Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Take a Picture



Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using the stunning artwork of Stan Dudin
which is an exclusive over at Pics for design - any tube with a camera should do though
my scrapkit Hollywood
Supplies HERE
Font of choice
Animation Shop

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 17th June 2017  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

new raster layer
floodfill with a fore/back gradient 
made from 2 colors from your tube
sunburst, repeats 3
apply mask
merge group
resize - aspect ratio unchecked
width 90, height 110

c/p phone frame as new layer
magic wand, feather 0, click inside phone
expand 3
floodfill with same gradient as before
deselect

c/p tube as new layer
resize to fit nicely inside phone frame
erase any that is outside of the phone frame
dropshadow tube and phone frame
merge phone, tube and gradient together

c/p spotlight as new layer
resize 15
position over flash on camera

c/p element 14
resize 50

magic wand, feather 0,
click inside one of the frames of the film strip
expand by 2
c/p tube
resize to fit
position to your liking, invert, delete
deselect

repeat for the next two frames of the film strip

merge film strip and tube layers together
dropshadow
rotate left 5
position along bottom of phone

c/p element 19 as new layer
resize by 70
position bottom right corner, under film strip

c/p element 20
resize 25
rotate right 5
position bottom right under light legs

c/p element 36
resize 40
duplicate a couple of times
and position just above mask layer to your liking

C/P wordart

add name, license and copyright information

copy merged

Open Animation Shop
paste as new animation

back in psp hide the spotlight layer
copy merged

in AS paste after current frame
change frame properties to 150 on this frame only
save as gif

Darkest Night - Forum set





Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using the beautiful artwork of Olga Fomina
which can be purchased from CDO
The Darkest Night Sampler from Gothic Inspirations
Eye Candy 4 - Corona
Font of choice

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 11th June 2017  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 250

c/p paper 5 as new layer
stand on bg layer
select all, crop to selection

c/p rose as new layer
resize 20
position bottom left corner

c/p fern as new layer
resize 30
rotate right 130
drag below rose

c/p leaves as new layer
resize 30
rotate left 90
position beneath rose

open scatter
select round one of the flowers
c/p as new layer
drag below fern
close scatter

dropshadow the elements and merge them together
duplicate several times
rotate, flip & mirror to your liking
and position around the edge of your canvas

c/p moss as new layer
duplicate 2 or 3 times
resize each one between 60 - 40 and 
position between the flower clusters to your liking

c/p sparkles as new layer
resize 60
duplicate, flip & mirror
position one to the left and one to the right

c/p glitter as new layer
drag down to just above the paper layer
position along the bottom edge of your tag
duplicate, flip
merge down

effects, eye candy 4, corona
glow width 10, flare size 8, stretch 100, waver 23
blur 3, overall opacity 100
color #9daab9

c/p lamp as new layer
resize 30
position to the right

c/p tube as new layer
just above paper layer
resize to fit if necessary
position to the left of your tag
change blend mode to luminance legacy
duplicate, gaussian blur 5
change blend mode to burn and lower opacity a little
(or whatever looks good on your tag)

Merge all
new raster layer
floodfill with a dark color from your tag
select all, contract 2
delete
deselect

Add name, license and copyright information
merge all flatten
save as jpg


To make matching Avatar

custom selection
left & top 0, right 150, bottom 220
edit selection, use your move tool to
position selection to your liking
edit selection
copy
deselect

paste as new image
add border as before
add name and cr
merge all flatten
save as jpg


Monday, 12 June 2017

Pirate Ahoy!



Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using the beautiful artwork of Arthur Crowe
You can purchase this from his store HERE
Scrapkit - Surf n Turf from Horseplays Pasture
My mask 167 HERE
Font of choice

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 1st June 2017  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

copy and paste paper 6
apply mask
merge group
duplicate, image, mirror

copy and paste element 51

arrange the mask layers so one is moved
up a little and one is moved down a little

copy and paste element 69
resize 60, rotate right 23
drag below element 51, position so
large palm is showing to the left of the rings
erase any parts of the palm showing inside the rings

c/p element 56
resize by 40
position to the right of bottom ring
duplicate, image, mirror

c/p element 73
resize by 40
drag to top of layer palette
position bottom left of bottom ring

c/p element 48
resize by 30
position bottom right of bottom ring

c/p element 17
resize by 20
position on top of sand spilling from bucket

c/p element 18
resize by 40
position behind shell
duplicate, mirror
drag down behind bucket

c/p close up tube as new layer
ensure it is just below the rings layer
duplicate twice
position so a different part of each tube
is showing inside the rings
and erase any parts showing outside the rings
merge the 3 tube layers together
change blend mode to luminance

paste regular sized tube at top of layer palette
resize to fit nicely 
position to the right of the rings slightly

dropshadow tube and all elements 2,5,50,8,black

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

Green Steam


Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using the beautiful artwork of Misticheskaya
which can be purchased from Pics for Design
My Scrapkit - Steamed Junk
Mask HERE
Font of choice

