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Monday, December 30, 2013

BELIEVE IN MIRACLES





Supplies needed:

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

Scrapkit: I am using a beautiful kit from Scrappin Krazy Designs called "Narnia Christmas" which you can get by going here

Winter Mask 11 from Dee which you can find here

Plugins used: Eyecandy 4000 - Gradient Glow, Xero-Radiance, 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 30, 2013. 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 750 x 650 blank canvas (we can resize it later)

Select Frame Element 5 and paste in the center of the canvas

Reposition frame up about 1/2 inch from the top

Select your magic wand tool and click in the center of the Frame (Add (Shift), RGB Value, Tolerance 25, Contiguous checked, Feather 0)

Selections, Modify, Expand by 5

Paste paper 6

Select invert, delete, select none

Move paper layer below frame

Select Element 79 - resize by 55%

Image mirror and paste on bottom above paper layer

Paste tube of choice where desired

Apply Xero Radiance at setting of choice

Apply Lokas 3D Shadow at default settings

Select Element 3 - resize by 80%

Paste and position on left side below tube layer

Select Element 2 - resize by 40%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 24 - resize by 80%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 71 - resize by 70%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 23 - resize by 30%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 46 - resize by 30%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 80 - resize by 50%

Paste and position on the bottom

Select Wordart Element 68 - resize by 65%

Paste and position on bottom left

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

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

Apply Mask 11

Merge group and move to bottom layer

Effects, Texture Effects, Texture on the following Blue Spruce settings:

Add any additional elements you like.

Add any dropshadows you like

Sharpen any elements as needed

Crop and resize as desired

Add copyright info, license number and name

You're done! Thanks for trying my tutorial!

NEW YEARS WISH





Supplies needed:

I am using the amazing artwork from The Hunter for this tutorial which you can find here

Scrapkit: I am using a beautiful matching kit from Bibi's Collections called "New Year Wish" which you can get by going here

Template 459 from Millie which can be found here

Mask 16 from Gina Gems which you can find here

New Years Wish Alphas by Designz by Sue which you can get here

Plugins used: Eyecandy 4000 Gradient Glow, Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Constellation, 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 30, 2013. 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.

Adjust canvas size by 750x650

Select Rectangle 7 layer

Select all, float, defloat

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

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

Select none

Apply Xero Bad Dream at setting of choice

Change close-up tube to Luminance (Legacy)

Drop opacity down to 85%

Apply dropshadow and merge tube down on top of gradient layer

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select Rectangle 5 layer and repeat above steps

Select Rectangle 6 layer

Select all, float, defloat

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

Select none

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

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select Strip 4 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 6

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original strip layer

Select Square 3 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 3

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original square layer

Select Square 2 layer

Select all, float, defloat

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

Select none

Delete/Hide orginal square layer

Select Circle 1 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 2

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 38 - resize by 30%

Paste and position on left side

Select Element 4 - resize by 25%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 24 - resize by 15%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 44 - resize by 30%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 78 - resize by 30%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 83 - resize by 30%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 28 - resize by 25%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 22 - resize by 75%

Paste and position on right side

Select Element 99 - resize by 65%

Paste and position on right side

Apply Alien Skin Constellation with the following settings if desired:

Select Element 37 - resize by 15%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 79 - resize by 12%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 135 - resize by 8%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 36 - resize by 15%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 170 and paste on top where desired

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

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

Move layer to the bottom of the template

Apply Mask 16

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 25, 2013

BELIEVE IN CHRISTMAS





Supplies needed:

I am using the amazing artwork from Zindy S.D. Nielsen for this tutorial which you can find here

Scrapkit: I am using a beautiful kit from Horseplay's Pasture Designs called "Making Memories" which you can get by going here

Christmas Template 4 from Dee which can be found here

Mask 5 from Designs by Vaybs which you can find here

Plugins used: Penta - Jeans, Eyecandy 4000 Gradient Glow, Eyecandy 4000 - Glass, Xero - Radiance, 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 25, 2013. 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.

Adjust canvas size by 750x650

Select Cursive Believe White Wordart layer

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

Apply Gradient Glow on fat default settings (Glow Width 3)

Delete/Hide original wordart layer

Select "In Christmas White" Wordart layer

Apply Gradient Glow on fat default settings (Glow Width 3)

Delete/Hide original wordart layer

Select "Block Believe Green" Wordart layer

Select all, float, defloat

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

Select none

Effects, Texture Effects, Sculpture texture of choice on the following settings:

Delete/Hide original wordart layer

Select Red Center Shape layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 2

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original shape layer

Select Dark Green center Shape layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 4

Select invert, delete, select none

Adjust, Add/Remove Noise, Add Noise (Uniform checked, Noise 65%, Monochrome checked)

