Bounty of Brigid

KG_Bounty of Brigid_Tasha

This tutorial was written by me on February 19th, 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 awesome art of Keith Garvey. You can purchase his tubes here.

Fan Freebie #2 kit from Tasha’s Playground. You can find it here.

Mask 102 by Millie’s PSP Madness. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Peanutbutter Smoothies.

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Open Frame01. Resize by 80%, all layers unchecked. Set the canvas size to 600 x 600.

With your magic wand tool click inside each of the window panes. Selections, modify, expand by 5.

Open Paper04. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert, & press delete. Deselect. Move this layer below your frame layer.

Open Paper01 & your mask. Copy and paste your paper as a new layer. Move below the purple paper layer. Apply your mask, merge group.

Open e21. Resize by 80%. Copy & paste as a new layer above your frame. Place to the right.

Open e22. Copy & paste as a new layer.

Open e12. Copy & paste as a new layer. Image, free rotate, left, 90. Place to the top right corner of the frame.

Open e09. Resize by 50%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the top over the leaves. Place about center of the leaves.

Open e02. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom to the right. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the bottom left. Merge these two layers together.

Open e16. Flip horizontal. Copy & paste as a new layer & place to the bottom.

Open e04. Resize by 60%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom left. Duplicate & place this copy to the right side of the leaves.

Open e25. Copy & paste as a new layer.

Open your tube. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the right side. Move this layer below the clouds.

Duplicate your tube, flip horizontal. Move this copy to the right side & just below the frame layer. On the purple paper layer, select all, float, defloat. On the tube layer, selections, invert. Deselect. Duplicate your tube, gaussian blur, 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen, opacity 70. On the original layer, set the blend mode to Hard Light, opacity 50.

Back up to your main tube. Duplicate your tube, gaussian blur using the same settings as before. Set the blend mode to overlay.

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

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Dita

BJ_Dita_Shani

This tutorial was written by me on February 16th, 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 amazing art of Barbara Jensen. You can purchase her tubes here.

FTU kit by Wicked Princess Scraps called Dita. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Aligot de Mirabelle.

Mask FM2 by Dangerously Delicious Designz. You can grab it here.

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Open Frame3. Image, Canvas Size, 700 x 700. Resize all layers by 86%.

With your magic wand tool, click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 15. Open PP9. Copy & paste as a new layer. Selections, invert, & press delete. Deselect & move this layer below your frame layer.

Open Fan2. Resize by 60%. Copy & paste as a new layer & place slightly above the top of your frame. Duplicate, flip vertical, & place slightly below the bottom of the frame. Merge these two layers together. Move this layer below your paper layer.

Open Bust2. Resize by 75%. Copy & paste as a new layer above your frame layer. Place to the right side.

Open the Boxes. Resize by 40%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom right of the bust.

Open Glass1. Resize by 40%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the bottome left of the bust.

Open Flower5. Resize by 59%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom.

Open your mask & PP12. Copy & paste your paper as a new layer and move to the bottom layer. Apply your mask, merge group. Duplicate this layer twice and then merge the masked layers together.

Open you tube. Resize as necessary. Copy & paste as a new layer just below the frame layer. Flip horizontal & place in the frame opening. On the frame back paper layer, select all, float, defloat. On the tube layer, selections, invert. Press delete & deselect. Duplicate your tube, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Hard Light, opacity 60. On the original layer, set the blend mode to Screen, opacity 50.

Copy & paste your tube again. Place this copy just below your flowers layer, resizing as necessary. Place towards the left side. Duplicate, gaussian blur with the same settings as before. Set the blend mode to Screen, opacity 50.

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

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Spring Garden

SpringGarden

This tutorial was written by me on January 17th, 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 VeryMany. You may purchase this tube here.

FTU kit A Spring Garden by Gothic Inspirations. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Walker on the Moon.

Filters:

Tormentia – Criss Cross
Mura Meister Copies

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Open a blank canvas 600 x 620.

Open the Mesh and resize by 70%. Copy & paste as a new layer onto your blank canvas.

Open the Lily’s. Resize by 40%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Mura’s Meister Copies, Encircle using the default settings.

Open Parchment2. Resize by 70%. Copy & paste as a new layer.

Open the Frames. Resize by 75%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the right side of your canvas.

With your magic wand tool, click inside each frame. Selections, modify, expand by 5. Open Paper 9. Copy & paste as a new layer. Selections, invert, & press delete. Deselect. Move this layer below your frame layer.

Using your magic wand tool again, click inside the top frame. Selections, modify expand by 5. Open your tube & resize to your liking. Copy and paste as a new layer over your selection. Place to your liking. Selections, invert, & press delete. Deselect. Repeat for the other 2 frames. Merge your tube layers & move below your frame layer. Duplicate your tubes layer.

Adjust, blur, gaussian blur, 3.00 on the duplicate layer. Set the blend mode to screen, opacity 44.

On the original merged tubes layer, Tormentia, Criss Cross using the default settings. Set the blend mode to hard light, opacity 42.

