Friday, May 31, 2013

Teal Dream

Kit-Crazy Carita- Vintage Angel 
Tube Jennifer Janesko found here for purchase
Mask of choice
Font of choice
Mura Meister Copies
Xenofex2 Constellations

Start a workspace 700 by 700 flood filled in white
Place el14, click inside the frame, expand by 2 add paper7 invert selections and delete excess.
 Place your tube to the left under the frame change the blend to luminance and delete the excess.
Free rotate el9 90 to the left, duplicate.flip and merge, Duplicate again mirror and merge.
Place el16 and apply Mura Meister Copies encircle at default , resize at 80% and place at the top and both sides of the frame.
Add paper5 and apply your mask
Resize el6 by 50%, duplicate and change the blend to the top one to multiply.
Add paper4 behind it and freehand select using the rectangle selection tool a drape size behind it, invert and delete.
Resize el5 and 13 by 25% and place at each corner.
Resize el12 by 50% and apply Mura Meister Copies _Glob at these settings:

resize el 3,10 and 15 by 50%
Place wordart, name,artist CR, URL, your license number and tag line
Thanks for looking
Below is the animated version


Kit-Seaside by ChiChi Designz found here for purchase
Tube-Misticheskaya found here for purchase
Eye Candy4 Gradient glow
Eye Candy 5 Impact-Glass
Eye CandyTextures -Marble
( Optional to use. Used only on the name)

Start with a 700by700 workspace flood filled in white
Place frame on to the canvas.
Add circles around the frame.
 Add paper7 behind the frame resize it by 80%, duplicate it change the blend to multiply and merge down. Freehand select the inside of the frames, activate the paper layer, invert selection and hit delete.
Resize boat1 by 35% and palm tree by 80%
Place the sand towards the bottom and then place your main tube.
Add pearls to the bottom of the tag.
 Resize  the wordart,grass, grass2, buoy and the light house by 50%
 Resize seagull1 and water splatter by 35%
 Add your name, Artist URL ,CR, Your license number and tag line Thanks for looking

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Fit To be Tied

Bonus Tube By Barbara Jensen found here
Kit By Crazy Carita Called Tied and True that matches the bonus tube found here for purchase.

Open a workspace 650x650
Place el 17 onto the canvas. Place el 16c on each corner of the frame.
Resize el9b by 25% and place on each side of the diamond shape of the frame.
Click inside the frame with your magic wand and expand by 2, add a new raster layer paste paper into selection. Resize el39 by 65% and place the face of your tube inside the heart. Activate, invert and delete excess tube change the bend to luminace ,opacity 75 and screen for the heart.
Place el15c to the left behind the frame background, duplicate mirror and merge down.
 Repeat with el37, duplicate and flip.
Place el 15a to the left
Resize el8,36 and 40a by 50%
Resie 25b and 7 by 35%
Add Mura Meister copies glob to one of the flowers with these settings:
Repeat with el23a
 Add your tube your name, the artist CR, URL, your license number and tag line.
 Drop shadow for tag is 4,4,38,4, black
Thanks for looking

The Unveiling

Tube -Unveiled by Barbara Jensen found in pack 42 purchase here

Scrapkit-Sweetness By Crazy Carita found here for purchase
Font fleurie
Mask1 by me PACREAM found here for download

Start a workspace 700 by 700 flood filled in white.
Place paper3 and apply your mask.
Place 10 resize it by 50% place el15 and duplicate it three times. Add a drop shadow to the bottom fence and add noise to the top three layers at 40,42,44 noise monochrome
Place el1 click inside,expand by2, add a new raster layer then paste paper 5 into selection.
Place el 16 between the frame and frame background, duplicate mirror and merge.
Place el7 to the left of the frame, duplicate , resize by 80%, free rotate 90 to the left.
Place you tube in the center of the tag.
Duplicate your tube Add a drop shadow to the bottom tube.
Place el 26 and 21 to the right of the tube.
Duplicate the white rose and resize by 50% and mirror.
Free rotate el 24 20 to the right and resize by 80%
Place el25 to the left and resize el 20 by 50%
Resize el 6 and 28 by 25%
El 13 by 20% then 50% and apply an inner bevel . place under the cage to the left. place the bird above it.
Reszie el 11 and 12 by 50% Duplicate 11 mirror and free  rotate 20 to the left.
Add your name, artist URL and CR. your license number and tag line
 If you wish to animate continue to read otherwise save as a PNG.

