July 21, 2011

Snags 7.21.11




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New Snags





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Creative Elegance




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Tag made using Jasc Paint Shop Pro version 9


Supplies:
Scrap CBJ portion of Chaos Collab kit-grand opening can be found HERE or kit of choice

Tubes: The tube used in the first is example is from Anthony Guerra, I purchased his UL through CILM, which is no longer around, however his tubes can now be purchased from CDO HERE

The tube used in the second example is from Olivia and can be purchased from CDO HERE

Mask of choice- I do not remember where the one I used is from, so I cannot link nor can I supply




I am assuming you have a basic working knowledge of psp.
I prefer smaller tags, you are welcome to work in a larger area if you prefer.

Lets get started.

1. Open new transparent image 550 x 550 pixels (we will resize later)

2. Copy CBJ_ChaosClusterFrame, paste as new layer: Image, resize 35%, (I use weighted average)DO NOT have resize all layers checked, okay

Image, rotate, free rotate, right 90, okay

3. Copy CBJ_ChaosPearls, paste as new layer under the frame, resize 62%

4. Copy tube of choice and paste as new layer (optional add drop shadow, I use 2,-2,85,5).Use eraser tool to remove excess material from tube, should match up with frame (see example)

* I duplicate the original tube and send it below the frame, that way if I mess up I have a back up below the frame

5. Copy CBJ_ChaosCurledRibbonStars, paste as new layer, resize by 80%, rotate left 45%,

place above the frame/under the tube, erase as needed to make it look weaved.

6. Copy CBJ_ChaosFlower5 or element of choice, place behind tube on top of frame in location of choice, resize to fit frame (see example)

7. with CBJ_ChaosPaper11 open, click on eclipse tool, under materieal palate click on background and find the paper in the patters, angle 345, scale 100, ok

draw a circle to fit the frame you are currently NOT using with your tube (see example)

convert to raster, place under frame

8. Copy light colored paper, paste as new layer, send to bottom

layer, new raster layer, flood fill white

use mask of choice and merge group, resize as needed.

9. Add additional elements as disired.

10. Add copyrights and license numbers, save to offers folder

11. Add name and share.




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July 18, 2011

DIGITAL CHAOS GRAND RE-OPENING!!!!


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Digital Chaos is in the middle of their Grand Re-Opening
You can check them out by clicking the blinkie above


July 14, 2011

Inner Reflection



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Name: Inner Reflection

Supplies:

Scrap- Willowwoods by Horsedreamn Designs purchased HERE
tube- ScorpionFlower by Ester DurĂ£es used with purchased license from Dreamscape Imaging and can be found HERE

Prep work

1. Go through and grab needed supplies from scrap kit and resize

I open each one, image, resize, change resolution to 72dpi and the longest portion (height/width 500 pixels), resize using weighted average (located at bottom)

file, save as and resave over the original sizing.

I do this for all supplies need and minimize.

2.Open fonts needed and minimize, open tube and minimize



Lets get started

1. New image 550x550 pixels, 72dpi, transparent background checked, ok

2. Copy HD_WillowWoods_element13 paste as new layer

3. Copy HD_WilloWoods_element_9, paste as new layer- resize to fit end of ribbon, see example

4. Copy HD_willoWoods_element_46, paste as new layer

5. Copy HD_willowoods_element_15, paste as new layer- resize to fit on top of ribbon, see example

6. Copy HD_willowwoods_element 32, paste as new layer; move below element 15

image, mirror, resize where some of the element sticks out of element 15, erase excess

7. Copy HD_willowwoods_element_23, paste over element 9, change blend mode from Normal to Overlay (under color palate in layers palate)

8. Hide element 23 and the white layer; merge visible

9. Unhide white layer (if you have one and element 23)

10.On the merged layer, selections select all, float, invert (ok), on the layer with element 23 select delete, select none, ok; merge element 9 with merged layer

11.Copy tube, paste as new layer, resize as needed, duplicate, hide duplicated layer

move visible layer to fit with element 9, I had to rotate mine using the raster deform tool to get it to fit

12. Unhide duplicated tube, move below merged layer and to the side until the eye is showing in the circle of element 15

13.With magic wand select inside inner circle of merged layer

selections, modify, expand 6 pixels, ok

selections, invert, on tube layer, hit delete, selections none, ok

14. On copied tube layer (with just eye showing)

effects, plugins, xero, porcelain ok (default settings)

15. On merged layer, effects drop shadow ( I use 1,-1,85,5, black and then the opposite)

16. Copy tube, paste as new layer, send to bottom- but above white layer (if used)

image, resize 70%, DO NOT CLICK resize all layers

17. Selections, select all, selections float, selections modify, feather 35, selections invert, hit delete 2-3 times, selections none, ok;  lower opacity to 28

18. If you are using white layer, hide and merge visible

19. Add copyrights and license numbers, give credit to the scrap maker, save to offers folder

20. Add name and share
 


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July 12, 2011

Burlesque



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Tag made using Jasc Paint Shop Pro version 9

Supplies

Scrap Burlesque kit by CBJ Scraps can be found at Dreamscape Imaging
Frame by thepspdiva download HERE
Tube used in first example is Hollow Pixie- Aries and can be purchased from  Dreamscape Imaging
Tube used in the second is example is from Barbara Jensen, and can be purchased HERE
Plugins: Filters UL Paper Textures- Japanese Paper

I am assuming you have a basic working knowledge of psp.
I prefer smaller tags, you are welcome to work in a larger area if you prefer.

