27 January, 2013

New FTU Template 0018

I have another new template for you, 
for Valentine's Day.
This one has a bit of 'tude. lol:
There is a PSP & PSD version in the download file.
You can snag it here:

As always, I'd love to see your creations with it.
Have fun! =)
*hugz*

26 January, 2013

PTU- Son Of A Gun

*Click for bigger

This tutorial is borne from my own manipulated lil' mind. 
Any similarity to any other tutorial(s) is purely coincidental.
This tutorial was written for those who have a working 
knowledge of PSP and was written using PSP X2, 
tho' any version should work.

Supplies Needed: 
Scrapkit: I'm using Sons Of Anarchy from Tragic Scraps.
You can find information on where to buy this kit on her
blog here.

Tube: I'm using the artwork of Arthur Crowe.
You can find more of his artwork at Arthur Crowe's Factory.
Do not use this artwork unless you have a license to do so 
& have purchased the tube.

Filters: Eye Candy Imapct 5- Gradient Glow

Font: BikerBones

Drop shadow: 2 2 40 4, black 
Save your progress often.;)

Let's do this! =)

Open a new canvas 600 X 600 px.
Copy & paste Frame 3. Resize 80%.
With your magic wand, click inside the frame.
Modify- Expand by 4. Invert.
Copy & paste Paper 7. Resize 80%.
Hit delete. Keep selected & add your closeup.
Hit delete & select none.
Crop to canvas. Duplicate the closeup.
On the top one, add a Gaussian blur of 3.
Change the blend mode to Soft Light at 40%.
Change the bottom one to Luminance (L).
Add a drop shadow.

Move your frame up above your closeup & paper in layers palette.
Add a drop shadow to your frame.

Now we'll add some elements.
For each one I added, I sharpened & added a drop shadow to, 
unless specified otherwise.

Word Art- 90%. Place at the top of the frame.

Gears- 80%. Place in the bottom right of the frame.

Gun- 35%. Mirror. Rotate 10 left.
Place this in the center of the gears.

Guns- Use your lasso & go around one of the guns. 
Copy & paste this gun onto the other gun.

Bullets- 35%. Place these over the guns.

Hat- 50%. Rotate 30 left.
 Position on the upper left of the frame.

Pack O Ciggys- 17%. 
Place this in front of the gear cluster.

Liquor- 65%. Place with the gear cluster so that 
the one bottle is lying on the ciggys a bit.

Bike- 65% Move this on the lower left of the frame.

Boot- 35%. Duplicate. Place these with the bike.

Dragon Skull- 50%. 
Place this above the gears on the right side of the frame.

Shades- 45%. Place by the boots.

Wrist Band- 40%. Place this in the middle, 
at the bottom of the frame.

Tag Back 2- 75%. 
Right click & send to bottom in layers palette.

Add any other elements if you prefer.
Crop & resize to your own liking.

Now add your proper copyrights & watermarks.

Now add your name.  Give it a bevel:
Then, add a gradient glow at these settings: 

Then add your drop shadow to this layer.

Finally, merge visible & save as a PNG & enjoy.

I hope you enjoy your hot, hunka-hunka new tag. =)
*hugz*

PTU- Kinky Valentines 2

* Click for bigger

This tutorial is borne from my own manipulated lil' mind. 
Any similarity to any other tutorial(s) is purely coincidental.
This tutorial was written for those who have a working 
knowledge of PSP and was written using PSP X2, 
tho' any version should work.

Supplies Needed: 
Scrapkit: I'm using my His Toy kit. 
You can find this in my stores on the right.

Tube: I'm using the artwork of Barbara Jensen.
You can find more of her amazing artwork here.
Do NOT use this artwork unless you have a license to do so 
& have purchased the tube.

Template: Template0017 from me, here

Mask: gemsmasks-186. You can find that here.
*Leave some lovin' when downloading.;)

Supplies: My Gradient Glow Simple White settings, here.

