Thinking Of You

M_ThoughtsOfYou_Carrie

This tutorial was written by me on March 22nd, 2017 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the art of Misticheskaya. You can purchase her tubes here.

PTU kit ‘Thoughts Of You’ from PinkParadox Productions. You can purchase the kit here.

thoughts of you

Mask NFM_2015_2 from Dee. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using DJB To Be Continued.

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Open Frame 6. Open Frame 4. Paste Frame 4 as a new raster layer onto Frame 6. Resize by 75%, all layers unchecked. Now resize all layers by 60%.

With your magic wand, click inside the top frame. Selections, modify, expand by 10. Open Paper 11 & resize by 60%. Paste as a new layer onto your frames canvas. Selections, invert & press delete. Deselect & move below the top frame layer.

Open your mask & Paper 9. Resize you paper by 60%. Paste as a new layer onto your frame canvas. Move your paper to the bottom layer. Apply your mask, merge group. Add Noise > Uniform, 30, Monochrome checked.

Now let’s add our elements:

118 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom right. Duplicate & place to the bottom left.
55 – resize by 30%. Place to the right, a little down from the center.
32 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom of the Paper.
103 – resize by 40%. Place over the left side of your top frame.
106 – resize by 20%. Place over the bottom of the pink flowers.
52 – resize by 20%. Place over the top of the pink flowers.
100 – resize by 15%. Place to the bottom, to the left side of the phone. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place a bit to the left.
116 – resize by 50, rotate left. Place to the bottom.
7 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom. If needed, arrange the single pink flowers on either side of the bear.
59 – resize by 15%. Place to the bottom left.
129 – resize by 50%. Paste as a new layer.

Open your tube, resizing slightly. Paste as a new layer above the paper layer. Place so her face is up & to the left of the frame opening. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place over the right side, a little down. Merge the tube layers together. On the paper layer, select all, float, defloat. On the tubes layer, selections, invert & press delete. Deselect.

Duplicate your tubes layer, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Overlay, 40. On the original layer, Artistic Effects > Halftone using the following settings:

TOFhalftone

Set the blend mode to Luminance(L), 35.

Paste your tube again, this time above the top frame layer. Resize as necessary. Center your tube over the frame. Duplicate, gaussian blur using the same settings as before. Set the blend mode to Screen, 65.

Add your name, copyright, & license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice, then merge visible. Save as a PNG.

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Gaea

FM_Gaea_Kate

This tutorial was written by me on March 19th, 2017 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the art of Fiodorova Maria. You can purchase her tubes here.

PTU kit ‘Gaea’ from Irish Princess Designs

IPD-Gaea_PV

You can purchase this kit in the following stores:

Hania Design

Mystical Scraps

Smiley Creations

Mask NFM_2015_4 from Dee. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Contribute.

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Open Element 8. Resize by 75%, all layers unchecked.

Open your mask & Paper 18. Resize your paper by 60%. Paste your paper as a new layer onto your frame canvas. Move your paper below the frame layer. Apply your mask, merge group.

On your frame layer, use your magic wand and click inside each frame. Selections, modify, expand by 10.

Open Paper 11 & resize by 60%. Paste your paper as a new layer. Selections, invert & press delete. Deselect & move below the frame layer.

Now let’s add our elements:

14 – resize by 80%, flip horizontal. Paste as a new layer above your frame layer. Place to the top of the frame.
44 – resize by 85%. Paste as a new layer.
66 – resize by 50%. Place to the top left corner of your frame.
70 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom right.
57 – resize by 90%. Place to the bottom.
24 – resize by 80%. Paste as a new layer.
7 – resize by 32%. Place to the bottom.
86 – resize by 15%. Place on top of the door of the lantern.
81 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom left.
60 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom left. Duplicate & place to the bottom right.
67 – resize by 18%. Place to the bottom left of the lantern. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the bottom right of the lantern.
6 – resize by 16%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom right, a little up from the bottom.

