Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Added Some Older Tuts To Blog

Hi All

First off thanks to all of you that visit my blog. It is much appreciated.I love sharing my stuff with you all.I also like seeing what you make if you should try my tuts or the other things I have on my blog.

In the past couple of days I have added some of my old tutorials from the Creative Addictions forum. There are some Old School tuts that just use filters. I used to love doing this but have not in a long time.

I hope you will find something new you like..

Thanks for being here..Have fun!

Lines & Shapes FTU Old School Forum Tut


I am using the artwork of Verymany which you can buy at their store HERE

Jeux de lignes, Simple, Mura's Meister, L en K Filters

Preset Shape: Trinkets JL(Border Elements)-F found HERE

Molot Font found HERE





Open new image 600 x 300

Pick a light color for background and dark color for foreground

Flood fill your new image with the light color

Effects, Plugins, Jeux de Lignes, Entralacement with the settings of:




Effects, Reflection Effects, Kaleidoscope with the settings of:



Effects, Plugins, L en K's Mayra with the settings of:



Effects, Plugins, Simple, Diamonds

Edit, Repeat Diamonds 2 times

Edit, copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

If you do not have a crop of the tube move down til you see the tubes upper body

Effects, Plugins, Mura's Meister, Copies, settings of:



Change the opacity of this layer to Soft light

Select your Preset Shape tool. Than select Trinkets JL(Border Elements)-F



Move to the bottom of your tag. Not all the way to the bottom. Leave some space at the bottom. Starting at the far left drag the preset shape all the way to the far right

Objects, Align, Horizontally Center in Canvas

Layers, convert to raster Layer

Using your magic wand press inside of the second square

Selections, Modify contract by 3

Edit, copy Tube

Edit, paste paste as new layer and place a part of the tube in the square

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Change the opacity of this layer to soft light

Continuing doing this on the next several squares. You need to be on Raster 3 when you do this so that the magic wand will be on the preset shape layer. You do not have to do them all across as you will placing your tube in the right corner

Layers, new raster layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Selections, Select All

Selections, Modify contract by 5

Selections, Invert

Floodfill with your dark color

Selections, Select None

Adjust, Add/Remove, Noise, Add Noise settings of:



Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:

Vertical : -3
Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 50
Blur: 10
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, copy Tube

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Move down below the border and to the right

Image, resize to fit your tag. If you are just using a Close up tube you may not need to do that

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

My Tag is just a guide

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

Add your name to the tag

Light & Bright Forum Old School Tutorial


I am using the artwork of Elias Chatzoudis which you can buy at CDO

Dsb Flux, Penta.com and Toadies Filters

SUMMERCAMP font found HERE


Open new image 600 x 250

Pick a light color for background and dark color for foreground

Flood fill your new image with the light color

Effects, Plugins, Toadies, Look, Butthead, a TV! with default settings

Effects, Reflection Effects, Pattern with the settings of:



Layers, new raster layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Flood fill with your light color

Effects, Plugins, dsb flux, Bright noise, Settings of:



Effects, Plugins, penta.com, Color Dot, settings of:



Select your top layer

Edit, copy tube. I am using the close up tube

Move to the right of your frame

Image, resize 80% as many times as you need to get it positioned the way you want

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:

Vertical : -3
Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 50
Blur: 10
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Layers, duplicate

Image, mirror

Change the layer of the duplicate tube to Soft Light

Layers, new raster layer

Selections, Select All, Modify, contract by 5

Selections, Invert

Flood fill with your dark color

Selections, Select None

Adjust, add/remove noise, add noise, settings of:



When adding your name to make it pop out more I did the following:

I kept my colors as they were when I started the tut. You can do it the way you prefer
Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat, Modify, Expand 2
Layers, new raster layer
Layers, arrange, move down
Flood fill with your light color
Selections, Modify, Expand 2
Layers, New raster layer
Layers, arrange, move down
Flood fill with dark color
Selections, Select None

I than apply the same drop shadow to the bottom and top layer of your name I used previously in the tut

My Tag is just a guide

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

Add your name to the tag

Summer Fun FTU Tutorial


I am using the artwork of Dean Yeagle. You need a license to use his tubes. I bought this tube while it was at CILM but you can purchase the tube at CDO

