Monday, 31 December 2012

Party of the year



Party Of The Year
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 31st December 2012.
Results are for personal use only.
No monetry gain allowed and that includes placing them behind a paid or donation based membership area.
You are not allowed to share/forward or translate any of my tutorials or place them on any blog, website, DVD or anywhere else without my permission.
These tutorials are written from my own ideas and any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
All tutorials are for those with a working knowledge of paintshop pro.
I reserve the right to amend these terms at any time.

Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using Selfish
Tube of  choice.
I am using Lady X Exclusive available at Picsfordesign
Tube is not to be used without the correct licence.
Scrap kit of choice.
I am using Party Of The Year by Pimp'd Designz available at PimpMyTagWithScraps 
Items I am using from this kit are...
Paper 5, paper 9, wire 1, disco ball, clock 2, sparkle 1,


Note
This tutorial was written in PSP 9.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Open all other supplies in paintshop.
Open a new image, 600 w x 250 h at 72 dpi.

1. Selections/ select all.
Re-size paper 5 to 600 pixels wide.
Edit/ Copy, paste into selection.
Add a new raster layer,
Re-size paper 9 to 600 pixels wide.
Edit/ copy, paste into selection.
Selections. select none.
Using your rectangle selection tool with a feather of 35
select the top half of your paper.
Hit delete on your keyboard.

2. Re-size wire 1 to 600 pixels wide.
Edit/ copy, paste as a new layer.
Position to your liking at the bottom.
Layers/ duplicate, Image/ Mirror, Layers/ merge/ merge down.
Add a drop shadow of choice.
I have used....
V3,  H3,  O60,  B5, C#000000

3. Edit/ copy your disco ball.
Paste as a new layer.
Position to your liking on the left hand side.
Add the same drop shadow as before.

4. Edit/ copy your clock,
paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 250 pixels wide.
All layers un-tabbed.
Position over the top of the disco ball.
Add a drop shadow of choice.
I have used......
V2,  H2,  O100,  B1, C#000000

5. Copy sparkle 1, paste as a new layer.
Position to the right of the clock.
Lower the layer opacity to 57%

6. Copy fireworks 2.
Paste as a new layer and position to your liking.
Mine is down slightly from where it pastes.
Copy fireworks 1.
Paste as a new layer.
Re-size to 250 pixels wide.
All layers un-tabbed.
Move up slightly.

7. Copy your tube, paste as a new layer.
Re-size your tube to 280 pixels wide,
all layers un-tabbed.
Image/ mirror.
Layers/ properties, change the blend mode to Luminance legacy.
Position her towards the center right so her legs and feet are in view.

8. Copy your tube, paste as a new layer.
Re-size your tube to 280 pixels wide,
all layers un-tabbed.
Position her towards the bottom.
Add your copy right info and name.
Layers/ merge / merge visible and save.

9. For a matching avatar open a new image 180 x 180
Copy your merged signature image,
paste as a new layer.
Add your copy right info and Initial.
Layers/ merge / merge visible and save.

Sunday, 30 December 2012

Prima Donna


Prima Donna
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 30th December 2012.
Results are for personal use only.
No monetry gain allowed and that includes placing them behind a paid or donation based membership area.
You are not allowed to share/forward or translate any of my tutorials or place them on any blog, website, DVD or anywhere else without my permission.
These tutorials are written from my own ideas and any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
All tutorials are for those with a working knowledge of paintshop pro.
I reserve the right to amend these terms at any time.

Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using Burtons Nightmare.
Tube of  choice.
I am using Prima Donna Girl Exclusive available at Picsfordesign
Tube is not to be used without the correct licence.
Cluster of choice.
I am using my own available here 

Note
This tutorial was written in PSP 9.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Open all other supplies in paintshop.

1. Activate the cluster image.
Shift+D, close the original.
Layers/ new raster layer.
Flood fill with a colour from your cluster.
I am using #c5afdd
Layers/ arrange/ sent to the bottom.

2. Activate the cluster layer.
Using your magic wand select the center.
Selections/ modify/ expand by 3.
Selections/ invert.
Activate the bottom layer,
hit delete on your keyboard.
Selections/ select none.
Adjust/ Add-remove noise/ Add noise,
use the default settings or set to your liking.

3. Using your rectangle selection tool
select the head, shoulders and chest of your tube.
Copy, paste as a new layer onto your working image.
Image/ mirror, Image/ re-size to 280 pixels high.
Add a drop shadow of choice.
I have used....
V3,  H3,  O60,  B5, C#000000

4. Activate your bottom layer.
Selections/ select all, Selections/ float, Selections/ defloat,
Selections/ modify/ Expand by 5, Selections/ Invert.
Activate the tube closeup layer.
Hit delete on your keyboard.
Selections/ select none.
Layers/ properties, change the blend mode to Luminance legacy.
Lower the layer opacity to 70%

5. Activate your cluster layer.
Copy your tube, paste as a new layer.
Re-size to 150 pixels high.
All layers un-tabbed.
Position to your liking on the right.
Add a drop shadow of choice.

6. Layers/ new raster layer.
Add your copy right info and name.
Layers/ merge / merge visible and save.

Saturday, 29 December 2012

Twenty Thirteen


Twenty Thirteen
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 29th December 2012.
Results are for personal use only.
No monetry gain allowed and that includes placing them behind a paid or donation based membership area.
You are not allowed to share/forward or translate any of my tutorials or place them on any blog, website, DVD or anywhere else without my permission.
These tutorials are written from my own ideas and any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
All tutorials are for those with a working knowledge of paintshop pro.
I reserve the right to amend these terms at any time.

Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using AR Blanca.
Tube of  choice.
I am using Prima Donna Girl Exclusive available at Picsfordesign 
Tube is not to be used without the correct licence.
Mask of choice.
I am using Mask 01 by PSP Enchanted Designs 
Scrap kit of choice.
I am using Twenty Thirteen by Designs by Sarah Bryan available at PimpMyTagWithScraps 
Items I am using from this kit are...
Paper 1, Print 2, Print 3, Print 4, Word art 1, Word art 2, Word art 3, Mask, Glass

Note
This tutorial was written in PSP 9.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Open all other supplies in paintshop.
Open a new image, 600 w x 600 h at 72 dpi.

1. Selections/ select all.
Copy your paper, paste into selection,
select/ none.
Layers/ duplicate, Image/ flip.
Using your free hand selection tool set with a feather
of 29 select a wavy line along the top of the blue
keeping it straight along the sides and bottom.
Hit delete on your keyboard.
Selections/ select none.
Don't worry if there is still some blue showing.
Layers/ merge/ merge visible.
Layers/ New Mask layer from image.
Scroll through and look for your mask,
Source Luminace checked,
Invert mask data unchecked (this may change if you
use a different mask)
Click ok, Layers/ merge group.

2. Copy print 4, paste as a new layer.

3. Re-size print 3 to 550 pixels wide.
Copy, paste as a new layer.
Add a drop shadow of choice.
I have used....
V2,  H2,  O60,  B3, C#000000 

4. Re-size print 2 to 550 pixels wide.
Copy/ paste as a new layer.

5. Re-size wordart 2 to 200 pixels wide.
Copy/ paste as a new layer.
Position just under and slightly to the right
of  the Happy from the mask layer.
Re-size wordart 3 to 300 pixels wide.
Copy/ paste as a new layer.
Position just under and slightly to the right
of  the New Year from the mask layer.
Layers/ merge/ merge down.
Add a drop shadow of choice.
I used the same as before and added it twice.

6. Re-size the mask to 450 pixels high.
Copy/ paste as a new layer.
Using your raster deform tool turn your mask
to the left about 30 degrees os so.
Add a drop shadow of choice.
Layers/ arrange/ move down.
Re-size the glass to 300 pixels high.
Copy/ paste as a new layer.
Position under your mask,
add a drops shadow of choice.
Layers/ merge/ merge down.

7. Re-size your star to 400 pixels high.
Copy/ paste as a new layer.
Position towards the bottom right corner.
Layers/ arrange/ move down.
Re-size your tube to 500 pixels high.
Position her sitting on the right of the star.
Layers/ Arrange/ Bring to top
Add a drop shadow of choice.
I have used....
V3,  H3,  O60,  B7, C#000000 
Re-size wordart 1 to 200 pixels wide.
Copy/ paste as a new layer.
Position towards the bottom left corner.
Add a drop shadow of choice.
I used the same as before but changed the blur to 3.

8. Layers/ new raster layer.
Add your copy right info and name.
Layers/ merge / merge visible and save.


Thursday, 6 December 2012

Sparkleberry Winter

Sparkleberry Winter
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 6th December 2012.
Results are for personal use only.
No monetry gain allowed and that includes placing them behind a paid or donation based membership area.
You are not allowed to share/forward or translate any of my tutorials or place them on any blog, website, DVD or anywhere else without my permission.
These tutorials are written from my own ideas and any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
All tutorials are for those with a working knowledge of paintshop pro.
I reserve the right to amend these terms at any time.

Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using Mountains of Christmas.
Tube of  choice.
I am using Dancer by Orkusart available at Picsfordesign
Tube is not to be used without the correct licence.
Mask of choice.
I am using Mask 301 by Vix http://www.freewebs.com/vixpsp/masks.htm
Scrap kit of choice.
I am using Sparkleberry by Designs by Sarah Bryan available at PimpMyTagWithScraps
Items I am using from this kit are
Paper 5 and 6, Frame 2, Branch 3, Present 1, Diamond.
Bells 1, Flower 1, Flower 2, Gift tag,

Note
This tutorial was written in PSP 9.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Open a new image, 600 w x 600 h at 72 dpi.

1. Re-size your first paper ,( I used paper 5) to 550 pixels wide.
Copy and paste as a new layer on your new image.
Layers/ new mask layer/ add mask from image.


Layers/ merge/ merge group.
Move towards the left slightly.
Layers/ duplicate, Image/ mirror, image/ flip
Layers/ merge/ merge down.

2. Copy the frame and paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 420 pixels high,
all layers un-tabbed.
Re-size your 2nd paper (I used paper 6) to 550 pixels wide.
Edit/ copy.
Using your magic wand select the center of the frame.
Selections/ modify/ expand by 5.
Layers/ new raster layer.
Paste into selection.
Layers/ arrange/ move down.

3. Activate your frame layer.
With your selection tool,
select the top half of your tube.
Copy, paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 350 pixels high,
all layers un-tabbed.
Position in the frame.
Layers/ arrange/ move down.
Add a drop shadow of choice.
I have used,
H3, V3, O700, B9, colour #000000
Erase any part of the tube outside of the frame.
Layers/ properties/ blend mode to multiply.

4. Activate your frame layer.
Add a drop shadow.
H3, V3, O700, B9, colour #000000
Repeat the drop shadow changing V and H to -3

5. Copy your full body tube.
Paste as a new layer.
Layers/ arrange/ bring to top.
Image/ mirror, re-size to 250 pixels high.
Add a drop shadow.
H3, V3, O700, B9, colour #000000

6. Now to decorate.
Copy branch 3, paste as a new layer.
Image, re-size to 350 pixels high.
Position to your liking and add
a drop shadow. Mine is on the left.
Copy present 1, paste as a new layer.
Re-size to 250 pixels high.
Position at the bottom of the branch.
Add a drop shadow.
Copy, paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 475 pixels wide.
Position next to the previous present
and move down very slightly.

7. Re-size diamond. all layers tabbed to 400 pixels wide.
Copy, paste as a new layer.
Image/ flip, position to top left corner.
Layers/ duplicate, image/ flip, position to the right.
Layers/ merge down, layers/ arrange/ send to bottom.

