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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Spring Has Sprung



Tube used is by Alehandra Vanhek of picsfordesign.com
FTU kit by Tasha's Playground called Spring Fling found here for download
 Font Honeybee
Eye Candy Gradient glow for the name
 Open a workspace 650 by 650
 Place frame3 and rotate it 90 to the left
 Click inside with your magic wand, expand the selection by 2,paste paper5 as a new raster layer, invert selections and delete the excess.
Place cloud2 to the top right, reduce the size of the sun by 50% and place to the top left
Place the background element on top of the frame layer. Duplicate it and resize by 50%, Duplicate the smaller version and place on each side of the original background element.
Select the large background layer and modify- contract by 10, add a new raster layer copy/paste paper2 into selections, Contract by 20 and delete. Click the original background element and promote the layer. Add your closeup tube, change the blend to screen, invert selections and delete the excess.
Place tree2 behind the background element layer on the left. Place again on the right but above the background and mirror.
Merge the two little background layer elements and contract the selection as we did before. Add a new raster layer copy/paste paper1 into selection.
Reduce the size of frame 2 by 50%, duplicate, mirror,flip and move together. Then merge them together.
Reduce the size of paper4 to 50% ans move the green portion of the paper behind the frame, invert selections and delete the excess.
Reduce the size of the following elements:
Grass 80%
Bug 35%
leaf, flower1, flower3, mushroom, chick pop,clip ,Spaltter. raspberries and wordart by 50%
Add your tube and reduce the size to fit i did mine by 50%
Add your name, artist URL, CR and your license number
Thanks for looking

Monday, January 27, 2014

Parisian Love Tag

Tag made with Barbara Jensen new tube Called Cherry Blossom found in pack 53
Found here for purchase
Kit by Crazy Carita Love In Paris 
Found here for purchase


Sunday, January 26, 2014

Love That Lasts




Tube usedis by Alex Pridhodko
Kit used is called A Love that last Collab by Crazy Carita and Dee'sSign Depot
Found here for purchase
Both kits were used in this tut
Font Nelson Script
Mask Dee's mask found in her kit pictured above
All filters used are found in PSP
Drop shadow 2,2,10 , 35 black
Open a new canvas 650 by 650 
From Dee's kit you will need to resize the following elements
 Frame 3 by 80%
element 3 by 35%
15 and 21 25%
12, 19 and24 by 50%
eleement 25 by 80%
used the mask  and paper2
Merge group of the mask resize by 50%
 From Crazy Carita's Kit
no sizing for9,10
8 and21 at 35%
22 at 90%
6, 14 and 24 at 50%
33 at 10%
Paper1 paste into selection
 Tube prep This tube has many layers. I used the red hair, deep red lipstick, red necklace, red dress and jewelry glitter layer for this tag.
 To assemble this tag place Frame 3 then el22 on top of it.
Click inside the frame, expand the selection by 3, add a new raster layer and copy paste paper1 from Carita's kit into selection. mirror it so the green color shows.
Resize your tube about twice I did it by 50% then 75% and place to the left on top of the two frames.
 Then paste the tube again, mirror it and place to the right. Resize it about 75%. Change the blend to screen and opacity to 49%
Activate the frame background, invert selections and delete the tube's excess.
Place element9 from Carita kit under the tube change the blend to luminance. Erase the tube portion the rose touches so the blend will be on the paper and not the tube color.
Place the sparkle scatter on the bottom of the tag.
Place el 14 to the right, duplicate, mirror and merge them down move this behind the frame background.
Place the resize masked paper to the left, Use you pick tool to gauge the size, duplicate and move it to the center, duplicate again and move to the right. merge the three masked paper down. duplicate and move up to the center, duplicate again and move to the top. You can merge all these together when you are done.
Free rotate the tag 90 to the right and erase the string. Place the bow and tassel on top.
Place the large vine element on the bottom then place the angel to the left behind the vines and the metal heart towards the bottom.
Duplicate the candle twice so you have three candles. arrange the red gems on the candles.
Flip the smaller vines on place on top of the group of candles, duplicate and mirror move back o the candles.
place the flowers around the vines resizing them by 80%, flipping them and mirror them each time you place them on the tag again.
Plcae the sparkle as you wish. Add a drop shadow to all elements  except for the sparkle scatter. that one add a smaller sharper drop shadow. i used 1,1,25,2 black.
Close the backgroun and masked layers. Merge visible your tag and copy the layer. Unmerge your tag them Copy paste on the top layer as a new layer.
This is a copy of your tag we will apply a filter to this layer( this is optional- I am using PSP X2)
 Go To ADJUST-FILL FLASH( it is found on the bottom of your menu) and apply at these settings:
0,-77
Change the blend to Multiply
This will deepen all the colors of your tag.
Un hide the masked layer
Add your name in a gold gradient and convert to raster.
Duplicate the name and apply 
EFFECTS-TEXTURE EFFECTS-EMBOSS
Change the blend to the top signature to color, merge down and add a drop shadow.
Add your artist CR, URL and your License number.
Thanks so much for looking.

