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Sunday, March 9, 2014

Spring Bloomin'

Supplies Needed: Corel PSP X2 or any version thereof 
  Tube of choice.
I am using the alluring art of Very Many purchased at Very Many Tubes
FTU by KDesigns called Flowery Field Add-On HERE (image is linked)
*Scroll all the way down*
MB & SW Mask 27 HERE
Preset shape ~ Star 3 comes with Corel Paint Shop Pro
or if not, use blurred shape supplied below
Blurred Preset Shape by myself HERE
(not visible but mouse-over to highlight/visualize)
Wordart by myself HERE
Screenworks ~ Dense Net
Optional: Lokas Software ~ 3D shadow

Font used for name - Sverige Script Decorated Demo
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1. Open a new image 675 x 660 px. Flood fill white.

Add a new raster layer, select all
Open paper 2, C/Paste into the selection. Deselect
Apply MB & SW Mask 27, merge group.

Open element 4, resize 20%, C/P above mask layer
rotate 90 degrees to left

2.Open element 3 (frame), resize 25%
C/P, free rotate 12 degrees to left ~ duplicate
Back to original frame layer, float, defloat, modify selection expand by 3
add a new raster layer, flood fill white. Deselect.
D/S 2/4/55/10 blur #404040
Select duplicate frame layer, change blend mode to multiply
drop opacity to 75

Using magic wand, click inside this frame layer,
modify selection expand by 5
Open close up of tube, resize if needed
C/P as a new layer below all the frame layers
Arrange ~ invert selection ~ delete. Deselect.
Duplicate tube layer ~ blur ~ Gaussian blur of 3.
Change blend mode to 'screen'
Apply plugin Screenwords ~ Dense Net (default setting)

 3. Add main tube of choice, resized. C/P
Use Lokas Software ~ 3D Shadow or drop shadow of choice

4.  Add elements of choice. Most elements were resized 20%
Duplicate some elements and further resize 75%
D/S with setting of choice or not at all (balloons)

5.  On materials palette, change foreground color to white, background fill color - nil.
Select preset shapes tool, find Star3
hold down shift key, draw out a star shape approx. 500 px wide
Convert to raster layer.
Blur ~ Gaussian blur ~ 25
(if you don't have this preset shape, I supplied this blurred layer above)
Move this layer above your frame layers or layer of choice.
This is created to soften different areas of your tag to give that 'romantic feel'.

6.  Open wordart, C/P above main tube.
Note:  If you don't like the D/S on the WA, simply change the blend mode to 'screen'.

Resize tag at this point if you wish to do so. Use smartsize 90%.

7.  To dress up your name, sz 90, fill color #e05768
type in name
Add inner bevel 2, width 2, 40, 1, 37, 15 (vertically)
color white, 315, 50, 21
Repeat inner bevel.
Duplicate. Apply plugin Screenworks ~ Dense Net
Change blend mode to 'screen'
Merge Down.
Float, defloat, modify selection expand by 2
Add a new raster layer, flood fill white
move this layer below the bevelled name layer
Deselect. D/S

Add copyright & watermark.

8. Delete white background layer.

Crop ~ Merged Opaque
and save as a PNG.

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