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Monday, June 29, 2015

Furry Pirate


Pirate by Kajenna sold here
Pirate's Girl by Pink Paradox Productions 
 sold here
 CF Expedition font'
 mask114 by Millie download it here

 Reduce your tube by 32%
Then reduce frame by 25%
 duplicate twice to have three frames
place behind the tube then add your paper
Click inside the merged frames and expand the selections by 2, promoted the layer
Then apply your mask to the paper
 Reduce the following elements
50%- 7,51,52,112,160
40%-49,65
30%-104,105
25%-3,24
20%-54,66
15%-47,58
10%-55

 after you are done re-sizing merge all the elements above the frame layer .
 Then repeat with all the elements between the background paper layer and masked paper layer
 Apply  Effects- Photo Effects-Film&Filters: setting to night effect and level at 30 to the merged layers. then duplicate the layers and change the blend to hard light
 Add a new layer and set your foreground color to white.
using your paint brush tool setting size to 20 color the items on the left side edging to appear like a moon shine. then lower the opacity to 18.
 I colored the tube, frame, skull, hate, palm tree just the edges where i think the moon would shine
 Add your name in a gradient then apply noise at 18 and a thick drop shadow.
 Add the artist URL, CR and your license number

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Kitty Luau

Tube by Kajenna called Fisherman sold here

 FTU kit By Melissa 
 download it here

 Template 168by Dee
 download it here

Mask 65
by Moon beams and spider webs
 Download it here

Font Jey
VM transmission
 Eye Candy Gradient glow

Open the template and reduce it by 650 on it's longest side
 delete the Cr,star circle, stars,pixel words and wordart layers
Copy/paste paper 5 into the beige square layer
paper 6 into the blue square layer
paper4 into the brown rectangle layer
paper10 into the light blue circle layer
 Apply a thick white gradient glow to all papered layers
Click outside the white circle layer and add a new raster layer.
 Copy/paste paper2 into selections then activate the blue circle layer , invert selections and hit delete on the paper layer we just added then apply a thick white gradient glow to the layer we just trimmed
 Add el 24 behind the red funky circle a couple of times following the circle around then merge them down and delete the red circle
Reduce your tube by 60
Reduce el 10 and 12 by 65%. Morrir both elements place the palm tree to the left and the umbrella on top of the tube layer , then erase the bottom edge to match the edge of the char.
 Reduce  el 9, 25 and 36 by 50%
el 11 and 17 by 70%
Place 14 and 34
 Reduce el7 by 80%
Using your magic wand click every other letter and promote the later. Apply VM transmission
The click the other letters, promote the layer.
 Reduce the tube by 25%, place over the letters, align an eyeball, invert selections of the promoted letter and hit delete on the reduced tube layers, changed the blend to soft light
 Go to the original wordart layer and select all, modify- contract by 5, invert selections then promote the layer. erase the little elements portion just leaving the white outline of the letters then apply noise at 100.
 Add paper7 then apply your mask, add your name, artist URL, CR and your license number

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Black Velvet

Black Velvet By Barbara Jensen found in Pack 72
sold here
 Fonts used- Little Sparrow and Afton James
Mask 579 by Trese download it here
 Filters/Plugins used:
 Mura Meister Copies
Xero  Greyscaler

