Am I Blue?

VM_AmIBlue_Brandy

This tutorial was written by me on August 28th, 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 VeryMany. You can purchase this tube here.

PTU kit Am I Blue? from BLT DeZignZ. You can purchase it here.

Mask 110 from Millie’s PSP Madness. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Secret of the Octopus.

Filters:

Alien Skin Xenofex 2 – Constellation

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Open Frame1. Resize by 80%, all layers unchecked. Resize all layers by 25%.

Open your mask & PP9. Resize your paper by 17%. Paste your paper as a new layer onto your frame canvas. Move this layer to the bottom. Apply your mask, merge group.

Alien Skin Xenofex 2 – Constellation using the following settings:

Star Size – 3.00
Size Variation – 50
Edge Star Density – 1
Overall Star Density – 7
Overdrive – 75
Twinkle Amount – 75

Twinkle Rotation – 45

Keep original image checked

Random Seed – 1

On the frame layer, use your magic wand tool & click inside the frame. Selections, modify, expand by 10. Open PP10, resize by 17%. Paste your paper as a new layer above the frame layer. Selections, invert, & press delete. Deselect & move this layer below the frame layer.

Now to add our remaining elements:

Vine – resize by 20%, flip horizontal. Paste as a new layer above the frame layer. Place to the top of the frame.
String – resize by 12%. Place to the top.
Leaf – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom left. Duplicate twice. Arrange one on top of each other on the bottom left. Duplicate the third leaf, flip horizontal. Duplicate twice & arrange the three leaves on the bottom right.
Ribbon2 – resize by 15%, rotate right. Place to the bottom. Move the top lower left leaf above the ribbon layer.
Dressform – resize by 12%. Place to the left side of the frame.
Flower10 – resize by 12%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom right.
Lantern – resize by 8%. Place to the bottom right.
Bottle – resize by 10%. Place to the bottom right of the dressform.
Flower3 – resize by 12%. Place to the bottom left of the bottles. Duplicate, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom left of the lantern. Move the top right leaf to the top layer.
Flower5 – resize by 12%. Place to the bottom.
Bird – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom, to the right of the black flower. Rotate slightly to the left.

Open your tube, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the lights layer. Use your eraser tool to erase any part of the tube that hangs below the leaves. Duplicate your tube, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen, 80.

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

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

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