Friday, November 29, 2013

Tag Showoff using Abstract Creations

IB Sebastien Serrano 3-1 is available for purchase at CDO
 Tube used in the tag above is by Amy Matthews sold at CDO

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Midnight Wedding 3 piece Tag

Tube used in this tag set is by Barbara Jensen called Midnight Wedding
It is a bonus tube given to you after a 10 dollar tube purchase at Barbara Jensen
The kit  made by Crazy Carita called Midnight Wedding can be found here for purchase.

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Timeless Beauty Tags and Snags

Tag is made with Maxine Gadd tube found at CDO for purchase
The kit used is by Chi Chi Designz Called IB Maxine Gadd 17-1 found here for purchase
Here are some snags made with this kit
Click each one to enlarge then right click and save

Friday, November 22, 2013

Burning Attitude

Tube by Dave Nestler found at CDO
Kit  called IB-Sebastein Serrano 2-1 by Abstract Creations
Found here for purchase

Mask 56 by Moonbeams and spiderwebs found here for download
Font called anarchy
Eye Candy4 HSB noise 
 Filters Unlimited -Render

Open a new canvas 600 by 600
Add paper 2 and apply your mask. Merge group and move to the left, duplicate the masked paper, move to the right then merge down.
Resize frame3 by 80%, click inside the frame , expnad your selections by 2 , add a new raster layer and flood fill in black.
Apply Filters Unlimited -Render- Clouds foreground and background( make sure black and white are in your color palette)
Place element 23 on top of the frame.
Place element16 on each side of the frame then merge them down. Resize by 50% move to the left, duplicate mirror and merge down. Move these flames in from of your cityscape and then apply HSB noise to your flames.
Duplicate the flames layer again and resize by 50% then place them behind the cityscape.
Place element 29 on top of the frame behind the city.
Mirror element4 and place to the left,Resize element 10 by 10% then 50% and place over the headlight.
Resize elements 8 and 11 by 80%
Resize element 3 by 35% and free rotate it 10 to the left.
Add your tube, your name, artist URL and CR
Below is an animated version of this tag
Thanks for looking

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Festival of Lights

Kit by Karra's Kreative Korner called Dwali Wishes found here for purchase
Tube by Keith Garvey found here for purchase
Font- Channel
Mask By Karra found here for download

Start with a workspace 600 by 600
place paper 15 and apply mask
Place frame3 in the center of the canvas, free hand select the center of the frame, Place paper12 invert selections and delete. 
Resize the india skyline by 72%, activate the paper background layer, invert selections and delete the excess.
Resize frame 4 by 50% and place on each side of the frame. Merge down then place paper 7 behind the frames. Click inside, expand the selections by 3, invert selections then hit delete.
Place leaves3 above the two frames layer
Place the fireworks under frame 3 to the top left.
Place your tube to the right and the wordart at the base of the frame
Resize elements
 Flower4,Candles and luminaries by 25%
Dishes 50%
rice, gift1 by 30%
Place glitter swirl
 your name, Artist URL, CR and your License number
 Thanks for looking

Frosty Winter

Tube by Jessica Dougherty found here for purchase
Scraps by Redefined Designs called Winter Frost purchase it here
Mask by moonbeams and spiderwebs found here
Font- Rhubarb Pie
Eye Candy 5 Nature- Snow Drift and Icicles
drop shadow  3,3,44,8, black

start with a 600 by 600 workspace
Place frame 1 on to the canvas, click inside with your magic wand and expand your selection by 13.
Add a new raster layer then copy/paste paper 5 into selections, move under the frame.
Size winter bling down by 80% then type Frosty in the Rhubarb font sized 200. Apply Eye Candy Nature icicles at default then apply snow drift  first flakes height of the drift to 3.
Resize wagon wheel  and winter tree by 40% Apply Snow drift effects to the wheel.
Resize snow by 80% then place rocks and cluster3
Add drop shadow to all elements then merge all elements except for the background. Resize by 80%, crop your tag and sharpen.
Resize tree2 by 50% and place to the left.
Add your tube, duplicate , change the blend to the top tube to screen opacity to 63.
 Crop again then add paper and apply your mask.
Resize sparkles by 80% and place under the tube layers
Add your name apply snow drift effects
Add your artist URL, CR and your license number
 Thanks for looking

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Tag using White Fantasy

Tube by Zindy S.D. Neilsen found her for purchase
Scrapkit by Chic Chi Designz called White Fantasy found here for purchase

Monday, November 11, 2013


Tube used for this tag is by Barbara Jensen found here for purchase
Scrap kit by Crazy Carita Called My Africa Found here for purchase
Fire animation by simone found here for download
Fonts used Wild Africa and Kallamar
Fall Mask by DD found here for download
Greg's Factory Output-Pool Shadow
Xero- Fritillary
Eye Candy4 Bevel Boss and Gradient glow

Start with a workspace sized 600 by 600
Reduce element2 by 90 and pace paper4 behind it. click inside and expand selections by 2, invert selections then delete the paper excess.
Reduce element 18 by 80% move to the right
Then using your Wild Africa font pixel size set to 850 type the letter x , convert to raster then place paper 6 over it, invert selections and delete the paper excess.
Add your tube and apply Effects- Photo Effects- film and filters- vibrant foliage then apply again vivid skin tones.
Resize the following elements
6 by 90%
8 by 35%
13 by 15%
21 by 50%
Add element 10 and erase any part of the staff hanging past the tag.
Place element 30 free rotate it 90 to the right, expand selections by 2, add a new raster layer flood fill in a gold gradient and add Xero fritillary to the layer.
Add paper 10 as your last layer then apply your mask.
 Add your name and apply Bevel boss setting to carve with lip
Then add a gradient glow medium in orange.
 Add your artist URL,CR and your license number.
To animate open your animation by Simone it has 16 layers.
Duplicate the AFrica word art three times. You should have four layers then apply Greg's Factory Output pool shadow for each layer. Change the sliders for each layer to your liking.
 On the Continent Africa duplicate it 4 times. Apply Effects -illumination effects- lights
set to these settings :

Change the darkness slider with each layer
Copy/paste each merged layer to animation shop. you should have four frames. Copy all four frames and paste behind the last frame  until you have 16 frames total.
Select all on your fire animation then paste onto the 16 selected merged tag. Save as a GIF.
Thanks for looking