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Saturday, October 31, 2009

Variety of frames if anyone can use them..


I've been playing around with a few frames...If anyone can use
them.  You can download them HERE.  You may colorise to
suit your needs.  I do ask that you send others to my blog for
downloads.  I also appreciate a comment.  I like knowing if
my work is being used or if I am wasting my time...Have a great day.
Hugs..Kathy

Friday, October 30, 2009

4 New Cluster Frames, Enjoy....



Click HERE to download.  I would love to hear from you.  Please
leave a comment or you can email your results to mschowwv@yahoo.com.
I hope you enjoy the frames...Hugs..Kathy

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

New Tut for you....


This tutorial was written by K. Wellman on October 27, 2009.
Any resemblance to any other tut is pure coinsidence..

I am using the artwork of Suzanne Woolcott.  You need a license
to use her work..You can get a license HERE

Other supplies needed..
FTU Kit called Nightlife by Bea's Creations.  You can download
the kit at her blog...HERE
Leave a little love..I know she would appreciate it....

Mask 15 by Babes Designs..You can get it HERE

Ok...Let's get started..
This tut was written in PSP X and although I have tried to include
a lot of detail, it does assume you are familiar with PSP..

Open new image 500 x 500.  Open Frame 3, Image Rotate Left, Image
resize 400 x 459.  Copy/Paste as new layer.  Close original.

Use magic wand and click inside frame.  Selections, Modify, Expand 5.
Copy/Paste paper 13 as new layer.  Selections, Invert, Hit your delete key,
Selections None.  Move below frame. Give frame a drop shadow, 3,3, 50
& 3, color black.

Open image of choice.  Copy/Paste as new layer.  Use pick tool to size and
place per my tag..

Open flowers 1 & 2.  Image, Resize 75%.  Flower 1, Image Mirror.  Copy
and Paste both as new layers.  Use pick tool and place to left of tag.  Give
drop shadow.

Open butterfly 5 and Image Resize 40%.  Copy/Paste as new layer.  Use pick
tool and place to right of frame.  Right click and duplicate the butterfly and use
pick tool to arrange.  Give both a drop shadow.

Open wrapbow 3, Image Resize 70%. Copy/Paste as new layer and place at
bottom of frame.  Give shadow.

Open BlingSwirl 13.  Copy/Paste as new layer.  Rt click, arrange and send
to bottom.  Use pick tool to size and move to top of tag so that it show under
your frame.

Rt click, duplicate, Image Mirror, Image Flip.

Open paper 14.  Copy/Paste as new layer and send to bottom.  Open
Mask 15 by Babes Designs.  Image/rotate mask right. 

Right click on paper, New Mask Layer from image.  Choose your
mask.  Check invert mask data and say ok.  Right click on bottom layer and
merge group.

Add wording of choice and credits. Save a png...

I hope you have enjoyed my tut..I would love to see your results..
You can email me at mschowwv@yahoo.com

Love & Prayers..Kathy
to top part of tag.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

A few frames for anyone who can use them...



Have been playing around with making frames.  Here's a few if
you can use them...Hugs..Kathy

Download HERE

Monday, October 19, 2009

Checking In Tut by K. Wellman Designs


This tut was written my me, Kathy Wellman and is copyright
kwellmandesigns.  Any similarity to another tut is purely coincidental.

Written in PSP X. 

I am using the wonderful artwork of Suzanne Woolcott.  You must have
a license to use her work.  You can purchase a license HERE

Supplies Needed:  FTU Scrapkit Shabby Elegance from simplysensationalscraps.
you can download the kit HERE  Scroll about half way down the page.

Mask number 24 by BabesDesigns.  You can download it HERE

My Frame, you can download it HERE

Lets get started..

1.  Open my frame.  You can go to image, canvas size and resize 700 x 700 to give
yourself room to work, but will need to crop when finished.

2.  Use magic wand and click inside frame.  Open paper 11 and drag/drop as new layer.
Go to selections, invert, hit delete key, selections, select none.

3.   Open paper 23 and click inside frame with magic wand.  Selections, modify,
expand 10.  Drag/Drop as new layer.  Selections, Invert, Hit delete key, selections
none.

4.  Give frame a drop shadow.  I used 3,3,80, 6 & black.

5.  Open lillies 2 drag/drop as new layer.  Image, resize 75%, uncheck resize all
layers, hit ok.

6.  Use pick tool to free rotate and place at bottom right of frame.  Right click, duplicate
image mirror.  Duplicate each of these and rotate and place like mine.

7.  erase a little of the branches at the bottom and open bow 4.  drag/drop as new
layer and using pick tool resize to your liking and place in center.  see mine.

8.  Open image of choice and paste as new layer.  Add any other elements you like.

Give all a drop shadow. 

10.  Open mask.  Open paper 15 and drap/drop as new layer.  Move to bottom.
Right click, new mask layer, from image.  Choose your mask, select invert mask
data and hit ok.   merge group and size with pick tool.  I duplicated mine.

Add wording of choice.  Add credits.  Crop if needed and save as png...

