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Thursday, 29 May 2014

FTU Tutorial - Birthday Tag


This tutorial was written by me on 29th of May 2014 any resemblance to other tutorials is a coincidence.
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*Supplies*
Scrapkit by Kittz Kreationz called Misfits Birthday #5 you can download it here.
Tube of choice I am using the FTU art of NoFlutter.
I got these tubes from Creative Misfits.
Fonts FFF Urban and Luna Bar.
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*Lets Get Started*
(Note - click on the screen shots to make them bigger)

 Open your PSP programme.
Click on File then New.

Use these settings in the pop up that appears.

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Now that you have your canvas we will start adding elements.

Open MBB-32 (frame) in PSP.
Edit - Copy.
Click on your canvas then Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer.

Click on the Magic Wand Tool.
(Highlighted in Blue)
With these settings.

Click inside the frame.
The click on Selections - Modfiy - Expand

Expand by 5.

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Open MBB-P1 into PSP.
Edit - Copy.
Click on your tag canvas.
Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer.

Go to Selections again - this time click on Invert.
Now press the small delete key on your keyboard.
(this should remove all of the paper outside of the frame)

Now click on Layers - Arrange - Move Down.

Click on Selections - Select None.

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Open your tube of choice into PSP.
Edit - Copy.
Click on your tag canvas.
Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer.

Click on Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top.
Click on the Move Tool and move it around to where you would like it.

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Open MBB-38 into PSP.
Edit - Copy.
Click back on to your tag canvas.
Edit - Paste - Paste As New layer.

Click on Image - Resize 

Use the Move Tool to move it down and to the left 
(look at my tag for placement)

Open MBB-22 into PSP.
Edit - Copy.
Click on your tag canvas.
Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer.
Image Resize - Same settings as before but change the 70 to a 60.
(See my tag for placement)

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Open MBB-39 into PSP.
Edit - Copy.

Back on your tag canvas.
Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer.

Image - Resize
Same settings as before but change the 60 to 70.
Use the Move Tool to move down to the bottom of the tag.
(see my tag for placement)

Click on Effects - 3D Effects - Dropshadow.

Text Tool
Find your pixel font I used FFF Urban size 6

add your copyright.

Layers - Convert to Raster Layer.

Use the Move Tool to move the copyright where you want it.
Resize to Your Liking using the Crop Tool.

File - Save - Save As - png

Press SHIFT + D to duplicate the tube and close off the original.
(saves a blank tag so you can use it again) 

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Text Tool.
Font of choice I used Luna Bar size 48.
Add any name you want.
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow same as before. 

Thursday, 22 May 2014

PTU Tutorial - Moment in Time


This tutorial was written by me on 22th of May 2014 any resemblance to other tutorials is a coincidence.

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*Supplies*
PUT scrapkit Vintage'esk Dreamin by P O-Concept.
You can purchase the kit here or here.
Gorgeous tube by Misticheskaya here.
Vix-Val2012Mask2 here.
Font International Palms.
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*Lets Get Started*
New Canvas 650x650
Copy PO-v23 - Paste - Paste As New Layer.
Image - Resize 80%
Image - Rotate - Free Rotate 90 Left.
(Rename this layer Frame Layer)

Magic Wand Tool - Click inside the frame.
Selections - Modify - Expand 5.
Copy PO-vpp12 - Paste - Paste As New Layer.
Layers - Arrange - Move Down.
Selections - Invert - Press the small delete key
(there should be no paper outside the frame now)
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Open your tube.
Copy your up tube - Paste - Paste As New Layer.
Press the small delete key.
Selections - Select None.
Layers - Duplicate  - Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur 2.
Change the Blend mode to Screen - Lower the Opacity to 50.
Change the blend mode of the original tube layer to Luminance Legacy.
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Hide the frame layer for now.
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Layers - Merge - Merge Visible.
Rename this layer Tube Layer.
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Unhide Frame Layer.
Time to add some elements - See my tag for placement.
PO-v21 - Image - Mirror.
PO-v105 - Resize 40%
PO-v109 - Resize 40%
PO-v4 - Resize 60%
PO-v3 - Resize 80%
PO-v50 - Resize 40%
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Hide the layer we called Tube Layer.
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Layers - Merge - Merge Visible.
Layers - Duplicate - Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur 2.
Change the Blend Mode to Overlay - Lower the Opacity to 50.
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Unhide the Tube Layer
Layers - Merge - Merge Visible.
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Add your tube - Place where you think it looks best. 
(If you are using the same tube as me I resized 50% then 85%)
Layer - Duplicate - Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur 2.
Change the Blend mode to Screen - Lower the opacity to 70.
 I added PO-v107 resized 40% under the tube so it looked like she was sitting on it.
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Layers - New Raster Layer.
Selections - Select All
Copy PO-vpp12 - Paste - Paste Into Selection.
Selections - Select None.
Layers - New Mask Layer.
Find your mask in the drop down box.
Layers - Merge - Merge Group.
Layers - Arrange - Send to Bottom.
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Resize to your liking.
Add your copyright and name.
Layers - Merge - Merge Visible.
Save as png.