Monday, March 29, 2010

Strike a Pose



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

SCRAPKIT: I Rock by Missy of Scraps with Attitude

TEMPLATE: Template #18

Open your template
Ctrl+D to duplicate
Delete the copyright layer

Activate the bottom layer
Open IRock_Paper5
Copy and close
New raster layer
Paste into selection
Delete the original gray layer

Do the same with the rest of the layers
I used IRock_Paper6 and IRock_Paper20

For the solid layers, I just picked a color from my tag and filled with that color

Add a light white gradient glow to all your layers.
Add a drop shadow to all your layers 3, 3, 20, 3, black

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

IRock_Star1
IRock_GlitterTrail3
IRock_Heart1

I also moved the wordart to the top to accomidate my tube

Add your tube and add a light drop shadow

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

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Grunge Girls



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

SCRAPKIT: Bad Romance by Soxational Scraps

TEMPLATE: MC_Template38

Open your template
Ctrl+D to duplicate
Delete the copyright layer

Activate the bottom layer
Open TW-BR-Paper11
Copy and close
New raster layer
Paste into selection
Delete the original gray layer

Do the same with the rest of the layers
I used TW-BR-Paper11 and TW-BR-Paper2

For the grunge layer, I used white fill

Add a light white gradient glow to all your layers.
Add a drop shadow to all your layers 3, 3, 20, 3, black

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

TW-BR-Flower1
TW-BR-Fog
TW-BR-Lips1
TW-BRWeb
TW-BR-Black Cat

Add your tube and add a light drop shadow

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

Friday, March 26, 2010

Teal Elegance





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

SCRAPKIT: Cherries & Fairies by Mystical Illusionz

MASK: WSL_Mask302

New image 600 x 500

Open MIZ_PP8
Copy and close
New raster layer
Select all
Paste into selection
Apply your mask
Merge group

Open WP_IDL_STARSCATTER
Resize as needed
Copy and close
Paste as new layer

Open MIZ_JD_flowerframe2
Copy and close
Paste as new layer
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

MIZ_JD_tulipsingle3
MIZ_JD_organza1
MIZ_JD_satinflower3
MIZ_JD_grosgrainbow1

Add your tube behind your frame, I used the JPG version

When you are done add light drop shadows to all layers
Add your copyright and text
Merge visible and your done

Freebie Lucky Charm Collab



GET IT HERE
This is my part of Dazzling Scraps Saint Patrick's Day Collab. Now Free for your use :-)

Vana



ARTIST: Artwork © Dudleys Bear Den.
In order to use the image in this tutorial you MUST purchase it from Dudleys Bear Den

SCRAPKIT: Fantasize by Fantasy Dreams Designz

MASK: WSL_Mask206

New image 600 x 600

Open FD-Vana-paper13
Copy and close
New raster layer
Select all
Paste into selection
Apply your mask
Merge group

Open FD-Vana-elelemt47
Copy and close
Paste as new layer

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

FD-Vana-elelemt42
FD-Vana-elelemt69
FD-Vana-elelemt64
FD-Vana-elelemt73
FD-Vana-elelemt80

Add your tube and add a light drop shadow

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

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Fantasies in Pink



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

SCRAPKIT: Fantasies in Pink by Mystical Illusionz (Me)

MASK: WSL_Mask187


Okay lets begin

New image 600 x 600

Open MIZ_pl_sparkles1
duplicate it a few times
Place it around your tag

Open MIZ_pl_PP9
Copy and close
New raster layer
Select all
Paste into selection
Apply your mask which is WSL_Mask187
Merge group

Open MIZ_pl_silverframe
Copy and close
Paste as new layer
Get your magic wand and select the inside of the frame
Expand by 5
Open MIZ_pl_PP22
Copy and close
Paste into selection
Add drop shadow to your frame

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

MIZ_pl_hearteyelet3
MIZ_pl_glitterheart4
MIZ_pl_rose5
MIZ_pl_butterfly5
MIZ_pl_heart4
MIZ_pl_satinbutterfly2
MIZ_pl_glitter1
MIZ_pl_tulip2
MIZ_pl_tulip5
MIZ_pl_cloud1

