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Thursday, March 14, 2013

Photoshop tutorial 1

I decided to make some video tutorials to help people new to Photoshop learn to create tags. This first one shows some of the tools we will use and how to set up your workspace.


Saturday, February 23, 2013

Toxic Extras

New snags using the awesome kit, Toxic Biatch by Soxsational Scraps!  I used the gorgeous artwork of KiwiFireStorm, available here!


And one for Soxie!



Friday, January 18, 2013

Angel Snags!

Some extras using the gorgeous kit by Soxsational Scraps called Angels and a gorgeous tube by Gaetano Di Falco available at CDO!






Sunday, November 18, 2012

Holly Jolly Xmas Extras!

Some extras using the gorgeous kit by Karra's Kreative Korner called Holly Jolly Xmas! You can grab the wordart I made from The Wordart Warehouse HERE! And the beautiful tube by Freya Langford-Sidebottom HERE!







Enjoy! :D

Monday, October 29, 2012

My first Autumn Masks

Made one for a challenge and they were so much fun, I made 3 more! Here are 3 of them, the 4th will be available next week on the Pimpin PSPers blog (and others made by the kick-ass Advanced ladies!)

Hope you can use them! Just right-click and save!




Saturday, October 13, 2012

PTU Trapped in My Web tutorial



Supplies

Kit: The awesome PTU kit Halloween Nightmare by Soxsational Scraps
Tube: Halloween by Kiwifirestorm available at The PSP Project
Template: Template 51 by Millie available here
Mask: HalloweenGlowingPumpkinsMaskbyTonya available here, or mask of choice
Font: Witches Magic or font of choice
Program of choice (this tutorial was written specifically for Photoshop users)

Don't forget to save frequently!

1. Open template, change image size to 550 x 550 px. (Alt+Ctrl+I)

2. Resize canvas to 600 x 600 px. (Alt+Ctrl+C)

3. Delete cr layer.

4. Open TW-HN-Folded ribbon2, resize 75%. Rotate 90-degrees counter-clockwise. Paste above background layer (at bottom).

5. Open TW-HN-Moon with bats, resize 40%. Paste above previous layer, position in the top left.

6. Open TW-HN-Paper6, resize to 600 x 600 px, paste to canvas above layer 1.  Create clipping mask. (Right-click layer and select "Create Clipping Mask".)

7. Open TW-HN-Paper8, resize to 600 x 600 px, paste to canvas above layer 2.  Create clipping mask.

8. Paste paper again above layer 3, create clipping mask.

9. Open TW-HN-Haunted Tree, paste above previous layer. Position as desired.

10. Open TW-HN-Swirl Tree1, paste above previous layer, position on left side.

11. Open TW-HN-Haunted House1, resize 50%. Paste above previous layer, position in top left.

12. Open TW-HN-Ghost, resize 35%, paste to canvas above layer 4. Position on the top right side. Flip horizontally (Edit->Transform->Flip Horizontal).

13. Open TW-HN-Paper6, resize to 600 x 600 px, copy and paste to canvas above layer 5.  Create clipping mask.

14. Open TW-HN-Ghost, resize 35%, paste to canvas above previous layer. Position on the top left side.

15. Open TW-HN-Fog2, paste to canvas above previous layer. Position as desired.

16. Delete layer 6.

17. Open TW-HN-Paper8, resize to 600 x 600 px, paste to canvas above layer 7.  Create clipping mask.

18. Open TW-HN-Paper1, resize to 600 x 600 px, paste to canvas above layer 8.  Create clipping mask. Flip paper layer horitontally. (Edit->Transform->Flip Horizontal)

19. Open TW-HN-Spider n web2, resize 75%, paste above previous layer. Create clipping mask.

20. Open tube, paste above previous layer, create clipping mask. Change blend mode to "Vivid Light". Position as desired. Duplicate layer, change blend mode to "Darken".

21. Repeat above step postioning tube on the other side of the circle.

22. Create new layer above layer 9. Flood fill with #812d68. Create clipping mask.

23. Select layer 9, change blending options, add drop shadow, and stroke set at "Overlay" blend mode color #880808. Position as desired, rotating slightly if needed.

24. Open TW-HN-Paper6, resize to 600 x 600 px, copy and paste to canvas above layer 10.  Create clipping mask.

25. Paste tube again above previous layer. Set blend mode to "Linear Dodge". Create clipping mask.

26. Repeat step 24 for layer 11 and then layer 12.

27. On the right side, I placed these elements:

TW-HN-Toombstone3, resized 45%
TW-HN-Toombstone4, resized 35%
TW-HN-Flower3, resized 30%
TW-HN-Flower7, resized 30%
TW-HN-Flower6, resized 30%
TW-HN-Cauldron1, resized 65%

28. Paste layers of tube, Pumpkin, bats, tube (duplicate this layer and select "Soft Light" blend mode), and cat

29. Add name. I used Witches Magic size 100 #812d68, with 2 px stroke #880808, blend mode of stroke "Vivid Light". Position on the bottom left.

