This tutorial was written by me on July 1st, 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 Elias Chatzoudis. I purchased this tube when he was with PSP Tubes Emporium, which is now closed. You can now purchase his tubes here.
PTU kit from Toxic Desirez called Um Whatever. You can purchase the kit here.
Template 772 from Millie’s PSP Madness. You can find it here.
Font of choice. I am using Devil Breeze Book.
Filters Unlimited 2.0 or a texture of choice.
Open you template. Set the canvas size to 750 x 562. Resize all layers by 80%. Delete the CR layer, & layer 10.
Merge together the following layers:
4 & 5
9 & 10
Replace each layer with the following:
1 – Paper 9
2 – Paper 1
4 – Paper 4
6 – Paper 11
7 – Paper 8
8 – Add a new raster layer & floodfill with #ed84d7.
On the last template layer, Filters Unlimited 2.0, Paper Textures, Canvas, Fine. Change the intensity to 50. If you choose to use a texture instead, you can add it above this layer and set the blend mode to luminance(L).
Working on this layer again, select all, float, defloat. Selections, modify, set selection borders. Both sides & Anti-alias checked. Border width set to 3. Add a new raster layer & floodfill with #19142e. Deselect. Add noise, gaussian, 75, monochrome checked. Now give it an inner bevel using the following settings:
Now lets add our elements:
Wire – resize by 67%. Paste as a new layer above the Raster 5 (just below the top squares layer).
Brad – resize by 25%. Place to the top left corner of the top left frame. Move this layer to the top, then rotate 45 degrees. Duplicate & Place to the top right corner of the right frame.
Ribbon – resize by 77%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom.
Bow 2 – resize by 30%. Place to the top, slightly to the right.
Skeleton Hand – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom.
Spiked Ball – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom left, slightly in from the left.
Bracelet – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom right.
Ice Scream – resize by 25%. Place to the left side of the spiked ball.
Star Border – resize by 77%. Place to the bottom right.
Eyeball – resize by 15%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom left of the bracelet.
Cuppy – resize by 25%. Place to the right side of the spiked ball.
Bunny – resize by 25%, flip horizontal. Place to the left side of the eyeball.
Flower 2 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom of the hand.
Sparkles – resize by 74%. Paste as a new layer.
Open your tube or a close-up. Paste a copy below each frame. Merge the copies together. On the frame back layer, select all, float, defloat. On the merged tubes layer, selections, invert & press delete. Deselect. Gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen, 80. On the original layer, set the blend mode to Hard Light, 20.
Open your tube again. Paste as a new layer above the bow layer, resizing as necessary. Duplicate your tube, gaussian blur with the same settings as before. Set the blend mode to Screen, 70.
Add your name, copyrights, & license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice to your layers, then merge visible. Save as a PNG.
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