 To animate the tag duplicate the tube and free hand select the top and bottom lips. Promote layers individually. so the top and bottom lip promoted to their own layer. Move then inward a bit. then close the layers. using your push tool size ten push the bottom and top lip inward. The use your soften tool the same size to soften the area pushed. Now open the lips layers and adjust if need be then merge the lips layer together and merge down with the duplicated tube call this layer lip adjustment.
Duplicate the lip adjustment tube layer and freehand select the eyeball area on both eyes. Using your paint brush tool color the eyeball area in a new raster layer with this color #1d201e or color pick the eyeshadow. using your lighten/darken tool set to the size 5 lights a small area where the eyeball would rest on the lid. Duplicate this closed lid layer. Closed the duplicate and merge the bottom or original to the duplicate of the lip adjustment tube.
To animate the bird duplicate the bird once and move it on the stick we made a little bit then duplicate again. Free hand select the bird omitting the legs/drumsticks and feet.Promote the layer.
Using you pick tool  rotate the bird beak down alittle, duplicate and repeat two more times moving the bird beak down by rotating .
To animate close all top duplicate layers, merge visible and copy/ paste to your animating program. Repeat this with the rest of the duplicate layers. Reset your animation properties to 21 speed and save as a GIF
 Thanks so much for looking

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Working Hard

Scrapkit-Crew Only by Chichi Designz found here for purchase
Tube-Arthur Crowe male tubes found here
Fonts- Dulicmer JF here and BN Deep Blue here
Eye Candy4-Gradient Glow
Eye Candy Nature-Water Droplets

Animation Shop 3
Image Transition-Fade

Forum tag sized 600 by 300 flood fill in white.
Place element13 on to the canvas.
Resize paper4 by 25% and place in the material palette. Select the bottom portion of the tag  and flood fill with the pattern.
Resize paper2 by 50% place as the last layer of your tag.
Place your tube in several positions on the top portion of your tag and change th blend to soft light.
Select the two lateral / side triangles and add a new raster layer flood fill the layer with a gradient with colors from the kit. i used #f70c20 and #972910 angle 45 linear 10 repeats.
 Duplicate it three times and apply Eye Candy Nature-Water droplets setting set to small condensation.
Add this to each layer changing the seed for each one. close the top three layers for animating later.
Place element 22 on the top and bottom edges of the tag. Duplicate it and free rotate it 90 to the right, duplicate and mirror. Merge them down. Resize element29 by 50% and place at each corner of the tag, merge them down together.
Place your main tube in the center and apply Xero -radiance at default.
Place elemnets 33 and 44 behind the tube layer.
 Resize the elements below as follows
elements 14, 41 and 54 by 25%
elements7, 24 and 37 by 50%
Duplicate the lighted barricade , mirror and merge. Duplicate it again and lighten the lights using the light/darken tool sized 20. Lighten every other light on one layer and lighten the other lights on the other layer
Type out desired wordart sized 45 in white and change the blend to soft light.
 Add a thin border and flood fill with the gradient
Add your name , add a gradient glow to it,the Artist CR, URL,your license number and tag line.
 To animate add all merged layers to your animating program. Once you have all four frames apply an image transition-fade changing the setting 2 and 3 frames. Select all and change the animation properties to 15 save as a GIF

Open a 150 by 180 workspace flood filled in white.
Using your preset shape draw a triangle line width set to 4.
Add a new raster layer and flood fill the triangle with the gradient we used before.
Merge the forum tag and place in the triangle. Select the inside of the triangle with your magic wand and invert selection delete the excess.
 Resize your tube by 50% and place inside the triangle erase the excess.
Repeat with the lighted barricade. Animate the same way you did with the forum tag. Add the artist CR and your license number save as a GIF.
 Thanks for looking

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Love in Tokyo

Scraps by Crazy Carita Called Tokyo Love 
 Tube by Sonia Roji 
Font Konuciuz font found here
Mura Mister Copies Encircle

Open a new workspace sized 650 by 650 flood filled in white
Place el 17 onto the canvas and duplicate. Resize by 65% and place to the left. Duplicate, mirror and merge down with the one on the left.
Place el 28 and apply Mura Meister Copies Encircle.
Increase canvas size to 700 by 700
Post the element again, flip then apply Encircle again, Duplicate  this layer again and add Gaussian Blur by 5
Place el14c under the blurred layer towards the bottom.
Place el4 to the left above the resized frame. Duplicate and mirror.
Place el5 over the frame, duplicate and mirror.
Click inside the frame , expand by 3, add a new raster layer and paste paper 7 into selection.
 Resize el18 by 80%, click inside, expand by 3 , add a new raster layer and paste  paper4 into selection.
Place el1 to the left inside the window frame then place your main tube on top of the frame, duplicate the tube , add gaussian blur of 5 and change the blend mode to screen.  On the bottom tube apply Xero porcelin with the settings set to red channel 255, green and blue at 0. On the top tube Lower the opacity to 80 then merge down.
Resize el3a by 50% and place by the buttocks on the right.
Place el16 to the left , select the portion of the tube, promote the layer and erase the excess.
Resize el 5 and el 23 by 50% and place on each side see tag for reference.
Resize el24 by65% fre rotate 90 to the left and place to the left, Duplicate it and mirror.
Resize el17b by 80%,sharpen more then place between the flowers.
 Mirror el9resize by 50%
Place your name,artist CR,URL,your license number an tag line.
 Thanks for looking

