Wednesday, May 25, 2022

PTU - Wildflower Basset

 

PTU - Wildflower Basset

 

 

This tutorial was written by me, VCC, on May 25, 2022 using my own ideas. Any resemblance to others is coincidental and accidental. This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of psp and is written in PSPX.

 

 

Supplies:

"Lonely Heart Basset" tube by Laguna - tube/license currently available at PFD

"Janie's Sunflowers" PTU scrap kit by Tiny Turtle Designs

Wildflowers Template by Salsa Sensations

 

FILTERS:

No outside filters needed

 

FONTS:

Andalus

 Abbreviations:

DS_Drop Shadow

ANL_Add New Layer

EC_Eye Candy

GG_Gradient Glow

AS_Animation Shop

C/P_Copy and Paste

FF_Flood Fill

Ctrl+A_Select All

Ctrl+C_Copy

Ctrl+V_Paste

Ctrl+D_De-select

Ctrl+E_Paste Into Selected Frame/s

 

When working with templates, always Shift+D to duplicate, close original.

On each layer, either:

A: Select with magic wand

B: Ctrl+A, Ctrl+F. Ctrl+Shift+F (select all, float, de-float)

ANL, do the tutorial steps required

Close/delete original template layer 

B: Use the Manual Color Correction Tool

 

 

C/P element 60_Move to bottom_position to the top right

Duplicate_Mirror_Flip_ position to bottom left

Dotted Flower 2_ Close/Delete

Dotted Flower 1_ #f7d863_Duplicate twice_Merge all 3 dotted flower layers together_Uniform Noise 55

Move to top and position to the right as shown

Duplicate and move to the top left when done placing elements as shown

Black Circles_26

White Circle_ #f76cae_Uniform Noise 55

Purple Circle_15

Circled Text_Black

Gradient Rect_17

White Rect_24_Overlay

White Circles_ #f76cae

Gradient Circles_14

Black Circle_Leave As Is

White Circle_15

Black Circles_15

Circle Border_7

Gradient Circle_18_C/P tube close up_Promote to layer

Delete original tube_Selections_Feather_35_Invert_Hit delete about 10 times_Belnd Mode_Overlay_Duplicate

Pixels_Close/Delete

Polaroid 3_ Close/Delete

Polaroid Fill 3_ Close/Delete

Polaroid Fill_ Close/Delete

Polaroid Fill 2_ Close/Delete

Polaroid 1_ Close/Delete

Polaroid Fill 1_ Close/Delete

Flower 2_

Flower 1_

Credits_Close/Delete

Raster 15 Shadow 1

Text_ Close/Delete

Glass Text_ #ffcf13

White Text_ #feee41_ Uniform Noise 55_DS_2_5_50_5_Black

Merge the two text layers together

DS_2_5_50_5_Black

Place as shown

Now, this is where you get creative.

C/P any/all elements you choose, placing them to your liking

DS each element_0_0_50_10_Black

C/P tube_DS_0_0_50_25_Black

DS each template layer_0_0_65_15_Black

Add all correct copyright/license information

Name_ Andalus_48_ #bd5184

DS_1_2_100_5_ #f7f0ad

Repeat DS

Save!

 

Sunday, May 15, 2022

No Scraps "Life After Coffee"

 

Life After Coffee

 



 

This tutorial was written by me, VCC, on May 15, 2022 using my own ideas. Any resemblance to others is coincidental and accidental. This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of psp and is written in PSPX.

 

Supplies:

"Coffee" tube by Kajenna - tube/license currently available at PFD

VCC Template_Coffee BOX or 4SHARED

Word Art of choice - the one I used was

made by Flagryl of Angels Design forum

Mask006 by Just Fi

 

FILTERS:

Penta.com_Color Dot

DSB Flux_Bright Noise

 

FONTS:

LowRider BB

Abbreviations:

DS_Drop Shadow

ANL_Add New Layer

EC_Eye Candy

GG_Gradient Glow

AS_Animation Shop

C/P_Copy and Paste

FF_Flood Fill

Ctrl+A_Select All

Ctrl+C_Copy

Ctrl+V_Paste

Ctrl+D_De-select

Ctrl+E_Paste Into Selected Frame/s

 

When working with templates, always Shift+D to duplicate, close original.

