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

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

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If you have any questions regarding my tutorials, please feel free to email me at gwils2007@gmail.com

The supplies for my tutorials are by FTU or PTU designers and were available at the time I created the tutorial. Please contact the designer if you are having trouble downloading from their site.

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Friday, November 17, 2017

PTU: Winter Dreams



This tutorial was written by me on November 17, 2017. The results are of my own imagination.  Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.  

Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own.

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

Please keep in mind that I write the tutorial as I am creating it.

Sometimes I may not explain properly where to place things so please see my example if you are ever in doubt :)

Supplies needed

I am using PSP X9 but this tutorial should work with any version.

PTU Tube:  I am using Cute Bear created by Verymany.  Please do not use this tubes without a proper license.  
You can purchase Verymany's tubes at here

PTU Kit:  I am using an awesome kit called "Winter Dream" created by Pink Paradox Productions.  You can purchase her kits at her store here

Mask:  Winter mask by Dee.  You can download it from her blog here.  Thank you, Dee, for the awesome masks.  Click on the mask to enlarge it, right click and save as.  Open and minimize in PSP

FTU Font Winter Calligraphy.  You can download it from Dafont here.

Plug in: None

I am using a drop shadow (D/S) of V 0 H 5, Opacity 65, blur 10, color black throughout the tutorial unless otherwise stated.

Let's get started.

Open a new 750x750 transparent image and flood fill it with white.  We will resize later.

Add a new raster layer.  

Open paper 19, copy and close the original.  Select the new raster layer, select all, edit, paste into selections.  Select none.  Layers, new mask layer, from image.  Find Dee's mask in the drop down and click ok.  Merge group.  Resize mask 95%.

Open element 130, copy and close the original.  Select the mask layer and paste.  Resize 60% and move to the upper left hand side.  Drop shadow.

Open element 125, copy and close the original.  Select the mask layer and paste.  Resize 60% and move to the upper left behind the Xmas tree.  Drop shadow.

Open element 131, copy and close the original.  Select the mask layer and paste.  Resize 50% and move up and just to the right of the Xmas tree.  Drop shadow.

Open element 89, copy and close the original.  Select the middle tree layer and paste.  Resize 50% and move to the bottom of the trees.  Duplicate and mirror.  Move this layer to the top and move down and to the left.

Open element 88, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and paste.  Resize 50% and move to the bottom center so it covers any holes in the snow.  Duplicate and move this layer just above the mask layer.  Move to the bottom left and up slightly.

Copy your tube.  Select the larger top snow layer and paste.  Resize 35%.  Move slightly up and to the right a bit.  Drop shadow.

Open element 90, copy and close the original.  Select the layer just under the tube layer.  Paste and resize 60%.  Move to the bottom right and drop shadow.

Open element 1, copy and close the original.  Select the tube layer and paste.  Resize 20% and move to the bottom just slightly to the right of the tubes legs.  Drop shadow.

Open element 16, copy and close the original.  Select the snow layer under the Xmas tree and paste.  Resize 20% and mirror.  Move to the far left midway and drop shadow.

Open element 82, copy and close the original.  Select the layer under the snowball layers.  Resize 50% and move to the right so it is peeking out from behind the tube.  Drop shadow.

Open element 141, copy and close the original.  Select the mask layer and paste.  Mirror and move to the upper right.

Open element 81, copy and close the original.  Select the top tree layer and paste.  Resize 40% and move to the bottom right and drop shadow.

Open element 112, copy and close the original.  Select the top tree layer and paste.  Resize 25% and move to the bottom left between the tree and snow.  Drop shadow.

Open element 120, copy and close the original.  Select the snowball layer and paste.  Resize 20 and move to the left of the tube so it is behind the bunnies.  Duplicate and mirror.  Move back to behind the bunnies and up slightly.  Move this layer under the original.  Drop shadow each layer.

Open element 87, copy and close the original.  Select the lamp layer and paste.  Resize 30% and move to the bottom left of the snow.  

Open element 15, copy and close the original.  Select the ice layer and paste.  Resize 15% and move to the bottom so it looks like it is on the ice.  Drop shadow.

Open element 19, copy and close the original.  Select the sled layer and paste.  Resize 25% and move to the bottom left beside the ice.  Drop shadow.

Open element 42, copy and close the original.  Select the tube layer and paste.  Resize 25% and move to the bottom right corner.  Drop shadow.

Open element 49, copy and close the original.  Select the mouse layer and paste.  Resize 20% and move behind the small snowball.  Drop shadow.

Open element 58, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and resize 10%.  Move to the bottom in front of the small snowball and drop shadow.

Open element 63, copy and close the original.  Select the top snow layer and paste.  Resize 10% and move behind the jingle bells.  Drop shadow.

Open element 72, copy and close the original.  Select the top snow layer and paste.  Resize 10% and move just in front of the small snowball.  Drop shadow.

Open element 100, copy and close the original.  Select the top snow layer and paste.  Resize 15% and move to the bottom just left of the heart.  Drop shadow.

Add any other elements you like.

Merge visible.

Crop your tag to get rid of any hidden images or pixels.

Image, resize by 600 pixels on the longest side, all layers checked.

Adjust sharpness, Unsharpen mask, radius and clipping set to 5 and strength set to 30.  Click ok.

