Friday, November 15, 2019

Asia

CT tag featuring the wonderful art of 
Andreea Cernestean using her tube 30-1.
I am also showcasing the  IB Bonus
Sybile Art November 2019 Scrap
Asia has such rich cultures
& history. Visit & embrace 
what the people share with you.
Listen with your heart & soul.




Celestial Cat

CT tag featuring the fantastic art of 
Enys Guerrero using her 
Diamond Club Exclusive
AOTM tube. This cat is given to 
all members of CDO Diamond Club
for November 2019. I am also
showcasing the wonderful 
Enys Guerrero AOTM IB
This cat dreams of exploring the 
stars during cat naps. The sky looks
so full of new adventures & mischief to
find. Maybe scampering around on
the moon would be fun. 



Monday, November 11, 2019

Soft Autumn

CT tag featuring the wonderful art of 
Anna Marine using her tube 34-3.
I am also showcasing the Anna Marine
34-3 IB scrap by Karmalized Scraps.
Autumn is slowly fading away.
The colors becoming less vibrant.
Yet, autumn is not quite ready
to give up its hold of the world yet.




Saturday, November 9, 2019

Sexy In Black

Sexy In Black

This tutorial was written
November 8, 2019
Any resemblance to another
tutorial is purely coincidental.
I am using the tube 122-1

Plugins: 
Mura's Meister Copies
Xero Porcelain

Mask: LLM 906 Mask
by Lori's PSP Graphics

Open a 700x700 new image.
Select your Ellipse Preset shape tool.
Set your width to 8.00.
Have the oval shape selected.
On your Materials Palette, have the 
Foreground color set to black or a dark color.
Hide the Background color for now.
Draw out a vertical oval to desired size.
Go to Objects - Align - Center in canvas.
Convert this layer to a raster layer.

Copy a close up of your tube of choice.
Paste as a new layer under your Oval shape.
I resized mine 87% but this may depend on your tube.
Duplicate the tube close up once.

On the bottom close up layer, apply the plugin
Mura's Meister - Copies - Wallpaper rotate default settings.
Duplicate your bottom layer once. Fill with a dark color
of your tube. I did a dark grey. 

Select your oval shape layer in the layer palette.
Select your magic wand tool. Click inside the shape
to select it with the wand. Go to selections &
click invert. 
In the 3 layers underneath the shape, select each layer
one at a time & press delete on your keyboard. Once you have
erased everything outside of the shape, select none.

On the wallpaper layer, change the blend mode to Luminance Legacy.
Apply the plugin Xero Porcelain with default settings.
Add drop shadows of choice to the shape & top close up layers. 

Okay hide the bottom empty layer. 
Merge the tag layers together. 
Duplicate once.
On the bottom merged layers,
apply the plugin Mura's Meister Copies:
Afterimage (Sphere random)
Settings: 
Number 8
Shift X 22
Shift Y 22
Angle -9
Rotation 8
Phase 0
Cycle 102
Alternuation -100
Scale 100
Everything else set to default numbers.
Greyscale this layer by going to Adjust
Hue & Saturation.
Change both of them to 0.

Select your font tool. Choose a simple easy to read font.
Select a light color or use white for your Background palette on your 
Materials tab. For my font, I used the color white & font size 16.
Type out the word Sexy or a word of choice that fits your tag.
Make sure it is positioned between the two tag layers.
Convert the word to a raster layer.

Apply Mura's Meister Copies - Tiling Plugin. Adjust the Tile Gap
to 2 to make sure you have spacing between each word.
Now, select the bottom tag layer - the greyscale one.
Selections - select all - float -defloat - invert.
Select the word layer. Press delete on your keyboard.
Select none.  Change the word layer blend mode to Overlay.

Add a new raster layer above the empty bottom layer.
Fill with black or another dark color.
Apply the mask LLM 906.
Right click on one of the mask layers & Merge group.
Resize the mask layer 97%. 

Merge layers & crop your tag to desired size.
Add artist copyright information & a name of choice
to your tag.
Save as a png.
Thanks for trying my tutorial! 

Friday, November 8, 2019

Cold As Ice

CT tag featuring the stunning art of 
Rebecca Sinz using her tube
Cold As Ice. I'm also showcasing the
  gorgeous matching scrap As Cold As Ice
Together, you can create a stunning
winter wonderland.
The cold harshness of winter
brings a beauty to the landscape.
Bundle up while you admire the 
frozen world that only winter can 
create. She'll be your guide on the 
frozen tundra. 




Saturday, November 2, 2019

Autumn Squirrel

CT tag featuring the wonderful art of 
Verymany using the Squirrel tube.
I am also showcasing the oh so lovely
Colors of Autumn scrap by
As the night fades to morning, this
squirrel is up early to gather nuts
for the upcoming winter. The autumn
sun cuts through the fading darkness 
to reveal the autumn glow.



Friday, November 1, 2019

Garden of Fall

CT tag & timeline featuring the wonderful tubesof
I am also showcasing the lovely scrap
Garden Of Fall by Karmalized Scraps.
Fall turns the outdoor world into a 
palette of earthy colors. Take time to 
walk outdoors & take in the 
beauty of fall.