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Saturday, November 29, 2014

I've Been Naughty

 Tube-Santa Claus
Artist- Kajenna
Available for purchase here

Kit-Naughty Or Nice
 Designer- Pink Paradox productions
Available for purchase here

 Mask by Rachel 
Download it here

 Font- Grouser

 Filters' Plugins
Eye Candy5 nature - snow drift
Eye Candy 4 Gradient glow

 Open a new canvas 650 by 650
 Reduce your tube by 25%

Reduce el 171 by 90% and place behind the tube layer,
Reduce el 116 by 255 and free rotate 30 degrees to the right and place under the heart of the snowflake  place the element again reduce at 30% and free rotate 30 to the left . Merge them down and duplicate, flip and adjust to fit under the hearts. click inside the heart areas of the snowflake expand the selections by 2 invert selections and hit delete.
 Click inside the rest of the snowflake, expand your selections by 4, add a new raster layer and copy /paste paper 30 into selections. effects edge effects and hit enhance twice on the paper layer and heart layers.
 Duplicate the snowflake and change the blend to multiply
 Add a thick gradient glow to the bottom snowflake in white then apply Eye candy Nature first snow found in the snow drift filter.
 Ad a drop shadow
Reduce el 154 by 50% and place to the bottom right and top left
Add paper 28 and apply your mask
Reduce el 148 and 96 by 50%.
 Duplicate the silver trees and move to the left.
 Reduce  el 114 by 50% place behind the trees and reduce el 94 by 25% and place on the center tree.
Reduce27, 178 and 52 by 35%
 el 53 by 20%
elements 75, 80, and 87 by 25%
 elements 88 and 92 by 15%
Mirror element 159 and reduce by 25%
 Add your name. artist URL, CR and your license number
 Below is a little animation fun with the tag



Friday, November 28, 2014

The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

Tube by Ismael Rac 2012-2014 Bonus Happy Xmas Girl HD SL
**BLACK FRIDAY DEAL 11-27-14- 11-28-14** 
Get The 2012-2014 Bonus Happy Xmas Girl HD SL .FREE with a $2.00 Purchase. Just pop it in your cart at check out. No GC's accepted as a form of payment.( Plus Black Friday Deal Only you get the Original 2012 Release with the extra Tube that came out in 2012 The Original n Extra Bonus is only During Black Friday Deal )

 Upon a Christmas Cluster
 scroll down then click the picture to download
DOWNLOAD IT HERE

 Wordart  by Paulette
 DOWNLOAD IT HERE

Mask By Millie Mask 103
 DOWNLOAD IT HERE

Font used -CHELTERHAM BLACK CONDENSED SSK

Filters/Plugins
 Eye Candy4- Gradient Glow
Mura Mesiter Copies
VM Distortion 

Open a new canvas 650 by 650
 Open you cluster hold SHIFT and "D" to copy. The reduce the size to 650 pixels on it's longest side.
 Copy paste to your canvas
Add your tube. i used the red and green layer of my tube and reduce by 35%
Apply Mura Meister copies wallpaper rotate increase the number to 30.
 Then apply VM distortion- Sausage at these settings:
Add Gaussian blur of 5  then add edge enhance twice.
Click inisde of the cluster, expand the selections by 10 and promote the layer.
 On the promoted layer apply EFFECTS-DISTORTIONS EFFECTS-PIXELATE at 10 10 symmetric
Then apply Xenofex 2-Constellations- settings: 2,100,100,100,0,100
 now apply your mask to the original layer
Place your tube ( closeup tube) under the frame layer. Freehand select the top portion of the tube covered by the frame and promote the layer.
 Erase the bottom half of the original tube.
 Add your wordart and reduce by 25%
 Select the word wonderful and promote the layer , then delete it from the original wording.
 On the original wordart ADJUST-BRIGHTNESS/CONTRAST- settings at 155 and 100.
 Add a thick red gradient glow
 on the word worderful floodfill with a gradient then add some noise and a white thick gradient glow
Draw a circle around the Santa button do not convert to raster yet
 Click your text tool and type out your name
. Close the circle layer then convert the name to raster. Add noise and ,gradient glow
Add your artist URL, CR and your license number