Add your copyright and name.

Save as png.

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



PTU: Moon Goddess



This tutorial was written by me on November 16, 2017. The results are of my own imagination.  Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.  

Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own.

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

Please keep in mind that I write the tutorial as I am creating it.

Sometimes I may not explain properly where to place things so please see my example if you are ever in doubt :)

Supplies needed

I am using PSP X9 but this tutorial should work with any version.

PTU Tube:  I am using 34-2 Enys Guerrero Tube.  Please do not use this tubes without a proper license.  
You can purchase Enys's tubes at CDO here

PTU Kit:  I am using a fantastic matching bundle kit called "Enys Guerrero package 34" created by Foxys Designz.  This kit can only be used with Enys's tubes.  You can purchase this Bundle at CDO here. Check out Foxys Blog here.

Mask:  Mask 38.  Created by Vivienne's Paintbox.  You can download it here.  Click on the mask to enlarge it, right click and save as.  Open and minimize in PSP.

Font of choice

Plug in: Eyecandy 4000 - Gradient Glow - Optional.

I am using a drop shadow (D/S) of V 0 H 5, Opacity 75, blur 10, color black throughout the tutorial unless otherwise stated.

Let's get started.

Open a new 800X700 transparent image.  We will resize later.

Add a new raster layer, select all.  Open paper 4, copy and close the original.  Edit, paste into selection, select none.  Apply mask and merge group.  Resize 95% and Duplicate the mask.  Image, mirror and merge down.

Copy your tube and paste.  Resize 65% and drop shadow.

Open element 32, copy and close the original.  Select the mask layer and paste.  Resize 90% and move to the far left, duplicate and mirror.  Drop shadow each layer.

Open element 25, copy and close the original.  Select the mask layer and paste.  Resize 50% and move to the top center.  Drop shadow.

Open element 14, copy and close the original.  Select the mask layer and paste.  Resize 85% and move up slightly.

Open element 7, copy and close the original.  Select the door layer and paste.  Image free rotate to the right 90 degrees.  Resize 70% and move to the left side of the door.  Duplicate and mirror.  Drop shadow each layer.

Open element 49, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and paste.  Resize 85% and move to the bottom center.

Open WordArt1, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and paste.  Resize 85% and duplicate.  Merge down and move to the bottom center.  Apply eyecandy 4000 gradient glow.  Change the width glow to 8.68 and the color to #e4cbbc.

Open element 5, copy and close the original.  Select the top sparkle layer and paste.  Resize 60% and move down so it is under the word art.  Drop shadow.

Open element 33, copy and close the original.  Select the mask layer and paste.  Resize 90% and move to the top center so it is peeking out from behind the door.  Drop shadow.

Open element 31, copy and close the original.  Select the ribbon layer and paste.  Resize 30% and move to the far bottom right, duplicate, and mirror.  Drop shadow each layer.

Open element 39, copy and close the original.  Select the top tree layer and paste.  Resize 30% and move to the bottom left, duplicate and mirror.  Drop shadow each layer.
 Open element 41, copy and close the original.  Select the ribbon layer and paste.  Resize 30% and move slightly to the left of the right flower cluster.  Drop shadow.

Open element 1, copy and close the original.  Select the clock layer and paste.  Resize 30% and move slightly to the right of the left flower cluster.  Drop shadow.

Open element 10, copy and close the original.  Select the pentagram layer and paste.  Resize 35% and move to the bottom center.  Drop shadow.

Open element 16, copy and close the original.  Select the pentagram layer and paste.  Resize 25% and move to the bottom slightly to the left of the skulls.  Drop shadow.

Open element 47, copy and close the original.  Select the black rose layer and paste.  Resize 40% and move to the bottom just right of the skulls.  Drop shadow.

Open element 45, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and paste.  Resize 25% and move to the bottom center.  Drop shadow.

Open element 30, copy and close the original.  Select the word art layer and paste.  Resize 25% and move to the bottom slightly left of the frog and drop shadow.

Open element 28, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and paste.  Resize 20%.  Image, free rotate to the left 15 degrees and move to the left just under the moon.  Duplicate and mirror.  Move down slightly.  Drop shadow each layer.

Add any other elements you like.

Merge visible.

Crop your tag to get rid of any hidden images or pixels.

Image, resize by 600 pixels on the longest side, all layers checked.

Adjust sharpness, Unsharpen mask, radius and clipping set to 5 and strength set to 30.  Click ok.

Add your copyright and name.

Save as png.

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

Saturday, November 11, 2017

PTU Steampunk for Me

This tutorial was written by me on November 11, 2017. The results are of my own imagination.  Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.  

Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own.

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

Please keep in mind that I write the tutorial as I am creating it.

Sometimes I may not explain properly where to place things so please see my example if you are ever in doubt :)

Supplies needed

I am using PSP X9 but this tutorial should work with any version.

PTU Tube:  I am using a gorgeous tube called "Steampunk 9" created by Chris Pastel.  Please do not use this tubes without a proper license.  
You can purchase this beauty at Chris Pastel's store here

PTU Kit:  I am using Dance in the Rain's gorgeous Matching kit called "Steampunk 9 Mega Kit".  This kit is exclusive to Dance in the Rain's store.  You can purchase it here.