Delete/Hide original shape layer

Select Light Green Center Shape layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 14

Select invert, delete, select none

Apply Penta - Jeans with the following settings:

Delete/Hide original shape layer

Select Brown Center Shape layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 16

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original shape layer

Select Top White Circle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 5

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original square layer

Select Bottom White Circle layer and repeat above steps

Select Dark Green Strip layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 6

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original strip layer

Select Bottom Red Strip layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 8

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original strip layer

Select Top Red Strip layer and repeat above steps

Select Light Green Square layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 18

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 Element 31 - resize by 85%

Paste and position on right side below tube layer

Select Element 15 - resize by 35%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 48 - resize by 40%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 37 - resize by 40%

Paste and position on top right

Select Element 25 - resize by 65%

Paste and position on top left

Select Element 40 - resize by 45%

Image mirror and paste on top left

Select Element 53 - resize by 45%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 44 - resize by 35%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 34 - resize by 20%

Image mirror and paste on bottom left

Select Element 35 - resize by 20%

Paste and position on bottom

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!

Monday, December 23, 2013

NAUGHTY CHRISTMAS





Supplies needed:

I am using the amazing artwork from Wendy Gerber for this tutorial which you can find here

Scrapkit: I am using a beautiful kit from Mistylynn's Creations called "Happy Christmas" which you can get by going here

Christmas Template 3 from Dee which can be found here

Mask 13 from Gabeez which you can find here

Plugins used: Penta - Jeans, Eyecandy 4000 Gradient Glow, 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 23, 2013. 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.

Adjust canvas size by 750x650

Select Truly Wordart layer

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

Reselect wordart layer - Select all, float, defloat

Go back and select color layer you just filled

Select invert, delete, select none

Apply Gradient Glow on fat default settings (Glow Width 3)

Delete/Hide original wordart layer

Select Naughty Wordart layer

Apply Eyecandy Glass on default settings

Delete/Hide original wordart layer

Select Dark Green Shape 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 shape layer

Select Small White Circle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 1

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Select Penta Jeans Effect Arrow layer

Select your magic wand and select the red portions of the shape

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

Select none

Adjust, Add/Remove Noise, Add Noise (Uniform checked, Noise 65%, Monochrome checked)

Select Small Dark Green Squares layer

Select all, float, defloat

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

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

Select none

Apply Xero Bad Dream at setting of choice

Change close-up tube to Luminance (Legacy)

Drop opacity down to 65%

Apply dropshadow and merge tubes down on top of gradient layer

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

Delete/Hide original squares layer

Select Light Green Square layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 9

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original square layer

Select Dark Green Strip layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 5

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original strip layer

Select Large Red Circle layer

Select all, float, defloat

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

Select none

Effects, Texture Effects, Sculpture with the following settings:

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 17 and paste on left side below tube layer

Select Element 37 - resize by 55%

Paste and position on top left

Select Element 35 - resize by 45%

Paste and position on top right

Select Element 32 - resize by 30%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 24 - resize by 45%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 23 - resize by 20%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 47- resize by 45%

Paste and position on bottom below wordart

Select Element 16 - resize by 65%

Paste and position on bottom

Image Free Rotate Left by 15%

Select Element 60 - resize by 60%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 15 - resize by 65%

Paste and position on bottom left

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

Move layer to the bottom of the template

Apply Mask 13

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!

WAITING FOR CHRISTMAS





Supplies needed:

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

Scrapkit: I am using a beautiful kit from Diry Art Designs called "Waiting for Christmas" which you can get by going here

Masks 6 from Designs by Vaybs which you can find here

Plugins used: Vanderlee - Snowflakes, Penta - Color dot, Xero-Radiance, 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 23, 2013. 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 750 x 650 blank canvas (we can resize it later)

Select Frame Element 52 and paste in the center of the canvas

Resize by 60%

Select your magic wand tool and click in the center of the Frame (Add (Shift), RGB Value, Tolerance 25, Contiguous checked, Feather 0)

Selections, Modify, Expand by 3

Paste paper 10

Select invert, delete, select none

Move paper layer below frame

Add new raster layer and apply Vanderlee Snowflakes with the following settings:

Select paper layer

Select all, float, defloat

Reselect snow layer and delete, select none

Select Element 22 - resize by 50%

Paste and position on bottom of frame

Select Element 34 - resize by 50%

Paste and position on bottom left

Paste tube of choice where desired

Apply Xero Radiance at setting of choice

Apply Lokas 3D Shadow at default settings

Select Wordart Element 55 - resize by 45%

Paste and position on top right

Select Element 7 - resize by 45%

Paste and position on top left

Select Element 47 - resize by 30%

Paste and position on top left

Select Element 4 - resize by 30%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 10 - resize by 30%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 1 - resize by 35%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 24 - resize by 20%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 27 - resize by 10%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 32 - resize by 25%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 9 - resize by 30%

Paste and position on bottom left

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

Apply Mask 6

Merge group and move to bottom layer

Apply Penta - Color dot with the following settings if desired:

Add any additional elements you like.

