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Monday, December 31, 2012

SHADOWLANDS




Supplies needed:

I am using the amazing art from NaSionainne for this tutorial, which you can find here

Scrapkit: I am using a kit from Devilish Dezines called "Shadowy Fall" which you can get by going here

Collab Template 2 from Kimberly and Millie which can be found here

Mask 22 from Becky (Becky’s no longer has her site) or mask of choice

Plugins used: Xero-Radiance, Xero-Bad Dream, Lokas 3D Shadow
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This tutorial is written for those who have working knowledge of PSPX2 (any version will do).

This tutorial was written by me on December 31, 2012. Please do not copy or paste on any other forum, website or blog provide link back to tut only. Please do not claim as your own. This tutorial is copyrighted to me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Ok - let's start and remember to save often.

Open the template and using your shortcut keys on your keyboard (SHIFT+D) duplicate the template as a new image. Close the original and delete the copywrite layer.

Image, Canvas size (825 x 650)

Select Blue Circle dots 13, 14, 15 and 16 and delete

Select Blue Circle 11 layer

Select all, float, and defloat

Paste paper 5

Select invert, delete

Paste close-up tube of choice on top of paper and delete

Select none

Change closeup to Hard Light

Apply Xero Bad Dream at default settings

Drop the opacity on close-ups down to about 70%

Apply dropshadow and merge down on top of paper

Hide/Delete original circle layer

Select Strip 10 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 3

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original strip layer

Select Strip 9 layer and repeat above steps

Select Square 8 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 12

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original square layer

Select Square 7 layer and repeat above steps

Select Strip 6 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 8

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original strip layer

Select Strip 5 layer and repeat above steps

Select Rectangle 4 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with color of choice

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select Square 3 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 2

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original square layer

Select Square 2 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 2

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original square layer

Select Circle 1 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 9

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Copy and paste tube of choice and position where desired

Apply Xero Radiance at setting of choice

Apply Lokas 3D Shadow at default settings

Select Element 39 - resize by 20%

Image, mirror

Paste and position on bottom right side

Select Element 49 - resize by 70%

Image, mirror

Paste and position on left side

Select Element 74 - resize by 22%

Paste and postion on upper left side above tree element

Select Element 75 - resize by 75%

Paste and position on top above moon element

Drop opacity down to 70%

Select Element 42 - resize by 55%

Image, mirror

Paste and position on bottom above tube layer

Select New raster layer and flood fill with color or gradient of choice

Move layer to the bottom of the template

Apply Mask 22 or mask of choice

Merge group and move to the bottom

Add any additional elements you like.

Add any dropshadows you like

Crop and resize as desired

Add copyright info, license number and name

You're done! Thanks for trying my tutorial!
Thursday, December 27, 2012

CANDY SWEET





Supplies needed:

I am using the amazing art from Barachan for this tutorial, which you can find here

Scrapkit: I am using an awesome kit from Irish Bitch Designs called "Pepperment Pinky" which you can get by going here

Template 143 from Millie here

Xmas Mask 28 from Kaci which you can find on the Misfits Blog here

Plugins used: Eyecandy 4000-Gradient Glow, Eyecandy 4000-Glass, -Radiance, Xero-Bad Dream, Lokas 3D Shadow
----------------------------

This tutorial is written for those who have working knowledge of PSPX2 (any version will do).

This tutorial was written by me on December 27, 2012. Please do not copy or paste on any other forum, website or blog provide link back to tut only. Please do not claim as your own. This tutorial is copyrighted to me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Ok - let's start and remember to save often.

Open the template and using your shortcut keys on your keyboard (SHIFT+D) duplicate the template as a new image. Close the original and delete the copywrite layer.

Select Wordart 11 layer

Apply Eyecandy Gradient Glow at fat default settings (width 3)

Select Wordart 10 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with gradient of choice (Linear style, Angle 45, Repeat 2)

Select none

Apply Eyecandy Glass at Grooved default settings

Delete/Hide original wordart layer

Select Snowflake layers 8 and 9 and delete

Select Rectangle 7 layer

Select all, float, and defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with gradient of choice (Linear style, Angle 45, Repeat 2)

Paste tube of choice on top of gradient and delete

Select none

Change closeup to Luminence (Legacy)

Apply Xero Bad Dream at default settings

Drop the opacity on close-ups down to about 65%

Apply dropshadow and merge down on top of gradient

Hide/Delete original Rectangle layer

Select Rectangle 3 layer and repeat above steps

Select Rectangle 6 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste IBD_paper 1

