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Saturday, December 4, 2010

Amour


Artwork by Anna Marine and she is a pay to use artist, you can currently find her here at Creative Design Outlet. Please make sure that you have the appropriate CILM or Creative Design Outlet artist license to use the same tube as I do.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Amour" by Addictive Pleasures and can be purchased here.
Plug In(s): Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Constellation
Font(s): Snagglepuss

Here we go!

Open new image, 500x500, flood fill background with white.

Copy and paste ele58, resize as necessary. Add a new vector layer, rectangle and draw out to be just a little bigger than inside of frame, flood filling with paper 7, convert to raster layer. Using Constellation plug in, from top to bottom: 2, 50, 50, 4, 30, 100, 45, keep original image.

Copy and paste ele34, resize, duplicate, mirror.

Copy and paste ele61, resize, duplicate, mirror.

Copy and paste any other elements that you would like to use, resizing and rotating as you go.

Copy and paste the tube of your choice, duplicate, change blend mode to multiply, lower opacity to 70, add a gaussian blur of 5.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your text - (I floodfilled mine with black) To make it stand out, duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, expand by 2, flood fill with white.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

For Lost Loves


Artwork by Anna Marine and she is a pay to use artist, you can currently find her here at Creative Design Outlet. Please make sure that you have the appropriate CILM or Creative Design Outlet artist license to use the same tube as I do.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Is it Love" by Addictive Pleasures and can be purchased here.
Font(s): Good Vibrations ROB

Here we go!

Open new image, 500x500, floodfill background with white.

Copy and paste frame 2, resize as necessary.

Copy and paste rose swag, resize.

Copy and paste vine, resize, duplicate, change blend mode to multiply, rote both layers to 90 degrees and move to bottom of frame.

Copy and paste flowers 2, resize, arrange on top of vines, colorize to a shade of red to your liking, duplicate and change blend mode to multiply, rotate both layers 90 degrees, move over vines across bottom.

Copya and paste clock, resize to just fit into flower layers, move on top of frame layer.

Copy and paste any other elements that you would like to use, resizing and rotating as you go.

Copy and paste the tube of your choice, duplicate, change blend mode to multiply, lower opacity to 48, add a gaussian blur of 5.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your text - (I floodfilled mine with paper 16) To make it stand out, duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, expand by 2, floodfill with white.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

The Bride and Groom


Artwork by Zindy SD Nielson and you can find her here. Please make sure that you have the appropriate artist license to use the same tube as I do.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "A Twilight Wedding 2" by Addictive Pleasures and can be purchased here.
Font(s): Sarah Script

Here we go!

Open new image, 500x500, flood fill background with white.

Copy and paste frame 2, rotate 90 degrees right, resize as necessary, using magic wand, select inside of frame, flood fill with paper 12, move layer underneath frame.

Copy and paste curtain 3, resize, move underneath frame layer, duplicate, mirror.

Copy and paste lights, resize, duplicate, mirror, erase middle light on both layers.

Copy and paste any other elements that you would like to use, resizing and rotating as you go.

Copy and paste the tube of your choice, duplicate, change blend mode to multiply, lower opacity to 58, add a gaussian blur of 5.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your text - (I flood filled mine with black) To make it stand out, duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, expand by 2, floodfill with white.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

1776


Artwork by Keith Garvey and he is a pay to use artist, you can currently find him here. Please make sure that you have the appropriate My PSP Tubes or PSP Tubes Emporium artist license to use the same tube as I do.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Revalution" by Addictive Pleasures and can be purchased here.
Font(s): The King and Queen

Here we go!

Open new image, 500x500, flood fill background with white.

Copy and paste frame 3, resize as necessary, using magic wand, select inside of frame, flood fill with paper 12, move layer underneath frame.

Copy and paste flags, resize, move underneath frame layer, multiply.

Copy and paste any other elements that you would like to use, resizing and rotating as you go.

Copy and paste the tube of your choice, duplicate, change blend mode to multiply, lower opacity to 44.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your text - (I flood filled mine with paper 7) To make it stand out, duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, drop shadow in black, effects, texture effects, blinds with the settings 2, 30, horizontal, flood fill with black.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Deadly Sins - Sloth


Artwork by Susan Heidi and she is a pay to use artist, you can find her here. Please make sure that you have the appropriate My PSP Tubes artist license to use the same tube as I do.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Deadly Sins - Sloth" by Grunge & Glitter and can be purchased here.
Mask(s): Insatiable Dreams 137, you can find it here.
Font(s): Alex Brush

Here we go!

Open new image, 500x500, floodfill background with white.

Copy and paste papers 2 as new layer, move to bottom, apply mask, you may want to duplicate.

Copy and paste frame 4, resize as necessary, rotate 12 degrees to the left. Using magic wand, select inside of bottom frame, flood fill with paper 2.

Copy and paste clock, lower opacity down to 22.

Copy and paste element 1, resize, paste over frame 1.

Copy and paste any other elements that you would like to use, resizing and rotating as you go.

Copy and paste the tube of your choice. You may have to use the color settings to change the tone of your tube, say either to change to sepia or gray scale. Duplicate, change blend mode to multiply.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your text - (I floodfilled mine with black) To make it stand out, duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, expand by 2, flood fill with white.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Deadly Sins - Pride


Artwork by Keith Garvey and he is a pay to use artist, you can currently find him here. Please make sure that you have the appropriate My PSP Tubes or PSP Tubes Emporium artist license to use the same tube as I do.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Deadly Sins - Pride" by Grunge & Glitter and can be purchased here.
Mask(s): Insatiable Dreams 157, you can find it here.
Font(s): Ambiance BT Swash

Here we go!

