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Sunday, February 28, 2016

Spring is here 2016


Hailey by Kajenna found here
FTU kit by Melissa
found here
 mask 14 by Melissa found here
 Font Grenadine
 filters/plugins
gradient glow- eye candy
Classic Mosaic - Xenofex2
Rag Paper- Filters unlimited

Open a new canvas 650 by 650
Reduce your tube by 28%
 place el 33 on the bottom and behind
 mirror el 2 and reduce by 70%
 Reduce el 7 by 70% and place behind the grass layer
Reduce el 14 by 40% and place behind the grass layer as well
 behind this later mirror el7 and reduce by 80%
Place el 30 and reduce by 35% to the bottom right behind all the grass layers
Reduce el 32 by 50% and free hand select the cloud portion.Promote the layer then apply Xenofex2 Classic Mosaic and change the blend to soft light
Reduce el 15 by 90%
Place the tube again and mirror it. reduce by 50%
 Add paper 10 and apply your mask, merge group select all on the mask layer invert selections and hit delete on the tube layer.
 then using the frame as a guideline erase the portion of the tube shown pass the left of the frame 
Add el 25 over the tube layer
 reduce the following elements:
el36 by 20%
el1 by 25%
el4 by 30%
el21 by 40%
el5  and 40 by 50%
el8 by 70%
 Add your name and a thick white gradient glow then apply Paper texture filter from Filters Unlimited 2 called rag paper
Add the artist URL, CR and your license number


Saturday, February 27, 2016

Picking Tulips


 Yellow Tulips by Verymany
 found here
 Strawberry Watermelon by Pink Paradox Productions
 found here

 Font- new romantics
 mask157 by  Trese 

 Greg's factory output-pool shadow
 Xenofex2 constellations
Eye candy Gradient glow & perspective shadow

 open a new canvas 650 by 650 flood fill in white
 Reduce your tube by 45% and apply Effects- Photo effects-Film &Filters-  vivid at default
Duplicate your tube then on the bottom tube apply Eye Candy Perspective shadow setting at drop shadow low then move the box of the shadow up to the edge of the skirt then on the top tube drop shadow using the psp program 2,2,48,3, black
Reduce el by 50% and place under the tube three times filling in the bottom
Reduce 66 by 45% and 68 By 40%
Reduce el 73 by 45% and apply Greg's factory output pool shadow at these settings:

 then apply Xenofex 2 constellations small stars
Duplicate the grass layer and place at the edge of the grass
Reduce el 74 and 93 by 20%  place to the right of the water layer
 Reduce flower 6 by 40%
 then the rest of the flowers by 20%. I used elements 88,89,90,91 and the flower bonus folder.
Reduce the basket elements and tree stump elements by 20%
Reduce the sun by 50% and the clouds by 45%
 Reduce el 53 and 61 by 35%
 Reduce el 106 by 50%
Reduce the humming bird by 20%
 Apply the vivid effects to elements to brighten them a bit
 then add paper 48 reduce by 80% and apply your mask. merge group duplicate and change the blend to multiply merge down erase the bottom half of the mask that is pass the bottom edge f the grass elements then crop your tag
Add your name and a thick white gradient glow, artist URL, CR and your license number

Friday, February 26, 2016

Spring Beached


Lily Of The Valley by Verymany
Found here
 Beachy Sprintime by Pink Paradox Productions
 found here
 Gems mask 31 download it here
 Font Iova Nova
 Filters/Plugins:
Eye candy Gradient glow
 Xero- mistifier
Xero- greyscaler

