Thursday, 29 August 2013

FTU Gothic Rockin Rebel





Gothic Rockin Rebel was written by Myself on 29th August 2013. It is my own idea and creation. Any similarity to any other tag or tutorial is co incidental.

Supplies Needed

Tube. I have used the artwork of Lady Mishka which I purchased from Pics for design. Seems she s no longer at PFD and I've been unable to find where she is currently selling so I'm just providing a link to her blog and will update as soon as I can. Lady Mishka Art

Fabulous Ftu Scrap kit is 'Lil Goth Girl' By Teresa at Topcats Tagz
Please leave a thank you when downloading :)

Template is by Me. You can get it  HERE

Mask Wsl 84 by Chelle at  Weescotslass Creations

Font used is Gothical

Filters Used

Xero - Radiance
Tramages - Mo Jellyfish
PhotoEffex - Scanlines
EyeCandy - Chrome
Toadies - Blast Em


Open template, duplicate and close original. Delete word art,credits and background.

In layer palette - Blue Square. Selections - select all - float. C/paste paper 25 re sized to 110%. De float - invert - delete. Select none. Apply Tramages - Mo Jellyfish ( settings I used below)
Duplicate the layer and change blend mode of top copy to Hard Light. Merge down, d/shadow and delete original template layer.




Layer Palette - Black Rectangle. Selections - Select all - Float. C/paste paper 16. De float - invert - delete. Select none. Apply PhotoEffex - Scanlines (default settings) Delete original temp layer.

Layer Palette - Arrow. Apply Eyecandy - Chrome (settings I used below) Click in centre of Arrow with magic wand to float the inner and apply Scanlines. Select none and d/shadow.




Layer Palette - Grey Rectangles. Selections - Select all - float. C/paste a close up of your tube and position beneath the floating selection. De float - invert - delete. Select none. Apply Xero-Radiance to suit your tube and PhotoEffex - Scanlines, again with default settings. Change blend mode to Luminance Legacy.

Apply a d/shadow to frames.

C/paste your main tube. Position to right of frames and d/shadow. Now work desired elements from kit around tube and template layers. D/shadow to your liking. I used...

Element 3 - Paperclip/Note - Re size to 90 %  Position top right of tag behind tube.

15 - Guitar - Rotate left by 8. Bottom right of tag behind tube .

23 - Flowers - 75%. Bottom right behind Guitar.

26 - Bunny - 75%. Bottom left above Frames.

54 Cupcake - Position bottom left behind Bunny.

19 - Blue String - 70%. Image - Flip - Rotate right by 8 degrees. Position bottom of tag behind Guitar and Bunny layers.

60 Blue Flower - 60%. Bottom left behind Cupcake.

51 Star Balloon - 60% Position on the left above the Arrow .

65 Winged Heart - 60% - Rotate left by 8. Left side of tag, Above Arrow layer behind Balloon.

50 Gothic Heart - 50%. Position top left behind Arrow.

49 Rock Word Art  - 60%. Top right above Gothic Heart, behind Arrow.

9 Music Note - 50%. Apply Toadies - Blast em with settings Diffuse - 20 Transparency - 210. 3 copies. Place copy 1 behind String and to the right of Bunny. Copy 2 behind Arrow and to the left of Cupcake. Copy 3 top right behind Paperclip and template layer.

Mask Layer - C/paste Paper 15 re sized to 90%. Load mask from disk - Fit to layer. In layer palette delete mask and merge group. Use raster deform to stretch and position until your happy with it.

Merge Layers and Crop/re size and sharpen to your liking. Add name and relevant artist copyright and tube licence info. Save as Png.

Thank you for stopping by and trying this tutorial. I hope you are pleased with your tag.
Sal :)





Tag Templates 55 & 56

 HERE








Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Tag & Tut Show Off Ptu Autumn Goddess By Rhonda

Gorgeous new tag and tutorial 'Autumn Goddess' from Rhonda using my template 53. Visit her blog  Rhonda's Rockin Designz to check it out. Thank you Rhonda, I  love it :)



Sunday, 25 August 2013

FTU September Sunset
























September Sunset was written by Myself on 25th August 2013. It is my own idea and creation. Any similarity to any other tag or tutorial is co incidental.