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select Rectangle 5 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste IBD_paper7

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original rectangles layer

Select Rectangle 4 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste IBD_paper1

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select Oval 2 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste IBD_paper10

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original oval layer

Select Square 1 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste IBD_paper1

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original square layer

Copy and paste tube of choice and position where desired

Apply Xero Radiance at setting of choice

Apply Lokas 3D Shadow at default settings

Select IBD_Scatter element

Paste and position behind tube layer

Select IBD_Tree element - resize by 80%

Paste and position on right side behind tube layer

Select IBD_Flakelolly element - resize by 40%

Image, Free Rotate Left by 15%

Paste and position on left side behind tube layer

Select New raster layer and flood fill with color or gradient of choice

Apply Mask 28

Merge group and move to the bottom

Add any additional elements you like.

Add any dropshadows you like

Crop and resize as desired

Add copyright info, license number and name

You're done! Thanks for trying my tutorial!
Wednesday, December 26, 2012

PUNKY XMAS




Supplies needed:

I am using the amazing art from Lix for this tutorial, which you can find here

Scrapkit: I am using an awesome kit from Amy Marie called "Punky Christmas" which you can get by going here

Xmas Collab Template 38 from Denny and Pooker here

Xmas Mask 7 from Designs by Vaybs which you can find here

Plugins used: Penta- Colordots, Xero-Radiance, Xero-Bad Dream, Lokas 3D Shadow
----------------------------

This tutorial is written for those who have working knowledge of PSPX2 (any version will do).

This tutorial was written by me on December 26, 2012. Please do not copy or paste on any other forum, website or blog provide link back to tut only. Please do not claim as your own. This tutorial is copyrighted to me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Ok - let's start and remember to save often.

Open the template and using your shortcut keys on your keyboard (SHIFT+D) duplicate the template as a new image. Close the original and delete the copywrite layer.

Select White Circle 1 layer

Select all, float, and defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with gradient of choice (Linear style, Angle 45, Repeat 2)

Paste close-up tube of choice on top of gradient and delete

Select none

Change closeup to Hard Light

Apply Xero Bad Dream at default settings

Drop the opacity on close-ups down to about 60%

Apply dropshadow and merge down on top of gradient

Apply Effect, Texture Effects, Blinds (Width 2, Opactity 20, Horizontal and Light from left/top checked)

Hide/Delete original circle layer

Select White Circle 2 and repeat above steps

Select dotted outlines layer

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with color of choice

Reselect dotted outlines

Select all, float, defloat

Go back and select color layer you just filled

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original outlines layer

Select Red Rectangles layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper pp5

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original rectangles layer

Select Lt. Green Rectangle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper pp012

Select invert, delete, select none

Effects, Texture Effects, Weave (Gap size 3, Width 6, Opacity 5, fill gaps checked)

Delete/Hide original rectangles layer

Select Red Rectangle 1 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper pp014

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select Green Rectangle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood fill with gradient of choice

Apply Effect, Texture Effects, Blinds (Width 2, Opactity 20, Horizontal and Light from left/top checked)

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select Green Circle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper pp1

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Select Lt Green Circle

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper pp4

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Select Lt Green Circle 2 layer and repeat above steps

Select Red Rectangle 2 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper pp7

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select Lt Green Boxes layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper pp3

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original boxes layer

Copy and paste tube of choice and position where desired

Apply Xero Radiance at setting of choice

Apply Lokas 3D Shadow at default settings

Select Giftbox element - resize by 50%

Paste and position on bottom left side

Select Elf2 element - resize by 40%

Paste and positon on bottom right side

Select packages element - resize by 30%

Paste and position on right side below elf element

Select New raster layer and flood fill with color or gradient of choice

Apply Mask 7

Merge group and move to the bottom

Apply Penta colordots at default settings

Add any additional elements you like.

Add any dropshadows you like

Crop and resize as desired

Add copyright info, license number and name

You're done! Thanks for trying my tutorial!
Saturday, December 22, 2012

COCOA XMAS




Supplies needed:

I am using the amazing art from Alex Prihodko for this tutorial, which you can find here

Scrapkit: I am using an awesome kit from Scrappin Krazy Design called "Cocoa Christmas" which you can get by going here:

Xmas Collab Template from Dee and Kandi Kissez here

Xmas Masks from Sharon and Suzanne which you can find on the Misfits Blog here

Plugins used: Penta-Jeans, Xero-Radiance, Xero-Bad Dream, Lokas 3D Shadow
----------------------------

This tutorial is written for those who have working knowledge of PSPX2 (any version will do).