Open a new canvas 650 by 650
 Reduce your tube by 65%
Reduce el 60 by 85%, using your magic wand click inside of all the spokes and center of the element.
 Expand your selections by 2 and add a new raster layer.
 Then copy/paste paper 15 into selections and duplicate it. On the top paper change the blend to multiply,merge down and move under the element.
Add paper 33 and apply your mask. merge the group and duplicate the mask enough to darken it. then add your tube to the left over the masked paper.
Apply Xero mistifer to the tube at default.
Select all on the masked layer, invert selections then hit delete on the tube layer. change the blend to soft light and opacity to 83
Add el146 above the masked tube layer and reduce by 65%
Reduce el 58 by 65% and place over the main tube layer towards the bottom of the canvas. Be sure to leave room to add goodies to this later.
Using your rectangular selection tool , select the letters of the element then promote the layer once all the letter were selected.
 Apply Eye Candy Gradient glow in a thick white.
Between the element and tube layer reduce both elements 95 and 96 by 65%
Now erase the bottom half of your tube hanging pass the bottom edge of the element" beach"
Rotate el 91 90 to the right and apply Xero Greyscaler
 on the settings change the brightness to 57
Reduce el 133 by 65% twice and free rotate it 25 to the right. place this under the beach word art layer.
Reduce el 89 by 50% and rotate it 90 degrees to the right , place behind the tube layer.
 Add the following elements reduced in size to your liking:
el 33 by 15%
el 10,11,84 by 20%
el 15,34,79,139 by 25%
el 30,78 by 30%
el 32,83 by 35%
el 113 by 50%
el 42, 69 by 60%
el 136 by 65%
Add your name and add a thick white gradient glow.
 Add the artist URL, CR and your license number


Thursday, February 25, 2016

Irish Gold 4 Piece set 2016


 I used three tubes from one artist! 
Dryad by Kajenna found here
 Lucky by Kajenna Found here
 Irish Cat by Kajenna found here
 Irish gold By Carita Creationz
found here

Mask3 SET 79 by Rachel found here On the right under BULK MASKS
 Font- high Society NF
Mura Meister copies- Encircle

 Open a new canvas 650 by 650
 Reduce the Dryad tube by 35%
Place frame 6 under the tube layer
Click inside the frame and expand your selections by 2, add a new raster layer and copy/paste paper 6 into selection
Place closeups of the tubes over the paper layer then emerge them down, change the blend to screen 48 opacity then duplicate and change then blend to  hard light and opacity at 28%
the group of tubes with the hard light blend should be above the screen tubes
 Select all on the paper layer invert selections and delete the excess on both merged tube layers
Place el 20 behind the paper layer on the top right corner
Reduce el 13 by 50% and place to the top right, duplicate and move down to the bottom right, duplicate and mirror, duplicate and free rotate it 25 to the right
 Place el7 and apply Mura Meister copies Encircle at these settings:
Add paper2 and apply your mask. I merged the group and duplicated the mask to fit all four corners of the canvas
Place el 24 on the top left corner of the frame
Reduce el 28 by 50% and place over the greenery
 Reduce el 25 by 80% and place over the ribbon layer
Add Dryad to the canvas and reduce by 35%
 Reduce el 49 by 50% then select all,increase your selections by 2, add a new raster layer and copy/paste paper9 into selections
Mirror el 18 and place under the tube layer to appear as if she is sitting on the hat.
On both the tube layer and the hat layer apply Effects, Photo Effects- film and filters vivid at default. Repeat this with any elements that are not as bright.
Add "lucky" and reduce by 15%. Then add lucky's element the pot with cookies and reduce by 15% then apply Vivid effects as we did before to the pot cookies and cat.
Add " Irish Cat" and reduce by 13% 
 Go back and open other layers changing his appearance and reduce by 10%.
No need to add vivid effects to this tube. it is bright enough( unless you want to )
Reduce the following elements
el 39 ,19 by 20%
 el 12, 14, 46 by 45%
 el 38, 1, 15, 45 by 50%
 Free rotate el 2 90 to the right, duplicate and mirror
 Drop shadow all non living objects 2,2,100,5 black
 then the rest at 2,2,40,5, black
 Add your name in a gradient using two colors from the kit and a gold gradient as the stroke (2 pixels)
Add the artist URL, CR and your license number
 Save as a PING
 Our tag is now done ... 
moving on to the Avatar
 AVATAR

