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Sunday, September 30, 2012

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun - FTU

This tutorial was written by Twilight on 9/30/12. Any similarities to any other tutorials is purely coincidental.  
NOTE: If you get confused at any time, you can use my tag for reference!

SUPPLIES:
Tube of Choice: I'm using a tube by Tim Lowery  You can buy it at AIL 
ScrapKit of Choice: I'm using a FTU kit called "Pinked" by Vix. You can find it on her blog, HERE 
Xero - Radiance

-Vix_PinkedFrameCluster-GlitHeartsnStars
-Vix_PinkedPaper15
-Vix_PinkedCurtains
-Vix_PinkedWingedHeart
-Vix_PinkedWingedFlowers
-Vix_PinkedRibbonBow
-Vix_PinkedSequinBag
-Vix_PinkedRosePink
-Vix_PinkedSparkles-White

Open a new image 700 x 700

Copy/Paste "Vix_PinkedFrameCluster-GlitHeartsnStars" as a new layer

Magic Wand - Select inside the frame
Selections - Modify - Expand - 4
Copy/Paste "Vix_PinkedPaper15" as a new layer under the frame
Selections - Invert - Hit Delete
Copy/Paste tube/closeup as a new layer under the frame
Arrange and hit delete

Deselect

On the tube/close up,
Effects - Plugins - Xero - Radiance with these settings:
Strangeness - 27
Charm -  66
Truth - 155
Beauty - 145
Hit OK

Copy/Paste "Vix_PinkedCurtains" as a new layer
Line the top up with the top of the frame
Drop Shadow
V&H: 0
Opacity: 100
Blur: 2
Color: Black

Copy/Paste "Vix_PinkedWingedHeart" as a new layer
Resize 60%
Place in the top center part of the curtains

Copy/Paste your tube as a new layer
Resize if needed
I chose a tube without legs and lined it up with the bottom of the frame
Add a small drop shadow

Copy/Paste "Vix_PinkedWingedFlowers" as a new layer
Resize 80%
Image - Mirror (flip horizontally)
Image - Flip (flip vertically)
Place over the bottom of the tube on the left side of tag
Drop Shadow

Copy/Paste "Vix_PinkedRibbonBow" as a new layer
Place on the right side of frame (bow at top corner)

Copy/Paste "Vix_PinkedSequinBag" as a new layer
Place to the right of the flowers

Copy/Paste "Vix_PinkedRosePink" as a new layer
Place on the right corner of frame


Copy/Paste "Vix_PinkedSparkles-White" as a new layer under the tube layer

Copy/Paste "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" wordart as a new layer
Place it over the bottom part of your tag

Crop/resize tag
Add your name and copyright info and you're done!

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Inspired Beauty - PTU

This tutorial was written by Twilight on 9/29/12. Any similarities to any other tutorials is purely coincidental.  
NOTE: If you get confused at any time, you can use my tag for reference!

SUPPLIES:
Tube is by Keith Garvey. You can buy it at his store, HERE
PTU Scrapkit "Inspired Beauty" by Abstract. Get it at Oscrap



-e32
-e7
-e15
-e12
-e2
-e24
-e23
-e3
-e22
-e29
-e27
-e33
-e38


Open a new image 700 by 700
Copy/Paste "e32" as a new layer
Grab your freehand selection tool and select around the frame
Copy/Paste "e32" as a new layer
Selections - Invert - Delete

Copy/Paste your close up/Tube as a new layer
Hit Delete
Set the opacity to around 57%

Add a small drop shadow to the frame
V&H: 0
Opacity: 100
Blur: 2
Color: Black


Copy/Paste  "e7" as a new layer
Place in the center or over the tube/closeup and set blend mode to Soft Light
Select None

Copy/Paste "e15" as a new layer
Drag under the bottom layer

Copy/Paste "e12' as a new layer
Add a small drop shadow and drag under the top left part of the frame layers
Duplicate
On the duplicate,
Image - Mirror (or flip horizontally)
Image - Flip (or flip vertically)
Put this in the bottom right hand corner

Copy/Paste "e2" as a new layer
Image - Free Rotate - 20 degrees to the left
Place in the top left corner

Copy/Paste your tube over the frame
Place it on the left side of the frame

Copy/Paste "e24" as a new layer
Resize 60%
Place on the bottom center of frame under tube

Copy/Paste "e23" as a new layer
Resize 60%
Place over the bottom of your tube to cover it up (if your tube has no legs like mine!),
Otherwise put it under your tube on the corner of the frame
Add a small Drop shadow
V&H: 0
Opacity: 100
Blur: 2
Color: Black