Add your tube
Add your copyright and text
Merge visible and your done



Tuesday, March 23, 2010

I Dream of LaLa



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

SCRAPKIT: Sweet Pea by Wicked Princess Scraps

MASK: WSL_Mask63

New image 600 x 600

Open WP_IDL_PP19
Copy and close
New raster layer
Select all
Paste into selection
Apply your mask
Merge group

Open WP_IDL_STARSCATTER
Resize as needed
Copy and close
Paste as new layer

Open WP_IDL_TATTEREDFRAME
Copy and close
Paste as new layer

Get your magic wand and select the inside of the frame
Expand by 2
New raster layer
Open WP_IDL_PP17
Copy and close
Paste into selection
Move layer beneath the frame

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

WP_IDL_VIOLET
WP_IDL_DOVE
WP_IDL_FEATHERSTAR
WP_IDL_TIGERLILY
WP_IDL_FRAGAPINI

Add your tube and add a light drop shadow

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


CU Pink Flowers



Available in any stores I sell in located on the right side of my blog

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Hickory Dickory




ARTIST: Artwork © Dudleys Bear Den.
In order to use the image in this tutorial you MUST purchase it from Dudleys Bear Den

SCRAPKIT: Hickory Dickory by Stephs Graphx

MASK: WSL_Mask63

New image 600 x 600

Open SG_HickoryD_paper9
Copy and close
New raster layer
Select all
Paste into selection
Apply your mask
Merge group

Open SG_HickoryD_ovalframe
Copy and close
Paste as new layer

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

SG_HickoryD_flower
SG_HickoryD_flower2
SG_HickoryD_flower3
SG_HickoryD_flowerbranch
SG_HickoryD_mouse
SG_HickoryD_singleflower

Add your tube and add a light drop shadow

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


Saturday, March 20, 2010

Salior Girl




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

SCRAPKIT: Ocean Blue Bear by Stephs Graphx

MASK: WSL_Mask247

IMAGE: Any beach image will do

New image 600 x 600

Open SG_OceanBB_paper7
Copy and close
New raster layer
Select all
Paste into selection
Apply your mask
Merge group

Open SG_OceanBB_frame2
Copy and close
Paste as new layer
Open your ocean image
Copy and paste as new layer
Move underneath your frame
Set your blend mode to overlay
Delete the part outside of the frame

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

SG_OceanBB_sun
SG_OceanBB_anchor
SG_OceanBB_button2
SG_OceanBB_button3
SG_OceanBB_button4
SG_OceanBB_flower1
SG_OceanBB_flower2
SG_OceanBB_flower3
SG_OceanBB_wheel

Add your tube and add a light drop shadow

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


Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Imagination



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

SCRAPKIT: Sweet Pea by Wicked Princess Scraps

MASK: WSL_Mask253

WORDART: HERE

Okay lets begin

New image 600 x 600

Open WP_SP_PP11
Copy and close
New raster layer
Select all
Paste into selection
Apply your mask
Merge group

Open WP_SP_BUTTERFLYWIREFRAME
Copy and close
Paste as new layer

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

WP_SP_BAUGANVILLE
WP_SP_CASTLE
WP_SP_LOVEBUG
WP_SP_MOONANDSTARS
WP_SP_PUFFYBUTTERFLY
WP_SP_ROSEBUD
WP_SP_STARBUBBLES
WP_SP_WIREFLOWER

Add your tube and add a light drop shadow

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

Monday, March 15, 2010

Luck of the Irish



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

SCRAPKIT: Paddy Oh Malley by Wicked Princess Scraps

MASK: Of Choice

Okay lets begin

New image 600 x 600

Open WP_POM_DOODLE
Resize it appropriately
duplicate it a few times
Place it around your tag

Open paper of choice for mask
Copy and close
New raster layer
Select all
Paste into selection
Apply your mask
Merge group

