Beachy Keen

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This tutorial was written by me on June 14th, 2018 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP 2018

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 from Dees’Sign Depot called Beachy Keen. You can purchase this kit here.

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Font of choice. I am using First Dance.

Filters:

Xero Porcelain
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Open Element 90. Resize by 85%, all layers unchecked. Resize all layers by 75%. Set the canvas size to 600 x 500.

With your magic wand tool, click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 10.

Open Paper 18. Resize by 56%. Paste as a new layer onto your window canvas. Selections, invert & press delete. Deselect & move the paper below the window layer.

First let’s add our elements:

Spray 4 – resize by 85%. Paste as a new layer above the window layer.
Frame 3d – resize by 50%. Paste as a new layer.
Element 103b – resize by 50%. Place to the right side of the left shutter.
Element 88 – resize by 45%. Place over the plant we just added.
Element 21 – resize by 80%. Place to the upper right side of the window.
Element 24b – resize by 30%. Place over the right shutter.
Element 89 – resize by 40%, rotate left. Place over the netting.
Element 12 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom of the grass. Rotate slightly to the left.
Element 49a – resize by 65%. Place to the bottom of the window. Free rotate so that the left side of the ribbon lays flat horizontally.
Element 55f – resize by 60%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom and a little below the ribbon.
Element 9b – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom left of the stamp.
Element 15 – resize by 35%. Place to the right side of the stamp.
Element 108 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom right of the dog.

On your ribbon layer, add your drop shadow if you choose to add one, then select all, float, defloat. On your sand layer use your eraser tool and erase the sand that covers the part of the ribbon that lays flat or is covered by the sand.

Open your tube, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the stamp layer. Place to your liking. For any part of the tube that hangs below the sand, use your selection tool by drawing a rectangle over the part of the tube you’d like to remove, then press delete. Deselect.

Duplicate your tube. Hide the duplicate. On the original, Xero Porcelain using the following settings:

Note: Depending on the version of the filter, some will have fewer settings and some will include the below settings, which include the settings for porcelain effect, channel tuning, & compensation.

Softness – 52
Strength – 43

Red – 0
Green – 0
Blue – 0

Exposure – -21
Contrast – 62
Saturation – -14

Unhide your duplicate tube and set the blend mode to screen, 70.

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

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Savannah Loves Selfies

SavannahLovesSelfies_Shani

This tutorial was written by me on June 5th, 2018 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP 2018

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

Supplies:

PTU kit from Wicked Princess Scraps called Savannah Loves Selfies. You can purchase it here or here.

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

Font of choice. I am using Simplicity.

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Open TAG2. Set the canvas size to 600 x 500.

Open your mask & PP17. Resize your paper by 75%. Paste your paper as a new layer onto your tag canvas. Move your paper below the tag layer. Apply your mask, merge group.

Now let’s add our elements:

STAR1 – resize by 90%. Paste as a new layer above the tag layer.
SUN2 – resize by 40%. Place to the top right corner of the tag.
LEAF2 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom right of the sun. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place slightly up & to the left. We will work on the placement in a little bit.
HEART1 – resize by 30%. Place between the leaves & to the bottom left of the sun.
RIBBON2 – resize by 80%. Place to the bottom, a bit to the right.
WORDART2 – resize by 30%. Place to the right side of the tag, a little down.
CUPCAKE2 – resize by 35%. Place to the bottom right.
FLOWER4 – resize by 60%. Place to the left of the cupcake. Duplicate, flip horizontal. Place to the left side of the tag, a little down from the top edge.
GIRL2 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom left.
CUPCAKE3 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom right of the girls.
CANDY5 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom, between the flower and right cupcake.
CANDY2 – resize by 25%. Place between the left cupcake & the flower.

Now you will want to place the first leaf so it is coming out of the top right of the wordard. The duplicate, you will want to place above the ‘s’ in the wordart. Rotate slightly to the right.

On the wordart, select all, float, defloat. Selections, modify, expand by 3. Add a new raster layer & floodfill with #fefefe. Deselect. Add noise, gaussian, 25, monochrome checked. Move this layer below the wordart layer. Merge the wordart down with the white background layer.

Add your name using the same white background & noise that we just added to the wordart. Add your credits & apply a drop shadow of choice to your layers. Merge visible & save as a PNG.

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Zahara Rose

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

PSP Version used: PSP 2018

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 Wicked Princess Scraps called Zahara Rose. You can purchase it here or here.

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Mask 38 from Tonya’s Temptations. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using William Kidmon.

Filters:

Mura Meister Copies

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Open FRAME7. Resize by 80%, all layers unchecked. Now resize all layers by 76%.

Using your freehand selection tool, selection type set to point to point, mode set to add (shift), in each frame create the selections that are just slightly larger than the frame openings.

Open PP10. Resize by 75%. Paste your paper as a new layer onto your frame canvas. Selections, invert & press delete. Deselect & move the paper layer below the frame layer.