Check out her blog here.

Mask:  Mask_Viv_43.  You can download it from Dragonfly's PSP blog here.  Thank you for the great masks.  Left click to enlarge the mask then right click and save as.  Open and minimize in psp.

Font of choice for your name.

Plug in: None

I am using a drop shadow (D/S) of V 0 H 5, Opacity 75, blur 10, color black throughout the tutorial unless otherwise stated.

Let's get started.

Open a new 800x800 transparent image. 

Add a new raster layer and select all.  Open paper 24, copy and close the original.  Standing on the new raster layer, edit, paste into selections, select none.  Apply mask, merge group and resize 95%.

Open element 180, copy and close the original.  Select the mask layer and paste.  Resize 80% and move up to the upper left and drop shadow.

Open element 100, copy and close the original.  Select the mask layer and paste.  Resize 40% and move to the upper right corner.  Drop shadow.

Open element 86, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and paste.  Resize 60% and mirror.  Move to the upper right corner so it overlaps the clock.  Drop shadow.

Copy your tube, select the working layer and paste.  Resize 30% and move slightly to the left and up.  Drop shadow.

Open element 147, copy and close the original.  Select the blue cluster layer and paste.  Resize 60% and mirror.  Move to the bottom left (not all the way to the bottom) and drop shadow.

Open element 151, copy and close the original.  Select the car layer and paste.  Resize 60% and move to the right about midway.  Drop shadow.

Open element 116, copy and close the original.  Select the car layer and paste.  Resize 40% and move to the bottom left so it peeks out from behind the tube.  Drop shadow.

Open element 69, copy and close the original.  Select the brown clog cluster layer and paste.  Resize 50% and move to the upper left corner.  Hide your tube.  Using your magic wand, click inside each letter of the steampunk.  Selections, expand by 3.  Add a new raster layer underneath the Steampunk sign.  Open paper 6, copy and close the original.  Standing on the new layer, edit, paste into selections.  Select none.  Drop shadow the sign and merge down to the paper.  Unhide the tube.

Open element 23, copy and close the original.  Select the plane layer and paste.  Resize 40% and move to the bottom right so it peeks out from behind the tube.  Drop shadow.

Open element 163, copy and close the original.  Select the blue clog cluster layer and paste.  Resize 40% and mirror.  Move to the left so it shows above the car's hood.  Drop shadow.

Open element 168, copy and close the original.  Select the hat layer and paste.  Resize 40% and move to the bottom right and drop shadow.

Open element 150, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and paste.  Resize 25% and move to the bottom right of the suitcase.  Drop shadow.

Open element 92, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and paste.  Resize 40% and move to the bottom left corner of the tube so it covers her legs.  Drop shadow.

Open element 38, copy and close the original.  Select the phone layer and paste.  Resize 30% and move to the bottom center.  Drop shadow.

Open element 22, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and paste.  Resize 15% and move to the bottom right so it is beside the phone.  Drop shadow.

Open element 1, copy and close the original.  Select the tube layer and paste.  Resize 20% and move to the bottom so the phone overlaps it slightly.  Drop shadow.

Add any other elements you like.

Merge visible.

Crop your tag to get rid of any hidden images or pixels.

Image, resize by 600 pixels on the longest side, all layers checked.

Adjust sharpness, Unsharpen mask, radius and clipping set to 5 and strength set to 30.  Click ok.

Add your copyright and name.

Save as png.

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

Friday, November 10, 2017

PTU Crown of Keys


This tutorial was written by me on November 10, 2017. The results are of my own imagination.  Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.  

Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own.

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

Please keep in mind that I write the tutorial as I am creating it.

Sometimes I may not explain properly where to place things so please see my example if you are ever in doubt :)

Supplies needed

I am using PSP X9 but this tutorial should work with any version.

PTU Tube:  I am using 34-1 Enys Guerrero Tube.  Please do not use this tubes without a proper license.   You can purchase Enys's tubes at CDO here

PTU Kit:  I am using a fantastic matching bundle kit called "Enys Guerrero package 34" created by Foxy Designz.  This kit can only be used with Enys's tubes.  You can purchase this Bundle at CDO here. Check out Foxys Blog here.

Mask:  Mask 6.  Created by Vivienne's Paintbox.  You can download it here.  Click on the mask to enlarge it, right click and save as.  Open and minimize in PSP.

Font of choice

Plug in: None

I am using a drop shadow (D/S) of V 0 H 5, Opacity 75, blur 10, color black throughout the tutorial unless otherwise stated.

Let's get started.

Open a new 750x800 transparent image.  We will resize later.

Add a new raster layer, select all.  Open paper 2, copy and close the original.  Edit, paste into selection, select none.  Apply mask and merge group.  Resize 95% and mirror.

Open frame 1, copy and close the original.  Select the mask layer and paste.  Resize 85% and move up slightly.  Drop shadow.

Copy your tube and paste.  Resize 75% and move up slightly and drop shadow.

Open element 12, copy and close the original.  Select the mask layer and paste.  Resize 85% and move up to the top and slightly to the right.  Drop shadow.

Open element 33, copy and close the original.  Select the mask layer and paste.  Move to the upper right corner and drop shadow.

