Saturday, July 21, 2012

Goth Chicks Rock

Tube -Lix 
FTU Kit By Kittz called Emo Blue found here
Fonts-Evil Bunny here, Pappo's Blues band official font here and Franklin Gothic Demi Cord( came with my computer)
Eye Candy 4 Gradient glow

 Start your tag with a size of 600 by 250
 You need three tubes from the same artist. i used the Goth pack by Lix for this tut.
Place the smaller tube in the center and the two larger tubes on the side.
 Duplicate all tubes and change the blend to multiply on the top tubes.
Choose two colors from the kit. i chose the light blue and hot pink and added a thick gradient glow to the center tube bottom layer then drop shadowed all the bottom layer tubes.
4,-3,100,5,black is what i used for the entire tag.
place paper1 as the tag background. 
Resize eb50 by 25%,duplicate mirror and place behind the center tube on top of the paper layer.
 place eb49 over the top of the tube layers then place eb56 on the bottom as a border.
Resize eb53 by 25% and sharpen.
Type out Goth chicks in white with the Franklin font. Duplicate and apply Effects-3D effects-cutout
 Type out goth chicks rock with the evil bunny font sized 12. Duplicate and change the blend to the bottom to soft light the top to hard light and lower the opacity to 70. Duplicate them and move to the right. See tag for reference.
Activate the last layer and go to Selections- Modify-Selection Borders size3, add a new raster layer and flood fill it in black. Move this border to the top layer.
 Add your name,artist URL and your license number.
 Thanks for lookuinbg

Sunday, July 15, 2012



Start out with a 600 by 300 workspace.
Place the closeup tube resized at 150 on the left duplicate it and mirror.
Merge them down duplicate again and change the blend on the top set to hardlight.
 Duplicate the bottom set and apply Adjust-Blur-Radial Blur at these settings:
 duplicate this layer then flip. move the flipped duplicate as the last layer.
 Crop your tag.
Change the blend to the bottom closeup to screen.
Add your main tube to the left duplicate and move to the right then merge down.
Duplicate and change the blend on the bottom set to screen and the top set to multiply.
Crop your tag, Activate the main tube layers-selections-float-defloat,hit delete on the closeup tube layers.
Then add drop shadows.
Place your closeup tube three times. Crop your tag,apply Eye Candy Gradient glow and add a thick gold outline to the bottom tube. Using your magic wand select the outline invert selections and hit delete. this should leave you with the gold outline then apply Adjust-Noise at 100 monochrome.
 on the top tube change the blend to hard light.Ass a drop shadow to the out line layer.
Merge visible your tag and apply AAA frames-foto frame at these settings:
 Freehand select the inside of your tag and promote the layer. Use the freehand selection tool set to rectangle for a cleaner edge. Then apply Effects-3D Effects-Cutout with these settings:

Add your name then add a gradient glow and drop shadow.
 Add your  artist URL and license number
thanks for looking

Wednesday, July 11, 2012



Open a new work space sized 650 by 600 flood filled in white
Draw an oval shape using your pre set shapes tool with any color in the fore ground and null background thickness set to 5.
Do not convert to raster yet.
Using the font Impact set to size125 click the top node of the oval set your offset to -50 and start typing the Your name Or the artist Name. Duplicate this  and hide the bottom duplicate for a minute. Close the oval layer an covert to raster.
Open the duplicate now activate or click the oval layer in the layers list.
 Using your pen tool click the bottom node, right click and convert to path.
Clicking the bottom node again,right click and choose reverse contour then reset your offset to 0 on your text tool function and type the same wording as before. Close the oval layer and convert to raster.
Move each wording near the edges of the  canvas. place your main tub in the center then duplicate it. Apply -Adjust-Blur-Radial Blur at these settings:
zoom,elliptical check 52 strength, 0,0,0
Duplicate,mirror and merge down. Duplicate again and free rotate 90 to the left. merge down again.
Apply Mura Seamless Tile Rotate with these settings to all radial blurred layers:
On the top layer that was mirrored apply EDGE EFFECTS-enhance more.
Activate both wordart layers and apply a border by way of selections-select all-modify-selection borders-inside 3 then add a new raster layer and flood fill it with a pattern. The pattern i used was made from the closeup tube. i selected the bowl and added it ad a new images then place it in my materials palette and flood filled my outline with a rotation set to 270 and scale set to 50.
On the black text i used Eye Candy5 nature water drops settings: india ink
On the main tube I used Eye Candy Impact-perspective shadow setting:low drop shadow lower the opacity to 72
After you add your license number and artist URL grab your erasure tool and change the tip to soft fuz and clean up the sharp edges on the blurred layers.
that's it a simple filter tut.
 Thanks for looking

