Thursday, August 30, 2012

Autumn Harvest FTU Tut

Supplies Needed:
PSP: I used PSP9, but any version should do.
 Kit of Choice: I used Amazing Autumn Add-on by Gimptastic Scraps. You can find it here.
 Tube of Choice: I used Soon Fall by Alex_Prihodko. You can find it here at PicsforDesign. Please do not use without the proper license!
Mask of Choice: I used WH-Mask15 here.
Font of Choice: I used 1 Smoothy DNA here
Plugin: MuRa's Meister Copies
Let's get started!
 New canvas 600X600
Copy & paste Frame3
Resize 75%
Copy & paste Paper6
Select inside frame with magic wand
Selections Modify Expand by 5
Copy & paste WagonWheel
Resize 65%
Move to the left side of the frame
Copy & paste AppleBasket
Resize 50%
Copy & paste Broom
Resize 65%
Free rotate left 20%
Copy & paste Pumpkin
Resize 35%
Duplicate
Resize 80%
Copy & paste Crow
Resize 40%
Copy & paste tube
Resize as needed
Copy & paste leaves
Resize 25%
Apply MuRa's Meister Copies with these settings:


Erase any leaves you don't want
Move leaves below tube layer and crow layer

Drop shadow desired layers

Add new layer above background layer
Floodfill with color of choice (I used #de5230)
Apply mask & merge group
Resize 90%
Lower opacity to 65%

Crop & resize now if you plan on it
Add name & copyright
Save as a .png & you're done!

I would love to see your results! If you would like to share just send them to me: sherenassweettreats@yahoo.com 

Amazing Autumn FTU Tut

Supplies Needed:
PSP: I used PSP9, but any version should do.
 Kit of Choice: I used Amazing Autumn by Gimptastic Scraps. You can find it here.
 Tube of Choice: I used Soon Fall by Alex_Prihodko. You can find it here at PicsforDesign. Please do not use without the proper license!
 Font of Choice: I used Janda As Long As You Love Me here.
Let's get started! 
New canvas 600X600
Copy & paste Frame1 as a new layer
Resize 70%
Copy & paste Frame4 as a new layer
Resize 85%
Move below Frame1
Copy & paste Paper6 as a new layer
Resize 70%
Select inside Frame1 with magic wand
Selections Modify Expand by 5
On paper layer invert selection
Delete & deselect
Move below Frame1
Copy & paste tube
Resize as needed & place to right side of frame
Copy & paste tube again
Resize & mirror
Erase any parts that show outside of frame
Change blend mode to Luminance(Legacy) & lower opacity

Copy & paste desired elements
I used the following:
Log- resized 65%
Tree- resized 70% & mirrored
Lantern- resized 45%
Bird2- resized 35%
Pumpkin- resized 35%
Flower5- resized 45%& duplicated to make a "border"
Flower3- resized 30% & duplicated a few times
Flower7- resized 30% & duplicated a few times
Flowe1- resized 30%

Drop shadow where desired

Crop & resize if desired
Add name & copyright
Save as a .png & you're done!
I would love to see your results! If you would like to share just send them to me: sherenassweettreats@yahoo.com 

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Golden Moments FTU Tut

Supplies Needed:
PSP: I used PSP9, but any version should do.
 Kit of Choice: I used Golden Moments by Gimptastic Scraps. You can find it here.
 Tube of Choice: I used Bridgette by Keith Garvey. I bought this tube when he was with MPT. You can now by his work at his store here. Please do not use without the proper license!
Mask of Choice: I used SST-Mask4 (by me!) here.
 Font of Choice: I used Secret Recipe here.
Let's get started!