Open element 37, copy and close the original.  Select the brick layer and paste.  Resize 60% and move to the upper right corner and drop shadow.

Open element 26, copy and close the original.  Select the frame layer and paste.  Resize 60%, image free rotate to the left 15 degrees and move to the upper left corner.  Drop shadow.

Open element 3, copy and close the original.  Select the mask layer and paste.  Resize 60% and move to the far left about midway.  Duplicate and move to the bottom right corner.

Open element 7, copy and close the original.  Select the branch layer and paste.  Resize 80%, image free rotate to the right 15 degrees.  Move to the upper right and arrange both layers so they are behind the tube.  Drop shadow each layer.

Open element 41, copy and close the original.  Select the top leaf layer and paste.  Resize 40% and move to the far left about halfway down and drop shadow.

Open element 1, copy and close the original.  Select the top leaf layer and paste.  Resize 35% and move to the upper right so it peeks out from behind the tubes shoulder and hair.  Drop shadow.

Open element 36, copy and close the original.  Select the star layer and paste.  Resize 60% and mirror.  Move to the left so it peeks out from behind the tube and clock.  Drop shadow.

Open element 31, copy and close the original.  Select the mesh flower layer and paste.  Resize 40%, mirror, image free rotate to the right 15 degrees and move to the upper left so it is covering the mesh flower and you can see the purple flower peeking out.  Drop shadow.

Open element 5, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and paste.  Resize 60% and move to the bottom center.  Drop shadow.

Open element 23, copy and close the original.  Select the tube layer and paste.  Resize 60%, image free rotate, to the right 15 degrees.  Move to the right so it covers the edge of the tube.  Drop shadow.

Open element 21, copy and close the original.  Select the ribbon layer and paste.  Resize 40% and move to the bottom right and drop shadow.

Open element 18, copy and close the original.  Select the ribbon layer and paste.  Resize 20% and move to the bottom right so it covers the violin but peeks out from the bottle.  Drop shadow.

Open element 29, copy and close the original.  Select the tube layer and paste.  Resize 40%, image free rotate 90 degrees to the right.  Move under the violin on the right.  Duplicate and mirror.  Image free rotate to the right 20 degrees.  Move this layer under the tube layer and move to the left so it covers the bottom of the clock.  Drop shadow each layer.

Open element 38, copy and close the original.  Select the black rose layer and paste.  Resize 60% and move to the bottom so it is peeking out from the bottle.  Drop shadow.

Open element 30, copy and close the original.  Select the black rose layer and paste.  Resize 25% and move to the bottom just left of the snake.  Drop shadow.

Open element 49, copy and close the original.  Select the Ribbon layer and paste.  Resize 60% and move to the bottom center.  Duplicate and merge down.  Duplicate again and move to the upper right and move this layer under the tube layer.  Duplicate and mirror.

Open element 52, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and paste.  Resize 50% and move to the bottom slightly to the left of the bottle.  Drop shadow.

Open element 17, copy and close the original.  Select the bottle layer and paste.  Resize 30% and move to the bottom so it is in front of the bottom of the bottle.  Drop shadow.

Open element 20, copy and close the original.  Select the bottle layer and paste.  Resize 30% and move to the bottom right.  Drop shadow.

Add any other elements you like.

Merge visible.

Image, resize by 600 pixels on the longest side, all layers checked.

Adjust sharpness, Unsharpen mask, radius and clipping set to 5 and strength set to 30.  Click ok.

Add your copyright and name.

Save as png.

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



Sunday, November 5, 2017

PTU Fall Time

This tutorial was written by me on November 5, 2017. The results are of my own imagination.  Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.  

Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own.

This was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP.

Please keep in mind that I write the tutorial as I am creating it.

Sometimes I may not explain properly where to place things so please see my example if you are ever in doubt :)

Supplies needed

I am using PSP X9 but this tutorial should work with any version.

PTU Tube:  I am using a gorgeous tube called "Valerie" created by Chris Pastel.  Please do not use this tubes without a proper license.  
You can purchase this beauty at Chris Pastel's store here

PTU Kit:  I am using Dance in the Rain's gorgeous Matching kit called "Valerie".  This kit is exclusive to Dance in the Rain's store.  You can purchase it here.

Check out her blog here.

Mask:  Miz Mask 170.  You can download it from Mizteeques blog here.  Thank you for the great masks.  Click on the image to enlarge it.  Right click and save as.  Open in psp and minimize.

Font of choice for your name.

Plug in: None

I am using a drop shadow (D/S) of V 0 H 5, Opacity 75, blur 10, color black throughout the tutorial unless otherwise stated.

Let's get started.

Open a new 750x800 transparent image. Flood fill white.

Add a new raster layer and select all.  Open paper 16, copy and close the original.  Select the new raster layer, edit, paste into selections, select none.  Apply the mask and merge group.  Duplicate and mirror and merge down to the other mask.

Open element 163, copy and close the original.  Select the mask layer and paste.  Resize 70% and move to up to the top.

Copy your tube and paste as a new layer.  Resize 35% and mirror.  Drop shadow and move up slightly.

Open element 71, copy and close the original.  Select the spray layer and paste.  Resize 50% and move to the upper right corner just below the clock.  Drop shadow.

