Autumn Travelers

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This tutorial was written by me on November 9th, 2016 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 is called Travelers by the talented Kajenna. You can purchase her tubes here.

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FTU kit from Hungry Hill called Mum’s the Word. You must be a member of her FB fan group to get this freebie. You can join here.

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Big Mask 018 from Vix. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using SNF Sketch Black Out.

Filters:

Mura Meister Copies

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Open a new blank image, 600 x 600.

Let’s add our elements first:

old-papers – resize by 50%. Paste as a new layer onto your blank canvas.
dried-2 – resize by 40%. Place to the left side of the papers. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the right side of the papers.
branch-2 – resize by 40%. Place to the center of the papers.
chrysanthemum-1 – resize by 12%. Place to the top right of the torn green paper. Duplicate & move this copy to the bottom, slightly in from the left side of the papers.
old-jar – resize by 15%. Paste as a new layer above the original yellow flower. Place to the bottom right.
ribbon-1 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom. Move the top yellow flower so it is over top the left bow on the ribbon.
flutterby – resize by 12%, flip horizontal. Place to the left, just up from the ribbon.

Open your tube, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the original yellow flower layer. Place in the center. Duplicate & move this layer to the bottom.

Mura Meister Copies, Wallpaper preset using the default settings. Press ok.

Open your mask. On the copies layer, apply your mask, merge group.

Duplicate the mask layer, effects>artistic effects>halftone using the following settings:

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Set the blend mode to overlay, 50.

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

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Fall Fun

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This tutorial was written by me on November 1st, 2016 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 awesome art of Kajenna. You can purchase her tubes here.

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Mask 2 Of Mask Set 134 by me. You can find it here.

Background 006 from Far Far Hill. You can find it here.

Fonts: Impact & Bromello.

Filters:

Mura Meister Copies
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Open a new blank image, 600 x 600.

Select your rectangle tool. On the toolbar, change the horizontal & vertical radius to 15.00. Create a square with your rectangle tool about 150 px in width & length. Convert to a raster layer. Free rotate, left, 30, all layers unchecked, rotate single layer around canvas center checked.

Place to the left and up a little. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place a little down and to the right.

On the original square layer, select all, float, defloat. Selections, modify, select selection borders, both sides & anti-alias checked, border width, 3. Add a new raster layer and floodfill with #fd6d33. Deselect. Add noise, random, 25, monochrome checked. Repeat the frame for the other square.

Open your background. Resize by 17%.

On your original square layer, select all, float, defloat. Paste your background as a new layer. Selections, invert & press delete. Deselect & delete the original layer.

With your foreground set to #0db4e0 and your background set to #fd6d33, create a linear gradient, angle 90, repeats 0. On the background layer, select all, float, defloat. Add a new raster layer & floodfill with your gradient. Deselect. Set the blend mode to Color (L). Repeat for the right square.

Open your tube, resizing as necessary. I resized mine by 30%. Copy & paste as a new layer below the left frame layer. Place the dog inside the frame. On the background 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, 90. On the original tube layer, Effects, Artistic Effects, Halftone. Use the following settings:

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Set the blend mode to Overlay, 60. Repeat for the right square, but instead of the dog in the frame, you will want the cat in the frame.

Open your tube again, resizing slightly smaller than the copies in the frames. Paste as a new layer above the frame layers. Place in the center.

Duplicate your top tube. Mura Meister Copies set to the Wallpaper preset. Duplicate, flip horizontal. Lower the opacity to 50. Merge down.

Open your mask. Apply your mask to the copies layer. Merge group & move this layer to the bottom.

On your top tube layer, duplicate. Gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Overlay, 55.

With your Impact font in black, type the word ‘FALL’. Convert to a raster layer. Select all, float, defloat, selections, modify, expand by 2. Add a new raster layer, floodfill with #faf9fe. Deselect & move below the ‘FALL’ text. Merge the text layer down.