Open new image, 500x500, floodfill background with white.

Copy and paste papers 11 & 7 as new layers, move to bottom, apply masks, lower opacity on 7 to 58.

Copy and paste frame 1, resize as necessary. Copy and paste the tube of your choice, this particular tube I only erased around the waist. Duplicate, change blend mode to multiply, add gaussian blur of 5, lower the opacity of the tube to 86.

Copy and paste element 1, resize, paste over frame 1.

Copy and paste any other elements that you would like to use, resizing and rotating as you go.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your text - (I floodfilled mine with paper 11) To make it stand out, duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, expand by 2, flood fill with white.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Friday, December 3, 2010

Deadly Sins - Greed

Artwork by Zindy SD Nielson and you can find her here. Please make sure that you have the appropriate artist license to use the same tube as I do.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Deadly Sins - Greed" by Grunge & Glitter and can be purchased here.
Mask(s): Insatiable Dreams 228 & 256, you can find them both here.
Font(s): Bilbo

Here we go!

Open new image, 500x500, floodfill background with white.

Copy and paste papers 9 & 7 as new layers, move to bottom, apply masks.

Copy and paste barbed heart, resize as necessary. Using magic wand, select inside of heart, expand by 10, add new layer, paste paper 11. Copy and paste the tube of your choice, making sure to erase all parts outside of heart. Move layers into proper order. You may want to lower the opacity of the tube, I did down to 58.

Copy and paste mesh, resize, paste under paper 11.

Copy and paste any other elements that you would like to use, resizing and rotating as you go.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your text - (I floodfilled mine with paper 9) To make it stand out, duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, expand by 2, flood fill with white.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Deadly Sins - Wrath


Artwork by Zindy SD Nielson and you can find her here. Please make sure that you have the appropriate artist license to use the same tube as I do.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Deadly Sins - Wrath" by Grunge & Glitter and can be purchased here.
Mask(s): Insatiable Dreams 164, you can find it here.
Font(s): A&S Songwriter

Here we go!

Open new image, 500x500, floodfill background with white.

Copy and paste frame 2.

Copy and paste paper 8 as new layer, move to bottom, apply mask, move towards top, merge group, duplicate, move towards bottom.

Copy and paste the tube of your choice, making sure to erase all parts outside of frame, colorize with settings Hue 29 & Saturation 92.

Copy and paste any other elements that you would like to use, resizing and rotating as you go.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your text - (I floodfilled mine with paper 2) To make it stand out, duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, expand by 2, flood fill with white.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Deadly Sins - Lust


This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use Version 9).

Artwork by Keith Garvey and he is a pay to use artist, you can currently find him here. Please make sure that you have the appropriate My PSP Tubes or PSP Tubes Emporium artist license to use the same tube as I do.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Deadly Sins - Lust" by Grunge and Glitter and can be found here.
Font(s): The NautiGal

Here we go!

Open new image, 500x500, flood fill background with white.

Open frame 4 and paper cardboard - copy and paste frame as a new layer, resize. Copy and paste cardboard as a new layer, resizing to smaller than frame. Move fill layer underneath frame.

Open your tube or image of choice - copy and paste, arrange and resize to your liking, duplicate, change blend mode to multiply, add gaussian blur of 5, and lower opacity to 64. Only drop shadow bottom layer.

Open your choice of extra goodies - copy and paste as new layers, resizing as you go.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your name, flood fill with white.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Deadly Sins - Gluttony

This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use Version 9).

Artwork by Elias Chatzoudis and he is a pay to use artist, you can currently find him here. Please make sure that you have the appropriate My PSP Tubes or PSP Tubes Emporium artist license to use the same tube as I do.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Deadly Sins - Gluttony" by Grunge & Glitter and can be purchased here.
Template: Template 158 by Blissfully Beth, you can find it here.
Mask(s): Insatiable Dreams 149 and you can find it here.
Font(s): The NautiGal

Here we go!

Open template, Shift + "D" to duplicate to a new image. Close original template and go ahead and "Save As" your new template to your desired folder. Turn off copyright layer and move to bottom.

Copy and paste paper 12 as new layer, move to bottom, apply mask.

Delete both blue frames and both gray squares.

In your layer window, select Filmstrip, Select All, using magic wand, select on template, add new layer, flood fill with paper 4, deselect, delete original layer.

In your layer window, select White BG, Select All, using magic wand, select on template, add new layer, flood fill with paper 10, deselect, delete original layer.

In your layer window, select Gray Stripe 1, Select All, using magic wand, select on template, add new layer, flood fill with paper 1, deselect, delete original layer. Repeat with Gray Stripe 2. Effects, Texture Effects, Blinds, width 2, opacity 30, color black, horizontal checked.

In your layer window, select Stars, add 50% uniform, monochrome noise. Repeat with Word Art layer.

Open your tube or image of choice - Copy and paste, arrange and resize to your liking, duplicate, add gaussian blur of 5, change blend mode to multiply and lower opacity down to 56.

Copy and paste any other elements that you would like to use, resizing and rotating as you go.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your text - (I floodfilled mine with paper 11.) To make it stand out, duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, expand by 2, flood fill with white.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Deadly Sins - Envy


This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use Version 9).