This tutorial was written by me on December 21, 2012. Please do not copy or paste on any other forum, website or blog provide link back to tut only. Please do not claim as your own. This tutorial is copyrighted to me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Ok - let's start and remember to save often.

Open the template and using your shortcut keys on your keyboard (SHIFT+D) duplicate the template as a new image. Close the original and delete the copywrite layer.

Select Chocolate Wordart layer

Select all, float, and defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with color of choice

Select none

Apply Eyecandy Glass at default settings

Delete/Hide original wordart layer

Select Gold Frame layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with color of choice

Select none

Apply Penta-Jeans with the following settings:


Delete/Hide original frame layer

Select Red square layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper p04

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original square layer

Select Green Square layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper p08

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original square layer

Select Gold Strip layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper p09

Delete invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original strip layer

Select Green Rectangle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper p06

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select White Framed layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with color of choice

Select none

Delete/Hide original framed layer

Select Red Rectangle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper p01

Select invert, delete, select none

Apply Effects, Texture effects, Weave (Gap size 3, Width 5, Opacity 5, Fill gaps checked, Change Gap Color to color of choice)

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select White Frame layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with color of choice

Delete/Hide original frame layer

Select Green strip layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 08

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original strip layer

Select Red Circle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 09

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Select Gold Circle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with color of choice

Select none

Apply Penta Jeans with the same settings from above

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Copy and paste tube of choice and position where desired

Apply Xero Radiance at setting of choice

Apply Lokas 3D Shadow at default settings

Select New raster layer and flood fill with color or gradient of choice

Apply Suzanne Winter Mask 4

Merge group and move to the bottom

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with color or gradient of choice

Apply Sharon Xmas Mask 2

Merge group and move to the bottom

Add any elements you like.

Add any dropshadows you like

Crop and resize as desired

Add copyright info, license number and name

You're done! Thanks for trying my tutorial!
Wednesday, December 19, 2012

SANTA'S SLEIGH




Supplies needed:

I am using the amazing art from Shawli for this tutorial, which you can find here

Scrapkit: I am using an awesome kit from Creative Intentionz called "Jingle Jangle" which you can get by going here

Challenge Template from Dee here

Mask 27 from Kaci which you can find on the Misfits Blog here

Plugins used: Xero-Radiance, Xero-Bad Dream, Lokas 3D Shadow
----------------------------

This tutorial is written for those who have working knowledge of PSPX2 (any version will do).

This tutorial was written by me on December 19, 2012. Please do not copy or paste on any other forum, website or blog provide link back to tut only. Please do not claim as your own. This tutorial is copyrighted to me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Ok - let's start and remember to save often.

Open the template and using your shortcut keys on your keyboard (SHIFT+D) duplicate the template as a new image. Close the original and delete the copywrite layer.

Select Small Blue Circles layer

Select all, float, and defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with color of choice

Select none

Delete/Hide original circles layer

Select Pink Circle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood fill with gradient of choice (Linear style, Angle 45, Repeat 2)

Paste close-up tube of choice on top of gradient and delete

Change closeup to Luminance (Legacy)

Apply Xero Bad Dream at default settings

Drop the opacity on close-ups down to about 80%

Apply dropshadow and merge down on top of gradient

Hide/Delete original circle layer

Select Green Frame Border

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with color of choice

Select none

Adjust, Add/Remove Noise, Add Noise (Uniform checked, Noise 75%, Monochrome checked)

Delete/Hide original border layer

Select Beige Square layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 3

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original square layer

Select Blue Circle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 1

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Select Green Square layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 2

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original square layer

Select Pink Square layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with color of choice

Select none

Adjust, Add/Remove Noise, Add Noise (Uniform checked, Noise 75%, Monochrome checked)

Delete/Hide original square layer

Select Purple Rectangle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 4

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select Top Beige Strip layer

Select all, float defloat

Add new raster layer and flood fill with gradient of choice (Linear style, Angle 45, Repeat 6)

Select none

Apply Effect, Texture Effects, Blinds (Width 2, Opactity 20, Horizontal and Light from left/top checked)

Delete/Hide original strip layer

Select Bottom Beige Strip layer and repeat

Copy and paste tube of choice and position where desired

Apply Xero Radiance at setting of choice

Apply Lokas 3D Shadow at default settings

Select element 16 (tree)

Paste and position on left side below close-up circle layer

Select element 18 - resize by 47%

Paste and position on right side behind the wordart layers

Select New raster layer and flood fill with color or gradient of choice

Move layer to the bottom of the template

Apply Mask 27

Merge group and move to the bottom

Add any additional elements you like.