Filters: Xero- Radiance
Eye Candy Impact 5- Gradient Glow 

Font: Edwardian Script

Drop shadow: 2 2 55 8, black.
Save your progress often.;)

Let's do this! =)

Open up the template. Duplicate it & close original. 
Delete the credit layer at the top.
Working from the bottom layer of the template, up:

Copy & paste paper 2. Apply mask & merge group.
Resize 110%.

rounded square 1- Select all- float. 
Defloat- Invert. Delete this layer & paste paper 9, resized 80%.
Hit delete & select none. 

rounded square 2- Select all- float. 
Defloat- Invert. Delete this layer & paper 8, resized 80%.
Hit delete & select none. 

rounded rectangle- select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paper 10, resized 80%. 
Hit delete & select none. Crop to canvas.
Drop shadow. 

circle- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper 16, resized 70%. 
Hit delete & select none. Drop shadow.

pixel words- delete

rounded square 3- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paper 15.
Hit delete. Select none. Crop to canvas.
Drop shadow.

heart 1- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper 1, resized 65%,
positioning it so the center of the rose is in the heart.
Hit delete. Select none. Crop to canvas. Drop shadow.

heart 2- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste paper 13, resized 60%.
Crop to canvas. Drop shadow.

sparkle brush- delete

Customize the word art & word art bkgrd layers to your own preferences.
Add a drop shadow to the word art bkgrd layer.

Next add your main tube, under the word art layers. 
Resize if needed. 
Apply Xero- Radiance at these settings:
Add a drop shadow.

Next we'll add some elements.
For each one I added, I sharpened & added 
a drop shadow to, unless specified otherwise.

card 1- 75%. Rotate 15 right. Place in the top right.

whip- 65%. Rotate 20 right. Place this over the top of the word kinky.
(You may have to move the word art up a bit.)

video camera- 37%. Place this to the left. 
Move to just above your tube in layers palette.

beads- 60%. Mirror. Place on the upper right.

stud- 65%. Rotate 90 right. 
Place this in the the top right so the beads hang from it.

mask- 55%. Rotate 20 left.

beaded dangle- 60%. Place on the left.

bow 4- 50%. Place on the left, with the beaded dangle.

tickle whip- 75%. Place on the right.
Move below the word art in layers palette.

bottle- 60%. Place on the right, with the tickle whip.

cuffs- 35%. Place these on the bottle. Use your eraser, sized 27 square
to erase the chain in the middle of the cuffs.

paddle- 55%. Rotate 15 left. Place with the tickle whip & bottle.

bear- 70%. Place to the left.
Move below the video camera in layers palette.

condom- 45%. Place in front of the bear.

glass toy- 40%. Place in front of the bear.

Add any other elements, if you prefer at this time.

Now, crop/ resize your tag to your own preferences.
Then, add your proper copyrights & watermarks.

Next, add your name. Add a bevel:
Then add a gradient glow (using the Simple White settings) 
& using a colour of choice:
And a drop shadow.

Finally, delete the white background, merge visible, 
save as a PNG & enjoy. 

I hope you have fun with the kit
& trying this tutorial. =)

I have another tag for Rosesblack:

*hugz*

25 January, 2013

New Kit In The PFD Store

I made a new kit, based off the gorgeous artwork of 
Alex Prihodko at Pics For Design.
You can only find the kit here at PFD.
This kit is packed with 14 papers, 90 elements & 6 frames
for a lot of Valentines tags. =)

Here's a tag I made with the kit & the tube:

I always love to see any of your creations made with my kits.=)
 Feel free to send them to me at: 
MagikD[@]live.com
(remove the brackets in my email.)
*hugz*

FTU- You Make My Heart Sing

*Click for bigger

This tutorial is borne from my own manipulated lil' mind. 
Any similarity to any other tutorial(s) is purely coincidental.
This tutorial was written for those who have a working 
knowledge of PSP and was written using PSP X2, 
tho' any version should work.

Supplies Needed: 
Scrapkit: I'm using the FTU Wild Thing kit from Tasha's Playground.
You can find this on her blog, here.
*Leave some love when grabbing the kit.