Supplies Needed
Tube of choice. A sitting one preferably. I have used the beautiful artwork of VeryMany. This tube is at  Pics For Design

Gorgeous Ftu Scrap Kit is 'Early Fall' by Nicky at  Inzpired Creationz Freebiez
( You will find this kit as part of bundle 3. Please leave thanks when downloading)

Font used is One Starry Night.

Mask I used is 1 of my own. If you d like it just left click image
for original size and right click to save to your computer.




Filters Used
Tramages - Waffle

Open a new image 700 x 700.

We are going to start by making our frame.

With foreground and background colour set as black go to Preset Shapes and create a rectangle on your canvas. Click on the Edit mode arrow on the tool bar and set your Horizontal radius to 120 and Vertical radius to 100. Width 500- Height 350. ( See Pic ) 


Objects Menu - Align - Center in canvas. Click apply and convert from vector to raster layer. 

Selections - Select all - Float - De- float - Modify - Contract by 30. Hit delete. Select none.
We should now have a basic black frame, so lets pimp it up.

Selections - Select all - Float. C/paste paper 10 from kit. De float - Invert - Delete.
Select none.
Apply Tramages - Waffle with settings - X-34 Y-35 and 3D Effects - Inner Bevel

(Settings I used)


Delete original Black Frame.
With the frame done we can now fill it with a paper. Click in centre of frame with magic wand to float. Selections - Modify - Expand by 3. C/paste paper 3 re sized to 80%. Invert the selection and hit delete.
Select none. Move paper layer below frame. D/shadow frame and merge the 2 layers.

C/paste your tube. Position centrally above frame and d/shadow.  Now work desired elements from kit around frame and tube layers and d/shadow to your liking. I used...

Grassy Hill - Position behind tube and frame on the lower half of canvas so that your tube appears to be sitting on it.

Mushrooms 1 - Re sized to 70%. Right side of canvas, above Frame, behind tube.

Leaves 1 - Position bottom right behind tube, above Mushrooms. Duplicate and mirror copy to left.

Log - 55%. Rotate right by 9 degrees. Bottom left of canvas behind tube.

Pine Cones - 15%. Rotate left by 3. Bottom left, behind Leaves.

Lantern - 50%. Rotate left by 3. Position on the left behind Leaves.

Critter 2 Fox - 50%. Behind lantern layer on the left. Reduce opacity to 80%.

Flowers 2 - 50%. Top right of Frame. Duplicate and mirror copy to left. Move left side copy behind the Fox.

Flowers 3 - 40%.  Bottom of tag above the Log, behind tube.

Moth - 15%. Rotate right by 12. Top left of frame above flowers 2. Duplicate and mirror copy to left. Move down and position above Mushrooms.

Sun - 70%. Middle of tag. Behind tube.

Mask layer - Open mask and minimise. C/paste paper of choice from kit. ( I used paper 7) Re size to 90%. Layers  - New Mask Layer - From Image. Select the mask from drop down menu. Source Luminance checked. In layer palette - delete mask and merge group. Use raster deform to position to your liking and remove all mask that is visible along bottom of tag with eraser tool.

Merge layers. Crop/re size and sharpen to your liking. Add name and relevant artist copyright and tube licence info. Save as Png.

Thank you for stopping by and trying this tutorial. I hope you are happy with your tag.
Sal :)





Friday, 23 August 2013

PTU Call 911

Call 911 was written by Myself on 23rd August 2013. It is my own idea and creation. Any similarity to any other tag or tutorial is co incidental.

Supplies Needed

Tube. I have used the awesome artwork of Cris DeLara. Available at  Up Your Art

Ptu Scrap Kit is 'Hot 911' by **Sky Scraps** at  SATC

Font Used is Cheap Fire

Filters Used 

EyeCandy - Fire
Muras's - Copies


Open a new image 700 x 700.