Add any dropshadows you like

Crop and resize as desired

Add copyright info, license number and name

You're done! Thanks for trying my tutorial!
Saturday, December 15, 2012

MAGICAL HOUSE





Supplies needed:

I am using the amazing art from NaSionainne McKenna for this tutorial, which you can find here

Scrapkit: I am using an awesome kit from Inzpired Creationz called "Mysterious Melody's Magical House" which you can get by going here

Collab Temp 2 from Tamie and Missy here

Mask 25 from Witchysheart here

Plugins used: Alien Skin Xenofex 2- Constellation, Eyecandy 4000 - Glass, Xero-Radiance, Xero-Bad Dream, Lokas 3D Shadow
----------------------------

This tutorial is written for those who have working knowledge of PSPX2 (any version will do).

This tutorial was written by me on December 15, 2012. Please do not copy or paste on any other forum, website or blog provide link back to tut only. Please do not claim as your own. This tutorial is copyrighted to me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Ok - let's start and remember to save often.

Open the template and using your shortcut keys on your keyboard (SHIFT+D) duplicate the template as a new image. Close the original and delete the copywrite layer.

Select Frame 2 layer

Select all, float, and defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with color of choice

Select none

Apply Eyecandy Glass at default settings

Delete/Hide original frame layer

Select next frame layer and repeat above steps

Select Square 5 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood fill with gradient of choice (Linear style, Angle 45, Repeat 2)

Paste close-up tube of choice on top of gradient and delete

Change closeup to Luminance (Legacy)

Apply Xero Bad Dream at default settings

Drop the opacity on close-ups down to about 80%

Apply dropshadow and merge down on top of gradient

Apply Effect, Texture Effects, Blinds (Width 2, Opactity 15, Horizontal and Light from left/top checked)

Hide/Delete original square layer

Select Square 4 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 6

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original square layer

Select Square 3 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood fill with gradient of choice (Linear style, Angle 45, Repeat 2)

Paste close-up tube of choice on top of gradient and delete

Change closeup to Hard Light

Apply Xero Bad Dream at default settings

Drop the opacity on close-up down to about 70%

Apply dropshadow and merge down on top of gradient

Apply Effect, Texture Effects, Blinds (Width 2, Opactity 15, Horizontal and Light from left/top checked)

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select Circle 2 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 1

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Go and reselect your frame 2 layer

Select your magic wand tool and click in the center of frame (Add (Shift), RGB Value, Tolerance 10, Contiguous checked, Feather 0)

Go back to paper layer on Circle 2

Apply Effects, Texture Effects, Texture with the following Cobblestone texture settings:


Select none

Select Square 2 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with color or gradient of choice

Select none

Delete/Hide original square layer

Select Square 1 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 3

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original square layer

Select Rectangle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 10

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select Circle1 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 9

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Copy and paste tube of choice and position where desired

Apply Xero Radiance at setting of choice

Apply Lokas 3D Shadow at default settings

Select Crystal Ball element - resize by 75%

Paste and position on left side of tube layer

Select Doodle1 element - resize by 90%

Image, mirror and paste/position on top of circle 1 layer

Select Shelf element - resize by 72%

Paste and position on top of Circle 2 layer

Select New raster layer and flood fill with color or gradient of choice

Move layer to the bottom of the template

Apply Mask 25

Merge group and move to the bottom

Apply Alien Skin Constellation with the following settings:


Add any additional elements you like.

Add any dropshadows you like

Crop and resize as desired

Add copyright info, license number and name

You're done! Thanks for trying my tutorial!
Thursday, December 13, 2012

FRENCH CONNECTION





Supplies needed:

I am using the amazing art from Akyanyme for this tutorial, which you can find here

Scrapkit: I am using an Collab kit from Twilight Scraps called "French Connection" which you can get by going here

Mask5 from Melissaz Creationz which you can find here

Plugins used: Eyecandy 4000 Glass, Xero-Porcelain, Xero-Bad Dream, Lokas 3D Shadow
----------------------------

This tutorial is written for those who have working knowledge of PSPX2 (any version will do).