Using the blue/orange gradient as the color of the text, type the word ‘fun’ using the Bromello font. Convert to a raster layer.

EyeCandy 4000 using the settings of your choice. Add the text background as we did for the ‘FALL’ text. Arrange the words to your liking.

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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Forever Fall

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This tutorial was written by me on October 24th, 2016 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 is from Kajenna called Autumn. You can purchase it here.

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FTU kit from Gimptastic Scraps called Forever Fall. You can find it here.

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Mask 218 from Weescotslass Creations. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Dazzling Divas.

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Open Frame 1. Resize by 75%, all layers unchecked. Set your canvas size to 600 x 480.

Open your mask & Paper 4. 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 3. Paste as a new layer, selections, invert & press delete. Deselect & move below the frame layer.

Now lets add our elements:

Leaves – resize by 60%. Paste as a new layer above the frame layer. Place to the upper right corner of the frame. Rotate slightly to the right. Duplicate, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom left corner of the frame.
Scatter – paste below the duplicate leaves & place to your liking.
Bird – resize by 50%. Place just below the upper right corner of your frame.
Grass – resize by 75%. Place to the bottom left of the frame. Duplicate, flip horizontal. Place to the right side of the frame.
Branch2 – resize by 80%. Place to the bottom left, on top of the grass. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place over the grass on the right.
Seeds -resize by 90%. Paste as a new layer above the duplicate leaves layer. Place to the bottom.
String – resize by 60%. Place to the bottom right.
CinnamonSticks – resize by 60%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom left.
Pumpkin – resize by 60%. Place to the bottom right.
FlowerScatter – resize by 60%. Place to the bottom.
Squirrel – Place to the right of the cinnamon sticks.

Open your tube, resizing as necessary. I resized this tube by 20%. Paste as a new layer above the scatter layer.

Apply a drop shadow of choice to your layers. Hide your mask layer, then merge visible. On the merged layer, objects, align, center in canvas. Unhide your mask.

Add your name, copyright, & license info. Merge visible & save as a PNG.

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Steampunk Grunge

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This tutorial was written by me on October 8th, 2016 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 is by the talented Laguna called Steampunk Valentine. You can purchase her tubes here.

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Texture IMG_1972 from Alcatraz Texture Pack 1. This pack can be found here.

Texture brdrsteampunk 3. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Kingthings Pique’n’meex.

Filters:

Toadies – What are you?
Mura Meister Copies

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Open a new blank image, 600 x 250.

Open texture IMG_1972. Resize by 16%. Copy & paste as a new layer onto your blank canvas. Move a little towards the bottom. See my tag for reference.

Open texture brdrsteampunk3. Resize by 41%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Objects, Align, Bottom. Set the blend mode to Overlay.

Open a new blank image, 50 x 500. Floodfill with white. Copy & paste as a new layer onto your texture canvas. Free rotate, 45 degrees to the right.

Mura Meister Copies, Line preset, Number 5.

Open your tube & resize to your liking. Copy & paste as a new layer.

Mura Meister Copies, Wallpaper preset, Number 50.

On the white lines layer, select all, float, defloat. On the tube layer, selections invert & press delete. Deselect & delete the white lines layer. Duplicate the tube layer, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode for both layers to Overlay.

Paste your tube again & place to the right side. Duplicate twice.

On the bottom tube layer, Toadies – What are You? using the default settings. Set the blend mode to Multiply.

On the top tube layer, gaussian blur using the same settings as before. Set the blend mode to Overlay.

Add a new raster layer.

On the very bottom layer, select all. On the top layer, contract by 5. Floodfill with #ffffff. Selections, modify, contract by 3. Press delete, then deselect.

Add noise, gaussian, 100, monochrome checked.

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

Merge visible & save as a PNG or JPG.

Optional Avatar –

Delete the text & frame layers. Merge visible.

Crop your tag to 150 x 150.

Repeat the steps for the text & frame. Save as a PNG or JPG.