Tube(s): I'm using images of Ville Valo that I tubed.
The images are © Joonas Brandt.
Do not use any artwork unless you have a license to do so 
& have purchased the tube.

Mask: of choice

Filters: Xero- Radiance
Eye Candy Imapct 5- Gradient Glow

Font: Pineapples Don't Have Sleeves 

Drop shadow: 2 4 50 4, black 
Save your progress often.;)

Let's do this! =)

Open a new canvas 600 X 600 px.
Copy & paste paper7. 
Apply your mask & merge group.

Now, add frame4. Resize 80%.
With your magic wand, click inside the frame.
Modify- Expand by 4. Invert.
Add a paper of choice. Hit delete. 
Keep selected. Add your tube, resizing if needed.
Hit delete & select none. Crop to canvas.
Duplicate your tube. On the top one, add a gaussian blur of 3.
Change the blend mode to Soft Light.
On the bottom, change the blend mode to Luminance (L).
Add a drop shadow to the bottom tube.

Move the frame to the top in layers palette. 
Add a drop shadow.

Add your main tube. Resize as needed.
Apply Xero: Radiance at these settings or settings of choice:
Add a drop shadow to your tube.

Now we'll add some elements.
For each one I added, I sharpened & added a drop shadow to, 
unless specified otherwise.

splatter-80%. Place this in the top right.
Move to just above your mask in layers palette.

music note- 55%. Duplicate.
music note2- 50%. Duplicate.

hearts- 80% Place on the right side of the frame.
flower2- 55. Place in lower right of frame.

flower3- 45% Place below flower2 on the frame.
Add flower3 again, resizing 37%. 
Place this one above flower2 on the frame.

heart- 50%. Duplicate. Mirror one of them.
Place them both down on the left of tag.

confetti- 80%. Place to the upper left.
Erase the excess that overlaps the splatter on the right.
Drag this below the splatter in layers palette.
No drop shadow.

stars- 45%. Duplicate & mirror.
Move these to the bottom of tag & above your mask in layers palette.

brad- 35%. Place this over the hearts.

wordart3- Duplicate & close the original.
Make a selection around the word art, using your lasso:
Copy & paste onto the tag.
Add a gradient glow:
Then add your drop shadow.

Add any other elements if you prefer.
Crop & resize to your own liking.

Now add your proper copyrights & watermarks.

Now add your name.  
Add a gradient glow at these settings: 
Then add your drop shadow.

Finally, merge visible & save as a PNG & enjoy.

I hope you have fun creating your tag.
I always enjoy seeing your results. =)
*hugz*

PTU- Starlicious

*Click for bigger

This tutorial is borne from my own manipulated lil' mind. 
Any similarity to any other tutorial(s) is purely coincidental.
This tutorial was written for those who have a working 
knowledge of PSP and was written using PSP X2, 
tho' any version should work.

Supplies Needed: 
Scrapkit: I'm using Starlicious from Purple's Kreationz.

Tube: I'm using the adorable artwork of Zlata_M.
You can find more of her beautiful artwork at PFD.
Do not use this artwork unless you have a license to do so 
& have purchased the tube.

Masks: Vix_BigMask019
& another star mask of choice.
You can get the BigMaks here.

Supplies: My Triple Gradient Glow settings, here.

Filters: Alien Skin Exposure- Color Film
Eye Candy Imapct 5- Gradient Glow

Font: Signerica

Drop shadow: 0 0 60 5, black 
Save your progress often.;)

Let's do this! =)

Open the zipfile with my Gradient Glow settings.
Double click on it to install.

Open a new canvas 650 X 650 px.
Copy & paste P11. Apply Vix_BigMask019.
Resize 110%.
Then, copy & paste P9. 
Apply your other mask of choice & merge group.

Next, add E36, resizing about 70%.
Add a drop shadow to the cityscape.

Add your main tube. Resize 50%.
Apply Exposure- Color Film, set at Modify- Fade all, 
leaving weak reds at these settings:
Then add a drop shadow to your tube.