Copy/Paste "e3" as a new layer
Resize 60%
Place on the lower left, on top of e23

Copy/Paste "e22" as a new layer
Resize 70%
Image - Mirror (or flip horizontally)
Place on the bottom right corner of frame

Copy/Paste "e29" as a new layer
Resize 50%
Image - Mirror (or flip horizontally)
Place over e22

Copy/Paste "e27" as a new layer
Resize 50%
Place on right, over e29

Copy/Paste "e33" as a new layer
Place in the top right corner (not all the way over) see my tag if needed

Copy/Paste "e38" as a new layer
Place on the bottom right of frame

Crop/Resize tag
Add your name and copyright info and you're done!

Beware - PTU


This tutorial was written by Twilight on 9/29/12. Any similarities to any other tutorials is purely coincidental.  
NOTE: If you get confused at any time, you can use my tag for reference!

SUPPLIES: Tube is by Jose Cano  His tubes are available at SATC
PTU Scrapkit called "Halloweenie" by Niqui's Designs


-nq-element 33
-nq-paper 14
-nq-element 23
-nq-element 18
-nq-element 22
-nq-element 3
-nq-element 39
-nq-element 56
-nq-element 32
-nq-element 36
-nq-element 34
-nq-element 26
-nq-element 25
-nq-element 37

Open a new image 700 x 700
Copy/Paste "nq-element 33" as a new layer
Magic Wand - Select inside the frame
Selections - Modify - Expand - 4

Copy/Paste "nq-paper 14" as a new layer under the frame
Selections - Invert = Delete
Don't deselect just yet.

Copy/Paste "nq-element 23" as a new layer
Resize 80%
Place inside the top left corner of the frame
Hit Delete

Copy/Paste "nq-element 18" as a new layer
Resize 60%
Arrange inside the left of the frame
Hit Delete

Copy/Paste "nq-element 22" as a new layer
Resize 60%
Arrange on the right inside the frame
Hit Delete

Copy/Paste "nq-element 3" as a new layer
Arrange toward the bottom inside the frame
Hit Delete

Copy/Paste "nq-element 39" as a new layer
Place inside the frame
Hit Delete
Set the blend mode to Soft Light

Copy/Paste "nq-element 56" as a new layer
Resize 60%
Duplicate
Image - Mirror on either one
Line them up at the bottom under frame and ghost (see my tag)
Hit Delete

Copy/Paste "nq-element 32" as a new layer
Resize 70%
Place at the bottom left under frame
Hit Delete

Copy/Paste "nq-element 36" as a new layer
Resize 60%
Place anywhere inside the frame
Hit delete (only if it's got parts showing over the frame)
DESELECT

Copy/Paste your tube as a new layer
Resize if needed
Place over the frame.
Selections tool
Delete the part that's showing over the bottom of the frame

Copy/Paste "nq-element 34" as a new layer
Resize 80%
Place over the center of the bottom of the frame

Copy/Paste "nq-element 26" as a new layer
Resize 60%
Place on the left side of frame

Copy/Paste "nq-element 25" as a new layer
Resize 50%
Place on the bottom right of tag

Copy/Paste "nq-element 37" as a new layer
Resize 40%
Place on the bottom left corner of tag

Crop/Resize your tag
Add your name and copyright info and you're done!

Monday, September 24, 2012

Defrightful - PTU


This tutorial was written by Twilight on 9/24/12. Any similarities to any other tutorials is purely coincidental.  
NOTE: If you get confused at any time, you can use my tag for reference!

SUPPLIES:
Tube/Close up of Choice: I'm using an exclusive tube from PicsForDesign http://picsfordesign.com/catalogue/id_103398_sexy_witch.pix
ScrapKit: I'm using a PTU kit called "Defrightful"by BLT DeZignZ 
 which you can buy at ScrappinDollars 

-BLT_Halloween_Frame8
-BLT_Halloween_PP17
-BLT_Halloween_HauntedHouse
-BLT_Halloween_Tree
-BLT_Halloween_Spider1
-BLT_Halloween_Bow1
-BLT_Halloween_Cake1
-BLT_Halloween_Flower4
-BLT_Halloween_Flower5
-BLT_Halloween_Leaves
-BLT_Halloween_Crow

Open a new image 700 x 700

Copy/Paste "BLT_Halloween_Frame8" as a new layer
Resize 60%
Magic Wand Tool
Select inside the frame
Selections - Modify - Expand - 4