Add any dropshadows you like

Sharpen any elements as needed

Crop and resize as desired

Add copyright info, license number and name

You're done! Thanks for trying my tutorial!

REDEEMING DECEMBER





Supplies needed:

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

Scrapkit: I am using a beautiful kit from Thrifty Scraps by Gina called "Redeeming December" which you can get by going here

Masks 4 from Dee which you can find here

Plugins used: Xero-Radiance, 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 23, 2013. 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 750 x 650 blank canvas (we can resize it later)

Select Frame Element 3 and paste in the center of the canvas

Resize by 30%

Select your magic wand tool and click in the center of the Frame (Add (Shift), RGB Value, Tolerance 25, Contiguous checked, Feather 0)

Selections, Modify, Expand by 4

Paste paper 10

Select invert, delete,

Paste a close-up tube of choice on the top of paper where desired and delete, select none

Change close-up to Luminance (Legacy)

Apply Bad Dream on default settings of choice

Drop opacity down to 55%

Apply dropshadow and merge tube down on top of paper layer

Move paper/tube layer below frame

Select Ice Element - resize by 15%

Paste and position on top of frame

Paste tube of choice where desired

Apply Xero Radiance at setting of choice

Apply Lokas 3D Shadow at default settings

Select Tree 02 Element - resize by 15%

Paste and position on left side below tube layer

Select Branch02 Element - resize by 15%

Image mirror and paste on bottom right

Select Journal 03 Element - resize by 20%

Paste and position on top right

Select Mittens Element - resize by 8%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Candycane01 Element - resize by 14%

Paste and position on bottom right

Image Free Rotate Right by 15%

Select Flower07 Element - resize by 10%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Ornament01 Element - resize by 10%

Paste and position on bottom

Select Penguin02 Element - resize by 12%

Paste and position on bottom

Select Cap01 Element - resize by 8%

Paste and position on bottom

Select Flower04 Element - resize by 10%

Paste and position on bottom

Select Ornament03 Element - resize by 10%

Paste and position on bottom

Image Free Rotate Left by 15%

Select Flower08 Element - resize by 15%

Paste and position on top left

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

Apply Mask 4

Merge group and move to bottom layer

Image duplicate, mirror and flip

Add any additional elements you like.

Add any dropshadows you like

Sharpen any elements as needed

Crop and resize as desired

Add copyright info, license number and name

You're done! Thanks for trying my tutorial!
Sunday, December 22, 2013

LET'S GET FROSTY





Supplies needed:

I am using the amazing artwork from VeryMany for this tutorial which you can find here

Scrapkit: I am using a beautiful kit from Black Widow Creationz called "Kailee" which you can get by going here

Template 456 from Millie which can be found here

Mask 433 from Vix which you can find here

Water textures 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 22, 2013. 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.

Adjust canvas size by 750x550

Select Wordart 10 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)

Apply Gradient Glow on fat default settings (Glow Width 3)

Delete/Hide original wordart layer

Select Wordart 9 layer

Select all, float, defloat

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

Select none

Apply Eyecandy Glass on default settings

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

Delete/Hide original wordart layer

Select Rectangle 8 layer

Select all, float, defloat

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

Select none

Apply Effects, Texture Effects, Water Texture with the following settings:

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select Rectangle 7 layer and repeat above steps

Select Element 32 - resize by 65%

Paste and position on top of rectangle 7 layer

Image duplicate and mirror


Select Square 6 layer

Select all, float, defloat

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

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

Select none

Apply Xero Bad Dream at setting of choice

Change close-up tube to Luminance (Legacy)

Drop opactiy down to 75%

Apply dropshadow and merge tube down on top of gradient layer

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

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Select Circle 5 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 3

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Select Circle 4 layer and repeat above steps

Select Square 3 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 8

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original square layer

Select Square 4 layer and repeat above steps

Select Square 1 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 10

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 Element 1 - resize by 65%

Paste and position on bottom below tube layer

Select Element 36 - resize by 50%

Paste and position on bottom below tube layer

Image Free Rotate Left by 15%

Select Element 37 - resize by 35%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 11 - resize by 30%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 19 - resize by 20%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 20 - resize by 40%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 347 - resize by 20%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 17 - resizze by 35%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 16 - resize by 35%

Paste and position on top left

Select Element 5 - resize by 45%

Paste and position on top left

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

Move layer to the bottom of the template

Apply Mask 433

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!

