Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Fairy Tale

This tutorial was created by Rapsody on February 29th, 2012.
Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely a coincidence.
You may share this tut but please share the only the link, thank you

I am using PSP 12 but any version should work!

We are using the lovely art of
Abranda Icle AI0014, you must have a license to use this tube. Abranda’s tubes must be purchased at UpYourArt
This FTU enchanting scrap kit “Fairy Tale” by ChiChi Designz can be found HERE Thank you so much Cindy!
Font Curlz MT @ 90 pt. Outline #223474, any silver gradient.

We will be using:
Tube AI0014 Blue Moon
Heart_CD_FairyTalesSampler
Flowers_CD_FairyTalesSampler
Branches_CD_FairyTalesSampler
Butterfly_CD_FairyTalesSampler
Sunray_CD_FairyTalesSampler
Unicorn_CD_FairyTalesSampler
Sparkle_CD_FairyTalesSampler
**After you use each element close it so you have a clean workspace.

Okay, let’s get started!

*Open a canvas 600 x600 flood fill black. I like to have this layer so I can see my creation better as I work on it.  We will delete this later as well as resize.
*Paste Heart
_CD_FairyTalesSampler as a new layer.
*Paste
Branches_CD_FairyTalesSampler as a new layer, move up on the heart (use my tag as a reference, then move down one layer.
*Return to the heart layer and paste Flowers_CD_FairyTalesSampler as a new layer, resize 90%.
*Paste your tube as a new layer, resize 90% move to the right, duplicate, on the bottom tube layer, do Texure effect, Fur with these settings:
100, 100, 100, 50
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*Paste
Unicorn_CD_FairyTalesSampler as a new layer, resize 70% move to the bottom left.
*Paste
Butterfly_CD_FairyTalesSampler as a new layer, resize 30% move to the left of tube’s hair, lower opacity to 65%.
*Go to your top layer, add Sunray_CD
_FairyTalesSampler as a new layer, resize 90%, set your feather tool to 10 and remove the bottom quarter of the ray, see tag for reference.
*Add Sparkle_CD_FairyTalesSampler as a new layer, resize 90% move to the right, duplicate.  Mirror and position like my tag.
*Make sure everything is where you like it, check for anything stray and remove them, then delete the bottom black layer, merge visible, select all, float, crop to selection, resize 80%.
*Apply your copyright, url, and license number.
*Add names, using
Curlz MT, using 2 colors from your tag,  I used #223474 and a silver gradient with a white gradient glow.
*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

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Good Day Indeed

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This tutorial was created by Rapsody on
February 22th, 2012.
Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely a coincidence.
You may share this tut but please share the only the link, thank you

I am using PSP 12 but any version should work!

We are using the lovely art of
Carrie Hall CH0002, you must have a license to use this tube. Carrie’s tubes must be purchased at UpYourArt
This versatile scrap kit “Good Day For Ducks” by Horse Play Pastures can be found HERE Thank you so much Bevie!
Font Lover’s Quarrel by Rob which is a ptu font if you don’t own it any scripty font will do @ 120 pt.

We will be using:
Tube CH0002 Autumn’s Dust
hpd_GDFD_26 60% (frame)
hpd_GDFD_Paper1
 hpd_GDFD_60 @75%
Sun Flower Garland hpd_GDFD_32 @ 50%  rotate 90
Swing hpd_GDFD_41 50%
Grass hpd_GDFD_59 @75%
Multi color flowers hpd_GDFD_43 @20%
Flower hpd_GDFD_42 20%
Ducks hpd_GDFD_4 20%
Yellow bow hpd_GDFD_7 resize 40% rotate 30 left
**After you use each element close it so you have a clean workspace.

Okay, let’s get started!

*Open a canvas 600 x600 flood fill white. I like to have the white so I can see my creation better as I work on it.  We will delete this later as well as resize.
*Get
hpd_GDFD_26 (frame) paste as a new layer. Resize 60%m and move up.
*With your selection tool touch the inside of the frame, create a new layer and paste hpd_GDFD_Paper1 into selection.  Select none, move down (below the frame) duplicate.
*Go to the bottom paper layer, resize 120% then add Texture effect fur with these settings::
Blur 100, Length 100, Density 100, Transparency 50.
*Return to the upper paper layer, add hpd_GDFD_60   resize 75%.
*Go to the frame layer (top layer) and add hpd_GDFD_32 (Sun Flower Garland) rotate 90% left, resize 50%.  Position to desired location, use my tag as a reference.  Duplicate, mirror and position so it is not even with the other side.
*Get your Carrie Hall tube CH0002 and paste as new layer, see my tag for positioning.
*Go to layer below your tube, and paste hpd_GDFD_41 (swing) as a new layer, resize 50%, position like my tag, remove any extra chain on the top.
*Copy hpd_GDFD_59 (grass), paste as a new layer, resize 75% and mirror.  With your selection tool, select the left side only, cut, then paste closer to the other side. Select none, duplicate. Go to the original layer below and do the same texture effect as above, (Blur 100, Length 100, Density 100, Transparency 50.) if any of the tube layer’s foot is peeking through on the bottom remove it.
*Return to the upper grass layer, past hpd_GDFD_43 (multi-color flowers) resize 20%, using my tag as a reference copy and paste into selection (same layer) as many times as you desire please use my tag for reference.  If any over hangs, select and delete.
*Copy and paste
hpd_GDFD_42 (white flower) as a new layer, resize 20%, copy and paste as a new selection about 6 times remove any stems that overlap.
*Go to your tube layer, paste
hpd_GDFD_4 (ducks) as a new layer, resize 20%.  Duplicate, position to the left of your first duck.  Duplicate bring this layer above the grass, see my tag for reference, lower opacity to 80%.
Paste
hpd_GDFD_7 (yellow bow)resize 40% rotate 30 left, see my tag for reference.
 