Open element 36, copy and close the original.  Select the leaf cluster layer and paste.  Resize 70% and move to the center and down slightly.  Drop shadow.

Open element 67, copy and close the original.  Select the tube layer and paste.  Resize 50% and move to the far bottom left so it covers the edge of the tube and fence.  Duplicate and mirror.  Move this layer under the tube layer and to the right so it covers the edge of the fence.  Drop shadow each layer.

Open element 76, copy and close the original.  Select the spray layer and paste.  Resize 50% and move to the upper left corner.  Drop shadow.

Open element 75, copy and close the original.  Select the fence layer and paste.  Resize 30% and move to the bottom right so it is under the leaves.  Drop shadow.

Open element 72, copy and close the original.  Select the stump layer and paste.  Resize 25% and move so it looks like the fox is sitting on the stump.  Drop shadow.

Open element 133, copy and close the original.  Select the leaf cluster layer and paste.  Resize 40% and move to the left so she looks like she is standing behind the fence.  Drop shadow.

Open element 70, copy and close the original.  Select the fence layer and paste.  Resize 20% and move to the bottom just left of the tube.  Drop shadow.

Open element 74, copy and close the original.  Select the apple layer and paste.  Resize 35% and move to the bottom left so it covers the edge of the mask.  Duplicate and mirror.  Drop shadow each layer.

Open element 94, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and paste.  Resize 35% and move to the bottom center.  Drop shadow.

Open element 96, copy and close the original.  Select the sunflower layer and paste.  Resize 35% and move to the bottom right.  Duplicate and mirror.  Drop shadow each layer.

Open element 160, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and paste.  Reize 40% and move to the bottom center.  Drop shadow.

Open element 80, copy and close the original.  Select the fox layer and paste.  Resize 80% and move to the bottom center.

Open element 79, copy and close the original.  Select the top poinsettia cluster and paste.  Resize 15% and move to the bottom left just under the squirrel cluster layer.  Drop shadow.

Open element 62, copy and close the original.  Select the leaf cluster layer and paste.  Resize 30% and move to the far right behind the fence so it covers the edge of the mask.  Duplicate and mirror.  Drop shadow each layer.

Open element 145, copy and close the original.  Select the pumpkin spice cup layer and paste.  Resize 20% and move to the bottom right so it is peeking out from behind the squirrel cluster.  Drop shadow.

Add any other elements you like.

Merge visible.

Crop your tag to get rid of any hidden images or pixels.

Image, resize by 600 pixels on the longest side, all layers checked.

Adjust sharpness, Unsharpen mask, radius and clipping set to 5 and strength set to 30.  Click ok.

Add your copyright and name.

Save as png.

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



Friday, November 3, 2017

PTU Winter Fantasy



This tutorial was written by me on November 2, 2017. The results are of my own imagination.  Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.  

Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own.

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

Please keep in mind that I write the tutorial as I am creating it.

Sometimes I may not explain properly where to place things so please see my example if you are ever in doubt :)

Supplies needed

I am using PSP X9 but this tutorial should work with any version.

PTU Tube:  I am using 32-3 Enys Guerrero .  Please do not use this tubes without a proper license.  You can purchase Enys's tubes at CDO here

PTU Kit:  I am using a beautiful kit called "Winter Fantasy" created by Foxy Designz.  You can purchase this kit at CDO here. Check out Foxys Blog here.

Mask:  Mask 192.  Created by Mizteeques.  You can download it here.  Click on the second mask to enlarge it, right click and save as.  Open and minimize in PSP.

Font of choice for your name.

Plug in: None

I am using a drop shadow (D/S) of V 0 H 5, Opacity 65, blur 10, color black throughout the tutorial unless otherwise stated.

Let's get started.

Open a new 750x750 transparent image.  We will resize later.

Open paper 2, copy and close the original.  Select the raster layer and add a new raster layer.  Standing on the new layer, select all.  Edit, paste into selections.  Select none.  Layers, new mask layer, from image and find mask 192 in the drop down.  Click ok and merge group.  Duplicate the mask and mirror.  Merge down.

Open frame 2, copy and close the original.  Select the mask layer and paste.  Resize 80% and drop shadow.  Move up slightly.

Copy your tube, select the frame layer and paste.  Resize 70% and move up slightly.  Drop shadow.

Open element 37, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and paste.  Resize 70% and move to the far right so it covers the edge of the tube.  Duplicate and move this layer just above the frame layer and move to the far left and up.  Drop shadow each layer.

Open element 23, copy and close the original.  Select the frame layer and paste.  Resize 60% and move to the bottom left so it peeks out from behind the tube.  Duplicate and move to the far right so it peeks out from behind the tree.  Drop shadow each layer.

Open element 24, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and paste.  Resize 55% and mirror.  Move to the bottom center so it covers the edge of the tube and bottom of the tree.  Drop shadow.

Open element 8, copy and close the original.  Select the frame layer and paste.  Resize 40% and move to the far bottom left and drop shadow.

Open element 3, copy and close the original.  Select the tube layer and paste.  Resize 40% and mirror.  Move to the bottom left so it covers the edge of the tube.  Drop shadow.

Open element 26, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and paste.  Resize 40% and move to the bottom right so it covers the bottom of the tree.  Drop shadow.

