Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Flourishing Fall FTU Cluster Frame

A new cluster frame for you using the PTU Kit Flourishing Fall by Amy(Gimptastic Scraps). You can buy this kit at Whimsical Divas, PicsforDesign, Twilight Scraps, Heartfelt Perfections and Lollipops & Gumpdrops. Check out Amy's blog to find all the great things that she and Leah have to offer.

You can download the cluster frame



CT Tag & Extras





The kit for this is called Flourishing Fall by Amy (Gimptastic Scraps). You can find the many great places Amy sales her kits by going HERE. To get these extras click on the tag to see full size version. Please DO NOT alter these in anyway!










Flourishing Fall FTU Tutorial




This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.

I am using the artwork of Ismael Rac. You need a license to use his tubes. You can buy this tube at his store found HERE

I am using the FTU kit Flourishing Fall by Gimptastic Scraps

Template 103 By Millie. Found HERE 



Open template

Duplicate and close original

Delete the cr and background layer

Resize template to 650 x 650

Select 1

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, settings of:
Vertical and Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 50
Blur: 5
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Delete 1

Select 3

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 4

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Delete 3

Select  4

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 4

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Delete 4

Select 5

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 6

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Delete 5

Select 6

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 5

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Delete 6

Select 7

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Delete 7

Select 8

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Delete 8

Select 9

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Delete 9

Select 10

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Delete 10

Select 11

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 4

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Delete 11

Select 12

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 4

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Delete 12

Edit, copy tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 85%.

Layers arrange bring to top

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Select Branch 2

Image, rotate, rotate clockwise 90

Edit, copy Branch 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to bottom right of the tag

Image resize 85%

Image, rotate, free rotate, left 20

Image, flip and move back to bottom. See my tag for placement

Effects ,3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Berries 1

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Image, Mirror

Move to right end of the branch

Image, resize 50%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Sign

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left of the template and tube

Image, resize 70%

Keep moving down til it is below the branch and tube

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy pumpkin

Move to place before the sign

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy birdhouse

Edit, paste, paste as new image

Move to the right. See my tag for placement

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy Birdnest

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move below birdhouse

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Bird

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, mirror

Image, resize 60%

Move to place on the top of the birdnest. see my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Flower 4

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Place behind pumpkin

Image, resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy pinecone

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the right of the pumpkin

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Branch 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move down til it is below the sign

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy feather

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the birds nest. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, Mirror

Edit, copy Flower 6

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to the top right corner of the sign

Move down til it is below the tube

Effects, 3D effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

My Tag is just a guide

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Monday, October 22, 2012

Cast My Spell On You PTU Tutorial




This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.

I am using the artwork of Misticheskaya. You need a license to use her tubes. This is an exclusive tube from PicsForDesign

I am using the PTU kit Spell On You by Manipulated by Magik . Visit her blog HERE to find where she sales her  kits and more.

Template 190 by Denz Designz. Found HERE

Plugins: Xero(Fritillary) and dsb Flux (Bright Noise) can be found HERE

Wintermute Font for text found HERE

Chiller Font For Name found HERE



Open template

Duplicate and close original

Delete the Denz Designz top layer and the circle layer

Select Vertical Stripes x 3 in layer palette

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 11

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, settings of:
Vertical and Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 50
Blur: 5
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Delete Vertical Stripes x 3

Select Stripes x 2 in the layer palette

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 8

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Delete Stripes x 2

Select  Large Square in the layers palette

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 24

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, Plugins, Xero, Fritillary at default

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Delete Large Square

Select Rectangle 1 in the layers palette

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 15

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Delete Rectangle 1

Select 3 Stars  in the layer palette

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 25

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, Plugins, dsb Flux, Bright Noise Settings of:
Intensity 48
Mix selected

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Delete 3 Stars

Select Large star in layer palette

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 22

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Delete Large Star

Edit, copy tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 35%. The reason that I resized the tube so much is that it is a big sized tube

Move down to the bottom of the template

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy pumpkin

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to bottom right of the tag. See my tag for placement

Image, resize 80%

Effects ,3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Black Cat

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Move to look like it is standing on the pumpkin

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select Raster 4 in the layer palette

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Moon

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to you have as much of the moon as you want showing. See my tag for what I did

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select None

Edit, copy Cauldron

Move down and place behind the tube. See my tag for placement

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy candle

Edit, paste, paste as new image

Move to the left. See my tag for placement

Edit, copy Broom

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Mirror

Move to place resting against the candle and behind the tube. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Mortar and Pestle

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to place on the right of the cauldron

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Spellbook

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Place behind caudlron and candle.See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy Bat

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Image, rotate, free rotate, 30, right

Place on the moon

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Using the font Wintermute at 48. Background color black and foreground color df6535. Type out the words I'm going to cast my spell on you!