I am using the FTU kit called Summer Fun by Gimptastic Scraps found HERE

Template Summer Fun by True Taggin' Love Found HERE

RBSummerMask2 By Melissa-Rabid Bunny Found HERE




Resize template to 600 x 600 pixels

Delete the credits and background layer

Select Shape 3

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 6

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, setting of:

Vertical and Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 50
Blur: 5
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Delete Shape 3

Select Shape 6

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 5

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same settings

Delete Shape 6

Select Shape 4

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 2

Edit, paste, paste as new image

Selections, Invert

Edit, clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop shadow, same settings

Delete Shape 4

Select Shape 5

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop shadow, same settings

Delete Shape 5

Select Shape 4 Copy

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 8

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop shadow, same settings

Delete Shape 4 copy

Edit, copy Paper 7

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Layers, New Mask Layer, From Image

Select RBSummermask2

Source Luminance selected

Layers, merge, merge group

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize tube by 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same settings

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

Select the water element

Edit, copy

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move down so that it will be showing behind the sand

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Edit, copy Surfboard

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, rotate, free rotate, left, 30

Move below the tube. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy, Butterfly Element

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the upper right of the frame between the sun streaks. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy, Ball Element

Edit, paste, paste as new image

Image, resize 60%

Move and place near the surfboard. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop shadow, same settings

Edit, copy Flipflops Element

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move below and against the word Fun in the template. You can see my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy Ducky Element

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize by 60%

Move to beside the surfboard, See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop shadow, same settings

Edit, copy Glasses element

Edit, paste, paste as new element

Move to the right side of the template. See my tag for placement

Image, rotate, free rotate, right, 30

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Bag element

Edit, paste, paste as new element

Move til it is behind the tubes legs. See my tag for placement

Image, resize by 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same settings

Add as many elements and place them as you wish.

My tag is just a guide

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

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Monday, May 28, 2018

In The Garden FTU 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 for PSP 9, but should be compatible with any version of PSP.



I am using the artwork of Myka Jelina You need a license to use her tubes. You can purchase the tube HERE

I am using the FTU Scrap Kit called A Day In The Garden by Designs by Vaybs. You can find the kit
HERE




Open a new image 600 x 600

Edit, copy your tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, settings of:

Vertical: 2
Horizontal: -2
Opacity: 40
Blur: 4
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT checked

Edit, copy Element 14

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Resize by 80% making sure resize all layers is NOT checked

Layers arrange send to bottom

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy Element 31

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Image, resize by 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy, Element 21

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 85%

Move above the fence

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy Element 13

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Move to the right side of your tag. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy Element 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Edit, arrange, move layer up

Repeat three more times

Move to the right of your tube. See my tag for placement

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow

Edit, Copy Element 5

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Place to the upper left of your tag. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same settings

Select Element 12

Image resize 60%

Image, rotate, free rotate to the the right by 40

Edit, copy

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Resize by 80% again

Move til it is setting on the birdbath

Select Element 39

Image, mirror

Edit, Copy

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, move down

Repeat one more time

Resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Add as many elements and place them as you wish. My tag is just a guide

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

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Garv Girl Forum Old School Tut



I am using the artwork of Keith Garvey. You must have a license to use his work. You can buy his tubes at his store HERE

BKC_Blwefr Texture Found HERE

Butter and Simply Delicious Fonts can be found HERE

Mura's Meister, Copies Plugin

Open a new image 600 x 250

Pick a color from your tube and place it in your background in the material palette

Floodfill your background with the color you chose

Effects, Texture Effect, Texture with the following settings:



Layers, new raster layer

Selections, Select All

Modify, contract 5

Selections Invert

Floodfill with black

Selections, select none

Adjust, add/remove noise, add noise settings of:

Gaussian
40
Monochrome Checked

Edit, copy your tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, move down

Move to the left of your frame

I resized my particular tube by 60% but you resize it to fit your needs

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, settings of:

Vertical: 3
Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 50
Blur: 5
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT checked

Select Raster 1

Type out a saying. For my tag I am using I AM A GARV GIRL. I am using the font Butter set on 12 for this

Objects, align, center in canvas

Effects, Plugins, Mura's Meister, copies, settings of:



