Bling It On

S_BlingItOn_Kandii

This tutorial was written by me on May 25th, 2015 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 this stunning tube from Spazzd Art. You can purchase her tubes here.

PTU kit from Kanddi Popz Dezignz called Bling It On. You can purchase this kit here.

Tag Template 509 by Divine Intentionz. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Docteur Atomic.

Filters:

Penta.com Color Dot

*Note: remember to delete your original template layers once you have added your papers/colors to the layer*

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Open your template. Set the canvas size to 900 x 510. Resize all layers by 78%. Set the canvas size again so that the height is 450, leaving the width the same size.

Merge together the following layers:

Raster 10 & Copy of Raster 10
Raster 5 & Copy of Raster 5
Raster 3 & Copy of Raster 3
Raster 8 & Copy of Raster 8
Raster 7 & Copy of Raster 7

Delete the credits layer.

Replace each layer with the following:

Thin rectangle – Paper9
Raster 10 – new raster layer, floodfill with #4c0d54
Raster 11 – Paper4
Copy of thin rectangle – Paper9
Copy of Raster 11 – Paper4
Raster 5 – Paper7
Shape – new raster layer, floodfill with #b68042. Add noise, gaussian, 25, monochrome checked.
Raster 2 – unhide layer; Paper3
Raster 3 – Paper2
Raster 1 – new raster layer, floodfill with #8c218b. Penta.com Color dot, change distance to 10.
Copy of Raster 1 – repeat steps from Raster 1.
Raster 8 – new raster layer, floodfill with #b68042
Raster 6 – new raster layer, floodfill with #ff4e85. Artistic effects, halftone using the following settings:

blingiton1

On the purple filmstrip layer, click inside the far left frame using your magic wand tool. Click inside the far right frame. Selections, modify, expand by 3. Add a new raster layer and floodfill with a linear gradient of your choice. I chose #f4f4f4 & #b68042. Deselect. Add a halftone effect using the same settings as before.

Now lets add our elements:

WireFence – resize by 80%. Paste as a new layer above the background layer.
Glitter – resize by 80%. Place to the left. Duplicate & place to the right.
DiscoBall – resize by 50%. Paste as a new layer above the Raster 4 circle frame layer. Place to the top left, above the circle layer.
String1 – resize by 93%. Paste as a new layer below the pink circle layer.
String2 – resize by 86%. Place to your liking.
Stars – resize by 40%. Place to the upper right of the right purple circle. Move this layer to the top. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the upper left side of the left purple circle.
Boomer – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom, slightly to the left.
Barbwire – resize by 85%. Place to the bottom.
Flower2 – resize by 40%. Place to the left side of the boomer.
Flower1 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom left of the boomer.
Ring – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom, slightly to the right.
Sneakers – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom right of the boomer.
Sock – resize by 50%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom right.
Knuckles – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom right.
Dollar2 – resize by 50%. Place to the left side of the knuckles.
8ball – resize by 40%. Place between the ring & dollar.

Now to add our tubes.

Open your tube, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the top gold squares layer. Place over the right square. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place over the left square. Merge these two tube layers together. On the gold squares layer, select all, float, defloat. On the tubes layer, selections, invert & press delete. Deselect. Duplicate your tubes layer, gaussian blur, 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen, 100. On the original tubes layer, set the blend mode to Overlay, 50.

Open your tube again, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the stars layers. Erase any part of your tube that extends below the barb wire layer. Duplicate your tube, gaussian blur using the same settings as before. Set the blend mode to hard light.

Add your name, copyrights, & license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice, if desired. Merge visible & save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

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