Gradually Fading

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This tutorial was written by me on July 22nd, 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:

PTU kit from PinkParadoxProductions called Gradually Fading. You can purchase it here.

Gradually Fading

Font of choice. I am using Master of Break.

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Open a new blank image, 851 x 315.

Open Paper 20. Resize by 90%. Paste as a new layer onto your blank canvas.

Let’s add our elements:

73 – resize by 75%. Place to left side of your canvas.
9 – resize by 25%. Place over the web. Rotate slightly to the right.
16 – resize by 60%. Place over the right side of your canvas.
102 – resize by 80%. Place to the bottom right. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place to the bottom left.
96 – resize by 50%, rotate right. Place to the bottom right. Rotate slightly to the left. Duplicate, flip horizontal and place to the bottom left.
35 – resize by 25%. Place to the top left.
88 – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom right corner. Flip horizontal & place to the bottom left corner.
13 – resize by 25%. Paste as a new layer above the original white flower layer. Place to the bottom, a little to the right of center.
3 – resize by 40%, flip horizontal. Place to the left of the right white flower.
87 – resize by 20%. Place to the bottom right of the statue.
23 – resize by 25%. Place to the right of the red rose we just added.
31 – resize by 40%. Place to the right of the left white flower. Rotate slightly to the left.
38 – resize by 20%. Paste as a new layer above the duplicate white flower layer. Place to the bottom, directly below the 300 pixel mark (you may need to turn on your ruler – View, Rulers).
54 – resize by 25%. Place to the left of the locket.
90 – resize by 30%. Place to the bottom, between the locket & the red rose.
109 – resize by 60%. Place over the left side of your canvas. Duplicate, flip horizontal & place over the right side of your canvas. Merge down. Set the opacity to 60.

Set your foreground to #b11520 & your background to #477095. Set your foreground to a linear gradient, angle 220, repeats 3.

Add a new raster layer & floodfill with your gradient. Select all, selections, modify, contract by 5. Select, invert & press delete.

Selections, invert. Selections, modify, contract by 2. Press delete, then deselect.

Add noise, Gaussian, 100, Monochrome checked.

Select all, float, defloat. Selections, modify, expand by 2. Add a new raster layer & floodfill with #f9f9f9. Deselect & move just below the glitter frame layer. Merge the glitter frame & white layer together.

Add your name & credits. Apply a drop shadow of choice to your layers. Save as a PNG.

For your avatar, delete the text & frame layers. Crop to the size of your choice. Then repeat the text & frame layers. Save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.

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