Now we'll add some elements.
For each one I added, I sharpened & added a drop shadow to, 
unless specified otherwise.

E34- 80%. No drop shadow.
Place at the bottom center of the tag.

E10- 60% Move to the left of the tag.
E29- 40% Move in front of the cupcake on the left.

E21- 70%. Rotate 13 left. Place behind the cupcake.

E8- 70% Place behind the cupcake.

E6- 70%. Rotate 13 right. Place behind the cupcake. 
Move this one down a bit.

E4- 60% Place at the top, near the top of the buildings.

E3- 55%. Place in the top right.

E27- 45%. Place by the cupcake.

E5- Duplicate so you have 3.
Resize the first one 40% & place on one of the buildings on the left.
Resize the second one 25% & place on the right.
Finally, resize the 3rd one 37% & place this one on the bigger glitter star.

E9- 35%. Rotate 23 right. 
Place by the black star ring.

E15- 55%. Place this one by the cluster on the left.
Duplicate. Rotate this one 30 right.
Move to the right of tag.

E16- Duplicate. Resize one 37%. Rotate 17 left.
Place with the other candy on the right.
Resize the other 30%. Rotate 13 left. 
Position this with the cluster on the left.
Move below the other candy in layers palette.

E35- Rotate 90 left. No drop shadow.

Add any other elements if you prefer.
Crop & resize to your own liking.

Now add your proper copyrights & watermarks.

Now add your name.  
Add a gradient glow with my triple glow settings:
(You can change the colours to your own liking.)
Then add a bevel:
Then add your drop shadow.
Finally, merge visible & save as a PNG & enjoy.=)
*hugz*

PTU- Kinky Valentine

* Click for bigger

This tutorial is borne from my own manipulated lil' mind. 
Any similarity to any other tutorial(s) is purely coincidental.
This tutorial was written for those who have a working 
knowledge of PSP and was written using PSP X2, 
tho' any version should work.

Supplies Needed: 
Scrapkit: I'm using a kit from Purple's Kreationz called Kinky Love.

Tube: I'm using the artwork of Keith Garvey.
You can find more of his amazing artwork here.
Do NOT use this artwork unless you have a license to do so 
& have purchased the tube.

Template: Template0017 from me, here

Mask: of choice

Filters: Xero- Radiance
Eye Candy Impact 5- Gradient Glow 

Font: Scriptina

Drop shadow: 4 2 55 4, black.
Save your progress often.;)

Let's do this! =)

Open up the template. Duplicate it & close original. 
Delete the credit layer at the top.
Working from the bottom layer of the template, up:

rounded square 1- Select all- float. 
Defloat- Invert. Delete this layer & paste P2, resized 80%.
Hit delete & select none. 

rounded square 2- Select all- float. 
Defloat- Invert. Delete this layer & P10, resized 80%.
Hit delete & select none. 

rounded rectangle- select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & P2, resized 80%. 
Hit delete & select none. Crop to canvas.
Drop shadow. 

circle- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & paste P5, resized 80%. 
Hit delete & select none. 

pixel words- delete

rounded square 3- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & P9, resized 70%.
Hit delete. Select none. 

heart 1- Select all- float. Defloat- Invert.
Delete this layer & P1, resized 80%.
Hit delete. Select none. Crop to canvas. Drop shadow.

heart 2- delete

sparkle brush- send this to top in layers palette.
Mirror. Hide for now.

Customize the word art & word art bkgrd layers to your own preferences.
Add a drop shadow to the word art bkgrd layer.
Move the word art up a little in the canvas.

Next add your main tube, under the word art layers. 
Resize if needed. 
Apply Xero- Radiance at these settings:
Add a drop shadow.

Next we'll add some elements.
For each one I added, I sharpened & added 
a drop shadow to, unless specified otherwise.

E16- 40% position this one around the word art.
Add the cuffs again, resize 50%. 
Use your lasso to make a selection around one of the cuffs:
Promote this selection to layer.
On the original, hit delete & select none.
Flip this promoted cuff. Move it so it 'connects' with the chain. 
Merge down & move in front of the word 'kinky' & under your tube's hand.