8. Activate top layer, copy bells, paste as a new layer.
re-size to 150 pixels wide.
Position to your liking and add a drop shadow.

9. Copy flower 1, paste as a new layer,
re-size to 150 pixels wide. Add a drop shadow.
Position to your liking.
Copy flower 2, paste as a new layer,
image/ re-size to 150 pixels wide.
Position in te center of the previous flower.
Add a drop shadow.

10. Copy the tag, paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 230 pixels wide.
Position towards the top of your tag.
Move the layer down so it is below your full
body tube but above the frame.
Layers/ merge/ merge visible
Add all Copyright info, your name and save.

Saturday, 1 December 2012

Peace On Earth


Peace On Earth
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 30th November 2012.
Results are for personal use only.
No monetry gain allowed and that includes placing them behind a paid or donation based membership area.
You are not allowed to share/forward or translate any of my tutorials or place them on any blog, website, DVD or anywhere else without my permission.
These tutorials are written from my own ideas and any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
All tutorials are for those with a working knowledge of paintshop pro.
I reserve the right to amend these terms at any time.

Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using Alex brush.
Tube of  choice.
I am using  Liittle Wish by Arthur Crowe
Tube is not to be used without the correct licence
POE Cluster by Bits N Bobs from here
Plugins needed but not essential..
Penta.com dot and cross ( Garbage collection )


Note
This tutorial was written in PSP 9.
Open all supplies in paintshop except the font.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Install your plugins.
Open a new image, 600 w x 600 h at 72 dpi.

1. Copy your frame.
Paste as a new layer.
Select the center of both frames.
Flood fill with a colour of choice
I am using #cb832e
Effects/ Plugins/ Penta.com Dots and Cross
72 - 10 - 2

2. Copy your middle close up tube.
Paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 400 pixels wide.
All layers un tabbed.
Place to your liking.
Erase any part that is outside the frame.
Add a drop shadow.
I used H3 V3 O80 B9 Colour #000000
Image/ mirror.
Layers/ properties/ blend mode to Luminance.

3. Copy your full tube.
Paste as a new layer.
Layers/ arrange/ move up.
Image/ re-size to 350 pixels wide.
Position to your liking.
Add a drop shadow.
I used H3 V3 O80 B9 Colour #000000

4. Layers/ Merge/ Merge Visible.
Add all copyright info, name and save as
a transparent png file.

Friday, 30 November 2012

Bah Humbug

Bah Humbug
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 30th November 2012.
Results are for personal use only.
No monetry gain allowed and that includes placing them behind a paid or donation based membership area.
You are not allowed to share/forward or translate any of my tutorials or place them on any blog, website, DVD or anywhere else without my permission.
These tutorials are written from my own ideas and any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
All tutorials are for those with a working knowledge of paintshop pro.
I reserve the right to amend these terms at any time.

Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using Alex brush.
Tube of  choice.
I am using  Darknsexy by Ismael Rac here
Tube is not to be used without the correct licence
Bah Humbug tag back 1 by Kristy from here
Vix mask 306 available here
Plugins needed but not essential..
Penta.com dot and cross ( Garbage collection )


Note
This tutorial was written in PSP 9.
Open all supplies in paintshop except the font.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Install your plugins.
Open a new image, 600 w x 600 h at 72 dpi.

1. Flood fill your working image with a colour of choice
I am using #b5181e
Effects/ Plugins/ Penta.com Dots and Cross
72 - 10 - 2
Layers/ new mask layer/ from image.
Scroll to the name of your mask and click ok.
Layers/ merge/ merge group.


Layers/ duplicate, Image/ mirror
Layers/ merge/ merge visible

2. Copy your cluster frame.
Paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 500 pixels wide.
All layers un tabbed.

3. Copy your tube.
Paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to between 300 and 350 pixels high
dependng on the size of your tube
Position to your liking.
Add a drop shadow.
I used H3 V3 O80 B9 Colour #000000

4. Layers/ new raster
Using font IMPACT Forground #b5181e
background #000000 size 72 type
your choice of text.
( I gave mine a gradient glow using eye candy)
Position to your liking on the right hand side.

5. Layers/ Merge/ Merge Visible.
Add all copyright info, name and save as
a transparent png file.

Waiting for Santa

Ignore the black background. This is a transparent gif and best suited for a white background.
Click on the image to view the animation properly.

Waiting for Santa
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 30th November 2012.
Results are for personal use only.
No monetry gain allowed and that includes placing them behind a paid or donation based membership area.
You are not allowed to share/forward or translate any of my tutorials or place them on any blog, website, DVD or anywhere else without my permission.
These tutorials are written from my own ideas and any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
All tutorials are for those with a working knowledge of paintshop pro.
I reserve the right to amend these terms at any time.

Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using Whitehall
Tube of  choice.
I am using  Hot Xmas by Ismael Rac available here
Tube is not to be used without the correct licence
Waiting for Santa Frame from here
Christmas mask 5 by Vix available here
Plugins needed but not essential..
Penta.com dot and cross ( Garbage collection )
Snow animation here
Thank you to Bev at Horseplaypastures for her permission to us this.
Please do not share or include this snow animation in any other tutorials
with first obtaining Bev's permission.

Note
This tutorial was written in PSP 9.
Open all supplies in paintshop except the font.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Install your plugins.
Open a new image, 600 w x 600 h at 72 dpi.

1. Flood fill your working image with a colour of choice
I am using #d1a062
Effects/ Plugins/ Penta.com Dots and Cross
72 - 10 - 2
Layers/ new mask layer/ from image.
Scroll to the name of your mask and click ok.
Layers/ merge/ merge group.


Layers/ duplicate, layers/ merge/ merge visible.

2. We will now begin adding the snow.
On the snow image copy frame 1,
paste as a new layer on your working image.
Rename the layer to snow 1.
Repeat until you have 10 snow layers.

