Thursday, June 30, 2011

Best Friends PTU

This tutorial was written for those who have a working knowledge of PSP. Any similarity to another tutorial is purely coincidental.
:Supplies Needed: 
PSP X3 but any version will work
Xero Plug-in Fritillary found here
PTU kit Honestly by Sweet Cravings Scraps by Kara found here 
Thank you Kara!
Tube of choice I am using the artwork of Lia Linmida found here
My Supplies here
Add Drop Shadow as you go with your settings at 2, 2, 65, 15 

Let's Begin!

Open up a new image, I like to use a tagger size of 460 x 460
Flood fill white
Open up the  frame 2 and right click, copy and right click, paste as new layer. Then using your magic wand click inside the frame and then go to Selections-Modify-Expand by 8, then open up paper 18 and right click, copy, then right click, paste as new layer and place the paper below the frame, then go to Selections-Invert-hit delete on your keyboard, then deselect. Then go to Effects-Xero-Fritillary and use these settings
5, 30, 10, 0
Open up your tube from my supplies and right click, copy then right click, paste as new layer. Place her in front of the frame, then duplicate the tube and place the duplicate inside the frame, then change the blend mode the Luminance (Legacy)

Add any other elements you want making sure you copy and paste each one as a new layer
Add your name and copyright layer!
and you are done!

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Down on the Farm PTU

This tutorial was written for those who have a working knowledge of PSP. Any similarity to another tutorial is purely coincidental.

:Supplies Needed: 
PSP X3 but any version will work
PTU kit Country Corner by Nette's Night Owl Works found here
Thank you Nette!
Tube of choice I am using Pin up Toons and you need a license for his work found here 
Mask of choice  I am using Mask 211 by Insatiable Dreams found here 
Font used is A&S Snapper script
Add Drop Shadow as you go with your settings at 2, 2, 65, 15 

Let's Begin!


Open up a new image I like to use a tagger size of 460 x 460
Flood fill white
Open up vellum frame element, right click copy and then right click paste as new layer. Resize to your liking, place in the middle, then click inside the frame using your magic wand then go to Selections-Modify-Expand by 5, then open up paper 27, then right click copy, right click paste as new layer and place below the frame layer, then with the paper layer still active go up to Selections-Invert-hit delete on your keyboard then deselect. Okay so now using your magic wand again click inside the frame, then go up to Selections-Modify-Expand by 5, now open the barn element and right click copy, then right click paste as new layer, and place above the paper layer, resize so the doors of the barn are in the middle of the frame, see my example above, then with the barn layer still active, go up to Selections-Invert-hit delete on your keyboard, deselect. Now open the country cow element and right click copy, then right click paste as new layer, place the cow in front of the doors in the barn, see example above.
Now open up the rose swag element and place above the frame layer, I had to erase some of the roses to get it to fit right on the frame, then duplicate-then go to Image-Mirror 
Now open up any other elements you want making sure you copy and paste each one as a new layer.
Then open up your tubes of choice and place them on top of the hay
Open up paper 26 and then right click copy and then right click paste as new layer, add your mask-invert your mask
Add your name and copyright and you are done! 
 

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Time to Relax FTU

This tutorial was written for those who have a working knowledge of PSP. Any similarity to another tutorial is purely coincidental.

:Supplies Needed: 
PSP X3 but any version will work
Sqirlz Water Reflection found here
FTU Scrap kit Summer Feeling by Nette's Night Owl Works found here
Mask of choice I am using Mask WSL-364 found here
Tube of choice I am using the tube element found in the kit
Font used is A&S Jiggy Roman
Add Drop Shadow as you go with your settings at 2, 2, 65, 15 

Let's Begin!
 
Okay so open up a new image in PSP. I like to use a tagger size of 460x460. You can do any size you'd like. Flood fill white
 
Open up the rope frame and right click, copy and right click paste as new layer. Then resize to any size you like using the pick tool. Using your magic wand click inside the frame then go to Selections-Modify-Expand by 8, then open up the Sea pic that is supplied in the kit, right click copy, then right click paste as new layer, and put it under the frame, then go to Selections-Invert-hit delete on your keyboard, then Deselect. Your paper should now be inside the frame.
 