Copy/Paste "BLT_Halloween_PP17" as a new layer under the frame
Selections - Invert - Hit Delete
Do NOT deselect yet

Copy/Paste "BLT_Halloween_HauntedHouse" as a new layer
Resize it 40%
Place inside the frame (bottom left)

Copy/Paste "BLT_Halloween_Tree" as a new layer
Resize 40%
Place inside the frame to the right

Copy/Paste a close up  of choice
Resize/Arrange in the frame
Hit Delete
Deselect
Set the blend mode to SCREEN

Copy/Paste "BLT_Halloween_Spider1" as a new layer
Resize 70%
Place with the wire toward the top of the frame (it should be under the bow)

Copy/Paste "BLT_Halloween_Bow1" as a new layer
Resize 30%
Place over the top center of the frame

Copy/Paste "BLT_Halloween_Cake1" as a new layer
Resize 30%
Place on the bottom right of the frame
Drop Shadow
V&H: 0
Opacity: 100
Blur: 2
Color: Black


Copy/Paste "BLT_Halloween_Flower4" as a new layer
Resize 50%
Drag behind the cake
Place on the left, behind the cake
Drop Shadow

Copy/Paste "BLT_Halloween_Flower5" as a new layer
Resize 50%
Place behind the cake, to the right of Flower 4
Drop Shadow

Copy/Paste "BLT_Halloween_Leaves" as a new layer
Resize 50%
Place on the right side of frame

Copy/Paste your tube as a new layer
Resize and place on the right side of frame, over the leaves
Drop Shadow

Crop/Resize tag
Add your name and copyright info and you're done!


Sunday, September 23, 2012

Kiss of Death - PTU


This tutorial was written by Twilight on 9/23/12. Any similarities to any other tutorials is purely coincidental.  
NOTE: If you get confused at any time, you can use my tag for reference!


SUPPLIES:
Tube: I used a tube by Cane Hoyer. Not sure if he's selling anywhere.
Awesome PTU Scrapkit "Kiss of Death" by Stu from Creative Crazy Scraps


-ccs-element13
-ccs-element9
-ccs-paper6
-ccs-element24
-ccs-element15
-ccs-element37
-ccs-element5
-ccs-element1
-ccs-element34
-ccs-element25
-ccs-element26
-ccs-element27
-ccs-element28
-ccs-element39

Open a new image 700 x 700

Copy/Paste "ccs-element13" as a new layer

Copy/Paste "ccs-element9" as a new layer

Magic Wand Tool
Select inside the frame
Selections - Modify - Expand - 4
Copy/Paste "ccs-paper6" as a new layer under the frame
Selections - Invert - Delete
Do NOT deselect yet

Copy/Paste "ccs-element24" as a new layer
Resize 40%
Place in the top right corner of frame
Hit Delete

Copy/Paste "ccs-element15" as a new layer
Resize 80%
Arrange inside the frame.. To the left
Hit Delete

Copy/Paste "ccs-element37" as a new layer
Resize 50%
Place in the bottom right of the frame
Hit Delete

Copy/Paste "ccs-element5" as a new layer
Resize 60%
Place inside the bottom of the frame
Hit Delete

Copy/Paste "ccs-element1" as a new layer
Resize 60%
Place inside frame in center
Hit Delete
Deselect

Add a drop shadow to the frame
V&H: 0
Opacity: 100
Blur: 2
Color: Black

Copy/Paste "ccs-element34" as a new layer
Resize 60%
Place over the left side of frame

Copy/Paste "ccs-element25" as a new layer
Resize 60% TWICE
Place over the bottom of the rose's stem

Copy/Paste "ccs-element26" as a new layer
Resize 60% TWICE
Place over the petals

Copy/Paste "ccs-element27" as a new layer
Resize 50%
Image - Mirror (or flip horizontally)
Place on the right side of frame

Copy/Paste "ccs-element28" as a new layer
Resize 80%
Drag under the rose layer and place behind the rose

Copy/Paste your tube as a new layer
Resize if needed
Place on the right side of frame

Copy/Paste "ccs-element39" as a new layer
Drag under tube layer
Resize 60%
Place at the top of frame
Give a gradient glow
I used the FAT preset
Drop Shadow

Crop/Resize your tag
Add your name and copyright info and you're done!

Friday, September 21, 2012

Saturday, September 15, 2012

A Magical Place - FTU

This tutorial was written by Twilight on 9/15/12. Any similarities to any other tutorials is purely coincidental.  
NOTE: If you get confused at any time, you can use my tag for reference!


