Sunday, March 19, 2017

 

Happy Easter

 
 
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Happy Easter

Supplies

1. I am using the beautiful art of Barbara Jensen HERE ., or use tube of choice.
2. Scrapkit by me , ACowgirls Creations  HERE or click the images
3. Mask # 5 by Doris at Scraps Dimension or use mask of choice.
Note: This tutorial and kit were originally released April 10, 2011 and was updated today on March 19, 2017.  

* Hint*
I have  put two examples of tags made with this kit using Barb Jensen's art, the tutorial will work with either tag version thanks to the versatility of this kit. If you want to use the second version, just substitute the mesh , use chicken wire instead .... and put some flowers in the background.
Drop shadow settings : Vertical 2, Horizontal 1, Opacity 100, color black, shadow 4.

Let's Get Started
 1. Open a new file in PSP, size 600 x 600 pixels, tick transparent box. Change f/g and b/g colors in materials palette to #ed7ec4. Use paint bucket tool and flood fill file. Open SD mask # 5 . Layers> new mask layer> from image. Copy and paste newly created image onto flood filled file " as new layer" :> layers> merge visible. Delete original mask.


2.  Open mesh from kit. Get pick tool on left tool palette. Push inward on each side by about 2 blocks. Copy and paste onto tag " as new layer:> layers :> merge visible.
 
3. Open ribbon 2 from kit. Copy and paste onto bottom of tag " as new selection" and position centered, about an inch or so from the bottom of tag > effects> 3D effects> drop shadow. Selections> none.
 
4. OPen a  new image in psp , same as step one.  Open stained glass window from kit. Image > resize to 85%. Adjust > sharpen. Copy and paste window on left side of file as shown " as new selection" and paste again on right side of tag " as new selection so that windows are side by side. Selections> select none. Effects> 3D effects> drop shadow. Copy and paste onto tag " as new selection" > selections> select none.
 
5. Open Cross from kit. Image > resize to 85% > edit > repeat resize twice more. Adjust > sharpen. Copy and paste onto center of windows " as new selection" , position as shown. Effects>3D effects> drop shadow > selections> select none.
 
6. Open picket fence from kit. Copy and paste onto tag :> as new selection> , position as shown so that tulip bottoms match window bottoms > effects. 3D effects> drop shadow> selections> none.
 
7.. Open ric rac 1 from kit.  Image > resize to 85%. Edit > repeat once more.  Image > adjust > sharpen. Copy and paste onto bottom of fence " as new selection", position as shown.
 
8.  Open chicks from kit. Image > resize to 85%. Edit > repeat resize twice more.  Adjust > sharpen. Copy and paste onto lower left side of fence as shown> effects> 3D effects. Drop shadow> selections> none.
 
9. Open Barbara Jensen tube or tube of choice . Copy and paste onto tag " as new selection"  >: position as shown> effects>3D effects > drop  shadow. Selections> select none.
 
10.  Image > resize tag to 90%. Adjust > sharpen.  Add proper credits to tag and save as PNG file.
 
Thanks for trying my tutorial . Tag and tutorial  were created by me  4/9/11 and both are solely my creations. . Do not copy or reproduce or claim as your own. Do not post to any website, blog or forum without my permission . Do not hotlink. Do not translate.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Leprechaun

 
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Leprechaun

Supplies

1. I am using the awesome art of Keith Garvey HERE
2. WeeScotsLass mask # 84  HERE  
3. Scrapkit by BarbieL @ Cowgirl Creations "Happy Go Lucky" This kit has some flaws with sizing etc and was originally created in 2/12/2011. The kit is free for personal use only and can be downloaded by clicking the image.
Xero Porcelain
Font The Nautigal 

* Hints *
Drop shadow setting : Vertical 2, Horizontal 1, Blur 4.00, Opacity 100, Color Black

Let's Get Started

1. Open a new image in PSP  600 x 600. Tick transparent box . Flood fill with #0e750d.. Open WSL mask # 84. Layers > new mask layer > from image. Copy and paste onto flood filled tag " as new layer "  > layers > merge visible. Delete mask.

2. Open pearl scatters from kit. Image > resize to 85%. Adjust > sharpen. Copy and paste onto tag " as new layer" > layers> merge visible.

3. Open Ribbon 4 from kit. Copy > paste onto bottom of tag " as new selection" and position as shown> effects > 3D effects > drop shadow . Selections> select none.

4. Open pearl strand from kit. Image > resize to 85%. Adjust > sharpen. Copy and paste over bottom of ribbon 4 " as new selection" > selections> select none.

