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My tutorials are all copyright compliant and created for those with a working knowledge of PSP. All tutorials are of my own creation and any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidence. I strive to be 100% copyright compliant, so if you see something of yours on my blog that I haven't given credit for, please notify me immediately so I can give credit or take it down. Do not take my tutorials and claim them as your own or place them on another site. Direct people to my blog instead. I hope you enjoy my tutorials!
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Friday, October 28, 2011

New PTU Tut Spooky Night



For this tutorial you will need the following:
Scrap kit: PTU kit Spooky Pumpkins by Creative Scraps by Crys HERE
Tube: tube of choice, I am using the Adorable art work of PinUp Toons HERE
You must have a license number to use this tube.
Font Used: Plaid
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow (Optional)

♥ Let's Get started! ♥
Open new raster layer at 800x800
For the drop shadow on evertying I am using the following settings:
Verticle: 2, Horizontal: 2, Opacity: 50, Blur: 6, color black. (you use what ever you want)
Remember to save as you go.
(*Resize everything before you start copy and pasting)
Paper 2 (resize 88%)
Element 1 (resize 34%)
Element 2 (resize 28%)
Element 3 (resize 30%)
Element 5 (resize 75%)
Element 6 (Do Not Resize)
Element 9 (resize 52%)
Element 12 (resize 20%)
Element 14 (resize 80%)
Element 15 (resize 58%)
Element 17 (resize 38%)
Element 22 (resize 66%)
Element 24 (resize 40%)
Element 25 (resize 58%)
Element 31 (resize 78%)
Element 35 (resize 78%)
Element 36 (Do Not Resize)
Element 38 (Do Not Resize)
Frame 3 (Do Not Resize)
Tube (if using the same Resize 65%)
Tube (if using the same tube Do Not Resize)

You can always refer to the sample for placement of anything!
Copy and paste paper 2. copy and paste frame 3. The next steps all go below the frame layer.
copy and paste Ele 5, drop opacity to 89%, adjust to the top right. Copy and paste Ele 14.
Add dropshadows as you go. position above the moon to the right with the branches hanging
outside the frame as in the sample.  Duplicate and mirror, moving to the left side. copy and
paste Ele 35. Move so the skulls are above the tree.  Copy and paste Ele 31. Move a bit to
the left just off center. Copy and paste Ele 12. place on the right arm of the scarecrow.
Copy and paste Ele 6. Move to the bottom of the frame. With the magic wand, click inside the
frame, selections, modify, expand by 6, invert. Start at the bottom with the paper, and hit
delete. Select the moon, hit delete, select the frame layer, hit delete. With the eraser,
select the right tree layer, erase the root, do the same to the left side too.
Selections, select none. The rest of the elements are on top of the frame unless directed to
place differently. 
Copy and paste Ele 15, using the pick tool, rotate a bit to the left
Don't forget your dropshadows. Copy and paste Ele 9, adjust to the right tree and "hang" it
from the tree.  copy and paste Ele 36. Place to the bottom right of frame.  Copy and paste
the tube, position her between the rocks of ele 36.  Copy and paste Ele 22. MOve
to the left side of the frame, place where the top of post is just above the fence level.
Copy and paste Ele 1,2,& 3. Arange the pumpkins as in the sample. Copy and paste Ele 24. Move
so the cat sits in between the pumpkins. Copy and paste Ele. 38, mirror and place so it
looks like the tube is sitting in a leaf pile.  Erase the last leaf on the left.  Now you can
add any other embelishments to your tag that you want.  I added Ele 17 and duplicated. Placing
one behind the frame and paper layers to the left by the pumpkins and then to the right
behind the tombstone. I also added Ele 25. Duplicated 2 times and placed them on the bottom
layers, see sample for placement.
crop and resize.  I resized mine to 500 Width.
Now add your name.  I used an orange color from the kit and then added a gradient glow. 
If you want to add the same follow the steps below.
settings:
Effects, plugins, Eye candy 4000, gradient glow
Glow width 3
Soft corners 25
overall opacity 100
Color black, and slide another tab to the middle.
Add your dropshadow. Add your copyrights and license for the tube.
Merge visible and save! you're done! Simple and easy. 
I would love to see what you made!
Thank you for following my tutorial!  If you have any questions please email me at
kissnjoe@yahoo.com!
Thursday, October 27, 2011

New PTU Tut Be Creative


Just right click and save the word art to your computer, it's saved in PNG format.