Okay so now open up the rock stack and using your free hand selection tool, on the free hand setting, circle around the 3 bottom rocks then right click copy, then right click paste as new layer, you may have to delete a part of the top rocks that got cut off. Position rocks like mine above. Then open the tube element supplied in the kit or any other tube you choose, and right click, copy and right click paste as new layer. Place her on top of the rocks, see my example above. 
 
Then add any other elements you want making sure you copy and paste each as a new layer. 
 
Open up paper 7 and right click copy and right click paste as new layer. Then add your mask, invert your mask.
Add your name and copyright info!
 
Follow below to the rest of the tut if you want to animate. 
 
:Sqirlz Water Reflection:
Back in PSP Merge flatten and Save as a png. Then
open up the Sqirlz program and then open up the tag in the program. Then go to Outline-Begin. Now using your mouse outline the water part of the pic like this, (right click mouse when you are done outlining)
Now click on Customize Basic Ripples and have your setting like this 
Run Basic Ripples Only, to see the Animation, (where the Yellow arrow is above.) If you are satisfied then click the GIF button above and save it. 
Thanks for doing my tut!

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Reading is Dreaming PTU

This tutorial was written for those who have a working knowledge of PSP. Any similarity to another tutorial is purely coincidental.

:Supplies Needed: 
PSP X3 but any version will work
Animation Shop
PTU scrap kit, Silly Little Hippos by Creative Scraps by Crys found here
Thank You Crys!
Mask 211 by Insatiable Dreams found here
Tube of choice I am using Gorjuss by Suzanne Woolcott and you need a license to use her work found here
Fonts used are Ephesus, Will&Grace, Miss Stanfort and Cena
Add Drop Shadow as you go with your settings at 2, 2, 65, 15 

Let's Begin!


Open up a new image I like to use a tagger size of 460 x 460
Flood fill white
Open up frame 3 right click, copy, close, right click paste as new layer, then with your magic wand click inside the frame then go to Selections-Modify-Expand by 8 then open up paper 17 and right click copy, close, then right click paste as new layer, then go to Selections-Invert-hit delete on your keyboard and then go to Selections-Select None (deselect) Your paper should now be inside the frame.
Now open up your tube and place inside the frame but above the paper. (See example above) position her to the right of the frame.

Then open up the book element and then choose the font, Cena, size 8 or 9, then type whatever you want the title of your book to be, I chose the words, Silly Little Hippo, which is the name of the kit I am using, merge visible. 

Now open up elements:
cloud 2 
ladder
stars
Sparkle Trail
hearts
making sure you copy and paste each element as a new layer
Now open up the pink hippo and then paste as new layer now open the wing and place on the back of the hippo, resize the wing to your liking then duplicate the wing and then go to Image-Mirror, merge visible, open the gray hippo and do the same thing with the wings, merge visible. Move the pink hippo behind the book, making sure the hippo cannot be seen, so you may need to resize, then move the gray hippo under the 2 clouds above, coming about halfway out of the cloud

 Now open up paper 17 again and add to your bottom layer but above your white raster layer and then add your mask.
Now add your name and copyright info


:Animation Shop:
Back in PSP right click, copy merged and paste into animation shop as new animation. Then go back  to PSP and move the gray hippo a little down from the clouds, and move the pink hippo up a little through the book, copy merged and then paste into AS after current frame. 
Then go back to PSP and move each hippo again a little bit then copy merged and paste after current frame, keep repeating these steps for about 11 frames moving each hippo a little at each time. Then for the 12th frame close off the hippo layers in PSP, then copy merge, paste after current frame and change the frame propertie to 150, and change frames 1-11 properties to 15 
View animation!
I hope you enjoyed my tut!

Saturday, June 4, 2011

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