Saturday, February 18, 2017

Girly PTU Tutorial

This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.



I am using the artwork of Barbara Jensen. You need a license to use this tube. You can purchase the tube at her store HERE

I am using the PTU kit Girly by Ladyhawwk Designs  You can find this kit exclusively at Barbara Jensen’s store HERE






Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, Copy Frame 5

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

With your magic wand click inside of the frame

Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 11

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Ele 14

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Ele 15

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Ele 5

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move below previous element

Edit, clear

Selections, Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical : 2
Horizontal:2
Opacity: 50
Blur: 6
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, Copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize to fit your tag

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same Settings

Edit, Copy Ele 21

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the bottom left so that part of the purse covers part of the cut off of the tube

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Ele 24

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Image, Mirror

Move to the bottom placing on the right side of the cut off legs of the tube

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Ele 43

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the bottom left placing on the left side of the purse

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Ele 45

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Move to the bottom left and place behind the lipstick and to the right some. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Ele 47

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move up to the bottom left of the frame placing behind the lipstick and to the left a bit

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same Settings

Edit, Copy Ele 48

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Move to the bottom placing behind the compact and in front of the purse

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Ele 53

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Place behind the shoes on the left side. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Ele 49

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Layers, arrange, bring up

Place on top of the blush compact

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Ele 22

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the left side of the frame. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, Copy Ele 55

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the right side of the frame on Raster 2

Effects, 3D effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Ele 66

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the right and place in front of the clock

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, Copy Ele 25

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 40%

Move to the bottom left of the tag

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow,Same settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Ele 38

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Mirror

Move to the top left of the frame

Image, resize 50%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Ele 13

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Move to place in front of the birdcage with the flowers on it

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Ele 44

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Pull to the right side some. See my tag for example

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Rendezvous PTU Tutorial

This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.



I am using the artwork of Kurama Phoenix. You need a license to use this tube. You can buy the tube at CDO

I am using the PTU kit Midnight Rendezvous by Tasha's Playground. You can find this kit at CDO




Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, Copy Frame 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

With your magic wand click inside each of the frames

Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 8

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Sparkles 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical : 2
Horizontal: 2
Opacity: 50
Blur: 6
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, copy Castle

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left side of the frame

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same Settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, Copy Tree 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Image, Mirror

Move to the left and move up toward the top so it looks bigger than the castle

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same Settings

Edit, Copy Moon

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Move to the left and place behind the tree

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize to fit your tag

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Leaves 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the bottom of the frame. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same Settings

Edit, Copy Car

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the left of the frame in front of the castle

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Steps

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move above the leaves layer. Move over to the right. See my tag for placement

Edit, copy Lantern

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the side of the steps to look like it is hanging there for light

Move tube to stand on the steps

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Bird

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Move to the left and place on the moon

Effects,3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Leaves 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to place on the castle to look like it is covering the castle some

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Flower 6

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the bottom right corner

Image, resize 50%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Rose

Move to the bottom right and behind the flower 6

Image, resize 50%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Love Sweet Love PTU Tutorial

This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.



I am using the artwork of Cliff Thomas. You need a license to use this tube. You can buy this tube at CDO

I am using the PTU kit IB Cliff Thomas 16-2 by Ladyhawwk Designs. You can find this kit at CDO





Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, Copy Frame 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

With your magic wand click inside of the frame

Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 4

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, clear

Edit, copy Ele 6

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Edit, clear

Selections, Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical : 2
Horizontal: 2
Opacity: 50
Blur: 6
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, copy Ele 7

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Image, resize 60%

Move up and toward the left some

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Layers, merge, merge down

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Flip

Edit, Copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize to fit your tag

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Ele 11

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 55%

Move to the top of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Ele 18

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Move to the bottom of the tubes cut off legs so that you can cover them up

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Ele 13

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Image, Mirror

Move below the tube

Move to the right side of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Ele 26

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the left placing on the bottom left of the frame on Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Ele 10

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the left side of the frame behind the birdhouse but in front of the ribbon at top of frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Ele 20

Edit, paste, paste as new  layer

Move to bottom right for the frame behind the flowers at the bottom of the tube

Image, resize 40%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, copy Ele 25

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Move to the bottom left placing in front of the birdhouse

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Ele 4

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Move to the top right of the frame. Placing in between the hearts of the flower

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Love For You PTU Tutorial

This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.



