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My tutorials are written by me and are the results of my own imagination. Any resemblance to another tutorial are purely coincidental.

Please DO NOT claim any of my tutorials as your own.

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Sunday, August 26, 2012

PTU: Beary Sweet


This tutorial was written by me on August 26, 2012 and are the result of my own imagination. Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.

This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of  PSP.

Supplies needed.

I am using PSP X4 but this tutorial should work with any version.

PTU Tube:  I am using the fantastic artwork of Barbara Jensen. 
Please do not use her artwork without a  proper license.
You can purchase this gorgeous tubes at her store here.

PTU scrap kit:  I am using Berry Sweet (TS) by Baby Cakes Scraps. 
Thank you for creating
this fantastic kit.  You can view it at her blog here 
 The store she sold at is now closed.  Please check her blog.

Mask:  WSL_Mask255.  You can download it form Weescotslass's blog
here.  Thank you for making these fantastic masks.

Plug ins: None

This tutorial was written using the supplies above.  If you are using a different
tube or scrap kit you may need to make adjustments.

I am using a drop shadow of V/H 2, Opacity 50, blur 5 through out
unless otherwise stated.

Open a new 600x600 transparent image.

Open round frame 2, copy and close the original. Paste as a new raster layer.

Open paper eight.  Copy and close the original. Using your magic wand, click inside the opening of your frame and inside the bow. 
Selections modify, expand by 6. Paste as a new layer.  Copy your close up tube and paste as a new layer.  Image resize 70%, using your move tool, move your tube in the center of the frame. 
Selections>invert and hit delete on your keyboard.  Repeat for your paper layer. Move your paper and tube layer under your frame. Select none. Drop shadow your frame.  Repeat drop shadow but change your
V/H to -2.  Change you blend mode on your close up tube to hard light.

Open your main tube, copy and close the original. Paste as a new raster layer. I had to resize mine by 80%.  Add a drop shadow and move to the left side of your frame.

Time for some elements.  Use your imagination and use your choice of elements or use the ones I used.  I used the following:

Fuzzy bear:  Resized 40%, mirrored and move to the bottom left so it covers they bottom of your tubes legs.  Add a drop shadow.

Love:  Resize 40% move to the bottom of your frame and under your tube layer.  Add a drop shadow.  See mine for placement.

Teddy 3: resize 20% and move to the right side of your love word.
Drop shadow.

Flower:  Resize 40% and move to the bottom left side.  Move this under your tube layer.  See mine for placement.  Duplicate and mirror.  Move your duplicate layer under your love word layer.

Tag2bow: Resized 30% and move to the top right corner of the frame. 
Add a drop shadow.

Add any other elements you like.

Select your bottom layer.  Open paperten copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer and Layers>load/save masks>load mask from disk and find your WSL_255 mask. Invert not checked.  Merge
group.

Add your copyright and name and save as png.  I hope you enjoyed my tutorial.

I would love to see your results.

Hugs

Gwils
Wednesday, August 15, 2012

PTU: Autumn Dreams

his tutorial was written by me on August 15, 2012 and are the result of my
own imagination. Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.
This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP.


Supplies needed.

I am using PSP X4 but this tutorial should work with any version.

PTU Tube:  I am using the fantastic artwork of Jamie Kidd.  Please do not
use her artwork without a  proper license.  I purchased mine through CILM. You can
now purchase her art at CDO.

PTU scrap kit:  I am using Autumns Flames (TS) by Baby Cakes Scraps.  Thank you for creating
this fantastic kit.  You can view it at her blog here .
The store she use to sell at is now closed.  Please view her blog for updates.


Mask: WSl_mask218.  You can get this at Weescotslass creations here.

This tutorial was written using the supplies above.  If you are using a different
tube or scrap kit you may need to make adjustments.

I am using a drop shadow of V/H 2, Opacity 50, blur 5 black though out unless otherwise
stated.

Open new 600x600 transparent image.

Open cluster frame 3, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new raster layer.

Image resize 40%.

Using your magic wand with following settings:


Click inside your frame and select the small portions of your frame also.

See my example

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Selections>modify>expand by 4

Open red paper five, copy and close the original.  Add a new raster layer,
paste into selections.

Do not deselect.

Open your main tube, Copy and paste as a new raster layer.

Using your move tool, move into a spot you like best.
Selections>invert, and erase the bottom of your tube.
Select none.

Drop shadow your tube.

Duplicate your tube and move the original under your frame layer.

Select you duplicate layer and using your eraser tool, erase the bottom again
and part of your tube that is covering your bow and flowers.

Drop shadow your frame.

Time for some elements.

Use what elements you like or use the ones I used.

I used the following:

Candle cluster two. Resized 30% and drop shadow.

Gold Journal paper resized 40% and drop shadow.

Sunflower resized 80%.  Move this layer to the bottom and move it to
the upper left hand corner so it is peaking out a bit.

Open sage paper five.  Copy and close the original.
Add a new layer and move this to the bottom.  Select all and
paste into selection.  Select none.

Layers>load/save mask>load mask from disk and find WSL_mask218.

Apply your mask and merge group.

Image>Canvas size 700x700 center.  Don't worry we will resize it later.

Move your mask to the upper left and corner.  Duplicate and mirror.

Move to the lower right hand corner.

Image crop, merge opaque and hit enter.

Image resize by pixels.  Width 600 and the height will automatically adjust.
All layers checked.

Add your name and copyright.  Save as png and your done.

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial.

I would love to see your results.

Hugs

Gwils

Saturday, August 11, 2012

PTU: Dinosaurs

This tutorial was written by me on August 11, 2012 and are the result of my
own imagination. Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.
This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP.


Supplies needed.