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 27th May 2017  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

copy and paste texture 
duplicate

copy and paste frame - resize 35
magic wand, feather 0
click inside frame, expand by 5
invert
on one of the texture layers, delete
copy and paste tube
position to your liking
delete
deselect
change blend mode to luminance legacy

duplicate tube layer
adjust, blur, gaussian blur 8
change blend mode to screen
dropshadow the frame

merge the frame, 2 tube layers and texture together

on the other texture layer
apply mask
merge group
make sure this layer is just above your white bg

All the following elements are to be positioned UNDER the merged frame layer
and dropshadowed 2,5,50,8, black


element 80 resize 50, position top left, colorize, hue 108, sat 129

element 77 resize 50, rotate right 85, position right side, colorize as before
duplicate, rotate again and position at the bottom of the frame

element 70 resize 30, position left middle, blend mode hard light
duplicate, image flip & mirror

element 4, resize 30, position bottom left corner, blend mode hard light
paste element 4 again, resize 20, colorize as before, position top right corner, blend mode hard light

element 69, resize 40, colorize as before, position top middle of frame, blend mode hard light
duplicate, image flip and move to the left slightly

Add your name, license and copyright information
delete white bg layer
merge visible
crop and save as png

Fabulous


Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using the beautiful artwork of Maxine Gadd
which I purchased from CDO but she appears to no longer be selling there
Template HERE
Font of choice

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 16th May 2017  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 Fabulous Mystery Template

Circle layer
select all, float, defloat
copy and paste paper 11
invert, delete, deselect

Lt Grey rec layer
select all, float, defloat
copy and paste paper 12
invert, delete, 
copy and paste paper 13
delete, deselect
drag the green layer below the circle

effects, image effects, offset
horizontal -55, vertical 25
transparent checked
rotate right 12

grey rec
select all, float, defloat
copy and paste paper 3
invert, delete, 
copy and paste tube, resize as necessary
delete, deselect
change blend mode to multiply (or whatever looks good to you)
Merge down with green paper layer

arrow
image, mirror
select all, float, defloat
copy and paste paper 11
invert, delete, deselect

Using your deform tool, arrange the 
FABULOUS letters along the right hand side
following the curve of the circle
once you have them to your liking
merge them all together
select all, float, defloat
copy and paste paper 12
invert, delete, deselect

add a white gradient glow to your FABULOUS
width 3
dropshadow 

dotted line
select all, float, defloat
new raster layer
floodfill with a color from your tag
deselect
add same white gradient glow as before
dropshadow

add same gradient glow to all other 
template layers
dropshadow

delete all original template layers

copy and paste element 36
resize by 70
position under the tube layer so its showing 
at the bottom of the tag
duplicate, mirror and flip

add some other elements if you wish

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

Sunday, 2 April 2017

Arrr!



Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using an Elias Chatzoudis tube that I purchased from MPT 
You can find the same tube at CDO
My Scrapkit Seacove
My Mask 066 HERE
Other supplies HERE
Font of choice

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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 26th March 2017  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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OK Lets begin!


Place mask in your masks folder
Open supplies in PSP


Open blank canvas 700 x 700
floodfill white

copy and paste paper 13 as new layer
apply Miz_mask066
merge group

copy and paste element 28
resize by 50
duplicate twice
position one to the left a little
one to the right
and one down a bit

copy and paste element 29
resize by 110
position just to the left a little

copy and paste tube as new layer
resize to fit

(you may want to move your sand about
to make it look like your tube is 
sitting nicely on the sand)

copy and paste element 1
resize by 50
position bottom left of tube
duplicate
mirror
position behind tube to the right

copy and paste treasure chest
resize by 40
mirror
position bottom right of tube

copy and paste element 30
resize by 30
position just in front of chest

copy and paste element 26
resize by 50 twice
position behind the chest and grass

dropshadow all layers except mask
2,5,50,8,black

copy and paste wordart if you like

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

crop and save as png

Sunday, 26 March 2017

Broken Heart



Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using one of Zindy's stunning free tubes
Scrapkit Miss You from Chaos Priestess.
My mask 160 HERE
Font of choice


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This tutorial was written by Mizteeque on 13th March 2017  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

copy and paste paper 5 as new layer
apply Miz_mask_160
merge group

copy and paste Wire as new layer
resize by 70
rotate left 70

copy and paste FrameEl01 as new layer
resize by 60

erase wire showing inside frame
merge frame and wire together
move up your canvas a little
dropshadow 2,5,50,8,black

copy and paste wordartEl01 as new layer
resize by 70
position below the frame
apply a white gradient glow 
dropshadow 

make mask layer active

copy and paste tube as new layer
resize to fit nicely inside the frame
erase any showing outside the frame
change blend mode to multiply if using a the same tube as me
if using a color tube, change blend mode to luminance (legacy)

Add name, copyright and license information

delete white background layer
merge visible
save as png