On each layer, either:

A: Select with magic wand

B: Ctrl+A, Ctrl+F. Ctrl+Shift+F (select all, float, de-float)

ANL, do the tutorial steps required

Close/delete original template layer 

B: Use the Manual Color Correction Tool

 

 

 

ANL to bottom_#748f5d

Apply mask

Layer 1_#7e2f1b

Effects_Texture Effects_Blinds_10_12_Black_Light from left/top Checked

Layer 2_#be9055

Adjust_Add/Remove Noise_Uniform_17

Layer 3_#601b0f

Penta.com_Color Dot_90_9_255_255_255

Layer 4_#7e2f1b

Layer 5_#4d6c31

Effects_3D Effects_Inner Bevel_Bevel2_10_55_5_2_10_White_315_50_30

Repeat

Effects_Texture Effects_Fine Leather_ #dcdcdc_30_20_255_150_2

Layer 6_#4d6c31

Effects_3D Effects_Inner Bevel_Bevel2_10_55_5_2_10_White_315_50_30

Repeat

Effects_Texture Effects_Fine Leather_ #dcdcdc_30_20_255_150_2

Layer 7_#314e18

Duplicate

On duplicate_ Effects_Texture Effects_Mosaic Antique_26_26_50_2_30

Blend Mode_Hard Light

On original Layer 7_Effects_Texture Effects_Blinds_20_10_Black_Both boxes checked

Layer 8_#601b0f

Layer 9_#be9055

Adjust_Add/Remove Noise_Uniform_17

DS each template layer_0_0_100_15_Black

C/P tube

Repeat DS

C/P word art, placing as desired

Change to #be9055

DS_2_5_50_5_Black

Magic Wand_Select the small circles above and below the "begins" wording

Promote to layer 3 times

CTRL+D

Close bottom 2 promoted layers for now

Highlight top promoted layer

DSB Flux_Bright Noise_36

Repeat Bright Noise on closed promoted layers, clicking MIX each time

Add correct copyright/license information

Name_ LowRider BB_100_2 Stroke #be9055_Fill Black

DS_2_5_50_5_Black

 

ANIMATING:

Copy/Merged

AS_Paste As New Animation

Back to PSP_Close top noise dots and open middle noise dots layers

Copy/Merged

AS_Paste After Current Frame

Back to PSP_Close middle noise dots layer and open bottom noise dots layer

Copy/Merged

AS_Paste After Current Frame

 

**If you are animating the leaves, do the following steps.

If not, save here.**

The following steps were written for this specific tube. If you use a different tube, adjust to suit that tube.

 

AS_Select All

Copy

Highlight frame 3

Paste After Frame

Highlight frame 6

Paste After Frame 

Highlight frame 9

Paste After Frame

Highlight frame 12

Paste After Frame

You should now have 15 frames

Select All

In PSP

Merge the 2 leaves layers together

Copy/Paste onto working canvas

Resize so they fit nicely above the leaves already there

Copy the leaves layer

AS_Paste As New Animation

Effects_Insert Image Effect:



Click "CUSTOMIZE"



Click "OK"

Delete frame 1

Select All

Copy

Highlight original 15 layer tag

Select All

Paste Into Current Frame

Align the leaves animation with the leaves on the tag

Click to place

View Animation

If happy, save!

 

 

 

Saturday, December 18, 2021

Christmas Word Art

 Sharing Christmas Word Art I made in The Zone Groups "Christmas Extravaganza" Challenge

Click image, then right click and save full size png...














Monday, October 11, 2021

No Scraps Tutorial_"Cutest Pumpkin"

 

 

 

Cutest Pumpkin

 

 

 

This tutorial was written by me, VCC, on October 11, 2021 using my own ideas.Any resemblance to others is coincidental and accidental.This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of psp and is written in PSPX.

