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Saturday, December 3, 2016

Prancing Holidays



Prancing Holidays
Written 12/2/2016
This tutorial is meant purely as a guide. Feel free to use your own choice of tube or scrap kit to make your tag unique. If you want your tag to look just like mine them use the same supplies I have used. This tutorial assumes you have a knowledge of paint shop pro. Any resemblance to any other tag or tutorial is completely coincidental.
Supplies Used:
The tube I am using is by Oky Draft and is a store exclusive for Scraps N Company. You can purchase it at http://scrapsncompany.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=658_423&products_id=24013
The matching scrap kit is by Blissful Designs. You can purchase it at http://scrapsncompany.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=112_555&products_id=24251
Mask of your choice. I am using big mask #5 by Vix. You can get her masks at http://www.freewebs.com/vixpsp/
Font of your choice. I am using Fox Connection. You can download it at http://www.dafont.com/fox-connection.font
Plugins:
NONE
Drop shadow used throughout:
0 0 60 10.50 black

Let's Begin:
Open element 62 and shift+D to duplicate. Close the original. Image free rotate to the right 90 degrees. Make your canvas large enough to give you plenty of room to work with.
Open paper 1 and copy and paste as a new layer and drag under the frame. Apply the mask of your choice. Delete the mask layer and merge the group.
Using your magic wand select the inside of the frame. Selections modify and expand by 3. Layers new raster and drag under the frame. Open paper 2 and copy and paste into selection. Selections select none. Add a drop shadow to the frame.
Open element 8 and copy and paste as a new layer and move to the bottom of the frame. Duplicate and move directly across from the other. Merge these 2 together.
Open element 75 and copy and paste as a new layer and drag down in front of the white grass. Duplicate and move directly across from the other. Merge these 2 together.
Open your tube and copy and paste as a new layer and place at the bottom right of your tagging area. Add a drop shadow.
Now let’s dress the tag up with elements from the kit. I will list the elements I used. Feel free to use other elements to make your tag unique. Placement of the elements is completely up to you. If you want your tag to look just like mine then use my tag for reference.
Elements I used:
19
43
44
45
69
71
Add your name.
Add your copyright and licensing information.

Crop and save.




Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Give Thanks



Give Thanks
Written 11/22/2016
This tutorial is meant purely as a guide. Feel free to use your own choice of tube or scrap kit to make your tag unique. If you want your tag to look just like mine them use the same supplies I have used. This tutorial assumes you have a knowledge of paint shop pro. Any resemblance to any other tag or tutorial is completely coincidental.

Supplies Used:
Tube of your choice. I am using the work of Alehandra Vanhek. You can purchase this tube at http://scrapsncompany.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=113_499&products_id=24222
The beautiful matching scrap kit is by Starry Night Designs. You can purchase it at http://scrapsncompany.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=24304
Tag Template is by Toxic Desirez. It is template # 352 and you can download it at http://toxicdesirez.blogspot.ca/2015/09/tag-temps-351-354.html
Font of your choice. I am using Yugoslavia. You can download it at http://www.fontspace.com/defharo/yugoslavia
Plugins:
NONE
Drop shadow used throughout:
0 0 100 6.50 black

Let's Begin:
Open your tag template. Shift+D to duplicate. Close the original. Make your canvas large enough to give you plenty of room to work with. You can crop and re-size when you are finished. Remove the following layers from the template:: raster 14, raster 13, copy of raster 13, raster 12, copy of raster 12, raster 9.
Now fill each layer of the template with either papers from the kit, colors of your choice or gradients. Use textures if you would like. Give the tag some depth.
Once you are done add a drop shadow to each layer.
Open your tube and copy and paste as a new layer. Re-size as needed. Center within the template. Add a drop shadow.
Now let’s dress the tag up with elements from the kit. I will list the elements I used. Feel free to use other elements to make your tag unique. Placement of the elements is completely up to you. If you want your tag to look just like mine then use my tag for reference.
Elements I used:
2
3
5
7
8
11
13
39
90
91
Add your name.
Add your copyright and licensing information.
Crop and save.



