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Thursday, February 28, 2013

Tag featuring CrazyCarita Scraps and Barbara Jensen Artwork


Tag made above is showcasing the new tubes Pack 39 by Barbara Jensen and Crazy Carita Romantic moment scrap kit
 Head over to BarbaraJensentubes.com store and get yours today
Below are snags to all to enjoy
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Friday, February 15, 2013

Totally Steamed


Supplies:
Layered tube 38-1 by Barbara Jensen found here for  purchase
Scraps used is by Crazy Carita named Steampunked found here for purchase
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Mask used mask 34 by moonbeams and spiderwebs found here for download
Font used Chateau
Filters/Plugins:
Sandflower-Pool Shadow
Drop Shadow for tag-2,-4,40,8 black

 Open a new canvas sized 650 by 650 and flood fill background in white.
Add paper 10 and apply your mask. Merge group,duplicate and merge down,duplicate again,mirror and merge down again.
Place el4 and paper6 right under it. Resize the paper by 50 then 80 percent and apply Sandflower -Pool Shadow at default.
Place el28 to the irght of the frame, duplicate,mirror and move behind the frame, Duplicate the mirrored element and flip.
 Add el 16 to the top right,duplicate and mirror.
Place el10 top center, resize el3 by 80% and duplicate.Place both lights to the left of the frame.
Using your selection tool set to rectangular shape select the glass and light bulb of the left lighting fixture, promote layer and change the blend to overlay.Duplicate it change the blend to dodge and opacity to 78.
Resize el1 by 50% and place to the right of the frame above the ivy.
Add the following elements above the frame.
El8,resized el22 at 80% and el11 by 50%.
Free rotate el21 90 to the left and place el6 on top of it.
Resize your layered tube by 80% and place to the right a bit, duplicate add Gaussian blur 6, change the blend to multiply and opacity to 78%
Resize the following elements
el 30 and el 23 at 25%
el 14 and 9 at 65%
el 12,15, 27 and 29 at 50%
 Free rotate el 15 and 12  90 to the right and el 29 20 to the right.
Using the pick tool set to shift alter and move the two right nodes on el9 to appear leaning a bit. Sharpen when done.
Free rotate el 26 90 to the right  then mirror.

Drop shadow all elements and bottom tube. Using your erasure tool erase a bit of the top portion of the lock. Repeat with the jeweled chain and key.
Add your name using paper 1 in your material palette  Add a border sized 1, then add a new raster layer flood fill with a brass gradient and drop shadow. Add an inner bevel to the original name with these settings:
bevel-1 width17 
image numbered from top to bottom-56,20,30,44
light numbered from top to bottom-315,49,21 
color white

Add your artist copyright,URL and your license number
 Thanks for looking


Monday, February 11, 2013

Hearts Desire




Supplies:
CrazyCarita Scraps called Strawberry Kisses Found here for purchase
Tube Barbara Jensen Found here for purchase
Mask of choice
Font of choice
Filters/plugins:
Mura Meister Copies-Encircle
Xenofex2-Constellions and Flag
VM Natural-Sparkle
Eye Candy 5 Impact-Glass
Xero-Soft Mood
Greg's Factory-Pool Shadow

Start off with a new canvas sized 600 by 600 flood filled in white.
Place el7,duplicate and change the blend to the top to multiply then merge down
Duplicate , resize, free rotate a little to the right and place above the original frame.
 Place pp3 under the larger frame, erase overhang and apply Greg's Factory Output-Pool Shadow at desired settings,
Place el4 above the paper and change the blend to hard light and opacity to 60
Place el17 to the right behind the frame and paper, duplicate, mirror,flip and merge them down.
Place el13 and apply MuraMeister copies-encircle and duplicate three times. On the bottom circle apply a drop shadow. On the top three apply Xenofex2-Constellations and change the seed for each one. Close the top two circles.
P;ace pp1 as the last layer and apply your mask.
Place el13 on top of the heart frame and sharpen more. using your free hand selection tool   feather set to 19 select the center gem and promote the layer. Duplicate it three times and apply Xenofex2 Flag at these settings:
Simplified mode unchecked, all sliders set to 100 and check all attachments in the boxes. Apply seed to each layer. Once done duplicate the bottom flagged gem and  change the blend to hard light and merge down. On the top flagged gem change the blend to screen and merge down. Close the top two gems.
Place your main tube behind the smaller heart frame to the left, duplicate and apply Xero Soft Mood at default to the top tube and change the blend to soft light
 Place el 15 and 19 to hide the hard edges of the tube.
 place el11 a couple of times behind the smaller frame, resize and mirror.
Clikc inisde the smaller frame and place pp4 behind it. Move the paper to showcase the black and red colors of the paper invert and delete. Place your tube resized at 80% and blended using Luminace(L) and opacity at 50%.
Mirror el17 and place on the left side of the tube showing the rose inside the frame. erase any overhang and any part blocking your tube. Change the blend to exclusion and duplicate it twice. Apply Xenofex2 to each layer changing the seed using these settings:
2,100,100,0,21 angle at 45.
Eye Candy5Impact Glass,VM Natural Sparkle and Eye Candy4 Gradient glow was used on the name
Add your name,artist URL and your license number.
To animate Copy paste a merged version of your tag to your animating program. Then close the duplicate used and open the next set. Repeat until you have three frames and save as a GIF.
 Thanks for looking
Non-animated version below