Sunday, January 16, 2011

It's a Forum Set Tutorial!





This tutorial was written by me, Lori, on Jan 16, 2011.
And it was written for those who should already have a basic knowledge of working with PSP. I used Paint Shop Pro XI
Do not copy this tutorial and post it through any group or claim it as your own. Please share a text link only.
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is strictly coincidental.
Supplies needed
Tube(s) of choice, I used the Artwork by ©Jennifer Janesko you must purchase a license found at Creative Design Outlet. (I'm using a tube from CILM, which as we all know is now closed.)

Tag template #8 by Candylicious Designz and can be found here. (first posting Sep. 2010)

PTU Scrapkit by Shani of Wicked Princess called Deliriously Delilah and can be found here.

Font of choice (I used Chancery Cursive)

Plug In: Xero

Please remember to stop and save often.
Add drop shadow of choice as you go. Refer to my example as needed, merge layers down as needed to make things a little eaiser.

Let's Rock this Tutorial!!

Open the template in PSP, using your shortcut keys on your keyboard (SHIFT+D) duplicate the template as a new image. Close the original.

Open papers 5, 6, 10, 13, and 14 mimize for later use.

Open element whirlpool, resize 686x516 pixels, copy and paste as new layer, go to layers-arrange-send layer to the bottom. Delete back circle left and back circle right layers.

Go to black stripe layer Select-All-float-defloat, add new raster layer, paste paper 14 into selection, delete original layer.

Go to raster 1 (wordart) layer, Select-All-float-defloat, add new raster layer, paste paper 13 into selection, delete original layer.

Go to purple forground circle, Select-All-float-Defloat, add new raster layer, paste paper 13 into selection, delete original layer.

Go to black background circle, Select-All-float-Defloat, add new raster layer, paste paper 6 into selection, delete original layer.

Go to black square right, Select-All-float-Defloat, add new raster layer, paste paper 13 into selection, delete original layer. Also do this with black square left layer.

Open element double frame, with your selection tool set to rectangle, draw a rectangle around the smaller frame. Go to edit-Copy and paste as new layer arrange over the bottom right square.

Go to selections-all, add new raster layer below the frame, paste paper 5 into selection. Go to the frame, with your magic wand click between the inner and outer frames, go to selections-modify-expand by 2, go to selections-invert. Go to the paper layer and hit the delete key on your keyboard. Merge the frame layer down to the paper layer. Duplicate layer, go to Image-Mirror and arrange over the top left square. Delete both white squares.

Add tube of choice to fit inside each of the frames, arrange to your liking.

For the bottom right one, go to effects-xero-radiance, using settings:


go to your layer properties and set the layer to luminance(legacy).

Go to the top left tube, duplicate layer, making sure you're working on the bottom of the two, go to adjust-blur-gaussian blur set to 10, go to layer properties and set the layer to luminance(legacy).

Go to the top of the two tube layers, go to layer properties and set the visiablity to 30.

Go to pink circle layer, Select-All, add new raster layer, paste paper 10 into selection, go to selection-float-defloat, go back to the paper layer and hit the delete key on the keyboard. delete original layer and dotted line layer.

Add tube of choice, from the same artist of course, arrange to liking inside the circle. Go to the circle layer, select-All-float-Defloat-invert, go to the tube layer and hit the delete key on your keyboard. Go to effects-xero-Porcelain using these settings:


Open element twig frame2, resize 334x319, copy paste as new layer and arrange over main tube layer.

Add anyother elements of your choosing.

Add your name, Copyright info, license and save!
Thanks for Rocking Out my tutorial, I hope you enjoyed! ~Lori

***for the forum set, merge the twig frame, tube and background layers, copy and paste as a new image, resize 150x150 pixels, add copyright info, name/intial. I also selected the largest butterfly out of the butterfly spray and pasted it as a new layer and arranged it just over the bottom left rose.

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