 Open a new canvas 650 by 540 place your tube in the center of the canvas then duplicate and change the blend to overlay
Add your name with a black and grey linear gradient to the left to look like it is coming from the web
The web tattoo is found in the layered pack of this tube.
Using your light/darken brush set to size 20 swipe the converted font across the same angle as the shine of the tube's leg.
do not drop shadow the name but drop shadow the tube
Place the close up tube two times on the right side of the tube.
  Apply Xero Greyscaler to all the close up tube layers
Move one close up to the far right edge of the canvas. close this layer after positioned.
 then apply Effect - Artistic effects- Polarized at default
Duplicate it and move up and to the right. lower the opacity to 48
 Duplicate the original closeup and mirror lower the opacity to 46
Close all the closeups and open the one the farthermost to the right.
 Using your selection tool click the black hood area , add a new raster layer then flood fill in black.
Duplicate the tube layer and change then blend to burn.
 Then click the black are again with your wand, add a new raster layer and flood fill in grey.
Close the tube layer , you should see a grey outline with a black overlay.
Type the word BLACK VELVET  in caps  sized 20, drop shadow then add an inner bevel
 here is mine if you want to snag
Duplicate this wordart two times.
One layer apply Mura Meisetr copies tiling spaced at 1
the second layer apply Mura Mestier copes at wall paper rotate with decreasing scale
 the third layer reduce the wordart by 65% and repeat the tiling again. 
Select the grey silhouette invert selections and hit delete on the reduced tiled layer
On the black silhouette layer duplicate the wallpaper rotate until most of the silhouette is covered. merge them together then activate the black layer , invert selections and hit delete on the wallpaper rotate layers.
 closed or delete the silhouette layers
The wallpaper rotate layer should be above the reduced tiled layer.
The first tiled layer select the portion n the right of the main tube and hit delete. then apply your mask to the wordart and mirror tube layer

Open all your tube layers and using your freehand selection tool setting the feather to 20. select the bottom portion of the  closeup tubes and hit delete, repeat with the middle tube touching the top of the canvas
 add your artist URL, CR and your license number

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Soft Seas

 Sirena by Nocturne
get it here
Glitter of the Seas by Pink Paradox productions
 get it here

 mask by Rachel mask set 74 mask 4 download it here
 font mutulu

Greg's factory output pool shadow
 Eye e candy  chrome

Open a new canvas and reduce frame 15 by 50
 Reduce your tube by 45%, duplicate apply Gaussian blur at 2 and change the blend to soft light 
Click inside the frame and expand your selections by 2, add a new raster layer and copy/paste paper 27into selection.
 Apply Greg's factory output pool shadow to the paper layer
elements placed behind the frame layer were  reduced as follows:
46, 84, 139 by 50%
83 and 107 by 25%
 104 by 20% then apply Mura Meister copies encirlce
Place el 155 to the left and erase any portion being cut off by the edges of the canvas
Reduce the following elements to be placed on the frame:
120 by 50% and flipped
118 and 151 by 50%
el 45 by 25%
items reduced around the tube
66 at 25%
69, 89,159 by 50%
85 by 40%
 107, 47,23by 20
22,30 and 41 by 15%
Add paper 29 and apply your mask.then merge group , reduce by 50% and place at each corner of the canvas then merge then together and apply noise at 100
 add some sparkles to the tag i used
171 and 166 I reduced by 25%
 add your name artist URL, CR and your license number

Monday, June 22, 2015

Sweet Bridgette

 Bridgette by Jose Cano 
 found here
 Matching kit by Moonshine Dezinez
 found here
Font - Recorda Script
 Mask By Lori found here
 Xero Greyscaler
Eye Candy5 Nature
 Mura Meister Copies

New Canvas 650 by 650
Reduce the tube by 65%
place el 7 behind the tube then el 13 above it
Free rotate el 8 20 to the left and place to the top left
Add el 29 and 12
Reduce el 9 by 25% and apply Mura Meister Copies at these settings:
Reduce el 20 by 50%, duplicate ,change the blend to hard light, merge down then apply Eye Candy Nature water drops at these settings Small condensation:

Reduce el 27 by 25% and place el23 to the right .
Erase the stem
Place el 16 to the top l;eft and bottom right 
 Apply Xero greyscaler at these settings:
Go To effects- edge effects- enhance
Add paper 6 and apply your mask
Add your name apply chrome liquid metal and a gradient glow
 Artist URL, CR and your license number