I hoped you have enjoyed my tut..Please leave a comment if you have..Hugs..Kathy

Scallop Frame Freebies



Was learning to make scallop frames and thought I would
share a few with you guys...Enjoy...
You can download them HERE

Saturday, October 17, 2009

Have a Great Day Tutorial by K.WellmanDesigns


This tutorial was written by me on October 18th, 2009 and is 
copyright KWellmanDesigns.  Any resemblance to any other tut is
purely coinsidence. 

Supplies Needed...
Image of choice.  I am using the wonderful artwork of Suzanne Woolcott.
You can purchase a license to use her art HERE
My Cluster frame..You can download HERE at my blog..
Mask number 2 by Babes Designs.  You can download it
from her blog HERE
FTU kit It's Fall by Bel Vidotti.  You can download it HERE
or use any Fall papers & elements of choice.

This tut was written using PSP X.  Let's get started...
1.  Open New image 700 x 700.  Open your cluster frame
     and copy/paste as new layer.
2.  Open paper of choice.  Using magic wand click inside
     frame.  Go to selections, modify, expand, 25
     Drag/Drop the paper as new layer. 
3.  Go to Selections, Invert, Hit your delete key, Selections,
     Select None.  Move below your frame and use pick tool
     to make sure all frame if filled good.
4.  Open image of choice.  Copy/Paste as new layer.  Use pick
     tool and size to your liking.  Right click on image and duplicate.
     move copy below frame.  Use erazer tool and go back to first
     image and erase unwanted portions at bottom.
5.  Add any elements of choice and give all a good drop shadow.  I
     used 2, 2, 80 & 3 color black.
6.  Add words of choice.  Font I used was One Stroke Script 1
7.  Go to image, canvas size 600 x 600
8.  Add new raster layer and move to bottom.  Fill with color of
     choice.  Open your mask.  Right click on layer you just added and
      New mask from image.  Choose your mask..check Invert mask
     data and hit ok.  Merge mask group.  Use pick took to adjust size
     of mask.
9.  Image, resize 500 x 500 and add your credits.
10.  Save as PNG...

I would love to see your work.  You may email me
mschowwv@yahoo.com
I hope you have enjoyed my tut..Please leave me a comment
and let me know..

Cluster Frames..Personal Use Only



Thought I would do a few cluster frames.  Feel free to
download.  HERE
You may use in groups, tags, challenges..ect..but please
leave a link to my blog for download..Hugs..Kathy

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Friday, October 2, 2009

Autumn Blessings



Autumn Blessings by K. Wellman 09

I reposted since the last time I didn't get the tag and the tut on the same posting and this time I got it without the white background..Whichever one you follow, the tut is the same...Hugs..Kathy


Thought I would do a nice Autumn tutorial..It is my favorite time of the year. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did..Your finished tag will have a transparent background. .

Hugs..Kathy

This tutorial was written by me, K. Wellman on September 18, 2009 and is ©Kwellman Designs and any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental.

This was written in PSPX. I have tried to put in more detail so inexperienced taggers can follow easily.

Supplies Needed

Image of Choice. I am using a beautiful little girl from Suzanne Woolcotts collection. You need a license to use her work..You can buy a license HERE

FTU Scrapkit from Scraps Dimensions, called Autumn Days.. you can get it HERE

My Leaves, you can get them HERE

If you need the psp file for the leaves..Please download it HERE. I was told by a friend that the

other one wouldn't open in versions lower than 10. So I hope this one will work for you.

My Mask you can get it HERE

Ok, Let’s Get Started
1. Open Round Frame 3 and shift D to duplicate. Close original. Right Click and duplicate 2 times. You now have 3 layers. Use pick tool and make each layer a little smaller inside the original to thicken up your frame. When it looks good, Right Click on layer and Merge Visible. Give Drop shadow 3,3, 50, 5 color Black. Image Resize 500 x 500, Image, Canvas Size 700 x 700

2. Open Paper 1 and Drag/Drop as new layer, move below frame. Open My Mask, Right click on paper layer, New Mask Layer, from image, choose my mask, check source luminance, Hit ok. Merge Group, Image, Resize, 600 x 600, Make sure you uncheck resize all layers, hit ok

3. Click on mask layer, Right click, New Adjustment Layer, Hue/Saturation/Lightness, Move Lightness to 15 Hit Ok

4. Open Paper 1, Using Magic Wand click inside frame layer, Selections, Modify, Expand 10. Drag/Drop paper as new layer. Selections, Invert, Hit delete key, Selections, Select None.

5. Open your image, copy and paste as new layer. Position at left of tag. Give Drop shadow.

6. Open Branch 3, Image resize 20%. Drag/Drop as new layer, use pick tool to position, move below your image, give drop shadow.

7. Open Wheelbarrow2, Image resize 40%. Drag/Drop new layer and move to bottom right corner in front of image on top, add drop shadow.

8. Open leaves 2, Image, Resize, Uncheck lock aspect ratio and size 500 x 170. Drag/Drop as new layer. Use pick tool and move to bottom right corner behind girl and wheelbarrow, add dropshadow. Right click and duplicate, Image, Mirror

9. Open fence, Image Resize 500 x 315, Drag/Drop as new layer. Move to position and size as needed with pick tool, give drop shadow.