Sunday, November 20, 2016

Forever Thankful



Forever Thankful
Written 11/20/2016
This tutorial is meant purely as a guide. Feel free to use your own choice of tube or scrap kit to make your tag unique. If you want your tag to look just like mine them use the same supplies I have used. This tutorial assumes you have a knowledge of paint shop pro. Any resemblance to any other tag or tutorial is completely coincidental.
Supplies Used:
Tube of your choice. I am using the work of Alehandra Vanhek which can be purchased at http://scrapsncompany.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=113_499&products_id=24278
The matching scrap kit is by Chachaz Creationz. You can purchase it at http://scrapsncompany.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=112_117&products_id=24294
The tag template is by Jen of Jens Sweet Temptations made for The Taggers Lounge. You can download it at http://thetaggerslounge.blogspot.nl/2014/12/november-designer-templates-spicy.html
Font of your choice. I am  using Risthi. You can download it at https://dealjumbo.com/downloads/risthi-free-script-font/
Plugins:
NONE
Drop shadow used throughout:
0 0 85 9.50 dark brown from the paper

Let's Begin:
Open the tag template and shift+D to duplicate. Close the original. Remove the following layers- raster 12 and raster 1.
On layers raster 8 and copy of raster 8 add noise with the following settings:
Uniform-Monochrome checked and 60%
Fill the rest of the layers except the text with either papers from the kit or colors/gradients of your choice. You may also use textures if you wish.
Once you are done add a drop shadow to each of the layers.
Open your tube and copy and paste as a new layer and center in the middle of the circle in the tag template. Re-size as needed. Add a drop shadow.
Now let’s dress the tag up with elements from the kit. I will list the elements I used. Feel free to use other elements to make your tag unique. Placement of the elements is completely up to you. If you want your tag to look just like mine then use my tag for reference.
Elements I used:
1
4
11
19
21
23
26
35
39
74
76
Add your name.
Add your copyright and licensing information.
Crop and save.




Thursday, November 17, 2016

Autumn Breeze

Autumn Breeze
Written 11/17/2016
This tutorial is meant purely as a guide. Feel free to use your own choice of tube or scrap kit to make your tag unique. If you want your tag to look just like mine them use the same supplies I have used. This tutorial assumes you have a knowledge of paint shop pro. Any resemblance to any other tag or tutorial is completely coincidental.
Supplies Used:
Tube of your choice. I am using one by Pinup Toons. I purchased this tube when they were with CILM(which is now closed) but you can purchase their tubes at http://cdoestore.com/
Scrap kit is a freebie add on kit by Manipulated by Magik. It is called Shabby Autumn. You can download it at http://manipulatedbymagik.blogspot.com/2016/09/shabby-autumn-freebie-add-on-kit.html?zx=360c408fd0a908f
Mask is by Rachel Designs. You can download it at https://racheldesignsblog.wordpress.com/2016/10/14/mask-set-132/
Font of your choice. I am using Impregnable. You can download it at http://www.fontspace.com/m%C3%A5ns-greb%C3%A4ck/impregnable-personal-use-only
Plugins:
Xero Greyscaler
Xero Porcelain
Drop shadow used throughout:
0 0 70 11.00 black

Let's Begin:
Open your tag template and shift+D to duplicate. Close the original. Remove the cr and background layers. Make your canvas large enough to work with.
Fill each layer of the tag template using either papers from the kit, colors of  your choice, gradients of your choice or textures of your choice.
Add a drop shadow to each of the text layers and merge them together.
Add a drop shadow to each of the other layers.
On the center top square of the template selections select all float and defloat. Open your tube and copy and paste as a new layer. Move to far left of the square. Selections invert and hit delete. Selections select none. Apply Xero Greyscaler using the default settings. Apply Xero Porcelain using the default settings. Add a drop shadow. Duplicate. Image flip horizontal and move to the far right side of the square area. Merge these 2 layers together.
Open your tube again and copy and paste as a new layer. Position in the center. Apply the Xero Porcelain filter using the default settings. Add a drop shadow.
Move the wordart/text to the center of the tag.
Open paper 4 and copy and paste as a new layer. Drag to the bottom. Apply the mask of your choice. Delete the mask layer and merge the group. I added a slight drop shadow to the mask to help is stand out a bit .. this is completely up to you.
Now let’s dress the tag up with elements from the kit. I will list the elements I used. Feel free to use other elements to make your tag unique. Placement of the elements is completely up to you. If you want your tag to look just like mine then use my tag for reference.
Elements I used:
Berry branch 2
Flower 1
Flower 2
Flower 3
Flower 4
Pine cone
Leaf scatter
Frame 4
Frame 2
Add your name.
Add your copyright and licensing information.
Crop and save.





Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Nothing Like A Fall Day



Nothing Like A Fall Day
Written 11/16/2016
This tutorial is meant purely as a guide. Feel free to use your own choice of tube or scrap kit to make your tag unique. If you want your tag to look just like mine them use the same supplies I have used. This tutorial assumes you have a knowledge of paint shop pro. Any resemblance to any other tag or tutorial is completely coincidental.
Supplies Used:
Tube of your choice. I am using the artwork of Ismael Rac. This tube is called Sexy Attitude and you can purchase it at http://scrapsncompany.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=113_671&products_id=24099
The scrap kit is called Autumn Sweater and is by TagCatz Designs. You can purchase it at http://scrapsncompany.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=112_678&products_id=22769
Brushes of your choice. You can find some good ones at http://deviantart.com
Font of your choice. I am using Mottona and you can download it at http://www.dafont.com/mottona.font
Plugins:
Xero Radiance
Drop shadow used throughout:
0 0 100 12.00 Black

Let's Begin:
Open element 42 and shift+D to duplicate. Close the original. Make your canvas large enough to work with.  Using your magic wand select the inside of the frame and selections modify and expand by 5. Open paper 1 and copy and paste as a new layer. Drag under the frame. Selections invert and hit delete.
Selections invert again and selections modify and contract by 4. Open your tube and copy and paste as a new layer and position within the frame. Selections invert and hit delete. Selections select none. Apply Xero Radiance using the default settings. Add a drop shadow.
Add a drop shadow to the frame.
Layers new raster layer and drag to the bottom. Apply some brushes of your choice around the outside edges of the frame all the way around.
Now let’s dress the tag up with elements from the kit. I will list the elements I used. Feel free to use other elements to make your tag unique. Placement of the elements is completely up to you. If you want your tag to look just like mine then use my tag for reference.
Elements I used:
3
4
8
9
12
13
30
31
47
59
64
Add your name.
Add your copyright and licensing information.
Crop and save.



Always Be Thankful



Always Be Thankful
Written 11/16/2016
This tutorial is meant purely as a guide. Feel free to use your own choice of tube or scrap kit to make your tag unique. If you want your tag to look just like mine them use the same supplies I have used. This tutorial assumes you have a knowledge of paint shop pro. Any resemblance to any other tag or tutorial is completely coincidental.
Supplies Used:
I am using the work of Andy Cooper. This is a tube you can get as part of the Turkey Time Collab. Just spend $13.50 at the store and get this awesome collab packed full of all kinds of goodies. http://scrapsncompany.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=587_144&products_id=24038&zenid=q2pkok94c27nrpqntf3r97dr14
The matching scrap kit is by Jens Sweet Temptations and is also part of this amazing collab.
Photo mask of your choice. I am using one by Nina Scraps. Unfortunately she is no longer creating but you can find great photo masks all over just google them.
Font of your choice. I am using Adleit. You can download it at http://www.dafont.com/adleit.font
Plugins:
NONE
Drop shadow used throughout:
0 0 75 9.00 ##52320c
Let's Begin:
Open paper 1. Shift+D to duplicate. Close the original. Promote the background layer to a raster layer. Re-size by 85%. Apply the photo mask of your choice. Delete the mask layer and merge the group. Selections select all float and de-float on the mask. Open the close-up of your tube. Copy and paste as a new layer and position towards the far left of the mask area. Selections invert and hit delete. Selections select none. Change the property layers of the tube to luminance legacy. Lower the opacity of the tube layer to 55. Merge the tube and paper layers together. Add a slight drop shadow.
Now open your full tube and copy and paste as a new layer. Place on the far right of the mask area and re-size as needed. Add a drop shadow.

