Saturday, October 17, 2020

FTU Thanksgiving Time


  This tut was written October 17th, 2020 for those with a basic knowledge of psp.

I am using the awesome artwork of Kajenna
The tube is called "October"
You need a license to use this tube, do not use without a license.
You can find this tube at PFD store  HERE

I used PSPX...but any of them should work.
FTU kit Thanksgiving by TADD  HERE
Millie's Template 895 HERE
Check out the rest of the blog HERE
Mask of choice, I used DD Fall Mask 6  HERE
Check out the rest of the blog HERE

Font of choice,  I used  DK Soerabaja

Drop shadow is  V-1 H-5 Black, 50, 10, use what you prefer.
Let's get started
*Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*

Open the template, hold the shift key and hit d to duplicate, close
the original. Delete the credits.
Go to Adjust, Canvas size, make it 800 x 800, I like mine large,
you can always resize later.

Paste paper 4 on the bottom layer above the white, apply your mask, 
delete, merge group, duplicate, change the blend mode to Burn, merge down.

Merge layer 2 of the template down with layer 1, select all, float, defloat,
paste paper 5, invert, delete.  Duplicate, change the blend mode to Multiply, merge down.

Delete each layer of the template as you go along.

Merge layer 4 down with layer 3, select all, float, defloat, flip paper 1, paste, 
invert, delete, select none.
Merge layer 6 down with layer 5, paste paper 4, invert, delete, select none.
Select layer 7, paste paper 3, invert, delete.

Merge layer 9 down with layer 8, paste paper 5, invert, delete.
Duplicate, change the blend mode to Multiply, merge down.
Move layer 12 down below layer 11, merge down with layer 10, select all, float,
defloat, paste paper 5, invert, delete, keep selected.

Resize your tube to 30%, duplicate, paste the girl in one square and the dog 
in the other, delete, select none, change the blend mode to Luminance(L) or 
one you prefer.
Merge layer 13 down with layer 11, change to color to one that matches your tube.
Add noise at 50%.

Resize element 61 to 75%, flip, paste at the top to the left below the green square,
duplicate, move to the right above the green square, duplicate, move down to the 
bottom above the brown bars, duplicate, mirror.

Resize element 10 to 65%, paste on the left below the light color layer, duplicate, mirro.
Resize element 58 to 50%, paste on the light color layer and move to the left a bit
under the bars, duplicate, mirror, move to the right more.
Resize element 47 to 50%, paste and move down a little off center.

Resize element 28 to 75%, paste on the lower right above the small frames, duplicate,
 mirror.
Resize element 7 to 75%, paste on the lower left above the grass, to help hide the
vegetables, duplicate, mirror.
Paste element 6 at the bottom below the leaves cluster to one side, duplicate, move to 
the other side.

Resize your tube to 32%, paste being on the top layer.

Paste element 66 at the bottom below the tube layer.
Resize element 25 to 65%, paste on the left below the bars, duplicate, mirror.
Resize element 65 to 50%, paste at the upper left below the tube layer, duplicate, mirror, 
duplicate the upper left one, move down to the lower right above the tube.
Resize element 52 to 25%, paste at the upper right under the leaves.

Resize element 37 to 50%, paste at the bottom above the tube.
Resize element 32 to 30%, paste on the left below the tube layer, duplicate, 
move above the tube and a little behind the apples.
Resize element 22 to 25%, paste at the lower left being on the top layer.
Go to Effects, 3D effects, Inner bevel with these settings for the turkey
Shape2, width 10
12, 3, 3, 25
330, 49, 51 
color #f2d1ae
Resize element 68 to 25%, free rotate to the right at 20 degrees, paste on the right
below the tube layer, duplicate, free rotate to the left at 40 degrees, move down 
on the left where you like.
Resize element 73 to 15%, duplicate 2 or 3 times and paste at the lower right by the 
leaves, mirror one and move below the leaves.

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.   

Thursday, October 15, 2020

FTU Squeals Fall



 This tut was written October 15th, 2020 for those with a basic knowledge of psp.

I am using the awesome artwork of Laguna
The tube is called "Swinging Piggy with Donut"
You need a license to use this tube, do not use without a license.
You can find this tube at PFD store  HERE

I used PSPX...but any of them should work.
FTU kit Fall Bounty by Tiny Turtle Designs  HERE
You will have to register with her store to get the kit, and while 
there check out the rest of the store.
Mask of choice, I used MizTeeque's 349  HERE
Check out the rest of the blog HERE

Font of choice,  I used  Pig

Drop shadow is  V-1 H-5 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 10, apply your mask, delete, merge group, resize larger to 105%,
duplicate, merge down.

Paste element 4 on the mask, resize larger to 105%, change the blend mode
to Overlay.

Paste element 146, mirror, resize smaller to 90%, paste to the right.
Resize element 33 to 45%, paste on the lower right above the mushroom.
Resize element 50 to 75%, paste above the wheel barrel and down more.

Resize your tube to 30%, paste on the tree stump.

Resize element 5 to 40%, paste below the tree stump at the lower left.
Paste element 90 above the tree stump at the bottom.
Resize element 82 to 30%, paste at the bottom center, duplicate two or three 
times, move to each side how you like.

Resize element 40 to 25%, paste at the lower left being on the top layer.
Resize element 28 to 20%, paste by the first pumpkin.
Resize element 81 to 30%, free rotate to the left at 35 degrees, paste on the
small pumpkin at the lower left.

Resize element 79 to 40%, paste at the lower right being on the top layer.
Resize element 125 to 50%, paste at the top below the mushroom, duplicate, 
mirror, move down on the right, duplicate once more, mirror, move
down behind the box on the left, duplicate again, mirror, adjust behind 
the wheel barrel.