My Candy Cane


 COMING SOON TO 
Beautiful Candy Cane
Tube used in this tutorial Beautiful Candy Cane by Arthur Crowe

Buy it soon here
Matching kit by Dance In the rain
Font used- Sandy Text
Mask Used-MPM Mask 35 download it here
 Filters/Plugins Used
Xenofex2- constellations
Toadies- Where are you now
Vm Tranmissions
Eye candy Gradient Glow

Open a new canvas sized 650 by 650
Reduce el 34 by 80% then reduce paper8 by 505 and place behind it
Place your tube in front and reduce el 33 by 80 and place at the base of your tube
Reduce el 1 by 50% and place behind the paper layer to the right of the frame, duplicate mirror and bring back under the other cluster just placed
Place el 9 to the right of your tube and under the snow mound layer
 Reduce el 13 by 80% and place on the tree. duplicate and reduce by 80% again and move up the tree. Repeat this until yo have covered your tree, then merge all beads layers, sharpen, duplicate change blend to hard light , Then activate the tree, invert selections and delete the excess beads.
Using your light/darken tool set to 10 darken the edges of the beads a bit to show contrast.
Reduce el 25 by 50% and place on top of the point of the tree.
 Reduce el16 and place in the center of the frame by 50%
Place el 24 to the left of the tube and erase any part showing past the bottom of the snow.
 Reduce elements 3 by 50% and 5 mirrored by 25%
Reduce el 29 by 25% and place on the bottom of the tag.
 Reduce 7 and 2 by 25% also. Duplicate the tree trio and change the blend to hard light. place the candy cane on the frame and erase a bit to look like it is hanging from the frame.
 Place paper2 and draw our a rectangle using your selection tool. promote the layer. delete the original paper.
 place your tube closeup, activate the rectangle layer and invert the selections. Delete the excess tube.
 Change the blend to the tube to overlay
 Duplicate the rectangle paper layer twice. on the top portion apply Effects, 3d Effects and cutout
then duplicate and mirror. move this over the closeup tube layer.
 on the bottom duplicate apply Toadies where are you at
X at 11 and Y at 6
Duplicate this layer then on the top toadies layer apply VM Extravaganza transmissions at default the apply Edge effects enhance. Change the blend to burn
On the bottom toadies layer apply Xenofex2 constellations
Place el 18 over the close up tube layer and again over the frame layer but reduced by 80%
Add paper 5 and apply your mask.
 Merge group , reduce your masked layer by 50% and place all around the edges of your tag then merge down all the  masked layers
 Add your name and a gradient glow
 Reduce el  18 by 25% and place over the center of the first letter of your name
 add your artist URL, CR and your license number








Thursday, November 27, 2014

Pretty Red Nose


Tube Artist:
Ismael Rac
Tube:
2011-2013 Bonus Pretty Dear Girl HD SL
Buy It here
 FTU Kit By Mizteeque
Called Christmas
 Download it here
Mask 27 by Horseplay pastures
download it here
Open a new canvas 650 by 650
Reduce your tube by 50%
Place el34 behind the tube
Reduce el 1 by 25% and place where the hole is on the tip of the star
Reduce el 7 by 95% and place behind the star layer
Place el 23 behind the tube layer
 Reduce elements 9 by 50% and 20 by 25% and place on the sleigh
Reduce the following elements
30 by 50%
4,5,6,16 and 17 by 25%
Add paper4 then apply your mask
 add your name artist URL, CR and license number
Tag for the kit maker

Workshop


 TUBE- Bonnie
 ARTIST- Tony Tzanoukakis
Buy It Here
 Matching kit by Desirena Designs
 Buy it here

