Sunday, February 28, 2010

A Beary Easter

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ARTWORK: Artist © DudleysBearDen
In order to use the image in this tutorial you MUST purchase it from DudleysBearDen

SCRAPKIT: Bunny Baby by KiKeKa Kits

MASK: WSL_Mask250

Okay lets begin

New image 600 x 600
Open cbg_bunnybaby_paper12
Copy and close
New raster layer
Select all
Paste into selection
Apply your mask which is WSL_Mask250
Merge group

Open cbg_bunnybaby_frame03
Copy and closePaste as new layer
Get your magic wand and select the inside of the frame
Expand by 5
New raster layer
Open cbg_bunnybaby_paper15
Move beneath the frame
Use a light gradient glow on the frame and drop shadow

Add your tube and add a light drop shadow

The elements I used for tag are listed below
Resize them appropriately, usually about 50%
Just Copy and paste them as a new layer
See my tag for placement
Add drop shadows

cbg_bunnybaby_bird04
cbg_bunnybaby_butterfly03
cbg_bunnybaby_butterfly04
cbg_bunnybaby_basket01
cbg_bunnybaby_fence02
cbg_bunnybaby_flowers01
cbg_bunnybaby_flowers02
cbg_bunnybaby_egg05
cbg_bunnybaby_egg04
cbg_bunnybaby_egg03

When you are done
Add your copyright and text
Merge visible and your done

Friday, February 26, 2010

Eternally Yours




ARTWORK: Artist © Elias Chatzoudis
In order to use the image in this tutorial you MUST purchase it from MPT

SCRAPKIT: Wicked Princess the Kit by Wicked Princess Scraps

MASK: zuzzanna_mask07

Okay lets begin

New image 600 x 600
Open WO_WP_PP6 paper
Copy and close
New raster layer
Select all
Paste into selection
Apply your mask which is zuzzanna_mask07
Merge group

Open WP_WP_SPLATTER
Copy and close
Duplicate x3 and place around your tag

Open WP_WP_HEARTRUFFLERAME
Copy and closePaste as new layer
Get your magic wand and select the inside of the heart
Expand by 5
New raster layer
Open WO_WP_PP15

Add your tube in your frame
Add drop shadows

The elements I used for tag are listed below
Resize them appropriately
Just Copy and paste them as a new layer
See my tag for placement
Add drop shadows

WP_WP_CANDLEROSE
WP_WP_CROSSWRIBBON
WP_WP_KEY
WP_WP_TWISTEDHEART
WP_WP_SPIDERWEB
WP_WP_BROKENHEART

When you are done
Add your copyright and text
Merge visible and your done

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Zoe's Magical Garden






ARTIST: Artwork © Amanda Fontaine .
In order to use the image in this tutorial you MUST purchase it from Her Store

SCRAPKIT: Zoe's Magical Garden by Soxational Scraps

MASK: BabesDesignz_Mask21

New Image 600 x 600 pixels

New raster layer
Open TW-ZMG-paper3
Copy and close
Select all
Paste into selection

Open BabesDesignz_Mask21
Minimize it
Apply your mask
Check invert
Merge your group
Stretch your mask out to fit your tag

Open TW-ZMG-sun2
Resize by 50%
Copy and close
Paste as new layer
See my tag for placement
Add drop shadow
3, 3, 30, 3, black

Open TW-ZMG-clouds2
Resize by 50%
Copy and close
Paste as new layer
See my tag for placement

Open TW-ZMG-frame3
Resize by 88%
Copy and close
Paste as new layer
Drop shadow

Open TW-ZMG-sun2
Resize by 50%
Copy and close
Paste as new layer
See my tag for placement
Add drop shadow

Open TW-ZMG-mushrooms
Resize by 50%
Copy and close
Paste as new layer
See my tag for placement
Add drop shadow

Open TW-ZMG-clouds2
Resize by 50%
Copy and close
Paste as new layer
See my tag for placement

Open TW-ZMG-flower2
Resize by 50%
Copy and close
Paste as new layer
See my tag for placement
Add drop shadow

Open TW-ZMG-pond plant
Resize by 50%
Copy and close
Paste as new layer
See my tag for placement
Add drop shadow

Open TW-ZMG-flower6
Resize by 50%
Copy and close
Paste as new layer
See my tag for placement
Add drop shadow

Open TW-ZMG-flower5
Resize by 50%
Copy and close
Paste as new layer
See my tag for placement
Add drop shadow

Open TW-ZMG-flower4
Resize by 50%
Copy and close
Paste as new layer
See my tag for placement
Add drop shadow

Open TW-ZMG-flower1
Resize by 50%
Copy and close
Paste as new layer
See my tag for placement
Add drop shadow

Obviously I can't list all the elements I used
It would make this tutorial extremely lengthy
So just use your judgement, choose what you like
I resized everything by 50%

Add your tube
Copy and close
Paste as new layer
Add drop shadow

Add your copyright and text
Merge visible and your done.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Acid Rain



SCRAPKIT: Acid Rain by Wicked Princess Scraps

ARTIST: Artwork © Martin Abel.
In order to use the image in this tutorial you MUST purchase it from CILM

MASK: WSL_Mask17

Okay lets begin…

New image 600 x 600 pixel white background

New raster layer
Select all

Open WP_AR_PP1
Copy and close
Paste into selection

Open WSL_Mask17
Apply it

Open WP_AR_BUTTONFRAME
Copy and paste as new layer
Free rotate 15 right
Get your magic wand and select the inside of it
Expand by 5

Open WP_AR_PP20
Copy and close
New raster layer
Paste into selection
Move beneath the frame layer

The elements I used are listed below
All of them were resized about 40% but use your judgment on sizing

WP_AR_DRUMSET
WP_AR_MICROPHONESTAND
WP_AR_RECORD
WP_AR_DUST

Add drop shadows to all your layers except of course the dust and your mask

Add your copyright information and your text
I added a gradient glow using the colors from my tag and then drop shadow for my text

Merge visible and your done.

