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Saturday, November 15, 2008

New Tutorial ~ Just For Me

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 lovely artwork of Olivia. You can purchase a license at CILM.
FTU scrap kit by Thaliris called Just For Me ~ found HERE. Thank you Thaliris ! ♥
 Sg stencilFloweredCircle Mask by Essex Girl  found HERE on page 22.
 Wordart found HERE of November 10, 2008
Font used called Inspiration which is a pay font.
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Resize 5 papers of choice to 600 x 600 pixels. I used paper 6,11,12,17, & 24.
 New transparent image 625 x 575 pixels and flood fill white.
Add a new raster layer ~ select all
Open Paper 11 ~ copy 'n paste into selection. Layers ~ new mask layer from image ~ find sgstencil2dflowered2dcircle mask. Apply.
Delete mask ~ merge group.  Resize this mask layer by 95%.
 Open star frame elements 14 & 16, resize both to 500 pixels wide.
Copy 'n paste on working image. Mirror one of the star elements 'n arrange; see reference tag.
Using freehand selection tool, point-to-point, draw a selection within one of the stars.
Copy 'n paste paper of choice as a new layer ~ selections invert. Delete.
Move paper layer below star frame layer. D/S the star frame 3,3, 80, 7 blur, black.
Do same with other star frame element.
On the uppermost paper layer on your layer palette, select all ~ float, defloat, selections invert
Copy tube of choice and paste as a new layer.  Centre as desired in star frame. Delete. Select none.
D/S tube with favorite setting.
Open ribbon elements 36 & 38, resize to 500 pixels wide.
Copy 'n paste on star frames, on different layers.
Duplicate ribbons and erase some of the top ribbon layer to make it appear to intertwine around star frames. D/S.
Mirror one of the ribbons if desired;  see reference tag.
Open frame element05 ~ resize to 450 pixels wide. Copy 'n paste as a new layer above your masked layer.
Using magic wand, click inside this frame, selections modify expand by 5
Copy 'n paste paper of choice ( I used paper 12) as a new layer
Selections ~ invert ~ delete. Select none. Move paper layer below frame.
D/S the frame layer.
Decorate tag with various elements. I resized elements 75 & 75 by 15%. D/S. Arrange as desired.
Resize element 34 (rope) to 600 pixels wide. Copy 'n paste as a new layer on top of star frames.
Erase any overhang.  D/S.
Open nameplate element 73, resize 25%. Copy 'n paste as a new layer.
Using magic wand, click in centre, selections modify expand by 3, selections invert, paste paper of choice or paper 24.  Delete. Do not deselect.
Open element 19 (chain link), resize 20%. copy 'n paste as a new layer over top paper layer. Delete. Select none.
Move nameplate over top paper 'n chain link layers.
D/S the nameplate.  Add your name to centre of nameplate ~ color #152c39 fill only. D/S
Open element 63 (screw) resize 10%. Place on nameplate, duplicate. Arrange at each end of nameplate. D/S
Open wordart of choice ~ resize to 500 pixels wide ~ copy 'n paste as top layer.
Change blend mode to soft light. Duplicate.
Add your copyright & watermark.
Merge all flatten and save as a .png or .jpeg.
Hope you like your new creation!

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