Open a new canvas 650 by 650
 Reduce your tube by 35%
Reduce el  30 by 80%
 Place el4 behind it and move under as a tree skirt
place elements 22 and 12 to the right behind the tree layer
Reduce el1 by 25% and place on the sleigh
Reduce 11  and 17 by 50%
Elements 21, 23 and 24 by 35%
Place el 29 then reduce el32 by 25%, duplicate and place under the bubble
 Duplicate the tree and reduce by 35% and duplicate.
 Freehand select the inside of the bubble and  place paper8 ,invert selections and hit delete.
Duplicate the tree again and reduce by 35% , duplicate again. place behind the bubble to make a snow globe
 Reduce el 24 mirrored by 28%
 educe el 18 by 255 and place around the tree.
Place el 27 behind the tube layer
Place paper7 and apply your mask
 Add your name, artist URL, CR and your license number
Below is n animated copy of this tag


Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Silver dreams

Tube by Arthur Crowe called Lady Silver
 buy It here' Kit by Pink Paradox productions- Silver bells
 buy it here
 Font La carte
 Mask 157 By Trese dll it here
Xero- moonlight
 Open a new canvas 650 by 650
 place frame2
Click inside the frame , expand the selections ,add a new raster layer then copy/paste paper 20
into selections
Place el 110 directly behind the paper layer
reduce frame 9 and place behind the branch layer towards the top
 Reduce frame7 Click inside the dual paper frames , expand the selections, add a new raster layer and copy/paste paper 19 into selection
 reduce el by 20% and place tight under the frame by 50% , duplicate and mirror place to the bottom of the tag
 Reduce el 143 by 50% and place to the top right
Place your closeup tubes over the paper layers on the bottom and change the blend to luminance and the opacity to 26. erase any over hang.
Reduce el 93 by 40% and place om each side pf the top of the papered frames, duplicate flip and bring back up to fill in the space.
Reduce el 106 by 80% and place over each of the frames
Mirror el 105 and place over the frame towards the bottom .
Reduce el 54 by 525 and place to the bottom lft
 place your tube and duplicate.
 Apply Xero Moolight at these setting :
Then apply Gaussian Blur 5 and change the blend to screen
 Pace el 145
Reduce el  156 by 80% and place at the bottom of the tag
Repeat with el 147
 Reduce el 72 by 25% and place to the bottom left
Reduce el52 and 55 by 40%
Reduce 91, 87, 142 and 71 by 25%
Add your name, artist URL, CR and your license number
 Thanks for looking

Sunday, November 23, 2014

On My Christmas Table

 Tubes by Kajenna Called Snow Kittens
 Buy it here
 Kit - Holly Jolly Xmas
By Karra's Kreative Korner
 Buy it Here and Here
Font Mussica swash
Mask MC 5 download it here

Open a new canvas 600 by 600
Reduce your tubes by 18%
Place the cluster behind the tubes and decorations behind it
 Reduce  the holly by 15% and place on the candle
Reduce pinecone1 and pointsettia by 50%
Reduce the house by 80%
 Place the wreath in the center, snowflake1 to the left and santa to the right
 place the snow mound under the tubes and the left right under the tubes to the left
 Pace rtge evergreen between the decorations and the tube layer
Reduce pinecone2 by 25% and present by 20%
 Erase any of the elements falling past the bottom part of the snow mound.
 Add paper 11 and apply your mask
 Add your name , apply an inner bevel then add a gold gradient outline.
 Add your artist URL, CR and your license number' thanks for looking

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Soft Kinda Christmas



 Tube artist- Barbara Jensen
Tube name- Celestia
Found in pack 64
Buy it here
 Kit - Crazy Carita
 My Kind Of Christmas' Buy it here
Eye Candy4 Chrome
 Eye Candy 5 Nature- Snow Drift
Xenofex 2 Constellations
Font- Debevic Circular


