This tutorial was written by me on October 21st, 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.
Tube of choice. I am using the art of Fiodorova Maria. You can purchase her tubes here.
PTU kit from Pink Paradox Productions called Warm Autumn Glow. You can purchase the kit here.
Font of choice. I am using Une Sale Histoire de Yak.
Open a new blank image, 600 x 250.
Open Paper 37. Resize by 60%. Paste as a new layer onto your blank canvas.
Lets add our elements next:
179 – resize by 40%. Place over the left side of your paper. Duplicate & place over the right side.
160 – resize by 50%. Place to the far left. Rotate slightly to the right. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the far right.
75 – resize by 40%. Place slightly to the left, and down a little bit.
66 – resize by 30%. Place to the far left.
91 – resize by 40%. Place to the top left. Duplicate & place to the top right.
60 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom right corner.
69 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom, a little to the left of the center. Duplicate & place a little to the right of the center.
49 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom left corner.
3 – resize by 25%, flip horizontal. Place so it looks like the bird is sitting on the hat.
90 – resize by 71%. Place to the bottom.
110 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom between the brown flowers. Duplicate twice. Place a copy on the outside of each brown flower.
5 – resize by 30%. Place to the left side of the left brown flower.
2 – resize by 25%. Place just above the jar.
20 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom of the hat.
23 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom of the jar.
185 – rotate right. Resize by 60%. Paste as a new layer.
Open your tube, resizing as necessary. I resized by 30%. Paste as a new layer above your paper layer. Place to the top right corner. Duplicate, flip horizontal. Place to the left side of the previous tube, move slightly down. Merge your tubes together. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the top left corner. Merge down.
Duplicate the tubes layer, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to screen. On the original layer, Shift + L, 0, 0.
Effects, Artistic Effects, Halftone using the following settings:
Paste your tube again, this time just above the duplicate lights layer. Resize as necessary & place in the center.
Close your foreground color. Set your background color to #634730.
Above the sparkle layer, create a rectangle that is 50 px wide and extends beyond the top and bottom edges of your canvas. Convert to raster layer. Place between 0 & 50 px of your top ruler. Duplicate until every other 50 px point has a rectangle. Merge the rectangles together. Set the blend mode to overlay.
Add a new raster layer. Select all. Selections, modify, contract by 3. Floodfill with #634730. Selections, modify, contract by 3 again. Press delete, deselect. Add noise, uniform, 75, monochrome checked.
Add your name, copyright, & license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice, if desired.
Save as a PNG or JPG.
For your avatar, delete the frame & text layers. Crop your canvas to the size you want your avatar to be. Repeat your text & frame layers. Merge visible & save as a PNG or JPG.
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