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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Feathered Beaut

KIT-The Vintage Angel 
DESIGNER-CrazyCarita Scraps
TUBE-Jessica Dougherty tube found here( mine was from CILM)
FONT-Coneria Script Demo
FILTERS/PLUGINS:
Greg's Factory Output-Pool Shadow
Adjust Variations- More Cyan
Xenofex2-Constellations
ANIMATION SHOP3
Open a new work space sized 600 by 350
Place fr3sh on to the canvas.Free rotate it 90 to the left. using your pick tool setting to scale move the frame to the left matching the edge of the node to the edge of the canvas. Reduce the height by pulling the top node down and the bottom node up to match the canvas edge. Sharpen, duplicate and mirror.On your duplicate erase the left side of the frame then merge the two frames down, Duplicate and change the blend to the top frame to hard light.
Activate your background layer, Add a new raster layers and copy paste paper3 into selection.
Click the inside of your frame,invert and promote the layer of the paper we just pasted. Duplicate it three times. then apply Greg's Factory Output- Pool Shadow at default, then the next promoted layer increase all sliders by 10 except the bottom two sliders.
 Close the top three layers for animating later.
Resize all the elements by 50%.
Place element1 at the bottom,duplicate,mirror,merge down,duplicate again and change the blend to hard light.
Repeat with element9 but change the blend to multiply. Move these layers under the frame.
Place your tube between the feather and color swatch layer and apply Adjust More Cyan to the tube.
Lower the opacity to 87.
Place the cage right under the framer layer,duplicate and change the blend to hard light.
Place el8 on the left portion of the split bead on the frame,duplicate ,mirror and merge.
 place the wordart on top of the beads,duplicate and change the blend to multiply.
Place el12 on the top merged beads , duplicate and change the blend to hard light,then place el3 right under it.
 type your name,add a bevel to it and Xenofex2 small stars( to animate the name just duplicate it three times before adding the filter and change the seed for each layer)
 Crop your tag,add the artist URL and your license number.
 To animate just copy paste merged copies of each different animated layer to Animation Shop

Monday, June 25, 2012

ELIAS ROCKS


TUBE BY ELIAS CHATZOUDIS 
TEMPLAT#1 BY JASCIE FOUND HERE
FONTS-JD JESSICA AND SAGINAW
FILTERS PLUGINS
XERO-RADIANCE
MURA MEISTER COPIES-ENCIRCLE
FILTER FACTORY GALLERY H -ALIAS BLUR
TOADIES-WHERE ARE YOU NOW
EYE CANDY4 GRADIENT GLOW
EYE CANDY 4 SHADOW LAB
XENOFEX2 CONSTELLATIONS
ANIMATION SHOP IF DESIRED

Open your template and select the white area with your magic wand. Then delete and copy/paste to a new work space sized 600 by 600.
Duplicate the the template and apply Eye Candy4 Gradient glow setting set to fat. Move this to the bottom. Place your closeup tube on the bottom part of the letter C. Then duplicate , mirror and place another part on the top part of the letter C. Click the black portion of your template,invert selections and hit delete for each part.Once done then merge the two tubes down and apply Xero Radiance at default.
Duplicate the tube layer and apply Effects-3Deffects Cutout at default.
Place your main tube in the center portion of the letter C, Place the mirrored image of the close up on the bottom and duplicate it. Resize the duplicate by 150%,mirror and place at the top. Arrange so the tubes are filling the space without overlapping the facial features. Merge the tubes down then duplicate and close the duplicate layer for a minute.
Click the center portion of the letter C with your wand,invert and delete the excess. Duplicate apply the cutout effect and apply Radiance to the merged tube layer.
 Open the cloed merged tubed mirror and shift the tubes alittle to the left and up. Repeat the erasing, the cutout and radiance effects.
 Apply Eye Candy 4 shadowlab to the gradient glowed layer. At these settings:
354-offset direction
12.54-offset distance
all others at default.
 place your main tube on to the canvas and apply the shadowlab  effects but lower the opacity.
Add your wordart in the JD jessica font sized 350 free rotate it 90 to the left. use a color that compliments your tube. I used #bc0e40, convert to raster and duplicate it 5 times.
 on the 6th and bottom wording add a thin thick drop shadow.
I used -1,-1,100 2 black.
Apply Xenofex2-Constellations setting at small stars to the top 5 layers changing the seed for each one.
Copy paste your main tube again and apply Mura Meister Copies encircle change the shift Y to 0. Then resize it by 80% and apply Filter Factory Gallery H-Alias Blur at default and then Apply Toadies where are You at default.
 Add the word rocks in the Saginaw font then apply a gradient glow in the same color we used for the wordart before.
 Lower the opacity of the to laterals merged tubes on the letter C to 36 and merge visible. paste to As as a new animation.
 bring those two layers back to 100 then lower the center one and open the next wordart layer and close the one you just used.
 Repeat this until all wordart layers are pasted and the merged tube layers  are alternated.
 Change the frame properties in AS to 15-20 then save as a GIF.
 Remember to add the license number and artist URL.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Dazzle Me Love

