Monday, January 31, 2011

Unconditional Love


This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP. It was written in PSP 8 but can be done in other versions


Supplies:
Images of Choice
*I am using the beautiful artwork of Zindy S.D. Nielsen. You MUST have a license to use the same work*

I ♥ You PTU Scrap Kit
*This is another gorgeous kit by Designs By Ali. Please check out her blog to find the stores she sells in*

2011 Template #2
*This is a template by me. You can download it HERE*

Font of choice
*I am using Georgia for the block letters and P22 Corinthia for the script and name*

Lets Get Started:
1). Open all materials in PSP
Delete the copyright layer on the template
Shift + D to duplicate it
Close the original

2). On the template make the SS 1 layer active
Select All
Float
Defloat
Copy and paste your paper of choice
*I used Copy Into Selection*
Select None
*Do these same steps for SS 2. SS 1 Frame, SS 2 frame and Small Rectangle layers changing my papers as I went*

3). Make the SS 1 layer 1 active again
Select All
Float
Defloat
Copy and paste your image of choice as a new layer
Invert
Delete
Select None
Change the blend mode on your image layer to Luminance Legacy
*Do these same steps for your SS 2 layer using a different image*

4). Make your Large Circle layer active
Select All
Float
Defloat
Copy and paste your image of choice as a new layer
Invert
Delete
Select None
**I added my image and then added the tube over top of it to give it that damask background you see in the preview tag. I then gave the tube a drop shadow to make it pop**


5). Add any elements you want to make the tag your own
*I added elements and write the Unconditional Love wordart across the bottom*

6). Resize if you feel necessary

7). Add your copyright information and any license information needed

8). Add your name

All Done

This tutorial was written by Carrie's Concoctions on January 31, 2011
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is unintentional

2011 Template #2

I made this template to go with my Unconditional Love tutorial (Coming soon) so I thought I would share it here for easy download
Please feel free to use this in your tutorials or group challenges but PLEASE do not share! Direct them here to download it!
Thank you
Download HERE

Saturday, January 29, 2011

2011 Template #1

I made a template to go along with my newest tutorial so I thought I would share it with you guys. Please feel free to use it in any tutorials or groups but PLEASE direct them here to download it!


Download HERE

Brokenhearted


This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP. It was written in PSP 8 but can be done in other versions

Supplies:
Image(s) of choice
* I am using the always stunning work of Zindy S.D. Nielsen. You MUST have a license to use the same images*

Gothica Love PTU Scrapkit
*This is another gorgeous scrapkit by Designs By Ali. Please check out her blog to find the stores she sells in*

Template by Me
*You can download this template HERE. Please do not share. If you want to use this template in a tutorial or such please direct them to my blog to download*

Font of Choice

Lets Get Started:
1). Open all supplies
Resize as necessary

2). Make the Small Circle 1 layer active
Select all
Float
Defloat
Copy and paste your paper of choice as a new layer
Selections~Invert
Delete
Select None
*Do these same steps for Small Circle 2, SS 1 Frame, SS 2 Frame and Large Circle Frame*

3). Make your large circle layer active
Select All
Float
Defloat
Copy and Paste your image of choice
Invert
Delete
*I used the Xero Porcelin plug in on my image*

4). Make the SS 1 layer active
Select All
Float
Defloat
Copy and paste image of choice
Invert
Delete
*I simply mirrored this image and moved it to line up with my SS 2 layer. If you want to use a different image on the SS 2 layer just follow the steps above. I also used Xero Porcelin on these layers as well*

5). Now is the time to make the tag your own. Add any elements you like
*I also added the Brokenhearted wordart to mine with a gradient glow to make it stand out*

6). Add your name
Resize if needed

7). Add the artist copyright information and any license numbers needed
Save in your desired format

All Done!

This tutorial was written by Carrie's Concoctions on 1/29/2011
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is untintentional

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Never Enough


This tutorial was written assuming you have a basic knowledge of PSP. It was done in PSP 8 but can be done in other versions

Supplies:
Image of Choice
*I am using the always fantastic artwork of Zindy S.D. Nielsen (of course...lol). You MUST have a proper license to use the same work*

Crimson PTU Scrapkit
*This is another awesome scrap kit by Designs By Ali. Please check out her blog to find the stores where she sells her kits*

Designs By Ali_Valetine Template 2
*You can find this on her blog! Please leave some love if you download it*

Font of Choice
*I am using Waterbrush ROB*

Lets Get Started:
1). Open all supplies
Resize as you see fit

2). On your template:
Shift + D to duplicate
Close the original
Delete the Raster 7 layer

3). Make Raster 3 active
Select All
Float
Defloat
Copy and paste your paper of choice
Invert
Delete
Select None
*Do these same steps for Raster 3, 4, and 5 layers but change the papers used with each new layer*
*~* On the heart layer I added an Inner Bevel. Play with the settings until you find something you like *~*

4). Make Raster 6 active
Select All
Float
Defloat
Add a new raster layer
Flood fill the new layer with your color of choice
Select None
*I added a Gradient Glow to mine to make the words stand out*

5). Add any embellishments you would like
*I added one of the doodles and some extra word art at the bottom of the tag*

6). Resize if necessary

7). Add all copyright information and any applicable license information

8). Add your name
Save in desired format

All Done!!

This tutorial has been written by Carrie's Concoctions on January 23, 2011. Any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Tears Of An Angel




This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of PSP. This tutorial was created in PSP 8 but can be done in other versions

Supplies:
Image of Choice
*I am using the ALWAYS stunning work of Zindy S.D. Nielsen. You MUST have a proper license to use this same image*

Angelis PTU Scrap Kit
*This is a fantastic kit by Designs By Ali. Please visit her blog to find all the stores she sells at*

Template #159
*I am using a template by Designs By Ali. Please visit her blog to download it. Leave some ♥ if you download her templates*

Font of Choice
*I am using Garamond on the lettering and Vuhjaday Script on the name. Both are FTU fonts*


Lets Get Started:
1). Open all supplies
Delete the copyright layer on the template
Resize if you want to

2). Make Raster 1 layer active
Select all
Float
Defloat
Copy and Paste your paper of choice
Selections~Invert
Delete
Select None
*Do these steps for Raster 2, 6 and Copy of Raster 6 using different papers*

3). Make Raster 5 active
Select All
Float
Defloat
Copy and Paste paper of choice
Selections~Invert
Delete
Select None
*Add an inner bevel of choice to the frame to make it pop a little bit*

4). Make Raster 2 active
Select All
Float
Defloat
Copy and Paste your Image of Choice
Selections~Invert
Delete
Select None
* Move this layer above your scrap paper layer but below the frame layer*

5). Duplicate your image layer
*I used Xero Porcealin with the default settings on the duplicate and changed the Blend Mode to Luminance Legacy. Please feel free to play with this and see what is right for the image you are using*

6). Add any embellishments to make this tag your own
*On the word TEARS I turned off Auto Kerning and set the Kerning at 1000 to get the seperation of the letters*

7). Add your name
Resize now if you want

8). Add all copyright and any license information needed
Save in your desired format and you are all done



This tutorial was written by Carrie's Concoctions on January 16, 2011
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is unintentional