This tutorial was written by me on June 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.
Tube of choice. I am using the art of Alex Prihodko. You can purchase his tubes here.
PTU kit from Scraps N Pleasure called Beach Girl. You can purchase it here.
Font of choice. I am using 5th Grade Cursive.
Penta.com Color Dot
Open a new blank canvas, 600 x 250.
Open Paper02. Paste as a new layer onto your blank canvas.
Add your elements:
Element43 – resize by 60%, flip vertical. Place to the upper right corner.
Element62 – paste as a new layer & place to the bottom.
Element52 – resize by 12%. Place to the bottom right corner. Duplicate & place this copy to the bottom, slightly to the left of the center point.
Element61 – resize by 30%. Place to the upper right corner. Duplicate & place this copy over the ferns to the left of center.
Element23 – resize by 40%. Place to the left side.
Element11 – resize by 30%. Place along the right edge near the middle of the hut.
Element37 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom left corner.
Element38 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom right side of the lemonade.
Element28 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom right, to the left of the ferns in the corner.
Element22 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom so that the large loop circles around the starfish.
Element29 – resize by 50%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom left of the string.
Element56 – resize by 19%. Place to the right side.
Open your tube & paste as a new layer above the paper layer. Flip horizontal & move the face so it is to the right of the hut. Duplicate your tube layer, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen, 30. On the original layer, set the blend mode to Overlay, 10.
Paste your tube again, but this time above the fern layers. Resize as necessary & place slightly to the right side.
In your materials palette, set the foreground to #19579a & your background to #3fb3c6. Create a linear gradient, angle 45, repeats 3. Now add a new layer above the top layer on your canvas. Floodfill with your gradient.
Select all, selections, modify, set selections border, both sides & anti-alias checked, border width 3. Floodfill with your gradient.
Penta.com Color dot using the default settings.
Add your name, copyrights, & license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice, then merge visible. Save as a PNG.
You can also do an avatar if you wish. Just follow the steps for the frame after you have cropped your image to the size you like. You will need to re-add your copyright & text layers.
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