Open the Flower. Resize by 25%. Copy & paste as a new layer above the frames layer. Place at the bottom of the top frame. Duplicate & place this copy at the top of the bottom frame.

Open the Beads. Resize by 80%. Copy & paste as a new layer.

Open the Umbrella. Resize by 60%, rotate slightly to the right. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the upper left corner of the parchment.

Open the Lantern. Resize by 40%. Copy & paste as a new layer, place to the upper left corner of the parchment.

Open Bow2. Resize by 40%. Place to the top of the lantern chain.

Open the Bird. Resize by 30%. Place to the left of the top flower.

Open your tube. Resize as necessary, flip horizontal. Copy & paste as a new layer & place to your liking. Duplicate, gaussian blur, 3.00, set the blend mode to soft light.

Open the Jar. Resize by 30%. Place to the bottom right.

Add your name, copyrights, & license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice, then merge visible.

*If you use a gradient glow around your text, you can either use EyeCandy4000 Gradient Glow or my method: On your text layer, select all, float, defloat. Selections, modify, expand by 2. Add a new raster layer and floodfill with the color or gradient of your choice. This is helpful when you have a font that the EyeCandy plugin only gives you a glow around thicker fonts. You can refill the glow layer as many times as you like. Then deselect and move below your text layers.*

Save as a PNG.

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Happy Holidays

EC_HappyHolidays_Rachel

This tutorial was written by me on November 30th, 2014 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 Elias Chatzoudis. You can purchase his tubes here.

FTU Crazy Christmas kit by Jen’s Sweet Temptations. You can find it here.

Template 719 by Millie’s PSP Madness. You can find it here.

Winter Mask 9 by Dangerously Delicious Designz. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using MTF Dear Santa.

Filters:

Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow (optional)
VM Extravaganza Transmission
Alien Skin Xenofex 2 Constellation

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Open your template. Delete the top 3 layers. Set the canvas size to 800 x 686. Resize all layers by 75%.

Replace the layers with following:

1 – Paper 1
2 – Paper 3, resize by 75%
3 – Paper 6, resize by 75%
4 & 5 – new layer, floodfill with #315f1f. Apply VM Extravaganza Transmission, 6, 0, 3
6 & 7- colorize to white
8 – Paper 6, resize by 75%
9 (rec) – Paper 3, resize by 75%
9 (circle) – new layer, floodfill with #02b2ac. Add noise, uniform, 50, monochrome.
10 – new layer, floodfill with white.
11 – new layer, floodfill with #af110e. Alien Skin Xenofex 2 Constellation, 3, 50, 1, 5, 46, 50, keep original image, random seed 1595.

Open your mask & Paper 5. Paste your paper just above the background layer. Apply your mask, merge group. With your pick tool, stretch the edge of the masked layer to the edge of you canvas.

Open your tube. Paste over the top circle layer. Move to the left. Duplicate, flip horizontal, move to the right side of the circle layer. When you are happy with placement, merge the two tube layers together. On the circle layer, select all, float, defloat. On the merged tubes layer, selections invert, press delete. Deselect.

Duplicate the tubes layer, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen, 48. On the original tubes layer, set the blend mode to Luminance (L), 30.

Add the elements of your choice. I used the following:

Tree – resize by 80%, place in the center of the top circle layer.
Gift – resize by 40%, place to the right side
Candle Bridge – resize by 50%, place to the bottom of the tree.
Tube – resize to your liking, place to the right side.
Lollipop 1 – resize by 50%, place to the bottom left.
Lollipop – resize by 50%, place to the right of the other lollipop.
Bag 1 – resize by 30%, place to the bottom of the lollipops.
Hat Kitty – resize by 50%, place to the bottom of the bag.
Bear 1 – resize by 40%, place to the bottom right.
Ornament 4 – resize by 25%, place to the upper left
Ornament 5 – resize by 25%, place to the bottom of the candle bridge.

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

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Lavender Dreams

AP_LavenderDreams

This tutorial was written by me on October 28th, 2014 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 art of Alex Prihodko. You can purchase his tubes here.

FTU kit by Candy’s Treats called Twisted Fairytale. You can find it here.

Mask 92 by Millie’s PSP Madness. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Kleymissky.

Filters: EyeCandy 4000 Gradient Glow (opt.)

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Open Cluster 3. Set the canvas size to 900 x 840. Resize all layers by 67%.

Open glitter Brown 2 and minimize. On your cluster, add a new raster layer. Floodfill this layer with your glitter pattern. Move this layer below the frame layer.

Open your mask and minimize. Apply your mask to your glitter layer. Merge group. Using the pick tool, extend the edges of the mask layer to the edges of the canvas. Make sure you don’t skew this layer.

On your cluster layer, use your freehand selection tool to select the edge of your cluster. Make sure this selection is slightly smaller than the cluster.

Open Paper 4. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and move this layer below the cluster layer.

Open the Rope. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Move this layer so it just above the mask layer.

Open the Lights. Resize by 75%. Copy and paste as a new layer above your cluster layer. Place slightly down from the top of the cluster.