Monday, July 9, 2012

Christmas IN July

Kit by Sweet Craving found here
Tube by Karina Dale called Red Kelley found at PTE
Font Porcelain
MASK -Laurie Made Me mask 118
Thanks for letting  us share these amazing masks(mask provided after the tut)
Eye Candy 5 Nature- Snow drift

Start with a 600 by 600 workspace flood filled in white
Resize frame 1 by 80% then again by 95%
Resize the wreath by 80%, click inside and expand by 20, add paper7 and snow. invert and delete the excess on both layers.
Place paper 10 and apply your mask. Because the mask is light to darken merge group and duplicate until it is to your liking.
Between the paper and snow layers place these resize elements.
Christmas tree 35% and snowy house at 50%Duplicate the snowy house move down until you see the rootop on the bottom. Rotate until it looks like a snow mound.
 Add Eye Candy 5 nature snowdrift at default to the Christmas tree. Repeat on the wreath as well.
Erase any overhang.
 Add christmas light above the snow layer,duplicate and free rotate 10 to the left, duplicate,mirror and shift up to change the light colors. Activate the frame background,invert and delete.
Resize bells and gift1 by 50%. Duplicate them both and change the blend to multiply.
Add your main tube your name and artist URL.
Thanks for looking

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Vintage Seafare

FUT Kit- under the sea by a taggers scraps found here
Tube by Anna Liwanag found at PTE
Mask by Laurie Made me 
Thanks Laurie for allowing us to share these awesome creations
Mask added below the tut
Sandflower-Pool Shadow
VM Natural Sparkle
Font- Script font of choice
Drop shadow for tag
2,3,50,7.25 black

 canvas flood filled white
Place frame13 then place frame 6 on top of it to the left. Erase the portion on the left side of  frame 13 and parts on the bottom of frame 13. You want to make it look like it is coming from behind and the ribbon is curled on top.
Click inside frame 13, expand by 6 , paste paper 6 invert and delete. Apply Pool shadow to this layer.
 Then place frame 12 behind this layer to the top right.
 Mirror wave4 and place  behind frame 12 to the top right and apply VM natural Sparkle size 12.
Place your tube on top the frames
Mirror seaweed2 and place to the left,duplicate mirror ,resize by 50% and place to the right.
Mirror bubbles2,resize by 80% and place to the right. Duplicate mirror resize by 50% and place to the left inside of the frame.
 Resize fish 8 by 80%,starfish by 65%, turtle by 50% free rotate him 20 to the right
 Free hand select the sand from fish 8, promote the layer then move to the right.
Resize the shell by 65% and place the crab to the right.
ADD paper 7 and apply your mask. merge group,duplicate mask layer add Gaussian blur5 apply the same pool shadow and VM sparkle,mirror it.
 Add your name, artist URL and your license number.
 Thanks for looking

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Funny Face Forum Set

Tube-Kestrell found at PTE
Fonts-LT Oksana and Reisling
Eye Candy 4Glass
Eye Candy 4Gradient Glow
Mura Meister Copies

Set your canvas to 600 by 250
Open your closeup tube and free hand select the lace portion of the dress. Promote the layer and apply Mura Miester Copies-Wallpaper rotate number set to 369.
Type Funny Face in the LT Oksana font in a color that is from your tube. I used #d99fa9, this color is used for the gradient glow too. Add Eye Candy4 Glass at default.
Place the main tube and free rotate it 30 to the right. move it down to show the tip of the umbrella,duplicate,mirror and duplicate again,move to the center and move it down. Merge them down and crop your tag. Duplicate and flip.
 Place your closeup tube between the triangle layers. Add a thick gradient glow to the triangle layers in white them repeat in the pink.
Crop your tag again. Add the main tube to the bottom large triangles, change the blend to luminance(L) and opacity to 28. Crop your tag again.
 Select the background layer-selections-select all-modify-selection borders size 6 , add a new raster layer and flood fill it in white. Add a thick gradient glow in pink. Add another border but size2 and flood fill it in black.

