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Thursday, April 5, 2018

Beautiful Wind

Wind by Alex Prihodko  found here

Kit- Pink Paradox Productions- Something about Spring found here

Canvas 700 by 700
 Frame 50% rotate 25 degrees then duplicate,mirror and flip.
Click inside the frame and expand the selections by 2.
 Place paper 12 and move to the area where there is more yellow,then invert selection and hit delete.
 Repeat with the other frame.
 Place the tube over the paper  layer invert selections and hit delete . Change the blend to screen.
Reduce el 179 by 50 and place at the bottom edge of the bottom frame
Repeat with el 151 to the top edge of the top frame then el 150 on the top edge of the bottom frame.
Reduce el 157 by 50% and rotate 25 to the left. Place under the frames towards the top, duplicate/mirror and flip. Move the duplicate above the frame layers.
Add el 173 reduced by 30% on the edge of the stem
 Then add the tube reduced by 45% under the flower layer. Duplicate the tube and apply Gaussian blur of 3 on the top tube and change the blend to soft light.
 Add el 128 reduced by 30% above the tube layer under the flower layer. Duplicate the tube rotate it 25 to the left and place it under the first flowers  twice.
Reduce el 57 by 25% and place under the bow then under the tube layer el 118 reduced by 45%
 Add paper 6 and apply your mask
 Add el 177 or 175 to the top and bottom of the canvas
 Then add your name, artist URL, CR and your license number


Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Waning Dangerous

 Rosa BY Verymany found here
Deadly Wild Orchid by Pink Paradox productions found here
 Template 88 by Rachel Designs found here
 Weescotlass mask  220
 Xero- Radiance & Bad Dream
 Mura's Miester Copies-Encircle

 Shift D to copy the template and resize it 700 pixels 
Delete the CR
 Add your tube and reduce by 50%, duplicate and apply Bad Dream(XERO) to the top tube and change the blend to LUMINANCE.
On layer 1 and 2,copy/paste paper 20 into selections. Add the tube again over the layers and apply Radiance (XERO). Then change the blend to screen. Erase the excess tube. Then activate the  layer 1 and 2 again expanding the selections by 2. 
Add a new raster layer and copy/paste paper 26 into selections
Add el 142 reduced by 75% over the tube layers
 Then add frames 2 and 6 reduced by 50% under layer 3
Click inside frame 2 and add a new raster layer. Copy/paste el 87 into selections then Enhance edges
Copy/paste paper 18 into selections of layer 3
Add paper 14 over layer 4, invert selections on layer 4 then delete on the paper layer
 Copy/paste paper 25 into layer 5
Copy/paste paper 1 into layer 6
Copy/paste paper 3 into layer 7
Add the tube over layer 6 ,change the blend to hard light and opacity to 67
 Erase excess tube then add el 147 reduced by 30% and change the blend to overlay
Reduce the single flowers by 5%
 the cluster of flowers by 25%
The umbrella by 40%
 the knife by 20%
 Fan and case by 25%
Duplicate one of the single flowers and apply Mura Meister Copies- encircle and add the circle of flowers under the frame and above the masked layer
 Apply film & filters  vivid to brighten the elements to match the tube
Add paper 10 and apply your mask
 Add your name, artist URL, CR and your license number

Friday, March 23, 2018

Gold Eyes


Gold Eyes by Alex Prihodko found here
 Mandarin Dragon Fruit found here by Pink Paradox Productions
Mask by Rachel designs -mask set 66 mask1

Canvas 700 by 700
Tube reduced by 40%
Add a new raster layer then using your freehand selection tool
Settings at :  Mode-add(shift )and feather at 4
 Draw out a small rectangle and flood fill it in black
Then copy/paste paper 25 into selections
Add the tube again but mirror it and reduce by 50%
Apply Film & Filters - Photo effects- sepia tones then apply Xero Radiance at default.
 Change the blend to screen and opacity to 48. Erase any excess
Mak another rectangle a little bigger than the first and off set it to the top right. Copy/paste paper 26 then selection borders of 10 , apply noise at 100 twice.
Add the tube again, reduce 50% and move the tiger to seem peering from behind the second rectangle
Lower the opacity to 40
Arrange elements as you wish.
 I reduced the following:
51-15%
108,110-20%
106,98-25%
73,127,121-30%
104-50%
71-75%
 Use Paper 21 and apply your mask
 Add your name, artist URL,CR and your license