*Make sure everything is where you like it, check for anything stray and remove them, then delete the bottom white layer, merge visible, select all, float, crop to selection.

*Apply your copyright, url, and license number.
*Add names, using
Rob’s Lover’s Quarrel, using 2 colors from your tag,  I added very slight yellow gradient glow.
*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

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Ariadne

This tutorial was created by Rapsody on February 19th, 2012.
Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely a coincidence.
You may share this tut but please share the only the link, thank you

I am using PSP 12 but any version should work!

We are using the lovely art of
Michele Lynch ML0002, you must have a license to use this tube. Michele’s tubes must be purchased at UpYourArt
This lovely FTU scrap kit “Vicky” by Jessica can be found HERE Thank you so much Jessica, so many goodies!
Font FTU Hawaii Killer 150 by HERE

We will be using:
Tube ML0002 Ariadne
V_Frame2 resized 458 x 471 (uncheck Keep Aspect Ratio)
V_TS paper3
V_net5   @ 55%
V_waves1 @ 50% flipped, opacity 80%
V_flowers1 @ 25%
V_Bow6 @ 50%
V_Shell 1 @ 35%
V_shell2 @30% rotate 70 left
V_shell3 @ 25%

**After you use each element close it so you have a clean workspace.

Okay, let’s get started!

*Open a canvas 600 x600 flood fill white. I like to have the white so I can see my creation better as I work on it.  We will delete this later as well as resize.
*Get
V_Frame2 and paste as a new layer. Resize to 458 x 471 (uncheck Keep Aspect Ratio) Move up slightly.
*Copy V_TS paper3, Go to your white layer and paste as a new layer.  Position so the  pattern you like shows through.  Make a square selection that extends outside of the frame opening, invert, delete, select none.
*Return to the frame layer with V_net5  resize to 55% and position to the left so a bit over hangs the outer portion of the frame.
*Copy your tube, paste as a new layer resize 90%, position so the cut-off portion of the tail is flush with the top of the frame.
*Paste V_Waves1 as a new layer,  resize to 50%, flip, bring to the bottom of the frame, position so the dip frames the face, I also used the tool set on free and stretched it a tad to the left to have the desired fit, you will have to play with this setting, please see my tag for reference.  With your square selection tool, select the desired portion so all is flush with the frame except on the bottom where you need it to extend, invert, delete, select none, lower opacity to 80.
*Go back to the tube layer, paste V_flowers1 as a new layer and resize 25% position on the bottom left of the frame.
*Paste V_Bow6  as a new layer, resize 50%, and position on the upper right of the frame so it looks that the string part of the “fish” is attached.
*Paste V_Shell1 as a new layer, resize 35%, position on the lower left of the frame.
*Add V_shell2 as a new layer, resize 30%, rotate Left 70, position above the other shell covering the hair on the right side.
*Paste V_shell3 as a new layer resize 25%, position to the left of the other shells a bit lower.
*Return to your white layer, copy from your tube the layer, bonus (b) paste as a new layer. 
*Make sure everything is where you like it, check for any stray pixels and remove them, then delete the bottom white layer, merge visible, select all, float, crop to selection, and resize to 90%. 

*Apply your copyright, url, and license number.
*Add names, using
Hawaii Killer, using #d1dfac  and #577679, I added very slight black drop shadow.
*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

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Pretty In Pink

This tutorial was created by Rapsody on February 7th, 2012.
Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely a coincidence.
You may share this tut but please share the only the link, thank you

I am using PSP 12 but any version should work!

We are using the stunning art of  Nicholas Garton- GartArt, you must have a license to use this tube. Nick’s tubes must be purchased at
UpYourArt
This lovely scrap kit TEMPTED by Leigh can be found at Heartfelt Perfections.  Thank you so much Leigh!
Font P22 Imperial can be found
HERE

We will be using:
Tube NG0006
Word Art provided by me.
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frame 2 @ 23%
paper9
box
scatter Hearts 15%
scroll 2 15%
floral deco 10%

**After you use each element close it so you have a clean workspace.

Okay, let’s get started!