This tutorial was written by me on December 13, 2012. Please do not copy or paste on any other forum, website or blog provide link back to tut only. Please do not claim as your own. This tutorial is copyrighted to me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Ok - let's start and remember to save often.

Open up a 700 x 650 blank canvas (we can resize it later)

Select Frame03 from Bastelgalaxy's part - resize to 110%

Paste in the center of your canvas

Select your magic wand and click in the center of your frame (Add (Shift), RGB Value, Tolerance 10, Contiguous checked, Feather 0)

Selections, Modify, Expand by 5

Paste paper 8 from Sam's Scrap portion

Select invert, delete, select none

Copy and paste tube of choice on top of frame layer

Duplicate tube and move below frame layer

Reselect tube copy above frame and erase any overhanging bits

Apply Xero Porcelain at default settings

Apply Lokas 3D Shadow at default settings

Select tp-clocklamp2 from Tootypup's part - resize by 55%

Paste and position on left side, move to the bottom layer

Select tp-pond1 element (also from Tootypup's part) - resize by 30%

Paste and position on the bottom of frame - move to bottom layer

Select pdc_tree2 element from Puddicat Creations' part - resize by 65%

Paste and position on the left side above frame layer

Select JAG- Hatbox element - resize by 55%

Paste and position on bottom left side above frame layer

Select JAG- Table element - resize by 30%

Paste and position on right side above frame layer

Select JAG - Chair2 element - resize by 30%

Paste and position on right side below table layer

Select JAG - Umberella element - resize by 45%

Paste and position on left side above hat box element

Select JAG-Shoe element - resize by 35%

Paste and position on left side above hat box element

Select New raster layer and flood fill with color or gradient of choice

Move layer to the bottom of the template

Apply Mask 5

Merge group and move to the bottom

Add any additional elements you like.

Add any dropshadows you like

Crop and resize as desired

Add copyright info, license number and name

You're done! Thanks for trying my tutorial!
Wednesday, December 12, 2012

HARD CANDY XMAS




Supplies needed:

I am using the amazing art from Deacon Black for this tutorial, which you can find here

Scrapkit: I am using an awesome kit from Rissa's Designs called "Hard Candy Christmas" which you can get by going here

Collab Template from Justine and Nicky which can be found on the Misfits Blog here

Monday Mask 2 from Vix which you can find here

Plugins used: Eyecandy 4000 Glass, Xero-Radiance, Xero-Bad Dream, Lokas 3D Shadow
----------------------------

This tutorial is written for those who have working knowledge of PSPX2 (any version will do).

This tutorial was written by me on December 11, 2012. Please do not copy or paste on any other forum, website or blog provide link back to tut only. Please do not claim as your own. This tutorial is copyrighted to me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Ok - let's start and remember to save often.

Open the template and using your shortcut keys on your keyboard (SHIFT+D) duplicate the template as a new image. Close the original and delete the copywrite layer.

Select Wordart layer and delete

Select Snowflake Circle layer

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with color of choice

Reselect Snowflake circle

Select all, float, defloat

Go back and select color layer you just filled

Select invert, delete, select none

Adjust, Add/Remove Noise, Add Noise (Uniform checked, Noise 75%, Monochrome checked)

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Select Black Circle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with color of choice

Select none

Apply Eyecandy Glass at Carved default settings

Delete/Hide original black circle layer

Select White Back Circle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste RD_paper1

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Select Top Black Strip layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste RD_paper3

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original strip layer

Select RD_MerryChristmasOrnaments element - resize by 30%

Paste and postion on top of top strip layer

Select RD_SweetStocking element - resize by 40%

Paste and position on top right of garland element

Select Bottom Black Strip layer

Repeat above steps

Select Top Gray Lft Square layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with gradient of choice (Linear style, Angle 45, Repeat 2)

Select none

Delete/Hide original square layer

Select Bottom Gray Rt Square layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with gradient of choice (Linear style, Angle 45, Repeat 2)

Paste close-up tube of choice on top of gradient and delete

Change closeup to Luminence (Legacy)

Apply Xero Bad Dream at default settings

Drop the opacity on close-up down to about 65%

Apply dropshadow and merge down on top of gradient

Delete/Hide original square layer

Select Light Gray Strip Rt layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste RD_paper5

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original strip layer

Select Halftone layer and delete

Copy and paste tube of choice and position where desired

Apply Xero Radiance at setting of choice

Apply Lokas 3D Shadow at default settings

Select RD_Ribbon3 element - resize by 55%

Paste and position on the bottom above tube layer

Select RD_Tree2 element - resize by 85%

Image, mirror and paste on left side behind tube layer

Select New raster layer and flood fill with color or gradient of choice

Move layer to the bottom of the template

Apply Vix Monday Mask2

Merge group and move to the bottom

Add any additional elements you like.

