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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

New Tutorial ~ Classic PinUp

 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 seductive artwork of Justice Howard. You can purchase a license to use her work at MPT.
Two Add-on Kits ~ FTU scrap kit by A-Liya ~ All These Pretty Things Add-On Part 2 found HERE of November 4, 2008 and
All These Pretty Things Add-On Part 1 by Adelina found HERE
NM Bow used from FTU scrap kit by Net Maus Design HERE or bow of choice.
Optional:  Plugin FM Tile Tools ~ Blend Emboss
Supplies HERE includes mask, flowers and ivy.
If any of these supplies are yours, please contact me for credit or to remove.
Font for the name is Beurre Regular, a pay font
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 Open up a new transparent image 625 x 550 pixels and flood fill white.
 Add a new raster layer, select all ~ Copy Paper 2, paste into selection.
Open dmsk0670. Layers ~ New Mask Layer ~ from Image ~ find dmsk0670. Apply.
Delete mask on layer palette. Merge group.
Repeat this mask again.
Optional:  use plugin FM Tile Tools ~ Blend Emboss ~ standard settings
Open Doiley ~ resize 550 pixels wide. Copy 'n paste on top of mask layer. D/S with a light setting or 1,1, 45, 5 blur, black
Open Frame 2, resize 20% Copy 'n paste as a new layer. Place to right of tag and upwards slightly.
Using magic wand, click in center of this frame, Selections ~ modify ~ expand by 5.
Open paper of choice or paper 3, resize to 500 pixels wide, copy 'n paste as a new layer.
Selections ~ invert ~ delete. Move frame above paper. layer. D/S the frame. I used 2, 3, 69, 7 blur, black
Open tube of choice ~ copy 'n paste as a new layer.  Duplicate.  Move duplicate copy beneath
frame layer. Erase any overhang on bottom tube and and on original tube layer.
D/S your tube on a new layer. I used 5, -5, 80, 17.85 blur, black
Optional:  depending on tube used, Adjust ~ brightness/contrast ~ clarify ~ setting of 3.
Add resized ribbon of choice over top frame. D/S 2,2, 50, 5 blur, black
Use pic tool to fit ribbon around frame if needed.
Add flowers and ivy supplied. I duplicated the ivy and flowers, resizing the copy of flower by 75%, mirror.
See reference tag. D/S flowers and ivy.
Open Pearls ~ resize 600 pixels wide. Copy 'n paste. Duplicate.
Move duplicate copy of pearls beneath all flower/ivy layers.
Open tag ~ resize 15%. Copy 'n paste as a new layer. Rotate 25 degrees to right. D/S
Back to original pearl layer, erase any part of the pearls to make it appear to thread through the tag,
frame and flowers. When happy, D/S this pearl layer with a light setting or 1, -1, 50, 5 blur, black
I also chose to colorize the flowers by making a point-to-point selection of the flowers, excluding the leaves, with a hue of 1, saturation of 152 to match ribbon.
Add any other embellishments to personalize your tag.
Add your copyright, watermark & name on tag.  Merge all flatten and save as a PNG or JPEG.

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