Now let’s dress the tag up with elements from the kit. I will list the elements I used. Feel free to use other elements to make your tag unique. Placement of the elements is completely up to you. If you want your tag to look just like mine then use my tag for reference.
Elements I used:
6
23
25
26
27
28
29
34
35
Add your name.
Add your copyright and licensing information.

Crop and save.



Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Beautiful Fall



Beautiful Fall
Written 11/8/2016
This tutorial is meant purely as a guide. Feel free to use your own choice of tube or scrap kit to make your tag unique. If you want your tag to look just like mine them use the same supplies I have used. This tutorial assumes you have a knowledge of paint shop pro. Any resemblance to any other tag or tutorial is completely coincidental.

Supplies Used:
Tube of your choice. I am using the work of ViNina. You can purchase this tube at http://scrapsncompany.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=113_294&products_id=23759
Scrap kit is called Fall Sweater by Tag Catz Designz. You can purchase it at http://scrapsncompany.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=23830
Font of your choice. I am using Brushgyo. You can download it at http://www.dafont.com/brushgyo.font
Plugins:
NONE
Drop shadow used throughout:
0 0 75 12.50 dark brown

Let's Begin:
Open element 70 and shift+D to duplicate. Close the original. Re-size by 75%. Make your canvas large enough to work with. Duplicate the frame layer. Hide the top one for now and lets work with the bottom one. Using your magic wand select the inside of the frame. Selections modify and expand by 3. Layers new raster layer and drag under the frame. Open a paper of your choice from the kit and copy and paste into selection. Selections select none. Add a drop shadow to the frame. Merge these 2 layers together.
Repeat the above steps with the second frame but use a different paper from the kit.
Once you are done you will have 2 layers. Position them so they are overlapping each other. Use my tag for reference if necessary.
Open element 3 and copy and paste as a new layer. Position in the center of the 2 framed images. Use my tag for reference if necessary. Add a drop shadow.
Open your tube and copy and paste as a new layer. Re-size as needed. Position in the center of the round frame. Add a drop shadow.
Now let’s dress the tag up with elements from the kit. I will list the elements I used. Feel free to use other elements to make your tag unique. Placement of the elements is completely up to you. If you want your tag to look just like mine then use my tag for reference.
Elements I used:
1
6
14
16
28
34
41
66
Add your name
Add your copyright and licensing information.

Crop and save.



Monday, November 7, 2016

Winter Fun


Winter Fun
Written 11/7/2016
This tutorial is meant purely as a guide. Feel free to use your own choice of tube or scrap kit to make your tag unique. If you want your tag to look just like mine them use the same supplies I have used. This tutorial assumes you have a knowledge of paint shop pro. Any resemblance to any other tag or tutorial is completely coincidental.

Supplies Used:
Tube of your choice. I am using a fun tube by Andy Cooper. She is part of the awesome Winter Love Collab at Scraps N Company. You can get this collab by spending $12.50 at the store. http://scrapsncompany.com/
The matching scrap kit is by Jens Sweet Temptations and is also part of the Winter Love Collab.
Mask or masks of your choice. I used 2 different masks to achieve the effect in my tag.  I am using Vix Christmas mask 6 which can be downloaded at http://www.freewebs.com/vixpsp/ and also mask 251 by Insatiable Dreams. You can download it at http://insatiabledreams.net
Font of your choice. I am using Shaka-Pow. You can download it at http://www.dafont.com/shaka-pow.font
Plugins:
NONE
Drop shadow used throughout:
0 0 50 5.50 black

Let's Begin:
Open paper 1 and shift+D to duplicate. Close the original. Promote the background layer to a raster layer. Re-size as needed. Apply the mask of your choice. Delete the mask layer and merge the group. If you are going to use 2 masks like I did then apply the other one also. On the top mask which is the snowflakes I applied some noise and added a drop shadow to help it stand out some.
Now open your tube and copy and paste as a new layer. Re-size as needed. Add a drop shadow.
Now let’s dress the tag up with elements from the kit. I will list the elements I used. Feel free to use other elements to make your tag unique. Placement of the elements is completely up to you. If you want your tag to look just like mine then use my tag for reference.
Elements I used:
6
8
25
26
27
38
39
43
48
51
Add your name.
Add your copyright and licensing information.
Crop and save. 