TUBE-AKKASSHAA 
FTU KIT BY POLKADOT SCRAPS FOUND HERE CALLED-JUNE DAZZLE ME TRAIN
TEMPLATE BY MISSY TEMP450
FILTERS/PLUGINS-
EYE CANDY4- GRADIENT GLOW
XENOFEX2 CONSTELLATIONS
MURA MEISTER COPIES-TILING
GREG'S FACTORY OUTPUT-POOL SHADOW
EYE CANDY CHROME
D/S.2,2,100,2 ALL EXCEPT FLOWERS,TUBE AND BOW(2,2,5,50)
FONTS OF CHOICE

Open your template and resize the entire temp by 700 pixels wide
 Delete the CR and wordart layers.
Activate rectangle2,add paper4 as a new raster layer,invert and delete the paper excess and rectangle2.
Flip print2 and place behind the paper we just pasted. Move to the top right ,duplicate and move to the bottom left. merge and apply constellations to it small stars.
Add scatter 2 to the right,duplicate,mirror and flip. Merge them down  change the color to black by way of  brightness contrast and activate,selections-modify-contract by 10 and apply noise 45 random. then deselect and  drop shadow.
Place scatter1 above the merged scatter2 layer.
 Merge square1 and2 ,activate and paste paper 1 into selection. give a gradient glow in the pink color from the kit.
Copy and paste paper3 into selections of small circle 1 and 2.
Repeat with paper2 and rectangle.Add a thick black gradient glow and apply the3 same noise as before.
Copy and paste paper7 into the fame backs them merge them down.
Apply Eye candy Chrome to the frame layer setting to liquid metal. Then apply the thick dark pink gradient glow. Add the same noise as before then apply gradient glow setting to black halo at default.
Change the circle frame to the color black and apply the same noise as before.
Type dazzle me in the infinta free font size 24, align to center,convert to raster,apply Mura Mesiter copies tiling spaced at 2. Activate circle1 invert and delete. do not deselect. paste paper8 under the wording and hit delete.
Place the orb over circle2
Change the color of dotted circle2 to black and apply Eye Candy Chrome to dotted circle .
Place love1 on the bottom of the tag.Apply Greg's Factory output Pool shadow with these settings:150,150,150,110,150,50,118,121 Place your tube, mirror it and resize by 95% and place behind the wordart.
place flower2, resize flower1 by 50%. button by 25% and leaves by 50%. The bow by 80%
 Add a plain text wordart underlined. i use Bangal Light SSK add the same noise then apply a gradient glow setting to black halo but change the color to compliment your tag then apply constellations and drop shadow.
Add your name, artist URL and license  number.
 Thanks for looking

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

TROPICAL JUICY FRUIT

TUBE ARTIST ANNA LIWANAG 
KIT-HIBISCUS BY GIMPTASTIC SCRASP 
MASK WSK 282
FONT -CONFECTION
XENOFEX2 CONSTELLATIONS
EYE CANDY 4 GRADIENT GLOW
 D/S 2,2,45,3 BLACK

