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Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Live Laugh Love

Supplies Needed: Corel PSP X2 or any version thereof 
  Tube of choice.
I am using the sexy artwork of Arthur Crowe
Freebie by Mags Graphics called 1000 years - Love Story Sampler
Mask79 by SophisticaSimone HERE
*look on column on right for 001-0104*
Plugins: Screenworks ~ Dense Net
EyeCandy 4000 ~ Gradient Glow for name

Font used for name - Clowning ttnorm
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1. Open a new image 675 x 675 px
We will resize later.
Flood fill white.
Add a new raster layer, select all
Open the wordy brown paper, C/Paste into the selection. Deselect.
Apply mask.
Merge group.

2.  Add elements of choice:
red ribbon heart ~ 20%
rotate to left 20 degrees
Using magic wand, click inside this heart
selections ~ modify expand by 5
Open main tube, paste as a new layer
below the ribbon heart, arrange
invert selection & delete excess. Deselect.
I added the main tube again as a new layer,
 within the sameheart ribbon.
*See reference tag*

3.  Open scallop frame, resize 30%, arrange
Using magic wand, click inside of frame
modify selection ~ expand by 5, invert
Open loved cutout red paper, resize 20%
C/Paste as a new layer beneath scallop frame, arrange.
Delete but do not deselect
Open close up of tube, resize if needed
Paste as a new later, arrange, delete excess. Deselect.
Duplicate tube. Move top copy layer above frame.
Using eraser tool, carefully erase bottom portion of tube
to make it appear tube is peering over top of scallop frame.
Duplicate this copy of tube layer.
Affect ~ blur ~ Gaussian blur of 2.
Change blend mode to soft light.
D/S original tube layer only
D/S copy of tube layer but within D/S window, check.
shadow on new layer. This allow any unwanted D/S to be erased away.

4.  Select tube layer that fits inside ribbon heart.
Duplicate ~ Apply plugin Screenworks ~ Dense Net ~ default setting
and change blend mode to screen.

5.  Apply elements of choice or:
triple heart ~ 15%
live, laugh, love ~ 20%

green bow ~ 11%
you have my heart WA ~ 12%
green button ~ 6%

6. D/S all element except tube using heavy setting or
4/4/75, 4 blur, color black

7. Add copyright, watermark & name in alternating 'fill' colours.
Add white gradient glow. D/S.

Delete white background layer.
Crop ~ Merged Opaque
and save as a PNG.

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