 

Supplies:

A cute Pumpkin tube

(This tut was written using "Dracula's Daughter" tube by Leonida Preda_this tube was purchased when Preda was selling at CDO and I have no idea if this art is currently being sold in tube form)

Word Art by Graphic Groupies

Filters:

Mura's Meister_Cloud 

Fonts:

BuschGardenz 

 

Abbreviations:

DS_Drop Shadow

ANL_Add New Layer

EC_Eye Candy

GG_Gradient Glow

AS_Animation Shop

C/P_Copy and Paste

FF_Flood Fill

Ctrl+A_Select All

Ctrl+C_Copy

Ctrl+V_Paste

Ctrl+D_De-select

Ctrl+E_Paste Into Selected Frame/s

 

 

This is a fast, simple tut. :)

Open blank 600x300 canvas

ANL

Foreground Color: #fbb570

Background Color: #fc7c1d

Mura's Meister_Cloud_Default

Selection Tool_Rectangle_Draw 3 selections as shown by the Dark Orange stripes

Promote To Layer

Ctrl+D

Add Noise_Gaussian 15

Blend Mode_Multiply

C/P WA placing as shown

*Duplicate

On Original_Gaussian Blur 5

Motion Blur_114_50

Blend Mode_Overlay*

C/P tube

Repeat from * to *

DS top tube and top WA_0_0_50_10_Black

ANL to top

Ctrl+A

FF #fc7c1d

Contract 2_Delete_Ctrl+D

Duplicate for 4 layers

On original_DS_0_0_100_10_Black

On top copy_DSB Flux_Bright Noise_45

Repeat Bright Noise on next 2 layers, clicking "MIX" each time

Close 2nd and 3rd layers for now

Magic Wand_highlight tube

Click inside eye, nose, and mouth openings

Promote to layer 3 times

Ctrl+D

On each promoted layer, add DSB Flux_Bright Noise_20,

clicking "MIX" each time

Close 2nd and 3rd of these layers for now

Add all correct copyright/license information

Name_BuschGardenz_30_#fbb570

DS_1_2_50_2_Black

Animate as usual

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

No Scraps_Welcome Tutorial

 

Welcome

 





 

This tutorial was written by me, VCC, on August 10, 2021 using my own ideas. Any resemblance to others is coincidental and accidental. This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of psp and is written in PSPX.

Supplies:

Tube 148-1 from Cuddly Rigor Mortis_tubes/licene currently available at CDO

Template 125 by HorsePlay's Pasture Designs

My Word Art below

 

Click image, then right click and save full size png


Filters:

Filters Unlimited 2_Paper Textures

Penta.com_Dot and Cross

Eye Candy 5_Impact Perspective Shadow


Font_Gillmore


Abbreviations:

DS_Drop Shadow

ANL_Add New Layer

EC_Eye Candy

GG_Gradient Glow

AS_Animation Shop

C/P_Copy and Paste

FF_Flood Fill

Ctrl+A_Select All

Ctrl+C_Copy

Ctrl+V_Paste

Ctrl+D_De-select

Ctrl+E_Paste Into Selected Frame/s

 

When working with templates, always Shift+D to duplicate, close original.

On each layer, either:

A: Select with magic wand

B: Ctrl+A, Ctrl+F. Ctrl+Shift+F (select all, float, de-float)

ANL, do the tutorial steps required

Close/delete original template layer

 

To recolor a layer:

A: ANL and FF with desired color

B: Use the Manual Color Correction Tool

 

Let's go!!