Open your tube, resizing slightly. Paste as a new layer just above your paper layer. Place over the left frame (I mirrored the image). On your frame layer, use your magic wand and click inside the left frame. Selections, modify, expand by 10. On the tube layer, selections, invert & press delete. Deselect. Repeat for the right frame.

Merge together your tube layers. Duplicate, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen. On the original tube layer, set the blend mode to Hard Light.

Paste your tube again, this time above the bubbles layer, resizing as necessary. Duplicate, gaussian blur, 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen, 44.

Add your name, copyright, & license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice, if desired. Merge visible & save as a PNG.

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Forest Fairy

AF_ForestFairy_Carrie

This tutorial was written by me on March 15th, 2017 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the art of Anna Fesenko. You can purchase her tubes here.

PTU kit ‘Forest Fairy’ by PinkParadox Productions. You can purchase the kit here.

Forest Fairy

Mask 1 of Mask Set 150 by me. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Blake.

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Open Frame 10. Resize by 75%, all layers unchecked. Resize all layers by 61%.

Open your mask & Paper 33. Resize your paper by 60%. Paste your paper as a new layer onto your frame canvas. Move the paper below the frame layer. Apply your mask, then merge group. Duplicate twice and then merge all the masked layers together.

Open Paper 9. Resize by 60%. Paste as a new layer above your mask layer. Using your freehand selection too, Point to point preset, create a selection just slightly larger than the frame opening, following the vines of the frame so that the edge of the paper is not visible. On the paper layer, selections, invert & press delete. Deselect.

Now let’s add our elements:

105 – resize by 50%. Paste as a new layer above your frame layer. Place over the frame.
128 – resize by 30%. Place to the top of the frame.
3 – resize by 40%. Place to your liking.
100 – resize by 40%. Place over the left side of the frame. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place over the right side of the frame.
58 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom left.
39 – resize by 25%. Place over the right side of the waterfall.
63 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom.
127 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom right.
132 – resize by 50%. Place to your liking.
53 – resize by 40%. Place to the right side.
74 – resize by 20% Place to the bottom right of the snail. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the bottom left of the lamp post.
5 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom right.
82 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom, between the white flowers.
14 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom left.
10 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom right.

Open your tube, resizing slightly. Paste as a new layer above the paper layer. Place over the left side of the paper. On the paper layer, select all, float, defloat. On the tube layer, selections, invert & press delete. Deselect. Duplicate your tube, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Overlay.

On the original layer, Effects > Artistic Effects > Halftone using the following settings:

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Set the blend mode to Soft Light.

Open your tube again, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the tulle layer. Place a little to the right. Duplicate, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Overlay.

Add your name, copyright, & license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice, then merge visible. Save as a PNG.

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Fellvane

VM_Fellvane_Kate

This tutorial was written by me on March 12th, 2017 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PS Version used: PS CS3

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PS.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the beautiful art of VeryMany. You can purchase her tubes here.

PTU kit from Irish Princess Designs called Fellvane

IPD-FV_PV

You can purchase the kit in the following stores:

Hania Design
Mystical Scraps
Smiley Creations

Mask 45 from Tonya’s Temptations. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Aqualita.

Note: Instructions to use masks in PS can be found here.

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Open Element 79. Edit > Transform > Scale using the following settings:

Scale

Resize to 488 x 600. Set your canvas size to 600 x 600.

Open Paper 14. Resize by 60%, then apply your mask. Paste your masked paper onto your frame canvas, then move below the frame layer.

Open Paper 7. Resize by 75%. Paste as a new layer just above the mask layer. On the frame layer, use your magic wand & click inside the frame. Select > Modify > Expand by 10. On the paper layer, Select > Inverse. Press delete, then deselect.

Next, we’ll add our elements:

55 – resize by 40%. Paste as a new layer above the frame layer. Place towards the top of the frame.
47 – resize by 45%. Place to the top of the frame.
70 – resize by 50%. Paste as a new layer.
19 – resize by 40%. Edit > Transform > Flip Horizontal. Place to the bottom left of the frame.
2 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom right of the frame.
52 – resize by 55%. Place to the bottom.
42 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom right of the sign.
1 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom right. Duplicate & place to the bottom left.
31 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom right of the leaf stalk.
11 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom of the leaf stalk.
76 – resize by 15%. Place to the bottom right of the box.
10 – resize by 11%. Place to the bottom of the mushroom.