Artwork by Camilla Drakenborg and she is a pay to use artist, you can currently find her here at CILM. Just a side note, they will be closing on December 31, 2010. Please make sure that you have the appropriate CILM artist license to use the same tube as I do.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Deadly Sins - Envy" by Grunge & Glitter and can be purchased here.
Template: Christmas Template (2009) by Kelly, you can find it here on the Misfits blog.
Mask(s): Insatiable Dreams 119 and you can find it here.
Filter(s): MuRa Meister's Copies
Font(s): Rockwell Condensed

Here we go!

Open template, Shift + "D" to duplicate to a new image. Close original template and go ahead and "Save As" your new template to your desired folder. Turn off copyright layer and move to bottom.

Copy and paste paper 3 as new layer, move to bottom, apply mask.

Delete Snowflake 1 & 2, BkgText, SMRectBlinds, and LgRectText.

In your layer window, select LgRect, Select All, using magic wand, select on template, add new layer, flood fill with paper 8, deselect, delete original layer.

To make the text layer, create a new transparent image, 500 x 500, add new vector layer, choose a font that is easy to read and very plain, something typewriterish works great, convert to raster layer. Go to Effects, MuRa's Meister Copies, change tile mode to tile, on the right hand side numbers are as follows, right down the line: 1 50 50 0 0 0 100 0 100 1 0 30 0. These may change depending on your font choice. Copy text layer, select the LgRect that you just filled, paste as new layer, invert, in layers window, delete the text layer to leave only what's inside the box.

In your layer window, select SMRectWhite, Select All, using magic wand, select on template, add new layer, flood fill with paper 3, deselect, delete original layer.

In your layer window, select LgRectGlow, Select All, using magic wand, select on template, add new layer, flood fill with paper 1, deselect, delete original layer.

In your layer window, select MedRectFill, Select All, using magic wand, select on template, add new layer, flood fill with paper 3, deselect, delete original layer.

In your layer window, select MedRectBlinds, Select All, using magic wand, select on template, add new layer, flood fill with paper 11, deselect, delete original layer.

In your layer window, select CircleFill, Select All, using magic wand, select on template, add new layer, flood fill with paper 2, deselect, delete original layer.

In your layer window, select LfRectBorder, Select All, using magic wand, select on template, add new layer, flood fill with paper 9, add 50% uniform, monochrome noise, deselect, delete original layer. Repeat same process with CricleOutline and MedRectBorder.

In your layer window, select square frames, Select All, using magic wand, select small circle, add new layer, flood fill with paper 8, deselect, delete original layer,apply noise 50%, uniform & monochrome selected.

Open your tube or image of choice - Copy and paste, arrange and resize to your liking, duplicate, add gaussian blur of 5, change blend mode to multiply and lower opacity down to 28.

Copy and paste any other elements that you would like to use, resizing and rotating as you go.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your text - (I floodfilled mine with paper 4.) To make it stand out, duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, expand by 2, flood fill with white.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Give Thanks


This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use Version 9).

Artwork by Anna Marine and she is a pay to use artist, you can currently find her here at Creative Design Outlet. Please make sure that you have the appropriate CILM or Creative Design Outlet artist license to use the same tube as I do.

Please make sure that you have the appropriate CILM artist license to use the same tube as I do.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Autumn Falls" by Creationz by Jo and can be purchased here.
Mask(s): Vix 265 and can be found here.
Font(s): AL Charisma

Here we go!

Open new image, 500x500, floodfill background with white.

Open stick frame, copy and paste as a new layer, rotate 180 degrees, resize to your liking. Using magic wand, select inside of frame, expand by 2, add new raster layer, copy and paste paper 16, move underneath frame layer.

Copy and paste paper 16 as new bottom layer, apply mask, you may need to resize.

Open your tube or image of choice - Copy and paste, you may need to resize, duplicate and move one layer on top of frame, erase all hanging over parts except for hair.

Copy and paste all of the elements that you want to use. You'll have to resize and rotate, and it would be easier if you sharpened and drop shadowed layers as you went.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your text,flood fill with paper 16, convert to raster layer. To make it stand out, use could use either Eye Candy Gradient Glow or duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, select all, use magic wand to select text, expand by 2, floodfill with colour of choice.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Winter Diva


This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use
Version 9).

Artwork by Keith Garvey and he is a pay to use artist, you can currently find him here. Please make sure that you have the appropriate My PSP Tubes or PSP Tubes Emporium artist license to use the same tube as I do.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Winter Chill" by Creationz by Jo and can be purchased here.
Mask(s): Vix Christmas 6 and can be found here.
Font(s): Passions Conflict ROB

Here we go!

Open new image, 500x500, floodfill background with white.

Open wreath, copy and paste as a new layer, resize to your liking. Using magic wand, select inside of frame, expand by 6, add new raster layer, copy and paste paper 11, move underneath frame layer.

Copy and paste paper 3 as new bottom layer, apply mask, you may need to resize.

Open your tube or image of choice - Copy and paste, you may need to resize, duplicate and move one layer on top of frame, erase all hanging over parts.

Copy and paste all of the elements that you want to use. You'll have to resize and rotate. I added more branches underneath frame, the reindeer, & gem stars.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your text,flood fill with paper 3 as background fill and white as foreground fill, convert to raster layer. To make it stand out, use could use either Eye Candy Gradient Glow or duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, select all, use magic wand to select text, expand by 2, floodfill with colour of choice.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Girly Girl



This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use
Version 9).

Artwork by Keith Garvey and he is a pay to use artist, you can currently find him here. Please make sure that you have the appropriate My PSP Tubes or PSP Tubes Emporium artist license to use the same tube as I do.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "IDK :]" by Grunge and Glitter and can be found here.
Mask(s): Weescotslass 128, and you can find that here.
Font(s): Problem Secretary

Here we go!