Friday, May 24, 2013

Hot Spring

Scrapkit- Sonia Roji 4-2 by Chichi Designz found here for purchase
Tube- Sonia Roji found here at  for purchase
Font- Engrossing script found here for download
Mask- Chas3mask found here for download

Eye Candy4-Gradient Glow
Mura Meister -Copies-encircle
Filter Unlimited2-Render-Clouds

Start with a 600 by 600 workspace flood filled in white
Resize frame2 by 90%, using your magic wand  selections-float-modify-expand by 3.
 Add a new raster layer and copy/paste paper5 into selection. Move this under the frame layer.
Duplicate the frame background and change the blend to multiply.
Place your tube on top of the frame , duplicate it, add Gaussian Blur 5 to the top tube and change the blend soft light.
Duplicate the bottom tube and move it below the frame layer above the frame background. Move to the right a bit and repeat the same treatment written above. Merge the two tubes under the frame layer and change the blend to soft light. Activate the frame background layer selections-float-invert selection and delete the tube's excess.
Place the cluster under this tube layer.
Resize the tree element by 50% and apply Mura Meister Copies-encircle.
Change the settings to number-16 and shift x and y to 57.
 Move this layer under the frame background layer and resize by 95%
Place paper1 behind this layer and resize it by 80%. Apply chas3 mask, merge group, duplicate and merge down. Using your pick tool  set to scale pull the nodes to the edges of the workspace.
Resize flower by 80%, mirror and place to the bottom right of the top tube layer.
Free rotate the vines element 90 to the left and place to the right under the frame layer,duplicate and mirror.
Place the sparkles element under the tube layer towards the bottom and the fireflies towards the center.
Place grass2 under these layers towards the bottom of the tag.
 Resize the clouds by 80%place to the left, duplicate mirror and merge down. Duplicate,resize by 80% flip and move down to the bottom of the tag.
 Resize flowers by 40% and place at the bottom of the tube's left leg.
 Duplicate the flowers and resize by 80% again placing it around the frame as desired.
Resize wordart by 50% and place o the right.
Resize the bird by 20% and butterflies by 50%
Color pick two colors from your kit. i used the dark orange from the wordart and the lighter orange from the paper used as the frame background.
Type your name and apply Filters unlimited2 -Render- clouds then apply Eye Candy4 -Gradient glow to the name. I used three colors the dark orange, green and white,
Drop shadow used in this tag was 3,3,35,black 6
Add your artist CR,URL and your license number
 Save as a PNG.
 Thanks for looking

Saturday, May 18, 2013

I Love Rock N Roll

Tube used in this tutorial is called Anita Joy by Barbara Jensen found here for purchase
Click the banner to sang this Layered pack 41
Kit used in this tut is called Rock On by Crazy Carita purchased here

Filters/Plugins used:
Eye Candy 4 Gradient Glow, HSB Noise
Filters Unlimited-Sandflower specials-Pool Shadow Framed

Fonts Used:
Mr Canfields sized 125 pixels
Iskoola Pota sized 400 pixels
 mask of choice
Drop shadow used- 3,337,6 black
Canvas size 650 by 650 flood filled background in white
Animation program used- Jasc Animation Shop3

Tube Dressing:
Layered tube used
Open layers
Belly Chain-Black
Small Bracelet-Black
Hip Tattoo-red blue
Lips-Dark Red
Eye shadow-blue
Dark makeup
Anita Joy no arm Tattoo
Merge visible,copy and paste to a new canvas and hide the layer

