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Sunday, May 31, 2015

PTU tut - Tantalizing

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).
 
 ~Tantalizing PTU scrapkit by Tasha's Playground which you can find HERE.

 ~The artwork of KiwiFireStorm, 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 Aquarelle.

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 tube, add drop shadow.

4. Open and place the following elements:

10
19
26
30
36
40
44
48
52
53
54
59
62
63
64
66
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 10 & 66)~

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 :)

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

PTU Tut- Redneck Woman

 
 
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 Cowgirl by Gimptastic Scraps. Purchase this kit exclusively at TPP.
Tube of choice. I am using the matching tube by Cris DeLara. You must have a proper license to use these tubes. You can purchase the one I used at The PSP Project.
Font
Word art by me. Right click to save.
 
 
-File>New 700x700px.
 
-Open frame 1. Layer>Scale Layer70%. Select the fuzzy select tool (magic wand). Click inside frame. Select>Grow 5. Open paper 7. Move below frame layer in the layer box. Place paper in selection. Right click paper layer in the layer box and choose Add Alpha Channel. Select>Invert. Delete. Select>None. Make the frame layer active. Filters>Light & Shadow>Drop Shadow 2, 2, 5, black, 50.
 
-Open frame 2. Make the top layer. Scale 70%. Place on top of other frame. Repeat drop shadow.
 
-Open element 10. Make the bottom layer. Place to the left side of tag. Layer>Duplicate Layer. Layer>Layer To Image Size. Select the flip tool and click canvas. Marge these 2 layers together (Layer>Merge Down). Repeat drop shadow.
 
-Open element 38. Move below paper layer in layer box. Scale 75%. Place to the left side of tag. Duplicate. Layer to image size. Flip. Merge these 2 layers together. Repeat drop shadow.
 
-Open frame 6. Make the bottom layer. Scale 70%. Select the rotate tool and click canvas. In the angle box put -10. Place to the left of tag. Duplicate. Layer to image size. Flip. Make the left frame active. Add paper 9 to both frame. Repeat drop shadow on both frames.
 
-Open tube. Make the top layer. Scale 70%. Place center of tag. Duplicate. Filters>Blur>Gaussian Blur on default. Change mode to screen. Lower opacity to 70. Repeat drop shadow.
 
 
Elements
Add drop shadow to all element layers
 
2 (resize 40%, rotate 15)
6 (resize 40%)
8 (resize 40%)
12 (resize 35, duplicate, flip)
14 (resize 65%)
19 (resize 45%)
20 (resize 45%)
24 9resize 30%)
25 (resize 50%)
26 (resize 25%, duplicate, flip)
27 (resize 70%, duplicate, flip, NO drop shadow)
29
31 (resize 45%)
33 (resize 60%, rotate -15)
39 (rotate 70, resize 70%, duplicate, flip)
50 (resize 60%)
52 (resize 40%)
55


Saturday, May 23, 2015

PTU tut - Feels Like Paradise

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).

~ PTU kit called The Avenue by Jackie's Jewels, which you can find HERE.

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

~Template of choice. I used Leah's template 175 which you can get on our blog HERE.

~Font of choice. I used Stalemate.

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 template in PSD format, move layers of template around until they are the way you like them.

~Add paper from scrapkit to individual layers of the template (Right click on template layer in layer box > Alpha to Selection > CTRL I > Select paper layer in layer box > Delete).

These are the papers I used:

Paper 3
Paper 6
Paper 7
Paper 9
Paper 10
Paper 13
Paper 14

~I colorized some of the template layers to better match the scrapkit (Colors > Colorize > play with the setting until you get the desired color).

~Add drop shadow to template layers (Filters > Light & Shadow > Drop Shadow).

3. Open tube, add drop shadow.

4. Open and place the following elements:

Frame 5
Street Lamp
Ribbon 1
Planter
Flower Branch 1
Flower Branch 2
Vine 2
Flower 2
Flower 4
Floating Flowers
Flower Pot
Branch
Violin
Shopping Bag 2
Gift 1
Gift 2
Rock
Heart
Sunglasses 1
Bird

~Some of the elements may need to be sized down. Using your scale tool in your tool box adjust the pixel size until element is the correct size~

~Add drop shadow to all elements (except Floating Flowers)~

5. Merge Layers (Image > Merge Visible Layers).

6. Crop Image (Image > Autocrop Image).

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

8. Add copyright info and name.

9. Save as .png

ALL DONE!!!!!!!!!!

