Mournful Echo

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This tutorial was written by me on August 16th, 2017 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the art of VeryMany. You can purchase this tube here.

PTU kit from PinkParadoxProductions called Mournful Echo. You can purchase the kit here.

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Mask 143 from Millie’s PSP Madness. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using karabinE.

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Open Frame 7. Rotate right. Then resize by 75%, all layers unchecked. Set the canvas size to 980 x 980. Resize all layers by 61%.

Open your mask. Select all, modify, contract by 50. Image>Crop to selection.

Open Paper 26 & resize by 60%. Paste as a new layer onto your frame canvas. Move this layer below the frame layer. Apply your mask, merge group.

On your frame layer, use your magic wand & click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 10. Open Paper 2. Resize by 50%. Paste as a new layer onto your frame canvas. Selections, invert & press delete. Deselect & move the paper layer below the frame layer.

Let’s add our elements:

69 – resize by 30%. Paste as a new layer. Place to the bottom left. Make sure it is more to the left than the frame is. Duplicate & place to the upper right & more to the right than the frame is. When satisfied with placement, merge down. Move this layer below the paper layer, but above the masked layer.
22 – resize by 20%. Place over the top left corner of the frame.
92 – resize by 30%. Place over the left side of the frame. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place over the right side of the frame.
89 – resize by 25%. Place over the right purple flowers. Move a little down from the center point. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place over the left purple flowers in the same position as the original.
94 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom.
86 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom right. Rotate a little to the right. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the bottom left.
75 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom.
29 – resize by 35%; flip horizontal. Place to the bottom right, a little up from the bottom.
14 – resize by 25%. Place to the left of the right black leaf.
48 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom of the record player.
34 – resize by 20%. Place to the right side of the book.
10 – resize by 15%. Place to the bottom of the candle.
42 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom right of the flowers on the left side.
3 – resize by 27%. Place to the bottom left.
82 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom, between the bottle & the ink well.

Open your tube & resize as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the green branch layer. Using your rectangle selection tool, erase part of the tube that extends below the tag.

Apply a drop shadow of choice to your layers.

With your cursor over your tag, right click, copy merged. Paste as a new layer. Gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Overlay, 85.

Add your name, copyright, & license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice to your name. Merge visible & save as a PNG.

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Foxfire Afternoon

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This tutorial was written by me on August 10th, 2017 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies:

Tube of choice. I am using the art of Alehandra Vanhek. You can puchase this tube here.

PTU kit from PinkParadoxProductions called Foxfire Afternoon. You can purchase it here.

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Mask 2 from Mask Set 165 by me. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Scrap It Up.

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Open element 40. Resize by 90%. Resize again, but this time resize by 75%, all layers unchecked.

Open your mask & Paper 11. Resize your paper by 60%. Paste as a new layer onto the postcard canvas. Move your paper below the postcard layer. Apply your mask, merge group. Duplicate your masked layer, then merge down.

Now let’s add the remaining elements:

81 – resize by 40%; flip horizontal. Place to the top right of the postcard.
84 – resize by 50%. Place over the left edge of the postcard. Rotate a little to the left so that it lines up with the angle of the postcard. Duplicate, rotate 90 degrees to the right. Place to the bottom of the postcard.
74 – resize by 40%. Place over the original leaf layer. Rotate a little to the left so it is the same angle as the leaf.
69 – resize by 30%. Place over the wheat, a little down.
8 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom, a little to the right of the white flowers.
90 – resize by 50%; flip horizontal. Place to the right side of the canvas.
58 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom right.
5 – resize by 15%; flip horizontal. Place to the top right of the rock.
96 – resize by 60%. Place to the bottom.
41 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom left.
94 – resize by 50%. Paste as a new layer.
95 – resize by 55%; rotate right. Paste as a new layer.

Open your tube, resizing as necessary. Flip horizontal, then paste as a new layer above the hot chocolate layer. Place to the right side.

Add your name, copyright, & license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice to your layers, then merge visible. Save as a PNG.

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Summer Passion

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This tutorial was written by me on August 7th, 2017 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.

Supplies:

PTU kit from PinkParadoxProductions called Summer Passion. You can purchase it here.

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Font of choice. I am using Orator Std.

Filters: EyeCandy 4000 Glass (optional)

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Open a new blank image, 600 x 250.

Open Paper 4 & resize by 60%. Copy & paste as a new layer onto your blank canvas.

Now let’s add our elements:

128 – resize by 50%, rotate right. Place to the bottom right of your working canvas. Using your pick tool, rotate a little to the left. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the bottom left.
125 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom left.
105 – resize by 20%. Place to the upper left corner.
117 – resize by 30%. Place to the left side, a little down from the white flower.
6 – resize by 40%. Place to the right side.
69 – resize by 80%. Place over the cat.
77 – resize by 20%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom, just below the 100 pixel mark (you may need to turn on your rulers for this).
26 – resize by 15%. Place to your liking. Rotate slightly to the left. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the right & a little down from the original.
99 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom center.
108 – resize by 20%. Place to the right side of the black flower. Duplicate & place to the left side of the black flower. Move the black flower above the two pink flower layers.
63 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom left corner.
15 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom right corner.
30 – resize by 15%. Place to the left of the white heart.
139 – resize by 25%. Place to your liking.

Set your foreground to null & the background to #ffffff. With your rectange tool, create a horizontal rectangle that is about 600 x 100 px. Move a little to the top. Duplicate, free rotate, right 90. Place between the 100 & 200 px mark. Merge down. Set the blend mode to Soft light.

Add a new raster layer & floodfill with #050504. Select all, modify, contract by 2. Press delete, then deselect.

Add noise, uniform, 100, monochrome checked. Repeat add noise.

Add your name, copyright/credits, & license info if using a PTU tube. Apply EyeCandy 4000 Glass using the default settings to your text. Apply a drop shadow of choice. Save as a PNG.

For your avatar, delete the frame & text layers. Crop to the size of your choice. Then repeat the text & frame layers. Save as a PNG.

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