Sparkles
Metal Flower
Flower 5
Flower 8
Flower 10
Flower 13
Sign
Heart Button
Teddy
Candle
Candle 2
Cushions
Ball of Twine
Keys
Bow 6

~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 Glitter Curtain & Sparkles)~

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

8. Crop image (Image > Autocrop Image).

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

10. Add copyright info and name.

11. Save as .png

You are finished :)

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