Add any dropshadows you like

Crop and resize as desired

Add copyright info, license number and name

You're done! Thanks for trying my tutorial!
Saturday, December 8, 2012

ENCHANTMENT




Supplies needed:

I am using the amazing art from Angela Newman for this tutorial, which you can find here

Scrapkit: I am using an awesome kit from Dzines By Melz called "Enchantment" which you can get by going here

Template 76 from Tamie which can be found here

M4 Mask from Kylie which you can find on the Misfits blog here

Plugins used: Eyecandy Gradient Glow, Xero-Radiance, Xero-Bad Dream, Lokas 3D Shadow
----------------------------

This tutorial is written for those who have working knowledge of PSPX2 (any version will do).

This tutorial was written by me on December 8, 2012. Please do not copy or paste on any other forum, website or blog provide link back to tut only. Please do not claim as your own. This tutorial is copyrighted to me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Ok - let's start and remember to save often.

Open the template and using your shortcut keys on your keyboard (SHIFT+D) duplicate the template as a new image. Close the original and delete the copywrite layer.

Select Strip Raster 5 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with color of choice

Select none

Effect, Texture Effects, Blinds (Width 2, Opacity 25, Horizontal and Light from left/top checked)

Delete/Hide original strip layer

Select Rectangle Raster 6 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 9

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select Element 22 - resize by 80%

Paste and position on top of Rectangle raster 6 paper

Image, Free rotate, Left 6% - erase any extra bits on the top if you have some overhanging

Select Raster 2 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 10

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original octagon layer

Select Strip Copy of Raster 5 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with color of choice

Select none

Delete/Hide original strip layer

Select Strip Raster 7 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 3

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original strip layer

Select Copy of Raster Strip layer

Repeat above steps

Select Circle Raster 3 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with color of choice

Select none

Effects, Texture Effects, Weave (Gap size 2, Width 6, Opacity 20, fill gaps checked)

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Select Frame element 19 - resize by 75%

Paste and position on top of circle layer

Select Rectangle Raster 4 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 1

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select Copy of Raster 4 and repeat above steps

Copy and paste tube of choice and position where desired

Apply Xero Radiance at setting of choice

Apply Lokas 3D Shadow at default settings

Select Element 28 wordart - resize by 75%

Paste and position on bottom - move to top layer

Adjust, Add/Remove Noise, Add Noise (Monochrome checked, Noise 75%, Uniform checked)

Apply Eyecandy Gradient Glow at fat default settings (Glow width 5)

Select New raster layer and flood fill with color or gradient of choice

Move layer to the bottom of the template

Apply Mask 4

Merge group and move to the bottom

Add any additional elements you like.

Add any dropshadows you like

Crop and resize as desired

Add copyright info, license number and name

You're done! Thanks for trying my tutorial!

PERFECT GIFT





Supplies needed:

I am using the amazing art from Lix for this tutorial, which you can find here

Scrapkit: I am using an awesome kit from Niqui's Designs called "Emo Xmas" which you can get by going here

Template 140 from Millie which can be found here

Mask 28 from Kaci which you can find on the Misfits Blog here

Plugins used: Penta-Jeans, Eyecandy 4000 Glass, Eyecandy Gradient Glow, Xero-Radiance, Xero-Bad Dream, Lokas 3D Shadow
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This tutorial is written for those who have working knowledge of PSPX2 (any version will do).

This tutorial was written by me on December 8, 2012. Please do not copy or paste on any other forum, website or blog provide link back to tut only. Please do not claim as your own. This tutorial is copyrighted to me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Ok - let's start and remember to save often.

Open the template and using your shortcut keys on your keyboard (SHIFT+D) duplicate the template as a new image. Close the original and delete the copywrite layer.

