Author Archive: mushigirl78

Sultry Rendezvous

VM_SultryRendezvous_Carrie

This tutorial was written by me on May 25th, 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 VeryMany. You can purchase her tubes here.

PTU kit from PinkParadoxProductions called Sultry Rendezvous. You can purchase it here.

sultry rendezvous

Mask 60 from Sophisticat Simone. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Blake.

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Open Frame 4. Resize by 62%. Now resize by 70%, all layers unchecked.

Open your mask & Paper 1. Resize your paper by 60%, then paste as a new layer onto your frame canvas. Move your paper below your frame layer. Apply your mask, merge group. Duplicate the mask layer.

Open Frame 5. Resize by 55%. Paste as a new layer & center behind the first frame.

On the first frame layer, use your magic wand & click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 10.

Open Paper 28 & resize by 60%. Paste as a new layer. Selections, invert & press delete. Deselect & move below the first frame layer.

Now let’s add our elements:

123 – resize by 25%, flip horizontal. Place to the top of the frame.
113 – resize by 20%. Place in the center of the two flowers.
62 – resize by 15%. Place over the daisy.
3 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom left of the flowers. Rotate slightly to the left.
90 – resize by 40%. Place to the right side of the frame.
101 – resize by 60%. Place to the bottom.
132 – resize by 60%. Place to the bottom.
70 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom left. Rotate slightly to the left.
47 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom right.
126 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom.
144 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom.
116 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom.

On the daisy layer, duplicate and move above the flower branch layer. Place to the left side of the rose. Duplicate & place to the right side of the rose.

56 – resize by 25%. Place to the right side of the bottom right daisy.
31 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom right.
98 – resize by 50%. Place towards the bottom.
7 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom right of the card.
154 – resize by 50%. Place to your liking.

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

Effects, Artistic Effects, Halftone using the following settings:

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Shift + L, 0, 0.

Set the opacity for this layer to 53.

Just above the butterfly layer, paste your tube again, resizing as necessary. Flip horizontal & place over the right side of the frame. With your rectangle selection tool, delete any part of the tube that hangs below the bottom flowers. Duplicate your tube, gaussian blur using the same settings as before. Set the blend mode to Overlay. On the original layer, Shift + L using the previous settings.

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

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Filigreed

AP_Filigreed_Kate

This tutorial was written by me on May 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 Alehandra Vanhek. I purchased this tube from Inzpired Creationz Store, which is now closed. You can now purchase it here.

PTU kit from Irish Princess Designs called Filigreed. You can find purchase links here.

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Mask 3 from Mask Set 157 by me. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Hello Script.

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Open a new blank image, 600 x 600.

Open your mask & Paper 10. Paste your paper as a new layer onto your blank canvas. Apply your mask, merge group.

Open Element 33. Resize by 60%. Paste as a new layer above your mask layer.

With your magic wand tool, click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 10. Open Paper 3 & resize by 60%. Paste as a new layer. Selections, invert & press delete. Deselect & move the paper layer below the frame layer.

Now let’s add our elements:

47 – resize by 50%, rotate right. Paste as a new raster layer above the frame layer. Place over the left side of the frame so it wraps around the top.
86 – resize by 50%. Place along the left side of the frame.
25 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom, slightly to the left. Duplicate, flip vertical & place up and a little to the left so it is over the bottom of the lantern.
46 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom, a little to the left.
87 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom right.
49 – resize by 60%. Place over the lantern.
34 – resize by 15%. Place to the bottom left of the clock.
51 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom left.

Open your tube, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the lantern layer. Center over your frame. Use your rectangle selection tool to remove any part of the tube that hangs below the black leaves.

Duplicate, gaussian blur 3.00. Duplicate the gaussian layer. On your top tube layer, set the blend mode to Screen, 75. On the middle tube layer, set the blend mode to Hard Light, 60.

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

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Mask Set 157

I wanted to squeeze in some new masks before my next tutorial.

Enjoy!

RD_MaskSet157_Preview

You can grab them here.

Blooming Beauty

VM_BloomingBeauty_Carrie

This tutorial was written by me on May 17th, 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 VeryMany. You can purchase this tube here.

PTU kit from PinkParadoxProductions called Blooming Beauty. You can purchase the kit here.

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Mask 404 by Vix. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Abigail Script Demo.