For this tutorial you will need the following:
Scrap kit: PTU kit Sew Creative by Creative Scraps by Crys HERE
Tube: tube of choice, I am using the Adorable art work of PinUp Toons HERE
You must have a license number to use this tube.
Font Used: For the initial: LD Stitched and for the name: Some Weatz slanted
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow (Optional)

♥ Let's Get started! ♥
Open new raster layer at 700x700
For the drop shadow on evertying I am using the following settings:
Verticle: 2, Horizontal: 2, Opacity: 50, Blur: 6, color black. (you use what ever you want)
Remember to save as you go.
(*Resize everything before you start copy and pasting)
Paper 1 (resize 75%)
Paper 3 (resize 75%)
Paper 6 (resize 75%)
Element 1 (resize 68%)
Element 3 (resize 18%)
Element 4 (resize 18%)
Element 6 (resize 18%)
Element 13 (resize 62%)
Element 15 (resize 46%)
Element 23 (resize 18%)
Element 29 (resize 74%)
Element 40 (resize 75%)
Element 41 (resize 48%)
Element 47 (resize 62%)
Frame 1 (resize 80%)
Frame 4 (resize 80%)
Tube (if using the same tube Do Not Resize)

You can always refer to the sample for placement of anything!
Copy and paste paper 6 and apply your mask of choice. Merge Group
copy and paste frame 4. With the magic wand, click inside the frame, selections, modify,
expand by 6, invert. Copy and paste paper 1, hit delete, and drag behind the frame layer. Add
your dropshadow.
Copy and paste Element 1 adjust to bottom of the frame, add dropshadow, copy and paste your
tube, adjust to sitting on the pincusion as in sample. (remember to add dropshadow as you go)
Copy and paste Ele 15, using the pick tool, rotate to the right.  Drag behind the frame and paper
layers to the upper left hand side. Copy and paste Ele 47, position to the left side under
frame and paper layer, above quilt. Copy and paste Ele 40, using the pick tool rotate to
the right, move to the bottom right under the frame and paper layer. Duplicate, mirror and
rotate to the left a bit, position to the left side, see sample for placement. Copy and
paste Ele 29. Using the pick tool, rotate to the right just a bit, drag to just under ele 40 on
the right.
copy and paste Frame 1, with the magic wand click in each of the three frames, selections,
modify, expand by 6, invert copy and paste paper 3. Hit delete and drag below the frame.
Duplicate your tube, resize to make her face fit in the frame. hit delete. Selections select
none. Erase any part of her that is in the other 2 frames (keeping her face in the top frame)
Duplicate her face and mirror. Drag to the bottom frame, as in the sample. Add your dropshadow
to the frame. copy and paste Ele 18 and drag to the top chain of frame 1.  Now its just copy
and pasting the rest of the elements and placing them where you like, you can use the sample
for placement. copy and paste the provided word art, or create your own.
crop and resize.  I resized mine to 500 Width.
Now add your name.  I used a green from the kit and then added a gradient glow.  If you want
to add the same follow the steps below.
settings:
Effects, plugins, Eye candy 4000, gradient glow
Glow width 3
Soft corners 25
overall opacity 100
Color black, and slide another tab to the middle.
Add your dropshadow. I also added an initial in the empty center frame.
Add your copyrights and license for the tube.
Merge visible and save! you're done! Simple and easy. 
I would love to see what you made!
Thank you for following my tutorial!  If you have any questions please email me at
kissnjoe@yahoo.com!
Tuesday, October 18, 2011