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Super Pup

 tube by Kajenna called beach 
 sold here
 Kit by Toxic Desirez called
 Just Super' Sold here
font- chicken butt
mask MC mask 6 found here
Open a new canvas 650 by 650
 Reduce your tube by 32%
Reduce the city by 85%  and place behind the dog layer
 Place wordart2 behind it up top and erase the bottom portion of the wordart.
 Duplicate the wordart twice the the bottom add a thick white gradient glow on the top open change the color to yellow then erase every other word in yellow
 place the doodle to the top left and apply a white gradient glow.
behind the doodle place action 1 and duplicate four times then apply Ey Candy 4 Jiggle at default  4 times and change the blend for each layer then close the top four layers for animating later
 add paper then apply your mask
 Place frame 3 right under the tube layer , click inside the frame, expand the selections then add paper to a new raster layer
 Reduce swirlies by 80% and place above the frame
 Reduce lights by 50% and place under the frame layer and duplicate four times
Using your light /darken brush set to size 15 lighten every other star, then on the next layer darken every other. alternate on each layer. Close the top four layers for animating later
Reduce the taxi by 50% , energy drink by 25% free rotate 20 to the left,place gem and star border
 add your name, artist URL and your license number
To animate place a merged copy of your tag to your animating program. I used Animation Shop3.
Unmerge the tag then close the duplicate bottom layer of the stars and action 1 layer. Open the next layer , merge visible and copy/paste to AS after current frame. repeat until all five layers are in the program then save as a GIF

Friday, June 19, 2015

Lush Foliage


 Tube used in this tutorial is called Plumage a Bonus tube by Barbara Jensen
Available after a 10 or more purchase of tubes excluding scrapkits until July4th at Midnight EST

Kit used Luscious Foliage
Sold here
 Mask-RRSet 68 mask 4 download it here
Fomt - Feathergraphy
 Filters/plugins:Eye Candy Glass
Open a new canvas 650 by 650
Reduce your tube by 88%
 then duplicate it and apply EFFECTS- PHOTO EFFECTS -Infrared film at these settings:

 Change then blend to multiply then merge down
 Rotate el15
 45 degree to the right
 Click inside the frame, expand the selections by 2, add a new raster layer then copy/paste paper4 into selections and apply Enhance edges then duplicate and change the blend to hard light
Place el 25 behind the paper layer and duplicate. move one other top right and the other to the bottom left
 place el 13 to the top right above the splatter and el 2 behind the platter on the right
Reduce el 9 by 50%then flip and mirror placed on the top edge of the frame.
 Reduce element 1 ,8and 28 by 50% 
 Place el 20 behind the bottom edge of the tube and el 25 on top of the tube. erase the tube's bottom edge to match the angle of the vine.
Add paper6 as the bottom layer and the tube closeup, change the blend to luminance then merge down and apply the mask
 Add your name in a gradient using two colors from the tube. then convert to raster, duplicate the name on the bottom name apply Eye Candy Glass at default the  the top change the blend to multiply merge down and enhance edges
 add your artist URL, CR and your license number
 below is an animate version
animations by Simone


Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Just Beachy Keen

Kajenna tube called Summer found here for purchase
FTU kit by Mellissa Creationz found here
 Font
Mask of choice
 Filters/plugins:
Gradient glow
 New canvas 650 by 650
 Reduce tube by 30%
Duplicate and apply Xero soft mood at these settings:
change blend to soft light then merge down
Place el 11 to the left of the tube. using your freehand selection tool select the center of the element and add a new raster layer. Copy/paste paper 1 into selections
Reduce el 26 by 45% and place at the base of the tube
I only reduced two other elements in this tag
 el21 by 75%
el32 by 50%
 the rest of the elements were placed on the tag were:
5,8,10,13, 17, 19, 20, 29
 I rotated a few elements
 add paper2 and apply your mask of choice
 add your name, artist URL, Cr and your license

Monday, June 15, 2015

Elegance

Tami By Carrie Hall 
 found here
Kit  A Taggers scrap Vintage styling 
 found here
Font of choice
mask 51 by Moonbeams and spiderwebs
 Mura's Meister copies

 Reduce the background by 80%
Place your tube in front of it
Add the brooch then apply Mura Meister copies- encircle
place behind the background
Reduce frame 7 by 50% and place at each corner of the canvas
Reduce the butterfly2 by 50% free rotate 10 to the right duplicate and apply mura meister copies wallpaper rotate at these settings:
place as the last layer of the canvas
Reduce the following elements:
Feather and dangle 3 by 50%
 Crochet flower2 by 25%
 Place the following elements as you wish
brooch2, flower2, flower9 , flowers2, glitter swirl 1&2, Jewelry, phone, vase
 Add paper 20 apply your mask then add your name, artist URL, CR and your license number
 thanks for looking