From the kit c/paste element 67 Star Frame re sized to 50%. Click in centre of frame with magic wand to float. 
Selections - Modify- Expand by 3. C/paste paper 5 re sized to 50%. Invert the selection and hit delete. Select none. Move paper layer below frame. D/shadow frame and merge down.
Re size by 45% and apply Mura's - Copies - Encircle (settings below). Once Encircled apply EyeCandy - Fire. ( settings below)







Above this layer C/paste Element 35 - Chain Frame re sized to 65%. Again click in centre of frame with magic wand to float. Selections - Modify - Expand by 3. C/paste paper 7 re sized to 60%. Invert the selection and hit delete. Select none.
Move paper layer below the Star/Fire Frame. Duplicate Chain frame and move copy below Star/Fire Frame above paper layer. Working on top copy of Chain Frame d/shadow then take eraser tool and remove chain above the 3 left hand side stars of the Star/Fire Frame. ( See Pic )



Re size all layers to 105 % and set canvas size back to 700 x 700. C/paste your tube. D/shadow and position above the Frames. With your tube now in position, take eraser tool and remove Star/ Fire Frame on the right hand side of tube up to the inner edge of chain frame to expose the red brick paper.

C/paste Element 21 - Tyres re sized to 60%.  Position at the bottom right of tag behind tube above Frames. D/shadow, duplicate and mirror copy to left. Merge the 2 layers and apply EyeCandy - Fire again with settings as before.

C/paste Element 53 Hot 911 Sign re sized to 70%. Position bottom centre of tag above tube layer.

Continue to add elements of choice from kit and drop shadow to your liking. I used .....

Element 29 Smoke Cloud. Rotate to right by 20. Right side of tag behind all layers.  Duplicate and mirror copy to left, moving copy up slightly so there not symmetrical .

Element 19 - Grass - 40%. Position on the left behind Hot Sign. Duplicate and mirror copy to right.

Element 12 - Hydrant - 65%. Bottom right, behind Grass above Tyres.

Element 5 - Medical Bag - 40%. Bottom right above Hydrant.

Element 9 - Fire Alarm -30%. Right of tag, above Frames.

Element 17 - Canister - 50% - Mirror. Bottom left behind Grass above Tyres.

Element 6 - Axe - 50%. Rotate left by 40 degrees. Bottom left above Sign /Grass/Canister

Element 1 - Fire Extinguisher - 45%. Rotate left by 12. Left of tag, Behind Canister above Tyres.

Merge all layers. Crop/re size and sharpen to your liking. Add name and relevant artist copyright and tube licence info. Save as Png.

Thank you for stopping by and trying this tutorial. I hope you are pleased with your tag.

Sal :)



Tuesday, 20 August 2013

FTU Bassline Junkie






















Bassline Junkie was written by Myself on 20th August 2013. It is my own idea and creation. Any similarity to any other tag or tutorial is co incidental.

Supplies Needed

Tube. I have used the amazing artwork of Arthur Crowe  HERE

Fab ftu scrap kit is 'Sweet Music Lover' by Bibi 's Collection   HERE
Please leave a thank you when downloading :)

Mask Wsl 75 by Chelle   HERE

Template 29 by Me  HERE

Font used is Callie Hand

Filters Used

EyeCandy - Shadowlab / Chrome

Xero - Radiance

Penta - Jeans



Open template, duplicate and close original. Delete credits, grey circle and both small circles.

From kit c/paste Frame re sized to 75%. Apply EyeCandy Chrome - Outdoor / default settings. Position below the Black Circle in layer palette.
Click inside Frame with magic wand tool to float the inner. Selections - Modify - Expand by 4. C/paste paper 15 with gaussian blur of 20. Invert the selection and hit delete. Select none. Apply Penta - Jeans with settings 94-2-2  and Xero - Radiance ( settings I used below ). Move paper layer below Frame. D/shadow Frame and merge the 2 layers. Using eraser tool remove the left edge of frame that shows above the black rectangle on the left.