Open new image, 500x500, floodfill background with white.

Open heart frame and paper 1 - copy and paste frame as a new layer, resize. Use magic wand and select inside of frame, copy and paste paper 1 as a new layer. Move fill layer underneath frame.

Copy and paste paper 5, apply mask, duplicate, move one up and move one down, move underneath all layers.

Open your tube or image of choice - copy and paste, arrange and resize to your liking, duplicate, move this layer on top of frame, erase any parts on the bottom that hang over.

Only dropshadow bottom layer.

Open your choice of extra goodies - copy and paste as new layers, resizing as you go.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your name, floodfill with paper 4, convert to raster layer. To make it stand out, use could use either Eye Candy Gradient Glow or duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, select all, use magic wand to select text, expand by 2, floodfill with white.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Conjure Me



This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use
Version 9).

Artwork by Anna Marine and she is a pay to use artist, you can currently find her here at Creative Design Outlet. Please make sure that you have the appropriate CILM or Creative Design Outlet artist license to use the same tube as I do.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Living Dead Girl" by Grunge and Glitter and can be found here.
Mask(s): Weescotslass 128, and you can find that here.
Font(s): A&S Wizard

Here we go!

Open new image, 500x500, floodfill background with white.

Open frame 4, wire, and paper 2 - copy and paste frame as a new layer, resize. Use magic wand and select inside of frame, copy and paste paper 2 as a new layer, copy and paste wire as a new layer. Move all layers underneath frame.

Copy and paste paper 5, apply mask, move underneath all layers.

Open your tube or image of choice - copy and paste, arrange and resize to your liking, duplicate, change blend mode of top layer to multiply, lower opacity to 72, add gaussian blur of 5. Only dropshadow bottom layer.

Open your choice of extra goodies - copy and paste as new layers, resizing as you go. Don't forget the gargoyle!!

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your name, floodfill with paper 5, convert to raster layer. To make it stand out, use could use either Eye Candy Gradient Glow or duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, select all, use magic wand to select text, expand by 2, floodfill with black, drop shadow with white.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Secrets in the Snow



This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use
Version 9).

Artwork by Unholy Vault Designs and she is a pay to use artist that you can find here. Please make sure that you have the appropriate My PSP Tubes artist license to use the same tube as I do.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Silent Night" by Grunge and Glitter and can be found here.
Plugin(s): Alien Skin Xenofex Constellation (optional)
Font(s): Pristina

Here we go!

Open new image, 500x500, floodfill background with white.

Open frame 3, copy and paste as a new layer, rotate 90 degrees, resize to your liking, erase the ribbon. Using magic wand, select inside of frame, expand by 2, add new raster layer, copy and paste paper 15, move underneath frame layer. For snow, use Xenofex, 2, 100, 9, 8, 8, 99, rotation 45, keep original image. Duplicate frame layer and change the blend mode on the top layer to modify.

Open tree, copy and paste as a new layer, resize to your liking, repeat two additional times.

Open moon, copy and paste as a new layer, resize to your liking.

Open clock, copy and paste as a new layer, right under the trees, lower opacity.

Open your tube or image of choice - Copy and paste, you may need to resize.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your text,convert to raster layer. To make it stand out, use could use either Eye Candy Gradient Glow or duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, select all, use magic wand to select text, expand by 2, floodfill with colour of choice.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance
to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Madame Midnight


This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use
Version 9).

Artwork by Grant Turner and he is a pay to use artist, you can find him here. Please make sure that you have the appropriate My PSP Tubes artist license to use the same tube as I do.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Madame Midnight" by Grunge and Glitter and can be found here.
Mask(s): Weescotslass 128, and you can find that here.
Font(s): Satisfaction

Here we go!

Open new image, 500x500, floodfill background with white.

Open frame 1 and papers 1, 2, and 6 - copy and paste frame as a new layer, resize. Use magic wand and select inside of frame, add new layer, floodfill with paper 1, repeat with papers 2 and 6. Change papers 2 and 6 blend mode to overlay, move underneath frame in the order that you added them.

Copy and paste paper 18, apply mask, move underneath all layers, resize, duplicate, select all, floodfill top layer with paper 17.

Open your tube or image of choice - copy and paste, arrange and resize to your liking, duplicate, change top layer blend mode to 70, lower opacity down to 70, add gaussian blur 5. Dropshadow only bottom layer

Open your choice of extra goodies - copy and paste as new layers, resizing as you go.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your name, background with #800000 foreground null, convert to raster layer. To make it stand out, use could use either Eye Candy Gradient Glow or duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, select all, use magic wand to select text, expand by 2, floodfill with black, drop shadow with white.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance
to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Love in the Fast Lane



This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use
Version 9).

Artwork by Keith Garvey and he is a pay to use artist, you can currently find him here. Please make sure that you have the appropriate My PSP Tubes or PSP Tubes Emporium artist license to use the same tube as I do.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Teenage Dirtbag II" by Grunge and Glitter and can be found here.
Font(s): Kolker Brush and Impact

Here we go!

Open new image, 500x500, floodfill background with white.

Open frame 3 and cardboard 1 - copy and paste frame as a new layer, resize, duplicate, change blend mode to multiply. Copy and paste cardboard under frame, resize to just hang over a bit.

Open halftone - copy, paste, and resize, move to bottom.

Open motorcycle - copy, paste, and resize.

Open your tube or image of choice - copy and paste, arrange and resize to your liking, repeat process if you have another tube to go with it.