Add your name, license number and artist URL.

To make the avatar just merge visible all layers except the border layers and resize it by 505. Paste to a 150 by 150 canvas. then make your borders as we did before. Add your initial
your artist CR and your license number.
 Thanks for looking

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Celestial Being 3 Piece set


First we will create the main tag .Set your canvas size to 650 by 650 and flood fill it in white.
 Place frame 3 on to the canvas, click inside with a magic wand, expand by 2, add a new raster layer copy/paste paper 1 into selection of the new raster layer.
Place the closeup tube to the right, change the blend to luminance(L) and opacity to 12, activate the background,invert and delete the excess tube. do not deselect. Paste the scatter2 on top of the tube layer change the blend to soft light and hit delete to erase the overhang.
Place the glitter wings to the top left hand corner of the frame. Free hand select the right wing promote the layer then delete it on the original paste. Move the right wing to the right corner of the frame. Merge down, duplicate flip, adjust, merge down again and move to  the last layer of the tag.
Place the lace heart under the winged layer, duplicate ,flip and merge down. Duplicate and free rotate it 90 to the left. Using your rectangular selection tool select the top curve of the heart just rotated and delete. then merge the all together. Add a drop shadow using the color pink from the kit.
Free rotate the feather by 90 degrees, duplicate and mirror. Resize them by 80% and add the same drop shadow as before then apply VM Natural Sparkle size 11.
Resize leaves by 80%,free rotate it 90 to the right,duplicate , mirror and merge.Duplicate and flip. Duplicate again ,Resize by 80% and move to the top under the first set.
Free rotate swirl 90 to the left and place at the bottom.
Place ribbon2 and heart2 on top of the swirl.
Resize water drop1 by 50% and apply Mura Meister Copies-Line at default.
Place this on top then duplicate resize by 50% and move to the bottom of the tag
Free rotate flowers 20 to the  right and place on top and bottom of the tag.
Resize flower2 and place on each side of the pink flowers.
 Resize flower3 by 15% and place around the top flowers.
Add your main tube to the tag.Freehand select the wings then promote the layer.Apply Gaussian Blur5 to it and Xenofex2 Constellations small stars. Then apply the same pink drop shadow  as we used before. move this layer under the tube.
 Add your name in a nice script then apply E ye Candy Chrome-liquid metal and the same Xenofex2 Constellations you used on the wings.
 Add a wispy drop shadow to all layers in a medium grey
 Place your license number and artist URL

 To make the Forum tag open a new canvas seized 600 by 250
Copy the frame from the tag above resize it by 50% and place to the right,duplicate and mirror.Erase the center of the frame. I know there is a space between the frame we will cover that with elements.
Head over to you tag above and merge the closeup tube, frame background paper and scatter layer then copy past to the forum tag. resize by 50% and move to the right. paste resize paper3 to the left. move it to match the coloring of the merged tag on the right.
 Then merge down together. Crop your tag and expand your canvas size by 600x350.
 place your tube on to the tag resize it by 80%,paste the glitter wings we made and resize that by 80%.
Copy and paste all the elements on the top portion of the original tag to the forum tag.
 Merge the heart and ribbon2 and paste under the tube layer.
Resize the glitter wings from the kit by 20%,sharpen and apply Mura Meister Copies-Line at default.
Then resize the diamond element by 25% twice, free rotate 90 to the left, sharpen and colorize to match the  stripe from her sock. Place at the center of each wing.
 Copy your name resize by 80% and sharpen.
 Place your license number and artist URL

To make the avatar set your canvas 150 by 100
Then copy the frame layer from the forum tag,resize by 50%,duplicate and flip.
Select the background from the forum tag and resize by 505 place under the frame layer twice to fill.
 Place the tube to the left and the glitter wing layer under it.
 Copy the lined winged layer and the gems to the avatar layer resize them all by 50%.
Copy the flower layer free rotate 90 to the left and resize it by 35%. place to the top  right on the frame.
Activate your background layer go to Selections-select all- modify- selection borders - size2, promote the layer, move layer to the top.Apply Noise at 100.
 Add your initial , license number and artist URL.

Thanks for looking