Tuesday, July 7, 2020

FTU Waiting for Summer


This tut was written July 7th, 2020 for those with a basic knowledge of psp.
I am using the awesome artwork of Gabriella Szabo
The tube is called "Waiting for the Summer"
You need a license to use this tube, do not use without a license.
You can find this tube at Digital Art Heaven store  HERE

I used PSPX...but any of them should work.
FTU kit No Blue without Yellow by Melissaz Creationz  HERE 
Check out the rest of the blog HERE
Mask of choice, I used Trese Mask 0459  HERE
Check out the rest of the blog HERE
Wordart by MizTeeques HERE
Check out the rest of the blog HERE
Filters
 xero-Bad Dream

Font of choice,  I used Evanescent

Drop shadow is  V-3 H-3 Black, 50, 8, use what you prefer.
Let's get started
*Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*

Open a new image 800 x 800 or a size you prefer.
Paste paper 13, apply your mask, delete, merge group, resize smaller
to 85%.

Resize element 4 to 50%, paste at the upper right, duplicate, mirror, 
move down more on the left, click inside the frames, expand by 5, 
resize paper 1 to 75%, paste, invert, delete, select none.

Resize your tube to 80%, paste above the frames.
Apply the filter xero-Bad Dream

Paste element 6 below the tube and up on the right a little, duplicate, 
mirror, move below the first flower and down on the left.
Being on the top layer, paste element 2 at the upper right, duplicate, 
move down at the lower right below the yellow flowers, duplicate, 
mirror, move to the upper left, erase the large flower.

Paste element 5 above the mask layer at the upper left, duplicate,
flip, move down to the bottom.
Add a dark yellow drop shadow, I used #eac658.

Resize element 20 to 55%, paste on the mask at the upper left, duplicate,
flip, move to the lower right.
Resize element 3 to 50%, being back on the top layer, paste at to the lower
left, duplicate, move to the upper right.

Resize element 33 to 50%, free rotate to the right at 15 degrees, 
paste at the bottom below the yellow flower layer, erase the ends on each side,
duplicate, move over more. 
Duplicate a couple more times, move where you like.
Paste element 26 on the right below the tube, move the blue flowers at the bottom
to the top layer and erase the large blue one.

Paste the wordart on the top layer where you like, lower the opacity to 50%.

Add any other elements that you would like, make it your own.
Always readjust your mask and elements how you like them before you
 merge your tag, sharpen once.
Crop your tag to make sure no shadows or anything on the edges

 Then add your copyright and name.

That's it
Hope you enjoyed doing my tut.

Monday, July 6, 2020

FTU Blossom Laura


This tut was written July 6th, 2020 for those with a basic knowledge of psp.
I am using the awesome artwork of Sheokate
The tube is called "Snail Laura"
You need a license to use this tube, do not use without a license.
You can find this tube at Elegancefly store  HERE

I used PSPX...but any of them should work.
FTU kit May Flowers by Melissaz Creationz  HERE 
Check out the rest of the blog HERE
Mask of choice, I used Trese Mask 0741  HERE
Check out the rest of the blog HERE
Filters
EyeCandy 4000-Glass
(Optional) xero-Soft Mood

Font of choice,  I used Lady Ice

Drop shadow is  V-2 H-0 Black, 50, 5, use what you prefer.
Let's get started
*Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*

Open a new image 800 x 800 or a size you prefer.
Paste paper 4, apply your mask, delete, merge group, resize smaller
to 90%.

Paste element 2 the frame, apply Eye Candy 4000-Glass with these settings
Bevel width 30, Smoothness 75
30, 35, 50, 0, 50
Lighting 83, 57
100, 40, 0, 200
Highlight color white
Button 
Click inside with your magic wand, expand by 5, paste paper 9,  invert, delete,
keep selected, resize your tube to 50%, paste, delete, select none.
Merge the tube, frame and paper together, duplicate, mirror, move down
more on the right.