Open Flower 7. Resize by 30%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the lights near the border of the first and second frame.

Open your tube. Copy and paste as a new layer just below the cluster layer, resize to your liking. Place a copy of your tube behind each frame. Merge your tube layers together. On the paper layer, select all, float, defloat. On the merged tube layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect.

Duplicate your merged tube layer, blur, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen. On the original merged tube layer, set the blend mode to Luminance (L), opacity 44.

Copy and paste your tube again and place above the flower layer, resizing as necessary. Place slightly to the right. Duplicate, gaussian blur using the same settings as before. Set the blend mode to Screen, opacity 40.

Open the Sparkly dust. Resize by 69%. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Add your name, copyright and license info. You may apply EyeCandy 4000 to the text if you like.

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

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Sea Shore

WG_SeaShore_Wendy

This tutorial was written by me on July 4th, 2014 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 art of Wendy G. You can purchase her tubes here.

FTU Sea Shore Sampler kit from Chichi Designz. You can find it here.

Mask 1 of Mask Set 26 by me. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using ScrapItUp

Filters:

EyeCandy 4000 Gradient Glow (optional)

Mura Meister Copies

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Open a new blank image, 600 x 600.

Open Paper 5 & your mask. Minimize your mask. On the blank image, paste your paper as a new layer. Apply your mask, merge group.

Open the WoodenFrame. Resize by 80%. Copy & paste as a new layer.

Open Paper 4. Copy & paste as a new layer. Move this layer below the frame layer. On the frame layer, click inside the frame using your magic wand tool. Selections, modify, expand by 10. On the paper layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect.

Now lets add our elements:

CristalFlower1 – resize by 40%.

Mura Meister Copies Encircle using the default settings.

Umbrella – resize by 50%; place to the upper left corner. Rotate slightly to the left.

Fish – resize by 50%; place along the right side of the frame.

Tube – resize to your liking. On your frame layer, click inside the frame using your magic wand tool. Selections, modify, expand by 1. Selections, invert on your tube layer. Using your eraser tool, erase any part of the tube that extends paste the bottom of the frame. Deselect.

GlitterSplat – Paste as a new layer.

Sea Branch – resize by 60%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom of your frame.

OrangePlant – resize by 50%; place to the bottom right.

Boat – resize by 30%; place to the bottom left.

Sparkles – resize by 80%; paste as a new layer.

Add your name, copyright, & license info. Apply the EyeCandy 4000 Gradient Glow to your text, if desired.

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

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Beach Babe

Image

This tutorial was written by me on June 16th, 2014 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 art of Tunchy. You can purchase her tubes here

Tropixx FTU kit by Melissaz Creationz. You can find it here

CCBC Temp 2 by Chas of the Creative Chicks. You can get it here

Mask 50 by Millie’s PSP Madness. You can get it here

Font of choice. I am using Scriptina Pro.

Filters:

Penta.com Color Dot
Penta.com Jeans

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

On your mask, resize all layers by 86%. Delete the credits layer. Now merge the following layers together:

Dark Orange Rectangle 2 & Dark Orange Rectangle 3
Lt Orange Triangle 1 & Lt Orange Triangle 2
Lt Orange Triangle 3 & Lt Orange Triangle 4
Black Triangle 1 & Black Triangle 2
White Circle 3 & White Circle 4
Black Triangle 3 & Black Triangle 4
Grey Rectangle 1 & Grey Rectangle 2

Open Paper 1. Copy & paste as a new layer just above the background layer. Apply your mask, merge group.

Lets add our papers now:

Merged Dark Orange Rectangles layer – Paper 9
Merged Lt Orange Triangle layers – Paper 6

Merged Black Triangle layers – manual color correction. Set the source to #000000 and the target to #5b3b0d. Now apply Penta.com Color dot to this layer. Change the distance to 10.

Merged Grey Rectangle layer – Paper 4

Dark Orange Rectangle 1 layer – Paper 8

For all the white circle layers, manual color correction. Set the source to #FFFFFF and the target to #ef359a. Now Penta.com jeans and change the amount to 25.

Now lets add our elements:

Element 5 – resize by 50%; place to the right side above the template layers.
Element 17 – resize by 35%; place along the left side of the tree. Move this layer below the tree layer.
Element 34 – resize by 80%; place towards the top of your template. Make sure this layer is between the bird & the tree. Duplicate this layer and place towards the bottom of your template. Move this layer above the tree.
Element 37 – resize by 79%; place to the bottom. Move this layer below the top copy of the flower line.
Element 3 – place to the left side above the sand layer.
Element 19 – resize by 50%; place to the bottom of your sign.
Element 32 – resize by 60%; place to the bottom.
Element 1 – resize by 50%; place to the bottom.
Element 12 – resize by 80%; place to the bottom right.
Element 11 – resize by 50%; rotate to the right so the star is angled to the right. Place to the bottom left of the shell.
Element 15 – resize by 40%; place to the bottom right so it looks like the turtle is resting on top of the shell.

Open your tube and resize as necessary. Paste as a new layer and move this layer below the sign layer.

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

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