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Monday, April 16, 2012

So Beautiful



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Supplies Needed:
 Corel PSP X2 or any version thereof.
Tube of choice.  I am using the amazing artwork of Carlos Diez of UYA

FTU  kit by Mirella called A Blustery Day. Thank you, Mirella! ♥
TagTemplate394 by Missy HERE Thank you, Missy! ♥
ChasMask36 by myself HERE
WordArt of choice
Plugin: EyeCandy 4000 ~ Gradient Glow 
Optional:  EyeCandy 5 ~ Perspective Shadow
Font used is Burgues Script, a payfont

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 1.  Open template394 ~ resize all layers checked 90% smartsize.
Resize canvas 662 x 590 px.
Delete credit information & raster 8 (large black rectangle)


2.  Add a new raster layer above raster layer 1 (bottommost layer)
Select all. Open paper 1, Copy 'n paste into the selection. Deselect.
Open mask, minimize.
Layers ~ New Mask Layer ~ from Image ~ find mask & apply.
Merge group.

3.  Select raster 18 ~ select all ~ float ~ defloat ~ add a new raster layer
Open paper 10 ~ Copy 'n paste into the selection. Deselect.
Sharpen. Sharpen more. Delete raster 18.

~ Repeat this for Copy of Raster 18 layer ~


Select raster 19, select all ~ float ~ defloat
add a new raster layer 
Open paper 9, copy 'n paste into the selection. Deselect. Sharpen
Add EyeCandy 4000 ~ gradient glow 
glow width 4, soft corners 0, overal opacity 100
Apply gradient as below:  Color # 382632

Using magic wand, tolerance 10, feather 0, select 
the gradient glow layer ~ add noise affect as above. Deselect.
Delete raster 19.

4. Select raster 24 ~ change color to white by adjust contrast/brightness 255/0 respectively.
D/S 1/1/45/4 blur, color black
Change the following layers to white also : raster 21, 15, copy of 15, copy of 21, 22 and copy of 22.


Select raster 23 ~ adjust add noise ~  random, 40, monochrome checked.
Select raster 20 ~ all ~ float ~ defloat ~ add a new raster layer
open paper 7 ~ copy 'n paste into the selection. Deselect. Sharpen.


5.  Select all Raster 14 ~ float ~ defloat ~ add a new raster layer
Open paper 4, copy 'n paste into the selection. Deselect. Sharpen
Add same gradient glow color as earlier.


Do the very same with layer:  copy of raster 14.


6.  Add elements of choice.
element 5 ~ 25% ~ duplicate ~ mirror
element 40 & 41 ~ 20%, duplicate one
element 27 ~ 35%
element 38 ~ 32%
To darken frame, use adjust contrast/brightness ~ minus 20/0.
(this will contrast the frame nicely with the paper we add below)
Using magic wand, click inside of element 38 ~ mod selection ~ expand by 5
Open paper 1 ~ resize 600 px wide ~ C/P as a new layer
Invert selection ~ delete. Move paper layer below frame.
Do not deselect yet.
Open wordart of choice.
The one I used said
"You Are So Beautiful to Me"
in a Scriptina Font & any serif sans font like Champagne & Limousines 
 Add wordart above paper layer ~ delete excess. Deselect.
add Element 7 ~ 25% to left of frame (below paper layer of frame)
duplicate ~ mirror.
element 2 ~ 20%
element 25 ~ 25% ~ duplicate ~ free rotate with pick tool
element 45 ~ 15%
element 46 ~ 15% 
element 32 ~ 10 % then 75%

D/S elements & papers with setting of choice or 2/2/45/5 blur, color black.


7.  Add main tube of choice, resize if needed
C/P
Add EyeCandy 5 ~ Perspective Shadow as below:




8.  Select the mask layer, using pick tool, stretch the mask sideways to see it below all the layers.

If you wish to resize your tag, do so now using smartsize.

9. Add copyright, watermark & Name 
For name I used fill color #a8c4c0, foreground nil.
Font Burgues Script Sz 72-90
Add noise ~ uniform ~ monochrome ~ 33.
Add same gradient glow as earlier.
Sharpen & D/S 


Delete white background ~ save as a PNG.

Love this kit! Thank you so much, Mirella! ♥

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1 comment:

Mirella said...

That is a beautiful tutorial! Thank you!!!!