Layers, arrange, move to bottom

You may have to move the words down a bit

Check my tag for what I did

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

My Tag is just a guide

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Kitsune FTU Cluster Frame

Here is a new cluster frame. This is using the PTU Kit Kitsune by Amy(Gimptastic Scraps). You can buy this kit exclusively at PSP Tube Stop. Check out Amy's blog as she and Leah have lots of awesome kits, templates, tuts, etc...You will not regret it.

You can download the Frame



CT Tag & FTU Extras





The kit for this is called Kitsune by Amy(Gimptastic Scraps). The kit for this is exclusive to PSP Tube Stop. To find the great places Amy sales her kits check HERE. I made some extras for you. Click on the tag to make it the full version! Please DO NOT alter these in anyway!







Friday, October 19, 2012

Kitsune FTU Tutorial





This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.

I am using the artwork of Constanza Ehrenhaus. You need a license to use her tubes. You can purchase this tube at PSP Tube Stop

I am using the FTU kit Kitsune by Gimpastic Scraps


Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, Copy Door

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left

Image, resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Settings of:
Vertical and Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 60
Blur: 5
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, copy Silk Screen

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

See my tag for placement

Image, resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Bird

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image resize 60%

Image, mirror

Place at the door and branches. see my tag for placement

Edit, copy Lantern

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right

See my tag for placement

Image, resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy umbrella

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 70%

Move to the bottom of the lantern

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Rotting Tree

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the bottom of the tag. It will be laying at the bottom of the lantern and below the umbrella

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Branch 4

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left

Move down one place

Image, resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, resize 85%

Move down and over. See my tag for placement

Edit, copy Rock

Edit, Paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left

Image, resize 70%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Owl

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move til it is sitting on the rotten tree

Image, resize 60%

Image, resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, Copy Fox

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the rock. See my tag for placement

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select Hairsticks

Image, rotate, rotate clockwise 90

Edit, copy

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the lantern so they are on the lantern

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same settings

Select Tree

Image, resize 80%

Image, Mirror

Edit, copy

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left

Layers, arrange, send to bottom. Move so you can see the tree through the door

My Tag is just a guide

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

CT FTU Tag and Snags



The kit for this is called Evening Dew by Amy(Gimptastic Scraps). You can find the many places Amy sales her kits by looking HERE. I made some extras for all of you. click on the tag to see the full size version. Please DO NOT alter these in anyway!








Evening Dew FTU Tutorial




This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.

I am using the artwork of Zebrush. You need a license to use her tubes. This is an exclusive tube from PicsForDesign

I am using the FTU kit Evening Dew by Gimptastic Scraps.

07 Template by Millie found HERE


Open template

Duplicate and close original

Delete the cr and raster 1 layer

Select 1 in layer palette

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 9

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, clear

Selections, Select None

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, settings of:
Vertical and Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 50
Blur: 5
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Delete 1

Select 2 in the layer palette

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 8


Edit, paste, paste as new layer
Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Delete 2

Select 3 in the layers palette

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Delete 3

Select 4 in the layers palette

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 10

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Delete 4

Select 5 in the layer palette

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 7

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Delete 5

Select 6 in layer palette

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Paper 7

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Delete 6

Edit, copy tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Select Raster 3

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Scatter 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move around til you have it the way you want. See my tag for placement

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Selections, Select none

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Layers, Duplicate

Image, mirror

Edit, copy trunk

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to bottom left of the tag. See my tag for placement

Image, resize 60%

Effects ,3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Umbrella

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Move til it looks like the tube is leaning on it

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Shoes

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the left beside the trunk. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy Bottle

Move over to the left til it is below the trunk

Image, resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy bear

Edit, paste, paste as new image

Move to the left. See my tag for placement

Image, resize 60%

Edit, copy Birdhouse

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Branch 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Mirror

Move to the bottom of the birdhouse

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Leaf 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers move down

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy Fog

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move to the right and place it in front of the birdhouse. See my tag for placement

Edit, copy bird

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the hole in the birdhouse

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Seeds

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Move over to the right and behind the frog

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Branch3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 60%

Place on the stem of the birdhouse. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, Copy Egg

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move below the seed. See my tag for placement

Image, rotate, free rotate, 30, left

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

My Tag is just a guide

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Haunting Halloween PTU Tutorial




This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.

I am using the artwork of Elias Chatzoudis. You need a license to use his tubes. You can purchase the tube at his store HERE

I am using the PTU kit Happy Haunting by Manipulated by Magik. Visit her blog HERE to find this kit and more.