Layer Palette - Blk Rectangle - Selections - Float - Add new raster layer. Flood fill with a 2 colour gradient I used Foreground #d6dce1  Background #000000 with Settings - Radial - Angle 36 - Repeats 1.  Apply Penta - Jeans 94 - 2 - 2. Delete temp layer. D/shadow. Adjust the opacity of the arrows to 100, change blend mode to Multiply, duplicate and merge down.

Layer Palette - Grey Rectangle 1. Selections - Float - Add new raster layer. Flood fill with a colour of your choice ( I used #ea599b )  Apply Jeans and Radiance as before. Delete original template layer. D/shadow.

Layer Palette - Grey Rectangle 2. Selections - Float - add new raster layer. Flood fill with colour of your choice ( I used #d6dce1 ) Select None and delete template layer. D/shadow.

Layer Palette - Black Circle. Selections - Float - Add new raster layer. Flood fill with gradient used for black rectangle layer. Select none. Delete temp later and d/shadow.

Bassline Word Art - Shadow. I used Eyecandy Shadowlab - (settings below)



Junkie Word Art - Selections -Select all - Float - C/paste paper 9. Invert the selection and hit delete. Select none. Change blend mode to Overlay and opacity to 50. Merge down with original layer and shadow.

This is where we are at this point.



C/paste your tube and position behind Junkie Word Art. D/shadow.

Now work desired elements from kit around tube and template layers and d/shadow to your liking.
 I used .....

75 Coloured Lights - Re size 75%. Position to left of tube behind Bassline Word Art.

43 Headphones. Rotate left by 6. Position behind tube on the left

76 Record Decks - Bottom right behind Junkie Word Art.

33 Equaliser - 70%. Position bottom right behind Record Decks.

54 Circular Music Notes - 70%. Behind tube on the right, above Equaliser.

79 Speaker - 50%. Rotate right by 6. Position right of tag, above Frame behind Equaliser. Duplicate and working on top copy Adjust - Hue and Saturation - Colorize - Hue 192 and Saturation 20. Move the bottom copy out and up slightly.

51 Music Notes - 90%. Bottom left of tag above Guitar and Word Art.

40 Guitar - Rotate left by 45 degrees. Bottom left behind Bassline Word Art.

67 Microphone - 90 % - Rotate left by 25 degrees. Position bottom left of tag above Music Notes.

9 Hearts - 80%. Bottom right, above Word Art.

Mask Layer - At the bottom of layer palette c/paste paper 12 with a gaussian blur of 20. Load mask from disk - Fit to layer. In layer palette, delete mask and merge group. Re size to 98%.

Merge layers. Crop/re size and sharpen to your liking. Add name and relevant artist copyright and tube licence info. Save as Png.

Thank you for stopping by and trying this tutorial. I hope you are happy with the results.
Sal :)



Thursday, 15 August 2013

FTU Moments In Time


Moments in time was written by myself on 14th August 2013. It is my own idea and creation. Any similarity to any other tag or tutorial is co incidental.

Supplies Needed

Tube - I have used the gorgeous artwork of VeryMany. This tube is at  Pics For Design

Beautiful Ftu Scrap kit is 'Fall Melody' by Nicky at  Inzpired Creationz freebiez
You will find this kit as part of bundle 3.  Please leave a thank you when downloading :)

Mask Wsl 235 by Chelle at Weescotslass Creations

Font used is Gabriola

Filters Used
Tramages - Mo'Jellyfish

Open a new image 700 x 700.

Starting with the mask layer. C/paste paper 1 re sized to 90%. Load mask from disk - Fit to layer. In layer palette delete mask and merge group. Re size again to 90%. Go to Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance. Reduce opacity to around 80.

Above mask layer.
C/paste Frame Border 1 re sized to 73%. Duplicate and rotate copy 45 degrees to the right. Merge down and re size 95%. D/shadow and reduce opacity to 80.
 Above this layer c/paste Frame 5 re sized to 80%. Using magic wand tool, click in centre of frame to float. Selections - Modify - Expand by 2. C/paste paper 18. Invert the selection and hit delete. Select none and move the paper layer below the frame. D/shadow Frame.

C/paste Clock element re sized to 110%. Rotate right by 6 and position below the frame, above the paper.
Apply Tramages - Mo Jellyfish ( settings below ) Change blend mode to Luminance Legacy and adjust opacity to 80.



