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Saturday, 23 April 2016

PTU Yummy Spring PTU

PTU Yummy Spring PTU
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This tutorial was written by me Sharon/Fairygem on the 23rd April 2016 and is all my own creation. Any resemblance to other tutorials is purely coincidental and not intended.
You will need to have a working knowledge of using layers in Paint Shop Pro.

For this tutorial you will need:-
Paint Shop Pro – I am using X5 but any version will work.
Tube of Choice – I am using a beautiful tube by Zlata_M called Tamara. You can find her art HERE
Scrapkit of Choice – I am using an awesome kit by Jenn at Ginnibug Designz called Kim. You can buy this kit HERE at Hania’s Design.
Mask of Choice – I am using one of Millies gorgeous masks. MPM 101. You can find Millies masks on her blog HERE.
Font of Choice – I am using Frosting for Breakfast. Google to find this font.
Plugins used :-
Xero – Porcelain

Ok lets begin.

Open a new image 700x700 transparent. We can resize later.
Open Paper 3, Resize by 85%. Copy and Paste as a new layer. Layers load Mask, Delete Mask layer and Merge group.

Open Element 6 and resize by 85%. Copy and Paste moving slightly up on the right side of the canvas. Give a dropshadow -4, 5, 25, 4 Black.

Open Element 92 and resize by 65%. Copy and Paste as a new layer. Mirror and move over to the left side and slightly up. Give dropshadow previously used.

Open Element 24. Copy and Paste as a new layer moving slightly up and right. Duplicate and move over to the left.

Open your Tube and Copy and Paste as a new layer. If using same tube resize by 75%. Sharpen then mirror moving over to the right. Effects Xero Porcelain with settings below. Give previous dropshadow.
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Open Element 44, Copy and Paste moving over to the left side and slightly up. Duplicate and move slightly over to the right and down a bit. Merge down.

Open Element 43, Copy and Paste as a new layer. Resize up by 110%. Move over to the right and sharpen.

Open Element 30 and resize by 30%. Copy and Paste as a new layer moving over to the left. Sharpen and give dropshadow previously used.

Open Element 76 and resize by 65% then 70%. Copy and Paste as a new layer move over to the left. Sharpen and give dropshadow previously used.

Open Element 36 and resize by 55%. Copy and Paste as a new layer. Sharpen and give dropshadow previously used.

Open Element 32 and resize up by 140%. Copy and Paste as a new layer. Sharpen.

Add your name using colour #d46764 for the stroke and #ff246e for the fill.

Add your Copyright and License.
Resize if you want, I resized by 85%.
Save as a PNG.
That’s it we are done.
I hope you found my tutorial easy to follow. Any questions please don’t hesitate to ask.
I would love to see your results and get them added to my blog so please feel free to message them to me.
Hugs
Sharon/Fairygem

Sunday, 20 March 2016

PTU Pirates Life for Me PTU - Animated

PTU  Pirates Life for Me  PTU
Animated
 photo jenn.gif

This tutorial was written by me Fairygem on the 20th March 2016 and is all my own creation and idea. For this tutorial you will need to have a working knowledge of Paint Shop Pro and Animation Shop working with layers.

For this tutorial you will need :-
Paint Shop Pro I am using X5 but any version will work.
Animation Shop I bought this product when I got X12 but not sure if its still for sale or free. Google should be able to help you out.
Tube of Choice I am using the wonderful artwork of Elias Chatzoudis. You can buy Elias’s amazing artwork HERE
Scrapkit of Choice I am using a beautiful kit by Ginnibug Designz called Pirates Life Yoho. This kit is for sale at Picsfordesign HERE. Please remember that Jenn sells her kits under the name LapisGin at Pfd.
Mask of Choice I am using Mask 87 by SophisticatSimone. You can find her wonderful masks HERE
Font of Choice I am using AR Berkley which came with Psp.
Plugins :-
Xenofex2 Constellation

Open new image 700x700 white background. We can resize later.

Open Paper 4, Resize by 90%. Load Mask from Disk, Delete and merge group.

Open Element 11 and Resize by 65%. Copy and Paste as a new layer moving to where the sea meets the sky on the mask layer.

Open Element 25, Copy and Paste as a new layer and move to the right hand side near the bottom of the image. Give a drop shadow 2, 3, 25, and 4.00 Black.

Open Element 31, Copy and Paste as a new layer moving to the right hand side near the bottom of the image. Give a drop shadow as above.

Open Element 33 and resize by 55%. Copy and Paste as a new layer and place down from the centre of image. Mirror, Sharpen then drop shadow 4, 6, 25, 4.00 Black.

Open Element 49 and Resize by 65%. Copy and Paste as a new layer moving down the centre of image. Drop Shadow as above.

Copy and Paste your tube as a new layer. Move to the left hand side of image. Drop Shadow as above.

Open Element 53 and Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer move over to bottom right. Magic wand freehand point to point. Add (Shift). Draw around the coins see my tag reference below.
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Duplicate twice and Rename 1, 2, 3. On layer 1 go to effects Xenofex2 Constellation Settings Below.

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Make Layer 2 active Effects Constellation and press Random Seed. Ok

Make Layer 3 active Effects Constellation and press Random Seed, Ok Deselect.

Open Element 17 and Resize by 75%. Copy and Paste as a new layer moving to the left side bottom. Drop Shadow 4, 6, 25, 4.00 Black

Open Element 67 and Resize by 40%. Copy and Paste as a new layer moving down to left side bottom. Duplicate and move slightly over to the right. Merge down and give Drop Shadow as above.

Open Element 26 and Resize by 55% then 70%. Copy and Paste as a new layer move to left side bottom. Sharpen and and give Drop Shadow as above.

Add your copyright and license information.

Add your name using colour #811c49

NOW TO ANIMATE

Close off layers 2 and 3. Copy Merged then over to Animation Shop and Paste as a new layer.

Back to Psp Hide Layers 1 and 3 and open 2. Copy Merged then over to Animation Shop. Click on your image then right click and paste after current frame.

Back to Psp Hide Layers 1 and 2 and open 3. Copy Merged then over to Animation Shop. Click on your image then right click and paste after current frame.

Go to View Animation and check your animation. If happy Save as a GIF.

That’s it we are done. I hope you found this tutorial easy to follow any questions don’t hesitate to inbox me.
I would love to see your results so please feel free to inbox me and I will get them added to the thread.
Remember my tutorial is only a guideline put your own touches to it and make it your tag.
Hugs