Strip_#e85788

Effects_Texture Effects_Blinds_12_33_#d8235_Both Boxes Checked

Strip 2_#51bbf3

FU2_Paper Textures_Canvas, Fine_156_87

Square 1_#a14688

Square 1a_#84ba47

Effects_Texture Effects_Weave_2_15_1_Both Boxes_#2caf11_Fill Gaps Checked

Square 2_#2caf11

Square 2a_#b98bcc

Effects_Texture Effects_Weave_1_15_1_Both Boxes_#bc0928_Fill Gaps Checked

Corner Lines_#51bbf3

Adjust_Add Noise_45 Gaussian

Hearts_#51bbf3

Copy Merged

Paste As New Layer

Move to bottom

Effects_Distortion Effects_Twirl_693

Adjust_Blur_Gaussian 10

Effects_Penta.com_Dot and Cross_72_10_2

C/P Word Art

Change color to #bc0928

DS_2_5_50_5_Black

DS each template layer_0_0_75_10_Black

C/P tube

EC5_Impact_Perspective Shadow_Drop Shadow_106_7.28_33_16.13_Black_Mask Selection

Add all correct sopyright/license information

Name_Gillmore_65_#800080

DS_2_5_50_5_Black

Save!!

 Here are 2 more versions using the wonderful art of Kajenna,

currently available at PFD





 

 

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Wallpaper Freebie_Be Yourself

 This wallpaper was made from the tutorial. "Shine" by Sylvie's Tutorials HERE.

Wallpaper is 1920 x 1080

Click image, then right click and save the full size wallpaper





Friday, July 30, 2021

No Scraps_Top Dog

                                                        Top Dog




This tutorial was written by me, VCC, on July 30, 2021 using my own ideas.

Any resemblance to others is coincidental and accidental.

This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of psp and is written in PSPX.

 

Supplies:

"Doberman" tube by Verymany_tube/license currently available at VMT

Template 150 by HorsePlay's Pasture Designs
Wording of choice

Filters:

Filters Unlimited 2_Paper Textures

Filters Unlimited 2_&<Background Designers IV>

Eye Candy 5_Impact_Bevel

 

Fonts:

Cruncho

Abbreviations:

DS_Drop Shadow

ANL_Add New Layer

EC_Eye Candy

GG_Gradient Glow

AS_Animation Shop

C/P_Copy and Paste

FF_Flood Fill

Ctrl+A_Select All

Ctrl+C_Copy

Ctrl+V_Paste

Ctrl+D_De-select

Ctrl+E_Paste Into Selected Frame/s

 

When working with templates, always Shift+D to duplicate, close original.

On each layer, either:

A: Select with magic wand

B: Ctrl+A, Ctrl+F. Ctrl+Shift+F (select all, float, de-float)

ANL, do the tutorial steps required

Close/delete original template layer

 

To recolor a layer:

A: ANL and FF with desired color

B: Use the Manual Color Correction Tool

 

Let's go!!

 

 

ANL

FF #714024

Effects_Texture Effects_Blinds_6_28_#3d1a0b_Light from top/left checked

Apply mask

Square 1_#c8aa94_FU2_&<Background Designers IV>_@Night

Shadow_69_169_169_69_69_69_69_169

Repeat @Night Shadow

Add Noise_Gaussian 14

Square 2_ #c8aa94_FU2_&<Background Designers IV>_@Night

Shadow_69_169_169_69_69_69_69_169

Repeat @Night Shadow

Add Noise_Gaussian 14

Rectangle_#502311

Duplicate

On copy_Effects_Texture Effects_Fine Leather_#dcdcdc_30_40_250_40_4

Lines_#c8aa94_Add Noise_Uniform 40

Glitter Circle_#c8aa94

Circle_#714024_Duplicate

On Copy_FU2_&<Background Designers IV>_@Night

Shadow_69_169_169_69_69_69_69_169

Sharpen

FU2_&<Background Designers IV>_@Random Smelter

Transparency_Elimate White (or select the white parts with magic wand, delete,

select none)

Repeat @Random Smelter

Merge Down

Effects_Geometric Effects_Spherize_100_Circle

EC5_Impact_Bevel_"Pitted Surface, Light" setting

(30.04_10_20_0_Inside Selection_0_Shade

Interior_Pits_11_58.54_Random Seed 7091)

DS main template layers_0_0_100_15_Black

C/P tube

Sharpen

DS_0_10_100_2_Black

Add wording of choice

Add all correct copyright/license information

Name_Cruncho_48_#d1b7a2

DS_0_2_100_2_Black

Save!