Filters:

Xero Porcelain

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Open Frame 6. Resize by 75%, all layers unchecked. Now resize all layers by 61%.

Open your mask & Paper 5. Resize your paper by 60%, then paste as a new layer onto your frame canvas. Move below the frame layer. Apply your mask, then merge group.

On your frame layer, click inside the frame using your magic wand tool. Open Paper 28 & resize by 60%. Paste as a new layer, selections, invert & press delete. Deselect & move below your frame layer.

Now let’s add our elements:

155 – resize by 50%. Paste as a new layer above your frame layer. Place to your liking.
126 – resize by 60%. Place to the bottom.
48 – resize by 25%, flip horizontal. Place along the top left of the frame.
133 – resize by 40%. Place over the right side of the frame.
99 – resize by 20%. Duplicate. Leave the duplicate for now…we’ll get to the placement in a bit.
118 – resize by 20%. Duplicate.
64 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom, slightly to the right.
6 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom right.
141 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom.
153 – resize by 60%, rotate right. Place to your liking.

Move your duplicate pink flower above the dog layer. Place to the bottom left of the dog.
Move your duplicate blue flower above the branch layer. Place to the bottom right of the duplicate pink flower.

Open your tube, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the keys layer & place over the frame opening. Xero Porcelain using the default settings. Duplicate, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen, 50.

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

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Tide Pool

ZM_TidePool_Kate

This tutorial was written by me on May 14th, 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 Zlata M. You can purchase this tube here.

PTU kit from Irish Princess Designs called Tide Pool. You can find the purchase info here.

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Angelic Flower Mask from Leather & Lace. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Miss Le Gatees.

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Open Element 135. Resize by 75%, all layers unchecked. Set the canvas size to 800 x 800. Now resize all layers by 75%.

Open your mask & Paper 4. Resize your paper by 60%. Paste as a new layer onto your frame canvas. Move below your frame layer. Apply your mask, merge group. Add noise, Gaussian, 20, monochrome checked.

On your frame layer, use your freehand selection tool set to point-to-point and create a selection slightly larger than the frame opening. Open Paper 13 & resize by 60%. Paste as a new layer. Selections, invert & press delete. Deselect & move below the frame layer.

Now let’s add our elements:

173 – resize by 50%. Paste as a new layer above the frame layer. Place towards the top of the frame.
122 – resize by 50%. Place to the right side.
151 – resize by 30%. Place up and to the left.
127 – resize by 70%. Place to the bottom.
82 – resize by 15%. Place to the bottom right, a little up from the bottom.
138 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom, slightly to the right. Rotate slightly to the left.
176 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom left.
117 – resize by 20%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom right.
154 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom left of the flower.
115 – resize by 15%. Place to the left of the sign.
146 – resize by 15%. Place to the bottom right of the bucket.
140 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom of the bucket.
142 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom of the seashells.

Open your tube. Paste as a new layer above the paper layer, flip horizontal. Place to your liking inside the frame. 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 tube layer, Effects, Artistic Effects, Halftone using the following settings:

TidePoolHalftone

Shift + L, 0, 0. Lower the opacity for this layer to 22.

Paste your tube again, but this time above the birds layer, resizing as necessary. Duplicate & repeat the gaussian blur with the same settings as before. Set the blend mode to Hard Light. On the original tube layer, Shift + L, 0, 0.

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

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Mask Set 156

Today I have some pretties for you!

Enjoy!

RD_MaskSet156_Preview

You can grab them here.

On Darker Shores

VM_OnDarkerShores_CarrieTL

VM_OnDarkerShores_CarrieAV

This tutorial was written by me on May 10th, 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 VeryMany. You can purchase her tubes here.

PTU kit from PinkParadoxProductions called On Darker Shores. You can purchase the kit here.

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Timeline Mask 9 from Moonbeams & Spiderwebs. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Yugoslavia.

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Open a new blank image, 851 x 315.

Open Paper 15. Resize by 86%. Paste your paper as a new layer onto your blank canvas.

