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Wednesday, October 22, 2008

New Tutorial ~ Lady In Red


This tutorial was written for a friend 'n fellow psper named Birdee.
This tutorial is written for those with a working knowledge of PSP.
Supplies Needed:
 I am using Corel PSP X2 version but any version will do.
 Tube of choice.  I am using the stunning artwork of Ted Hammond. You can purchase a license to use his art at CILM.
FTU scrap kit by Kittz called Amour ~ found HERE.  Thank you Kittz! ♥
 Sunf's Mask UFMask230 found HERE Look under Masks 28-30.
Thank you Sunf! ♥
Plugin Filter Xero ~ Improver.
 Font I used is TKDoodle, which is a pay font and cannot be supplied.
This tutorial is written for a friend 'n fellow psper Birdee! ♥
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 Open up a new transparent image 650 x 575 pixels and flood fill white. Open the A-Love Journal, resize 75%.
Copy 'n paste onto your working image.
Rotate 15 degrees to left. Drop shadow. I used a heavy D/S of 3,7, 80, 7 blur, black 
Add a new layer above.  Selections ~ select all.
Open paper A-Paper 8, copy.  Paste into selection. Select none. Sharpen.
Open mask, minimize.  Layers ~ New Mask Layer ~ New Image, find UFMask230. Invert mask data checked. Ok.
Delete mask ~ merge group. Resize this mask layer by 110% ~ smart size.
Open scalloped frame template. Resize 72%. Copy 'n paste.
Using magic wand, tolerance 10, feather 0, click inside this scalloped frame. Selections ~ Modify ~ expand by 5.
Open paper of choice or I used A-Paper12. Resize to 600 pixels. Sharpen. Copy.
Paste as new layer on working image. Selections ~ invert. Delete. Select none.
On layer palette, Arrange ~ move down below frame.
Open A-Ribbon tyed Frame with Butterflies, resize 65%. Copy 'n paste.
Rotate 15 degrees left. Sharpen. Arrange on your image as above or to your liking.
With magic wand, click inside left frame, pressing 'shift' on keyboard, click inside right frame as well.
Selections ~ Modify ~ expand by 5. Ok.
Open A-paper 13.  Resize to 600 pixels. Sharpen. Copy. Paste as new layer.  Selections invert. Delete. Select none.
Layers palette ~ Arrange ~ move down below frame
With magic wand, click inside left frame again, modify expand by 5.
 Open tube of choice. Copy 'n paste as new layer. Selections invert ~ delete. Select none. Arrange ~ move down below frame.
Do same for right side of frame.
On these two tube layers, adjust ~ Hue & Saturation ~ Colorize Hue 255, Saturation 0.
Still on tube layers, use plugin Xero ~ Improver, default setting of  9, 30, 9. Ok.
D/S the ribbon-tyed frame with a heavy D/S 3, 7, 80, 7 blur, black.
Copy tube of choice. Paste as a new layer, making sure it is the very top layer on your layer palette.
D/S as desired.
I used Lokas Software ~ 3D Shadow Blur 15, transparence 50, offset X 8, offset Y minus 5. Perspective 80.
If you wish to resize tag, resize all layers then proceed to add your copyright so the copyright text does not become distorted.
 Add your watermark and name.  Add your favorite D/S to your name.
Merge all flatten and save as a .png or .jpeg.
 I hope you enjoy your new creation!

1 comment:

Polly said...

Wonderful, Chas!
xoxoxo :)