Gentle Autumn

This tutorial is written exclusively for The Taggers Lounge forum. You can find the tutorial by joining us at http://thetaggerslounge.forumotion.com/


Wednesday, November 2, 2016

The Story


The Story
Written 11/2/2016
This tutorial is meant purely as a guide. Feel free to use your own choice of tube or scrap kit to make your tag unique. If you want your tag to look just like mine them use the same supplies I have used. This tutorial assumes you have a knowledge of paint shop pro. Any resemblance to any other tag or tutorial is completely coincidental.
Supplies Used:
Tube of your choice. I am using the work of Di Halim and this tube is a store exclusive for Scraps N Company. She is called Morti 1. You can purchase her at http://scrapsncompany.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=305&products_id=23697
The matching scrap kit is by Disturbed Scraps and is called Bella Morte. You can purchase it at http://scrapsncompany.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=23690
Mask of your choice. I am using mask #31 by Millies PSP Madness. You can get her masks at http://milliespspmadness.blogspot.com/?zx=cf16f4d1876dde2f
Font of your choice. I am using Brandley. This is a PTU font.
Plugins:
NONE
Drop shadow used throughout:
0 0 100 13.50 black

Let's Begin:
Open element 73 and shift+D to duplicate. Close the original. Make the canvas large enough to work with.
Open paper 11 and copy and paste as a new layer and drag under the frame. Apply the mask of your choice. Delete the mask layer and merge the group.
Add a drop shadow to the frame.
Open element 41 and re-size by 75% and then again by 85%. Copy and paste as a new layer and place on the far left of the tag. Add a drop shadow.
Open element 43 and re-size by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer and position in the center of the frame from the top and in front of the bookshelf. Add a drop shadow.
At this time open your tube and re-size as needed. You want her still larger than the frame but not by much. Copy and paste as a new layer and place her on the far right side. Add a drop shadow.
Open element 45 and copy and paste as a new layer. Drag under the frame and place at the bottom under the bookshelf and add a drop shadow.
Now let’s dress the tag up with elements from the kit. I will list the elements I used. Feel free to use other elements to make your tag unique. Placement of the elements is completely up to you. If you want your tag to look just like mine then use my tag for reference.
Elements I used:
13
14
24
25
27
34
35
54
77
Add your name.
Add your copyright and licensing information.
Crop and save.





Autumn Memories - TTL Exclusive Tutorial


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Saturday, October 15, 2016

The Taggers Lounge Something Frightful Blog Train

Come check out The Taggers Lounge Something Frightful Blog Train. 

Make sure you stop at all the stops along the route to gather all of the goodies!!! 

Here is my part 


You can download it HERE

Here are the other stops 

Welcome to The Taggers Lounge Blog Train!
Be sure to stop along the ride to collect your goodies!
Also please leave some love!!
Stop by The Taggers Lounge and join in on the fun also, we would love to have you.
http://thetaggerslounge.forumotion.com


Friday, October 7, 2016

Pink For Hope


Pink For Hope
Written 10/4/2016
This tutorial is meant purely as a guide. Feel free to use your own choice of tube or scrap kit to make your tag unique. If you want your tag to look just like mine them use the same supplies I have used. This tutorial assumes you have a knowledge of paint shop pro. Any resemblance to any other tag or tutorial is completely coincidental.
Supplies Used:
I am using a tube by Alex Prihodoko. You can purchase this tube at http://picsfordesign.com
Scrap Kit is by Tiny Turtle Designs. It is called Wishes and you can purchase it at http://tinyturtledesigns.com/store/
Mask of your choice. I am using a big mask by me. You can download it at http://tagsbytika.blogspot.com/2014/06/1st-big-mask.html
Font of your choice. I am using Aysheea. This is a PTU font
Plugins:
NONE
Drop shadow used throughout:
0 0 100 9.50  grey color

