Memoire d’Azur

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This tutorial was written by me on July 11th, 2016 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 Stan Dudin. You can purchase his tubes here.

PTU kit by Pink Paradox Productions called Memoire d’Azur. You can purchase it here.

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Template 816 from Millie’s PSP Madness. You can find it here.

Mask 19 from Horseplay’s Pasture. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Blake.

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Open your template & delete the text layer.

Resize by 86%.

Merge together the following layers: 1 & 2; 3 & 4; 5 & 6; 7 & 8; 9 & 10.

Open your mask & Paper (15). Resize your paper by 60%. Paste as a new layer above the background layer of your template. Apply your mask, merge group.

Replace each layer with the following:

*Resize all papers by 60%*

1 – Paper (20)
3 – Paper (41)
5 – Paper (7)
7 – Paper (9)
9 – Paper (21)
11 – Paper (18)

Select all, float, defloat. Selections, modify, set selection borders using the following settings:

Both sides & anti-alias checked, width 3.

Add a new raster layer. Set your foreground color to #3582a6 & your background color to #81d3e0. Set your foreground to a linear gradient, angle 135, repeats 3. Now floodfil your selection with your gradient. Deselect.

Add noise, gaussian, 75, monochrome checked.

Now lets add our elements:

(142) – resize by 30%, flip horizontal. Paste as a new layer above the top merged rectangle layer. Place to the top right of the circle.
(145) – resize by 60%. Paste as a new layer above the frame layer. Place to the right side. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the left side.
(90) – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom right of the fabric.
(27) – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom left.
(4) – resize by 40%. Place over the top of the vase.
(49) – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom right.
(149) – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom, a bit to the left. Duplicate & place a bit to the right.
(126) – resize by 40%, rotate left. Place to the bottom left. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the bottom right.
(139) – resize by 60%. Place to the bottom.
(19) – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom right, just below the gears.
(2) – resize by 25%, flip horizontal. Place to the right side of the hat.
(64) – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom of the hat.
(119) – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom.
(104) – resize by 20%. Place to the right side of the white flower. Duplicate & place to the left side of the white flower. Move the white flower above the blue flower layers.
(58) – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom left.
(79) – resize by 25%. Place over the left blue flower.

Open your tube, resizing a little bit. Paste as a new layer above the top merged rectangle layer. Place over the right rectangle. On the merged layer, select all, float, defloat. On your tube layer, selections, invert & press delete. Deselect. Erase any part of the tube the covers the left rectangle. Duplicate your tube, flip horizontal & place over the left rectangle. Merge down.

Duplicate your merged tubes, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to screen, 60. On the original layer, set the blend mode to luminance (L), 40.

Open your tube again, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the gears layer & place over the frame. Erase any part of the tube that hangs below the flowers.

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

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

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