Lucky Coin

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This tutorial was written by me on March 4th, 2014 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5 but should work in other versions.

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

Supplies:

FTU Lucky Coin kit by Kandii Popz Dezignz. You can get the kit here

StoneMask by Gina’s Gems. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using Chell Chrome Bold.

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Open a blank canvas 600 x 400.

Open Paper 1 and minimize. In the materials palette, set the background to pattern and choose your paper from the drop-down list.

Type out your name, size 125. Convert to raster layer.
Using your magic wand, click outside the text, the inside of the ‘A’ and ‘D’ so the letters are selected. Selections, modify, expand by 2. Selections, invert.

Open Paper 7. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and move this layer below the text layer.

On the text layer, add a drop shadow of choice and then merge down.

Open your mask and Paper 9. Copy and paste your paper as a new layer below your text layer. Apply your mask, merge group. Duplicate and merge down.

Now to add your elements from bottom to top:

Glitter – resize by 70%; place towards the top of your mask.
Harp – resize by 50%; place to the left side of the first letter.
Cuppy – resize by 50%; place to the right side of the last letter.
Basket – resize by 50%; place behind the 3rd letter, slightly to the left.
Faery – resize by 50%; place between the basket & cuppy above the text layer.
Ribbon2 – resize by 80%; place to the bottom of your text.
Glitternclovers – resize by 80%; place over the ribbon.
Leprechaun1 – resize by 40%; place to the left side of the first letter.
Pintbottle – resize by 25%; place to the bottom right of the leprechaun.
Flower3 – resize by 30%; place to the bottom of the last letter. Duplicate & place to the bottom of the second and third letters.
Mouse – resize by 30%; place to the bottom of the cuppy.

Add a drop shadow of choice to your layers. Merge visible and save as a PNG.

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Rock Girlz

EC_RockGirlz_KPD

This tutorial was written by me on February 18th, 2014 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5 but should work in other versions.

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

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the art of Elias Chatzoudis. I purchased this tube when the artist was with PSP Tubes Emporium. You may now purchase his tubes here.

FTU Rock Girlz Rule by Kandii Popz Dezignz. This kit is her 500 likes freebie. Scroll down to grab the freebie.

Template 205 by Toxic Desirez. You can find it here.

Mask 27 by Gem’s Taggin Scraps. You can find it here.

Texture 15 by VixPSP. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Skullphabet One.

Filters (Optional)

EyeCandy 5 Impact: Bevel

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Open your template & mask. Minimize your mask for now. On your template, set the canvas size to 850 x 737. Resize all layers by 71%. Delete the credits layer & Raster 11.

Open 3. Copy & Paste above the background layer. Apply your mask, merge group.

Now add your papers to each layer:

Raster 8 – Paper2
Raster 9 & Copy of Raster 9 – Paper4
Raster 6 & Copy of Raster 6 – Paper9
Raster 7 & Copy of Raster 7 – Paper10
Raster 2 – Paper4
Raster 10 – manual color correction. Set the source to #fefbef and the target to #5f5e5c
Raster 5 & Copy of Raster 5 – Paper8
Copy (2) of Raster 1 – add a new raster layer and floodfill with #5f5e5c. Add noise, gaussian, 100, monochrome checked
Copy of Raster 1 – add a new raster layer, create a linear gradient of your choice, repeats 0. Floodfill with your gradient.

Open your tube. My tube has two closeups with it, so I am using one of the closeups. Place over the left side of the gradient layer. Duplicate, flip horizontal and place to the right side of the gradient layer. Move the duplicate below the original. Merge the tubes together.

On the gradient layer, select all, float, defloat. On the merged tubes layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect.

Duplicate the tubes layer, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen, opacity 50. On the original merged layer, set the blend mode to Luminance(L), opacity 40.

Open your texture, Shift+L, 0, 0. Copy and paste as a new layer above your tube layers. On the gradient layer, select all, float, defloat. On the texture layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect.

Now for the elements:

Splats – resize by 83%. Move this layer just above the mask layer.
Wire – resize by 97%. Rotate to the right 40 degrees. Move this layer so it is just above the striped paper layer.
City – resize by 92%. Place above the wire layer.
Charm – resize by 50%. Place above the texture layer, to the top left.
Cross – resize by 60%. Place between to the 2 tubes.
MusicNotes – resize by 92%. Place to the top of your template.
Keyboard – resize by 92%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom.
Rope – flip vertical and place over the keyboard.
Bike – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom left.
Sparkles2 – resize by 85%.
Flower2 – resize by 60%. Place to the top right corner of the keyboard. Duplicate, flip horizontal and place to the bottom of the bike.

Open your full-size tube and resize as necessary. Place to your liking.

