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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Creative Intentionz CT tags by Amy

Here are 2 more tags I made as a CT member @ Creative Intentionz.
I used a freaking AWESOME PTU kit called "Yeah....Kiss This" click HERE to go to Creative Intentionz and check it out.

Sunday, June 27, 2010

PTU tut "Paradise Greetings"

This tutorial is of my own creation and any resemblance to any other tuts is purely coincidental. This tutorial is for personal use only, using it for monetary gain is against our TOU's. Supplies Needed: ~Gimp (any version will do). ~Tube of choice. I used one of the tubes included with the kit. Please be sure to use the proper copyright info included with the tubes. ~Copacabana PTU scrapkit which you can get from Sweet Cravings Scraps HERE. ~Mask of choice. I used WSL mask283 which you can get HERE. ~Font of choice. I used Satisfaction. Let's get started!!! 1. Open a new layer (I prefer a large canvas, so I make mine 1050x656). Make your canvas transparent (Layer > Transparency > Color to alpha). 2. Open Frame 1, add drop shadow (Filters > Light & Shadow > Drop Shadow). 3. Open "Aloha" wordart, add noise to make it look sparkly (Filters > Noise > RGB Noise). 4. Open your tube, add drop shadow. 5. Open and place the following elements: Fruit mix Coconut Postcard Palmtree 2 Flower 2 Flower 3 Flower 4 Leaf 1 Leaf 2 ~Add drop shadow to all elements~ 6. Open Paper 13 7. Open mask 8. Add mask to paper (right click on paper layer in layer box > add layer mask > black full transparency). ~Select mask in layer box, right click on layer mask (on canvas) > copy. ~Make mask layer invisible (click on eye next to mask in layer box). ~Select paper in layer box, right click on paper (on canvas, all you will see is the outline of the paper) > Paste. ~Anchor layer (click on anchor next to trash can on layer box). ~Right click on paper layer in layer box > apply layer mask. ~Delete mask layer from layer box. 9. Add "Wish you were here" text. 10. Merge layers (Image > Merge Visible Layers). 11. Crop Image (Image > Autocrop Image). 12. Scale image to desired size (Image > Scale Image). 13. Add copyright info and name 14. Save as .png YOU'RE DONE :)

Saturday, June 26, 2010

PTU Tut "A Pirate's Life For Me"

This tutorial is of my own creation and any resemblance to any other tuts is purely coincidental. This tutorial is for personal use only, using it for monetary gain is against our TOU's. Supplies Needed: ~Gimp (any version will do) ~Tube of choice. I used the adorable artwork of Suzanne Woolcott. You must have a license to use her work which you can get HERE. ~A Pirate's Life PTU scrapkit which you can get from Creative Intentionz HERE. ~Mask of choice. I used WSL mask353 which you can get HERE. ~Font of choice. I used BlackJack and VTKS Black. Let's get started!!! 1. Open a new canvas (I prefer a large canvas, so I make mine 1050x656). Make your canvas transparent (Layer > Transparency > Color to alpha). 2. Open Frame #2, add drop shadow (Filters > Light & Shadow > Drop Shadow). 3. Open your tube, add drop shadow 4. Open and place the following elements: Map Flag RibbonWrap 3 Ship Parrot BeadString 2 Bow 1 PalmTree GoldCoins ~Add drop shadow to all elements~ 5. Open Paper 11 6. Open mask 7. Add mask to paper (right click on paper layer in layer box > add layer mask > black full transparency). ~Select mask layer in layer box, right click on mask layer (on canvas) > copy. ~Make mask layer invisible (click on eye next to mask in layer box). ~Select paper in layer box, right click on paper (on canvas, all you will see is the outline of the paper) > Paste. ~Anchor layer (click on anchor next to trash can on layer box). ~Right click on paper layer in layer box > apply layer mask. ~Delete mask from layer box 8. Add "A pirate's life for me" text 9. Merge layers (Image > Merge Visible Layers) 10. Crop Image (Image > Autocrop Image) 11. Scale image to desired size (Image > Scale Image) 12. Add copyright info and name 13. Save as .png TA DA!!!!!! You are done!!!!!

Friday, June 25, 2010

Creative Intentionz CT tags by Amy

Here are the first 2 tags I made as a CT member for Creative Intentionz
I used an awesome PTU kit called Punk Princess, click HERE to go to Creative Intentionz and check it out.

Sunday, June 13, 2010

FTU Tut "Sugary Sweet"

This tutorial is of my own creation and any resemblance to any other tuts is purely coincidental. This tutorial is for personal use only, using it for monetary gain is against our TOU's. Supplies Needed: ~Tube of choice. I used the wonderful art of Myka Jelina. You must purchase a license to use her art which can be done HERE. ~Scrap kit Sweet & Juicy which you can download from Melissaz Creationz HERE. ~Mask of choice. I used WSL mask 241 which you can get HERE. ~Font of choice. I used Shelley Volante BT Let's get started!!! 1.Open new canvas (I prefer a large canvas, so I make mine 1050x656). Make your canvas tranparent (Layer > Transparency > Color to alpha). 2.Open Frame #4 , add drop shadow to frame (Filters > Light & Shadow > Drop Shadow). 3.Open your tube, add drop shadow. 4.Open and place the following elements: Heart Scatter & Butterflies (Elements #1) "Sweet" ribbon (Elements #4) Light pink flower x3 (Elements #6) Light green flower x3, Dark green flower x1, Dark green heart x1 (Elements #7) ~Some elements may need to be sized down. Use your Scale Tool in your tool box to adjust pixel size~ ~Add drop shadow to all the elements~ 5. Open Paper #4 6. Open Mask 7. Add mask to paper (right click on paper layer in layer box > add layer mask > black full transparency). ~Select mask layer in layer box, right click on mask layer (on canvas) > copy. ~Make mask layer invisible (click on eye next to mask in layer box). ~Select paper in layer box, right click on paper (on canvas, all you will see is the outline of the paper) > Paste. ~Anchor layer (click on anchor next to trash can on layer box). ~Right click on paper layer in layer box > apply layer mask. ~Delete mask layer from layer box. 8. Merge layers (Image > Merge Visible Layers) 9. Crop Image (Image > Autocrop Image) 10. Scale image to desired size (Image > Scale Image) 11. Add copyright info and name 12. Save as .png You are done :)

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