Monday, March 19, 2018

Coffee and treats

 Coffee Afternoon by Pink Paradox productions found here
 Bouquet of   White Roses by Verymany found here
 Figaro by Verymany Found here
Mask of choice
 Canvas 700 by 700
 Tube reduced by 40%
 Tube (Figaro) reduced by 20%
 Frame 2 reduced by 45 %
 Elements reduced as follows:
el 164 -50%
el 114 - 40%
el  57,92-25%
el 16,27,30-20%
el 46 ,29,31,33,12-15%
el 28 41,14-10%
Paper 6 was used as the frame's background and paper 19 as the masked layer
Add your name, artist URL , CR and your license number

Monday, February 26, 2018

White Rose Letters

 White Rose By Verymany found here
Paperback musings by Pink Paradox Productions found here
Mask 729 by Rachel Designs

Canvas 700 by 700
Tube 45%
Duplicate the tube and apply Gaussian Blur at 9 to the top tube, change the blend to screen and opacity to 61%
el 61  and 48 reduced by 45%
Reduce el91 by 50%. Create a circle in the center of it. You can do this by either using the preset shapes or selection tool setting to circle. Either way to delete the center of the element to make a lace frame is fine.
Place this new frame behind the tube to the left, behind the letter on the right and a top the letter in the middle
Reduce el 103 by 50%( I am more interested in the foliage than the flowers of this element)
Reduce el 101 by 30% and place under the bottom edge of the letter and twice on top of the letters
Add other flowers as fillers. i reduced them at 25%
elements,82,97,107,108
The key and lock elements i reduced around 25-30%
 Add paper 34 and the close up tube. Change the blend to the tube to your liking. Merge it down with the paper then apply your mask.
 Add your name, artist URL, CR and your license number



Saturday, February 24, 2018

Just me and my dog

Peanut by Verymany found here
 Kaitlynn by Verymany Found here
 Tails Wags & Sunshine by Pink Paradox Productions found here

 Mask 731
 Canvas 700 by 700
Peanut -35%
Kaitlynn 45%
Frame 3 by 45% and rotate 15 to the left
 Add a new raster layer and copy paste paper 7 into selections
Add your tubes reduced to fit the frame background  lower opacity to 61
124 by 50% duplicate move one to the right and the other to the left
Make a Rectangle behind the frame layer and copy/paste paper 9 into selections
Reduce the button, bone and paw print by 15%
Reduce all flowers by 25%
The heart flower by 45%
 the leaf frame by 65%
the single leaf by 25%
 el 139 by 50%
Place el 112 and erase the stem
the wordart sign rotate 15 to the left and reduce by 35%
 I sued film & filters vivid on both tubes
 paper 5 on the masked layer
 Add your name, artist URL, CR and your license number

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Vintage Grapes

Susannah by Verymany found here
Vintage Journey by Pink Paradox Productions found here

 Mask 729 by Rachel designs found here

Canvas 700 by 700
Tube 60%
Apply Hue/ Saturation/ Lightness with these settings:

Frame  5 50%
el91,97-25%
el 13,15- 30%
el 83,103,104,112-50%
 Use paper 22 as the frame background and add again to apply your mask
 Add your name, artist URL,CR and your license number

Monday, February 19, 2018

Horse's Garden

 Horse by Verymany found here
Blooming  Grace by Pink Paradox Productions found here
Mask WSL 304

 Canvas 700 by 700
Tube -45%
Create a garden with the elements from the kit
I reduced the following elements:
el 72-10%
el 1- 45%
el 14,28-20%
el 33-35%
el 103,115-45%
el 53,60,105,114,139(rotated 90 degrees to the right),127- 50%
el 66-65%
 Add paper 10 and apply your mask
 Add the artist URL, CR and your license number

Saturday, February 17, 2018

You Tuber

 Kitty 3 by Verymany found here
 Female Resistance by Pink Paradox Productions found here
Mask WSL 302
Canvas 700 by 700
 Tube 50%
Frame 50%
Paper 50% tiled to fill the background of the frame
Place tube again over the star and change the blend to luminance
Freehand select the inside of the star using the free hand selection tool  feather setting to 15
 invert selections then hit delete
Decorate your tag with your choice of elements. I used the following and reduced them to fit the tag.
8%-30
10%-31,57
12%-29,32
15%-144,143.48,62,51,81
20%-152,54,119
25%-53
45%-176,56
50%-137,97
65%-108
add paper of choice and apply your mask
 Add the artist CR,URL and your license number along with your name on the tag

Monday, February 12, 2018

Spring Fairy


Spring Fairy By Verymany found here
Whimsical Wishes By Pink Paradox Productions found here