E38- 50%.
E31- 65%
E29- 35%. Rotate 30 left.
E43- 30%. Place on the candy hearts.
E18- 40%. Mirror
E15- 47%
E6- 80%
E41- 65%
E14- 50%. Move this below your tube in layers palette.
E7- 40%
E4- 30%. Mirror. Position on the top left of the cage.

E3- 60%. Place this by the word 'kinky'.
Then move down to just above the handcuffs.
On the handcuffs layer, draw a selection like mine:
Hit delete on the cuffs layer.

E28-40%. Rotate 42 right. 'hang' this on the skins box.

Now go back up to the sparkle layer. Rotate 22 left. 
Position as desired & erase any excess.

Add any other elements, if you prefer at this time.

Now, add a paper of choice & apply your mask.
Merge group & move this mask to just above the white background layer.
Resize your mask about 110%, if needed.

Now, crop/ resize your tag to your own preferences.
Then, add your proper copyrights & watermarks.

Next, add your name.
Then add a gradient glow:
And a drop shadow.

Finally, delete the white background, merge visible, 
save as a PNG & enjoy. =)

*hugz*

FTU- Kinky Valentines Template

I have a new template for you.
It was kind of inspired by my His Toy kit:
There is a PSP & PSD version in the download file.
You can snag it here:

As always, I'd love to see your creations with it. =)
*hugz*

PTU- Cherry Bomb

*Click for bigger

This tutorial is borne from my own manipulated lil' mind. 
Any similarity to any other tutorial(s) is purely coincidental.
This tutorial was written for those who have a working 
knowledge of PSP and was written using PSP X2, 
tho' any version should work.

Supplies Needed: 
Scrapkit: I'm using Cherry Chops from Purple's Kreationz.

Tube: I'm using the adorable artwork of Lady Mishka.
I'd gotten mine from PFD. At the time of this tutorial, 
I don't think her artwork is available anywhere.
Do not use this artwork unless you have a license to do so 
& have purchased the tube.

Masks: DBVMaskstars3 & SuperstarMask3byJenny
from the Creative Misfits blog.
You can get both here.

Word Art: from me, here.

Filters: Xero- Radiance
Xero-Porcelain
Eye Candy Imapct 5- Gradient Glow

Font: Carpenter Script

Drop shadows: 3 3 45 5, black 
Save your progress often.;)

Let's do this! =)

Open a new canvas 650 X 650 px.
Copy & paste P3. 
Apply the DBVMaskstars3 mask & merge group. Resize 112%.
Then, copy & paste P4. 
Apply the SuperstarMask3byJenny mask & merge group.
Resize this mask 110%.

Next, add F2. Resize 70%.
With your magic wand, click inside the frame.
Modify- Expand by 4. Invert.
Copy & paste P9, resized 80%.
Hit delete & keep selected.
Add your closeup, resizing about 80%.
Hit delete & select none.
Move the paper & closeup below the frame in layers palette.
Crop to canvas.
Add a drop shadow to the frame.
On your closeup, apply Xero- Radiance at these settings:
Then go over it with Xero-Porcelain at these settings:
Finally, add your drop shadow.

Now, add your main tube. Resize 75%.
Position her over to the right.
Apply Xero: Radiance at these settings:
Finally, add a drop shadow to your tube.

Now we'll add some elements.
For each one I added, I sharpened & added a drop shadow to, 
unless specified otherwise.

E20- 80%. Rotate 13 left.
E10- 80%.
E8- 60%. Rotate 105 right.
E13- 47%
E26- 55%
E30- 30%
E40- 55%
E39- 45%. Mirror.
E7- 35%

E2- 30%. Duplicate. Place in front of the round candy.

E5- 35%. Duplicate. 
Use your deform tool to rotate the second one to your liking.

E19- 47%. Duplictae & mirror the 2nd one.

E21- 23%

Now add my word art to the top left of the frame.
Add a bevel:
Then a gradient glow:
Add your drop shadow.