30. Add drop shadow to all elements if desired.

31. Create new layer, flood fill with #870505. Drag layer to bottom of layers.

32. Add mask of choice (I used HalloweenGlowingPumpkinsMaskbyTonya) to layer {Press "Q" while on layer to enter quickmask selection, copy mask and paste, resize to fit canvas (Ctrl-T and then drag each side to edge of canvas, press enter to accept selection), Press "Q" again, then click on the button at the bottom of the layers that is a rectangle with a circle in the middle. Resize as desired and use eraser tool around edges.

33. Add your watermark, save as .png and you are finished!



*Note* I always save my tags as a .psd file in case I make mistakes and to offer to others.
Sunday, September 30, 2012

Blood Purple tutorial



Supplies

Kit: The gorgeous PTU kit Blood Purple by Soxsational Scraps
Tube: Devil's Bride by Alex Prihodko available at Pics For Design
Template: EI_Template111_pooker available here
Mask: StaciMisfitHalloweenMask2 available here, or mask of choice
Font: Pea Aimee available here, or font of choice
Program of choice (this tutorial was written specifically for Photoshop users)

Don't forget to save frequently!

1. Open template, change image size to 575 x 575 px. (Alt+Ctrl+I)

2. Resize canvas to 600 x 600 px. (Alt+Ctrl+C)

3. Delete Cr Info layer.

4. Open TW-Blood Purple-Wire, resize 90%. Paste above Raster 1 layer (at bottom).

5. Open TW-Blood Purple-Flower2, resize 75%. Paste above previous layer, rotate slightly and position on the lower left of canvas.

6. Open TW-Blood Purple-Paper2, resize to 600 x 600 px, copy and paste to canvas above Black Circle 2 layer.  Create clipping mask. (Right-click layer and select "Create Clipping Mask".)

7. Open TW-Blood Purple-Paper12, resize to 600 x 600 px, copy and paste to canvas above Black Circle 1 layer.  Create clipping mask.

8. Paste paper again above Grey Circle2, create clipping mask.

9. Open TW-Blood Purple-Paper2, resize to 600 x 600 px, copy and paste to canvas above Grey Circle1 layer.  Create clipping mask.

10. Open TW-Blood Purple-Paper1, resize to 600 x 600 px, copy and paste to canvas above Orange Rectangle layer.  Create clipping mask. Flip paper layer horitontally. (Edit->Transform->Flip Horizontal)

11. Open TW-Blood Purple-Paper8, resize to 600 x 600 px, copy and paste to canvas above White Circle layer.  Create clipping mask.

12. TW-Blood Purple-Paper10, resize to 600 x 600 px, copy and paste to canvas above Orange Rectangle layer.  Create clipping mask.

13. Create new layer above White Dotted Rectangle layer, flood fill with #e302ea, create clipping mask.

14. Repeat step 13 for Orange Dotted Frame layer.

15. Delete Mini Orange Circle layer.

16. Open TW-Blood Purple-Bats, resize 90%, paste above Black Lines layer. Position as desired.

17. Delete Mini Orange Circles layer.

18. Open TW-Blood Purple-Chain, resize 50%, paste above previous layer. Position on right side.

19. Open TW-Blood Purple-Bow2, resize 50%, paste above previous layer. Position on right side, over top of the chain.

20. Open TW-Blood Purple-Paper3, resize to 600 x 600 px, copy and paste to canvas above Black Boxes layer.  Create clipping mask.

21. Open tube of choice. Paste above previous layer and position as desired. Create clipping mask. Change blend mode to "Hard Light." Repeat twice and position one in each box.

22. Open TW-Blood Purple-Bow2, resize 35%, paste above previous layer. Position on left side.

23. Create new layer above Mini Dotted Squares, fill with black. Create clipping mask.

24. Create new layer above Mini Circles, fill with black. Create clipping mask.

25. Open tube of choice, paste to canvas and resize as desired. Erase any part of the bottom of the tube that overlaps the tag.

26. On the right side, I placed these elements:

TW-Blood Purple-Cross, resized 50%, rotated slightly
TW-Blood Purple-Hearts3, resized 20%
TW-Blood Skeleton Key, resized 75%, erase bottom of key
TW-Blood Purple-Blood Vials, resized 25%
TW-Blood Purple-Skull, resized 15%
TW-Blood Purple-Candle, resized 75%
TW-Blood Purple-Flower2, resized 75%
TW-Blood Purple-Flower2, resized 50%

27. Add name. I used Pea Aimee size 115 black, with 2 px stroke #7f017b. Position on the left.

28. Add drop shadow to all elements if desired.

29. Open TW-Blood Purple-Paper7, resize 600 x 600. Drag layer to bottom of layers.

30. Add mask of choice (I used StaciMisfitHalloweenMask2) to layer {Press "Q" while on layer to enter quickmask selection, copy mask and paste, resize to fit canvas (Ctrl-T and then drag each side to edge of canvas, press enter to accept selection), Press "Q" again, then click on the button at the bottom of the layers that is a rectangle with a circle in the middle. Resize as desired and use eraser tool around edges.

31. Add your watermark, save as .png and you are finished!



*Note* I always save my tags as a .psd file in case I make mistakes and to offer to others.