On Darker Shores

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This tutorial was written by me on May 10th, 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 VeryMany. You can purchase her tubes here.

PTU kit from PinkParadoxProductions called On Darker Shores. You can purchase the kit here.

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Timeline Mask 9 from Moonbeams & Spiderwebs. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Yugoslavia.

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Open a new blank image, 851 x 315.

Open Paper 15. Resize by 86%. Paste your paper as a new layer onto your blank canvas.

Let’s add our elements:

93 – resize by 50%. Paste as a new layer. Place a little down and to the far right.
172 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom left corner. Duplicate & place to the bottom right corner.
171 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom, a little to the left of the center. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place a little to the right of the center.
38 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom left, a little up from the bottom edge.
161 – resize by 25%, flip vertical. Place to the bottom right, over the grass. Rotate a little to the left.
149 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom right, over the grass.
91 – resize by 25%, flip horizontal. Place to the bottom right corner.
90 – resize by 15%. Place over the left side of the shells.
33 – resize by 30%. Place to the right of the coconut.
28 – resize by 40%. Place to the bottom left corner.
133 – resize by 15%. Place to the bottom, slightly to the right of center. Duplicate & place slightly to the left of center.
82 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom right of the drink.
159 – resize by 15%. Place to the bottom between the two blue flowers with the black leaves.
3 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom, along the left side of the blue green seashell.
177 – paste as a new layer & place to your liking.
178 – paste as a new layer & place to your liking.

Open your tube & paste as a new layer above your paper layer. Place the face over the left side. Duplicate, flip horiontal & place over the right side. Duplicate once more. Place over the center, moving the tube so it’s showing the middle of the tube. Merge the tube layers together. Duplicate, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to screen. On the original layer, set the blend mode to soft light.

Paste your tube again, this time above the black & white seashell layer, resizing as necessary. Place a little to the right.

Apply a drop shadow of choice to your layers. Window > Duplicate. On the duplicate, flatten your image. Open your mask. Apply your mask, merge group. Shift + L, 0, 0. Copy your masked image and paste as a new layer onto your original image.

Add a new raster layer & floodfill with #0c0b0d. Select all, modify, contract by 5. Selections, invert & press delete. Selections, invert and then Selections, modify, contract by 3. Press delete again. Add noise, gaussian, 90, monochrome checked. Apply a drop shadow to your frame.

Add your name, copyright, & license info. Add noise to your name, then apply a drop shadow.

Merge visible & save as a PNG.

For the avatar, delete the text & frame layers. With your crop tool, click & drag over the portion of the image you want to use for your avatar. I chose a 200 x 200 section. You can do any size you wish.

Repeat the text & frame layers, then merge visible. Save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

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