Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Monday, January 27, 2014
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Friday, January 24, 2014
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Kit by PinkParadox Productions called Angel Kisses found here for purchase
Font used Parchment
Open a 600 by 300 canvas
Resize Frame1 by 40%
Element 34 and 52 by 50%
element 50 by 25%
element 165 by 80% and duplicate to darken
Place element 79 behind the frame
Place paper 13 behind the frame and 25 as the tag's background.
Use frame14 as a texture for the top and bottom half of the tag's border.
The top border is sized 1 pixel flood filled in a metal gradient and the second border is sized 6 pixels flood filled with a color of the tube.
Add your tube on to your canvas. I used the groom tube and clothing layers sold at picsfordesign.com
Place element 153 a couple of times on the tag.
Add the tube on top of the frame background and change the blend to soft light.
Add your name in a gradient that matches your tube and add a 1 pixel outline in the metal gradient.
Add your artist URL, CR and your license number.
To make the avatar open a new canvas size 150 by 150. Merge the tag without the borders, name and artist info. Paste on tot the canvas and resize by 50%
Move to the desired part of the tag you want to use.
Crop your tag and make your borders.
Add your initial, artist CR and your license number
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Sunday, January 19, 2014
Tube used is a bonus by Barbara Jensen
You can get the NEW bonus tube by buying $10 worth of tubes
Kit by Crazy Carita called Hug Me Tight
found here for purchase
Fonts used are Shaloanak Script and Challiot
Mask of choice
Eye Candy Gradient Glow and Mura Meister Copies were the filter used
Start the tag with a 650 by 650 canvas
Open element 9 and reduce the size by 35% and again by 80%
Duplicate it three times and move then side by side, close the background layer and merge visible.
Using your magic wand click inside the little frame and expand by 4.
Add a new raster layer
Copy/paste paper8 into selections. Duplicate this layer and move behind the other three little frames.
Using the Challiot font in caps type out each letter with a stroke of 2 gold gradient and convert to raster. Then move them into each of the frames.
Activate each letter and contract your selections by 2.
Apply Inner bevel at these settings:
Close off the background layer then merge visible
Resize element 2 by 80% and element 14 by 50%
Duplicate the oval frame and place on each side of the gold frame.
Using paper9, add a new raster layer for each frame background and copy/paste the paper into selections
Resize element 3 ,5 and 19 by 25%
Place the florals on top of the frame, duplicate mirror and merge.
Place the falling ivy on each side of the frames( see tag for reference)
Apply Mura Meister Copies- glob to the leaves at these settings:
place on the right side then duplicate and mirror. Place on both the bottom and the top of the frames see tag as reference.
Resize element 12 and 13 at 30%
Apply a sparkle to the meshed heart if you desire. I used Xenofex2- constellations small stars settings
Add element 8 resized at 75% and your tube.
Duplicate your tube and apply Effects-Photo Effects- Film and filters-Glamour
Resize elemnt3 by 30% free rotate it 90 to the left
Add paper 10 as your background and apply your mask of choice
Add your name, artist URL, CR and your license number.
To make this a three piece set I used the tag above to make my forum and avatar.
Close the background, CR, name, rose, love wordart and tube layer
Merge visible and copy paste to a new canvas size 600 by 300.
Move down to fit. Place paper 10 as your background.
Resize your tube by 80% and place
Place the rose around the bottom several times
Resize the love wordart by 50% sharpen and place one on the left above the tube layer and the one on the right behind the tube layer.
Crop your tag then activate your background layer, selections- Modify- Selections borders at size 2 , Go to the top layer of your tag and add a new raster layer flood fill in a gold gradient.
Apply Effects – Edge effects- enhance. Do it again then apply a Gradient glow using red and white.
Take you name from your tag and resize it by 80% sharpen and place on the forum tag.
Add your artist CR. URL and your license number
I made an animated version by adding some flashing hearts to the background.
To make the avatar in the original tag merge the gold frame and background copy and paste as a new image. Then copy the tube layer and resize it by 80%.