MISTLETOE MAGIC





Supplies needed:

I am using the amazing artwork from Celinart Pinup for this tutorial which you can find here

Scrapkit: I am using a stunning kit from Toxic Desirez called "Gothic Christmas" which you can get by going here

Template 9 from Dee which can be found here

Winter Mask 3 from Dee which you can find here

Plugins used: Penta - Color dot, Eyecandy - Gradient Glow, 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 22, 2013. 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 Green layer

Select all, float, defloat

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

Select none

Adjust, Add/Remove Noise, Add Noise (Uniform checked, Noise 65%, Monochrome checked)

Apply Eyecandy Glass on default settings

Delete/Hide original wordart layer

Select Wordart White layer and apply Gradient Glow on fat default settings if desired

Select Center Brown Circle layer

Select all, float, defloat
Add new raster layer and flood-fill with gradient or color of choice (Linear style, Angle 45, Repeat 2)

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

Select none

Apply Xero Bad Dream at setting of choice

Change close-up tube to Luminance (Legacy)

Drop opactiy down to 65%

Apply dropshadow and merge tube down on top of gradient layer

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

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Select Frame 1 Element - resize by 55%

Paste and position over circle layer

Select Red Rectangle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 22

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select Center Dark Green Circle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 1

Select invert, delete, select none

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

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Select Right White Circle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 10

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Select Left White Circle layer and repeat above steps

Select Bottom Red Circle layer

Select all, float, defloat

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

Select none

Apply Effects, Texture Effects, Weave (Gap size 2, Width 4, Opacity 5, Fill gaps checked, change Gap and Weave color to one of choice)

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Select Top Red Circle layer and repeat above steps

Select Light Green Oval layer

Select all, float, defloat

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

Select none

Apply Xero - Fritillary with the following settings:

Delete/Hide original oval layer

Select Brown Strip layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 26

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original strip layer

Select Dark Green Strip layer

Select all, float, defloat

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

Select none

Apply Penta - color dot with the following settings:

Delete/Hide original strip layer

Select Brown Circles layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 16

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original circles 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 Cat & Bauble Element - resize by 22%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Poinsettia Element - resize by 15%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Heart Element - resize by 25%

Paste and position on bottom left

Image Free Rotate left by 15%

Select Scroll Element - resize by 25%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Candy 3 Element - resize by 20%

Paste and position on bottom left

Image Free Rotate left by 15%

Select Flower 1 Element - resize by 20%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Jingle Bell Element - resize by 20%

Paste and position on bottom

Select Bow 1 Element - resize by 25%

Paste and position on top left

Select Candy Cane Element - resize by 20%

Paste and position on right side

Image, duplicate and mirror

Select Lips Element - resize by 32%

Paste and position on left side

Image Free Rotate Left by 15%

Select Splatter Element and position where desired on left side

Image, duplicate mirror and merge down

Move layer down to the bottom

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

Move layer to the bottom of the template

Apply Mask 3

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 21, 2013

WINTER FROST





Supplies needed:

I am using the amazing artwork from Enamorte for this tutorial which you can find here

Scrapkit: I am using a beautiful kit from Redefined Designs called "Winter Frost" which you can get by going here

Template 458 from Millie which can be found here

Winter Mask 12 from Dee which you can find here

Plugins used: Eyecandy 4000 - Glass, Eyecandy 4000 - Gradient Glow, Vanderlee - Snowflakes, Xero - Radiance, 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, 2013. 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 Snowflake 11 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 65%, Monochrome checked)

Delete/Hide original snowflake layer

Select Snowflake 12 layer and repeat above steps

Select Wordart layers 9 and 10 and delete if desired

Select Circle 7 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 7

Select invert, delete, select none

Add new raster layer and apply Vanderlee Snowflakes with the following settings:

Reselect paper layer

Select all, float, defloat

Go back to snowflake layer and delete, select none

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Select Rectangle 5 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 9

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select Rectangle 4 layer and repeat above steps

Select Circle 3 layer

Select all, float, defloat

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

Select none

Apply Effects, Texture Effects, Texture with the following Blue Spruce texture:

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select Circle 2 layer and repeat above steps

Select Rectangle 1 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 6

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 Tree2 Element - resize by 55%

Paste and position on left side below tube layer

Select Cluster 2 layer - resize by 25%

Image mirror and paste on right side

Select Logs Element - resize by 30%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Candle Element - resize by 10%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Ornament Element - resize by 10%

Paste and position on bottom left

Image Free Rotate Left by 15%

Select Pinecone Element - resize by 10%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Snowman Element - resize by 25%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Rocks Element - resize by 35%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Bell Element - resize by 10%

Paste and position on bottom right

Image Free Rotate Left by 15%

Select Lantern Element - resize by 25%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Winter WA Element - resize by 45%

Paste and position on bottom

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

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

Move layer to the bottom of the template

Apply Mask 12

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!