Open your choice of tubes - copy and paste as new layers, resizing as you go.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your text, floodfill with paper 2, convert to raster layer, duplicate, change blend mode to multiply. To make it stand out, use could use either Eye Candy Gradient Glow or duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, select all, use magic wand to select text, expand by 2, floodfill with colour of choice, apply noise.

Add a new vector layer for your name, floodfill with white.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Rock Angel



This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use
Version 9).

Artwork by Celine and she is a pay to use artist, you can find her here. Please make sure that you have the appropriate My PSP Tubes artist license to use the same tube as I do.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Rock Angel" by Grunge and Glitter and can be found here.
Mask(s): Weescotslass 116, and you can find that here.
Font(s): Kolker Brush

Here we go!

Open new image, 500x500, floodfill background with white.

Open frame 5 and papers 4 & 11 - copy and paste frame as a new layer, resize, duplicate, change blend mode to multiply. Use magic wand and select inside of frame, copy and paste paper 4 as a new layer, copy and paste paper 11 as a new layer, change blend mode on paper 11 to multiply and drop the opacity down to 70. Move all layers underneath frame.

Copy and paste paper 15, apply mask, move underneath all layers.

Copy and paste wordart 2, resize, select, contract 2, add new layer, floodfill with grey, add noise with uniform & monochrome checked and set at 50, duplicate.

Open your tube or image of choice - copy and paste, arrange and resize to your liking.

Open your choice of extra goodies - copy and paste as new layers, resizing as you go.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your name, floodfill with paper 13, convert to raster layer. To make it stand out, use could use either Eye Candy Gradient Glow or duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, select all, use magic wand to select text, expand by 2, floodfill with black, drop shadow with white.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Spirit of the Wolf


This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use Version 9).

Image courtesy of Howard Robinson, it is a free to use tube and he can be found here.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "New Moon" by Pimp'd Designz and can be purchased here.
Mask(s): Weescotslass 105, which can be found here.
Font(s): Papyrus

Here we go!

Open a new image, 500x500 (we can resize later).

Open frame 02 and paper 12 - Copy, paste as a new layer, resize to your liking. Use magic wand and select inside frame, add a new layer, modify by 5, flood fill with paper 12 and move beneath frame layer.

Open image or tube of choice - Copy, paste as a new layer, resize to fit just inside frame, move underneath frame layer.

Open paper 11 - Copy, paste as a new layer, move to bottom, apply mask, duplicate, change blend mode to multiply and adjust opacity to your liking.

Open assortment of elements - Copy, paste each as a new layer, resizing and rotating as you go.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your name - Floodfill with black.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Want You Forever



This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use Version 9).

Image courtesy of Zindy SD Nielson, it is a pay to use tube and can be purchased here. Please make sure that you have the appropriate artist license to use the same tube as I do.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Twilight" by Pimp'd Designz and can be purchased here.
Mask(s): Weescotslass 105, which can be found here.
Font(s): Passions Conflict ROB

Here we go!

Open a new image, 500x500 (we can resize later).

Open frame 02 and paper 9 - Copy, paste as a new layer, resize to your liking. Use magic wand and select inside frame, add a new layer, modify by 5, flood fill with paper 9, move underneath frame layer.

Open image or tube of choice - Copy, paste as a new layer, resize to fit just inside frame, move underneath frame layer, rotate 2 degrees left.

Open papers 5 & 12 - Copy, paste paper 12 as a new layer, move to bottom, apply mask, move to the right, duplicate, move top layer to left, copy and paste paper 5, apply mask,move to bottom layer.

Open assortment of elements - Copy, paste each as a new layer, resizing and rotating to your liking.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your name - Floodfill with paper 11.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Cries of Injustice



This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use Version 9).

All images used are included in the kit.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "If I Was Your Vampire" by Pimp'd Designz and can be purchased here.
Mask(s): Vix 405 and you can find that here.
Font(s): Shalimar ROB

Here we go!

Open a new image, 500x500 (we can resize later).

Open frame 04 and paper 5 - Copy, paste as a new layer, resize to your liking. Use magic wand and select inside frame, add a new layer, modify by 4, flood fill with paper 5 (I resized it).

Copy and paste paper 01 as a new layer, move to bottom, apply mask, duplicate, change blend mode to multiply.

Open assortment of elements - Copy, paste each as a new layer, resizing and rotating to your liking. For a spooky look, you may need to change opacity on certain things like the blood or the spider webs.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your name - Floodfill with paper 03, lower opacity to 30.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Nature's Beauty



This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use Version 9).

All images used are included in the kit.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Autumn Love" by Pimp'd Designz and can be purchased here.
Font(s): Scrap Cursive

Here we go!

Open a new image, 500x500 (we can resize later).

Open frame 03 and paper 11 - Copy, paste as a new layer, resize to your liking. Use magic wand and select inside frame, add a new layer, modify by 8, flood fill with paper 11. Duplicate frame, change blend mode to multiply.

Open assortment of elements - Copy, paste each as a new layer, resizing and rotating to your liking. Try to make sure all the elements are proportional and layered well.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your name - Floodfill with paper 07.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Monday, November 8, 2010

In My Arms Once Again



This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use Version 9).

Image courtesy of Zindy SD Nielson, it is a pay to use tube and can be purchased here. Please make sure that you have the appropriate artist license to use the same tube as I do.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Breaking Dawn" by Pimp'd Designz and can be purchased here.
Mask(s): Weescotslass 62 & 84, which can be found here.
Font(s): Satisfaction

Here we go!

Open a new image, 500x500 (we can resize later).

