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Thursday, April 12, 2012

Soft Dreamer ~ Tutorial



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Supplies Needed:
 Corel PSP X2 or any version thereof.
Tube of choice.  I am using the beautiful artwork by Zindy S.D. Nielsen
FTU kit by Mirella called Sweet Love (tagger size). Thank you, Mirella!
Chas mask 36 by myself found on the Creative Misfits blog.
Plugin: Xero - Serious Fog
Font used is Filigree, a payfont



This tutorial is merely a guide. Feel free to use elements of choice.
This kit is so versatile.


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 1.  Open a new transparent image 650 x 650 px. Flood fill white.
Add a new raster layer ~ select All
Open Paper 5 copy ~ paste into the selection. Deselect.
Open chas mask36, minimize.
Layers ~ New Mask Layer ~ from image ~ find mask & apply.
Merge group.

2. Open frame elment 69 ~ resize 85%.  C/P Rotate ~ 7 degrees to left.
Using selection tool, point to point, draw a selection beyond
opening of frame.
Open paper 1, C/P as a new layer ~ invert selection ~ delete. Move paper layer
below frame. Do not deselect.
Open close up of tube, C/P above paper ~ arrange ~ delete. Deselect.
Select all ~ float ~ defloat ~ modify selection expand by 1 px.
Plugin: Xero ~ Serious Fog:  73, 50, midtones, 1, 76.
Apply. Deselect
Affects ~ illumination affects ~ sunburst ~ color white, 2, 21, 5
density 100, brightness 70, circle brightness 30 ~ apply.
Repeat this affect on the paper layer.

3. Open element 18, resize 65% C/P across middle of frame. Use pick tool
to rotate evenly over frame.

Resize flowers 25 - 30%, element 60  ~ 75%
Duplicate ~ mirror ~ arrange
element 74 ~ 85%
element 71 ~ 75%
element 49
element 45 ~ 50%
element 53 ~ 75%
element 62 ~ 75%
element 50 ~ 50 to 60%
element 47 ~ 25%
element 52 ~ 55%
element 63 ~75%
element 73 ~ 50%
element 55

D/S all elements:  2/5/35/10 blur, color #202020


4. Copy main tube again, C/P ~ resize if needed ~ mirror
Apply same Xero ~  Serious fog affect as above.
D/S


5. Add copyright, watermark & name
Delete white background ~ save as a PNG

So pretty!

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3 comments:

Emerald said...

Stunning tag !! Love your tuts hun ... Thanks for sharing ..

Hugs Emerald

Chas said...

Thank you, Emerald! ♥

Rose said...

Love this Chas, of course I had to try it.
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