Purple Rain

This tutorial was written by me on January 17th, 2019 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP 2019

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.

FTU kit from Carita called Purple Rain. You can find it here.

Mask 843 by me. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Rounder.


Open el5. Set the canvas size to 600 x 617. Resize by 75%, all layers unchecked.

Open your mask & pp6. Resize your paper by 75%. Paste your paper as a new layer onto your frame canvas. Move to the bottom layer. Apply your mask, merge group. Duplicate, then merge down. Adjust>add/remove noise> add noise, random, 12, monochrome checked.

Open pp5. Resize by 75% & copy.

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

Now let’s add our elements:

el9 – resize by 60%. Paste as a new layer above the frame layer. Place to the upper left side of the frame. Duplicate, mirror horizontal.
el13 – resize by 75%, flip vertical. Place to the bottom left. Duplicate, mirror horizontal.
el2 – resize by 80%. Place to the bottom.
el14 – resize by 50%. Place towards the bottom left, not quite all the way down.
el17 – resize by 60%. Place to the bottom left, over the circular ribbon.
el24 – paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom right. Duplicate, mirror horizontal.
el25 – resize by 50%, flip vertical. Place to the bottom right, to the outer edge of the frame. Free rotate a little to the right.
el22 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom.
el15 – resize by 40%. Place to the left side of the bow. Move below the bow layer. Duplicate, mirror horizontal.
el18 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom left of the boot.
el7 – resize by 40%. Paste as a new layer above the key layer. Place to the left of the left hand purple flower. Duplicate, mirror horizontal.

Open your tube, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the lace layers. Place in the center of the frame. With your rectangle selection tool, create a selection around any part of the tool that hangs below the flowers. Press delete, then deselect.

Duplicate your tube, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen, 67.

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

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Gift Of A New Year

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This tutorial was written by me on December 28th, 2018 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP 2019

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

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the art of Zlata M. This tube was a quest tube. Please use a different tube if you did not earn this tube. You can find more of her tubes here.

FTU kit from Tiny Turtle Designs called 2018. You can find it here.

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Mask 4 Christmas 2010 by Vix. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Frosting For Breakfast.

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Open element 22. This will be our working canvas.

Open your mask & paper 10. Resize your paper by 75%. Paste your paper as a new layer onto your working canvas. Move below the frame layer. Apply your mask, merge group. Add noise, gaussian, 25, monochrome checked.

Open element 17. Resize by 90%. Paste as a new layer above the mask layer.

On your frame layer, use your magic wand and click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 10. Open paper 8 & resize by 75%. Paste as a new layer onto your working canvas. Selections, invert & press delete. Deselect & move the paper below the frame layer.

Now let’s add our remaining elements, which will all go above the frame layer:

54 – resize by 60%. Place to the top of the frame.
46 – resize by 50%. Place to the top right corner of the frame.
19 – resize by 35%. Place over the gold ribbon.
49 – resize by 50%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom right.
35 – resize by 30%. Place to the top of the gifts, a little to the left.
55 – resize by 80%. Place to the bottom.
62 – resize by 80%. Paste as a new layer.
41 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom.
77 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom left.
60 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom, along the right side of the cupcake.

Duplicate the pink poinsetta. Move above the gifts layer & place to the left of the blue center cluster at the bottom. Duplicate, mirror horizontal.

Open your tube, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the original poinsetta layer. Place so the tube is centered over the frame. Erase any part of the tube that extends below the bottom of the rest of the tag.

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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Tis The Season

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This tutorial was written by me on December 15th, 2018 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PS Version used: PSP 2019
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 Dees’Sign Depot called Tis The Season. You can purchase it here.

TisTheSeason

Mask Christmas 14 by Karmalized Kreationz. You can find it here.

Template 99 by me. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Alongtime.

Filters: Mura’s Meister Copies

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Open your template & set the canvas size to 1200 x 1000. Resize by 50%. Hide the background layer.

Merge together layers 1 & 2. Delete the following layers: credits, 9, 8, & 7.

Replace each layer with the following:

**Resize each paper by 67% before adding to each layer**

1 – Paper 2
3 – Paper 5
4 – Paper 6
5 – Paper 9
6 – Paper 8

Open your mask & Paper 10. Resize by 67%, then paste your paper as a new layer just above the background layer. Apply your mask, then merge group. Duplicate, then merge down.

Open Element 81. Resize by 30%. Paste as a new layer.

Mura’s Meister Copies. Choose the Encircle preset, then change the Shift X to 54, the Shift Y to 57.

Now let’s add our remaining elements:

Element 69 – resize by 40%. Paste as a new layer above the top layer. Place to the top right of the template.
Element 12 – Rotate left. Resize by 60%. Place to the top.
Element 19 – resize by 40%. Place to the top right. Duplicate, flip vertical. Move a little to the left.
Element 16 – resize by 50%, rotate left. Place to the left side. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the right side.
Element 92 – resize by 50%. Place to the left, slightly down.
Element 88 – resize by 20%, flip horizontal, flip vertical. Place to the top, a little to the right. With your pick tool, rotate it slightly to the right so it is more horizontal.
Element 9 – resize by 20%. Place to the top right.
Element 41 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom of the tree, slightly to the left.
Element 49 – resize by 25%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom right of the purple gift.
Element 58 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom right of the tree.
Element 101 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom right.
Element 46 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom.
Element 70 – resize by 25%. Place to the right, move slightly down.
Element 61 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom right.
Element 29 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom left.
Spray 11 – resize by 70%. Place to the right. Duplicate, mirror horizontal.
Spray 7 – resize by 70%. Paste as a new layer.

Open your tube. Paste as a new layer above the top rectangle layer, flip horizontal. Arrange the face of your tube over this layer. On the rectangle 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. On the original tube layer, set the opacity to 50. Repeat for the Christmas paper layer that is in the center.

Paste your tube again, this time above the purple flowers layer, resizing as necessary. Place in the center.

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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Masks 829-832

I have no idea how anyone couldn’t love this time of year! All the lights, snow, music, and just the holiday spirit!

I thought I’d get a challenge going in my mask group to make some Christmas masks! Yup….hot off the press!

I hope you like them!

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You can grab them here.