 open a new canvas 125 by 200 pixels then going back to the main tag we made copy the encircled element and add to the avatar canvas. This will act as our background for any spaces that might occur when we place our tubes.
 Copy " Dryad" tube from the tag and add to the avatar canvas
Then add both cats from the original tube file and reduce both cats by 10%
Add your name in the same fashion as the large tag and your artist CR and your license number.
 Crop your tag then select the background layer. Select all-modify- selection borders- add border at 1 pixel, then add a new raster layer on top.
Open paper 7 and copy/paste it into selections of the border and drop shadow
 Save as a PNG

Moving on to our forum tag
FORUM TAG

Open a new canvas 650 by 350
Repeat the same motion to make the border as we did with the avatar using paper 7
Going back to our large tag copy the tube and place them to the right of the forum tag canvas.
Grab the frame and place to the left then garb the paper and place under the frame.
Add Dryad tube again but from the original file and reduce by 50% then mirror.
 Change the blend to soft light, duplicate and change the opacity to the top tube to 48%
Grab el 49" Irish Gold" from the large tag and reduce by 50%. Duplicate and make tile of the wording
 Then select all on the paper layer , invert selections and hit delete on both large tube layers and the tiled wordart.
Grab elements from the large tag to decorate your forum tag.
 I used elements 1,2,7,12,13,14,15,24 and 25
 Grab your name  and CR items from the large tag and save as a PNG

 moving on to the name tag

 NAME TAG
I didn't use any tubes for this tag just the elements from the large tag all reduced by 50% except for the " Irish gold " word art and the outline taken from the large tag.
Items used from the large tag are elements
1,2,7,12,14,15,19,20,24,25,45 and 46
Arrangement as follows:
 place the wordart and outline on the canvas
Add the clock and daisy in the center behind the wordart
Add the flower and leaves on each side
 Add the beans,horse shoe, splatter and gold coins to the right
the harp,folded paper and branch to the left
Add the glitter  elements under it , add your name and CR
 Save as a PNG

RIGHT CLICK TO SAVE SNAG

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Spellbinding Irish


Patricia by Verymany
 found here
Matching kit by Pink Paradox Productions
Called Rockin Shamrocks
 found here

Font- Incised Black Wide
Mask of choice

Open a new canvas 960 by 960
 yeah i know it is large but we will reduce this later
Reduce your tube by 50%
Reduce frame 16 by 80%, duplicate and change then blend to multiply.
 Click inside and expand the selections by 2, add a new raster layer and copy/paste paper 41 into selection
Reduce el79 by 25% and using the Mura Meister copies apply Encircle then copy and place over each arch of the heart then merge down and sharpen.
place el104 under the tube layer
 place 101 and 102
reduce the following to fill in the gaps
el 67 ,143by 45%
el135 by 35%
el1,30,33,37,39 ,60 by 25%
add el168
drop shadow all elements merge visible the reduce to 650 pixels , sharpen.'
 Add paper 28 then apply your mask, add your name, artist URL, CR and your license number

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Cowgirls Love Pink

 Cowgirl2 by Verymany 
 Found here
Country Girl Spring by Pink Paradox Productions
 Found here

Font KG Manhattan
Mask 31 by Brutal designs found here
Penta Color dot


 Open a new canvas and reduce your tube by 50%
Reduce frame 6 by 50%, click inside with your magic wand and expand your selections by 5
 Add a new raster layer and copy/paste paper6 into selections then duplicate the frame and apply Gaussian blur at 10.
Duplicate the blurred frame then merge down and apply Penta Color dot at default. Move under the paper layer
Add paper3 and apply your mask. Merge the group and duplicate the mask. Move one to the right and the other to the left.
Reduce el 149 by 40% and place to the right, duplicate and place to the left.
Reduce el108 by 50% then 65% and mirror.
Using the floral design on the frame as your guide add some flowers to place over the design.
 I used 153 reduced by 25%
117,143,121,126 reduced by 20%
116 by 15%
118 by 8%
 the other elements reduced:
92 and 66 by 25%
113b,115 and 145 by 50%
71 by 30%
146 by 60%
 add your name, artist URL and your license number