SUPPLIES:
Tube - Suzanne Woolcott... Buy it HERE
ScrapKit - I used a FTU kit called "AMagicalPlaceISampler" by GothicInspirations.. Download it on her blog HERE

-Window-GI_AMagicalPlaceISampler
-Paper5-GI_AMagicalPlaceISampler
-Cloud-GI_AMagicalPlaceISampler
-Bench-GI_AMagicalPlaceISampler
-Flower1-GI_AMagicalPlaceISampler
-Ribbon-GI_AMagicalPlaceISampler
-Lawn-GI_AMagicalPlaceISampler
-Lantern-GI_AMagicalPlaceISampler
-Vase-GI_AMagicalPlace1Sampler
-Sparkles-GI_AMagicalPlaceISampler

Open a new image 600 x 600

Copy/Paste "Window-GI_AMagicalPlaceISampler" as a new layer
Resize 70%
Magic Wand tool - Click inside all 3 parts of the frame
Selections - Modify - Expand - 4

Copy/Paste "Paper5-GI_AMagicalPlaceISampler" as a new layer under the frame
Selections  - Invert - Delete

Copy/Paste "Cloud-GI_AMagicalPlaceISampler" as a new layer
Place inside the op part of the frame
Hit Delete

Copy/Paste "Bench-GI_AMagicalPlaceISampler" as a new layer
Resize and place inside frame
Hit Delete

Copy/Paste "Flower1-GI_AMagicalPlaceISampler" as a new layer
Resize 20%
Duplicate
Place on inside the left side of the frame and one on the right


Copy/Paste tube/close up as a new layer
Arrange in center of frame
Hit delete

Deselect

Add a drop shadow to the frame
V&H: 0
Opacity: 100
Blur: 2
Color: Black

Copy/Paste "Ribbon-GI_AMagicalPlaceISampler" as a new layer
Resize 75%
Place over the bottom of the frame

Copy/Paste "Lawn-GI_AMagicalPlaceISampler" as a new layer
Resize 40%
Duplicate and place at the bottom, both sides (see mine)

Copy/Paste "Lantern-GI_AMagicalPlaceISampler" as a new layer
Resize 60%
Place on the left side of frame
Erase the part of the chain that's going over the top of frame

Copy/Paste "Vase-GI_AMagicalPlace1Sampler" as a new layer
Resize 50% TWICE
Place on the right side of frame (over lawn)

Copy/Paste "Sparkles-GI_AMagicalPlaceISampler" as a new layer
Resize to 500x500 pixels

Crop/Resize your tag
Add your name/copyright info and you're done!

Friday, September 14, 2012

Hocus Pocus - PTU


This tutorial was written by Twilight on 9/14/12. Any similarities to any other tutorials is purely coincidental.  
NOTE: If you get confused at any time, you can use my tag for reference!

SUPPLIES:
Tube: I'm using the art of Elias Chatzoudis. You may purchase his art HERE 

ScrapKit: I'm using a PTU kit called "Hocus Pocus" by Niqui. Find it on her blog HERE 

The Font I used is called "Chiller"

-nq-element 10
-nq-element 29
-nq-paper 14
-nq-element 16
-nq-element 14
-nq-element 6
-nq-element 15
-nq-element 23
-nq-element 4
-nq-element 31
-nq-element 24
-nq-element 12
-nq-element 35

Open a new image 700 x 700

Copy/Paste "nq-element 10" as a new layer
Duplicate
Move one to the top left corner
Move the other to the bottom right corner

Copy/Paste "nq-element 29" as a new layer
Magic Wand - Select inside ALL 4 frames
Selections - Modify - Expand - 4

Copy/Paste "nq-paper 14" as a new layer under the frame
Selections - Invert - Delete

Selections - Invert again
New Raster layer
Grab your picture tube tool and find Grass 01
Click inside the bottom two frames until the grass is the way you like
Adjust - Hue/Saturation - Colorize:
Hue - 20
Saturation - 45

Copy/Paste "nq-element 16" as a new layer
Resize 80%
Arrange over the grass
Selections - Invert - Delete


Copy/Paste "nq-element 14" as a new layer
Resize 80%
Arrange inside the frame
Hit Delete

Copy/Paste "nq-element 6" as a new layer
Resize 70%
Place in the top right corner and drag behind the house
Hit Delete

Copy/Paste "nq-element 15" as a new layer
Resize 40%
Place in the bottom right frame
Hit delete

Deselect

Add a drop shadow to the frame
V&H: 0
Opacity: 100
Blur: 2
Color: Black

Copy/Paste "nq-element 23" as a new layer
Resize 60%
Place on the left side of the frame