Preset shape, rectangle

Switch colors in your material palette so that black is in background and the other color in foreground

Draw a slim rectangle across your tag. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop shadow, same settings

Write your name on the rectangle. I use the font Simply Delicious

Open a new image 150 x 150

Floodfill your background with the color you chose

Effects, Texture Effect, Texture, same settings

Layers, new raster layer

Selections, Select All

Modify, contract 3

Selections Invert

Floodfill with black

Selections, select none

Adjust, add/remove noise, add noise settings of:

Gaussian
40
Monochrome Checked

Edit, copy your tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, move down

Move to the left of your frame

Resize by 50% or to your needs to make sure the tube fits the way you want

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

Add your name to the tag

Save as JPEG

The Filters Have It Old School 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 for PSP 9, but should be compatible with any version of PSP

I am using the artwork of Tony Tzanoukakis You need a license to use his tubes. You can buy this tube at his store found HERE

Muras Meister Copies Filter

Andrews Filter 57, Crossing Time 2

TwoMoon, Warm Cloth Found

Sleepy Hollow Font HERE


Open new image 650 x 300

Select black for your foreground and place a color from your tube into the background

Flood fill your new image with your background color

Edit, copy your tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Effects, Plugins, Muras Meister, Copies with the settings of:
Wallpaper at the default settings

Change blend mode of this layer to Soft Light

Layers, merge, merge visible

Effects, Plugins, Andrews Filter 57, Crossing Time 2, Default settings

Effects, Plugins, TwoMoon, Warm Cloth at Default Settings

Layers, new raster layer

Flood fill with your background color

Lower the opacity of this layer to 70

Layers, merge, merge down

Effects, Texture Effects, Blinds with the settings of:
Width: 5
Opacity: 10
Color: Black
Horizontal and light from left/top both checked

Repeat Blinds but uncheck Horizontal this time

Using your preset shape, rectangle, line style solid, width 2 draw a thin line across the bottom of your tag.

Layers, convert to raster layer

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical and Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 60
Blur: 5
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, Copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Place in the middle

Resize til you have it the way you want

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy tube again

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the far left of the tag

Move down til it is below the rectangle you drew across your tag

Change Opacity to 60 and blend mode to Overlay

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Layers, new raster layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Selections, Select All

Selections, Modify, Contract by 5

Selections, Invert

Floodfill with black

Selections, Select None

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

Add your name to the tag

If you wish to make an AV to match your tag merge visible your forum part of the tag than you can duplicate your tag

Use your crop tool and make both your width and height 150. Move til you have it at a spot you want. 

Crop to size

When you have it the way you want Selections, modify, contract by 3

Selections, Invert

Layers, new raster layer 

Flood fill with black

Add a part of your tube that you wish to show.

On the av part for copyright you need to put ©Artists Name and your license number

My tag is just a guide

Sunday, May 27, 2018

First Class Dad 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  Anna Liwanag. You need a license to use this tube.  The tube can be purchased at CDO

I am using the PTU Kit Anna Liwanag Package 106  by Foxys Designz. This kit is sold at CDO





Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, copy Frame 6

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 10

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

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 Element 31

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Move toward the bottom of the frame some

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same Settings

Layers, Duplicate your frame

Image, Flip

Image, Mirror than move so it will looked like it is lined up

Edit, copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize to fit your tag 

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate Raster 2

Layers, arrange bring to top

Use your eraser tool and get rid of all the excess..I left the bottom of the frame to cover up the cut off legs of the tube

Edit, copy Element 41

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the right and place behind the tube and move up some

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Element 30

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, Resize 40%

Move to the bottom right of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Element 5

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the top left corner 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


Best Side 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  Anna Liwanag. You need a license to use this tube.  The tube can be purchased at CDO

I am using the PTU Kit Anna Liwanag Package 106  by Foxys Designz. This kit is sold at CDO





Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, copy Element 24

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

This may sound complicated but this is what I did to get the tube inside of the black part of this element.

I did a Selections, Select All, Modify, Contract by 25

Edit, copy the Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer after getting it where I wanted

Selections, Invert

Selections, Select None

There was some of the tube on the white part of this element so I used my selection took and move it around it and hit the delete on my keyboard. Than I could still see a little after I did that and used my eraser to erase that away.