3. Copy your cluster frame.
Paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 330 pixels wide.
All layers un tabbed.
With your magic wand select the center of the frame.
Select/ modify/ Expand by 2.
Selections/ Invert
Activate snow layer 1 and hit delete on your keyboard.
Activate snow layer 2 and hit delete.
Repeat this with all snow layers.

4. Activate the frame layer.
Flood fill with #d3e7e7
Copy your tube,
Paste as a new layer.
Position in the frame to your liking.
Hit delete.
Add a drop shadow.
I used H3 V3 O80 B9 Colour #000000
Layers/ merge/ move up.
Activate the frame layer.
Add a drop shadow.
I used H3 V3 O80 B9 Colour #000000
Copy your tube,
Paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 310
Position to your liking.
Add a drop shadow.
I used H3 V3 O80 B9 Colour #000000

5. Close all snow layers except snow layer 1.
Activate snow layer 1.
Edit/ Copy merged.
Open animation shop.
Paste as a new animation.
Return to paintshop.
Close snow layer 1.
Un hide and activate snow layer 2.
Back to animation shop and paste after current layer.
Keep repeating these steps until you have activated snow layer 10.
Edit/ Copy merged.
Back to animation shop and paste after current layer.
Create your name in paintshop.
Copy and back in animation shop paste as a new animtaion.
Edit/ copy.
Activate your signature.
Edit/ select all,  Edit/ Propogate paste, Edit/ paste into selected frame.
Save as your signature.
When saving a transparent gif I blend mine with #ffffff

Thursday, 29 November 2012

Shattered Rose

Shattered Rose 
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 29th November 2012.
Results are for personal use only.
No monetry gain allowed and that includes placing them behind a paid or donation based membership area.
You are not allowed to share/forward or translate any of my tutorials or place them on any blog, website, DVD or anywhere else without my permission.
These tutorials are written from my own ideas and any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
All tutorials are for those with a working knowledge of paintshop pro.
I reserve the right to amend these terms at any time.

Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using WhiteHall
Tube of  choice.
I am using  one by Camilla Drakenborg 

Mine is SB0049 available at UpYourArt 
Tube is not to be used without the correct licence.
Plugins needed.
Alien Skin Xenofex2 

AAA frames fotoframe 
Penta.com dot and cross ( Garbage collection

Note
This tutorial was written in PSP 9 and needs animation shop for the animation.
Open all supplies in paintshop except the font.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Open a new image, 600 w x 250 h at 72 dpi.

1. Flood fill with a colour from your tube.
I have used #ff5345
Effects/ Plugins/ Penta.com/ Dots and cross.
72 - 10 - 2

2. Copy the rose close up from your tube
 and paste as a new layer.
 Position to the right hand side.
Layers/ duplicate, Image/ Mirror.
Layers/ Merge/ Merge down.
Effects, Alien Skin Xenofex 2/ Shatter


Layers/ properties change blend mode to Luminance Legacy.
Lower the layer opacity to 50%

3.  Copy the humming bird close up from your tube
 and paste as a new layer.
Position one of them in the center.
I have used the bottom one.
Select your crop tool and snap crop rectangle to
 merged opaque. See screen shot below.


Effects/ reflection effects


Layers/ properties change blend mode to Screen.
Layers/ Merge/ Merge visible
Effects/ plugins/ AAA frames/ foto frame


Effects/ plugins/ AAA frames/ foto frame
Same settings but change the width to 10 and opacity to 56.

4. Copy your tube, paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 400 pixels wide.
Position to your liking on the left.
Layers/ Properties, change the belend mode to Lighten.

5. Copy your tube, paste as a new layer.
Image/ Mirror, Image/ re-size to 500 pixels wide
Position to your liking on the left.
Add a drop shadow.
I am using H3, V3, O100, B7, colour #000000
Layers/ merge/ merge visible.

6. Open a new image 150 x 150 for your avatar.
Copy your merged signature.
Paste as a new layer onto your avatar image.
Position to your liking, Image/ mirror.
Layers/ merge/ merge visible.
Effects/ Plugins/ AAA frames/  foto frame.
Same setting but change width to 5 and stroke to 2.

7. Add your copyright info and name to both and save.

Whips and chains

Whips And Chains
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 29th November 2012.
Results are for personal use only.
No monetry gain allowed and that includes placing them behind a paid or donation based membership area.
You are not allowed to share/forward or translate any of my tutorials or place them on any blog, website, DVD or anywhere else without my permission.
These tutorials are written from my own ideas and any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
All tutorials are for those with a working knowledge of paintshop pro.
I reserve the right to amend these terms at any time.

Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using Whitehall
Tube of  choice.
I am using  one  by Susan McKirvergan
Mine is SU0006 available at UpYourArt
Tube is not to be used without the correct licence.
My wordart here
Plugins needed.
Alien Skin Xenofex2
ICNET Filters Unlimited 2
AAA frames fotoframe
Mura's Meister Copies


Note
This tutorial was written in PSP 9 and needs animation shop for the animation.
Open all supplies in paintshop except the font.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Open a new image, 600 w x 250 h at 72 dpi.

1. Flood fill with a colour from your tube.
I have used #a6005c
Effects/ plugins/ ICNET/ filters unlimited 2/
Papers textures/ Cotton papers, Coarse/
Intensity 228, Lightness 96



2. Copy your tube and paste as a new layer.
Image/ rotate/ free rotate, right 90 both boxes untabbed.
Layers/ Duplicate layer.
Image/ mirror.
Layers/ merge/ merge down.
Effects/ plugins/ Alien Skin Xenofex 2/ Shatter


Layers/ properties change blend mode to Screen

3. Layers/ merge/ merge visible.
Effects/ plugins/ AAA Frames/ foto frame.


Layers/ new raster
Select your text tool and font for outer wording.
I am using BelleFontNouveau size 16 caps on.
Type out your wording.
Mine is WHIPS AND CHAINS
Defloat the text.
Effects/ plugins/ muras meister/ copies.