Open a new workspace flood filled in white sized 600 by 600
Add frame5,click inside with your wand,expand by 11, add a new raster layer and copy/paste paper7 into selection.
Resize frame2 by 95% twice , free rotate it 25 to the right and place behind the frame.
Resize frame3 by 110%, sharpen and apply Xenofex 2 Constellations
place leaf1 behind the frame5 on the bottom left, duplicate mirror and merge down.
 add paper8 as the last layer and apply your mask.Merge group, duplicate, apply Gaussian Blur 4 then apply Effects-texture effects- blinds at these settings:
4,20,horizontal black. Then apply Xenofex2 Constellations again.
Move under the original mask , change the blend to hard light. on the top mask and opacity to 77.
Place the palm tree to the left , sand at the bottom, net at the top of the frame and leaves to the right of the tag.
 place your main tube in the center.
 Resize the elements
leaf2, pineapple,cocktail2,drum and shell1 by 50%
flower 3 65%
flower8 75%
Place flower , duplicate mirror resize at 50%
Mirror the ukulele and free had select the portion of the tube covering the instrument. Then promote the layer , move above the ukulele layer. erase any portion not smooth.
 Add your name, gradient glow, artist URL and your license number.
 Thanks for looking

Sunday, June 17, 2012

2015 In the Wave


KIT-CRASHING WAVES BY DESIGNS BY SARAH SOLD HERE
TUBE BY CARLOS CARTEGENA SOLD HERE
PRODUCT LINKS UPDATED 2015
FILTERS/PLUGINS
Eye Candy5 IMPACT-Perspective Shadow
Xero- Clarify

Start with a 650 by 650canvas flood filled in white
Open string1 and place on to the canvas. Click inside with the magic wand, expand by 3,add a new raster layer and copy paste paper3 into selection.
Resize sea floor by 65% and place over the paper. Duplicate the paper layer and change the blend to burn.
Place wave1 behind the layers on the left,duplicate mirror and merge down.
Add paper and apply your mask. Merge group and mirror.
Place wave3 on the bottom of the string frame .
 Resize the net by 50% and place to the top right.
Place sand on the bottom,duplicate,flip and bring it down to the bottom,duplicate again and mirror.
Resize sea floor1 by  95% and place on top. Duplicate it flip and resize by 65%
Resize button3 and dolphins by 25%
Resize shell 3 by 50% and place to the bottom right.
 place bubble to the right and left of the tag. Duplicate the right bubbles and resize by 50%. Move up  alittle.
Resize fish1 by 35% and mirror. place around the tag.
Resize message in a bottle by 40% and duplicate. Apply Eye Candy 5 Impact perspective shadow with these setting:

Resize your main tube by 125%,apply Xero Clarify then duplicate and apply the perspective shadow to the bottom tube.
 Add your name,artist URL and your license number.
Thanks for looking

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Space Chick

Tube-Henning Ludvigsen called Space Chick 
FTU kit- called Imaginary Realms. Download here
 Masks By Tori and 20/20 mask
Fonts Infinta and fine Liner
Filters/Plugins:
Eye Candy5 Impact-Gradient Glow
Distort-Twirl
VM Natural- Sparkle

Start with a 600 by 600 workspace flood filled in white.
Place paper 22  as a new image and add to your foreground on your materials palette. Add a new raster layer flood fill your layer with the angle set to 45 and apply your  20/20 mask( if you don't have this mask then any misted circular mask will do) Merge group and apply VM Natural- Sparkle size 13 to the layer.
Add another raster layers and flood fill again. Apply your second mask then merge group. Duplicate this layer 4 times. Starting from the top apply  Distort  setting at 999 then Adjust-Blur-Radial at default. Repeat the distort filter at the same setting for the next layer. Te third layer change the number to 436 and the next layer at 215. the last layer stays as is.Close the top four layers.
Place circle3 as the top layer then resize UFO1 by 25% Duplicate it resize at 35% and free rotate it 20 to the right.
Duplicate the smaller UFO. Using your Lighten/Darken Brush set to size 20.
 Starting from the top UFO layer lighten the lights alittle starting from the left.
 then duplicate again and continue to lighten alittle more.

