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Most of my tutorials are written using PTU art and scrapkits! That however should not stop you from trying them. I understand not everyone can buy scrapkits and/or art but there are tons of FTU artist and freebie scrapkits that you can use. I only write tutorials as a guide. What YOU do with them is up to your imagination
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All Tutorials have been written in PSP 8. They are just a guideline on how to make a tag look a certain way and do not have to be followed word for word!
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Thursday, September 24, 2009

New Tut ~Angelic~

Art ©Selina Fenech www.selinafenech.com CI0280LM
This tutorial was written with PSP8 but can be done in other version. This tutorial assumes that you have a working knowledge of PSP

Supplies:
Image of Choice
*I am using the stunning artwork of Selina Fenech. You MUST have a license to use the same work.*
**as of right now Selina Fenech is not selling her tubes anywhere**

Land Of Make Believe kit by Kirsty
*This is a PTU kit that you can purchase HERE. Kirsty thank you for this gorgeous kit*

Font of Choice
*I am using AmbianceBT*

Lets Get Started:
1). Open your image of choice
Resize if necessary
2). Open KISM-LOMB-BUBBLE-2
3). Image
Canvas Size
600*600
4). Using your Freehand Selection tool set to Point To Point make an outline around the edge of the bubble
*see screenshot below for example*
5). Selections
Modify
Expand by 5
6). Copy and Paste your image as a new layer
Position
Selections~Invert
Delete
Select None
Move your image below your bubble layer
* If the image is slightly outside the bubble follow the instructions below*
~Make your image layer active~
~Selections-Select All-Float-Defloat~
~Modify-Contract by 5~
~Press delete~
~Select None~
This should fix the problem
7). Add a slight drop shadow
*I used 0,0,40,4.00 color black*
8). Open KISM-LOMB-DOODLE-1
Resize and colorize to suit your tag
*Look at my tag for placement*
Add the same dropshadow as in step #7
9). Add all appropriate copyright information and any license numbers if applicable
10). Add your name and any drop shadow or gradient glow you want to
11). Save as a .png or your preferred format and you are all done!

This tutorial was written by Carrie Lansberry on September 24, 2009. Any similarities to any other tutorial is coincidental
Sunday, September 20, 2009

WordArt Collection By Me

Well I thought since I can't manage to concentrate enough to get my tutorial written I would share some word art with you guys!
This is older wordart I made...Alot of it has been used in my older tutorials. I know its not as good as some but I hope someone can find something to use

Love and Hugs,
Carrie

**Preview is MUCH smaller than actual size**
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Thursday, September 17, 2009

WOW my 1st Blog Award


WOW this is my first blog award and yes like a nerd I am excited! Thank you Artmama for this cutie award! You are a sweetie and I can't wait to try out your tuts

I am to give this award to 3 people and the people I have chosen are

Rachel
Missy
I stalk all 3 of you talented ladies endlessly and you put up with me...lol

Love and Hugs,
Carrie
Thursday, September 3, 2009

New Template

I had this posted earlier but made some changes to it so I am reuploading it now! There is a tutorial that goes along with this template that I am in the process of writing. If you are a tutorial writer please feel free to use my template but please direct them to my blog to download it


**Preview is Resized**
You can download this template HERE
Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Carried Away


*This tutorial was written in memory of my daddy. He was taken from me far to soon but I know he is watching over me with angel wings! The ribbon on the tag signifies Brain Cancer Awareness. My father was diagnosed with brain cancer July 7, 2006. He used to love to watch me tag and create so I thought this was a fitting tribute! I love you daddy always and forever*

This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of PSP
It was written in PSP8 but can be done in other versions

Supplies:
Tube/Image of Choice
*I am using the beautiful work of Steve Baier. You must have a license to use the same artwork. You can purchase a license at UpYourArt. Please DO NOT use the same image without the proper license*
Frame, WordArt and Elements by Misty Cato
*This is a PTU kit, however I recently learned that she has retired this kit and is no longer selling it*
Font of Choice
*Mine is AirFoil Script*


Lets Get Started:1). Open a 650*650 canvas
Open up all your supplies in PSP
Resize and Recolor as needed
2). Copy and Paste your frame as a new layer
Using your magic wand click inside the frame
Selections~Modify~ Expand by 2
3). Copy and Paste your Tube/Image as a new layer
Selections~Invert~Press Delete
Selections~Select None
Move your Tube/Image layer below your frame layer
4). Make your frame layer active
Right click
Merge~Merge Down
5). Duplicate your merged image
Image~Resize
*I resized mine by 50%*
Image~Rotate~Free Rotate 20 degrees to the right*
**Since this is such a personal tag now is the time to add any embellishments you wish to use**
6). Add all copyright information and license numbers if applicable
7). Add your name
Dropshadow
8). Save in your preferred format and you are done

**Another Example** This tutorial was written by Carrie Lansberry on April 23, 2008
Originally posted HERE
Do not repost, script or translate

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