Select wordart 10 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with color of choice

Select none

Apply Eyecandy Glass at default settings

Apply Eyecandy Gradient Glow at fat default settings (Width 3)

Delete/Hide original wordart layer

Select Wordart 9 layer and repeat above steps

Select Circle 8 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with gradient of choice (Linear style, Angle 45, Repeat 2)

Paste close-up tubes of choice on top of gradient and delete

Change closeup to Hard Light

Apply Xero Bad Dream at default settings

Drop the opacity on close-ups down to about 75%

Apply dropshadow and merge down on top of gradient

Hide/Delete original circle layer

Select Circle 7 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with color of choice

Select none

Apply Penta - Jeans with the following settings:


Select Rectangle 6 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste nq-paper 8

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select Rectangle 3 layer

Repeat above steps

Select Rectangle 5 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste nq-paper 2

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select Strip 4 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste nq-paper 15

Select invert, delete, select none

Apply Penta - Jeans with the same settings from above

Delete/Hide original strip layer

Select Strip 2 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste nq-paper 11

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original strip layer

Select Rectangle 1 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste nq-paper 3

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Copy and paste tube of choice and position where desired

Apply Xero Radiance at setting of choice

Apply Lokas 3D Shadow at default settings

Select nq-element 23 (tree) - resize by 45%

Paste and position on left side behind tube layer

Select nq-element 6 (train) - resize by 45%

Paste and position on the bottom right

Select nq-element 9 - resize by 30%

Paste and position on top left corner

Select New raster layer and flood fill with color or gradient of choice

Move layer to the bottom of the template

Apply Mask 28

Merge group and move to the bottom

Add any additional elements you like.

Add any dropshadows you like

Crop and resize as desired

Add copyright info, license number and name

You're done! Thanks for trying my tutorial!
Wednesday, December 5, 2012

FREE AS A BUTTERFLY





Supplies needed:

I am using the amazing art from Jessica Brown for this tutorial, which you can find here

Scrapkit: I am using a beautiful kit from Eclipse Creations called "Spring Emotions" which you can get by going here

Butterfly Template from Dee which can be found here

Melissa'z Creationz Mask 14 here

Plugins used: Penta - Jeans, Xero-Radiance, Xero-Bad Dream, Lokas 3D Shadow
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This tutorial is written for those who have working knowledge of PSPX2 (any version will do).

This tutorial was written by me on December 5, 2012. Please do not copy or paste on any other forum, website or blog provide link back to tut only. Please do not claim as your own. This tutorial is copyrighted to me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Ok - let's start and remember to save often.

Open the template and using your shortcut keys on your keyboard (SHIFT+D) duplicate the template as a new image. Close the original and delete the copywrite layer.

Select Free as a wordart layer

Apply Eyecandy Gradient Glow on fat default settings

Select Butterfly White wordart layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with color of choice

Select none

Adjust, Add/Remove Noise, Add Noise (Uniform checked, Noise 60%, Monochrome checked)

Delete/Hide original wordart layer

Select Pink and Black Butterflies layer and delete

Select Pink Circle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste Paper 1

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Select EC_E_Frame3 element - resize by 75%

Paste and position on top of circle layer

Select Blue Strip layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 6

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original strip layer

Select White Strip layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with color of choice

Select none

Apply Penta - Jeans with the following settings:




Delete/Hide original strip layer

Select Blue Circle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with color of choice

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Select Pink Strip layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 5

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original strip layer

Select EC_W_SwirlyTree element - resize by 85%

Paste and position on right side of strip layer

Select Blue Circles layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with gradient of choice (Linear style, Angle 45, Repeat 2)

Select none

Delete/Hide original circles layer

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with color of choice

Copy and paste tube of choice and position where desired

Apply Xero Radiance at setting of choice

Apply Lokas 3D Shadow at default settings

Select EC_CuriousSwags element - resize by 95%

Paste and postion on the bottom behind tube layer

Select EC_E_GlitterScatter3 element

Paste and position on left side, move to bottom layer

Select New raster layer and flood fill with color or gradient of choice

Move layer to the bottom of the template

Apply Mask 14

Merge group and move to the bottom

Add any additional elements you like.

Add any dropshadows you like

Crop and resize as desired

Add copyright info, license number and name

You're done! Thanks for trying my tutorial!

I HEART SANTA





Supplies needed:

I am using the amazing art from The Hunter for this tutorial, unfortunately his tubes are not available right now.

Scrapkit: I am using a beautiful kit from Annaica's Place called "I Heart Santa" which you can get by going here

Template also from Annaica's Place which can be found here

Melissa'z Creationz Mask 5 here

Plugins used: Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Constellation, Eyecandy 4000 - Glass, Xero-Radiance, Xero-Bad Dream, Lokas 3D Shadow
----------------------------

This tutorial is written for those who have working knowledge of PSPX2 (any version will do).

