Sunset

L_Sunset_Kate

This tutorial was written by me on June 27th, 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 Laguna. You can purchase her tubes here.

PTU kit from Irish Princess Designs called Sunset. You can find her store links here.

IPD_Sunset_PV

Mask 44 from Tonya’s Temptations. You can find it here.

My rectangle. Just right click & save.

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Font of choice. I am using Nomah Script Light.

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Open the rectangle. Set the canvas size to 800 x 600. Resize by 75%.

Select all, float, defloat. Open Paper 8 & resize by 60%. Paste your paper as a new layer. Selections, invert & press delete. Deselect & delete the rectangle layer.

Let’s add our elements:

31 – resize by 50%. Place to the top of the rectangle. Rotate to the right so that it lays horizontal.
25 – resize by 20%. place to the bottom right corner of the rectangle.
84 – resize by 50%, flip vertical. Place to the bottom right.
93 – resize by 60%, rotate left. Place to the bottom of the rectangle. With your eraser tool, erase some of the element that extends towards the bottom of your canvas.
43 – resize by 25%, flip horizontal. Place to the left side of the rectangle, just beyond the edge.
4 – resize by 40%. Place on the inside of the left side of the rectangle.
92 – resize by 40%. Place to the right side of the flowers we just added.
79 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom right.

Open your mask & Paper 20. Resize your paper by 60%. Paste as a new layer & move this layer to the bottom layer. Apply your mask, merge group. With your pick tool, drag the top of the mask layer towards the bottom just a little bit. Duplicate your mask layer, then merge down.

Open your tube, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the top purple flower cluster layer. Place to the right.

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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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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:

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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.

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Spring Fling

L_SpringFling_Kate

This tutorial was written by me on April 24th, 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 Lia, a FTU artist. You can see her work here.

PTU kit from Irish Princess Designs called Spring Fling. You can find purchase info on this kit here.

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Mask 4 from Mask Set 153 by me. You can find it here.

Template 338 from Toxic Desirez. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using End of the Dream.

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Open your template. Set the canvas size to 900 x 780. Resize by 67%. Delete the following layers: Credits, Raster 3, Copy of Raster 3.

Move the Copy (2) of Raster 5 below the (white) Raster 5 layer.

Merge together the following layers:

Raster 9 & Copy of Raster 9
Raster 7 & Copy of Raster 7
Raster 8 & Copy of Raster 8
Raster 6 & Copy of Raster 6
Raster 2 & Copy of Raster 2
Copy of Raster 5 & Copy (2) of Raster 5
(pink) Raster 5 & Copy of Raster 5

Note: resize papers by 60% before adding to tag.

Open your mask & Paper 9. Paste your paper as a new layer above the Raster 1 layer. Apply your mask, then merge group.

Replace each layering with the following:

Raster 9 – Paper 14
Raster 7 – Paper 2
Raster 8 – Paper 12
Raster 6 – Paper 16
Raster 2 – Paper 19
Raster 10 – Paper 12
Raster 4 – Paper 1

Next, we’ll add our elements:

18 – resize by 25%, flip vertical. Paste as a new layer above the top circle layer. Place to the top left of the top circle. Rotate a little to the left. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the top right.
82 – resize by 40%. Place to the top of the circle layer.
35 – resize by 60%. Place to the bottom.
61 – resize by 30%, flip horizontal. Place over the highest grass on the right, then a little down.
48 – resize by 40%. Place over the yellow flower.
41 – resize by 80%. Place to the bottom.
77 – resize by 50%. Place along the bottom left of the top circle layer.
30 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom left.
57 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom.
68 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom.
70 – resize by 75%. Place towards the bottom.
5 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom left.
29 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom right.
31 – resize by 20%. Place to the right of the bottom pink flowers. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the left of the bottom pink flowers.
33 – resize by 15%. Place to the right side of the string.
2 – resize by 50%. Paste as a new layer.

Open your tube, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the butterfly & flowers layer. Place to your liking. Duplicate & move this layer above the topmost green paper layer. Place a copy over each paper circle. When satisfied with the placement, merge down. On the paper layer, select all, float, defloat. On the merged tubes layer, selections, invert & press delete. Deselect.

Duplicate your merged tubes layer, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen, 85. On the original layer, set the blend mode to Luminance(L), 60.

Back to the original tube we added. Duplicate, gaussian blur using the same settings as before. Set the blend mode to Soft Light.

Add your name, copyright, & license # if using a PTU tube. Apply a drop shadow of choice to your layers, then merge visible. Save as a PNG.

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