New canvas 600X600
Copy & paste Frame4 as a new layer
Resize 65% all layers unchecked
Click inside frame with magic wand
Expand by 4
Copy & paste paper of choice (I used Paper9)
Invert & delete on paper layer
Move below frame
Drop shadow frame
Copy & paste your tube below the frame
Resize if needed
Erase any parts that show BELOW the frame
Drop shadow tube
Select all
Click on tube with Selection Tool (This keeps the drop shadow from becoming darker.)
Defloat
Select frame layer
Erase the parts where you want your tube to "pop" out
Deselect

Copy & paste any elements you want
I used the following:
Table- resized 35%
Goblet- resized 25%
Wine- resized 35%
Chair- resized 45%
GoldAngel- resized 25%
Hat- resized 25%, free rotate 35 right
Mask- resized 20%
Heel- resized 20%, duplicate & move slightly to right
Drop Shadow all elements

Copy & paste paper of choice (I used Paper1)
Apply mask & merge group
Add Noise Gaussian 35% Monochrome checked

Crop & resize now if you want
Add name & copyright

Save as a .png and you're done!
I would love to see your results! If you would like to share just send them to me: sherenassweettreats@yahoo.com

Mask #4

If you would like it just click on it to make it actual size then right click and save. If you use it in a tutorial please send them here to get it. Thanks!

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Back to School FTU Tut

Supplies Needed:
PSP: I used PSP9, but any version should do.
Kit of Choice: I used Time for School by Gimptastic Scraps. You can find it here.
Tube of Choice: I used the girl that came with the kit. There is also a boy, and they are both adorable!
Template of Choice: I used Template134 by Leah at Amy & Leah's Gimptastic Tuts. You can get it here.
Mask of Choice: I used SST-Mask3 (by me!) here.
Font of Choice: I used Oh Hello Candy (here) for the wordart and Impact for the name.
Plugin: (optional) Mura's Meister Cloud and Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow
Let's get started!
 Open template
Delete credit layer
Canvas size 600X600 centered

Replace each layer with color, element or paper of choice
I used the following:
1- Mura's Meister Cloud
2- Paper4
3- ruler element resized 75%
4- pencil element resized 75% free rotate 115 left
5- ruler element resized 75%
6- Paper6 and light blue fat gradient glow
7- Paper2 and white fat gradient glow
8- Paper9 and yellow fat gradient glow
9- Paper10, blinds and red fat gradient glow
10- Paper10 and white fat gradient glow

Copy & paste Frame2
Resize 50% and move into position around top layer
Copy & paste Girl
Resize 65%
Copy & paste School
Resize 45%
Copy & paste Bus
Mirror & resize 45%
Copy & paste Cloud
Mirror & resize 45%
Move school, cloud & bus below frame layer
Erase any parts that show outside of frame

Copy & paste Desk
Resize 55%

Copy & paste any "school supplies" you want and arrange on desk, resizing as needed
I used the following:
Glue- resized 25%
Scissors- resized 25%
Apple- resized 25%

Drop shadow desired layers

Add paper or color of choice as new layer right above background layer
Apply mask & merge group

Crop & resize now if desired

Add name, words & copyright

Save as a .png & you're done!

Mask #3

If you would like it just click on it to make it actual size then right click and save. If you use it in a tutorial please send them here to get it. Thanks!

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Aloha FTU Tut

Supplies Needed:
PSP: I used PSP9, but any version should do.
Kit of Choice: I used Tiki Beach by Gimptastic Scraps. You can find it here.
Tube of Choice: I used an FTU tube by Lia. I got it through a yahoo group.

Mask of Choice: I used MC_MisfitBlingMask01 here.
Font of Choice: I used Satisfaction. It is a commercial font. 
Plugin: Mura's Meister Cloud. This is a free filter. Do a Google search to find it.

Let's get started!
 New canvas 600X600 pixels
Copy & paste Frame4
Resize 75% all layers unchecked
Select inside frame with magic wand
Selections Modify Expand by 5
Add new layer below frame layer
Mura's Meister Clouds default settings
Choose 2 colors to make it look like a summer sky
Deselect
Copy & paste cloud
Resize 45% and position on left
Duplicate and position on right
Erase parts that show outside of frame
Copy & paste water
Resize 45% and position at bottom of frame
Delete any parts that show outside of frame
Copy & paste Sand element above frame layer
Resize 75% and position at bottom of frame
Copy & paste tube
Resize if needed and position

Add any elements you wish
I added the following:
Palm Tree- resize 65%
Lei1- resize 45%
Tiki1- resize 35%
Shell1- resize 20% Duplicate mirror resize 85%
Shell3- resize 20% mirror