5. Open floral bouquet from kit. Image > resize to 85% > edit > repeat resize one time. Copy and paste onto right side of tag " as new selection" , position as shown on edge of mask > effects > 3D effects> drop shadow> selections> select none. Set aside.

6. Open frame # 4 and paper # 7 from kit.  Open new file in PSP same as before. Using selection tool, draw out a square area same size as frame > edit > copy > paste selection onto new file " as new layer ".  Copy and paste frame over paper to fit  " as new layer", use move tool to position if necessary . Layers > merge visible.

6. Open Garv tube , close off unecessary layers and highlight tube in layers palette. Left click on tube :> copy > paste onto frame " as new selection" , align bottom of tube with bottom of frame. Selections> select none. Effects >3D effects > drop shadow.  Set Aside .

7. Open  St Patrick's Day balloon from kit. Image > resize to 85% > adjust > sharpen. Copy and paste onto right side of tag " as new selection" > effects > 3D effects > drop shadow> selections> none.

8. Get frame with Garv tube > image > resize to 85%. Copy and paste onto tag " as new selection" and position as shown , be sure green flower on bottom of bouquet is showing > selections> select none.

9. Open bow keys from kit. Image > resize to 85% > Adjust > sharpen. Copy and paste over knot in balloon > effects> 3D effects > drop shadow> selections > select none.

10. Xero porcelain filter/plugin settings : Softness 25, Strength 35, Red 10, Green 45, Blue 10. Click OK . Add proper credits and and save as PNG file.

Thank you for trying my tutorial. This tag and tutorial were created/written by me , BarbieL on  2/12/11, and both are solely my creations. Do  not copy, reproduce or claim as your own . Do not post to any blog, website, forum or group without my permission.




Happy Go Lucky

 
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Happy Go Lucky

Supplies
1. I am using the beautiful art of Barb Jensen HERE
2, Mask of choice. I used  mask # 5 from Scraps Dimensions HERE
3. Scrapkit by me , BarbieL " Happy Go Lucky " This kit has flaws in sizing, but it is free for personal use only. The kit and the tutorial were created by me originally on Feb 19, 2011.  Click the image to download.
4 ** Optional - Xero filter - Porcelain ** 


Let's Get Started
1. Open a new file in psp  600 x 600  pixels, tick the transparent box. Change color in materials palette foreground to #0f7e0e.  Flood fill file using paint tool.  Open SD mask # 5. Layers > new mask layer > from image.  Left click on new mask layer from image and  right click > copy > paste onto flood filled file " as new layer "  Layers > merge visible. Delete originals.

2. Open ribbon 4 from kit. Copy and paste onto mask " as new selection", position in third block from bottom and one and one half blocks from sides should show. > effects > 3D effects > drop shadow >   ( settings > vertical 2, horizontal 2, blurr 3.00, opacity 100, color black ) selections> select none.

3. Open floral back from Happy Go Lucky kit.   Copy and paste  " as new layer" onto tag > layers >merge visible"  . Delete orginal.

4. Open Barbara Jensen tube Irish Dalova. Resize image to 85%. Using eraser brush size 32, remove bottom of tube on a 20 degree angle from left to right downward.  Copy and paste onto floral back " as new selection and position as shown, centered with top of head about halfway above back > effects > 3D effects > drop shadow ( settings > vertical 2, horizontal 2, blurr 3.00, opacity 100, color black ) > click OK. > Selections> select none. Move Barbara Jensen tube to the side for a later step. Do not close it.

5. Open ribbon #2 from kit. Copy and paste onto bottom of tag  " as new selection" . Position as shown so that the left side of ribbon just barely covers fingertips of Barb Jensen tube and so that bottom edge of tube is covered.  Effects > 3D effects > drop shadow > selections> select none.

6. Open Horseshoes from kit  resize to 85%. Copy and paste onto tag " as new selection" onto center of ribbon and position as shown> effects > 3D effects > drop shadow > selections> none.

7. Open  hat from kit.  Resize to 45 % Adjust > sharpen. Copy and paste onto lower left side of tag " as new selection" and position  over ribbon as shown. Selections > select none.

8. Open frame 7 and paper 6 from kit.  Using selection tool, change shape of tool to circle.  Left click on paper 6 and pull outward , sizing circle to about a nickel size. Edit > copy > paste as new image. Delete original paper. Image >  Resize frame #7 to 40 %. Adjust > sharpen. Open Barbara Jensen tube > image > resizet o 65%. Using selection tool, change shape of tool to rectangle, in upper left corner of tube, pull down and to the right and section of head to the shoulders.  Copy and paste onto paper 6 circle " as new selection" and position carefully. > selections > select none.  . Open new file in psp, copy and paste Barbara Jensen head w/ paper onto new file " as new selection"  > selections > select none.  Left click on frame #7  > effects > 3D effects > drop shadow . Copy and paste frame onto headshot " as new selection"  > selection> select none. Copy and paste onto upper left corner of tag " as new selection" > selections> select none.