Effects/ plugins/ muras meister/ copies.
Same settings but change from H-tile to V-tile.
With your selection tool remove the text in the
center rectangle.
Layers/ merge/ merge visible.

4. Copy your close up tube, paste as a new layer.
Image/ Mirror
Position to the left hand side and add a drop shadow.
I am using H3, V3, O100, B7, colour #000000
Layers/ properties/ Blend mode to Darken.

5. Copy your tube, paste as a new layer.
Position to your liking and add a drop shadow.
I am using H3, V3, O100, B7, colour #000000
Copy your wordart, paste as a new layer.
Position towards the top so you still
have room to add your name.

6. Open a new image 150 x 150 for your avatar.
Copy your merged signature.
Paste as a new layer onto your avatar image.
Position to your liking.
Layers/ merge/ merge visible.
Effects/ Plugins/ AAA frames/  foto frame.



7. Add your copyright info and name to both and save.

Wednesday, 28 November 2012

Christmas Frax

Remember to click on the sig above to view animation properly.

Christmas Frax
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 28th November 2012.
Results are for personal use only.
No monetry gain allowed and that includes placing them behind a paid or donation based membership area.
You are not allowed to share/forward or translate any of my tutorials or place them on any blog, website, DVD or anywhere else without my permission.
These tutorials are written from my own ideas and any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
All tutorials are for those with a working knowledge of paintshop pro.
I reserve the right to amend these terms at any time.

Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using Bella Font Nouveau
Tube of  choice.
I am using Snow Maiden by VeryMany available at PFD
Tube is not to be used without the correct licence.
Christmas branch from me here
Snow animation here
Thank you to Bev at Horseplaypastures for her permission to use this.
Please do not share or include this snow animation in any other tutorials
with first obtaining Bev's permission.
Plugins needed.
Penta.com dot and cross ( Garbage collection )
Kai's Power tools (KPT5 FraxFlame) Used to be sold by Meta Creations.
Has now been bought out by Corel


Note
This tutorial was written in PSP 9.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Install your plugins.
Open a new image, 600 w x 250 h at 72 dpi.

1. Flood fill with a colour from your tube.
I am using #ce05ef
Effects/ plugins/ penta.com/ dots and cross
72 - 10 - 2
Effects/ plugins/ KPT5 Fraxflame
Choose the setting you are happy with.
Mine are in the screenshot below.



2. Activate the BG Layer.
We will now begin adding the snow.
On the snow image copy frame 1,
paste as a new layer on your working image.
Rename the layer to snow 1.
Repeat until you have 10 snow layers.

3. Copy your branch and position in the
top center.
Add a drop shadow.
I used V3 H3 O80 B9 Colour #000000

4. Copy the close up tube layer again.
Paste as a new layer.
Image/ mirror.
Position to the left.
Layers/ properties, blend mode to Luminance Legacy

5. Copy your tube close up.
Paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 250 pixels wide.
Position to the right to your liking.
Add a drop sahdow.

6. Layers/ new raster layer.
Flood fill with a contrasting colour from your tube.
I am using #e3416a
Selections/ select all, Selections/  float,
Selections/ defloat, Selections/ Modify,
Selections/ Contract by 5,
hit delete on your keyboard.
Selections/ select none.
Add a drop shadow.
V3 H3 O60 B5 Colour #000000
Add a drop shadow.
V-3 H-3 O60 B5 Colour #000000

NOTE *****
If you do not wish to animate add your copyright info
name and save.
END NOTE *****

7. Close all snow layers except snow layer 1.
Edit/ Copy merged.
Open animation shop.
Paste as a new animation.
Return to paintshop.
Close snow layer 1.
Un hide snow layer 2.
Edit/ copy merged.
Back to animation shop,
edit and paste after current layer.
Keep repeating these steps until you have activated snow layer 10.
Edit/ Copy merged.
Back to animation shop and paste after current layer.
Don't forget to create your name and copyright info in paintshop.
Copy it back to animation shop. Paste as a new animation.
Edit/ copy, activate your animation, edit/ select all, edit/ propogate paste, edit/ paste
into selected frames and save.

8. In animation shop Edit/ Select all,
Crop your signature animation so it is
roughly the 150 x 150
Animation/ re-size settings.
Resize to 150 x 150
Ecit/ copy.
Go to paintshop.
Paste as a new image.
Layers/ new raster layer.
Flood fill with your contrasting colour.
Selections/ select all, Selections/  float,
Selections/ defloat, Selections/ Modify,
Selections/ Contract by 2,
hit delete on your keyboard.
Selections/ select none.
Add a drop shadow.
V1 H1 O60 B3 Colour #000000
Add a drop shadow.
V-1 H-1 O60 B3 Colour #000000
Edit/ copy
Go back to animation shop.
Edit/ paste as a new animation.
Edit/ copy.
Activate your AV frames.
Edit/ select all.
Edit/ paste into selected frames.
Create your copyright in paintshop.
Copy and back in animation shop paste as a new animtaion.
Edit/ copy.
Activate your avatar.
Edit/ select all, edit/ propogate paste, Edit/ paste into selected frame.
Save as your avatar.
 

Kitty Comfort



Kitty Comfort
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 28th November 2012.
Results are for personal use only.
No monetry gain allowed and that includes placing them behind a paid or donation based membership area.
You are not allowed to share/forward or translate any of my tutorials or place them on any blog, website, DVD or anywhere else without my permission.
These tutorials are written from my own ideas and any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
All tutorials are for those with a working knowledge of paintshop pro.
I reserve the right to amend these terms at any time.

Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using Bella K Hopeless
Tube of  choice.
I am using one by Karen Middleton
Mine is Cupcake from CILM (now closed) and available at CDO
Tube is not to be used without the correct licence.
Plugins needed.
I.C.NET FiltersUnlimited 2

Note
This tutorial was written in PSP 9.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Install your plugin.
Open a new image, 600 w x 250 h at 72 dpi.