*Open a canvas 600 x600 flood fill white. I like to have the white so I can see my creation better as I work on it.  We will delete this later as well as resize.
*Copy your
frame 2 and paste as a new layer, resize 23%.
*With your selection tool, activate the inner part of the frame, modify > expand 3, create new layer, paste
p9 into selection, select none, move down one layer under the frame.
*Using your “Change to Target” tool change the color of the paper to #fe10b7
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*Copy
box and paste as a new layer, resize 10% move to lower right of the frame, please see my tag for reference.
*Paste your tube as a new layer, select the left portion including her face, hair and hand, float, go to the frame layer hit delete, select none.
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*Go to the pink paper layer, paste scattered hearts as a new layer, resize 15% position to desired location, copy and paste into selection where desired using my tag for reference, I did it more than 3 times.
*Go to your bottom white layer and add
beads as a new layer, resize 15%, position on the upper left, copy, paste beads as a new selection on same layer put on the lower left, select none.
*Return to the white layer, paste
scroll 2 as a new layer, resize 15% position on the lower left of frame please see my tag as a reference.
*Go to your top layer, copy floral deco paste as a new layer, resize 10% position it on the pink flower on the lower right.
*Paste the enclosed word art as a new layer on the right side of the frame.
*If you would like to do your copyright, url, and license number like I did here’s what you need to do.
*Make a round shape vector the same size as the pink paper.  Move it away to the left slightly.  Create a new layer, then activate your font, when it shows the “circle” type your © information, put spaces as needed to get it where you want it, convert to raster layer.  Create a new layer, and repeat steps above for the url, repeat again for your license number.  
**If you don’t do your credits on the vector then add more hearts to fill the space.

 *Make sure everything is where you like it, check for any stray pixels and remove them, then delete the bottom white layer, and merge visible, select all, float, crop to selection, and resize to 80%. 

*Add names, using your P22 Imperial, using pink we used for the target color and black.
*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, February 4, 2012

Pink Princess


This tutorial was created by Rapsody on February 4th, 2012.
Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely a coincidence.
You may share this tut but please share the only the link, thank you

I am using PSP 12 but any version should work!

We are using the lovely art of
Lisa Victoria LV0047, you must have a license to use this tube. Lisa’s tubes must be purchased at UpYourArt
This fab FTU scrap kit Candies Valentine by Puddicat can be found HERE Thank you so much Cindy!
Font FTU MsMadi by ROB can be found HERE


We will be using:
Tube LV0047 Bonus layer and Bonus (b)
Pink Heart provided by me.
pdc_ribbon frame3 resized 80%
pdc_sparkles1 @80% Opacity @80%
pdc_sparkles2 rotate 45, resize 75%
pdc_flower3 @80%
pdc_butterfly7 @15%
pdc_butterfly2@15%

**After you use each element close it so you have a clean workspace.

Okay, let’s get started!

*Open a canvas 600 x600 flood fill white. I like to have the white so I can see my creation better as I work on it.  We will delete this later as well as resize.
*Copy your
pdc_ribbonframe3 and paste as a new layer, resize 80%.
*Return to your white layer, copy from your tube the layer, bonus (b) paste as a new layer.  With your pick tool stretch it so the blue area fully fits inside the heart, and the flowers show through where you want them, see my tag for reference.
*Return to your heart layer, with your magic wand tool, activate all the area inside the heart, modify, expand 2, invert.
*Return to your Bonus (b) layer and delete, make sure all the extra is deleted.  Now duplicate.
*Go to the bottom blue layer, resize 110%.  Go to effects, select Texture, Fur, use these settings:
Blur 76, Length 62, Density 100,  Transparency 50, lower opacity to 75%.
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*Paste the provided pink heart as a new layer so it fits within the frame of the heart.
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*Go back to the “intact” blue heart, on your layers pallet and put it on “screen” 100%.
*Go to your top layer, (the heart frame) and paste pdc_sparkles1 as a new layer, resize 75% and move to the left so it frames the left side of the heart, lower opacity to 80%.
*Get your tube, Bonus layer (just the fairy) paste as a new layer, mirror, resize 80%.
*Copy
pdc_flower3, paste as a new layer, resize 80%, and place on the lower left of the heart.
*Copy and paste
pdc_butterfly2 as a new layer, resize 15% and position over the star on the wand of the tube.  Duplicate, mirror and position the new butterfly to your liking using my tag as reference.
*Copy
pdc_butterfly7 and paste as a new layer, resize 15% and position to desired location.
*Get
pdc_sparkles2, paste as a new layer, rotate 45, resize 75 positioning on the inside right of the frame.

*Make sure everything is where you like it, check for any stray pixels and remove them, then delete the bottom white layer, and merge visible, select all, float, crop to selection, and resize to 80%. 

*Apply your copyright, url, and license number.
*Add names, using MsMadi, using pink and blue from your tube, I added a gradient glow of blue with the opacity @ 80%.
*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