Friday, December 20, 2013

SEXY CRAZINESS





Supplies needed:

I am using the amazing artwork from Dran Design for this tutorial which you can find here

Scrapkit: I am using a stunning matching kit from Bibi's Collections called "Sexy Craziness" which you can get by going here

Template 190 from Kristen which can be found here

Mask 112 from Trese which you can find here

Plugins used: VM Extravaganza - Transmission, Xero - Fritillary, 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 20, 2013. 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 Circle Raster 2 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 5

Select invert, delete

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

Select none

Apply Xero Bad Dream at setting of choice to close-up

Change close-up tube to Luminance (Legacy)

Drop opacity down to 60%

Apply dropshadow and merge tube down on top of paper layer

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Select Frame Element 63 - resize by 90%

Paste and position on top of circle layer

Select Copy of Raster 1 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 1

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/hide original rectangle layer

Select Copy(2) of Raster 1 layer and repeat above steps

Select Square Copy of Raster 3 layer

Select all, float, defloat

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

Select none

Apply Xero Fritillary with the following settings:

Delete/Hide original square layer

Select Square Raster 3 layer and repeat above steps

Select Rectangle Copy of Raster 6 layer

Select all, float, defloat

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

Select none

Apply VM Transmission with the following settings:

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select Rectangle Raster 6 layer and repeat above steps

Select Square Copy of Raster 5 layer

Select all, float, defloat

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

Select none

Apply Effects, Texture Effects, Weave (Gap size 2, Width 4, Opacity 5, Fill gaps checked, change Gap and Weave color to one of choice)

Delete/Hide original square layer

Select Square Raster 5 layer and repeat above steps

Select Rectangle Copy of Raster 7 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 6

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select Rectangle Raster 7 layer 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 23 - resize by 30%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 48 - resize by 20%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 60 - resize by 25%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 10 - resize by 25%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 58 - resize by 30%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 32 - resize by 80%

Select Element 41 - resize by 30%

Paste and position on bottom left

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 11 - resize by 35%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 7 - resize by 35%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select element 40 - resize by 35%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 14 - resize by 20%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 61 - resize by 35%

Paste and position on bottom left

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

Move layer to the bottom of the template

Apply Mask 112

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!

COUNTRY GIRL





Supplies needed:

I am using the amazing artwork from Wendy Gerber for this tutorial which you can find here

Scrapkit: I am using a beautiful kit from Scrappin Krazy Designs called "Country Girl" which you can get by going here

Template 442 from Millie which can be found here

Mask 81 from Weescotslass which you can find here

Plugins used: Alien Skin Eyecandy 5 - Impact - Glass, Penta - Jeans, Eyecandy 4000 - 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 20, 2013. 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 Star 9 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 70%, Monochrome checked)

Apply Eyecandy Glass on default settings

Delete/Hide original star layer

Select Star 10 layer and repeat above steps

Select Square 8 layer

Select all, float, defloat

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

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

Select none

Apply Xero Bad Dream at setting of choice

Change close-up tube to Luminance (Legacy)

Drop opacity down to 70%

Apply dropshadow and merge tube down on top of gradient layer

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

Apply Eyecandy Glass on the clear default setting

Delete/Hide original square layer

Select Square 7 layer and repeat above steps

Select Rectangle 6 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 5

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/hide original rectangle layer

Select Rectangle 5 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 18

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select Rectangle 4 layer and repeat above steps

Select Strip 3 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 6

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original strip layer

Select Circle 2 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 1

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Select Rectangle 1 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 13

Select invert, delete, select none

Apply Penta - Jeans with the following settings:

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 Element 1 and paste where desired below tube layer

Select Element 75 - resize by 55%

Image mirror and paste on top right

Select Element 18 - resize by 55%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 24 - resize by 35%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 34 - resize by 20%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 57 - resize by 40%

Paste and position on bottom right

Image duplicate and mirror

Select Element 88 - resize by 40%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 29 - resize by 50%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 85 - resize by 25%

Paste and position on left side

Select Element 36 - resize by 25%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 23 - resize by 18%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 70 - resize by 20%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 51 - resize by 35%

Paste and position on top left

Image Free Rotate Left by 15%

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

Move layer to the bottom of the template

Apply Mask 81

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 19, 2013

BLACK ROSE





Supplies needed:

I am using the amazing art from Zindy S.D. Nielsen for for this tutorial, which you can find here

Scrapkit: I am using a stunning kit from Gothic Inspirations called "Black Rose" which you can get by going here

Mask 363 from Vix which you can find here

Plugins used: Eyecandy 4000 - 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 19, 2013. 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 775 x 600 blank canvas (we can resize it later)