I am using the artwork of Maryline Cazenave. You need a license to use this tube. You can buy the tube at CDO

I am using the PTU kit Love Birds by Tasha's Playground. You can find this kit at CDO




Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, Copy Frame 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

With your magic wand click inside each of the frames

Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 11

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Doodle

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left side some

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Sparkles

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move down below the doodle

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical : 2
Horizontal: 2
Opacity: 50
Blur: 6
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, copy Tree

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left side of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same Settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, Copy Branch

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the top of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same Settings

Edit, Copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize to fit your tag

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Move down to the bottom of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Flowers

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the left side and place in front of the tree and behind the tube. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy Splat

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the top of the frame

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same Settings

Edit, Copy Bird 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 30%

Move to the top right and place on the branch

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Bird 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Move to place on the branch above the tubes head

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Swirl

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the top of the frame level with the tree

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Effects,3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Wordart 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the bottom right beside the tube

Image, resize 50%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Layers, Duplicate

Layers, merge, merge down

Edit, copy Hearts

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, Send to bottom

Move up two times so it is above the splat and swirl

I used the manual color correction to change the hearts from grey to white

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Love trail

Move down so it is even with the bottom of the frame

Image, resize 70%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Heart 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the far right of the frame placing on top of the trail

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Monday, February 6, 2017

Eternally Yours PTU Tutorial

This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.



I am using the artwork of Enamorte.  You need a license to use this tube. You can buy this tube at CDO

I am using the PTU Kit IB Enamorte 22-3 by Gimptastic Scraps . This kit is exclusive to CDO

I am using Monti-Mask 1 found HERE.



Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, Copy Frame 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

With your magic wand click inside of the frame

Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Ele 13

Edit, paste, paste as new layer
Image, resize 70%

Edit, clear

Selections, Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical : 2
Horizontal: 2
Opacity: 65
Blur: 5
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize to fit your tag

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Ele 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the top left of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Ele 22

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the bottom right of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Ele 16

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the bottom right in front of the candles

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Ele 14

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Move to the right side of the frame placing in front of the rose

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same Settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Ele 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the bottom left of the frame and move over some

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Ele 21

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the left side placing behind the tube some and on the leaf

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Ele 20

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the left side of the frame and move behind the left side of the skull

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Paper 4

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Layers, Load/save mask, load mask from disk, settings:

Monti-Mask-1
Source Luminance
Fit To Canvas
Invert Transparency NOT Checked
Hide All Mask

Layers, Merge, merge Group

Image, resize 95%

Edit, copy Ele 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 30%

Image, Mirror

Move to the bottom left and sit on top of the skull

Edit, copy Wordart

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 45%

Move to the right side middle of the frame

I wanted the wordart to pop out more so I did the following:

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Selections, Modify, Expand 2

Layers, new Raster Layer

Layers, arrange, move down

Flood fill with the color white

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Cherish & Love PTU Tutorial


This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.



I am using the artwork of Keith Garvey. You need a license to use this tube. You can buy this tube at his store HERE

I am using the PTU kit Whole Lotta Love by Sweet Cravings Scraps. You can buy the kit at  Scraps and  Tubes , TKO Scraps and Mystical Scraps





Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, copy Frame 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

With your magic wand click inside of the frame

Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Floating Hearts

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Edit, Clear

Select Border 3

Image, rotate, free rotate, counter clockwise 90

Edit, copy

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the bottom of the frame

Image, resize 60%

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical : 2
Horizontal: 2
Opacity: 50
Blur: 6
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, copy Grass

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the bottom of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Using the original move up some to that there looks to be more grass

Edit, Copy Flower 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Move to the left side of the frame on the grass

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, Copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize to fit your tag

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Vine

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Mirror

Image, resize 60%

Move to the right side of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, copy Ribbon 4

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Image, resize 70%

Image, Flip

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same Settings

Edit, Copy Cute Worm

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the right behind the tube and in front of the flower

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Wordart Tag 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 20%

Move to the right and place on Raster 2. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Wordart Tag 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 20%

Move up above the word love and place where you like or how I did. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Envelope

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Move to the left side placing behind the tube and to the left some

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Cookie 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Move to the left side placing on the left side of the envelope

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Cupcake

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Move to the left and place behind the cookie you just placed

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy cute Chicken

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 20%

Image, Mirror

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Move to the bottom left of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Spring Is In The Air Wallpaper

For a challenge in the CDO Facebook Group I made a wallpaper in 3 different sizes...

You can find 1920 x 1080 HERE

You can find 1600 x 900 HERE

You can find 1366 x 768 HERE