Sunday, 23 February 2020

Steamin' Along



This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 3rd January 2020, and assumes a working knowledge of psp.
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental.

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Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using 'Steampunk 7' from VeryMany
Scrapkit - 'Steamin Along' from Tagcatz Design (8th kit down)
Mask 6 from Fecnikek Valentine pack
Font of choice



Open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

c/p paper 4
apply mask
merge group

select all, float, defloat, invert
c/p el 11
hit delete
deselect
change blend mode to overlay

el 29, move down below the mask layer
and down the canvas a little so its showing 
just under the mask a tiny bit

frame 3, resize 40, top right corner

el 39, resize 30, top left corner

el 28, resize 30, position on bottom of frame 3, 

el 34, resize 30, layers - arrange - move down, repeat
image effects - offset - H-134, V26
duplicate, offset - H110, V-168

el27, resize 20, offset - H78, V-122

c/p tube under frame, resize to fit
erase any that is showing outside the frame
change blend mode to overlay

paste tube again, bring to top of layer palette
resize to fit, erase the bottom of the tube if necessary 
so its not overhanging the bottom of the tag.

el 28, resize 40, rotate right 90, position at bottom of tube

el 47, resize 20, bottom left of tube

el 26, resize 15, bottom right of tube

el 25, resize 15, place in front of previous element

add another other elements you like

add name, license & copyright information
delete white background
merge visible

crop and save as png


Precious Valentine - forum set




This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 3rd January 2020, and assumes a working knowledge of psp.
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental.

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Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using the beautiful artwork of Misticheskaya 
which can be purchased from Pics For Design
Any scrapkit or elements of choice (I used a valentine kit)
Font of choice



Open blank canvas 700 x 250

c/p paper of choice
resize to fit if necessary

c/p several flowers
resize to fit
duplicate, mirror, flip, rotate
each one a few times and position
across the bottom of the canvas to 
your liking
d/s each one

(I used 5 different flowers, and duplicated each one at least 3 times)

repeat with some greenery
place within the flowers to your liking

hide the paper layer
merge visible

duplicate, mirror
move the layer up around 40/60 pixels
layers - arrange - move down

add any other elements you wish

c/p tube, resize to fit
position between the two flower layers

new raster layer
flood fill with a gradient made from two colors from your tag
linear - angle 45, repeats 15
select all, contract 5
delete
deselect

effects - texture effects - blinds
width 2, opacity 60, color dark one from your tag
horizonal checked
repeat but uncheck horizontal

magic wand, click inside the frame
flood fill white, contract 2
delete
deselect

add name, license and copyright information
merge all
save as jpg

Make a matching avatar if you wish


Some more examples made by the members of my group 
I just love how they are all so different!

by Gigi

By Lisa

By Kathy

By Deeva

Vintage Valentine



This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 30th December 2019, and assumes a working knowledge of psp.
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental.

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Supplies needed:

Tube of choice, I am using the beautiful artwork of Jennifer Janesko
which I purchased from CILM when it was open but you can now 
purchase from CDO
My Mask 288
My Supplies HERE
My Wordart (save from bottom of post)


Open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

c/p flower cluster 1, resize 15
muras meister - copies - encircle
number 15, shift x & y 70

c/p flower 2, resize 30
repeat muras
rotate left 5
layers - arrange - move down

c/p frame, resize 38
magic wand, feather 0, click outside the frame
expand by 3, invert selection
on both the flower layers hit delete once
deselect

c/p flower cluster 2, position bottom left

paste tube as new layer
resize and position as necessary
erase the bottom of the tube so it looks like
it is coming out from the frame
d/s

c/p paper
apply mask, merge group
resize 108
move down layer palette to just above the white background 

c/p wordart

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


(click to open full size and save)

Tuesday, 31 December 2019

5..4..3..2..1 HNY

This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 30th December 2019, and assumes a working knowledge of psp.
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental.

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Supplies needed:

Tube of choice, I am using the beautiful artwork of Misticheskaya
which can be purchased from Pics For Design
My scrapkit Goldeen
My Mask 339 HERE
Font of choice
Wordart (save from bottom of page)