There is probably an easier way to do this but that is how I did it

I than changed the blend mode to Soft Light

Select the Element

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 Element 33

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Image, resize 50%

Image, rotate, free rotate, left 45

Move to the top left corner of the Element

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize to fit your tag

Image, Mirror

Move to the right side of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same Settings

Select The Main Element we started with

Edit, copy Element 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top of element

Image, resize 50%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Element 14

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the top left corner of the element

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Wordart 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Resize 40%

Move to the bottom of the element behind the tube and over to the left some

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

Blowing Bubbles 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  Anna Liwanag. You need a license to use this tube.  The tube can be purchased at CDO

I am using the PTU Kit Anna Liwanag Package 106  by Foxys Designz. This kit is sold at CDO





Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, copy Frame 4

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 8

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Element 38

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: 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 moving to the left side of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same Settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Element 16

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the left some behind the tube and move up. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Element 17

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the right side of the pink flower and than move below and over some

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Element 21

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Resize 40%

Move to the bottom right of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Element 4

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the place on top of the flowers

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Element 12

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the top of the frame and pull above the top of the frame some

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

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Underwater Fun 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 Cuddly Rigor Mortis.  You need a license to use this tube. You can buy this tube at CDO

I am using the PTU Kit IB Cuddly Rigor Mortis 78-1  by Schnegge’s Scraps. This kit is sold at CDO





Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, copy Frame 01

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 05

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Ele 03

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Ele 04

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the bottom of the frame

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 Ele 11

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the bottom right

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Ele 07

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, mirror

Move to the bottom left of the frame

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Ele 05

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 20%

Move to place on the sand in front of the sand castle

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Ele 22

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 20%

Move to the left side of the sandcastle

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Effects, 3D effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Ele 06

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 20%

Move to place on the water at the bottom of the tube. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Ele 01

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Image, Mirror

Move to the right behind the treasure chest

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, copy Ele 21

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 30%

Move to the right side of the treasure chest

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 sandcastle and sea shells

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Ele 20

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Move behind the tube and make it look like it is on the water

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Ele 14

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 30%

Move to place in front of the treasure chest

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

Loving You Always 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 Sheena Pike. You need a license to use this tube.  You can purchase this tube at CDO

I am using the PTU kit IB Sheena Pike 15-3 by Ladyhawwk Designs. You can find this kit at CDO





Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, copy Frame 1

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 5

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

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 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Ele 12

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the right side of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Ele 13

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the top of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Ele 11

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Layers, arrange, send to bottom. Move over to the left some

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Ele 24

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

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

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Ele 14

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the the right side of the frame behind the tube and above the strip at the bottom

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, mirror

Edit, copy Ele 9

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Move to place on the left side of the banner at the bottom of the tag

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, mirror

Edit, copy Ele 4

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Move to the top left placing on the flowers

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

Friday, May 25, 2018

Shadows 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 Sheena Pike.  You need a license to use this tube. You can buy this tube at CDO

I am using the PTU Kit IB Sheena Pike 11-2  by Schnegge’s Scraps. This kit is sold at CDO





Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, copy Frame 02

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 04

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

Move over to the left and down some

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

On the tube

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

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Ele 01

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Image, resize 75%

Move to the left a little

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, copy Ele 02

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Image, resize 90%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Image, Flip

Edit, copy Ele 22

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Move to the left side of the frame behind the tube and on the flowers

Image, resize 40%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Ele 23

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Move to the left side of the frame placing in front of the element there

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, Copy Ele 12

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the far left side of the frame and pull out some

Effects, 3D effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Ele 05

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Mirror

Image, resize 60%

Move to the bottom right of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Ele 04

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the right and move below the frame above the elements

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Ele 10

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, mirror

Move to the right side behind the chess pieces and move behind it. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Ele 03

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 50%

Move to place in front of the chess pieces

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Ele 15

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Flip

Image, resize 50%

Move to the right side of the frame

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

Beautiful Things 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 Sheena Pike. You need a license to use this tube.  You can receive this tube for the month of May 2018 when you are a member of the CDO Diamond Club. You can find out HERE how you can do this!