Candle – resize by 50%. Place to the left of the duplicate flower.

Now add your name, and apply the settings of choice for EyeCandy 5 Impact: Bevel.

Add your copyright & license info. You may apply a gradient glow if desired.

What I do is on the text layer, select all, float, defloat. Selections, expand by 2. Then add a new raster layer and floodfill with the color of my choice. I move this layer below the text layer and merge the text with this layer.

Apply a drop shadow of choice to your layers. Merge visible and save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Funky Girl

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This tutorial was written by me on February 1st, 2014 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5 but should work in other versions.

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

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the art of Arthur Crowe. You can purchase his tubes here.

Kandii Popz-Funky Girl-PV

Funky Girl kit by Kandii Popz Dezignz. You can purchase this kit here.

Template 492 by Millie’s PSP Madness. You can find it here.

Mask 95 by Rosesblack. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Sex Pistols.

Filters:

Penta.com Color Dot

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Open you template & mask. Minimize you mask for now.

On the template, set the canvas size to 727 x 750. Now resize all layers by 80%. Delete the credits layer.

Merge together the following layers:

1 & 2
3 & 4

Open paper 4. Copy and paste as a new layer. Apply your mask, merge group. Move this layer to the bottom.

Now lets add our papers to the template layers:

Layer 1 – Paper 1
Layer 3 – Paper 2
Layer 5 – Paper 10
Layer 6 – manual color correction. Set the source to #856d99 and the target to #f371ad. Penta.com Color Dot. Set the distance to 10.
Layer 7 – Paper 8, rotated 90 degrees clockwise.
Layer 8 – repeat process for Layer 6, but set the source to #4ca4aa and the target to #a55da9. Repeat Penta.com Color Dot.

Now to add our elements:

Rope – add this layer just above the camo paper.
Stars&Sparkles – place to the bottom right, move this layer to the top. Duplicate, flip horizontal & vertical. Place to top left.
GlitterSpill – resize by 85%.
Ribbon2 – resize by 85%. Place to the top.
Heart – resize by 60%. Place to the bottom left.
Speakers – resize by 60%. Place to the bottom of the heart, slightly to the right.
Amaranth – resize by 60%. Place to the top left. Duplicate, flip horizontal and place to the right, slightly down.
Lollypop – resize by 60%. Place to the right, slightly down from the center.
Sundae – resize by 60%. Place to the bottom right.
String2 – resize by 85%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom.
Choco – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom left of the sundae.
MetalSkull – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom left side of the speakers.
Bracelet – resize by 40%. Place to the right of the choco.
Sparkles – resize by 85%.

Now add your tubes:

With layer 6 highlighted, place your tube over this layer to your liking, flip horizontal. Select layer 6 (select all, float, defloat). On your tube layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect. Duplicate your tube layer, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Overlay, 45. On the original tube layer, Shift+L, 0, 0. Set the opacity for this layer to 45. Repeat for Layer 8.

With the yellow ribbon layer highlighted, add you tube again. Place slightly to the right, resize as necessary.

Add your name, copyrights, & license info. Add a drop shadow of choice and merge visible. Save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Melt In Your Mouth

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This tutorial was written by me on January 21st, 2014 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5 but should work in other versions.

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

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the beautiful art of Misticheskaya. You may purchase her tubes here

PTU kit by Kandii Popz Dezignz called Cupcake Love. You can purchase this kit here

SATC_TemplateExclusive-Sweets by Dees’sign Depot. You can get it here

Texture 13 by Sirius. You can get it here

Two fonts of choice. I am using Selfish for the name and for the pixel words I am using Fleftex Mono.

Filters:

Filters Unlimited 2.0

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Open your template.

Delete the following layers: glitter mat, pixel words, Goodness d/s, Goodness Pink, Melt in your mouth d/s, Melt in your mouth white, Info.

Resize all layers by 86%.

Open the Splats. Resize by 92%. Copy and paste as a new layer just above the background layer.

Now let’s add our papers:

Large pink square – Paper 10
Pink oval – Paper 7
Center light pink strip – Paper 8

Now for the other layers:

White oval – select all, float, defloat. Add a new raster layer and floodfill with #fbf2f7. Add noise, uniform, 50. Deselect, and delete the original layer.

Dotted oval – manual color correction, set the source to #000000 and the target to #fbf2f7.

Merge the right and left blue strip layers together. Manual color correction, set the source to #7899ba and the target to #44afaf.

Peach strip – manual color correction, set the source to #eabc9a and the target to #f880b0.

Pink strip – manual color correction, set the source to #b45b87 and the target to #001f3c.

Center blue rectangle – manual color correction, set the source to #7899ba and the target to #44afaf.