 Open a new canvas 600 by 300
Reduce paper4 by 50% place to the right then duplicate it , mirror and merge
 Place the closeup tube to the right and change the blend to screen
Place el 11 to the top left hand corner of the tag
 Reduce el 21 by 50% and place under the blue cloud layer to the top left hand corner of the tag.
 Apply Eye Candy Snow drift to the snowflake at these settings:
Place el 29 at the bottom edge of the tag
 Reduce elements 12 and 7 by 35% then apply the snow drift filter to the both. Place at the bottom left corner above the blue lace layer
place your tube to the left, duplicate it and apply the Snow drift filter to the top tube.
 using your freehand selection tool setting to the feather to 20 select the  bottom right and under the hat area then hit delete. merge it down with the original tube, the duplicate again, apply Gaussian blur 5 and change the blend to screen.
Reduce el 4 and 28 by 35%
Element3 by 15%
all the rest of the elements reduced by 25%
Merge all the elements down together on the right side and duplicate then, Change the blend to screen opacity to 55
Add paper2 as the last layer, crop your tag
 Select all, Modify, selection borders at 2, promote the layer, move to the top of the tag, duplicate it and apply Chrome to the bottom and change the blend to color on the top. Merge down add a drop shadow, duplicate and on the bottom apply Xenofex 2 constellations at these settings:
Sta size 6.25 and all other fields at 100
Add your name in a gold gradient
Add your artist URL, CR and your license number
To make the avatar
 Merge all layers except the two border layers and copy to a new canvas sized  200 by 200
 make the same border as we did for the forum tag
 Add your inital or name if it fits
your artist CR and your license number
Below is an
Animated Version

 Thanks for looking

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Emerge A New In 2015

Tube called Blueberry pie found in pack64   By Barbara Jensen

FREE TUBE and new Pinup Pack 64 is now available.

This free tube will only be available from Wednesday Nov. 18th until Saturday Nov. 22nd at 1pm est. Then it will be gone from the pack.
Kit By Crazy Carita Called Bling It On
 Buy it here

Mask  37 by Horseplay pastures download it here
 Font  Believer Fever and AR Decode

Open a new canvas 650 by 650
 Reduce pp7 by 75%
In the AR decode font set to 22 pixels type or copy the lyrics to AULD LANG SYNE. then change the blend to soft light.
 Mirror the close up tube, invert selections on the paper and hit delete ,change the blend on the tube to overlay
Place el 6 to the bottom right and top left behind the paper layer
Add paper2 and apply your mask
Place el 7 over the tube layer, duplicate and mirror
Reduce el 5 by 95% and place to the left of the canvas Place el2 under it.
 Free rotate el 25 20 to the left and reduce by 80%. place over the disco ball
 Place el 10 in the center of the canvas
 Reduce your tube by 95% twice, duplicate change the blend to Multiply then merge
Reduce el 4 by 505 and place at the top of the frame, reduce el27 by 20% and change the blend to overlay. Place inside of the jewel
Reduce the following elements
 1,9 11,,24,35and 36 by 35%
12,15 and 20 by 25%
13 and 34 by 50%
add your name, artist URL, CR and your license number
 below is an animated version of the tag made above

 Thanks for looking


Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Blue Christmas

Tube by Kajenna 
 Buy it here
FTU KIT   Old navy Christmas  by A taggers scrap
download here
 font Holly Berry Wonderland
mask 66 moonbeams and spiderwebs
 Download it here
 Open a new canvas 650 by 650
Reduce your tube by 35%
Place gift2 under the tube
Reduce tree3 by 80%, duplicate and change the blend to screen, Repeat this two more times to lighten the tree to the color white.
Reduce the star ,tree6 and snowman by 25%
Place snowflake 5 behind the tree layer and snowflake 4  to the right behind the gift
Reduce gift3 by 80% and place to the the right of the blue gift
Reduce all the ornaments by 25%
Reduce angel2 and holly leaves 2 by 50%
 Reduce the ribbon by 20%
Place the snow drift and apply noise
Reduce frame 10 by 65% free rotate it 20 to the right, click inside with your magic wand, expand the selections by 2, add a new raster layer then copy/paste paper 10 into selections
 place paper 12 and apply your mask, merge group then duplicate and mirror
Add your name, artist URL, CR and your license number
thanks for looking

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Fa La la La Eggnog Drunk

Tube By Ismael Rac 2013 X Party Girl HD SL
**SPECIAL BUY(s) 11-15-14 TO 11-16-14 **Get 2013 X Party Girl HD SL Or the 2013 CU Xmas Pack. FREE with a $2.00 Purchase. Just pop it in your cart at check out. No GC's accepted as a form of payment.