 Do this until you have all the lights lit up .Then duplicate the all lit up UFO and lighten all the lights . You should have 5 layers. Close the top four layers
Resize the beam element by 50% and place under the larger UFO.
 Place your tube in the center
Add your wording in the Infinta font,apply a inner bevel,duplicate, change the blend to multiply and merge down. Apply Eye Candy5 Impact Gradient Glow at these settings:
Add your name and repeat the inner bevel and glow but lower the opacity on the glow slider to 50%.
 Add the artist URL and your license number
To animate this tag Copy a merged copy to Animation Shop.
Then close the bottom duplicates, open the next layers of duplicates and lower the opacity of the beam layer to 77. Merge the tag and copy to Animation shop. Repeat this function and lower the beam layer for each merged copy.
 Once in AS apply  the fade transition to each of the original frames. Select all and change the frame properties to 15.
 Save your tag as a GIF.
 Thanks for looking

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Yummy

TUBE-ROBERT ALVARADO 
FONT-AR DELANEY AND PHARMACY
FILTERS/PLUGINS-
EYE CANDY 4 GRADIENT GLOW
FILTER FACTORY GALLERY G FRACTUAL MAGIC2
MURA MEISTER -COPIES
 ANIMATION SHOP 3

 Start with a 600 by 600 workspace flood filled in white.
Place your tube , duplicate,close original and apply Mura Meister Copies- Cards at these settings:
Resize it at 50%. 
Now draw a rectangle with a color that matches your tube in the foreground and background null.
Line style set to solid and width set to 15.The bottom edge of your rectangle should be near the elbow of your tube and alittle under her  top of her hair.The color i used is #ea76c8
 Convert to raster and apply a thick white gradient glow. Apply a drop shadow twice once using -2,-2 5,100 and again using 2,2,,5,100
Once added place your resized cluster to the bottom left, duplicate mirror and merge down together. Duplicate again and flip.
Duplicate the original merged cluster and apply Mura Mesiter Copies Line at default. Move this as your last layer. Duplicate it and apply Filter Factory Gallery F Bubble Distort at default. Change the blend to screen.
 Place your closeup tube on each side,merge then down change the blend to hard light.
Activate this layer, add a new raster layer and flood fill it in a gradient 45 0 repeat linear with the color white and light pink #e9cad0. move this layer above the closeup tubes change the blend to color. 
 Using your freehand selection tool chose the inside of your frame or you can click inside with a magic wand and expand by 5.Invert your selection and delete all the excess layers except for your main tube in the center. we will deal with her later.
Free hand select a rectangular portion of her skirt to create a patter to place in our material palette.
 Copy/Paste as a new image then add to the foreground. place the pink color we used in the gradient as our fill. Draw an elliptical shape down on the bottom of our tag using the  carded cluster as our guide. once done convert to raster, duplicate mirror and merge them down. click the pink layer promote the layer then delete it on the original post. Duplicate the patterned out line three times. add a drop to the bottom and noise to the top three. close the top two layers of the outline.
 On the pink arcs duplicate them twice and apply Filter Factory Gallery G Fractal Magic2 at these settings:
Change control 3 to 164 on the next layer then 255 on the last layer. close the top two layers.
Change the blend to the carded clusters to hard light.
 Activate the top clusters and delete the over hang on the gradient layer over the closeup tube and the closeup tube layer. this is to clean up the image abit.
Using your patter again background set too null and line style dots size width 3 draw a  rectangle on top of the frame. Duplicate it twice and apply noise to each layer.
Type the word yummy in the pharmacy font sized20 in white  drop shadow 0,0,5, 100.
Free hand select the cherry from the tube and place between the wording.
Duplicate your tube three times . place two of them above the frame layer. Add a drop shadow to both bottom tubes of the pair. on the top of the pair change the blend to soft light. close the top two pair above the frame for now. Activate the frame background invert and delete the tubes excess. Open the tube layers and erase the parts over hanging except for the top of her hair and her elbow.
 Crop your tag. Add your name in the color white with a stroke of 1 in the pink we used earlier.
 Add the artist URL and your license number.
 To animate your tag copy merged copies of the different layers. You should have three frames in AS when you are done.
 Apply image transition fade to each frame then select all change the frame properties to 10 and save as a GIF.
 Thanks for looking