9.  Open green bow with keys from kit. Image > resize by 85% > edit > repeat resize twice more. Adjust > sharpen . Copy and paste onto bow of frame 7  " as new selection"  > effects > 3D effects > drop shadow > selections > select none.

10.  Image > resize to 90%. Ajust > sharpen.  Add proper credits to tag, save as PNG file.
** OPTIONAL ** - Xero filter Porcelain settings : Softness 35, strength 30, Red 0, green 35, blue 10.

Thanks for trying my tutorial !  Please do not copy, reproduce or claim as your own. Do not post to any website,forum , blog or group without my permission. Tag and tutorial were created by me, BarbieL on 2/19/11 and both are solely my creation and concept. Do not share my scrapkits !!  

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Here is another pretty kit all about love. It's called Love Always.
 Just click the image to download or click HERE
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Saturday, December 31, 2016




An Old Acquaintance

Supplies

1. I am using the gorgeous art of Barbara Jensen  package # 8 HERE
2. Mask of choice
3. Scrapkit by Doris at ScrapsDimensions,  " Night Passions"
4. Cybia screenworks - dot screen
5. Animation shop

** Hints **
I used drop shadow settings Vertical 2, Horizontal 1, blurr 2.00 and Opacity 100.

Let's Get Started

1. Open a new file in PSP, tick the transparent box and size 540 x 540 pixels . Flood fill file with color ##bbc0c1. Open mask of choice . Layers > new mask layer > from image .  Copy and paste new mask layer onto flood filled file " as new layer" Layers > merge visible. Delete mask .  Effects > filter/plugins > cybia screen works > dot screen. Layers > duplicate. Close off top layer in layers palette. Highlight bottom layer > adjust > add/remove noise > add noise > Settings : uniform , monochrome 45%.Click ok. Close botom  layer  and highlight and open top layer in layers palette > adjust > add remove noise > add noise > Settings > the same except change percentage to 55 % . Click ok . Highlight and open bottom layer and copy and paste into animation shop " as new animation" . Go back to psp, open top layer and copy and paste into animation shop " after current frame " . You should have two frames.

2. Open new file in psp , tick transparent box and size 540  x 540.  Open  SD lillies from kit. Resize to 85% > edit repeat resize 4 times more. Adjust > sharpen. Copy and paste onto tag/file " as new selection and position as shown keeping tip of right lillie in the 7th block from the top on right side of tag and in first block from right edge. Effects > 3D effects > drop shadow > selections > select none.  Left click on free standing lillie tube > image > mirror > copy and paste onto tag " as new selection" and position as shown keep left lillie in 3rd block from top and in first block from left edge. > Effects > 3D effects > drop shadow > selections > select none.

3. Open ribbon # 2 from kit . Image > resize to 85% > edit > repeat resize two times more. Adjust > sharpen> effects > 3D effects > drop shadow . Copy and paste onto tag " as new selection" and position bottom edge of left bow in the 8th block from bottom and stay two blocks off sides of tag > selections > select none.

4. Open  paint brush tool from left palette. Change foreground color in layers palette to black. Use floral brush of choice size 225 and left click on left side of tag , then image > mirror tag and  left click and brush on right side of tag . Image > mirror ( return to original )

 5. Open SD frame # 2 from kit. Image > resize to 85% > edit > repeat resize 3 times more > adjust > sharpen more > image > resize to 90%.  Open paper # 4 > image > resize to 45 % > adjust > sharpen more. . Get magic wand from selection tool > left click inside frame > selections > modify > expand by 1. Left click on paper # 4 > right click > copy > into selection > selections > select none.  Move this to the side for later step .

6. Get frame and paper from step 5 > left click > right click > copy and paste onto tag " as new selection"  and position as shown 5 blocks from top of tag and 4 blocks from sides of tag > effects > 3D effects > selections > select none.

7. Open tube of choice, I am using the tube called " stocking stuffer" .Image > grayscale> resize to 85% > adjust > sharpen. Get selection tool , change shape to circle. Pull out a head shot of tube . Look closely to judge the size to fit inside your frame . Edit > copy > paste " as new selection" onto frame and carefull position > selections > select none. Delete head shot but move tube to the side for later use.