I am using the PTU kit IB Sheena Pike May 2018 AOTM by Ladyhawwk Designs. You can find this kit at CDO





Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, copy Ele 11

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 5

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Ele 29

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Ele 12

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Edit, clear

Edit, copy Ele 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Edit, clear

Edit, copy Ele 4

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

Image, resize 120%

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Ele 19

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, Bring to top

Image, resize 50%

Image, rotate, free rotate, left 5

Move to the top of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Ele 10

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

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 50%

Move around til you have it where you want it

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Ele 20

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

Image, Mirror

Than move the duplicate layer below the original

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Ele 33

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the the right side of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, mirror

Edit, copy Ele 13

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Move above the sparkle layer at the bottom of the frame and move behind the tubes foot

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, mirror

Move the duplicate to the right bottom of the frame

Edit, copy Ele 14

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Move to the right side placing n the flowers

Image, resize 20%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Ele 21

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Resize 70%

Move to the bottom of the frame..If you move any below the frame like I did I used my selection tool and drew around it and than edit, deleted the extra I did not want showing

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Ele 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 30%

Move to the top right side of the frame

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

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Timeless Woman 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  Vinegar. You need a license to use this tube.  The tube is can be purchased at CDO

I am using the PTU Kit IB Vinegar 17-1  by Foxys Designz. This kit is sold at CDO





Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, copy Frame 3

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 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Ele 12

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move around some til you have it the way you want

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Element 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move down below the first bling

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 60%

Move up the frame some

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same Settings

Layers, Duplicate your frame

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Use your eraser tool to get rid of what parts of the frame you don’t want.I erased the top and sides to leave the bottom covering the cut off tube as I can’t stand a cut off tube..Than after getting it the way I wanted I used the selection tool on the tube to get rid of the things sticking out on each side so that the tube is totally hidden now beneath the bottom of the frame

Edit, copy Element 15

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, copy Element 17

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 90%

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Move above the mask layers

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Element 5

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, Resize 30%

Move to the bottom right of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, copy Element 6

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 3%

Move to the left side of the flower on the right and move down below it

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, copy Element 7

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the left and move below the flower and over some. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Element 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the top left of the frame

Image, resize 60%

Pull up and move around til you have it the way you want it

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Select the Duplicate of Raster 2

Edit, copy Element 19

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

Move down til you can see some of the ribbon below the flowers

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, May 6, 2018

Nights In Pink 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  Arthur Crowe. You need a license to use this tube. You can buy this tube at his store HERE

I am using the PTU kit Pink Nights by Foxys Designz. You can buy the kit at Treasured Scraps and Mystical Scraps





Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, copy frame 4

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 8

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Element 23

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Element 45

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Edit, Clear

Edit, copy Element 16

Move down some. Not a lot but a little bit

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 Element 47

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, Copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Element 6

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Move to the bottom left of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Element 5

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Move to the right side of the black flower. Make sure it is beneath the first flower

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Element 4

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Move to the right side and behind the pink flower

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Layers, Duplicate the black flower

Do the same with the pink one and move under the black flower

Than move the gray flower above the pink ones

Edit, copy Element 26

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Bring above the mesh

Image, resize 80%

Move up so you can see the heart and to the left some

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Element 27

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Mirror

Image, resize 80%

Move around til you have it the way you want it

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Element 46

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the left side of the frame and move up some. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Element 18

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the left side of the frame and move up some

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Element 8

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the right side of the frame and move up above the flowers. See my tag for placement

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

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Skullz 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 Martin Abel.  You need a license to use this tube. You can buy this tube at CDO

I am using the PTU Kit IB Martin Abel 51-3  by Schnegge’s Scraps. This kit is sold at CDO





Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, copy Frame 02

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 01

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

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 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Ele 03

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the bottom left of the frame

Image, resize 50%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, copy Ele 02

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, rotate, free rotate, right 90

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Image, resize 90%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Image, Flip

Edit, copy Ele 21

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left side of the frame behind the tube and on the flowers

Image, resize 50%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Ele 17

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the right side of the frame placing it above the flowers and behind the tube

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, Copy Ele 18

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the far left of the frame

Effects, 3D effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select Raster 2

Edit, copy Ele 09

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the top right of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Ele 19

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 30%

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Move to the bottom right placing in front of the flower and the flower petals

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