Mask Set 10

Including this mask set, I’ve made 40 masks!!! Woot!

I hope you like these flowery, spring-like masks!

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You can grab them here.

Mask Set 9

Mask Set 9 is now ready for download!

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You can grab it here.

New Masks

I have some awesome new masks available 🙂

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You can grab them here.

Mask Set 7

I have a new mask set for you today…thanks to some awesome new brushes!

I hope you like them!

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You can grab them here.

Innocence

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This tutorial was written by me on March 25th, 2014 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PS Version used: PS CS3 Extended and can be easily converted for PSP.

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PS.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the beautiful art of Barbara Jensen. You can purchase her tubes here

PTU kit A Beautiful Innocence by Creative Scraps by Crys. You can purchase this kit here, here, or here.

Font of choice. I am using Great Vibes.

Filters: AAA FotoFrame

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Open a blank canvas, 600 x 250.

Open Paper 5 and drag onto your canvas. Place to your liking.

Add your elements. I chose the following:

Element 49 – place to your liking.
Element 26 – Image>Rotate Canvas>90 CW; place in the middle.
Element 52 – Edit>Transform>Flip Vertical; place to the bottom of the canvas.
Element 32 – place to your liking.
Element 59 – resize by 50%; place to the bottom left corner.
Tube – place slightly to the right, resizing as necessary.
Element 34 – resize by 45%; place to the left side of your tube. Duplicate and place along the right side of the tube.
Element 42 – resize by 80%; place to the bottom left so the leaf bunches are to the left and you can no longer see the stem on the left. Duplicate, Edit>Transform>Flip horizontal. Place to the far right.
Element 16 – resize by 45%; place to the top of the clock.
Element 30 – resize by 40%; place to the right side of the clock.
Element 19 – place to the left side and arrange to your liking. Duplicate, Edit>Transform>Rotate 180 and place to the top right.
Element 23 – resize by 30%; place to the bottom, halfway between the left side and middle. Duplicate, Edit>Transform>Flip horizontal. Place between the middle and right side.
Element 29 – resize by 35%; place to the bottom between the blue flowers. Duplicate, Edit>Transform>Flip horizontal. Place to the bottom left. Duplicate and place this copy to the bottom right.
Element 34 – resize by 30%; place to the bottom right, next to the right flower. Image>Transform>Flip horizontal.

Apply a drop shadow of choice to your layers and flatten image. Image>Duplicate.

AAA FotoFrame. Change the width to 6, matte to 1, and opacity to 50.

Add your name, copyright, & license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice to your name. Flatten image again and save as a PNG.

For your avatar, open a new image, 200 x 200. On the original flattened image, drag image onto your new blank canvas. Arrange to your liking and flatten image. Apply the AAA FotoFrame again using the previous settings. Add your Initial and copyright & license info. Apply a drop shadow to your initial. Flatten image and save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Tag Showoffs Using My Masks

Dazzled by Beth-Ann has created some beauties using my masks!

Mask 5_1

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Mask 4_1

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Mask 1_1

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You can see more of her awesome tags here.

Mask Set 6

It’s a lazy Monday here…but not too lazy!

I’ve created some floral masks for you!

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You can grab them here.

Forgiven

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This tutorial was written by me on March 23rd, 2014 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PS Version used: PS CS3 Extended

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PS.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the stunning art of Thubakabra. You can purchase her art here

FTU kit The Punishment Sampler by Gothic Inspirations. You can find it here

Mask 21 by Moonbeams & Spiderwebs. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using Wedding Nightmares.

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Open a new image, 600 x 600.

Open Frame 2, resize by 70%. Drag to your blank canvas.

With the polygon lass tool, make a selection slightly larget than the opening of the frame.

Open Paper 4 and drag to your canvas. Select, inverse. Press delete and deselect. Move this layer below your frame layer.

Open your tube or a closeup. Place over the paper layer. Edit, transform, flip horizontal and place to your liking. Ctrl+Click on the paper thumbnail. Select, inverse and press delete. Deselect.

Duplicate the closeup layer. Filter, blur, gaussian blur, 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen, opacity 60. On the original closeup layer, set the blend mode to Luminosity, opacity 20.

Open the Fog and place above your frame layer.

Open Ribbon3. Resize by 30%. Place along the right side of the frame.

Open the HalfMoon. Resize by 40%. Place to the upper left corner of the frame.

Open your tube and resize as necessary. Place to the right side. Duplicate, gaussian blur using the same settings as before. Set the blend mode to Screen, opacity 45.

Image, Adjustments, Color Balance, -28, 0, 0.

Image, Adjustments, Variations. Midtones, place arrow on second mark and then click on the Lighter option.

Open the Leaves and resize by 75%. Place to the bottom of your frame.

Open the Stump. Resize by 40%. Place to the bottom left of the frame.

Open the Tab. Resize by 30%. Place to the bottom left. Rotate slightly to the left.

Open Ribbon1. Resize by 65%. Place to the bottom.

Open the Glitter. Resize by 70%. Rotate canvas CW90. Place to the bottom.

Open the Lantern. Resize by 40%. Place to the bottom right of the stump.

Open Raven1. Resize by 25%. Place to the bottom, to the right of the lantern.

Ctrl+A. Image, Crop.

Open your mask and Paper 1.

Open your mask and add Paper 1 above it.

With the mask layer highlighted, Select all, Edit,Copy

On the paper layer, hit Q to activate Quick Mask Mode. Edit, Paste. Hit Q again to turn off Quick Mask Mode.
Now click the Add Layer Mask button at the bottom of your layer palette box. Rasterize the layer. Resize so your mask is the same size as your canvas (600 x 600).

Drag your mask to your working canvas. Move this layer to the bottom.

Add your name, copyrights, & license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice to your layers. Merge visible and save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Mask Set 5

I am soooo addicted…which is good for you!!!!

Here’s my next set of masks 🙂

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You can download these here.

Mask Set 4

I have a new mask set available 🙂

Hope you like!

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You can grab them here.

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