Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Merry & Bright

This a quick and Easy Peasy tutorial was created by Rapsody on December 16th, 2013.

Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely a coincidence.
I have not used plugins but please use them where you see fit.
For my drop shadows I have used:
Black: Offset -10 Horizontal 5 Opacity 50 Blur 10 Color Black
You may share this tut but please share the only the link, thank you
I am using PSP 16 but any version should work!
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We are using the lovely art of  Sue Miller Funny Skaters SM0040,  you must have a license to use this art. Sue's tubes must be purchased at UpYourArt
This wonderful kit “Making Memories” by HorsePlays Pastures can be found HERE at my favorite scrap store ScrapsFromTheHeart!  What a FAB kit Bevieeeee!!!!Font: Any script one, I used Euphoria Script.

Okay, Let's begin!


11)   Open new image with a white background 700 x 700
22)   Paste frame P8 as a new layer. Use my tag for reference!
33)   Make a new layer, move it below the frame. With your selection tool make a rectangle that is the size of the frame, keep it selected.
44)   Take Paper P8, and paste into the selection, select none.
55)    Return to the frame layer.  Paste El 57 (bird) as new layer, resize to 20% and put on the upper left corner of your frame.
76)   Paste El9 Christmas tree as a new layer.
87)   Add El50 Ornament group, resize 90%
98)   Paste Ele 37 Ornament with yarn, resize 40% put it on top of the ornament group.
10)  Add El11 big white stars resize 90%, resize and place it so the big star is on the top of the tree.
19) Copy El19 long green bow and paste as a new layer, resize 40% and move to the left upper corner of the frame.
110) Paste your Sue Miller tube, SM0040 Funny Skaters as a new layer, resize 80% position to the left of the Christmas tree.
111) Grab the mailbox El27, paste as a new layer, mirror.  Position it to the right of the skaters.
112) Paste El42 red bow as a new layer, resize 23% and position it so it appears to be tied around the mailbox.
113) Paste El10 Lantern as a new layer, resize 40% and place in the lower right corner.
114) To make the bottom look uniform, I used my selection tool, (point to point) and selected the bottom edges of snow from the tree and mailbox elements.  Activate each of those layers and delete so you like the way it appears.
115) Make sure all is where you want it to be, delete your white background, merge visible. Resize 75%
116)  Add your copyright information, and UpYourArt license number.
117) Add the name you wish I used Euphoria Script.

 
Thank you for visiting and doing this tutorial, I hope you found it enjoyable. I would love to see your results and I welcome any suggestions at CustomerService@UpYourArt.com

Raps
♥  ♥  ♥
 
 

 

Monday, December 16, 2013

Purrrfect Christmas


This a quick and easy peasy tutorial was created by Rapsody on December 16th, 2013.
Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely a coincidence.
I have not used plugins but please use them where you see fit.
For my drop shadows I have used:
Black: Offset -10 Horizontal 5 Opacity 50 Blur 10 Color Black
You may share this tut but please share the only the link, thank you
I am using PSP 16 but any version should work!
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We are using the lovely art of  Lisa Victoria Victoria LV0076,  you must have a license to use this art. Lisa's tubes must be purchased at UpYourArt
This wonderful kit “Christmas Cheer” by Dezines By Baby Dragon can be found HERE at my favorite scrap store ScrapsFromTheHeart!  What a fun kit Becca and there are so many other wonderful elements to use!!!!!
Font: Any script one, I used HaloHandletter.
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We will be using the following: frame 01 resize 75% mirror
My word art:


Paper 04 resize 50%
Ele 15 Christmas tree
Tube LV0076
Ele13 Merry Christmas
There are some other great elements that would enhance this tag, take a peek!


**After you use each element close it so you have a clean workspace.
 Okay, let’s get started!
Please note, you can reposition the elements once completed before merging!




1)      Open new image with a white background 700 x 700
2)      Paste frame 01 as a new layer, mirror and resize 75%
3)      Apply my  word art as shown on my tag, add a drop shadow.
4)      Take paper 04, resize 50%.
5)      Return to the frame layer.  With your selection tool, click inside the frame, invert.
6)       Go to the new layer, modify by 2, expand, and paste the resized paper  04 into the selection (in the new layer.) Select none, move layer down one.
7)      Return to the frame layer.  Paste Ele15 Christmas tree as a new layer move so it is just outside the word art.  Add your drop shadow.
8)      Add your tube LV0076 and resize to 70%, position it, use my tag as a guide.
9)      Past Ele 13 Merry Christmas as a new layer, move to the bottom, go to the cat’s toe and select,, return to the Merry Christmas element and delete so the toes appear to be on top. Add your drop shadow.
10)   Make sure everything is where you like it, and you have your drop shadows.  Merge visible.
11)   Add your copyright information, and UpYourArt license number.
 
               Add the name you wish and enjoy, hope your Christmas is Purrrfect!

