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Monday, January 27, 2014

Love Of My Life

Supplies Needed: Corel PSP X2 or any version thereof 
  Tube of choice.
I am using the alluring artwork of Alex Prihodko of Pics for Design
   Mini FTU kit by Studio Sherwood called Passionate HERE
Thank you! You're the inspiration for this tag!
Mask or masks of choice
I used ValentinesMask3 by Vix but
cannot supply as I cannot locate the mask
and Mask 20/20 HERE
Penta.com ~ color dot ~ default settings
EyeCandy 4 ~ Gradient Glow

Font used for name - Mussica Swash (payfont)

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1. Open a new image 700 x 700 px.
We will resize later.
Flood fill white.
Add a new raster layer, select all
Open paper 4, C/Paste into the selection. Deselect.
Apply mask of choice or ValentinesMask3.
Merge group.
Apply 20/20 mask. Merge group.

Add a new raster layer, select All
Open paper 5, paste into the selection. Deselect.
Apply both masks to this paper.

Slightly move the brown masked paper to the right.
Apply noise to this layer
Random, monochrome, noise setting of 3.

2.  Open paper ornate frame ~ resize 16%
C/P slightly to right
Using magic wand, select with wand inside of frame
Modify selection ~ expand by 3
open close up of tube, resized
Paste as a new layer below the frame,
invert selection & delete.
Duplicate tube layer
On this layer apply penta.com ~ color dot default setting
and drop opacity to 66.

3.  Open wood frame, resized 20%. C/P slightly to left of paper frame.

Rotate image to left 15 degrees. Sharpen.

Open main tube, resize as needed. Place above wooden frame.

4.  Add elements of choice, adding D/S of choice or
setting 3/3/55/10 blur color # 202020
and sharpen once if rotating element

element WA ~ 20%
element scatter ~ 20%
element swirl ~ 20%
ribbon ~ 18%
banner ~ 16%
stitches ~ 25%
ribbon ~ 18%
(rotate 10 degrees to left, sharpen)
ribbon 2 ~ 18%
flower ~ 20%, rotate with pick tool to left
love wordart ~ 20%
apply white gradient glow
feather ~ 20%
rotate with pick tool to left
branch ~ 20%
rotate with pick tool
flower 2 ~ 18%
rose ~ 20%

5.  Using eraser took or selection tool, delete any part of main
tube that extends below banner & ribbons.
See reference tag.

Edit ~ copy Merged
Paste as uppermost layer, arranging to overlap tag

Add blur ~ Gaussian blur of 2
Change blend mode to screen and drop opacity to 56

Crop ~ Opaque Merged

 6.  Resize your tag, use smartsize 85 - 90% if desired.

Add copyright info, watermark & name.

Delete white background layer
and save as a PNG.
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1 comment:

Monti Cole said...

Thank you for a beautiful tut x