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Steampunk 3

  
Steampunk3 by Verymany 
 found here
 Steampink Fantasy by Pink Paradox Productions
found here
font of choice
Xero Fritillary

Open a new canvas 650 by 650
tube reduced by 55%
Reduce 135 by 70% and place behind the tube layer
Reduce el 98 by 60% and place on top of the fire layer
Reduce el 180 by 90% and place as the last layer
add el156 to the right, duplicate and mirror. Then merge and flood fill it in the color of the tube's hair using your color changer tool then apply Gaussian blur at 5.
 Apply Xero Fritillary at these settings:
Free rotate frame 90 to the right then colorize to remove the blue and replace with the color rust
Reduce by 30%, click inside ,expand your selections by 2, add a new raster layer and copy/paste paper 16 into selections. duplicate your tube and over it over the paper layer.
 Change the blend to overlay and erase the tube excess.
 Add your name in the box, convert to raster, duplicate the name apply Emboss to the top name and change the blend to overlay then merge down and drop shadow twice
Reduce all the flowers, gem,candle and watch by 15%
 the pail, horn, lights and gear by 25%
 add your artist URL, CR and your licensne number

Monday, February 8, 2016

Pretty Celestial

 Blanche By Verymany 

 can be found here
Pink Paradox Productions kit
Celestial Destiny
Grab it here
 Mask296 by Trese download it here
 Font- Heaven Gate
Xero -Greyscaler
 Mura Meister copies

Open a new canvas 650 by 650
 Reduce the tube by 55%
Reduce frame by 70%
Click inside the frame and expand the selections by 4, add anew raster layer and copy/paste paper 21 into selections
 Place closeup tube mirrored to the left and again to the right over the paper layer.
Change the blend to overlay on both tubes
Duplicate the one on the left and apply Xero greyscaler to the top tube.
 select all on the paper layer, invert selections and hit delete on all the closeup tube layers
Add paper 25 the apply your mask
reduce el137 by 20% and apply Mura Meister Copies Encircle and place above the masked layer, duplicate and move one to the top left and the bottom right 
Reduce el 169 by 45% and place under the frame paper layer on the bottom of the canvas to the left and duplicate move to the right
Reduce el 168 by 50% and place to the top of the canvas
add el 148 then reduce el59 by 50% and place it under the leaf.
Reduce elements 151 and 152 by 50% and place under the stacked paper layer
Reduce el 150 by 30% and flip it place to the bottom right
Reduce el 175 by 50% and place it twice on top and once on the bottom left.
mirror both 171 and 143 then reduce them by 50% and place them above the frame layer.
 Add some noise to the stars cluster
Add some flowers and create a cluster reducing them by 20, 18 and 30%
Add your name in a gold gradient and apply an inner bevel then duplicate it and add emboss , change the blend to over layer then merge down and add a  drop shadow
 add the artist URL, CR and your license number