Sunday, June 10, 2012

2015 Sun Glare

KIT-Skully Shores
DESIGNER-Designs by Sarah - buy it here
TUBE-Lix  TUBES CAN BE PURCHASED HERE
LINKS UPDATED 2015
MASK WSL 
FONT 2 peas ragtag

Start with a 600 by 600 workspace flood filled in white
Place frame 3 then your tube behind it and paper 3 behind it. Apply your mask to the paper layer, merge group,duplicate and merge down.
Resize wave doodle by 80% then free hand rotate 90 to the left , duplicate, mirror. merge and add noise at 100 monochrome.
Place lifesaver2 to the top left.
 Resize gem2 by 50% and ribbon4 by 80%. Free rotate the ribbon 20 to the left.
 place the dun glare to the top right on top of the frame.
Place sand 3 at the bottom on top of the frame and apply the mask. merge group, duplicate three times then merge down. Resize sand1 by 70%,duplicate mirror and flip.
place shell2, resize sunglasses2 by 80%, free rotate it 20 to the left and place clam1 and drink1.
 Select your tube layer. Freehand select the hand, arm and portion blocked by the frame. promote the layer and move to the top layer of the tag.
 Add your name,license number and artist URL.
 Thanks for looking

Tag Showoff and Snags For Carita Scraps



Scrapkit called Gennsdiy Koufay 74-1 by CrazyCarita Scraps The tube I used is by Gennadiy Koufay Found at CDO for purchase. i bought mine from CILM
 made some snags posted below click to enlarge






Friday, June 8, 2012

SOAK UP THE SUN

TUBE-Scarlett
ARTIST-Egoform 
FTU KIT-Summer Fun
DESIGNER-Sarah founnd here
MASK WSL 47 found here
FONT OF CHOICE
FILTERS/PLUGINS:
EYE CANDY 4 CORONA AND GRADIENT GLOW
EYE CANDY 5 IMPACT-PERSPECTIVE SHADOW

Start with a 600 by 600
place the pool in the center and move down towrads the  bottom.
Add your tube twice. On the top tube apply a drop shadow of 3,-4,38,8 black. This is your drop fro the entire tag.
On the bottom tube apply Eye Candy 5 Impact Perspective Shadow at reflex in front with these setting:
then move the nodes to pull the reflection under the tube.
Shown below
Once added lower the opacity to 50 so you can see the pool element. erase the reflection the is past the water's edge in the pool.
Resize trees by 50%,duplicate and mirror.
Resize sand by 70% and place under the pool layer. Duplicate and resize by 50% place over the trees layer.
Place the water element under the sand layers,duplicate and mirror.
Place paper2 under all these layers then apply the mask to the trees,water,sand and paper layers.
Merge groups then duplicate the sand layer until you can see the tree stumps. then merge them down with the water,trees and sand.
Resize the sun by 25% and duplicate. Apply Eye Candy Corona at these settings:
color pick the color from the sun then apply.
 Merge them down then duplicate the sun move one below the masked layers and the other move between the water/sand/tree layer and the paper layer. Change this sun's blend to hard light.
 Resize flip flops by 70% free hand rotate 15 to the left.
 Place the crab to the right and resize the sun glasses by 50%
 Place the word art, your name, license number and artist URL.
 Thanks for looking