Monday, May 18, 2015

PTU Tut- Beautifully Different



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 Lovely Day from Gimptastic Scraps
Tube of choice. I am using the art of Keith Garvey. You must have a proper license to use these tubes. Purchase them at his store HERE
Template 757 from Millie's PSP Madness
Font- Janda Cheerful Script
Word art by me (right click to save)
 
 
 
-Open template. Delete credits. Image>Canvas Size 700x700 px and click center. Delete credits and word art.
-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 9. Invert. Layer>New Layer. Change foreground color to 7f6e28. Fill selection. Select>Shrink 3. Press delete on keyboard. Select>None. Add drop shadow to outline only.
2- paper 6
3- paper 5. Repeat outline.
4- paper 10. Repeat out line, but change color to fffad0.
6- paper 3
 
-Make layer 5 active. Select the fuzzy select tool (magic wand). Click inside the 1st oval. Invert. Open paper 2. Add alpha channel. Delete. Open tube. Place inside selection. Delete. Change the mode to screen. Select none. Repeat for the other 2 ovals using paper 7 for the middle and paper 4 for the last.
 
-Open tube. Place to the right side of tag. Repeat drop shadow.

-Open frame 1. Move layer below big oval in layer box. Image>Scale Image 90. Select the rotate tool. Click canvas. In the angle box put -10. Place frame center of canvas. Repeat drop shadow.

Elements
wreath
corner vine (resize 70%)
rolled paper (flip)
pin (resize 75%)
envelope (Flip, resize 50%)
berries (resize 50%)
jar (resize 50%, rotate -15)
stones (resize 30)
heart box (resize 50%)
clock (resize 30%)
grass (resize (30%)
leaf 4
cloud (resize 70%)
box (resize 45%)
heart (resize 45%)
sticks
flower 3 (resize 40%)
candle (resize (50%)
peacock (resize (60%)
ribbon (60%)
brooch (resize (25%)
flower 1 (resize (70%, rotate -10)

-Add word art.


-Add your name and copyright and you're done!

Sunday, May 17, 2015

PTU tut - Dragged to Hell

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).

~ PTU kit called Dragged to Hell by Tasha's Playground which you can find HERE.

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

~Template of choice. I used MPM template 647 which you can get HERE.

~Font of choice. I used Palimpus.

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 template in PSD format, move layers of template around until they are the way you like them.

~Add paper from scrapkit to individual layers of the template (Right click on template layer in layer box > Alpha to Selection > CTRL I > Select paper layer in layer box > Delete).

These are the papers I used:

Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 4
Paper 6
Paper 8

~I colorized some of the template layers to better match the scrapkit (Colors > Colorize > play with the setting until you get the desired color).

~Add drop shadow to template layers (Filters > Light & Shadow > Drop Shadow).

3. Open tube, add drop shadow.

4. Open and place the following elements:

4
10
16
19
23
27
31
32
35
43
46
47
55
59
63
65
69
73

~Some of the elements may need to be sized down. Using your scale tool in your tool box adjust the pixel size until element is the correct size~

~Add drop shadow to all elements (except 4, 10, 19, 32, 55 & 59)~

5. Merge Layers (Image > Merge Visible Layers).

6. Crop Image (Image > Autocrop Image).

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

8. Add copyright info and name.

9. Save as .png

ALL DONE!!!!!!!!!!

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

PTU tut - Wicked Babe

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).

~ PTU kit called Captivating Shadows by Jackie's Jewels, which you can find HERE.

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

~Template of choice. I used MPM template 691 which you can get HERE.

~Font of choice. I used Dark Ministry.

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 template in PSD format, move layers of template around until they are the way you like them.

~Add paper from scrapkit to individual layers of the template (Right click on template layer in layer box > Alpha to Selection > CTRL I > Select paper layer in layer box > Delete).

These are the papers I used:

Paper 3
Paper 5
Paper 9
Paper 10
Paper 13

~I colorized some of the template layers to better match the scrapkit (Colors > Colorize > play with the setting until you get the desired color).

~Add drop shadow to template layers (Filters > Light & Shadow > Drop Shadow).

3. Open tube, add drop shadow.

4. Open and place the following elements:

8
13
14
16
17
21
27
32
38
48
50
54
55
56
57
64
65
66
71

~Some of the elements may need to be sized down. Using your scale tool in your tool box adjust the pixel size until element is the correct size~

~Add drop shadow to all elements (except 38, 57 & 66)~

5. Merge Layers (Image > Merge Visible Layers).

6. Crop Image (Image > Autocrop Image).

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

8. Add copyright info and name.

9. Save as .png

ALL DONE!!!!!!!!!!

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