Tag assembly
Place EL5 onto the canvas and duplicate it.
Place EL1 behind the wordart to the top left.
Place EL18 above the wordart layer and move up slightly.
Resize EL2 by 50%, duplicate and mirror
Place EL3 behind the wordart to the top right.
Unhide your tube and move above the wordart layer. Match the traffic sign height.
Resize EL23 by 80% and place behind the tube layer.Match the left corner of the net to the vinyl and erase the over hang past the sign on the right.
Using the Iskoola Pota font sized 400 in caps Type the letter "I" in the color black and convert to raster.
Open your Closeup tube dressed in red hair and dark red lips. Apply Xero Emphasis to the tube. Adjust the settings of this filter by color picking the blue from the tattoo and the red from the tattoo and click ok.
Align the portion of the tube over the letter I, Activate the letter layer-Selections-Select all-Selections -Float-Selections-invert , highlight the closeup tube layer and hit your delete key on your keyboard.
Duplicate the closeup tube layer three times. you should have four layers. Crop your tag.
Apply Sandflower-Pool Shadow framed to the top closeup tube layer. Settings as follows- Leave the intensity and lightness at default and change the sliders for each closeup layer, renaming the layers to the number we slide the settings to. the top closeup to is at 51, the next layer at 71,the next layer at 100 and the last at 133. close the top three layers for use in animating the tag later.
We are now gonna create our outline using the EL14. Open this element and using your selection tool select a rectangle shape choosing the center gems area. Copy and paste this as a new image.
 Apply Effects-Image Effects-Seamless Tiling-Settings as follows:
Click the foreground area in your materials palette and click the pattern box, search for the image and click ok.
Activate the letter layer, add a new raster layer and flood fill with your new pattern, sharpen apply Selections-select all-float-modify-contract by 1, Selections-Invert and hit delete on your keyboard.
Duplicate the letter layer and apply Eye Candy Gradient glow setting to fat and size at 3 softness at 0 place this color #b8913c  or color of choice as your first slider and black in your second slider and click ok.
Resize EL21 by 65% and place above the tube layer moving the edge of the piano keys to appear as if it is wrapped around the tube.
Place EL 26 under the piano keys, duplicate and flip. Place the flipped sparkles as the last layer of the tag.
Resize EL4 by 95% and free rotate it 90 to the right. Then I thought too much LOL Rotate it back 10 to the left.
Resize EL12 by 50% and place to the left covering the sharp edge of the keys.
Place EL28 on to the tag and trim it using your rectangular selection tool. First select the first section on the left with the heart and letter "I". Hit delete on your keyboard. Then trim the right side to match the amount on the left.
Now  got to Image-Free Rotate- Rotate 10 to the Left.
Using your magic wand select the black area of your trimmed wordart.
Promote the layer and close the original.
click inside the lettering and expand by 2. Add a new raster layer and flood fill with the gemmed pattern we made.
Duplicate it three times , You should have four layers. Apply Eye Candy4 HSB at default to the top layer and hit seed for each of the other layers. close the top three layers fro animating layer.
Activate the black layer again and promote the layer you should have a thin black outline of the lettering. Repeat the duplication shown above but instead of apply HSB noise apply Xenofex2 constellations at settings of choice. Close the top three layers.
Open EL11 and resize at 50% and place to the bottom right.
 Using your pick tool mode set to free. move the two top corner nodes in a little and the bottom center node up to appear like the headphones are leaning.
 Using the Iskool Pota font sized 10 and type the artist CR, URL, Your license number and tag line.
Using the color #972910 and the gemmed pattered at a stroke of 1 type your name.
Save as a PNG if you are not animating.

Animation Portion
To animate this tag copy and paste a merged version of the tag as a new animation.
Un merge visible and close the bottom duplicate layers that were open. then open the next set of duplicate layers. Merge visible and copy paste to Animation shop after current layer. Repeat this function until you have four frames in AS.
Select all in Animation shop Choose Animation-Frame Properties-display time to 15. Click OK and save as a GIF.
 Thanks so much for looking

Friday, May 3, 2013

Dragon Lady

Scrapkit by Crazy Carita called DragonsLand 
Tube by Vinegar Now Sold here
Font-Draggletail found here
VM Extravaganza-linear Transmissions
Eye Candy5 Impact-Chrome
Mura Meister Copies-Encircle

Open a 700 by 700 workspace floodfilled in white
 Place el5 onto the canvas and apply Mura Meister Copies Encircle with these settings:
Change the number to 8 and both shift to 60 all other parameters remain the same.
Sharpen then place fr1 over it. Using your magic wand click inside the frame and expand by 2, activate the encircled button layer and promote the layer, then take paper2 and add a new raster layer. Paste into selection change the blend mode to the promoted layer to overlay.
 Duplicate the encircled button layer and resize it at 50% . Move to the top left corner,duplicate,mirror and merge then down. Then duplicate again and flip.
Place Fr3 over Fr1 and click inside,expand by 2 , add a new raster layer and paste the paper again into selection. Change the blend to hard light.
Resize el1 and el 3 at 50%. and place on fr1.
Resize el12 by 25% and place under the dragon. Duplicate , free rotate it 90 to the left  and place it on the left corner of Fr3, Duplicate and mirror.
Place your close up tube mirrored.
Resize el 11 at25% and el7 at 50%
Resize el2,el9 and el14c at 80%
el2b and el24 at 50%
and place el 25 to the bottom right. Close your background layer,merge visible and copy your tag. Paste at the last layer and apply Gaussian blur at 8 then apply VM extravaganza linear transmissions at default.
Type your name in the font sized 125 pixels in black then apply Eye Candy Chrome at default. Contract at 3, promote layer and copy paste the paper we used before into selection. Change the blend mode to Hard light.
 Add your CR info, Artist URL, your license number and tagline.
 Thanks for looking