Highlight the blue strip layer. In your pixel font using #fbf2f7, add the words ‘MELT IN YOUR MOUTH’ and place to the left side of the blue strip layer. Duplicate and place this copy on the right side of the blue strip layer.

Open your texture. Resize by 17% and copy.

Center light pink rectangle – select all, float, defloat. Paste your texture as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Delete the original layer. Repeat for the left and right small pink rectangles layers.

Goodness text – manual color correction, set the source to #ffffff and the target to #fbf2f7. Select all, float, defloat. Selections, modify, expand by 2. Add a new raster layer and floodfill with #f880b0. Deselect and move below the white Goodness text. Merge these two layers together.

Melt in your mouth text – manual color correction, set the source to #000000 and the target to #001f3c. Select all, float, defloat. Selections, modify, expand by 2. Add a new raster layer and floodfill with #fbf2f7. Deselect and move below the Melt in your mouth text. Merge these two layers together.

On your texture layers, Filters Unlimited 2.0, Paper Textures, Striped Paper, Fine using the default settings.

Open your tube. Copy and paste as a new layer over the large texture rectangle. Flip horizontal and place over the left side of this layer. Duplicate, flip horizontal and place over the right side of this layer. Merge the two tubes together.

Duplicate this layer, gaussian blur, 3.00. Set the blend mode to screen. On the original layer, set the blend mode to soft light.

Repeat for the remaining texture layers, placing your tube as you wish over each layer.

Now for the elements. Add them below the text layers unless otherwise stated:

Glitter – resize by 85%.
Ribbon1 – Copy and paste as a new layer.
Chockys – resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper right corner.
Flower1 – resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the upper left side, on the right side of the small rectangle layer.

Open your tube again. Copy and paste as a new layer, resizing as necessary. Place slightly to the right.

Lolly3 – resize by 60%. Rotate slightly to the left. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the far left.
Lolly1 – resize by 60%. Rotate slightly to the right. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place slightly to the lower right of the heart lolly.
ShapeCuppy – flip horizontal, resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer and place to the bottom of the lollies.
HeartCuppy – resize by 65%. Copy and paste as a new layer above the text layers. Place to the lower right corner.
WingedKiss – resize by 50%. Rotate slightly to the right. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the lower left of the heart cuppy.
Sparkles1 – resize by 74%. Copy and paste as a new layer.

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

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Gothic Emily

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This tutorial was written by me on January 9th, 2014 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PS Version used: PS CS3 but should work in other versions, and also can easily be converted to PSP.

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

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the stunning work of Zlata M. This tube was an exlcusive to The PSP Project and is no longer available.

PTU kit Gothic Emily II by Kandii Popz Dezignz. You can purchase this kit here.

Template 48 by TwyztedT’s Playroom. You can find it here.

Mask 362 by Weescotslass Creations. You can find it here.

Font of choice.

Filters: Xero Porcelain

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*To resize your elements, drag them to your canvas and then use the move tool (show transform tools checked) and press shift + drag them to the size you want.

*For applying a mask, you can find a little tutorial here.

Open your template. Set the canvas size to 850 x 600. Now set your image size to 600 x 424. Delete Raster 12.

Let’s add the papers first.

From the bottom layer to the top –

Raster 7 – Paper 7
Raster 6 – Paper 5
Raster 9 – Paper 9

Merge together both Raster 4 layers.

Merged Raster 4 – Paper 10, rotated 90 degrees clockwise.

Merge together both Raster 5 layers.

Merged Raster 5 – Paper 8
Raster 3 – Paper 4
Raster 10 – Paper 5

Now let’s add our elements & remember to resize as necessary:

GlitterSplat – Place to the left, duplicte, flip horizontal & vertical. Merge these two layers together. Move this layer to the bottom.
Fan – place towards the top, behind the merged slats layer.
PocketWatch – Place to the top left
DemonFly – Rotate slightly to the right, then place in the top inside right corner of your top frame.
Bow1 – Place to the top of your pocket watch.
Sparkles1
Ribbon1 – Place to the bottom
Candles – Place to the bottom left
Glass – Place to the bottom right
Cuppy – Place to the left of the glass
Cat – Place to the bottom, on the right side of the candles
Sparkles2 – Place over the middle or to your liking

Open your tube now.

Place your a copy of your tube over the small square layer (the one with the frame). Xero Porcelain with the settings of your choice, blue set to zero. Duplicate this layer, gaussian blur 3. Set the blend mode to Screen, opacity set to 68. On the original layer, set the blend mode to Luminosity, opacity 55.

Add noise to the frame layer, 50, monochrome checked.

Repeat for the other small square layer.

Now place a copy of your tube just below the ribbon layer. Place to your liking. Apply the Xero Porcelain to you tube. Using your eraser, erase any part of the tube that hangs below the ribbon.