Add any other elements if you prefer.
Crop & resize to your own liking.

Now add your proper copyrights & watermarks.

Now add your name.
Add a gradient glow at these settings:
Then add your drop shadow to this layer.

Finally, merge visible & save as a PNG & enjoy.
*hugz*

23 January, 2013

PTU- Dotty 4 You

*Click for bigger

This tutorial is borne from my own manipulated lil' mind. 
Any similarity to any other tutorial(s) is purely coincidental.
This tutorial was written for those who have a working 
knowledge of PSP and was written using PSP X2, 
tho' any version should work.

Supplies Needed: 
Scrapkit: I'm using Dotty For You from Tasha's Playground.
You can find information on where to buy this kit on her
blog here.

Tube: I'm using the always gorgeous artwork of Barbara Jensen.
You can find more of her beautiful artwork here.
Do not use this artwork unless you have a license to do so 
& have purchased the tube.

Mask: Mask 71 from ButterflyFlutterby Creations
You can find that here.
Leave some love when downloading the mask.

Filters: Xero- Radiance
Eye Candy Imapct 5- Gradient Glow

Font: Alexandra Script

Drop shadows: 0 0 50 5, black for the frames
-2 2 40 4, black for everything else.
Save your progress often.;)

Let's do this! =)

Open a new canvas 615 X 615 px.
Copy & paste paper11. Apply the mask & merge group.
Resize the mask 110%.

Next, add frame6. 
With your magic wand, click inside the frame.
Modify- Expand by 35. Invert.
Copy & paste paper6, resized 70%.
Hit delete & select none.
Move the paper below the frame in layers palette.
Add a drop shadow to the frame: 0 0 50 5, black

Now add frame7. Resize 60%. Rotate 8 left & place to the left
of the other frame. With your magic wand, click inside both squares.
Modify- Expand by 4. Invert. Copy & paste paper3, resized 70%. 
Hit delete. Keep selected & add your tube to both squares,
hitting delete on both. Select none & crop to canvas.
Erase the excess from both tubes in the squares of the frame.
Merge one down onto the other.
Drop the opacity down to 75%.
Move this & the paper below the frame in layers palette.
Then add a drop shadow to the frame.

Add your main tube. Resize as needed.
Apply Xero: Radiance at these settings:
Add a drop shadow to your tube: -2 2 40 4, black.

Now we'll add some elements.
For each one I added, I sharpened & added a drop shadow to, 
unless specified otherwise.

paint2- 70%. Place at the top of the frame. 
Move to just above the mask in layers palette. 
No drop shadow.

dots- 50%. Position over by the 2nd frame.
Duplicate. Mirror & flip. Move this one below your main tube
in layers palette.

flower3- 70%. Place in top corner of 2nd frame.

ribbon2- 65%. Place around the bottom of frame 2.

hearts2- 60%. Move to the bottom left of frame 2
with the ribbon. Move below the ribbon in layers palette.
* Optional- you can erase a bit of the ribbon like on my example, here:

cupcake- 55% Move to the right of the tag.

envelope- 40% Rotate 30 left. Place in front of the cupcake.

candy hearts- Use your deform tool to rotate them around.
duplicate each & create another cluster by the cupcake.

wordart2- 60% Use your lasso to draw a selection around the word 'dotty'.
Promote this selection to a new layer & on the bottom layer hit delete.
Select none. On the bottom 'for you' word layer, 
add your drop shadow. On the 'dotty' layer, add a gradient glow:

Add any other elements if you prefer.
Crop & resize to your own liking.

Now add your proper copyrights & watermarks.

Next, add your name. Rotate 12 left.
Add a gradient glow at these settings:
Duplicate this layer & on the bottom one, 
add the same gradient glow, using this colour: #fed1d2
Add a bit of noise to this layer: 
Uniform/ Monochrome/ 45%. 
Then add your drop shadow to this layer.

Finally, merge visible & save as a PNG & enjoy.=)

I hope you have fun trying this tutorial. 
*hugz*