Friday, January 24, 2014

Stupid Cupid

Kit used in this tag is called Stupid Cupid found here for purchase
Tube used is by Barbara Jensen Found here for purchase


Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Dream Guy Forum Set





Kit by PinkParadox Productions called Angel Kisses found here for purchase
Font used Parchment

Open a 600 by 300 canvas
Resize Frame1 by 40%
Element 34 and 52 by 50%
element 50 by 25%
element 165 by 80% and duplicate to darken
Place element 79 behind the frame
Place paper 13 behind the frame and 25 as the tag's background.
Use frame14 as a texture for the top and bottom half of the tag's border.
The top border is sized 1 pixel flood filled in a metal gradient and the second border is sized 6 pixels flood filled with a color of the tube.
Add your tube on to your canvas. I used the groom tube and clothing layers sold at picsfordesign.com
Place element 153 a couple of times on the tag.
Add the tube on top of the frame background and change the blend to soft light.
Add your name in a gradient that matches your tube and add a 1 pixel outline in the metal gradient.
Add your artist URL, CR and your license number.

To make the avatar open a new canvas size 150 by 150. Merge the tag without the borders, name and artist info. Paste on tot the canvas and resize by 50%
Move to the desired part of the tag you want to use.
Crop your tag and make your borders.
Add your initial, artist CR and your license number
Thanks for looking

Be My Love


Artist-Zlata M found at picsfordesign.com
 FTU Kit by Tashaplayground called Vintage Valentine found here for download
Mask by Trese 296 download here
Font Etharning no12
 
 Open a 600 by 600 workspace
 Place frame 3 on to the canvas
Place paper3 behind the frame, click inside the frame with your magic wand and expand the selections by 3, promote the paper then apply your mask to the original paper.
Place a closeup tube of the artist you are using in the frame background and change the blend to soft light.
 Place Frame1 to the right, duplicate and mirror. move this below the promoted paper layer.
Resize chain by 80% twice
 button by 25% then 80%
 Owl 50%
bicycle and clock by  80%
Place the books,Leaf and your main tube.
Add your name,apply eye candy 4 glass and gradient glow
 add your artist CR , URL and your license number .
 Thanks for looking

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Sweet Sweet Love 3 Piece set



Tube used is a bonus by Barbara Jensen
You can get the NEW bonus tube by buying $10 worth of tubes
Kit by Crazy Carita called Hug Me Tight
found here for purchase

Fonts used are Shaloanak Script and Challiot
Mask of choice
Eye Candy Gradient Glow and Mura Meister Copies were the filter used

Start the tag with a 650 by 650 canvas
Open element 9 and reduce the size by 35% and again by 80%
Duplicate it three times and move then side by side, close the background layer and merge visible.
Using your magic wand click inside the little frame and expand by 4.
Add a new raster layer
Copy/paste paper8 into selections. Duplicate this layer and move behind the other three little frames.
Using the Challiot font in caps type out each letter with a stroke of 2 gold gradient and convert to raster. Then move them into each of the frames.
Activate each letter and contract your selections by 2.
Apply Inner bevel at these settings:

Close off the background layer then merge visible
Resize element 2 by 80% and element 14 by 50%
Duplicate the oval frame and place on each side of the gold frame.
Using paper9, add a new raster layer for each frame background and copy/paste the paper into selections
Resize element 3 ,5 and 19 by 25%
Place the florals on top of the frame, duplicate mirror and merge.
Place the falling ivy on each side of the frames( see tag for reference)
Apply Mura Meister Copies- glob to the leaves at these settings:

place on the right side then duplicate and mirror. Place on both the bottom and the top of the frames see tag as reference.
Resize element 12 and 13 at 30%
Apply a sparkle to the meshed heart if you desire. I used Xenofex2- constellations small stars settings
Add element 8 resized at 75% and your tube.
Duplicate your tube and apply Effects-Photo Effects- Film and filters-Glamour
Resize elemnt3 by 30% free rotate it 90 to the left
Add paper 10 as your background and apply your mask of choice
Add your name, artist URL, CR and your license number.

To make this a three piece set I used the tag above to make my forum and avatar.

Close the background, CR, name, rose, love wordart and tube layer
Merge visible and copy paste to a new canvas size 600 by 300.
Move down to fit. Place paper 10 as your background.
Resize your tube by 80% and place
Place the rose around the bottom several times
Resize the love wordart by 50% sharpen and place one on the left above the tube layer and the one on the right behind the tube layer.
Crop your tag then activate your background layer, selections- Modify- Selections borders at size 2 , Go to the top layer of your tag and add a new raster layer flood fill in a gold gradient.
Apply Effects – Edge effects- enhance. Do it again then apply a Gradient glow using red and white.
Take you name from your tag and resize it by 80% sharpen and place on the forum tag.
Add your artist CR. URL and your license number
I made an animated version by adding some flashing hearts to the background.


To make the avatar in the original tag merge the gold frame and background copy and paste as a new image. Then copy the tube layer and resize it by 80%.
Pull elements from the tag and resize it by 80% and place where you would like it. I used the floral cluster, globbed leaves and dropping ivy Once all is places merge visible then crop, resize your entire tag by 200pixels. Sharpen and add your name and artist CR , your license number
Save as a PNG
Thanks so much for looking




Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Dreams Of You Tag

Kit used is by Crazy Carita Called Sweetheart found here for purchase
Tube Used is by Barbara Jensen found here for purchase


Tuesday, January 14, 2014

My Boudoir Tag


Tube by Barbara Jensen - tubes can be purchased here
Kit used By Crazy Carita called Peachy Mood

 found here for purchase

Monday, January 13, 2014

Cherished

Tube used is a bonus tube by Barbara Jensen available until January 22 2014 by buying 10 dollars or more of tubes at barbarajensentubes.com
Kit by Crazy Carita called Moonlight Shadow found here for purchase
Open a new canvas 650 by 650
Place element 7 and element1 on top of it
Place element 27 on top of the large frame to the left, duplicate, mirror, duplicate flip, duplicate again and mirror.
Merge the foliage together and duplicate it. Change the blend to multiply.
Reduce the size of paper2 by 50% and place in the center of the large frame
Place element2 and apply Effects-Distortion effects- Pinch at default. Duplicate it and change the blend to multiply.
Resize your tube by 50% and place in a bunch to fit under the top frame. Once done merge the tubes together. Click indie the top frame, expand the selections by 2, invert selection and delete the merged tubes excess.
Duplicate the merged tubes and change then blend to the bottom set to overlay and the top set to dodge.
Resize element 15 by 50% and place on the top of the top frame.
Place element4 on the bottom of the tag
Resize elements5, 12, 39 and 40 to make a cluster bouquet.
Once you size them to your liking the merge them together, duplicate it and change the blend to multiply.
Duplicate the cluster again resize by 70% mirror and flip then bring it down to the left of the previous cluster.
Duplicate then change the blend to multiply.
Place your tube between the floral clusters, duplicate it then change the blend to hard light.
Add your name, artist CR, URL and license number
Thanks for looking