Select Frame Element 5 and paste in the center of the canvas

Resize by 70%

Select your magic wand tool and click in the center square of the Frame (Add (Shift), RGB Value, Tolerance 25, Contiguous checked, Feather 0)

Selections, Modify, Expand by 5

Paste paper 6

Select invert, delete, select none

Move paper layer down below frame layer

Reselect your magic wand tool and click in the left and right squares of the Frame (Add (Shift), RGB Value, Tolerance 25, Contiguous checked, Feather 0)

Selections, Modity, Expand by 5

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

Paste a close-up tubed of choice on the top of the gradient layers where desired and delete, select none

Change close-ups to Screen

Drop opactiy down to 65% for both

Apply Bad Dream on default settings of choice to close-ups

Apply dropshadow and merge tubes down on top of gradient layer

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

Move gradient/tube layer below frame

Paste tube of choice where desired

Apply Xero Radiance at setting of choice

Apply Lokas 3D Shadow at default settings

Select Ground Element - resize by 80%

Paste and position on bottom and move below frame layer

Select Cluster Element - resize by 40%

Image mirror and paste on bottom right

Select Lantern Element - resize by 25%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select RockAmethyst Element - resize by 35%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Hearts Element - resize by 25%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Pebbles Element - resize by 50%

Paste and position on bottom

Select Dragonfly Element - resize by 20%

Image mirror and paste on top left

Select Candle Element - resize by 35%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select BottledMagic Element - resize by 30%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select BookwLeaves Element - resize by 30%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Glass Element - resize by 25%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Rabbit Element - resize by 25%

Paste and position on bottom

Select Moon Element - resize by 30%

Paste and position on top right

Select Effect Element - resize by 40%

Image mirror and paste on top right above moon

Free Rotate Left by 25%

Select WA3 Element - resize by 45%

Paste and position on top left

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

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

Apply Mask 363

Merge group and move to bottom layer

Add any additional elements you like.

Add any dropshadows you like

Sharpen any elements as needed

Crop and resize as desired

Add copyright info, license number and name

You're done! Thanks for trying my tutorial!
Saturday, December 14, 2013

NORTHERN EXPOSURE





Supplies needed:

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

Scrapkit: I am using a beautiful kit from HorsePlays Pasture Designs called "Northern Exposure" which you can get by going here

Masks 2 and 3 from Dee which you can find 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 14, 2013. 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 750 x 650 blank canvas (we can resize it later)

Select Frame Element 11 and paste in the center of the canvas

Resize by 88%

Select your magic wand tool and click in the center of the Frame (Add (Shift), RGB Value, Tolerance 25, Contiguous checked, Feather 0)

Selections, Modify, Expand by 5

Paste paper 16

Select invert, delete,

Paste a close-up tube of choice on the top of paper where desired and delete, select none

Change close-up to Overlay

Apply Bad Dream on default settings of choice

Apply dropshadow and merge tube down on top of paper layer

Move paper/tube layer below frame

Paste tube of choice where desired

Apply Xero Radiance at setting of choice

Apply Lokas 3D Shadow at default settings

Select Element 18 - resize by 75%

Paste and position on left side

Select Element 10 - resize by 50%

Paste and position on the top center of the frame

Select Element 41 - resize by 55%

Paste and position on top left

Select Element 77 - resize by 25%

Paste and position on top left

Select Element 45 - resize by 25%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 23 - resize by 25%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 2 - resize by 25%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 5 - resize by 50%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 64 - resize by 65%

Image Free Rotate Right by 15% and paste on bottom left

Select Element 53 - resize by 25%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 30 - resize by 20%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 1 - resize by 65%

Paste and position on right side

Select Element 24 - resize by 45%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 19 - resize by 20%

Paste and position on bottom right

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

Apply Mask 2

Merge group and move to bottom layer

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

Move to bottom layer

Apply Mask 3 and merge group

Add any additional elements you like.

Add any dropshadows you like

Sharpen any elements as needed

Crop and resize as desired

Add copyright info, license number and name

You're done! Thanks for trying my tutorial!

PUNKY CHRISTMAS




Supplies needed:

I am using the amazing artwork from Pandora Creations for this tutorial which you can find here

Scrapkit: I am using a beautiful matching kit from Bibi's Collections called "Santa's Helper" which you can get by going here

Christmas Template 5 from Dee which can be found here

DMask 612 which you can find here

Plugins used: Eyecandy 4000 - 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 14, 2013. 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 Gradient Glow on fat default settings (Glow Width 3)

Select 2 Green Rectangles layer

Select all, float, defloat

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

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

Select none

Apply Xero Bad Dream at setting of choice

Change close-up tubes to Screen

Apply dropshadow and merge tube down on top of gradient layer

Delete/Hide original rectangles layer

Select Red Oval layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 6

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/hide original oval layer

Select Element 13 - resize by 45%

Paste and position on right side above oval layer

Select Green Rectangle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 2

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select Bottom Light Green Square layer

