Sail Away

AV_SailAway_Kristin

This tutorial was written by me on August 8th, 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 the art of Alehandra Vanhek. This tube was the customer appreciation gift for the month of July. You can find plenty more of her tubes here.

PTU kit from Toxic Desirez. You can purchase this kit here.

Font of choice. I am using Mathilde.

Filters:

Filters Unlimited 2.0

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Open a new blank image, 600 x 600 px.

Open Frame 2. Resize by 65%. Paste as a new layer onto your blank image.

With your magic wand tool, click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 5. Add a new raster layer & floodfill with #ecd872. Selections, invert, press delete. Deselect & move this layer below your frame layer.

Filters Unlimited 2.0, Paper Textures, Cardboard Box, Fine using the default settings.

Now for the remaining elements:

Splatter – paste as a new layer. Place to the upper right corner. Duplicate, then place to the lower left corner. Merge these two layers together, then move this layer to the bottom.

Ship Wheel – resize by 30%. Place to the right, slightly down from the center point. Move this layer to the top.

Towels – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom of the wheel.

Palm Tree – resize by 50%. Place to the left side.

Light House – resize by 40%. Place to the right side of the palm tree.

Waves – resize by 66%. Place to the bottom.

Net – resize by 50%. Place to the top right corner of the frame.

String – resize by 70%. Place to the top of the frame.

Rope & Jar – resize by 40%. Place to the upper right corner of the frame.

Charm – resize by 30%. Place to the top of the rope & jar.

Ribbon – resize by 77%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom.

Seagulls – resize by 40%. Place to the top.

Boat – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom left.

Crab – resize by 30%. Place over the right side of the boat.

Paddle – resize by 40%. Place to the right.

Rock – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom of the towels.

Shell 2 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom left of the rock.

Shell 1 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom right of the rock.

Starfish 2 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom right of the boat.

Flower 1 – resize by 25%. Place to the right of the boat. Duplicate, then place to the bottom left of the first shell.

Bottle – resize by 25%. Place between the two flowers. Move this layer below the duplicate flower layer.

Flip Flops – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom left of the boat.

Sparkles – resize by 74%, paste as a new layer.

Open your tube, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the seagulls layer. Place over the left side of the frame. Duplicate, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to overlay. On the original tube layer, press Shift + L, 0, 0.

Open your tube again, resizing slightly. Paste as a new layer above the frame back layer. Flip horizontal, then place over the right side of the frame opening.

On the frame back layer, select all, float, defloat. On the tube layer, selections, invert, press delete. Deselect. Duplicate this tube layer, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen, 60. On the original layer, change the opacity to 20.

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

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

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