Open frame 01 and paper 11 - Copy, paste as a new layer, resize to your liking. Use magic wand and select inside frame, add a new layer, modify by 8, flood fill with paper 11.

Open image or tube of choice - Copy, paste as a new layer, resize to fit just inside frame, move underneath frame layer.

Open paper 11 - Resize to 60%, copy, paste as a new layer, move to bottom, apply mask. Repeat with other mask.

Open assortment of elements - Copy, paste each as a new layer, resizing and rotating to your liking.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your name - Floodfill with paper 11 and dropshadow with white.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Country Girl at Heart


This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use
Version 9).

Artwork is included in the kit.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Down on the Farm" by Pimp'd Designz and can be purchased here.
Mask: Weescotslass 218, that you can find here.
Plug Ins: Alien Skin Xenofex 2, Little Fluffy Clouds & Lightning & Penta Color Dot
Font(s): Qwigley

Here we go!

Open new image, 500x500, floodfill background with white.

Open frame 03, copy and paste as a new layer, resize to your liking.

Select inside of frame with magic wand, expand by 5, add new layer, floodfill with white, Little Fluffy Clouds (100,30,50,Wispy,1),move underneath frame layer.

Copy and paste paper of choice, move down to bottom, apply mask.

Open all the goodies that you want to add, copy and paste each as a new layer, resizing and rotating as you go.

Open your tube or image of choice - Copy and paste, arrange and resize to your liking.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your text,convert to raster layer, add Color Dot filter (90,2,255,255,255). To make it stand out, use could use eiter Eye Candy Gradient Glow or duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, select all, use magic wand to select text, expand by 2, floodfill with white.

Add another new vector layer for your name, floodfill with paper of choice.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance
to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Sunday, October 17, 2010

I Dream...



This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use
Version 9).

Artwork by Zindy SD Nielson and you can find her here. Please make sure that you have the appropriate artist license to use the same tube as I do.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Forbidden Love" by Grunge and Glitter and can be found here.
Mask(s): Weescotslass Mask 209, you can find it here.
Font(s): Qwigley

Here we go!

Open new image, 500x500, floodfill background with white.

Open frame 5, copy and paste as a new layer, resize to your liking. Using magic wand, select inside of frame, expand by 2, add new raster layer, copy and paste music sheet (you may want to resize paper), move underneath frame layer.

Open paper 1, copy and paste as a new layer, apply mask, move underneath frame background.

Open your tube or image of choice - Copy and paste, arrange and resize to your liking, erase all parts that hang over, lower the opacity to 54.

Open doodle 1, copy and paste as a new layer, resize to fit bottom of frame, drop shadow, use eiter Eye Candy Gradient Glow or duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, select all, use magic wand to select text, expand by 2, floodfill with white, drop shadow again.

Open any elements that you would like to add, copy and paste, resizing as necessary.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your text,convert to raster layer. To make it stand out, use could use either Eye Candy Gradient Glow or duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, select all, use magic wand to select text, expand by 2, floodfill with colour of choice. I also drop shadowed the text before I added the white background.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance
to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Flirty



This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use
Version 9).

Artwork by Ismael Rac and you can find him here. Please make sure that you have the appropriate Xeracx artist license to use the same tube as I do.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Flirty Mini" by Grunge and Glitter and can be found here.
Mask(s): ButterflyFlutterby Creations Mask 4, you can find it here.
Plugin(s): Alien Skin Xenofex Constellation
Font(s): Send Flowers

Here we go!

Open new image, 500x500, floodfill background with white.

Open frame 4, copy and paste as a new layer, resize to your liking. Using magic wand, select inside of frame, expand by 2, add new raster layer, copy and paste paper 9 (you may want to resize paper), move underneath frame layer. For sparkles, use Xenofex, 2, 89, 46, 2, 100, 100, rotation 45, keep original image.

Open flirt pin, copy and paste as a new layer, resize to your liking, "hook" around frame by erasing the inner part of the loop.

Open glitter hearts, copy and paste as a new layer, resize to your liking.

Open paper 3, copy and paste as a new layer, apply mask, move underneath frame background.

Open your tube or image of choice - Copy and paste, arrange and resize to your liking, erase all parts that hang over, duplicate image, and clean up any other stray parts.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your text,convert to raster layer. To make it stand out, use could use either Eye Candy Gradient Glow or duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, select all, use magic wand to select text, expand by 2, floodfill with colour of choice.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance
to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Tears of the Angels



This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use
Version 9).

Artwork by Zindy SD Nielson and you can find her here. Please make sure that you have the appropriate artist license to use the same tube as I do.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Fresh Water Mini" by Grunge and Glitter and can be found here.
Font(s): Sarah Script

Here we go!

Open new image, 500x500, floodfill background with white.

Open water effect 2, copy and paste as a new layer, resize to your liking, Open water effect 1, copy and paste on top of effect 2, resize to only cover about 75% of effect 2.

Open water splash, copy and paste, resize to very small "splashes".

Add a new vector layer, draw out an oval, using black as a background floodfill. When you have desired size and shape, convert to raster, select all, select inside with magic wand, add new layer, flood fill with paper 2, deselect all, delete black oval.

Open all the elements that you want to add, copy and paste each as a new layer, resizing and rotating as you go.

Open your tube or image of choice - Copy and paste, arrange and resize to your liking, lower the opacity to 50.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your text,convert to raster layer. To make it stand out, use could use either Eye Candy Gradient Glow or duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, select all, use magic wand to select text, expand by 2, floodfill with colour of choice.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance
to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Home Sweet Home



This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use
Version 9).