Select all, float, defloat

Add new raster and flood-fill with color of choice

Select none

Effects, Texture Effects, Textures and apply Canvas Fine Texture with the following settings:

Delete/Hide original square layer

Select Top Light Green Square and repeat above steps

Select Top White Circle layer

Apply Effects, Texture Effect, Sculpture with the following plaid pattern settings:

Select Bottom White Circle layer and repeat above steps

Select Middle Dark Green Circle 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 4, Opacity 5, Fill gaps checked, Change Gap Color to color of choice)

Delete/Hide original circles layer

Select Bottom Brown Rectangle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 3

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select Top Brown Rectangle layer and repeat above steps

Select Bottom Red Rectangle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 4

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select Top Red Rectangle layer and repeat above steps

Select Dark Green Rectangle layer

Select all, float, defloat

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

Select none

Apply VM Extravaganza - Transmission with the following settings:

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select Light Green Circle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 7

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 24 - resize by 45%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 18 - resize by 40%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 35 - resize by 30%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 72 - resize by 40%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 22 - resize by 40%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 40 - resize by 40%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 5 - resize by 30%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 51 - resize by 40%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 37 - resize by 40%

Image mirror and paste on top left

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

Move layer to the bottom of the template

Apply Mask 612

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!

Friday, December 13, 2013

MOUSE HOUSE



Supplies needed:

I am using the artwork from Lia for for this tutorial, which you can find here

Scrapkit: I am using a beautiful kit from Thrify Scrap by Gina called "Mouse House" which you can get by going here

Floral Mask 8 which you can find here. I'm not sure who created this mask so if you know please let me know so I can give proper credits.

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 13, 2013. 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 750 x 650 blank canvas (we can resize it later)

Select Frame Element 5 and paste in the center of the canvas

Resize by 30%

Select your magic wand tool and click in the center of the Frame (Add (Shift), RGB Value, Tolerance 25, Contiguous checked, Feather 0)

Selections, Modify, Expand by 5

Paste paper 2

Select invert, delete, select none

Move paper layer below frame

Paste tube of choice where desired

Apply Xero Radiance at setting of choice

Apply Lokas 3D Shadow at default settings

Select Ladder Element - resize by 15%

Paste and position on right side

Select Green01 Element - resize by 20%

Paste and position on right side below ladder element

Select Green02 Element - resize by 20%

Paste and position on top left

Select Watermelon01 Element - resize by 15%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Mouse01 Element - resize by 12%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Bowls Element - resize by 10%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Spool Element - resize by 20%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Strawberries Element - resize by 15%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Flower02 Element - resize by 10%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Mouse07 Element - resize by 18%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Cheese Element - resize by 15%

Paste and position on bottom left

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

Move to bottom layer

Apply Mask 53 and merge group

Add any additional elements you like.

Add any dropshadows you like

Sharpen any elements as needed

Crop and resize as desired

Add copyright info, license number and name

You're done! Thanks for trying my tutorial!
Monday, December 9, 2013

MERRY CHRISTMAS





Supplies needed:

I am using the amazing artwork from Celinart Pinup for this tutorial which you find soon here

Scrapkit: I am using a beautiful kit from Black Widow Creationz called "Miss Santa" which you can get by going here

Christmas Template 1 from Cakes which can be found here

Winter Mask 9 from Dee which you can find here

Pattern for Sculpture Effect Pattern 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 9, 2013. 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 Merry Wordart layer

Select all, float, defloat

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

Select none

Apply Eyecandy Glass on default settings

Delete/Hide original wordart layer

Select Circle 10 layer

Select all, float, defloat

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

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

Select none

Apply Xero Bad Dream at setting of choice

Drop opacity down to 65% on tube

Apply dropshadow and merge tube down on top of gradient layer

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

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Select Rectangle 9 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 9

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/hide original rectangle layer

Select Strip 8 layer

Select all, float, defloat

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

Select none

Apply Effects, Texture Effects, Weave (Gap size 2, Width 4, Opacity 5, Fill gaps checked, change Gap and Weave color to one of choice)

Delete/Hide original strip layer

Select Strip 7 layer

Effect, Texture Effects, Sculpture with the following settings:

Delete/Hide original strip layer

Select Strips 5 and 3 layers and repeat same steps

Select Rectangle 6 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 5

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select Strip 4 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 6

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original strip layer

Select Square 2 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 2

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original square layer

Select Rectangle 1 layer and repeat same steps that we used for Rectangle 8 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 26 - resize by 45%

Paste and position on top left

Select Element 2 - resize by 40%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 35 - resize by 25%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 43 - resize by 35%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 19 - resize by 40%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 28 - resize by 30%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 8 - resize by 40%

Image Free Rotate Left by 15% and paste on bottom left

Select Element 39 - resize by 40%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 1 - resize by 30%

Paste and position on bottom right

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

Move layer to the bottom of the template

Apply Mask 9

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!