Open your mask and apply the mask to Paper 2. Move your masked layer so it is below the glitter splat layer. Transform the mask so it fits onto your canvas better.

Select all, modify, contract by 1. Image, crop.

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

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Delicious

AC_Delicious_KPD

This tutorial was written by me on January 2nd, 2014 and is my own creation.
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and
unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5 but should work in other versions.

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

Supplies:

3 tubes of choice. I am using the work of Arthur Crowe. You can purchase his tubes here.

PTU kit, Delishious Candy, by Kandii Popz Dezignz. You can purchase it here.

A fat font of choice for the main text & a cute font for your name.

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Open a new image, 600 x 500.

Open Paper 8 and minimize. In your materials palette, set your background to pattern and choose your paper from the drop-down box.

Type out the word ‘DELICIOUS’. Your font size will vary depending on what font you are using. Convert your text to a raster layer.

Open your 3 tubes and arrange over the text layer. Merge the tubes together when you are satisfied with the placement. Duplicate this layer and set the blend mode to screen. On the original merged layer, set the blend mode to Luminance (L). Lower the opacity of each layer to around 50.

On the text layer, select all, float, defloat. Selections, modify, set selection borders, both sides & anti-alias checked, border width 3.

Open Paper 3. Copy and paste as a new layer above the tube layers. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect.

Open the Glitter. Resize by 75%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Move this layer to the bottom.

Open the Sundae. Resize by 95%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place so the top of the sundae is above the text. Now move this layer below the glitter layer.

Open the Scatter. Resize by 65%, sharpen. Copy and paste as a new layer above the text frame layer. Place towards the top of the text.

Open the Lights. Resize by 68%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the top of the text.

Open Bow2. Resize by 55%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the top left of your text.

Open Ribbon2. Resize by 75%, flip horizontal. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom of the text.

Open the CandyFloss. Resize by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Rotate slightly to the left. Place to the lower left.

Open Cuppy1. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom right of the floss.

Open the IceLolly2. Resize by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom right.

Open the ChockyHeart. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom, slightly to the right of the ‘O’ in the text.

Open the Kisspop. Resize by 45%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place between the ice lolly and the chocky heart.

Open the Sweety. Resize by 45%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom left. Duplicate and place to the right.

Open the Cherries. Resize by 40%. Copy and paste as a new layer and place betweet the sweets.

Open Sparkles2. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Add your name, copyrights, & license info.

Apply a drop shadow of choice to your layers, if desired. Merge visible and save as a PNG.

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Raven

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This tutorial was written by me on December 4th, 2013 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5 but any version should work.

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

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the work of Jose Cano. You must purchase his work and obtain the proper licensing to use his work. You may do so here

PTU kit, Raven, by Kandii Popz Dezignz. This kit was created specifically for this tube and can be found in Cano’s store at the link above.

Template 438 by Millie’s PSP Madness. You can find it here

BigMask005 by VixPSP. You can find it here

Font of choice. I am using Sex Pistols.

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Open your template & mask. Minimize your mask.

On your template, set the canvas size to 800 x 800; delete the credits layer.

Open Paper2. Copy & paste as a new layer above the background layer. Apply your mask, merge group.

For the template layers, replace with the following papers:

Layer 1 – Paper5
Layer 2 – Paper10
Layers 3 & 4 – Paper9
Layer 5 – Paper11
Layers 7 & 8 – Paper1

Now for the elements:

City – 80% – move just above layer 4, place slightly up to the top
GlitterConfetti – place to the bottom right just above layer 10. Duplicate, flip horizontal, and place to the upper left corner
LightBurst – 90%
StarSpray – flip horizontal, place to the bottom
Pearls – rotate to the left and place to the top of the top two squares so it looks as though the pearls are draped over the top
Heart – 50% – rotate slightly to the right, place to the bottom of the right top square
Lipgloss – 60% – place to the bottom right
Ribbon1 – place to the bottom
Polish – 50% – place to the bottom right
Bow1 – 50% – place to the bottom, rotate slightly to the left
Drink – 80% – place to the bottom left
Shoes – 50% – place slightly to the right of the drink
Sparkles1
StreakOfLight

On the top left square layer, select all, float, defloat. Open your tube and place over this square. Select all, float, defloat. Selections, invert and press delete. Duplicate your tube, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Overlay, opacity 50. On the original tube layer, set the opacity to 65. Repeat for the right square, but mirror your tube.

Copy and paste your tube again, just above the heart layer and place in the center. Take your eraser tool to erase any part of the tube below the ribbon.

Add your name, copyright, and license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice to your layers and merge visible. Resize your tag if you would like it smaller. Save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

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