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Darkness Sparkles

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This tutorial was written by me on September 24th, 2016 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 is by the amazing Kajenna called Sorcerer. You can purchase this tube here.

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FTU kit by Gothic Inspirations called Darkness Sparkles Sampler. You can find it here.

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Mask 364 from Weescotslass Creations. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Le Grimoire du Bonheur.

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Open a new blank image, 600 x 403.

Open your mask & Paper4. Resize your paper by 67%. Copy & paste your paper as a new layer onto your blank canvas. Apply your mask, merge group.

Add noise, uniform, 25, monochrome checked.

Now lets add our elements:

Heart – resize by 50%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the left of center. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the right of the center.
Cluster – resize by 60%. Copy & paste as a new layer.
Cloud – resize by 60%. Copy & paste as a new layer.
Flower3 – resize by 60%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the top.
Clouds – resize by 60%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to your liking.
Butterflies – resize by 50%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place over the moon.
Grass – resize by 60%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the left side of the moon. Duplicate & place to the far right.
Flower2 – resize by 40%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place over the grass on the left. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place over the grass on the right.
Ribbon1 – resize by 60%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom.
Ivy – resize by 60%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Rotate slightly to the right. Place to the bottom.

Open your tube, resizing as necessary. I resized mine by 20%. Copy & paste as a new layer. Place to your liking.

Add your name, copyright, & license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice. I used 2, 2, 30, 5.00. Merge visible & save as a PNG.

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Cast A Spell

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This tutorial was written by me on September 11th, 2016 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.

*NOTE* My tutorials should easily be able to be converted for PSP users.

When resizing, please use my tag as a reference.

Supplies:

Tube is by Kajenna. You can purchase her tubes here.

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FTU kit from TK Dezigns. This kit is an exclusive kit for the September scrap challenge. You must be a member to grab this kit. You can join & grab the kit here.

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Mask 3 of Mask Set 127 by me. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using KG Two is Better Than One.

Filters:

Mura Meister Copies

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Open frame5. Resize to 600 x 479. With your move tool, show transform controls checked. Click & drag your frame so it is slightly smaller. Apply the transformation.

Open your mask & paper6. Because I include a PNG for PS users, I used the PNG version. Paste your mask onto your canvas. Stretch the edges of the mask so they meet the edges of the canvas. Apply the transformation.

Paste your paper as a new layer. Ctrl + Click on the mask thumbnail in the layer palette. On your paper layer, selections, invert & press delete. Deselect & delete the mask layer. Move this layer to the bottom.

On your frame layer, use your magic wand tool & click inside each of the frames. Select, modify, expand by 3. Open solid4. Paste as a new layer. Select, inverse & press delete. Deselect & move below the frame layer.

Now to add our remaining elements:

element52 – paste as a new layer above the frame layer. Place centered over the bottom edge of the second row of frames.
element23 – place to the bottom, slightly to the left. Rotate 90 degrees to the left. Click & drag to resize slightly. Duplicate, rotate 180. Place to the top, a little to the right.
element1 – Place to the top right. Click & drag to resize.
element26 – place to the bottom left of the top frame. Flip horizontal. Click & drag to resize.
element18 – Place over the center of the bow. Click & drag to resize.
element27 – place to the bottom.
element10 – place to the bottom right. Rotate slightly to the right, then click & drag to resize. Duplicate twice, flip horizontal. Place the other two copies to your liking.
element5 – place to the left side of the original candy corn. Click & drag to resize.
element4 – place to the bottom right. Click & drag to resize.
element39 – place to the bottom left of the right pumpkin. Click & drag to resize.
element42 – place to the lower left, just above the pumpkin. Click & drag to resize.
element15 – place to the bottom center. Click & drag to resize.

Duplicate your flower that is above your bow. Move this layer so it is just below the green flower. Place to the left side of your flower. Duplicate & place to the right side of the green flower.

