This tutorial was written by me on September 19th, 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 by the very talented Laguna. You can purchase this tube here.
PTU kit by BLT DeZignZ called Ol’ Skool Halloween. To purchase, you must first join her FB fan group here. Then message Sue Kay to purchase.
BD Halloween Template New – 1 from Brutal Designs. You can find it here.
BigMask016 by VixPSP. You can find it here.
Font of choice. I am using Rude Basic.
Open your template. Delete the following layers: copyright, Layer 1, white rec, & bg. Merge together the two green circle layers.
Open your mask & PP9. Resize your paper by 75%. Paste as a new layer above your Background layer. Set your canvas size to 750 x 750. Resize by 80%.
Apply your mask, merge group. Lower the opacity to 60.
Replace each layer with the following (resize each paper by 75% before replacing each layer):
Green circle layer right – PP6
Green rounded rec – PP11
Blk rounded rec – PP3
Grey rounded rec – PP8
Now lets add our elements:
Dangles – resize by 50%. Place to the top.
Clouds – paste as a new layer. Place to your liking.
Bow1 – resize by 40%. Place to the top left, slightly in from the left side.
Sign – resize by 50%, flip horizontal. Place to the right side.
Ribbon2 – resize by 50%, rotate left. Place to the bottom left. Duplicate & place to the bottom right.
Swirl – resize by 80%. Place to the top of the ribbon.
CandyCornDeco – resize by 25%. Place to the bottom right, just below the sign.
Ghost – resize by 40%. Place to the upper left.
Spider – resize by 25%. Place to the top.
Bat – resize by 30%. Place to the upper right.
Open your tube, resizing slightly. Paste as a new layer above the lightest paper layer. Place over the paper. On the paper layer, select all, float, defloat. On the tube layer, selections, invert & press delete. Deselect.
Duplicate the tube layer. Gaussian blur 3.00. Effects, Artistic Effects, Halftone. Use the following settings:
Set the blend mode to overlay, 55. On the original layer, press Shift+L, 0, 0. Set the blend mode to soft light, 40.
Open your tube again, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the ghost layer. Place to your liking.
Add your name, copyright, & license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice to your layers, then merge visible. Save as a PNG.
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