Open element 25, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and paste.  Resize 40% and move to the bottom center of the snow so it covers the hole.  Drop shadow.

Open element 10, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and paste.  Resize 15% and move to the top left of the sign.  Drop shadow.

Open element 4, copy and close the original.  Select the sled layer and paste.  Resize 20% and move it to the top of the sled and drop shadow.  Duplicate and move this layer to the top.  Move to the bottom center slightly to the right.

Open element 9, copy and close the original.  Select the sign layer and paste.  Resize 20% and move to the bottom of the sign.  Drop shadow.

Open element 7, copy and close the original.  Select the snow layer and paste.  Resize 20% and move to the bottom center so the end is under the lantern.  Duplicate and mirror.  Move under the left of the lantern.  Duplicate this layer and move this layer under the snow layer and move to the bottom of the sled.  Back to the original branch.  Duplicate and move to the bottom center under the snowballs.  Drop shadow each layer.

Open element 12, copy and close the original.  Select the top snow layer and paste.  Resize 15% and move to the bottom center just to the left of the lantern.  Drop shadow.

Open element 32, copy and close the original.  Select the frame layer and paste.  Move to the top center.

Open element 15, copy and close the original.  Select the top snow layer and paste.  Resize 15% and move to the bottom right so it is behind the lantern.  Drop shadow.

Open element 41, copy and close the original.  Select the lantern layer and paste.  Resize 15% and move to the bottom right of the lantern.  Drop shadow.

Open element 38, copy and close the original.  Select the lantern layer and paste.  Resize 40% and move to the bottom so it is in front of the lantern.  Drop shadow.

Open element 30, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and paste.  Resize 10% and move to the bottom center in front of the snowballs.  Duplicate and move to the right so it is beside the wheel barrel.  Duplicate again and move to the top of the sled.  Drop shadow each layer.

Add any other elements you like.

Merge visible.

Crop your tag to get rid of any hidden images or pixels.

Image, resize by 600 pixels on the longest side, all layers checked.

Adjust sharpness, Unsharpen mask, radius and clipping set to 5 and strength set to 30.  Click ok.

Add your copyright and name.

Save as png.

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



Sunday, October 22, 2017

PTU: Who's a Witch



This tutorial was written by me on October 22, 2017. The results are of my own imagination.  Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.  

Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own.

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

Please keep in mind that I write the tutorial as I am creating it.

Sometimes I may not explain properly where to place things so please see my example if you are ever in doubt :)

Supplies needed

I am using PSP X9 but this tutorial should work with any version.

PTU Tube:  I am using Enys Guerrero Oct Bonus tube.  If you spend $10 or more on Enys Guerrero's tubes during the month of October you can get this beauty. Please do not use this tubes without a proper license.  
You can purchase Enys's tubes at CDO here

PTU Kit:  I am using an awesome matching kit called "IB-EnysGuerrero-Oct2017" created by Foxy Designz.  You can purchase this kit at CDO here. Check out Foxys Blog here.

Mask:  Mask 37 & 38.  Created by Vivienne's Paintbox.  You can download it here.  Click on the mask to enlarge it, right click and save as.  Open and minimize in PSP.

I am using Season of the Witch Font for my name.

Plug in: None

I am using a drop shadow (D/S) of V 0 H 5, Opacity 85, blur 10, color black throughout the tutorial unless otherwise stated.

Let's get started.

Open a new 750x750 transparent image.  We will resize later.

Open paper 2, copy and close the original.  Select Raster 1 and add a new layer.  Select all, standing on the new layer, edit, paste into selection.  Select none.  Layers, New mask layer, from image, Find Vivienne's mask 38 in the drop down and click ok.  Merge group.  Repeat the above steps but use paper 1.  Move this layer under the first mask layer.  Resize 90% all layers not checked.

Copy the girl only tube.  Select the bottom mask layer and paste.  Image, mirror.  Move to the upper right so you see her face in the top part of the mask.  Select the mask layer, select all, float, defloat, invert.  Standing on your tube layer, hit delete on your keyboard.  Select none.  Erase the bottom part of the tube as you only want the face showing.  Change the blend mode to hard light on the tube and lower the opacity to 70.

Select the top mask layer and paste again.  Your tube should still be in the memory, Resize 60% and drop shadow.

Open element 15, copy and close the original.  Select the top mask layer and paste.  Resize 70% and move to the bottom right so it beside the tube.  Drop shadow.

Open element 6, copy and close the original.  Select the top mask layer and paste.  Resize 90% and move to the bottom left so the trunk is beside the tube.  Drop shadow.

Open element 4, copy and close the original.  Select the top mask layer and paste.  Resize 90% and move to the upper left corner.  Drop shadow.

Open element 1, copy and close the original.  Select the top mask layer and paste.  Change the blend mode to Hard light.

Open element 3, copy and close the original.  Select the tree layer and paste.  Resize 50% and move to the left side and you should still see the roots of the tree.  Drop shadow.

Open element 7, copy and close the original.  Select the tube layer and paste.  Resize 40% and move to the bottom left so it covers the top rough edge of the tube.  Drop shadow.

Open element 14, copy and close the original.  Select the web layer and paste.  Resize 40% and move to the right so part of it shows over the cauldron.  Drop shadow.

