Victorian Valentine

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This tutorial was written by me on January 30th, 2017 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 Jennifer Janesko. You can purchase her tubes here.

PTU kit from Irish Princess Designs called Victorian Valentine.

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You can purchase this kit in the following stores:

Smiley Creations

Mystical Scraps

Hania Designs

Font of choice. I am using Brotherhood Script.

Filters:

Toadies – What Are You?

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Open a new blank image, 849 x 315.

Open Paper 8. Resize by 90% & paste as a new layer onto your blank canvas.

Effects > Artistic Effects > Halftone using the following settings:

halftone

Now to add our elements:

Element 42 – resize by 50%. Place a little to the right of the far left side.
Element 75 – place to the bottom.
Element 13 – resize by 60%. Place to the upper right corner. Rotate slightly to the right.
Element 23 – resize by 50%, flip horizontal. Place to the left side of the flower branch.
Element 68 – resize by 15%. Place to the bottom, below the ‘L’ on the banner.
Element 35 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom, a bit to the right of the flower branch. Duplicate & place to the right side of the jewelry box.
Element 43 – resize by 20%. Place to the right side of the original peach flower.
Element 98 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom, between the shoes & jewelry box.
Element 80 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom right of the dress form.
Element 31 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom of the dress form.
Element 11 – resize by 25%, flip horizontal. Place to the far lower right corner.
Element 36 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom left of the cherub.

Open your tube, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the paper layer. Create 5 more copies and arrange ove the paper layer to your liking. Merge your tubes together, then duplicate twice. On the original merged layer, Toadies – What Are You using the default settings. Set the blend mode to Screen. On the first copy, set the blend mode to Luminance (L), 12. On the last copy, set the blend mode to Overlay, 8.

Paste your tube again & place to your liking. Duplicate, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Overlay. On the original tube layer, Shift + L, 0, 0.

Add a new raster layer above the hat layer. Set your foreground to #d8dbe8 and your background to #f6c3ce. Set your foreground to a linear gradient, angle 45, repeats 3. Floodfill your layer with the gradient.

Select all, selections, modify, contract by 2. Selections, invert & press delete. Deselect. Select all, float, defloat. Selections, modify, contract by 3, then press delete. Deselect. Add noise, random, 75, monochrome checked.

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

For your avatar:

Delete the top 3 layers.

Using your crop tool, create a 200 x 200 square and place over the part of your canvas that you want to use for your avatar. Click on the check mark to apply.

Repeat the steps for your frame, text, & copyright. Save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

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