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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

PTU tut - Moments Like This

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).
 
 ~Moments Like This PTU scrapkit by Tasha's Playground which you can find HERE.

 ~The artwork of VeryMany, you must have a license to use this art which you can get HERE.

~Mask of choice. I used WSL mask 364 which you can find HERE.

~Font of choice. I used Pink Clouds Medium.

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 2, 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:

1
2
5
6
10
11
14
18
19
20
23
25
28
32
35
39





~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 11)~

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, April 21, 2015

PTU tut - Secret Garden

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).
 
 ~Secret Garden PTU scrapkit by Jackie's Jewels which you can find HERE.

 ~The artwork of VeryMany, you must have a license to use this art which you can get HERE.

~Mask of choice. I used WSL mask 276 which you can find 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 element 3 (frame), add drop shadow (Filters > Light & Shadow > Drop Shadow).

3. Open Paper 2, 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:

16
31
35
41
47
51
53
57
58
61
81
89
92
94
96
99

~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 57, 81 & 89)~

6. Open Paper 11

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, April 14, 2015

Fantastically Free Blog Train - Living on the Edge

The Fantastically Free Blog Train is ready to roll and this month we are Living on the Edge...on the edge of reality? Edge of society? Edge of the law? You decide!!!

Here's my kit: 


http://www.4shared.com/zip/lI3J3HDlba/GS-Living_on_the_Edge_FFBT.html


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

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PTU tut - Dark Dreams

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 Dreams PTU scrapkit by Tasha's Playground which you can find HERE.

 ~The artwork of Zindy Nielsen, you must have a license to use this art which you can get HERE.

~Mask of choice. I used WSL mask 363 which you can find HERE.

~Font of choice. I used Elegant Thin.

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 6, add drop shadow (Filters > Light & Shadow > Drop Shadow).

3. Open Paper 3, 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:

5
11
12
15
26
27
28
29
30
32
34
45
53
56
58
59
61
64
68
69
70

~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 28)~

6. Open Paper 2

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 :)

PTU Tut- Spring Is In The Air

 
 
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 Springs Little Things from A Taggers Scrap
Tube of choice. I am using the art of Elias Chatzoudis. You must have a proper license to use these tubes. Purchase the one I used at his store HERE
Font: Jennifer Lynne
Word art by me below. Right click to save.
 
 
-File>New 700x700 px.
 
-Open frame 1. Layer>Scale Layer 50%. Select the rotate tool. Click canvas and in the angle box put -15. Place frame on the middle left of canvas. Layer>Duplicate Layer. Right click duplicate frame in the layer box and select Layer To Image Size. Select the flip tool. Click canvas. Select the fuzzy select tool (magic wand). Click inside frame. Select>Grow 5. Open paper 1.Move below frame layer in layer box. Layer>Transparency>Add Alpha Channel. Select>Invert. Press delete on keyboard. Open tube. Place in frame. Delete. Change mode to value and lower opacity to 20. Select>None. Repeat for other frame using paper 3. Make one of the frames active. Filters>Light & Shadow>Drop Shadow 2, 2, 5, black, 50. Repeat drop shadow on other frame.
 
-Open frame 1 again. Make the top layer. Scale 85%. Place center of canvas. Open tube. Move below the frame layer. Duplicate a few times and arrange in frame. Merge all these tube layers together (Layer>Merge Down). Make the frame layer active. Using the magic wand click inside frame. Grow 5. Invert. Make tube layer active. Delete. Open paper 13. Move below tube layer and place in frame. Delete. Select none. Change mode of tube layer to soft light and repeat drop shadow on frame.
 
-Open grass. Make top layer. Place bottom center of tag.
 
-Open tube. Make top layer. Scale 80%. Place center of tag. Repeat drop shadow.
 
Elements:
Word art 2
rainbow
greenery 1 & 2 & 3
pots
berries
tree 1
chick 2
berry 2
cloud
ladybug
butterfly 2 & 3
flower 5
flower scatter
 
-Add word art at the bottom of tag.
 
-Add name and copyright and you're done!
 
 
 


Monday, April 6, 2015

PTU tut - Dewdrop Forest

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).
 
 ~Dewdrop Forest PTU scrapkit by Jackie's Jewels which you can find HERE.

 ~The artwork of VeryMany, you must have a license to use this art which you can get HERE.

~Mask of choice. I used WSL mask 220 which you can find HERE.

~Font of choice. I used Pupcat.

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 element 1 (frame), add drop shadow (Filters > Light & Shadow > Drop Shadow).

3. Open Paper 5, 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:

5
11
14
15
20
28
35
37
39
41
45
52
56
57
62
73
77
78
80
81
85
90
91

~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 45 & 81)~

6. Open Paper 13

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 :)

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