Open your mask & PP20. Resize your paper by 75%. Paste as a new layer & move to the bottom layer. Apply your mask, merge group. Add noise, random, 3, monochrome checked.

Now let’s add our elements:

DECO2 – resize by 60%. Place to the far left edge of the frame. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the far right edge of the frame.
DECO5 – resize by 40%. Center over the top of the frame.
SCATTER2 – resize by 90%. Place to your liking.
BOX2 – resize by 41%. Place to the bottom left.
BORDER2 – resize by 73%. Place to the bottom.
CAT – resize by 55%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom right.
CLUSTER1 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom.

Open your tube, resizing slightly. Paste as a new layer just below your frame layer. Place behind the second frame with her face inside the frame.

Mura Meister Copies – H-Tile(random v-line) preset, 20, 45, 36, 0, 0, 0, 100, 100, 0, -7, 0, 30, 0.

Duplicate, move below the original Mura’s layer, then flip horizontal. Place to your liking. I moved mine in to the left a little. Merge the two mura’s layers together. On the frame back paper layer, select all, float, defloat. On the mura’s layer, selections, invert & press delete. Deselect.

Duplicate the mura’s layer once more. Gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Overlay, 26. On the original mura’s layer, set the blend mode to Screen, 79.

Paste your tube again, this time just above the scatter layer, resizing as necessary. Flip horizontal & place to the right side.

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

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Treat Yourself

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This tutorial was written by me on May 5th, 2018 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP 2018

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

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the art of Alex Prihodko. You can purchase this tube here.

PTU kit from Wicked Princess Scraps called Treat Yourself. You can find it here or here.

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Font of choice. I am using Perfetto.

Filters:

Mura’s Meister Clouds

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Open a new blank image, 600 x 250.

Open PP6. Resize by 75%. Paste onto your blank canvas.

Hide your foreground color. The background color doesn’t matter as long as you can see it. With your rectangle tool, draw out a tall, thin rectangle. Convert to raster layer. Place to the right of your canvas. Free rotate, right, 40. Duplicate your rectangle so you have one above the other. When satisfied with the placement, merge these two rectangles together. See my tag for placement.

Set your foreground to #ffd586 and your background to #f582a9. Open a new blank image, 600 x 600. Click on your foreground color and set it to a radial gradient, angle 0, repeats 5. Floodfill the blank canvas with your gradient.

Mura Meister Clouds using the default setting.

Copy your cloud background you just made. On the original canvas, select the rectangle layer. Select all, float, defloat. Paste your background, selections, invert & press delete. Deselect & delete your original rectangle layer.

Effects, Artistic Effects, Halftone using the following settings:

TreatYourself_Halftone

Now to add our elements:

CURTAIN3 – paste as a new layer above the halftone layer. Place to the top.
FLOWER7 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom, a little to the right. Duplicate, flip horizontal and place a little to the left of the center.
PHONE1 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom left. Rotate a little to the left.
LIPSTICK2 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom, over the right side of the phone.
ENVELOPE1 – resize by 30%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom of the phone.
BLUSH1 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom right, a little in from the right edge.
HAIRSPRAY – resize by 40%. Place to the right of the blush.
BUBBLES – resize by 85%. Paste as a new layer.

Open your tube. Paste as a new layer just above the halftone layer. Place part of the tube over the left rectangles. On the rectangles layer, select all, float, defloat. On the tube layer, selections, invert & press delete. Deselect. Repeat for the other side. Set the blend mode for each to Overlay.

Paste your tube again, this time above the envelope layer. Resize as necessary. Place between the two flowers. Move each flower over so you can see the flowers on either side of your tube.

On the background layer, select all. Image, Crop to selection.

Open PP10. Paste as a new layer above the top layer. Select all, modify, contract by 3. Press delete, then deselect.

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

Avatar:

Undo until you no longer have the frame. Merge visible. With your crop tool, crop a section of your tag. I chose to make mine 180 x 180. Repeat the text, frame, & drop shadow, if used. Save as a PNG.

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Erlinda Enchanted

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This tutorial was written by me on April 20th, 2018 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP 2018

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

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the art of Alehandra Vanhek. You can purchase this tube here.

PTU kit from Wicked Princess Scraps called Erlinda Enchanted. You can purchase this kit here or here.

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Mask 744 by me. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Flitte.

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Open a new blank image, 600 x 600.

Open your mask & PP3. Resize by 75%. Paste as a new layer onto your blank canvas. Apply your mask, merge group. Add noise, random, 30, monochrome checked.

Open FRAME7. Resize by 90%. Paste as a new layer onto your working canvas.

Open FRAME8. Resize by 80%. Paste as a new layer.

Open BOOK. Resize by 70%. Paste as a new layer.

FLOWER8 – resize by 60%. Place to the bottom left corner of the book. Duplicate, rotate right 180. Move just below the book layer. Move a little up and to the right so you can see it better.

