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Tuesday, March 10, 2009

New Tutorial ~ Tenderness

  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 beautiful artwork of Jennifer Janesko. You can purchase a license to use her art at CILM.
FTU scrap kit by Elena called Tenderness found HERE Thank you Elena! ♥
Lace mist by Sabre HERE of Sabre's Quill & Parchment Thank you Sabre for permission to share! ♥
Mask provided HERE
Plugin:  Mura's Meister ~ Copies
 Font used is Sloop-ScriptTwo, which is a pay font.
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 Open up a new transparent image 625 x 600 pixels and flood fill white.
Add a new raster layer.  Select All
Open paper of choice or paper 11578, copy 'n paste into the selection. Selections ~ none.  Sharpen once.
Open mask, minimize.  Layers ~ New Mask Layer ~ from Image, find 0mask046_LT
Delete mask on layer palette. Merge Group.  Drop the opacity of this mask layer to approx. 63% on the layer palette.
Open oval frame element 1166, resize 25%. Copy 'n paste as a new layer. Sharpen.
Using magic wand,  click in center of oval frame. Selections ~ modify ~ expand by 10.
Open paper of choice or paper 11.  Resize to 600 x 600 pixels. Adjust Hue & Saturation ~ Colorize Hue 52, Saturation 80
 Copy 'n paste as a new layer.
Selections ~ invert. Press delete on keyboard.   Move paper layer below the frame layer.
Do NOT deselect yet. 
Open Sabre's misted lace ~ resize 75%.  Copy 'n paste as a new layer. Delete.  Do NOT deselect
Sharpen this lace layer once.
Open tube of choice, resize if needed. Copy 'n paste as a new layer. Press delete.  Selections ~ none.
Be sure the frame is on top, tube, misted lace & paper are beneath in that order.
D/S the tube only.  Sharpen only if you resized the tube.
Open pearl ring element 1168, resize 25%. Copy 'n paste as a new layer  overtop the oval frame.
Using your pic tool or deformation tool,  stretch the nodes on the pearls, vertically to fit over top the lace frame.
See reference tag.   Sharpen once.
Open green fern leaf element 1122, resize 20% and again at 50%.. Copy 'n paste as a new layer.
Using Mura's Meister ~ Copies ~ Settings:  Encircle ~ No. 12, X =50, Y = 50. Other settings remain.
Move this fern layer above the masked layer. Duplicate this layer ~ flip.
Open green ribbon element 1153, resize 30%. Copy 'n paste as a new layer below the fern leaf layer.
D/S using 2/2/50/5 blur, color med grey #404040.
Now add as many flower elements, green leaves and butterflies as you wish.  All these elements were resized 10% and again at 50%.
Duplicate as many as you like, resize some smaller and rotating some with pic tool.  D/S as above.
Open green bow element 1137 ~ resize 12%. Copy 'n paste as a new layer, D/S as above.
Open element 1167,  using selection tool ~ point to point, select the pink area only.
Colorize Hue 25, Saturation 80. Selections ~ none.
Resize element by 10%.  Copy 'n paste, adding as many as you like.  Resize one of these by another 50% and place ontop of green bow.
Open pearl element 1159, resize 50%. Copy 'n paste as a new layer on top of bow, but beneath element 1167.
 Open ribbon element 1144, resize 25%. Copy 'n paste over top the pearl frame layer but below the flowers. D/S.
 Add your copyright, URL, watermark and name.
 Merge all flatten and save as a .png or .jpeg.

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