Open your tube. Paste as a new layer above the green paper layer, resizing a little bit or to the size of your choice.

Mura Meister Copies, H-Tile(random v-line) preset. Change the number to 11. Click ok. Duplicate this layer. Arrange both layers over the paper to your liking. Merge these two layers together.

On the original merged layer, image, adjustments, desaturate. (in PSP, press Shift+L and set it to 0,0).

On the duplicate merged layer, gaussian blur, 3.00. Set the blend mode to overlay, opacity 60. On the original merged layer, change the opacity to 20. Apply a halftone pattern of your choice to this layer or in PSP you can use the halftone filter.

Paste your tube again, this time just below your ribbon layer. Click & drag to resize. With your lasso tool, select any part of the tube that hangs below your ribbon layer, then press delete. Deselect.

Add your name, copyright, & license info. Merge visible & save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

A Yorkie Autumn

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This tutorial was written by me on September 8th, 2016 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 is by Laguna. You can purchase her tubes here.

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FTU kit from Tiny Turtle Designs called Shiela. You can grab it in her store here.

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Font of choice. I am using Eutemia I Italic.

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Open a new blank image, 600 x 250.

Hide your foreground color in your color palette. Select your rectangle tool. Set the Horizontal & Vertical Radius on your rectangle tool menu to 15.00. Now click & drag from your upper left corner of your canvas to your lower right corner of your canvas. Your rectangle should be slightly smaller than your canvas size. Convert your rectangle to a raster layer.

On the rectangle layer, select all, float, defloat.

Open Paper (30). Copy & paste as a new layer onto your rectangle layer. Selections, invert & press delete. Deselect. You can delete your rectangle layer now.

Lets add our elements:

(18) – resize by 50%, free rotate to the left 180. Place to the upper left corner of your paper, showing only the leaves, not the stem. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the upper right corner.
(76) – resize by 80%. Place to the right side of the top left leaves.
(33) – resize by 75%. Place to your liking.
(2) – resize by 40%, rotate right. Place to the bottom right, with about half below the canvas. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the bottom left.
(45) – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom with the bottom of the leaves at the center point. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the right of the original.
(67) – resize by 35%. Place to the bottom, just under the left light colored leaf. Duplicate & place just under the right light colored leaf.
(59) – resize by 35%. Place to the bottom, between the sparkly flowers.
(39) – resize by 30%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom right.
(29) – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom left.
(35) – resize by 35%. Place to the bottom of the lantern.

Open your tube, resizing so it is slightly larger than the main tube will be. Paste as a new layer just above the paper layer. Duplicate 3 times & arrange over your paper layer. When satisfied, merge your tubes together. Duplicate the merged layer. Adjust, gaussian blur, 3.00. Set the blend mode to Hard Light, 24. On the original merged layer, lower the opacity to 30.

Paste your tube again, just above the lights layer. Resize slightly. Place slightly to the right of the center.

Apply a drop shadow of choice to your layers.

Hide your paper layer for now. Merge visible. Unhide your paper layer. On your paper layer, select all, float, defloat. On your Merged layer, selections, invert & press delete. Deselect, then merge visible.

Select all, float, defloat again. Selections, modify, select selection borders, inside & anti-alias checked, border width, 5.

Open Paper (13). Copy & paste as a new layer, selections, invert & press delete. Deselect.

Add your name, copyright, & license info. Merge visible & save as a PNG.

For your avatar:

Open a new blank image. I chose 180 x 180 for the size. Repeat the steps used to create the rectangle that were used for the signature.

Copy your merged image from your signature, then paste onto your avatar canvas as a new layer. Place to your liking. On the rectangle layer, select all, float, defloat. On the merged layer, selections, invert & press delete. Deselect & delete the rectangle layer.

On your merged layer, repeat the selection borders. Paste Paper (13) as a new layer, selections, invert & press delete. Deselect. Add your name or initial, then add your copyright & license info. Merge visible & save as a PNG.

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