PTU Tut Hope


For this tutorial you will need the following:
Scrap kit: PTU kit Hope, Faith, Believe by PSPGirl HERE
Tube: tube of choice, I am using the beautiful art work of Myka Jelina HERE
You must have a license number to use this tube. (I purchased mine at CILM)
Template: Misunderstood by Me HERE
Font Used: Respective Slanted
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow (Optional)
Your choice of mask

♥ Let's Get started! ♥
Open template, canvas size 750x750. Resize 600x600 Delete word art, heart skulls and
copyright info.
For the drop shadow on evertying I am using the following settings:
Verticle: 2, Horizontal: 2, Opacity: 71, Blur: 6, color black. (you use what ever you want)
Remember to save as you go.
(*Resize everything before you start copy and pasting)
Paper 6 (resize 61%)
Paper 7 (resize 61%)
Paper 8 (resize 61%)
Paper 9 (resize 61%)
Element 4 (resize 35%)
Element 5 (resize 30%)
Element 8 (resize 30%)
Element 14 (resize 50%)
Element 25 (resize 40%)
Element 37 (resize 55%)
Element 39 (resize 55%)
Element 48 (resize 55%)
Element 55 (resize 40%)
Tube (if using the same tube Do Not Resize)
Close up Tube
You can always refer to the sample for placement of anything!
On the bottom layer of template, select the 3 rectangles on the left, selections, float,
defloat, invert, copy and paste paper 6.  Hit delete, selections, select none and delete
the grey template layer.
Do the same for the long black rectangle with paper 9, the 3 grey squares with paper 7 and
the circle with paper 8. Before you select none on the circle, copy and paste the close up
tube, hit delete.  Selections, select none. Make sure to delete the template layers.
On the white rectangle under the 3 squares, change the color from white to black. 
I added a gradient glow to the 3 rectangles on the left and to the circle with the following
settings:
Effects, plugins, Eye candy 4000, gradient glow
Glow width 3
Soft corners 25
overall opacity 100
Color black, and slide another tab to the middle.
Copy and paste Ele. 37 and using your pick tool, rotate to the left. Place to the top left
under the circle. Duplicate, and rotate as in the sample and place under the long rectangle
to the right. Copy and paste Ele. 14, place above circle layer and move slightly to the right
under the black rectangle.  Change color to white, and duplicate to make brighter.
copy and paste Ele. 55, using the pick tool rotate to the left some, adjust to the top layer
and above the 3 squares.  See sample for placement, duplicate, mirror and place to the low
right of the circle.  Copy and paste Ele. 8. place to the lower left of circle, above ele 55
copy and paste Ele. 5. Duplicate and move to the top of Ele 55 on the left.
Copy and paste Ele. 4, using the pick tool, rotate to the left some, and place above Ele. 55
on the right.  Copy and paste Ele 39, using the Pick tool rotate and drag below Ele 4.
Copy and paste Ele. 48.  place to the right under Ele 4.  Duplicate and mirror.  Using the
Pick tool, rotate to the right and place below Ele. 8. Copy and paste the tube, move below
Ele. 4. Remember to add your dropshadow to everything.  Crop and add a new raster layer, drag
to the bottom layer and flood fill with a color from the kit.  Add your mask to it, and merge
Now resize.  I reszied mine to 500 pixels.  Now add your name.  I added an inner bevel to
the name on these settings:
Width 10
Smoothness 30
Depth 16
Ambience -27
Shininess 46
Angle 135
Intensity 30
Elevation 88
color white.
Now to get the outlining of the name, selections, float, defloat, modify, expand by 2, add a
new raster layer and flood fill with a dark purple from the kit. Drag below the name.
Add your dropshadow. Add your copyrights and license for the tube.
Merge visible and save! you're done! Simple and easy. 
I would love to see what you made!
Thank you for following my tutorial!  If you have any questions please email me at
kissnjoe@yahoo.com!
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