Open element 16, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and paste.  Resize 20% and move to the bottom left in front of the books.  Duplicate and mirror.  Drop shadow each layer.

Open element 5, copy and close the original.  Select the tube layer and paste.  Resize 40% and move to the bottom in front of the tubes feet.  Drop shadow.

Open element 12, copy and close the original.  Select the tube layer and paste.  Resize 20% and move to the bottom between the two books.  Drop shadow.

Open element 8, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and paste.  Resize 20% and move to the bottom so it is between the rose and flat book.  Drop shadow.

Open element 10, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and paste.  Resize 20% and move to the bottom so it is in front of the flat book.  Drop shadow.

Open element 9, copy and close the original.  Select the top rose layer and paste.  Resize 20% and move to the bottom between the feather and powder.  Drop shadow.

Open element 13, copy and close the original. Select the web layer and paste.  Resize 40% and move to the right about midway.  Duplicate and mirror.  Resize the duplicate by 70% and move above the windmill layer.  Move to the upper left.  Drop shadow each layer.

Add any other elements you like.

Merge visible.

Select the crop tool and in the toolbar, select the merge opaque box.  and click ok

Image, resize by 600 pixels on the longest side, all layers checked.

Adjust sharpness, Unsharpen mask, radius and clipping set to 5 and strength set to 30.  Click ok.

Add your copyright and name.

Save as png.

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



Saturday, October 21, 2017

PTU: Frankie's Girl



This tutorial was written by me on October 21, 2017. The results are of my own imagination.  Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.  

Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own.

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

Please keep in mind that I write the tutorial as I am creating it.

Sometimes I may not explain properly where to place things so please see my example if you are ever in doubt :)

Supplies needed

I am using PSP X9 but this tutorial should work with any version.

PTU Tube:  I am using Cartoon Pink 31-1.  Please do not use this tubes without a proper license.  
You can purchase Cartoon Pink's tubes at CDO here

PTU Kit:  I am using an awesome kit called "IB-CartoonPink-31-1" created by Foxy Designz.  This scrap kit can be used with any artists work.  You can purchase this kit at CDO here. Check out Foxys blog here.

Mask:  Mask 37.  Created by Vivienne's Paintbox.  You can download it here.  Click on the mask to enlarge it, right click and save as.  Open and minimize in PSP.

FTU Font Another Danger.  You can download it from Dafont here.

Plug in: None

I am using a drop shadow (D/S) of V 0 H 5, Opacity 85, blur 10, color black throughout the tutorial unless otherwise stated.

Let's get started.

Open a new 800x800 transparent image.  We will resize later.

Open paper 4, copy and close the original.  Add a new raster layer, Select all, Edit, paste into selection.  Layers, new mask layer, from image.  In the drop-down select Vivienne's mask and click ok.  Merge group.

Open element 21, copy and close the original.  Select the mask layer and paste.  Resize 70% and move to the upper left corner.  Drop shadow.

Open element 8, copy and close the original.  Select the mask layer and paste.  Resize 70% and move to the upper right corner.

Open element 18, copy and close the original.  Select the moon layer and paste.  Resize 50% and move to the upper right over the moon.  Drop shadow.

Open element 10, copy and close the original.  Select the moon layer and paste.  Move behind the house and up slightly.  Drop shadow.

Open Frame 1, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and paste.  Resize 60% and move down slightly.  Using your magic wand, click in the center of the frame.  Selection, modify, expand by 5.  Open paper 6, copy and close the original.  Select the house layer and add a new raster layer.  Standing on the new layer, edit, paste into selection.  Select none.  Drop shadow the frame.

Open element 12, copy and close the original.  Select the house layer and paste.  Resize 60% and move to the right side of the frame and up slightly.  Drop shadow.

Open the close-up tube, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and paste.  Move up slightly so the bottom is even with the frame.  Drop shadow.

Open element 9, copy and close the original.  Select the totem layer and paste.  Resize 60% and move to the lower left.  Duplicate and move to the right so it is in front of the totem.  Drop shadow each layer.

Open element 6, copy and close the original.  Select the frame layer and paste.  Resize 65% and move it so it fits on the frame.  Drop shadow.

Open element 20, copy and close the original.  Select the top bush layer and paste.  Resize 60% and move to the lower right so it covers the bush slightly and peeks out from behind the frame.  Duplicate and mirror.  Move this layer above the totem layer and move up and to the left so it is in front of the house.  Drop shadow each layer.

Open element 1, copy and close the original.  Select the bottom bush layer and paste.  Resize 40% and move to the bottom left so it peeks out from behind the frame.  Drop shadow.

Open element 2, copy and close the original.  Select the top leaf layer and paste.  Resize 40% and move to the bottom right of the frame so it peeks out from behind it.  Drop shadow.

Open element 20 again, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and paste.  Resize 30% and move to the far bottom right.  Duplicate and mirror.  Duplicate this layer and move to the right so it overlaps the original.  Duplicate the original and move to the left so it overlaps.  The bottom of the frame should be covered in leaves.  Drop shadow each layer.

Open wordart 1, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and paste.  Resize 80% and move to the bottom center and drop shadow.

Open element 13, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and paste.  Move to the bottom of the wordart and drop shadow.