I am using PSP X4 but this tutorial should work with any version.

PTU scrap kit:  I am using an extremely cute kit called Dinotopia by Baby Cakes Scraps.  
Thank you for creating this fantastic kit.  You can view it at her blog here 
or purchase it a her store here.

Plug Ins:  Mura Meisters clouds and AAA foto frames.

This tutorial was written using the supplies above.  If you are using a different
tube or scrap kit you may need to make adjustments.

I am using a drop shadow of V/H 2, Opacity 50, blur 5, black unless otherwise stated.

Open a new 600x250 image.

Open paper 8, copy and close the original. Select all and paste into selection.

Add a new raster layer and add Mura Meister clouds with the following settings.

Click on image for larger view
Change the blend mode to luminance legacy and lower the opacity to 80.

Open element 19, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer.
Image resize 40% all layers not checked, and move closer to the bottom.
(see mine for placement).  Add a drop shadow.

Open element 17, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer.
Image resize 60% and move to the lower left hand corner.  Duplicate
this layer and mirror.

Open element 60, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer.
Image resize 60% and repeat.  Move to the left hand side and move this
layer under your volcano layer.

Open element 73, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer.
Image resize 60% and again by 80% mirror.  Move this to the right side and move this layer
under the grass layer.  Add a drop shadow.

Open element 59, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer.
Image resize 40% and mirror.  Move this to the left side and move this layer
under the grass layer.  Add a drop shadow.

Open element74, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer.
Image resize 40% and move to the left side.  Move this layer just above your paper layer.

Open element 84, copy and close the original.  Paste as a new layer.
Image resize 25% and mirror.  Move up and to the right a bit.  Drop shadow.

Open element 72. copy and clsoe the original.  Paste as a new layer. 
Image resize 40% and move this closer to the bottom.  If this layer is not at the top,
Arrange layers and bring to the top.  Drop shadow.

Merge visible.

Effect AAA foto frame with the following settings:


Add your copyright and name and save as png.

Avitar:

Duplicate your banner (shift + D).

Select your crop tool, set your width to 150 and height to 150.
Move the box until you find a place you like.  Hit enter.

Effects AAA foto frame but change your width to 4.

Add yoru copyright and name/initial and save as png.

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial.

I would love to see your results.

Hugs

Gwils

PTU: Forever yours


This tutorial was written by me on August 11, 2012 and are the result of my
own imagination. Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.
This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP.







Supplies needed.

I am using PSP X4 but this tutorial should work with any version.

Animation Shop.

PTU Tube:  I am using the fantastic artwork of The Hunter.  Please do not
use his artwork without a  proper license.  You can purchase this beauty here.

PTU scrap kit:  I am using Hint of Red (TS) by Baby Cakes Scraps.  Thank you for creating
this fantastic kit.  You can view it at her blog here  
or purchase it a her store here.

This tutorial was written using the supplies above.  If you are using a different
tube or scrap kit you may need to make adjustments.

I am using a drop shadow (d/s) of V/H 1, opacity 100, blur 1, black through out
unless otherwise stated.

Open a new image 600x250.

Select all and add a new raster layer.

Open paper of choice, I am using paper six, copy and close the original.

Back to your banner and paste into selections.  Do not deselect.

Open your half girl tube and paste as a new layer.  Using your move tool,
move to the right hand side and down so you see her face.  Image crop to selections.
Change your blend mode to luminance legacy.
Select none.

Open Silver doodle, copy and close the original.  Select raster 2 and paste
as a new layer.  Move this to the left side 3/4 down.  Image duplicate, image mirror.
Standing on your top doodle merge down. (see mine for placement)

Open hanging heart 4, copy and close the original, Select you doodle layer and
paste as a new layer.  Image resize 50% and again by 80% all layers not checked.
It should be in the middle of your banner.

Open White glitter butterfly.  Copy and close the original. Paste as a new
layer and move to the top right corner.  (see mine for placement).

Select raster 1 and select all.  Add a new raster layer and move this layer to the top.
Selections modify, selections to boarders both sides selected, boarder width 6.
Flood fill this with #c0c0c0. select none.  Add a drop shadow and repeat using V/H -1.

Add your name and copyright.

For none animated.

Adjust, add remove noise and add the following. 
Gaussian, monochrome checked, noise 60%.

Save as png and your done.

If you want to make the avitar (non-animated)
skip the animation part.

Animation.

Adjust, add remove noise and add the following. 
Gaussian, monochrome checked, noise 60%.

Edit>copy Special, copy merged and paste into animation shop.

Back to paintshop.

Undo the noise or ctrl + Z.

Repeat the noise but click on the Gaussian x2.

Edit>copy Special, copy merged and paste into animation shop
after current frame.

Back to paintshop.

Undo the noise or ctrl + Z.

Repeat the noise but click on the Gaussian x3.

Edit>copy Special, copy merged and paste into animation shop after
current frame.

Save as gif.

Avitar

In psp you should still have your banner open.  Duplicate (shift + D)
Close your original.  Delete your copyright, name and frame layers.  Merge visible.

Select your crop tool and crop to width 150 and height 150.  Move the box until
you find a spot you like and hit enter.

If you are using any part of the tube you need to add Hunters copyright.

Add your name or initial and copyright.

Add a new raster layer and move this layer to the top. Select all.
Selections modify, selections to boarders both sides selected, boarder width 4.
Flood fill this with #c0c0c0. select none.  Add a drop shadow and repeat using V/H -1.

If you want to animate, repeat the animation steps listed above for animations.

For none animated.

Adjust, add remove noise and add the following. 
Gaussian, monochrome checked, noise 60%.

Save as png and your done.

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial.  I would love to see your results.

Hugs

Gwils

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