Just an idea, I forgot how but you could also make the record spin if you know how.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Irish Pride



ARTIST: Artwork © Keith Garvey.
In order to use the image in this tutorial you MUST purchase it from MPT

SCRAPKIT: Irish Pride Taggers by Nikki of Creative Intentionz

MASK: BabesDesignz_Mask21

PLUGIN(s): Mura Meister Copies

Okay lets begin…

New Image 600 x 600 white background

Open CIZ-IrishPride-Paper5
Copy and close
New raster layer
Select all
Paste into selection
Select None

Open your mask
I’m using BabesDesignz_Mask21
Minimize
Layers - new mask layer - from image
Find your mask
If you are using the same mask as me, click invert
Ok

Layers - merge - merge group
Stretch your mask so it fits your canvas

Open CIZ-IrishPride-Flower1
Resize by 37%
Copy and paste as new layer
Mura Meister Copies with the following settings

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Open CIZ-IrishPride-4LeafClover3
Resize by 30%
Copy and paste as new layer
Free rotate 10 to the right
Duplicate
Mirror
Duplicate each x2
Move around your frame

Open CIZ-IrishPride-Butterflies2
Copy and paste as new layer
Move all the way to the left

Open CIZ-IrishPride-PotOfGold
Resize by 75%
Copy and paste as new layer
See my tag for placement

Open your tube
Copy and paste
See my tag for placement

I’m not going to go through all the elements
But you get the idea, pick the ones you want
Resize them appropriately
Copy and paste them as new layers

Add drop shadows to all your layers
3, 3, 30, 3, black

Add your copyright and text
Merge visible and your done.

Saturday, February 13, 2010

I Love Mardi Gras




ARTWORK: Artist © Elias Chatzoudis
In order to use the image in this tutorial you MUST purchase it from MPT

SCRAPKIT: Laissez Les Bon Temp Roulez by Dani of Dazzling Scraps

TEMPLATE: HERE

MASK: Of choice
Open your template
Shift + D to duplicate
Close the original
delete the copyright layer

Activate your dots layer
Select all
Float
Defloat
New raster layer
Fill with #00e60c
Delete your template layer
Add gradient glow and drop shadow

Activate your large rectangle layer
Select all
Float
Defloat
New raster layer
Fill with #690380
Delete your template layer
Add drop shadow

Activate your frame layer
Select all
Float
Defloat
New raster layer
Fill with #ffe011
Delete your template layer
Add drop shadow

Activate your small square layer
Select all
Float
Defloat
New raster layer
Fill with #00e60c
Delete your template layer
Add drop shadow

Activate your heart layer
Select all
Float
Defloat
New raster layer
Fill with #ffe011
Delete your template layer
Add a light texture to yoru heart
Add gradient glow and drop shadow

Activate your ribbon layer
Select all
Float
Defloat
New raster layer
Fill with #00e60c
Delete your template layer
Add a light texture to your ribbon
Free rotate left 5%
Add gradient glow and drop shadow

Add your tube
See my tag for placement
Erase the part below the green box
Add drop shadow

Open comedy mask1
Resize by 40%
Copy and close
Paste as new layer
Free rotate right 5%
Add drop shadow
See my tag for placement


Open tradgedy mask 3
Resize by 25%
Copy and close
Paste as new layer
Free rotate left 6%
Add drop shadow
See my tag for placement

Open mask with streamer 1
Resize by 60%
Copy and close
Paste as new layer
Free rotate 15% left

Friday, February 12, 2010

Cora's Valentine




ARTWORK: Artist © Elias Chatzoudis
In order to use the image in this tutorial you MUST purchase it from MPT

SCRAPKIT: Cora's Valentine by Sticky Kisses Designs

MASK: WSL_311 by Chelle

New image 500 x 500 pixels

Open SKD_Paper15 copy
Copy and close
New raster layer
select all
paste into selection
apply your mask
merge group

Open Akre_DesignerLoveStash- (11)
Resize by 67%
Copy and close
Paste as new layer

Open SKD_Frame2
resize by 55%
copy and close
paste as new layer
free rotate left 5%
Resize by 95%

Get your magic wand
Select the inside of your frame
expand by 8
Open SKD_Paper1
Copy and close
New raster layer
paste into selection
move beneath the frame layer

add your tube
duplicate it
move one layer beneath the frame
delete the bottom part on the bottom layer
delete the part you want to appear under the frame on the top

Open SKD_BunchRoses
resize by 50%
copy and close
paste as new layer
see my tag for placement
add drop shadow

Open Akre_DesignerLoveStash- (6)
Resize by 55%
copy and close
paste as new layer
see my tag for placement
add a light gradient glow and drop shadow

Open SKD_Rose5
Resize by 25%
Copy and close
paste as new layer
see my tag for placement
add drop shadow

add text and copyright
drop shadows on all layers
merge visible and your done.