Resize element 41 to 50%, paste behind the box with the pumpkin on the left,
duplicate, move to the right behind the wheel barrel, duplicate one, resize
smaller to 50%, move above the tree stump, duplicate as many times as you like 
and place.
Resize element 138 to 15%, paste above the grass on the stump.

Resize element 136 to 50%, paste on the right below the hanging branch.
Resize element 116 to 30%, paste on the right above the wheel barrel.
Resize element 49 to 10%, duplicate, move both to the bottom left by the pumpkin,
move one under the pumpkin to hide the stem.
Resize element 16 to 5%, paste by the acorns.
Resize element 91 to 50%, paste at the lower right above the fall sign, sharpen.

Resize element 25 to 15%, paste on the lower right above the wheel barrel,
duplicate, move to the left below the box with the pumpkin.
Resize element 22 to 12%, paste at the bottom being on the top layer now.

Resize element 149 to 65%, free rotate to the left at 15 degrees, paste below the 
hanging branch on the left.
Resize element 135 to 10%, paste on the box edge on the left.
Resize element 45 to 10%, paste at the bottom by the acorn, duplicate move over
a little.
Resize element 53 to 15%, paste at the bottom above the fall sign, duplicate,
move to the left by the pumpkin.
Resize element 130 to 25%, paste on the right on the pumpkin in the 
wheel barrel.
Resize element 122 to 15%, free rotate to the right at 90 degrees, paste at the 
bottom below the branch with the berries.

If you want to do a Signature tag, don't merge your tag just yet.
Open a new image 600 x 250
You will resize most to around 50%, some a bit smaller, resize to your liking.
Take elements from your tag and place them where you like, resize, adjust.
Once happy with everything, merge visible, add your copyright and name.

Avator
Size 180 x 180 or a size you prefer, square or circle your choice.
Circle you will use your preset eclipse, width 3, background closed off.
Paste your tag, resize as needed.
Frame of choice.
Name and copyright, merge.

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.   

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

FTU It's Witchy Time




 This tut was written October 14th, 2020 for those with a basic knowledge of psp.

I am using the awesome artwork of Elias Chatzoudis
The tube is called "113-1"
You need a license to use this tube, do not use without a license.
I bought this tube when he was still with MPT, they are closed now.
You can find this tube at CDO store  HERE

I used PSPX...but any of them should work.
FTU kit Little Witch by Graphic of Fantasy  HERE
Mask of choice, I used MizTeeque's Mask 283  HERE
Check out the rest of the blog HERE

Font of choice,  I used  Remo Regular

Drop shadow is  V-1 H-4 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.
Select all, new layer, paste paper 7 into selection, apply your mask, delete,
 merge group.

Resize element 31 to 50%, paste to the right, click inside with your magic 
wand, expand by 5, paste paper 2, invert, delete, keep selected,
paste your largest tube in the frame, delete, select none.
Duplicate the tube, go to Adjust. Blur, Gaussian blur, number on 4,
change the blend mode to Overlay or one you prefer.
Merge the frame, tube and paper layer together, duplicate, mirror
move up more on the left.

Paste your tube in the cauldron about center above the frame, adjust the 
frames better now.

Resize element 20 to 85%, paste behind the frame on the left, duplicate,
mirror, duplicate once more, move back toward the center.
Resize element 39 to 55%, paste on the right below the branches toward the top,
 duplicate, mirror.
Paste element 17 on the mask layer at the lower left, duplicate, mirror.
Paste element 22 on the lower left above the bush you just pasted, duplicate,
mirror.
Resize element 57 to 70%, paste on the left above the frame.

Resize element 79 to 50%, paste behind the tube to the right, duplicate, mirror,
move below the frame layers on the left.
Resize element 81 to 50%, paste on the left below the tube, duplicate, move 
to the right below the pumpkin so just the greenery shows.

Resize element 82 to 20%, paste at the lower right being on the top layer.
Paste element 16 at the bottom, move below all the other elements, duplicate,
mirror, adjust.

Resize element 64 to 40%, paste at the bottom below the tube.
Paste element 19 on the mask layer at the top to the right a bit.
Resize element 15 to 35%, paste to the lower left below the cauldron, duplicate,
mirror.
Resize element 65 to 20%, paste at the lower right below the brown branch.

Resize element 72 to 40%, paste at the lower left being on the top layer.
Resize element 71 to 55%, paste on the pumpkin on the right.
Resize element 21 to 40%, paste on the wood signs, duplicate, mirror, move
on the frame edge on the right.
Resize element 35 to 65%, paste above the frame on the left and up, 
duplicate, move to the right and down on the frame.

Paste element 76 on the lower left behind the mushroom, duplicate, move
over more toward the center, above the left frame but below the right frame.
Resize element 13 to 25%, being on the top layer now, move to the bottom by
the pumpkin, duplicate a few times and move around on the bottom.

Resize element 55 to 25%, mirror, paste on the sign posts.
Resize element 1 to 30%, mirror, paste at the lower right.

If you want to do a Signature tag, don't merge your tag just yet.
Open a new image 600 x 200
Close off the mask and tube on the tag, copy and paste.
Go back to the tag, open the tube, copy and paste where you like.
Copy any other elements you want, resize a little.

If needed either fill with a color on the bottom layer or duplicate the tag and 
move to each side to cover anything that is not covered.
Once happy merge, add your copyright and name.

Avator
Size 180 x 180 or a size you prefer
Paste your tag, resize as needed.
Frame of choice.
I liek using the 3AAA Frames- Foto frame
Name and copyright, merge.

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.