Apply drop shadow as desired

Add new layer right above the background layer
Floodfill with gradient of choice
Apply mask & merge group
Resize 90%

Crop & resize now if desired

Add name, wordart & copyright
Save as .png and you're done!
I would love to see your results! If you would like to share just send them to me: sherenassweettreats@yahoo.com 

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Falling for Apples FTU Tut

Supplies Needed:
PSP: I used PSP9, but any version should do.
Kit of Choice: I used Falling for Apples by Angela at Angela's Tuts N' Tags. You can find it here.
Tube of Choice: I used a tube by Suzanne Woolcott.You can find it here. Please do not use without the proper license!
Mask of Choice: I used a mask I made here.
Font of Choice: I used Secret Recipe here
Let's get started!
New canvas 600X600
Copy & paste element8
Resize 20% all layers unchecked and moved to the left
Copy & paste element42
Resize 45% all layers unchecked
Move to left, duplicate & mirror
Merge down
Copy & paste element4
Resize 10% all layers unchecked Resize again 65%
Copy & paste element10
Resize 15% all layers unchecked
Duplicate twice and move into position
Merge 3 fence layers together
Duplicate grass layer and move to top of layer palette
Copy & paste element31
Resize 5% all layers unchecked
Copy & paste tube as a new layer
Resize if needed
Duplicate
On duplicate gaussian blur 3 and change blend mode to soft light
Drop shadow the original tube
Drop shadow all elements
Copy & paste paper of choice (I used paper18.)
Apply mask & merge group
Crop & resize now if you plan on it
Add your name & copyright
Save as a .png and you're done!

I would love to see your results! If you would like to share just send them to me: sherenassweettreats@yahoo.com

Another mask :)

If you would like it just click on it to make it actual size then right click and save. If you use it in a tutorial please send them here to get it. Thanks!

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Lil' Sweet Thing PTU Tut

Supplies Needed:
PSP: I used PSP9, but any version should do.
Kit of Choice: I used 80s Girl by Gimptastic Scraps. You can find it here.
Tube of Choice: I used Buttercup by Myka Jelina.You can find it here. Please do not use without the proper license!
Template of Choice: I used Temp143 by Leah at Amy & Leah's Gimptastic Tuts here.

Mask of Choice: I used a mask I made here.
Font of Choice: I used Saginaw here
Let's get started!
Open template
Delete credits, words 1, words 2 and words 2 back
Canvas size 600X600 centered
Replace each template layer with color, paper or element of choice
I used the following:
1- #d9114f add noise 45% gaussian monochrome checked
2- #d9114f add noise 45% gaussian monochrome checked
3- Paper5
4- #d9114f add noise 45% gaussian monochrome checked
5- Paper7
6- Paper5
7- #eac847 add noise 45% gaussian monochrome checked
8- Paper6
9- Paper10
10- Glitter1 & Glitter 2 both resized 70% and duplicated & mirrored
11- Paper8 mirrored
12- Paper1
13- Paper5
(optional)I added gradient glow to some layers to make a "border"
Drop shadow desired layers

Copy and paste tube as a new layer
Move down in your layer palette until it is below the "film strip"
Resize if needed
Drop shadow

Copy and paste tube again
Move around inside the first frame of the "film strip" until you get it whre you want it
Delete everything outside of frame
Repeat for other 2
Change blend mode on all tubes (inside film strip) to Luminence(Legacy) and lower opacity to 65%

Add any elements you want
I used the following:
Lollipop1- resize 50% free rotate left 15
Lollipop2- resize 50%
Lollipop3- resize 50% free rotate right 15
NailPolish- resize 50%
Lipstick- resize 50% free rotate right 60
Cupcake- resize 50%
Drop shadow all

Add paper or color of choice right above background layer(I used Paper4 flipped.)
Apply mask & merge group

Crop and resize now if you plan on it

Add any words or names you want
Add your copyright, save as a .png and you're done!
I would love to see your results! If you would like to share just send them to me: sherenassweettreats@yahoo.com

I Made a Mask!

Ok, it's not that great but I'm pretty happy with it. If you would like it just click on it to make it actual size then right click and save. If you use it in a tutorial please send them here to get it. Thanks!