Let's Begin:
Open element 29 and shift+D  to duplicate. Close the original. Make your canvas large enough to work with.
Using your magic wand select the inside of the frame. Selections modify and expand by 3. Layers new raster layer and drag under the frame. Open paper 32 and copy and paste into selection.
Leaving the frame selected open your tube and copy and paste as a new layer. Re-size as needed. Position to the right side of the frame. Selections invert and erase any bits you do not want hanging outside of the frame. Selections select none. Add a drop shadow to both the tube and the frame.
Open paper 29 and copy and paste as a new layer. Drag to the bottom. Apply the mask of your choice. Delete the mask layer and merge the group.

Now let’s dress the tag up with elements from the kit. I will list the elements I used. Feel free to use other elements to make your tag unique. Placement of the elements is completely up to you. If you want your tag to look just like mine then use my tag for reference.
Elements I used:
34
37
59
61
74
76
85
87
93
95
100
123
133
135
Add your name.
Add your copyright and licensing information.
Crop and save.



Dark Side Of Me


Dark Side Of Me
Written 10/4/2016
This tutorial is meant purely as a guide. Feel free to use your own choice of tube or scrap kit to make your tag unique. If you want your tag to look just like mine them use the same supplies I have used. This tutorial assumes you have a knowledge of paint shop pro. Any resemblance to any other tag or tutorial is completely coincidental.
Supplies Used:
I am using the work of Clare Bertram.  You can purchase this tube at http://cdoestore.com
Scrap kit is called Dark Lil by Amy Marie’s Kits. You can purchase this kit at http://amymarieskits.com/store/
Font of your choice. I am using Queen. This is a PTU font.
Plugins:
NONE
Drop shadow used throughout:
0 0 100 13.00 black

Let's Begin:
Open element 35 and shift+D To duplicate. Close the original. Make you canvas large enough to give you room to work with.
Using your magic wand select the inside of the frame. Selections modify and expand by 4. Layers new raster layer and drag under the frame. Open paper 16 and edit and copy and paste into selection. Selections select none.
Select the inside of the frame again and this time selections modify and expand by 2. Open your tube and copy and paste as a new layer. Erase any bits hanging out of the frame that you do not want. Selections select none. Add a drop shadow to both the frame and the tube.
Open element 4 and copy and paste as a new layer. Drag to the bottom. Move to the top of the frame so you can see the candles and flame around your tube and above the top edge of the frame. Add a drop shadow.
Open element 107 and copy and paste as a new layer. Drag to the bottom. Move to the top left behind the head of your tube and the candles. Add a drop shadow.
Open element 10 and copy and paste as a new layer and drag to the bottom. Move to the bottom right of the frame. Add a drop shadow.
Open element 6 and re-size as needed. Copy and paste as a new layer and place in the bottom right hand corner of the frame. Add a drop shadow. Now build up around the side and bottom of the frame with other flowers of your choice from the kit. There are so many to choose from. Add a drop shadow to each one.
Open element 24 and re-size. Copy and paste as a new layer and place in the lower left corner of the frame. Add a drop shadow.
Open element 40 and copy and paste as a new layer. Place along the bottom amongst the flowers. Erase any bits to make it look like its wrapped around the flowers and in and around your tube. Add a drop shadow.
Open element 114 and re-size. Copy and paste as a new layer and place in the bottom right corner. Tuck it behind some of the flowers. Add a drop shadow.
Add your name.
Add your copyright and licensing information.
Crop and save.



