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.