21 November 2011

More Cluster Frames


These Cluster frames were made using the fabulous kit Glory Days by Hungry Hill Scraps.

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15 November 2011

New Cluster Frames

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 And I also made this one.

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Cluster frames made using the fabulous scrap kit Harvest Home
by Alison from Hungry Hill Scraps

You can find the kit here

13 November 2011


What you will need:
I wrote this tutorial for those who have a working knowledge of Paint Shop Pro (PSP)
Paint Shop Pro or Photoshop
Animation Shop (If you want to animate).
I used PSP XI but can be made in any version.
Tube of choice.  I used the fantastic work of Ismael Rac.  Dont use his art unless you have purchased a license first. You can purchase his work Here.
Scrap kit of choice. I used the HD Pack for my tag.  You can purchase it with the tube or just buy it on its own. You can get it Here.
Filters Used - Xenofex 2 Constellation, Eye Candy Gradient Glow, Textures, Weave.
Font used: AdineKirnberg-Script

Lets Begin:
Open your template and hold Shift and D to copy. Close the original.  Open Paper 7 from HD Pack and flood fill the background of your tag. Apply the mask supplied. Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - Select the mask from the drop down box as seen in diagram below.

(This step is optional.)  Add a new raster layer and flood fill with a colour that will compliment your tag.  I used #88a32e and add another mask layer if you desire. Otherwise leave it with just the one layer of masks.  I liked the effect of another mask behind the supplied one. Or you can use an element that is supplied in the kit.

Select the top layer of the smaller rectangle to the side of your oval shape, paste your tube and place where you like and go to Selections - Select All - Float - Defloat -  (make sure your tube layer is selected) Invert - Delete and this should remove any unwanted tube you dont want showing on your tag.  Do the same to the other side if you desire.

Select your tube and go to Effects - Texture Effects - Weave. See image below.

Select your oval layer and apply a texture to it. You can recolour to match your tube or add a totally different pattern to it. 

The settings I used were,  Effects - Texture Effects - Textures - DDTexture 43 & 7 with the default settings.  As seen below.


Paste your tube onto your template and position it where you want it. Reduce by 85%.  Apply a drop Shadow to your tube layer. Using the following settings.

Change the colours of your rectangles and oval shape backgrounds with the noise and add a sparkle to your noise layer on the larger rectangle noise layer.  Apply the Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Constellation using the settings shown below. 


You can either close off your tag now to have a static tag or you can apply effects to animate it.
Apply your copyright ©information and your name using either a drop shadow or Gradient Glow effects.
Merge all layers and save as a PNG or JPG.

If you want to animate your tag, before merging your tag, copy your layer that you have added the effects to so that you have 3 of the original layer and follow this step for each layer but change the Random Seed for each layer.  Once you have applied this effect to your layer, hide the layer and select the one below it.

Hide the layers below these layers including them and merge visible. Layers - Merge - Merge Visible.

Duplicate this part of your tag two more times and place above each of the layers with the effect applied to it.
Select your top layer and merge down so that it now has the sparkle effect on the tag. Hide this layer and do the same for each of the other layers till you have three tag layers with the Xenofex Constellation applied to it and you should also have the bottom layers still hidden.

Unhide the bottom layers to the tag, leaving the main part still hidden, merge these layers and duplicate so you also have three of them.

Move each background layer below one of the tag layers and unhide each one and merge down so that the final result will be three tag layers.

Save your tag as a psd file and close it.  This is where you will either take it to Animation Shop or Photoshop to apply the animations.

Open Animation shop and open your tag.  Highlight all three layers of your tag by holding down the Ctrl key and A.

At the top of your window, go to Animation - Frame Properties - Change the display time to 20 select OK.

Save your tag and you are done.

Thank you for trying my tutorial.

This tutorial was written by me on 11th November 2011. Any resemblance to other tutorials is purely coincidental.

©Fi_Devil Tutorials
08 November 2011


I thought with Christmas only being 48 days away, I would refresh my templates and bring some of them forward and make a snow theme. We don't get snow at Christmas in Australia, but it is something a lot of Australians wish for as it is soooo hot here on Christmas Day.

You can download this template HERE



New Masks

I made some Masks today for a challenge and here are the results.

I hope you can use them in your creations.  I just ask that you dont upload them to your supplies when using them in a tutorial. Please send to my blog to download from here.

03 November 2011

Tag Show Off - Angels Among Us

Showing off the gorgeous scrap kit Zindy by CBJ
It can be purchased from DSI here.

Angel Things

I wrote this tutorial for those with a working knowledge of Paint Shop Pro.

This is all my own work and any similarity to other tutorials is purely by chance.

You will need:

Tube of choice. I used the fabulous artwork by Zindy.  You will need a license to use her artwork. You can purchase them Here.
Scrap kit of choice. I used the fabulous kit by Jo from CBJ. You can purchase the kit from DSI (Dreamscape Imaging) Here.
Filters used -Textures
Font of choice. I used Hobo Std which is a supplied font but you can get it here if your PC doesnt have it.
Mask - I used gabeemask54 which can be found Here.

Lets Begin:

Open a canvas of 500 x 500 with transparent background.

Open your paper you wish to use for your mask layer and reduce, I used CBJ_AWAFT_Paper7.  Open your Materials Palette and in the foreground palette, select the paper in your patterns tab and flood fill your canvas with this colour or you can use a complimenting colour to your tube. Scale set to 65%.

 Now apply your mask by going to Layers - Load/Save Mask - Load Mask from Disk -Select your mask from the drop down arrow with the following settings.

In your elements pack, select a frame. I used CBJ_AWAFT_FloralFrame. Copy and paste to your canvas and reduce by 60% add a drop shadow as seen below.

Select your tube and copy and paste to your frame.  Position the tube where you want it to be, apply a drop shadow as before, then either duplicate your tube and place one under the frame layer, Select your eraser tool and erase the parts you dont want to show below the frame on the bottom tube layer and then erase the parts on the top layer tube that you dont need. You can use your lasoo tool to draw around the area of the frame where we need to remove the excess tube instead of using the duplicating process.

Select another paper from the kit and draw a circle with the foreground colour hidden and the paper showing in the background colour as you did before for the mask layer.  Apply a texture to the circle background. - Effects - Texture Effects - Weave (with the following settings).

Add your elements to your tag and add you copyright © and name to your tag.  I used one of the papers for my name font and added an outline of 2 to give it some contrast and finished off with a drop shadow.

Save your tag as either PNG or JPG.

You are now finished making your tag.

I hope you enjoyed doing my tutorial.

This tutorial was written on 3 November 2011.

Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.

©Fi_Devil Tutorials
02 November 2011



Thank you giZZy, for this awesome award!!


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