1. Flood fill with a colour from your tube.
I am using #c5aedf
Copy your tube.
Paste as a new layer.
Position the cat in bra centrally.
Effects/ texture effects/ mosaic glass.

Move to the right hand side so only the
right hand side has the effect.
Layers/ duplicate, image/ mirror, image/flip.
The two sides should now meet in the middle.
Layers/ merge/ merge down.

2. Copy the tube layer again.
Paste as a new layer.
Position centrally.
Effects/ plugins/ ICNet software/ filters unlimited 2/
Lens effect/ fish eye tiler.
Settings in screenshot below.


Add a drop shadow of choice.
I used V3 H3 O80 B9 Colour #000000
Layers/ properties/ blend mode to Overlay.

3. Copy the tube layer again
and paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 400 pixels wide.
Add a drop shadow of choice.

4. Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Image/ mirror, position on the right hand side.
Layers/ properties/ blend mode to Lighten.
Layers/ merge/ merge visible.
Add copyright info, name and save.

5. Open a new image 150 x 150 for your avatar.
Edit/ Copy your signature.
Paste as a new layer onto your avatar image.
Position to your liking,
Image/ mirror.
Add your copyright info and initial and save.

What's New Pussycat


What's new pussycat
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 28th November 2012.
Results are for personal use only.
No monetry gain allowed and that includes placing them behind a paid or donation based membership area.
You are not allowed to share/forward or translate any of my tutorials or place them on any blog, website, DVD or anywhere else without my permission.
These tutorials are written from my own ideas and any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
All tutorials are for those with a working knowledge of paintshop pro.
I reserve the right to amend these terms at any time.

Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using Bella K Hopeless
Tube of  choice.
I am using one by Italia Ruotolo
Mine is Fishy Fishy and available at MyTubedArt
Tube is not to be used without the correct licence.
Plugins needed.
I.C.NET FiltersUnlimited 2


Note
This tutorial was written in PSP 9.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Install your plugin.
Open a new image, 600 w x 250 h at 72 dpi.

1. Flood fill with a colour from your tube.
I am using #48bfdd
Copy the background layer of the tube.
Paste as a new layer.
Effects/ plugins/ ICNet software/ filters unlimited 2/
Distortion filters/ warp jump.
Settings in screenshot below.
Position centrally.


2. Copy the background layer of the tube.
Paste as a new layer.
Position down slightly.
For exact positioning see mine at the top of the page.
Layers/ properties/ blend mode to Luminance.

3. Copy the copy of copy tube layer again
and paste as a new layer.
Effects/ distortion effect/ wind,
from left wind strength 100.
Move over to the left hand side.

4. Copy the cat tube layer and paste as a new layer.
Effects/ texture effects/ mosaic antique.


5. Copy the cat tube layer and paste as a new layer.
Position down slightly.
Add a drop shadow.
V3 H3 O100 B9 colour #000000
Copy the middle fish,
paste as a new layer and position
just above the cats head.
Layers/ merge/ merge visible.
Shift+D to duplicate your file.
Minimize one.

6. On the working image,
Effects/ plugins/ ICNet software/ filters unlimited 2/
Buttons & Frames/ 3D Glass frame 1
Settings in screenshot below.
Add copyright info, name and save.


7. Open a new image 150 x 150 for your avatar.
Restore your minimized image.
Edit/ Copy
Paste as a new layer onto your avatar image.
Image/ re-size, all layers un-tabbed, re-size to 100 pixels wide.
Position to your liking,
Adjust/ Sharpness/ sharpen
Layers/ merge/ merge visible.
Effects/ plugins/ ICNet software/ filters unlimited 2
Use the same settings.
Add your copyright info and initial and save.

Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Gothic Wonderland

Gothic Wonderland
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 27th November 2012.
Results are for personal use only.
No monetry gain allowed and that includes placing them behind a paid or donation based membership area.
You are not allowed to share/forward or translate any of my tutorials or place them on any blog, website, DVD or anywhere else without my permission.
These tutorials are written from my own ideas and any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
All tutorials are for those with a working knowledge of paintshop pro.
I reserve the right to amend these terms at any time.

Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using Christmas on crack.
Tube of  choice.
I am using Black Fairy by Jose Cano
Although mine was from MPT you can now
purchase Jose's work from SATC
Tubes are not to be used without the correct licence
Gothic Wonderland frame from Julie's Jazz 
Mask #7 by Myself  available here ( 3rd one down )
Plugin needed but not essential..
Penta.com dot and cross ( Garbage collection )


Note
This tutorial was written in PSP 9.
Open all supplies in paintshop except the font.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Install your plugins.
Open a new image, 600 w x 600 h at 72 dpi.

1. Flood fill your working image with a colour of choice
I am using #000000
Effects/ Plugins/ Penta.com Dots and Cross
159 - 14 - 2
Layers/ new mask layer/ from image.
Scroll to the name of your mask and click ok.
Layers/ merge/ merge group.

2. Copy your cluster frame.
Paste as a new layer.
Image- re-size to 400 pixels wide.
Position to your liking.

3. Copy your  tube.
Paste as a new layer.
Image/ mirror.
With your selection tool cut away the
front of her body.
We want just her rear end and legs.
Position inside the frame.
Layers/ arrange/ move down.
Position to your liking.
Erase any part outside the frame.
Add a drop shadow.
I used H3 V3 O100 B9 Colour #000000
Layers/ properties/ blend mode to Luminance.