Pull elements from the tag and resize it by 80% and place where you would like it. I used the floral cluster, globbed leaves and dropping ivy Once all is places merge visible then crop, resize your entire tag by 200pixels. Sharpen and add your name and artist CR , your license number
Save as a PNG
Thanks so much for looking
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Monday, January 13, 2014
Open a new canvas 650 by 650
Place element 7 and element1 on top of it
Place element 27 on top of the large frame to the left, duplicate, mirror, duplicate flip, duplicate again and mirror.
Merge the foliage together and duplicate it. Change the blend to multiply.
Reduce the size of paper2 by 50% and place in the center of the large frame
Place element2 and apply Effects-Distortion effects- Pinch at default. Duplicate it and change the blend to multiply.
Resize your tube by 50% and place in a bunch to fit under the top frame. Once done merge the tubes together. Click indie the top frame, expand the selections by 2, invert selection and delete the merged tubes excess.
Duplicate the merged tubes and change then blend to the bottom set to overlay and the top set to dodge.
Resize element 15 by 50% and place on the top of the top frame.
Place element4 on the bottom of the tag
Resize elements5, 12, 39 and 40 to make a cluster bouquet.
Once you size them to your liking the merge them together, duplicate it and change the blend to multiply.
Duplicate the cluster again resize by 70% mirror and flip then bring it down to the left of the previous cluster.
Duplicate then change the blend to multiply.
Place your tube between the floral clusters, duplicate it then change the blend to hard light.
Add your name, artist CR, URL and license number
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Thursday, January 9, 2014
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Tube by Very Many found at verymanytubes.com
Kit By Abstract Creations called Sweet Love found at CDOstore.com for purchase coming soon
Mask 53 by moonbeams and spiderwebs
Font Mon Amour
Eye Candy4 HSB noise and gradient glow
Reduce the size of the following elements
E35, E43, E44 and F2-50%
Open a new canvas sized 600 by 600 pixels
Place F2 twice side by side and merge down.
Color pick a color from the kit or tube I chose #d50e65 and add a thick gradient glow.
Select the gradient glow and promote the layer. Apply HSB noise at these settings:
Place paper9 behind the hearts, click the inside of the frames, expand the selections , invert the selections and delete the paper excess.Duplicate the paper layer and change the blend to burn.
Add paper1 and color pick a color from the tube or kit I chose #3c5821. Color change the paper then apply your mask.
Place element 37 to the top right and bottom left above the masked layer.
Place the tube and resize it by 75%, duplicate and apply Gaussian blur5 on the bottom tube. Then apply Xero Frillary at these settings:
Free rotate E1 90 to the left and duplicate change the top blend to burn
Repeat with the one we resized then mirror and flip.
Place wa1 to the right
Place E33 and 34 to the left. Duplicate the candy, free rotate it 10 to the right
Place E6 and flood fill with the color changer tool on the large rose with the pink color we used earlier.
Place it to the top left along with E35.
Place E27 and erase the parts to look like it is threaded thru
Add your name the artist URL,CR and your license number.
Thanks so much for looking
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Tube Jessica Doughtery found here for purchase
Kit by Abstract Creations called IB-Enamorte January 2014 found here for purchase
WSL 84 mask and Quicker font were used
Eye Candy Gradient glow used on font(optional)
Open a new canvas and reduce the size of the following elements
E8 at 50%
E26 at 25%
E33 at 20%
F4 at 80%
To assemble the tag place F2 then place paper5 behind it. Using your magic wand click inside the frame, expand selections by 4, invert selections and hit delete on the paper layer.
Place F4 behind the frame background to the left, duplicate and move to the right.
Merge f4s down and click inside the frames, expand the selections by 2, add a new layer and copy/paste paper 4 into selections.Duplicate the layer just made and change the blend to the top layer to screen.
If you are using the same tube resize it by 95% and apply Effects-Photo Effects- film and filters- Glamour at default, Duplicate the tube and apply Gaussian blur 5 and change the blend to soft light.
Place E1 as the last layer in the center of the canvas.
Place E17 on top of the bottom half of the tube.
Place E8 to the right, duplicate and mirror.
Place the remaining elements in the floral bouquet.
To have the element appear that it is buried into the bouquet ,lower the element's opacity to show the flower petals, erase the element portion that is covered by the petals then return the opacity to 100.
Add your name, artist CR, URL and your license number
Thanks for looking