Artwork by Zindy SD Nielson and you can find her here. Please make sure that you have the appropriate artist license to use the same tube as I do.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Feeling Ghoulish" by Creationz by Jo and can be purchased here.
Font(s): Sarah Script

Here we go!

Open new image, 500x500, floodfill background with white.

Open metal frame, copy and paste as a new layer, resize to your liking, mirror image.

Open paper 1, Select inside of frame with magic wand, expand by 10 (make sure you get inside the left side), add new layer, floodfill with paper 1, add new layer, floodfill with black, select none, move both layers underneath frame layer. Drop opacity on black layer to 54.

Open drape, copy and paste as a new layer, arranging over the frame, duplicate, mirror.

Open both ivys, copy and paste, rotate 90 degrees, both will need resized, make sure to mirror one of them.

Open all the goodies that you want to add, copy and paste each as a new layer, resizing and rotating as you go.

Open your tube or image of choice - Copy and paste, arrange and resize to your liking. For this tube I duplicated, changed blend mode to multiply,added gaussian blur of 4, and lowered the opacity to 52, only drop shadowed the bottom layer.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your text,convert to raster layer. To make it stand out, use could use either Eye Candy Gradient Glow or duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, select all, use magic wand to select text, expand by 2, floodfill with colour of choice.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance
to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Seasons Change



This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use
Version 9).

Supplies Needed:

Scrap Kit: "Glow of Autumn" by Creationz by Jo and can be found here.
Mask: Weescotslass 219 which can be found here.
Font(s): Cherish

Here we go!

Open new image, 500x500, floodfill background with white.

Open leaf frame, copy and paste as a new layer, resize to your liking.

Copy and paste plant, resize to fit on top of leaf frame, mirror image.

Copy and paste glitter swirl leaves, resize, copy and paste while rotating around frame.

Copy and paste individual leaves around to fill in any blank spaces, make sure you alternate layers.

Copy and paste clock, resize to fit into frame, move to bottom

Copy and paste butterflies, resize, I selected the top two butterflies and copy and pasted to other parts of the frame also.

Copy and paste a bird and a snail and any other accessories that you would like to add. Make sure you resize and rotate as you go, alternating layers.

Copy and paste paper 19, move down to bottom layer, apply mask WSL219.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your name,I used #533c25, convert to raster layer. To make it stand out, use could use either Eye Candy Gradient Glow or duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, select all, use magic wand to select text, expand by 2, floodfill with colour choice.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance
to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Hocus Pocus



This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use
Version 9).

Image courtesy of Sheila Craig, it is a free to use tube and she can be found here.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Hocus Pocus" by Grunge and Glitter and can be found here.
Mask: Weescotslass 218 & 222, that you can find here.
Plug Ins: Alien Skin Xenofex 2 -> Little Fluffy Clouds (not a necessity)
Font(s): Angelic War

Here we go!

Open new image, 500x500, floodfill background with white.

Open frame 2, copy and paste as a new layer, resize to your liking.

Select inside of frame with magic wand, expand by 5, add new layer, floodfill with paper 8, Effects ->Little Fluffy Clouds (100,30,50,Puffy,Perspective checked,default settings on Camera & Sky, except uncheck sky background,move underneath frame layer.

Copy and paste paper 6, move down to bottom, apply mask WSL222,lower opacity to 54.

Copy and paste paper 2, move down to right above last paper, apply mask WSL222.

Open all the goodies that you want to add, copy and paste each as a new layer, resizing and rotating as you go. Both the lightning and the ghost I lowered the opacity down.

Open your tube or image of choice - Copy and paste, arrange and resize to your liking.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your name,convert to raster layer, I floodfilled with one of the orange papers. To make it stand out, use could use either Eye Candy Gradient Glow or duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, select all, use magic wand to select text, expand by 2, floodfill with a colour of your choosing.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance
to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Happy Halloween



This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use
Version 9).

Artwork is included in the kit.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Halloween Town" by Pimp'd Designz and can be purchased here.
Mask: Weescotslass 119, that you can find here.
Plug Ins: Alien Skin Xenofex 2, Little Fluffy Clouds & Lightning
Font(s): TS Curly

Here we go!

Open new image, 500x500, floodfill background with white.

Open frame 1, copy and paste as a new layer, resize to your liking.

Select inside of frame with magic wand, expand by 5, add new layer, floodfill with black, Little Fluffy Clouds (100,30,50,Puffy,Perspective checked,default settings on Camera & Sky, except uncheck sky background, Lightning (Basic: 15, 92, 90, 36 random seed 5917, Glow 50, 71, 73),move underneath frame layer.

Copy and paste paper of choice, move down to bottom, apply mask.


Open all the goodies that you want to add, copy and paste each as a new layer, resizing and rotating as you go.

Open your tube or image of choice - Copy and paste, arrange and resize to your liking.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your text,convert to raster layer, add noise (random, 23, monochrome checked). To make it stand out, use could use either Eye Candy Gradient Glow or duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, select all, use magic wand to select text, expand by 2, floodfill with #e47613. Use the same process for your name, only change background fill to white.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance
to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Hot for Teacher



This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use
Version 9).

Artwork by Ismael Rac and you can find him at here. Please make sure that you have the appropriate Xeracx artist license to use the same tube as I do.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Techie Love" by Pimp'd Designz and can be purchased here.
Font(s): Up Dock

Here we go!

Open new image, 500x500, floodfill background with white.

Open frame 6, copy and paste as a new layer, resize to your liking.