Lets get started.

1. Open new transparent image 550 x 550 pixels (we will resize later)

2. Copy textured circles from thepspdiva frames dl, paste as new layer

3. Copy tube of choice and paste as new layer (we want to have an idea of what colors/design to play with.

4. Use eraser tool to remove excess material from tube, should match up with frame (see example)

5. Copy paper of choice, I used CBJ_BurlesquePaper4, paste as new layer

Using magic Wand, click on inner circle of frame, select-modify-expand by 2, select paper, delete

Using magic wand, select outside of circle, modify expand 2, click on paper, delete- select none (you should have the outer 2 layers of circle frame with paper only.

6. Copy CBJ_BurlesqueBottle, paste as new layer, arrange, send to bottom

Click on center circle of frame, select modify expand, 3,select invert, in the bottle layer-delete, select none

Click on bottle layer, effects, plugins, filters UL, Paper Textures, Japanese Paper

7. Copy CBJ_BurlesqueSwirl2, paste as new layer, image resize, 50%, place on frame as desired- erase excess as desired

8. Add elements as disired.

9. Add copyrights and license numbers, save to offers folder

9. Add name and share.





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Burlesque

July 9, 2011

REBELLE DOLL's BLOG TRAIN!

Hi Everyone,


This is my very first attempt at this- so please bear with me.
Below is a preview of my portion for the blog train, followed by examples of tags made with my portion.
A big thank you to Jacqui and Bratty for making them!

You can find the rest of the blog train HERE

Preview




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Examples:



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Download link HERE

July 8, 2011

Sleeping Beauty



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Sleeping Beauty
Tutorial written in Paint Shop Pro version 9
 
Supplies:
Scrap TheOrchid_DarkYarrow
Tube- Fallen Angel by Sherin Moustafa used with License from Dreamscape Imaging
Font Angelica


New Image 500x500- transparent background

1. Copy frame 01, paste as new layer
Image, resize 65% (resize all layers NOT checked)
Move frame to top left hand corner
Image, rotate, free rotate 90 right
Duplicate bring down and over 3 (pixels), down 2(pixels) to the right


2. Copy IvyCluster, paste as new layer
Image, resize 65%
place on the top of the bottom frame

3.Copy ribbion01, paste as new layer
Image, resize 75%
Place on top of Ivy (see my tag for reference)

4.Copy Paper of choice
Use Magic wand to select inside of back frame, select, modify, expand by 6
layer, new raster layer, paste paper into selection, select none
move paper layer behind the frame

*repeat #4 with front frame

5.Copy tube (I used Sherin Moustafa-FallenAngel)
paste as new layer, resize as desired
Add dro shadow, I used 2,-2, 85,5

6. Add additional elements of choice

7. Add copyright and license information

8. Safe to your offers folder and add a name.

**Tutorial can also be done using a FTU kit of choice,



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Misc Tags from 7-1-11 thru 7-8-11

Over the last week, I have made the following tags, if you would like one with your name, please email me at paully.moderator@gmail.com and the tag you want
Thanks for looking.





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Rustique



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This tutorial was written using Paint Shop Pro 9
 
Supplies Needed Tube of choice, I used Garrett Blair 50-2

found at Creative Design Outlet

Scrapkit by Carita- Rustique
Font- brush-tip Terrence from Dafont.com



Lets get Started

New Image W-300 H 500 w/ transparent background

1. copy notepaper3, paste as new layer

Image, Rotate, Free Rotate, 90 Left or right, your choice

Image resize, 75% Do NOT have Resize all layers checked



2. Copy arrow1*, paste as new layer

Image resize, 65%, Do NOT have resize all layers checked

Image flip, move to bottom of note paper

Right click arrow on layer palate, duplicate

send duplicate layer to the bottom (right click, arrange, send to bottom)



3. Copy clothespin3, paste as new layer

position near the top of the arrow on the left side where the arrow and the

noepaper meet

Image, resize 50%, add drop shadow of choice

I use 3,-3,85,5



4. Copy Net, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%, move below pin and above arrow



5. Copy doodle, paste as new layer

Image, resize 75%, move to desired location. (mine is above arrow and net

On your blend mode palate, change blend mode to overlay

erase excess from the bottom as needed.



6. Click on original arrow, using eraser, erase excess from top of notepaper

(its okay if you go over, that is what the duplicated bottom layer is for- cover our over erasures)



7. Copy tube, resize as needed, I resized mine 90%

Add drop shadow of choice (mine 3,-3,85,5 followed by -1,1,85,5)



8. add any additional touches you wish



9. Add copyrights and license number, give credit to scrapper



10. save to your offers folder



11. Add font of choice, I used brush-tipTerrence

Thanks for looking.



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July 5, 2011

Drama Free Word Art and Template

I made some drama free word art and a template for one of the groups I am in. I am new at this, so bear with me.
Previews



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You can find the wordart Here
and the template HERE
 
Check out the Taggers Hideaway Blog Here for more drama free additions and information on the yahoo group.