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Steampunk Couture

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This tutorial was written by me on June 20th, 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 Steampunk Couture. You can purchase the kit here.

steampunk couture

Mask 21 from WitchysHeart. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Algerian.

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Open Frame 9. Resize by 70%, all layers unchecked. Now resize all layers by 61%.

Open your mask & Paper 2. Resize your paper by 60%. Paste your paper as a new layer onto your frame canvas. Move below your frame layer. Apply your mask, merge group. Duplicate the masked layer, then merge down.

Open Element 124. Resize by 60%. Paste as a new layer. Place to the top so you see it peeking out the top of your frame. Move a little to the left. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the bottom left.

Open Element 97. Resize by 40%. Place up & to the left of the frame.

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

Open Paper 22 & resize by 60%. Paste as a new layer. Selections, invert & press delete. Deselect & move the paper below the frame layer.

Now to add our remaining elements:

131 – resize by 40%, flip horizontal. Paste as a new layer above the frame layer. Place to the top left of the frame. Rotate a little to the right. Duplicate, free rotate, right 180. Place to the bottom right of the frame. Rotate slightly so that the leaves are at the same angle as the first leaves.
84 – resize by 40%. Place over the top left leaves. Rotate so it’s the same angle as the leaves. Duplicate, free rotate, right 180. Place over the bottom right leaves.
126 – resize by 20%. Place to the top left, over where the top two gears meet.
120 – resize by 25%. Place over the white flower deco. Free rotate if desired.
13 – resize by 25%. Place over the brown flower. Rotate slightly to the left.
157 – resize by 50%. Place to your liking.
69 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom left.
76 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom, in the middle of the suitcases. Rotate slightly to the left.
153 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom.
85 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom left of the card.
2 – resize by 30%. Place to the right side of the suitcases.

Duplicate the brown flower, free rotate, right 180. Move above the ribbon layer. Place over the bottom right white flower deco.

Duplicate the pink flower. Move above the duplicate brown flower. Place over the brown flower.

Open your tube, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the butterfly layer, flip horizontal. Erase any part of the tube that hangs below the suitcases.

Duplicate your tube, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen, 77.

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

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Summer Love

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This tutorial was written by me on June 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 Eugene Rzhevskii. You can purchase his tubes here.

PTU kit from Irish Princess Designs called Summer Love. You can find store links on her blog here.

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Font of choice. I am using Carnala.

Filters:

AAA Filters – Foto Frame

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Open a new blank image, 851 x 315.

Set your foreground to #77cee9 and your background to #ff92aa. Next, click on the foreground color, then go to your Gradient tab. Set it to the Fore/Back gradient, Angle 0, Repeats 0, Invert checked.

Floodfill your canvas with your gradient.

Next let’s add our elements:

214 – paste as a new layer above the gradient layer. With your pick tool, stretch the edges of the image so it extends to the edge of the canvas. Set the blend mode to Burn, 50.
147 – paste as a new layer. Use your pick tool to drag the edges to the edge of your canvas. Adjust, Sharpness, Sharpen.
191 – paste as a new layer.
220 – resize by 80%. Place to the bottom left. Duplicate & place to the bottom right.
137 – paste as a new layer. Move down and to the far left so we only see the right side of the tree.
127 – paste as a new layer. Place to the top left. Duplicate & place to the right so you have a seamless banner at the top. Merge down.
210 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom right corner.
125 – resize by 15%. Place to the bottom, over the pink seashells.
172 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom, over the seashells. Duplicate & place to the bottom left.
152 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom.
134 – resize by 30%. Place to the right of the white flowers. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the left of the white flowers.
216 – resize by 40%. Place over the left side of your canvas. Select all, float, defloat. Selections, modify, expand by 3. Add a new raster layer and floodfill with white. Deselect & move below the wordart layer. On the wordart layer, add a drop shadow of 1, 1, 50, 1. Merge down.
197 – resize by 25%. Place to the left of the white flowers.
155 – resize by 20%. Place to the right of the translucent leaves.
190 – paste as a new layer.

Open your tube, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the sand layers. Place over the right side. Duplicate, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Overlay. On the original layer, Adjust, Hue & Saturation, Hue/Saturation/Lightness. Change the Saturation to -90.

Merge all, Flatten.

AAA Filters – Foto Frame.

Change the Width to 8, Brightness 69, Stroke checked.

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

For your avatar, undo your text & frame layers. With your crop tool, select any part of your canvas that you would like to use for your avatar. I usually make mine about 200 x 200 px. When you have it cropped, repeat the steps for the frame & text. Save as a PNG.

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Captured Moments

VM_CapturedMoments_Carrie

This tutorial was written by me on June 11th, 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 Captured Moments. You can purchase it here.

CapturedMoments

Mask 34 from Trese. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Antelope.

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Open Frame 13. Resize by 75%, all layers unchecked. Set the canvas size to 980 x 980. Resize all layers by 61%.