Ok let’s add our remaining elements:

BOX1 – resize by 40%. Paste as a new layer above the book layer. Place to the bottom left.
SPARKLE1 – resize by 80%. Paste as a new layer.
GRASS2 – resize by 61%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom of the book.
BOW3 – resize by 40%. Paste as a new layer above the original flower layer, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom, a little to the left of the center.
BUTTERFLY3 – resize by 25%. Place towards the top of the original flowers element. Rotate slightly to the left.

Open your tube, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the sparkle layer. Place to your liking. 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.

A Delightful Day

ADelightfulDay_Shani

This tutorial was written by me on April 8th, 2018 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP 2018

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

Supplies:

PTU kit from Wicked Princess Scraps called A Delightful Day. You can purchase this kit here or here.

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Mask 143 from Gems Tagging Scraps. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using A Gentle Touch.

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Open Frame 2. Set the canvas size to 600 x 600.

With your magic wand tool, click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 5. Open PP12 & resize by 75%. Paste your paper as a new layer onto your frame canvas. Selections, invert & press delete. Deselect & move your paper below your frame layer.

Open your mask & PP9. Resize your paper the same size as before. Paste as a new layer & move below the first paper layer. Apply your mask, merge group. Duplicate, then merge down.

Open DOODLE3. Resize by 80%. Paste as a new layer. Place to the right side of your canvas. Duplicate, image, mirror horizontal. Merge down with the original then move this layer just above the mask layer. Add noise, random, 30, monochrome checked.

Now let’s add our remaining elements.

CLOUD1 – resize by 80%. Paste as a new layer above the frame layer. Place to the top right corner of your frame.

TREE2 – place over the right side of the frame.

UNICORN1 – resize by 60%. Place to the bottom.

CUPCAKE3 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom right.

CANDY1 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom left, a little up from the bottom. Rotate slightly to the right.

CUPCAKE2 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom left.

FLOWER5 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom right of the left cupcake. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the bottom left of the left cupcake.

FLOWER3 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom, between the two pink flowers.

Add your name, copyrights/credits, & license info if using a PTU tube.

Apply a drop shadow of choice, then merge visible. Save as a PNG.

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Maven

After a long break from CTing, I’ve decided to try to get back into the swing of things and now am the proud CT member of the amazing Wicked Princess Scraps!

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This tutorial was written by me on March 29th, 2018 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP 2018

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

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the art of Nocturne. You can purchase her tubes here.

PTU kit from Wicked Princess Scraps called Maven. You can find her store links here.

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Template 31 from Sylly Creationz. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Awesawez.

Filters:

DSB Flux – Bright Noise

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Open your template.

Delete all the layers above the dark purple rectangle layer, the pixel text layer, & the dotted square layer.

Set your canvas size to 1050 x 818. Resize your template by 57%.

Merge together the following layers:

gray rectangle top & gray rectangle bottom

lilac rectangle left & lilac rectangle right

dark square right & dark square left

gray square right & gray square left

purple square right & purple square left

Replace each layer with the following:

**Resize each paper by 75% before adding to layer**

back purple rectangle – PP8

gray rectangle bottom – PP15

large purple rectangle – PP1

lilac rectangle right – PP6

dark square left – PP13

gray square left – PP20

purple square left – PP18

dark puprle rectangle – PP2

On the white rectangle layer, select all, float, defloat. Add a new raster layer & floodfill with #fafafa. Deselect & delete the original layer.

DSB Flux – Bright Noise, click on the ‘Mix’ a few times and click ok.

Open Flower13 & resize by 50%. Place to the far right and move this layer just above the striped black paper layer. Duplicate, mirror horizontal. Duplicate. Rotate roughly about 20-25 degrees to the right. Place towards the top. Duplicate, mirror horizontal. On the first duplicate, duplicate & then rotate left 90 degrees. Move to the bottom left. Duplicate, mirror horizontal.

Now let’s add our remaining elements:

BOW – resize by 40%. Paste as a new layer above the top rectangle layer. Place to the top of this layer.

CLOUD1 – resize by 70%. Place over the center of your template layers.

DRAGON – resize by 50%, flip horizontal. Place to the top right.

MUD – resize by 60%. Place to the bottom.

FLOWER4 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom right. Duplicate, mirror horizontal.

BOOK1 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom, a little to the right.

BALL1 – resize by 40%. Place to the right of the book.

SKULL4 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom left the top rectangle layer.

LAMP1 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom left.

DECO7 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom right of the lamp.

FLOWER9 – resize by 40%. Place to the left of the stone.

FLOWER11 – resize by 25%. Place between the skull & the book.

Open your tube. Paste as a new layer above the top rectangle layer. Resize slightly and place over the right of the rectangle, slightly down from the top. On the rectangle layer, select all, float, defloat. On the tube layer, selections, invert & press delete. Deselect. Set the blend mode to overlay.

Paste your tube again, this time above the duplicate black flower layer. Resize as necessary & place to the left.

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.