Country Girl Spring

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This tutorial was written by me on April 8th, 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 Keith Garvey. You can purchase his tubes here.

PTU kit from PinkParadoxProductions called Country Girl Spring.

CountryGirlSpring

You can purchase this kit here.

Mask 220 from Weescotslass Creations. You can find it here.

Don’t Bug Me Template from Creative Scraps by Crys. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Simply Glamorous.

Filters – Xero Fritillary
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Open your template. Set the canvas size to 950 x 950. Resize by 63%.

Delete the following layers: Info, Word Art, Raster 8, Copy of Raster 10, Raster 10, Copy of Merged, Merged, Copy of Raster 1, & Raster 1.

Merge together the following layers: Raster 6 & 7 and also Raster 3 & Copy of Raster 3.

Replace each layer with the following papers *Note: Resize 60% before applying to each layer*:

Raster 5 – Paper 2
Raster 6 – Paper 13
Raster 2 – Paper 24
Raster 4 – Paper 39
Raster 3 – Paper 17

On the green paper layer, Xero Fritillary, 7, 76, 85, 100.

Open your mask & paper 28. Resize your paper, then paste as a new layer onto your template. Move this layer to the bottom layer. Apply your mask, merge group.

Now let’s add our elements:

65 – resize by 30%. Paste as a new layer above the top layer of your template. Place to the top of the two rectangles.
116 – resize by 12%. Place over the top left of the wood cowgirl text. Place to the left a bit, then move below the cowgirl layer. Duplicate your flower and place to the bottom right of the cowgirl, then a little to the right.
24 – resize by 25%. Place to the top of the right daisy.
115 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom.
146 – resize by 50%. Place to the bottom.
132 – resize by 40%. Place along the left edge of the top left rectangle.
122 – resize by 30%. Place over the pink flowers.
75 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom right.
66 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom left.
124 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom of the wheel.
126 – resize by 30%. Place over the right side of the hay bale.
40 – resize by 15%. Place to the bottom right of the wheel.
1 – resize by 30%. Place over the wheel.
34 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom left of the milk jug.
22 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom left of the hay bale.
63 – resize by 25%. Place to the right of the kitten.
117 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom right of the lantern. Duplicate & place to the left of the basket of cucumbers.
120 – resize by 20%. Place between the two pink flowers.

Open your tube. Paste as a new layer above the blue paper layer. Duplicate. Place each tube over each rectangle to your liking. Merge your tubes together. On the blue paper layer, select all, float, defloat. On the merged tubes layer, selections, invert & press delete. Deselect.

Duplicate your merged tubes layer, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Overlay. On the original merged layer, Effects, Artistic Effects, Halftone using the following settings:

CountryHalftone

Set the blend mode to Luminance(L), 25.

Paste your tube again, this time above the cowgirl layer. Resize your tube as necessary & place in the center. Duplicate, gaussian blur using the same settings as before. Set the blend mode to Overlay.

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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