 Canvas 700 by 700
 Tube 45%
Frame 12 by 45%
Behind the frame reduce element 65 by 50% place the left duplicate and mirror
 Above the right waterfall place el 51 reduced by 50%
On tyhe left under the waterfall layer reduce el48 by 50% and rotate 10 to the left.
Reduce el46 and place in the center
Reduce el 49 by 52% then free hand select the water and promote the layer.
I added a filters called Pool Shadow by Greg's factory Output with the following settings:
This filer can be found in Filters Unlimited or a stand alone filter,if you do not have it you can add some sparkles or noise to the water.
Once done change the blend to overlay.
Rotate el 130 90 to the right and reduce by 45%. erase a bit of it so it looks like it is coming from the water.
Reduce el 68 by 45% then place el 64
 Reduce the unicorn, rainbow and flower by45%
 I added some sparkles to the rainbow by using Xenofex 2 Constellations
 Add el 145 and reduce by 40%
 Add your name artist URL, CR and your license number

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Stop the Tick Tock

Verymany Agnes found here
 Keys, Clocks & Madness - Pink Paradox Productions Kit found here

 Canvas 700 by 700
 Tube- 50%
Frame13- 45%
Click the inside of your frame and expand the selections by 3, Add a new raster layer and copy/paste paper 19 into selections( do not deselect)
Add your tube over this layer then invert selections, hit delete and greyscale your tube.
I used Xero- Greyscaler but you can use whatever you like.
Activate the frame layer again then click the outside. this is to select the area outside of the frame.
Then invert selections, Contract by 4, add a new raster layer and copy/ paste paper 70 into selections. 
 Duplicate this layer and apply 3d effects cutout

On the Original red paper layer lower opacity to 95%
Create your clusters using these elements reduced as follows:
el 102, 217,260 by 25%
 el 185 ,289,293by 50%
el 214, frame 17 flipped by 60%
 add paper 34 and apply your mask
 Add your name artist URL, CR and your license number

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Tea By The Sea Just For Me


Moring Tea By Verymany Found here

Tea By The Sea by Pink Paradox Productions found here

Canvas 700 by 700
 Tube reduced by 50%
Mask WSL 302 mask was used on paper 16
El 96 was reduced by 65% then using the free hand selection tool feathered by 15 select each end on the right and left side then hit delete.
All of the following was reduced by 25%
113,114,116,118,119,120
The rest was reduced by 50%
elements 76,83, 90,103,126,127,128
 add your name,artist url,cr and your license

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

OOH La La

Pink Tulips by Verymany found here
Paris In Pink By Pink Paradox Productions found here


Canvas 700 by 700
 Tube 50%
Reduce el 92,134 by 45%
el162,151,141,154 by 50%
el 146,135,114 by 40%
el 136 by 60%
el 137,73,64 by 25%
el 76 by 20%
el 56 by 15%
 el 62 by 10%
 Close all layers except for the flower layers then merge visible and hit copy.
 Then open all closed layers and paste your copy as the last layer of your tag
Apply a filter with lines I used VM  Extravaganza -Transmissions
 Then add some sparkles to the layer I used a filter called Xenofex 2 constellations
 then mirror it.
 Add your name artist URL, CR and your license.

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Feathers Fan

 Eileen By Verymany found here
Lavender & Blueberries by Pink Paradox Productions found here
 Canvas 700 by 700
 Tube  reduced by 45%
el 176 reduced by 70%
 Paper used for the center of the element was paper 37
Reduce el 175 by 50% place to the top left,duplicate move to the bottom right
Reduce el 190 and place as your mask. Duplicate and fill the  canvas.
Place the tube again and change the blend to overlay. Place over paper layer and erase excess.
Place flowers around as you wish.
 I reduced the elements as follows:
15%-1
25%-172,142,129,112,117,116
40%-178,166,149,132
added 133 and erased leaves that were not needed
 Add your name, artist URL CR and your licesne

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Roses and Puppies

 Coffee & Roses by Pink Paradox Productions found here
 Benny by Verymany found here
 Mask  set 64 mask 4 by Rachel Designs found here on the right side under Bulk masks
 Canvas 700 by 700
Tube -45%
Place el 56 under the tube layer.
 Lower the opacity of the tube so you can see the box under it.
 Using your Freehand selection tool  setting :point to point, feather at 4.
Select the front top edge of the box on the tube layer  to  have the tube appear he is stepping out of the box.
Reduce el 21 by 50% and place behind the tube layer.
 Repeat the same tool making the treat look as if it nestled inside of the box.
Mirror el 128 and reduce by 45% placing it behind the treat, Erase the stems, duplicate mirror and flip.
Place el 72 behind the box layer and reduce by 50%
 Make a cluster bouquet with the elements:
75%-129
50%-128,134
25%-101,106
20%-104
15%-121
 place 123 and 125 erasing portions that fall past the bottom edge of the tag
Add paper 2 and apply your mask
 Add your name, artist URL, CR and your license