Open WP_POM_CIRCLEFRAME
Copy and close
Paste as new layer

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

WP_POM_BLACKPOTOFGOLD
WP_POM_FRAGIPINI
WP_POM_GLITTERBUTTERFLY
WP_POM_GOLDBOW
WP_POM_YELLOWFLOWER
WP_POM_WORDART

Add your tube and add a light drop shadow

Get the closeup of your tube
Copy and paste as new layer
Move beneath the frame
Effects - artistic effects - colored chalk - default
Blend mode - source luminance (L)

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


To animate, I just lightened the mask by 10 and then 20 using the hue/light/sat tool
copied them in animation shop and then saved
Use a total of 4 frames
Frame #1 (regular)
Frame #2 (10 lightness)
Frame #3 (20 lightness)
Frame #4 (10 lightness)

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Snow Dayz Overlays Tagger Size Freebies




Get it HERE

DO NOT SHARE, PLEASE DIRECT TO MY BLOG FOR DOWNLOAD

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Cookies & Cream




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

SCRAPKIT: Cookies & Cream by Nikki of Creative Intentionz

MASK: WSL_Mask305


Okay lets begin

New image 600 x 600

Open CIZ-CNC-BlingDoodle2
Resize it appropriately
duplicate it a few times
Place it around your tag

Open paper of choice for mask
Copy and close
New raster layer
Select all
Paste into selection
Apply your mask which is WSL_Mask305
Merge group

Open CIZ-CNC-ClusterFrame4
Copy and close
Paste as new layer

Get your magic wand
Select the insides of the frame
Expand by 5
New raster layer
Open CIZ-CNC-Paper7
Copy and close
Paste into selection
Move beneath the frame
Add 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

CIZ-CNC-Candle2
CIZ-CNC-Candle4
CIZ-CNC-CurlyRibbon2
CIZ-CNC-BeadFlower3
CIZ-CNC-BeadFlower2
CIZ-CNC-BeadFlower1
CIZ-CNC-BinderClip4
CIZ-CNC-Bow2

Add your tube and add a light drop shadow

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

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Crossed Emotions





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

SCRAPKIT: Crossed Emotions by Nikki of Creative Intentionz

MASK: WSL_Mask39


Okay lets begin

New image 600 x 600

Open ciz_crossedemotions_glitter5
duplicate it a few times
Place it around your tag

Open ciz_crossedemotions_paper10
Copy and close
New raster layer
Select all
Paste into selection
Apply your mask which is WSL_Mask39
Merge group

Open ciz_crossedemotions_ribbonframe1
Copy and close
Paste as new layer
Add 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

ciz_crossedemotions_necklace5
ciz_crossedemotions_butterfly3
ciz_crossedemotions_flower5
ciz_crossedemotions_flowerdoodle2
ciz_crossedemotions_star3

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

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Que Sera Sera





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

SCRAPKIT: Que Sera Sera by Mystical Illusionz (me)

MASK: WSL_Mask353

Okay lets begin

New image 600 x 600
Open cbg_miz - qss - paper25
Copy and close
New raster layer
Select all
Paste into selection
Apply your mask which is WSL_Mask353
Merge group

Open miz - qss - diamondflowerframe2
Resize it appropriately
Copy and paste as new layer

Open miz- qss - frame3
Copy and close
Paste as new layer
Get your magic wand and select the inside of the frame
Expand by 5
New raster layer
Open miz - qss - paper2
Move beneath the frame
Select some roses to put around the frame, I used a light one
then 2 dark ones but you can do this however you want

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

miz - qss - glitterheart1
miz- qss - bow12
miz - qss - flower1
miz - qss - glitterheart7
miz - qss - rose5
miz - qss - mosiacframe

After you add your mosiac frame, follow the instructions above and use a dark paper
Make your tube about 50 larger than normal and place it in your frame
Souce luminance (L) and sharpen

When you are done add drop shadows
Add your copyright and text
Merge visible and your done

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http://dazzlingscraps.com/store/index.php?main_page=

http://www.scrappinbratz.com/shoppe/index.php?main_page=