10. Place any other elements you want, see my tag for reference. Give all a drop shadow. If you use the bow, Right click and duplicate, move copy below your tree and use eraser tool to bottom parts so your tree looks good.

11. Add Wording of Choice, Copyrights, License. Image canvas size 600x600

12. Image resize 500x500, check lock aspect ratio, check resize all layers, Hit ok.

You can save as png, but go on if you want to add animated leaves.

1. Open my leaves and lock all layers except the bottom layer

2. On your tag, right click and create new raster layer and move below fence layer.

3. Go to frame layer and using magic wand click inside frame, With marching ants moving go back and highlight the new raster layer you created

4. Go back to my leaves, Click on foreground color, Click on pattern, choose my leaves, say ok and flood fill on the raster layer of your tag

5. Go to file, save as and name tag 1 and save as png. It will tell you it has to be merged, say yes.

6. Hit undo to remove the leaves.

7. Go back to my leaves again and lock the bottom layer and unlock copy 1 and highlight it. Choose foreground, pattern, drop down and choose my leaves again. Make sure you do this every time and don’t just leave as current or your animation won’t work.

8. Go back to your tag and flood fill again on the raster layer, file, save as png tag 2 say yes, hit undo.

9. Repeat these same steps until you have tags 1 through 5 saved.

10. Open Animation Shop, Click on animation wizard, Say next, transparent should be checked, say next.

11. Upper left corner of frame checked, With canvas color checked, say next. Yes to repeat, Change display to 20, hit next, Click add image, Select your five tags and have in order 1 through 5, say next, finish. Click view animation icon.

12. File, Save as, Name your animation, Click Save, Click Customise, Click on partial transparency tab, change convert pixels to 25 and blend color to EOE19F to match your mask, ok, next, next, finish.

I hope you have enjoyed my tutorial. As always, I would love to see your work. You can email me at mschowwv@yahoo.com

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Good Morning by K. Wellman 09


Thought I would do another fall tut..I can't get enough of these
gorjuss colors...

This tutorial was written by me, K. Wellman on October 1, 2009 and
is copyright to KWellmanDesigns.  Any resemblance to another tut is purely
coinsidental.

Supplies Needed:  I used an image of Suzanne Woolcotts.  You need a license
to use her work and it can be obtainer HERE

Mask 29 by Babes Designz.  You can get her masks HERE

FTU Scrapkit Fall Delight by ScrappityScrap and you can download it HERE

OK..Lets get started.

Open circle frame element 54 and go to image, resize and resize to 500 x 500
Open frame 53 and size the same. Go to adjust, hue/saturation, hug/saturation/lightness. 
Check colorise and change  color to suit yourself. Drag/Drop as new layer onto first frame.
Duplicate frame 54.  Using pick tool resize your frame until they just overlap and make a nice wide
frame.  See Mine.  Right click on layer and merge, merge visible.

Open paper 26 and Drag/Drop as new layer, move below frame.  Open your mask.  Right click on paper,
New mask layer from image. Use drop down to choose your mask, check source luminance and invert mask data.  Ok..  Right click and merge group.  Use pick tool and resize mask until it shows nicely at edges of
your frame.

Go to image, canvas size and change to 700 x 700 to get room to work.

Open element 13 and Drag/Drop as new layer.  Use pick tool to free rotate left.  Move down and to the left
below your frame so leaves show out at bottom of frame.  Right click and duplicate, Image, Mirror.  Use eraser tool to remove leaves from inside frame.

Add image of choice above frame layer.  Right click and duplicate, Move copy below frame layer.  Use eraser tool  and go back to original and erase her feet at bottom of frame so she is standing behind frame
at bottom.

Open flower 23, drag/drop as new layer.  Resize with pick tool and move to left of frame.  Right click, duplicate and move down a little and to the right.  Open element 21, drag/drop new layer and resize, place on top of these two.  Adjust to suit yourself with pick tool.

Open ribbon element 59, move to right of frame.  duplicate and rotate until your ribbon looks good.

Open element 11, Image/ Resize to 65%, drag/drop as new layer.  Free rotate with pick tool and move to left of frame behind girl.  Duplicate and mirror.  Duplicate each layer of leaves again and resize a little smaller
using pick tool. Blend until it looks good.

Add any other elements of choice. 

Add wording of choice.  I used font Margaritaville/F

Give all layers a drop shadow. I used 2, 2, 50, 5 color black.

Right click and merge visible.  Image canvas size to 610 x 590

Image resize 500 x 484

Add your credits and save as PNG. 

I hope you have enjoyed my tutorial.  I would love to see your work..
You can email me at mschowwv@yahoo.com

P.S.  Don't forget to leave a little love on my blog to let me know you
have been here...It's nice to see comments knowing your work is
being used...Hugs..Kathy

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To do this, do the following:

At the very top, right hand side of the blog - Click Customize.Click the Layout Tab.Click the Edit Html Tab.In your html file, Look for the type of template you have. It shouldsay something like this..


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If you do not have a Minima template, select a new template style by clicking the Layout Tab and Select New Template Tab.

Changing your template should not delete any of your gadgets or text.