FTU kit By Melissa's Creations
 Fa la la 
 Download it here
Temp4 by Millie
Download it here
Photomask by Auntie Social
 Download it here
Font Quicker
Eye Candy Gradient Glow

 Open your template and delete the CR layer
 Reduce the entire template to 650 pixels on it's longest side
Reduce your tube by 42%
Copy/paste desired papers into the layers of the template.
 I used papers 2,5,8,9
 Add a thick white gradient glow to layers,2,3,4,7,8,30
 Select  dotted circle layers. using your paint brush set to 100 paint it n a red gradient.
 I used the one that came with my PSPX2
Reduce el 3 by 80% and place in the center behind the tube layer
Reduce el 13 and 6 by 50%
Reduce el 25 by 30% and 
el4 by 75% and free rotate 90 to the left
and el 12 by 25%
Add your name in a gradient and add a thick white gradient glow
Add paper3 as your last layer
  to prep your photmask for usage  add a a new image. i used photomask2
 Add a new raster layer and flood fill it in white.
 move this to the last layer of your mask then merge visible
 back to your tag select the paper layer 
 Select layers, new mask layer,from image
 then the pop up select invert data and hit ok
add your artist URL, CR and your license number
 thanks for looking

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Old Country Christmas Forum set

tube by Keith Garvey found at garvgraphx.com
Kit by Pink Paradox productions called Country Christmas
Buy it here
font mussica swash
 xenofex2 crumple
penta color dot
Filter factory Gallery A Holidays in Egypt
Xero Greyscaler
to make the forum tag size it 600 by 300
Reduce paper10 by 50%
move to the right side of the tag
 Reduce el 101 by 50% ans place it to the left covering the void from the paper.
 Reduce el78 by 25% then 80% and place it around the face of the clock
Reduce your tube by 80% and place in the center
 reduce el 72 and 26 by 25% ,mirror the rocking horse and place to the right of the tag
127,136 and 137 by 25% place to the left
place the poinsettia up top
Reduce el 106, 74 and 77 by 20%
 Duplicate the present and change the blend to multiply
Reduce paper 33 by 25% and apply Xero Greyscaler to it place it over the paper layer behind the tube layer and accessories 
 Change the blend to overlay, duplicate and move around until the wood portion of the paper is covered then erase the bits that cover the decoration of  paper 10
Reduce el 164 by 255 and place over the right and left side of the tag.
 Crop your tag. add drop shadow to your elements
 Select all -selections -modify- selection borders size 2, add a new raster layer and copy paste paper 21 then move to the top layer of yout tag.
 Apply Effects-Edge effects ehance  then apply Filters factory gallery A Holidays in Egypt at level 11,
Then apply Xenofex2 Crumple at default.
 Add a drop shadow, then using your magic wand click the outer edges of your crumbled border. expand your selection by 2 then  Add a new raster layer copy paste paper22 into selections.
 Apply Penta Color dot  value 255 and distance4
 Add your name in the color red and apply the  penta  color dot again.
 Add a gold border to you name, enhance the edges then change the blend to the color dot layer to hardlight.
 Add your artist URL, CR and your license number

 to make the avatar
 size it 200 by 200
 merge the paper layers copy paste to the avatar canvas reduce by 80%
 Then place your tube and a couple of items from your tag.
 make the same border as we did for the forum tag
 add the artist CR and your license  number
 thanks for looking