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Sticky Candy Love

Tube by Chris Pastel found here for purchase
Kit by Abstract creations called  Candy Girl found here for purchase
Template 474 by Millie found here for download
 Font of choice
 Filter/Plugin  used Eye Candy Gradient Glow
Open the template and delete the Cr,two little heart layers and pixel love layers
Copy and paste the following papers into the layers indicated below
Paper 9 into layer1
paper7 into 2
paper3 into 3
paper2 into 4
paper1 into 5
paper 4 into6
paper8 into 7
On layer 7 select all then modify selections and contracts by 20, add a new raster layer and flood fill with a gradient of choice. then apply Eye Candy Glass.
 Apply a Thick white gradient glow to all layers except layer 7.
 Move layer 10 to the right and change the blend to luminance (L)
Resize elements  of choice.
 I used elements 2,7, 11, 14,15, 19,34,45 and f1
Free rotate e7 10 to the left and e45 90 to the right.
Duplicate e34 and change the blend to burn
Add a thick gradient glow to the word art and glass heart we made.
Add your tube and duplicate it, change the blend to burn and opacity to 44.
 Add your name, artist URL.CR and your license number
 Thanks for looking

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Striped tag

Tag made with Barbara Jensen Bonus tube called Shrinking Voilet available after a 10 dollar TUBE purchase at barbarajensentubes.com
This Bonus includes Easter, Halloween and Valentine layers
Kit used in this tag is called dots and stripes by Crazy Carita found  HERE for purchase.
Check out the new pack released Pack 52 pictured below

Flowered Love

Tube by Very Many found at verymanytubes.com
Kit By Abstract Creations called Sweet Love found at CDOstore.com for purchase coming soon
Font Mon Amour
 Filters/Plugins
Xero Fritllary
Eye Candy4 HSB noise and gradient glow

Reduce the size of the following elements
E1-80%
E6-25%
E35, E43, E44 and F2-50%

Open a new canvas sized 600 by 600 pixels
Place F2 twice side by side and merge down.
Color pick a color from the kit or tube I chose #d50e65 and add a thick gradient glow.
Select the gradient glow and promote the layer. Apply HSB noise at these settings:
Place paper9 behind the hearts, click the inside of the frames, expand the selections , invert the selections and delete the paper excess.Duplicate the paper layer and change the blend to burn.
Add paper1 and color pick a color from the tube or kit I chose #3c5821. Color change the paper then apply your mask.
Place element 37 to the top right and bottom left above the masked layer.
Place the tube and resize it by 75%, duplicate and apply Gaussian blur5 on the bottom tube. Then apply Xero Frillary at these settings:
Free rotate E1 90 to the left and duplicate change the top blend to burn
Repeat with the one we resized then mirror and flip.
Place wa1 to the right
 Place E33 and 34 to the left. Duplicate the candy, free rotate it 10 to the right
Place E6 and flood fill with the color changer tool on the large rose with the pink color we used earlier.
Place it to the top left along with E35.
Place E27 and erase the parts to look like it is threaded thru
Add your name the artist URL,CR and your license number.
 Thanks so much for looking




Tuesday, January 7, 2014

HOT Pink


Tube Jessica Doughtery found here for purchase
Kit by Abstract Creations called IB-Enamorte January 2014 found here for purchase
WSL 84 mask and Quicker font were used
Eye Candy Gradient glow used on font(optional)
 Open a new canvas and reduce the size of the following elements
E8 at 50%
E26 at 25%
E33 at 20%
F4 at 80%
To assemble the tag place F2 then place paper5 behind it. Using your magic wand click inside the frame, expand selections by 4, invert selections and hit delete on the paper layer.
Place F4 behind the frame background to the left, duplicate and move to the right.
Merge f4s down and click inside the frames, expand the selections by 2, add a new layer and copy/paste  paper 4 into selections.Duplicate the layer just made and change the blend to the top layer to screen.
If you are using the same tube resize it by 95% and apply Effects-Photo Effects- film and filters- Glamour at default, Duplicate the tube and apply Gaussian blur 5 and change the blend to soft light.
Place E1 as the last layer in the center of the canvas.
 Place E17 on top of the bottom half of the tube.
Place E8 to the right, duplicate and mirror.
Place the remaining elements in the floral bouquet.
To have the element appear that it is buried into the bouquet ,lower the element's opacity  to show the flower petals, erase the element portion that is covered by the petals then return the opacity to 100.
Add your name, artist CR, URL and your license number
Thanks for looking