4. Copy your tube and paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 500 pixels wide.
Layers/ arrange/ move up.
Position towards the bottom.
Add a drop shadow.
I used H5 V5 O100 B9 Colour #000000

5. Layers/ Merge/ Merge Visible.
Add all copyright info, name and save as
a transparent png file.

Pink Winter

Pink Winter
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 27th November 2012.
Results are for personal use only.
No monetry gain allowed and that includes placing them behind a paid or donation based membership area.
You are not allowed to share/forward or translate any of my tutorials or place them on any blog, website, DVD or anywhere else without my permission.
These tutorials are written from my own ideas and any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
All tutorials are for those with a working knowledge of paintshop pro.
I reserve the right to amend these terms at any time.

Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using Alex brush.
Tube of  choice.
I am using Angel by Jose Cano
Although mine was from MPT you can now
purchase Jose's work from SATC
Tubes are not to be used without the correct licence
Winter Wonderland frame from Julie's Jazz
Christmas Mask3 2010 by Vix available here
Plugin needed but not essential..
Penta.com dot and cross ( Garbage collection )


Note
This tutorial was written in PSP 9.
Open all supplies in paintshop except the font.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Install your plugins.
Open a new image, 600 w x 600 h at 72 dpi.

1. Flood fill your working image with a colour of choice
I am using #a1b7cb
Effects/ Plugins/ Penta.com Dots and Cross
159 - 14 - 2
Layers/ new mask layer/ from image.
Scroll to the name of your mask and click ok.
Layers/ merge/ merge group.
Add a drop shadow.
I used H2 V2 O80 B3 Colour #000000

2. Copy your cluster frame.
Paste as a new layer.
Image- re-size to 450 pixels wide.
Position to your liking.
Add a drop shadow.
I used H3 V3 O80 B9 Colour #000000

3. Copy your  tube.
Paste as a new layer.
Cut away the bottom half of her body.
Layers/ arrange/ move down.
Position to your liking.
Erase any part outside the frame.
Add a drop shadow.
I used H3 V3 O80 B9 Colour #000000
Layers/ properties/ blend mode to Luminance.

4. Copy your tube and paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 450 pixels high.
Layers/ arrange/ move up.
Position towards the right hand side.
Add a drop shadow.
I used H3 V3 O80 B9 Colour #000000

5. Layers/ Merge/ Merge Visible.
Add all copyright info, name and save as
a transparent png file.

Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 27th November 2012.
Results are for personal use only.
No monetry gain allowed and that includes placing them behind a paid or donation based membership area.
You are not allowed to share/forward or translate any of my tutorials or place them on any blog, website, DVD or anywhere else without my permission.
These tutorials are written from my own ideas and any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
All tutorials are for those with a working knowledge of paintshop pro.
I reserve the right to amend these terms at any time.

Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using Mars Inside.
Tube of  choice.
I am using Blue Candy Cane by Bits N Bobs from MyTubedArt
Tubes are not to be used without the correct licence
Winter Wonderland frame from DenzDesignz 
Mask 429 by Vix   available here
Plugin needed but not essential..
Penta.com dot and cross ( Garbage collection )


Note
This tutorial was written in PSP 9.
Open all supplies in paintshop except the font.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Install your plugin.
Open a new image, 600 w x 600 h at 72 dpi.

1. Flood fill your working image with a colour of choice
I am using #a1b7cb
Effects/ Plugins/ Penta.com Dots and Cross
72 - 10 - 2
Layers/ new mask layer/ from image.
Scroll to the name of your mask and click ok.
Layers/ merge/ merge group.


Add a drop shadow.
I used H1 V1 O25 B2 Colour #000000

2. Copy your cluster frame.
Paste as a new layer.
Add a drop shadow.
I used H3 V3 O80 B9 Colour #000000

3. Copy your  tube.
Paste as a new layer.
Image/ Re size to 450 pixels high.
Position to your liking.
Mine is on the far right.
Add a drop shadow.
I used H3 V3 O80 B9 Colour #000000

4. Using your selection tool go back
to your original tube file.
Select just the head and shoulders.
Copy and paste as a new layer on
your working image.
Image/ mirror.
Position over the center of the left frame.
Layers/ arrange/ move down - move down once more.
Add a drop shadow.
I used H3 V3 O80 B9 Colour #000000

5. Copy the selected head and shoulders again.
Paste as a new layer on
your working image.
Position under the center frame.
Add a drop shadow.
I used H3 V3 O80 B9 Colour #000000
Layers/ properties/ blend mode to Luminance.

6. Layers/ Merge/ Merge Visible.
Add all copyright info, name and save as
a transparent png file.

Monday, 26 November 2012

Simply SteamPunk

Simply SteamPunk
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 26th November 2012.
Results are for personal use only.
No monetry gain allowed and that includes placing them behind a paid or donation based membership area.
You are not allowed to share/forward or translate any of my tutorials or place them on any blog, website, DVD or anywhere else without my permission.
These tutorials are written from my own ideas and any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
All tutorials are for those with a working knowledge of paintshop pro.
I reserve the right to amend these terms at any time.

Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using Alex brush.
Tube of  choice.
I am using one I have tubed myself from Cris Ortega.
You can download this in the supplies below.
Tube is not to be used without the correct copyright.
In this case © Cris Ortega www.crisortega.com
Steampunk Cluster frame from DenzDesignz 
Mask 363 by Vix  in the supplies below.
Tut Supplies Here
Plugin needed but not essential..
Penta.com dot and cross ( Garbage collection )


Note
This tutorial was written in PSP 9.
Open all supplies in paintshop except the font.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Install your plugins.
Open a new image, 600 w x 600 h at 72 dpi.

1. Flood fill your working image with a colour of choice
I am using #4e4005
Effects/ Plugins/ Penta.com Dots and Cross
72 - 10 - 2
Layers/ new mask layer/ from image.
Scroll to the name of your mask and click ok.
Layers/ merge/ merge group.


2. Copy your cluster frame.
Paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 450 pixels wide.
All layers un tabbed.