Let’s add our elements:

93 – resize by 50%. Paste as a new layer. Place a little down and to the far right.
172 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom left corner. Duplicate & place to the bottom right corner.
171 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom, a little to the left of the center. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place a little to the right of the center.
38 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom left, a little up from the bottom edge.
161 – resize by 25%, flip vertical. Place to the bottom right, over the grass. Rotate a little to the left.
149 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom right, over the grass.
91 – resize by 25%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom right corner.
90 – resize by 15%. Place over the left side of the shells.
33 – resize by 30%. Place to the right of the coconut.
28 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom left corner.
133 – resize by 15%. Place to the bottom, slightly to the right of center. Duplicate & place slightly to the left of center.
82 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom right of the drink.
159 – resize by 15%. Place to the bottom between the two blue flowers with the black leaves.
3 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom, along the left side of the blue green seashell.
177 – paste as a new layer & place to your liking.
178 – paste as a new layer & place to your liking.

Open your tube & paste as a new layer above your paper layer. Place the face over the left side. Duplicate, flip horiontal & place over the right side. Duplicate once more. Place over the center, moving the tube so it’s showing the middle of the tube. Merge the tube layers together. Duplicate, 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 black & white seashell layer, resizing as necessary. Place a little to the right.

Apply a drop shadow of choice to your layers. Window > Duplicate. On the duplicate, flatten your image. Open your mask. Apply your mask, merge group. Shift + L, 0, 0. Copy your masked image and paste as a new layer onto your original image.

Add a new raster layer & floodfill with #0c0b0d. Select all, modify, contract by 5. Selections, invert & press delete. Selections, invert and then Selections, modify, contract by 3. Press delete again. Add noise, gaussian, 90, monochrome checked. Apply a drop shadow to your frame.

Add your name, copyright, & license info. Add noise to your name, then apply a drop shadow.

Merge visible & save as a PNG.

For the avatar, delete the text & frame layers. With your crop tool, click & drag over the portion of the image you want to use for your avatar. I chose a 200 x 200 section. You can do any size you wish.

Repeat the text & frame layers, then merge visible. Save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Tag Templates 67-69

I have some new templates for you today.

Enjoy!

You can grab them here.

Tequila Sunrise

VM_TequilaSunrise_Kate

This tutorial was written by me on May 6th, 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 VeryMany. You can purchase her tubes here.

PTU kit from Irish Princess Designs called Tequila Sunrise. You can find purchase info here.

IPD-TequilaSunrise_PV

BigMask005 from Vix. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Elastic.

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Open Element 67. Resize by 75%, all layers unchecked. Now resize all layers by 75%.

Open your mask & Paper 13. Resize your paper by 60%. Paste your paper as a new layer onto your frame canvas. Move below the frame layer. Apply your mask, merge group.

With your freehand selection tool set to point to point, create a selection slightly larger than your frame opening. Open Paper 12 & resize by 60%. Paste as a new layer onto your frame canvas. Selections, invert & press delete. Deselect. This layer should be just below the frame layer.

Let’s add our elements now:

59 – resize by 25%, flip horizontal. Paste as a new layer above your frame layer. Place to the top of your frame, a little to the left.
118 – resize by 40%. Place to the top of the frame, a little to the right.
20 – resize by 50%. Place to the right.
84 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom left.
28 – resize by 25%. Place over the left side of the frame.
48 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom left.
70 – resize by 30%. Place to the right side of the white flowers.
5 – resize by 20%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom left of the tree.
129 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom.
54 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom right of the tree. Rotate slightly to the right.
107 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom right, along the left side of the pineapple.
50 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom right of the drink.
47 – resize by 15%. Place to the left of the coconut.
51 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom left, as though it’s sitting on top of the shells.

Open your tube. Paste as a new layer above the paper layer. Flip horizontal & arrange over the paper layer. On the paper layer, select all, float, defloat. On your tube layer, selections, invert & press delete. Duplicate your tube, gaussian blur 3.00.

Effects, Artistic Effect, Halftone using the following settings:

TShalftone

Set the blend mode to Soft Light, 55. On the original tube layer, set the blend mode to Luminance (L), 22.

Paste your tube again, this time above the shells layer. Resize as necessary. Place a little to the right. Duplicate, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen, 90.

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

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

Mask Set 155

I have had quite the time recently. My PSP has stopped reading JPG’s! I’m sure it’s something with Windows, but I’m not sure how to fix it. So since I couldn’t use it, I have installed Gimp. Still learning the ropes of the program, but managed to make some masks! I hope you like them.

RD_MaskSet155_Preview

You can grab them here.