Mask Set 43

Wow…I never thought I’d make so many masks in one week!

This mask set is a bit more feminine than my usual…flowery & whimsy. I hope you like them!

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You can grab them here.

Diamonds Are Forever + Extras

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This tutorial was written by me on February 26th, 2015 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5

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

Supplies:

PTU kit called Diamonds Are Forever by BLT Designz. You can purchase this kit here.

Font of choice. I am using Nenuphar of Venus.

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Open a blank canvas, 600 x 250.

Open PP8. Copy & paste as a new raster layer.

Open the Diamonds. Resize by 30%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Duplicate twice and arrange each cluster across your canvas.

Open Flower1. Resize by 30%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Duplicate three times. Arrange evenly spaced at the bottom of your canvas.

Open the Branch. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the top of your canvas.

Open the Curtain. Resize by 50%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the far right side.

Open the Cherub. Resize by 50%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom & to the left of the curtain.

Open Ribbon2. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom.

Open Flower5. Resize by 30%. Duplicate twice & place between the previous flowers.

Open the Birdcages. Resize by 50%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the left side.

Open the Sparkles. Copy & paste as a new layer.

Add a new raster layer and floodfill with white. Select all, modify, contract by 4 & press delete. Deselect.

Add another raster layer and floodfill with #424152. Select all, modify, contract by 2 & press delete. Deselect. Add noise, gaussian, 75, monochrome checked. Merge these 2 frame layers together.

Add your name & credits. Apply a drop shadow of choice.

For your avatar, duplicate your image. Crop to 200 x 200. Delete the frame layer. Repeat the steps to add the frame. Add your credits & name or initial. Apply a drop shadow of choice then merge visible.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Now for your extras:

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Mask Set 42

I have some new masks for you…grungy/industrial type…enjoy!

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You can grab them here.

St. Pretty

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This tutorial was written by me on February 22nd, 2015 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5

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

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the beautiful art of Misticheskaya. You can purchase her work here.

St. Pretty Unlimited Exclusive by BLT Designz. You must be a member of her fan group to get this deal! You can join her fan group here.

Template 741 by Millie’s PSP Madness. You can find it here.

Mask 4 from Mask Set 39 by me. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Rochester.

Filters:

Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow

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Open your template. Set the canvas size to 750 x 704. Resize all layers by 80%. Delete the top four layers.

Add papers to the following layers (resize each paper to 800 x 800):

1 & 5 – PP6
2 & 3 – PP1
4 – PP8
6 – PP4
7 – PP7

Open your mask & PP3. Resize the paper the same size as the others. Copy & paste your paper as a new layer above the background layer. Apply your mask, merge group. Add noise, gaussian, 50, monochrome checked.

Open the Ladder. Resize by 15%. Copy & paste as a new layer above the top paper layer. Place to the right side.

Open the Ribbon. Resize by 38%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom.

Open Flower1. Resize by 12%, flip horizontal. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place so the flower part is at the bottom right of the top paper layer.

Open the Swirl. Resize by 29%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place at the top of the tag so it looks like the swirl is encircling the top circle layer. Duplicate, free rotate, right, 180, Rotate single layer around canvas center checked. Place this one to the bottom of the circle layer.

Open the Tag. Resize by 10%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the top of the circle layer.

Open the Lolli. Resize by 12%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Rotate slightly to the left. Place to the bottom left. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the bottom right.

Open the Cake. Resize by 15%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom right, making sure that the lolli peeks out to the right side of the cake.

Open Flower3. Resize by 10%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the top right of your tag.

Open the Frog. Resize by 10%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom left.

Now open your tube, resize as necessary. Copy & paste as a new layer between the two lolli layers. Flip horizontal & place to the bottom.

Open your tube again, resizing so it is slightly larger than the first copy. Copy & paste as a new layer above your top circle layer. Place to the right side of the circle layer. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place over the left side, slightly up. Merge these copies together. On the top circle layer, select all, float, defloat. On the merged tubes layer, selections, invert & press delete. Deselect. Duplicate this layer, gaussian blur, 3.00. Set the blend mode to Overlay, 65. On the original merged layer, set the blend mode to Luminance (L), 12.

Add your name, copyright, & license info. Apply EyeCandy4000 Gradient Glow with your choice of setting to the text if you desire.

Apply a drop shadow of choice, then merge visible. Save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Now for your extras!

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Mask Set 41

I am on such a roll! Grabbed some new brushes and that always means new masks!

I hope you like them!

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You can grab them here.

Beautiful Memories + Extras

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This tutorial was written by me on February 21st, 2015 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5

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

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the stunning art of Alex Prihodko. You can purchase his tubes here.

PTU kit from BLT Designz called Black Sheep. You can purchase this kit here.

Two fonts of your choice: A fancy elegant font & a plain font. I used Zenith Script & Trajan Pro.

Filters:

Mura Meister – Copies
Tormential – CrissCross

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Open a new blank canvas, 600 x 600.

Open Flower8. Resize by 50%. Copy & paste as a new layer onto your blank canvas. Mura Meister Copies, Encircle using the default settings.

Open the Mask. Resize by 60%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the upper left corner. Duplicate & place this copy to the lower right corner.

Open FrameAccent. Resize by 60%. Copy & paste as a new layer. With your magic wand tool, click outside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 3. Selections, invert.

Open PP4. Copy & paste as a new layer. Selections, invert & press delete. Deselect & move this layer below the frame layer.

Open the Bottles. Resize by 40%. Copy & paste as a new layer above your frame layer. Place to the bottom left corner.

Open the Lantern. Resize by 35%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the right side.

Open Bow1. Resize by 50%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the top of the frame.

Open Ribbon2. Resize by 61%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom. Duplicate, flip horizontal, then place so it is above your original.

Open Flower1. Resize by 30%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom right of your bottles.

Open the Button. Resize by 50%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the left side of your flower.

Open the Bird. Resize by 30%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of the button.

Open your tube & resize as necessary. Copy & paste as a new layer above the ribbon layers. Place so her face is near the center point. Duplicate you tube. Move this copy below your frame layer. Arrange inside the frame & to the left of your tube. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the right side of your frame. Merge these two copies together. Duplicate again, gaussian blur 3.00.

On the gaussian layer, Tormentia – CrissCross. Change the horizontal & vertical to 221.

Set the blend mode for this layer to Screen, 44. On the original layer, set the blend mode to Soft Light.

Open the Sparkles. Resize by 69%. Copy & paste as a new layer above the bird layer.

Now for the wordart. Set your foreground color to #02988e & your background color to #121212. Hide your foreground color. On the background color change it to a linear gradient, angle 270, repeats 3, invert checked.

Using your fancy font, type out your words. Convert to a raster layer. Add noise, uniform, 50, monochrome checked. Add a gradient glow to your text. Merge your text & glow.

Add your name, copyright, & license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice, then merge visible. Save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Now for your extras!

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Mask Set 40

I have some new masks for you today. I love grunge masks so these are a bit on the grungy side.

I hope you like them 🙂

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You can grab them here.

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