 
 
                 Save as a PNG, you are done, YAY
Thank you for visiting and doing this tutorial, I hope you found it enjoyable. I would love to see your results and I welcome any suggestions at CustomerService@UpYourArt.com
Raps


Broken Angel

 
This tutorial was created by Rapsody on December 16th, 2013.
 Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely a coincidence.
I have not used plugins but please use them where you see fit.
For my drop shadows I have used:
Black: Offset -10 Horizontal 5 Opacity 50 Blur 10 Color Black
You may share this tut but please share the only the link, thank you
I am using PSP 16 but any version should work!
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We are using the lovely art of  Lady Fanhir FI0025, you must have a license to use this art. Stefania’s tubes must be purchased at UpYourArt
This wonderful kit “Punky Christmas” by Designz By BabyDragon can be found HERE at my favorite scrap store ScrapsFromTheHeart!  What a fun kit Becca!!!!!
The gorgeous mask is by
Moon Beams & Spiderwebs thank you so much Staci!
Font: Any script one, I used Beau Rivage One by Rob
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We will be using the following layered as such for the end result they should be in this order starting from the bottom:
MaskPaper P03
Ele 37 fleur
Ele 06 Shoe Mirror resize 35%
Word Art by me.
Ele 32 Emo
Tube FI0025 resize 90%
Ele 33 Frame
Ele 10 Lollipop resize 80% rotate 20% right
Ele 38 bow resize 35% rotate 20% right
**After you use each element close it so you have a clean workspace.
 Okay, let’s get started!
Please note, you can reposition the elements once completed before merging!

  1. Open a canvas 700 x650 select all and paste paper P03 into selection, select none.
  2. Add your mask, merge group. 
  3. Add a new white layer and move to the bottom so you can see your work better, you will delete it later!  Return to your mask layer and resize it 90%
  4. Paste Ele 32 (Emo) as a new layer and move to the far upper right.
  5. Paste your tube (FI0025) as a new layer, resize 90%.
  6. Add the word art towards the bottom leaving apple room for your drop shadow.
  7. Copy and paste frame Ele33 (frame) as a new layer on top of the tube layer.
  8. Return to your tube and move it so that it fits within the frame, use your point to point to select and remove any overlap the tube that extends outside of the frame.
  9. Past Ele 10 Lollipop as a new layer resize 80% rotate 20% right. Position in the lower right.
  10. Copy Ele 38 bow and resize 35% rotate 20% right and position on top of the lollipop.
  11. Return to your mask layer and paste Ele 37 fleur as a new layer, add a black drop shadow no blur as a new layer at an obvious distance.  (After you resize you can add the fleur again as I did without resizing it)
  12. Make sure you are happy with where everything is positioned, close your white layer, then merge visible, copy and paste as a new image, resize 80%. (I added another fleur unrevised under the image here!)
  13. Apply your copyright, URL, and your UpYourArt license number.
Add your name using the font of your choice.
Save as a PNG, you are done, YAY
Thank you for visiting and doing this tutorial, I hope you found it enjoyable. I would love to see your results and I welcome any suggestions at CustomerService@UpYourArt.com
Raps


Saturday, July 6, 2013

Time Has Come



This tutorial was created by Rapsody on July 6th, 2013.

Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely a coincidence.
I have not used plugins but please use them where you see fit.
For my drop shadows I have used:
Black: Offset -9 Horizontal 5 Opacity 50 Blur 10 Color Black
Purple: offset 5 Horizontal 3 Opacity 80 Blur 100 Color #72137f
or a variation of, please use my tag for reference.
You may share this tut but please share the only the link, thank you
I am using PSP 15 but any version should work!
 
We are using the lovely art of  Lady Fanhir FI0008 and FI0010, you must have a license to use this art. Stefania’s tubes must be purchased at UpYourArt
This wonderful kit “Elegance in Black” by Lady Noelle can be found HERE at my favorite scrap store ScrapsFromTheHeart!  This kit has a ridiculous amount of elements you will love it!
Thank you so much Noelle this kit is just beyond amazing!
Font: Blackadder ITC
 
We will be using:
Paper 01
Frame 01 mirrored
Tube FI0010 Resized 75%
Frame 09 Black drop shadow
Tube FI0008
Frame 02 Resized 110%
Locket Resized 60%
Clock Dial Resized 35%
Key 02 Resized 53%
Mirror 53% mirrored
Cross Resized 40%
 
**After you use each element close it so you have a clean workspace.
 
Okay, let’s get started!
 
  1. *Open a canvas 800 x800 flood fill white. I like to have this white layer so I can see my creation better as I work on it.  We will delete it later as well as resize after we complete the tag.
  2. *Paste Paper 01 as a new layer, move it up a bit on your canvas, not to the top.
  3. *Paste Frame 01 as a new layer, mirror it and move to the top of the paper.
  4.  *Paste your tube (FI0010) as a new layer, resize 75% and put on the left side, see my tag for reference, lower opacity to 85.
  5. *Add frame 02, resize 110% and delete all but the bottom line, carefully remove any of the tube that extend outside of the frame.
  6. *Add Locket, resize 60% and move to the lower left, add purple drop shadow.
  7. *Paste second tube FI0008 as a new layer, position on the lower right of the paper. Add a purple drop shadow, see settings above.
  8. *Add Clock dial as a new layer, resize 35% and put over the locket so it looks like an old pocket watch.
  9. *Add Key 02 as a new layer, resize 55% and move to the right of the frame, remove a small portion up top so it appears to attached to the bow, see my tag for reference.
  10. *Paste Mirror as a new layer, mirror, resize 53%, move to the right.
  11. *Paste Cross as a new layer, resize 40% and move to the upper left.
  12. *Make sure everything is where you like it, check for anything stray and remove it.
  13. *Hide the white layer, copy merged and paste as new image, select all float, crop to selection, resize 62%.
  14.  *Apply your copyright, URL, and UpYourArt license number.
  15. *Add name, using Blackadder ITC, add the purple drop shadow making adjustments to keep the shadow on the page.
  16. *Save as a PNG, you are done, YAY
Thank you for visiting and doing this tutorial, I hope you found it enjoyable. I would love to see your results and I welcome any suggestions at CustomerService@UpYourArt.com
Raps