This tutorial was written by me on December 5, 2012. Please do not copy or paste on any other forum, website or blog provide link back to tut only. Please do not claim as your own. This tutorial is copyrighted to me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Ok - let's start and remember to save often.

Open the template and using your shortcut keys on your keyboard (SHIFT+D) duplicate the template as a new image. Close the original and delete the copywrite layer.

Select Front Green Circle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste Paper 4

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Select Tree Element 24 - resize by 50%

Paste and position on right side

Select Front White Square layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 9

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original square layer

Select Top Red Square layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 3

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original square layer

Select Bottom Red Square layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 3

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original square layer

Select Green Line layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 2

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original line layer

Select Candyline1 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 1

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original line layer

Select Candyline 2 layer

Repeat above steps

Select Back Black Circle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with color of choice

Select none

Effects, Texture Effects, Blinds (Width 2, Opactity 30, Color (Red), Horizontal and Light from left/top checked)

Copy and paste tube of choice and position where desired

Apply Xero Radiance at setting of choice

Apply Lokas 3D Shadow at default settings

Select Element 60 Wordart - resize by 80%

Paste and position on the bottom below tube layer

Select Hearts Element 48 - resize by 65%

Paste and position on left side behind tube layer

Select New raster layer and flood fill with color or gradient of choice

Move layer to the bottom of the template

Apply Mask 5

Merge group and move to the bottom

Apply Xenofex 2 - Constellation with the following settings:


Add any additional elements you like.

Add any dropshadows you like

Crop and resize as desired

Add copyright info, license number and name

You're done! Thanks for trying my tutorial!
Tuesday, December 4, 2012

LIL' SANTA'S ELF





Supplies needed:

I am using the amazing art from Al Rio for this tutorial, which you can find here

Scrapkit: I am using a beautiful kit from Cindy's Creative Designs called "Lil Santa's Elf" which you can get by going here

Collab Christmas Template 4 from Dee and Kandi Kissez which can be found here

Gold Texture here

Artmama Mask 14 or Mask of choice (Artmama has retired and closed her blog)

Plugins used: Eyecandy 4000 - Glass, Xero-Radiance, Xero-Bad Dream, Lokas 3D Shadow
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This tutorial is written for those who have working knowledge of PSPX2 (any version will do).

This tutorial was written by me on December 4, 2012. Please do not copy or paste on any other forum, website or blog provide link back to tut only. Please do not claim as your own. This tutorial is copyrighted to me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Ok - let's start and remember to save often.

Open the template and using your shortcut keys on your keyboard (SHIFT+D) duplicate the template as a new image. Close the original and delete the copywrite layer.

Select Wordart layer

Apply Eyecandy Glass at default settings

Select Word Art back

Adjust, Add/Remove Noise, Add Noise (Uniform checked, Noise 75%, Monochrome checked)

Select Bottom Gold Circle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with gradient of choice

Paste close-up tube of choice on top of gradient and delete

Change closeups to Luminance (Legacy)

Apply Xero Bad Dream at default settings

Drop the opacity on close-up down to about 50%

Apply dropshadow and merge down on top of gradient

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Select Top Gold Circle

Repeat above steps

Select Green Rectangle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste ccd_paper5

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select White Rectangle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with color of choice

Select none

Apply Eyecandy Glass at default settings

Select ccd_stockings1 element - resize by 50%

Image mirror and paste on top of rectangle layer

Select ccd_bells1 element - resize by 30%

Paste and position on right side of rectangle layer
Select Red Star with Gradient Glow

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster layer and flood-fill with color of choice


Add Gold Pattern I supplied to the Pattern folder

Effects, Texture Effects, Sculpture with the following settings:


Delete/Hide original star layer

Select Gradient Shape layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste ccd_paper8

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original shape layer

Select Green Oval layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste ccd_paper9

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original oval layer

Copy and paste tube of choice and position where desired

Apply Xero Radiance at setting of choice

Apply Lokas 3D Shadow at default settings

Select New raster layer and flood fill with color or gradient of choice

Move layer to the bottom of the template

Apply Mask 14 or mask of choice

Merge group and move to the bottom

Add any additional elements you like.

Add any dropshadows you like

Crop and resize as desired

Add copyright info, license number and name

You're done! Thanks for trying my tutorial!

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