3. Copy your  tube.
Paste as a new layer.
Image/ Re size to 450 pixels high.
Position to your liking.
Activate the frame layer,
select the center of the frame ,
selections/ modify/ expand by 2
Selections/ invert.
Activate your tube layer.
Erase the bottom of the tube.
You want her popping out of the frame.
Selections/ select none.
Add a drop shadow.
I used H3 V3 O80 B9 Colour #000000

4. Layers/ Merge/ Merge Visible.
Add all copyright info, name and save as
a transparent png file.

Kandy Kane

Kandy Kane
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 26th November 2012.
Results are for personal use only.
No monetry gain allowed and that includes placing them behind a paid or donation based membership area.
You are not allowed to share/forward or translate any of my tutorials or place them on any blog, website, DVD or anywhere else without my permission.
These tutorials are written from my own ideas and any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
All tutorials are for those with a working knowledge of paintshop pro.
I reserve the right to amend these terms at any time.

Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using Alex brush.
Tube of  choice.
I am using  Kandy Kane by Arthur Crowe
Although mine is from PTE (now closed) you can purchase
Arthur's work here 
Tube is not to be used without the correct licence
Frame 1 cluster from here
Christmas mask 5 by Vix available here
Plugins needed but not essential..
Penta.com dot and cross ( Garbage collection )


Note
This tutorial was written in PSP 9.
Open all supplies in paintshop except the font.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Install your plugins.
Open a new image, 600 w x 600 h at 72 dpi.

1. Flood fill your working image with a colour of choice
I am using #c90927
Effects/ Plugins/ Penta.com Dots and Cross
72 - 10 - 2
Layers/ new mask layer/ from image.
Scroll to the name of your mask and click ok.
Layers/ merge/ merge group.



2. Copy your cluster frame.
Paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 450 pixels wide.
All layers un tabbed.

3. Copy your middle tube.
Paste as a new layer.
Layers/ arrange/ move down.
Position to your liking.
Add a drop shadow.
I used H3 V3 O80 B9 Colour #000000
Lower layer opacity to 85%
Using your eraser rub away any part
outside of the frame.

4. Copy your main tube.
Paste as a new layer.
Image/ mirror.
Add a drop shadow.
Layers/ Arrange/ Move up.
Position to your liking on the right hand side.

5. Layers/ Merge/ Merge Visible.
Add all copyright info, name and save as
a transparent png file.

Miss Santa

Miss Santa
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 26th November 2012.
Results are for personal use only.
No monetry gain allowed and that includes placing them behind a paid or donation based membership area.
You are not allowed to share/forward or translate any of my tutorials or place them on any blog, website, DVD or anywhere else without my permission.
These tutorials are written from my own ideas and any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
All tutorials are for those with a working knowledge of paintshop pro.
I reserve the right to amend these terms at any time.

Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using Alex brush.
Tube of  choice.
I am using  Miss Santa by Arthur Crowe
Although mine is from MPT (now closed) you can purchase
Arthurs work here
Tube is not to be used without the correct licence
Christmas Cluster frame #3 from here
MondayMask2 by Vix available here
Plugin needed but not essential.
Penta.com dot and cross ( Garbage collection )


Note
This tutorial was written in PSP 9.
Open all supplies in paintshop except the font.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Install your plugins.
Open a new image, 600 w x 600 h at 72 dpi.

1. Flood fill your working image with a colour of choice
I am using #23a323
Effects/ Plugins/ Penta.com Dots and Cross
72 - 10 - 2
Layers/ new mask layer/ from image.
Scroll to the name of your mask and click ok.
Layers/ merge/ merge group.



2. Copy your cluster frame.
Paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 450 pixels wide.
All layers un tabbed.

3. Copy close up of your tube.
Paste as a new layer.
Image/ Mirror.
Image/ re-size to 450 pixels wide.
All layers un tabbed.
Add a drop shadow of choice.
I am using H3, V3, O80, B9, colour #000000
Layers/ Arrange/ Move down.
Erase any part outside of the frame.
Lower layer opacity to 60%

4. Copy your main tube.
Paste as a new layer.
Add a drop shadow.
Layers/ Arrange/ Move up.
Position to your liking on the left hand side.

5. Layers/ Merge/ Merge Visible.
Add all copyright info, name and save as
a transparent png file.


Sunday, 25 November 2012

Orkus Christmas


Orkus Christmas
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 25th November 2012.
Results are for personal use only.
No monetry gain allowed and that includes placing them behind a paid or donation based membership area.
You are not allowed to share/forward or translate any of my tutorials or place them on any blog, website, DVD or anywhere else without my permission.
These tutorials are written from my own ideas and any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
All tutorials are for those with a working knowledge of paintshop pro.
I reserve the right to amend these terms at any time.

Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using Dean Martin
Tube of  choice.
I am using  Snowy By Orkus Art
Tube is not to be used without the correct licence.
Mask of choice.
I am using Mask 301 by Vix
Cluster frame by Julies Jazziness

Note
This tutorial was written in PSP 9
Open all supplies in paintshop except the font.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Open a new image, 600 w x 600 h at 72 dpi.

1. Copy your frame, paste as a new layer.
Image re-size to 450 pixels wide.
Copy your tube, paste as a new layer.
Activate the frame layer.
Select the center with your magic wand.
Selections/ modify/ expand by 4.
Flood fill with a colour of choice.
I am using #23a323.
Effects/ penta.com/ dot and cross.
Default settings.

2. Activate your tube layer.
Selections/ invert.
Using your eraser you want to make the
tube look she is popping out of the frame.


Add a drop shadow of choice.
I am using V3 - H3 - O80 - B7.00 - C #000000

3. Layers new raster layer flood fill with a colour
from your tube. I am using #b20404.
Layers/ new mask layer/ add mask from image.


Layers/ merge/ merge group.
Position towards the top left.
Layers/ duplicate, Image/ mirror,
Image/ flip. Layers/ merge/ merge down.
Layers/ arrange/ send to bottom.

4. Layers/ merge/ merge visible.
Add all your copyright info.
Save.