Thursday, September 29, 2016

Vampire Love



Vampire Love
Written 9/29/2016
This tutorial is meant purely as a guide. Feel free to use your own choice of tube or scrap kit to make your tag unique. If you want your tag to look just like mine them use the same supplies I have used. This tutorial assumes you have a knowledge of paint shop pro. Any resemblance to any other tag or tutorial is completely coincidental.
Supplies Used:
Tube of your choice. I am using the artwork of Thais. You can purchase this tube at http://picsfordesign.com
The scrap kit is called Simone and is by Amy Marie’s Kits. You can purchase this kit at http://amymarieskits.com/store/
Font of your choice. I am using Brandley. This is a PTU font.
Plugins:
NONE
Drop shadow used throughout:
0 0 100 13.50 black

Let's Begin:
Open a blank canvas that is going to give you plenty of room to work with.
Open element 40 and shift+D to duplicate. Close the original. Using your magic wand select the inside of the frame and go to selections modify and expand by 5. Layers new raster layer and drag under the frame. Flood fill with black. Open your tube and copy and paste as a new layer and drag under the frame. Position so her face is within the frame. Adjust hue and saturation, colorize and set both values to 0. Selections invert and hit delete. Selections select none. Merge all of these layers together. Crop this canvas around the frame. Copy and paste as a new layer on the blank canvas. Re-size. Image free rotate to the left 23 degrees. Adjust sharpen. Move to the left of the canvas. Add a drop shadow.
Open element 66 and we are going to basically repeat the same steps as above but do not colorize. Once you get your tube positioned in the frame go to effects. Photo Effects. Sepia Toning and set the amount to age to 60. Merge the layers together. Crop the canvas. Copy and paste as a new layer onto your tag canvas. Re-size. Move to the top and to the right of your first image and drag under so it comes out from behind that frame. Use my tag for reference if needed. Add a drop shadow.
Open your tube and copy and paste as a new layer. Re-size as needed. Move her to the far right and up so her head is right next to the small black framed image. Use my tag for reference if needed. Add a drop shadow.
Now let’s dress the tag up with elements from the kit. I will list the elements I used. Feel free to use other elements to make your tag unique. Placement of the elements is completely up to you. If you want your tag to look just like mine then use my tag for reference.
Elements I used:
9
10
11
24
27
35
53
54
56
62
65
99
Add your name.
Add your copyright and licensing information.
Crop and save.


Monday, September 26, 2016

Autumn Days Are Here


Autumn Days Are Here
Written 9/23/2016
This tutorial is meant purely as a guide. Feel free to use your own choice of tube or scrap kit to make your tag unique. If you want your tag to look just like mine them use the same supplies I have used. This tutorial assumes you have a knowledge of paint shop pro. Any resemblance to any other tag or tutorial is completely coincidental.
Supplies Used:
Tube of your choice. I am using the artwork of Queen Uriel. You can purchase this tube and all of her work at http://www.queenuriel.com/loja/index.asp
Scrap kit is called Touch of Autumn and is by Amy Marie’s Kits. You can purchase it at http://amymarieskits.com/store/
Font of your choice. I am using Housegrind. You can download it at http://www.dafont.com/housegrind.font
Plugins:
DSB Flux Linear Transmission
Drop shadow used throughout:
0 0 100 9.50 Dark Brown from the paper

Let's Begin:
Open element 68 and shift+D to duplicate. Close the original. Make your canvas large enough to work with.
Using your magic wand select the inside of the frame and go to selections modify and expand by 5. Layers new raster layer and drag under the frame. Open paper 4 and paste into selection. Selections select none. Duplicate this paper layer. On the bottom layer adjust blur Gaussian blur at 75. Apply the Dsb Flux Linear Transmission filter using the following settings:
Open element 61 and copy and paste as a new layer. Re-size by 110% 2x. Drag under the top paper layer. Place so its evenly around the frame. Add a drop shadow.
Open your tube and copy and paste as a new layer. Place in the bottom center of the frame. Add a drop shadow.
Now let’s dress the tag up with elements from the kit. I will list the elements I used. Feel free to use other elements to make your tag unique. Placement of the elements is completely up to you. If you want your tag to look just like mine then use my tag for reference.
Elements I used:
37
41
66
70
83
94
104
110
Add your name.
Add your copyright and licensing information.
Crop and save.