Resize your tube to 32%, paste above the frames, adjust the frames.

Resize element 33 to 75%, paste at the bottom below the frame layers,
duplicate, flip, mirror, adjust at the top.
Resize element 6 to 60%, paste at the bottom below the tube, duplicate,
free rotate to the left at 90 degrees, move to the right below the frame,
duplicate, mirror, duplicate, free rotate to the right at 90 degrees, move to 
the top.

Paste element 10 on the frame on the right, erase any stem below,
duplicate, mirror.
Paste element 19 on the right behind the tube, duplicate, mirror, adjust on
the left behind the tube.

Paste element 14 at the lower right above the tube, duplicate, resize to 
40%, move to the right more.

Resize element 27 to 40%, paste at the top below the tube layer, duplicate, 
mirror, move where you like.
Resize element 3 to 25%, mirror, paste at the lower left below the foot of the tube.

Resize element 17 to 75%, paste at the lower right below the flower, 
duplicate, move down and to the left a little, duplicate, mirror, 
duplicate once more, resize to 75%, move below the tube by the foot.

Add any other elements that you would like, make it your own.
Always readjust your mask and elements how you like them before you
 merge your tag, sharpen once.
Crop your tag to make sure no shadows or anything on the edges

(Optional)
Close off any white background if you used one, merge the tag, 
duplicate, go to Adjust, Blur, Gaussian blur, number on 4, change the 
blend mode to Screen.

Apply the filter Soft Mood twice, merge visible, sharpen.

 Then add your copyright and name.

That's it
Hope you enjoyed doing my tut.

Sunday, June 21, 2020

FTU America the Beautiful


This tut was written June 21st, 2020 for those with a basic knowledge of psp.
I am using the awesome artwork of Keith Garvey
The tube is called "American Tease"
You need a license to use this tube, do not use without a license.
I bought mine when he still had his own store, now you can find it at CDO.
You can find this tube at CDO store  HERE

I used PSPX...but any of them should work.
FTU kit America by Designs by Shelly  HERE
Check out the rest of the blog HERE 
Mask of choice, I used DD Patriotic Mask 2 HERE
Check out the rest of the blog HERE
Filter
EyeCandy 4000

Font of choice,  I used Sunset Boulevard

Drop shadow is  V-3 H-3 Black, 50, 10, use what you prefer.
Let's get started
*Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*

Open a new image 800 x 800 or a size you prefer.
Paste paper 116, apply your mask, delete, merge group.

Resize element 105 to 75%, paste and move more toward the top, click 
inside with your magic wand, expand by 5, paste paper 117, invert, delete,
keep selected, paste the medium side tube in one side, mirror, paste in 
the other, delete both, select none.
Add a fat white gradient glow with Eye Candy 4000 (Optional).

Resize element 87 to 70%, paste at the bottom.
Resize your tube to 90%, move below the wordart, duplicate, move above,
erase the one leg.
Add the gradient glow to the bottom tube (Optional).

Paste element 89 at the upper left below the paper layer of the frames,
duplicate, mirror, duplicate, move down behind the tube more.
Resize element 57 to 40%, paste below the tubes on one side, duplicate,
mirror.
Resize element 20 to 30%, paste at the upper right above the frame.
Paste element 104 below the tube layer.
Paste element 92 below the flares and down on the right, duplicate, 
mirror, flip.

Resize element 80 to 15%, paste on the right, duplicate, mirror, place
where you like on the left.
Resize element 15 to 20%, paste on the star frame on the upper right, 
duplicate, move to the left and down more.
Paste element 83 on the mask layer at the lower left, duplicate, move to
the upper right.

Add any other elements that you would like, make it your own.
Always readjust your mask and elements how you like them before you
 merge your tag, sharpen once.

Crop your tag to make sure no shadows or anything on the edges, merge visible.
 Then add your copyright and name.

That's it
Hope you enjoyed doing my tut.