Filters - Muras Meister - copies


open blank canvas 700 x 700 

element 9, resize 50,
effects - muras meister, copies - encircle
change number to 7, shift x & y to 45
dropshadow 2,4,50,9,black

element 6, resize 30
repeat muras but change shift x & y to 55
rotate left 20
d/s

element 31, resize 20
repeat muras
d/s 

element 21, resize 20
repeat muras, but angle to -29
rotate right 20
d/s

element 10, resize 20
repeat muras, change shift x & y to 60
rotate left 10
d/s

Frame 3, resize 55
magic wand, feather 0, click inside the frame
expand by 5
then on each muras layer, hit delete once
deselect

element 30, resize 50,
position between the muras layers to your liking
erase any that is showing inside the frame
I placed mine top right 

element 48, resize 30, adjust, sharpness, sharpen more
again position within the muras layers to your liking
I duplicated mine a couple of times and randomly placed them

once you are happy with your placement, d/s your frame
merge visible

paper 15, apply mask, merge group
move slightly up and left, duplicate
move slightly down and right
merge down
duplicate, mirror

paste tube, resize as necessary
position to your liking within the frame
duplicate, layers - arrange - bring to top
now erase the bottom half of your top tube

go back to the bottom tube and erase
the bottom part that is showing under the frame
d/s the bottom tube

at this point you can add any other elements you wish

paste wordart
There is an extra set of numbers if you want to put the year on your tag
if not just delete the extra numbers

add your name, license and copyright information
merge visible
crop and save as png

(click thumbnail to open full size and save)

Slats


This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 10th December 2019, and assumes a working knowledge of psp.
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental.


Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using "Forest Elf 3" from Very Many
which can be purchased from the store HERE
Christmas Cluster HERE
Mask of choice
Font of choice
pinkrec - save from bottom of post


open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

c/p tube
effects, muras meister, wallpaper rotate, default settings
adjust, blur, motion blur, angle 130, strength 100
apply mask, 
merge group

c/p cluster, resize 60
c/p tube again, resize 40, drag under the cluster
freehand selection tool, feather 22, select around the bottom 
of the tube hit delete 2 or 3 times
deselect
merge tube and cluster layers together

copy merged, paste as new layer, mirror
c/p large tube once more
merge down
c/p rectangles, select all, float, defloat, invert
hit delete on the merged layer, deselect
apply your favourite inner bevel
drag down to just above mask layer, move to the left

duplicate bevelled rectangles, adjust blur, gaussian blur 5
layers - arrange - move down
change blend mode to dissolve
dropshadow rectangles layer

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


click to open full size and save


Here are some more examples made by members of my forum 

By Prismatic

By Deeva


By Wendy


Saturday, 7 December 2019

Pink Christmas




This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 24th November 2019, and assumes a working knowledge of psp.
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental.

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Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using "White Elf 2" by Very Many
which you can purchase from the store HERE
My supplies HERE
Mask of choice
Font of Choice


open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

c/p paper
apply mask
merge group
duplicate
merge down

c/p wreath, resize 15
c/p frame, resize 25
c/p tube, resize as necessary, erase any that is showing below the frame
c/p tree, resize 50, position bottom right 
c/p gifts, resize 40, position bottom left
c/p NOEL, resize 20, place in front of gifts
c/p pink tree, resize 60, position in front of first tree but to the left a little 
c/p pink deer, position middle bottom
c/p baubles, position in front of pink deer
c/p pink cones, place next to the baubles
c/p wordart

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


Here are some more examples made by the member so of my forum

by Linda

By Wendy

By Waltraud

By Chillybean

By Gigi




The Most Wonderful Time of the Year



This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 17th November 2019, and assumes a working knowledge of psp.
Any similarity to other works is unintentional and purely coincidental.

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Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using the gorgeous artwork of Eskada
which you can purchase from Pics For Design
My supplies HERE
Mask & Font of choice



open blank canvas 700 x 700 
floodfill white

c/p paper
apply mask
merge group

c/p frame
c/p lamp, resize 70, position along right side of frame, 
(we will come back later and erase the bottom of the lamp)

c/p sign, resize 50, position left side of frame, towards the top

c/p poinsettia cluster, resize 40, position top left corner of frame
(reposition sign so it looks like its hanging from beneath the cluster)

c/p mittens, resize 30, position on left so they look like they are hanging from beneath the sign

c/p skis, resize 30, position bottom right of frame

c/p tube, resize as necessary, erase any that is showing outside the frame
at the bottom, but leave her head over the top of the frame
(so she looks like she is emerging from the frame)

c/p swag, resize 40, position bottom left corner of frame

c/p stag head, resize 50, position bottom left 

c/p snowman, resize 50, position just to the right of the stag head

c/p jute reel, resize 50, position at feet of snowman

Go back and duplicate the poinsettia cluster, flip it and move it up slightly
so its showing behind the stag head

duplicate again, mirror, resize 50 and place in middle of skis

c/p gift, resize 15, bottom right
duplicate, resize 70, mirror and place just to the left of the first gift

Go back to the lamp now and erase the bottom of it that is showing behind the gift

Dropshadow all elements and tube

add name, license and copyright information
delete white background layer
merge visible

crop and save as png