Vintage Halloween

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This tutorial was written by me on September 19th, 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 by the very talented Laguna. You can purchase this tube here.

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PTU kit by BLT DeZignZ called Ol’ Skool Halloween. To purchase, you must first join her FB fan group here. Then message Sue Kay to purchase.

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BD Halloween Template New – 1 from Brutal Designs. You can find it here.

BigMask016 by VixPSP. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Rude Basic.

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Open your template. Delete the following layers: copyright, Layer 1, white rec, & bg. Merge together the two green circle layers.

Open your mask & PP9. Resize your paper by 75%. Paste as a new layer above your Background layer. Set your canvas size to 750 x 750. Resize by 80%.

Apply your mask, merge group. Lower the opacity to 60.

Replace each layer with the following (resize each paper by 75% before replacing each layer):

Green circle layer right – PP6
Green rounded rec – PP11
Blk rounded rec – PP3
Grey rounded rec – PP8

Now lets add our elements:

Dangles – resize by 50%. Place to the top.
Clouds – paste as a new layer. Place to your liking.
Bow1 – resize by 40%. Place to the top left, slightly in from the left side.
Sign – resize by 50%, flip horizontal. Place to the right side.
Ribbon2 – resize by 50%, rotate left. Place to the bottom left. Duplicate & place to the bottom right.
Swirl – resize by 80%. Place to the top of the ribbon.
CandyCornDeco – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom right, just below the sign.
Ghost – resize by 40%. Place to the upper left.
Spider – resize by 25%. Place to the top.
Bat – resize by 30%. Place to the upper right.

Open your tube, resizing slightly. Paste as a new layer above the lightest paper layer. Place over the paper. On the paper layer, select all, float, defloat. On the tube layer, selections, invert & press delete. Deselect.

Duplicate the tube layer. Gaussian blur 3.00. Effects, Artistic Effects, Halftone. Use the following settings:

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Set the blend mode to overlay, 55. On the original layer, press Shift+L, 0, 0. Set the blend mode to soft light, 40.

Open your tube again, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the ghost layer. Place to your liking.

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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