Friday, December 6, 2013

WINTER GIRL





Supplies needed:

I am using the amazing artwork from DiHalm for this tutorial which you can find here

Scrapkit: I am using a beautiful matching kit from Bibi's Collections called "Winter Girl" which you can get by going here

Template 11 from Kristin which can be found on the Misfits Blog here

Winter Mask 3 from Dee which you can find here

Plugins used: Alien Skin Nature - Snow Drift, 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, 2013. 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.

Adjust canvas size to 700 x 550

Select Wordart layer

Apply Eyecandy Glass on default settings

Apply Alien Skin Snow Drift with the following settings if desired:

Select Pink Circle layer

Select all, float, defloat

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

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

Select none

Apply Xero Bad Dream at setting of choice

Drop opacity down to 45% on tube

Apply dropshadow and merge tube down on top of gradient layer

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Select Pink Rectangle layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 4

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/hide original rectangle layer

Select Pink Rectangle 3 layer and repeat above steps

Select Element 24 - resize by 20%

Paste and position on top left rectangle layer

Image duplicate and reposition on right rectangle layer

Select Black Rectangle layer

Select all, float, defloat

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

Select none

Effects, Texture Effects, Textures and apply Wet Fall Leaf Texture with the following settings:

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 Element 21 - resize by 60%

Paste and position on left side

Select Element 52 - resize by 25%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Element 45 - resize by 75%

Paste and position on left side

Select Element 5 - resize by 40%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 69 - resize by 35%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 58 - resize by 25%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 51 - resize by 30%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 30 - resize by 50%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Element 7 - resize by 60%

Paste and positon on bottom right

Select Element 2 - resize by 30%

Paste adn position on top right

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

Move layer to the bottom of the template

Apply Mask 3

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 4, 2013

FABULOUS DURING THE HOLIDAYS





Supplies needed:

I am using an Exclusive artwork from Picsfordesign for this tutorial which you can find here

Scrapkit: I am using a beautiful kit from Redefined Designs called "Dear Santa" which you can get by going here

Template 444 by Millie which can be found here

Winter Mask 12 from Dee which you can find here

Plugins used: Eyecandy 4000 - 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 4, 2013. 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.

Adjust canvas size to 750 x 700 (you can resize later)

Select Wordart 12 layer

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

Select Wordart 11

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

Reselect wordart layer

Select all, float, defloat

Go back and select your color layer you just filled

Select invert, delete, select none

Apply Eyecandy Gradient Glow on default settings (Glow Width 3)

Delete/Hide original wordart layer

Select Wordart 10 layer

Apply Eyecandy Gradient Glow on default settings (Glow Width 3)

Select Circle 9 layer

Select all, float, defloat

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

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

Select none

Change closeups to Luminance (Legacy)

Apply Xero Bad Dream at setting of choice

Drop opacity down to 75% on tube

Apply dropshadow and merge tube down on top of gradient layer

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

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Select Circle 8 layer

Adjust, Add/Remove Noise, Add Noise (Uniform checked, Noise 100%, Monochrome checked)

Select Rectangle 7 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 11

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/hide original rectangle layer

Select Circle 6 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 5

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Select Circle 5 layer

Adjust, Add/Remove Noise, Add Noise (Uniform checked, Noise 100%, Monochrome checked)

Select Rectangle 4 layer

Select all, float, defloat

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

Select none

Apply Effects, Texture Effects, Weave (Gap size 2, Width 4, Opacity 5, Fill gaps checked, change Gap and Weave color to one of choice)

Delete/Hide original rectangle layer

Select Rectangle 3 layer and repeat above steps

Select Circle 2 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 5

Select invert, delete, select none

Delete/Hide original circle layer

Select Rectangle 1 layer

Select all, float, defloat

Paste paper 12

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 Tree3 Element - resize by 45%

Paste and position on top right

Select Bag Element - resize by 20%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select CandlePresent Element - resize by 35%

Image mirror and paste on bottom right

Select Ornament2 Element - resize by 8%

Paste on bottom right

Select Gnome Element - resize by 20%

Paste and position on bottom right

Select Snowman Element - resize by 40%

Image mirror and paste on left side

Select Lantern Element - resize by 30%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Flower Element - resize by 20%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Candy Jar Element - resize by 15%

Paste and position on bottom left

Select Stocking Element - resize by 20%

Paste and position right side

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

Move layer to the bottom of the template

Apply Mask 12

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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