Open your tube. Paste as a new layer above the paper layer. Place your tube’s face over the left side. Ctrl + click on the thumbnail of the paper layer. On the tube layer, Select > Inverse & press delete. Deselect. Duplicate your tube, Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen. On the original layer, set the blend mode to Soft Light.

Paste your tube again, this time above the sign layer. Resize your tube as necessary & place to your liking. Duplicate your tube layer, set the blend mode to Soft Light.

Add your name, copyright, & license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice, then merge visible. Save as a PNG.

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Rockin Shamrocks

V_RockinShamrocks_Carrie

This tutorial was written by me on March 9th, 2017 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PS CS3

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PS.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the art of Vadis. You can purchase their tubes here.

PTU kit from PinkParadox Productions called Rockin Shamrocks. You can purchase it here.

RockinShamrocks

Mask 1 of Mask Set 149 by me. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Champion Shipmate Italic.

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Open your mask & Paper 41. Resize both your mask & paper to 600 x 600. Apply your mask to your paper, convert to smart object, then rasterize the layer.

Open a new blank image, 600 x 600. Paste your masked paper as a new layer.

Let’s add our elements:

66 – resize by 40%. Place to the right side of your canvas. Rotate slightly to the left.
65 – resize by 65%. Place a little to the left. Rotate a bit to the left.
150 – resize by 35%. Place over the top of the page.
84 – resize by 15%. Place over the clover branch.
173 – resize by 45%. Edit > Transform > Flip horizontal. Place over the right side of your canvas.
167 – resize by 80%. Place to the bottom.
136 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom left.
37 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom, a little to the left.
160 – resize by 45%. Place to the bottom, a little to the right.
17 – resize by 35%. Place to the left of the pot of gold.
10 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom right of the beer.
6 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom right of the pot of gold.
2 – resize by 25%. Place to the top of the flower branch. Rotate slightly to the left.
175 – resize by 50%. Place to your liking.

Open your tube, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the tulle layer. Edit > Transform > Flip Horizontal. Duplicate, Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Soft light.

Add your name, copyright, & license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice to your layers, if desired.

Merge visible & save as a PNG.

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Shamrock Shenanigans

av_shamrockshenanigans_kate

This tutorial was written by me on March 4th, 2017 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PS Version used: PS CS3

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PS.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the amazing exclusive from Alehandra Vanhek. You can get it here by purchasing the exclusive membership.

PTU kit from Irish Princess Designs called Shamrock Shenanigans

ipd_ss_v

You can purchase the kit at the following stores:

Hania Design

Mystical Scraps

Smiley Creations

Mask0054 by Trese. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Unciale Ornamentale.

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Open Element 47. Resize to 600 x 590. Resize by 75%, then set your canvas size to 600 x 590.

Open Paper 2. Resize by 60%. Apply your mask, convert to smart object, then rasterize the layer. Paste as a new layer onto your frame canvas. Move the masked layer below the frame layer.

Now let’s add our elements:

29 – resize by 20%. Paste as a new layer above your frame layer. Edit, Transform, Flip Horizontal. Place to the top of your frame.
15 – resize by 45%. Place over the left side of the frame.
6 – resize by 30%. Place over the flower spray, moving slightly down.
39 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom.
19 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom.
4 – resize by 60%. Edit, Transform > Flip Horizontal. Place to your liking.
25 – resize by 35%. Place to the bottom right.
88 – resize by 70%. Place to the bottom.
94 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom left.

Open your tube, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the large clover layer. Duplicate, Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Overlay.

Apply a drop shadow of choice to your layers, then merge visible. Duplicate your layer & set the blend mode to Screen, 50. Add your name, copyright, & license number. Apply a drop shadow to your name, if desired.

Merge visible & save as a PNG.

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