Saturday, February 6, 2016

Peaceful Quiet Moments

 Lily By Verymany
 found here
Matching kit by Pink Paradox Productions called
 Chocolate Chai
 found HERE
Font- Mala Testa CK
 mask73 by Simone HERE 
Filters/plugins:
Eye Candy Impact Glass
 Xero Fritillary
Mura Meister -Copies
Open a new canvas 650 by 650
Reduce your tube by 55%
Reduce frame 5 by 50% then duplicate,mirror,merge and free rotate 5 to the left.
Click inside the merged frames, expand your selections by 3, add a new raster layer and copy/paste paper into selections.
Apply Effects- Edge effects-enhance then add the close up tube, erase the excess and change the blend to screen
Reduce el 152 by 50% then duplicate and change the blend to the top element to multiply .Place behind the paper layer
 Reduce el76 by 50% duplicate mirror and merge. Place on the top left, duplicate and place to the top right, bottom left and right of the canvas.
 Reduce frame 3 by 50% and place to the right, duplicate mirror  and flip
Reduce el 151 by 50% then apply Xero Frillary at these settings:
 Duplicate mirror, duplicate again and flip
Add paper8 and apply your mask. I moved it to the top left
Reduce el 98 by 50% and place under the tube feet to the right, duplicate and move to the left.
Reduce el 1 by 25% and apply Mura Meister -Copies- wallpaper rotate at these settings:
Add your name in a linear gradient with a gold gradient outline. then apply Eye Candy Impact -Glass
Add your artist URL, CR and your license number
Use elements of choice and reduce as needed.
 I used the following elements:
37,41,44
46,48,59
60,61,64
75,82,114
116,118,124
125,131,134
148 and 157
 Thanks for looking

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Bananas for the beach

Free tube by Stellaface7
 found here
Kit by Carita Creationz
 The Black Pearl
found here
Vix BIG  mask 10
font- Kraash black
Brush 26 by Distinknature ( deviantart) download here

 Open a new canvas 700 by 700
Reduce your tube by 40%
this tube has a candy candy to remove that  from the hand open the balloon layer without the hat and freehand select the hand area with out the balloon strings , promote the layer reduce by 40% then place to cover the candy cane.
Place elements 3, 17,22,25,32
Then place paper1.
 Arrange the rocks under the tube layer, place the greenery behind the tube layer on the sides and the clouds above the tube layer to the top right of the canvas
Reduce el 9 and 14 by 45%
 mirror the ship and place in the water area of the paper and the octopus on the right
Reduce el 4, 27 and 43 by 50%
Reduce element 6 by 45% then using your pick tool set to perspective move the two top node outward to increase the top width of the starfish then pull in the bottom node a bit and place top the left.
Download the brush from deviantart and open the file
 in PSP  Go to  FILE- CUSTOM BRUSHES- then click OPEN  and search for your file you just downloaded and opened.  Click one of the files then click shift to select all. Then lick open and select  ADD all.
 Go into your brush tool and find 26 size 214 using duo green liner gradient , add a new raster layer and add the brush to your canvas. Select the darkest green from your kit and using your color changer tool flood fill the brush to add dimension.
 To add your name choose two papers and place them in your material palette
 Font size 125 and a stroke of 2 outline type your name. then drop shadow twice
 Apply your mask to the paper layer
 Add your artist URL, CR and you license number

ALL MY SNAGS ARE FOR PERSONAL USE AND NOT TO HAVE YOU NAME ADDED TO IT.
 RIGHT CLICK AND SAVE ALL SNAGS I UPLOAD ON THIS BLOG


animated version

water animation by Lovey

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Furball Love

 Furry Friend by Verymany
 found here
Chocolate & Roses By 
 Pink Paradox Productions
 found here
 Mask and font of choice
Open a new canvas 650 by 650
 Reduce the closeup tube by 50%
 Reduce el 119 by 65%
then reduce element 98 by 90%
Place both behind the tube layer
Reduce el77 by 40% and place on each side of the heart
Add paper 12 and apply your mask
To colorize a portion of the tube (ie) the makeup i used the selection tool setting to edge finder and selected the lips, then promoted the layer anc change the blend mode to multiply. this made the lips red.
 I repeated that with the flower earring but change the blend to burn and duplicated it .
Elements used and reduced are
el130 by 20%
el6,49,50,104by 25%
el 109 flipped and mirrored then 50%
el 74,75 , 115 by 50%
add your name, artist URL, CR and your license number