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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

FTU Tutorial: Hello Halloween


FTU Kit: "Hello Halloween" by FrenchieLoverDesign from PFD HERE
The tube I used is a PFD Exclusive by Misticheskaya. You must have a license to use this tube.

Remember to add drop shadows as you go along (I used 2, 2 , 56, 6, black)

Open new canvas 800 X 800
E8, resize 75%. Move to upper left corner of canvas
E6, resize 25%. Rotate left 15% and move to the left on the moon. Sharpen.
E7, Move up and to the right corner of your canvas
E31, flip horizontal. Resize 80%. Move over to the left of your canvas and move very slightly down. 
E25, flip horizontal. Move down and to the left slightly (you can adjust placement of this after some of the other elements are placed)
Duplicate, move to the right of your canvas and move up in front of the cloud
E18, flip horizontal. Resize 90%, move to the right of your canvas, and move up a little
E38, resize 15% and place this over the door of the haunted house, at the top
E35, resize 20%. Duplicate, merge down. Move over to the round window in front of the house.
Duplicate, flip horizontal and move up and to the left window next to the roof of the house
E41, resize 47%. Move to the left and place over the tree, line the bottom of the tombstone with the bottom of the tree
E13, move down to the bottom of your canvas. Duplicate, resize 50% and move down and to the right corner of your canvas.
E14, flip vertical. Rotate right 9°. Move to the right, in center of the skulls
E44, resize 58%. Move to the right and down to just below the glowing face on the door of the haunted house.
Place your tube, resize as needed. See my tag for placement.
E19, resize 45%. Move down and just to the right of the broom
E21, resize 20%. Move down and to the right of the cauldron. Sharpen.
E12, resize 15%. Move down and place in front of the orange candle. Duplicate, flip and move to in front of the lantern on the right
E26, resize 50%. Move down to the left of the candles, in front of the cauldron. Sharpen.
E37, resize 10. Duplicate and rotate and place where desired.
E11, resize 10%. Place on pumpkin of tube, or if using a different tube, where desired.

This tutorial was written by Sharon Murray on October 11, 2020.  Any resemplance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

PTU Tutorial: Ghoulish

 



SUPPLIES:
Scrapkit by Tiny Turtle Designs "Ghoulish" HERE
MASK:  DD_FM_2015_3 from Dangerously Delicious Designz HERE
The tube I used is Brenda by Jenny at Elegance Fly. You must have a license to use this tube.

(Remember to add drop shadows as you go along! I used 2,2, 56, 6 black )

Open element 55, duplicate and close original
Increase canvas size to 800 x 800, center
Resize 90% (all layers unchecked), sharpen 3x
Open element 72
Move all the way over to the right of your canvas, to the edge without going off the canvas
Drag this layer to the bottom in your layers palette
Duplicate, mirror horizontal
Duplicate, rotate left 90°. Move over to the right and bring to the top of your frame. Don't worry about what is sticking out
highlight top layer (element 55%)
Open element 75, resize 40% and move to the left, just on top of the edge of element 55
Duplicate, mirror horizontal. Flip vertical and move very slightly up
Duplicate, rotate left 90° and move to the top of element 55 and move over to the left a little
Duplicate, mirror horizontal and move to the right slightly
Element 90, rotate left 90°. Resize 40% and move over to the right and up between the two elements 75 
Duplicate, mirror horizontal
Paste paper 8 as a new layer.  Add mask, merge group
Element 26
Element 14, resize 80%
Highlight element 26 and duplicate, drag above element 14 and resize 85% 
Element 102, resize 40% and move up and to the right of your canvas
Duplicate, mirror horizontal
Add your tube and resize as needed (you don't want too much hanging down from the frames but the next elements we are going to add
will cover a lot of it up - you can always adjust at the end
Element 33, move to bottom right of canvas. Duplicate, mirror horizontal
Element 99, resize 42%.  Move down and off-center to the right 
Element 21, resize 55%. Move down and to the left 
Element 56, resize 30% and place on top of the books
Element 107, resize 37% and place to the left of the books.  Sharpen
Element 18, resize 16% and place somewhere on the right on top of the "frames" (see example), or place where desired
Element 61, resize 40% and place in front center of the books.  Sharpen
Element 97, resize 40% and just move straight down to the right of the books and between the tombstone
Element 96, resize 40%. Move to on top of the books to the left of the bat
Element 23, resize 40%. Move to the bottom between the green vase and the skull bottle
Element 44, resize 45%. Move down to the left, to the right of the purple bottle
Element 83, resize 70%. Move down to the right corner
Element 77, resize 30% and place between the skull bottle and the tombstone.
Element 98, resize 35%. Move down to the left of the cauldron
Element 81, resize 30%. Move down to in front of the jack o lantern, on the right.
Duplicate, flip mirror and move to the right
Add any more elements, your name and add your license.  Save as .png

This tutorial was written by Sharon Murray on September 24, 2020.  Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.


Saturday, October 10, 2020

TTD Lady of the Night Cluster

The Design-A-Frame challenge for The Taggers Lounge last week was using this beautiful kit by TTD called "Lady of the Night."  You can purchase the kit HERE.  I made two clusters using this kit.  

The first one is exclusive to the forum, you can grab it from the TTL blog here.  

The second you can grab below.  I'd love to see what you do with it!

DOWNLOAD HERE

Here are tags I made with both clusters








Sunday, October 4, 2020

TTL Creep It Real Blog Train


Welcome to The Taggers Lounge Halloween blog train! Our theme this year is "Creep It Real"
Jump on board and grab some amazing treats!!!!
Don't forget to leave some love for their time and effort sharing these!

(Because of different time zones, you might have to check back if someone's part isn't posted yet!)
http://myzticdesignzz.blogspot.com/ - YOU ARE HERE



Thursday, September 10, 2020

September 2020 Wallpaper

 Just sharing a wallpaper I made - would love to know if you use it :-)

Click the preview to go to the full-size version (1450 x 810)