Summer Girl

 Aqua Babe by Arthur Crowe & Matching kit 
 Coming Soon to 

mask Rachel set 73 mask 4 download here
font
Unplugged Effect Pattern Offset Dither
Mura's Meister copies
 gradient glow 
New canvas sized 650 by 650
 Reduce el 21 by 90%
 reduce el4 by 35% and place in the center of the canvas
Apply Mura's Meister Copies encircle at these settings:
place behind el 21
Reduce el 22 by 94% and flip , Place behind the bubble flowers
Reduce el 19 by 80% and place to the left behind the cluster, duplicate and move to the right
Reduce el3 by 50% and place to the left behind the palm.
 Click inside the frame and expand your selections by 2, add a new raster layer and flood fill with a linear gradient no repeats. I used the blue from the flowers and the yellow from the sun. then I applied  Unplugged Effect Pattern Offset Dither at 47. Duplicate and change then blend to hard light
 Over this paper layer reduce the elements 8 and 9 by 50% and place both twice to fill the space
Tube reduced by 70& placed in front of the frame
 Place el5 mirrored at the base of the canvas then erase the tube's bottom edge
Reduce elements 2 and 16 by 25% and el7 by 45%
 On the tube layer apply Effects- Photo Effects film&filter vivid
To make the wordart cluster I took el 1 and reduced it by 25, then placed again and reduced it by 20. keep doing this until you have reduced it by 5 then arrange as you wish , merge them together and add a thick gradient glow
Add a new raster layer and flood fill in a gradient. i used the red and yellow then apply your mask. Merge group, reduce by 50% and copy/paste on all corners of the canvas then merge together
Add your name artist URL , CR and license number

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Ciny Babe


Ciny by Roman Zaric & Matching kit by Moonshine Dezinez
 COMING SOON to

Mask WSL 302
 Fonts Poison hope & Queen of the moon 

 open a new canvas 650 by 650
 Reduce the tube by 32%
 Place el3 behind the  tube
place paper 12 under the rock tube . move the paper up to place the water right under the tube. don't worry about the bottom portion of the canvas not being covered we will crop that soon.
 Place el 18 under the tube above the rock element using your freehand selection tool with feather set to 10 select the side and bottom edges. to eliminate the sharp edges.. select in a wavy or organic shape going around the rocks on the paper layer. then hit delete  and crop your tag to the bottom edge of the paper layer.
 then apply your mask.
 reduce the following elements
20%-el24
25%-el7 and 8
30%-19
40%-25
 bonus el 50%
 Add your name, artist URL CR and your license number

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Ethereal Beauty


Nocturne tube called Ethereal sold here 
Beautiful Angel by Pink Paradox Production
sold here
 font- Darleston
 Mask Trese mask 481 download masks here
Eye candy Chrome

Open a new canvas 650by 650
using frame 8 and frame 13. reduce a bit to fit the canvas
copy/paste paper 11 into the selections of frame 8 and paper 25 into the selection of frame13.
Add papr 7 as the last layer and apply your mask.
 Reduce your tube to fit the canvas and place under frame 8. free hand select the portion of the tube covered by the frame and promote the layer.
Reduce el 177 by 355 and place on the bottom right hand corner of the canvas over the masked layer
Place el 169 under the frame above the tube layer
reduce el 137 by 15%
el 13,16, 140 by  20%
el 1,28,44,129 ,133by 25%
el 115 by 50% and rotate 90 to the left
el 101,143,155 by 50%

requested font manipulation
 I used the Darleston font convert to raster
it really doesn't matter which color we chose it will be altered in the filter/plugin
I used eye candy4 chrome on the name
then changed the settings before you hit ok to liquid metal
then the bevel to button and change the color of the tint and highlight
 seen below
hit ok and voila the color is changed but for me it was still alittle dark so i duplicated it and change the blend to screen. Merge it down sharpen and drop shadow.
 add your artist URL, Cr and your license number