8. Open piano from kit, Image > resize to 85% > edit > repeat resize 4 times more. Adjust > sharpen . Copy and paste onto tag " as new selection" and position as shown keeping farthest left leg of piano 4 blocks from bottom of tag and just 1 block off left side of tag > effects > 3D effects > drop shadow > selections > select none.

9.  Open SD rose from kit . Image > resize to 85%. Copy and paste onto right side of frame " as new selection"  , position so that top rose is in center of stripes on frame and is halfway down tag > effects > 3D effects > drop shadow > selections > select none.

10. Get artist tube set aside earlier. Copy and paste onto bottom of tag " as new selection" ,position as shown  to   keep elbows and knees two blocks off bottom of tag > effects > 3D effects > drop shadow.

11. Open champagne bottle from kit, resize to 85%. Edit > repeat resize 7 times more > adjust > sharpen > effects > 3D effects > drop shadow. Copy and paste onto tag " as new selection> and position as shown, two blocks from bottom of tag and just to the right of the keyboard as shown > selections > select none.

12. Open Champagne glasse from kit . Image > resize to 85% > edit > repeat resize 10 times more > adjust > sharpen more . Copy and paste onto tag " as new selection" and position first glass just in front of knee and in front of fingers on tube as shown> effects> 3D effects > selections > select none. Get glass again and copy and paste onto tag " as new selection " and position as shown with base of glass touching edge of leg and just beside champagne bottle > effects . 3D effects > drop shadow > selections > select none. Copy and paste glass again , stagger it and position just in front of 2nd glass as shown > effects . 3d effects > drop shadow > selections > select none.

13. Open old clock from kit . Image > resize to 85% . Edit > repeat resize 8 times more. Adjust>sharpen. Copy and paste onto top left part of frame " as new selection" , position as shown staying 6 blocks from left side of tag and two blocks from top > effects > 3D effects > drop shadow > selections > select none.  . Copy  and paste tag into Animation shop " as new animation" . Left click, then right click " duplicate " Left click on first frame of tag > edit > select all > edit > copy . Left click on first frame of

14. Open key from kit . Image > resize to 85% . Edit > repeat resize 8 times more > adjust > sharpen more. Layers > duplicate . Close off top layer in layers palette. Highlight bottom layer > adjust > add/remove noise > add noise > Settings : uniform , monochrome 45%.Click ok. Close botom layer and highlight and open top layer in layers palette > adjust > add remove noise > add noise > Settings > the same except change percentage to 55 % . Click ok . Highlight and open bottom layer and copy and paste into animation shop " as new animation" . Go back to psp, open top layer and copy and paste into animation shop " after current frame " . You should have two frames. Move aside for step 16.

15. Open a new file in psp size 540 x 540 color white. Copy and paste into animation shop " as new animation" , duplicate, you should have two frames. Left click on first frame of mask background . Edit > select all > edit > copy . Left click on first frame of white tag background > edit > select all > edit > paste into selected frame . Go back to animation shop and  left click on tag > copy > paste into Animation shop " as new animation " Right click " duplicate" .  Left click on first frame of tag > edit > select all > edit > copy > Left click on first frame of tagback / mask > edit > select all > edit > paste " into selected frame ".  Your tag, white background and mask should now be merged. 

16. Left click on first frame of key > edit > select all > edit > copy > left click on first frame of tag > edit > select all > edit > paste into selected frame " . Your key should now be merged with your tag.

17. Go back to psp .  Open string of beads from kit.  Image > resize to 85% > edit > repeat resize 2 times more. Adjust > sharpen more > image >resize to 90%. . Left click > duplicate >  Close off top layer in layers palette. Highlight bottom layer > adjust > add/remove noise > add noise > Settings : uniform , monochrome 45%.Click ok. Close botom layer and highlight and open top layer in layers palette > adjust > add remove noise > add noise > Settings > the same except change percentage to 55 % . Click ok . Highlight and open bottom layer and copy and paste into animation shop " as new animation" . Go back to psp, open top layer and copy and paste into animation shop " after current frame " . You should have two frames. Left click on first frame  > edit > select all > edit > copy > left click on first frame of tag > edit > select all > edit > paste into selected frame " . Your key should now be merged with your tag.


18. Apply proper credits to your tag  and save as PNG file.

Thank you for trying my tutorial . This tag was made last year  with another artists tube, but i liked it so well , I decided to make it with one of Barbara Jensen's tubes and write a tutorial for it. This tag and tutorial are solely my creations and were made by me on 12/05/2010. Do not copy or reproduce or claim as your own. Do not share on any website,  blog , forum or group without my permission.



















Sunday, December 11, 2016

Golden Christmas
 
 
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A White Christmas
 
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