C/paste Flowers 3 element re sized to 50%. Rotate right by 6. Position behind top right of Frame. Duplicate and mirror copy to left side. Merge layer down. Duplicate again and flip copy to bottom of Frame. Merge down again. Change Blend mode to Luminance legacy and opacity to 80. D/shadow.

Here s where we are at this point.



C/paste your tube. Duplicate and on your top copy adjust gaussian blur by 3. Change blend mode to soft light and opacity to 50. Drop shadow bottom copy.

Add elements of choice from kit and d/shadow to your liking.... I used

Flower 1 - Re sized 50% - Mirror. Bottom right behind tube.

Flower 2 - Re sized 50%. - Rotate left by 12 degrees. Bottom left behind tube.

Branch 7 - Re sized 90% - Mirror - Rotate right by 12. Bottom left, behind tube, above flower 2. Duplicate, re size 60% - Mirror. Position bottom right behind Flower 1.

Letter - Re sized 30% - Rotate right by 6. Right of tag behind Flower 1.

Violin 2 - Re sized 50% - Rotate left by 6. Above clock on the right. Behind Flower 1.

Bow Ribbon 2 - Re sized 50% - Mirror - Top right of clock behind Violin.

Leaf 2 - Re sized 30% - Position on the right behind letter. Duplicate and mirror copy. Move Towards centre of clock. Behind tube, above Violin.

Butterflies 1 - 50%. Position on clock face, above Violin.

Sparkles 3 - Behind tube. Above all other layers.

Merge Layers. Crop/re size and sharpen to your liking. Add name and relevant artist copyright and tube licence info. Save as Png.

Thank you for dropping by my blog today and trying this tutorial. I hope you enjoyed it and you are happy with your tag.
Sal :)





Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Show Off - New Tut From Rhonda Ptu Beach Party

New Tag and tutorial from Rhonda using my template 50. Super cute, I love it, Thank You Rhonda :)
If you want to give this tut a try then pop over and visit her blog  Rhonda's Rockin Designz



Tuesday, 13 August 2013

Tag Show off

It's been ages since I last did a tag show off and I've had some fantastic pressies made for me these last few weeks so I thought it was time to post them up so everyone can see them. I love them all and I'm always made up to see and receive tags made for me using my tutorials and temps, so thank you all so much xxxx



Vicky


Shelly


Bobbie


Jersey

Vicky


Pammers

Ronda

Vicky

Gina

Vanessa

Rosesblack

Bee
Bee
Bee

Melissa





Sunday, 11 August 2013

FTU Girl Got Swag


Girl Got Swag was written by Myself  on the 10th August 2013. It is my own idea and creation. Any similarity to any other tag or tutorial is co incidental.

Supplies Needed

Tube. I have used the gorgeous artwork of Zlata_M at  Pics For Design

Fab Ftu scrap kit is 'Breenalicious' by Nicky at  Inzpired Creationz Freebiez
You will find this kit as part of bundle 2. Please leave a little love when downloading :)

Mask Wsl 167 by Chelle at  WeeScotLass Creations

Font used is GradoGradoo

Filters Used
Penta - Color Dot


Open a new image 700 x 700. 
C/paste Frame 5 from kit and re size 80 %. Move slightly lower down the canvas.
Click in centre of frame with magic wand to float. Selections - Modify - Expand by 3. Add a new raster layer and flood fill with white. Keep selected.

Open paper 9 from kit and adjust gaussian blur by 5. C/paste as a new layer and position behind frame, above white layer. Invert the selection and hit delete. Apply Penta - Color Dot ( Settings below) and reduce opacity to 70. Keep selected...


C/paste a close up of your tube above the striped layer and position to the left side of selection. Hit delete. select none and change blend mode of tube to Luminance Legacy and opacity to 30. 

C/paste Skyline element from kit and re size to 70%. Position behind the frame and use your eraser or selection tool to remove excess element that exceeds the bottom of the frame. Change blend mode to Luminance Legacy and apply a shadow. 