Squint Mask found HERE. If this is your mask please let me know and I will link back to you


Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, copy frame 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

Using your magic wand click inside your frame

Select, Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 21

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, clear

Selections, Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, settings of:
Vertical and Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 50
Blur: 5
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Select Raster 3

Edit, copy Broken Gravestone

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left of the frame. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Silhoutte

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, mirror

Move to the left side of frame. See my tag for placement

Image, resize 80%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Select Raster 3

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Select Moon

Image, Rotate, Free Rotate, Left, 40

Image, resize 60%

Edit, copy Moon

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the top right of the frame

Selections, Invert

Edit, Clear

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Ghost

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left of the gravestone . See my tag for placement

Image, resize  60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Select Raster 3

Edit, copy Spiderweb 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Edit, copy tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Image, resize 80%

Image, Mirror

Move to the left side of the frame. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Witchpot

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right side of the frame

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Skull pile

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right and place in front of witch pot

Image, resize 50%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Make sure raster 4 is checked

Edit, copy Skeleton

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to bottom of gravestone. See my tag for placement

Image, resize 80%

Effects ,3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Scythe

Edit, Paste, Paste as new layer

Move til it is on raster 2

Move to the right so it is placed behind the witch pot

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Spider 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move to place on the scythe

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy Paper 2

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Layers, Load/save mask, Load mask from disk, Squint Mask with the settings of:
Source Luminance
Fit to Canvas
Invert Transparency Checked
Hide All Mask

Layers, merge, merge group

Image, resize 85%

My Tag is just a guide

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Falling For Steampunk FTU Cluster Frame

Here is a new cluster frame for you..This is using the PTU kit Falling for Steampunk by Amy(Gimptastic Scraps) . You can buy this kit at Whimsical Divas, PicsforDesign, Twilight Scraps or Lollipops n Gumdrops. Check out her site as Amy & Leah have lots of good kits, tuts and templates. You will not regret it.
 
You can download the cluster frame:

HERE
 
 
 
 

CT Tag and Snags



The kit for this is called Falling for Steampunk by Amy(Gimptastic Scraps) of Amy and Leah's Gimptastic Tuts. You can find the many great places Amy sales her kits by looking HERE. I made some extras for all of you. Click on the tag to get the full size version. Please DO NOT alter these in any way.



Steampunk Fall FTU Tutorial



This tutorial was written by me. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence. Please DO NOT claim this tutorial as your own. It was written in PSP 9 but should be compatible with any version of PSP.

I am using the artwork of Zindy. S. D. Nielsen. You need a license to use her tubes. You can purchase the tube at her store HERE

I am using the FTU kit Falling for Steampunk by Gimptastic Scraps


Open new image 600 x 600

Edit, copy Frame 6

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 80%

Using your magic wand click inside your frame

Select, Selections, Modify, Expand by 8

Edit, copy Paper 5

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to bottom

Selections, Invert

Edit, clear

Selections, Select None

Select Raster 2

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, settings of:
Vertical and Horizontal: 3
Opacity: 50
Blur: 5
Color: Black
Shadow on new layer NOT Checked

Edit, Copy Tube

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Resize 80%

Layers, duplicate Raster 2

Layers, arrange, bring to top

Use your eraser to erase around the tubes face. I do this so that we can hide that the tubes cut off point

Select Raster 3

Selections, Select All, Float, Defloat

Edit, copy Tree

Edit, paste, paste as new layer. Move to the right

Image Resize 70%

Selections, Invert

Edit, clear

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy wood

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Layers, arrange, send to top

Move to the bottom of the frame. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy acorns

Move down to the bottom left of the frame

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Leaf 1

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, Mirror

Image, rotate, free rotate, left, 20

Image, resize  50%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Leaf 3

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 50%

Move down and behind the other leaf. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same Settings

Edit, copy Mushroom

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left  of frame. See my tag for placement

Resize 60%

Move below the acorn element

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy stick
Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left of frame. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy bird

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the left of the frame and place on the limb from the stick

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy squirrel

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the right of the frame and toward the bottom. See my tag for placement

Image, resize 60%

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same settings

Edit, copy butterfly

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Move to the top right of the frame

Image, resize 60%

Image, rotate, free rotate, right, 40

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

Edit, copy Sunflower Cog

Edit, paste, paste as new layer

Image, resize 40%

Move to the left of the frame and place it in the middle of the stick. See my tag for placement

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, Same settings

My Tag is just a guide

Remember to add your copyright info. Make sure it is plain and legible

Add your name to the tag

Save as PNG