Open your mask & Paper 5. Resize your paper by 60%. Paste 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 & click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 10.

Open Paper 18 & resize by 60%. Paste as a new layer. Selections, invert & press delete. Deselect & move below the frame layer.

Let’s add our elements:

117 – resize by 40%. Place a little down & to the right.
90 – resize by 40%. Place over the right side of the frame, a little down.
60 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom.
42 – resize by 40%. Place to the top left of the frame.
78 – resize by 40%. Place to the top left corner of the frame.
110 – resize by 25%. Place over the flowers in the upper left corner.
68 – resize by 25%. Place below the camera.

Duplicate the white flowers layer. Rotate right, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom left.

93 – resize by 40%, rotate left. Place over the white flowers along the right side.

Duplicate the flowers in the upper left corner. Move this layer to the top layer. Place to the bottom right corner.

84 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom right.
108 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom right, a little up from the bottom. Rotate slightly to the left.
40 – resize by 20%. Place below the label.
73 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom left of the film.
77 – resize by 20%. Place to the left side of the daisy.
3 – resize by 25%. Place to the right of the pink daisy.
118 – resize by 50%. Place to your liking.

Open your tube, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the white bow layer. Center over your frame.

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

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Poseidon

VM_Poseidon_Kate

This tutorial was written by me on June 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 this tube here.

PTU kit from Irish Princess Designs called King Poseidon. You can find the purchase links on her blog here.

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Mask 528 from Weescotslass Creations. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Dragon Is Coming.
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Open Element 83. Resize by 70%, 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 your paper below your frame layer. Apply your mask, merge group.

On your frame layer, use your magic wand & click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 10. Open Paper 8 & resize by 60%. Paste your paper as a new layer. Selections, invert & press delete. Deselect & move the paper below the frame layer.

Now let’s add our elements:

66 – resize by 15%. Paste as a new layer above the frame layer. Place to the top left of the frame.
69 – resize by 15%. Place to the right side of the flower. Duplicate, flip horizontal. Resize by 60%. Place to the bottom right of the flower.
23 – resize by 60%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom.
18 – resize by 60%. Paste as a new layer.
27 – resize by 60%. Paste as a new layer.
93 – resize by 50%, flip horizontal. Place towards the top of the frame.
7 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom right, a little up from the bottom.
16 – resize by 60%. Place to the bottom.
88 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom left, a little to the right.
59 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom left.
56 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom right.
26 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom right. Rotate slightly to the left.
73 – resize by 15%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom right.
42 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom.
90 – resize by 20%, rotate right. Place to the bottom of the seaweed.
53 – resize by 15%. Place to the left side of the bottle.

Open your tube. Paste as a new layer above the paper layer. Flip horizontal & resize slightly. Place your tube’s face 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 Screen, 55. On the original tube layer, set the blend mode to Luminance (L), 45.

Paste your tube again, this time above the sand castle layer. Resize as necessary. Place your tube over to the right. Erase any part of the tube that extends beyond the edges of the rest of the elements. Duplicate your tube, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Overlay, 75. 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.

Watermelon Crush

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This tutorial was written by me on June 1st, 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 Vadis. You can purchase this tube here.

PTU kit from PinkParadoxProductions called Watermelon Crush. You can purchase the kit here.

watermeloncrush

Font of choice. I am using RainDay.

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Open Frame 19. Resize by 70%, all layers unchecked. Now resize all layers by 62%.

Open Frame 15. Resize by 50%. Paste as a new layer on your paper frame canvas. Move below the paper frame layer.

On your paper frame layer, use your magic wand & click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 5. Open Paper 33 & resize by 60%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Selections, invert & press delete. Deselect & move below the paper frame layer.

Now let’s add our elements:

113 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom right. Duplicate & place to the bottom left.
73 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom left.
111 – resize by 40%. Place to the right side. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the left side.
100 – resize by 40%, flip horizontal. Place to the right side.
106 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom of the white flowers. Rotate slightly to the left.
85 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom right. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the bottom left.
128 – resize by 60%. Place to the bottom.
6 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom of the basket of grass.
26 – resize by 15%. Place to the left of the jar.
97 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom.
94 – resize by 15%. Place to the left side of the pink flower. Duplicate & place to the right side. Move the pink flower above the red roses layers.
123 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom.
125 – resize by 40%. Place to your liking.
3 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom right.
5 – resize by 50%. Paste as a new layer.
127 – resize by 30%. Paste as a new layer.

Open your tube. Paste as a new layer above the paper layer. Flip horizontal & place the face of your tube over the left side of the paper layer. On the paper layer, select all, float, defloat. On the tube layer, selections, invert & press delete. Deselect.

Dupicate your tube layer, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen. On the original layer, set the blend mode to Overlay.

Paste your tube again, this time above the frame layer. Resize as necessary. Erase any part of the tube that hangs below the flowers.

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.

Sultry Rendezvous

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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

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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.