Above the Skyline element but still behind the Frame c/paste Limo element. Mirror and re size to 50%. Position at the very bottom of frame. D/shadow. 

C/paste your tube and position to right of frame. D/shadow. Now work desired elements from kit around tube and frame and d/shadow to your liking...  I used

Frame 3 - 60%. Mirror - Position top left of tag behind frame. Adjust Brightness 50 and Contrast 25.

Ribbon 1 - 40%. Rotate right by 90 - Mirror. Top right of frame behind tube layer.

Butterfly 1 - 25% - Rotate right by 8. Top right above ribbon.

Splatter 2 -  Bottom right, behind frame.

Ipod  - 30%. Rotate right by 6. Bottom right above frame.

Pink Lights - 40%. Bottom left behind frame. Duplicate and move copy to top right behind frame.

Dollar Sign - 30%. Rotate left by 8. Position behind limo to left of main tube.

Mask Layer - Add a new raster layer at the bottom of layer palette. Flood fill with colour of choice ( I used Black ) Load mask from disk - Fit to layer. In layer palette, delete mask and merge group. Use raster deform tool to stretch and position to your liking.

Merge layers. Crop re size and sharpen to your liking. Add name and relevant artist copyright and tube licence info. Save as Png.

Thank you for stopping by and trying this tutorial. I hope you are pleased with the results.

Sal :)


Friday, 9 August 2013

FTU Stopping For Lemonade


Stopping for lemonade was written by Myself on 9th August 2013. It is my own idea and creation. Any similarity to any other tag or tutorial is co incidental.

Supplies Needed

Tube. I have used the beautiful artwork of  Zlata M . This particular tube is at  Pics For Design

Beautiful Ftu Scrap kit is 'Lemon Faire' by Nicky at  Inzpired Creationz Freebiez
You will find this kit as part of bundle 4. Please leave some love when downloading :)

Mask Wsl 328 by Chelle  at  WeeScotLass Creations

Font used is Flowers In The Window.

Filters Used
PhotoEffex - Scanlines


Open a new image 700 x 700. Starting with the mask layer C/paste paper 4 re sized 90%. Load mask from disk - fit to layer. In layer palette delete mask and merge group. Apply PhotoEffex - Scanlines with default settings. Duplicate layer to strengthen.

From kit C/paste Window Frame re sized 65%. Using magic wand click in centre to float the inner. Selections - Modify - Expand by 2. C/paste paper 10. Position paper as desired, invert the selection and hit delete. Select none and move paper layer below Window Frame. D/shadow frame. C/paste Umbrella/Chair element re sized to 60%. Position over the paper inside the frame. I placed mine to the right so that it would be visible once my tube was in place. D/shadow and merge all 3 layers.

C/paste Flower Spray 1 re sized to 45%. Apply Mura's Copies - Encircle ( Settings below ) Re size 120% and position behind frame above mask layer. Reduce opacity to 80 and d/shadow.



At the top left of tag behind frame c/paste Flower Spray 4. Duplicate and mirror copy to right. D/shadow.

Bottom left of tag behind frame c/paste Garden Bridge re sized 60%. Duplicate and mirror copy to right. D/shadow.

C/paste your tube. Position above all other layers and d/shadow. Now work desired elements from kit around tube and frame and d/shadow to your liking. I used....

Banner 1 - 60 %. Top of tag above frame behind tube.

Basket - 50%. Rotate right by 3. Bottom right of tag, behind tube, above frame.

Flower 4 - 50%.  4 copies in total. 1 each side of tube and 1 copy at each side of frame behind bridges. Reduce opacity of both bridge copies to 80%.

Nesting Bird - 40%. Bottom left above tube layer.

Drink - 30%. Bottom of tag, above tube layer.

Flower Spray 1 - 25%.  2 copies. Bottom of tag. 1 behind tube and Nesting Bird. The other above tube behind Drink. 

Merge layers. Crop/re size and sharpen to your liking. Add name and relevant copyright and tube licence info. Save as Png.

Thank you for stopping by and trying this tutorial. I hope you are happy with your tag.
Sal :)




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