Copy/Paste "nq-element 4" as a new layer
Resize 70%
Place in the center, with the bat lined up at the top of the frame

Copy/Paste "nq-element 31" as a new layer
Resize 50%
Place on the right of the casket

Copy/Paste "nq-element 24" as a new layer
Resize 50%
Place over the left part of the casket

Copy/Paste "nq-element 12" as a new layer
Resize 50%
Image - Mirror (or flip horizontally)
Place on the bottom right corner of the frame

Copy/Paste "nq-element 35" as a new layer

Copy/Paste your tube as a new layer
Resize if needed.
Place on the right side of tag

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


Thursday, September 13, 2012

Fall Feelings - PTU

This tutorial was written by Twilight on 9/13/12. Any similarities to any other tutorials is purely coincidental.  
NOTE: If you get confused at any time, you can use my tag for reference!

SUPPLIES:
Tube of Choice: I'm using the art of Elias Chatzoudis. You can purchase it HERE
ScrapKit: I'm using a PTU Kit called "Fall Feelings" By Stargazer Musings. You can buy it at LollipopsnGumdrops
Font: Impact and Inspiration
Mask of Choice
Grass 01 (Corel PSP tube)

-SM_FallFeelings_Paper_4
-SM_FallFeelings_Frame_2
-SM_FallFeelings_Paper_10
-SM_FallFeelings_Fern_2
-SM_FallFeelings_Element_4
-SM_FallFeelings_GameBird_5
-SM_FallFeelings_PileOfLeaves_1
-SM_FallFeelings_Tree_1
-SM_FallFeelings_WoodenLatter_1

Open a new image 700x700

Click on your Picture Tube tool (or you can use grass of choice)
Find "Grass 01" in the drop down.
Scale: 50
Step: 500
Placement and Selection mode both set on Random
Click several times on the bottom of your image until you get it the way you like (you may have to click undo a few times)
Adjust - Hue/Saturation - Colorize
Hue: 23
Saturation: 119
Click Ok

Copy/Paste "SM_FallFeelings_Paper_4" as a new layer
Layers - Load/Save Mask from Disk - Find your mask of choice (not sure where I got mine!)
Hit Load and Merge Group
Drag under the grass layer

Copy/Paste "SM_FallFeelings_Frame_2" as a new layer
Resize 75%
Place over the grass

Magic Wand Tool
Select inside the frame
Selections - Modify - Expand - 4
Copy/Paste tube/close up as a new layer
Selections - Invert - Delete
Copy/Paste "SM_FallFeelings_Paper_10" as a new layer under tube/close up
Hit Delete
Deselect

Set the blend mode on the tube/close up layer to Luminance (L)

Copy/Paste "SM_FallFeelings_Fern_2" as a new layer
Resize 80%
Move to the right side of frame

Copy/Paste "SM_FallFeelings_Element_4" as a new layer
Resize 60%
Place over the fern on the right

Copy/Paste "SM_FallFeelings_GameBird_5" as a new layer
Resize 70%
Place on top of the stump

Copy/Paste "SM_FallFeelings_PileOfLeaves_1" as a new layer
Resize 70%
Place over to the left on grass

Copy/Paste your tube as a new layer
Place to the left and resize if needed

Copy/Paste "SM_FallFeelings_Tree_1" as a new layer
Resize 70%
Drag under the pile of leaves to the left of the frame

Copy/Paste "SM_FallFeelings_WoodenLatter_1" as a new layer
Place at the bottom of frame
Drag under the stump

Crop/Resize your tag. I resized mine to 600x600
With your text tool, font Impact (or other bold font), type out "FALL FEELINGS" in a color that matches your tag
Hit apply and drag above frame
Convert to raster
You can use SuperBladePro for this if you have it or Eye Candy Glass
Or you can leave it the way it is (I don't remember the settings I used)

Still on the wording
Selections - Select All - Float - Defloat
Modify - Expand - 2
New Raster layer under the wording
Fill it with a color of choice (I used white)
Adjust - Add noise
Random
100%
Monochrome checked
Add a small drop shadow

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

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Tag Showoff and a snag - Tag Me Colorful

I wasn't in the mood to write a tutorial, but feel free to use my tag as inspiration!
ScrapKit: PTU kit called "Tag Me Colorful" by Creative Scraps by Crys. You can BUY it at ScrappinDollars
The only plugin I used was Xero - Radiance for the tube inside the frame
The font I used is called "ArtBrush"