Open element 16, copy and close the original.  Select the top leaf layer and paste.  Resize 15% and move to the bottom right so it is between the T and C of the wordart.  Duplicate and mirror.  Move to the left corner.  Drop shadow each layer.

Open element 11, copy and close the original.  Select the boarded wood layer and paste.  Resize 60% and move to the left side of the frame.  Duplicate and mirror.

Open element 5, copy and close the original.  Select the top leaf layer and paste.  Resize 20% and move behind the left rose.  Duplicate and move behind the right rose.

Open element 17, copy and close the original.  Select the top leaf layer and paste.  Resize 60% and move to the bottom center.

Add any other elements you like.

Merge visable.

Select the crop tool and in the toolbar, select the merge opaque box.  and click ok

Image, resize by 600 pixels on the longest side, all layers checked.

Adjust sharpness, Unsharpen mask, radius and clipping set to 5 and strength set to 30.  Click ok.

Add your copyright and name.

Save as png.

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


Thursday, October 19, 2017

PTU: Halloween Party


This tutorial was written by me on October 19, 2017. The results are of my own imagination.  Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.  

Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own.

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

Please keep in mind that I write the tutorial as I am creating it.

Sometimes I may not explain properly where to place things so please see my example if you are ever in doubt :)

Supplies needed

I am using PSP X9 but this tutorial should work with any version.

PTU Tube:  I am using Martin Abel 43-2.  Please do not use this tubes without a proper license.  
You can purchase Martin Abel's tubes at CDO here

PTU Kit:  I am using an awesome kit called "Halloween Party" created by Foxys Designz.  You can purchase this kit at CDO here. Check out Foxys Blog here.

Mask:  Mask 38.  Created by Vivienne's Paintbox.  You can download it here.  Click on the mask to enlarge it, right click and save as.  Open and minimize in PSP.

FTU Font Halloween Party.  You can download it from Dafont here.

Plug in: None

I am using a drop shadow (D/S) of V 0 H 5, Opacity 85, blur 10, color black throughout the tutorial unless otherwise stated.

Let's get started.

Open a new 800x800 transparent image.  We will resize later.

Open paper 8, copy and close the original.  Add a new raster layer, select all, standing on the new layer, edit, paste into selection.  Select none.  Layers, new mask layer, from image, in the drop-down box, find Vivienne's mask and select it.  Click ok and merge group.  You can close the mask now as we will not need it.

Open frame 7, copy and close the original.  Select the mask layer and paste.  Resize 85%.  Using your magic wand, click in the center of each of the frames.  Selections, modify, expand by 5.  Open paper 13, copy and close the original.  Select the mask layer and add a new raster layer.  Standing on the new layer, edit, paste into selection, select none.  Drop shadow the frame.

Open element 20, copy and close the original.  Select the mask layer and paste.  Resize 70% and move to the upper right corner. Drop shadow.

Copy your tube and select the frame layer.  Paste as a new layer and move up slightly.  Drop shadow.

Open element 48, copy and close the original.  Select the frame layer and paste.  Resize 60% and move to the upper left frame so he is peeking out from behind the tube.  Drop shadow.

Open element 22, copy and close the original.  Select the top layer and paste.  Move to the bottom left and drop shadow.

Open element 29, copy and close the original.  Select the mask layer and paste.  Move to the upper left corner so the moon is behind the tree.  

Open element 50, copy and close the original.  Select the tube layer and paste.  Image, resize 70%, image, free rotate to the left 10 degrees.  Move behind the cauldron on the left side and drop shadow.

Open element 56, copy and close the original.  Select the headstone layer and paste.  Resize 60% and move to the bottom right of the cauldron.  Duplicate and move to the left of the cauldron.  Drop shadow each layer.

Open element 59, copy and close the original.  Select the frame layer and paste.  Resize 90% and move to the top center.  Drop shadow.

Open element 14, copy and close the original.  Select the cauldron layer and paste.  Resize 40% and move to the bottom left corner.  Drop shadow.

Open element 9, copy and close the original.  Select the tube layer and paste.  Resize 50% and move to the bottom right so it is in front of the bottom frame.  Drop shadow.

Open element 28, copy and close the original.  Select the cauldron layer and paste.  Resize 60% and move down to the left so the bones are in front of the bottom of the fire.  Drop shadow. 

Open element 23, copy and close the original.  Select the tube layer and paste.  Resize 40% and move to the far right so only the purple one is showing behind the pumpkin.  Duplicate and bring this layer above the cauldron.  Resize 90% and mirror.  Move to the far left so it is in front of the grass.  Duplicate and move to the bottom right so it is in front of the pumpkin.  Drop shadow each layer.

Open element 16, copy and close the original.  Select the bottom grass layer and paste.  Resize 20% and move to the bottom in front of the grass and behind the bones.  Drop shadow.

Open element 49, copy and close the original.  Select the frame layer and paste.

Add any other elements you like.

Merge visible.

Select the crop tool and in the toolbar, select the merge opaque box.  and click ok

Image, resize by 600 pixels on the longest side, all layers checked.

Adjust sharpness, Unsharpen mask, radius and clipping set to 5 and strength set to 30.  Click ok.

Add your copyright and name.

Save as png.

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




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