Saturday, 26 January 2019

Crowning Love



This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 26th January 2019 and assumes a working knowledge of psp
Written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental

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Tube of choice, I am using the stunning artwork of VeryMany 
which you can purchase from her store HERE
Scrapkit - Dear Valentine by Verena Designs
(I have had this kit in my files for the longest time and cannot find where it can now be purchased)
Mask 1 from MaskSet31 by Rachel Designs
Font of choice

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Open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

c/p tube 
effects - muras meister, copies - wallpaper rotate - default settings
adjust - blur - motion blur - angle 135, strength 100
repeat blur
apply mask
merge group

elements 05, 09, 14, 23, 24, 32, 36, 40, 41 & 55

c/p all elements on to canvas
resize and position to your liking
use my tag as a reference if you wish

c/p tube, above the frame
resize as necessary
erase any that is showing outside the frame

add name, copyright and license information
delete white background layer
crop and save as png

I also made a matching avatar for mine


Friday, 4 January 2019

Princess Castle


This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 4th January 2019 and assumes a working knowledge of psp
Written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental

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Tube of choice, I am using the stunning artwork of VeryMany 
which you can purchase from her store HERE
Scrapkit - Forest Fairy by Pink Paradox Productions
Mask 044 from Vivienne's Paintbox
Font of choice

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Open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

new raster layer
select all
paste paper 7 into selection
deselect
apply mask
merge group
resize 90

Dropshadow as you go 2,5,40,10,black

element 55, resize 40
element 122, resize 50, mirror, position behind castle
paste tube on top, resize 30
element 65, resize 40, position under tube just poking out the bottom
element 47, resize 30, position to right of tube
element 25, resize 20, position at bottom of mailbox
element 40, resize 30, position left of tube
element 35, resize 20, position on top of skirt to the left
add another other elements you wish and rearrange layers to suit
Add name, copyright & license information
delete white background
Merge visible
Crop and save as png



Elven Arch


This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 4th January 2019 and assumes a working knowledge of psp
Written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental

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Tube of choice, I am using the stunning artwork of VeryMany 
which you can purchase from her store HERE
Scrapkit - Forest Fairy by Pink Paradox Productions
Mask 041 from Vivienne's Paintbox
Font of choice

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Open blank canvas 750 x 750
floodfill white

new raster layer
select all
paste paper 8 into selection
deselect
apply mask
merge group
resize 90

Dropshadow as you go 2,5,40,10,black

element 51 resize 50
element 63 resize 50, position at bottom of arch
element 66 resize 50, position below arch, erase parts that are showing outside the arch
element 56 resize 20, position below the grass a little. Butt up to the to the left edge of the arch
paste tube on top resize 40, position slightly to the right so you can see the 
castle a bit behind her head
element 70 resize 50, position at the bottom, go back and erase any of the dress 
that is showing under the grass
element 109 resize 22, position to the left
element 23 resize 22, position to the right

freehand selection tool, feather 13, draw a small selection along the bottom edge of the glass
bottle, hit delete twice, deselect.  
This softens the edge of the glass and makes it look like its "in" the grass

element 26 resize 22, position in between the glass bottle and the mushrooms
element 105 resize 50, position just above mask layer around the arch

Add any other elements you wish, rearrange your layers to suit

Add name, copyright and license information
delete white background
merge visible
crop and save as png

Saturday, 15 December 2018

Piggin' Christmas

Supplies needed:

Tube of choice -  I am using the 'oh so cute artwork of Laguna 
which you can purchase from Pics For Design
My Mask 003 HERE
Scrapkit Gingerbread Wishes from Pink Paradox Productions
Font of choice

Filters - Muras Meister - copies

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 15th December  2018 and assumes a working knowledge of psp
Written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental

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Open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

c/p paper 18
apply mask
merge group
resize by 115

c/p element 92
resize 30
muras meister - copies - encircle
change shift x & Y to 60
change angle to 22
d/s

c/p frame 2
resize 60
image flip
magic wand, click inside the frame
expand by 5
on the muras layer, hit delete
deselect
d/s

c/p element 92 above frame layer
resize 40, rotate right 36
image effects, offset, h145, v-120, trans/custom clicked
d/s

c/p element 91
resize 30
place under the red flowers
d/s

c/p element 17
resize 40
image, mirror
offset, h-60, v-182
d/s

c/p element 106
resize 50
offset, h-175, v30
d/s
drag below the book

c/p element 115
resize 50
place on top of tree
(you may wish to rotate it a little to the left)
duplicate, merge down

c/p element 36
resize 30
offset, h-183, v-111
d/s

make frame layer active
c/p tube
resize 25 if using the same tube as me
or to fit if using a different tube
position to your liking
d/s

add name, copyright and license information
delete white background layer
merge visible
crop and save as png

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

New Year Kisses



Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using the stunning artwork of Alex Prihodko
which you can purchase from Pics For Designs
My Scrapkit - New Year 2018 HERE
Mask of choice
Font of choice
NYKTag (save from bottom of post)

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 14th November 2018 and assumes a working knowledge of psp
Written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental

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open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

c/p paper 13, apply mask, merge group

Dont forget to dropshadow as you go 2,5,40,10,black

element 55, resize 85, move it up and left a little
element 7, resize 50, position bottom left of frame
element 22, resize 90, position next to the bottle
element 29, resize 30, position bottom right of frame, slightly overlapping gold cone
element 39, position in front of previous elements
element 35, resize 40, position behind crown to the right slightly
c/p NYKTag position bottom right of tag, rotate left 5
element 56, resize 40, position behind NYKTag

c/p tube just above mask layer, position so face is in the middle of the frame
erase any tube that is outside of the frame, change blend mode to luminance
duplicate, adjust blur, gaussian blur 6, change blend mode to screen
lower opacity to 62 on both tube layers

make crown layer active, paste tube again, resize to fit
(60 if using the same as me and mirror)
position to the right of the tag
erase any showing below the NYKTag.

add name, copyright and license information
delete white background layer
merge visible
crop and save as png

(click to open full size and save to your computer)



Saturday, 10 November 2018

Christmas Stocking!

Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - a leggy tube wearing stockings is best for this tut
I am using the gorgeous artwork of Barbara Jensen
Scrapkit - Silver Bells from Pink Paradox Productions
Mask #153 HERE
Font of choice
Supplies HERE
Animation Shop

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 10th November 2018 and assumes a working knowledge of psp
Written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental

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open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

c/p paper 18
apply mask
merge group

c/p paper 39
resize 50

c/p frame 6
resize 50
move paper layer up a little so you can see some
of the snow on the ground
on frame layer, magic wand, mode add, tolerance & feather 0
click inside the frame, expand by 3, invert
on paper layer, delete
deselect

hide frame layer
copy merged

open Animation shop
paste as new animation
duplicate frame until you have 30 frames

open snow animation
edit - select all
edit - copy

back to your canvas
edit - select all
edit - paste into selected frame

position so the snow is in the circle
and click once

Now it may get complicated so concentrate and stay with me here

on the snow animation
click on the first frame
hold down shift and click on the 10th frame
edit - cut
now click on the last frame (20)
edit - paste after current frame
edit - select all
edit - copy
back to your canvas
edit - paste into selected frame
position in the circle but slightly more to the left
click once

back to the snow animation
repeat above steps
until you paste onto your canvas, this time move it 
slightly to the right
click once

Now leave this canvas here, while we go back and finish our tag in psp
You can close the snow animation now, without saving

Now back to psp

unhide frame
c/p element 66 under frame, resize 15
image effects - offset - h 81, v-108, custom & transparent checked
duplicate and move across to the left side so the 
right hand edges match up to make a whole fence
merge down

c/p tube as new layer above frame
resize 70
image effects - offset - h-120, v0

selection tool - circle, feather 30
draw out a circle from the little fingernail
on the right hand out to the outer edge of the frame
invert
hit delete on tube layer 2 or 3 times
deselect

c/p element 57, resize 40, position at bottom of tube 
c/p element 52, resize 40, position to the right of the bucket
c/p element 63, resize 60, position on left, drag under the bucket layer
c/p elements 86, 87 & 99, resize 20,
position to your liking across the top to hide
any harsh straight edges of the tube still showing
c/p word art

make sure all your elements have a dropshadow and 
are positioned to your liking

add your name, copyright and license information

now hide the white background, mask & paper layer
copy merged

now back to AS
paste as new animation
duplicate until you have 30 frames
edit - select all
edit - copy

on your canvas that we left here earlier
edit - select all
edit - paste into selected frame
line it up so the inner edge of the frame
is lined up with the edge of the circle
click once

save as gif

Sunday, 16 September 2018

3 squared



This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 16th September 2018, and assumes a working knowledge of psp
written using psp9 but other versions should work just as well
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental

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Supplies needed:

Tube, scrapkit & font of choice
This one is entirely upto you what supplies you use

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Open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

preset shapes tool
rectangle
background a paper of choice
foreground null
hold down the shift key while drawing out a 
largeish square in the middle of your canvas
objects, align, center in canvas
convert to raster
effects, image effects, offset
horizontal - 60, vertical 0, custom & transparent checked

change b/g to different paper 
draw out a rectangle right across the middle
of the square and out either side
center in canvas
convert to raster
drag below square
duplicate

change b/g to a 3rd paper or a matching color/gradient
hold shift key, draw out a small square
convert to raster
drag to top of layer palette
duplicate twice

position down the right side of the square
rotate top one right 5
rotate middle one left 6
rotate bottom one right 8

now on each square do the following
select all, float, defloat
expand by 5
new raster layer
floodfill white
contract by 8
delete
select none
add noise, 50% gaussian, monochrome

Now remember that duplicated skinny rectangle
make it active, rotate left 90
selection tool, rectangle, feather 0
select half of the rectangle and delete
deselect
position behind the small squares

now copy and paste your tube just above the large square
resize as necessary, erase any that is overlapping the 
bottom of the square

now back to the small squares
on each one do the following 

select all, float, defloat
paste tube, position to your liking
invert selection
delete
deselect

add any effects you wish to the 3 tube layers
I added Kohans autointerlace to 2 of mine 
and penta.com, jeans to the 3rd
and I changed the blend mode of all 3 to luminance

Add a white gradient glow to the large square,
and both long rectangles

Add any elements you wish from your chosen scrapkit

dont forget your dropshadow

Add name, copyright and license information
delete white b/g
merge visible

crop and save as png


Here are a few more examples made by the members of my forum Taggers Inn

by Deeva

by Ravenbyrd

by Nighti