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Monday, April 9, 2012

Wicked Little Cupcake ~ Tutorial



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Supplies Needed:
 Corel PSP X2 or any version thereof.
Tube of choice.  I am using the sexy artwork of Lady Mishka.  You can use her artwork by license only at Pics For Design. This particular tube is a freebie. :+)
PTU kit at CDO by TammyKat Designz called Wicked Little Cupcake
ChasMask36 by myself found on Creative Misfits blog HERE
Plugins: ColorRave ~ Atmospherizer 1.1
EyeCandy 5.0 Impact ~ Perspective Shadow
Flaming Pear ~ SuperBlade Pro
Font used is Arizonia, a payfer ROB font

Now let's get started...

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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 10. C/P into the selection. Deselect.
Open chasmask36, minimize.
Layers ~ New Mask Layer ~ from Image ~ find mask. Apply.
Merge group. Free rotate ~ rotate 90 degrees to left.
Open Paper2 ~ resize 75 - 85% C/P as a new layer
Press 'delete' and Deselect.
Move paper layer below frame.

Select frame layer ~ select all ~ float ~ defloat ~ add a new raster layer
Open paper 9 ~ copy ' paste into the selection ~ deselect.
Select original frame layer ~ change color
Affect ~ Hue & Saturation settings 10/54 respectively.
Duplicate ~ change blend mode to 'multiply'.

2. Open tube ~ resize if needed C/P above paper layer.
Mirror. Select paper layer, using magic wand, click
outside the paper layer
Back to tube layer, arrange tube ~ press delete. Deselect. Drop opacity to 65.
Duplicate tube layer
Still on this layer ~ apply ColorRave ~ Atmospherizer 1.1 default settings.


3.  Personalize tag by adding elements of choice
D/S elements 2/2/45/4 blur, color black

element 4 ~ 50%
element 6 ~ 50%
element 8 ~ 25%, rotate 10 degrees to right, sharpen
element 10 ~ 40%
element 16 - 40%
element 20 ~ 20%
element 17 ~ 75%
element 12 ~ 25%
element 14 ~ 100%
wordart3 ~ 60%

4. Add main tube ~ resize as needed.
C/P ~ drop shadow using EyeCandy 5 Impact ~ Perspective shadow setting as below:

NOTE:  Move the drop shadow by dragging the
nodes on the deformed image seen within ^ EyeCandy window.
Move slightly upward and decrease opacity in 'Basic' window if desired.


4.  Resize tag now using smartsize.
Add copyright, watermark & name.
For name, I used fill color only #b76c83
Inner bevel: 2, width 31, 16, 16, -16, 6
color white, angle 315, 35, 71.
Select all ~ float ~ defloat
Plugin Flaming Pear ~ SuperBladePro setting as below:


Duplicate name ~ change blend mode to multiply.
D/S original name layer only.

5. Delete white background ~ save as a PNG

Here is an example with a different tube:


Hope you enjoyed this tut.
If you have any questions, you may leave them in the comment box.

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