Open paper 10, Select inside of frame with magic wand, expand by 5 (make sure you get inside the o), add new layer, floodfill with paper 10, select none, move underneath frame layer.

Open metal bg, copy and paste as new layer, resize to your liking. Move
underneath frame Layer.

Open all the goodies that you want to add, copy and paste each as a new layer,
resizing and rotating as you go.

Open your tube or image of choice - Copy and paste, arrange and resize to your
liking. For this tube I duplicated the layer, moved to top of frame, erased any
"hanging over" parts, and only drop shadowed the bottom layer.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the
original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your text,convert to raster layer, add noise (random,
23, monochrome checked). To make it stand out, use could use either Eye Candy
Gradient Glow or duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, select all,
use magic wand to select text, expand by 2, floodfill with gray.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance
to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Wild Thing



This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use Version 9).

Artwork by Justice Howard and you can find her here.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Rock-a-Billie" by Pimp'd Designz and can be purchased here.
Mask: 415 by Vix, that you can download here.
Filters: Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Nature Fire
Font(s): The King and Queen Flourish

Here we go!

Open new image, 500x500, floodfill background with white.

Copy and paste a paper of your choice, apply mask. I duplicated mine.

Open frame 5, copy and paste as a new layer, resize to your liking. Using magic wand,select inside of frame, expand by two, add new layer, flood fill with paper of choice. I also added effects>texture effects>blinds>width 2 opacity 12,colour white, horizontal checked.

If you want to add some flames effects>Eye Candy 5 Nature>Fire. Starting from top to bottom: 90 107.36 14 -1 97 24 95 3 start from bottom 4091.

Copy and paste a variety of embellishments to your tag, rotating and resizing as you go.

Open your tube or image of choice - Copy and paste, arrange and resize to your liking. I duplicated my tube, changed the top blend to multiply and dropped the opacity down to 86.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your text.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Journey to the Past



This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use
Version 9).

Artwork by Keith Garvey and he is a pay to use artist, you can currently find him here. Please make sure that you have the appropriate My PSP Tubes or PSP Tubes Emporium artist license to use the same tube as I do.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Gothic Journey" by Created by Jill Scraps and can be purchased here.
Font(s): Vujahday Flourish

Here we go!

Open new image, 500x500, floodfill background with white.

Open GJ_mask1_cbj, copy and paste as a new layer, resize to your liking.

Open GJ_mask_cbj, copy and paste as new layer, resize to your liking. I recoloured mine, hue and saturation both set at 30.

Open GJ_traintracks_cbj, copy and paste as new layer, resize to your liking, I have mine rearranged, but it's up to you.

Open the grass, suitcase, passport, map, umbrella, moon, and railroad sign, copy and paste each as a new layer, resizing as you go. Some of the grass I did lower the opacity on.

Open GJ_wordart1_cbj, copy and paste as a new layer, resize to your liking. I recoloured mine, hue and saturation both set to 30.

Open your tube or image of choice - Copy and paste, arrange and resize to your liking, once again I recoloured mine to hue and saturation both set to 30. I also lowered the opacity to make her look a little "ghostish".

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your text, lower opacity to your liking.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance

to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.

Monday, September 6, 2010

Spring Friends



This tutorial was written for those that have a working knowledge of PSP (I use Version 9).

Images are included in the kit.

Supplies Needed:

Tube or image of choice
Scrap Kit: "Playful" by Grunge & Glitter and can be purchased here.
Template: Melissa's Creations #22, you can find it here.
Font(s): Harlow Solid Italic

Here we go!

NOTE: Open all the papers that you are going to use and resize to 500x500 pixels.

Open template 22, Shift + "D" to duplicate to a new image. Close original template and go ahead and "Save As" your new template to your desired folder. Turn off copyright layer and move to bottom.

In your layer window, select circle, Select All, using magic wand, select circle, add new layer, flood fill with paper 12, deselect, delete original layer.

In your layer window, select circle frame, Select All, using magic wand, select frame, add new layer, flood fill with paper 8, deselect, delete original layer.

In your layer window, select spring, Select All, using magic wand, select spring, add new layer, flood fill with paper 5, deselect, delete original layer.

In your layer window, select square frames, Select All, using magic wand, select small circle, add new layer, flood fill with paper 8, deselect, delete original layer,apply noise 50%, uniform & monochrome selected.

In your layer window, select squares, Select All, using magic wand, select squares, add new layer, flood fill with paper 11, erase one, add new layer, flood fill other one with paper 9, erase the other one so the green shows through, deselect. Go back to original square layer, Select All, using magic wand, select squares, add new layer, flood fill with paper 2, deselect, delete original layer. Lower opacity of this layer to around 50.

In your layer window, select swirl brush, Select All, using magic wand, select swirl brush, add new layer, flood fill with paper 11, deselect, delete original layer.

Delete gray flowers layer.

Open your tube or image of choice - Copy and paste, arrange and resize to your liking, mine are rotated 21 degrees.

Copy and paste any other elements that you would like to use, resizing and rotating as you go.

At this point, I usually resize if I need a smaller image. I also save both the original size and the smaller size images.

Add a new vector layer for your text - (I floodfilled mine with paper 8.) To make it stand out, duplicate the layer, convert bottom layer to raster, drop shadow first with white, then add another drop shadow in black.

Go back through to sharpen and add a drop shadow to your layers.

Add your copyright as the finishing touch.

Save your tag in your favorite format and you are done!!

This tutorial was written by Debbie (Mystic Inc Design), 2010. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and not intended.
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